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W-FL Tuesday: Robinson drains buzzer-beater to lift Finney over Bloomfield; East Rochester girls lose second straight, fall out of first in Wayne County standings

W-FL Tuesday: Robinson drains buzzer-beater to lift Finney over Bloomfield; East Rochester girls lose second straight, fall out of first in Wayne County standings
There were just seven Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball games between the boys and girls leagues. On the boys side, the C.G. Finney Falcons defeated the Bloomfield Bombers by two points thanks to a Markus Robinson game-winner just before time expired. Robinson finished with a double-double. He scored 45 points and grabbed 20 rebounds. The Bombers have lost two straight to fall... more

High speed chase spanning two counties leads to rollover crash in Ovid

High speed chase spanning two counties leads to rollover crash in Ovid
Sheriff Tim Luce says his deputies helped the Geneva Police Department with a pursuit that occurred on January 16th around 2:45 a.m. Deputies were called to County Road 131 in the town of Ovid for a one-car crash. They say that police in Geneva attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled at a high rate of speed on Route... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Waterloo Indians clash with Geneva at the Panther Den (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Waterloo Indians clash with Geneva at the Panther Den (FL1 Sports)
Crosstown Rival Waterloo Indians and Geneva Panthers meet on Friday night in Geneva in an important mid-season Finger Lakes East boys basketball showdown. Paul Russo and Kevin Sharp have the call from inside the Panther Den on FL1 Sports.  . more

Former prosecutor speaks in Geneva about bail reform, discovery changes

Former prosecutor speaks in Geneva about bail reform, discovery changes
A former prosecutor, who now leads a state agency in the criminal justice world – was in Geneva this week speaking about bail reform changes that took hold on January 1st. Former Monroe County District Attorney Michael Green now leads the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services. He defended the laws that took effect at the start of... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Port 100 secures new funding, has bold outlook for 2020 (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: What’s next for Port 100 in Geneva (podcast)
Earlier this month it was announced that around $30,000 had been secured in funding through Ontario County Economic Development for Port 100, a co-working space in downtown Geneva, which had seen its public funding disappear unceremoniously after a decision by last year’s City Council. Maureen Ballatori, who runs the facility, as well as her own marketing agency out of the... more

W-FL Friday: Wayne boys continue to roll; Lyons girls win eighth straight; Red Jacket boys barely get past H.A.C.

W-FL Friday: Wayne boys continue to roll; Lyons girls win eighth straight; Red Jacket boys barely get past H.A.C.
It was a jam-packed Friday night across the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues. On the boys side, the Wayne Eagles continued to roll. The Eagles picked up an 11-point home win over the Mynderse Blue Devils to extend their winning streak to four games, and improve their record to 10-1. Tyler Reynolds, Mason Blakenberg and Eli Schichtel combined... more

BG’s Italian Restaurant closes unexpectedly in Border City

BG’s Italian Restaurant closes unexpectedly in Border City
The owners of an Italian restaurant along Route 5&20 between Waterloo and Geneva closed unexpectedly. “Due to unforeseen circumstances we will be closing the restaurant,” the owners said in a post to Facebook. “Thank you to everyone who gave us a shot!” Just two days earlier things appeared to be moving forward normally for the business – as they posted... more

W-FL Wednesday: Andrews lifts Canandaigua over Schroeder with buzzer-beater in OT; Williamson boys beat East Rochester

W-FL Wednesday: Andrews lifts Canandaigua over Schroeder with buzzer-beater in OT; Williamson boys beat East Rochester
There was a total of 14 games across the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues on Wednesday night. On the boys side, Derek Andrews drained a three-pointer in the final seconds of overtime to lift the Canandaigua Braves over the Webster Schroeder Warriors. Casey Herod scored a game-high 35 points for the Braves. Count it! Derek Andrews hits a 3... more

Geneva school bus reportedly involved in minor crash on Wednesday

Geneva school bus reportedly involved in minor crash on Wednesday
First responders were called to a multi-vehicle accident involving a school bus Wednesday afternoon. Fortunately, there were no injuries reported. The crash is said to have happened near Fallbrook Street. The bus involved was reportedly from the Geneva City School District. However, the District did not release any statements on Wednesday. Border City Fire Department and North Seneca responded to... more

W-FL Tuesday: Lyons girls continue to roll with win at East Rochester; Ruiz leads Waterloo boys to victory; Whitman girls beat Red Jacket

W-FL Tuesday: Lyons girls continue to roll with win at East Rochester; Julian Ruiz leads Waterloo boys to victory; Whitman girls beat Red Jacket
There was a full slate of Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball games on Tuesday night. On the girls side, the biggest game of the night featured the Lyons Lions and the East Rochester Bombers. This game meant a lot because they are currently the top two teams in the Wayne County standings. Imani Harder scored a game-high 25 points to help lead... more

Geneva cop facing misdemeanor charge will take case to trial in March

Geneva cop facing misdemeanor charge will take case to trial in March
Jury selection will begin on March 16th, with a trail beginning the next day in the case involving Geneva Police Officer Jack Montesanto. The 40-year-old faces a misdemeanor charge of criminal obstruction of breathing. Last year, he was arrested on the charge following an investigation by the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. A resident was being booked on a noise violation... more

BJ’s Wholesale Club to shut down in Geneva by February 1st

BJ’s Wholesale Club to shut down in Geneva by February 1st
B.J.’s Wholesale Club is closing its location in Geneva, according to the company. The store located at 3635 Berry Fields Road will be closed by February 1st. The company said the closures are based on a review of club performance in addition to real estate and market evaluation. The company issued the following statement: “We continuously evaluate our strategic footprint... more

Retired Judge Tim Buckley looks back at time on bench in Geneva

Retired Judge Tim Buckley looks back at time on bench in Geneva
Retired City Court Judge Tim Buckley is reflecting on his time spent on the bench. He spent nearly 25 years on the bench, and tried to encourage those he encountered to work their way onto the right road. “Everybody can get on the wrong road, myself included,” Buckley told the Finger Lakes Times. “You encourage people to get on the... more

FLH will host Community Mobility Screening Program on January 16th at GGH

FLH will host Community Mobility Screening Program on January 16th at GGH
Finger Lakes Health Rehabilitation Services will be conducting a free monthly Community Mobility Screening Program on Thursday, January 16 at Garnsey Outpatient Rehabilitation Center at Geneva General Hospital.  This program is open to all individuals over the age of 65. The screening will measure participant’s scores on tests that predict their risk for falls, recognize strength deficits and balance issues... more

Bank of the Finger Lakes acquired by Pennsylvania institution

Bank of the Finger Lakes acquired by Pennsylvania institution
A Pennsylvania bank has acquired a local bank that many use in the region. It’s one of the banks that carries the region’s namesake. Upstate New York Bancorp Inc., operates the Bank of the Finger Lakes, which has locations in Geneva and Penn Yan. Norwood Financial Corp. of Honesdale, Pennsylvania will acquire the banks through a merger. Norwood will pay... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Geneva takes on Newark in key FL East boys basketball match-up (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Geneva takes on Newark in key FL East boys basketball match-up (FL1 Sports)
Live Friday night high school basketball on FingerLakes1.com features an important Finger Lakes East match-up between the Geneva Panthers and the Newark Reds at Newark HS. Both teams enter the game tied for second with one league loss. Paul Russo and Nick Felice have the call for FL1 Sports. . more
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