INSIDE THE FLX: Steve Griffin of FLEDC talks economic development in the region (podcast)

“At the end of the day we have to be louder than the pessimists.” Steve Griffin, who serves as CEO of the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center, said the agency he leads serves a county that has seen surprising growth over the last 10 to 15 years. “It hasn’t been an accident,” he continued, adding that while some of the... more

Step-siblings killed in Marion crash after car slams into tree

A pair of step-siblings are dead after a crash Monday evening, according to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. The wreck happened when Taylor Christie, 21, of Marion was operating his vehicle south on Ridge Chapel Rd. His 16-year-old step-brother – identified as Evan Woodward, was the passenger in the vehicle, according to deputies. Another fatal crash in Marion tonight. We’re... more

Syracuse rolls by Oakland, 74-50 (full coverage)

Sophomore Tyus Battle posted 25 points and junior Frank Howard added a career-high 18 points with six assists to lead Syracuse (4-0) to a 74-50 victory over Oakland (2-2) Monday night at the Carrier Dome in the Hoophall Miami Invitational. Junior Paschal Chukwu finished with career-highs of 12 points, 11 rebounds and eights blocks and freshman Oshae Brissett recorded 11... more

GRAPE GURU: Best bets for holiday wines

The Internet suggests that 82 percent of Americans eat turkey for Thanksgiving, but on Christmas ham and turkey are consumed almost equally, with beef a distant third. People also consume a variety of side dishes including bread stuffing, corn, glazed carrots, yams, creamed spinach, Brussels sprouts, sweet potato casserole, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, rolls, mashed potatoes, gravy and other... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Local musician Nate Michaels performs in-studio (podcast)

Local musician Nate Michaels of Clyde is in-studio to perform his music on Monday afternoon. Nate is one of the hardest working musicians in the Finger Lakes playing as many as 7 shows a week at venues throughout the region. This is his second appearance on Weber This Week. . more

State Police: One dead after crash in Williamson, weather likely a factor

Williamson received about six inches of snowfall last night, and it was the region’s first true-winter weather experience. For one driver in Williamson, the night ended fatally. We're being kept way back from the scene because police are still trying to ID victim and notify family. Williamson got about 6 inches of snow overnight. @news10nbc pic.twitter.com/PxKk9xcHov — Jennifer Lewke (@WHEC_JLewke)... more

Seneca Falls man accused of sexual contact with child

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of an Auburn Rd. resident after allegedly engaging in sexual contact with a child under 13-years-old. Police arrested Shaun R. Fox, 41, of Seneca Falls on Friday November 17th at 8 pm following a child abuse investigation. Police say Fox is accused of engaging in sexual contact with a child less than... more

Cayuga County Office Building’s new safety procedures tested by legislator

A Cayuga County legislator's "incognito" test of new security measures at the county office building has led to discussion about the policies and practices when visitors walk through the entrance. Legislator Ryan Foley, who represents Auburn residents in District 15, said he'd had two constituents complain about their experiences with security since July when the new procedures were put into... more

Editor’s Note: Answering questions posed by Seneca Falls residents

Last week the Seneca Falls Town Board took a vote, which would nearly-double the tax rate for Town residents. That means, minimally, anyone living in Seneca Falls would see a tax hike of ‘several’ hundred dollars — depending on the assessed value of the property. We’ve received, heard, and read a lot of questions from residents in Seneca Falls, as... more

Thanksgiving dinner will be cheaper this year in New York

Thanksgiving dinner this week is going to cost New Yorkers slightly less to cook. The New York Farm Bureau's annual survey found the average cost for a Thanksgiving meal for 10 this year in New York will cost about $44.74, which is down $1.89 from last year’s $46.63. “The dinner price has dropped for a second consecutive year which means... more

Driver faces felony charges after child found inside her vehicle during Fayette traffic stop

On November 17th around 6:18 pm deputies arrested an Ithaca woman in Fayette after a traffic stop on State Route96. Deputies say Ramona D. Godley, 43, of Ithaca was arrested after the traffic stop – which was initiated after the 911 Center received a complaint of an erratic driver. Upon stopping the vehicle, deputies say Godley was found to be... more

Travel forecast looking great for Thanksgiving week

“Weather hype falls flat.” Those were the words spoken by FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil during his Monday morning update to readers and listeners in the region – who were hanging on by a thread after weeks of hype about a possible storm just hours, or days before Thanksgiving. The original forecast claims by Accuweather, which were perpetuated by several... more

Fleming responds to rollover accident Sunday evening

Fleming Fire Department and AMR Ambulance were called to the scene of a one-car rollover accident, which took place in the area of BlueField Rd. According to first responders the call initially came in as a crash with entrapment. However, after the first crews from Fleming arrived on-scene, they noted that all units were able to reduce speed of response,... more

Police: Auburn woman stole rental car from resident

An Auburn woman was arrested Saturday for taking a neighbor's rental car without permission, police said. Auburn Deputy Police Chief Roger Anthony said the department received a complaint that 55-year-old Lori D. Holmes had stolen a rental car from a city resident. Holmes, of 20 Thorton Ave. Apt. 303, had allegedly conned a neighbor into renting a white 2017 Hyundai... more

Cayuga County restaurant inspections: Nov. 20, 2017

• Auburn Movieplex, 360 Grant Ave., Auburn: satisfactory. • Ichiban, 181 Grant Ave., Auburn: satisfactory. Lack hot water at hand wash sinks in kitchen, at wait station, at sushi bar and in restrooms. Floors under storage shelving in dry storage rooms at back of kitchen observed to have some food debris buildup from spillage (e.g. rice grains, flour, etc., spillage... more
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