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Family: Lyons boy still in critical condition following fire

First responders battle blaze in Lyons
Community rallies to help family after devastating fire – Update: Tuesday, 11/19 A little boy from Lyons is fighting for his life after a fire tore through his family’s home on Saturday. First responders were called to the farmhouse on Route 14 after a hunter spotted flames coming from the home shortly before 10 a.m. Everyone was able to make it out... more

FLX REVIEWED: Nolan’s on Canandaigua Lake (video)

FLX REVIEWED: Nolan’s on Canandaigua Lake (video)
A review of a recent night out at Nolan’s in Canandaigua which was rebuilt after a fire in 2017 destroyed their original home at 130 Lakeshore Drive which opened in 2011. Their concept is quite simple: steak, seafood and pasta, prepared with high-quality ingredients and served at fair prices.  . more

INSIDE THE FLX: Giving the community hope through education (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Giving the community hope through education (podcast)
This week on Episode #199 of Inside the FLX: A discussion with Doreen Teed, of the Family Hope Center located in Geneva, New York. The Center gives hope to families by providing pregnancy and parenting education, support services for relationships, and baby supplies. Teed serves as executive director of the Center. The discussion focused on the importance of relationships, experience,... more

Sheriff: 70-year-old dead after structure fire in Cayuga County

Sheriff: Investigation underway after 12 departments respond to structure fire in Northern Cayuga County
Victory Resident Identified As Victim In Fatal Fire – Saturday, 8 p.m. On Saturday, Sheriff Brian Schenck provided new details regarding the structure fire in the town of Victory, which prompted a massive response during the overnight hours. The update included the detail that one of the occupants did not survive. Sheriff Schenck says the fire occurred at the residence... more

Joe Girard III has his breakout game, Syracuse defeats Seattle, 89-67 (full coverage)

ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse hosts Seattle at Carrier Dome tonight (preview & info)
Jim Boeheim’s decision to insert Joe Girard III into the starting lineup paid off as the freshman point guard led Syracuse to an 89-67 victory over Seattle in front of 21,487 fans at the Carrier Dome on Saturday night. Girard, who took over the starting job from sophomore Jalen Carey, energized Syracuse’s offense from the opening tip. He created shots... more

Drunk driver sent to hospital after crash along Rt. 53 in Naples

Drunk driver sent to hospital after crash along Rt. 53 in Naples
Around 1 a.m. on Saturday deputies responded to the area of State Route 53 and Lawyer Road for the report of a vehicle in a ditch. Deputies say that the operator of the vehicle was found lying on the ground in close proximity to the vehicle. Investigators determined that 58-year-old David Burns, of Naples, who was traveling south on Route... more

Ithaca brings home third consecutive Cortaca Jug with win at MetLife Stadium

Ithaca brings home third consecutive Cortaca Jug with win at MetLife Stadium
The Ithaca College football team defeated SUNY Cortland 32-20 the 61st Cortaca Jug game Nov. 16 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The game broke the attendance record for a Division III football game with 45,161 people. It is the Bombers’ third Cortaca Jug win in a row. It was a sunny and cloudless day in East Rutherford,... more

Seneca Falls driver sent to Strong Hospital after crash on Auburn Road

Crash temporarily shuts down Rt. 5 in Seneca Falls
SFPD Reports That Auburn Rd. Was Shut Down For 45 Minutes Police say a medical emergency led to a one-car crash Saturday morning in Seneca Falls. First responders were called to the scene around 10:15 a.m. for the crash, with one person trapped. Members of the Seneca Falls Police and Fire Departments worked to free the operator – who was... more

Immigration debate comes to forefront through deadly DWI crash in Cayuga County

Immigration debate comes to forefront through deadly DWI crash in Cayuga County
The national immigration debate is playing out locally through a deadly crash in Cayuga County. Sheriff’s deputies there said Heriberto Perez-Velasquez was drunk when he crashed into a tractor in Weedsport on Sunday, killing Mark Knapp. The immigration issue arises from what happened before the crash. The suspect is an undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, who doesn’t have a driver’s license. Before the... more

Rushville trustee admits stealing thousands from employer

Rushville trustee admits stealing thousands from employer
A Rushville Village Board member will have to pay nearly a half-million dollars to her former employer and the state after pleading guilty to a pair of felony charges last week. Kimberly Payne pleaded guilty Nov. 6 to second-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree grand larceny. Judge Brian Dennis placed her on one year of interim probation, and ordered her to... more

Hobart dominates Rochester, retains Centennial Cup

Hobart dominates Rochester, retains Centennial Cup
It was a record-setting afternoon for the Hobart College football team as the Statesmen closed out the regular season with a 51-20 Liberty League win at the University of Rochester. The victory allowed Hobart to win the Centennial Cup, the annual prize for the winner of the Hobart-Rochester game, for the ninth straight season. Junior kicker Kyle Hackett led the record-breaking... more

Cornell hands Dartmouth first loss, 20-17

Cornell hands Dartmouth first loss, 20-17
For the first time in nearly seven decades, the Cornell football team knocked off a ranked Ivy League team on the road, overcoming a halftime deficit to claim a 20-17 victory over No. 12 Dartmouth on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Field. The win ended the Big Green’s hopes of an unbeaten season (8-1, 6-1 Ivy), though Dartmouth can still claim... more

Landmark bill signed into law by Cuomo allowing adoptees to get birth certificate

Landmark bill signed into law by Cuomo allowing adoptees to get birth certificate
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation allowing adoptees for the first time to receive a certified copy of their birth certificate when they turn 18-years-old. This measure helps ensures that all adult New York adoptees will have the same unimpeded right to information about their birth and biological parents. “Where you came from informs who you are, and every New... more

Police: Naples man who crashed into Bloomfield home tried cashing forged check

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State Police say the Naples man accused of crashing into a Bloomfield home last month is facing new charges. Ross Thompson, 35, of Naples was arrested at the Port Authority Bus Station in New York City after cashing a forged $500 check at a Canandaigua bank. Thompson was the driver in the Maple Avenue wreck, which resulted in the Bloomfield... more

Expanded lawsuit filed by NYS against International Joint Commission

Expanded lawsuit filed by NYS against International Joint Commission
Building on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s lawsuit against the International Joint Commission, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia James filed an expanded lawsuit on behalf of New York State against the IJC for failing to implement its flood protocol for the Moses-Saunders Power Dam. Specifically, the IJCoperated under a protocol known as “Plan 2014,” which required that when water... more

Court denies Laura Rideout’s request for new trial

Court denies Laura Rideout’s request for new trial
An appeals court on Friday denied Laura Rideout’s request for a new trial in the 2016 killing of her estranged husband. Rideout’s attorneys had argued that the trial judge erred by not allowing her to be tried separately from her two sons. They argued that by failing to sever the cases against her co-defendants, her ability to mount an effective defense was... more
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