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State providing nearly $300,000 to eastern Finger Lakes farmers

State providing nearly 0,000 to eastern Finger Lakes farmers
Nearly $300,000 in funding will be made available to help farmers around Cayuga, Owasco, Skaneateles and Otisco lakes to plant crops in order to protect water quality, the state announced Wednesday. The state Department of Agriculture and Markets and the Department of Environmental Conservation announced $285,000 in will be used to promote the use of cover crops in the eastern... more

THE DEBRIEF: Cuomo’s op-ed, cashless tolling in NYS, and contamination at the Depot (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Cuomo’s op-ed, cashless tolling in NYS, and contamination at the Depot (podcast)
On Friday’s edition of The Debrief Josh Durso was joined by Ted Baker, host of Finger Lakes Morning News on WGVA and WAUB – where the duo discussed a number of recent headlines from around the Finger Lakes. The topics up for discussion included: – Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s fiery op-ed aimed at critics of the Amazon deal in New York... more

With strong showing in Cayuga County, Antonacci defeats Mannion in NY Senate race

With strong showing in Cayuga County, Antonacci defeats Mannion in NY Senate race
Bob Antonacci was the apparent winner of the 50th Senate District on election night. Now, the Republican is officially the senator-elect. Following the absentee ballot count in Cayuga and Onondaga counties, Antonacci finished with 62,333 votes. His Democratic opponent, John Mannion, netted 60,010 votes. Mannion received more absentee votes in Onondaga County, 3,845 to Antonacci’s 3,300. But it wasn’t enough... more

WEEKEND EVENTS: Holiday Tree Lighting, Christmas Musicals & Dickens Christmas arrives in the Finger Lakes (November 30th – December 2nd)

WEEKEND EVENTS: Holiday Tree Lighting, Christmas Musicals & Dickens Christmas kicks off the first weekend of December
Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is in! This weekend, get out and explore the Finger Lakes to discover some of the holly jolly events taking place. Feeling chilly outside? Head over to the warm Syracuse Stage to enjoy the story of Buddy the elf. Need those family photos with Santa as soon as possible? Join him in his winter wonderland... more

Eastview Mall, Waterloo Premium among most-popular shopping centers in Upstate New York

Eastview Mall, Waterloo Premium among most-popular shopping centers in Upstate New York
Like to shop? The holiday season is here and shoppers are taking to area malls and shopping centers like always — and Yelp — has provided a regional ranking of the most-positively reviewed destinations for shopping. However, not all of them on the list are malls, exactly. Some of them are shopping centers and plazas that offer a slightly different... more

Rep. Katko: No simple fix for opioid crisis

Rep. Katko: No simple fix for opioid crisis
As the First Lady headlines a town hall on the national opioid crisis, NY-24 Congressman John Katko said it will take a multipronged approach to cut down on drug deaths. Rep. Katko spoke to CNYCentral Wednesday from the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. “There’s not a magic elixir here. It’s going to take a while to turn this ship around,”... more

THE DEBRIEF: Discussing CAFO regulation, HABs, and politics of Greenidge (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Discussing CAFO regulation, HABs, and politics of Greenidge (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Peter Mantius, founder of The Water Front, whose reporting is featured on FingerLakes1.com, joins Josh Durso to discuss a number of important, pressing political and environmental issues that have been grabbing headlines in the last several weeks. Watch the entire program below, or listen to the audio only version in the media player at the bottom... more

How much snow fell? NWS reports more than a foot in some places (full coverage)

How much snow fell? NWS reports more than a foot in some places (full coverage)
The brunt of the accumulation is over after the first winter storm of the season dumped a significant amount of heavy, wet snow on the Finger Lakes. Skies will stay mostly cloudy throughout the day with the chance for breaks of sun during the afternoon. Crews are out getting roadways cleared; and as one would imagine – it’s a slow... more

THE DEBRIEF: Amazon HQ, Upstate NY, policy for local renters, and more (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Amazon HQ, Upstate NY, policy for local renters, and more (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso break down the latest headlines from a busy week in local, regional, and state politics. Here’s a look at the stories up for discussion exclusively on FingerLakes1.TV and FL1 Radio: – Amazon receives $1.5B+ in incentives from NY for HQ #2; – New push to divide Upstate & Downstate NY;... more

Aldi to now offer delivery

Aldi to now offer delivery
Aldi is teaming up with Instacart in Central New York to make it easier for you to get your groceries. Aldi will now do the shopping for you and deliver your groceries right to your door. There is a delivery fee for some products. Check the Instacart app to see if your local Aldi is participating. All you do is... more

Lawsuit filed after 20 killed in Schoharie limousine tragedy

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Parents of the 20 people killed in last month’s limousine crash in Schoharie are suing the operators of that vehicle. In addition to the occupants – two pedestrians were killed in the wreck. The lawsuit was filed in state court seeking unspecified damages from the limousine service operators. The documents name Prestige Limousine owner Shahed Hussain and his son Nauman... more

Katko eyes top GOP seat on House Homeland Security Committee

Katko eyes top GOP seat on House Homeland Security Committee
U.S. Rep. John Katko is vying to become the lead Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee. Katko, R-Camillus, announced Monday that he is running to be the ranking member on the panel beginning in January. If he is successful, he would be the most influential minority member on the committee. After the election, Republicans will lost control of the... more

Nine months of ‘hell’: Timeline of Anthony Saccone’s case into deadly OCC crash

Nine months of ‘hell’: Timeline of Anthony Saccone’s case into deadly OCC crash
“It seems to this court you just don’t get it,” Judge Matthew Doran said to Anthony Saccone Monday morning during his sentencing. “Maybe someday you will. I hope that you do.” The 31-year-old Camillus man was handed a 10 to 30-year prison sentence for his role in the February crash that killed three young people with ties to Onondaga Community... more

READY, SET, SHOP: Black Friday shoppers take to local stores

READY, SET, SHOP: Black Friday shoppers take to local stores
The time has come again, as it does every year, to make your holiday shopping list and check it twice. Hopefully, as you are checking off the family and friends’ wish lists, you’ve made some of your purchases at our fine Cayuga County retailers. Many of our large retail businesses will have amazing one-day-only Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals,... more

Well-known chef from Skaneateles sentenced for fatal Cayuga County crash

Well-known chef from Skaneateles sentenced for fatal Cayuga County crash
A well-known Skaneateles chef will spend up to 13 years in prison for drunkenly driving and killing a 25-year-old Auburn man in Cayuga County. Stephen S. Landon, 53, of 792 Britcher Road in Skaneateles, was sentenced to between 4 1/3 and 13 years in prison for first-degree vehicular manslaughter, according to Cayuga County District Attorney Jon Budelmann. Landon also received... more

ROMAINE IS NOT SAFE: Officials warn against any consumption of lettuce until further notice

ROMAINE IS NOT SAFE: Officials warn against any consumption of lettuce until further notice
The Centers for Disease Control is advising consumers, restaurants, and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell any romaine lettuce as it investigates an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine. Wegmans and Tops Friendly Markets announced plans within hours of the announcement to remove all romaine lettuce from stocked shelves. Key Points: CDC, public health and regulatory officials in... more
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