NWS warnings continue as first taste of winter arrives to FLX

Now that morning has arrived the Finger Lakes is seeing that burst of general snowfall, which is making roads slick. Secondary roads are in worse condition than those primary thoroughfares, but forecasters say a transitional period is going to take shape throughout the day today. FLX Weather Meteorologist described this weather event as a moderate, but complex system. He broke... more

One injured in Fleming car crash

One person was injured in a two-car crash in Fleming Monday afternoon. Cayuga County 911 Dispatch said the accident was called in at 1:03 p.m. near Dougall and Bluefield Roads. One person received minor injuries and was transported to a hospital. Fleming Fire Department, AMR Ambulance and New York State Police responded to the scene. State police did not have... more

Update: Trumansburg firefighters spend 3 hours handling overturned propane truck

Several law enforcement officials responded to a scene in Trumansburg on Thursday afternoon after a propane truck crash which caused the vehicle to tip over. First responders reported to the scene on Seneca Road in Trumansburg shortly after 1 p.m. on Thursday. According to Lieutenant Dan Scherer at the Trumansburg Fire Department, Trumansburg firefighters were among first responders, along with... more

Ovid woman charged with aggravated DWI, leaving scene of accident

The Seneca County Sheriff’s office reports that on November 30th at about 6:16 pm deputies arrested a 37-year-old Ovid resident for driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Jamie L Huff , 37, of Ovid was on Rock River Road in the Town of Ovid when she went off the road, struck a tree, and... more

Victor ponders Route 96 bypass to alleviate congestion

Victor has been a driving force for the county’s economy and its growing population, but the effect on the community has not been all positive. Traffic jams on Route 96 — and in particular Main Street in the village — are an everyday occurrence. The town has been working with various government agencies to come up with solutions to the... more

Thruway traffic congested on Monday in Cayuga County after tractor-trailer fire

The New York State Thruway Authority reports on Twitter that westbound traffic between exits 40 and 41 is congested after a tractor-trailer burst into flames. According to first responders, a tire on the truck caught fire, which led to the trailer igniting. The tractor-trailer was hauling garbage, according to those at the scene. Traffic was initially stopped, as the entire... more

FORECASTED CHANGE: Weather will shift into ‘winter’ after front passes on Tuesday

Have you been enjoying this nice, unseasonably warm weather over the last several days, and even weeks in the Finger Lakes? Take the opportunity to get outside on Monday, because big changes are coming, according to FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil. Temperatures will reach the upper-40s for most in the Finger Lakes on Monday, with a few locations reaching 50... more

First responders deal with car fire in Moravia on Saturday

On Saturday, the Moravia Fire Department was called to a scene on Main Street after first responders say a car caught fire. The incident took place near Kinney Drugs in Moravia and the fire was out within moments of first responders arriving on-scene. There were no injuries reported at the scene. This story will be updated when more information is... more

Rushville driver ticketed after three-car crash in Farmington

First responders were called to the scene of a three-car crash at the intersection of State Route 96 and County Road 8 in Farmington on Friday night. The accident happened around 8:34 pm Daniel Blank, 29, of Rushville was traveling south on County Road 8 and stopped at the sign at the intersection. Authorities say Maria Gallina, 17, of Seneca... more

Plenty of good news in Tyre as del Lago enjoys second-best week

del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre saw it’s second-best week since opening back in February over the long, holiday weekend. According to state filings, the week of Thanksgiving and Black Friday saw pre-tax revenue inside the casino sit at $3,532,995. It fell short of the best week ever by just a couple-hundred thousand dollars. The casino’s 14 poker tables... more

State to spend $6M on canal bridges in Wayne County

The state is planning to spend $6 million to repair four Wayne County bridges that cross the Erie Canal. The funding was announced Thursday by Assemblyman Bob Oaks, R-130 of Macedon, and Sen. Pam Helming, R-54 of The bridges scheduled for repair are the County House Bridge in Arcadia, the Lyons-Marengo Road Bridge in Galen and the Galloway Road and... more

New York State Thruway preps for winter with new weather stations, GPS on plows

The New York State Thruway Authority is gearing up for winter, outfitting all of its plows with GPS devices and erecting a dozen real-time weather stations. The installation of GPS units on the plows will "not only provide improved real-time reporting of conditions, it will enhance our response to keep roads driveable and ensure motorists are kept safe," said authority... more

Pedestrian hit by car in downtown Auburn

An adult female was hit by a car Tuesday afternoon while crossing the street in the city of Auburn. Assistant Fire Chief Ed Sherman said the woman’s injuries were not life-threatening, and the impact at which she was hit appeared to be very low. There was no damage to the car, he added. The accident occurred at the intersection of... more

NY launches mobile app for Thruway travel

Just in time for the holidays, New York state is launching a mobile app to help motorists navigate the state Thruway. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced the new program earlier this month. Available for free on iPhone and Android mobile devices, the app provides users with real-time traffic information as well as resources about services along the Thruway. It... more

del Lago boosted Thruway traffic, tourism in Seneca County

When del Lago Resort & Casino was proposed, it was billed as a ‘gateway’ to the region. It’s a mantra shared by Seneca County’s lead tourism agency, the Chamber of Commerce. The placement of the casino next to Exit 41 from the New York State Thruway was intentional, feeding off of a central location in the state. Now, del Lago... more

Reports: Two sent to hospital after crash in Cayuga County

Two departments in Cayuga County were called to the area of Grant Avenue Road and Nelson Road for a two car accident. First responders say there were no serious injuries, but two people were transported to Auburn Community Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Sennett Rescue and Weedsport Ambulance were called to the scene. AMR Ambulance was also called to... more

Six-car crash on Thruway slows traffic in Weedsport

A crash involving several vehicles temporarily shut down the New York State Thruway between exits 41 and 40 in the Town of Weedsport. State Police say six cars were involved in the wreck, which happened around 3:30 pm. Weedsport and Jordan fire departments were called to the scene, as well as AMR Ambulance. The ambulance was requested for a patient... more
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