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WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)
After 50 years in local broadcasting, Harold “Web Dog” Weber will be officially handing up the microphone after one last edition of his long running Weber This Week podcast on FingerLakes1.com on Monday afternoon. Join the Dog along with Dave Barnick, Jack Dipolito, Greg Cotteril and Jim Sinicropi to recap a career that started at WSFW radio in 1969. . more

Wayne County child porn case shows laws don’t keep all sex offenders from living near schools

Graham child porn case shows laws don’t keep all sex offenders from living near schools
A Wayne County man convicted of possessing child pornography has violated his probation – twice – but is still allowed to live within feet of the front entrance of an elementary school. "The alleged perpetrator has all the rights and the victims in the community have none," said Sheriff Barry Virts. When the FBI raided Renny Graham's house in September... more

Lyons meeting to discuss Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary

Lyons meeting to discuss Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary
In 2011, shipwreck enthusiasts, using an underwater remote-operated vehicle camera, discovered the sunken schooner Queen of the Lakes on the bottom of the southern shore of Lake Ontario, off Sodus Point. Experts said the 1800s-era, Canadian-built vessel was en route to Kingston, Ontario, on Nov. 28, 1906, carrying 480 tons of coal, when it sprang a massive leak during a... more

State, local officials investigating Lyons McDonald’s restaurant after worms found in drink cups

State, local officials investigating Lyons McDonald’s restaurant after worms found in drink cups
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and the State Health Department are investigating reports that customers at a local McDonald’s restaurant found worms at the bottom of their drinks. Two of those patrons spoke with RochesterFirst.com – recounting their experiences. On March 7th college student Samantha Giles went to the Lyons McDonald’s drive-thru after classes. When she finished her meal –... more

Deputies: Lyons man charged with reckless endangerment after SR 318 crash

Deputies: Lyons man charged with reckless endangerment after SR 318 crash
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man following a lengthy investigation into a crash that happened on February 26th. Investigators say on that date, John H. Houghtaling, 39, of Lyons was traveling east on State Route 318 in a reckless manner, striking another eastbound vehicle. He left the scene of the crash, and as result... more

Lyons man sentenced to 25 years to life for beating man dead with 2×4

Lyons man sentenced to 25 years to life for beating man dead with 2×4
A man from Lyons was sentenced Wednesday on second degree murder charges in a beating death last year. In February, a jury convicted Martin Smallwood beat Camilo Robledo to death with a 2×4 in July 2018. He had originally been charged with first degree manslaughter. Smallwood was sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison, according to Wayne County... more

Jim Boeheim’s legacy immortalized in Lyons

Jim Boeheim’s legacy immortalized in Lyons
In the downstairs bathroom of Jim Boeheim’s childhood home, the old tub looks like a casket. Inside are cleaning supplies for the funeral home. The bathroom’s original wallpaper hasn’t changed. The marble countertops are still there, the piping still exposed, just as it was when Boeheim occupied the space. Down the hallway, the living room — a fireplace, a table... more

Police: Lyons man attempted to steal from SF liquor store

Police: Lyons man attempted to steal from SF liquor store
On Thursday at approximately 6:09 p.m. police arrested a 21-year-old Lyons resident following a theft from a local liquor store. The Seneca Falls Police Department reports that they responded to D.A. Liquor on Bridge Street after Gregory Stone, 21, of Lyons was observed by an employee taking a bottle of liquor, concealing it in his jacket, and passing all points... more

Deputies: Lyons man charged with felony assault after domestic incident

Deputies: Lyons man charged with felony assault after domestic incident
Deputies in Wayne County arrested a Lyons man on felony assault charges after an arrest warrant was issued. Mario A. Baynham, 46, of Lyons was charged with second-degree assault, which is a felony, according to deputies. He was taken into custody on Sunday. The warrant stems from an incident that occurred on March 6th where Baynham allegedly got into a... more

Deputies: Lyons woman charged with arson after setting mattress on fire

Lyons woman charged with arson after starting fire to eliminate bed bugs
Deputies say a Lyons woman was arrested on arson charges after starting a fire to get rid of bed bugs. Deputies charged Jacquline D. Lynch, 39, with fourth-degree arson. She’s accused of using a lighter to attempt to kill bed bugs after her uncle sprayed the home with alcohol. The mattress ignited, and subsequently initiated the sprinkler system. The fire... more

Man takes taxi from Seneca Falls to Lyons, leaves without paying

Man takes taxi from Seneca Falls to Lyons, leaves without paying
Deputies say a 28-year-old Lyons resident was arrested after an incident involving a taxi. Clarence E. Cooper, 28, of Lyons was charged with theft of services after he took a taxi from Seneca Falls to Lyons without making payment. Cooper was arraigned in Galen Town Court and released. The charge will be answered in Lyons Town Court at a later... more

Two hospitalized after deputy’s cruiser struck from behind along SR 104

Two hospitalized after deputy’s cruiser struck from behind along SR 104
On Tuesday around 8:47 a.m. first responders in Wayne County responded to a three-car crash in the Town of Sodus. One of the vehicles involved was a Sheriff’s Office cruiser. Wayne County Sheriff’s Sergeant Gilbert Sterk was on patrol Tuesday morning, eastbound on State Route 104 and was stopped for oncoming traffic, waiting to turn north onto Redman Road. That’s... more

FAREWELL TO JUSTICE: Lyons superstar scores 44 in final game as C.G. Finney ousts Lions from postseason

FAREWELL TO JUSTICE: Lyons superstar scores 43 in final game; C.G. Finney ousts Lyons from postseason
After capturing his school’s 19th sectional title on Friday night at the Blue Cross Arena, Lyons senior Justice Smith and his teammates turned their attention to a run at a state title. Their first obstacle would be a showdown with a tough C.G. Finney team, the Section V Class C1 champs, at Newark High School on Monday night. In front... more

SHOWDOWN IN NEWARK: Video replay of Monday night’s Lyons vs. C.G. Finney game (FL1 Sports)

SHOWDOWN IN NEWARK: Video replay of Monday night’s Lyons vs. C.G. Finney game (FL1 Sports)
The Lyons Lions captured their school’s 19th Sectional Championship on Friday night at the Blue Cross Arena defeating Red Jacket in the Class C2 title game. Now, they turn their attention to the state tournament. They’ll need two more wins to get there and determine Section V’s Class C representative to the NYSPHSAA Far West Regional. On Monday night, they’ll... more

CHAMPIONSHIP REWIND: Watch all of this weekend’s Sectional Championship games on FL1 Sports

CHAMPIONSHIP REWIND: Watch all of this weekend’s Sectional Championship games on FL1 Sports
Six Wayne-Finger Lakes high school teams competed for Sectional Championships on Friday and Saturday night. Settle in for a day long marathon of all the games that aired live on FL1 Radio, restreamed with full video. Our schedule for the video replays is below along with FL1 Sports live broadcast schedule for the next 3 days… Lyons vs. Red Jacket... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne Co. Sheriff Barry Virts talks contract negotiations, mugshot ban, and more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts talks
Wayne County Sheriff Bary Virts discusses the challenges of running a department that’s mid-contract negotiations, and also coping with the widespread shortage of law enforcement prospects. He also tackles some of the statewide initiatives that could prove to be difficult for law enforcement to manage – like the controversial mugshot proposal, which would ban law enforcement agencies from releasing arrest... more
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