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DIGGING OUT & CLEANING UP: FLX forecast clears up as winter storm pulls out (full coverage)

For most of the region, the heaviest of snow has passed, but a number of advisories remain active — including a Winter Storm Warning, which runs through nightfall for most. Follow the latest on what to expect this afternoon and evening below, or check out our photo gallery from Friday’s snowfall in the Finger Lakes by clicking here. *** PLANNING... more

UPDATE: Police ID fatality in Penn Yan bicycle accident

One person died from injuries sustained in an accident in Penn Yan on Monday. Police say a Penn Yan man was riding his bicycle, exiting the parking lot at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital when he rode into the oncoming northbound lane of North Main Street. When he got into the northbound lane the person, who was not identified, rode into... more

Sheriff Gould: Teen charged with making terroristic threat at Cato-Meridian school this week

Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould says an arrest has been made in the investigation into a threat at Cato-Meridian Middle School this week. The threat was made on social media, according to the Sheriff — and as result, a 16-year-old male was taken into custody on a warrant issued out of Ira Town Court. The teen was not identified, but... more

FLX WEEKLY: March coming in like a lion or lamb & CVDesigns expands in Seneca Falls (podcast)

On FLX Weekly Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Josh Durso, and Sydney Rogers look ahead to an exciting first weekend of March, some changes taking shape on the show, and the changes at CVDesigns Boutique in Downtown Seneca Falls as they celebrate a launch and re-locate. . more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Section V Class D1 boys semifinal doubleheader as Clyde-Savannah, Naples & Honeoye compete for a trip to the Big House on FL1 Sports

FL1 Sports was live inside Bloomfield High School on Tuesday night at the Section V Class D1 boys semifinal doubleheader with a trip to the Blue Cross Arena on the line. Game one will feature the Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles taking on Mount Morris. Game two will feature a match-up of Finger Lakes West rivals as the Naples Big Green square... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Bloomfield, Red Jacket & South Seneca compete in the Section V Class C2 girls semifinals on FL1 Sports

FL1 Sports was live inside Honeoye Falls-Lima High School on Wednesday night for the Section V Class C2 girls semifinal doubleheader with a trip to the finals on the line. Game one will feature the Bloomfield Bombers taking on the Red Jacket Indians. Game two will feature the defending Class C2 champion South Seneca Lady Falcons taking on the Oakfield-Alabama... more

‘THREAT UNFOUNDED’: NR-Wolcott officials say reports of ‘active shooter’ unfounded after investigation

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has provided an update on the active investigation unfolding at Leavenworth Middle School in the North Rose-Wolcott School District. While initial reports appeared online this afternoon indicating that an ‘active shooter’ situation was reported to law enforcement — the Sheriff’s Office says all threats were unfounded. “At present time all buildings have been searched and... more

Newark company will add 362 new manufacturing jobs in $22M expansion

IEC Electronics in Newark announced a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, which will create 362 new jobs — while retaining 463. The new facility will be located at the Silver Hill Technology Park and will open in mid-2019. President and CEO of IEC Electronics Jeffrey T. Schlarbaum said, “We are pleased that as we grow we can continue to be a... more

Syracuse suffers big loss at Boston College (full coverage)

Sophomore Tyus Battle led Syracuse with 29 points in an 85-70 loss to Boston College Wednesday night at Conte Forum. Freshman Oshae Brissett finished with 18 points and nine rebounds. Junior Frank Howard scored 17 points and dished out five assists. That effort would not be enough, though. Ky Bowman led the Eagles with 23 points and five assists. Jerome... more

Gov. Cuomo commends Dick’s for ‘taking a principled stand’ on guns

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is praising Dick's Sporting Goods after its CEO announced its stores will no longer sell assault-style weapons and raise the minimum age for firearm purchases. Cuomo, a Democrat, said in a statement Dick's changes are "smart measures to keep weapons out of the wrong hands." Dick's, which was founded in Binghamton in 1948, released a... more

Ontario woman sentenced for bank fraud

The United State Attorney’s office of Western New York reports the bank fraud conviction of Cortney Vogt of Ontario. The 38-year-old was sentenced to 60 months in prison on Wednesday. The U.S. Attorney explained that Vogt abused her position at SalesSource International and ID SignSytems. Vogt forged checks and embezzled money totaling more than $160,000. Read more from WHEC.com more

Sheriff Luce: Former Waterloo trio charged after major investigation into string of burglaries

An extensive investigation into burglaries and larcenies in Seneca County has been concluded with the arrest of three former Waterloo residents. Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce says the the crimes committed in this case encompassed the Towns of Fayette, Junius, Seneca Falls, Tyre, Waterloo, and the Village of Waterloo. However, due to the size, scope and complexity of the crimes... more

Police: Man who robbed Domino’s driver apprehended after standoff

The Ithaca Police Department apprehended a suspect in the robbery of a Domino's driver earlier this week following a standoff Tuesday at an apartment complex. The department's Investigations Division identified a suspect in the robbery of the delivery driver that occurred Monday night in the 400 block of Elm Street and tracked the man to an apartment complex at 150... more

Waterloo man charged with seven felonies after heroin, fentanyl trafficking investigation

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce says a Waterloo man was taken into custody on Tuesday after an investigation into the trafficking of heroin and fentanyl in the area concluded with a traffic stop. At approximately 2:30 p.m. members of the Narcotics Unit arrested Brian K. McDermott, 34, of Waterloo following an investigation in to the possession and trafficking of Heroin... more

Canandaigua man becomes second arrest as part of investigation into stolen guns

A Canandaigua man was taken into custody on Monday as part of a stolen gun investigation, which was reported here on FL1 a couple weeks ago. Deputies arrested Travon Whitfield, 23, as part of the investigation into guns that were stolen from a Hopewell home back in January. He’s accused of buying one of the guns from a 21-year-old who... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Rick Gallant talks campaign, issues in race to take on Rep. Reed (podcast)

How does an educator and coach fit into the race for Democratic nomination in New York’s 23rd District? Rick Gallant has served as a basketball coach and teacher for the last 17 years in the Corning-Painted Post School District. He’s been a resident of the region for the last two decades, and now, he’s a candidate for Democratic nomination to... more

New owner for Lake Street Plaza in Penn Yan

New owner for Lake Street Plaza in Penn Yan
According to Steve Griffin, CEO of the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center (FLEDC, Yates County’s sole Industrial/Economic Development Organization), the Lake Street Plaza, located at 220 Lake St. in Penn Yan, is changing ownership. First National Realty Partners, the parent company of Penn Yan LLC, operating out of Aberdeen, N.J. is purchasing the plaza. Griffin says, “First National Realty Partners... more

Geneva duo looks to revive Hall Diner

A Geneva duo has plans to reopen a venerable eatery in this town of Seneca hamlet, and they’re looking for a little help from the public to make it happen. Dan Bullock said he and Tamarie Cataldo are expecting to reopen the Hall Diner in March. The restaurant, which had opened its doors for a spell last year under former... more
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