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Hundreds of thousands in funding delivered for aging septic systems in Finger Lakes

Senator Pam Helming announced $1.1 million in funding to improve water quality through the replacement of aging septic systems in communities across the Wayne-Finger Lakes region. The funding was secured through last year's budget, and ... more
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Artistic visitor at Irondequoit Bay (photo)

Artistic visitor at Irondequoit Bay (photo)
The long-tailed duck is down from arctic waters, shown here at Irondequoit Bay. This sea duck sports its breeding plumage during winter, then molts to its regular plumage during the breeding season...opposite of other waterfowl! ... more
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Serendipity in the Finger Lakes (photo)

Serendipity in the Finger Lakes (photo)
How awesome it was to have a chance visit with this gorgeous cat near a barn of the very same colors. Between the character of the old wood and the character of the cat, this ... more
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CHANGE IS COMING: Record warmth will be pushed out, light accumulation possible Thursday

CHANGE IS COMING: Record warmth will be pushed out, light accumulation possible Thursday
While many in the region have been getting acclimated to these ‘warmer-than-normal’ temperatures over the last 24 to 48 hours — change is coming again. That change is evening brining the threat of snow. That ... more
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Sheriff Luce: Woman faces 16 charges after stealing credit cards, using them 172 times

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce says a Rochester woman was taken into custody on Tuesday after an extensive investigation into stolen credit cards at the del Lago Resort & Casino. At approximately 10:30 a.m. investigators ... more
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Tops Friendly Markets files Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Tops Friendly Markets files Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Tops Friendly Markets LLC has filed for reorganizational bankruptcy, known as Chapter 11. It’s a move to eliminate debt and position the company for success moving forward. The company employs over 14,000 workers, and according ... more
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Major warm up coming this week in the FLX

Major warm up coming this week in the FLX
How about a warming trend? By the middle of this week it’s going to feel like mid-spring in the Finger Lakes — as high-temperatures push through the 60s. Some locations in the central and southern ... more
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Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon spotted in Fairport

Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon was seen Saturday night at Mulconry's Irish Pub in Fairport. The world-renowned comedian and former Saturday Night Live cast member is friends with the bar's owner, Damien Mulconry. The two ... more
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Inside the FLX: Ian Golden talks campaign, local issues & more (podcast)

Inside the FLX: Ian Golden talks campaign, local issues & more (podcast)
On Episode #98 of the Inside the FLX Podcast Ian Golden, who is seeking the Democratic nomination to take on Rep. Tom Reed this fall joins Josh Durso to talk local issues, politics, his campaign, ... more
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REPORT: Tops owners preparing for bankruptcy, local impact unknown

REPORT: Tops owners preparing for bankruptcy, local impact unknown
A report by Bloomberg says two U.S. supermarkets — one that has a number of stores in the Finger Lakes region — could be preparing for bankruptcy. The owner of Tops Friendly Markets could potentially ... more
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Snow showers possible with cooling temps, but long-term trend stays warm for FLX

Snow showers possible with cooling temps, but long-term trend stays warm for FLX
There’s a slight risk for some snow showers on Friday, and then again Saturday night — but overall — the region will see colder weather return. However, it won’t stick around for long. Here's a ... more
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Rochester man disputed debit card charges he authorized at Canandaigua bank

A Rochester man was arrested in Ontario County after an investigation into events that transpired at KeyBank located in Canandaigua. According to investigators Deovian W. Peterson, 23, of Rochester was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny ... more
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Wegmans named No. 2 in Fortune’s Best Companies to Work For list

Wegmans named No. 2 in Fortune's Best Companies to Work For list
For the 21st straight year, local supermarket chain Wegmans has been named one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For. This year, Wegmans is No. 2 on the list. It was also No ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Meet the candidates vying to challenge Rep. Reed in November

INSIDE THE FLX: Meet the candidates vying to challenge Rep. Reed in November
It's election season ... or rather, primary season for those vying to win the Democratic nomination and the chance to compete against Congressman Tom Reed in November's election. Democrats are trying to build momentum against ... more
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Fairport teen charged with endangering child after instructing 11-year-old to steal

On Monday a Airport resident was arrested after a larceny investigation at Victor Schools on High Street. The larceny incident allegedly took place on January 18th, according to deputies. Laura A. Pesantes, 19, was charged ... more
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Temperatures will warm into 40s, 50s for FLX; flooding risk remains ‘very’ minimal

Temperatures will warm into 40s, 50s for FLX; flooding risk remains 'very' minimal
Above average temperatures are on their way to the Finger Lakes. As we warm up during the second half of this week — some concerns have been raised about flooding. However, forecasters say that there ... more
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Canandaigua duo busted in investigation; possessed 89 baggies of crack cocaine

Canandaigua duo busted in investigation; possessed 89 baggies of crack cocaine
On Monday at approximately 9:22 p.m., officers of the Canandaigua Police Department, with the assistance of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Department arrested three individuals as part of a narcotics investigation. Officers took 54-year-old Brenda S ... more
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Rochester Red Wings reach deal with Monroe County; will stay at Frontier Field

Rochester's oldest and most popular sports team will remain in the Flower City, as the Rochester Red Wings and Monroe County have signed a lease deal to keep the team at Frontier Field for at ... more
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Deputies: Traffic stop leads to DWAI charge, warrant arrest in Farmington

Deputies: Traffic stop leads to DWAI charge, warrant arrest in Farmington
Deputies arrested a 20-year-old Honeoye Falls resident following a traffic stop in Farmington. Ezickiel M. Smith, 20, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs after a traffic stop for failing to keep right ... more
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$4.8M coming to local counties to enhance emergency communication

$4.8M coming to local counties to enhance emergency communication
More than $4 million in grant funding is coming to the Finger Lakes area to help improve emergency communications. State Senator Pam Helming announced millions in grant awards to the six counties she represents to ... more
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PLANNING FORECAST: Temperatures will warm as the week progresses

FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil says the first half of this week will be quiet, and cool, but changes are on the way. - By Wednesday temperatures will be moving through the 40s and into ... more
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