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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: McKeveney, Clingerman talk transition at Seneca Falls CSD

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: McKeveney, Clingerman talk transition at Seneca Falls CSD
What does the future of education look like in Seneca Falls? This year the Seneca Falls Central School District is undergoing a leadership change. Jeramy Clingerman will become superintendent of schools this summer, as longtime leader Bob McKeveny ends his career. The two were in-studio for a wide-ranging conversation about the transition process, and the future of education broadly. . more

Deputies: Geneva man threatened person with handgun, charged with felony DWI

Deputies: Geneva man threatened person with handgun, charged with felony DWI
A Geneva man was arrested on several felony charges after he allegedly threatened another person with a handgun. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on June 11th at approximately 9:32 p.m. deputies arrested Alex M. Deyulio, 23, of Geneva following a traffic stop. Deyulio was charged with felony DWI due to a previous conviction, felony operating a motor vehicle... more

2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes opens July 1st

2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes
The 2019 Junior Golf Camp of the Finger Lakes at Seneca Falls Country Club for ages 6 – 17 will be held on 4 Mondays in the month of July. This has become one of the most popular programs in the area with a cost of just $65 per child that includes instruction in all aspects of the game, lunch... more

Seneca Supervisors reaffirm support for Cayuga Lake monitoring

Seneca Supervisors reaffirm support for Cayuga Lake monitoring
Cayuga Lake, which borders Seneca County on the east, is the source of drinking water for the town of Seneca Falls and the Cayuga County villages of Cayuga, Union Springs and Aurora. Like other Finger Lakes, it faces challenges from hydrilla and harmful algal blooms in an effort to maintain a high level of water quality. The Cayuga Lake Watershed... more

Seneca Falls man pleads guilty to child porn charge

Seneca Falls man pleads guilty to child porn charge
A Seneca Falls man has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. Matthew Urquhart, 32, faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, a lifetime of post-release supervision and a possible $250,000 fine. Prosecutors say Urquhart was trading child pornography from his Seneca Falls home. A search of two residences he lived in at the time turned up images... more

Sports betting will officially begin at del Lago this summer

Sports betting will officially begin at del Lago this summer
On Tuesday, gambling regulators in New York voted to allow sports betting at four upstate casinos- and Del Lago Resort and Casino in the Finger Lakes is on that list. Sports betting has been on high demand from Del Lago’s customers for awhile and their requests have finally been granted. General manager Mark Juliano said this new addition, officially called... more

FLX WEEKLY: Father’s Day Weekend preview & Courtney Kasper in-studio (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Father’s Day Weekend preview & Courtney Kasper in-studio (podcast)
Jessica Lahr returns as Courtney Kasper, the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center Visitor Experience Manager. joins the show in-studio to help preview Father’s Day Weekend in the Finger Lakes. . more

Waterloo Village Board ends stipend for non-use of health insurance

Waterloo Village Board ends stipend for non-use of health insurance
This Seneca County village has six elected officials. They have been eligible for health insurance through the village, if they so choose. If they decline the insurance, they have been given a $250-a-month stipend. The Village Board voted 3-0 Monday to eliminate the stipend, effective July 1. Trustees Les Marquart, Gina Suffredini and John Butlak voted in favor. Mayor Jack... more

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Mynderse girls lacrosse concludes successful 2019 season (podcast)

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST LIVE AT 5 PM: Mynderse girls lacrosse concludes successful 2019 season (podcast)
The Mynderse Academy girls lacrosse team just concluded the most successful season in their program’s history. Head Coach Corey Foster is in-studio with captains Regan Fleming, Caitlyn Korzeniewski, Sadie Bonetti and Jordan Howell to talk about their 2019 campaign and the growth of the Lady Blue Devils’ program. . more

Ovid, Lodi villages oppose central sewer plant, may go on own

Ovid, Lodi villages oppose central sewer plant, may go on own
The mayors of two south Seneca County villages voiced strong opposition Tuesday to the current Seneca County Board of Supervisors’ plan to have a single, central wastewater treatment plant in Willard serve the south end of the county. Ovid Mayor Leon Kelly and Lodi Mayor Kyle Barnhart said the centralized plan advocated by the county board would be far too... more

Fayette board to debate elected vs. appointed highway superintendent

Fayette board to debate elected vs. appointed highway superintendent
Should the town highway superintendent be an elected or appointed position? Town voters may decide that question if the Town Board votes Thursday to put that to a referendum in November. The position has been elected throughout the town’s history. Currently, all highway superintendents in Seneca County are elected. Also on Thursday’s agenda are an agreement with MRB Group for... more

FRESH TAKES: NBA Finals & Stanley Cup down to the wire, U.S. Open Preview & the 1-year anniversary (podcast)

FRESH TAKES: NBA Finals & Stanley Cup down to the wire, U.S. Open Preview & the 1-year anniversary (podcast)
On their one year anniversary show, Paul Russo and Nick Felice preview this week’s United States Open at Pebble Beach, recap the Stanley Cup Finals heading into Game 7 on Wednesday night, and discuss if the Golden State Warriors can comeback to win their third straight NBA Championship despite losing Kevin Durant on Monday night. . more

Seneca County Board of Supervisors may join class action lawsuit

Seneca County Board of Supervisors may join class action lawsuit
The Seneca County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on whether to join a class action lawsuit against telephone service providers over their alleged failure to give the county telephone surcharge fees to fund the 911 system. Under state law, counties are entitled to charge a surcharge on telephone service bills to help pay for 911 services. The telephone companies... more

Former St. Patrick’s School in Seneca Falls may be sold

Former St. Patrick’s School in Seneca Falls may be sold
The former St. Patrick’s School at 81 W. Bayard St. is close to being sold to local chiropractor Dr. Kingsley Kabari. Kabari, a graduate of New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, plans to convert the vacant, two-story school to a wellness and fitness center. He would move his existing Maximum Fitness Center in the Tops Plaza on Routes 5&20... more

Seneca Falls man held on no bail after threatening to stab person over debt

Seneca Falls man held on no bail after threatening to stab person over debt
The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a town resident following a harassment complaint. Christopher Murray, 27, of Seneca Falls is accused of being in possession of property belonging to another person after he entered into an agreement to pay for it. Police say Murray failed to pay for the items, and when the original owner of the... more

Geneva man captures 2019 Carp Derby with 45 lb. lunker

Geneva man captured 2019 Carp Derby with 45 lb. lunker
More than 200 anglers from throughout the Finger Lakes registered for the 49th annual Waterloo Rotary Carp Derby. It was the 11th year the Rotarians have sponsored the Carp Derby that was begun by the Grumpy Old Men of Seneca Falls in 1980. Anglers from Palmyra, Elmira, Sodus, Clifton Springs and Manchester brought their catches to the weigh station on... more

Police: Driver charged with felony DWI in Seneca Falls

Police: Driver charged with felony DWI in Seneca Falls
On Sunday at approximately 7:50 p.m. police arrested an Ogden resident on felony DWI charges following a traffic stop along Fall Street. Jamie L. Smith, 38, was charged with felony DWI, felony aggravated DWI, and refusal to take a breath test. Smith had been observed by motorists operating erratically on State Route 5 in Waterloo and Seneca Falls. She was... more

Waterloo seeks $10 million grant for downtown

Waterloo seeks $10 million grant for downtown
The village is officially in the running for a $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) grant from the state. The Village Board will be told Monday that the application has been completed and submitted to the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Corp. The application focuses on using the grant money to make a host of improvements and upgrades to the... more
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