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Lake Ontario-St Lawrence River Alliance exploring lawsuit over flooding

Lake Ontario-St Lawrence River Alliance exploring lawsuit over flooding
A new group is rallying to bring changes to high water issues on Lake Ontario. The Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Alliance met on Saturday at the Greece Community Center. Organizers gauged the interest of home and business owners in joining a potential lawsuit. The group told News10NBC they are speaking to law firms about taking their case. They are looking... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing the Finger Lakes Rural Health Network with Emilie Sisson (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing the Finger Lakes Rural Health Network with Emilie Sisson (podcast)
This week Josh Durso sits down with Emilie Sisson, of the Finger Lakes Rural Health Network discussing her work raising awareness and community education in rural parts of the region. Specifically, Sisson walks listeners through a unique training opportunity to gain skills and knowledge that is crucial given the realities associated with suicide prevention and awareness in the Finger Lakes.... more

Powerful storms roll through CNY on Saturday

Powerful storms roll through CNY on Saturday
Quick and powerful storms rolled through several parts of Onondaga County Saturday evening. The gusty winds from the storm knocked out power for 800 customers in Marcellus, Camillus, and Skaneateles. Power has been restored for some neighbors in Skaneateles, but hundreds of customers in the cities of Camillus and Marcellus are still left in the dark. Power crews say power... more

Cayuga Lake hit with 33 toxic algae blooms; none reported yet on Seneca, Canandaigua, or Owasco

Cayuga Lake hit with 33 toxic algae blooms; none reported yet on Seneca, Canandaigua, or Owasco
In the opening days of the toxic algae season that is expected to intensify and stretch into early October, Cayuga Lake has taken a wide early lead in dangerous blooms spotted in the Finger Lakes. While Seneca, Canandaigua and Skaneateles lakes, among others, have been spared — so far — Cayuga has already confirmed 33 reports of harmful algal blooms... more

Auburn’s 9th inning rally falls short against West Virginia

Auburn’s 9th inning rally falls short against West Virginia
A night after being held to just two hits, the Doubledays managed only three knocks through the first eight innings in their series opener against the Black Bears. Though Auburn managed to rattle West Virginia late in the game, the Doubledays’ three-run ninth inning wasn’t enough to defeat the Black Bears, falling, 8-3. Doubledays starter Rafael Gomez had a spectacular... more

Harriet Tubman event in Auburn honors former city resident

Harriet Tubman event in Auburn honors former city resident
Deanna Stanford Walz, a relative of iconic abolitionist former Auburn resident Harriet Tubman, said that although she believes the Auburn area has embraced her ancestor more in recent years, it wasn’t always that way. Stanford Walz, a member of the Harriet Tubman Boosters, which educates people about Tubman, recalled a vehement protest from Auburn High School students over a proposal... more

Auburn driver charged for having suspended license, loose cargo on way to Seneca Meadows

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On July 15th at approximately 2:30 p.m. officers with the Seneca Falls Police Department charged an Auburn man with driving with a suspended license following a series of complaints to the Seneca County 911 Center. Police say that David Quimby, Jr., 39, of Auburn was found to be operating a vehicle without a valid license. He was charged with failure... more

THE DEBRIEF: Future of the Depot, Musselman, and War with Con Ed (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Discussing the latest headlines in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast, Josh Durso is joined by Jackie Augustine and Ted Baker to discuss the week’s biggest headlines. The trio will discuss the latest on the waste-elimination efforts in Ontario County; the future of a galvanizing plant at the former Seneca Army Depot; a recently-filled Geneva City Council seat; the latest in Seneca Falls; Gov. Andrew... more

Rally against International Joint Commission held Saturday

Rally against International Joint Commission being held Saturday
Members of the Lake Ontario shoreline community will rally on Saturday against the International Joint Commission, the agency in charge of regulating the lake level. A management guide known as Plan 2014 is being used to regulate levels right now. The Lake Ontario St. Lawrence River Alliance blames plan 2014 for the current local lakeshore flooding situation. Saturday’s rally is... more

Skaneateles High School offers counseling after recent graduate’s death

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The Skaneateles Central School District will have grief counseling available following the death early Thursday morning of a recent graduate. District Superintendent Lynda Quick posted a statement Thursday on the district’s Facebook page saying Josh McIntyre, who graduated from Skaneateles High School last month, had died. It did not include information on the circumstances of his death. Read more from The Citizen more

Mother thanks Auburn hospital for care of daughter

Mother thanks Auburn hospital for care of daughter
Thanking the professionals at the Auburn Community Hospital Emergency Department and Cayuga County 911 Center! Monday evening was every parents nightmare. My husband received a call that our daughter had been in a bad car accident. Without us knowing the details, the 911 operator was extremely helpful and tried to gather information for us while we were going to the... more

Doubledays swept by Muckdogs in Friday doubleheader

Doubledays swept by Muckdogs in Friday doubleheader
Friday’s doubleheader against the Batavia Muckdogs was not kind to the Doubledays. After evening up the split series at Dwyer Stadium on Thursday with a 5-4 win, Auburn dropped both games at Falcon Park by scores of 4-3 and 4-1, respectively. Doubledays starter Carlos Romero was a force to be reckoned with in his five innings of work. The six-foot-six... more

Auburn Police Department hoping to create crime victim specialist position

Auburn Police Department hoping to create crime victim specialist position
A specialist dedicated to providing services like trauma relief to crime victims could be coming soon to the Auburn Police Department. Thursday, as an application formality, the Auburn City Council unanimously voted to authorize the APD to apply for a federal grant that would fund the new position. Titled the 2019 Law Enforcement-Based Victim Specialist Program, the grant would help... more

Doubledays survive 9th inning rally to top Muckdogs, 5-4

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Pearson McMahan halted a ninth inning Muckdog rally to record his third save of the season as the Auburn Doubledays recorded a 5-4 victory in Batavia on Thursday night. Designated hitter Onix Vega went 3-3 on the night with a pair of walks and Caldioli Sanfler had a pair of RBI in the win. The Doubledays return home for a... more

FLX WEEKLY: Right to Run 19K race director Heather Zellers & hot weekend on tap (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Right to Run 19K race director Heather Zellers & hot weekend on tap (podcast)
Temperatures and humidity levels will be at high points for the summer so far this weekend with plenty of events happening across the Finger Lakes. In Seneca Falls, the annual Right to Run 19k race is being held as part of Convention Days. Race Director Heather Zellers is in-studio to talk about the event and help us preview the weekend... more

5&20 temporarily closed near Auburn after crash

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A busy stretch of State Route 5&20 west of Auburn was temporarily closed in both directions on Wednesday after a crash. The accident occurred between Short and Cayuga roads around 2:40 p.m. One vehicle was reportedly blocking traffic, while the second involved was in a ditch. The road remained closed for about an hour before being reopened. It’s unclear if... more
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