Fingerlakes Mall opens variety, RV stores as new marketing director starts

Two new stores and a seasonal one are opening at Fingerlakes Mall, which also recently hired a new marketing director. Now open in the Aurelius shopping center’s former Sears space is The Great Outdoors RV Superstore, which announced its move there in June. The regional RV dealer will display 50-plus RVs in the 41,536-square-foot space, plus more in the surrounding parking lot,... more

Dump truck overturns on Rt. 5&20 in Stanley

Crews in Ontario County were called to the scene of an accident involving a dump truck. According to first responders, Stanley, Seneca Castle Fire, and Gorham Ambulance were all called to the scene. When crews arrived on-scene they noted that a single dump truck was involved, which had overturned and was blocking almost all of Rt. 5&20. First responders added... more

Finger Lakes getting closer to mid-point in foliage report

Considerably brighter fall foliage is predicted for this weekend throughout New York State, according to volunteer observers for Empire State Development’s I LOVE NEW YORK program. Peak conditions will be found in the Adirondacks, Catskills, Central New York, Finger Lakes and Chautauqua-Allegheny regions. I LOVE NEW YORK defines “peak” foliage as the period when the leaves are displaying their best... more

Residents ‘hopeful’ about Labelon cleanup in Canandaigua

It’s only a 1.75 acre parcel, but the 82,444-square-foot Labelon site is a polarizing topic. Located at 10 Chapin St., Canandaigua City Council moved forward earlier this month with a request for grant funding from the Restore NY Communities Initiative. That grant, which is administered by the Empire State Development Corporation would net $1 million, and could cover a majority... more

Sample results show Cayuga Lake harmful algal blooms had high toxin levels

It’s not just Owasco and Skaneateles lakes that have had high levels of toxins in their harmful algal blooms. Cayuga Lake’s blooms are just as concentrated and just as bad. The state Department of Environmental Conservation’s Citizens Statewide Lake Assessment Program collects samples of algae as part of its efforts to monitor water quality across the Finger Lakes. Results from a sample... more

Syracuse shocks #2 Clemson in the Carrier Dome, 27-24 (full coverage)

Syracuse (4-3, 2-1 ACC) pulled off one of the biggest upsets in program history, defeating #2 and previously unbeaten Clemson (6-1, 4-1 ACC), 27-24, in the Dome. Junior quarterback Eric Dungey engineered the victory, completing 20-of-32 passes for 278 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran 21 times for 61 yards to finish with 339 yards of total offense. A... more

Comptroller’s office: Some New York schools not reporting bullying

New York state schools are not doing enough to protect students from harassment and discrimination, according to a report from the state comptroller’s office. The office said Friday that many schools districts are underreporting bullying incidents, according to a press release. The office looked at how the state education department has gone about ensuring school districts are reporting harassment incidents... more

Man suing Auburn police, Cayuga County DA arrested on felony weapon charge

An Auburn man turned himself in Thursday on a charge of threatening someone with a butcher knife, the Auburn Police Department said. Tyrone Tyreek Matthews, 41, of Auburn was arrested on an arrest warrant and charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class D felony, and second-degree menacing, a class A misdemeanor. The APD said the victim called... more

Missing 15-year-old sought in Yates County

The Yates County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 15-year-old runaway from Middlesex. Taylor Smith was last seen approximately one week ago.   Police say he could be in Canandaigua with Scott Wescott or in Rushville with Justin Chapin. Smith is described as being 5’11, 200 pounds. If you see Smith, or know of his whereabouts, please call the Yates... more

Lyons man arrested on weapons charge after disturbance

Deputies in Wayne County arrested a Lyons duo following a disturbance on October 9th. Eddie L. Murphy, 35, and Stephanie L. Sykes, 31, both were arrested on varying charges. Murphy was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree assault. Sykes was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Both were arraigned in Galen Town Court.... more

Liberty League, Buffalo State reach agreement on football membership

Commissioner Tracy King announced that the Liberty League has reached an agreement with Buffalo State College to join the league as an associate member in football beginning with the 2019 football season. Buffalo State will become the Liberty League’s seventh football member, assuring that the league will retain its automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Football Championship. “I am... more

Newark will host ribbon cutting for wastewater treatment plant

Mayor Jonathan Taylor and the Village of Newark Board of Trustees invite all area residents and local leaders to attend the ribbon cutting and award ceremony for the Village of Newark Wastewater Treatment Plant.   The village is being presented with a plaque from the American Council of Engineering Companies, which awarded the Waste Water Treatment Plant design with recognition... more

Section IV Boys Soccer Tourney 2017

The boys Section IV soccer tournament brackets were released Thursday with plenty of playoff prepared schools on the list. Of note in Class C: The seeding and brackets are aligned so that No. 3 Lansing and No. 4 Trumansburg could meet in the championship in a rematch of last year’s Section IV title game, which Lansing won. The full brackets... more

FLX forecast calls for a little bit of everything this weekend

It’s going to be an up-and-down weekend in the Finger Lakes. Temperatures are going to begin trending upwards through Sunday, until a cold front pushes through the region — dropping temperatures significantly. While high temps will struggle to get into the 50s on Monday, the weather will be warm and comfortable on Saturday and for part of Sunday. FLX Weather... more

Section IV Girls Soccer Tournament 2017

We’re talking playoffs in New York State high school athletics. The girls soccer brackets include Ithaca, Dryden, Spencer-Van Etten/Candor, Trumansburg, Groton and Lansing. Particularly interesting: No. 5 seeded Groton and No. 4 seeded Lansing will move right into the Class C quarterfinals for a rematch. We all know how that regular season game went this year. The full brackets via... more

Yankees tab Tanaka for ALCS opener in Houston tonight

Fresh off arguably the biggest start of his career, right-hander Masahiro Tanaka will start Game 1 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World on Friday against the Astros, the Yankees announced on Thursday. Game 1 will air at 8 p.m. ET on FS1. Tanaka provided a huge boost in Game 3 of the AL Division Series presented... more
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