FLX Weekly: Weekend ahead, January thaw, national acts coming to the area & Women’s March in Seneca Falls (podcast)

See if the mild weather will continue through the upcoming weekend, check out the week’s top local news, our favorite local photos from the past several days and your top weekend event options on FLX Weekly with Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso, Jessamy Uticone and Jim Sinicropi on FingerLakes1.TV… more

Main St. Penn Yan has a drug store again

The closing of Henderson’s Drug Store in 2013 was heartbreaking to many who had relied on the neighborly service of one of Penn Yan’s anchor businesses for generations. But old fashioned, small town, personal service is returning to Penn Yan’s Main Street. Village Drug has moved from its location on Elm Street on the southern edge of Penn Yan, and... more

Garbage truck, car collide in Penn Yan; three seriously injured, one airlifted to Strong

The Penn Yan Police Department reports that on Tuesday at 8:54 am they were called to the intersection of Clinton Street and Hamilton Street. Police say that Bret Cofer, of Rushville was headed east on Clinton Street when it was hit near the front door and spun around by a Casella Waste garbage truck that was headed north on Hamilton... more

Local woman takes environmental passion to pipeline protest

Laura Salamendra, who is a couple weeks shy of her 33rd birthday, is never bothered by those who described her as a “tree hugger.” That’s because being an activist and helping to try to make the world a better place has become her proud passion. Born in Penn Yan and now living in Geneva, Laura has quite a few years... more

W-FL Tuesday: East & Wayne leaders win big; pair of big men throw down dunks

The top teams in the Finger Lakes East and Wayne County all posted impressive wins on Tuesday night in boys varsity action. In the East, Newark used a big 3rd quarter to pull away at Geneva, Mynderse bounced back from their first loss with a win at home against Midlakes, and Wayne looked dominant in a 46-point road victory at... more

W-FL Monday: #6 Whitman snaps HAC streak to stay undefeated in West

The H.A.C. Wolves have been playing their best basketball in several seasons. They would put their three-game winning streak on the line Monday afternoon when they welcomed Finger Lakes West leading Marcus Whitman into their gymnasium. After three quarters it looked like the Wolves might do the improbably and hand the Wildcats their first league loss. Whitman trailed 52-51 after three... more

Dundee man faces multiple charges after hit and run accident in Penn Yan

The Penn Yan Police Department reports that a 24-year-old Dundee man was arrested after a hit and run personal injury accident. An arrest warrant was issued out of Penn Yan Court for the arrest of Michael A. Scott, 24, of Dundee after an investigation into a hit and run personal injury car accident that happened on January 1st. Scott is... more

W-FL Friday: Waterloo holds Midlakes ‘Ransom’ at the buzzer; Red Creek’s Klein scores 1,000th point

The Waterloo Indians went to Midlakes on Friday night still seeking their first Finger Lakes East league win after five attempts. With the Indians down two with just over 2 seconds left in the game, Waterloo would inbound from the sideline and Ransom Benedicks would receive the pass… With Benedicks shot, Waterloo captured their first win since their opening game... more

Toddler leaves home, wanders down street without parent’s knowledge in Penn Yan

A 29-year-old Penn Yan woman was arrested police say they received a report of a 3-year-old child being found unattended after wandering away from his residence. Police say that Tia L. Sheldon, 29, of Penn Yan fell asleep inside her home, the child walked down a flight of stairs, exited out an exterior door, and then walked approximately 282 feet... more

Climbing Bines in Penn Yan rated ‘Best Brewery in NY’

Responding to the new wave of quality IPAs, stouts, ales, and lagers made in small craft breweries across the country, Buzzfeed, the international news and entertainment online magazine, asked Yelp, the world's premier customer review site, to pull data on the most popular brewery in every state. Yelp measured all their brewery data "using an algorithm that looked at the... more

Main St. fire contained to one floor in Penn Yan (photos)

The Penn Yan Police Department reports that a fire on Main Street was contained to the first floor after it was reported on Thursday shortly after noon. Officers say that they were called to 169 Main Street for the report of a house fire. Once on scene, fire was observed coming from a window on the first floor of the... more

Penn Yan Comprehensive Plan available

Penn Yan Village officials are seeking comments on the recently amended Comprehensive Plan, which will be the subject of a public hearing at next week’s regular village board meeting, at 6 pm Tuesday, January 17th. The new plan was developed over the past two years in a process overseen by the village’s planning board working with consultant Steinmetz Planning Group.... more

W-FL Wednesday: Sodus shocks Clyde-Savannah, Whitman takes it to Naples

With most of Tuesday’s scheduled contests rescheduled to Wednesday night, it was a busy night across the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues for boys and girls. The theme of the night was upsets with Clyde-Savannah dropping a 10 point decision at Sodus, Gananda defeating rival ER, and the HAC girls topping Romulus. Full results for the boys and the girls in action... more

FLX Weekly: The positive side of winter? (podcast)

The Finger Lakes is thawing out after a frigid stretch of weather. Join Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso, Jessamy Uticone and Jim Sinicropi to find out if we’ll stay above freezing heading into the weekend, the top local news and photos of the week, and this weekend’s best area event options… more

Penn Yan man charged with aggravated DWI after striking building on Elm St.

Police in Yates County say they arrested a Penn Yan man after a property damage accident on Elm Street. The Penn Yan Police Department reports that Jason R. Harris, 38, of Penn Yan was charged with leaving the scene of a property damage accident, driving while intoxicated, as well as aggravated driving while intoxicated following a property damage accident that... more

Penn Yan woman accused of evidence tampering

Penn Yan Police say a 33-year-old resident attempted to hide a portion of drugs she possessed during an arrest. The arrest took place on Friday around 1:19 pm. Officers say that Melissa Terwilliger, 33, of Penn Yan was charged with tampering with physical evidence, and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance — a felony. The charges stem from an... more

Connecticut man charged with DWI after suspicious vehicle report

A 41-year-old Connecticut man was charged with driving while intoxicated after officers with the Penn Yan Police Department were called to investigate a ‘suspicious vehicle’ on Lake Street. Officers report that Keith Rodgerson, 41, of Wilton, Connecticut was arrested after they arrived on scene of the reported suspicious vehicle and detected the odor of alcohol and marijuana coming from his... more
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