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Investigation underway into report of ‘shots fired’ in Geneva on Tuesday

The Geneva Police Department is investigating an incident that took place on Tuesday around 7:44 pm at the “K” block of Courtyard Apartments in Geneva. The call came in as a complaint that shots had been fired, which resulted in a response from the Geneva Police Department, as well as the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Police say that upon initial... more

City Manager Goodwin ID’s officer involved in Canandaigua shooting

In a press release to media outlets on Wednesday, Canandaigua City Manager John Goodwin identified the officer involved in the shooting, which took place at Pinnacle North earlier this month. The shooting, which left a parole officer with the State of New York dead, resulted from gunfire between her, and a 15 year veteran with the Canandaigua Police Department. Sergeant... more

Penn Yan motorcyclist airlifted with serious injuries after crash

The Penn Yan Fire Department reports that a 48-year-old motorcyclist was seriously injured after a crash that happened on Tuesday night. Charles McKay, 48, of Penn Yan was traveling north on Rt. 14A when he lost control of his bike and struck a guide rail at the intersection of Clark Rd., according to fire officials. They say McKay was airlifted... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Victim Resource Center works to help those dealing with abuse, violence (podcast)

On Episode #76 of the Inside the FLX podcast Nelly DeVelder and Martha Bailey joined Josh Durso to discuss efforts by the Victim Resource Center of the Finger Lakes to combat domestic, sexual, stalking, dating violence, and child abuse locally. Serving more than six counties collectively in the region, with a wide-range of services offered — the duo talked about... more

FLX WEEKLY: Yet another warm, wonderful October weekend (podcast)

We’ve passed the mid-point of the month of October in the Finger Lakes but we will be treated to yet another unseasonably warm weekend filled with great local events and outdoor activity options. Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi fill you in on all the details including the weekend sports line-up, top local headlines of the week and the... more

Molinaro for New York: Republican creates campaign committee to run for governor

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has created a campaign committee to run for governor in 2018, according to state election records. Molinaro for New York was registered with the state Board of Elections Wednesday. It's the latest indication that the Republican will enter the 2018 race. Molinaro has been exploring a gubernatorial bid for months. He has traveled around the... more

Wayne County Sheriff’s deputy honored for ‘bravery and courage’

Tom Munzert has been a Wayne County sheriff’s deputy for a little over a year, but he’s already got an impressive medal. At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Sheriff Barry Virts presented Munzert with the Meritorious Conduct Medal for his efforts to save a woman whose vehicle had crashed and overturned in a pond in Arcadia in July. Virts said... more

Yankees blank Astros, take 3-2 lead in ALCS

The Yankees recognized that they would have to find a way to defeat Dallas Keuchel or Justin Verlander in order to advance, and they attacked that challenge head on. Having toppled one of the Astros’ aces to move within one win of the 41st World Series in franchise history, they will now focus their attention on the other. The Bombers’... more

Weather improves dramatically over next several days for FLX

The Finger Lakes is heading into another prolonged period of above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation that will persist through the weekend. Yesterday was the first day of the sunny and dry weather as high pressure started to build in. After the frosty start, afternoon temperatures ended up close to normal for mid-October. However, with the introduction of steady... more

Yates County District Attorney candidates answer questions

Yates County District Attorney candidates Valerie Gardner and Todd Casella addressed questions from Yates County voters who attended a meet the candidates forum hosted by Yates County SCOPE (Shooters Committee on Political Education) Oct. 12 at the Penn Yan Elks Lodge. Both candidates spoke about their support for Second Amendment rights, their personal pistol permits, and rating by the SCOPE... more

Tri-Town Titans earn Section V bowl berth

The South Seneca/Romulus/Trumansburg combined team, the Tri-Town Titans, closed its regular season last week and will now play for a bowl title beginning Thursday at 6 p.m. in Trumansburg at Tarbell Stadium. The team plays Dansville in the Section V… Ithaca.com: Read More   more

O-M extends Stephens’ coaching career

With their head coach on the sidelines for his final home game, the Odessa-Montour boys soccer team came up with its most impressive performance of the season Wednesday at Odessa’s Charles Martin Field. The sixth-seeded Indians scored four goals in each half for an 8-0 victory over 11th-seeded Spencer-Van Etten/Candor (6-8) in a Section 4 Class C Tournament first-round game.... more

Roadside ditches in Owasco Lake watershed need work

The Owasco Lake Watershed Inspection Program assessed more than 100 town and county roadside ditches in the watershed totaling just under 10 miles. More than five miles, the program determined, are high priority to be stabilized. Ditches, especially when not properly maintained, are one of the culprits for transporting sediment and nutrients into water bodies. Kathryn Vellone, an assistant watershed inspector,... more

Landmark Society names Manchester railroad roundhouse in ‘Five to Revive’

The Landmark Society of Western New York today announced the Lehigh Valley Railroad Roundhouse in Manchester among its 2017 Five to Revive. The long-abandoned roundhouse in the village of Manchester is one of the few remaining railroad roundhouse structures in the Northeast. The Landmark Society dubbed the roundhouse “a highly significant and rare building type, with potential for future redevelopment.”... more

Race for Space winner Wicked Water departing Geneva

The city’s 2016 Race for Space winner, Wicked Water, is closing its winery business at 78 Castle St. after a year in operation. The owners of the city’s first urban farm winery are moving and say they still will be making wine under the Wicked Water name, just from a different state. They announced on their Facebook page earlier this... more
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