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FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule

FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule
School is out, summer is in full swing and most Finger Lakes residents have a four-day holiday weekend on-tap to celebrate the Fourth of July. There will be fireworks in the skies above the region for the next several days. Below is a guide to where, and when, to find them. WEDNESDAY Auburn/Owasco - Emerson Park 8 p.m. concert with... more

Residents of Sodus Point fed up with IJC, flooding as issues continue

Residents of Sodus Point fed up with IJC, flooding as issues continue
Neighbors in Sodus Point are fed up with the flooding. Many, like Bill Dunn, say they have little faith in the International Joint Commission's 'Plan 2014.' "I just want to see the water stop, go back to where it was," said Dunn. "It just seems like they rushed into this, without really thinking it through and we’re paying the consequences.... more

IJC: Outflows remain at current levels for Lake Ontario

IJC: Outflows remain at current levels for Lake Ontario
Outflows of water from Lake Ontario are being kept at their current levels by the International Joint Commission, which said it is “doing everything possible” to help ease flooding. There has been significant flooding since early spring along the Lake Ontario shoreline. In a statement published Monday morning, the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board said it met on June... more

Residents on Sodus Bay react to damage caused by lake flooding

Residents on Sodus Bay react to damage caused by lake flooding
The International Joint Commission held a conference call on Friday to address the high water crisis along Lake Ontario. Although there was speculation they would address calls to get rid of plan 2014, the plan to manage the water levels, the IJC has not yet provided details of the meeting. Meanwhile, people who live and work on the lake face... more

IJC to hold conference call Friday regarding Plan 2014

IJC to hold conference call Friday regarding Plan 2014
Members of the International Joint Commission are scheduled to discuss the possibility of suspending Plan 2014. The commissioners are meeting by conference call and it’s expected to happen Friday morning. This week, we told you they’re considering going back to Plan 1958 which is how water levels were managed on Lake Ontario for decades. Read more from WHEC-TV more

Sodus Point homeowners brace for next round of high winds

Sodus Point homeowners brace for next round of high winds
Homeowners along a thin strip of land near Sodus Point fear the next surge of strong waves could take out their homes. High lake levels have already separated a portion of the land. On the other side is a thin stretch of land with homes called Crescent Beach. For many, flood waters are already up to people’s homes. And some... more

Hard-hit Sodus Point reacts to Cuomo’s flooding plan

Hard-hit Sodus Point reacts to Cuomo’s flooding plan
As people along Lake Ontario brace for more flooding, they’re also buoyed by the news that the state is pledging a boatload of funds to help prevent future damage. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $300 million plan relies on input from local leaders along all 326 miles of Lake Ontario. Sodus Point is already working on it. Mayor Dave McDowell... more

Cuomo pledges $300M for Lake Ontario REDI plan to address shoreline flooding

Governor Andrew Cuomo kicked off the Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative, or REDI Commission on Monday in Rochester – promising upwards of $300 million to improve infrastructure along Lake Ontario. @NYGovCuomo kicking off the multi-agency Resiliency & Economic Development Initiative (REDI) in Rochester taking a proactive investment approach to the environmental challenge at Lake Ontario pic.twitter.com/DJINZfM7EE — Matthew... more
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