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2019-20 Section V boys and girls High School Basketball Tournament brackets (FL1 Sports)

2019-20 Section V boys and girls High School Basketball Tournament brackets (FL1 Sports)
The 2019-20 boys and girls high school basketball regular season has concluded and the brackets are set and in 2 weeks Section V will crown 18 Sectional Champions from over 200 teams competing in the Sectional Tournaments across 18 classifications. These tournaments are to determine Sectional Champions and which teams will represent Section V in the NYSPHSAA Tournament in mid-March.... more

Sheriff: Port Byron man tried to receive a large quantity of meth through the mail

Sheriff: Port Byron man tried to receive a large quantity of meth through the mail
Sheriff Brian Schenck reports the arrest of a Port Byron resident following a drug investigation in Cayuga County. He says that following an extended investigation, which resulted from a tip being submitted by a member of the public, James Hall, 53, of Mill Street was charged with one count of attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance, as well as... more

Schumer secures $4.5M for Wayne County shoreline, seeks another $1.5M for Great Sodus Bay

Schumer secures $4.5M for Wayne County shoreline, seeks another $1.5M for Great Sodus Bay
More money is coming to Wayne County to deal with lakeshore flooding caused by high waters on Lake Ontario. Senator Chuck Schumer announced $4.5 million in funding to help restore the Charles Point barrier beach. It had been damaged by flooding along the lake. Schumer says that repairs will not only restore the damaged portion, but ensure that more harm... more

Growing support across NYS for Medical Aid in Dying Act

Advocates rally behind Medical
Compassion & Choices, a non-profit organization has been coordinating to pass the Medical Aid in Dying Act that will be voted upon in Albany this spring. New York Campaign Director Corinne Carey connects with FingerLakes1.com to speak about her organization’s mobilization of the legislation within the Empire State. more

THE DEBRIEF: Sludge proposal, school funding, and your questions answered (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Sludge proposal, school funding, and your questions answered (podcast)
This week it’s all about YOUR questions. We’ve been collecting reader and listener questions for the last two weeks on Facebook and Twitter. Now, those questions are being broken down on Episode #62 of the Debrief Podcast. Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss. Watch/Listen below or check the podcast out on your favorite streaming platform (Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or YouTube).... more

‘MORE THAN A CHALLENGE’: Job cuts, fewer programs, and uncertainty in Auburn as school funding issues persist

‘MORE THAN A CHALLENGE’: Auburn schools faces difficult future if funding not fulfilled by New York
It wouldn’t be a stretch to call the Auburn Enlarged City School District’s financial situation a crisis. Officials in the district are working hard to maintain adequate levels of staff, without hurting taxpayers, and fulfilling obligations laid out by New York State. Auburn schools have seen a slight increase in enrollment. In fact, a 2019 report published by FingerLakes1.com found... more

2019-20 W-FL BASKETBALL AWARDS: Clyde-Savannah’s Cam Chance & Red Creek’s Izzy Wilbur share Player of Year honors (FL1 Sports)

W-FL AWARDS: Clyde-Savannah’s Cam Chance & Red Creek’s Izzy Wilbur share Player of Year honors (FL1 Sports)
The 2019-20 Wayne-Finger Lakes girls and boys high school basketball season came to a close on Thursday night. It was another exciting winter of high school basketball here on FingerLakes1.com and before we enter the postseason Sectional tournaments FL1 Sports is announcing our annual awards. Clyde-Savannah junior Cam Chance is FL1 Sports boys basketball Player of the Year in a... more

Ithaca man who sold cocaine in Geneva going to prison

Ithaca man who sold cocaine in Geneva going to prison
Prosecutors in Ontario County say the Ithaca man who sold a large quantity of cocaine in Geneva will go to prison. District Attorney Jim Ritts told the Finger Lakes Times that Abdul Holmes pleaded guilty on Wednesday to three counts of second-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. The charges are Class A felonies. The 39-year-old was arrested in March... more

Former sub teacher, Penn Yan resident will go to prison over child porn charges

Former sub teacher from Penn Yan sentenced on child porn charges
A former substitute teacher from Penn Yan will spend two years in prison following a guilty plea in federal court. Jeffrey Maciejewski, 26, was sentenced to two years in prison, and five years post-release supervision. He was arrested following an investigation in May 2019. Prosecutors said a search was executed of a home in California. Maciejewski was accused of trading... more

Fribolin Farm goes up for sale in Geneva as HWS preps to unload property

Fribolin Farm goes up for sale in Geneva as HWS preps to unload property
– By Gabriel Pietrorazio A local farm is up for sale. 56 White Springs Lane, better known as the Fribolin Farm which is owned by Hobart and William Smith Colleges has recently appeared on the market, or at least portions of it. With several Century 21 for-sale signs scattered along White Springs Lane surrounding the ranch and house, the Colleges... more

Judge orders severely autistic Yates County child back to school after vaccine ban

Judge orders severely autistic Yates County child back to school after vaccine ban
A Yates County child, who suffers from severe autism has been allowed to return to school, at least by the most-recent court order by Judge Dan Doyle. The Chronicle-Express reports that Thorn Schwartz, has been allowed to return to his special education school in Rochester. He was a local example of the nuance within the debate around medical exemptions and... more

Bloomfield woman sent to Strong following rollover crash, charged with DWAI drugs

Bloomfield woman sent to Strong following rollover crash, found to be DWAI by drugs
On Wednesday at approximately 9:37 a.m. multiple departments were called to County Road 30 for a one-car rollover crash. Kathryn Kreger, 40, of Bloomfield was operating her 2008 Hyundai Elantra, traveling west, when she went off the roadway and struck a tree before overturning. She suffered minor injuries and was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital, according to deputies. The Sheriff’s... more

Waterloo man indicted by grand jury after not completing $5K worth of contract work for local agency

Police: Seneca Falls man took $5K for not-for-profit contract work he never completed
A Waterloo man was arrested on felony charges following an indictment by a Seneca County Grand Jury. Police say John Houck Jr., 46, of Waterloo was charged with third-degree grand larceny and first-degree falsifying business records. He’s accused of accepting $5,000 in December 2018 to complete a construction project at a not-for-profit in Seneca Falls and failed to complete the... more

Significant damage at Kegs Canalside after fire at popular country music venue

Significant damage at Kegs Canalside after fire at popular country music venue
On Thursday a little after 5 p.m. first responders were called to Kegs Canalside, a popular country music venue in Jordan. When firefighters arrived, they found heavy smoke and fire inside. “Crews got in there and found a decent amount of fire that made a really good hit on it, and they contained it to one section of the building,”... more

Cornell blasts Yale, 4-0, to clinch 20th Ivy League Title

Cornell blasts Yale, 4-0, to clinch 20th Ivy League Title
The Cornell men’s hockey team clinched the outright Ivy League title on Friday with a 4-0 victory against Yale at Ingalls Rink. It’s the Big Red’s third consecutive title in the Ancient Eight and 20th in program history. The Big Red’s first-period proficiency was on display yet again, with three of Cornell’s goals coming in the first 14 minutes of... more

Crunch roll past Monsters, 6-3

Crunch roll past Monsters, 6-3
The Syracuse Crunch rolled past the Cleveland Monsters, 6-3, tonight at the Upstate Medical University Arena. Alex Barre-Boulet put up two goals and three assists for a five-point night, while Peter Abbandonato earned his first two-goal game. The win advances the Crunch to 25-22-3-5 on the season as they sweep the Monsters, 4-0, in the season series. Goaltender Scott Wedgewood turned aside... more
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