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UPDATE: Phelps woman admits to stealing $1.4M from SF business over 13 years

REPORT: Phelps woman stole $1.4M from Seneca Falls business over 13 years
The numbers just didn’t add up. Karen Owens, a Phelps resident, who served as finance director for Finger Lakes Conveyors for 13 years has been charged with wire and bank fraud in U.S. District Court. The charges carry a sentence of 30 years. It’s because over that period – $1.4 million was stolen. According to an affidavit in support of... more

Reliant donates sneakers to Midlakes schools

Reliant donates sneakers to Midlakes schools
The Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District took in a recent donation from Reliant Community Credit Union that will encourage students to lead an active lifestyle. The Sodus financial institution based donated 75 pairs of sneakers during a visit to Midlakes Intermediate and Primary schools. The donation was made through Reliant’s Feet Forward program, designed to give back to the areas... more

Family member gives update on future of Phelps Hotel

CARRYING ON LEGACY: Future of Phelps Hotel cleared up by Estate
The goal has always been to make Phelps a better place. On Wednesday, FingerLakes1.com spoke with John Callaway about the future of the Phelps Hotel. ‘For Sale’ signs appeared on the historic structure, which prompted a lot of discussion and debate about the site’s future last week. A cryptic Facebook post raised more questions about the property’s future after the... more

Questions loom as Phelps Hotel shuts down abruptly

Phelps Hotel shuts down unexpectedly
Uncertainty. There’s a lot of that in Phelps after a Finger Lakes Times article on Wednesday confirmed that The Phelps Hotel had shut down. A cryptic posting to the restaurant’s Facebook Page raised questions about the closure. That post, though, went up in February. The Finger Lakes Times reported on Wednesday that Phelps Mayor Brian Hemminger had questions, too. He... more

Phelps Fire Department donates retired truck to department in need

Phelps Fire Department donates retired truck to department in need
Firefighters from the Phelps Fire Department stepped up to help first responders in another state. The Roby Fire Department in Missouri had recently announced they set up a GoFundMe to help raise funds for new equipment and apparatuses. Several months ago, Phelps Fire retired one of its old truck to make way for a replacement. The old truck had been... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: NCAA Bracket Breakdown & Ode to Midlakes girls basketball (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: NCAA Bracket Breakdown & Ode to Midlakes girls basketball (podcast)
This week the Web Dog talks NCAA Tournament on the day after the brackets were revealed. Also, one last look at the Midlakes girls varsity basketball team who fell just one-game short of the state championship but still made all Finger Lakes area basketball fans proud. . more

END OF THE ROAD: Midlakes season ends as Irvington runs away with state title

END OF THE ROAD: Midlakes season ends as Irvington runs away with state title
An incredible two-year run from the Midlakes varsity girls basketball program can to an abrupt end on Saturday night in the NYSPHSAA Class B State Championship game at Hudson Valley Community College. The Screaming Eagles’ opponent, Irvington, took control of the title game early and never looked back finishing with a 71-38 victory and their school’s 6th state championship. Alaina... more

RADIO REPLAY: Midlakes battles Irvington in NYSPHSAA Class B Championship Game on FL1 Radio

RADIO REPLAY: Midlakes girls take on Canton in NYS semifinal on FL1 Radio
Listen to the replay of Saturday night’s broadcast from Hudson Valley Community College as the Midlakes Lady Screaming Eagles battled the Irvington Bulldogs in the NYSPHSAA Class B Championship Game on FingerLakes1.com Radio. Jim Sinicropi and Heather Mott have the call for FL1 Sports from Troy, NY… CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO SATURDAY NIGHT’S FULL BROADCAST more

FOR ALL THE MARBLES: Midlakes storms past Canton late; Will play for state title Saturday night

FOR ALL THE MARBLES: Midlakes storms past Canton late; Will play for state title Saturday night
The Midlakes girls varsity basketball team knew what to expect when they returned to the court at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy on Friday night for the NYSPHSAA Class B semifinal game against Canton. They were exactly one-year removed from their loss in last year’s state semifinal game against eventual Class B state champ Susquehanna Valley. This year, they... more

