Phelps teen airlifted with serious injuries after wreck at Rt. 14 intersection

A Phelps teen was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital, while three others were sent to Geneva General after a violent two-car accident on Monday. Deputies say 18-year-old Cody Silsby, of Phelps was traveling east on Cross Road and stopped at a stop sign at the intersection with Route 14; but did not see an oncoming vehicle being operated by Ana... more

THE DEBRIEF: Crestwood expansion killed, SF rental agreement, and unexpected court closures (podcast)

Whether it was news that the DEC had killed plans by Crestwood Midstream to store LPG underneath Seneca Lake in abandoned salt caverns, or a controversial rent agreement and arrangement in Seneca Falls – the heat of summer hasn’t slowed political news. Even an unexpected court closure in two high-profile cases in Penn Yan stirred discussion on a range of... more

15th annual Musselman Triathlon results

The fifteenth-annual Musselman Triathlon was contested Sunday, July 15. The  race, consisting of a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike, and a 13.1-mile run, saw competitors come from  across the country and Canada. Awards were five-deep in the male and female categories: 5. 4:36:51 John Chambers 4. 4:26:32 Henry Tragle 3. 4:26:08 Jesse Vondracek 2. 4:22:15 Nathan Miller 1. 4:06:53 Nick... more

Deputies: Man strikes co-worker with metal pipe, one hospitalized in Geneva

Deputies say a 58-year-old Syracuse resident was charged with assault after an investigation into a physical incident between two co-workers. Timothy Dunbar, 58, of Syracuse was ticketed for third-degree assault after allegedly striking a co-worker in the head with a metal pipe. The co-worker suffered a minor injury and was transported to Geneva General Hospital for treatment. The charges will... more

Criticism clouds Geneva city manager search

City Council meets again today to discuss city manager candidates amid continued criticism from some corners that two of the three apparent finalists are questionable, based on their work histories. Many in the city are pushing for Acting City Manager Sage Gerling to be named the permanent replacement for Matt Horn, who left the job in January. The meeting, to... more

FRESH TAKES: World Cup, LeBron to the Lakers & Walking Dead poster reveal (podcast)

Join Paul Russo and Nick Felice for another episode of the Fresh Takes Podcast on FingerLakes1.com. They break  down the LeBron James signing by the Lakers, the Major League Baseball All-Star game rosters, World Cup soccer, a review of Jurassic World and they react to The Walking Dead poster reveal ahead of the new season… . more

For jobs after graduation, HWS is tops

When it comes to getting a job after college graduation, you can’t do much better than Hobart and William Smith Colleges. In fact, in New York, they’re tops. HWS has been named the number one institution in New York and fifth in a national ranking, according to a study by the career search and employment services company Zippia. Zippia considered... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Golf Channel’s Kellie Stenzel at SFCC Junior Golf (podcast & video)

With the Web Dog off this week, Jim Sinicropi sits in and shares a video of Golf Channel on-air personality and nationally renowned teaching professional Kellie Stenzel who was at the Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes on Monday morning at Seneca Falls Country Club. Stenzel graduated from Geneva High School, is a former NYS Women’s Am Champion and... more

Deputies: Geneva man airlifted after DWI crash in Hopewell

Deputies say a 68-year-old Geneva man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after a serious accident on County Road 4. The accident, which happened on Saturday in Hopewell around 1:55 am resulted in James E. Sapp, Sr., 68, of Geneva suffering serious injuries, which required him to be airlifted from the scene. Deputies say Mercy Flight was called, and responded... more

Driver ticketed for failing to stop after three-car crash in Phelps

On Saturday around 9:41 am deputies responded to County Road 23 and Melvin Hill Road for the report of an accident with injuries. They say 45-year-old Kevin Chreptak, of Newark was operating a pickup truck, which was traveling eastbound on County Road 23 when 60-year-old Lydia Solla, of Geneva was stopped southbound on Melvin Hill Road, and pulled in front... more

COME SAIL AWAY: Great Lakes Thistle Regatta a success on Seneca Lake

Over 40 boats from all around the Great Lakes were in Geneva for the ‘Great Lakes Thistle Regatta. This event is a historic trip down memory lane for boat aficionados. Below are some photos from the event, as captured by David Kendrick. Be sure to check out Sydney Rogers’ “Get Local,” where she learned all about Regatta’s. Click on the... more

JUNIOR GOLF: Lessons on golf and life at Geneva CC

“We are enhancing and building relationships, and we are instilling values outside of the game of golf,” said John Rossi, the Geneva Country Club Director of Golf and Operations, in reference to the club’s commitment to reaching out to others. The rolling hills, scenic lakeside views and clusters of trees around the Seneca Lake golf course have since 1890 been... more

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Geneva draws closer to naming next police chief

It appears a 15-year veteran of the Geneva Police Department is likely to become the city’s next chief. Acting City Manager Sage Gerling said Tuesday that several meet-and-greet sessions have been set up for the public to meet Lt. Michael Passalacqua. Each date will include a question-and-answer session. “It is an honor and a sincere privilege to serve Geneva and... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Lake Tunnel Solar Village could bring new look to housing (podcast)

The Lake Tunnel Solar Village in Geneva, which will sit alongside Seneca Lake will be operational in October. SmallGrid LLC. founder Ryan Wallace was in-studio talking about development of his company, project, and how it could propel the future of housing – in the same ways it’s been revolutionized across the globe. Listen to the entire conversation below: . more
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