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‘MORE THAN A CHALLENGE’: Job cuts, fewer programs, and uncertainty in Auburn as school funding issues persist

‘MORE THAN A CHALLENGE’: Auburn schools faces difficult future if funding not fulfilled by New York
It wouldn’t be a stretch to call the Auburn Enlarged City School District’s financial situation a crisis. Officials in the district are working hard to maintain adequate levels of staff, without hurting taxpayers, and fulfilling obligations laid out by New York State. Auburn schools have seen a slight increase in enrollment. In fact, a 2019 report published by FingerLakes1.com found... more

THE DEBRIEF: Sludge proposal, school funding, and your questions answered (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Sludge proposal, school funding, and your questions answered (podcast)
This week it’s all about YOUR questions. We’ve been collecting reader and listener questions for the last two weeks on Facebook and Twitter. Now, those questions are being broken down on Episode #62 of the Debrief Podcast. Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss. Watch/Listen below or check the podcast out on your favorite streaming platform (Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or YouTube).... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Dr. Scott Noren discusses campaign for NY-23 (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Dr. Scott Noren discusses campaign for NY-23 (podcast)
On Episode #214 of Inside the FLX it’s a conversation with Congressional Candidate Dr. Scott Noren. He says political parties and affiliation should not be the primary driving force in the electoral process – rather representation should take center stage. He’s looking to elevate the profile of the Southern Tier through his candidacy. . New episodes of Inside the FLX... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City School District struggles to secure needed funding (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City School District struggles to secure needed funding (podcast)
On Episode #215 of Inside the FLX a conversation with two people involved in the fight to secure additional funding for local schools. Small urban districts have been among the hardest hit across the state, as funding gaps are realized year-after-year. The Auburn Enlarged City School District in Cayuga County has seen its share of funding challenges, even as it... more

Supervisor Lou Guard continues advocacy on environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Supervisor continues hammering environmental, economic issues in Ontario County
Geneva City Supervisor Lou Guard believes Ontario County is 'healthy', but don't take that assessment as complacency. Guard talked about the progress and growth in Ontario, and the opportunities county government still has in front of it. "It's one of the growing counties in in upstate New York, which is exciting," he said. "I think it's it's actually a quite... more

Manchester Town Supervisor Jeff Gallahan announces candidacy in 131st District

Manchester Town Supervisor Jeff Gallahan announces candidacy in 131st District
Manchester Town Supervisor Jeff Gallahan, a Republican, has entered the race for New York State Assembly in the 131st District. Earlier this week, longtime Assemblyman Brian Kolb announced that he would not seek re-election. Gallahan has been active in the community, and local politics for decades. He owns CR7 Catering & Food with his wife Lynn, and has worked in... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Supervisor Lou Guard talks future of Ontario County (podcast)

LIVE AT 10 AM: Supervisor Lou Guard talks Ontario County issues (podcast)
Ontario County is battling odors from the landfill located along 5&20, but that’s hardly the only issue impacting life in the middle of the Finger Lakes. This week on Inside the FLX, we go in-depth on some of the most-pressing issues with Supervisor Lou Guard. He represents part of the city of Geneva on the Ontario County Board of Supervisors.... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller talks campaign for NYS Assembly (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Matt Miller looks to challenge Assemblyman Kolb in November (podcast)
This week on Episode #212 of the Inside the FLX podcast – Matthew Miller is in-studio. He’s talking about his campaign for Assembly District #131 after the announcement that Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) would not seek another term this fall. The young challenger is taking a broad approach to politics, and working to bring new voices into state policy. New... more

Seneca supervisors hear how discovery changes are impacting local courts

Discovery changes make for difficult work in local courts
On Tuesday a local judge was back before the Seneca County Board of Supervisors requesting additional funding to deal with changes that stemmed from the bail reform initiative passed into law in 2019. more

INSIDE THE FLX: Finger Lakes Birding Festival comes to Cayuga County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Finger Lakes Birding Festival comes to Cayuga County (podcast)
There’s an exciting event taking shape in Cayuga County. It’s a first for the region, but organizers hope that the Finger Lakes Birding Festival will become a staple in a region ripe with festivals from spring to winter. This week on Inside the FLX we dive into the details of the inaugural event, which is slated for March 26th –... more

Parrott Hall called one of ‘Seven to Save’ in New York on historic list

Parrott Hall identified as one of ‘Seven to Save’ in New York
Parrott Hall is getting a boost of statewide recognition to help with fundraising and potential work at the historic site. The Preservation of New York announced its biennial 'Seven to Save' list, which includes two projects in the Finger Lakes. The New York State Barge Canal System and Parrott Hall have been highlighted, as part of the Preservation League's most... more

Plastic bags will disappear from Wegmans stores this week; gone across NYS on March 1st

Plastic bags will disappear from store shelves this week in some stores
Single-use plastic bags will be gone when shoppers head to Wegmans locations this week. It's a change that will spread to all stores in a month - when legislation passed in 2019 is enacted. It means that reusable bags will be the prime shopping tool. It's something that Aldi shoppers have been accustomed to for years. more

Managed care looming concern for those serving disabled population in Finger Lakes

Managed care looming concern for those serving disabled population in Finger Lakes
Allen Connely says it all began about 18 months ago. Several months before anyone in the public knew that a major change was brewing for two of the region's largest service providers for those with developmental disabilities. The Arc of Yates had lost their CEO; and it prompted a conversation with representatives from the Arc of Seneca Cayuga. He says... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Allen Connely discusses local ARC merger and newly-named Mozaic (podcast)

LIVE AT 8:30 AM: Allen Connelly discusses local ARC merger on Inside the FLX (podcast)
This week on Inside the FLX Allen Connely, CEO of the newly-named MOZAIC (formerly known as the Cayuga-Seneca ARC and Yates ARC) is in-studio discussing the merger that brought on the new name. He talks about the work that went into the change, and how it’s impacting the services provided by the organization. Listen to the episode above, or watch... more

‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County

‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County
Food delivery platform will give options to rural customers – By Josh Durso Keuka To Go a new digital and mobile platform is helping to get dinner delivered to your front door. Beginning January 27th customers will be able to visit keukatogo.com, which will display local restaurants available for delivery – many of which will be participating in a program... more

Romulus Town Board, Planning Board have vacancies available for appointment

Romulus Town Board, Planning Board have vacancies available for appointment
Deputy Supervisor Mike Joslyn says the vacancies include one spot on the Romulus Planning Board following the resignation of Mary Joslyn. Her term concluded, and she did not seek another on the board. It's an appointed position with a term of seven years. "The Town Board also has one seat open as Councilman Kyle Collinsworth has left the board to... more
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