FLX WEEKLY: Mother’s Day Weekend edition (podcast)

Join Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi as we look ahead to Mother’s Day Weekend in the Finger Lakes including the Right to Run 19K taking place in Seneca Falls on Saturday. See how the weather will shape up for the race and for Mother’s Day on Sunday. Also, a look at some great local photos from the past... more

Lyons man killed in farm accident

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says his office investigated a fatal agricultural accident in the Town of Lyons on Wednesday around 3 p.m. Patrol units along with the Lyons Fire and Rescue and Lyons Town Ambulance were dispatched to 876 Sohn Alloway Road for an off-road accident involving a bulldozer. Upon arrival it was discovered that Richard A. Lyon, 84... more

Tyus Battle works out in California in preparation for NBA Combine

Tyus Battle is in Los Angeles these days, working on his game in preparation for the NBA Combine. Battle, who finished his sophomore season at Syracuse as his team’s leading scorer (19.2 ppg), completed his school work at SU, went home to New Jersey and then flew with his father to California, Gary Battle said. There, he continues to work... more

NWS says tornado touched down last week in Penn Yan

The National Weather Service says a tornado with maximum winds of 100 mph touched down last week in Penn Yan. After a daylong investigation, the weather service determined a tornado tore through the Yates County village about 8:20 p.m. Thursday. There were no injuries as result of the tornado, but a barn was leveled as result. That damage was reported... more

Cayuga Indian Nation legal action takes center stage at Seneca Co. Board of Supervisors meeting (video)

On Tuesday, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors held their monthly meeting for May. It was a short session, with the focus on on-going issues around Indian affairs in Seneca County. Chairman Bob Shipley (R-Waterloo) thanked Seneca County’s state representatives for supporting the County’s efforts with the on-going legal battle between them and the Cayuga Indian Nation. “I want to... more

Lyons man violated order of protection, charged with harassment and contempt

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Anthony Natrigo, of Lyons was charged with Criminal Contempt in the First Degree and Harassment in the Second Degree. The arrest stems from a phone call he made to his wife threatening her while there was a stay away order... more

Officer saves another life in Penn Yan after overdose

The Penn Yan Police Department is crediting one of their officers with saving the life of an overdose victim after responding to an ‘unconscious’ male on the ground this week. A needle was located near the victim, who had two doses of naloxone administered to him. Officer Brad Conover is credited with saving the victim’s life by administering two doses... more

AG Eric Schneiderman facing criminal investigation amid abuse claims

Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will face a criminal investigation after four women accused him of slapping, choking or spitting on them. Gov. Andrew Cuomo appointed a special prosecutor late Tuesday to investigate Schneiderman's alleged actions, giving Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas the ability to bring charges if she deems them necessary. Cuomo's order came a day... more

Mets lose again as solid Wheeler outing goes for naught

The Mets’ struggles have descended beyond mere hitting slumps and pitching slumps at this point, even beyond simple wins and losses. A sliver of the absurd played into their undoing Wednesday, when the Mets batted out of order en route to a 2-1, 10th-inning loss to the Reds at Great American Ball Park. The Reds won back-to-back games for just... more

FIRST PLACE: Yankees stand alone at top of AL East after comeback win over Sox

The internal data circulating throughout the clubhouse, digging deep into columns like exit velocity and walk rate, suggested that Brett Gardner was due for a breakout performance. The numbers crunchers had this one nailed, foreseeing his best night of the season, as Gardner highlighted a four-run eighth inning that vaulted the Yankees into first place in the American League East.... more

Strong storms will be scattered, plenty of dry time remains

While there will be a risk for thunderstorms – it should remain minimal. The National Weather Service has moved an area of focus for where they believe the strongest thunderstorms will develop to the east. Setting up for a showery, but still comfortable day here in the Finger Lakes. Temperatures will push toward 70 degrees; and even reach into the... more

Where does SU’s Eric Dungey rank among CFB quarterbacks?

Last week, Athlon Sports released its ACC quarterback rankings for 2018, placing the Syracuse Orange’s Eric Dungey up at No. 4. While they’re believers (like we are) in the senior’s potential, there are also obvious concerns about his health. Dungey’s yet to complete a season under center, yet has still reset records at SU — especially since Dino Babers and... more

Seeking broader support for New York Health Act

Susan Beckley, a former medical office manager and medical billing specialist who is presently an administrator for four small businesses, explained how the NYHA will affect the people, businesses, doctors, hospitals, and nursing homes; and the financial advantages for local municipalities and school districts at a May 1 presentation organized by Yates Progressives. Beckley, a Tompkins County resident, is seeking... more

Syracuse woman arrested on harassment warrant out of Seneca Falls

On Tuesday at 4:06 p.m., the Town of Seneca Falls Police arrested a 51-year-old Syracuse woman on a harassment charge following an incident in December 2015. Patty A. Fortino, 51 of Syracuse was charged with harassment in the second degree after she turned herself in on an arrest warrant issued from an incident that occurred in December 2015. Fortino is... more
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