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Holiday deadline dates for USPS shipping

Holiday deadline dates for USPS shipping
Lines stretched out the door are not uncommon this time of year for postal workers as increased gifts and packages are a familiar scene during the holiday rush. Billions of deliveries are expected to be ... more
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Porsch argues Astacio gun case in Rochester Court

Porsch argues Astacio gun case in Rochester Court
Lawyers for former City Court Judge Leticia Astacio argued Thursday that criminal charges against her should be dismissed. Attorney Mark Foti said there were so many legal issues with the case that he was compelled ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Discussing CAFO regulation, HABs, and politics of Greenidge (podcast)

LIVE AT 9:15 AM: Peter Mantius discusses latest environmental news on The Debrief (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Peter Mantius, founder of The Water Front, whose reporting is featured on FingerLakes1.com, joins Josh Durso to discuss a number of important, pressing political and environmental issues that have been grabbing ... more
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Teen found safe in Byron

Teen found safe in Byron
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 14-year-old girl was abducted around 8 a.m. on West Bergen Road. Deputies say the child was taken under circumstances that lead them to believe she is in ... more
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MCC President Kress fires back after ‘no confidence’ vote

MCC President Kress fires back after ‘no confidence’ vote
Monroe Community College President Anne Kress portrayed a wide ranging complaint about her administration as a union tactic in an ongoing contract dispute, not a genuine critique of her leadership. "The way that we resolve ... more
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Eastview Mall, Waterloo Premium among most-popular shopping centers in Upstate New York

Malls may not open in ‘Phase 4’ leaving many operators wondering when they will get the green light
Like to shop? The holiday season is here and shoppers are taking to area malls and shopping centers like always — and Yelp — has provided a regional ranking of the most-positively reviewed destinations for ... more
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Driver charged with DWI after being removed from casino by del Lago security

Police: Seneca Falls man accused of verbally, physically abusing child in Walmart
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports that on November 17th at approximately 2:34 a.m. deputies responded to the del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre for a reported two-car accident. Upon arrival deputies located the ... more
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LEADING THE WAY: Assemblyman Brian Kolb elected to lead Republican conference again

Minority conference makes pitch to create ‘affordable’ New York for all, especially local communities
Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) was unanimously re-elected as Leader of the Assembly's Republican Conference. He released the following statement, extending his gratitude to those who elected him, as well as the constituents ... more
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Nate McMurray concedes in 27th Congressional race against Collins

Nate McMurray concedes in 27th Congressional race against Collins
Democrat Nate McMurray conceded the race to represent the 27th Congressional District to Rep. Chris Collins on Monday. “Nearly all the votes are counted and it is apparent that Chris Collins will be returning to ... more
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MCC faculty, unionized employees support no confidence vote on Kress

MCC faculty, unionized employees support no confidence vote on Kress
Out of over 500 voting faculty members and unionized employees at Monroe Community College, 88 percent supported a vote of no confidence in President Anne Kress, the Faculty Senate and Faculty Association announced Monday. The ... more
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Traffic stop leads to DWAI charge in Victor

Traffic stop leads to DWAI charge in Victor
Deputies say a 26-year-old Rochester resident was arrested on Friday along Rowley Road in Victor following a traffic stop. Piccole M. Nunez, 26, of Rochester was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, and ... more
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Driver charged with DWI after one-car accident in Walworth

Driver charged with DWI after one-car accident in Walworth
Deputies say a 21-year-old Chili resident was charged with DWI after a one-car accident on Ontario Center Road in Walworth. Abigail M. Higgins, 21, was found to have a BAC of .13 percent, and was ... more
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Local rail companies score millions in state money

Local rail companies score millions in state money
Two regional short-line railroad companies are sharing pretty big slices of $27.1 million in state rail infrastructure improvement funds, which were announced this week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Waterloo-based Finger Lakes Railway Corp. is getting ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Cuomo’s op-ed, cashless tolling in NYS, and contamination at the Depot (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Downtown Revitalization Initiative, 2019 Legislative Session Ends, and SUNY Prices Jump Again (podcast)
On Friday's edition of The Debrief Josh Durso was joined by Ted Baker, host of Finger Lakes Morning News on WGVA and WAUB - where the duo discussed a number of recent headlines from around ... more
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READY, SET, SHOP: Black Friday shoppers take to local stores

READY, SET, SHOP: Previewing official start of holiday shopping season
The time has come again, as it does every year, to make your holiday shopping list and check it twice. Hopefully, as you are checking off the family and friends’ wish lists, you’ve made some ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Troubling trend exposed when it comes to financial literacy (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Financial literacy missing piece to long-term succes
Earlier this year, WalletHub released survey results, which painted a grim picture about financial literacy across the U.S. Stunningly, the U.S. ended 2017 with $92.2 billion in new credit card debt - the highest increase ... more
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Wegmans and liquor stores fined $1.1 million by State Liquor Authority

Wegmans and liquor stores fined $1.1 million by State Liquor Authority
Gates-based supermarket chain Wegmans and five affiliated liquor stores were fined Wednesday by the New York State Liquor Authority. The SLA said Wegmans was fined for "availing their license to five affiliated liquor stores." It ... more
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Skiing in the Finger Lakes: 9 amazing resorts and trails for downhill, XC, more

Skiing in the Finger Lakes: 9 amazing resorts and trails for downhill, XC, more
The hills, valleys and forests of New York's Finger Lakes region make for some phenomenal downhill and cross-country skiing during the winter months. From hidden gems in the woods to glistening white slopes, skiers of ... more
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Burglary, grand larceny charges for Pittsford woman after return scheme foiled at Victor Walmart

Investigators with the Ontario County Sheriff's Office took a 54-year-old Pittsford resident into custody on Tuesday on two counts of burglary and one count of grand larceny following investigation into separate incidents at the Walmart ... more
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ROMAINE IS NOT SAFE: Officials warn against any consumption of lettuce until further notice

ROMAINE IS NOT SAFE: Officials warn against any consumption of lettuce until further notice
The Centers for Disease Control is advising consumers, restaurants, and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell any romaine lettuce as it investigates an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine. Wegmans and Tops Friendly ... more
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Former Seneca Co. Manager Jim Smith will be next Rochester’s next deputy mayor

REPORT: Former Seneca Co. Manager Jim Smith will be next Rochester’s next deputy mayor
Rochester City Communications Director Jim Smith will become deputy mayor on January 1st. He will succeed Cedric Alexander, who will leave his position at the end of the year. Alexander is a former Rochester police ... more
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