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Tops will shut down Geneva, Lyons locations leaving major vacancies

Tops Markets closing Geneva & Lyons stores by November
Hundreds of jobs will be lost. More importantly, though, the small community in Wayne County, which has relied on Tops supermarket to serve as a staple will be no more. Geneva and Lyons locations were the two primary locations in the Finger Lakes – excluding those in Syracuse and Rochester, which will be shut down by November. For shoppers in... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Bob Green aims to become next sheriff in Ontario County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Bob Green aims to become next sheriff in Ontario County (podcast)
Ontario County Sheriff Candidate Bob Green touts experience, compassion, and commitment as driving forces behind his campaign. The Ontario County resident has a diverse background across the first responder spectrum, and talked about how that experience matches up with the job he hopes to fill. Green was the latest to join Josh Durso inside the FingerLakes1.com studio talking about his... more

Taste & Tunes Event raised money for 4 local charities

Taste & Tunes Event raised money for 4 local charities
Generations Bank hosted the 4th annual Taste and Tunes on Friday, August 17th, 2018 from 6PM to 9PM featuring local wineries/breweries, samplings from local area restaurants, and live music. The event raised $3,687.59 and was donated to the Seneca County House of Concern, Seneca Falls Backpack program, the Cayuga Seneca Community Action Agency and Trevor’s Gift to support the hungry... more

ORANGE LIGHT IT UP: Syracuse opens with a 55-42 win at Western Michigan (full coverage)

GAMEDAY: Syracuse and Western Michigan clash tonight
With a book-full of passing accomplishments already authored, Syracuse quarterback Eric Dungey opted to hang on to the ball a bit longer against Western Michigan. The result was a record rushing total by a Syracuse quarterback, and a 55-42 Orange triumph. Dungey ran 15 times for 200 yards and a touchdown. He also completed 7-of-19 passes for 184 yards and... more

Seaweed & dairy farms could be a match made in heaven in the Finger Lakes

Seaweed & dairy farms seem like a match-made in heaven in the Finger Lakes
University of California researchers are studying whether feeding seaweed to dairy cows will reduce their emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas released by livestock. Early results look promising, and more studies are planned. If the results continue to be promising, it would seem there would be ample opportunity for economic development around the new technology right here in the... more

Seven people injured after crash in Elbridge

Seven people injured after crash in Elbridge
Seven people were sent to the hospital after a serious head-on crash Thursday evening, according to State Police. A large emergency response was utilized in rural Onondaga County after two vehicles collided on Route 321 near The Carpenter's Brook Fish Hatchery. State Police say a 2018 Chevrolet Cruz, operated by Jerry L. Sankey, 74, of Auburn was traveling west on... more

No injuries after crash, fire on State Route 96

Waterloo teen ticketed after crash, fire on SR 96
Deputies say an 18-year-old Waterloo resident was issued tickets following a pair of accidents on Tuesday. Around 8:12 pm deputies responded to 1072 State Route 96 in Waterloo for a reported two car accident with injuries. Upon arrival it was determined that Karen A. Lavoski, 44, of Clifton Springs was traveling north when her SUV was rear ended by 18-year-old... more

Sheriff: Four charged in Cohocton gang assault case

Sheriff: Four charged in Cohocton gang assault case
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that from August 19th through 23rd deputies arrested  four defendants in connection with an investigation of a reported gang assault which occurred in Cohocton.  On August 12th deputies were dispatched to State Route 371 in the Town of Cohocton in response to a report of an assault.  It is alleged that Nicholas Chatterton, Dakota Fairbrother, Michelle... more

Wednesday night thunderstorm prompts Auburn stormwater discharge

Wednesday night thunderstorm prompts Auburn stormwater discharge
Torrential rainfall Wednesday forced the city of Auburn’s Water Pollution Control Plant to discharge nearly 100,000 gallons of water, according to messages from the NY-Alert system. From approximately 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the city’s systems discharged 97,000 total gallons of combined sewer overflow at three different discharge locations along the Owasco River in the city. Combined sewer overflow, according... more

State appealing Cayuga County jury’s decision to release sex offender

State appealing Cayuga County jury’s decision to release sex offender
An Auburn Correctional Facility inmate who had his mental competency questioned during a trial in Cayuga County in May has obtained a public defender after the state Attorney General’s office appealed the decision made by a Cayuga County jury. The inmate, only referred to in court documents as Donald G. but independently verified by The Citizen as 56-year-old Donald P.... more

Two weeks after flash floods, cleanup continues in Seneca County

Two weeks after flash floods, cleanup continues in Seneca County
It has been more than two weeks since devastating flash flooding in Seneca County. Some properties were destroyed or damaged, most of them in and around Lodi, and cleanup has been a challenge. Rushing flood waters destroyed most of Jannette Brown’s home. Since then, she’s been there every day – scrubbing, cleaning and trying to pick up the pieces. “Every... more

Bills pull off huge rally to beat Bears in preseason finale

Bills pull off huge rally to beat Bears in preseason finale
Thankfully, mercifully, another summer of egregious preseason football is behind us. At least it ended with some fun drama as the Bills somehow rallied from a 27-3 third-quarter deficit to beat the Bears 28-27 on a 6-yard A.J. McCarron to Keith Towbridge touchdown pass with 13 seconds left to play. Unbelievable, really, when you consider how terribly they played for... more

Seth Vigneri’s 3 TDs power Canandaigua over Webster Schroeder

Seth Vigneri’s 3 TDs power Canandaigua over Webster Schroeder
After missing most of his sophomore year with a broken collarbone Canandaigua’s Seth Vingeri was eager to get back on the field. In the Braves season opener against Webster Schroeder, Vingeri showed no signs of rust powering for three touchdowns as Canandaigua rolled to a 34-8 victory. In three quarters of action Vigneri rushed 14 times for 64 yards and... more

Fired-up Yanks rally for win after Boone tossed

Fired-up Yanks rally for win after Boone tossed
As Aaron Boone cooled his heels in the clubhouse on Friday evening, having put on an impromptu exhibition of proper pitch-framing techniques to punctuate his fifth-inning ejection, the rookie manager seemed to have pushed a magic button at just the right time. Boone’s exit preceded a midgame fireworks show by his hitters, as Brett Gardner homered to break up Jordan... more

Menzo Case named to Seneca County IDA to help with business growth

Menzo Case named to Seneca County IDA to help with business growht
Generations Bank President and CEO, Menzo Case was chosen to fill a vacancy on the Seneca County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors. During their meeting on Tuesday, the full board voted unanimously with a 14-0 vote for Case to fill the vacancy. Case will succeed Robert Kernan, who will now serve as the chief fiscal officer of the IDA.... more
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