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Officials, stakeholders react as Canandaigua, Seneca lakes excluded from Cuomo’s 12th budget proposal

Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled his 12th proposal for the 2018 budget. Activists and elected officials alike are concerned that both Seneca and Canandaigua lakes were excluded from the proposal. It involves implementing a $65 million 4-point initiative to aggressively combat harmful algal blooms in Upstate New York that threaten the recreational use of lakes that are important to upstate tourism,... more

UPSTATE HOOPS: Alaina Forbes & Cara Walker of Midlakes in-studio (podcast)

Midlakes Screaming Eagles junior standout Alaina Forbes and freshman Cara Walker are in-studio for a special Saturday morning holiday weekend edition of the Upstate Hoops Podcast. Recap the week in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball and preview the NYCC Holiday Classic coming up on Thursday on FL1 Sports. Also, the latest Boys and Girls Power Rankings are revealed. . more

State court: Auburn gang assault case can be re-presented to grand jury

A mid-level state appellate court will let a special prosecutor re-present charges to a grand jury in Cayuga County in connection with a 2013 Memorial Day weekend assault case. In 2014, Judge Elma Bellini granted a motion to dismiss an indictment against Scott E. Blauvelt, Kyle C. Norcross and Johnathon T. Foltz. The defendants were charged with gang assault and criminal... more

Scott’s 30 leads Lady Bombers past Red Jacket; Penn Yan edges Geneva (W-FL round-up 12/22)

Twenty-eight Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls varsity basketball teams were in action on the evening of the last day of school heading into Christmas break and the marquee match-up was on the girls side with #2 Bloomfield visiting #5 Red Jacket. The most intriguing contest on the boys slate was streamed live on FL1 Sports with #4 Penn Yan meeting... more

WHITE SATURDAY: Heavy, wet snow blankets the Finger Lakes

Heavy wet snow began falling across most of the central and northern Finger Lakes region mid-afternoon on Saturday making travel conditions treacherous on the day before Christmas Eve. Get the latest on Saturday’s weather event below or at the FingerLakes1.com Local Weather Center. Be safe out there and enjoy your holiday weekend that is, more and more, starting to look... more

#ICYMI: Biggest stories of the week (Dec. 17-23)

#ICYMI will be a weekly feature to FingerLakes1.com, recapping the biggest headlines of the week from around the region. We begin over the busy, holiday weekend — as readers try to catch up on what’s happening in the region. Look for it weekly, on Saturday’s exclusively on FingerLakes1.com Here are the most-read local headlines for the final week before Christmas... more

Two-car crash in Aurelius marks busy, snowy afternoon in Cayuga County

First responders say that it’s been an active day in the region, as heavy wet snow has blanketed roadways — making travel tricky. Several reports have come in to the FL1 Newsroom of cars off local roadways, and minor accidents. In Cayuga County, Aurelius and Cayuga fire departments responded to the scene of a two-car crash on Clark Street Road.... more

Slippery conditions leads to one-car crash in Moravia

Crews responded to a one-car accident in Moravia on Saturday around 4:30 pm. First responders were busy throughout the day, as crews scrambled to contend with multiple minor accidents due to worsening weather conditions. A burst of snowfall during the afternoon caused roads to quickly change from wet-to-slick. Long Hill Rescue and Fourtown Ambulance were called to the Moravia accident,... more

Auburn man assaulted cop, giving her concussion after noise complaint

Auburn Police Officer Morgan Flickner is recovering after treatment at Auburn Community Hospital after responding to a domestic incident twice in the same day. Justin Gervais, of Auburn, was charged with second-degree assault, resisting arrest and loud and unnecessary noise after two incidents at 123 Wall Street in Auburn. Gervais is accused of attempting to push an officer down a... more