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W-FL MONDAY: Waterloo wins third straight, Romulus wins by a point & Red Creek beats Clyde

W-FL MONDAY: Waterloo wins third straight, Romulus wins by a point & Red Creek beats Clyde
It was a light slate of games on Monday night in the world of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball with just three games on the schedule for the boys and two on the girls side. The bug news of the night was an impressive win for the Waterloo Indians over World of Inquiry and a league victory for Red Creek... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Peters powers Newark over Mynderse; Whitman handles Bloomfield

W-FL FRIDAY: Peters powers Newark over Mynderse; Whitman handles Bloomfield
In the first full Friday night of high school basketball in the Wayne-Finger Lakes, it certainly wasn’t a Wonderful Life at Arthur L. Baker where the visiting Newark Reds defeated Mynderse in their home gym for the first time in six years. Also in the East, Wayne handled Penn Yan, Geneva snuck by Midlakes, and Waterloo rolled past Pal-Mac. In... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing the future of Seneca White Deer, Inc. at former Seneca Army Depot (podcast)

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It has been an overwhelmingly successful stretch of 24 months for the folks at Seneca White Deer, Inc. An organization that was formed from the goal to help preserve the white deer herd at the former Seneca Army Depot — has grown in size and scope — allowing for more advocacy than ever before. On Friday, Dennis Money, founder and... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Marion girls defeat Gananda; Red Jacket’s Sydney Close joins 1,000 point club

W-FL THURSDAY: Marion girls defeat Gananda; Red Jacket’s Sydney Close joins 1,000 point club
The Marion Black Knights varsity girls basketball team scored a big win in a match-up of Wayne County contenders when they defeated the Gananda Blue Panthers on Thursday night in Marion. Also, Autumn Kunes scored 41 of her team’s 45 points but it wasn’t enough as the Dundee Scots defeated Naples. South Seneca and Red Jacket rolled to victory and... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Waterloo bounces back; Wayne falls to Leadership, VanAken drops 29 to lift Red Jacket girls

W-FL TUESDAY: Waterloo bounces back; Wayne falls to Leadership, VanAken drops 29 to lift Red Jacket girls
In a clash of Class A2 titans, the two-time defending Sectional champion Wayne Eagles lost to a tough Leadership team at Wayne Central Tuesday night, 83-72. After falling behind 26-9 after the first quarter, Wayne came back to tie the game early in the fourth quarter. They would never take the lead, however, as Leadership pulled away for the 11... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing how tourism and economic development are linked (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing tourism in the Finger Lakes w/ local chamber reps (podcast)
The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce recently launched a new community guide aimed at connecting those staying and living in the Finger Lakes — with valuable local services. In this case, the most-recent publication – known as the “Finger Lakes Gateway Connections Community Guide” is aimed at decision makers who might be considering doing business or living in Seneca County.... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Mitch Rowe discusses the current, future state of Seneca County (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Mitch Rowe discusses the current, future state of Seneca County (podcast)
There aren’t any hardline philosophies, and there has been a noticeable reduction in contention between the County Manager’s Office, and the Board of Supervisors since Acting County Manager Mitch Rowe took the helm in September. After the unexpected resignation of former County Manager John Sheppard — Rowe was tapped as an interim solution to the board’s short-term problem: Finding someone... more

W-FL MONDAY: Penn Yan improves to 3-0; Geneva girls top East High

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A light slate of games in the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues on Monday night saw the Penn Yan Mustangs improve to 3-0 on the young season with a 1 point victory over the World of Inquiry Griffins. Naples also won their second game in as many contests with a 57-39 win over Hammondsport. Pal-Mac rolled over Williamson... more

W-FL SATURDAY: Newark tops Victor for tournament crown; Lyons offense ignites in win over Wilson

W-FL SATURDAY: Newark tops Victor for tournament crown; Lyons offense ignites in win over Wilson
Some big time early season match-ups were on the slate Saturday night. Two of the biggest involved a pair of Wayne-Finger Lakes boys teams playing up in classification. Newark defeated Class AA Victor in overtime in the final of the Finger Lakes Tip-Off Tournament in Canandaigua. Lyons used a full court, frenetic pace to put up 86 points on Class... more

Helming, Palmesano asked to set up south Seneca County sewer meeting

Helming, Palmesano asked to set up south Seneca County sewer meeting
The former administrator of Seneca County’s water and sewer districts is asking two state lawmakers to set up a public meeting in the south end of the county discuss a proposal to centralize the county’s two sewer districts. Mary Anne Kowalski, a Romulus resident, sewer district customer and administrator of the districts in 2014 and 2015, made the appeal to... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Newark opens with win at Canandaigua; Whitman tops Midlakes

W-FL THURSDAY: Newark opens with win at Canandaigua; Whitman tops Midlakes
The Newark Reds opened their 2018-19 campaign with an impressive win at Canandaigua, defeating the Finger Lakes Tip Off Tournament hosts 58-50, to advance to Saturday’s championship game against Class AA Victor who defeated Monroe, 60-59. Another Finger Lakes East team, Penn Yan, opened with a win while the defending Finger Lakes West champion Marcus Whitman Wildcats rolled on the... more

W-FL MID-WEEK ROUND-UP: Mynderse, Geneva & Naples boys win openers

W-FL MID-WEEK ROUND-UP: Mynderse, Geneva & Naples boys win openers
The first full week of action in Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball saw the Mynderse Blue Devil boys jump start their season with a 50-20 win on the road at Clyde-Savannah on Tuesday night. You can watch the full webcast replay from Clyde that streamed live on FingerLakes1.com here: Also on Tuesday, the Geneva Panthers picked up a 5 point win as... more

Carcinogenic chemicals plaguing Hoosick Falls rampant at Seneca Army Depot

Carcinogenic chemicals plaguing Hoosick Falls are present at Seneca Army Depot
Groundwater drawn from three sites at the former Seneca Army Depot is contaminated with the potent carcinogens PFOA and PFOS at levels of up to 1,327 times the federal health advisory limit. Officials do not yet know the extent of the plumes of underground pollution, but the state Department of Environmental Conservation said the U.S. Army will begin additional “site... more

$13M secured for flood relief in Finger Lakes, Southern Tier

$13M secured for flood relief in Finger Lakes, Southern Tier
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $13 million program, which is available for restoration and recovery efforts following the severe flash flooding in August that severely impacted communities in the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes regions. “Extreme weather is the new normal in New York and it’s critical that we build more resilient communities to withstand this reality,” Governor Cuomo said. “This funding will... more
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