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EPISODE #188: Previewing ‘Women Rising’ leadership conference on Inside the FLX

EPISODE #188: Previewing ‘Women Rising’ conference on Inside the FLX
For Kristen Fragnoli it comes down to starting a conversation. This week on Inside the FLX, she joins Josh Durso – highlighting the opportunities, and previewing a daylong conference – set to be held on Friday, November 1st in Fairport, New York. The goal is simple: Start a dialogue, energize women and leaders alike in the Finger Lakes, and spark... more

Officer hit by car while directing traffic around accident in Ithaca

Officer hit by car while directing traffic around accident in Ithaca
An Ithaca Police officer was hit by a car while directing traffic at the scene of an accident on Saturday, according to police. Officers had initially arrived at the scene of a two-car crash with injuries at the entrance to the Home Depot Plaza on Elmira Road. Police say the accident was taking up much of the intersection, so two... more

Penn Yan couple’s Valentine’s Day gift sparks weight loss journey

Penn Yan couple’s Valentine’s Day gift sparks weight loss journey
A Penn Yan couple who went through bariatric surgery to lose weight say they are now living healthier lives. Almost two years ago Bob Naprava and his wife Susan decided to have gastric sleeve surgery. It was their Valentine’s Day gift to each other. Before the surgery Bob and Susan’s combined weight was 600 pounds. The Napravas knew they had... more

Sheriff Henderson touts work in Phelps homicide

Sheriff Henderson touts work in Phelps homicide
While the investigation continues and another arrest is possible, Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson said he is proud of his department’s work on the Aug. 13 homicide in Phelps. “We are very happy with this outcome. I know the community was concerned shortly after the homicide, but we believed from the outset that it was a random act and that... more

New York siting board approves 242-megawatt wind farm

New York siting board approves 242-megawatt wind farm
A wind farm with up to 68 turbines in Steuben County has been approved by New York’s Electric Generation Siting Board. The 242-megawatt Baron Winds project will be built in the towns of Cohocton, Dansville, Fremont and Wayland. It will connect with the state’s electrical grid through New York State Electric and Gas transmission lines. The project will be built... more

Hobart takes down Morrisville, 38-24, to start season 2-0

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The Hobart College football team outscored Morrisville State College 21-3 in the second half on its way to a 38-24 victory at Drake Stadium. Senior linebacker Josh Walker led another stout performance by the defense, finishing with a team-high 11 tackles. After a back-and-forth first half, the Statesmen (2-0) went into halftime trailing 21-17, but Hobart took the opening drive... more

Man who attempted suicide talks to FLCC students

Man who attempted suicide talks to FLCC students
Kevin Hines shared his story of survival with people at Finger Lakes Community College on Thursday. Hines travels the world talking about suicide prevention. Plagued by suicidal thoughts, Hines jumped off of the Golden Gate Bridge in an attempt to end his life. He has spent the years since talking about the importance of mental health with educators, medical professionals,... more

New York lawmakers propose new grease trap bill after Rochester tragedy

New York lawmakers propose new grease trap bill after Rochester tragedy
Some Western New York lawmakers announced legislation to secure grease traps across the state on Friday. Assemblywoman Jamie Romeo and Senator Tim Kennedy announced a proposed bill to have restaurants with outdoors grease traps to have a secure lid that is locked at all times. the bill also requires the grease trap to have signage and annual inspections. This comes less... more

Jacob deGrom and Rajai Davis lead Mets to a win over Dodgers

Jacob deGrom and Rajai Davis lead Mets to a win over Dodgers
Since arriving as a September callup, Rajai Davis had accomplished little of note. In four of the seven games he appeared before Saturday, Davis did not log a plate appearance. He provided the Mets with veteran depth, nothing more. Yet in the eighth inning Saturday, Davis delivered one of the more impactful hits of the Mets’ season. Forced to use a pinch-hitter... more

Cayuga County Sheriff’s offering child safety seat inspection on Sept. 21

Cayuga County Sheriff’s offering child safety seat inspection on Sept. 21
The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is offering a child passenger safety seat inspection. The inspections will be done on Saturday, September 21st from 12:30 to 4:40 p.m. at LeBrun Motors, which is located at 396 Grant Ave. Road in Auburn. No appointments are necessary and the inspections will be done on a first-come basis. The child and car seat must... more