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Interlaken man charged with possessing controlled substance

Deputies in Seneca County say that the Narcotics Unit arrested an Interlaken man on Friday. Alex A. Cooper, 19, of Interlaken was charged with one count of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful possession of marijuana. Cooper allegedly possessed multiple Xanax pills and marijuana while in Ovid. He was arraigned in Romulus Town Court and released on... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

South Seneca production of The Wiz receives six TANYS Awards

Following a weekend with record setting audiences, the South Seneca Falcon Players received six awards from the Theatre Association of New York State (TANYS) for their production of Charlie Smalls and William Brown’s The Wiz. TANYS’ mission is to foster the contribution of theatre to the lives of the citizens of New York State, promote high standards of theatre practice... more

Seneca Chamber, IDA join forces to create ‘strategic plan’ for economic growth

There is going to be a significant, across the board effort made to empower and develop Seneca County. That was the clear message from three key agencies involved in bolstering economic development. On Monday, the Seneca County Industrial Development Agency and the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce announced the start of a joint strategic planning process to grow the local... more

Seneca Co. Board of Supervisors could see major election year shakeup

Nine seats on the Seneca County Board of Supervisors are up for election this year. In theory, it could mean nine new faces — as many vie for two- and four-year terms. The Seats The board, which has four at-large seats — are two-year terms. Covert Supervisor Michael Reynolds, who is up for re-election this year — also carries a... more

Port Jefferson ends South Seneca’s quest for consecutive state titles

The Port Jefferson Royals, out of Section XI, pulled away from the South Seneca Lady Falcons in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s NYSPHSAA Class C semifinal game at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY. The final score was 71-53. The loss ends the defending state champion Lady Falcons’ quest for consecutive state titles. – Click here to listen to... more

CLEAR EM OUT: Officials ask for residents to clear around fire hydrants

When a winter storm the magnitude of Stella makes it’s way through, leaving nearly two feet of snow (or more) in some areas — it takes some work to get everything back to normal. The roads have improved significantly just one day removed from the biggest winter storm of the season, but Seneca County officials are asking for a hand... more

South Seneca in Troy with one goal… another state title

The South Seneca girls basketball team left for the Capital Region Thursday with one goal in mind: coming home with the program’s second straight state championship, and its third overall. While the Falcons will be the favorite to win the Class C title, Mother Nature did them no favors this week. The squad missed two days of practice due to... more

LISTEN LIVE AT 1:30 PM: South Seneca battles Port Jefferson in NYS Class C Final Four

The defending state champion South Seneca Lady Falcons battle the Port Jefferson Royals in the 2017 NYSPHSAA Class C Semifinals at Hudson Valley Community College on Saturday afternoon. Pregame starts at 1:30 on FL1 Radio. Opening tip at 2:15 pm. Listen in the players below, at Mixlr.com, or tap ‘FL1 Radio’ on the free FingerLakes1.com Android or iPhone app. Jim... more

South Seneca a lock for the state title?

The best description of how the South Seneca girls basketball team made its return to the Class C state final four comes courtesy of Budd Bailey writing for the Buffalo News. “It was almost as if the Falcons had seven players on the court at times,” he wrote in the eighth graph of the game story for the Far West... more

South Seneca Lady Falcons heading back to NYS Final Four

The South Seneca Lady Falcons continued their march towards back-to-back state titles with a decisive 73-34 victory over the Section VI Class C champion Frewsburg Bears at Buffalo State College on Saturday evening. Coach Heather Mott’s Falcons exploded out of the gate outscoring Frewsburg 18-4 in the opening quarter and extending their lead to 34-12 at the halftime break. They... more

Far West Regional Saturday LIVE on FL1 Sports: Mynderse boys/girls & South Seneca girls play for a trip to the NYSPHSAA Final Four

Seneca County will be represented with three varsity basketball teams at Saturday’s Far West Regionals in Rochester and Buffalo. FingerLakes1.com will be streaming live audio from Genesee Community College in Batavia at 3:30 pm as the Mynderse Blue Devils face Buffalo’s Health Science Charter School. Kevin Korzeniewski and Matt Verkey will have the call on FL1 Radio II. Then, at 5:00... more

South Seneca Lady Falcons roll into states with win over Gananda

The South Seneca Lady Falcons and head coach Heather Mott will return to the NYSPHAA Class C Basketball Tournament as defending state champions after defeating the Section V Class C1 Champion Gananda Lady Blue Panthers, 48-29, in Bloomfield on Tuesday night. Kelsey Shaulis led the Falcons with 17 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists. Mackenzie Kenyon added 13 points, 4... more

South Seneca juggernaut goes back-to-back, Gananda takes C1 title & Mynderse Lady Blues wear Class B crown

In a girls basketball championship triple-header on Saturday at Rush-Henrietta High School, the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues would sweep with titles in Class C1, C2 and B as the South Seneca Lady Falcons, the Gananda Blue Panthers, and the Mynderse Blue Devils would all hoist sectional blocks. For the defending state champion Lady Falcons it was their second straight sectional title... more

Inside the FLX: Seneca Co. BOS Chairman Bob Shipley talks local issues, 2017 outlook (podcast)

Seneca County is poised to have a great run over the next several years. Chairman of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors Bob Shipley sat down with Josh Durso on Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast. His goals for 2017 include creating more continuity among the board, as well with other entities within the county to drive economic... more

Massive infrastructure project could cost $13.5M in Seneca County

Fixing the New York State compliance issues with three waste water treatment plants in Seneca County is going to cost taxpayers a great deal in the long-term. The Seneca County Board of Supervisors received an update from MRB Group addressing a series of required upgrades to treatment facilities in Sewer Districts No. 1 and No. 2. The Hillside, Five Points... more

LISTEN LIVE AT 7 PM: Wayne faces Irondequoit for Class A state berth

The Wayne Eagles and head coach Bill Thompson will try to earn a berth into the NYS Class A Tournament and when they face Section V Class A1 Champions Irondequoit in Victor on Thursday night at 7 pm in Bloomfield. The game was originally scheduled for Wednesday night but was postponed due to weather concerns. Listen live to the call from Jim Sinicropi... more

Committee approves purchase of body cams for law enforcement in Seneca Co.

The entire Seneca County Board of Supervisors will vote at their next meeting on a measure that drew interesting dialogue from the body. The Public Safety Committee voted unanimously to approve the purchase of body cameras, which will be purchased for the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office, as well as the Seneca Falls Police Department. The funds will come from the... more
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