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INSIDE THE FLX: The Future of the Classroom (Part I)

INSIDE THE FLX: The Future of the Classroom (Part I)
What does the future of learning in public schools look like? Well, a number of teachers and administrators in local districts are evaluating this very question. “The Future of the Classroom” is a two part series dedicated to answering the question, based on the countless interviews conducted in the FingerLakes1.com Studio on the subject. This week, we hear from the... more

FRESH TAKES: Kings of the North, Woodland at Pebble & Anthony Davis to Lakers (podcast)

FRESH TAKES: Kings of the North, Woodland at Pebble & Anthony Davis to Lakers (podcast)
This week Paul Russo and Nick Felice give their final thoughts on the NBA Finals and the league’s first ever Canadian champions, the Toronto Raptors. Also, a recap of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach which was won by Gary Woodland and reaction to the Anthony Davis acquisition by the Los Angeles Lakers. . more

New home of National Women’s Hall of Fame has own women’s history

New home of National Women’s Hall of Fame has own women’s history
It may be the best possible location for the National Women’s Hall of Fame. A place honoring 276 American women of achievement will move into a renovated space that once housed the Seneca Knitting Mill, a local industry that employed hundreds of women, many of them immigrants or daughters of immigrants, during its 155-year history. In addition, two of the... more

Police: Seneca Falls woman charged with harassment

Police: Seneca Falls woman charged with harassment
The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a town resident following an investigation at a local business over the weekend. Janet Summers, 48, of Seneca Falls was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and harassment. According to police, they responded to a local business after an assault was reported to 911. Upon arrival police discovered Summers, extremely intoxicated,... more

George Valesente announces retirement after 41 seasons at Ithaca

George Valesente announces retirement after 41 seasons at Ithaca
Ithaca College legendary Hall of Fame baseball coach and alumnus (’66), and Mynderse Academy alumnus, George Valesente, has announced his retirement after 41 seasons, effective in August 2019. Valesente has been the head coach at his alma mater since 1979 and departs South Hill with a career record of 1,136-507-8 at the helm of the Bombers program. He maintained the... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: McKeveney, Clingerman talk transition at Seneca Falls CSD

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: McKeveney, Clingerman talk transition at Seneca Falls CSD
What does the future of education look like in Seneca Falls? This year the Seneca Falls Central School District is undergoing a leadership change. Jeramy Clingerman will become superintendent of schools this summer, as longtime leader Bob McKeveny ends his career. The two were in-studio for a wide-ranging conversation about the transition process, and the future of education broadly. . more

ISSUE OF WILL: Does enough support exist for a water authority in Seneca County?

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Is it time for Seneca County to adopt the ‘authority’ model of providing water or sewer service to residents? While the Seneca County Board of Supervisors debates the prospect of a $24 million sewer consolidation project – they are also weighing the creation of an ‘authority’ to manage water or sewer. When County Manager Mitch Rowe assumed his role over... more

2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes opens July 1st

2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes
The 2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes at Seneca Falls Country Club for ages 6 – 17 will be held on 4 Mondays in the month of July. This has become one of the most popular programs in the area with a cost of just $65 per child that includes instruction in all aspects of the game, lunch... more

Seneca Falls man pleads guilty to child porn charge

Seneca Falls man pleads guilty to child porn charge
A Seneca Falls man has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. Matthew Urquhart, 32, faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, a lifetime of post-release supervision and a possible $250,000 fine. Prosecutors say Urquhart was trading child pornography from his Seneca Falls home. A search of two residences he lived in at the time turned up images... more

Sports betting will officially begin at del Lago this summer

Sports betting will officially begin at del Lago this summer
On Tuesday, gambling regulators in New York voted to allow sports betting at four upstate casinos- and Del Lago Resort and Casino in the Finger Lakes is on that list. Sports betting has been on high demand from Del Lago’s customers for awhile and their requests have finally been granted. General manager Mark Juliano said this new addition, officially called... more

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Mynderse girls lacrosse concludes successful 2019 season (podcast)

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST LIVE AT 5 PM: Mynderse girls lacrosse concludes successful 2019 season (podcast)
The Mynderse Academy girls lacrosse team just concluded the most successful season in their program’s history. Head Coach Corey Foster is in-studio with captains Regan Fleming, Caitlyn Korzeniewski, Sadie Bonetti and Jordan Howell to talk about their 2019 campaign and the growth of the Lady Blue Devils’ program. . more

FRESH TAKES: NBA Finals & Stanley Cup down to the wire, U.S. Open Preview & the 1-year anniversary (podcast)

FRESH TAKES: NBA Finals & Stanley Cup down to the wire, U.S. Open Preview & the 1-year anniversary (podcast)
On their one year anniversary show, Paul Russo and Nick Felice preview this week’s United States Open at Pebble Beach, recap the Stanley Cup Finals heading into Game 7 on Wednesday night, and discuss if the Golden State Warriors can comeback to win their third straight NBA Championship despite losing Kevin Durant on Monday night. . more

Former St. Patrick’s School in Seneca Falls may be sold

Former St. Patrick’s School in Seneca Falls may be sold
The former St. Patrick’s School at 81 W. Bayard St. is close to being sold to local chiropractor Dr. Kingsley Kabari. Kabari, a graduate of New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, plans to convert the vacant, two-story school to a wellness and fitness center. He would move his existing Maximum Fitness Center in the Tops Plaza on Routes 5&20... more

Seneca Falls man held on no bail after threatening to stab person over debt

Seneca Falls man held on no bail after threatening to stab person over debt
The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a town resident following a harassment complaint. Christopher Murray, 27, of Seneca Falls is accused of being in possession of property belonging to another person after he entered into an agreement to pay for it. Police say Murray failed to pay for the items, and when the original owner of the... more

Geneva man captures 2019 Carp Derby with 45 lb. lunker

Geneva man captured 2019 Carp Derby with 45 lb. lunker
More than 200 anglers from throughout the Finger Lakes registered for the 49th annual Waterloo Rotary Carp Derby. It was the 11th year the Rotarians have sponsored the Carp Derby that was begun by the Grumpy Old Men of Seneca Falls in 1980. Anglers from Palmyra, Elmira, Sodus, Clifton Springs and Manchester brought their catches to the weigh station on... more

Police: Driver charged with felony DWI in Seneca Falls

Police: Driver charged with felony DWI in Seneca Falls
On Sunday at approximately 7:50 p.m. police arrested an Ogden resident on felony DWI charges following a traffic stop along Fall Street. Jamie L. Smith, 38, was charged with felony DWI, felony aggravated DWI, and refusal to take a breath test. Smith had been observed by motorists operating erratically on State Route 5 in Waterloo and Seneca Falls. She was... more

Police: Woman attacked by man in Seneca Falls, suspect taken into custody after search

Police: Woman attacked by man in Seneca Falls, suspect taken into custody after search
Police say a Seneca Falls man was arrested after a violent incident at a local residence. On Friday at approximately 7:51 a.m. police arrested Cassidy J. Ward, 35, of Seneca Falls following a disturbance. Police were called after Ward illegally entered a home of an associate – creating a disturbance at the residence. During that incident, he knocked a female... more

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Mynderse fishermen go for National Championship in Tennessee (podcast)

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST LIVE AT 2:30 PM: Mynderse fishermen go for National Championship in Tennessee (podcast)
Mynderse Academy senior C.J. Zerniak & eight-grader Brody Herron recently qualified to represent New York State in the 2019 BASS High School National Championship on Kentucky Lake in Paris, TN this summer. Both anglers are in-studio to talk about their sport, how the qualified for the national tournament and their preparation for the event coming up in August. . more
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