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FLX Forecast: Will feel more like late-spring on Tuesday

It’s time for a taste of spring. The calendar says February, but the region is expected to push 70 degrees on Tuesday — setting the stage for some record-breaking warmth for communities from Rochester to Syracuse. According to forecasters, it’s due to a strong area of high pressure off the east coast, which will pump mild air into the northeast.... more

Kraut plant closure hits some farmers hard throughout region

The news that the GLK Foods plant in Shortsville will be closing about midway through September came as a shock to village, town of Manchester and Ontario County officials, none of whom said they saw it coming. In fact, Manchester Supervisor Jeff Gallahan said he only learned of the news from a farmer he was talking to, just days before... more

Inside the FLX: Ian Golden talks campaign, local issues & more (podcast)

On Episode #98 of the Inside the FLX Podcast Ian Golden, who is seeking the Democratic nomination to take on Rep. Tom Reed this fall joins Josh Durso to talk local issues, politics, his campaign, and much more. Check out all of the candidates seeking to take on Rep. Tom Reed, who have committed to one-on-one interviews on Inside the... more

Penn Yan man charged with harassment after domestic

Police arrested a 37-year-old Penn Yan resident following an investigation into a domestic incident. Brian K. Corcoran, 37, of Penn Yan was charged with second-degree harassment after an investigation into a domestic complaint. According to police, Corcoran hit another person during that incident. He was arraigned in Penn Yan Village Court and released. more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Jennifer Venuti Harris of Thrive to Survive (podcast)

Meet the Vice-President of Thrive to Survive, Jennifer Venuti Harris on Monday afternoon’s edition of Weber This Week. Thrive to Survive is dedicated to providing support in a variety of ways to adults living in Geneva, Waterloo, Seneca Falls, Stanley, Clifton Springs, Phelps, Dundee, Keuka Park, and Penn Yan diagnosed and being treated for cancer. Through this support, Thrive to... more

REPORT: Tops owners preparing for bankruptcy, local impact unknown

A report by Bloomberg says two U.S. supermarkets — one that has a number of stores in the Finger Lakes region — could be preparing for bankruptcy. The owner of Tops Friendly Markets could potentially seek court protection from creditors as soon as this month, the report says. It’s unclear how bankruptcy would impact local stores, but the report notes... more

Rushville man accused of strangling woman during domestic incident

On Monday at approximately 12:27 a.m. deputies arrested a 37-year-old Rushville resident following a domestic incident. Joshua G. Kuhner, 37, was charged with criminal obstruction of breath or blood circulation after allegedly strangling a female victim. Kuhner was held at the Ontario County Jail awaiting arraignment. more

Major warm up coming this week in the FLX

How about a warming trend? By the middle of this week it’s going to feel like mid-spring in the Finger Lakes — as high-temperatures push through the 60s. Some locations in the central and southern portion of the region may see temperatures that near 70 degrees. It will be a big change from Sunday morning lows, which started in the... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Meet the candidates vying to challenge Rep. Reed in November

It’s election season … or rather, primary season for those vying to win the Democratic nomination and the chance to compete against Congressman Tom Reed in November’s election. Democrats are trying to build momentum against a representative in Reed that they say ‘does not represent the region’. While Republicans hold a significant advantage in the registered voter category – a... more

Deputies: Rushville man arrested on multiple charges after domestic incident with wife

A 35-year-old Rushville man was arrested on multiple charges after a domestic incident involving his wife. Deputies say Christopher A. Schoepfel, 35, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt and endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies also say that by being engaged in the incident, Schoepfel was violating an order of protection, which had been issued in Ontario County Family... more

Wayne clips Penn Yan to secure Finger Lakes East Championship (W-FL round-up 2/15)

Wayne junior Logan Blankenberg tipped in an offensive rebound with 5.4 seconds remaining to give the Eagles a 52-50 lead over host Penn Yan on the season’s final night on Thursday evening. Then Penn Yan senior Desmond Battin missed an open runner in the lane as time expired to give the Wayne Eagles the outright Finger Lakes East league championship.... more

Snow showers possible with cooling temps, but long-term trend stays warm for FLX

There’s a slight risk for some snow showers on Friday, and then again Saturday night — but overall — the region will see colder weather return. However, it won’t stick around for long. Here’s a look at your weekend weather in the Finger Lakes. – Some mid-day snow showers will be possible on Friday, as temperatures fall through the 30s... more

Olney Place in Yates Co. granted license by SLA

Seth Olney will be able to serve beer in the tap room that was added to his Route 54 store, The Olney Place, as long as he prevails in Fourth Judicial Dept. Appeallate Division court. Before granting the license Feb. 6, New York State Liquor Authority Commission Chairman Vincent Bradley cautioned Olney, “This whole thing is conditional on the court... more

FLX WEEKLY: Talking Valentine’s Day, the Olympics, and your weekend ahead (podcast)

On Wednesday’s edition of FLX Weekly Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso discuss the Winter Olympics, Valentine’s Day, the latest news in the region, high school basketball and our favorite local photos from the last week in the Finger Lakes… . more

Marcus Chance has game for the ages as Clyde-Savannah clinches Wayne title (W-FL round-up 2/14)

Clyde-Savannah senior Marcus Chance broke the Clyde-Savannah single game scoring record previously held by Terry Brown with a 55 point outburst in the Golden Eagles season finale at Marion. Chance also dished out 11 assists, recorded 11 steals and buried 8 three-pointers as Clyde-Savannah won the game 101-47 to clinch their second consecutive Wayne County title. Fellow senior and brother... more

Temperatures will warm into 40s, 50s for FLX; flooding risk remains ‘very’ minimal

Above average temperatures are on their way to the Finger Lakes. As we warm up during the second half of this week — some concerns have been raised about flooding. However, forecasters say that there won’t be enough rain, combined with the snowmelt that will be taking place — to worry about any major flooding. Some ponding in yards is... more

Deputies: Penn Yan man leaves scene of crash, leads police on brief pursuit

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Penn Yan man following a hit-and-run property damage accident in the Town of Gorham. The incident unfolded around 2:22 p.m. and involved a short pursuit, according to deputies, who say that Devon R. Pierce, 25, of Penn Yan was operating his vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Deputies say... more

Wayne clinches share of East title; Bloomfield girls win FL West; Midlakes completes perfect regular season (W-FL round-up 2/13)

With just two days remaining in the Section V boys and girls basketball regular season, several Wayne-Finger Lakes wrapped up their schedule on Tuesday night. The Midlakes girls varsity team has been the story of the season, having clinched the Finger Lakes East title over the weekend, completed their regular season with a perfect 20-0 record after defeating Pal-Mac 58-49... more
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