• Deputies investigating ‘hit and run’ accident in Ontario

    Deputies are investigating a hit and run accident that happened around 2:30 am. Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says they’re seeking information from the public to help identify and find the driver involved. Deputies say a vehicle traveling east on Ridge Rd. exited the south side of the roadway striking a 2010 …more
  • Dreary, wet weekend expected in FLX

    We’ve learned to take the good with the bad, as far as the weather goes, here in the Finger Lakes. According to FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil, the forecast for Saturday and Sunday is going to be a mixture of …more
  • Honeoye resident claims innocence of drug charges on witness stand

    A Honeoye man facing decades behind bars for a series of drug charges took the stand during his trial on Friday, where he claimed that the alleged evidence gathered by police against him is fabricated. The defense posed by 54-year-old …more
  • Ontario Co. man will go to prison for ‘sex act’ with minor

    An Ontario County man was sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty to having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl. Daniel Brown, 29, was sentenced to three years in prison, which will run concurrently to his two …more
  • Ontario County to replace two aging bridges

    Two bridges in this Ontario County town, each close to 100 years old, will be replaced later this year. County Public Works Director Bill Wright said the Ferguson Road bridge, originally built in 1935, is scheduled to be closed to …more
  • WATCH LIVE AT 10 AM – Upstate Hoops Season Finale

    Take a look back at another great season of Wayne-Finger Lakes High School basketball and recap the sectional championship runs from Mynderse, Wayne, Gananda and South Seneca on the final episode of the Upstate Hoops Podcast on Sunday morning at …more
  • TV station honors Ontario County director of public health Mary Beer

    Ontario County’s director of public health was among 10 women honored earlier this month by a Central New York public TV station. During a March 10 ceremony at the Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, Mary Beer was …more
  • Plan for Lisk Manufacturing site in Canandaigua solidifies

    Repurposing the former Lisk Manufacturing site has been talked about as a concept for over a year. Now, neighbors and city officials have a more formal, although still preliminary, plan for the 12-acre complex bordered by Gorham Street and railroad …more
  • Former Geneva convenience store manager convicted of stealing $7K

    The former manager of a Geneva gas station/ convenience store has been convicted of stealing thousands of dollars from the business. Ontario County District Attorney R. Michael Tantillo said Alison Emery, 37, was found guilty of third-degree grand larceny during …more
  • Does Local Law 3 violate host agreement in Seneca Falls?

    There hasn’t been a more hotly-debated issue in Seneca Falls than the operating future of Seneca Meadows. The landfill, which operates along State Rt. 414 for decades has come under fire in recent years by a growing group of concerned …more
  • United Way of Ontario County names 2017 chairs

    The United Way of Ontario County has announced its 2017 Campaign chairs, Don and Debbie Culeton. Don Culeton is president and CEO of IDI Billing Solutions in Victor. IDI is a leading billing services provider catering to the telecom industry. …more
  • Deputies: Farmington woman picked up child from school under influence of drugs, alcohol

    On Thursday the Victor Schools Resource Officer from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Primary School for a suspicious condition. Faculty reported a concern over a parent — identified as Erika L. Kesner, 42, of Farmington, who they …more
  • Wayne County learning center consortium gets funding

    A consortium of four Wayne County school districts was awarded $2.4 million to continue its 21st Century Community Learning Center programs. More than 1,600 students living in the Clyde-Savannah, Lyons, North Rose-Wolcott and Red Creek school districts, ranging from pre-kindergarten …more
  • Geneva PD: Drug bust results in felony arrest, charges pending

    On Friday around 10 am members of the Geneva Police Department executed a search warrant at 77 Herbert St. in Geneva resulting in the arrest of a Geneva man after packaged crack cocaine was found inside his home. John A. Harrison …more
  • Canandaigua man charged with DWI, DWAI after splitting utility pole while texting

    On Wednesday at 10:45 pm deputies responded to County Rd. 30 near Outhouse Rd. in Canandaigua for the report of a property damage accident. Upon arrival, deputies arrested Aaron J. Figenscher, 28, for driving while intoxicated and driving while ability …more
  • CMC, staff hit with lawsuit after patient dies in waiting room

    A rare event that took place at the Cayuga Medical Center in January has resulted in a lawsuit being filed against three nurses, a doctor, as well as the entire hospital. On January 19th Lloyd Phelps, a 52-year-old Ithaca man …more
  • Manchester water tower on its way down

    If there is a big job to be done, then you might as well start at the top. And that’s what crews with Wargo Enterprises Inc. will be doing as they dismantle and remove the aging 110-foot-high water tower on …more
  • Second chance for Trinity in Geneva?

    Trinity Episcopal Church’s request for a use variance as part of its effort to redevelop its South Main Street buildings into an inn, events center and restaurant may get another look. Neil Braman, the city’s planning and zoning coordinator and …more
  • Schuyler DA: Man facing felony perjury charges employed at Geneva General Hospital

    A 61-year-old Montour man, who works at Geneva General Hospital was indicted by a grand jury in Schuyler County after officials say he perjured himself during jury service in a rape case. Gary Kline, of Montour was charged with two …more
  • INSIDE THE FLX: Founder of the Keuka Lake App talks tech, educating users and more (podcast)

    On a special Friday edition of the Inside the FLX podcast, Josh Durso was joined by Brooke Gordon, founder of the Keuka Lake App. The Keuka Lake App was founded in January 2016 and has garnered more than 5,500 downloads …more
  • Seneca Falls Police Department receives $600 grant for D.A.R.E. program

    The Seneca Falls Police Department has received a $600 grant for its Drug Abuse Resistance Education program from last year’s Seneca County Youth Bureau/Youth Board golf tournament. Police Chief Stuart Peenstra and Youth Bureau Director Mike Whirtley said each year, …more
  • Donate shoes to help dogs in Yates Co.

    The Humane Society of Yates Co. is conducting a shoe collection drive through May 14 to raise funds for improving the dog housing. The shelter will earn funds based on the number of pairs collected as Funds20rgs will purchase all …more
  • Sheriff: Ira man engaged in years of sexual behaviors with young girls

    A 29-year-old Ira man is facing sexual assault charges after he allegedly engaged in sexual behaviors with preteen girls since 2014. The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office said William H. Lewis, of East Mechanic Street, is facing three felony charges following …more
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  • Posing bluebird near Cayuga Lake (photo)

    This bluebird was sitting alongside the road near Cayuga Lake State Park. The bird remained perfectly posed for several photos to be captured. Photo by Rachel Burkholder