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BUFFALO-ED: Syracuse takes Dome loss at hands of #14 ranked UB, 71-59 (full coverage)

BUFFALO-ED: Syracuse takes Dome loss at hands of #14 ranked UB, 71-59 (full coverage)
Despite four players scoring in double-digits, the Syracuse men’s basketball team fell to No. 14/15 Buffalo, 72-63, Tuesday evening at the Carrier Dome. Buffalo remains undefeated on the season at 11-0 as the Orange move to 7-4. Frank Howard led the Orange, notching season-highs in nearly every statistical category including 13 points and a 3-of-5 performance from beyond the arc.... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Waterloo takes home 71-64 win from Newark; Marion girls stay undefeated

W-FL TUESDAY: Waterloo takes home 71-64 win from Newark; Lyons
The Waterloo Indians boys basketball team made a big statement in the Finger Lakes East taking home a 71-64 win as Derek Slywka scored 10 of his 20 points in the final period in a raucous gymnasium in Newark. The loss was the Reds first of the season. Full results from all the boys and girls action on Tuesday night... more

FLX WEEKLY: Christmas week arrives as we wind down 2018 (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Christmas week arrives as we wind down 2018 (podcast)
We are now officially less than one week away from Christmas. Join Jessica Lahr, Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso & Jim Sinicropi for the final episode of FLX Weekly of 2018 and find out if we have a chance at a White Christmas, talk about our favorite holiday foods and treats and get ready for the long holiday weekend ahead leading... more

LATEST: Sheriff, DA give update on indictment in Wayne Co. over dead teen mom, toddler son (video)

LATEST: Sheriff, DA give update on indictment in Wayne Co. over dead teen mom, toddler son (video)
A day after a Wayne County farmworker was charged with two counts of murder, Sheriff Barry Virts praised the collaborative effort that helped bring this case to a conclusion. At a press briefing Wednesday afternoon, Virts said that skeletal remains found in October were identified last week as the remains of 1-year-old Owen Hidalgo.  The Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office used DNA... more

Concerns for affordable housing options linger after Auburn DRI meeting

Concerns for affordable housing options linger after Auburn DRI meeting
A revised list of downtown project proposals was reviewed Tuesday by officials and the public as a part of a lengthy Downtown Revitalization Initiative process. At its fourth meeting, the Local Planning Committee took another look at 29 project proposals submitted to revamp the downtown area. The projects were reviewed at the committee’s previous meeting, however many of the project... more

Owasco Lake council close to hiring executive director

Owasco Lake council close to hiring executive director
The Owasco Lake Management Council is nearly ready to hire an executive director to coordinate the body’s work with all the groups that protect the lake. Council Vice Chair and Cayuga County Legislator Aileen McNabb-Coleman, D-Sennett, said Tuesday at a meeting of the council that the two finalists, down from the 30 resumes received and five interviewed, were put through... more

Auburn man pleads guilty to illegally selling narcotics, possessing a weapon

Auburn man pleads guilty to illegally selling narcotics, possessing a weapon
An Auburn man charged with multiple felonies for illegally selling narcotics pleaded guilty in Cayuga County Criminal Court Tuesday morning. Johnnie Sease Jr., of 2 Capitol St., was arrested the evening of June 14 after law enforcement executed a search warrant of his home. Drugs, weapons, cash and other items were uncovered by the Finger Lakes Drug Task Force, which... more

Search for second burglary suspect continues after Victor home invasion

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The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 44-year-old Rochester man following the report of a burglary in progress in Victor. The incident unfolded on Gillis Road, according to deputies, who say that a resident at that address witnessed an unknown male enter their house from the front door. She hid in the bathroom and called 911. A... more

THE DEBRIEF: Legislators get raises, economic development debated, and Christmas music (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Legislators get raises, economic development debated, and Christmas music (podcast)
On this week’s episode of The Debrief – Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine debate a number of recent news stories – including pay raises granted to state legislators, a new multi-use proposal at a busy intersection in the Town of Geneva, as well as development at the former Huntington Building. The duo also discussed the consequences of the decision some... more

FROM THE EDITOR: It’s Facebook’s world, we’re just living in it

FROM THE EDITOR: It’s Facebook’s world, we’re just living in it
This morning you probably noticed a story that was published to our Facebook Page, in which the featured image did not match the content of the story. In that case, our ‘daily forecast’, which is published every day around 6 a.m. was posted to Facebook with a featured image connected to another story. It meant a mugshot appeared as the... more

Auburn police chief graduates from FBI academy in Virginia

Auburn police chief graduates from FBI academy in Virginia
City Manager Jeff Dygert has announced that Police Chief Shawn Butler has graduated from the Quantico, Virginia based FBI National Academy, a prestigious leadership course designed for law enforcement executives from around the world. Less than one percent of law enforcement executives in the world are afforded this opportunity. “Chief Butler was one of two hundred and forty-nine enforcement officers... more

Legislators say funding for local roads and bridges is needed

Legislators say funding for local roads and bridges is needed
State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) today called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to “once and for all make New York State’s commitment to local roads and bridges the strongest state-level commitment in the nation.” The area legislators were responding to Governor Cuomo’s proposal to launch a new $150-billion infrastructure plan next year. The governor unveiled... more

Kasey Kahne’s part-time Sprint Car schedule includes Weedsport in May

Kasey Kahne’s part-time Sprint Car schedule includes Weedsport in May
The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series only visit to New York State just got even more intriguing, as Kasey Kahne announced his part-time series schedule on Tuesday afternoon, which includes a stop at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, May 19. Following his retirement from full-time NASCAR competition, Kahne is going back to where it all started with plans of... more