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TWICE THE TRAGEDY: Sodus HS suffers another loss after student murdered in Newark

After a Friday night stabbing, the community of Sodus has been left reeling. Newark Police say that Zachary Dwello, a Sodus resident and senior at Sodus High School was stabbed multiple times near Perkins Park in Newark. There wasn’t any word on why Dwello may have been there, but he did manage to call 911 himself. Dwello was taken to... more

Police: Robbery investigation underway in Newark

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, as well as the Newark Police Department are in the midst of two major investigations after a busy Friday night for both law enforcement agencies. Newark Police say they were called to an armed robbery at Crosby’s Convenience Store, located on North Main Street. The incident took place around 11:40 pm, which is a little... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Sectional title game rematch as #2 Mynderse battles #3 Newark on FL1 Sports

The Mynderse Academy Blue Devils invade Newark High School to take on Finger Lakes East rival in the league opener for both teams. The last time these two schools were on the court together it was at the Blue Cross Arena in March for the Section V Class B championship game won by Mynderse. Will Newark have revenge on their... more

FLX WEEKLY: It’s a wonderful weekend ahead in Seneca Falls (podcast)

With just three weekends left until Christmas the holiday events are picking up across the region. There is no bigger event this December than the annual It’s A Wonderful Life Festival in Seneca Falls set for Friday-Sunday with the It’s A Wonderful Run 5K on Saturday. Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso have all the details including your weekend... more

Clyde-Savannah & ER open with league wins; Red Jacket deals South Seneca girls first loss (W-FL round-up 12/5)

Clyde-Savannah opened up their season and their Wayne County league slate with a convincing 80-45 win over Red Creek. Also hitting the court for the first time, East Rochester hosted Sodus and sent the Spartans packing with a 53-39 win behind 17 points and 20 rebounds from John Lexer. Also in Wayne County boys action, Marion won their second straight... more

Geneva takes HOF Classic; Mynderse opens with win over Whitman (W-FL round-up 12/2)

After dropping their opening game to Gananda earlier this week, Brian Miller’s Geneva Panthers bounced back with two straight wins to capture the Waterloo Hall of Fame Classic title this weekend. On Friday night, the Panthers topped Lyons on a late Adrian Porter lay-up and then came back on Saturday night to defeat Weedsport 62-57  in overtime. Geneva was led... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Quadruple-header of HS basketball at Waterloo Hall of Fame Classic (webcast)

FingerLakes1.com’s award winning live coverage of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball returns on Saturday with a quadruple-header in the “Spo Center” for day two of the Waterloo Hall of Fame Classic. FL1 Sports goes live for the 2017-18 season webcast schedule opener at 2:30 pm as the defending Section V Class B Champion Mynderse Blue Devils face the defending Finger... more

Geneva nips Lyons on late Porter lay-up; South Seneca girls start 2-0 (W-FL round-up 12/1)

With Lyons junior standout Justice Smith sidelined with foul trouble for much of Friday night’s opening round game against Geneva at the Waterloo Hall of Fame Classic,59 Coach Brian Miller’s Panthers were able to stick around just long enough to gut out a 46-45 win on a driving lay-up from Adrian Porter in the waning second of the fourth quarter…... more

FLX WEEKLY: December arrives, holiday season in full-swing (podcast)

We usher in the final month of 2017 this weekend and the holiday season is now in full swing across the Finger Lakes. Find out what holiday events are taking place around the region, see if we can expect any snow this weekend and get the full local sports outlook for the first weekend in December. Also, discuss the top... more

Taylor Clements’ full court shot not enough to beat Canandaigua; South Seneca girls start season with rout at Dundee (W-FL round-up 11/29)

The Newark Reds are no stranger to playing up-in-classification early in the season so it was no surprise when they opened their season on the road at Class A1 Canandaigua. The Braves would defend home court coming away with a 58-52 win. Senior big man Taylor Clements led the Reds with 17 points including an 88-foot full-court shot to end... more

Police: Lyons man charged with four counts of assault after victim dies at Strong

In September, Newark Police reported the suspicious death of a 27-year-old resident. He had suffered serious injuries in what authorities classified as “some kind of fight,” which had happened earlier in the night. Four days after the incident he died from injuries sustained. Frederick “Buddy” Thomas, 27, had been airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after being discovered near BB’s Pizzeria... more

UPSTATE HOOPS: New season of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball tips-off (podcast)

The 2017-18 local high school basketball season is underway and FingerLakes1.com will have full coverage, live game webcasts and your weekly round-up every Sunday morning on the Upstate Hoops Podcast. Our season premiere went live on Sunday morning with your host Jim Sinicropi and in-studio analysis from Lyons varsity boys head coach Zac Young and first year Mynderse varsity boys... more

FLX WEEKLY: Thanksgiving Weekend Edition (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi live inside the FingerLakes1.com Studios for a special Thanksgiving holiday edition of FLX Weekly. Find out everything that’s happening in the region over the next few days, get your weekend weather outlook, discuss the top local news stories of the week and check out our favorite photos of the week. . more

GOP tax bill threatens Geneva, Newark public housing plans

Public housing initiatives in Geneva and Newark could be in jeopardy if a provision in the recently passed House tax reform package makes it to President Trump’s desk. The Republican bill passed last Thursday in the House eliminates tax-exempt private activity bonds, which are a main financing mechanism for affordable housing projects. Four upstate Republican members of Congress — including... more

GRADING CARE: Group evaluates local hospitals, provides rating system for consumers

A non-profit health quality group has provided an update to safety grades for hospitals throughout the region. To come up with their grades, the organization looks at 27 publicly available measures to determine a hospital’s overall performance in keeping patients safe. Safe from what, exactly? Well, Leapfrog looks at information and data that contributes to the preventable harm category, which... more

Newark man becomes third felony arrest in daycare, heroin sale investigation

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports that the Narcotics Enforcement team arrested a Newark man following a months-long investigation into the sale of heroin at a licensed daycare in the Town of Arcadia. Virts says Darrell L. Williams, 33, of Newark was arrested after his girlfriend Erin M. Siler, 34, and Sheila M. Detaeye, 53, were convicted on felony drug... more

FLX WEEKLY: Your November weekend ahead & NWS changes Winter Storm alerts (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso to round-up your week and look ahead to the weekend here in the Finger Lakes. Get your weekend events, sports and weather outlook, take a look at the top local news stories of the week, and check out our favorite local photos from the past few days. Also, we let you know... more

GROWING PAINS: More than 50 trees will be removed from Main St. in Newark

It comes down to saving money and doing something positive for downtown Newark. The Village of Newark will begin upgrading South Main St. from the Main Street Bridge to Rose Dr., according to the Village Office. In preparation for the work, which will kickoff this spring — approximately 53 trees will be removed along South Main St. The work will... more
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