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Cuomo on rising Lake Ontario water levels: Prepare for the worst, hope for the best

Cuomo on rising Lake Ontario water levels: Prepare for the worst, hope for the best
Governor Andrew Cuomo is warning communities along Lake Ontario to prepare for the worst and hope for the best. In a press briefing Monday, he said that we just have to “accept a new reality that flooding and increased water flow is a new reality,” and that we have to start building for that new reality rather than responding to... more

DEALS OF THE WEEK: Big savings with DiSanto Propane, Herman Bros. Furniture, and Ryan Chiropractic & Wellness

DEALS OF THE WEEK: Woody’s Trivia Night, $20 golf special, and new menu items at Ciccino’s
Are you ready to save money?! This week the FingerLakes1.com Deals Guide features a ton of local opportunities to save money today, and keep saving money down the road. Check out the latest deals below, and be sure to visit www.deals.fingerlakes1.com to see the latest deals. We’re adding deals every day to the deals portal – so you’ll want to... more

One airlifted, others injured after tractor-trailer, pickup truck collide along Rt. 104

Pickup truck, tractor-trailer collide along Rt. 104; one person airlifted
State Police confirm that three people were taken to a hospital in Syracuse following a two-vehicle crash along state Route 104 in Woloctt. The crash happened near Ridge Road around 9:25 a.m., according to police. The crash involved a tractor-trailer and pickup truck. The driver of the tractor-trailer had to be extricated and was airlifted to Upstate Medical in Syracuse... more

del Lago Casino is saying goodbye to 300 slot machines

del Lago Casino is saying goodbye to 300 slot machines
There’s a sure bet among New York’s upstate casinos: cut their number of slot machines. Del Lago Resort & Casino on Monday became the third of the four upstate casinos to gain state approval to lower its inventory of slot machines on its gaming floor. The state Gaming Commission approved the Finger Lakes casino’s request to reduce its number of... more

New Yorkers fleeing for Florida more than any other state

New Yorkers fleeing for Florida more than any other state
Florida last year had the most people in the U.S. move in from other states. It has New York to thank. New York contributed the most to Florida’s inflow of people, with 63,722 people moving from the Empire State to the Sunshine State between July 2017 and July 2018, the U.S. Census Bureau said Monday. Florida has long been a... more

AROUND THE LAKES: Exploring the 13th Annual Montezuma Audubon Center Wildlife Festival (podcast)

AROUND THE LAKES: Exploring the 13th Annual Montezuma Audubon Center Wildlife Festival (podcast)
Coming up on May 4th the Montezuma Audubon Center located in Savannah, New York will host the 13th Annual Montezuma Audubon Center Wildlife Festival. Beginning at 10 a.m. attendees will encounter the Center’s largest event of the year, featuring a great lineup of family-friendly activities. This week on Around the Lakes Chris Lejewski, Center Director for Montezuma Audubon was in-studio... more

Police: Canandaigua man stole motorized shopping cart, groceries from Wegmans

Police: Canandaigua man stole motorized shopping cart, groceries from Wegmans
Police say that a 30-year-old Canandaigua man is facing a grand larceny charge after an incident at the Parkway Plaza was investigated. Erik T. Olsen, 30, of Canandaigua was charged with grand larceny after allegedly stealing a motorized shopping cart, along with groceries from Wegmans. The incident occurred on April 21st at approximately 8:28 p.m., according to police. Police say... more

Marijuana legalization, rent control, and charter schools remain issues in Albany

Marijuana legalization, rent control, and charter schools remain issues in Albany
The post-budget portion of the legislative session is officially upon Albany, as lawmakers return today from a two-week break after the passage of the $175.5 billion spending plan. The first three months of the session was unusual, considering that it was front-loaded with so many issues that passed following the Democratic takeover of the state Senate — gun control, abortion... more

100 YEARS OF PROMOTION: Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance celebrates decades of advocacy

100 YEARS OF PROMOTION:
The Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance is recognizing 10 decades of promoting the region and CK Cellars is honored to help support their 100th Anniversary Gala. “Without the support of CK Cellars, this event would not be of the high caliber that it is,” said Cynthia Kimble, President of the Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance. “Net proceeds from the anniversary celebration will... more

“Bill Nye the Science Guy” to speak to at Cornell Graduation weekend

“Bill Nye the Science Guy” to speak to at Cornell Graduation weekend
Scientist, comedian, TV personality and author William S. Nye, or “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” will speak at Cornell’s Senior Convocation next month. Early in his career, Nye was a Boeing engineer by day and a stand-up comedian by night. In 1986 he became a writer and performer on Seattle’s home-grown ensemble comedy show “Almost Live,” where his character Bill... more

Seneca7 huge success in Geneva again

Seneca7 huge success in Geneva again
The ninth-annual Seneca7, a 77.7-mile relay race, consisting of 340 seven-member teams running the circumference of Seneca Lake, was held Sunday, April 28. The event began in downtown Geneva, with runners heading south along the west side of Seneca Lake, through Yates County, Schuyler County including Watkins Glen, and Seneca County, before returning to Geneva for a finish line celebration extravaganza.... more

Simpsons feature parody song about Upstate New York

Simpsons feature parody song about Upstate New York
After 30 years on FOX, The Simpsons seem to have skewered just about everyone and everything at some point or another. Add all of upstate New York to the list. During Sunday’s episode, Homer Simpson delivered a scathing parody of Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” that focused on upstate’s ills. The song roasted cities and towns big (Buffalo, Rochester)... more

WEEKLY OUTLOOK: Rollercoaster weather pattern continues in Finger Lakes

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The National Weather Service and local forecasters agree that this week is going to be an active one. Clear skies will become cloudy as we move toward evening; and by nightfall – there will be a moderate risk of rain. Steadier rainfall is expected during the late-evening, and overnight hours – but that should wrap-up before daybreak. Throughout the week... more

Man seeks eavesdropping info in murder probe

Man seeks eavesdropping info in murder probe
A former Ovid resident whose telephone calls were recorded by police as part of a 1985 murder investigation will be in Seneca County Court next month. Acting county Judge Daniel Doyle will hear a request by Doug Zammett to see intercepted communications and video surveillance from police during a one-month period in 2014, when he was under investigation for the... more