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EXCESSIVE HEAT: Staying safe in the high heat, as NWS issues watches for Friday-Saturday

DAILY FORECAST: Tropical downpours, localized flooding possible as Barry’s remnants move through FLX
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for parts of the region ahead of forecasted highs, which could push into the upper-90s in some locations. Combining the heat with high humidity – Emergency Management officials are letting residents know about best practices for outdoor activity and travel during this period. The National Weather Service says that heat... more

Woman with ties to Seneca Falls found dead in Georgia; 15-year-old nephew lead suspect in homicide investigation

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A 42-year-old with roots in Seneca Falls was found dead in Forsyth, Georgia, according to WMGT-TV. Monroe County investigators say they found 42-year-old Tryeflue Lerra O’Neal unresponsive at her home off Tingle Road in Monroe County, Georgia Sunday night. A press release from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office indicates that a juvenile suspect is in custody in South Carolina. “Maybe... more

FLX WEEKLY: Right to Run 19K race director Heather Zellers & hot weekend on tap (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Right to Run 19K race director Heather Zellers & hot weekend on tap (podcast)
Temperatures and humidity levels will be at high points for the summer so far this weekend with plenty of events happening across the Finger Lakes. In Seneca Falls, the annual Right to Run 19k race is being held as part of Convention Days. Race Director Heather Zellers is in-studio to talk about the event and help us preview the weekend... more

Deputies: Geneva man accused of not reporting income to Geneva Housing Authority

Deputies: Geneva man accused of not reporting income to Geneva Housing Authority
Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of a Geneva resident following an investigation involving the Geneva Housing Authority. Deputies received a complaint from the Housing Authority that Hector Mendez, 65, of Geneva received housing assistance totaling $4,735 between June 2018 and July 2019. Upon investigation it was determined that Mendez had a total of $10,925 in unreported income from two... more

Driver sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after rollover crash in Ontario

Driver sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after rollover crash in Ontario
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported on Wednesday that a crash along State Route 350 resulted in one person being sent to the hospital with minor injuries. Maryssa L. Keuer, 29, of Ontario was traveling north on State Route 350 when she lost control of her vehicle. As result, the vehicle overturned and came to rest in a cornfield. Keur... more

THE DEBRIEF: Discussing the latest headlines in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Discussing the latest headlines in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast, Josh Durso is joined by Jackie Augustine and Ted Baker to discuss the week’s biggest headlines. The trio will discuss the latest on the waste-elimination efforts in Ontario County; the future of a galvanizing plant at the former Seneca Army Depot; a recently-filled Geneva City Council seat; the latest in Seneca Falls; Gov. Andrew... more

Unemployment, assistance numbers for Yates County clarified

Unemployment, assistance numbers for Yates County clarified
Responding to the unemployment figures presented at a meeting of the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center, Amy Miller, Commissioner Yates County Department of Social Services, offers detailed figures on unemployment and public assistance recipients. She says 36 people were receiving unemployment benefits in Yates County in May. Those who collect benefits must be ready, willing, and able to work, and... more

Police search for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect in deadly Ithaca stabbing

Police search for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect in Ithaca
The Mayor of Ithaca says police are looking for a suspect in a deadly stabbing at an apartment complex. Mayor Svante Myrick says Ithaca police working with New York State Police and Cornell University police are searching for a young man in a white t-shirt and jeans that are likely muddy. Earlier in the day Wednesday, Cornell University warned neighbors... more

Three-way race for Richmond Town Supervisor

Three-way race for Richmond Town Supervisor
Voters in the town of Richmond will have three choices for town supervisor this November: Supervisor Caroline Sauers, longtime Town Councilman Daryl Marshall and former Town Councilman Randall Walker. Sauers lost the Republican primary in June to Marshall. Sauers, who seeks a second term, was endorsed last week in a Democratic caucus and will appear on the Democratic line. “I... more

Penn Yan man accused of hitting deputy after Lynyrd Skynyrd concert at CMAC

Penn Yan man accused of hitting deputy after Lynyrd Skynyrd concert at CMAC
A Penn Yan man is facing charges after allegedly hitting a Sheriff’s deputy with his vehicle after leaving this weekend’s Lynyrd Skynyrd concert at CMAC. Joshua Freeland, 24, has been charged with reckless endangerment, reckless driving, resisting arrest and failure to comply. Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies allege Freeland did not follow orders from deputies who were directing traffic, turning in... more

Dino Babers talks Clemson, Liberty and moon landing at ACC Media Days (video)

Babers talks Clemson, Liberty and moon landing at ACC Media Days
Before his team can take one giant leap, it must take two small steps. Clemson, Liberty, Maryland and, naturally, the moon landing came up during Dino Babers’ press conference at ACC media days in Charlotte. And while all eyes are on Syracuse football’s home opener against defending national champion Clemson in Week 3, Babers has the leadership of his team... more

5&20 temporarily closed near Auburn after crash

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A busy stretch of State Route 5&20 west of Auburn was temporarily closed in both directions on Wednesday after a crash. The accident occurred between Short and Cayuga roads around 2:40 p.m. One vehicle was reportedly blocking traffic, while the second involved was in a ditch. The road remained closed for about an hour before being reopened. It’s unclear if... more

PREVIEW: 2019 NYS Junior Amateur Championships at Seven Oaks Golf Course

PREVIEW: 2019 NYS Junior Amateur Championships at Seven Oaks Golf Course
The best junior golfers around New York State will gather at Seven Oaks Golf Club next week for the 2019 New York State Boys’ & Girls’ Junior Amateur Championships, July 23 – 24. The Championship returns to Colgate University’s Seven Oaks Golf Club for the fourth consecutive year, the sixth time overall for the Boys’ Junior and Sub-Junior and the... more

Doubledays routed by Muckdogs, 11-0

Doubledays routed by Muckdogs, 11-0
A trio of explosive innings proved to be the unraveling point for the Auburn Doubledays (14-17) as they fell to 11-0 to the Batavia Muckdogs (19-12) on Wednesday night at Dwyer Stadium. Auburn’s three hits all came from the heart of the order with Caldioli Sanfler, Andrew Pratt and Jeremy Ydens picking up a base knock apiece. The first big-run... more

CMAC worker airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital for serious head injury

CMAC worker airlifted to hospital for serious head injury
During the early-morning hours on Wednesday a worker at CMAC in Canandaigua had to be airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital. The patient was airlifted after suffering a traumatic head injury. E-211 T-281 3389 Marvin Sands Drive pt. with a traumatic injury. Patient is being flown to SMH pic.twitter.com/Ir7UrInHE2 — Canandaigua Fire (@IAFF2098) July 17, 2019 The worker was reportedly cleaning... more

Police: Auburn man assaulted officer during arrest

Police: Auburn man assaulted officer during arrest
An Auburn police officer received minor injuries when an Auburn man allegedly resisted arrest Tuesday morning, the Auburn Police Department said. Auburn deputy chief Roger Anthony said an officer made a call about suspicious activity at 1:03 a.m. The officer saw Jason J. Murphy, 36, of 81 Bradford St., at the parking lot of Mavis Discount Tire, 33 E. Genesee... more
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