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Buzzing along (photo)

Buzzing along (photo)
Steve Eichorn captured this little guy last week ... more
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Sunrise on Lake Ontario (photo)

Sunrise on Lake Ontario (photo)
This photo was captured by Delilah Nolan along Lake Ontario in the town of Ontario ... more
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Enjoying a summer day (photo)

Enjoying a summer day (photo)
A fun day on Keuka Lake. This photo by Mary Heidemann ... more
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Overlooking Keuka Lake (photo)

Overlooking Keuka Lake (photo)
Beautiful view along Keuka Lake by Al Troisi ... more
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MiLB scraps 2020 season, and that will impact local businesses in Auburn

MiLB scraps 2020 season, and that will impact local businesses in Auburn
Baseball has officially been cancelled. While Major League Baseball plans a return next month, MiLB announced that it's season would not take place. It's the first time that's happened since the late-1800s. David Lindberg is ... more
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NYSPHSA expected to make decision about fall sports this week

NYSPHSA expected to make decision about falls sports this week
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association is considering several outcomes for fall sports, but no official word has come down yet. The entity, which governs sports across public high schools in New ... more
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Gyms will file class action lawsuit against NYS over reopening plan

Gyms will file class action lawsuit against NYS over reopening plan
Gym owners across New York State are coming together to fight reopening plans issued by Governor Andrew Cuomo. There's an apparent class-action lawsuit planned, which will be filed by the end of the week. Gyms ... more
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Tops says it’s ending plastic bag use in stores this week

Tops says it’s ending plastic bag use in stores this week
Tops Friendly Markets is phasing out plastic shopping bags. While New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officials said a few weeks ago that it wouldn't be enforcing the plastic bag ban instituted earlier this ... more
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Police search for suspects after paint dumped on IPD HQ doors

Police search for suspects after paint dumped on IPD HQ doors
The Ithaca Police Department is looking for the person or persons responsible for dumping red paint on the front entrance doors of their headquarters last week. The incident happened on Thursday, according to a press ... more
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Parts of Ontario County dealing with major gypsy moth outbreak

Parts of Ontario County dealing with major gypsy moth outbreak
The DEC says part of Ontario County is dealing with a serious gypsy moth outbreak. Meteorologist Kevin Williams tells Finger Lakes News Radio that entire trees are being defoliated. The area that appears to be ... more
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Palmyra man shoved deputy during domestic investigation

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The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra man following a domestic incident on Monday. Deputies arrested Joshua Mayville, 30, for harassment and obstructing governmental administration after the incident. The charges stemmed ... more
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Walworth man lashes out during domestic, as deputies take him into custody — resulting in several charges

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The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Macedon man following an investigation into a domestic incident on Tuesday around 4:30 a.m. Deputies arrested Jeremy Foster, 28, of Walworth for criminal mischief, obstructing ... more
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CRASH COURSE #313: Devon & Kristi Germain, AmericanBeanz (podcast)

CRASH COURSE #313: Devon & Kristi Germain, AmericanBeanz (podcast)
The Crash Course makes a long-awaited return to FingerLakes1.com Studios and welcomes Devon & Kristi Germain to break some huge news for the derby family in Ontario, and follow up with some big news of ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: South Seneca Class of 2020 grad Hannah Goldberg (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: South Seneca Class of 2020 grad Hannah Goldberg (podcast)
Last weekend Hannah Goldberg and her classmates received their high school diplomas during the commencement ceremony at South Seneca High School in Ovid. Hannah, a former FingerLakes1.com, Inc. Intern, is in-studio to talk about the ... more
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ACROSS THE HALL: SUNY Brockport’s Professor Joe Torre on higher education in a pandemic & local history (podcast)

ACROSS THE HALL: SUNY Brockport’s Professor Joe Torre on higher education in a pandemic & local history (podcast)
This week Brendan is joined by SUNY Brockport history professor Joe Torre to talk local history and about the effect of COVID-19 on higher education. Professor Torre is an expert on early American History and ... more
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Dundee woman charged in 2002 murder of her 16-month-old son

Dundee woman accused of killing 16-month-old baby will head to trial in June
Kelly L. Anderson, age 42 of Dundee, was arrested on a Yates County Court warrant Tuesday morning in Dundee by Yates Sheriff’s and State Police Investigators. She is charged with 2nd degree murder of her ... more
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6 Questions to Ask Roofing Contractors When Hiring

6 Questions to Ask Roofing Contractors When Hiring
Roof construction and replacement are complex tasks. Sooner or later, most homeowners have to hire a contractor. However, not every company should be trusted. It is a growing market, and the sheer number of offers ... more
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DAILY DEBRIEF: Housekeeper who walked away from Ontario Center speaks out (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: How the current situation facing immigrants stacks up in the U.S. (podcast)
Connie Helker says she was the first employee to test positive for COVID-19 at the Ontario Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, earning the nickname "COVID Connie" among some of her peers. As a front desk ... more
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Parents prepare for prospect of part-time distance learning; districts weigh options to educate students

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School districts across New York are waiting for guidance from the state on how to proceed. The uncertainty has left many districts in a mixed state of confusion and uncertainty. Adam Urbanski, president of the ... more
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Federal judge backs up Cuomo’s eviction freeze; calls it constitutional

Federal judge backs up Cuomo’s eviction freeze; calls it constitutional
A federal judge says Governor Andrew Cuomo acted constitutionally when he temporarily banned evictions due to COVID-19. Judge Colleen McMahon said in a written decision Monday that the eviction moratorium does not violate the First ... more
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Citing concern for post-holiday weekend increase in COVID cases Auburn hospital delays visitation

Citing concern for post-holiday weekend increase in COVID cases Auburn hospital delays visitation
Auburn Community Hospital abruptly changed course on Tuesday, announcing that it wouldn't open for visitors this week. As of last week, the hospital had planned to resume visitation on Wednesday. However, even with restrictions in ... more
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