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Thousands wake up without power in Cayuga County

More than a thousand households woke up in the dark around the City of Auburn as damaging winds battered the Finger Lakes overnight. Altogether 2,706 households were without power in Cayuga County. The outages were focused in the City of Auburn, and Towns of Fleming, Scipio, and Owasco. NYSEG reported that power was expected to be restored by 7:30 a.m.... more

Wayne County duo held woman against her will for days, charged with kidnapping

Wayne County du held woman against her will for days, charged with kidnapping
Sheriff Barry Virts reports that a pair of Wayne County residents were arrested and taken into custody after they held a woman against her will for days, threatening her- and her family, as they demanded the title of a truck be signed over to them. Ellijah Jenkins, 38, of Lyons and Amber Miller, 40, of Rose were both arrested after... more

Community Support Center is expanding mission in Ontario County

Community Support Center is expanding mission in Ontario County
Everyone is battling something. For Erin Pownall Burns, recovery from drug addiction has been a significant battle. In high school she discovered alcohol helped wash away her feelings of not being good enough. From there she tried other substances. Her drugs of choice were uppers — cocaine, methamphetamine and eventually, crack cocaine. Burns, 32, who grew up in Naples and... more

Cuomo signs ‘red flag’ gun control bill into law

Cuomo signs ‘red flag’ gun control bill into law
Family members, school administrators and law enforcement officials can seek to get guns confiscated from people deemed by courts to be an “extreme risk” to themselves or others, under legislation signed Monday. The “red flag” law, as it’s called, takes effect in 180 days. The Legislature overwhelmingly passed the measure, along with other gun control initiatives, in late January. The... more

Cardinal Disposal to resume Seneca Falls trash pickup

Cardinal Disposal to resume Seneca Falls trash pickup
Despite service issues in 2018, the town is once again turning to Cardinal Disposal of Dundee for curbside pickup of trash from properties in the former village of Seneca Falls. The Town Board awarded a contract to the company Friday. Cardinal provided the service last year, but the town went out for bids for 2019 and awarded a contract to... more

Geneva BID looks to future, while honoring a mainstay

Geneva BID looks to future, while honoring a mainstay
It was a night to celebrate the success of downtown Geneva and honor a retailer that has persevered through more than four decades of change in the central business district. Dave Linger, president of the Geneva Business Improvement District, told the largest crowd ever gathered for the organization’s annual dinner, held at the Ramada Thursday night, of the optimism and... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing the future of education with South Seneca Superintendent Stephen Zielinski

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing the future of education with South Seneca Superintendent Stephen Zielinski
Stephen Parker Zielinski has served as Superintendent of South Seneca Central School District for enough years to learn a lot about students, education, and the growth that is undertaken as student, faculty, and administrators evolve. He sat down with Josh Durso, FingerLakes1.com News Director to discuss the future of his district, and some of the larger trends in education. “One... more

SUNDAY SECTIONAL REWIND: Video replays of Waterloo girls, Newark & Geneva Sectional wins this weekend (FL1 Sports)

SUNDAY SECTIONAL REWIND: Live video replays of this weekend’s Sectional games (FL1 Sports)
FingerLakes1.com was live at three Wayne-Finger Lakes Sectional basketball games this weekend which streamed as audio-only broadcasts on FL1 Radio. Below we present all three contests with full game video in the player windows below… STREAMED AT 8:00 AM – Section V Class B2 Girls Quarterfinals (Waterloo @ Mynderse) . STREAMED AT 10:00 AM – Section V Class B1 Boys... more

Ganondagan site hosts Native American Winter Games

Ganondagan site hosts Native American Winter Games
The annual Native American Winter Games at Ganondagan State Historic Site featured food, fun and furry friends for visitors of all ages, while also providing plenty of educational opportunities. The gathering at the Seneca Art & Culture Center offered up indigenous food and traditional examples of winter sports for visitors to observe and experience. Activities included social dancing, storytelling and... more

Avery enters race for Supervisor in Seneca Falls; focuses on landfill closure, infrastructure improvements

Avery enters race for Supervisor in Seneca Falls; focuses on landfill closure, infrastructure improvements
Seneca Falls Town Councilman Doug Avery is running for Town Supervisor. The Democrat was the third person to announce a bid for the position held currently by Republican Greg Lazzaro. At a meeting this week – Lazzaro failed to gain support from the Republican Committee, and instead – the party nominated Mike Ferrara, a retired teacher, principal and basketball coach... more

SECTIONAL SATURDAY REPORT: Big day for Wayne-Finger Lakes as several teams advance to semis (updated brackets)

SECTIONAL SATURDAY REPORT: Big day for Wayne-Finger Lakes as several teams advance to semis (updated brackets)
The Section V boys and girls postseason high school basketball tournament continued with the second day of the quarterfinal round games on Saturday with several Wayne-Finger Lakes teams punching their ticket for a spot in the semifinals. Full results, updated brackets, FL1 Sports game video replays and this coming week’s schedule below… SATURDAY 2/23 – QUARTERFINAL ROUND 5 MONROE 50... more

Court dismisses Greenidge plant restart challenge

Court dismisses Greenidge plant restart challenge
Greenidge Generation announced Feb. 12 that it again has won a complete and total victory—this time in New York State Appellate Division, where a five-judge panel unanimously dismissed the appeal of Judge William Kocher’s first of two rulings that the restart of the Yates County-based natural gas and biomass-powered plant adhered to all state and federal environmental laws, rules and... more

Syracuse falls to Duke in front of gigantic Dome crowd (preview & info)

Orange ready for clash with #1 Duke in front of huge Dome crowd tonight (preview & info)
In front of a record-setting crowd of 35,642, Syracuse (18-9, 9-5 ACC) battled hard against #1 Duke Blue (24-3, 12-2 ACC), but fell, 75-65. The attendance represented the largest gathering for an on-campus college basketball game, breaking the standard of 35,446 set twice previously in the Dome. Despite the double-digit point production from Tyus Battle (16 points), Elijah Hughes (12... more

Five tips for a first time gambler to remember

Five tips for
While visiting any casino there are a series of important tips and strategies to keep in mind. Winning money doesn’t always happen, but the experience should be fun, light, entertaining, and most-of-all memorable. The casino, or ‘the house’ almost always has the advantage when you’re playing – but that doesn’t mean some basic rules shouldn’t be followed along the way.... more

Craft beverage convention coming to del Lago in March

Craft beverage convention coming to del Lago in March
The 2019 Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at del Lago Resort & Casino, 1133 Route 414, Tyre. Hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca County, the conference will feature expert speakers on subjects related to craft beer and cider. Subjects will include marketing and improving businesses, updates from... more

MISSING PERSON: 48-year-old man last seen leaving Bloomfield bar on Thursday

MISSING PERSON: 48-year-old man last seen leaving Bloomfield bar on Thursday
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 48-year-old man, who was last seen leaving a bar on Thursday in Bloomfield. Theodore Smith was last seen wearing a Carhart vest and blue zip-up hooded sweatshirt. He was also wearing a baseball cap and work boots, according to deputies. He had left Cheap Charlies Bar in Bloomfield on Thursday and... more

Police: Auburn man threatened to shoot police, bomb station during domestic incident

Police: Auburn man threatened to shoot police, bomb station during domestic incident
An Auburn man threatened to shoot city police officers and bomb their headquarters during a downtown domestic situation this week, police said. Anthony M. Wagner, 23, was alleged to have punched, kicked and choked a 28-year-old woman during an early Thursday morning domestic situation at 38 E. Genesee St., Apt. 4, the Auburn Police Department said Friday. Police responded to... more
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