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FLX WEEKLY: Sharon Hogan from Thrive to Survive, your October weekend ahead and Union Block in Penn Yan (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Sharon Hogan from Thrive to Survive, your October weekend ahead and Union Block in Penn Yan (podcast)
Sharon Hogan from Thrive to Survive is in-studio to talk about how you can support their organization this month before a look at some great local fall photos, a look at your October weekend ahead and a review of some stops on the Keuka Lake Wine Trail including the new Union Block Restaurant in Penn Yan. . more

Gov. Cuomo directs DEC to sue IJC over Lake Ontario flooding

Cuomo directs DEC to sue IJC over Lake Ontario flooding
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is filing a lawsuit against the International Joint Commission for its mismanagement of Lake Ontario water levels that caused catastrophic damage to shoreline communities. As a direct result of the IJC’s mismanagement, extremely high water levels exacerbated damage to residences and businesses, swept away large swaths of... more

Phelps robbery, manhunt suspect indicted, under mental health observation

Phelps robbery, manhunt suspect indicted, under mental health observation
The Lyons man accused of robbing a Phelps convenience store has been indicted by an Ontario County grand jury, but his case will not proceed until he is declared mentally competent. Brandon Burgess, 28, was recently indicted on felony counts of second-degree robbery, third-degree grand larceny, fourth-degree grand larceny, tampering with physical evidence, and third-degree criminal mischief. All the charges... more

Ontario County’s newest roundabout opens in Phelps

Ontario County’s newest roundabout opens in Phelps
The county has another roundabout. The County Road 23/McIvor Road/Fort Hill intersection improvement project is mostly complete. Barricades that limited vehicles to local-only traffic have been removed. The project started in early June and finished slightly behind schedule, the county said on its website, due to early wet weather, delays in getting overhead utilities relocated and a shortage of some... more

Himrod man pleads guilty to sexual abuse charges in Yates County

Himrod man pleads guilty to sexual abuse charges
A Himrod man is looking at a lengthy prison sentence after admitting to sexually abusing children. Yates County District Attorney Todd Casella said Robert Christensen Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday in county court to first-degree criminal sexual act (class B felony) and first-degree sexual abuse (class D felony). Christensen, 56, is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 26 by Judge Jason Cook... more

Hornell receives $10 million for downtown revitalization

Hornell receives $10 million for downtown revitalization
New York Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul has announced that the City of Hornell has received a $10 million state grant to promote the revitalization of downtown Hornell. “With this funding Hornell has a great opportunity to enhance its downtown area and secure better quality of life for the residents, along with a more robust economic future for the region,” Governor Andrew... more

Sabres defeat Canadiens 5-4 in overtime

Sabres defeat Canadians 5-4 in overtime
The Buffalo Sabres’ power play has been a force to be reckoned with early this season. Buffalo went 2-for-5 with the man advantage in their 5-4 overtime victory Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday at KeyBank Center. Marcus Johansson scored the winner just as a power play expired 1:30 into the extra period. Jack Eichel had a four-point night, including a pair of electrifying... more

Ribbon-cutting event planned for new Auburn VA clinic

Ribbon-cutting event planned for new Auburn VA clinic
A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held for a recently opened veterans outpatient clinic in Auburn. The event will be held Friday at the clinic, which is located at 47 E. Genesee St. and opened in August, according to a news release from the Syracuse Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The Syracuse center and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs gave the contract... more

Anne Kress to leave MCC, lead Northern Virginia Community College

Anne Kress to leave MCC, lead Northern Virginia Community College
Anne Kress will be leaving her position as president of Monroe Community College. The announcement was made Tuesday afternoon by officials at Northern Virginia Community College. Kress was selected as the next president of Northern Virginia Community College after being named one of three finalists last month. Kress’ new position is scheduled to begin on January 1, 2020. In 2009, Kress... more

‘TRIAL BY FIRE’: New finance director celebrated in Seneca, as supervisors signal that update could come from DA on Sheppard-Deeds investigation

‘TRIAL BY FIRE’: New finance director celebrated
Last year at this time the Seneca County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution instructing Sheriff Tim Luce to lead an investigative effort into Former County Manager John Sheppard and Former Finance Director Brandi Deeds. In January of this year that investigation concluded, according to Luce. “The investigation has been completed, all the interviews are done, and we are ready... more

Virts says bail reforms will create nightmare Upstate NY law enforcement

Appearance tickets replace arraignment and possible jail for most crimes
In April of this year, the Democrat controlled Assembly and Senate passed sweeping criminal justice legislation, strictly curtailing the use of cash bail and pretrial detention, overhauling rules governing the sharing of evidence, and strengthening measures intended to ensure a defendant’s right to a speedy trial. In New York City, 43 percent of the almost 5,000 people detained pretrial on... more

NY Senate Republicans report $251K in campaign cash

NY Senate Republicans report $251K in campaign cash
The campaign arm of the state Senate Republicans have $250,984 in cash on hand, according to a finance report made available following a state Senate primary in western New York to replace former Sen. Cathy Young. The conference reported $72,121 in July for its housekeeping account, where contributions are unlimited, but spending is restricted to office-related functions. The cash on... more

Virginia driver ticketed after three-car crash involving Pal-Mac school bus

Pal-Mac school bus involved in three-car crash on Tuesday; no students hurt
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports investigation of a three-car crash involving two passenger vehicle and a school bus in the Town of Palmyra on Tuesday. Deputies say that Haley Lewis, 21, of Virginia Beach was traveling south on State Route 21 when she was distracted and rear-ended the passenger vehicle in front of her. The force of the collision... more

Port 100 co-working space pitches greater entrepreneurial support in Geneva

Port 100 co-working space pitches greater entrepreneurial support in Geneva
The next operator of the city’s co-working space sees a broader vision for the Castle Street site: an entrepreneurial support program. Maureen Ballatori, owner of the 29 Design marketing company and a founding member of Port 100, which opened in 2017, wants the city and Port 100 to work in partnership to foster startups as part of an effort to... more

CANDIDATE SNAPSHOT: Noone looks to bring new perspective to Geneva City Council

CANDIDATE SNAPSHOT: Noone looks to bring new perspective to Geneva City Council
Anthony Noone, a special education teacher in Romulus’ school district seeks to secure a role as Councilor At-Large on behalf of the Democratic Party. At the age of 18 while attending high school, Noone ran for Seneca Falls’ Board of Education and eventually was seated on their board before graduating. He even served a second time amid working within Geneva... more
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