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FLX Weekly: State titles for Watkins Glen & Moravia; Village elections held (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Jessamy Uticone and Josh Durso for Wednesday’s edition of FLX Weekly to recap the top stories of the week in the Finger Lakes. Find out why FingerLakes1.com is not happy with ESPN and take a look at the weekend weather and event slate ahead. more

Horseheads man charged with felony DWI in Ovid; had previous DWI conviction

On March 21st at 2 am deputies in Seneca County arrested a Horseheads man for felony DWI after a traffic stop on State Rt. 96. The traffic stop happened in Ovid when deputies observed Christopher Lynch, 47, of Horseheads speeding. He was found to be driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content of more than .08 percent. He had a... 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

FLX WEEKLY: Winter Storm Stella Edition (podcast)

As Winter Storm Stella begins to wind down in the Finger Lakes, join the FingerLakes1.com Team to talk about the storm’s impact and what lies ahead for our weather this weekend. Originally streamed live at 1:00 pm on FingerLakes1.TV and our YouTube Channel… 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

Sipp gets 7 years in prison for assault that left estranged girlfriend disfigured

At one time, Don Sipp faced a possible sentence of 25 years in prison for disfiguring his estranged girlfriend last April. In the end he got seven years — and judging by a statement read Monday in Seneca County Court, the woman believes her punishment is far worse. “I have been sentenced to lifelong scarring,” Jamelle Callon wrote. “I did... more

Volatile crowd meets Rep. Tom Reed at town hall meeting in Ovid

Congressman Tom Reed, NY-23, was met by a volatile crowd congregating in the Ovid fire hall Saturday morning, March 11th. Nearly 200 residents crowded into the fire hall for a town hall meeting with Reed, who represents some 717,000 constituents in his district. Many carried signs, expressing their support for Planned Parenthood, demanding affordable health insurance for all, protection for... 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

Ovid man facing charges after damaging cell phone, putting victim in head lock during dispute

A 56-year-old Ovid man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly was involved in a domestic dispute that took place on February 19th. The Seneca Falls Police Department reports that Stephen J. Gamble, 56, of Ovid was charged with second-degree harassment, and fourth-degree criminal mischief after he allegedly damaged a cell phone and put a person in a head lock... 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

Reed will meet with local constituents this weekend (dates & locations)

Republican Rep. Tom Reed will sit down with constituents this weekend to address the wealth of concerns many have with the state of politics in the region. After several requests from those constituents — Reed scheduled a series of Town Hall meetings, which would all take place on Saturday. Starting at 8 am — Rep. Reed will begin his day... 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
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