Shake Shack coming to Clifton Springs, Junius service areas along Thruway: One will open in 2022

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Several Thruway service areas in Western New York and Central New York have been closed since last year. In a matter of months- they will reopen. The $300 million renovation project resulted in several rest stops- including those in the Finger Lakes to be leveled, and rebuilt from the ground up. The service areas in Tyre, Seneca County and Clifton Springs, Ontario County were ... FULL STORY
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THURSDAY NIGHT HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL - LIVE ON FL1 RADIO!
Finger Lakes West boys basketball takes center stage on FL1 Radio as the Bloomfield Bombers head to Red Jacket to take on the Indians in a Thursday night contest.  Ted Baker and Jason Hunt will be courtside live at 7:30 p.m.!

Steuben County man pleads guilty to third child pornography charge

Steuben County man pleads guilty to third child pornography charge
A Steuben County man with two previous child pornography convictions has pleaded guilty to ... MORE

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Dundee-Bradford girls pick up big win at HAC; Geneva boys outlast Marcus Whitman

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On Wednesday night there were 16 Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball teams in action. Check out ... MORE

Nobel Prize winner could help bring $100 million to Southern Tier

Nobel Prize winner could help bring 0 million to Southern Tier
Exciting opportunities are on the horizon for New York’s Southern Tier. Binghamton University students ... MORE

People across the U.S. are quitting jobs to start their own business

People across the U.S. are quitting their jobs to start businesses
Many across the United States are rethinking their career plans in the wake of ... MORE

Understanding New York’s mask mandate court battle

Understanding New York’s mask mandate court battle
On Monday, January 24, a state supreme court struck down Governor’s Hochul mask mandate, ... MORE

Republicans call on Hochul to address bail reform laws

Republicans call on Hochul to address bail reform laws
New York Republicans sent a letter to Governor Hochul earlier this week asking her ... MORE

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BOYS HS BASKETBALL ON FL1 RADIO: Bloomfield, Red Jacket meet for Thursday night Finger Lakes West contest (webcast)

It is a Finger Lakes West boys basketball battle on FL1 Radio Thursday night. The Bloomfield ... LAUNCH STREAM
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FLX WEEKLY: Wines for your Valentines (podcast)

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail director Katherine Chase is back in-studio to pair wines and sweets ahead ... LAUNCH STREAM
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INSIDE THE FLX: NY Wine and Grape Foundation Sustainable Vineyard program (podcast)

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Southern Tier set to receive critical funding from USDA

Southern Tier region set to receive critical funding from USDA
New York’s Southern Tier region will receive more than $6.5 million in loans and $650,000 in ... MORE

Cayuga County appoints new social services commissioner, community services director

Cayuga County appoints new social services commissioner, community services director
The Cayuga County Legislature has approved replacements for Ray Bizzari, outgoing director of community services, who ... MORE

Grand jury indicts Addison man on rape, burglary charges after September attack

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A grand jury in Steuben County has indicted an Addison man on rape and burglary charges ... MORE

Steuben grand jury indicts driver on felony charge after drunk driving with child in car

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Two accused of using fake vaccine cards to enter Bills game at Highmark Stadium earlier this month: DA says he won’t seek maximum sentence

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The Erie County District Attorney’s office has charged a West Seneca couple with trying to use ... MORE

Ithaca arson investigation: School bus driver credited with saving lives after alerting residents

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Police in Ithaca are investigating an arson that occurred during the early-morning hours on January 19 ... MORE

Upwards of 100 displaced after fire at motel in Horseheads

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Cayuga Nation files defamation lawsuit against Fayette resident

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Attorneys representing the Cayuga Nation filed a defamation and civil rights complaint against the Fayette man ... MORE

Canandaigua Academy grad Ryan Poles named Chicago Bears general manager

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Ryan Poles, a 2003 graduate of Canandaigua Academy, was named the new general manager of the ... MORE

Auburn undertaking three-year multimedia campaign to promote historic, cultural sites

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The city of Auburn is launching a three-year initiative to let more tourists know about what ... MORE

Crunch snap two-game skid with win over Monsters

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The Syracuse Crunch snapped their two-game skid with a 3-1 victory over the Cleveland Monsters on ... MORE

NY school districts face uncertainty with state’s mask mandate

NY school districts face uncertainty with state’s mask mandate
School districts across New York are in a tough spot after a judge in Nassau County ... MORE
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SSDI: How to be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits

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Many Americans become disabled on the job and end up suffering a loss of income. This may be ... MORE

Food stamps: 5 more things you can get with SNAP benefits

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Food stamps, or SNAP benefits, help low income families purchase food, but there are some other benefits people ... MORE

Long COVID linked to brain fog

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Are at-home COVID-19 tests still good after they expire?

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COVID-19 and the flu suggest a dangerous winter

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COVID-19 shutdowns in 2019-2020 stifled the spread of the flu last year. There are several factors that suggest ... MORE

Facebook to launch worlds fastest AI machine

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Meta, the parent company to Facebook announced it is launching one of the worlds strongest super computers. Facebook ... MORE

IRS: Earned Income Tax Credit, who can get it?

