• Troopers: Teens set golf cart on fire at Pal-Mac concession stand

    Two teens are accused of setting a golf cart on fire after they broke into the Palmyra-Macedon school district concession stand. Troopers say three teens, ages 16 and 17, were arrested related to the break-in at the stand on Hyde Parkway. All …more
  • Low levels of blue-green algae toxins still detectable in Owasco’s treated drinking water

    For the sixth time in eight days, the town of Owasco’s treated drinking water has low but detectable levels of toxins from blue-green algae blooms, according to a release from the Cayuga County Health Department. The city of Auburn’s treated …more
  • Damp, cool weekend in the FLX

    A stream of moisture from the Atlantic is pumping rain into New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. This stream of rain is pointed right at the Finger Lakes, yet our weather today should be a bit showery at best with very …more
  • USDA designates Cayuga County natural disaster area after a hard freeze earlier this year

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Cayuga County qualifies for natural disaster assistance after reviewing losses caused by the combined effects of a hard freeze and unseasonably warm temperatures from Feb. 10 through April 27. In a release, the USDA …more
  • Apple Harvest Festival returns to Ithaca

    Slight midday sprinkles did not hold back the crowds Friday at the Apple Harvest Festival in Ithaca. The Commons filled quickly as the three-day festival began at noon, though the 100 block of West State Street, with rides and amusements, …more
  • Update: Official says search for missing Ithaca College student has ended

    The missing person alert for Ithaca College student Kristin Jannotti has been canceled as of 8:40 p.m. Friday. A Tompkins County 911 dispatcher, who is in touch with a Tompkins County Sheriff’s Deputy, said the search had been called off …more
  • Arrest made in Geneva burglary; Suspect wanted in 2 states

    On Thursday morning at  11:00 am, Hector Javier Fernandez, age 48 of Angelo Street in Geneva, was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen property in the 5th Degree. Fernandez was charged in connection with a residential burglary that occurred on …more
  • More cases of ‘super bugs’ being seen around the region

    Doctors say this super bug appears to be resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics. Doctors believe many people are becoming sick because too many people overuse and sometimes even abuse antibiotics— including items like hand sanitizer. Providers are now …more
  • Seventy-two year old Geneva man charged with felony drug sale

    On Tuesday at 3:15 pm, John Richard Campbell, age 72 of Geneva, was arrested by the Drug Enforcement Unit and charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree. Over the course of eight months Campbell sold prescription medication, …more
  • Trial begins for five Crestwood protesters

    Five Finger Lakes business owners and members of We Are Seneca Lake were scheduled to go on trial in town court at 9:30 a.m. today. The five were charged Nov. 19, 2014, with trespass and disorderly conduct while protesting outside …more
  • Inside the FLX: Seneca Co. Supervisor Steve Churchill in-studio

    On Thursday afternoon’s edition of Inside the FLX on FingerLakes1.TV, Steve Churchill, of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors joined Josh Durso in-studio to discuss ongoing issues in Seneca Falls including the new municipal building, Local Law #7 and an …more
  • Pair arrested after incident involving 8-year-old at Victor elementary school

    Deputies in Ontario County report that Leslie and Crystal Dinsmore, of Ontario and Rochester respectively, were arrested on Thursday at approximately 8:26 pm. The arrest took place at the Victor Primary School located at 953 High Street in the Village …more
  • FLX Weekly: Here comes October, Apples & Pumpkins

    It is hard to believe that this weekend is the first of October as we move deeper into autumn here in the Finger Lakes. Join Jessica Lahr and the FingerLakes1.com Team for a  round-up of the top local news of the …more
  • Geneva hosts New York State Intelligence Summit

    More than 200 leaders gathered this week for the New York State Intelligence Summit at the Ramada Geneva Lakefront. The event included the New York State Intelligence Center, state police, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York, …more
  • Auburn lawmakers on toxins found in drinking water: ‘We don’t want another Flint’

    Recent reports of low levels of toxins contaminating treated drinking water from Owasco Lake should be “a huge wake-up call” for political action, Auburn City Councilor Debby McCormick said Thursday. The Auburn City Council met Thursday for an assessment of the …more
  • Geneva lakefront improvements nearing completion

    An older couple was strolling along the city’s lakefront on a sunny and windy Wednesday afternoon. The woman turned to the man she was with and remarked, “It didn’t look like this the last time we were here.” Finger Lakes …more
  • Fayette town clerk resigns

    Town Clerk Cindy Brown has resigned, effective immediately. Brown, who took office Jan. 1, cited health reasons for her decision. The Republican was elected to a four-year term last November. Town officials are seeking candidates interested in filling the position …more
  • Committee extends Sunday work hours at landfill

    While there has been no activity at the Ontario County Landfill on Sundays, the possibility of work being done on that day remains. The Ontario County Board of Supervisors’ Environmental Quality Committee voted Wednesday to extend Sunday construction hours for …more
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  • Late September in Canandaigua

    A warm, quiet early autumn evening on Wednesday in Kershaw Park at the north end of Canandaigua Lake in Canandaigua. Photo by Ben Nolan.