LATEST: Curfew remains in effect for Lodi Point, Red Cross sets up at local fire station (full coverage)

Upwards of 8.75 inches of rain fell during the early-morning hours on Tuesday, which left Southern Seneca County in a state of emergency. While Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency in a number of counties throughout Upstate New York after Tuesday’s rainfall – none were as hard hit in the Finger Lakes region – than Seneca. Check out video... more

FLX WEEKLY: Flood aftermath and a dry weekend ahead (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso, Sydney Rogers and Jim Sinicropi for your mid-week Finger Lakes round-up. We’ll recap the aftermath of Tuesday’s historic flooding in southern Seneca County and Schuyler County, look at the upcoming weather forecast and weekend events, and share some great local photos from the past week in the region. . more

Driver ticketed after ‘freak accident’ claims Waterloo woman’s life

Investigators say they have found the truck involved in the fatal freak accident, which left a Waterloo woman dead after a rock was thrown from a vehicle that had recently left the Ontario County Landfill. The accident took place on August 4th, but it took investigators eight days to locate the commercial truck. Deputies say Manuel J. Vallejo, 27, of... more

GOLFJAY: Koepka overpowers Bellerive, Tiger en route to third major (podcast)

Brooks Koepka held off Tiger Woods and Adam Scott in a highly entertaining final round at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis to capture the 100th PGA Championship, his third major title. On this week’s GolfJay.com Podcast we’ll recap all the action, talk about Tiger’s comeback and discuss if Koepka could go down as one of the best American golfers... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Liz Comatis & Jim Woodard of Woody’s Bar & Grille (podcast)

When longtime local restaurant Abigail’s in Seneca Falls closed last month, general manager Liz Comatis brought her expertise in food service along with Jim Woodard, to the Quality Inn where they opened Woody’s Bar & Grille and took over the banquet service at the former Seneca Falls-Waterloo Holiday Inn location. Liz and Woody are in-studio to talk about it on... more

Car bursts into flames on Thruway near Exit 41

Firefighters in Seneca County were called to a car fire in the Magee Fire District over the weekend, according to reports on social media. The call came in from State Route 318 around Pineview Circle, which is an apartment complex in Tyre. The vehicle was located on the New York State Thruway, near Exit 41. Photos from the scene showed... more

So far no harmful algal blooms in Seneca Lake

So far, so good regarding harmful algal blooms in Seneca Lake this summer. The Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association announced Thursday that no confirmed algal blooms — or HABs — were identified during the second week of its shoreline monitoring program Aug. 4 to 6. SLPWA volunteer monitors patrolled 55 miles of shoreline, covering 74 of 75 zones, and found... more

Victim’s family seeks safe house after violent murder in Waterloo

The family of shooting victim Lori McConnell is taking their grief and turning it into action. McConnell, 53, of Waterloo was gunned down late in the evening of July 10 in a Waterloo apartment along with Chuck Andrus IV, 45, who also died. Karen Zdunko, 50, was wounded and survived. Emerson “John” Tohafjian, 48, McConnell’s former boyfriend, has been charged... more

Sheriff: Rochester man threatened to detonate bomb at del Lago

On Friday at approximately 4 pm, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Del Lago Resort & Casino for the reported bomb threat. Deputies quickly identified the subject in question and detained him pending an investigation. Upon conclusion of the investigation, deputies arrested Ronald W. Sibs, 53, of Rochester for Disorderly Conduct and Falsely Reporting an Incident in the... more

del Lago Resort & Casino’s Savor del Lago raises $1,500 for Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Del Lago Resort & Casino hosted another successful Savor del Lago event on July 21st, with proceeds benefitting the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery (SVMC). Located in Romulus, NY, on the former site of the Sampson Naval Training Station and Sampson Air Force Base, SVMC provides veterans and their eligible dependents with a dignified final resting place of military burial. SVMC... more

Chocolate milk sold in the FLX recalled by dairy farm

An Oneida County-based dairy is recalling some chocolate milk sold around Central New York, including several counties in the Finger Lakes. Stolzfus Family Dairy has recalled its Creamline chocolate milk because it was not properly pasteurized. The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets says they have not received any reports of illnesses from the chocolate milk with container... more

The 20th Annual Habitat for Humanity of Seneca County Golf Tournament raises funds

Habitat for Humanity of Seneca County (“HFHSC”) announced today that the 20th Annual Habitat for Humanity Golf Tournament raised $6,746.26 for the organization. The annual event took place at Silver Creek Golf Course in Waterloo on Monday, July 16th, 2018. The event benefits greatly from sponsor support including primary sponsor, IESI – Seneca Meadows and organizing sponsor, Generations Bank. Mark... more

Deputies: Waterloo man had pills while incarcerated at jail

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on August 10th at approximately 11:25 am deputies arrested a Waterloo man following an investigation inside the Seneca County Correctional Facility. Shane W. Harris, 28, of Waterloo was charged with one count of Promoting Prison Contraband in the Second Degree. Harris, currently incarcerated at the jail was found to be in possession of... more

THE LOVING CUP: Lynne Doyle & Phyllis Motill of United Way of Seneca County (podcast)

Join your host Katie MacIntyre on this episode of The Loving Cup Podcast where she is joined by Lynne Doyle (VP of UWSC Board of Directors) and Phyllis Motill (Former President of UWSC Board of Directors) as they discuss family, gratitude, hard work and the upcoming Fill the Bus event. . more

Waterloo mayor declares war on messy properties

Mayor Ted Young has seen enough violations of the village’s solid waste code. He will devote much of Monday’s Village Board meeting to discussing the proliferation of couches, mattresses, bed springs and old TVs put out by the curb and ways to address the problem. “It’s gotten real bad this summer. We need to crack down on enforcing our code... more

Palmyra woman charged with DWI in Seneca Falls

On Sunday around 12:25 am police arrested a Palmyra woman following a traffic stop on River Road. The Seneca Falls Police Department reports that Ashley H. Compton, 27, of Palmyra was arrested after receiving a 911 call from a civilian reporting that another vehicle was swerving all over the road. Police located the vehicle traveling on River Road and observed... more
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