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‘SHE WANTED HELP’: Family members say Waterloo woman sought help repeatedly before double-fatal shooting (full coverage)

Family members say more should have been done to help their mother. Especially after she sought help from agencies and authorities in the days leading up to Lori McConnell’s violent murder. She was shot to death alongside a Seneca Falls resident, identified by police on Monday as Charles Andrus. The third victim of last Tuesday’s violent shooting survived, and was... more

Multiple arrests in Sodus Point after stabbing

One person was hospitalized after a stabbing in Sodus Point on Wednesday, according to deputies. The incident took place around 4 pm in a shallow section of water. The victim, who was not identified, was conscious while being transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. Deputies didn’t identify the object used in the stabbing. One suspect was taken into custody. During the... more

FLX WEEKLY: Wine Fest in the Glen, Peppermint in Lyons & Amazing Summer Photos (podcast)

There is so much going on this time of year in the Finger Lakes. With the weather looking spot on for the weekend, we give you our top picks and discuss the top local news and weekend sports line-up. We also share what may be the best batch of local photos of the year so far with a ton of... more

UPDATE: Victims hospitalized after two stabbings in Auburn

The Auburn Police Department has clarified the circumstances that led to two individuals being hospitalized with stab wounds. On Wednesday at 3:53 am investigators were dispatched to 208 Genesee Street for a stabbing. The victim was identified as Shaquille Manners, who was located at that residence and then transported to Upstate Hospital with injuries to his chest and arm. Approximately... more

Seneca County supervisors discuss Taylor’s exit in executive session

On Tuesday, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors went into executive session to discuss the investigation into former Emergency Management Director Melissa Taylor. She was placed on administrative leave, and then last week announced that she would be resigning. Several supervisors, including Fayette Town Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti and and Varick Town Supervisor Bob Hayssen have been critical of the investigation.... more

Gray strikes out 8 Orioles in 6 scoreless innings as Yankees roll

The words “Happy Flight” were scribbled in large block letters on a dry-erase board in the visitors’ clubhouse at Camden Yards on Wednesday afternoon, informing each passing member of the Yankees that the expectation was to leave town with a victory in hand. Sonny Gray’s strong outing and a trio of big swings ensured that there would be smiles in... more

Doubledays load bases in ninth but can’t complete comeback against Lowell

It’s been rare that the Auburn Doubledays have needed runs in the ninth inning at home this season. Facing that situation in the series opener against Lowell, the Doubledays submitted a valiant effort but fell one hit short. Auburn dropped a 6-4 contest to the Spinners Wednesday at Falcon Park in an uncommon home defeat. The Doubledays entered the contest... more

Criticism clouds Geneva city manager search

City Council meets again today to discuss city manager candidates amid continued criticism from some corners that two of the three apparent finalists are questionable, based on their work histories. Many in the city are pushing for Acting City Manager Sage Gerling to be named the permanent replacement for Matt Horn, who left the job in January. The meeting, to... more

Poop to power is turning waste to want in FLX

Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Dairy Barn — home to 200 cows — has installed a state-of-the-art system that separates manure from sand bedding material, providing clean bedding for the cows and creating muck perfect for making electricity and heat. Dairies also use sawdust, wood chips or straw as bedding material, but sand reduces potential bacterial growth while... more

Mets walk off on Nimmo HR after deGrom gem

A walk-off pinch-hit three-run home run by lovable Brandon Nimmo in the bottom of the 10th gave Mets ace Jacob deGrom something to smile about after another spectacular outing in Wednesday night’s 3-0 win over the Phillies at Citi Field. deGrom spun eight brilliant innings, lowering his ERA to 1.68 to tie all-time Mets great Dwight Gooden for the best... more

Chronicle-Express opposes court closures in Penn Yan

In two local, high-profile cases, Penn Yan Village Justice Matthew D. Conlon has taken the extraordinary measure of closing his court to the press. In the interest of public knowledge and openness in government, as well as the constitutional freedom of the press, The Chronicle-Express has consulted legal counsel to regain access to the court. The first is the case... more

THE POWER OF FRIENDS AT WORK: “The Million Dollar Writer” author Rich Gallagher joins Debbie Morello in-studio podcast (video)

THE POWER OF FRIENDS AT WORK: “The Million Dollar Writer” author Rich Gallagher joins Debbie Morello in-studio podcast (video)
Join your host Debbie Morello on this episode of The Power of Friends at Work Podcast on FingerLakes1.com. Debbie is joined by author Rich Gallagher (The Million Dollar Writer) as they discuss issues such as communication, trust, boundaries and loyalty in the workplace. more

Amerks announce 2018-19 regular season schedule

The Rochester Americans announced today their schedule for the 2018-19 American Hockey League regular-season. The Amerks will open their 63rd AHL season – and 37th as the affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres – on Friday, Oct. 5 at 7:05 p.m. against the Charlotte Checkers at The Blue Cross Arena. The Home Opener will be part of a season-opening three-game homestand... more

For jobs after graduation, HWS is tops

When it comes to getting a job after college graduation, you can’t do much better than Hobart and William Smith Colleges. In fact, in New York, they’re tops. HWS has been named the number one institution in New York and fifth in a national ranking, according to a study by the career search and employment services company Zippia. Zippia considered... more

New Jersey developer buys downtown Waterloo building

An entire block of downtown has changed hands, the Village Board was told Monday. Developer Howard Friedman of New Jersey has bought the entire block of connected buildings on the south side of West Main Street from Brooklyn developer Lee Bieber. “Within days of the closing, the new owner brought his contractors up to gut the upper floors at 3... more
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