FLX WEEKLY LIVE AT 12:30 PM: Wild-water in Shortsville, Wild-life in local photos & Wild-weather shortens our spring (podcast)

We’ve been talking about the upcoming spring since late February, but the last FLX Weekly of April is here and we’re still waiting for a breakthrough in the weather. We had a taste early this week, but will it last? Also, they’ll be riding the rapids in Shortsville and Manchester this weekend and we’ll fill you in on all the... more

Newark will hold public meeting to talk South Main Street reconstruction

With many exciting improvement projects on the horizon, the Village of Newark is holding a meeting to discuss the South Main Street Reconstruction Project and the Military Brook Culvert Project. The public will have a chance to meet the Resident Engineer, learn the potential construction schedule, and find out how these projects will affect plans for parades and festivals this... more

FLX WEEKLY: When will the never-ending winter finally end? (podcast)

As we move into the second half of April, we’re still waiting for winter to end here in the Finger Lakes. On this week’s edition of FLX Weekly we’ll tell you if the end is in sight, round up the week’s top local stories, check out some of our favorite local photos from the past several days, round-up your sports... more

Newark receives $533K grant to continue water treatment project

Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor joined his fellow board members, State Senator Pam Helming, and Assemblyman Robert Oaks to announce that the Village has received significant funding for its water treatment plant project. The New York State Department of Health has awarded the Village a $553,000 grant for water fluoridation. In the fall of 2017, Mayor Taylor and Administrator Murawski submitted... more

Newark chief: Lock your vehicles

Police Chief Dave Christler is reminding village residents to lock their vehicles following a rash of larcenies from cars Thursday night. Christler said there were eight thefts from parked cars in the southeast section of the village. Items reported stolen included money and personal possessions. “None of the vehicles entered appeared to be broken into, which leads the investigating officers... more

Sharing kids’ threads — for free in Newark

Outfitting a youngster can be an expensive task for any parent, given how quickly youngsters outgrow their clothing. But for people without a lot of money, it’s even more daunting. A new organization in Newark called Common Threads hopes to meet that challenge. Organizer Bethany Comella, who works at the Park Presbyterian Church, said people come into the building all... more

DEC says cold water is cause of fish kill in Barge Canal

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is blaming the unseasonably cold weather for a fish kill in the portion of the Barge Canal that runs through this Wayne County village. DEC biologists have documented a large number of gizzard shad dying in Newark and in Irondequoit Bay. The gizzard shad is a medium-sized member of the herring family. DEC officials... more

FLX WEEKLY: West side Seneca wine trailin’ & weekend warm-up? (podcast)

Join Sydney Rogers, Jim Sinicropi & Josh Durso for a round-up of your week, and a warmer weekend ahead, here in the Finger Lakes. Check out a photo gallery of a Saturday spend on the wineries along the west side of Seneca Lake, get your weekend forecast, discuss the top local news of the week and enjoy some great local... more

UPDATE: School officials thank Seneca Falls PD for response to ‘terroristic threat’ at elementary school

Police say a 27-year-old Newark man was taken into custody on terroristic threat charges following an incident at Frank Knight Elementary School. On Thursday at approximately 4:29 p.m. the Seneca Falls Police Department responded to the Creative Choices Child Care satellite location located at Frank Knight Elementary School for the report of a male subject making threats to a staff... more

FLX WEEKLY: April is here but where’s spring? (podcast)

Join Sydney Rogers, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso for this week’s edition of FLX Weekly and round-up the top stories and news at FingerLakes1.com, the top local photos from the past several days, this weekend’s sports line-up and your local weather outlook. April is here, but the spring weather certainly isn’t. Find out when we will finally see a warm-up... more

FLX WEEKLY: No April Fools on Easter Weekend edition (podcast)

Finally, April arrives this weekend and we celebrate Easter on Sunday… two sure signs of Spring! On this week’s edition of FLX Weekly Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso & Jim Sinicropi will fill you in on the weekend weather outlook, local events, the week’s top local news stories and a busy sports weekend that includes the return of baseball and the... more

Local roofing & remodeling company to expand in former Rite Aid building in Newark

A local roofing and home remodeling company will soon expand into a building that has been vacant since 2015. Marshall Exteriors has purchased the former Rite Aid at 135 E. Union St. and will soon transform the building into its corporate headquarters and design center. The business’ current digs on West Shore Boulevard will become Marshall’s production facility. “We are... more

Teens accused of murdering Sodus teen plead not guilty

The two teenagers accused of murdering a Sodus teen in a park last December pleaded not guilty to a grand jury indictment Tuesday. Vaughn Gray, 19, and Hunter Peck, 18, were in Wayne County Court in Lyons Tuesday to enter a plea to the charges, according to Wayne County District Attorney Mike Calarco. Both Gray and Peck were indicted on... more

Newark unveils Smart 911 availability

Public safety officials in Wayne County announced today that Smart911 is now available to all individuals. Smart911 is a free service that allows individuals and families to sign up online to provide key information to 9-1-1 call takers during an emergency. “Smart911saves critical time in an emergency and has proven to save lives nationwide,” said David Christler, Newark Police Chief,... more

FLX WEEKLY: March towards April in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Join Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi to round-up your week in the Finger Lakes and look to the weekend ahead. We’ll discuss the top local news of the week and look at the weather outlook heading into the last week of March. Also, a busy local sports weekend and our favorite local photos submitted by our users. . more

Newark teens charged with murder of Sodus HS student

A pair of Newark teens were indicted on murder charges after an investigation into the stabbing death of 17-year-old Zachary Dwello, who was a senior at Sodus Central High School. On December 8th at approximately 10:28 p.m. police received a report through 911 that a caller had been stabbed. When police responded to Perkins Park they found Dwello unresponsive, laying... more
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