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FLX WEEKLY: Late Summer Weekend & SMS Lodge in-studio (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Late Summer Weekend & SMS Lodge in-studio (podcast)
Join Sydney Rogers and Jim Sinicropi to take a look at your late summer weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes and welcome Jim “Hawk” Ricci and Luann Ryan from the SMS Lodge in Seneca Falls to preview next weekend’s Italian Festival. . more

One displaced after firefighter battle Cayuga County blaze on Wednesday

Firefighters battle ‘fully invo
Firefighters in Cayuga County were called to a fully-involved structure fire on Wise Road in Cato between 6:30 and 7 p.m. First responders from Cato, Ira, Victory, Red Creek, Plainville, Weedsport, and Fair Haven all responded to the scene. Reports indicate that the structure, identified as a residential unit, was fully-involved upon arrival. No injuries were reported, but the homeowner... more

80 of ‘Naples 85’ dogs seized from home now up for adoption

80 of ‘Naples 85’ dogs seized from home now up for adoption
Eighty dogs seized from a home in Naples are now up for adoption. The Ontario County District Attorney and the Ontario County Humane Society announced Wednesday that 80 of the 85 terriers, nicknamed the “Naples 85,” have been surrendered by Richard and Jane Justice. The pair is facing numerous charges of animal cruelty. Richard has given up his rights to all... more

Cuomo says New York State Fair is going green

Cuomo says New York State Fair is going green
Wednesday was Governor’s Day at the fair, so that means the fair got the typical visit from Governor Cuomo. However, his way of arriving at the fair wasn’t so typical. Governor Cuomo took Amtrak from Albany, along with many of his cabinet members, right to the train station on the back side of the fairgrounds. Cuomo was promoting Amtrak’s years-long... more

Judge reserves decision in Circular enerG vs. Romulus lawsuit

Judge reserves decision in Circular enerG vs. Romulus lawsuit
State Supreme Court Justice Daniel Doyle will rule on motions in the lawsuit filed by Circular enerG against the town of Romulus at a later date. The Rochester-based company is suing the town for its 2018 adoption of amendments to the town zoning code that would prevent the company’s proposed waste-to-energy incinerator from being built at the former Seneca Army... more

Mega-dairies shun state permitting requirements related to manure management plan disclosures

Mega-dairies shun state permitting requirements related to manure management plan disclosures
Not a single large dairy in New York State has applied for a newly rewritten state permit that includes court-ordered reforms, including public disclosure of farm manure management plans. An Albany judge ordered the rewrite last year after environmental groups sued the state for failing to follow federal Clean Water Act rules when regulating dairies that discharge pollutants. In a recent... more

Trooper pleads not guilty to nude photo coercion scheme

Trooper pleads not guilty to nude photo coercion scheme
Authorities say a female New York state trooper posed as a man on a dating site and threatened to post nude photos of a woman she had met there. Jennifer Daignault, of Rome, New York, pleaded not guilty Monday to three coercion charges in Nassau County. Prosecutors say the 31-year-old Daignault had a texting-only relationship with a 33-year-old Nassau woman... more

Cuomo says new plates are necessary for cashless tolling along NYS Thruway

Cuomo says new plates are necessary for cashless tolling along NYS Thruway
New license plates are needed for cashless tolling cameras to read them, Gov. Andrew Cuomo told reporters at Lake Ontario on Tuesday as state lawmakers are pushing back against the change. “Nobody wants to pay any money for anything,” Cuomo said. “I don’t want to buy new plates, either. It’s 10 years. You need a plate that works with E-Z... more

Mobile home park passes electrical inspection after 40 days without power

Mobile home park passes electrical inspection after 40 days without power
The mobile home park in Lyons that has been without power for nearly six weeks has passed its first inspection. The New York Electrical Inspection Agency passed the distribution system at the Canalside Mobile Home Park on Tuesday afternoon. The town was actually impressed with the equipment saying the park went above what was needed to pass. The code enforcer... more

Coach Boeheim says not to be fooled by Syracuse’s Italy results

Coach Boeheim says not to be fooled by Syracuse’s Italy results
The game had ended and in an ancient hallway in a stifling gym, Jim Boeheim spent a few minutes engaging with Italian reporters. He praised Italy and its alluring destination cities. He talked about the wonderful sights his team had experienced. But then, when left alone with a Syracuse reporter, the Syracuse basketball coach wanted to make one thing crystal... more

DEC urges people to check swimming pool skimmer boxes for beetles

DEC urges people to check swimming pool skimmer boxes for beetles
Attention swimming pool owners: The state Department of Environmental Conservation is asking you to look through the yucky stuff that collects in your pool’s skimmer boxes for the Asian long-horned beetles, an invasive species that kills trees. In a recent news release, the DEC is urging pool owners to participate in the Division of Lands and Forests annual Asian Long-horned... more

Comparing LeSean McCoy and Frank Gore through the first two weeks Buffalo Bills preaseason

Comparing LeSean McCoy and Frank Gore through the first two weeks Buffalo Bills preaseason
Now that we’re halfway through the preseason many position battles are starting to clear up. Fans watching the contests versus the Indianapolis Colts and Carolina Panthers have likely seen that Josh Allen has a new favorite target for instance. For the running back position however, the LeSean McCoy and Frank Gore conundrum has not been as clear cut. Let’s check... more
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