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INSIDE THE FLX: The Future of the Classroom (Part I)

INSIDE THE FLX: The Future of the Classroom (Part I)
What does the future of learning in public schools look like? Well, a number of teachers and administrators in local districts are evaluating this very question. “The Future of the Classroom” is a two part series dedicated to answering the question, based on the countless interviews conducted in the FingerLakes1.com Studio on the subject. This week, we hear from the... more

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Waterloo softball program celebrates Sectional title & successful 2019 season (podcast)

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Waterloo softball program celebrates Sectional title & successful 2019 season (podcast)
After winning their first Sectional Title since 2010, four captains and head coach Kierstyn DeCory will be in-studio on Tuesday afternoon to talk about their successful 2019 season. Morgan Kapp, Jordan Colegrove, Jillian Panek and Emma Smithers will be live on the FL1 Sports Podcast. . more

Juneberry Festival pushed back one week

Juneberry Festival pushed back one week
The Juneberry Festival scheduled for Thursday in this Seneca County hamlet has been postponed one week due to weather concerns. The festival will now take place from 5-7 p.m. June 27th. For further information, contact Seneca County CCE’s Agricultural Economic Development Specialist Judy Wright at (315) 539-9251 ext. 109 or jlw24@cornell.edu. Finger Lakes Times: Read More more

Bavis gets 3.25% raise in Waterloo, bumping salary to $164K

Bavis gets 3.25% raise in Waterloo, bumping salary to $164K
School Superintendent Terri Bavis will receive a 3.25 percent salary increase on July 1. The Board of Education voted 8-0 Monday to approve the pay hike. Board member Coreen Lowry was absent. The increase will bump Bavis’ salary up from $159,025 to $164,193. Bavis has been superintendent since July 1, 2016. Her current contract expires June 30, 2020. In other... more

Dispute over delivery of mail to Waterloo home

Dispute over delivery of mail to Waterloo home
Man’s best friends have been known to be mail carriers’ worst enemies at times. David and Gail Fridley have two pitbull mix dogs at their 9 E. Elisha St. home, and the Waterloo Post Office has not delivered mail to their house for nearly two weeks. The Fridleys say they’ve done all that’s been asked of them to keep the... more

FRESH TAKES: Kings of the North, Woodland at Pebble & Anthony Davis to Lakers (podcast)

FRESH TAKES: Kings of the North, Woodland at Pebble & Anthony Davis to Lakers (podcast)
This week Paul Russo and Nick Felice give their final thoughts on the NBA Finals and the league’s first ever Canadian champions, the Toronto Raptors. Also, a recap of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach which was won by Gary Woodland and reaction to the Anthony Davis acquisition by the Los Angeles Lakers. . more

New home of National Women’s Hall of Fame has own women’s history

New home of National Women’s Hall of Fame has own women’s history
It may be the best possible location for the National Women’s Hall of Fame. A place honoring 276 American women of achievement will move into a renovated space that once housed the Seneca Knitting Mill, a local industry that employed hundreds of women, many of them immigrants or daughters of immigrants, during its 155-year history. In addition, two of the... more

Police: Seneca Falls woman charged with harassment

Police: Seneca Falls woman charged with harassment
The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a town resident following an investigation at a local business over the weekend. Janet Summers, 48, of Seneca Falls was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and harassment. According to police, they responded to a local business after an assault was reported to 911. Upon arrival police discovered Summers, extremely intoxicated,... more

George Valesente announces retirement after 41 seasons at Ithaca

George Valesente announces retirement after 41 seasons at Ithaca
Ithaca College legendary Hall of Fame baseball coach and alumnus (’66), and Mynderse Academy alumnus, George Valesente, has announced his retirement after 41 seasons, effective in August 2019. Valesente has been the head coach at his alma mater since 1979 and departs South Hill with a career record of 1,136-507-8 at the helm of the Bombers program. He maintained the... more

NY moving forward with cashless tolling along Thruway

NY moving forward with cashless tolling along Thruway
The New York State Thruway Authority has approved a $355.3 million contract that will eliminate toll booths along the entire Thruway by the end of 2020. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday the selection of the design-build team. Cashless Tolling Constructors, LLC will begin installing cashless tolls across the Thruway system in late summer or early fall of this year. Once... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: McKeveney, Clingerman talk transition at Seneca Falls CSD

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: McKeveney, Clingerman talk transition at Seneca Falls CSD
What does the future of education look like in Seneca Falls? This year the Seneca Falls Central School District is undergoing a leadership change. Jeramy Clingerman will become superintendent of schools this summer, as longtime leader Bob McKeveny ends his career. The two were in-studio for a wide-ranging conversation about the transition process, and the future of education broadly. . more

Waterloo’s Sposato, Newark’s Ladd among Section V Hall of Fame inductees for 2019

Waterloo’s Sposato, Newark’s Ladd among
On Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 11:30 am at the Burgundy Basin (1361 Marsh Road, Pittsford, NY), Section V Athletics will induct the third class into its Executive Hall of Fame. Those being inducted are: Marty Martin, a retired athletic director for York Central School district and longtime Section V Girls Volleyball Coordinator; Kathy Smith, a retired athletic administrator from... more

ISSUE OF WILL: Does enough support exist for a water authority in Seneca County?

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Is it time for Seneca County to adopt the ‘authority’ model of providing water or sewer service to residents? While the Seneca County Board of Supervisors debates the prospect of a $24 million sewer consolidation project – they are also weighing the creation of an ‘authority’ to manage water or sewer. When County Manager Mitch Rowe assumed his role over... more

Deputies: Geneva man threatened person with handgun, charged with felony DWI

Deputies: Geneva man threatened person with handgun, charged with felony DWI
A Geneva man was arrested on several felony charges after he allegedly threatened another person with a handgun. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on June 11th at approximately 9:32 p.m. deputies arrested Alex M. Deyulio, 23, of Geneva following a traffic stop. Deyulio was charged with felony DWI due to a previous conviction, felony operating a motor vehicle... more

2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes opens July 1st

2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes
The 2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes at Seneca Falls Country Club for ages 6 – 17 will be held on 4 Mondays in the month of July. This has become one of the most popular programs in the area with a cost of just $65 per child that includes instruction in all aspects of the game, lunch... more

Seneca Supervisors reaffirm support for Cayuga Lake monitoring

Seneca Supervisors reaffirm support for Cayuga Lake monitoring
Cayuga Lake, which borders Seneca County on the east, is the source of drinking water for the town of Seneca Falls and the Cayuga County villages of Cayuga, Union Springs and Aurora. Like other Finger Lakes, it faces challenges from hydrilla and harmful algal blooms in an effort to maintain a high level of water quality. The Cayuga Lake Watershed... more

Seneca Falls man pleads guilty to child porn charge

Seneca Falls man pleads guilty to child porn charge
A Seneca Falls man has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. Matthew Urquhart, 32, faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, a lifetime of post-release supervision and a possible $250,000 fine. Prosecutors say Urquhart was trading child pornography from his Seneca Falls home. A search of two residences he lived in at the time turned up images... more

Sports betting will officially begin at del Lago this summer

Sports betting will officially begin at del Lago this summer
On Tuesday, gambling regulators in New York voted to allow sports betting at four upstate casinos- and Del Lago Resort and Casino in the Finger Lakes is on that list. Sports betting has been on high demand from Del Lago’s customers for awhile and their requests have finally been granted. General manager Mark Juliano said this new addition, officially called... more
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