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BRIDGING THE GAP: Millions will be spent locally on bridges in the Finger Lakes (see the list)

BRIDGING THE GAP: Millions will be spent locally on bridges in the Finger Lakes (see the list)
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced more than $262.2 million in enhanced funding has been awarded to municipal governments to accelerate the renewal and modernization of local bridges and culverts. As part of the State’s BRIDGE NY initiative, these awards will fund 165 individual projects in 95 communities across the State. This funding builds on the $300 million in enhanced assistance... 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

Mitrano-Reed rematch could be brewing

Mitrano-Reed rematch could be brewing
It’s possible we could have a repeat matchup in the race for the 23rd Congressional District seat in 2020. Less than two weeks removed from the election, Democrat Tracy Mitrano said she will seek the Democratic nomination again in 2020. “The results of Nov. 6 don’t change the facts,” said Mitrano in a press release. “The people of western New... more

Open House set for November 28th at Seven Valleys New Tech Academy

Open House set for November 28th at Seven Valleys New Tech Academy
The public is invited to attend an Open House from 5:30PM to 7PM on Wednesday, November 28th, at Seven Valleys New Tech Academy, one of two “New Tech” high schools administered through the Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES. The school is located at 240 Port Watson St. in Cortland. The public is invited to tour the school, talk to students, meet the facilitators,... 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

FLX WEEKLY: Your extended Finger Lakes holiday weekend ahead (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Your extended Finger Lakes holiday weekend ahead (podcast)
On the day before Thanksgiving, join Jessica Lahr, Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi to talk about the holiday weekend ahead. Check out two ways to make cranberry sauce as we sample them both in-studio and we share some great local photos from the last wintry week here in the Finger Lakes. . 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

INSIDE THE FLX: Troubling trend exposed when it comes to financial literacy (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Troubling trend exposed when it comes to financial literacy (podcast)
Earlier this year, WalletHub released survey results, which painted a grim picture about financial literacy across the U.S. Stunningly, the U.S. ended 2017 with $92.2 billion in new credit card debt – the highest increase since 2007 – before the ‘Great Recession’. How much have we learned in the last 10 years; and what are we doing today to prevent... more

IPD Officer Jamie Williamson and several members of the Ithaca community presented with the Frank G. Hammer Officer of the Month

IPD Officer Jamie Williamson and several members of the Ithaca community presented with the Frank G. Hammer Officer of the Month
On November 19th, 2018 IPD Officer Jamie Williamson and several members of the Ithaca community were presented with the Frank G. Hammer Officer of the Month award at a ceremony at Kendal of Ithaca. The group was recognized for their efforts in community police outreach. Recognized were Officer Williamson, Petula McBean, Gibrian Hagood, Phoebe Brown, Shari Kartius, and Laura Burch.... more

Wegmans and liquor stores fined $1.1 million by State Liquor Authority

Wegmans and liquor stores fined $1.1 million by State Liquor Authority
Gates-based supermarket chain Wegmans and five affiliated liquor stores were fined Wednesday by the New York State Liquor Authority. The SLA said Wegmans was fined for “availing their license to five affiliated liquor stores.” It accused the supermarket chain of “effectively” managing “five liquor stores without a proper license.” The liquor authority said that the stores were Whitehouse Wine and... more

Skiing in the Finger Lakes: 9 amazing resorts and trails for downhill, XC, more

Skiing in the Finger Lakes: 9 amazing resorts and trails for downhill, XC, more
The hills, valleys and forests of New York’s Finger Lakes region make for some phenomenal downhill and cross-country skiing during the winter months. From hidden gems in the woods to glistening white slopes, skiers of all kinds can find winter thrills in this region. Venues in Wayne, Chemung, Tompkins, and Ontario counties are included on the list. Here are nine... more

TURKEY TWEETS: Thanksgiving Day across the FLX in Tweets

TURKEY TWEETS: Thanksgiving Day across the FLX in Tweets
In what was the coldest Thanksgiving Day on record (this morning’s low of 9 degrees at Syracuse’s Hancock Airport breaks the all-time record for low temperature on November 22nd), Finger Lakes area residents went about their holiday business. There was feasting, football, friends and family. Below are some of our favorite posts on social media from Thanksgiving Day 2018 in... more
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