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Deputies: Newark man ejected from tractor, airlifted from scene of violent crash in Phelps

Deputies: Newa ejected, airlifted from scene of violent crash with dump truck in Phelps
On Friday at approximately 2:20 p.m. first responders were called to the scene of a personal injury crash along State Route 88 in the Town of Phelps. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that they responded along with Phelps ambulance and fire personnel to the scene. The crash reportedly involved a dump truck and farm tractor, which was confirmed upon... more

EPISODE #189: Answering common questions about historic preservation on Inside the FLX (podcast)

EPISODE #189: Answering common questions about historic preservation on Inside the FLX (podcast)
What is historic preservation? The Town of Seneca Falls has a commission dedicated to it, but it’s not an isolated practice. Stakeholders say that the phrasing – ‘historic preservation’ – is far from ideal. The goal of historic preservation is to find ways to preserve and bolster local history; and utilize it as an economic driver. It could mean saving... more

New York reissues vaping warning

New York reissues vaping warning
The state is reissuing its warning for people to stop using e-cigarette or vaping products. The announcement was made by Governor Andrew Cuomo and State Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker on Friday. This comes as vaping-associated illnesses continue to climb nationwide. The CDC reports 530 cases in 38 states with eight confirmed deaths. In New York, the reported... more

Mets fall 3-2 to Reds as their postseason chances continue to decrease

Mets fall 3-2 to Reds as their postseason chances continue to decrease
All six division leaders in baseball have something in common besides knowing they’re headed for the playoffs. They all have .500 or better records in one-run games this season. The Reds lead the Major Leagues this season with 56 games decided by one run. They also lead the league with 32 losses in those games, but Saturday’s tight contest vs.... more

One of biggest manufacturers in vape industry leaving NYS amid ban

Large vape shop manufacturing company leaving New York
“It’s unbelievable,” says Ken Gregory on New York’s liquid e-cigarette ban. Gregory is the Vice President of Operations for Bad Drip Labs, that factory directly supplying 16 vape stores in the region. He says they’re not waiting for the 90-day temporary state ban to end, if it ever does.  “The company will survive, but we will not have the opportunity to... more

Giancarlo Stanton helps lead Yankees to win over Blue Jays

Giancarlo Stanton helps lead Yankees to a win over Blue Jays
Giancarlo Stanton has said that he wants to use the remainder of the season to study opposing pitchers, believing that he will need those at-bats in order to fine-tune his timing for the playoffs. The Yankees slugger may be closer to form than he initially expected. Stanton homered and doubled in his third game since returning from the injured list, helping... more

Troopers asking for help after more than $2,200 of damage done at Interlaken property

Troopers asking for help after more than $2,200 of damage done at Interlaken property
New York State Police are asking for the public’s help as an investigation into damaged property continues in Interlaken. The incident was reported on Cayuga Street in the Village of Interlaken. Troopers indicated that the damage to the property exceeded $2,200. Among the damaged property was 14 tires and several other items on the property. Anyone with information should call... more

Interlaken woman charged with felony DWI after traffic stop in Seneca County

Interlaken woman charged with felony DWI after traffic stop in Seneca County
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 62-year-old Interlaken resident on DWI charges following a traffic stop in the Town of Romulus. The traffic stop occurred on September 8th around 8 p.m., according to deputies, who released information about the incident on Friday. Deputies say they saw Marlene Hamilton, 62, of Interlaken operating her vehicle at a... more

In proposed gun raffle ban, senator agrees to exception for fire departments

In proposed gun raffle ban, senator agrees to exception for fire departments
Some lawmakers are questioning gun raffles in New York. The practice is common for some area fire departments. Among them is the Hamlin Fire Department, which will hold its raffle Saturday. The guns will raise thousands of dollars for the department. “It’s currently our most lucrative fundraiser,” said Hamlin Fire District spokesperson John Deserto. A bill introduced in Albany this... more

Victor intersection temporarily closed Friday night as crews deal with crash

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First responders say one person was injured after a crash Friday night near the intersection of Brownsville and Plastermill roads in Victor. The crash shut down the intersection and stretch for a period of time after 8 p.m. Additional details were not immediately available, but first responders remained on-scene after the initial response. The injuries were non-life threatening, according to... more

Auburn joins the strike as climate activists rally around the world

Auburn joins the strike as climate activists rally around the world
A crowd of about 70 gathered at the steps of Auburn City Hall Friday to take part in a global series of “climate strikes” that saw hundreds of thousands take to the streets demanding action in the face of climate change. Sparked by the actions of Swedish teen Greta Thunberg, who began striking outside her school in 2018, protestors from... more

Police: Penn Yan resident charged after domestic incident

Police: Penn Yan resident charged after domestic incident
The Penn Yan Police Department reports the arrest of a 33-year-old Penn Yan resident following a domestic incident. Aurel Jovanov, 33, of Penn Yan was charged with harassment and endangering the welfare of a child after a domestic incident on Liberty Street. The incident occurred on Friday around 9:56 p.m. when Jovanov allegedly attempted to punch an unidentified victim at... more