Despite Tuesday rain, forecast looks like summer as Memorial Day approaches

If Memorial Day Weekend means you’re headed out, or hitting the road – the weather is going to cooperate nearly every day. While the forecast calls for some rain early on Tuesday, temperatures will be above 70 – and even push into the 80s during the late-week timeframe to make it feel like summer in the Finger Lakes. The rain... more

One airlifted, three others injured after crash on SR 104 in Sodus

Four people were sent to area hospitals after a three-vehicle crash on State Route 104 in Sodus. Deputies say Carlos Vasquez, 29, of Wolcott rear-ended another operated by Victoria L. Pascarella, 47, of Sodus. Her vehicle went off the roadway a d struck a tree — while Vasquez’s vehicle crossed into the eastbound lane and hit another vehicle — operated... more

Water main break repaired in Town of Ontario

The water main break that occurred in the Town of Ontario early Sunday morning has now been repaired. The original damage happened just before 3 a.m. on Sunday and was fixed around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. Officials say the entire system is back online and they are currently flushing out the system. Customers will experience purge accumulated air and sediment... more

Wayne Co. elections begin to take shape

In November, a number of local (County and State) races are open or contested. Local residents, with government in mind, are lining up to throw their hats in the ring in four local races: County Treasurer, County Coroner (2 positions), State Assembly for the 130th District, State Senate (54th district) . The County Treasurer position is open following the death... more

Search resumes for Sodus Point woman missing since 1991, daughter is hopeful

The search for a missing woman last seen in Sodus Point nearly 30 years ago is active again. The daughter of Judith Geurin, who was last seen in 1991, tells us that over the weekend, a tip lead deputies to search an area in Sodus Point where her mother lived. Judith’s daughter, Amy Kusaywa, lives in Albany. She spoke to... more

Macedon man charged with felony DWI, AUO

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Macedon man following a traffic stop. William P. Purcell Jr, 43, was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the First Degree and Felony Driving While Intoxicated. Deputies stopped the vehicle Purcell was operating for a traffic violation. It was determined that Purcell was operating the vehicle with a revoked license... more

Lyons resident charged in welfare fraud investigation

Investigators in Ontario County arrested a 57-year-old Lyons resident following a welfare fraud investigation. Sharod Huff, 57, of Lyons was charged with one count of fourth-degree welfare fraud and two counts of offering a false instrument for filing — after filing an application for temporary assistance, of which he was not entitled. Investigators say that Huff was granted over $2,135... more

Signs to look for if you suspect child abuse

The Seneca Falls police chief is weighing in Thursday on how important it is to notify authorities if you suspect abuse. "It's obviously extremely vital in this case, it could have saved a little boy's life," Chief Stuart Peenstra said. Maureen Foran-Mocete, who works at the McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center, says people are hesitant to call because they fear they... more

Top Six Paddles in the Finger Lakes Region

On a warm spring afternoon, there is no better way to enjoy the beauty of the Finger Lakes than by boat. Exploring the region in a kayak, paddleboard or canoe can be incredibly rewarding. From two wild lakes to bayou-like swamps to a mighty river, the region boasts a diversity of opportunities for quiet water paddling. Recent interest has brought... more

Soggy weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes

The weather was gorgeous on Thursday, and Friday will remain tranquil — but change over the next 48 hours is on the way. FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil reports that a broad southerly flow across the Southeast United States has resulted in a large area of abnormally high atmospheric moisture. That high pressure system to the north has been keeping... more

MOTORSPORTS: Troyer set a car-building standard that continues today

Several area tracks offered condolences and hosted ceremonies last week in honor of Maynard Troyer. Troyer passed away last week. He was 79. The all-time Modified win leader at Spencer Speedway, Troyer first raced in Williamson in the 1960s when he drove a Street Stock. He broke through for his first Spencer victory in 1965, then raked in 11 checkered... more

Judge asks for more info in case of Red Creek parent challenging Section V

The hearing stemming from a controversial injunction sought in February by the parent of a Red Creek girls basketball player after his daughter was ejected from a Section V Tournament game has been delayed again. It was scheduled for Tuesday but has been pushed back indefinitely, Section V executive director Kathy Hoyt said. It’s the third delay. Hearings were initially set for early and late March. The... more

SCHOOL VOTE RESULTS: Budgets pass by large margins in the FLX

School budgets were passed by wide margins in the Finger Lakes. While there were some interesting races for board of education seats — many districts saw voters turn out and reaffirm support for incumbents, who had previously served. The race between 10 candidates for the Waterloo Central School District Board of Education was most-interesting — even as two incumbents won... more

Lawsuit says Feher owes creditors, labor department millions of dollars

Feher Rubbish owes a lot more than just some additional visits to pick up customer’s trash. A lawsuit filed in state Supreme Court claims the company owes its creditors and New York State millions of dollars. The lawsuit filed by Solvay Bank says the garbage removal company — which abruptly ceased operations last week — has outstanding balances on its... more

PERMISSION GRANTED: Tops will close underperforming stores after court decision

A bankruptcy judge has given a local grocery chain the green light to close ‘unprofitable stores’ in the coming weeks. It’s not clear what Tops locations might close — but Judge Robert Drain of U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York approved the request of Tops to close unprofitable stores and to hold store closing sales before shutting them... more

Mayor of Clyde to seek support for 130th bid

After the unexpected announcement that Assemblyman Bob Oaks would not seek another term in the 130th District, Lyons Town Supervisor Brian Manktelow quickly announced his candidacy. Now, Clyde Mayor Jerry Fremouw announced his intent to become a candidate. In a post to Facebook, Mayor Fremouw described his interest in continuing the work of the district. “This is a short message... more

Strong thunderstorms possible in parts of FLX

Stormy weather is coming to the Finger Lakes on Tuesday. While it won’t be a continual rain, or even frequent thunderstorm activity — there will be some points throughout the day that get soggy. According to forecasters there will be two primary opportunities for rain and thunder throughout the region. The first will come early this morning. By mid-morning that... more
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