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Bills improve to 8-3 after beating Broncos, 20-3 (full coverage)

BILLS GAME DAY: Buffalo takes on Denver at New Era Field today (preview, media & info)
For awhile, this game followed the close, competitive form that was anticipated, especially with the Broncos playing better defensively than their won-loss record indicated. In the end, however, the better team came out on top. The Bills are 8-3 for the first time since 1996 and are in good shape in their pursuit of a playoff berth. With the likelihood... more

FLX WEEKLY: Rick Newman from the Seneca Chamber & Thanksgiving Prep (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Rick Newman from the Seneca Chamber & Thanksgiving Prep (podcast)
Seneca County Chamber of Commerce Destination Marketing Manager Rick Newman joins Sydney Rogers and Jim Sinicropi in-studio to talk about everything going on at the Chamber including tonight’s Business After Hours event being hosting at FingerLakes1.com’s offices in Seneca Falls. Also, a look at the weekend ahead, some great local fall photos and tips for prepping for Thanksgiving dinner next... more

St. Joseph’s School in Auburn will shut down in June

St. Joseph’s School in Auburn will close as finances, cratering enrollment force decision
Officials say declining enrollment, struggling financial circumstances forced closure decision Declining enrollment and financial difficulties were blamed when the Catholic Diocese of Rochester announced that St. Joseph School in Auburn would shut down in June 2020. The closure was announced in a press release, as enrollment sits at historically low numbers. They say there are 93 students enrolled in pre-K... more

Teen ticketed for distracted driving after crash shuts down 5&20 in Seneca Falls

Report: Crash sheers utility pole, wires down along 5&20 in Seneca Falls
Police have provided an update on the crash’s which resulted in the closure of Route 5 in the Town of Seneca Falls around 5:15 p.m. The road was closed for over an hour, according to police. They say 19-year-old Kadin Coleman was operating an SUV on Route 5 when his vehicle left the roadway due to distracting driving. Police say... more

Four hospitalized after violent multi-car wreck along State Route 104 in Wayne County

Four hospitalized after violent multi-car wreck along State Route 104 in Wayne County
Deputies say that several people were hurt and transported to a Rochester-area hospital after a crash along State Route 104 in the Town of Williamson on Tuesday. Deputies say Michael Laird, 40, of Sodus was stopped in traffic – facing west – waiting to make a left turn into a business along Route 104. A second vehicle, operated Toni Goff,... more

Vehicle bursts into flames along Rt. 96 during morning commute, no injuries reported

Vehicle bursts into flames along Rt. 96 during morning commute, no injuries reported
On Wednesday around 5:03 a.m. first responders were called to 3093 State Route 96 for the report of a vehicle fire. Raymond Bryant, 39, of Palmyra was said to be operating was traveling west on Route 96 when his vehicle started smoking. Eventually it burst into flames, and became fully-engulfed. Deputies say investigation determined that Bryant had a suspended license.... more

Truck driver charged with DWI after slamming into police cruiser

Truck driver charged with DWI after slamming into police cruiser
This is why you move over. State Police say a patrol vehicle with a 23-year veteran inside was stuck by a tractor trailer Tuesday night on State Route 17. The operator of the tractor trailer was arrested for driving while intoxicated after being located. At approximately 7:28 p.m. a trooper had issued a traffic ticket to a vehicle on Route... more

Tompkins County Public Safety Building evacuated Wednesday morning

Tompkins County Public Safety Building evacuated Wednesday morning
The Tompkins County Public Safety Building was evacuated for a short time Wednesday morning after reports of smoke in a control room. The cause of the smoke as been identified as a malfunctioning gate that jammed and caused smoke in the facilities’ control room. “At approximately 10 a.m. a jammed outside gate was discovered, which caused a component of the... more

GateHouse, Gannett merger completed: Looking at the consequences

GateHouse, Gannett finalize merger
How the Gannett, GateHouse merger could deepen local news crisis Last week, shareholders at Gannett and GateHouse, the nation’s two largest newspaper chains, voted to approve the merger of the two companies. Gannett, which publishes USA Today, owns just over 100 newspapers while New Media Enterprises, GateHouse Media’s parent company, owns nearly 400 American newspapers across 39 states. When combined,... more

Syracuse pulls away late to defeat Cornell, 72-53 (full coverage)

ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse welcomes Cornell to Carrier Dome tonight (preview & info)
The Battle of the Boeheims became more than just an easy Syracuse win over Cornell on Wednesday. In the annual Boeheim family feud between Syracuse and Cornell at the Carrier Dome, Jimmy Boeheim had the Big Red on the verge of an upset more than halfway through the second half of Wednesday’s game. Jimmy Boeheim, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim’s oldest... more

Here’s what to expect out of upgraded Thruway rest stops

Here’s what to expect out of upgraded Thruway rest stops
Two people sit at a booth under dim light in a rest stop on Interstate 87, fiddling with their phones and nibbling on Roy Rogers burgers before stopping at the bathroom on the way out the door. Soon, that scene — a constant along the 570-mile New York Thruway system — could play out differently. The booth may be a... more

NY officials are gauging impact of early voting

NY officials are gauging impact of early voting
New York is taking a look at how its first experiment with early voting went in a quiet election year. Elections officials are still reviewing data but say it appears New York City and several counties saw slightly higher turnout this year compared with 2015. The Legislature held a hearing Wednesday on the initiative. The state Board of Elections says... more

Yanks release Ellsbury, DFA Bird among moves

Yanks release Ellsbury, DFA Bird among moves
The Yankees released outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury and designated first baseman Greg Bird for assignment among a series of roster moves before Wednesday’s deadline to protect players from the Rule 5 Draft. Left-hander Nestor Cortes Jr. was also designated for assignment, while outfielder Estevan Florial and right-handers Deivi García, Luis Gil, Brooks Kriske, Luis Medina, Nick Nelson and Miguel Yajure were... more

Tompkins Co. Legislature adopts five cent fee on paper bags

Tompkins Co. Legislature adopts five cent fee on paper bags
The Tompkins County Legislature on Tuesday evening passed a local law that will impose a 5 cent fee on paper bags. That new law takes effect on March 1, 2020. The local law will act in conjunction with New York State’s Bag Waste Reduction Act, which bans the distribution of certain types of single-use plastic bags from retail establishments. The... more

Rushville trustee convicted of stealing $400K from employer – will serve probation, pay restitution

Rushville trustee convicted of stealing $400K from employer – will serve probation, pay restitution
A Rushville village trustee arrested in November 2018 was convicted of grand larceny in Ontario County Court Nov. 6 after stealing over $400,000 from her employer. Kimberly Payne, 52, pled guilty to second-degree grand larceny (a class C felony) and fourth-degree grand larceny (a class E felony) before Judge Brian Dennis in a negotiated plea for one year of interim... more

Section V faces referee shortage at the brink of boys basketball season

Section V faces referee shortage at the brink of boys basketball season
The start of the boys basketball season is in jeopardy because of a dispute between officials and Section V. There are only a handful of referees available at the moment for the start of the boys basketball season on November 22. If that doesn’t change, games could be postponed in a matter of days. While the removal of compensation for... more
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