Tag Archives: Waterloo

The Scythe Tree .::. Our Finger Lakes History 2/4/18

Learn about the fascinating history of one of the oldest trees in the Finger Lakes, the Scythe Tree in Waterloo.

In 1861, according to the plaque at the foot of the tree, “James Wyman Johnson came from the fields one morning, hung his scythe in the crotch of a small cottonwood tree, and said, ‘Leave the scythe in the tree until I return’.” Then Johnson went off to fight for the Union in the Civil War.

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The is the second in an ongoing series of historic places in the Finger Lakes by Seneca County Historian Walter Gable.

Chris Ritter of Stan’s Waterloo .::. Weber This Week 1/22/18

Meet Chris Ritter, General Manager of Stan’s Waterloo, who was a guest on Weber This Week on Monday afternoon, and learn about the Finger Lakes newest restaurant and gastro pub in downtown Waterloo. See photos of their signature dishes and both levels of their renovated space.

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2017 Waterloo Hall of Fame Classic on FL1 Sports 12/2/17

FingerLakes1.com’s award winning live coverage of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball returns on Saturday with a quadruple-header in the “Spo Center” for day two of the Waterloo Hall of Fame Classic. FL1 Sports goes live for the 2017-18 season webcast schedule opener at 2:30 pm as the defending Section V Class B Champion Mynderse Blue Devils face the defending Finger Lakes East Champion Marcus Whitman Wildcats. That game will be followed by the tournament’s consolation game featuring Lyons vs tournament host Waterloo. Then, the championship game between Geneva and Weedsport will tip-off about 6:00 pm. Finally, the nightcap will feature the Newark Reds against the Jamesville-Dewitt Red Rams who are coached by Waterloo alum Jeff Ike.

 

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