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Solar housing project pitched for land near Geneva lakefront tunnel

A Geneva startup is seeking Downtown Revitalization Initiative money to help fund a solar-powered housing project near the lake tunnel downtown. SmallGrid, in tandem with a sister company called Qwiksolar, is proposing to build Solar Village, a project featuring 28 micro apartments and 24 vacation rentals that will be powered by a solar unit that will be manufactured at the... more

KENNY: On Trump’s first days & del Lago’s grand opening (podcast)

Kenny Haas gives his thoughts on Donald Trump’s first days in office and talks about the long awaited grand opening of del Lago Resort & Casino in northern Seneca County. Also, a rundown on the resurgent Syracuse basketball team on Tuesday morning’s edition of Kenny’s 2 Pennies on FingerLakes1.TV… AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

BREMER: Syracuse eyes road win at N.C. State tonight

Coming off their biggest win of the season in an 82-72 thriller over #6 Florida State, Syracuse looks to continue their winning ways as they visit NC State on Wednesday. Considering that the Orange are 0-7 in games away from the Carrier Dome this season, an ACC win on the road could do wonders to keep their existing momentum. NC... more

Alpine man falls through Cayuta Lake ice on snow mobile in Schuyler Co.

On Sunday at approximately 11:07 am, a report was received by the Schuyler County 911 Center that a man had fallen through the ice on Cayuta Lake in Alpine. Odessa Fire Department, Schuyler Ambulance and the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched. It was discovered that a male subject, later identified as Wayne Simpkins, of Alpine, had driven a snowmobile... more

Schuyler County Legislator Michael Lausell delivers letter to Gov. Cuomo urging him to reject ‘Crestwood’ project

On Monday, Schuyler County Legislator Michael Lausell hand-delivered a letter to Governor Cuomo, urging him to reject a proposed dangerous gas storage facility in Upstate New York. This delivery is on the heels of another letter Lausell sent to all Schuyler County elected town and village board members and the Schuyler County community, highlighting his concerns with the project, and... more

W-FL Monday: Romulus boys win; Section 6 sophomore hits state record 16 threes

Six Finger Lakes West boys varsity basketball teams were in action to kick off the week on Monday night while eight Wayne-Finger Lakes girls teams were in competition. The big news of the night in high school basketball came out of Section 6 as Medina High sophomore Maddie Williams exploded for a school record 54 points, including a state record... more

WEBER: Nate Michaels of Clyde performs & del Lago Casino GM Jeff Babinski calls-in (podcast)

Local country musician Nate Michaels, of Clyde, performs two songs in-studio on Monday morning’s live edition of Weber This Week. Then, at 10:00 AM, del Lago Resort & Casino General Manager Jeff Babinski calls into the show to talk about the final preparations for the Grand Opening on Wednesday morning. Watch the full extended episode below… AUDIO ONLY VERSION:   more

AIR CARE: Mercy Flight provides in-flight look at service (video)

Flying is the fastest way to get around. When it comes to a life-threatening illness – there isn’t any way to get a patient to an area trauma center or hospital faster. That’s where Mercy Flight comes into the equation. The above video provides an in-depth look at what Mercy Flight is all about once they’re in the air. The... more

Rochester man charged with Kinney’s burglary in Seneca Falls

On Sunday at 9:55 pm the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested a Rochester man following an investigation into stolen merchandise at Kinney Drugs on State Route 5&20 in Seneca Falls. Officers arrested 63-year-old Richard T. Depascale, of Rochester following the larceny investigation at Kinney Drugs Inc. in Seneca Falls. Depascale was identified stealing merchandise on two separate occasions, passing all... more

Finger Lakes Technologies Group wins ‘Business of the Year’ award

Finger Lakes Technologies Group is a five-generation, family owned company whose roots trace back nearly 100 years to the independent Ontario & Trumansburg Telephone companies. Paul Griswold, the great-grandson of the telecom founder, started the company in 1995 as a dial-up Internet services provider. By 2000, FLTG began partnering with CISCO Systems to sell and deploy technology solutions in the... more

Canandaigua officer/attorney selected as new part-time Assistant District Attorney

Assistant part-time District Attorney (AD) Cynthia Kukuvka resigned to become the law clerk for newly elected County Court Judge Rick Healy. This left a hole in the staff of Acting Wayne County District Attorney, Chris Bokelman. Bokelman needed a seasoned lawyer to fill the position. Kukuvka handled the Courts in Sodus (Judge Putnam); Williamson (Judge Stritzel); Ontario (Judge Higgins); Walworth... more

MEGA DONATION: SC Johnson gifts $150 million to Cornell

SC Johnson, and Chairman and CEO H. Fisk Johnson are giving Cornell University's Ithaca campus its largest gift in history — a $150 million donation. The gift will go to the newly named Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. The Cornell University Board of Trustees voted Saturday morning in New York City to rename the college, which was previously known... more

January thaw to February chill: FLX expected to remain cold through week

Snow will be possible most days this week in the Finger Lakes, but much of it will be quite light. Areas of lake effect snow showers are ongoing across parts of the Finger Lakes Monday morning. Most of the snow is concentrating across the northeastern half of the region, roughly along and north of a Rochester to Ithaca line. This... more

Lansing school taxes will likely increase due to power plant devaluation

For eight years the fate of the Cayuga Power Plant has loomed over the Lansing Board Of Education's budgets. Starting in 2010 the value of the district's largest taxpayer has plummeted by 100 million dollars, and Lansing School District Business Administrator Mary June King says it is likely to lose even more value after the current negotiations with Tompkins County... more

Siena poll: Most voters support Cuomo’s free college tuition plan, other key proposals

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s free college tuition proposal is supported by most New York voters, according to the latest Siena College poll. The poll found 60 percent of voters surveyed support the plan to offer free college tuition to any State University of New York institution for students whose families earn no more than $125,000 annually. The Citizen: Read More more

Deputies investigating shooting on NYS Thruway in Onondaga County

The Onondaga County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting that happened near the toll booth at Exit 36 on the New York State Thruway. Onondaga County 911 says someone inside of a car was shot at around 1:40 am and taken to the hospital. The victim is a man in his 30s. His injuries are considered life threatening at this... more
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