2017 Section V boys & girls basketball Sectional tournament brackets

Late Friday morning, the seeding points for Section V boys and girls high school basketball became official as the regular season is behind us. Ahead is Sectionals! Check out the brackets below for every classification in Section V for the boys and girls with our area teams highlighted. Postseason play gets underway Tuesday night. Check back to FingerLakes1.com for our... more

Beverly Shelter Pets of the Week: Dog days of February

The dog days of February have arrived. The Beverly Animal Shelter is proud to announce they have three new arrivals in the canine department… Two extra petite young ladies and the sweetest older girl in need of fostering. Why not stop by to meet… BELLA Beautiful Bella is a mostly white Chihuahua with a few splashes of tan in her... more

W-FL Wednesday: Whitman caps perfect FL West season with win in Naples

On Wednesday night, the Marcus Whitman Wildcats completed a perfect league schedule in the Finger Lakes West with a victory over Naples to cap their league slate with a 16-0 record. The Wildcats (16-0/16-2) host Livonia on Thursday night in a non-league contest on the final night of the regular season. On the final night of girls action, Pal-Mac topped... more

DEFEATED: Resolution calling for immediate sale of depot shot down by supervisors

Nearly an hour of debate and speakers. When all was said and done though, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors would defeat the resolution calling for the immediate sale of the former Seneca Army Depot. “It’s a complex deal,” Earl Martin explained to the board during his time addressing the collection of supervisors, county employees and members of the public.... more

Romulus School declares no mumps

Tests have come back negative for a Romulus Elementary student believed to have the mumps, the school district announced this week. Last week, Romulus School Superintendent Martin Rotz sent home a letter with elementary students warning parents of possible exposure to mumps. Proper precautions were taken and the Seneca County Health Department was notified. The student had not been in school... more

Inside the FLX: IDA Exec. Director Bob Aronson talks depot, development, and more

“It was a great opportunity to do something for the home team.” That’s how Seneca County Industrial Development Agency Executive Director Bob Aronson views his role in driving economic development. The IDA serves as an arm of government, which organizes and establishes deals to foster economic development. His roots run deep in Seneca County, as his grandfather’s business in downtown... more

Karlsen’s murder conviction stands

An appeals court has affirmed the Seneca County murder conviction of Karl Karlsen for killing his son in 2008. In a decision posted on its website, the Fourth Judicial Department of state Supreme Court’s Appellate Division in Rochester upheld the second-degree murder count against Karlsen. He pleaded guilty to the charge in 2013 and was sentenced by Seneca County Judge... more

SHOWDOWN: Motion to ax lease proposal goes before Seneca Co. BOS

It’s showdown time over the proposed lease-purchase of 7,000 acres of the former Seneca Army Depot and a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement between Earl Martin and the Seneca County Industrial Development Agency. The Board of Supervisors’ Governmental Operations Committee voted 4-1 Jan. 24 on a non-binding resolution asking the IDA to “abandon both the lease and pursuit of a PILOT” for Martin... more

Remedy for Seneca Army Depot cleanup discussed

The preferred remedy for cleaning up four old munitions disposal sites at the former Seneca Army Depot is to implement land-use controls. That means future use of those sites, which amounts to about 175 acres, would not allow residential housing, elementary or secondary schools, childcare facilities or playgrounds. In addition, recognition and safety training for explosives will be required for... more

W-FL Friday: Midlakes, Penn Yan win, snow postpones Wayne County slate

Heavy lake effect snow in Wayne County turned a heavy slate of action into a light schedule of Wayne-Finger Lakes games on Friday night. Midlakes continued their resurgence with a key win along with Penn Yan as the two Finger Lakes East schools position for seeding in Class B Sectionals. In girls action, the Penn Yan girls picked up a... more

W-FL Thursday: 15 straight for Whitman boys; Creek’s Mosqueda scores 30 in win

The Marcus Whitman Wildcats won their 15th straight game on Thursday night, dispatching with South Seneca, 69-40. Riley McLoud and Nick Young scored 16 points each while Burlin Allen dished out 11 assists. It was Allen’s second 11 assist game of the season for the Finger Lakes West Champion Wildcats. Outside of Whitman’s dominance this season, the Finger Lakes West... more

Beverly Shelter Pets of the Week: Unconditional love for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day will soon be here. It’s time to think of unconditional love. Well, maybe there are a few conditions the pets of the Beverly Animal Shelter are expecting… things like affection and care from their humans. Give these pets their furever home and you will receive unconditional love in return. MARGARET Beautifully, symmetrically marked with her black tuxedo and... more

The Debrief Podcast: Augustine, Durso discuss Depot, Geneva DRI, much more in premier episode

On the premier episode of the ‘Debrief Podcast’ hosts Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine go over a number of important issues impacting those living in the Finger Lakes. The podcast will be featured bi-weekly on the FingerLakes1.TV Internet Broadcasting Network. Listen to the podcast in the player below – and subscribe to the FingerLakes1.com YouTube Channel. AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Mynderse tennis coach Mike Marriam receives USTA Eastern HS Coach of the Year award

The Seneca Falls Central School District and Mynderse Academy are very proud to announce that Boys and Girls Varsity Tennis Coach Mike Marriam recently received the Virginia and Chuck Landis High School Coach of the Year Award at the USTA Eastern Tennis Conference – which represents all of New York State. Coach Marriam has 37 years of experience coaching the... more

Proposed remediation of weapons sites on former Seneca Army Depot land up for comment

Proposed remedies for four military weapon sites on the former Seneca Army Depot land will be the topic of a public information meeting this Thursday. Hosted by the U.S. Army, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state Department of Environmental Conservation, the meeting will cover what has been done to clean up the areas already, and the agencies’ suggestions... more

W-FL Tuesday: Newark falls at Midlakes, Mynderse takes East title

The Midlakes Screaming Eagles stunned the Newark Reds on Tuesday night behind 22 points from Bryce Burri and 20 rebounds from Daryn Carswell. The loss by Newark, coupled with Mynderse Academy’s win at home over Pal-Mac, gives the Blue Devils the outright Finger Lakes East championship. With Marcus Whitman’s clinching of the FL West title two weeks ago, the last... more

Romulus warns parents, students of possible mumps exposure

Elementary students in Romulus Central School may have been exposed to mumps, according to a notice sent home with students today. According to the letter from School Superintendent Martin Rotz, the school was notified that one of its students is being tested for a suspected case of mumps. The possible case has been reported to appropriate officials at the state... more
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