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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

Snowmobile stolen, then recovered; Red Creek resident charged with petit larceny

Snowmobile stolen, then recovered; Red Creek resident charged with petit larceny
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Red Creek man following an investigation into stolen property. Dustin J. Thomas, 23, of Red Creek was charged with Petit Larceny following a call for a property retrieval in the Town of Wolcott. Deputies say on November 29th they were dispatched to an assist a citizen for a property retrieval... more

Sodus-based Dynalec Corp. announces expansion

Sodus-based Dynalec Corp. announces expansion
Empire State Development announced that communications equipment manufacturer Dynalec Corporation is ready to grow its’ operations in Wayne County. The company will expand operations at its Rotterdam location in the Village of Sodus by adding up to 12,000 square-feet to its existing facility, a move that will allow Dynalec to substantially increase production in an effort to better meet the... 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

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Teamsters rep says prolonged process a ‘massive failure’ for Wayne County

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Teamsters rep says prolonged process a ‘massive failure’ for Wayne County
According to Chris Toole, of Teamsters Local 118 — based out of Rochester — one group of local law enforcement officers are desperate for parity. This week, Toole sat down in-studio to discuss ongoing negotiations between the deputies of Wayne County and County Government — who he says walked away from the table recently. While additional meetings are set to... more

W-FL MONDAY: Waterloo wins third straight, Romulus wins by a point & Red Creek beats Clyde

W-FL MONDAY: Waterloo wins third straight, Romulus wins by a point & Red Creek beats Clyde
It was a light slate of games on Monday night in the world of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball with just three games on the schedule for the boys and two on the girls side. The bug news of the night was an impressive win for the Waterloo Indians over World of Inquiry and a league victory for Red Creek... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Wayne visits Waterloo for FL East battle (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Wayne visits Waterloo for FL East battle (FL1 Sports)
The two-time defending Section V Class A2 Champion Wayne Eagles travel to Seneca County to take on the Waterloo Indians in an early season Finger Lakes East match-up. Waterloo comes in hot winning their last three. Meanwhile, Wayne looks to prove they’re the team to beat in the East. Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Sharp have the call for FL1 Sports.... 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

Winter Family Fun Night at Kelley School was a great December evening out

Winter Family Fun Night at Kelley School was a great December evening out
More than 210 attended the wonderful Kelley School PTA-sponsored Winter Family Fun Night December 6th that provided a fun-filled Christmas holiday-themed evening for families and friends to enjoy. The many impressive attractions included: • The amazing Holiday Book Fair • Several stations were set up where cookies were decorated; hot cocoa, complete with marshmallows was served; coloring took place; snowman... 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

FLX WEEKLY: A Wonderful Christmas Time (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: A Wonderful Christmas Time (podcast)
The holiday season rolls on and this week we recap the Wonderful Weekend in Seneca Falls and talk about some strange aspects of the holiday classic movie It’s A Wonderful Life. Then a preview of the 2nd to last weekend before Christmas. Join Jessica Lahr, Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi on the back end of your lunch hour... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Pal-Mac girls beat Geneva, Rathbun’s 34 lifts Naples, Barnett breaks Mynderse school record, & South Seneca girls crush Red Jacket in title game re-match

W-FL TUESDAY: Pal-Mac girls beat Geneva, Rathbun’s 34 lifts Naples, Barnett breaks Mynderse school record, & South Seneca girls crush Red Jacket in title game re-match
It was the first truly full slate of games this high school basketball season in the Wayne-Finger Lakes on Tuesday night. Check out the results from all the boys and girls action below along with the top Tweets of the night around Section V and updated league standings for the Finger Lakes East, West and Wayne County. LAST NIGHT’S BOYS... more

Holiday shipping deadlines as shoppers close in on Christmas

Christmas shipping deadlines are fast-approaching
You made your list, checked it twice, and fought crowds to get your shopping list finished ahead of the last two weeks before Christmas. Now you need to get some items in the mail. When is the deadline? How much time do you have? And who offers the final deadline for those holiday procrastinators? Here’s how it all breaks down... more
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