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WATCH LIVE AT 10 AM: Ted Baker in-studio to talk election news on Debrief Pod

What’s the latest on local, regional, and state elections? Voters are only a few weeks away from #Decision2018; and while a lot of focus has been on national issues – some seriously close races have been forming over the last several months. Some of those have even been local. This week on The Debrief Podcast FL1 News Director Josh Durso... more

FLX WEEKLY: Snow in the forecast & hot sauce in the studio (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Snow in the forecast & hot sauce in the studio (podcast)
The bottom is dropping out on the weather here in the Finger Lakes and we may even see snow this weekend. Get all the detail and prep for the weekend ahead with Jessica Lahr, Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi on this week’s edition of FLX Weekly. Check out the week’s top local photos and stay tuned for a... more

LOCATE Finger Lakes announces summit, guest lineup for event

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An experienced, notable and diverse line up of presenters and panelists scheduled to speak at the LOCATE FINGER LAKES Summit later this month was announced today, highlighted by the event’s keynote address, that will be delivered by the Finger Lakes Times publisher, Paul M. Barrett. Panel discussions on economic development initiatives at the state and regional level, the newly created... more

First flakes of the season fall, but warm-up coming for Friday

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The first flakes have officially flown for some parts of the Finger Lakes. But don’t worry, it wasn’t enough to impact travel. The light dusting in some places – primarily on grassy surfaces – was just enough to remind local residents that the 80+ degree weather we experienced a week, or so, ago was an anomaly. Cooler, perhaps outright cold... more

WEEKEND EVENTS: Family Fun to Sheer Terror in the Finger Lakes October 19th – 21st

WEEKEND EVENTS: Family Fun to Sheer Terror in the Finger
Halloween is just around the corner and the Finger Lakes are in full swing with scary, fun and family friendly events scattered across the region! This weekend has a variety of events to enjoy beginning with  family fun all the way to sheer terror! October 19th – 21st: Terror Field Haunted Attraction Test your fear with a highly energetic, high... more

FREEZE WARNING: Temps drop, snow showers possible for some

FIRST FREEZE: Warnings issued at temps expected to dip below 32 tonight
Forecasters with the National Weather Service say multiple counties in the Finger Lakes are going to be faced with the first freeze of the season tonight. The weather service issued Freeze Warnings for most of the region, which means that temperatures below 32 degrees are highly-likely for the area. A Freeze Warning has been issued in our viewing area. Go... more

Get ready for winter? Farmer’s Almanac claims long, snowy season ahead

Get ready for winter? Farmer’s Almanac claims long, snowy season ahead
The first flakes of the season will likely fall this week, and if long-term forecasting from the Farmer’s Almanac is accurate, it will be the start to a cold and snowy winter. The Farmer’s Almanac has been published every year since 1818. Their forecasting methods are mostly kept secret — which make some skeptical. “Just hearing that, I’m depressed already. I’m not... more

Helming, O’Mara hold big fundraising leads

Helming, O’Mara hold big fundraising leads
The campaigns for the region’s two Republican incumbent state senators are well ahead of their Democratic challengers just weeks away from election day, according to state Board of Election filings. Republican State Sen. Pam Helming, who is seeking her second two-year term after succeeding longtime state Sen. Mike Nozzolio in the 54th District, had $146,515, according to filings due Oct.... more

Large dairy farms herded through permitting loophole as toxic algae blooms threaten local waters

Large dairy farms herded through permitting loophole as toxic algae blooms threaten local waters
New court-ordered rules designed to control manure runoff from dairy farms into streams and lakes won’t apply to the vast majority of the state’s large industrial farms because roughly 230 of them recently began exploiting a permitting loophole, records show. The towns of Auburn and Owasco have been the first to spotlight the statewide rules-dodging tactic because farming waste has... more

Hundreds of thousands coming for emergency communications in the Finger Lakes

Hundreds of thousands coming to
Cayuga County’s public safety emergency communications system will be getting significant funding from New York State, according to announcements by Governor Andrew Cuomo and Cayuga County Administrator Justin Woods. Gov. Cuomo announced $806,629 in funding to support Cayuga County’s public safety emergency communications system under the NYS 2018 Statewide Interoperable Communications Grant. The grant program concentrates on enhancing critical public... more

FLX FORECAST: Winds will gust today, rain/snow mix possible by mid-week

FLX FORECAST: Winds will gust today, rain/snow mix possible by mid-week
It’s going to be an active weather pattern this week – and after our first frost advisory of the season – there could be some flakes mixing in by weeks’ end. That won’t be a widespread occurrence though, and will likely be in the hills and Southern Tier – where temperatures will get cooler. As cooler air makes a return... more

FOLIAGE REPORT: Get out and experience fall in the Finger Lakes!

FOLIAGE REPORT: Get out and experience fall in the Finger Lakes!
This weekend it’s going to feel like fall; and as the foliage continues to turn – it will look like fall, too. In the Finger Lakes region, Steuben County foliage spotters in Corning expect 75 percent color change and bright red, gold, yellow and orange leaves heading toward near-peak. In Ithaca, in Tompkins County, foliage will be just at the end... more

FLX WEEKLY: Cooling off for your October weekend ahead (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY LIVE AT 12:30 PM: Cooling off for your October weekend ahead (podcast)
Join Jessica Lahr, Sydney Roger, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi inside the FingerLakes1.com Studios for a look at your October weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes. See just how cold it will get and learn about some great autumn events to fill out your weekend plans. Also, the local weekend sports outlook and our top local photos from around the... more

THE DEBRIEF: Unpacking the latest headlines in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

DEBRIEF LIVE AT 9 AM: Unpacking the latest headlines in the Finger Lakes
This week on the newly re-launched Debrief – hosts Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine talk about the changes coming to the now-weekly program exclusively on FingerLakes1.TV and FL1 Radio – as well as the latest headlines in the Finger Lakes. . This week’s show topics: What’s next in Seneca Falls? Cuts to services, a sharp increase in property taxes, or... more

Final day of summer heat: Temperature outlook will fast-forward to early-November

Final day of summer heat finally here; temperature outlook will fast-forward to early-November
One more day of summer-like heat. Wednesday will be much like Tuesday – as temperatures soar through the 80s and end up around 85 degrees for much of the region. South winds will pick up, bringing hot, humid weather to the region, but it will likely be the last day the region sees of this weather until next year. FLX... more

Heating up this week in the Finger Lakes

Heating up this week in the Finger Lakes
Forecasters say this week will be an incredibly muggy one, as temperatures stay well-above normal through Thursday. According to Drew Montreuil, of FLX Weather, “Temperatures will warm from south to north this morning. By noontime, most areas should be at least approaching, if not exceeding 70 degrees. Fog will lift, leading to some partial sunshine. Sunshine is least likely over... more

Wind and showers bring temporary chill for Friday, temps rise up over weekend

Wind and showers bring temporary chill for Friday, temps rise up over weekend
It’s going to get chilly, but don’t worry – it won’t stick around. The weather will be changing throughout the day – as a cold front enters the Finger Lakes – passing through, bringing rain, wind, and cooler temperatures for Friday. Even as daytime highs struggle to reach 60 degrees on Friday – the cool air won’t last. By Saturday... more

FLX WEEKLY: The best grape pie in Naples & your October weekend ahead (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: The best grape pie in Naples & your October weekend ahead (podcast)
Join Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso, Sydney Rogers and Jim Sinicropi to find out who makes the best grape pie in Naples following last weekend’s Grape Festival and look ahead to the first weekend of October in the Finger Lakes. Also, our top local photos of the week, sports line-up and news of the week. . more
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