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FLX WEEKLY: Ann Heizmann & Mardi Gras Carnival at St. Mary’s in Auburn (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Ann Heizmann & Mardi Gras Carnival at St. Mary’s in Auburn (podcast)
Ann Heizmann of Meadeville Farm is in-studio to talk about this weekend’s Mardi Gras carnival at St. Mary’s Church in Auburn. Heizmann joins Sydney Rogers & Jim Sinicropi to preview the weekend ahead along with some great local photos from the past several days in the Finger Lakes for this week’s edition of FLX Weekly. . more

‘WILL NOT BACK DOWN’: Roger Misso says he’ll stay in the race for NY-23

Roger Misso says he’ll stay in the race for NY-23 at press conference
Roger Misso is not backing down. The veteran, and rural Democrat running for the 24th Congressional District says he will stay in the race and force a primary. Misso is a native of Red Creek and graduated from Red Creek High School in 2005. “Our district is 50% rural but has never elected a rural person to Congress before ever,... more

Firefighters battle structure fire at commercial building in Macedon

Firefighters battle structure fire at commercial building in Macedon
Firefighters were called to a reported commercial structure fire at J.J. Sshort Associates located on Wayneport Road in Macedon on Wednesday. The call initially came in for Macedon Center and South Macedon fire departments as an alarm activation. However, the first firefighters on-scene declared a working fire shortly thereafter. Firefighters from Palmyra, Walworth, and West Walworth were all called to... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: South-end rivalry renewed as Romulus visits South Seneca (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: South-end rivalry renewed as Romulus visits South Seneca (FL1 Sports)
One of the best local rivalries in girls high school basketball renews on Wednesday night in Ovid as the Romulus Warriors invade the Jack Guinan Gymnasium to take on the South Seneca Falcons. Both programs have brought state championships back to the south end of Seneca County in the past decade and try to enter this year’s Sectional playoffs with... more

Police: Seneca Falls man gave two false ID’s during traffic stop, now faces multiple felony charges

Police: Seneca Falls man gave two false ID’s during traffic stop, now faces multiple felony charges
Police say a Seneca Falls man was arrested on felony charges following a traffic stop on Bayard Street. Oscar Sharman, 36, of Seneca Falls was stopped by police for a motor vehicle registration violation. They say the vehicle he was operating was suspended for an insurance lapse. During the traffic stop Sharhan provided police with two false names and was... more

Syracuse gets pounded by Louisville, 90-66 (full coverage)

ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse hits the road to face Louisville tonight (preview & info)
Louisville had too many weapons and too much physical strength for Syracuse. Louisville exerted its advantages in experience, size, depth and strength to hand Syracuse a 90-66 loss at the KFC Yum! Center on Wednesday night. It was the worst loss for Syracuse since a 79-53 loss to Virginia last season. The Orange lost for the fifth time in its... more

Seneca Falls parents charged with leaving rifle unsecured after incident involving minor

Seneca Falls parents charged with leaving rifle unsecured after incident involving minor
Police say that a Seneca Falls couple had firearms seized from their home after an investigation and welfare check over the weekend. Police say Adam Wilson, 38, and Jill Wilson, 40, both of Seneca Falls were charged with endangering the welfare of a child after an investigation by the Seneca Falls Police Department and Seneca County Child Protective Services. Police... more

Burgess will spend 5 years in state prison after manhunt in Ontario, Wayne, and Seneca counties

Burgess will spend 5 years in state prison after manhunt in Ontario, Wayne, and Seneca counties
The man who led police in several counties on a two-day manhunt has been sentenced. Brandon Burgess, the 28-year-old from Phelps, had already pleaded guilty in Ontario County Court to two counts of robbery, two counts of grand larceny, and two more counts of tampering with evidence. In exchange for the plea, he will serve five years in state prison.... more

Deputies: Bath man charged with six counts of misuse of food stamps

Deputies: Bath man charged with six counts of misuse of food stamps
The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 27-year-old Bath resident following an investigation into stolen public benefits. Derrick Ritchie, 27, is accused of using another person’s benefit card issued by Steuben County DSS in November 2018. Deputies say that the person who was entitled to the benefits was incarcerated at the time. Ritchie is accused of receiving... more

Residents rally against sewer sludge processing facility in Wayne County

Local residents hammer
When it comes a proposed composing facility, which would process New York City sewer sludge – residents have stepped up to oppose it. “Upstate New York has become New York City’s dumping ground,” Steve Wickman of Sodus said, as reported by News10NBC. “Ontario County, Monroe County, Seneca County, Utica County Seneca County. Day after day after day after day all... more

Java 44 opens on Pre-Emption Rd. in Geneva, bringing coffee and atmosphere to town

Java 44 opens on Pre-Emption Rd. in Geneva, bringing coffee and atmosphere to town
Looking for a cup of coffee? Java 44 is open for business in Geneva. Located at 590 Pre-Emption Road, the coffee shop located in the JRB Commons plaza has struck a note. A coffee business at the location “was the goal from the day we signed the lease,” Chuck Chambers told the Finger Lakes Times. Cindy Lane-Newcomb’s psychic business operates... more

Clifton Springs Hospital ditches fried food, moves cafeteria offerings into modern space

Clifton Springs Hospital ditches fried food, moves cafeteria offerings into modern space
Clifton Springs Hospital is taking a different approach to food. The campus got rid of its fryers and grills, which was a drastic move, according to officials. “Hospital food really should be reflective of what we want for our patients. We want our patients to go away healthier, feeling better,” said Hannah Smith, who serves as the hospital’s clinical nutrition... more

Monthly dinners allow local ambulance company to buy new equipment

Monthly dinners allow local ambulance company to buy new equipment
Who would have thought that a bunch of wings and pizza could translate to new equipment for a local ambulance company? Apparently, the Stanley-Hall-Gorham Ambulance did. And it paid off. The Finger Lakes Times reports that from October to April, the ambulance company puts on a pizza and wing night the first Friday of each month. It’s a chance for... more

Sodus Chamber to host meeting to talk flooding along Lake Ontario

Sodus Chamber to host meeting to talk flooding along Lake Ontario
The Sodus Chamber of Commerce has entered the discussion and debate around rising waters on Lake Ontario. For the last several years shoreline residents and businesses have been adversely impacted by water management on the lake. The Chamber plans to hold a meeting on Thursday, March 5th at the Alton Fire Department located at 5755 Route 14 to discuss the... more

Another Seneca Falls DRI meeting coming up Feb. 26

Another Seneca Falls DRI meeting coming up Feb. 26
The Seneca Falls Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) Local Planning Committee (LPC) will have its second meeting at the Community Center, 35 Water Street, Seneca Falls, NY at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The meeting is not scheduled for tonight, February 19, 2020 as announced at the last LPC meeting. The LPC will review highlights from the public survey,... more

Prosecutor says Yates man dies before trial because of state mandated bail reform changes

Prosecutor says Yates man dies before trial because of state mandated bail reform changes
Yates County District Attorney Todd Casella is blaming New York’s bail reform for a man’s death before trail for a series of burglaries that occurred in late-2019. Christopher Hearn, 35, of Rochester and Michael Carr, 34, of Macedon were charged in a 13 count indictment. Both were charged with three counts of second-degree burglary, four counts of third-degree burglary, three... more
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