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FLX WEEKLY: Yet another warm, wonderful October weekend (podcast)

We’ve passed the mid-point of the month of October in the Finger Lakes but we will be treated to yet another unseasonably warm weekend filled with great local events and outdoor activity options. Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi fill you in on all the details including the weekend sports line-up, top local headlines of the week and the... more

Investigation continues in Bice homicide in Canandaigua

Canandaigua city police are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the Sept. 30 death of 21-year-old Nicholas Bice, which has been ruled a homicide. Bice’s body was discovered in his Camelot Square Apartments unit after Canandaigua firefighters had just put out a blaze there, the cause of which was ruled arson. “We’re putting the case file together,” said Canandaigua Police... more

2017 Section V high school football play-off brackets

The top eight teams from each classification across Section V will begin first round postseason action as Sectional football action gets underway on Friday and Saturday. Check out all the match-ups and tournament brackets below… – Get game results and Connors & Ferris Bowl matchups at SectionVFootball.org more

City Manager Goodwin ID’s officer involved in Canandaigua shooting

In a press release to media outlets on Wednesday, Canandaigua City Manager John Goodwin identified the officer involved in the shooting, which took place at Pinnacle North earlier this month. The shooting, which left a parole officer with the State of New York dead, resulted from gunfire between her, and a 15 year veteran with the Canandaigua Police Department. Sergeant... more

Canandaigua VA project could start in 2018

Construction could start next summer on a long-awaited $141 million modernization project at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. In a recent news release, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received bids for the project after setting an Oct. 2 deadline. The Corps expects to award contracts in January, with construction... more

Nolan’s plan gets Canandaigua city OKs

Nolan’s is one step closer to reopening. The Canandaigua City Planning Commission on Tuesday night gave the OK for a special use permit, site-plan review and architectural review for a $1.6 million, 18,000-square-foot restaurant project. The owners, Nick Violas and Kate Nolan, are hoping to open in May at the same South Main Street location where their previous building was... more

THE MELISSA KILLELEAGH SHOW: Guests who have inspired in the past year (podcast)

Melissa Killeleagh is back for her October episode of The Melissa Killeleagh Show on FingerLakes1.com. This is the one-year anniversary of The Melissa Killeleagh Show and you’ll hear from five guests who have appeared on the podcast since it debuted back on October 18, 2016. .   more

Incumbent receives Democratic, Republican support in Canandaigua supervisor race

In a display of bipartisan support, the Town of Canandaigua Republican and Democratic Committees are both supporting incumbent Greg Westbrook in the upcoming election for Town of Canandaigua Supervisor. “I’m honored and energized by the bipartisan support and I greatly appreciate the opportunity to build on the foundation established by former Town Supervisor Pam Helming,” said Westbrook. When Helming was... more

FLL 360: Fall don’t pass me by (blog)

Fall is our favorite time here in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State. It’s a time when all of the efforts of summer’s work yield its reward. The garden is now ready for its long winter nap. The onions are safely stored away in the cellar and those jars of lovely red canned tomatoes patently sit on the... more

Partnership for Ontario County director retires

One of Ontario County residents’ most tenacious, focused and gracious advocates has hung up her leadership hat and stepped into retirement. Partnership for Ontario County Executive Director Bonnie Ross retired Sunday, Oct. 15, after serving in her role since 2013. Under her tenure, the independent not-for-profit organization has grown 140 percent, and today serves more than 40 percent of the... more

Canandaigua man charged with DWI

A 47-year-old Canandaigua man was arrested on October 15th, according to deputies for driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop. Deputies say that Michael B. Sheedy, 47, of Canandaigua was stopped on Rt. 21 after crossing the center line while traveling south. Sheedy was found to be driving while intoxicated, was processed at the Ontario County Jail, and then released... more

Residents ‘hopeful’ about Labelon cleanup in Canandaigua

It’s only a 1.75 acre parcel, but the 82,444-square-foot Labelon site is a polarizing topic. Located at 10 Chapin St., Canandaigua City Council moved forward earlier this month with a request for grant funding from the Restore NY Communities Initiative. That grant, which is administered by the Empire State Development Corporation would net $1 million, and could cover a majority... more

Nolan’s seeks federal aid, faces community skepticism

The owner of Nolan’s restaurant in Canandaigua, destroyed by fire in July, predicted growth, more jobs, and more tax revenue for the city if the restaurant receives community development aid to rebuild, as skeptics question such a use a public money. “From my perspective, the answer is ‘yes,’ it’s appropriate,’” Nick Violas, co-owner of Nolan’s told News 10 NBC. “I... more

FLX WEEKLY: Your October weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso for a look at your October weekend ahead here in the Finger Lakes. Find out if we’ll enjoy another unseasonable warm stretch of weather, the top events happening around the region and the complete local sports line-up. Also, discuss the top news of the week and check out our favorite local photos... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Charlie Evangelista talks elections, Ontario County (podcast)

On episode #73 of the Inside the FLX podcast Josh Durso is joined by Ontario County Elections Commissioner Charlie Evangelista to discuss a host of local issues, including some local races taking shape. Over the summer, Evangelista transitioned from serving on the Ontario County Board of Supervisors to serving as the chief elections official for Ontario County. The Democrat has... more

Grant could fund $1M Labelon cleanup in Canandaigua

Cleanup of the former Labelon building at 10 Chapin St. could receive state funding, if a recently submitted Restore NY grant application is approved. On Oct. 5, City Council members moved ahead with a request for grant funding from the Restore NY Communities Initiative, administered by the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC). If approved, the $1 million grant would fund... more
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