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FLX WEEKLY: Talking black bears, fashion shows & the first weekend of April (podcast)

Black bear sightings are becoming more common throughout the Finger Lakes region. What is the protocol if you encounter one in your own backyard? We also hear from Travelling Little Black Dress Spring Fashion Show creator Sharon Hoatland and we’ll tell you what the weather will look like for the first weekend of April. Join Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso, Jim... more

GIRLS LACROSSE: Shaffer nets 100th career goal as Blue Devils roll to win over Reds

It might have been the season opener for the Mynderse Academy girls lacrosse team, but it turned out to be a big night for the Blue Devils as senior Sarah Shaffer joined an exclusive club. Shaffer scored six times, including finding the back of the net for the 100th time in her career, as she led the Blue Devils to... more

Villages must think outside the box to hold onto local police departments

One of the biggest assets Wayne County villages boast, their police departments, are in jeopardy. Village officials from across Wayne County came together last Monday, March 20th for their monthly meeting to discuss the pros and cons of community policing. While the idea of a local police department is a huge asset for a village, officials are not blind to... more

FLX Weekly: State titles for Watkins Glen & Moravia; Village elections held (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Jessamy Uticone and Josh Durso for Wednesday’s edition of FLX Weekly to recap the top stories of the week in the Finger Lakes. Find out why FingerLakes1.com is not happy with ESPN and take a look at the weekend weather and event slate ahead. more

DREAM COME TRUE: Newark ceremony marks occasion for 10-year-old

Ten-year-old Robbie “Bugaman” Barrett first knew he wanted to be a policeman when he “was 7 or maybe 6,” although his dad believes it was much earlier. Robbie said the fateful decision was made after “he saw pull people over,” much to the amusement of all those gathered to see him receive a special honor. The Newark fifth... more

Burglary investigation results in two arrests in Farmington

A lengthy investigation by the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office into an alleged burglary that took place on February 1st has resulted in the arrest of a Newark and Farmington duo, who allegedly worked together to steal items from a location in Farmington. On Tuesday, Ryan James Dingman, 32, of Newark was charged with second-degree burglary. He allegedly entered a residence... more

Boards place restrictions on new used car business coming to Newark

The village of Newark will see a new spot to buy a used car with approval by both zoning and planning boards but the approval didn’t come without some opposition. Code Enforcement Officer Mark Peake announced the new business at the last Village Board meeting in February. Peake said the planning and zoning boards met and agreed to issue a... more

Snowmobile crash sends Newark man to Strong Hospital

A Newark man was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital after his snow mobile crashed in Manchester, according to deputies. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Tuesday at approximately 9:26 pm deputies were called to Pioneer Rd. in Manchester for the report of a snowmobile accident. Both Shortsville Fire Department and Ambulance responded to the scene. The operator of... more

FLX WEEKLY: Winter Storm Stella Edition (podcast)

As Winter Storm Stella begins to wind down in the Finger Lakes, join the FingerLakes1.com Team to talk about the storm’s impact and what lies ahead for our weather this weekend. Originally streamed live at 1:00 pm on FingerLakes1.TV and our YouTube Channel… more

Messena man defrauds Wayne, Ontario county businesses with phony ads

A Messena man was charged March 8th with felony first-degree scheme to defraud after selling business ads to businesses throughout Wayne and Ontario counties, including 12 in Newark. Raymond E. Artz, 41, allegedly sold ads to local businesses, requesting payment in full in advance, and failed to fulfill his obligation to publish the ads, Newark Police Chief David Christler said.... more

Newark man charged with stalking, harassment after threatening caseworker

A Newark man is facing multiple charges after deputies in Wayne County say he was arrested following an investigation into threatening messages left with a caseworker with the Wayne County Department of Social Services Adult Protective Unit. David J. Waterstraw, 37, of Newark was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment and fourth-degree stalking after he allegedly left threatening voicemails with a... more

Mynderse steamrolls Newark on way to Class B Sectional Championship

The Mynderse Academy and Newark varsity boys basketball teams split their regular season match-ups in Finger Lakes East play this season but the rubber match would come on the biggest of stages for Section V basketball, the Blue Cross Arena, with the Class B Championship on the line.   In a low scoring contest, Mynderse would grab a 12-9 lead... more

Developer looks to help with senior housing problem in Newark

The aging population regionally and nationally has altered the approach to housing. While single-family homes for young families provide a good portion of housing starts in the nation, a growing focus is centered on the needs of baby boomers either approaching or already enjoying retirement. Senior housing has been identified as a need in just about every community in the... more

Newark’s Salvation Army store to stay in village

The Newark location of the Salvation Army will remain open through 2018 at least, officials announced yesterday. “After numerous discussions with customers, employees, and community leaders, we are happy to have made the decision to stay,” said Jennifer Helpard, administrator of The Salvation Army’s Rochester Adult Rehabilitation Center, who oversees area Family Stores for the organization. “Everyone we’ve spoken to... more

Newark Village Board wants to see wastewater treatment plant upgrade completed

Members of the Newark Village Board brought MRB Group engineers in charge of the village’s wastewater treatment plant upgrade to task at their last meeting February 21st. Trustee Alan Schober wanted to know why the $23 million upgrade hadn’t been completed yet. The board approved the project back in 2010 to meet new requirements at the aging plant set by... more

FLX Weekly: March arrives in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Josh Durso & Jessamy Uticone on the first day of March to discuss everything going on in the Finger Lakes. The news that Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack would be saved, the early spring weather, body cams coming for Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies and a full weekend lineup of sports and events including championship games... more

Mynderse and Newark advance to Class B final at the Blue Cross Arena; South Seneca girls roll to title game (full coverage)

The top seeded Mynderse Academy Blue Devils led the #4 seed Early College by 27 points in the 3rd quarter of the first game Wednesday night’s Section V Class B Semifinal doubleheader at Victor High School. Early College would come storming back as the Blue Devils went cold at the free throw line and had the ball with a chance... more

FL1 RADIO REPLAY: Section V Class B Semifinal Doubleheader at Victor HS on FL1 Sports (Mynderse vs. Early College / Newark vs. Livonia)

Join Jim Sinicropi and Matt Verkey LIVE courtside at Victor High School starting shortly after 6:15 pm for the 2017 Section V Class B Semifinals on FL1 Radio. The winners advance to the championship game in Class B at the Blue Cross Arena on Monday night. Listen live on FL1 Radio at FingerLakes1.com or tap ‘FL1 Radio’ on the FingerLakes1.com Android... more
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