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Police: Penn Yan woman sold cocaine, fentanyl, heroin in Yates County

The Penn Yan Police Department arrested a 19-year-old on various drug charges following an investigation. Police say Alexandra “Allie” Griffin, 19, of Penn Yan was arrested on a superior court warrant charging her with two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and two counts of third-degree criminal posession of a controlled substance after allegedly selling heroin, cocaine... more

Mynderse stays unbeaten in Syracuse; Shaulis triple-double lifts South Seneca over Newark (W-FL round-up 12/29)

No rest for Kevin Korzeniewski and the Mynderse Academy Blue Devils boys varsity basketball team. Thursday night they defeated Clyde-Savannah 73-72. Friday night they were on the bus heading east on the Thruway to face Syracuse Academy of Science as part of a showcase at Onondaga Community College. Mynderse would head back home winners and remain undefeated after a 52-49... more

Blankenberg drops 44 in Wayne victory; Marion girls beat Red Creek (W-FL round-up 12/27)

Mike Krauza’s Red Creek Rams will face Mynderse on Thursday at NYCC in Seneca Falls. The Lady Rams were looking to be undefeated heading into the matchup with Mynderse. On Wednesday night, however, Marion had other plans as they hosted, and defeated Red Creek 60-50. Marion held Red Creek’s top two scorers, Isabella Wilbur and Alex Mosqueda to just 12... more

Extreme cold continues in the FLX; New Years Eve looks frigid, too

Those who can tolerate Thursday’s frigid temperatures have truly acclimated to winter in New York. Forecasters say this is some of the coldest weather the region has experienced in a couple winters, and the pro-longed nature of the event, spanning several days – makes it one of the longest stretches of Arctic weather we’ve seen in about as long. FLX... more

Snow coming, bitter cold will return for New Years Eve

The National Weather Service has upgraded expectations of forecasts for parts of the Finger Lakes this weekend. While much of the region will only see a period of light snow, lake effect snow warnings have now been issued for Wayne and Monroe counties. The National Weather Service said on Friday that a clipper system would bring a quick, burst of... more

DEBRIEF: Breaking down the biggest political news in 2017 (podcast)

Episode #15 of the Debrief Podcast marked the final show of 2017 from Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso, who has discussed a variety of political, social, and economic issues in the FingerLakes1.com Studio. On the special, ‘year-end’ edition of the pod, the duo discussed Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb’s viability in 2018, a number of state proposals that will be... more

Brutal wind chills, lake effect snow persist throughout the Finger Lakes tonight

Walking outside this morning might have felt like a shock for some, as the Finger Lakes experienced temperatures that haven’t been seen in recent memory. Forecasters say the temperatures will continue falling through Thursday, which will mean that staying warm, bundled up, and keeping children and pets safe is a priority. The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories... more

Exodus from New York continues as state loses thousands

New York gained population in 2017 — but it wasn’t reason to celebrate for officials, who lived through another Census review, which highlighted significant losses to other states. In fact, even as the state’s population grew to 19,849,399 — up some 13,000 over the previous one — the state ranked 41st in overall growth. More troubling was the migration of... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Penn Yan takes on Geneva in FL East showdown on FL1 Sports

The Penn Yan Mustangs take on the Geneva Panthers at Waterloo High School in a key mid-season Finger Lakes East match-up three days before Christmas. Jim Sinicropi and Nick Sciotti will have the call live from Waterloo starting at 7:30 pm on FL1 Sports. . Watch the live stream on FingerLakes1.TV, the FingerLakes1.com YouTube Channel, or the free FingerLakes1.com iPhone... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Reporter Peter Mantius talks local headlines, changes in the news business (podcast)

How does a newspaper veteran with history and experience in Atlanta and the New York City-area get involved with covering some of the most-controversial topics in the Finger Lakes? For Peter Mantius, it started with a move to Watkins Glen. He moved to Watkins Glen from Long Island, where he ran a couple business publications. Most of his career was... more

Golden Eagles lose shootout to C.G. Finney in Clyde (W-FL round-up 12/21)

It was up and down action in the gymnasium at Clyde-Savannah High School on Thursday night as Section V Independent C.G. Finney came to town to face the Golden Eagles. Clyde’s Derrick Chance would bury three straight three-pointers to end the first half with C-S on top 51-44 but Finney would outscore the hosts 23-14 in the 3rd quarter and... more

Police: Penn Yan woman had 27 bags of heroin during investigation

The Penn Yan Police Department reports the arrest of a village resident after an investigation on Main Street. Police say that it was determined that Sarah L. Clark, 35, of Penn Yan was in possession of 27 bags of heroin, several hypodermic syringes and other drug related items. While being interviewed, police say that Clark provided a false statement and... more

WHITE SATURDAY: Heavy, wet snow blankets the Finger Lakes

Heavy wet snow began falling across most of the central and northern Finger Lakes region mid-afternoon on Saturday making travel conditions treacherous on the day before Christmas Eve. Get the latest on Saturday’s weather event below or at the FingerLakes1.com Local Weather Center. Be safe out there and enjoy your holiday weekend that is, more and more, starting to look... more

#ICYMI: Biggest stories of the week (Dec. 17-23)

#ICYMI will be a weekly feature to FingerLakes1.com, recapping the biggest headlines of the week from around the region. We begin over the busy, holiday weekend — as readers try to catch up on what’s happening in the region. Look for it weekly, on Saturday’s exclusively on FingerLakes1.com Here are the most-read local headlines for the final week before Christmas... more

FLX WEEKLY: The year in the Finger Lakes in review (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso for our final episode of 2017 where we take a look back at the past year. We discuss the top stories that shaped our news and relive the year in local photos. . more

ER beats Lyons; South Seneca girls down rival Romulus (W-FL round-up 12/19)

With Christmas break fast approaching, Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball teams are positioning themselves in league standings prior to taking a few days off an heading to holiday tournaments and showcases next week. Tuesday night’s line-up of games featured a pair of cross-town rivalry games in Seneca County and a huge match-up at the top of the Wayne County... more

Reed, Collins, Katko defend tax overhaul

Five members of New York’s Republican delegation in the House voted Tuesday against a controversial $1.5 trillion package that Democrats are calling a giveaway to the nation’s rich at the expense of middle and lower income Americans. However, those five don’t include area representatives Tom Reed, John Katko or Chris Collins. As expected, all three voted in favor of what... more
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