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Police: Penn Yan woman sold cocaine, fentanyl, heroin in Yates County

The Penn Yan Police Department arrested a 19-year-old on various drug charges following an investigation. Police say Alexandra “Allie” Griffin, 19, of Penn Yan was arrested on a superior court warrant charging her with two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and two counts of third-degree criminal posession of a controlled substance after allegedly selling heroin, cocaine... more

DEBRIEF: Breaking down the biggest political news in 2017 (podcast)

Episode #15 of the Debrief Podcast marked the final show of 2017 from Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso, who has discussed a variety of political, social, and economic issues in the FingerLakes1.com Studio. On the special, ‘year-end’ edition of the pod, the duo discussed Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb’s viability in 2018, a number of state proposals that will be... more

Rochester woman possessed cocaine, heroin at Eastview Mall

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester woman following an incident at Eastview Mall. Deputies say Sarah Kassa Federe, 23, of Rochester was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation after an investigation into an incident. Deputies say Federe was possessing cocaine and heroin while at Eastview Mall. She... more

Rt. 444 shut down after rollover crash, Victor FD responds

Multiple emergency crews, including the Victor Fire Department are on-scene of a one-car rollover on Route 444. According to a posting by the fire deparmtent on social media, the roadway will remain closed for the next several hours as crews work to replace the destroyed utility pole. Some properties in the area are reporting a loss of power, but no... more

Yates Legislature will have new leader

After four years as chairman of the Yates County Legislature, Dr. Tim Dennis will not seek the position in 2018. Dennis, a retired veterinarian, told the board of his plans earlier this month as he continues to recuperate from a medical issue. Vice Chairman Doug Paddock will chair the Legislature’s year-end meeting Friday. “I had been thinking about whether I... more

Two dead after Newfield home fire

A fire killed two people and destroyed a mobile home at Ward Heights Trailer Park in Newfield on Wednesday. The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office responded to the fire by Douglas Road near the intersection of Ward Heights North at 5:50 p.m., authorities said. Fire departments from Newfield, Enfield and Odessa were at the scene and so were State Fire investigators... more

Mynderse stays unbeaten in Syracuse; Shaulis triple-double lifts South Seneca over Newark (W-FL round-up 12/29)

No rest for Kevin Korzeniewski and the Mynderse Academy Blue Devils boys varsity basketball team. Thursday night they defeated Clyde-Savannah 73-72. Friday night they were on the bus heading east on the Thruway to face Syracuse Academy of Science as part of a showcase at Onondaga Community College. Mynderse would head back home winners and remain undefeated after a 52-49... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: 2017 NYCC Holiday Classic at NYCC on FL1 Sports

Join the FL1 Sports Team for a quadruple-header of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls at the 2017 NYCC Holiday Classic on Thursday. Check out the full schedule of games below:  . GAME SCHEDULE (12/28/17): Noon – Waterloo Indians vs. South Seneca Falcons 2:00 – #7 Lyons Lions vs. #9 Midlakes Screaming... more

Mynderse holds on to edge Clyde-Savannah; Midlakes girls now 9-0 (W-FL round-up 12/28)

In a highly anticipated boys varsity basketball game between a pair of state ranked Wayne-Finger Lakes teams, Mynderse held on to edge Clyde-Savannah 73-72 in the fourth game of a quadruple-header at New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls on Thursday. Mynderse held a 12 point lead heading into the fourth quarter but barely held on for the 1 point... more

Cuomo announces $1.3M for waterfront upgrades for greater connectivity

On Tuesday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo  announced that Watkins Glen would be part of the Local Waterfront Revitalization Program to develop projects that will spur economic development in the community. The Local Waterfront Revitalization Program serves as a management program for the Village’s treasured waterfront resources along the Seneca Canal system outlined in the Southern Tier Soaring Upstate Revitalization Initiative plan.... more

Local group pushes single-payer healthcare in NY

Those supporting an effort to get universal health care in New York — including members of a fledgling organization in Geneva — hope to convince state legislators of the need through the stories of their constituents. Erika Wischmann is the director of a Geneva group canvassing neighborhoods to find people who want to talk about anything from high deductibles and... more

Seneca Falls woman stole nail glue from Eastview store

A 49-year-old Seneca Falls woman was charged with petit larceny after deputies say she stole nail glue from a beauty store at Eastview Mall. Deputies say on Friday at approximately 4:55 pm Lisa L. Chillis, of Seneca Falls was charged with petit larceny after stealing nail glue, valued at $2.99 from Beauty Plus at Eastview Mall. She was released and... more

Danielle Ponder to speak at Newark MLK event

Well-known greater Rochester area musician, attorney and social activist Danielle Ponder will deliver the keynote talk at Wayne County’s 31st consecutive observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 15, at Park Presbyterian Church, 110 Maple Court. The day has been celebrated in Wayne County since its national inception in 1987, as a result of the leadership... more

Newfield fire destroys Ryan’s Towing garage

A fire early Wednesday morning flared up again and again throughout the day as flames destroyed the Ryan's Towing garage in Newfield. According to witnesses, the fire started around 7 or 8 a.m. at the garage on 386 Shaffer Road. McKenna Belden, 15, said her family was alerted to the fire when a passing motorist noticed the flames. IthacaVoice.com: Read... more

Learn about Geneva city finances at Citizens Budget Academy

Learning about city budgeting might seem like some pretty dry stuff, but those who took part in the first Citizen Budget Academy last year said they found it fun and informative. A new one is set to begin early in the New Year. The Citizen Budget Academy, part of the three-academy series sponsored by the Mayoral Institute of Civic Engagement,... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: End of the year with Happy Tails

The end of the old year is a time for celebration at the Beverly Animal Shelter. It is a time to celebrate the successful adoptions of the past, the “Happy Tails” of BAS. Sometimes, simply dropping by the Shelter for a visit will lead you to the perfect pet. LILLY Puggle (Pug/Beagle mix) Lilly was surrendered when her owner could... more
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