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Rep. Joe Morelle takes oath of office in Washington

Rep. Joe Morelle takes oath of office in Washington
It’s been decades since there was a new representative of the 25th District, a position long held by the late Louise Slaughter, and Morelle wants to make sure he takes in the weighty moment. “I always take a moment just to let it sink in every day, and I suspect that’s what I will do here in the House. I’ve... more

Bausch and Lomb to expand contact lens manufacturing facilities in Rochester

Bausch and Lomb to expand contact lens manufacturing facilities in Rochester
Bausch and Lomb’s parent company will heavily invest in expanding contact lens manufacturing at sites in Rochester and Waterford, Ireland, over the next three years, Bausch Health Companies announced Tuesday. Both sites will see an expansion of their production lines to handle the manufacture of daily disposable silicone hydrogel contact lenses, called SiHy. The lens is one of Bausch and... more

THE DEBRIEF: Election results, the future of politics, and modern electorate (podcast)

LIVE AT 9:45 AM: Ted Baker joins Josh Durso to break down Election Week headlines (podcast)
On Episode #35 of The Debrief Podcast Ted Baker, of Finger Lakes Morning News, joins Josh Durso in-studio to talk about the latest Election Week headlines, some results with local races, and what comes next for a divided electorate. Watch the entire conversation below on FingerLakes1.TV: . more

NWS: Winter Weather Advisory set to expire on Tuesday

NWS: Winter Weather Advisory issued for Finger Lakes ahead of first wet snowfall
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for parts of the Finger Lakes – ahead of a slushy, wet accumulation of 1-3 inches. It’s expected to begin overnight, changing to rain by morning. However, it will mean a complicated commute – as parts of the region, particularly those in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier – will... more

Tops emerges from bankruptcy court on Thursday

Tops emerges from bankruptcy court on Thusday
Tops Friendly Markets has emerged from bankruptcy. A court approved a reorganizational plan on Thursday, allowing them to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. “We are pleased to receive the Court’s approval of our Plan and are poised to emerge from this process an even stronger and more competitive company,” said Frank Curci, Chief Executive Officer of Tops. “Through this process,... more

Jim Boeheim’s daughter to play basketball at UofR

Jim Boeheim’s daughter to play basketball at UofR
The Boeheim name is synonymous with college basketball in New York state. After all, Jim Boeheim is in the 43rd year of his Hall of Fame career. His son, Buddy, is a freshman at Syracuse this year and his other son, Jimmy, is a sophomore at Cornell. But there’s another Boeheim who’s making a mark in college basketball, and she’s... more

For 3rd straight year, Wegmans named No. 1 on Best Workplaces list

For 3rd straight year, Wegmans named No. 1 on Best Workplaces list
Wegmans Food Markets has done it again. For the third consecutive year, the supermarket chain based in Rochester has been ranked No. 1 on the list of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Retail. Fortune and Great Place to Work compile the annual list. Anonymous surveys are submitted by employees at various companies across the United States. Publix ranked No. 2... more

Congressman Chris Collins pledges to complete term

Congressman Chris Collins pledges to complete term
His opponent may still be counting the votes, but Congressman Chris Collins is confident he is returning to Washington. If he does, it will be a remarkable comeback from insider trading charges to re-election. As he gears up for his fourth term, Congressman Collins admits heading back to Washington will be different. “If somebody puts out their hand, I will... more

FORECAST & MORE: Winter arrives in the FLX, as holiday shopping season kicks off

WEEKEND PREVIEW: Forecast, events, and holiday shopping in the Finger Lakes
It’s going to be a wild weather weekend here in the Finger Lakes. Widespread rain and snow will be expected today. Forecasters say there should be a period of wet snow during the afternoon, but on either side of that rain will be the precipitation type. Don’t expect any widespread accumulation. Strong winds on Saturday, along with scattered snow showers;... more

DAILY FORECAST: Mixed bag of precipitation expected, as active weather continues

DAILY FORECAST: Mixed bag of precipitation expected, as active weather continues
Get ready for more cold, soggy weather in the Finger Lakes this week. The National Weather Service reports that Monday will be quiet, but that big changes will be on the way for Tuesday. Temperatures will push through the 40s after starting in the 20s throughout; and as the day progresses – clouds will take over. A mixed bag of... more

McMurray say he wants ‘all votes counted’

McMurray say he wants ‘all votes counted’
Two hours after Democrat Nate McMurray seemed to indicate in his speech that his opponent was winning the 27th Congressional District seat, the Democrat asked for a recount because the final numbers showed him down by less than 3,000 votes. However, on Wednesday during a press conference, McMurray says he misspoke, saying he just wants all of the votes counted.... more

ELECTION RESULTS: Statewide & local winners from Tuesday’s vote (full coverage)

ELECTION DAY: Previewing every contested race in the Finger Lakes (full coverage)
Election Day has come and gone and the polls have closed. Full-results (unofficial) are available below, and check out a replay of our Election Night Live webcast for analysis, interviews and reaction to Tuesday’s election in the Finger Lakes and New York State. All results below are from contested races with links to detailed results by county. STATEWIDE OFFICES NEW... more

DEC warns drivers to use caution during deer mating season

DEC warns drivers to use caution during deer mating season
The state Department of Environmental Conservation is warning motorists to exercise caution as deer become more active now that the animals’ mating season has begun. Also known as the rut, deer, especially young bucks, become more active and less wary during mating season, increasing the likelihood of collision with drivers, according to the DEC. At least 70,000 deer-vehicle collisions are... more

Harmful algal blooms less-likely in winter, but still possible

Harmful algal blooms less-likely in winter, but still possible
New York environmental officials say they will stop issuing harmful algal bloom notifications for the winter, though they warn that they can still occur in colder weather. Water contaminated by the blooms can make people sick. The algae, which is actually a type of bacteria, feeds on nitrogen and phosphorus washed in from farms, yards and leaking septic systems. The... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb talks elections, future of FLX

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb talks elections, future of FLX
What has Albany gotten right for the Finger Lakes? How detrimental is it to the region that state elections, like the one for Governor, have all but forgotten about Upstate New York? State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) has represented the 131st since 2000 when he was first elected. While the condition and reputation of Albany has evolved over... more

THE DEBRIEF: Election Day preview hours before voters head to the polls (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Election Day preview hours before voters head to the polls (podcast)
Closing in on Election Day – the region is preparing for one of the most-consequential midterm elections in recent memory. A number of key, high-profile races are heating up, and tightening up in the hours leading up to the moment when voters take to the polls and cast all-important votes. On this week’s episode of The Debrief Josh Durso is... more
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