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Finger Lakes will warm up, feeling like early-summer by Wednesday

Finger Lakes will warm up, feeling like early-summer by Wednesday
Feeling a little chilly after this past weekend? It's going to feel like early-summer this week, as temperatures climb into the 70s and even approach 80 degrees. The snow showers that the the region saw ... more
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#ICYMI: Cynthia Nixon visits Geneva, search for missing teen continues in Wayne Co.

#ICYMI: Cynthia Nixon visits Geneva, search for missing teen continues in Wayne Co.
Another weekend, and more unseasonably cold temperatures. While we had a taste of spring last week, next week looks much better. As for the headlines, the week provided much in the way of news. For ... more
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Keep Calm and Have a Finger Lakes Beer

Winery owner sounds the alarm to Yates Legislature during digital session, as they look toward another month of inactivity
The craft beer scene is exploding nationwide. If you want to soak in the suds, there’s never been a better time to do so than in the past few years, and the beer expansion is ... more
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Woman arrested at Five Points after trying to smuggle drugs into facility

O’Mara, Helming co-sponsor legislation to create contraband plan for prisons
State Police say a 24-year-old Rochester woman was arrested at Five Points State Correctional Facility in Romulus after attempting to enter with prison contraband. Ceptimber M. Wallace, 24, was charged with first-degree promoting prison contraband, ... more
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Tops wants to close unprofitable stores, but isn’t saying where

Tops wants to close unprofitable stores, but isn't saying where
Tops Friendly Markets wants to close unprofitable stores, but it hasn't disclosed how many or where they are. In a bankruptcy court filing, the Williamsville-based supermarket chain said the vast majority of its 169 stores ... more
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Porsch will prosecute embattled Rochester judge on weapon charge

Porsch will prosecute embattled Rochester judge on weapon charge
Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch has been named a special prosecutor in the latest allegation against embattled Rochester Judge Leticia Astacio. State Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran confirmed Monday that he assigned Porsch to ... more
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#ICYMI: Vincent will have to make revisions, reviewing ACT Rochester results, and a fashion show

#ICYMI: Vincent will have to make revisions, reviewing ACT Rochester results, and a fashion show
Spring has finally sprung here in the Finger Lakes; and over the last weekend, residents got out and enjoyed the sunshine. The headlines didn't stop in the region, though, as temperatures rose into the 50s ... more
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Spring is about to arrive in the FLX: But will it stick around?

Spring is about to arrive in the FLX: But will it stick around?
As temperatures begin to rise this weekend in the Finger Lakes — many are hoping that winter is officially behind us. FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil said on Friday that persistent, winter weather simply isn’t ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Breaking down ACT Rochester report on the Finger Lakes (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Breaking down ACT Rochester report on the Finger Lakes (podcast)
On Episode #22 of The Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso break down the latest political news from the Finger Lakes. Special focus will be placed on a report published by ACT Rochester, which ... more
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Finger Lakes region struggles in key areas, per ACT Rochester report

Finger Lakes region struggles in key areas, per ACT Rochester report
ACT Rochester released compelling new data evaluating some of the long-term trends in counties and cities throughout the Finger Lakes. The Report Card looks at everything from socio-economic factors — to ultra-specific population data-points that ... more
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LOCATE Finger Lakes aims to bring young people back to region

LOCATE Finger Lakes aims to bring young people back to region
To provide the young people of the Finger Lakes region with a dynamic educational program on business and free enterprise, KeyBank is pleased to announce the KeyBank Foundation is making a substantial donation to LOCATE ... more
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POLITICS & MUSIC: Trailblazers mini-musical focuses on increased engagement (video)

POLITICS & MUSIC: Trailblazers mini-musical focuses on increased engagement (video)
It was about telling the story of politics through music. On Tuesday, April 17th a popular venue in Geneva was filled, as actors, music and food brought a discussion about politics to the forefront. That ... more
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Thursday will offer one last shot of winter for the Finger Lakes

Thursday will offer one last shot of winter for the Finger Lakes
Wednesday will be a nice day in the Finger Lakes. It won’t feel like spring yet, but temperatures will moderate slightly — with highs pushing into the 40s, and the chance of precipitation going away ... more
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MISSING: Ontario Co. woman last seen in Rochester on April 5th

MISSING: Ontario Co. woman last seen in Rochester on April 5th
Investigators in Ontario County are asking for the public’s help locating a woman last seen in Rochester. They say Mary Louis Mervis, 27, was last seen on April 5th at a friend’s house on Kingston ... more
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Winter holds on through end of week, then things warm up

Winter in April? It’s felt like that over the last few weeks, and it looks like the forecast has two more ‘wintry’ days in store for the Finger Lakes. Snow showers will dominate the forecast ... more
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FLX FORECAST: Heavy rain on Monday; snow showers return on Tuesday

FLX FORECAST: Heavy rain on Monday; snow showers return on Tuesday
The rain will be steady at times throughout the afternoon, and eventually — parts of the Finger Lakes will see that dissipate to lighter snow showers as temperatures fall. FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil says ... more
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Soaking up the sun (photo)

Soaking up the sun (photo)
These turtles at Lamberton Conservatory were soaking up some sun on Tuesday afternoon. Photo by Rachel Burkholder ... more
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Adding a little color to spring (photo)

Adding a little color to spring (photo)
The Lamberton conservatory at Highland Park is a great place to beat the winter blues! The beautiful, colorful displays of Spring flowers and amazing scent are a pleasant change from the winter weather outside. Photo ... more
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#ICYMI: Vincent out at HWS, Circular enerG told to make ‘revisions’, & more

#ICYMI: Vincent out at HWS, Circular enerG told to make ‘revisions’, & more
Once again winter weather made headlines this week, as temperatures bounced from 30-something to 60-something depending on exact location in the Finger Lakes. The region has gotten used to it, but the weather wasn't the ... more
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NWS: Advisories set to expire later today

NWS: Advisories set to expire later today
As winter takes one last swipe at the Finger Lakes — the region is preparing for an event that could be much worse than a typical, snowy evening. *** PLANNING FORECAST AT A GLANCE *** ... more
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FLX FORECAST: Showers, wind & warmer conditions on Thursday – but changes coming

FLX FORECAST: Showers, wind & warmer conditions on Thursday - but changes coming
Thursday is going to be the warming day. Temperatures will push into the mid-50s, allowing for the Finger Lakes to feel more like spring. However, it will be a cool start as the region starts ... more
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