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FLX WEEKLY: Mike Rusinko, Salvation Army Summer Camp & the last weekend of June (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Mike Rusinko, Salvation Army Summer Camp & the last weekend of June (podcast)
This week, as we look ahead to the final weekend of June here in the Finger Lakes, we welcome Mike Rusinko of Lyons National Bank in-studio to learn about Salvation Army Summer Camp. . more

Wayne looking for new social services director

Wayne looking for new social services director
Wayne County is looking for a new commissioner of social services following the retirement of Michael “Josh” McCrossen, who served nearly two decades. In the meantime, the Board of Supervisors last week agreed to appoint Deputy Commissioner of Social Services Shelly Bentley as interim director at a salary of $100,000. Supervisors also agreed to advertise the position and allow board... more

You may have been exposed to Hepatitis A if you ate at this Watkins Glen restaurant

You may have been exposed to Hepatitis A if you ate at this Watkins Glen restaurant
Health officials in Schuyler County are warning people about a possible exposure to Hepatitis A at a Finger Lakes restaurant. Spectrum News reports an alert has been issued to anyone who ate at the Seneca Harbor Station restaurant in Watkins Glen, etween June 12 and 21. Schuyler County Public Health says patrons may have been exposed to the virus, though... more

Burned-down cottage the latest personal loss for Lansing Mayor Don Hartill

Burned-down cottage the latest personal loss for Lansing Mayor Don Hartill
Village of Lansing Mayor Don Hartill is looking ahead after suffering his second personal loss in a year and a half. On Thursday, his cottage near Maplewood Road on Cayuga Lake in the Town of Ulysses was destroyed by a fire. Around 1:15 p.m. Thursday, he received a call from Jodi Dake, clerk/treasurer for the Village of Lansing, saying that... more

Bautista blasts 2 homers as Doubledays win second straight

Bautista blasts 2 homers as Doubledays win second straight
The Auburn Doubledays made it two in a row over the Williamsport Crosscutters with a 5-2 win on Wednesday night at Falcon Park. Rafael Bautista led the way with a huge night going 3-4 with 2 home runs and 3 RBI. Check out the highlights on FL1 Radio below along with the postgame show hosted by Claudia Bellofatto. LISTEN: Auburn... more

Vehicles, home damaged in Auburn crash

Vehicles, home damaged in Auburn crash
Three people were hurt in a crash that sent one vehicle into the front porch of a home in Auburn Wednesday. The Auburn Fire Department said it was dispatched around 2:30 p.m. for a two-car T-bone accident on the corner of Lake Avenue and Swift Street. The fire department said three people were involved in the crash and all three... more

Village of Penn Yan pauses senior housing

Village of Penn Yan pauses senior housing
Village officials have adopted a local law that puts a six month pause on the construction of and processing of applications for senior citizen housing within the village limits so they can re-write a section of the village code. At question is the definition of the types of housing that is permitted in the R1 Zoning District (Single Family Residential),... more

Auburn hospital, Cayuga County release health care survey

Auburn hospital, Cayuga County release health care survey
Cayuga County-area residents can take a health care survey to help identify their medical needs, as well as gaps in service, within the community. Two local health care agencies, Auburn Community Hospital and the Cayuga County Health Department, announced Wednesday the release of a community-wide online survey. The Citizen: Read More more

What’s next for ShoppingTown? We can look west for answers

What’s next for ShoppingTown? We can look west for answers
If ShoppingTown Mall's owners fail to pay the nearly 10 million dollars in taxes they owe, Onondaga County could be faced with the same questions a suburban Rochester community had to ask itself: "What exactly do you do with an empty or abandoned mall property?" The Medley Centre Mall, as it was known in its most recent iteration, first opened... more

Tompkins remains youngest county in graying NYS

Tompkins remains youngest county in graying NYS
Young people get blamed for a lot of things, merited or not. File this one under the former. As the state and national median age tick upward, Tompkins, with its ever-replenishing supply of college students, is still the youngest county in the state. According to analyses from the U.S. Census Bureau and first noted by the Albany Times-Union, Tompkins County’s... more

Fundraiser to help family of little girl found dead in Casey Park

Fundraiser to help family of little girl found dead in Casey Park
Local radio stations are holding a fundraiser to benefit the family of the 3-year-old girl who was found dead in an Ontario town Park. Zyvette Marquez Rivera disappeared Sunday during a family picnic at Casey Park. Her body was found in a pond hours later. State police are still investigating the incident. Poder 97.1 FM, La Mega 97.5 and 105.5... more

Rimland pitches apartment tower in Downtown Ithaca

Rimland pitches apartment tower in Downtown Ithaca
If you thought the Green Street Garage discussion was quieting down, you’d be right — about two-thirds right, that is. Last December, the Vecino Group was named the preferred developer of the western and center sections of the Green Street Garage. That left the eastern third’s future undetermined, and with good reason. Jeff Rimland, the owner of the Rothschild’s Building... more

Bath man admits using social media in attempt to rape nine-year-old

Bath man admits using social media in attempt to rape nine-year-old
A Bath man has pleaded guilty to using social media in an attempt to rape a nine-year-old child. William Read, 33, pleaded guilty to a federal charge of online enticement of a minor. Read was arrested by State Police and Homeland Security agents while on his way to meet the child. He was in possession of condoms and candy, and... more

Doubledays hold off Williamsport for first win of summer at Falcon Park

Doubledays hold off Williamsport for first win of summer at Falcon Park
The Auburn Doubledays gave up 3 runs in the bottom of the 8th inning on Tuesday night at Falcon Park but were able to hold on and capture a 4-3 win in the first of a three game home stand against the Crosscutters. The win was the first at Falcon Park of the season for the Ddays. Game two of... more

Driver who killed Tioga County motorcyclist drove wrong way, fled scene, police say

Driver who killed Tioga County motorcyclist drove wrong way, fled scene, police say
A Berkshire man has been arrested and accused of leaving the scene of a crash that killed a 42-year-old Newark Valley motorcyclist on June 4. The Tioga County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Dylin E. Abbatoy, 27, on a felony charge of leaving the scene of an incident. He also received the traffic infractions of moving from a lane unsafely and... more

TCAT Routes back to normal noon today; N. Cayuga St. construction completed

TCAT Routes back to normal noon today; N. Cayuga St. construction completed
TCAT routes 13, 17, 36, 74 and 75 will go back to normal routing effective noon, Wed., June 26, following the completion of a lengthy construction project at the 200 block of North Cayuga Street. Due to water main break on that section of Cayuga Street, the routes have been detoured and bus stops relocated using neighboring Genera and Tioga... more
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