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Powerball numbers: Did you win Saturday’s $535 million jackpot?

Can you feel the excitement as the Powerball jackpot grows to the fifth largest ever? Here are Wednesday’s winning numbers: 17-19-39-43-68, Powerball: 13, PowerPlay: 4X The estimated jackpot is $535 million. The lump sum payment before taxes will be about $338.8 million. If there is no jackpot winner, the amount grows even larger for the next drawing. Syracuse.com: Read More more

Schools will send surveys for community, staff, student input

Community members, school staff and students in the Dundee and Penn Yan Central School Districts will soon be receiving surveys from the school districts as they work to identify the best way to meet the public education needs of the future. Both school districts have seen enrollments decline 30 percent over the past 15 years. Dundee School Board members reviewed... more

Yates County 4-H welcomes Japanese exchange student

Jeanne Wiltberger and Mario Miranda Sazo, from Penn Yan, along with their daughters, Keuka and Maihue Miranda Wiltberger have welcomed 12-year-old, Yuka Kanamori into their home for a one month stay this summer. The Miranda Wiltberger family is one of 16 New York State families taking part in this opportunity made possible through the 4-H Youth Development program. The NYS... more

Wolf Week introduces students to campus, community

Keuka College’s Class of 2021 arrives on campus Wednesday, Aug. 23. Several activities are planned to make the newest students feel like part of the Keuka College family — and help make Penn Yan feel like their second home. During Wolf Week, which runs through Sunday, Aug. 27, new freshman and transfer students will do more than just get know... more

Wolf Week introduces Keuka College students to campus, community

Keuka College’s Class of 2021 arrives on campus Wednesday, Aug. 23. Several activities are planned to make the newest students feel like part of the Keuka College family — and help make Penn Yan feel like their second home. During Wolf Week, which runs through Sunday, Aug. 27, new freshman and transfer students will do more than just get know... more

Investigators: Penn Yan man stole $1,500 in merchandise from Canandaigua Walmart

Deputies say a 29-year-old Penn Yan man stole more than $1,500 in merchandise from the Canandaigua Walmart. On Wednesday around 8:40 pm Russell Jesse Aliff, 29, of Penn Yan was arrested for fourth-degree grand larceny following an investigation into two events that took place in May. Aliff is accused of stealing more than $1,500 in merchandise on May 25th and... more

More residents seek water service in Torrey

With the progressing proposals for two water districts in the Town of Torrey, a third group has expressed their desire for municipal water. At the town board meeting Aug. 8, Linda Downs of Arrowhead Beach presented petitions signed by residents of Rock Haven Road, Rock Haven Beach, and Arrowhead Beach requesting a water district be formed. Downs says 100 percent... more

FLX WEEKLY: Your August weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, JIm Sinicropi and Josh Durso for a look at your weekend ahead. With just two more weekends left in August, find out how the weather is shaping up and what events are happening around the region. Also, we discuss the top local stories of the week on FingerLakes1.com and show you our favorite local photos from the... more

Here’s a toast to China: FLX international exports Finger Lakes wines

A father and son duo, Lance and Matthew McFetridge, are making their love of the Finger Lakes, of the wines produced there, and their connections to the Far East a new business opportunity. Working with local wineries, Keuka Spring, McGregor Vineyard, Fox Run, Boundary Breaks, and Red Newt Cellars, the McFetridges are making sure the region is represented in the... more

Quiet midweek weather for the Finger Lakes

A new area of high pressure will build into the Finger Lakes on Wednesday, resulting in another couple days of sunny, dry weather.  First, though, fog and some low clouds are in place early this morning in the wake of yesterday’s storm system and rain. Some of the fog may be locally dense this morning, so be on the lookout... more

Keuka Lake Music Festival: Rising classical stars and a daughter’s tribute

The Keuka Lake Music Festival continues this Thursday, Aug. 17 at Keuka College’s Norton Chapel with a concert featuring rising stars. Aug. 17 Headlining the program is cellist Brannon Cho, who was the recipient of the “City of Brussels” Prize and the title of “Laureate” at the first ever Queen Elisabeth International Competition for cello. Also featured on the program... more

Yates County seeks federal Jail and Justice System Assessment

Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike has the support of the county legislature to request technical assistance from the National Institute of Corrections, an agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons, as part of the county’s review of overall long term capital needs. Spike will make the request for the Jail and Justice System Assessment as part... more

Judge’s ruling favors Casella in ballot case

The voters will decide who wins the race for the Yates County District Attorney seat in the November election. But first, Republican voters will decide which candidate gets the coveted spot on the Republican line of the ballot when they vote in the Sept. 12 Primary. New York State Supreme Court Justice John Ark released decisions on two lawsuits Monday,... more

Yates Transit Service sees success, plans expansion

The Yates Transit Service is on target with the business plan developed before it launched Yates County’s public transportation system earlier this year, according to Daniele Lyman, CEO of The Arc of Yates, which operates YTS. The success of the service so far means plans for expansion can move forward with the service’s partnership with Keuka College. Reporting to the... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Marcus Whitman grad & MMA fighter Evander Russ (podcast)

Meet Geneva native and Marcus Whitman graduate Evander Russ who competes in the world of Mixed Martial Arts and KUDO fighting. Hear Evander’s inspirational story and why he is studying to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. . You can donate to Evander at https://www.gofundme.com/takingcareofchavez . AUDIO ONLY VERSION: . more

Deadline to register to vote in Primary is this Friday

If you want to have your vote count in the Sept. 12 Republican primary election, Aug. 18 is the last day to register as a Republican. Registrations must be either received by the Board of Elections by mail or delivered in person by Friday, Aug. 18. This year, the Yates County Primaries include: ‒ District Attorney: Incumbent District Attorney Valerie... more

Slight chance of showers on Tuesday; weather improves throughout week

This week is going to look and feel like late-summer. Temperatures will be steady and comfortable throughout the week. Especially after Tuesday. There will be a slight risk of a shower or thunderstorm during the afternoon hours, but according to FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil that risk will be minimal. Instead, the region will see warming temperatures and mostly dry... more

Dan Murn wins Paddle Keuka 5K for second straight year

Despite a stiff wind and choppy waters, paddlers took part in the Finger Lakes Museum & Aquarium’s second annual Paddle Keuka 5K canoe and kayak race on Saturday, August 5th. Fairport’s Dan Murn was the overall first place winner for the second year in a row, finishing the 3.1-mile course in 30:30 minutes. The first place winner in the male... more
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