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LISTEN LIVE AT 6 PM: #1 Mynderse hosts #8 Wellsville in Class B quarterfinal on FL1 Sports

The top seeded Mynderse Academy Blue Devils host the #8 Wellsville Tigers in the quarterfinal round of the 2018 Section V Class B quarterfinals on Saturday night at 6 pm on FL1 Radio. Jim Sinicropi and Matt Verkey have the call for FL1 Sports, live at 6 pm on FingerLakes1.com Radio. The game will be posted or re-streamed with full... more

Hearing on Ludovico Trail will be held at SF Municipal Building despite capacity concerns

Taking the advice of two different attorneys, Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro says the venue of the public hearing scheduled for March 6th will not be changed. While he initially considered changing the venue — Lazzaro said that after getting two legal opinions — there wouldn’t be enough time to change the venue of the session. The necessity of... more

Whitman, Lyons boys advance, Midlakes girls roll into semis (W-FL round-up 2/23)

The quarterfinal round of the Section V boys and girls postseason tournament began on Friday night and saw five Wayne-Finger Lakes teams eliminated. On the boys side, Lyons would advance with a win in their final game at the Atwood Gymnasium of the season and the Marcus Whitman Wildcats defeated LeRoy by 1 on a last second three-pointer from Riley... more

UPDATE: Child transported to GGH after drunk driving crash in Seneca Falls (photos)

Police say a Romulus man was charged with DWI under Leandra’s Law after a crash in Seneca Falls resulted in the driver’s 1-year-old daughter being sent to Geneva General Hospital with minor injuries. On Wednesday at approximately 9:09 p.m. the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Leonard R. Carlsen, 28, of Romulus on multiple charges after a crash on Kingdom Road.... more

Tops Friendly Markets files Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Tops Friendly Markets LLC has filed for reorganizational bankruptcy, known as Chapter 11. It’s a move to eliminate debt and position the company for success moving forward. The company employs over 14,000 workers, and according to reports, most stores that are good performers in New York and Pennsylvania will remain open. That said, the company has a debt problem that... more

FLX WEEKLY: The dog days of winter & Facebook birthdays (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi & Josh Durso for a look at your upcoming weekend in the Finger Lakes and a round-up of the top news, local photos and activities at FingerLakes1.com this week. Will the extraordinarily warm weather continue. Is spring finally here? Also, how do you handle your birthday on Facebook? . more

Second night of Sectionals opening round sees 13 W-FL teams advance (W-FL round-up 2/21)

The opening round of Sectional play is complete and the quarterfinal match-ups are set for the boys and girls Section V basketball postseason tournaments. Of the 42 Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls teams that are competing amongst Section V opponents, just 19 are still alive. Check out all the results from Wednesday night’s games in each classification below… – Looking... more

Organizers talk history, appeal of Ludovico Trail in Seneca Falls ahead of public hearing (video)

In 1998 businessman Frank J. Ludovico gave the canal side property along Bayard Street, which was an abandoned railroad bed to Wilhelmina Pusmucans to establish a Sculpture Trail. While the trail has evolved, grown, and become a prominent part of Seneca Falls — an eminent domain process, which was initiated by the Town of Seneca Falls by calling for a... more

Wayne Brady coming to del Lago’s ‘Vine’ this spring

Del Lago Resort & Casin announced five-time Emmy award winner and Grammy nominee, Wayne Brady as an upcoming performer in May. He will be performing two shows at The Vine on Saturday, May 5th at 5 pm and 8 pm. Wayne Brady is a true show biz renaissance man. Actor, singer, dancer, improviser, songwriter ­¾ he’s done it all throughout... more

First round of Sectional basketball underway for boys & girls in Section V (W-FL round-up 2/20)

First round games in the 2018 Section V boys and girls tournaments were contested on Tuesday night across the region with many Wayne-Finger Lakes teams advancing to the quarterfinals, and others seeing their season come to an end. Check out all the results by classification below along with Wednesday night’s schedule. FL1 Sports will bring you live coverage of two... more

Forum on Wednesday will look at Eminent Domain, Ludovico Trail debate in Seneca Falls

An information session will be held on Wednesday, February 21st at The Gould Hotel in Seneca Falls from 7 – 9 p.m. The subject of the talk will the The Ludovico Sculpture Trail, which was founded by Wilhemina Pusmucans in 1999, and runs along the Cayuga-Seneca Canal. The site is subject to a Eminent Domain process that has been unfolding... more

Seneca Falls man charged with DWI, leaving scene of crash on SR 89

On February 20th at approximately 4 p.m. the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office arrested Arthur J. Sinicropi, age 34, of Seneca Falls for driving while intoxicated after leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Deputies were called to a property damage accident on State Route 89 in the Town of Tyre after the vehicle had fled from the scene at... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Jennifer Venuti Harris of Thrive to Survive (podcast)

Meet the Vice-President of Thrive to Survive, Jennifer Venuti Harris on Monday afternoon’s edition of Weber This Week. Thrive to Survive is dedicated to providing support in a variety of ways to adults living in Geneva, Waterloo, Seneca Falls, Stanley, Clifton Springs, Phelps, Dundee, Keuka Park, and Penn Yan diagnosed and being treated for cancer. Through this support, Thrive to... more

Auburn connection to ‘Twelve Years a Slave’ discussed by Solomon Northrup descendant

Solomon Northrup’s great-great-great-granddaughter Melissa Howell delivered a presentation on Sunday about the hidden figures who played a role in the publishing of Northrup’s memoir, “Twelve Years a Slave,” in 1853. Howell presented “A freedom narrative’s coming of age: the hidden figures who brought ‘Twelve Years a Slave’ to publication,” at the Women’s Rights National Historical Park visitor center in Seneca... more

DEC proposes environmental cleanup plan for former Sylvania plant in Seneca Falls

Thousands of television sets were manufactured at the former Sylvania Electric and Phillips Electronic Component Group plant at 50 Johnston St. from the late 1940s until the 1980s. The TV manufacturing process also left behind some contamination of the 64-acre property and the state Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing a remedy to clean up the site. The public is... more

Seneca Falls Municipal Building ‘compromised’ as vendor dispute escalates

Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro says it’s a matter of safety and security. That matter involves a computer, once used in the ‘Server Room’ at the new Seneca Falls Municipal Building. The computer was owned by a former-vendor, who brought it in to house a number of Town-related items. In late-December one of the doors to the Municipal Building ceased operating.... more

Mynderse high school students involved in mid-air scare on Air Cananda flight

Multiple injuries have been reported after a plane carrying several Mynderse Academy high school students en route to San José, Costa Rica hit severe turbulence and had to return to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. The incident happened onboard an Air Canada Rouge flight at around 8 pm on Thursday in the air over the mid-eastern United States. Paramedics told Toronto media... more
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