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Geitner’s 50 points lift Bloomfield over Honeoye in 2 OT thriller (W-FL round-up 12/12)

It took 2 overtimes on Tuesday night but the Bloomfield Bombers survived a trip to Honeoye to escape with a 101-99 win in the most exciting game of the year in the Wayne-Finger Lakes. Bloomfield senior Patrick Geitner exploded for nearly half of his team’s output ending with an incredible 50 points. Even more impressive, just 6 of the 50... more

Gananda tops Midlakes; Mynderse girls cruise past South Seneca (W-FL round-up 12/11)

It was a light night of action across the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues for area boys and girls varsity basketball teams but there were some interesting match-ups on the docket. For the boys, the big story of the night was the Blue Panthers of Gananda defeating Midlakes in a East-Wayne interleague contest. For the girls, Mynderse looked impressive as they hosted... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: South Seneca Lady Falcons invade Mynderse Academy on FL1 Sports

A match-up between a pair of defending Sectional Champions on Monday night in Arthur L. Baker Gymnasium in Seneca Falls as the South Seneca Lady Falcons take on the Mynderse Academy Lady Blue Devils. Jim Sinicropi and Mike Alessio have the call for FL1 Sports. . more

Honeoye’s Marble scores 1,000th; Red Creek girls slam ER (W-FL round-up 12/6)

The first full night of Finger Lakes West boys varsity basketball action had everything fans of the league could hope for. Two games decided by one possession and a Honeoye Bulldog scoring his 1,000th point. The Honeoye Bulldogs won their first game of the season on Wednesday night, travelling to southern Yates County to defeat Dundee, 45-36 in overtime. Dundee... more

UPSTATE HOOPS: Anderson, Mott & Krauza in-studio to preview W-FL girls season ahead (podcast)

Mynderse Academy’s Jerry Anderson, South Seneca’s Heather Mott and Red Creek’s Mike Krauza are inside the FingerLakes1.com Studios with Jim Sinicropi to take a league-by-league look at the 2017-18 Wayne-Finger Lakes girls basketball season. Also, a recap of the past week’s action on the hardwood including Geneva’s title at the Waterloo Hall of Fame Classic on Saturday, the latest FL1... more

Geneva nips Lyons on late Porter lay-up; South Seneca girls start 2-0 (W-FL round-up 12/1)

With Lyons junior standout Justice Smith sidelined with foul trouble for much of Friday night’s opening round game against Geneva at the Waterloo Hall of Fame Classic,59 Coach Brian Miller’s Panthers were able to stick around just long enough to gut out a 46-45 win on a driving lay-up from Adrian Porter in the waning second of the fourth quarter…... more

Taylor Clements’ full court shot not enough to beat Canandaigua; South Seneca girls start season with rout at Dundee (W-FL round-up 11/29)

The Newark Reds are no stranger to playing up-in-classification early in the season so it was no surprise when they opened their season on the road at Class A1 Canandaigua. The Braves would defend home court coming away with a 58-52 win. Senior big man Taylor Clements led the Reds with 17 points including an 88-foot full-court shot to end... more

South Seneca, Penn Yan plans for ‘smart’ tech approved by NYS

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the approval of 88 Smart Schools Investment Plans aimed at reimagining teaching and learning for the 21st century. The approved plans, totaling $75.6 million, are part of the $2 billion Smart Schools Bond Act – a sweeping education technology initiative first proposed by the Governor and overwhelmingly approved by voters. The investments authorized today will modernize... more

UPSTATE HOOPS: New season of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball tips-off (podcast)

The 2017-18 local high school basketball season is underway and FingerLakes1.com will have full coverage, live game webcasts and your weekly round-up every Sunday morning on the Upstate Hoops Podcast. Our season premiere went live on Sunday morning with your host Jim Sinicropi and in-studio analysis from Lyons varsity boys head coach Zac Young and first year Mynderse varsity boys... more

Seneca County completes ‘Public Works’ transition by hiring director

The supervisors didn’t make it easy, but eventually they moved to hire a new employee who will serve as the Seneca County Director of Public Works. Originally listed under a Rule 29 proceeding, the board instead moved to handle the resolution adopting the position under new business. On Monday, eight members of the board met – asking the candidate, who... more

Troopers: Interlaken, Spencer duo face drug charges after traffic stop

Troopers say two men face drug charges after a traffic stop in the Town of Savannah. On Saturday, State Police arrested Gavin N. Hadick, 18, of Spencer and Dylan J. Palmer, 18, of Interlaken for unlawful possession of marijuana and criminal possession of a controlled substance. Palmer was stopped on West Church St. in the Town of Savannah. Both Palmer... more

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom... more

Porsch earns third term as Seneca County DA

Incumbent Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch, who was facing his toughest challenge yet, was re-elected to another four-year term Tuesday. Porsch, the county’s two-term DA, defeated challenger Joe Sapio by an unofficial vote of 5,113 to 2,883. Porsch ran on the Republican, Democratic and Working Families lines. Sapio appeared on the Conservative and Independence lines, and was trying to... more

OCTOBER REPORT: Sheriff Luce highlights significant moments for law enforcement

The following is a republished release from Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce and Undersheriff John Cleere on police activity for the month of October. The Sheriff’s Office received more than 1,000 calls for service during the month of October and saw several significant arrests. LAW ENFORCEMENT: Total Calls For Service: 1055 Total Arrests: 62 NARCO: Total new drug cases: 7... more

Seneca County BOS holds budget workshop; questions loom about spending, efforts

“Nothing is going to be perfect,” explained County Manager John Sheppard at the start of Seneca County’s 2018 preliminary budget workshop. The effort was led by the Board of Supervisors, who sought additional information from Sheppard, who is the Chief Budget Officer. “We’re putting the squeeze on the contingency budget.” Sheppard noted that Seneca County is largely dependent on sales... more

LORENZETTI: Clarification on race for Seneca County District Attorney

On Monday Sep.11, 2017, I received an anonymous phone call that District Attorney Barry Porsch filed a Notice of Claim against Seneca County. After my own investigating, I learned the notice was for $800,000 and was filed with Seneca County Attorney Frank Fisher’s office on day 89 (Sept. 8, 2017) of 90 days allowed for that action. The notice was... more

ELECTION GUIDE 2017: Looking at all of the candidates, issues in Seneca County

Several important races are taking place in Seneca County, which will have long-term impacts on life for those voters getting ready to cast a ballot. The race for District Attorney has maintained it’s competitiveness — despite the incumbent, District Attorney Barry Porsch successfully fending off a primary bid by challenger Joe Sapio. Sapio stayed in the race after winning the... more

Still no agreement on south Seneca County sewer study

Supervisor Bob Hayssen, R-Varick, came to Tuesday’s Seneca County Board of Supervisors Public Works Committee meeting with a new proposal for a study of sanitary sewer system expansion in the south end of the county. He was hoping for committee support in the form of approving a motion to appropriate $30,000 in county funds, plus disbursements, for the study by... more
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