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Google accused of tracking users data

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Stimulus check: Who might get the Florida payment?

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Seneca board takes no action on Supervisor Trout after Republican caucus

No action. That was the result of a session Tuesday night where some elected officials thought the Seneca County Board Of Supervisors might take unified action after Waterloo Town Supervisor Don Trout published a meme about White Supremacy. Some thought that the Republican-majority board ... more

Mobile sports betting apps attracting new, younger bettors, leading to concerns about problem gambling

Now that we can bet on sports on our phones, the people who offer resources to problem gamblers are worried that a new generation might get carried away with mobile betting and become problem gamblers. Jenna Hotaling is Team Leader with the Finger Lakes ... more

SUNY stops withholding transcripts from students with outstanding debt to colleges

SUNY schools will no longer withhold transcripts of current or former students who owe money. Governor Kathy Hochul announced an agreement between the Executive Branch and State University of New York Board of Trustees to end the practice of withholding transcripts from students with ... more

Local hospitals call for blood donations

Local hospitals say they need more blood donors, and you can help. The American Red Cross issued its first ever blood crisis alert earlier this month, saying the country is experiencing its worst blood shortage in more than a decade. “We see our reserves ... more

Mega Millions lottery drawing worth $396 million: Is there a winner? How big will next drawing be?

Mega Millions lottery numbers are in for Tuesday’s $396 million drawing. The winning numbers were 03-12-38-53-58, with the Mega Ball being 13. There was also a 3x Megaplier. The estimated jackpot drawing was $396 million, according to lottery officials. How much cash does that ... more

Auburn schools’ top business official hopeful in light of Gov. Hochul’s budget plan

The Auburn Enlarged City School District’s top business official says the outlook for the 2022-23 budget looks promising. Lisa Green gave a presentation to the board on Tuesday, January 26, where she discussed what Governor Kathy Hochul’s proposed budget means for the community. Enactment ... more

New York expands its medical cannabis program

New York’s Office of Cannabis Management announced a new medical cannabis certification program on Monday, January 24. Physicians and other certified health care professionals can now prescribe medical marijuana for any ailment, including anxiety and insomnia. The change comes as part of the state’s ... more

Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League announces 2022 schedule

Baseball season will be here before you know it. The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League released the 2022 schedule on Wednesday. The Auburn Doubledays will open their season on Friday, June 3 at home against the Newark Pilots while the Geneva Red Wings host ... more

Seneca County to distribute free COVID-19 rapid testing kits

Seneca County Emergency Management is distributing free COVID-19 test kits to residents of Seneca County. These test kits will be handed out on a first come, first serve basis and will be available starting Wednesday, January 26th. Test kits available at the following locations: ... more

Cayuga County Legislature votes to table resolution that asks health department not to enforce mask mandate

The Cayuga County Legislature voted to table a resolution asking the health department not to enforce Governor Kathy Hochul’s mask-or-vaccine mandate at their Tuesday, January 25 meeting. The vote came down 14-1, with Andrew Dennison, who introduced the resolution, standing as the lone vote ... more

Sabres goaltender Aaron Dell suspended three games

Buffalo Sabres goaltender Aaron Dell has been suspended for three games, without pay, for interference against Ottawa Senators forward Drake Batherson during the first period of Tuesday’s road game against the Ottawa Senators, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced Wednesday. Dell will forfeit $11,250.00. The ... more

NYSAC supports Governor Hochul’s plan to invest in local communities

Local governments view Governor Kathy Hochul’s recent budget plan as a promising step in improving their relationship with the state. The New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) has lauded the governor’s efforts to fund improvement projects for a number of communities. “She has ... more

Ontario County Sheriff: Be aware of scam messages

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Department wants residents to know that if they receive a text similar to the one below, it is a scam and they should not click the associated link. The Sheriff’s Office does not sell merchandise or solicit for money. Scam ... more

Thousands to have student loans through Navient forgiven- Are you one of them?

Navient has reached a $1.85 billion dollar settlement with 39 states that would forgive some student loans- But how do you know if you loans are included? Only certain loans through Navient qualify for forgiveness, and there is a long list of criteria, according ... more

Giants to conduct second interview with Bills DC Leslie Frazier

The New York Giants seem to love the Buffalo Bills coaches. The Giants interviewed Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll for a second time for their head coaching vacancy on Tuesday and hours later, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network says they’ll be doing the same ... more

Schumer’s path to reelection seems clear with labor endorsements, $30 million cash on hand

Senator Chuck Schumer’s path to reelection seems clear with more than two dozen labor endorsements, upwards of $30 million campaign cash on hand, and no viable competition in sight. Recently, the senator has been in upstate in Lockport with autoworkers, in Albany at the ... more

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2022 Winter Soup Sales

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Artworks Gallery offers shading basics workshops

January 14 @ 1:00 PM - February 18 @ 3:00 PM
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Artworks Gallery offers shading basics workshops

January 21 @ 1:00 PM - February 25 @ 3:00 PM
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Exhibit: Interlude

January 27 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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