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FLX WEEKLY: Holiday Weekend Preview & Flooding on Lake Ontario (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Holiday Weekend Preview & Flooding on Lake Ontario (podcast)
The unofficial start to summer arrives this weekend with Memorial Day in the Finger Lakes. We’ll fill you in on the weather outlook, all the events in Waterloo and we’ll take a look at some photos of the devastating flooding on Lake Ontario. . more

Penn Yan man charged with falsifying inspection reports for spacecraft parts

Penn Yan man charged with falsifying inspection reports for spacecraft parts
A Penn Yan man is facing federal charges after federal prosecutors said he forged inspections on space equipment. His actions, they say, led to the closure of a Rochester business. Prosecutors say James Smalley of Penn Yan was employed at PMI Industries in Rochester since March 2017 as a quality assurance engineer. PMI was an aerospace precision machining service that... more

Yankees notch 11th straight win at Camden Yards

Yankees notch 11th
The Yankees’ offensive philosophy boils down to three simple words: “Hit strikes hard.” When combined with the Orioles’ long ball-prone pitching staff, that strategy has prompted an Inner Harbor fireworks display of historic proportions. With another five homers in Wednesday’s 7-5 victory over the Orioles, the Yankees have now hit at least three home runs in six consecutive games at... more

Flooding along Lake Ontario in Wayne, Cayuga (photos)

Flooding along Lake Ontario in
As residents along Lake Ontario continue to deal with flooding that’s approaching 2017-levels, many have taken to social media to share the sights they’ve encountered. Here are a few from the shores of Lake Ontario, as well as some recent coverage of flooding. Rising Waters: The situation here along Lake Ontario at Port Bay in Huron, NY worsens by the... more

Mets pound Washington bullpen for 6 in the 8th to win

Mets pound Washington bullpen for 6 in the 8th to win
Forgotten for much of this season, buried on the Mets’ depth chart, Juan Lagares has been a footnote to the team’s season to date. Perhaps no longer. Pressed into increased playing time due to a spate of outfield injuries, Lagares ripped a go-ahead three-run double in the eighth inning on Wednesday, leading the Mets to a 6-1 win over the... more

Newark man accused of punching, kicking girlfriend during dispute

Newark man accused of punching, kicking girlfriend during dispute
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Newark man following a domestic disturbance in the Town of Lyons. Deputies arrested Mark A. Ortiz Jr., 18, of Newark for harassment and obstructing governmental administration. The arrest stems from the investigation of a domestic complaint that occurred on Phelps Street in Lyons. It’s alleged that during a dispute with... more

Canandaigua council continues discussion about banning straws

Canandaigua council continues discussion about banning straws
With talk of the Ontario County Landfill due to close in 2028, Canandaigua wants to limit solid waste and lessen pollution. Last year, the Ordinance Committee in Canandaigua began a discussion on banning the use of plastic straws. The Committee decided to explore potentially adding other items to reduce waste. But tonight was “straw talk” and a chance for restaurants... more

VIDEO: Police release body cam footage showing Jim Boeheim after fatal 690 crash

Police body cam shows Coach Jim Boeheim after fatal 690 crash
Police body cam footage of the night Jim Boeheim fatally struck Jorge Jimenez was obtained by Syracuse.com. Jimenez died when he crossed I-690 February 21, 2019 with three others in his party after their car spun out of control in icy conditions–and Boeheim swerved to avoid the car resting against a traffic barrier. . more

NY Legislature approves bill banning 3D-printed guns, undetectable firearms

NY Legislature approves bill banning 3D-printed guns, undetectable firearms
The Democrat-controlled New York state Legislature has approved a measure that would ban the manufacture, sale and possession of 3D-printed guns and other undetectable firearms. The Assembly passed the bill Monday, five days after the legislation was approved by the Senate. The measure would ban all firearms whose components can’t be detected by security screening technology such as X-rays and... more

Halftown declares victory in Cayuga Nation leadership dispute

Halftown declares victory in Cayuga Nation leadership dispute; opposition disagrees
With the deadline expired for filing an appeal in a lawsuit related to the Cayuga Indian Nation of New York leadership dispute, the faction led by Clint Halftown on Wednesday said the fight is officially over. The nation members who have opposed Halftown, however, said that's not an accurate portrayal of the lawsuit's impact. The Citizen: Read More more

Part of Loop Rd. closed in Auburn

How to protect your car from hail damage
The portion of Loop Road in Auburn behind the Nolan Block and along the Owasco River will be temporarily closed, said Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason Wednesday. Final paving to the road is expected to last one to two days, depending on the weather. Starting Thursday, traffic will be detoured around the block until the roadwork is finished. The Citizen:... more

Oshae Brissett will stay in NBA Draft, leaving Syracuse

Oshae Brissett will stay in NBA Draft, leaving Syracuse
Syracuse basketball forward Oshae Brissett is leaving Syracuse University and the basketball program and staying in the upcoming NBA Draft. He announced his decision on Twitter on Tuesday night surprising most Syracuse Orange fans who assumed Brissett would return to school for his junior season. Syracuse will always be home❤️🙏🏾.. pic.twitter.com/r8SozVoylY — Oshae Brissett (@Obrissy) May 21, 2019 Brissett played... more

German fastest Yankee to 9 wins since 1958 as New York rolls Baltimore

German fastest Yankee to 9 wins since 1958 as Bronx Bombers roll Orioles
Clint Frazier’s first at-bat on Tuesday produced a barreled line drive that landed in the glove of left fielder Dwight Smith Jr., and as he returned to the third-base dugout, the Yankees outfielder permitted himself a chuckle. If his luck didn’t improve soon, he promised hitting coach Marcus Thames, “I’m not going to be smiling.” Three hours later, Frazier was... more

Auburn man charged with DWI after moving car off road in Fleming

Auburn man charged with DWI after moving car off road in Fleming
An Auburn man was charged with driving while intoxicated Wednesday morning after his car went off the road in Fleming, the New York State Police said. The call came in for an accident on Dunning Avenue Road at 2:26 a.m. Troopers found Cleveland Boswell, 50, who claimed a friend of his had driven the vehicle and fled. State police interviewed... more

Rosario’s hustle, Alonso’s muscle win it for Mets

Rosario’s hustle, Alonso’s muscle win it for Mets
Entering this season, it would not have been outlandish to predict that Pete Alonso might set a Mets rookie record for home runs before the All-Star break. It would have been less believable to think he’d do so with seven weeks until the break. Alonso’s record-breaking 16th home run sailed over the left-field foul pole at Citi Field, tying Tuesday’s... more

Aurora planning board approves early step for Taylor House project

Aurora planning board approves early step for Taylor House project
The Inns of Aurora took a preliminary step toward converting the Taylor House into a conference center Wednesday, after the village planning board accepted the project's application as complete. The planning board accepted the project application from the Inns of Aurora — the business entity that owns the Aurora Inn, Wallcourt Hall, Fargo Bar & Grill, and more — in... more

Cayuga County committee pumps brakes on Emergency Services decision

Cayuga County committee pumps brakes on Emergency Services decision
A Cayuga County Legislature committee Tuesday voted to hold off on hiring a leader for the Emergency Management Office, which has been without full-time staff since January, citing need for further discussion on a higher proposed salary. The Legislature’s Ways and Means committee was originally deciding on a resolution to hire a Director of Emergency Services to head the Emergency... more
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