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 underway into report of ‘shots fired’ in Geneva on Tuesday

The Geneva Police Department is investigating an incident that took place on Tuesday around 7:44 pm at the “K” block of Courtyard Apartments in Geneva. The call came in as a complaint that shots had been fired, which resulted in a response from the Geneva Police Department, as well as the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Police say that upon initial... 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

INSIDE THE FLX: Geneva City Councilor Mark Gramling talks foundry, policing, and downtown (podcast)

On Episode #75 of the Inside the FLX podcast Geneva City Councilor Mark Gramling joins Josh Durso in the FingerLakes1.com Studio to discuss a variety of local issues. Those issues discussed include the latest on the Geneva Foundry, controversy around the Geneva Police Department, as well as continued growth in downtown. . more

Race for Space winner Wicked Water departing Geneva

The city’s 2016 Race for Space winner, Wicked Water, is closing its winery business at 78 Castle St. after a year in operation. The owners of the city’s first urban farm winery are moving and say they still will be making wine under the Wicked Water name, just from a different state. They announced on their Facebook page earlier this... more

Guilty verdicts in Geneva home invasion

Two Rochester men could spend decades in prison after being convicted on all charges in a Geneva home invasion last December. Joshua Johnson and Darrick Settles, both 24, were found guilty of multiple counts of felony assault, burglary and robbery during a trial last week in Ontario County Court. District Attorney R. Michael Tantillo said the jury deliberated for about... 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

First woman national commander of American Legion visits

Rena Nessler of Geneva was especially pleased to meet Denise Rohan this weekend. Nessler was the first woman commander of the New York State American Legion, while Rohan was chosen in August to be the first woman to head the national American Legion. “I’m so proud to serve with Denise. She’s such an inspiration,” Nessler said. “She has such passion,... more

New Asian restaurant Man Yuan takes over venerable Geneva site

Wing Tai Oriental Restaurant was the place where many people learned that Chinese food didn’t have to come from a LaChoy can. The restaurant dated back to the 1970s when Asian restaurants were still a bit of a novelty. Now, they are ubiquitous, popping up in small towns across America. Sadly, the sit-down variety, like Wing Tai, has faded away.... more

$9.6M in projects funded by state grants in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne counties

Senator Pam Helming today announced that seven towns and villages within the 54th District will receive a combined $9.6 million in state grants for local water infrastructure projects. As Senator, she has led the fight to ensure that New York State prioritizes water infrastructure funding for our local communities in the Wayne-Finger Lakes region. “Clean, affordable water isn’t a luxury... more

Geneva woman arrested after incident involving husband

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a Geneva woman after an investigation into an altercation involving herself and her husband. Tracy L. Crossgrove, 49, of Geneva was charged with second-degree harassment following an altercation, which involved her husband. Following the incident she was taken into custody without further issue. The charge will be answered in Geneva Town Court at a later... more

Strong 2nd half carries Hobart to victory at Hartwick

The Hobart College football team dominated both sides of the ball during the second half of a 49-27 non-conference win at Hartwick College this afternoon. The Statesmen improve to 5-2 overall, while the Hawks fall to 3-4. Hobart carried a 21-20 lead into halftime, despite being outgained 305-199. After the break, the Statesmen offense tacked on four touchdowns and the... more

Cuomo names Geneva as 100th ‘Clean Energy Community’

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the City of Geneva is the 100th community in New York to be designated a Clean Energy Community, recognizing its leadership in reducing energy use, cutting costs and driving clean energy in its communities. This announcement complements Finger Lakes Forward, the regional economic blueprint aimed at attracting a talented workforce, growing business and driving... more

DEBRIEF: Failing bridges, affordable housing, and accountable law enforcement (podcast)

On Wednesday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso talked about a range of topics, including what it takes to create accountable and trusted law enforcement, an L.L.C loophole desperate for state action, the latest on a complicated affordable housing project in Trumansburg, and much more. Check out each segment from Wednesday’s pod in the video windows... more

Festival of Nations coming to Geneva

The annual Festival of Nations has a new home this year. The free event, which is open to the public, will be at North Street Elementary School from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. The venue change is due to renovations underway at the Geneva middle and high schools. The festival, in its 11th year, features student- and family-oriented cultural... more

Geneva man arrested after two month investigation into sale of cocaine, heroin

On Tuesday at approximately 4:46 pm members of the Geneva Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit arrested a Geneva man following a two-month investigation into the sale of controlled substances in- and around the city. Additional charges are pending, according to police, but Ryan J. Reeder, 35, of Geneva was charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. The investigation,... more

Geneva City Supervisor visits Boys and Girls Club

On Wednesday, Geneva City Supervisor Lou Guard visited the 21st Century Learning Site at the Geneva Boys & Girls Club. Supervisor Guard spoke with students about his work on the County Board of Supervisors, his path from Geneva Schools, to his current career as an attorney and higher education leader. He also talked about the importance of being involved in... more
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