What began as the Sampson Naval Training Station during World War II became the Sampson Air Force Base on the eastern shore of Seneca Lake where Sampson State Park is today. In this edition of Our Finger Lakes History Walter Gable takes you through the opening of the Air Force Base along with the activities and development on the property along with photos and visuals that bring that era in our local history alive.
The Town of Romulus Board will hold their regular August meeting on Wednesday evening at 6:00 pm at the Town offices at 1435 Prospect Street in Willard. The meeting will be streamed live on FingerLakes1.com and at RomulusTown.com.
The Romulus High School Class of 2020 will graduate on Saturday, July 11th during the school’s Commencement Ceremony in Romulus at 2 pm on Saturday. Due to the current pandemic, the ceremony will be streamed live on FingerLakes1.com and you can watch in the player below during, or after, the ceremony. Congratulations to the Romulus Class of 2020!
Hi I’m Hannah Goldberg and for the past several weeks, as part of my internship at FingerLakes1.com, I have been working to produce this special podcast series called “The High School Experience.” In this series, I interview high school students and teachers to highlight achievements, interests, and different perspectives of high school life Please check out all 5 short conversations for insight into the high school experience for students in 2019.
I want to thank everyone who helped make this series possible: Jessica Taylor, Katie Wright, Victoria McCusker, Sean Green, Matt Barkee, Kate Remick, Rachel Hallock, Karen Sanchez, Murphy John, Olivia Morse, Lisa Chase, Joel Kraft, Kimberly Fish, Jillian Panek, Shae McConnell, Griffin Herron, and a special thanks to FingerLakes1.com, Inc. President Jim Sinicropi.
The Boathouse Beer Garden on route 89 in Romulus held their annual BrewFest on Saturday. FingerLakes1.com’s Zach Cornett was there to capture some scenes from the popular event that features several local craft breweries, live music and food.
Meet Ashley Wargo who owns a cleaning business based in Romulus and her brother Michael Wargo who won a personal battle with heroin addiction on this week’s edition of The Loving Cup Podcast with Katie MacIntyre.
On this edition of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable presents the complete history of the Sampson Naval Training Station during World War II which was located on the eastern shore of Seneca Lake where Sampson State Park is today and covered 2,535 acres. 411,429 naval recruits were trained there during the 3.5 years of operation.
The South Seneca and Romulus girls basketball programs have been the class of the Wayne-Finger Lakes in recent years. Both have captured New York State titles, Romulus in 2014 (Class D) and South Seneca in 2016 (Class C). Currently, the defending state champion Lady Falcons are ranked 1st in NYS in Class C by the New York State Sportswriters Association. The Lady Warriors are currently ranked 4th in Class D. Neighboring South Seneca and Romulus has always been an intense rivalry on the hardwood and that rivalry was renewed on Thursday night in Romulus. Dave Barnick and Kevin Korzeniewski have the call on FL1 Sports…
Seneca County Supervisors Steve Churchill and Paul Kronewetter along with Seneca White Deer President Dennis Money were in-studio on Thursday to talk about the upcoming vote to determine the future of the former Seneca Army Depot in Romulus.
Jessica Lahr returns to the anchor desk with a look at the top news of the week on FingerLakes1.com, a look ahead to the weekend weather, a full list of summer weekend events, and an interview with leading man Ray Kelsey on the upcoming Seneca Community Players production of ‘Death Trap’.
The semifinals in Section V basketball are here and Ted Baker helps Jim Sinicropi and Matt Verkey break down all the action in the girls brackets before we take you through all the match-ups in the boys brackets with 11 Wayne-Finger Lakes teams still in action.