Lottery officials identify $1M winner as Waterloo resident

Lottery officials have identified the woman who won $1,000,000 on a scratch off ticket purchased at the Seneca Mini Mart in Waterloo. Mary Monahan, 61, a Waterloo resident called the feeling incredible – pointing out that when she first scratched off the ticket – that she thought it was a mistake. “I like the cashword tickets because they take longer... more

One dead in Penn Yan after suspected overdose

One person has died from what police are calling a suspected overdose in Penn Yan. When officers arrived on-scene they found a subject who was unconscious and barely breathing. Officers performed first aid in an attempt to resuscitate the individual, according to police. Penn Yan Volunteer Ambulance personnel also performed first aid in an attempt to resuscitate the individual. At... more

Supervisors call on Albany to leave home rule to communities as incinerator looms (video)

Seneca County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bob Shipley tackled a familiar item at Tuesday’s meeting during his remarks. The proposed Circular enerG incinerator was condemned again – this time receiving open criticism during open session, two consecutive nights – in Seneca and Schuyler counties. While he recognized and thanked U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer for his support in attending a press... more

Armed robbery reported at Byrne Dairy on 5&20 in Border City

Shortly before 4:00 am on Monday morning, an armed robbery occurred at the Bryne Dairy on Routes 5 & 20 in Border City. The suspect walked into the store while the lone employee was outside. When the employee re-entered the store, the robber had placed a mask or bandanna over his face and showed a handgun. State Police say the... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Vincent Esposito of Empire State Development talks economic development in the Finger Lakes

For the Finger Lakes – the road to economic development has been a long, and often bumpy one, with a multitude of challenges being faced. However, significant changes in policy over the last decade have paved the way for new economic development in the region. While Governor Andrew Cuomo’s methods for producing that economic development through competition and regional zones... more

Bloomfield freshman Alex Kenyon named All-American diver

Alex Kenyon, a Bloomfield Freshman, has been named a 2017-2018 NISCA/Speedo Boys One Meter Diving All-American.  Alex is the 2018 Section V Class D Champion and 9th place finisher at the 2018 NYSPHSAA State Championships.  He is one of 9 Freshman in the entire United States to be named All American and one of only 5 New York Student Athletes... more

FRESH TAKES: June Championships & Triple Crowns (podcast)

The all new Fresh Takes Podcast debuts on FingerLakes1.TV with your hosts Paul Russo & Nick Felice tackling the top sports & pop culture topics of the week and more. This week, recapping the Washington Capitals’ Stanley Cup title and the Golden State Warriors’ NBA Championship, Justify’s successful Triple Crown bid and a look at this weekend’s U.S. Open at... more

Airplane lands in Seneca County field; rollover reported after landing

First responders were called to an airplane crash in Seneca County on Tuesday, but fortunately, there were no reported injuries. The call came in around 11:20 am. According to first responders, the plane landed in a field and rolled over in the area of East Road. Magee Fire Department and North Seneca Ambulance were initially called to the scene, but... more

Geneva man pleads guilty to child porn charges; faces 20 years in prison

A Geneva man has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges, according to prosecutors. Trebor Conolly, 36, of Geneva pleaded guilty to receipt of child pornography. Prosecutors say he received videos and images of child pornography through a peer-to-peer sharing service in September 2017 and saved them on his computer. He is scheduled to be sentenced later this year. He faces... more

USGS: Tiny earthquake reported in Lake Ontario

An earthquake so small that it registered just barely on the United States Geological Survey monitor was reported Tuesday morning. The 1.1 magnitude earthquake was reported approximately two miles northwest of Bear Creek in Ontario, Wayne County. It happened just after 9 a.m. The earthquake was 3.1 miles below the Earth's surface. No one reported feeling the tremor, as it... more

Brutus teenager killed in Monday crash

Sheriff David Gould reports that on late Monday afternoon, at approximately 4:46 pm, the Cayuga County E-911 Center dispatched Cayuga County Sheriff’s Patrols to a motor vehicle accident on Shepherd Road in the Town of Brutus. The investigation into that accident revealed that Kayla Cox, age 19, of East Brutus Street Road in the Town of Brutus was operating a... more

Proposals sought for redeveloping closed Butler Correctional Facility in Wayne County

Nearly four years after the state closed Butler Correctional Facility in Wayne County, Empire State Development has issued a request for proposals to solicit ideas for redeveloping the 200-acre property. The process will be different than past requests for other properties. Interested parties will be able to submit ideas for using the 101-acre medium security facility, which closed in 2014,... more

‘It’s out of control’: Skaneateles Swap Shop closes until further notice

After nearly a decade of operating successfully, the Skaneateles Swap Shop is closed until further notice, town officials said. The town of Skaneateles runs the Swap Shop at the Skaneateles Transfer Station, where residents can take their trash and materials for recycling. The Swap Shop is designed for people who have usable items they don't need anymore, said Skaneateles Town... more

Arc of Seneca Cayuga awarded $24,000 in program support

The Arc of Seneca Cayuga has been awarded $24,000 from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services. Of the award, $9,000 will support Arc's guardianship program and $15,000 will support its recreation programs. The former will help provide guardianship services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The latter will help Arc ensure that more than 30 people living... more

Enfield food pantry closes temporarily; needs to raise $17K to reopen

The Enfield Food Pantry has temporarily closed after not passing a recent inspection by the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Enfield's food pantry has been continuously operating for nearly 40 years and is a member of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Typically, volunteers distribute food on Mondays and Sundays. It was closed June 5 until improvements can... more

Senate passes legislation focused on Lyme, tick-borne diseases

The New York State Senate recently passed a package of legislation to strengthen efforts to combat Lyme and tick-borne diseases. During this time of year, ticks are becoming active once again. In particular, Senator Helming – a member of the Senate Task Force on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases – co-sponsored measures that would establish a pilot program for Lyme and... more

Bullet found inside Penn Yan Middle School auditorium

The Penn Yan Police Department was called to Penn Yan Middle School on Monday around 7:45 a.m. after a student found a .22 caliber bullet in the school’s auditorium. The student notified staff at the school, which resulted in an immediate search. Penn Yan Police, Yates County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Police responded to the school and conducted... more

Naples contractor charged with grand larceny in Livingston County

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a contractor on Friday following an investigation into an incident that took place earlier in the spring. On May 30th deputies were called to Lakeland Concrete Products in the Town of Lima – where employees claimed they received a check from a 48-year-old Naples man worth $2,548.82, which came from a closed account. Claude R.... more
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