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Helming holds large financial advantage over Baldridge in NY Senate race

Helming holds large financial advantage over Baldridge in NY Senate race
State Sen. Pam Helming's six-figure war chest is considerably larger than Democratic challenger Kenan Baldridge's negative balance. Helming, R-Canandaigua, raised $57,928 over the past six months and has $129,764 in the bank. She is seeking ... more
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Rain finally coming to the Finger Lakes? Possibly this weekend, but chances improve next week

Rain finally coming to the Finger Lakes? Possibly this weekend, but chances improve next week
The weekend is shaping up to be a great one for getting out in the Finger Lakes. Clouds will build on Saturday, making for a more comfortable afternoon - especially as any chance of rain ... more
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Police: Shots fired at traffic stop in Geneseo, suspect flees on foot

Police: Shots fired at traffic stop in Geneseo, suspect flees on foot
An active police investigation is underway after a man pointed a firearm at an officer at a traffic stop in Geneseo before fleeing on foot. NYS Police along with the Livingston County Sheriff's Office are searching for the ... more
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Parts of region elevated to drought status after prolonged dry pattern

Parts of region elevated to drought status after prolonged dry pattern
The Finger Lakes region is getting closer to 'drought' status, as we approach the end of July. The most-recent update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that most of the region is listed as 'abnormally ... more
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Free Bereavement Camp for children to promote hope & healing

Holiday Party hosted for Rochester homeless veterans and their families helped by VA’s Housing Voucher Program
40 children entering grades 2-11 in September 2018 who are adjusting to the death of a loved one will be attending a free day camp this week. Camp Heartstrings / Camp Dreams will run from ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Crestwood expansion killed, SF rental agreement, and unexpected court closures (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Crestwood expansion killed, SF rental agreement, and unexpected court closures (podcast)
Whether it was news that the DEC had killed plans by Crestwood Midstream to store LPG underneath Seneca Lake in abandoned salt caverns, or a controversial rent agreement and arrangement in Seneca Falls - the ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb talks policy inaction, gridlock (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb talks policy inaction, gridlock (podcast)
New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) believes that there is still room for improvement and change. That is why he remains at his post. While frustration boils over regarding Albany's corruption, Leader ... more
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Amerks announce 2018-19 regular season schedule

Amerks announce 2018-19 regular season schedule
The Rochester Americans announced today their schedule for the 2018-19 American Hockey League regular-season. The Amerks will open their 63rd AHL season – and 37th as the affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres – on Friday, ... more
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Comfortable mid-week weather in FLX, before heat returns late-week

Comfortable mid-week weather in FLX, before heat returns late-week
There's a cold front passing through the region on Tuesday, but don't bank on much rain. The Finger Lakes will remain almost completely dry - with only a few passing showers registering on the radar ... more
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FLX FORECAST: Get out and enjoy the mild, dry weather this weekend

FLX FORECAST: Get out and enjoy the mild, dry weather this weekend
Relief is here. A comfortable summer weekend has arrived in the Finger Lakes - with the high heat, and humidity subsiding after the passage of a cold front. Cooler, drier air is taking over the ... more
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CHANGE ALMOST HERE: Strong storms moving through tonight, cooler Friday in the Finger Lakes

CHANGE ALMOST HERE: Strong storms moving through tonight, cooler Friday in the Finger Lakes
The heat is on for one more day in the Finger Lakes as cooler air slowly approaches the region behind some strong thunderstorms. Some of the storms currently moving through the Finger Lakes could produce ... more
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Thunderstorms rip through the Finger Lakes on Monday

Thunderstorms rip through the Finger Lakes on Monday
Severe thunderstorms moved through our area Monday afternoon and into the evening, mostly south of the Thruway to the west and through the central/southern Finger Lakes. These storms packed a punch with strong lightning and ... more
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Rochester man accused of selling heroin, fentanyl in Canandaigua

Rochester man accused of selling heroin, fentanyl in Canandaigua
On June 29th at approximately 5:00 pm, police arrested a 25-year-old Rochester man in Canandaigua following an investigation into the sale of heroin and fentanyl in Canandaigua. Kenneth M. Holmes, of Rochester was charged with ... more
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Felony DWI charge for Rochester driver in Fayette

Deputies: Victor man charged with possession, DWI in Richmond
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports that on Friday at approximately 7:22 pm a 39-year-old Rochester woman was arrested for felony DWI after a traffic stop in Seneca County. Barbara Gonzalez, 39, was charged with ... more
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How to protect your pet from firework stress on July Fourth

How to protect your pet from firework stress on July Fourth
More dogs run away during the Fourth of July than any other day of the year according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Although many people have fun during the ... more
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State DEC crews battle plant causing burns and blindness

State DEC crews battle plant causing burns and blindness
State DEC crews are out in full force battling against a plant that can cause burns and blindness. It's called giant hogweed. The sap inside the towering plant can cause burns on your skin if ... more
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BRINGING THE HEAT: Hottest weather since 2012 moves into the Finger Lakes

BRINGING THE HEAT: Hottest weather since 2012 moves into the Finger Lakes
Heat advisories have been issued, and officials are urging for the elderly and young to use extreme caution. In an advisory on Thursday, New York State Office for the Aging Director Greg Olsen warned that ... more
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Blue-Green Algae: The summer guest Honeoye didn’t invite

Blue-Green Algae: The summer guest Honeoye didn’t invite
In the Finger Lakes, summertime is highly anticipated and upon arrival, cherished. The temperament of Upstate New York isn’t exactly amiable for a good part of the year, so when people can be on or ... more
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MRB Group announces Merger, Expansion

MRB Group announces Merger, Expansion
MRB Group recently announced the decision to join forces with Chatfield Engineers in a move that further expands its municipal services team and broadens the spectrum of services to clients of both firms. “In order ... more
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Finger Lakes or bust: how wineries are taking innovative approaches to changing climate

Finger Lakes or bust: how wineries are taking innovative approaches to changing climate
The winters of 2014 and 2015 dealt Tom and Susan Higgins, the owners of Heart & Hands Wine Co. in the Finger Lakes, a one-two punch that left them concerned about the viability of their ... more
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Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester receives $300K award

Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester receives $300K award
Senator Pam Helming announced that the New York State Senate passed a Senate Resolution awarding $300,000 to the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester. This critical funding will assist BCCR with its continued outreach and support ... more
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