FLX WEEKLY: The final show ever from the original FingerLakes1.com Studios (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Josh Durso and Jessamy Uticone for the final live stream in the current FingerLakes1.com Studio after over 2,000 episodes over the past 8 years. After the live show on Wednesday, the studio will be disassembled and moved, with the entire offices of FingerLakes1.com, Inc. to a new home inside the North Park Building across town... more

Deal struck between Airbnb and Seneca Co.

An agreement between Seneca County and Airbnb is expected to grow the tax base and allow the Airbnb to contribute “its fair share” of taxes. That’s the word that came down from officials from both organizations on Wednesday, as the deal, which will go into effect on May 1st — becomes reality. Seneca Airbnb hosts cater to a range of... more

Details emerge in airplane crash at Ovid Airport; two sent to hospital

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce has shed some light on the circumstances, which led to two individuals being sent to the hospital after an accident involving a single engine plane at Ovid Sky Diving. Luce says a small 1957 Cessna 182A single engine craft was reported to have had a possible mechanical problem, resulting in a low power situation. The... 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

Ovid man charged with trespassing

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on April 19th at 9:25 am, deputies arrested 21-year-old Jericho J. Mundell of Ovid for the charges of Trespass and Criminal Mischief in the fourth degree. The arrest stems from a complaint on East Seneca St. where Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a home after the residents noticed that their propane tank was... more

Man indicted on forgery charge in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on April 17th deputies arrested Harold L. Oliver Jr., 39, on a Seneca County Supreme Court sealed indictment warrant. It’s reported that Oliver was arrested in the Town of Seneca Falls on a separate complaint and it was discovered that he had been wanted. Oliver was taken into custody by the Sheriff’s Road... more

27 acres of hydrilla found in Cayuga Lake

Surveys from the Department of Environmental Conservation and Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management reveal 27 acres of Cayuga Lake are infested with an aquatic weed. The surveys, which were completed last fall, state there is a hydrilla infestation in 27 acres of the eastern portion of the lake by Aurora. Before last fall, hydrilla was found only... more

FLX Weekly: Looking ahead to Easter Weekend in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

With our first taste of warm spring weather in the books we look forward to Easter Weekend with a look at the top stories of the week here in the Finger Lakes and your first look at the weekend weather, sports and events line-up. Also, check out our favorite local photos from the past several days on FLX Weekly with... 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

DISCUSSION: Supervisors address functionality, future of Seneca Co. IDA

We need more coordination between the various entities charged with promoting and driving business in Seneca County. It was a message shared by Seneca County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bob Shipley at last month’s regular meeting. It’s something he’s made a priority in his first three months as chairman. On Monday, the Planning, Development, Agriculture and Tourism standing committee —... more

Ovid man charged in domestic incident

An Ovid man is facing multiple charges after deputies say he was involved in a domestic dispute. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on April 4th at approximately 3:00 pm deputies arrested Damien M. Hennigan, 18, of Ovid following a an incident. It is alleged that Hennigan engaged in a physical altercation with a female victim that began on the... more

Judge dismisses code violations against Casey McDonald

Real estate developer Casey McDonald objects to a Seneca County local law prohibiting the issuance of a building permit if a property owner is more than 90 delinquent in property taxes. He’s twice appealed to the county Board of Supervisors to change the law. His latest battle took place in town court. The county Building and Fire Code Department took... more

FLX Weekly: April is here and it won’t be long now… (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso, Jim Sinicropi and Jessamy Uticone for the first episode of FLX Weekly for the month of April. Talk about the Fingerlakes Mall going up for sale in Aurelius See what the weather looks like for the upcoming weekend, our top stories of the week and the great local photos sent in by our users over... more

FLX WEEKLY: Talking black bears, fashion shows & the first weekend of April (podcast)

Black bear sightings are becoming more common throughout the Finger Lakes region. What is the protocol if you encounter one in your own backyard? We also hear from Travelling Little Black Dress Spring Fashion Show creator Sharon Hoatland and we’ll tell you what the weather will look like for the first weekend of April. Join Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso, Jim... more

Ovid FD planning benefit dinner for volunteers battling illnesses

The Ovid Fire Department will be hosting a benefit dinner and gift raffle to help with medical costs for four volunteer firefighters as they fight for their lives. Scott Armitage, Gary Covert, Brian Reynolds and Mike Snyder, who are all facing various medical emergencies will be benefited by the dinner, which is expected to draw major support from the local... 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
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