First responders work serious rescue detail at falls in Cayuga County

Sheriff: Two airlifted after fall at Carpenter Falls in Cayuga County

Sheriff Brian Schenck provided an update on the fall and rescue effort that took place at Carpenter Falls in the town of Niles around 4 p.m. on Tuesday. At approximately 4:06pm, the Cayuga County 911 Center received a 911 call that two persons had fallen from atop Carpenter’s ... FULL STORY
DAILY DEBRIEF: Reconnecting Yates County, bringing broadband access to rural Upstate NY (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Reconnecting Yates County, bringing broadband access to rural Upstate NY (podcast)

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio Why does a $10.3 million broadband grant matter for Yates County? With employees working from home becoming a common industry practice due ... MORE
Cuomo: Time to turn the page on reopening economy, looks to supercharge it with Trumps help

Cuomo: Time to turn the page on reopening economy, looks to supercharge it with Trumps help

On Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he would meet with President Donald Trump to discuss the ways the federal government can help jumpstart the economy ... MORE
Dr. Drexler DDS (Alliance)
Motorcyclist airlifted after crash in Seneca Falls on Monday

Motorcyclist airlifted after crash in Seneca Falls on Route 89

First responders in Seneca Falls were called to a personal injury crash on Monday, involving a motorcyclist along ... MORE
LIVE ON WEDNESDAY AT 5 PM: Republican Primary Debate for 131st Assembly District (watch)

LIVE ON WEDNESDAY AT 5 PM: Republican Primary Debate for 131st Assembly District on FingerLakes1.com (video)

Today FingerLakes1.com will live-stream a debate between the four candidates involved in June’s Republican Primary in the 131st ... MORE
WATCH LIVE AT : All-Time Syracuse Basketball Legends Draft (podcast)

UPSTATE ORANGE: All-Time Syracuse Basketball Legends Draft (podcast)

Join Jim Sinicropi & former Upstate Orange Podcast co-host Brad Conner along with FL1 Sports’ Brendan Harrington, Tane ... MORE
Deputies: Hammondsport man threatened to kill another person with hunting kinfe

Deputies: Hammondsport man threatened to kill another person with hunting kinfe

Deputies in Steuben County arrested a Hammondsport man following an incident on Roosevelt Avenue in Bath. Jacob Webber, ... MORE
FLH offers COVID-19 antibody test at urgent care facilities in Geneva, Seneca Falls

FLH offers COVID-19 antibody test at urgent care facilities in Geneva, Seneca Falls

FLH Medical, P.C. has announced that it is now offering COVID-19 antibody testing at both of its Urgent Care locations: 789 Pre-Emption Road, Geneva (Finger Lakes ... MORE
Deputies: Child left naked outside residence in Canandaigua

Deputies: Woman arrested after child observed naked, unsupervised outside in Canandaigua

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Canandaigua woman following an investigation on Centerpointe Blvd. Deputies say they received a report of a ... MORE
Unemployment system uses

New details on New York’s outdated unemployment system

New light has been shed on the issues surrounding New York’s unemployment system. It starts with MS-DOS, which is otherwise known as Microsoft Disk Operating System, ... MORE
Destiny USA gets ready for reopening as CNY approaches ‘Phase 2’ start on Friday

