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STATE POLICE: Town of Varick Court Clerk stole over $166K

On Thursday, State Police arrested 44-year-old Town of Varick resident and Varick Court Clerk, Julie Dougherty, on the felony charge of Grand Larceny in the Second degree. The arrest is the result of a six-month joint investigation by State Police, the Seneca County District Attorney Office and the Unified Court System’s Internal Audit Services Unit. The charge alleges that Dougherty... more

Foliage report shows FLX getting closer to ‘peak’ conditions

Foliage change continues to slowly progress across New York State, according to volunteer observers for Empire State Development’s I LOVE NEW YORK program. Areas in eight of the state’s 11 vacation regions should experience peak foliage this weekend. I LOVE NEW YORK defines “peak” foliage as the period when the leaves are displaying their best overall appearance of the season.... more

Abnormally dry drought status persists for the Finger Lakes

Much of the Finger Lakes is considered to be in the first stages of drought development, according to the latest US Drought Monitor Report. The D0- Abnormally Dry classification was first introduced to the Finger Lakes on September 26, 2017, and expanded to its current bounds a week later on October 3rd. This is the lowest class of drought status... more

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

INSIDE THE FLX: Seneca Falls Town Council candidates talk campaign, local issues (podcast)

On episode #77 of the Inside the FLX podcast Dave DeLelys and Douglas Avery joined Josh Durso in the FingerLakes1.com Studio to discuss their race for Town Council. The duo will both appear on the Democratic line on the ballot in November. While landfilling has been the primary debate taking place in Seneca Falls for several years now, a larger... more

Bender agrees to stay Cayuga Indian Nation property transfer order

Acting State Supreme Court Justice Dennis Bender has agreed to stay his Sept. 8 order transferring Cayuga Indian Nation businesses and properties from one rival faction to another, if one faction posts a $2 million bond. In a seven-page ruling issued late Tuesday, Bender also denied a request from Seneca County Attorney Frank Fisher to have a bond posted to... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Three bundles of joy

Just like the Beatles once sang… “We’re talking about boys…”   And they are bundles of joy! This week at the Beverly Animal Shelter, there are 2 more canine boys and 1 fine feline boy. Wouldn’t you like some joy in your life? Season 1 Kittens, aged 3 to 5+ months old, continue to become available for adoption. If you are... 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

SOCCER: Romulus girls advance in upset win, South Seneca falls to Cuba

Thanks to a late goal in the first half by Ashlynn Currier on an assist from Lydia Seils, Romulus, tenth seeded, defeated Bradford, seventh seeded in an upset win in Class D, 1-0. Romulus is moving on to the next round. Hannah Burch posted two goals and two assists, and Delaney Morris had two goals as the No. 12 Rebels... more

Casino revenue cuts Tyre town taxes

Discussion of a 2018 town budget will highlight tonight’s Town Board meeting. Supervisor Ron McGreevy said the revenue the town received from the del Lago Resort & Casino license fee enabled the town to reduce the 2017 town tax rate by 50 percent compared to 2016. “The gaming tax revenue share we received so far this year may allow us... more

HIGH SCHOOL X-COUNTRY: Records fall at Waterloo

Napoleon’s vaunted army fell at Waterloo more than 200 years ago. It’s still talked about to this day. Now, something else has fallen at Waterloo. Although this event may not receive the recognition of that battle in Belgium back in 1815, it’s certainly noteworthy in its own right. Both the boys and girls course records toppled at Waterloo’s quad meet... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Victim Resource Center works to help those dealing with abuse, violence (podcast)

On Episode #76 of the Inside the FLX podcast Nelly DeVelder and Martha Bailey joined Josh Durso to discuss efforts by the Victim Resource Center of the Finger Lakes to combat domestic, sexual, stalking, dating violence, and child abuse locally. Serving more than six counties collectively in the region, with a wide-range of services offered — the duo talked about... more

Waterloo native, Tom Coughlin receives Arents Award in Syracuse (video)

Waterloo native, Syracuse alum and Super Bowl champion head coach Tom Coughlin came back to the Syracuse campus to receive the Arents Award, the University’s top alumni honor earlier this month. In the interview below with Matt Park, Coughlin talks about the award and mentions his hometown of Waterloo…   more

Weather improves dramatically over next several days for FLX

The Finger Lakes is heading into another prolonged period of above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation that will persist through the weekend. Yesterday was the first day of the sunny and dry weather as high pressure started to build in. After the frosty start, afternoon temperatures ended up close to normal for mid-October. However, with the introduction of steady... more

Tri-Town Titans earn Section V bowl berth

The South Seneca/Romulus/Trumansburg combined team, the Tri-Town Titans, closed its regular season last week and will now play for a bowl title beginning Thursday at 6 p.m. in Trumansburg at Tarbell Stadium. The team plays Dansville in the Section V… Ithaca.com: Read More   more

Seneca Falls man attempted to pull another out of a vehicle

On Tuesday, October 17th at 7:27 pm the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Sean C. Terry, 34, of Seneca Falls following a physical altercation. Terry is accused of grabbing the victim and attempting to pull him out of a vehicle in the parking lot of a local business. He was charged with one count of harassment, a violation,... more

Town-wide leaf, brush and rubbish pick-ups set in Seneca Falls

There will be a Townwide pickup for LEAVES and BRUSH ONLY the week of November 6, 2017. Leaves and Brush must be at roadside Sunday, November 5th. There will only be one pass per street starting Monday. NO RETURN TRIPS WILL BE MADE. Only one truckload per household. LEAVES must be in PAPER BAGS. They will not be picked up... 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
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