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State Police: Walworth woman stole $177K from law firm

State Police: Walworth woman stole $177K from law firm
State Police arrested a Walworth woman, who is accused of stealing hundreds-of-thousands from her former employer. Police say Kristi L. Cain, 50, was charged with second-degree grand larceny. She worked as a paralegal at a law firm in Perinton, which was identified as DH Ferguson PLLC. She is accused of issuing checks to herself for bonuses, commissions and other assorted... more

Quiet, comfortable weather dominates final week of November

Quiet, comfortable weather dominates final week of November
The weather this week is not going to be difficult. It won’t be a challenge for travel, it won’t feel like the heart of winter, nor will it be tough for those looking to get outside and get holiday decorations up. The Finger Lakes is going to experience a rollercoaster ride of temperature change – but no extreme cool is... more

Rhinos lose Hall-of-Fame coach Bob Lilley to USL’s Pittsburgh

Rhinos lose Hall-of-Fame coach Bob Lilley to USL’s Pittsburgh
The Rhinos lost their USL Hall-of-Fame coach on Tuesday in a surprise announcement that Bob Lilley is going to coach the Pittsburgh Riverhounds. How the Rhinos’ shaky future impacted that move is expected to be part of what team owners David and Wendy Dworkin address during a Wednesday afternoon news conference at the team’s office. The second-year owners will “explain... more

Significant winter weather event looming? Local forecaster says not so fast

Significant winter weather event looming? Local forecaster says not so fast
Any sunshine that the Finger Lakes is experiencing this morning should be worn away by mid- to late-afternoon as a cold front approaches. According to our local forecast, temperatures will be in the mid-40s thanks to a southerly wind. Rain showers will be possible in developing during the afternoon hours, which will trumped by a period of light rain as... more

DEBRIEF: Tackling budgets, new hires, and disaster declaration along Lake Ontario (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Tackling budgets, new hires, and disaster declaration along Lake Ontario (podcast)
On Wednesday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso dive into election results, ballot measures, the budget process in Seneca Falls as the Town Board weighs usage of landfill revenue, a newly hired Director of Public Works in Seneca County, and disaster declaration along the shores of Lake Ontario. . more

Owners need $1.3 million by Nov. 30 or the Rochester Rhinos are extinct for 2018 season

Owners need $1.3 million by Nov. 30 or the Rochester Rhinos are extinct for 2018 season
The storied-yet-struggling Rhinos soccer team has set a Nov. 30 deadline to raise $1.3 million or the 22-year-old franchise will cease operations, Rochester’s team owners David and Wendy Dworkin said during a news conference on Wednesday. “We are at a crossroads, and need to find a path that will bring sustained success for the Rhinos,” David Dworkin said in what... more

Thursday will be a rain-to-snow transition for FLX

Thursday will be a rain-to-snow transition for FLX
It’s going to be a rain-to-snow kind of Thursday in the Finger Lakes. It won’t be a washout, or ‘snowout’, but it will definitely be another ‘dreary’ day for those who call this usually beautiful scenery home. Temperatures will be moderate – with a couple places possibly reaching the upper-40s before things begin cooling off, and doing so rapidly. Winds... more

Rochester man sentenced for possessing crack cocaine in Cayuga County

Rochester man sentenced for possessing crack cocaine in Cayuga County
A two-time convicted drug dealer will spend the next two years in jail for possessing crack cocaine in the city of Auburn. Following a jury trial in September, 38-year-old Sid S. Harrison was convicted of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree obstructing governmental administration and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, all misdemeanors. He was found... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Montreuil dissects ‘Weather Hype’ & new NWS warning system (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Montreuil dissects ‘Weather Hype’ & new NWS warning system (podcast)
How big a deal is weather hype in the world of forecasting? Well for anyone who has seen or experienced those over-hyped forecasts, it can be a challenge. It interferes with plans, creates unneessary worry, and all the while — does so for the gain of clicks, traffic, or recognition. For forecasters like FLX Weather Founder and Meteorologist Drew Montreuil... more

Rainy, windy weekend in the Finger Lakes… Lake effect snow Sunday night?

Rainy, windy weekend in the Finger Lakes… Lake effect snow Sunday night?
It will definitely be a windy weekend in the Finger Lakes. While sun dominated the forecast on Friday, some changes are on the way for the region. FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil, who appeared in-studio on Friday in a must-watch discussion on forecasting and weather hype, said that no significant region-wide winter weather event expected contrary to some long-range reports... more

NWS: Snow for some, wind for others in active FLX forecast

NWS: Snow for some, wind for others in active FLX forecast
It’s going to be an active weather day on Sunday, which will lead into an active morning commute for some in the Finger Lakes on Monday. The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory, and Lakeshore Flood Warning for different parts of the Finger Lakes. All of these advisories last through the day on Sunday, and... more

Elderly Rochester man charged with felony DWI in Bristol

Elderly Rochester man charged with felony DWI in Bristol
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 78-year-old Rochester man on felony DWI charges, after it was found he had a conviction in the last 10 years. Deputies say David Lee Brown, 78, of Rochester was charged with felony driving while intoxicated. He was stopped on Friday at 7:22 on State Route 64 in Bristol. He will... more

Three indicted on drug charges by grand jury in Ontario County

Three indicted on drug charges by grand jury in Ontario County
Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero announced the execution of three arrest warrants, which were issued by a Grand Jury. Deputies say the arrests took place on Thursday and Friday and were collectively the result of a lengthy investigation. All three subjects were indicted by the grand jury after a three month investigation into the sales of narcotics in the Village... more

NWS issues Lake Effect Snow Warning for some; travel looks good for holiday week

NWS issues Lake Effect Snow Warning for some; travel looks good for holiday week
The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a Lake Effect Snow Warning for heavy snowfall, which is active for Northern Cayuga and Onondaga counties until 6 pm on Monday. With winds gusting as high as 40 mph it won’t only be the 5 to 10 inches of forecasted snowfall for these parts – but the possibility of blowing and... more

Classically dreary November weather for the Finger Lakes

Classically dreary November weather for the Finger Lakes
It’s going to be a dreary weather day in the Finger Lakes. Once the precipitation stops, for the most part at least, clouds will remain in place with little to no sunshine expected Monday. Additional showers and flurries will develop tonight southeast of Lake Ontario across much of the Finger Lakes region. This precipitation will be very light. The clouds,... more

Sen. Helming urges residents to ‘kick’ the smoking habit

Sen. Helming urges residents to ‘kick’ the smoking habit
Senator Pam Helming is proud to partner with the Tobacco Action Coalition of the Finger Lakes to recognize the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 16. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, this day is aimed at encouraging smokers to quit for just one day. As well as the Tobacco Action Coalition of the Finger Lakes, there are a multitude... more

Cuomo: FLX takes hit in GOP tax reform

Cuomo: FLX takes hit in GOP tax reform
Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to assail Republican tax-reform plans — in particular, a House proposal to cap deductions for local property taxes and scrap state income tax deductions. Republican Congressman Tom Reed argues that Cuomo is not telling the whole story. Reed, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee — that group spent the last week refining its... more
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