Destiny USA gets ready for reopening as CNY approaches ‘Phase 2’ start on Friday

Officials in Central New York are getting ready to enter ‘Phase 2’ of economic reopening. That means Destiny USA will reopen, too. Retail stores will be ... MORE
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail (Alliance)
Cuomo unveils $100M small business loan program for those impacted by COVID-19 shutdown
Cuomo unveils $100M small business loan program for those impacted by COVID-19 shutdown
The state might have budget problems, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t going to do what it can to try and help small businesses that were hit hard by the Coronavirus Pandemic. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced over the weekend the launch of ... MORE
FRESH TAKES w/ RUSSO & FELICE: No fans for football and the Match II recap (podcast)
FRESH TAKES w/ RUSSO & FELICE: No fans for football and the Match II recap (podcast)
Paul Russo and Nick Felice are back in-studio to recap Sunday’s golf match between Tiger Woods, Tom Brady, Phil Mickelson and Peyton Manning. Also, NASCAR’s return to the track continues, the NHL has a new proposal for the play-offs and they boys ... MORE
NYSP: More arrests, charges likely after home invasion, burglary in Cayuga County
NYSP: More arrests, charges likely after home invasion, burglary in Cayuga County
New York State Police, the Auburn Police Department, and cayuga County Sheriff’s Office all were involved in a burglary investigation on Monday. The report came in for a burglary in progress at 2042 West Genesee Street in Aurelius. The occupant of the ... MORE
Felony DWI charges filed after traffic stop in Wayne County
Felony DWI charges filed after traffic stop in Wayne County
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Sodus man following a traffic stop in the town of Ontario on Tuesday. It happened around 12:24 a.m., according to deputies, who say 27-year-old Jacob Fisher was stopped on Route 104 and ... MORE
TRACKING COVID-19: Cuomo says shutdown could last months, addresses New Yorkers Monday AM (full coverage)
TRACKING COVID-19: How many cases are there in the Finger Lakes?
Follow along with updates from officials - local, state, and federal - as the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 response continues around the region. Our 'Latest News' section will be updated around the clock. We'll be documenting school closures, public health announcements, and ... MORE
Four stranded on Cohocton River before first responders intervene (photos)
Four stranded on Cohocton River before first responders intervene (photos)
Around 4:20 p.m. the Savona Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched for four people that needed to be rescued on the Cohocton River in Bath. The incident unfolded near Scudder Road, and upon arrival – they found two males, and two females trapped ... MORE
FRIDAY BRIEFING: Governor Cuomo reacts to Trump plan for reopening economy (video)
MONDAY BRIEFING: Cuomo says he will meet with Trump to talk jumpstarting NY economy (video)
Want to see the latest briefing video from Governor Andrew Cuomo? If you're looking for that, or for the latest policy decisions the Governor has made during this pandemic - follow along with us in this post updated multiple times a day ... MORE
Late-May heat surge in the Finger Lakes
Late-May heat surge in the Finger Lakes
After a warm but pleasant Memorial Day, temperatures are rising throughout the day Tuesday to approach 90 degrees. This mini-heat wave will continue through Friday when a cold front moves through bringing the potential for thunderstorms and showers ahead of cold air ... MORE
Yates County offers voluntary layoffs for employees, implements hiring freeze
Yates County offers voluntary layoffs for employees, implements hiring freeze
Officials in Yates County are following suit with their counterparts in Ontario, offering ‘voluntary’ layoffs to county workers, as they deal with massive budget shortfalls caused by COVID-19. Nearly 20 employees took the offer to help reduce costs for the county. County ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: U.S. Census Bureau’s Northeast Director Jeff Behler on 2020 (podcast)
DAILY DEBRIEF: U.S. Census Bureau’s Northeast Director Jeff Behler on 2020 (podcast)
– By Josh Durso & Gabriel Pietrorazio Today on The Daily Debrief, part of our conversation with Jeff Behler, of the U.S. Census Bureau. He oversees operations in several states – including Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode ... MORE
Deputies: Canandaigua man suffers leg injury after ATV crash
Deputies: Canandaigua man suffers leg injury after ATV crash
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 27-year-old is recovering after an ATV crash over the weekend. It happened on Saturday around Ketchum Road when he crashed and rolled the ATV over. Deputies say Brian Bement, 27, of Canandaigua was the ... MORE
Cuomo says death benefits for frontline workers will be paid for by state, local governments
Cuomo says death benefits for frontline workers will be paid for by state, local governments
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that state and local governments will provide death benefits for frontline workers who died from COVID-19 during this emergency. Governor Cuomo also renewed his call for the federal government to provide hazard pay ... MORE
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