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Zoning board ok’s new use for former Seneca Falls school

Zoning board ok’s new use for former Seneca Falls school
The town Zoning Board of Appeals Thursday approved a use variance to allow the former St. Patrick’s School to be used as a fitness center, professional offices, cafe and salon. The ZBA approved the application for the variance from Kingsley Kabari. His purchase offer for the vacant school at 81 W. Bayard St.was accepted by St. Francis-St. Claire Parish March... more

Tohafjian claims he was ‘set up’

Tohafjian claims he was ‘set up’
“I didn’t rape her. She set me up.” Those were the words of Emerson “John” Tohafjian before he was arrested for rape and several other charges in June of 2018. A videotaped interview of Tohafjian at the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office was played during pretrial hearings in his case Monday in county court. Tohafjian faces felony charges of rape and... more

Canandaigua baseball moves on to state final four

Canandaigua baseball moves on to state final four
Michael Sculli pitched a complete game shutout and struck out 15 batters as the Canandaigua Braves defeated Kenmore West of Section VI in the Class A Western Regional match-up in Batavia on Saturday. The Braves move on to the state semifinals for the second consecutive season to play the winner of Maine-Endwell vs. Roosevelt of Section IX at 2 pm... more

One airlifted, others injured after tractor-trailer, pickup truck collide along Rt. 104

Pickup truck, tractor-trailer collide along Rt. 104; one person airlifted
State Police confirm that three people were taken to a hospital in Syracuse following a two-vehicle crash along state Route 104 in Woloctt. The crash happened near Ridge Road around 9:25 a.m., according to police. The crash involved a tractor-trailer and pickup truck. The driver of the tractor-trailer had to be extricated and was airlifted to Upstate Medical in Syracuse... more

Power outage causes closure of Cayuga County Office Building in Auburn

Power outage causes closure of Cayuga County Office Building in Auburn
Officials in Cayuga County say that a power outage in the city of Auburn has resulted in the closure of the Cayuga County Office Building until further notice. Below is a message from Monika Salvage, Executive Assistant to the Cayuga County Administrator who sent the notice out to media on behalf of Administrator Justin Woods. “Due to the outage of... more

Children dash for candy, prizes at Easter egg hunt in Cayuga County town of Cato

Children dash for candy, prizes at Easter egg hunt in Cayuga County town of Cato
Cameron Blaylock stared at the bag of candy he collected at the community Easter egg hunt in Cato with saucer-like eyes Saturday, as if he had just struck gold. “I have gum!,” he exclaimed in victory as he did a dance and stuck his tongue out. Cameron and his sisters, Gracie and Brooklyn, were three of scores of children who... more

High School Equivalency tests now given in Geneva

High School Equivalency tests now given in Geneva
It just got easier for Penn Yan residents to take the state test for a high school equivalency diploma. The New York State Department of Education has approved a new TASC Test Center at Finger Lakes Community College’s Geneva Campus, 63 Pulteney St., which is a much shorter drive for Penn Yan residents. Since 2016, local residents have had to... more

DEALS OF THE WEEK: Wing Flight at Ciccino’s, $20 for 18 holes of golf with a cart, and Woody’s Prime Rib special

DEALS OF THE WEEK: Woody’s Trivia Night, $20 golf special, and new menu items at Ciccino’s
Another great week to get out in the Finger Lakes. Take advantage of the FingerLakes1.com Deal Guide to see some of the BEST buys in the region! Woody’s Bar & Grille $15 Prime Rib Dinner Special Woody’s Bar & Grille located in Waterloo at the Quality Inn has a prime rib special that can’t be beat! Enjoy a $15 prime... more

MOTION DEFEATED: Seneca Falls Town Board votes 4-1 against resolution that would have ended donations to Women’s HOF

RESOLUTION DEFEATED: Town Board votes 4-1 against HOF resolution
On Tuesday, the Seneca Falls Town Board voted 4-1, with one abstention defeating a resolution that was announced last week by Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, which would have prohibited any future financial funding from the Town to the National Women’s Hall of Fame. All due to the induction of Jane Fonda. Several partitioners were listed to offer public comments regarding... more

DEALS OF THE WEEK: Woody’s Trivia Night, $20 golf special, and new menu items at Ciccino’s

DEALS OF THE WEEK: Woody’s Trivia Night, $20 golf special, and new menu items at Ciccino’s
It’s finally starting to feel like spring in the Finger Lakes! Get out an enjoy some of these great deals, which are part of the FingerLakes1.com Local Deal Guide. Woody’s Bar & Grille Prime Rib Special Woody’s Bar & Grille located in Waterloo at the Quality Inn has a prime rib special that can’t be beat! Enjoy a $15 prime... more

Wildlife Rockstars opens naming contest for new African Crested Porcupine

Wildlife Rockstars opens naming contest for new African Crested Porcupine
There’s a new addition to the Wildlife Rockstar animal lineup, and you can help name her. The newest member of the Rockstar lineup as a baby African Crested Porcupine, the largest rodent in Africa. Males can grow up to 80 pounds. This one is a female porcupette who will likely end up between 50 and 60 pounds when full-grown and... more

GANANDA OUT: Lady Blue Panthers comeback falls short as Avon takes C1 championship

GANANDA OUT: Lady Blue Panthers comeback falls short as Avon takes C1 championship
Karin Meuwissen’s Gananda Lady Blue Panthers found themselves trailing 31-23 at the half to the Avon Braves in Saturday’s Section V Class C1 Championship Game at Victor High School on Saturday afternoon. Senior Peyton Daeffler scored 7 straight points in the third quarter to help her team take a 33-31 lead late in the third quarter. Then Avon would go... more

Syracuse blows past Louisville for 20 point Dome win (full coverage)

Orange hosts Louisville tonight (preview & info)
An 18-point performance from Elijah Hughes helped Syracuse (18-8, 9-4 ACC) dominate #18/22 Louisville (18-9, 9-5 ACC), 69-49, Wednesday night in the Carrier Dome. After being quiet from three in the last two games, Hughes knocked in four 3-pointers on his way to the game-high 18 points. He also contributed six rebounds, two steals, two blocks and an assist. Oshae... more

Republicans say Amazon should consider Upstate as NYC deal draws criticism from all sides

Republicans say Amazon should consider Upstate as NYC deal draws criticism from all sides
In recent weeks, it has become increasingly clear that the Amazon project in New York City could be in jeopardy, according to Republican lawmakers. “It is time to talk about relocating the proposed second Amazon Headquarters perfectly between Rochester and Syracuse. Both cities have world-class colleges and universities, providing a rich pool of potential employees to support the Amazon campus.... more
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