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Job Fair coming to Yates County

If you are seeking employment for a full or part time job, you will not want to miss the Yates County Job Fair that will take place Wednesday, May 17 from 2-6 p.m. at the Hampton Inn on Keuka Lake. This event provides an excellent opportunity for job seekers to meet employers. Free and open to the public, over 30... more

Running coach dies during Sunday’s Seneca7 race

It’s the last thing officials or enthusiasts in Geneva expected to have happen during the Seneca7 race. A Syracuse-area running coach died during the race, according to officials. Brendan Jackson, a triathlon trainer at Fleet Feet Sports Syracuse, suffered a serious medical emergency and died during the race. He had 30 years of coaching experience, and coached a wide-range of... more

Keuka Outlet Trail is an environment for learning

Marcus Whitman sixth grade students do a lot of the work each year when the time comes to release young trout into the Keuka Outlet. The Environmental Classroom Opportunity program, which has been offered to Marcus Whitman students since 1997, provided a work crew of 23 youngsters who could haul buckets of flopping fish to dump into the Keuka Outlet... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Police: Dresden woman was on the run, now faces drug charge

A three week investigation into drugs resulted in an arrest on Wednesday around 9:30 pm in Penn Yan, according to local law enforcement. Officers say Ashley A. Rivas, 26, of Dresden was arrested after a three week drug investigation stemming from a traffic stop on Keuka St. on March 24th. On March 24th officers had stopped a vehicle owned by... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Founder of the Keuka Lake App talks tech, educating users and more (podcast)

On a special Friday edition of the Inside the FLX podcast, Josh Durso was joined by Brooke Gordon, founder of the Keuka Lake App. The Keuka Lake App was founded in January 2016 and has garnered more than 5,500 downloads so far. It serves as a one-stop-shop for those looking to find out what’s going on around Keuka Lake. Their... more

Attorneys seek dismissal of Greenidge lawsuit

The N.Y. State Dept. of Environmental Conservation and the Greenidge Power Plant filed arguments in writing and in person to the Yates County Supreme Court Jan. 24 asking for the Article 78 filed against the DEC for its approval of the restart of the plant to be dismissed as “moot.” A lawyer from the N.Y.S. Attorney General’s office asked Ontario... more

DEC: Greenidge lawsuit ‘moot’

With the pipeline that will carry natural gas from Milo to the Greenidge power plant basically completed, a lawyer for the state argued Tuesday that a lawsuit against the plant is “moot.” Nicholas Buttino of the state Attorney General’s Office, representing the state Department of Environmental Conservation, said during arguments in Yates County State Supreme Court: “It’s too late. The... more

Greenidge, pipeline threatened by lawsuit

Two local environmental groups have filed suit in Yates County Supreme Court challenging the environmental review of the restart of the Greenidge power plant conducted by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). An Article 78 proceeding was filed Oct. 28 by the Committee to Preserve the Finger Lakes (CPFL) and the Coalition to Protect New York (CPNY).... more

Dresden woman charged with petit larceny after incident in Penn Yan

A 38-year-old Dresden woman was arrested after an incident in the Village of Penn Yan on Tuesday. According to the Penn Yan Police Department Amy Christensen, 38, of Dresden was arrested for petit larceny. The charge stemmed from an incident where she allegedly took an item from the counter at Two Can Dans on Benham Street in Penn Yan. Officers... more
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