Supervisors question Romulus incinerator, send waste disposal law back to committee

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors did not want to move forward with a resolution proposed by outgoing, at-large Seneca Falls Supervisor Steve Churchill. The room was packed Tuesday with residents and business owners from throughout the region voicing opposition to Circular EnerG’s waste-to-energy incinerator proposal. Many of those who spoke also voiced support for a resolution before the Board... more

Geitner’s 50 points lift Bloomfield over Honeoye in 2 OT thriller (W-FL round-up 12/12)

It took 2 overtimes on Tuesday night but the Bloomfield Bombers survived a trip to Honeoye to escape with a 101-99 win in the most exciting game of the year in the Wayne-Finger Lakes. Bloomfield senior Patrick Geitner exploded for nearly half of his team’s output ending with an incredible 50 points. Even more impressive, just 6 of the 50... more

THE DEBRIEF: Debating incinerators, campus safety & Geneva’s future (podcast)

A number of hot-button issues will be discussed on a special edition of the Debrief Podcast. After a delay to the taping of the podcast last week, the news broke this weekend that Geneva City Manager Matt Horn would be exiting his post as the highest ranking administrative figure in Geneva. His unexpected exit, and what it means for Geneva... more

Lyons, Naples boys win; Bloomfield girls on a roll (W-FL round-up 12/9/)

The Bloomfield girls basketball team improved to 4-0 on Saturday night with a 52-36 win over Lyons in an inter-league match-up. Braelin Scott led the Bombers with her 4th double-double of the season finishing with 11 points and 16 rebounds. Jessie Sheehan added 15 rebounds in the win, Lyons was led by Adrianna Kemp with 17 points and 8 rebounds... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Zuzu and friends

It’s time to enjoy the “Real Bedford Falls” with the memories of the movie “It’s A Wonderful Life”. This year a namesake can be found at the Beverly Animal Shelter. A feline gentleman named Zuzu and some feline friends are hoping to have a Merry Christmas in their new forever home. Can you help? Have you, at any time, adopted... more

Clyde-Savannah & ER open with league wins; Red Jacket deals South Seneca girls first loss (W-FL round-up 12/5)

Clyde-Savannah opened up their season and their Wayne County league slate with a convincing 80-45 win over Red Creek. Also hitting the court for the first time, East Rochester hosted Sodus and sent the Spartans packing with a 53-39 win behind 17 points and 20 rebounds from John Lexer. Also in Wayne County boys action, Marion won their second straight... more

More than 200 residents pack Romulus Fire Hall for meeting on proposed incinerator

Residents couldn’t voice their opposition to the multi-million dollar waste-to-energy proposal before the Romulus Town Planning Board on Monday, but that didn’t stop them from flocking to the session to make a statement. Circular EnerG LLC, is proposing a $365 million incinerator that will turn municipal solid waste into energy. The proposed facility would sit on 48-acres of the former... more

Finger Lakes Technologies Group to become FirstLight after merger

FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Finger Lakes Technologies Group (“FLTG”). The latest acquisition is just one of several that FirstLight has successfully completed during the last twelve months, as FirstLight acquired and combined operations with both Oxford Networks and Sovernet Communications and also announced the... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Young feline fellows

Have you, at any time, adopted a cat/cats from the Beverly Animal Shelter that you have seen here? Have they made your life that much better? It will soon be time to feature our annual “Happy Tails”. Please send a note about your cat(s) along with a recent picture by December 15. We would like to share your “Happy Tail”!!... more

Hot shooting Gananda downs Geneva in opener (W-FL round-up for 11/29)

The Gananda Blue Panthers boys varsity basketball team opened their season and represented the Wayne County League with some hot shooting in their home gym against Geneva on Tuesday night. The larger Class A2 Geneva Panthers (Finger Lakes East) dropped their opener to Class C1 Gananda by a score of 61-49. The Blue Panthers shot 13-28 from three-point range and... more

White deer tours tours selling out in Romulus

The return of bus tours to the former Seneca Army Depot has been a big success, the president of Seneca White Deer Inc. says, pointing to sellouts each of the first two weeks as proof. And, Dennis Money said there are many December dates and times still available. Tours are scheduled for 8 a.m., 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.... more

KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: The Royal Engagement (podcast)

This week Kenny talks about a successful week for the Buffalo Bills and the Syracuse Orange basketball team but has a lot to say about the big engagement news from the Royal Family in England. Kenny also touches on the start of a new local high school basketball season and the state of the Syracuse football program after their season... more

UPSTATE HOOPS: New season of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball tips-off (podcast)

The 2017-18 local high school basketball season is underway and FingerLakes1.com will have full coverage, live game webcasts and your weekly round-up every Sunday morning on the Upstate Hoops Podcast. Our season premiere went live on Sunday morning with your host Jim Sinicropi and in-studio analysis from Lyons varsity boys head coach Zac Young and first year Mynderse varsity boys... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Mike Scaglione & Hoop’s Annual Bicycle Giveaway (podcast)

Mike Scaglione has been involved with Hoop’s Annual Bicycle Giveaway for several years. The program, founded by Seneca Falls native Bob Hooper, provides bicycles to children at need at Christmas in Seneca County. Hear from Bob Hooper via telephone and Mike Scaglione in-studio on Monday’s edition of Weber This Week. . more

Attorney outlines benefits of waste-to-energy plant at former Depot

An attorney representing the group hoping to build a trash-burning incinerator at the former Seneca Army Depot is certain the project will be a boon for Seneca County. “This is a green project, great for the environment and local economy,” said Alan Knauf, a partner with Rochester-based Knauf Shaw LLC, a firm specializing in environmental law. “It is a comprehensive... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Looking for a cuddly human

This week the Beverly Animal Shelter would like to introduce you to three handsome feline gentlemen who simply love people. How do we know? …Their letters to Santa include a request for a cuddly human.  POPLAR This lovable guy was rescued from a stray cat colony. White and black Poplar arrived with an unexplained head tilt. Thought to be older... more

Little information available behind company proposing Romulus incineration facility

A 48-acre parcel that is owned by Flaum in Romulus could be the home of a massive, first-of-it’s-kind in the U.S., municipal solid waste incinerator. However, as local media outlets are learning – there isn’t a lot of information on the company behind the facility proposal, which would burn up to 175 truckloads of trash each day. The D&C reports... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Local musician Nate Michaels performs in-studio (podcast)

Local musician Nate Michaels of Clyde is in-studio to perform his music on Monday afternoon. Nate is one of the hardest working musicians in the Finger Lakes playing as many as 7 shows a week at venues throughout the region. This is his second appearance on Weber This Week. . more
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