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GRINCHED: Bills lose in New England as Pats get another favorable call (full coverage)

Like several times before, the Bills looked like they had the New England Patriots on the ropes in their own stadium, but some negative plays and some untimely officiating prevented any threat of an upset. Buffalo took a precarious 16-13 lead into the latter stages of the third quarter, but they couldn’t make it stand up. New England scored the... more

UPSTATE HOOPS: Alaina Forbes & Cara Walker of Midlakes in-studio (podcast)

Midlakes Screaming Eagles junior standout Alaina Forbes and freshman Cara Walker are in-studio for a special Saturday morning holiday weekend edition of the Upstate Hoops Podcast. Recap the week in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball and preview the NYCC Holiday Classic coming up on Thursday on FL1 Sports. Also, the latest Boys and Girls Power Rankings are revealed. . more

UNITING AFTER TRAGEDY: Protest planned after fatal overdose claims life of Waterloo grad

A life tragically cut short in Waterloo has led to the formation of an event aimed at spotlighting substance abuse. Earlier this week, a Waterloo family was devastated by the unexpected loss of Waterloo High School graduate Cameron Fowler. “Cameron was only 18-years-old and loved by everyone,” said Jonathin Fowler, one of the organizers behind the event. Fowler, of DJ... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Reporter Peter Mantius talks local headlines, changes in the news business (podcast)

How does a newspaper veteran with history and experience in Atlanta and the New York City-area get involved with covering some of the most-controversial topics in the Finger Lakes? For Peter Mantius, it started with a move to Watkins Glen. He moved to Watkins Glen from Long Island, where he ran a couple business publications. Most of his career was... more

Sheriff: Tyrone man jumped from moving vehicle, died on Rt. 14A in Reading

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 47-year-old Tyrone resident died after allegedly jumping from a moving vehicle. Deputies say that they received a call stating that a male subject had jumped from a vehicle on State Route 14A in the Town of Reading. The entire incident unfolded on Tuesday around 2:46 pm. A preliminary investigation revealed that Erik... more

Police: Penn Yan woman had 27 bags of heroin during investigation

The Penn Yan Police Department reports the arrest of a village resident after an investigation on Main Street. Police say that it was determined that Sarah L. Clark, 35, of Penn Yan was in possession of 27 bags of heroin, several hypodermic syringes and other drug related items. While being interviewed, police say that Clark provided a false statement and... more

Syracuse falls to St. Bonaventure in OT (full-coverage)

Syracuse (10-2) overcame a 13-point second half deficit to force overtime but came up short in a 60-57 setback to St. Bonaventure (10-2) Friday night in the Carrier Dome. Junior Frank Howard led Syracuse with 17 points, six assists and six rebounds. Freshman Oshae Brissett recorded his sixth double-double on the season with 15 points and 13 boards and sophomore... more

Sheriff: Teen charged in Newark robbery, investigation remains active

A 15-year-old juvenile was arrested in connection with a robbery investigation, which took place after an incident at Crosby’s Arrow Mart in Newark. Deputies say the 15-year-old was charged with second-degree robbery after allegedly entering the business on December 8th, displaying what appeared to be a handgun, demanding the money inside the register. A sum of money was taken and... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Penn Yan takes on Geneva in FL East showdown on FL1 Sports

The Penn Yan Mustangs take on the Geneva Panthers at Waterloo High School in a key mid-season Finger Lakes East match-up three days before Christmas. Jim Sinicropi and Nick Sciotti will have the call live from Waterloo starting at 7:30 pm on FL1 Sports. . Watch the live stream on FingerLakes1.TV, the FingerLakes1.com YouTube Channel, or the free FingerLakes1.com iPhone... more

Rollover reported on NYS Thruway between exits 44, 45

First responders say that Manchester Fire Department, Shortsville Ambulance and Finger Lakes ALS was called to a rollover accident between exits 44 and 45 on the New York State Thruway. The call came in around 10:20 am, and photos from the scene show a large truck on its side. Rollover 490 West Bound between the 2 Victor exits. Traffic is... more

Crews respond to rollover accident in Aurelius on Friday

Multiple departments were called to a rollover accident in the area of Beach Tree Road and Clark Street Road on Friday morning. While it’s unclear if weather conditions played a role, slippery roads were being reported throughout the Finger Lakes. Aurelius Rescue and Throop Ambulance responded to the scene, according to first responders. Aurelius Car 3, Engine 2 and AMR... more

Ontario woman hospitalized after crash on Rt. 104

The Sheriff’s Office says a Wayne County woman was sent to the hospital after a two-car crash on State Route 104 and Knickerbocker Road. Deputies say Diane Howell, 66, of Ontario was westbound on Route 104 approaching the intersection of Knickerbocker Road when she attempted to make a left turn. She proceeded into the intersection to make the turn, and... more

Route 34 crash slows traffic in Cayuga County

Scipio Rescue, Southern Cayuga and Four Town Ambulance were called to the scene of a Route 34 crash with reported injuries. First responders tell us that the accident happened around 12:20 pm on Friday, and resulted in Scipio Car 2, Engine 2, Southern Cayuga Car 1 and Four Town Ambulance being called to the scene. This story will be updated... more

Driver charged with DWI, criminal mischief after crashing through Arcadia gazebo

Deputies in Wayne County say a 34-year-old woman was charged with driving while intoxicated, in addition to a number of other traffic violations after she crashed into a Lyons gazebo in September. Deputies say they were called to Tellier and Stebbins roads for the report of a car off the road. The incident took place on September 2nd, and deputies... more

Last call for yard debris in city of Geneva

With the snow melted, residents have one more shot at getting rid of leaves and yard debris. City DPW Director Mark Perry said it appears that about 95 percent of the city leaves and yard debris have been picked up. Perry said crews will be making one final sweep starting Wednesday, Dec. 27, “checking every street. Once a street has... more

State court: Auburn gang assault case can be re-presented to grand jury

A mid-level state appellate court will let a special prosecutor re-present charges to a grand jury in Cayuga County in connection with a 2013 Memorial Day weekend assault case. In 2014, Judge Elma Bellini granted a motion to dismiss an indictment against Scott E. Blauvelt, Kyle C. Norcross and Johnathon T. Foltz. The defendants were charged with gang assault and criminal... more

Waterloo man illustrates childrens book

Josh Mull of Waterloo, an art teacher at Canandaigua Primary School, is the illustrator for a children’s book titled “Escape to Cloud Castle,” written by fellow teacher David Smith. Mull, who is also a member of the Waterloo Village Board, created the book illustrations in pen and ink and water color. The book project took Smith and Mull over two... more
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