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Buffalo Bills improve to 3-0 after beating Bengals, 21-17 (full coverage)

BILLS GAME WEEK: Buffalo welcomes Cincinnati to New Era Field (preview, media & info)
The Buffalo Bills scored with under two minutes left to defeat the Cincinnati Bengals in front of a sold out New Era Field crowd for their first 3-0 start since 2011. The Bills led 14-0 at one point before a Bengals comeback put Buffalo down 17-14 late in the fourth. Josh Allen led the Bills from behind again and Frank... more

FLX WEEKLY: Oktoberfest in Geneva, Naples Grape Festival & Tabora Farm in Dundee (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Oktoberfest in Geneva, Naples Grape Festival & Tabora Farms in Dundee (podcast)
Kelly Anne Guilfoyle of the Geneva BID is in-studio to talk about Saturday’s first annual FLX Oktoberfest Block Party in Geneva. We preview this weekend’s Grape Festival in Naples and review a trip to Tabora Farms Winery & Bakery in Dundee. We’ll preview the weekend weather, local sports line-up, and check out some great photos from the past week in... more

Dog stabbed to death in Newark; authorities try to determine if charges are warranted

Dog stabbed to death in Newark; authorities try to determine if charges are warranted
A dog was stabbed to death in Newark on Tuesday night. The man who did it has admitted to it, saying he felt like his dog’s life was on the line. The Newark Police department is investigating and in talks with the Wayne County District Attorney to see whether criminal charges are warranted. Teala Young and her husband live in... more

More racist graffiti found in Geneva over the weekend; police have no leads

More racist graffiti found in Geneva over the weekend; police have no leads
Police in Geneva say they are investigating new reports of racist graffiti markings following an incident at the Mini Mart store at 316 Castle Street. On Sunday, September 15th at approximately 12:20 p.m. police responded to the Castle Mini Mark at 316 Castle Street to assist as the Geneva Fire Department was responding for the report of a fire at... more

Tompkins Deputy Scott Walters found not guilty of all charges in rape trial

Deputy Scott Walters found not guilty of all charges
A jury has acquitted Tompkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Walters of all charges, including rape and sexual abuse. Walters, 34, was indicted on charges of first-degree rape and sexual abuse, and the jury also considered attempted rape. He was originally charged in 2017 along with another man, Matthew Pinney, who with a plea deal, ended up being a witness in... more

Power restored after truck takes out utility pole in Ontario

Nearly 1,900 without power in Ontario, Wayne County; unclear if outage caused by incident involving truck
Nearly 1,900 customers were without power in the Town of Ontario on Wednesday, according to RG&E. The outages were reported during the mid-afternoon hours. While a specific reason for the outage was not publicized by RG&E – a photo surfaced on Facebook, showing a truck, which took down a utility pole and power lines near Dunkin Donuts. RG&E says power... more

Police: Canandaigua man assaulted woman during domestic incident

Police: Canandaigua man assaulted woman during domestic incident
Police say a Canandaigua man was taken into custody after fleeing the scene of a domestic incident. Blake Johnson, 34, of Canandaigua was charged with harassment, menacing, and criminal mischief after the incident, which police say occurred on Monday. Police responded to a residence on South Main Street for the report of a domestic incident; and upon arrival, learned that... more

Dispatcher credited after child delivered in Newark over the weekend

Dispatcher provides instruction as child born out-of-hospital in Newark over the weekend
The Wayne County 911 Center reports an out of hospital child birth in the Village of Newark. On September 14th at 12:40 a.m. the 911 Center received a call from an individual reporting that his friend was in labor. Acting quickly, Dispatcher Paul Fera performed Emergency Medical Dispatch instructions to help the caller deliver the child. The Wayne County 911... more

POLICE INVESTIGATE: Four Lime Bikes burned up in string of fires reported overnight in Ithaca

POLICE INVESTIGATE: Four Lime Bikes burned up in string of fires reported overnight in Ithaca
Police in Ithaca say they’re investigating a string of fires, which were reported and confirmed overnight. Around 2:24 a.m. police and Ithaca FD personnel responded to the area of North Cayuga Street at Cascadilla Street for the report of two Lime Bikes on fire. Upon arrival, the fire was extinguished without incident and no further property damage was observed. Moments... more

Auditors critical of Town’s policy on credit card usage in Seneca Falls

Auditors critical of Town’s policy on credit card usage in Seneca Falls
A state Comptroller’s Office audit has found that the Town Board approved payment for 236 credit-card purchases totaling $24,416 without adequate supporting documentation. The report covered credit-card and travel expenditures for the period of Jan. 1, 2016, to March 31, 2018. Its objective was to determine whether the board ensured those expenditures were adequately supported and used for legitimate purposes.... more

School vaccination deadline this week, in first year of NY’s religious exemption ban

School vaccination deadline this week, in first year of NY’s religious exemption ban
This week marks the deadline for students in Central New York to submit forms proving they have been vaccinated – the first year of the state’s ban on religious exemptions. Failure to do so could result in being pulled out of school. It comes after a bill signed into law in June put an end to religious exemptions for vaccines.... more

Police use drone during Hall of Fame weekend at del Lago Resort & Casino

Police use drone during Hall of Fame weekend at del Lago Resort & Casino
Extra security was plenty visible during last weekend’s National Women’s Hall of Fame induction at del Lago Resort & Casino. Much of it was focused on Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and actress Jane Fonda, the latter the subject of protests by Vietnam War veterans. What people may not have noticed was the added security overhead — in the form... more

Wayne County marks reopening of bridge in Arcadia

Geneva motel’s secrets exposed by former housekeeper
The Arcadia Zurich Road bridge replacement project has been completed. Kevin Rooney, Wayne County’s superintendent of public works, said the new $1.72 million span over Ganargua Creek replaces a previous steel-girder structure, which had an open steel-grate deck. The new bridge is a single-span steel girder structure with a concrete deck, and the center pier was removed to improve water... more

‘Ghost guns’ becoming more common in New York

‘Ghost guns’ becoming more common in New York
“Ghost guns” are becoming more common in New York state, according to a report by the Times Union. Gov. Cuomo signed a law banning 3-D guns over the summer, but there’s an issue: People can still legally buy parts online and assemble the untraceable firearms themselves. State lawmakers are working to the close the loophole. The governor’s office is also looking at... more

In effort to curb opioid crisis, oral surgeons find other methods to treat pain

In effort to curb opioid crisis, oral surgeons find other methods to treat pain
Holly Murphy says she would not let her daughter, who struggled with addiction, take prescribed Vicodin for post-wisdom teeth surgery pain. “When she came home with that I was very worried. I’m like, ‘I can’t even give it to her, it’s not going to happen,'” said Murphy. That was four years ago. Last month, Holly’s younger daughter went in to... more

Ontario County Landfill plans more wells to combat odor

Ontario County Landfill plans more wells to combat odor
Casella Waste Systems announced Monday it will begin installing more methane collection wells at the Ontario County Landfill, beginning Wednesday. Casella officials said there has been light landfill odor along the eastern side of the 389-acre landfill on County Road 5. The drilling rig will arrive Wednesday. Officials said those attending an open house at the landfill Saturday may get... more
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