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New York Beer Project opening massive brewery and gastropub in Victor

A destination brewery from the Buffalo area will soon open a second location in the Rochester area. The New York Beer Project, the massive Niagara County brewery modeled after New York’s majestic Grand Central Station, has eyes on Ontario County. Town leaders and brewery owners confirm that NYBP will open a second sister location in Victor, near Eastview Mall, as early as... more

FLX WEEKLY: Summertime in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Another super summer weekend is on tap for Finger Lakes residents as we move through July. Join Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi for a look at your weekend weather, events, and sports line-up along with some great local photos from across the region over the past few days. . more

FINANCE DIRECTOR RESIGNS: Officials react to Deeds’ resignation in Seneca Co.

On Tuesday, Seneca County Officials learned that Finance Director Brandi Deeds would be leaving her post effective August 1st. The surprise resignation came as an emailed notification from County Manager John Sheppard to the Board of Supervisors. While details of the resignation were not made clear in the email, the finance department has been at the center of intense debate... more

Deputies investigate Manchester crash on Wednesday

Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a crash involving a Jeep in Manchester Wednesday afternoon. Deputies said this happened around 2 p.m. on Route 21 near the New York State Thruway. According to investigators, the Jeep went off the road while heading north and crashed into a tree. The driver of the Jeep was the only person involved in the... more

Doubledays drop 2nd in a row to 1st place Mahoning Valley

The Doubledays couldn’t ask for a better start against the Scrappers with a 4-run inning – highlighted by a Jamori Blash three-run home run – gave Auburn a commanding lead to start off the contest and hinted at big things to come in the game from the Doubledays bats. But Auburn quickly learned: It’s not how you start. It’s how... more

Ontario woman killed in Walworth rollover accident

A fatal one-vehicle accident that happened in the Town of Walworth around 5:04 pm on Tuesday is under investigation, according to deputies. Cynthia L. Scheltz, 45, of Ontario was traveling north on Tiffany Road when her vehicle left the roadway, struck an embankment and went airborne – before landing on its roof. Deputies say Scheltz was pronounced dead at the... more

Yates County home ‘a total loss’ after fire

A home on Italy Turnpike Road was “basically a total loss” after a fire Tuesday afternoon, according to Naples Fire Chief Patrick Elwell. The cause of the fire, which Elwell said apparently started in the building’s rear in the area of a utility/laundry room and bedroom, is under investigation by Yates County Emergency Management. Naples firefighters were on the scene... more

Police: Shots fired at traffic stop in Geneseo, suspect flees on foot

An active police investigation is underway after a man pointed a firearm at an officer at a traffic stop in Geneseo before fleeing on foot. NYS Police along with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office are searching for the man on Route 63 and Dewey Hill where the subject was stopped. He was last seen wearing a grey hoodie, grey baseball cap and blue jeans and... more

Auburn police: Man caught with child pornography after 10-month investigation

n Auburn man has been arrested for having child porn, according to the Auburn Police Department. Jeffrey M. Lee, 48, of 53 Bradford St., was charged with possession of sexual performance by a child, police said. Lee’s arrest came after a 10-month investigation, police said. He was remanded to the Cayuga County Jail after being arraigned, police said. Lee is... more

Details emerge about alleged fake cop in Naples

The Naples man charged with criminal impersonation for allegedly falsely representing himself as a law officer actually was a part-time investigator in the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office starting in October 2007. He was fired four months later, according to county spokesman Jesse Sleezer. These and other details emerged Tuesday about Paul Gullo, 41, who was charged by New York... more

Police: Felony drug arrest made after cocaine, heroin sold in Canandaigua

On Tuesday at approximately 5:40 pm officers of the Canandaigua Police Department with the assistance of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office, arrested a 24-year-old following a drug investigation. Peter A. Dau, 24, was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree. It’s alleged that the Dau sold heroin and cocaine while in the City of Canandaigua.... more

Red Creek volunteer firefighter looking for answers after bike stolen

It was just a normal day for Red Creek volunteer firefighter Brian Kuhlman. Kuhlman doesn’t drive and rode his bike to respond to the scene of an accident Saturday. His job that day was to direct traffic near the emergency scene at the intersection of routes 104 and 104-A. “So I left my bike on the opposite side of the... more

HELMET CAM: Canandaigua firefighter responds to vehicle fire (video)

The view from the helmet of a City of Canandaigua firefighter’s helmet as he responds to a vehicle fire at Leicester Street and Niagara Street on Thursday, July 12th just before 1:30 pm. This video was posted on Tuesday evening to YouTube and is an interesting look at the response of a local firefighter to a fire call… . more

Cayuga Lake to host major college fishing tournament

The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce has announced that Cayuga Lake will play host to the YETI FLW College Fishing Series on Saturday, July 21st. It marks the first time the circuit is being hosted in the Finger Lakes region. It is expected to draw more than 140 collegiate anglers (and their support teams) to the area. “We look forward... more

Ariana Grande, Pete Davidson seen at Destiny USA as he begins Syracuse movie

“Saturday Night Live” star Pete Davidson is in Syracuse to film a new movie, and he brought along his fiancee Ariana Grande. The celebrity couple was seen at Destiny USA on Tuesday afternoon. A reader sent syracuse.com a photo of the pair on an escalator with security guards; Grande appeared to be wearing an oversize sweatshirt and Davidson recently dyed... more

Physical confrontation leads to charges for two Macedon men

Deputies say a pair of Macedon men were arrested on Tuesday following a disturbance on Lapham Street during the evening hours. Around 8:54 pm Raymond Durant Jr., 54, and Zachary S. Feldman, 29, both of Lapham Street were involved in a physical confrontation outside their residences. At one point, Feldman allegedly pointed an electronic stun gun at Durant, and in... more

Cayuga County website plan tentatively approved in fourth time through committees

A Cayuga County legislative committee tentatively approved a plan for a new county government website Tuesday after earlier versions of the plan were previously defeated in several other committees. The county’s Ways and Means Committee voted 4-2, with one absence, in favor of a resolution to contract with CivicPlus for a new municipal website that would add features for public... more
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