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Teen charged with making terroristic threat against school in Seneca Falls

Teen charged with making terroristic threat against school in Seneca Falls
Police have given an update on the terroristic threat that was made at Mynderse Academy earlier in the week. The incident happened on Tuesday, when a 14-year-old, who was not identified – was charged with making a terroristic threat after a non-credible threat was investigated by authorities at the school. The charge is a felony, but police say the teen... more

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

Power restored in Seneca Falls after excavator strikes utility pole

Power restored in Seneca Falls after excavator strikes utility pole
Power has been restored to Seneca Falls, but many residents went without it for more than an hour – as first responders dealt with an accident Thursday afternoon. More than a thousand were initially without power after an excavator struck a utility pole. The utility pole was snapped in half, according to police. Police tell FingerLakes1.com that no one was... more

‘PROUD AND AMAZED’: Undersheriff says officers stepped up, but department learned from Romulus escape

Parole escapes law enforcement at Seneca Co. jail; hides in cornfield as dramatic scene unfolds
Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce and Undersheriff John Cleere say that while it took a great deal of effort an Elmira-area parolee was apprehended on Wednesday after he escaped custody at the law enforcement center in Romulus. How it all happened Around 7 am investigators assisted New York State Parole Officers with trying to locate 43-year-old Robert Wilson, who was... 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

Section V high school football tournament first round match-ups

Section V high school football tournament first round match-ups
The first round of the Section V high school football sectional tournament begins this Friday night. Each Class will compete for a berth into the NYSPHSAA tournament. Below is a full list of all the opening round match-ups and kick-off times… Class AA 8 Edison at 1 Aquinas 7 p.m. Friday (10/19) 7 Rush-Henrietta at 2 McQuaid 7 p.m. Saturday... 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

Police: Waterloo woman was drunk with children in the car

Police: Waterloo woman was drunk with
Police say a 53-year-old Waterloo woman was arrested on multiple charges – including DWI Leandra’s Law after authorities responded to a vehicle blocking traffic on Monday. Around 7:58 pm Darlene S. Sisco, of Waterloo was charged with DWI, DWI Leandra’s Law, which is a felony, as well as three counts of endangering the welfare of a child. The children were... more

FRESH TAKES: Football talk, NBA preview & Pete Davidson-Ariana Grande break-up (podcast)

FRESH TAKES: Football talk, NBA preview & Pete Davidson-Ariana Grande break-up (podcast)
With the NFL and College football seasons in full-swing, baseball’s playoffs moving closer to the World Series and the NBA season getting underway, there is plenty to talk about on the latest edition of the Fresh Takes Podcast with Russo and Felice. Also, the end of the short engagement between comedian Pete Davidson and pop-star Ariana Grande. . more

State seeks bids to redevelop Thruway’s 27 service areas

State seeks bids to redevelop Thruway’s 27 service areas
New York state is seeking bids for redeveloping the more than two dozen service areas along the 570-mile Thruway system. The Thruway Authority on Tuesday announced that has issued a request for proposals to make improvements at 27 travel plazas through public-private partnerships. The agency says the plan calls for offering a more diverse selection of food and beverage options,... 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

School officials and law enforcement investigate threat made by student at Mynderse Academy

School officials and law enforcement investigate threat made by student at Mynderse Academy
According to Seneca Falls Central School District Superintendent Bob McKeveny, district administration, the Seneca Falls Police Department and Mynderse Academy’s school resource officer worked collaboratively on Tuesday to address and investigate potential threatening comments made by a student at the high school. Through the course of the investigation it was determined there was no credible threat to the safety and... 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

National Women’s Hall of Fame needs your votes for funding

National Women’s Hall of Fame needs your votes for funding
The National Women’s Hall of Fame has been named a finalist in the Partners in Preservation grant program. The grant would help fund the rehabilitation of the NWHF’s new headquarters in Seneca Falls. Once complete, it will roughly double its current capacity and increase its exhibit, event and programming spaces substantially. However, in order to win the available funding, the... more
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