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Sheriff Luce gives update on Seneca Lake search, body recovered Friday

OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM SENECA CO. SHERIFF’S OFFICE: The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports it concluded the search of the north end of Seneca Lake this afternoon when the body of Gary H. Gladis Jr., 47, of Geneva was recovered at about 3:18 pm. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the NYSP Underwater Recovery Team which used sonar and... more

Harmful algae blooms spotted in Seneca Lake

According to testing conducted by Hobart and William Smith College’s Finger Lakes Institute, as well as SUNY ESF, two locations near Dresden tested positive for Blue-Green Algae or Harmful Algae Blooms in Seneca Lake. The test is the first time that any harmful algae blooms have been officially noted in Seneca Lake this summer. While the activity has not be... more

Two arrested on prostitution charges in Canandaigua

The Canandaigua Police Department has arrested two females as a result of an investigation into prostitution. On Wednesday at 6:15 pm, Crystal Stevenson, age 30 of 539 Frost Street in Rochester, was arrested on South Main Street and charged with one count of prostitution. On Thursday at 2:00 pm, Tesa A. Smith, age 26 of 8694 North Allens Hill in Bloomfield,... more

Inside the FLX: Baldridge talks about campaign for 54th, issues throughout region

Rose Supervisor Kenan Baldridge has made a career out of being an approachable person, who connects with individuals on a direct level. On this week’s Inside the FLX podcast Baldridge joined Josh Durso in-studio for a 30-minute chat about his campaign for New York State Senate. Baldridge is the sole Democrat left in the race, after Geneva City Supervisor Charlie... more

Invasive species choke Cayuga County water bodies more than expected this summer

Leave the weed cutting on lakes to the professionals, was one common theme at Thursday morning’s Cayuga County Water Quality Management Agency meeting. Invasive species have proved to be particularly difficult to manage this year, and in areas such as Cayuga Lake and Skaneateles Lake, agencies have found property owners with good intentions trying to help, but potentially making things... more

Wayne County dog shooting case reopened after new information revealed

Wayne County dog shooting case reopened after new information revealed
The investigation into the death of a dog shot by the Macedon town code enforcement officer on Aug. 9 has been reopened, with the possibility of charges against the town employee still a possibility. Wayne County District Attorney Rick Healy initially denied action against Ron Hall following information the prosecutor received suggesting that the code enforcement officer and part-time Macedon... more

Drought situation remains ‘extreme’ in the FLX heading into Labor Day Weekend

While portions of the Finger Lakes region has seen improvements in the overall drought situation, with some beneficial rainfall in the last two weeks – the overall drought concern hasn’t subsided. According to the Drought Monitor, the region remains in ‘Extreme Drought’ and earlier this week – the U.S. Department of Agriculture even classified the drought as a natural disaster,... more

Seneca Falls man jailed after violating protection order, making threats

A Seneca Falls man was arrested on Thursday after violating an order of protection. Deputies in Ontario County say that David Paul Fenton, 29, of Seneca Falls was arrested for criminal contempt in the first degree after allegedly making threats over the phone in violation of a Seneca County Order of Protection. Fenton was arraigned in Geneva City Court and... more

Info meetings set for proposed $6 million Canandaigua highway facility

Plans for a proposed $5.967 million highway facility in the town of Canandaigua will be rolled out at two public informational meetings in late September. Town officials will share plans and answer questions on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 4 p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the town’s highway garage on Routes 5 and 20. Read more form... more

Waterloo man leads police on pursuit, crashes into cemetery

A Waterloo man is facing multiple charges Thursday morning after a pursuit through the Village, which led to his vehicle crashing into the Maple Grove Cemetery. Authorities in Waterloo say that on Thursday at 12:27 am police attempted to stop a vehicle on North Road after the vehicle was observed traveling at a high rate of speed, failing to stop... more

Tyler Siri talks post-season plans at Outlaw Speedway in Dundee on The 31st Lap

Tyler Siri joins Chris Marquart us to discuss his post-season plans, and the mid-summer experience as a first-year track owner at Outlaw Speedway in Dundee on episode #209 of The 31st Lap Podcast. Audio Only Version: The 31st Lap Podcast streams live at 7:15 pm every Thursday night on FingerLakes1.TV and YouTube. more

Driver charged with aggravated DWI, three hospitalized after crash in Victor

A Mendon man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after a one-vehicle crash in Victor. Deputies say that on Thursday, at approximately 1:58 am first responders were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident involving one vehicle on Route 251. An investigation revealed Donald W. Quinn, 47, of Mendon was operating his vehicle on Route 251 when it... more

Ithaca woman becomes irate while deputies execute warrant

Ithaca woman becomes irate while deputies execute warrant
Deputies in Tompkins County report that an Ithaca woman was arrested on August 25, after an incident involving police officers while executing a warrant. Authorities say at about 3:30 pm on August 25 deputies responded to 13 Third St. in the Town of Dryden to execute a warrant. During the investigation, deputies report that an unrelated female became disorderly and... more

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival announces 2017 line-up

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival / Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Inc. announced their 2017 lineup Saturday, August 27 at their annual Festival Fundraiser. “Each year, the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival strives to create a season that offers something for everyone. This year, we are experiencing one of our best seasons to date,” said the Festival’s producing artistic director, Brett Smock.... more

Homeless man charged with selling firearm illegally in Ontario County

A homeless man was arrested on an Ontario County Court warrant for allegedly selling a firearm at an earlier date. Deputies say that Corey Laraby, 28, of no permanent address was charged with criminal sale of a firearm in the third degree, criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree, and criminal possession of a firearm in a warrant... more

Woman accused of concealing over $600 worth of merchandise at Lord and Taylor

A Rochester woman was charged with stealing more than $600 worth of merchandise from Lord and Taylor at the Eastview Mall on Wednesday, according to police. Deputies in Ontario County say that Amanda K. Farrell, 20, of Rochester, was charged with petit larceny after an incident was investigated at Eastview Mall. Farrell is accused of stealing and concealing $604.50 worth... more
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