Mynderse, Penn Yan & Wayne notch East wins; Bloomfield girls edge Whitman (W-FL round-up 12/15)

Three of the top contenders for the Finger Lakes East title each recorded wins on Friday night. In Wayne County action Lyons defended home court against Gananda and it was an emotional night in Marion. On the girls’ side, Bloomfield snuck by Marcus Whitman in Rushville as the Bombers’ Braelin Scott recorded her 6th straight double-double. Full results below… W-FL... more

Sheriff: Seneca Falls woman charged with grand larceny, identity theft

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports that on December 8th at 10:00 am investigators arrested a Seneca Falls woman at the conclusion of a larceny investigation, which involved identity theft. Kayla M. Voit, 20, of Seneca Falls was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree identity theft, and two counts of petit larceny. Two of the four charges are Class E... more

Seneca Sheriff: Investigators make pair of welfare fraud arrests within an hour

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce announced the arrest of two subjects following a welfare fraud investigation. Sheriff Luce reports that on Thursday at approximately 12:53 pm investigators arrested Jeremy U. Trapp, 32, of Waterloo on three counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing. The charges are Class E felonies, according to Luce, who reported that Trapp failed to... more

FLX WEEKLY: Round-up your wintry week in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso recap the past Wonderful Life weekend in Seneca Falls, talk about the first snowfall of the year, Brian Kolb’s bid for governor, the weather for the December weekend ahead, and some great local photos taken in the past week here in the Finger Lakes. . more

Wickham ends tenure as manager of Empire Farm Days

Melanie Wickham’s name is nearly synonymous with Empire Farm Days. After 32 years as organizer and manager of the largest outdoor agricultural trade show in the Northeast, Wickham is leaving. A town of Seneca resident in Ontario County, Wickham has served as executive director of the Empire State Potato Growers Inc., which sponsors Empire Farm Days every August. Since 1988,... more

Teens charged after physical altercation in Seneca Falls

On December 8th police responded to a report of teens engaging in a physical altercation. While names are being withheld, the Seneca Falls Police Department reports that the fighting had ceased by the time they arrived. No injuries were reported, according to police. The teens were both charged with Disorderly Conduct and released on appearance tickets. They are to appear... more

Seneca Falls teen charged with harassment, disorderly conduct after altercation

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a 17-year-old male following a physical altercation with another teenage male on December 7th. Police say the teen, who is not being identified, was charged with second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct. He is accused of engaging in a physical altercation with another teen while in a public setting. The 17-year-old’s identity... more

Seneca Falls teen charged with assault after November fight

On December 8th at approximately 11:07 am the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested a Seneca Falls man for attempted assault following a physical altercation. Nivek Y. Sutton, 19, was charged with third-degree attempted assault. Sutton is accused of engaging in a physical altercation with a local resident in November, causing minor injuries to the local resident who was treated and... more

Police: Seneca Falls man stole $178K from relatives, faces felony identity theft charges

Auburn Police say a Seneca Falls man has been charged with eight felonies in Cayuga County altering using false identities to withdraw and steal nearly $20,000 in cash and secure $160,000 in personal loans with the information. Raymond J. Tortorello Jr., 29, of Seneca Falls was arrested on Sunday around 7:30 pm and charged with seven counts of first-degree identity... more

Generations Bank announces changes to its board of directors

Generations Bank announces today that Robert Kernan will retire on December 31, 2017 as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Bradford Jones, who currently serves as the Vice-Chairman will assume the Chairman of the Board position and Vincent Sinicropi will assume the Vice-Chairman of the Board position on January 1, 2018. Robert Kernan has served the organization for nearly 30... 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

Town Attorney’s son appointed as network administrator in Seneca Falls

Less than a week after tabling a motion to hire Marshall Foster, the son of Seneca Falls Town Attorney David Foster, to a newly-created position to oversee the Town’s information technology — the board moved to make the hire in a special session. Board member Dave DeLelys, who was not present at Monday’s session due to illness, had proposed tabling... more

Gananda tops Midlakes; Mynderse girls cruise past South Seneca (W-FL round-up 12/11)

It was a light night of action across the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues for area boys and girls varsity basketball teams but there were some interesting match-ups on the docket. For the boys, the big story of the night was the Blue Panthers of Gananda defeating Midlakes in a East-Wayne interleague contest. For the girls, Mynderse looked impressive as they hosted... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: South Seneca Lady Falcons invade Mynderse Academy on FL1 Sports

A match-up between a pair of defending Sectional Champions on Monday night in Arthur L. Baker Gymnasium in Seneca Falls as the South Seneca Lady Falcons take on the Mynderse Academy Lady Blue Devils. Jim Sinicropi and Mike Alessio have the call for FL1 Sports. . more

IT’S A WONDERFUL RUN: Watch the official race video as over 5,000 enter 5K in Seneca Falls on Saturday (video)

Over 5,000 runners & walkers entered this year’s It’s A Wonderful Run 5K and crossed the George Bailey Bridge on Saturday in Seneca Falls as part of the It’s A Wonderful Life Festival. The below video shows activities in downtown Seneca Falls in the afternoon and the popular 5K run/walk which begins at dusk when the actress who played Zu-Zu,... more

Sheriff: Seneca Falls man charged with possessing, selling controlled substance

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on December 5th at approximately 10:45 am, the Narcotics Unit arrested a Seneca Falls man on felony charges in Waterloo. Robert J. Stevens, 45, was charged with one count of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and one count of fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, both Class D felonies. It... more
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