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South Seneca girls pull Cuba-Rushford in opening round

The South Seneca Falcons will take their league title into the Section V Class C2 girls soccer playoffs with a No. 5 seeding. South Seneca will play Cuba-Rushford (4-12), seeded 12th, in the first round of the playoffs Tuesday at 6 p.m. Game location is at Campbell-Savona. The Falcons are 9-6 overall this year and are coming off a Finger... more

South Seneca wins Finger Lakes West league girls soccer title

The South Seneca Falcons defeated Marcus Whitman, 5-3, Thursday night in girls soccer action to earn the Finger Lakes West League tournament title. The Falcons (9-6) shutout the Wildcats (11-4) by a 2-0 mark in the second half with both goals from the feet of Jenna McDonald, who completed a hat trick. She scored six minutes into the second half... more

FLX WEEKLY: Your October weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso for a look at your October weekend ahead here in the Finger Lakes. Find out if we’ll enjoy another unseasonable warm stretch of weather, the top events happening around the region and the complete local sports line-up. Also, discuss the top news of the week and check out our favorite local photos... more

Towns, villages coming together to address municipal services in Seneca County

On Tuesday, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors heard public comments on water and sewer issues. However, some action taken in the last week made for an interesting discussion at Tuesday’s meeting. The supervisors learned that a quasi-special committee met on Thursday to discuss expansion of municipal water and sewer service in the southern portion of the county. The Towns... more

Willard Psychiatric Center patients buried in Ovid to be memorialized

A black granite monument with the names of 96 former Willard Psychiatric Center patients who died and were buried in Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery will be dedicated at an ecumenical memorial celebration at 11 a.m. Friday. The New York State Office of Mental Health, the Willard Cemetery Memorial Project and the Catholic Diocese of Rochester will be co-hosts for the... more

Residents apprehensive about comp plan process in Ovid

A comprehensive plan is heavy, controversial work. Especially when the plan is being developed for a population of 2,200. Representatives from MRB Group, Environmental Design & Research, and Ovid gathered with concerned citizens about the future of a comprehensive plan. It’s not the first time a comprehensive plan, which representatives say would allow for greater growth inside the community has... more

Two airlifted from September motorcycle crash in Lodi

Deputies in Seneca County responded to the intersection of State Route 414 and Rhodes Rd. in Lodi for a mulit-vehicle accident with injuries on September 24th, according to Sheriff Tim Luce. Adam D. Smith, 29, of Pennsylvania was traveling in a 2005 Harley Davidson Motorcycle traveling north on Rt. 414 when he struck the rear of a Dodge van truck,... more

FLX WEEKLY: Warm & pleasant heading into Columbus Day weekend (podcast)

Locktober Fest in Seneca Falls, classic car show in Penn Yan, quilt show in Dryden, Pumpkinfest in Cortland and the premiere of SCP’s The Diary of Anne Frank are just a few of the possibilities for your October weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes. Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso to find out all the details and see... more

Seneca County Sheriff to host first Citizens Academy

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office will hold its inaugural Citizens Police Academy in November. “The purpose of the academy is to give citizens of Seneca County a better understanding about law enforcement and how the sheriff’s office works within the community,” Sheriff Tim Luce said. FL Times: Read More more

FLX WEEKLY: October arrives this weekend and it finally feels like Fall (podcast)

October officially arrives on Sunday and Fall officially arrived a week ago but it still feels like summer in the Finger Lakes. How long will the unseasonable warmth last? Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso to discuss the top stories of the week in our region, a recap of the Naples Grape Fest, a primer on blue-green algae... more

CAPTURED: Ex-officer arrested in jewelry theft caught after escaping police custody

Police on Wednesday night apprehended a former police officer arrested in connection with a jewelry theft who had escaped police custody during a cigarette break the day before, authorities said. New York State Police caught Andrew Jacobsen, who is facing a felony grand larceny charge in the theft of $4,000 in jewelry, in Tioga County at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, according... more

Supervisors argue over sewer in Seneca County; expansion considered to south end

If the tone of debate around water and sewer in Seneca County were going to be labeled, ‘divisive’ would be the only term appropriate. At Tuesday’s Public Works standing committee meeting, that very topic took center stage. The County is currently working out a plan to deal with issues uncovered by New York State. The problem, per the DEC, is... more

Report: Teen airlifted after fall from ladder in Seneca County

South Seneca Ambulance and Ovid Fire Department were called to the scene of an accident, which involved an unidentified male falling off of a ladder. According to first responders, an 18-year-old fell approximately 10 feet from a ladder at a property on State Route 96. LifeNet was called to the scene, and reportedly transported the victim to Upstate University Hospital.... more

Injuries reported after single-car rollover on Rt. 96 in Seneca County

LifeNet was initially called to the scene, but was instructed to stand down after a one-car rollover accident was reported at the intersection of Rt. 96 and Powell Rd. In Seneca County. Ovid, Lodi, and Interlaken fire departments were called to the scene — as injuries were also reported. Trumansburg Ambulance was requested to the scene, as first responders indicate... more

Reports: Two airlifted from scene of motorcycle crash in Lodi

Two people were airlifted from the scene of a crash with injuries, according to the Ovid Fire Department, who posted an update on a busy day to Facebook. LifeNet and Mercy Flight transported the patients to Upstate Hospital in Syracuse. Extent of the injuries was not known, but according to Ovid FD — Schuyler Ambulance and South Seneca Ambulance both... more

Leaves beginning to change color in the Finger Lakes

The I LOVE NEW YORK program volunteer observers have released their second Fall Foliage Report for New York State and indicates that the change from green to brown, orange, red, yellow and maroon is underway for the weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes. According to the report released Wednesday: In the Finger Lakes region, color change is coming on strong... more

FLX WEEKLY: Summer in September for Grapefest weekend in Naples (podcast)

The mid-summer warmth will continue into the third weekend of September and will make for perfect conditions for getting out to all that is happening across the Finger Lakes, including the annual Grape Festival in Naples. Get all the details on the forecast, discuss the week’s top stories at FingerLakes1.com, hear the local weekend sports line-up and more with Jessica... more
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