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Syracuse improves to 4-0 with 51-21 triumph over UConn (full coverage)

Syracuse looks to move to 4-0 vs. UConn (preview & info)
If you looked away, you missed something. That pretty much was the challenge spectators faced from the get-go in Syracuse’s 51-21 victory against Connecticut on Saturday, Sept. 22 in the Carrier Dome. The Orange improved to 4-0 for the first time since 1991, while the Huskies slipped to 1-3 on the year. Senior quarterback Eric Dungey completed 21-of-27 passes for... more

Reed tours flooding damage in Lodi, FEMA help not on the way yet

Reed tours flooding damage in Lodi, FEMA help not on the way yet
On Wednesday, Rep. Tom Reed (R-Corning) toured the destruction in Lodi, as residents continue to rebuild, or attempt to do so in the wake of that flooding in August. Dozens of homes were destroyed, and upwards of $36 million in damage was done. While Reed hoped that he could bring good news about FEMA funding, but that isn’t the case... more

THE DEBRIEF: Tackling plastic straws, primary results, and the FLX Welcome Center (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Tackling plastic straws, primary results, and the FLX Welcome Center (podcast)
As fall approaches, the election season is heating up. Primaries are over, and there is plenty to discuss on this week’s edition of The Debrief Podcast. Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso break down the following headlines: Primary results across New York State (New York Times) Controversy and fallout surrounding investigation into FLX Welcome Center Canandaigua officials consider banning plastic straws... more

Reed, Mitrano debate over the debates

Reed, Mitrano debate over the debates
No sooner had U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning and his opponent, Democrat Tracy Mitrano, agreed to three debates than the candidates began sparring over the details. The 23rd Congressional District candidates first agreed to face off in three debates leading up to the Nov. 6 election. The events will be on Oct. 24 in Jamestown; on Oct. 30, in Corning;... more

FLX WEEKLY: The first day of Fall in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: The first day of Fall in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
Join Jessica Lahr, Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi for a preview of the first official autumn weekend in the Finger Lakes. Get a run-down of local events, check the weekend weather, see the local sports line-up and discuss the week’s top news. Also, a look at some great local photos from around the region this week and comments... more

The plot thickens in the case against Bills’ RB LeSean McCoy

The plot thickens in the case against Bills’ RB LeSean McCoy
Bills running back LeSean McCoy seemed to be in the clear from his legal trouble as the NFL season began. But the plot thickened Tuesday when the mother of McCoy’s child filed an affidavit with the State Court of Fulton County, Ga. that included serious allegations against McCoy. Stephanie Maisonet, the mother of McCoy’s 6-year-old son, LeSean Jr., alleged that... more

After rough opener, Cornell’s 3-QB attack Isn’t going anywhere

After rough opener, Cornell’s 3-QB attack Isn’t going anywhere
In a 27-10 loss to Delaware on Saturday, all three of Cornell football’s quarterbacks saw meaningful playing time as head coach David Archer ’05 had planned. But none of the three had much success against a tough Blue Hens defense. “We’ve got to create a little more of a spark,” Archer said of his offense, which racked up just 157... more

Water Sample Collection notice Sept.

Water Sample Collection notice Sept.
The Seneca County Health Department will offer free Bacteria Water Sample Collections and testing for drinking water systems affected by the August flash flood. Environmental Health Staff from the Seneca County Health Department will collect water samples to test for the presence of bacteria in homeowners drinking water impacted by the recent flood event. Water samples will be collected by... more

Syndergaard allows 2 homers in loss to Phillies

Syndergaard allows 2 homers in loss to Phillies
Jose Reyes has accrued 394 plate appearances at Citizens Bank Park over the years, and many of them have offered outcomes more interesting than when he pinch-hit for Noah Syndergaard in the top of the fifth inning of the Mets’ eventual 4-0 loss to the Phillies on Wednesday night. Reyes struck out after Tomas Nido did the same, and three... more

Comfortable temps settle in but focus turns to storms on Friday

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Wednesday and Thursday will serve as seasonable days in the Finger Lakes – as some cooler, less humid air works its way into the region. While this afternoon will definitely be better than Thursday – temperatures should remain comfortable most of that day as well. It isn’t until Friday that things will get a little complicated in the forecast. It... more

Cayuga County receiving nearly $400,000 in disaster preparedness, counterterror grants

Cayuga County receiving nearly $400,000 in disaster preparedness, counterterror grants
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday that Cayuga County was awarded approximately $400,000 in federal grant funding through a variety of programs for disaster preparedness and counterterrorism efforts. “The safety of Cayuga County residents is our main concern,” said Patrick Mahunik, chair of the Cayuga County Legislature. “We are grateful for the federal funding that ensures more training and resources... more

Victor-Bloomfield swimming beats Canandaigua

Victor-Bloomfield swimming beats Canandaigua
The Victor-Bloomfield girls swimming team traveled to Canandaigua and defeated the Braves 112-74 Tuesday evening. Erin Ritz, Erin DeHollander, and Emma Senglaub were all double winners for Victor Bloomfield. Ritz claimed first in the 200-IM (2:14.31) and the 100-backstroke (1:01.93). DeHollander claimed first in the 100-breaststroke (1:11.29) and the 500-freestyle (5:22.70). Senglaub finished first in the 200-freestyle (2:04.41) and the... more

Voit’s two homers lift Yankees over Red Sox for 2nd straight night

Voit’s two homers lift Yankees over Red Sox for 2nd straight night
This is a different Yankees team than the fatigued group that rolled their bags out of Fenway Park following a fourth straight loss in early August, as the Red Sox have learned through the first 18 innings of their visit. Moving closer to full strength with some fresh faces mixed in, these division rivals would almost certainly make for a... more

Police: Seneca Falls man violates protective order, charged with felony

Police say a 24-year-old Seneca Falls man was arrested following an incident where he violated a party protected by a legal order. Jonathan D. Jones, 24, of Seneca Falls was charged with criminal contempt and aggravated family offense due to a prior conviction of a family offense; and the incident where he contacted a protected party. He was transported to... more

Generations Bank office in Union Springs is designated as a business banking development district

Generations Bank office in Union Springs is designated as a business banking development district
The New York State Department of Financial Services has designated the Generations Bank Union Springs office as part of its Banking Development District (BDD) program. The designation re-affirms Generations Bank’s commitment to the unique banking needs of the Union Springs area. Through the program, Generations will be able to offer or expand special programs including: Expanded discounts and underwriting for... more

Child Safety Car Seat Check Event

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On Saturday, September 29th, 2018, from 9AM-3PM, the Seneca Falls Police Department, in cooperation with the Waterloo Police Department, will be hosting an annual Child Safety Car Seat check at the Seneca Falls Police Department, 130 Ovid Street, Seneca Falls, NY. Anyone with a car seat wishing to have the police check to ensure their seats are correctly installed or... more

Proposed solar array on Cayuga County property defeated in committee

Proposed solar array on Cayuga County property defeated in committee
A Cayuga County Legislature committee Tuesday voted against approving a land development agreement for a 6.5 megawatt solar power project on property near the Cayuga County Jail. The Legislature’s Ways and Means Committee defeated a proposed solar panel array from developer Abundant Solar by a 3-3 vote. The project was previously approved at the August meeting of the Public Works... more
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