RADIO REPLAY: Midlakes girls take on Canton in NYS semifinal on FL1 Radio

LIVE FROM TROY: Midlakes girls take on Canton in NYS semifinal LIVE on FL1 Radio
Listen live on Friday night from Hudson Valley Community College as the Midlakes Lady Screaming Eagles battle the Canton Golden Bears in the NYSPHSAA Class B Semifinal at 8:00 pm on FingerLakes1.com Radio. Jim Sinicropi and Heather Mott have the call for FL1 Sports from Troy, NY… CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE FULL BROADCAST FROM FRIDAY NIGHT BUFFERING? Try... more

Midlakes presents ‘Big River’

Midlakes presents ‘Big River’
The mighty Mississippi and the adventures of Huck Finn will flow through the Midlakes auditorium when the award-winning Theatre Experience of Midlakes High School stages “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” Performances are 7:30 p.m. March 15, 16, 22 and 23; and 2 p.m. March 17. The musical is based on Mark Twain’s classic 1884 tale of a reckless... more

LAST CHANCE: Here’s how you can help FL1 Sports cover the Midlakes girls at the NYS Final Four this weekend

Here’s how you can help FL1 Sports cover the Midlakes girls at the NYS Final Four this weekend
FingerLakes1.com is reaching out to supporters of the Midlakes girls basketball team for help in funding out coverage of their amazing team at next weekend’s NYSPHSAA Final Four at Hudson Valley Community College. The FL1 Sports Team has covered the Lady Screaming Eagles and all of the teams of the Wayne-Finger Lakes Leagues all season long. Our season sponsorships have... more

RETURN TO TROY: Midlakes girls outlast East Aurora in OT to advance to second straight NYS final four

RETURN TO TROY: Midlakes girls outlast East Aurora in OT to advance to state final four for second straight season
Almost one-year removed from the Midlakes girls varsity basketball’s loss to Susquehanna Valley in the NYSPHSAA Class B semifinals, the Lady Screaming Eagles stood just one win away from a return to the state final four. Just Section VI Class B champion East Aurora stood in their way as both teams took the court on Saturday evening at Buffalo State... more

RADIO REWIND: Midlakes takes on East Aurora for trip to NYSPHSAA Final Four on FL1 Sports

LISTEN LIVE: Midlakes takes on East Aurora for trip to NYSPHSAA Final Four live on FL1 Sports
The Midlakes Lady Screaming Eagles look to return to the NYSPHSAA Final Four when they face Section VI’s East Aurora Blue Devils in the Far West Regional game at Buffalo State College on Saturday evening. Join Jim Sinicropi and South Seneca girls varsity coach Heather Mott who had the call for FL1 Sports on Saturday night… Click here to listen... more

BACK TO STATES: Midlakes tops Dansville to return to Far West Regional in Buffalo

BACK TO STATES: Midlakes tops Dansville to return to Far West Regional in Buffalo
Midlakes built a 20-point lead early in the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s Section V Class B state play-in game against undefeated Dansville at Avon High School and held off a late Mustang charge that cut the lead to 9 to win a 68-56 decision sending the Lady Screaming Eagles back to Buffalo State and the NYSPHSAA Elite Eight. Alaina... more

VIDEO REPLAY: Midlakes vs. undefeated Dansville for trip to States (FL1 Sports)

VIDEO REPLAY: Midlakes vs. undefeated Dansville for trip to States (FL1 Sports)
The Midlakes Lady Screaming Eagles captured their second straight Sectional Title on Friday night when they defeated Batavia to win the Class B1 Championships. On Tuesday night at Avon High School, they faced Class B2 Champions Dansville with a berth into the NYSPHSAA Far West Regional. Dave Barnick and Jerry Anderson on the call for this video replay that originally... more
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