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WEBER: Katie MacIntyre & the Boston Marathon and Menzo Case on financial markets (podcast)

Generations Bank President Menzo Case and Marketing Director Katie MacIntyre join the Web Dog in-studio to talk about the Right to Run 19K, Katie’s participation in the upcoming Boston Marathon, and Menzo’s take on the current financial climate and healthcare situation in America. AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Renovations underway after Union Springs Academy fire in December

Students and staff are adjusting and renovations are taking place since a fire hit the Union Springs Academy’s administration building in December. Principal Jere Clayburn said he estimates $250,000 to $300,000 worth of cleanup work has taken place at the building on 40 Spring St., which school personnel and students are still not allowed to enter. The blaze, which took... more

Our Finger Lakes History: The Underground Railroad in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Seneca County Historian Walter Gable takes a fascinating look at the history of the Underground Railroad and anti-slavery movement of the late 1800,’s in the Finger Lakes. See the numerous buildings and homes that served as stations on the Underground Railroad throughout the region and learn about the individuals who played a part in aiding runaway freedom seekers who were... more

Cuomo consolidation plans stir talks between Union Springs and Springport

Following Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal for counties to create consolidation plans for residents to vote up or down on the November ballot, Union Springs Mayor Bud Shattuck had an idea. The state Division of Local Government Services is encouraging counties to apply for $50,000 grants for “assistance for the consolidation or dissolution of a local government.” With the village and... more

Federal government’s recognition of Cayuga Nation leadership on hold

The Interior Board of Indian Appeals has stayed the Bureau of Indian Affairs' December decision to recognize the Clint Halftown faction of the Cayuga Nation as the nation's official leaders. The stay order was issued on Monday, Jan. 23, a little over a week after another faction of the Cayuga Nation formerly known as the Unity Council, appealed the BIA's... more

Investigation continues into fire at Union Springs Academy as school adjusts

Investigators are still looking into what caused a fire in the administration building of a local boarding school two weeks ago, fire officials said Sunday. Union Springs Academy students and staff have adjusted after the Dec. 3 blaze made the structure uninhabitable without repairs. The administration building houses classrooms, offices and the gymnasium. The academy, at 40 Spring St., is... more

Several FLX favorites named in ‘best restaurants’ list along Rt. 20

Several local favorites – including Abigail’s in Seneca Falls, as well as Hunter Dinerant in Auburn and Doug’s Fish Fry appeared. The list highlighted some of the best restaurants in the Finger Lakes along Route 20, which is noted as a historic highway. Read the complete list here from NYUpstate.com more

22-year-old Geneva man dies in Cayuga Co. accident with snowplow

Investigators say that a 22-year-old Geneva man was pronounced dead at the scene after an accident, which took place on Wednesday around 9:31 pm in the Town of Springport. The accident happened on State Route 326 when Alex J. Myers, 28, of Union Springs lost control of his 1999 Audi while traveling south on Route 326. He lost control on... more

Generations Bank announces new VP hire on Friday

Generations Bank announces the hire of A.G. Cutrona as Vice President – Director of Growth and Profitability at its Seneca Falls headquarters. He is charged with leading a customer engagement initiative for the organization. Cutrona brings more than 30 years of banking experience to the role. He is a graduate of the Wharton School with a an Executive Leadership Certificate,... more

Union Springs water system repair delayed, trace amounts of chemicals likely in water

The Cayuga County Health Department said repairs to the village of Union Springs’ water system are delayed while crews wait for a replacement part expected to arrive Friday. In a release Wednesday night, the health department said the necessary part needed to fix the air stripper control system that had failed on Tuesday was not locally available. The village’s water... more

Surplus equipment up for bid in the Union Springs Central School District

The Union Springs Central School District is getting rid of surplus education equipment and supplies in order to prepare for the 2017-2018 transition school year during which fifth grade will move up to the middle school and fourth grade will move to Cayuga Elementary while renovations at A.J. Smith Elementary take place. Selling surplus items will help the district free... more

UPDATE: Union Springs Academy suffers extensive damage in blaze, cause unknown

The damage was extensive to the Administration building at Union Springs Academy and will result in classes being held at a nearby church. That fire, which was reported a little before 2 pm on Saturday started in the foyer, spreading to the ceiling and walls. The way the fire spread resulted in extensive damage to the structure. The cause of... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: FL1 Sports presents a quadruple-header of HS basketball at NYCC Tip-Off Classic

FingerLakes1.com kicks off our 2016-17 Wayne-Finger Lakes High School Basketball coverage with a quadruple header from the New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls on Saturday for the 3rd Annual NYCC Tip-Off Classic. Brendan Harrington and Tane Robinson will have the call for the first two games as #6 Lyons battles Southern Cayuga (Noon) followed by North-Rose Wolcott taking on... more

Around the Lake: Transitioning to winter sports in the IAC

Before the temperatures plummeted and the first snow set in on the trees Saturday, it felt more like early season football weather than basketball. It would have been nice to have that weather when we were all bundled in winter jackets and scarfs during the final few weeks of local football action when the thermostat hovered near the freezing line.... 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
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