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Rochester man arrested on bench warrant during Ontario County traffic stop

Rochester man arrested on bench warrant during Ontario County traffic stop
On May 20, 2024, deputies arrested 30-year-old Shaquille Clark of Rochester on an active bench warrant. The arrest occurred during a traffic stop on State Route 444 in Victor, where Clark was found driving with ... more
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Five Star Bank honored at Business of the Month

Five Star Bank honored at Business of the Month
Five-Star Bank was honored as the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Month for May 2024. The award was presented during the Chamber’s Business After Hours event on May 15, held at Wagner ... more
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LETTER: Menthol ban needed for equity in healthcare

FDA: Menthol cigarettes could soon be banned
May 19th marks the 10th anniversary of the No Menthol Sunday initiative. As we strive for equity in healthcare, it is imperative to address the specific challenges marginalized communities face, and a menthol ban presents ... more
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Rochester man arrested for identity theft in Ontario County

Rochester man arrested for identity theft in Ontario County
Authorities took a Rochester man into custody for violating an active court order and identity theft, according to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office. Deputies arrested Zachari D. James, 26, of Rochester, at Barth Towing and ... more
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Food insecurity is a growing problem in the Finger Lakes: See the data by county

Food insecurity is a growing problem in the Finger Lakes: See the data by county
A new report from Feeding America revealed a dramatic increase in food insecurity in the Finger Lakes region, marking the sharpest rise since the Great Recession. Data from Foodlink's 10-county network showed food insecurity rates ... more
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Goodwill hosts textile circularity event for Finger Lakes

Goodwill hosts textile circularity event for Finger Lakes
This month, Goodwill Industries International (GII) convened leaders from the U.S., Canada, and Finland in Rochester for a two-day summit focused on advancing textile circularity. The event featured 60 Goodwill leaders and key partners from ... more
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Owner of 13 Finger Lakes area McDonald’s restaurants honored as Woman of the Year by Sen. Helming

Owner of 13 Finger Lakes area McDonald's restaurants honored as Woman of the Year by Sen. Helming
Senator Pam Helming announced that Mari Potter, a small business owner, has been named the 2024 Woman of Distinction for the 54th Senate District. The honor is part of the New York State Senate Women ... more
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Local nonprofits tackle health disparities in the Finger Lakes

See how much Excellus paid more than 200 execs, managers
Six local nonprofits have reached thousands of individuals over the past six months in the Finger Lakes Region, addressing health disparities with funding from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield's Health Equity Innovation Award. Initiatives included community health ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: URMC brings healthcare to Five Star Bank branches in rural communities (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: URMC brings healthcare to Five Star Bank branches in rural communities (podcast)
Today on the show we are talking about rural healthcare. According to the National Institute for Healthcare Management -- 12.6 of the 19.6 million people who live in New York are considered medically underserved. Which ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: How do property assessments work? Answering FAQs!

INSIDE THE FLX: Explaining everything to know about property assessments
There are few things that frustrate people more than assessments. The process is complicated, and oftentimes, property owners assume that because their assessment is increasing by 5-10% that their property taxes will go up too ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: In this economy? How do small businesses owners compete with major chains? (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: In this economy? How do small businesses owners compete with major chains? (podcast)
When we spotlight local businesses on FingerLakes1.com one of the most-common questions we get from readers is "How do they do it?" Then when that feature hits social media, we'll see dozens of comments that ... more
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ALDI announces major price cuts on over 250 items

Aldi saving opportunities
Amid high grocery prices, discount chain ALDI announced price cuts on over 250 items through Labor Day. The markdowns include picnic and barbecue essentials and travel-ready snacks, aiming to help families enjoy summer activities without ... more
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Ontario County man indicted for second-degree murder in Rochester

Ontario County man indicted for second-degree murder in Rochester
An Ontario County man was indicted for second-degree murder in connection with a fatal stabbing in Rochester last month. Mark Burdick, 54, of Clifton Springs, was accused of stabbing Myron Fair, 53, during an argument ... 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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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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Rochester man pleads guilty to conspiracy involving illegal gambling ring

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U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced that Louis P. Ferrari, II, 42, of Rochester, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to transmit wagering information in interstate commerce and conduct an illegal gambling business. The charges carry a ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Finger Lakes 211 Life Line serves thousands daily (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Finger Lakes 211 Life Line serves thousands daily (podcast)
Deb Turner has led the Finger Lakes region's 211 Lifeline program for many years. It's a program dedicated to connecting people to services - dozens of them - across the region. She was in-studio this ... more
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RELENTLESS: Real estate, social media, and mentors (podcast)

RELENTLESS: Real estate, social media, and mentors (podcast)
Julia Furano has made her career in real estate, but as she explains in a conversation with Christine on The Relentless Podcast it's about helping people complete their story. She discusses the ups and downs ... more
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Hochul orders flags at half-staff for Thruway worker killed last week

New York state halts road and bridge work for holiday
Governor Kathy Hochul announced that flags on state buildings will be flown at half-staff on Monday to honor Vincent "Vinny" Giammarva, a New York State Thruway Authority worker who tragically lost his life in a ... more
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