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FLX WEEKLY: First snow, Thanksgiving favorites & sports weekend (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: First snow, Thanksgiving favorites & sports weekend (podcast)
Join Jessica Lahr, Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi for a round-up of your week in the Finger Lakes and a look at the weekend ahead. With just one week until Thanksgiving, we discuss all the preparations and planning leading up to the holiday season. . more

Police officer charged with conspiracy in Sodus double murder extradited to New York

Police officer charged with conspiracy in Sodus double murder extradited to New York
According to The Moore County News Press, Bron Bohlar was extradited to New York Tuesday night on conspiracy charges related to the deaths of a couple in Sodus. 34-year-old Bohlar, a police officer in Sunray, Texas, has been charged with conspiracy in the 2nd degree. According to investigators, he was allegedly part of the conspiracy that led to the shooting deaths of... more

Newark Turkey Day Race set for Thanksgiving Day in Newark

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The Newark Cross Country Booster Club will host its annual Turkey Day Race in Newark on Thursday, November 22nd at 9AM. Registration and check-in are at the Alex Eligh Community Center, 303 East Ave in Newark. The race features the traditional 5-mile course, run in reverse this year due to the construction on South Main Street in Newark. The booster... more

Newark High School National Honor Society Chapter inducts 20 new members

Newark High School National Honor Society Chapter Inducts 20 new members
Sixteen Newark High School juniors and four seniors were inducted into the NHS chapter of the National Honor Society November 5th at an evening ceremony in the auditorium. New inductees and their grade levels are juniors: Tatum Arnold, Isabella Bailey, Phoebe Bates, Brendan Briggs, McKenna Briggs, , Elana Verbridge-Day, Hannah Fisher, Lynzee Havert, Matthew Hutteman, Lauren MacTaggart, Luis Ortiz Jr.,... more

Kelley Fifth Graders show new student extra kindness

Kelley Fifth Graders show new student extra kindness
Alisa Elder’s fifth graders at Kelley School recently extended it  wonderfully so to a new student in their class. Once they learned on of their classmates was moving to another community, and another from Shortsville who was moving to Newark would be coming into their class, Elder discussed with her students how they could make their new classmate feel really... more

Newark High School students continue to be members of Hochstein Youth Symphony Orchestra for 2nd year in a row

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For the second year in a row, two Newark High School students are members of the 2018–19 Hochstein Youth Symphony Orchestra, the highest-level youth orchestra in The Hochstein School’s five-tier youth orchestra program. They are Mallory Williams, a NHS senior who plays trumpet, and sophomore Rachel George, who plays French horn. The HYSO is an advanced youth orchestra comprised of... more

LATEST: Another Sunray police officer arrested, charges not related to Sodus murders

BREAKING: Texas cop becomes third arrest in Sodus double-murder
The Moore County News Press in Texas is reporting that the acting chief of the Sunray Police Department is being held on a charge of tampering with a governmental document. The news outlet, quoting a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, said that acting chief Joseph Flores was arrested in Dumas, Texas, on Friday. Christine Callanan, Wayne... more

North Rose Taxidermist says bucks he’s seeing have big racks

North Rose Taxidermist says bucks he’s seeing have big racks
I walked in the door at Clingerman Taxidermy, prepared to talk deer during my annual visit. Opening day is this coming Saturday, making the time for a whitetail discussion perfect. On the wall to my left was a beautiful mount of a cougar. As I greeted business owner Randy Stewart, I told him I was going to put that masterpiece... more

NEWARK HALL OF FAME: Seven individuals, one team to be enshrined Saturday

NEWARK HALL OF FAME: Seven individuals, one team to be enshrined Saturday
The Newark Athletic Hall of Fame is ready to welcome another star-studded class into its fold. The Class of 2018, the third to be inducted, will be honored Saturday during ceremonies planned for the Elks Lodge. Joe Contario, Jack Fisher, Tom Hausman, Rick Kouwe, Joe Matias, Mike Muscolino, Rachel Prong and the 2003 softball team will be enshrined. FL Times:... more

Flu clinics to be held in Farmington & Newark on November 21st

Flu clinics to be held in Farmington & Newark on November 21st
On the heels of several public flu clinics in September and October, UR Medicine Thompson Health has scheduled additional clinics for Wednesday, November 21st, in both Farmington and Newark. Both from 11AM to 6PM, the clinics will take place at: • Thompson Health Farmington Urgent Care, 1160 Corporate Drive in Farmington • Thompson Health Newark Urgent Care, 800 West Miller... more

Newark considers possibility of selling municipal building

Newark considers possibility of selling municipal building
The village is pondering selling its Municipal Building, but it has no plans to move out of the facility, said Mayor Jonathan Taylor. The Village Board has advertised the sale of the 31,600-square-foot building at 100 E. Miller St., which was built in 1949. The four-story building includes not only village government but also houses Arcadia town offices and Newark... more

THE DEBRIEF: Election results, the future of politics, and modern electorate (podcast)

LIVE AT 9:45 AM: Ted Baker joins Josh Durso to break down Election Week headlines (podcast)
On Episode #35 of The Debrief Podcast Ted Baker, of Finger Lakes Morning News, joins Josh Durso in-studio to talk about the latest Election Week headlines, some results with local races, and what comes next for a divided electorate. Watch the entire conversation below on FingerLakes1.TV: . more

NWS: Winter Weather Advisory set to expire on Tuesday

NWS: Winter Weather Advisory issued for Finger Lakes ahead of first wet snowfall
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for parts of the Finger Lakes – ahead of a slushy, wet accumulation of 1-3 inches. It’s expected to begin overnight, changing to rain by morning. However, it will mean a complicated commute – as parts of the region, particularly those in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier – will... more

Tops emerges from bankruptcy court on Thursday

Tops emerges from bankruptcy court on Thusday
Tops Friendly Markets has emerged from bankruptcy. A court approved a reorganizational plan on Thursday, allowing them to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. “We are pleased to receive the Court’s approval of our Plan and are poised to emerge from this process an even stronger and more competitive company,” said Frank Curci, Chief Executive Officer of Tops. “Through this process,... more

Katko overcomes national Democratic wave election; What does it mean?

Katko overcomes national Democratic wave election; What does it mean?
The wave election that won Democrats control of the U.S. House of Representatives seemed to dry up when it reached central New York. While the party gained a majority in the House for the first time in eight years, they came up short in New York’s 24th Congressional District for the third consecutive election, when Republican Rep. John Katko won... more

For 3rd straight year, Wegmans named No. 1 on Best Workplaces list

For 3rd straight year, Wegmans named No. 1 on Best Workplaces list
Wegmans Food Markets has done it again. For the third consecutive year, the supermarket chain based in Rochester has been ranked No. 1 on the list of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Retail. Fortune and Great Place to Work compile the annual list. Anonymous surveys are submitted by employees at various companies across the United States. Publix ranked No. 2... more
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