Day: March 11, 2020

Penn Yan falls to Dansville in Class B State Play-In round

Penn Yan falls to Dansville in Class B State Play-In game

The Penn Yan Lady Mustangs basketball season came to an end on Tuesday night as they fell 63-43 to the Dansville Mustangs at Haverling High School in Bath in the Section V Class B NYSPHSAA Play-In game.. Dansville absolutely dominated Penn Yan ... MORE
GoFundMe setup for Newark stabbing victim

GoFundMe setup for Newark stabbing victim as investigation continues forward

A GoFundMe page has been setup for the victim of an overnight stabbing at a local bar in Wayne County. The page says Mat Virts was attacked, stabbed, and beaten at Tommy Boy’s bar. The page creator says Virts arrived at Strong ... MORE
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Schuyler County given final approval for centralized arraignment plan

Schuyler County has received notification that New York State Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks and the Office of Court Administration Administrative Board have given final approval to the county’s Centralized Arraignment Part plan for after-hours arrests. The county is currently targeting Monday, ... MORE
Courts, News, Schuyler County
Tractor-trailer rollover crash shuts down 5&20 in Ontario County

Overnight crash shuts down 5&20 in Ontario County (photo)

A tractor-trailer rollover crash resulted in part of 5&20 being shut down during the overnight hours as crews worked the scene. It happened on State Routes 5&20 near Route 64 around midnight. The road was closed for several hours because the truck ... MORE
Penn Yan FD gets air pack units with $210K federal grant

Penn Yan FD gets air pack units with $210K federal grant

The Penn Yan Fire Department has received 32 new Scott Air Pack units, which were purchased with a $210,285.71 federal grant. “We care about ensuring the safety of our firefighters and want to make sure they can do their jobs safely,” U.S ... MORE
News, Penn Yan, Yates County
Lawmakers push for statewide wellness policy for schools to promote nutrition, healthy lifestyles

Lawmakers push for statewide wellness policy for schools to promote nutrition, healthy lifestyles

Lawmakers in New York have introduced bills meant to create a first-in-the-nation wellness policy for schools, meant to promote nutrition and healthy lifestyles for students. The bill, which is backed by Senators Alessandra Biaggi and Robert Jackson come as part of an ... MORE
Paid sick leave bill getting expedited, expected by next month

Paid sick leave bill getting expedited, expected by next month

The bill mandating paid sick leave is moving forward in New York. The bill is being amended to include those who have been quarantined due to the spread of coronavirus in the state, which now includes thousands of people. “We have in ... MORE
Butler project could move forward despite opposition; environmental attorney hired by town board

Butler project could move forward despite opposition; environmental attorney hired by town board

A raucous standing-room-only crowd that spilled out of the steamy 150-seat Butler Town Hall vented opposition Tuesday evening to a proposed facility to handle sewage sludge hauled from New York City. After Dan Scully of Tully Environmental gave a broad-brush description of that company’s ... MORE
Route 89 temporarily shut down after serious crash in Seneca County

Route 89 temporarily shut down after serious crash in Seneca County

Sheriff Tim Luce says State Route 89 was temporarily shut down after a serious crash around 8:15 p.m. Deputies responded to a one-car crash in the town of Covert on Route 89. When they arrived, they located the occupant, identified as Katie ... MORE
Covert, News, Seneca County
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse takes on North Carolina tonight in ACC second round

Syracuse stuns North Carolina with 81-53 victory in second round of ACC Tournament (full coverage)

Syracuse stunned North Carolina, 81-53, in the second round of the ACC Tournament here at the Greensboro Coliseum on Wednesday. The game came at the end of a strange day in college basketball with games being canceled or postponed due to the ... MORE
Sen. Helming doubles-down on need for local roads funding

Sen. Helming doubles-down on need for local roads funding

Highway superintendents from across the Wayne-Finger Lakes Region representing the New York State Association of Town and County Highway Superintendents recently visited Albany to fight for CHIPS funding in the state budget. CHIPS funding helps cover the cost of maintaining local roads ... MORE
Public sessions to be held at two locations in Ontario County to address questions about COVID-19

Public sessions to be held at two locations in Ontario County to address questions about COVID-19

A pair of information sessions have been scheduled in Ontario County for residents looking to learn more about the novel coronavirus. The “Prepared NOT Scared” presentations will provide an overview of what is known about coronavirus, its symptoms, diagnosing it, and home ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Seneca Falls Rotary’s Chocolate Extravaganza (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Seneca Falls Rotary’s Chocolate Extravaganza (podcast)

Kathy Jans Duffy and Linda Knight of Seneca Falls Rotary Club are in-studio to talk about the 8th Annual Chocolate Extravaganza coming up on Saturday, March 28th at the Waterloo Quality Inn. They will join Sydney Rogers and Jim Sinicropi to talk ... MORE
Construction underway to expand Geneva Library parking

Construction underway to expand Geneva Library parking

Let the demolition begin. Nearby a busy site as contractors work to clear property for a new Byrne Dairy store at the five-corners intersection, the former Touhey Insurance Building is coming down to make way for an improved library. Not for Byrne ... MORE
Geneva, News, Ontario County
Waterloo in Bloom looks ahead for new leadership

Waterloo in Bloom looks ahead for new leadership

After 18 years of leading the program, Dave & Darlene Duprey are ready to step aside. Organized in the spring of 2002, by the Duprey’s and Bonnie Hosford,  Waterloo in Bloom was formed to prepare Waterloo to compete in America In Bloom ... MORE
Life, Seneca County, Waterloo