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INSIDE THE FLX: Scott Comegys talks campaign for NYS Assembly (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Scott Comegys talks campaign for NYS Assembly (podcast)
On episode #217 of Inside the FLX it’s a closer look at another New York State Assembly contest in the Finger Lakes. This one, which is shaping up in the 130th District, where Democrat Scott Comegys is looking to challenge Republican Brian Manktelow, an incumbent from Lyons. He discusses his campaign, the big issues, and how he feels voters in... more

Manktelow says residents should stay informed, pose questions to Butler officials as sewer sludge proposal goes forward

Assemblyman Manktelow says residents should stay informed, pose questions to Butler officials as sewer sludge proposal goes forward
New York State Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R-130) has issued a statement on the proposal to bring a sludge processing plant to Butler, Wayne County. That proposal is being considered by the Butler Town Board, and was proposed by Tully Environmental. The sludge processing plant would be operated at a gravel pit owned by Riccelli Enterpirses. Assemblyman Manktelow, who represents the... more

Phelps woman arrested for leaving fentanyl in reach of children

Phelps woman arrested for leaving fentanyl in reach of children
Deputies say Sierra Trammel, 29, of Phelps was arrested on Tuesday around 1 p.m. for criminal possession of a controlled substance and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. The arrest stems from a drug investigation that began in late-2019. Deputies say Trammel was found to be in possession of fentanyl. Investigators determined that the fentanyl was located... more

Deputies: Canandaigua man sent threatening emails to another person

Canandaigua man sent threatening emails to another person
Deputies say that a 49-year-old Canandaigua resident was arrested on a harassment charge following an investigation into threatening emails. Michael Drake, 49, was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment. He’s accused of sending threatening emails to another person. Deputies say Drake was transported to the Ontario County Jail and held pending arraignment. An order of protection was requested on behalf of... more

Part of Cayuga Nation will hold press conference in Seneca Falls on Saturday

Cayuga Nation will hold press conference on Saturday in Seneca Falls
The Cayuga Nation Chiefs of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy has invited the media to attend that session, which will take place at the School House on Route 89 near the Garden Street Extension intersection. "The difficulties within the Nation are being addressed at that time," an announcement emailed to a few local media outlets read. more

Cuomo blames Trump as $8 billion pulled from NYS for Medicaid program

Cuomo blames Trump as $8 billion pulled from NYS for Medicaid program
Billions of dollars in federal funding has disappeared for New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo says President Donald Trump is to blame for playing politics. He says $8 billion in grant money was going to help the Medicaid delivery program which benefits the poor and middle class. That will come with a price tag. This year alone, the cost to New... more

NYSEG, RG&E warn about door-to-door and phone scams in area

NYSEG, RG&E warn about door-to-door and phone scams in area
NYSEG and RG&E are warning customers about potential scams. Both companies say they have received reports of people going door-to-door attempting to scam households. Phone calls have also been reported, some of which threaten a cut to service if not paid through a prepaid debit card system. Companies noted that these calls are scams. And to not give any personal... more

Audit finds robocalls flying under the radar, just 9% of 360K complaints investigated

Audit finds robocalls flying under the radar, just 9% of 360K complaints investigated
A new audit finds that just 9% of total robocall complaints are investigated. The audit was released by the Office of the New York State Comptroller, which found that only 34,000 complaints were investigated in one year. For comparison, there were more than 360,000 complaints in 2018 for robocalls. The state comptroller’s office says it’s working to increase staff in... more

Officials warn of Census scams as 2020 count begins

BBB warns people about Census scams
The Better Business Bureau is warning people about a few potential scams as one could come knocking on your door. They note that understanding how the Census Bureau operates is important. They offered a series of tips for those who encounter folks who say they’re with the Bureau. – Ask to see identification. Census takers have to carry a field... more

Police: Canandaigua man threatened victim with knife inside home on Davidson Ave.

Police: Canandaigua man threatened victim with knife inside home on Davidson Ave.
Police report the arrest of a 21-year-old Canandaigua resident following a disturbance on Davidson Avenue. Investigators determined that Nathan Stratton, 21, of Canandaigua had entered the residence on Davidson without permission and damaged a door during an ensuing disturbance. They say Stratton then proceeded to point a knife to the resident’s neck while making threats of physical harm. He was... more

Severino needs season-ending Tommy John Surgery

Severino needs season-ending Tommy John
Yankees right-hander Luis Severino has been recommended to undergo Tommy John surgery after experiencing soreness in his right forearm at the start of camp, general manager Brian Cashman said on Tuesday. Severino had been scheduled to celebrate his 26th birthday last week by throwing a bullpen session, but he traveled to Orlando, Fla., for further examination by team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad.... more

Walworth woman accused of drinking, stealing alcohol on the job at local restaurant

Walworth woman accused of drinking, stealing alcohol on the job at local restaurant
Deputies arrested a Walworth resident following an investigation into stolen alcohol from a local restaurant. Deputies say they were called to Konstantinous Restaurant located at 2030 Route 104 in Ontario for the report of an employee stealing alcohol while working. Upon investigation it was determined that Shannon Collins, 39, of Walworth was consuming alcohol while working her scheduled shift. Collins... more

CNY HOOPS NATION: Weedsport’s Josh O’Connor, Aiden Mabbett & Coach Sgarlata (podcast)

CNY HOOPS NATION: Weedsport’s Josh O’Connor, Aiden Mabbett & Coach Sgarlata (podcast)
Coach Will DuMont is back with a look at the first round of the Section III playoffs along with interviews with Weedsport Warrior standouts Josh O’Connor and Aiden Mabbett along with an interview with head coach Jon Sgarlata following their opening round win. Check out the full episode below. Or click here to listen on Spotify or here for the... more
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