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Solar Eclipse 2024: Photos and video from around the Finger Lakes

Solar Eclipse 2024: Photos and video from around the Finger Lakes
The total solar eclipse has come to a conclusion across the Finger Lakes. While the weather wasn't perfect, a few folks in the western portion of the region saw breaks of sun. While most others ... more
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Serious motorcycle accident in Caledonia

Serious motorcycle accident in Caledonia
A serious accident occurred Saturday night in Caledonia when a motorcyclist collided with a deer on Avrill Road. The crash, which happened before 8 p.m., resulted in serious injuries to the motorcyclist, according to Livingston ... more
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Livingston County marks National County Government Month with ‘Forward Together’ theme

Livingston County marks National County Government Month with 'Forward Together' theme
Livingston County embraces National County Government Month (NCGM) this April, spotlighting the crucial services provided by the county that ensure the well-being, safety, and prosperity of its communities. The theme for this year, “ForwardTogether,” emphasizes ... more
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Steep cost of poverty in the Finger Lakes: A decline of health and life expectancy

Steep cost of poverty in the Finger Lakes: A decline of health and life expectancy
The Finger Lakes region is known for its picturesque landscapes and tourism, but a silent crisis is unfolding. A recent report by Common Ground Health, supported by data from the New York State Department of ... more
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Livingston County marks March 29 as Vietnam War Veterans Day

Livingston County marks March 29 as Vietnam War Veterans Day
In a significant move the Livingston County Board of Supervisors designated March 29, 2024, as Vietnam War Veterans Day. This day is dedicated to honoring the service and sacrifice of those who served in one ... more
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Girl Scout cookie season extended thanks to poor weather last weekend

Girl Scout cookie season extended thanks to poor weather last weekend
Due to last weekend's unfavorable weather leading to the cancellation of numerous cookie booths, the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways Council has announced an extension of the cookie sale season through April 21. Initially set ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing workforce development efforts in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing workforce development efforts in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
What's being done to address the workforce shortage in the Finger Lakes? Unemployment rates are historically low. Most counties in the region reporting 3.5-4.25% jobless rates. That means employers are competing for a smaller pool ... more
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Livingston County launches spring travel guide

Livingston County launches spring travel guide
Livingston County Tourism announced the release of its 2024 Spring Travel Guide on March 27, promising an exciting season of exploration and discovery across the region. The 48-page guide details various spring activities, from festivals ... more
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DEBRIEF: Geneva development, housing issues, and assessments in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Geneva development, housing issues, and assessments in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
On this episode of The Debrief Podcast hosts Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine talk about recent headlines across the Finger Lakes region - including the closure of the Geneva Movieplex, development of a Dunkin' franchise ... more
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Federal funding boosts healthcare in the Finger Lakes

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The Finger Lakes area is set to receive over $3 million in federal funds aimed at enhancing healthcare services and emergency operations, as announced by U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand. The investment is ... more
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Andrea Bailey endorsed for 133rd Assembly District seat by prominent lawmakers

Andrea Bailey endorsed for 133rd Assembly District seat by prominent lawmakers
In a significant show of support, Andrea Bailey, the Livingston County Clerk, has received endorsements from both state and federal lawmakers for her candidacy for the 133rd District State Assembly seat. With the retirement of ... more
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Winter Weather Advisory: Snow into overnight, leaving slick travel through Saturday AM

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The calendar might say spring, but it's going to feel like winter for the next 24 hours. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for an area-wide snow event that is now ... more
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Major rail investment coming to the Finger Lakes: Millions for local projects

Finger Lakes Railway first short-line railroad in the state to upgrade infrastructure using steel ties
Nearly $25 million has been allocated by New York State for rail infrastructure enhancements in the Finger Lakes region, highlighting a broader initiative to fortify the state's freight movement and bolster economic growth. This funding ... more
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Avon police chief suspended amid multiple investigations

Avon police chief suspended amid multiple investigations
In an unexpected turn of events, Avon's Police Chief, Joseph Geer, was suspended without pay during an emergency board meeting held by the Village of Avon, as disclosed by a town councilman present at the ... more
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Homicide investigation underway in Genesee County

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The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office has launched an investigation into an apparent homicide following the discovery of 59-year-old Michael G. Poole's body in the town of Alabama on Tuesday. Poole, a resident of Olcutt in ... more
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Mission to bring back historic pumper truck takes shape in Avon

Mission to bring back historic pumper truck takes shape in Avon
In Geneseo the Avon Fire Department and local supporters are on a mission to bring back a piece of their history: a 1926 Ahrens-Fox Combination Pumper fire truck. Known for its advanced firefighting capabilities at ... more
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Finger Lakes stays chilly this week: Snow showers and highs in the 30s-40s

AAA offers safe driving tips as wet weather conditions continue
Spring might be on the calendar for this week across the Finger Lakes, but the weather isn't ready to match. Expect a chilly and unsettled start to the season, with lots of storms bringing cold ... more
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Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance unveils ‘Explore Finger Lakes’ campaign

Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance unveils 'Explore Finger Lakes' campaign
The Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance, a cornerstone in promoting tourism since 1919, has launched a new branding initiative, "Explore Finger Lakes." This campaign, developed in collaboration with Crafting A Brand Co., a Mendon-based design firm, ... more
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Contractor who had Victor operation faces new charges after years of fraud

Contractor who had Victor operation faces new charges after years of fraud
In Livingston County, a contractor named Douglas Shanley faces new grand larceny charges. He was brought to court for allegedly stealing from a construction job, reported by a client in 2022. Shanley ran N&S Home ... more
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