Duo arrested in Canandaigua for multi-county gas station card skimming scheme

Two men were arrested and charged in connection with a gas station card skimming scheme in multiple counties, including Wayne County. According to our news partners at the Times of Wayne County, the manager of Crosby's on E. Main Street in Palmyra found a skimmer device installed on one of its pumps last month. He determined it had captured information... more

UPSTATE HOOPS LIVE AT 10 AM: Bloomfield’s Braelin Scott, Pat Geitner & Alex Roach in-studio (podcast)

Bloomfield basketball’s Baelin Scott, Pat Geitner & Alex Roach will be in-studio on Sunday morning to talk Finger Lakes West and Bombers girls and boys basketball on the Upstate Hoops Podcast. We’ll recap the past week in Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball including Geitner’s 50-point effort in the Bombers double-overtime win at Honeoye. Also, a look at the week ahead and the... more

Inside the FLX: Canandaigua City Manager John Goodwin talks his role, city’s growth, & more (podcast)

On Episode #88 of the Inside the FLX Podcast the recently-hired Canandaigua City Manager John Goodwin was in-studio talking about his experience, background, and giving listeners an update on things happening in the city. Watch the podcast below or listen to the audio-only version above: . more

Mynderse, Penn Yan & Wayne notch East wins; Bloomfield girls edge Whitman (W-FL round-up 12/15)

Three of the top contenders for the Finger Lakes East title each recorded wins on Friday night. In Wayne County action Lyons defended home court against Gananda and it was an emotional night in Marion. On the girls’ side, Bloomfield snuck by Marcus Whitman in Rushville as the Bombers’ Braelin Scott recorded her 6th straight double-double. Full results below… W-FL... more

Geneva Town Board opposes incinerator project

The Town Board has come out against what Supervisor Mark Venuti called the “trash incinerator” proposed for the former Seneca Army Depot in Romulus. “The more I learn about this, the more I believe the people peddling this are totally wrong,” Venuti said. “They are making it sound like some kind of ‘green energy’ thing, and it’s the opposite.” The... more

Inside the FLX: Joseph Campbell, Yvonne Taylor talk environmental issues in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

On episode #87 of the Inside the FLX Podcast Josh Durso is joined by Joseph Campbell and Yvonne Taylor, who are President and Vice President of Gas Free Seneca and Seneca Lake Guardian, a Waterkeeper Affiliate. They were in-studio to talk about a number of environmental issues that have made headlines in recent months. Both have worked tirelessly to develop... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Battle of Finger Lakes West unbeatens as Whitman clashes with Bloomfield on FL1 Sports

Join Brendan Harrington and Tane Robinson courtside at the Bomber Barn as a pair of unbeaten Finger Lakes West teams meet live on FL1 Radio at 7:30 pm or log on at 11:00 pm for a live stream of the contest with full video. The Marcus Whitman Wildcats take on the Bloomfield Bombers on FL1 Sports. . more

Irish Mafia Brewing Co. settles into East Bloomfield

Mark Mansfield knew he wanted his craft-brewing business to have some tie to Ireland. So Mansfield binge watched Irish movies of all sorts — new, old, funny, serious. Nothing stuck. As a vice president of corporate sales at Corsair Display Systems at the time, Mansfield, who said he is half-Irish, traveled a lot. On one business trip he was reading... more

Geneva will auction off two city-owned residential properties

Interested in buying a house in the city? The city is planning to auction off two vacant residential properties it has acquired through a tax foreclosure process. The properties are: • 182 South West St. — The house will be shown to prospective bidders from 9 to 10 a.m. Jan. 20. The auction of that property will be 10 a.m.... more

Donovan leads Whitman over Bloomfield; Newark holds off Geneva (W-FL round-up 12/14)

Bloomfield senior guard Pat Geitner returned to his home gymnasium on Tuesday night after scoring 50 points in the Bombers double-overtime win at Honeoye two nights ago. Waiting for Geitner and Bloomfield would be Jon Donovan and the Marcus Whitman Wildcats in a match-up of a pair of 2-0 Finger Lakes West teams in a game that would be streamed... more

FLX FORECAST: Travel could be challenging Friday night, Saturday morning

The active weather pattern that the region has been locked into over the last week or two will continue into the weekend, with the threat of snow showers, squalls, up-and-down temperatures, and much more. According to FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil the weather will get dicey again late-Friday into Saturday when winds will swing from the northwest around to the... more

Ontario County Sheriff’s Office honors county’s finest

Friday was a good day to be in jail. An annual gathering at the Ontario County Jail of county law enforcement, judicial system, support agency and municipal leaders honored and thanked the area’s top achievers. At the helm of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office 2017 Holiday Awards Luncheon was Sheriff Phil Povero, who presented commendations to outgoing District Attorney R.... more

FLX WEEKLY: Round-up your wintry week in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso recap the past Wonderful Life weekend in Seneca Falls, talk about the first snowfall of the year, Brian Kolb’s bid for governor, the weather for the December weekend ahead, and some great local photos taken in the past week here in the Finger Lakes. . more

Canandaigua school board approves Pinnacle North PILOT change

Developers of the multi-use Pinnacle North project cleared the second of three hurdles Thursday by getting approval from the Canandaigua City School District Board of Education on a proposed amendment to its payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement. The board voted 5-3, with one abstention, agreeing to move the project along for the good of the community. “All the decisions we make are through... more

Naples man jailed on ‘no bail’ after domestic incident in Yates

Deputies say a 38-year-old Naples man was charged after an investigated incident of domestic violence. The Yates County Sheriff’s Office says Andrew Schenk, 38, of Naples was charged with aggravated criminal contempt and harassment. The charges stem from an incident in Italy where he violated an order of protection. Deputies say he subjected a resident to unwanted physical contact, simultaneously... more

Tourism assets expand as Finger Lakes region grows with new businesses

The last 12 months have seen a significant amount of growth in the Finger Lakes Region, with new businesses opening and attractions, accommodations, culinary options, and more being added to the popular vacation region. According to the Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council (FLRTC) – the official tourism promotion agency of the Finger Lakes Region as recognized by I Love NY... more

Van Bortel pleads guilty to misdemeanor, gets weekend jail time

Nathan Van Bortel pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted criminal possession of computer-related material, a class A misdemeanor. Ontario County Court Judge Brian Dennis sentenced Van Bortel to a conditional discharge and eight weekends in jail, to begin the first weekend in January. The plea ends a case that began back in March when Van Bortel was charged with fifth-degree criminal... more

Overturned tractor-trailer slows traffic on Thruway in Ontario County

An accident around 3 am on the New York State Thruway in Ontario County left one lane closed and slower traffic. A tractor-trailer overturned, which resulted in one lane being closed near the Victor exit of the Thruway. While it slowed traffic down in the westbound lanes, it didn’t close the roadway. Tractor-trailer rollover at the victor exit on the... more
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