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Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

27 acres of hydrilla found in Cayuga Lake

Surveys from the Department of Environmental Conservation and Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management reveal 27 acres of Cayuga Lake are infested with an aquatic weed. The surveys, which were completed last fall, state there is a hydrilla infestation in 27 acres of the eastern portion of the lake by Aurora. Before last fall, hydrilla was found only... more

Cato-Meridian community supports 7-year-old girl fighting cancer a second time

In October 2016, Amanda Lamphere left her job. The single mother of two had been working at Dunkin' Donuts in Auburn when she discovered her 7-year-old daughter, Samantha, was sick with her second round of leukemia. And Amanda had no choice but to step back from work. Samantha was first diagnosed with leukemia in October 2013, but — after seven... more

W-FL Tuesday: Midlakes tops Gananda, Lyons drops 92 & Pal-Mac loses home opener

There were four games on Tuesday night that involved Wayne-Finger Lakes boys basketball teams and all four contests were won by the visiting team. In Palmyra, the Red Raiders hit the court for the first time since coming up short against Newark at the Blue Cross Arena in the sectional Class B1 championship game in February. Pal-Mac hosted former Finger... more

W-FL Hoops: Red Creek, Red Jacket & Marion drop openers

A handful of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school boys and girls basketball teams were in action on Friday at both geographic ends of Section V. Warsaw and Red Creek are hosting their annual holiday tournaments and Friday’s results are below… Red Jacket 54, Warsaw 56 Warsaw’s Ethan Grawe made 2 free throws with :03 left on the clock to hand Red... more

25-year-old charged with disseminating indecent materials to 12-year-old Cayuga County child

Sheriff David Gould reports that last Thursday, the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation into an allegation that an adult male from Syracuse had been engaging in inappropriate online contact with a 12-year-old child from Cayuga County. As a result of that investigation, 25-year-old Joshua E. Mauro of 209 ½ Lawrence Avenue in Syracuse was arrested on Monday for disseminating... more

Cato-Meridian girls soccer registers five 2nd-half goals in rout of Red Creek

Miranda Myhill-LaForce completed the hat trick and tallied another goal moments later. The junior scored four times to lead the Cato-Meridian girls soccer team’s attack, which registered five goals in the second half in a 7-1 rout of Red Creek Monday. The Auburn Citizen – Sports: Read More more

Cato-Meridian cancels homecoming game due to ‘disciplinary incident’

Cato-Meridian’s homecoming football game scheduled for Friday night has been cancelled, the district superintendent said. According to superintendent Noel Patterson, the game has been canceled due to disciplinary action taken against some of the players for an incident off campus. Read More at LocalSYR.com more

Cato-Meridian cancels Friday’s football game due to lack of eligible players

The Cato-Meridian football team has canceled its game on Friday due to a lack of eligible players to field a team, according to athletic director Jim Miller. Prior to the season, Cato-Meridian head coach C.J. Hannon had expressed concern over the lack players on the roster. The Blue Devils opened its schedule with 24 listed players, but that doesn’t account... more

Cato-Meridian girls soccer scores big in first half to top Tyburn

Once the Blue Devils starting meshing offensively, they couldn’t be stopped. The Cato-Meridian girls soccer team buried seven goals in the first half en route to an 11-0 win over Tyburn Academy Thursday at the CIMARF Fields in Cato. The Blue Devils put the game away with six goals in a 15-minute span to end the first half. Read More more