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Public’s help requested after fire at Barr Transportation in Auburn

Authorities in Cayuga County are trying to determine the origin of a fire at Barr Transportation on York Street. The fire, which is now under investigation by the Auburn Police Department and Auburn Fire Department — destroyed three tractor-trailers, and seriously damaged another. There was even a diesel spill as result of the fire, due to a melting tank. The... more

UPDATE: Phelps man faces multiple charges after violent crash, teen passenger in ‘guarded’ condition

In an update Monday afternoon, authorities say the 21-year-old driver of a vehicle that crashed, causing serious injuries to a 17-year-old passenger — has been charged. Justin Palombi, 21, of Phelps — the operator of the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu, which slammed into a tree and utility pole on South Marbletown Road on Sunday. The accident happened around 5 p.m., according... more

#ICYMI: Vincent out at HWS, Circular enerG told to make ‘revisions’, & more

Once again winter weather made headlines this week, as temperatures bounced from 30-something to 60-something depending on exact location in the Finger Lakes. The region has gotten used to it, but the weather wasn’t the only headline we watched this week in the FL1 Newsroom. Here are the biggest headlines from the week on FingerLakes1.com. Touring ‘Deer Haven Park’ at... more

Newark chief: Lock your vehicles

Police Chief Dave Christler is reminding village residents to lock their vehicles following a rash of larcenies from cars Thursday night. Christler said there were eight thefts from parked cars in the southeast section of the village. Items reported stolen included money and personal possessions. “None of the vehicles entered appeared to be broken into, which leads the investigating officers... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Linda Andrei talks NY23 campaign ahead of June primary (podcast)

It’s already become a competitive battle for New York’s 23rd Congressional District. Linda Andrei, M.D., is seeking to unseat Congressman Tom Reed. However, she has a primary to win first in June. She joins Josh Durso to talk about the ups- and downs- of campaigning, as well as her top issues as she looks forward in New York’s 23rd District.... more

CALDER CUP: Amerks vs. Crunch in round one of playoffs

The wait is finally over and the time has come. It is officially the postseason. Back in march, the Rochester Amerks earned their first playoff berth since 2014, and have now locked up the third seed in the AHL North Division standings. They will now battle second seeded Syracuse in the opening round. Syracuse has the higher seeding so they... more

TOURING DEER HAVEN: Looking behind the fences at the former Seneca Army Depot (video)

If you asked Dennis Money what the herd of white-tailed deer would look like now at the former Seneca Army Depot a few years ago – he might have been uncertain about an answer. That uncertainty is gone now. Money, who is the president of Seneca White Deer, Inc., an organization dedicated to preserving and showcasing the world’s largest herd... more

Katko for Congress opens 2018 by raising $266K, has $1.24M for re-election bid

U.S. Rep. John Katko added to his hefty campaign war chest in the first fundraising quarter of 2018. Katko, R-Camillus, raised $266,648.34 from Jan. 1 through March 31, according to a quarterly filing submitted to the Federal Election Commission. His campaign closed the first quarter with $1,247,942.22 in the bank. The fundraising haul should give Katko a huge advantage over... more

For some at Seneca Lake Terrace, it’s no longer home sweet home

Louise Gillotti wasn’t ready to leave her Geneva home nine years ago for a place where she would be provided with meals, help with medications and other day-to-day needs. But her daughter, Estelle Hall, said it was becoming too difficult for her then-86-year-old mother to live on her own. Then Hall found Seneca Lake Terrace, a senior living residence at... more

Wayne history program covers history of the Willard Asylum

Seneca County Historian Walter Gable will give a presentation on the history of the Willard Asylum for Insane at 2 p.m. April 21 at the Wayne Town Hall, 9772 Silsbee Road, Wayne. The program, sponsored by the Town of Wayne History Group, is open to the public; donations accepted. Refreshments served. Call 607-292-3450 for details. Gable will provide information to... more

NEW CHAPTER: Tri-M Music Honor Society forms at Waterloo High School

The Tri-M® Music Honor Society, the honor society for secondary school music students, announced the chartering of a new chapter at Waterloo High School in Waterloo under the leadership of Daniel Hacker. The formation of this chapter signifies the school’s recognition of the importance of the arts in the development of a comprehensive educational program. The Tri-M Music Honor Society... more

Fisher names Folk as second assistant attorney in Seneca County

Christopher Folk of Waterloo has been appointed second assistant county attorney in Seneca County. His appointment was announced Friday by County Attorney Frank Fisher. The position has been vacant since 2003. Fisher recently received approval from the Board of Supervisors to fill the position. Folk is currently the Waterloo town justice, a position he will retain. “I am pleased to... more

Syracuse comes back again, tops Tarheels to earn top seed at ACC Tournament

Trailing by three with under five minutes to play and man-down, the No. 6 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team (7-4, 4-0 ACC) looked to have little chance of finishing a perfect season in ACC play. However, Syracuse did what Syracuse does, completing a furious comeback to down North Carolina (6-7, 0-3 ACC), 13-12 in overtime. The win extended their conference winning... more

Cornell wins sixth straight, downs Lehigh

The No. 11 Cornell men’s lacrosse team scored four goals on its first five shots and seemingly controlled the game, but was never able to get too comfortable against No. 17 Lehigh, as the Mountain Hawks controlled the face-off circle and used tough defense to keep the Big Red from pulling away. In the end, Cornell had just enough to... more

Mets’ bats kept in check, win streak ends at 9

The Mets finally went quiet on Saturday night. After more than a week of nothing but comebacks, clutch pitching and wins, the Mets didn’t have any of that and fell to the Brewers 5-1 before 40,965 at Citi Field. The defeat ended a nine-game winning streak that had propelled the Mets to a franchise-best 11-1 start. New York still has... more

Hobart falls at Mount St. Mary’s, 15-14

The Hobart College lacrosse team suffered a 15-14 Northeast Conference loss at Mount St. Mary’s University this afternoon. The Statesmen had two excellent scoring opportunities snuffed out by backup goalie Matt Vierheller in the final 72 seconds of regulation. Junior faceoff specialist Matthew Pedicine tied Hobart’s Division I record for ground balls in a game with 16. He equaled Tim... more
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