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Seneca Falls Town Board will meet to discuss landfill litigation on Thursday

Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro announced over the weekend that the Town Board would meet for a special session on Thursday at 4 pm. The meeting would be held to discuss potential litigation, which Supervisor Lazzaro said would likely involve a mixture of public and executive session. He did not specify whether he believed any action would be taken... more

Del Lago’s gross gaming revenue exceeded $6M in first two weeks

In its first two weeks of operation, del Lago Resort & Casino reported a total gross gaming revenue of $6.3 million — after winnings were deducted. That figure represents slot machines, electronic table games, staffed table games such as blackjack, craps and baccarat, and poker tables. Total gross gaming revenue is the taxable revenue from the facility. Eighty percent of... more

Women’s Rights National Historical Park slashes hours again due to staffing woes

The Women’s Rights National Historical Park has cut its hours of operation again due to understaffing, according to a news release. The park will now be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. Ami Ghazala, the park’s superintendent, couldn’t be reached for comment. The park previously announced that all tours were cancelled until further notice due to understaffing... more

del Lago will partially fund Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack under proposal

The deal comes down to preserving jobs and a facility, which has been hurting bad over the last several years. A new plan announced by the New York State Gaming Commission created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo would ensure that thoroughbred racing at the Farmington track continues. It’s a two-year plan, which will have the option for a third — should... more

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

Our Finger Lakes History: The Underground Railroad in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Seneca County Historian Walter Gable takes a fascinating look at the history of the Underground Railroad and anti-slavery movement of the late 1800,’s in the Finger Lakes. See the numerous buildings and homes that served as stations on the Underground Railroad throughout the region and learn about the individuals who played a part in aiding runaway freedom seekers who were... more

Bloomfield woman hospitalized after making U-turn, causing crash in Hopewell

On Thursday at approximately 5:17 pm deputies in Ontario County — along with Hopewell Fire Department and Canandaigua Ambulance were dispatched to the intersection of County Road 46 and Freshour Road for the report of a crash with injuries. The accident involved a pickup truck and Jeep. It happened in the Town of Hopewell. Deputies say Sheryl H. Berger, 72,... more

Three arrested on felony drug charges after traffic stop

Three people are facing felony drug charges after a traffic stop in Geneva. On Wednesday around 7:47 pm officers stopped a vehicle on Middle Street for a variety of vehicle and traffic violations. Upon investigation three individuals were charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after packaged heroin was discovered. Jonathan Rodriquez-Felix, 34, of Canandaigua, Alexandra M. McMann,... 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

FLX Weekly: Local weather coverage sparks passion, Comicon at FL Mall & del Lago first impressions (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Josh Durso and Jessamy Uticone to run down your week and upcoming weekend in the Finger Lakes. This week they discuss how our weather coverage at FingerLakes1.com sparks so much passion and controversy, first impressions of del Lago’s new concert venue, and Comicon is coming to the Fingerlakes Mall. more

Seneca Falls man charged with DWI after traffic stop

On Thursday at 12:57 am the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Daren S. Kettle, 29, of Seneca Falls following a traffic stop on East Bayard Street Extension. Police stopped Kettle after the vehicle he was operating was observed moving from the lane unsafely and failing to keep right. Following the traffic stop an investigation deemed that Kettle was... 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

W-FL Tuesday: Klein & Norris have shootout for the ages as Creek beats NR-W in OT

With the final week of the regular season in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball, all the league titles have been decided but area teams are still jockeying for sectional seeds. The game of the night took place in Wolcott where North Rose-Wolcott senior Tyler Norris and Red Red senior Nick Klein put on a show in the second half and... more

Weber This Week: Geneva’s La Mia Bella Sicilia owners in-studio (podcast)

Meet Tomas Gonzalez and his son Joe Gonzalez, owners of La Mia Bella Sicilia in Geneva. They were live in-studio as guests on the Weber This Week show on FingerLakes1.TV on Monday afternoon to discuss their new Italian eatery. Watch the full episode below… AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Casino goers spent more than $36M in opening week at del Lago

The first series of earnings have been released by del Lago Resort & Casino for their initial week of operation. A total of $32,921,546 was spent at the slot machines at del Lago. Another $3,736,444 was spent at the venue’s table games. Altogether, the casino saw a gross gaming revenue figure that leveled at $3,317,758 for the first week of... more

Climate Summit aims to create public dialogue

The Seneca Falls Climate Summit — organized to promote climate literacy through dialogue — will be held Thursday, March 16, at Mynderse Academy. This event is open to Finger Lakes-area high school students, local governments and community members and will run from 1 to 6 p.m. The summit will expose participants to climate change information and attendees will then have... more

SFDC releases summary of findings report

Economic development isn’t scientific, but it has to be well-planned. For Seneca Falls Economic Developer Greg Zellers a 70 page plan has been completed, which is a huge step for the Seneca Falls Economic Development Corp. “It essentially shows us what we have to work with and where the trends are heading,” says SFDC Director, Greg Zellers. “Without it, it’s... more
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