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WEBCAST REPLAY: #7 East Rochester takes on #3 Lyons on FL1 Sports

The Lyons Lions are 13-2 on the season, have won 8 straight games, and find themselves at the top of the Wayne County league standings along with Clyde-Savannah. On Wednesday night, Lyons faces the last team to beat them, the East Rochester Bombers. Last year ER won 57-40 at the Atwood Gymnasium in Lyons and have won the last five... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: South Seneca Lady Falcons invade Romulus to face rival Lady Warriors

One of the fiercest rivalries in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball is renewed on Tuesday night as the South Seneca Lady Falcons visit the Romulus Lady Warriors for their second match-up of the season. South Seneca enters the game on an 8-game winning streak while Romulus has won 4-in-a-row. Dave Barnick and Mike Alessio have the call for FL1 Sports... more

Syracuse loses at Georgia Tech 55-50 (full coverage)

Sophomore Tyus Battle scored 19 points and grabbed a career-high nine rebounds to lead Syracuse (15-7, 4-5 ACC) in a 55-51 loss to Georgia Tech (11-11, 4-5 ACC) Wednesday night at McCamish Pavilion. Freshman Oshae Brissett and junior Frank Howard finished with 11 points each. Brissett added eight boards. Josh Okogie led the Yellow Jackets with 20 points and six rebounds.... more

FLX WEEKLY: Super weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Super Bowl Sunday is just a few days away but the big game isn’t the only thing going on in the Finger Lakes this weekend. Join Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi to look ahead to the weekend, discuss the biggest local news of the week, share some great local photos and more on FLX Weekly. . more

Flu causing overflow at Thompson Hospital

Flu cases in Ontario County are three times higher this year compared to January of 2017, according to the Ontario County Health Department. UR Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua tells 13WHAM they have seen a surge in patients in the last month. “We are seeing a flu surge, and a surge in general in other illnesses as well,” said Kurt Koczent,... more

HELMING: Local farmers will be eligible for new $5,000 tax credit

New York State Senator Pam Helming recently announced that local farmers are eligible to receive up to a $5,000 tax credit for food donations made to food banks that serve needy families and seniors in our region. Eligible donations include fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs, and meat produced in New York State. Working with the New York Farm Bureau, Senator Helming... more

New York prison inmates to receive free computer tablets

New York state plans to provide every inmate with a free computer tablet from a Florida-based company that provides services to prison systems. The Department of Corrections and Community Supervision says Wednesday that the approximately 51,000 inmates in 54 prisons will be eligible to receive one of the portable personal computers being provided to the state by Miami-based JPay Inc.... more

Karle seeks Ontario County judge seat

Saying her diverse experience as an attorney has prepared her for the role, Kristina “Kitty” Karle has officially launched her bid to become an Ontario County judge. “I am beyond thrilled to announce my candidacy for Ontario County Court judge,” Karle said Tuesday. “I remain committed to justice and remain prepared to serve the county that I love so dearly.”... more

Cornell hockey rises to #1 in national polls

For the first time in nearly 15 years, the Cornell men’s hockey team ranks No. 1 in both the USCHO Division I Men’s Hockey Poll and the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll. Owners of the nation’s best winning percentage (.881) and currently riding the nation’s longest active unbeaten streak of 10 games (9-0-1), the Big Red ascended to the top... more

Ontario County Republicans endorse Kolb for Governor

The Ontario County Republican Committee unanimously endorsed Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb for Governor of New York. “Leader Kolb’s background in business, education, public service and community involvement will serve him well as governor,” said Ontario Chair Trisha Turner. Ontario is the third Finger Lakes county committee to back Kolb for governor. The Yates County and Seneca County Republican committees... more

Red Cross reopens Canandaigua site

The American Red Cross has opened an office in Canandaigua to help provide services to people in Ontario County. It comes after more than three years after Red Cross closed its Canandaigua office as part of a move that included shuttering targeted offices nationally. “We have a very robust disaster response team and they have been continuing services even when... more

Bath man charged with forcible touching in Steuben Co.

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on Tuesday a Bath man was arrested after touching an intimate part of a child’s body. Deputies arrested Steven L. Sutfin, 54, of Bath for Forcible Touching and Endangering the Welfare of a child. It is alleged that Sutfin knowingly acted in a manner likely to be injurious to the physical, mental or... more

Rep. John Katko not injured after train carrying GOP members of Congress hits truck

U.S. Rep. John Katko is safe after an Amtrak train transporting members of Congress to a retreat collided with a garbage truck in rural Virginia Wednesday. Erin O’Connor, Katko’s spokesperson, said she spoke to the congressman after the crash and he wasn’t hurt. Other members of Congress have tweeted that they are safe. The status of the passengers in the... more

Finger Lakes GOP county chairs endorse Brian Kolb for governor

On the day state Sen. John DeFrancisco is scheduled to launch his gubernatorial campaign, Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb announced he has been endorsed by nine Republican county chairs from the Finger Lakes region. The chairs supporting Kolb, R-Canandaigua, include former state Assemblyman Bill Reilich, who leads the Monroe County Republican Committee and is first vice-chairman of the state GOP.... more

Deputies: Woman used stolen credit card to buy $700 worth of alcohol in Wayne Co.

Deputies in Wayne County arrested a Rochester woman after using a stolen credit card to purchase hundreds of dollars in alcohol from an Town of Ontario business. Toneka Lewis, 30, went to Konstantinou’s Liquor Store in Ontario on December 16th and bought more than $700 worth of alcohol using a stolen credit card. As result she was charged with two... more

Auburn man graduates from New York State Police Academy

An Auburn man is one of more than 200 graduates from the New York State Police Academy, according to a release from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Andrew Rotko graduated from the 206th session of the Basic School of the New York Police Academy Wednesday. The ceremony was held at the Empire State Plaza Convention Hall in Albany. Rotko will serve under... more

Wayne County deputy honored as ‘Deputy of the Year’ by NYS Sheriffs’ Institute

Deputy Thomas Munzert of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has been named 2018 Deputy of the Year by the NYS Sheriffs’ Institute. Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts nominated Deputy Munzert for this well-deserved recognition. Deputy Munzert received the award at the NYS Sheriffs’ Institute’s Annual Awards Luncheon at The Desmond in Albany last week. Established in 1977, the Deputy of... more
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