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CHRISTMAS GALLERY: Local photographer captures the season throughout FLX

CHRISTMAS GALLERY: Local photographer captures spirit of the season throughout FLX
His stunning photos shared to social media throughout the year always put a smile on the faces of those who encounter them. Steve H. Eichorn, a local photographer, with a strong following snapped this series of photos throughout the region in his adventures, which he shared to the Facebook Group ‘Canandaigua 2020’. Check out more of his work over on... more

Multiple establishments hit in Ontario County for selling alcohol to underage patrons

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Deputies say that nine employees at nine bars, eateries and stores in Ontario County last week were busted for selling alcohol to minors. It followed a countywide crackdown on selling to underage patrons. Between 6 p.m. Thursday and 1 a.m. Friday, Ontario County sheriff’s deputies checked 66 establishments with New York liquor licenses regarding how each spot complies in selling... more

The biggest news stories from the Finger Lakes in 2018

The biggest news stories from the Finger Lakes in 2018
What were the biggest stories of 2018? Inside the FingerLakes1.com Newsroom – a number of important stories – often breaking news events – were covered in 2018. It was another record-breaking traffic year for FingerLakes1.com. For that, we thank our readers – daily and otherwise – for continuing to make FingerLakes1.com the leading digital destination for news in the region.... more

The biggest environmental stories from the Finger Lakes in 2018

The biggest environmental stories from the Finger Lakes in 2018
Looking back on 2018, Gov. Andrew Cuomo deserves a “C-” grade for protecting the environment in the Finger Lakes during his eighth year in office.   His administration certainly got some things right. It set aside $65 million to address harmful algal blooms, or HABS, and much more for upgrades to local water treatment plants.  And after nearly a decade of... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Lyons vs NS-Christian & Geneva vs Rochester Prep at Holiday Hoops Classic

WEBCAST REPLAY: Lyons vs NS-Christian & Geneva vs Rochester Prep at Holiday Hoops Classic
A holiday hoops doubleheader at the opening round of the Geneva Holiday Classic featuring one of the most highly anticipated match-ups in Section V this season between a pair of undefeated teams that last met in the NYS Class C Qualifier last March. Justice Smith and the Lyons Lions face-off against Miles Brown and the Northstar-Christian Knights followed by the... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Wayne-Finger Lakes teams fare well in holiday week tournament openers

W-FL THURSDAY: Wayne-Finger Lakes teams fare well in holiday week tournament openers
Area high school basketball teams returned to the court on Thursday after a break for Christmas as holiday week tournaments kicked off across the region. Check out all the results below and be sure to tune in for FL1 Sports live presentation of the 2018 Geneva Holiday Classic opening round on Friday night at 6:00 pm as Lyons faces Northstar... more

Process to name Ontario County solid waste manager may begin

Process to name Ontario County solid waste manager may begin
In November, the Ontario County Board of Supervisors created a new department and position, a director of sustainability and solid waste management. The starting salary was advertised as $94,909. The county now appears ready to begin the process of hiring someone to fill that position. The board’s Planning & Environmental Quality Committee will consider recommending a candidate for the job... more

Gas prices higher than last year, but cheapest they have been in 2018

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Good news for drivers hitting the roads this holiday season, as AAA forecasts prices at the pump to be the cheapest so far this year. The national average for a gallon of regular-unleaded is$2.45 a gallon, a new low for 2018. AAA says the national average price has dropped more than 50 cents since Memorial Day weekend. The group predicts... more

UPDATE: Police make arrest in Geneva bank robbery investigation

UPDATE: Police make arrest in Geneva bank robbery investigation
Police have made an arrest in the Community Bank robbery, which happened on Monday around 9 a.m. Police say that on Wednesday around 12:18 a.m. they apprehended Ortho J. Arnold, 40, of Geneva – charging him with first-degree robbery – a felony. Police say an intense investigation followed the incident on Monday, which resulted in a search warrant being issued.... more

Deputies: Palmyra man threatened to hurt deputies in email

Deputies: Palmyra man threatened to hurt deputies in email
Deputies say a Palmyra man was taken into custody on Saturday after the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office received a threat. John P. McMenamin, 58, of Palmyra is accused of sending a threatening email to the Sheriff’s Office – indicating that he wanted to hurt officers. As result, McMenamin was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment around 7:33 a.m. when he was... more

New mammography unit makes way to Geneva General Hospital

New mammography unit makes way to Geneva General Hospital
The first of two new 3D mammography units that will arrive in the Finger Lakes — thanks in large part to a contribution from the Brenda and Dave Rickey Foundation — has been installed at Geneva General Hospital. The hospital began accepting patients for mammogram screenings using the new unit on Thursday. Also known as breast tomosynthesis, 3D mammography is... more

Need a gift idea? These Finger Lakes wines made industry ‘Best of 2018’ lists

Need a gift idea? These Finger Lakes wines made industry ‘Best of 2018’ lists
Need some wines for a holiday party or gift? Three Finger Lakes wines are a good bet, as all have been included in recent “Best Of” lists in the national wine press. Accolades for Keuka Spring Vineyards, Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard and Ravines Wine Cellars will not come as a surprise to people familiar with Finger Lakes wines, as are all considered to... more
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