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Geitner’s 50 points lift Bloomfield over Honeoye in 2 OT thriller (W-FL round-up 12/12)

It took 2 overtimes on Tuesday night but the Bloomfield Bombers survived a trip to Honeoye to escape with a 101-99 win in the most exciting game of the year in the Wayne-Finger Lakes. Bloomfield senior Patrick Geitner exploded for nearly half of his team’s output ending with an incredible 50 points. Even more impressive, just 6 of the 50... more

Dennis will not be next Yates Legislature Chairman

Yates County Legislature Vice Chairman Douglas Paddock was given the authority to act as chairman of the legislature through Dec. 31 in the absence of Chairman Timothy Dennis Monday. In a resolution unanimously adopted by the legislature Dec. 11, Paddock was given the power to, among other things, sign contracts, agreements, and tax warrants on behalf of the county in... more

‘Another wonderful Yates Christmas Program distribution!’

The Yates Christmas Program had another successful year, continuing a more than three-decade-long effort to serve the at-need families of Yates County. This year, YCP at the Penn Yan Armory served 719 children and 299 families, while the Penn Yan First Presbyterian Church site served 529 children, 233 families, and 473 adults. YCP Director Donna Johnston says to all their... more

Comment deadline set for Keuka Outlet Development permit applications

The comment period for three permits related to a 42-unit condominium project in the Keuka Outlet will end Dec. 21. Keuka Outlet Development, a limited liability corporation formed by Gorham developer Chris Iversen, has applied for state Department of Environmental Conservation permits: For docks, platforms and moorings. For excavation and fill-in of navigable waters. To disturb a freshwater wetlands. KOD... more

Keuka Comfort Care Holiday Cookie Walk is December 16

The 10th Annual Holiday Cookie Walk to benefit Keuka Comfort Care Home will be held at the Penn Yan Presbyterian Church from 10 a.m. until all the cookies are gone Saturday, Dec. 16. Organizers will have over 6,000 holiday cookies and treats of all kinds baked by talented and generous members of the community, sold at $10 per pound (unless... more

Gananda tops Midlakes; Mynderse girls cruise past South Seneca (W-FL round-up 12/11)

It was a light night of action across the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues for area boys and girls varsity basketball teams but there were some interesting match-ups on the docket. For the boys, the big story of the night was the Blue Panthers of Gananda defeating Midlakes in a East-Wayne interleague contest. For the girls, Mynderse looked impressive as they hosted... more

FLX WEEKLY: It’s a wonderful weekend ahead in Seneca Falls (podcast)

With just three weekends left until Christmas the holiday events are picking up across the region. There is no bigger event this December than the annual It’s A Wonderful Life Festival in Seneca Falls set for Friday-Sunday with the It’s A Wonderful Run 5K on Saturday. Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso have all the details including your weekend... more

Penn Yan man charged with DWI in Hopewell

On Wednesday around 10:12 pm deputies arrested a Penn Yan man for driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop on County Road 10 in Hopewell. Deputies say Richard R. Lewis, 53, was observed traveling back-and-forth across the roadway, crossing over the fog and center lines multiple times. They say he additionally struck curbing alongside the road. Lewis was charged with... more

Perfect score nets state grant for public health in Yates

The NYSDOH General Public Health Work program includes a statewide performance-based incentive program that allows the NYS Commissioner of Health to establish statewide performance standards for delivery of core public health services and to provide additional funding referred to as incentive awards to local health departments that meet or exceed statewide performance standards. For 2016-2017 NYSDOH chose to focus on... more

Clyde-Savannah & ER open with league wins; Red Jacket deals South Seneca girls first loss (W-FL round-up 12/5)

Clyde-Savannah opened up their season and their Wayne County league slate with a convincing 80-45 win over Red Creek. Also hitting the court for the first time, East Rochester hosted Sodus and sent the Spartans packing with a 53-39 win behind 17 points and 20 rebounds from John Lexer. Also in Wayne County boys action, Marion won their second straight... more

Starshine 2017: Lighting the way for the holiday season in Penn Yan

Every year Penn Yan celebrates the arrival of the holiday season with Starshine. It brings the Christmas spirit to the community, which proudly supports the annual event. This year activities included horse drawn carriage rides, face painting, cookie decorating and a bounce house on the streets of Penn Yan. Starshine also featured several tents set up with crafts, food, and... more

Lighted sign to be added at Main Street crosswalk in Penn Yan

Crossing Main Street in the village may become safer with the addition of flashing crosswalk lights to be installed at the crosswalk near the minipark in the block between Elm Street and Maiden Lane. The village board has agreed to purchase solar powered flashing signs at a cost of $5310, to be funded by a statewide electric utility group, Independent... more

Celebrating excellence at Penn Yan Academy

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, Penn Yan Academy held the 24th annual Academic Excellence Day. This year 68 students were recognized for achieving a Grade Point Average of 90 or better during the 2016-2017 school year. There were 33 letters, 19 pins, and 16 plaques awarded. Letter recipients have earned a 90 or better G.P.A. for one year, pin recipients for... more

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The road to women’s suffrage in New York State (podcast)

Seneca County Historian Walter Gable documents the events that connected the first women’s rights convention of 1848 in Seneca Falls to the passage of suffrage from women in New York State in 1920 in an extended hour-long special edition of the Our Finger Lakes History Podcast on FingerLakes1.com. . more

Penn Yan pays fine for spill

The village board will pay a $5,000 fine to the Department of Environmental Conservation and take steps to prevent future spills of effluent from the sewage treatment plant. But if Penn Yan does not comply with the order issued after a summer spill of sludge that entered the Keuka Lake Outlet, the village could be on the hook for another... more

FLX WEEKLY: December arrives, holiday season in full-swing (podcast)

We usher in the final month of 2017 this weekend and the holiday season is now in full swing across the Finger Lakes. Find out what holiday events are taking place around the region, see if we can expect any snow this weekend and get the full local sports outlook for the first weekend in December. Also, discuss the top... more

Taylor Clements’ full court shot not enough to beat Canandaigua; South Seneca girls start season with rout at Dundee (W-FL round-up 11/29)

The Newark Reds are no stranger to playing up-in-classification early in the season so it was no surprise when they opened their season on the road at Class A1 Canandaigua. The Braves would defend home court coming away with a 58-52 win. Senior big man Taylor Clements led the Reds with 17 points including an 88-foot full-court shot to end... more
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