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FLX wine region in heady company again

FLX wine region in heady company again
Acclaim for the Finger Lakes wine region keeps rolling in. On the heels of last year’s win as Best Wine Region in national polling by USA Today, the region has come in second on VinePair’s ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Albany puts pinch on small communities, and reviewing legislative proposals (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Albany puts pinch on small communities, and reviewing legislative proposals (podcast)
Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss the latest news in the Finger Lakes - including a number of budget proposals at the state-level, which would have serious impact on local communities. Here are the headlines ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing the latest on flu season in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing the latest on flu season in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
The holidays are over, and winter hasn't really felt like one - but flu season is in full-swing. According to Dr. Elizabeth Osborn, of Lifecare Medical Associates and Finger Lakes Health - the season is ... more
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Police discover 13 license suspensions during traffic stop in Penn Yan

Following a traffic stop - a Syracuse man was found to have over a dozen license suspensions, according to police. The Penn Yan Police Department reports the arrest of Shawn M. Allen, 40, of Syracuse ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Bringing solar to rural parts of the Finger Lakes

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Bringing solar to rural parts of the Finger Lakes
What kind of benefit can solar have in the Finger Lakes? That is one of the questions discussed in this week's Sunday Conversation. In 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo invested a billion dollars to see a ... more
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LOCATE Finger Lakes releases update to Board of Directors

Locate Finger Lakes to host CEO roundtable for aspiring entrepreneurs on Jan. 31st
LOCATE Finger Lakes, the economic development initiative designed to enhance collaboration, promote business enterprise, and provide focus on the economic future of the Finger Lakes region, today announced the current membership of its Board of ... more
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Generations Bank announces series of promotions for employees

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Generations announces the promotion of five employees, Amy Favata, Shelby Journal, Holly Moran-Arndt, Stephanie Northup, and Joe Scibona. Generations President & CEO Menzo Case said, “Each of the promoted individuals plays a significant role in ... more
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AT&T leaving downtown Syracuse, taking 150 jobs to Florida

AT&T leaving downtown Syracuse, taking 150 jobs to Florida
AT&T confirms its call center on South Clinton St. in Syracuse is closing and will be moving 150 jobs out of Syracuse in April. “The lease is expiring on the location and we are consolidating ... more
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Government shut down impacting breweries in Central New York

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As the partial government shutdown enters its third week, breweries across Central New York are starting to feel the impact. A consequence of the shutdown is a delay in approvals for craft brewers selling new ... more
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Matt Beadnell approved as Onondaga County comptroller

Matt Beadnell approved as Onondaga County comptroller
An accountant in the Onondaga County comptroller’s office was approved today to move up to the top job. Matt Beadnell, 30, of Camillus, was confirmed as comptroller by a 14-3 vote of the county Legislature ... more
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The Thruway is revamping its rest stops, but some feel left out

The Thruway is revamping its rest stops, but some feel left out
Yvonne Bachmore and Gary Grassman owe their livelihood to New York's Business Enterprise Program, which trains blind people to manage and own snack shops and vending machines. So when the state Thruway Authority launched a ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing mental health, outreach efforts locally (podcast)

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Approximately 1 in 5 adults - or 43.9 million people - experience mental illness in any given year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental ... more
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What will you pay for health care? Sticker price is rarely the real price you pay

What will you pay for health care? Sticker price is rarely the real price you pay
New year, new deductible on your health insurance and the same worries about what you’ll actually pay for your health care. Believe it or not, the federal government is trying to help. As of Jan ... more
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Kolb calls on Gov. Cuomo to address series of priorities for taxpayers

Minority conference makes pitch to create ‘affordable’ New York for all, especially local communities
In advance of the upcoming 2019 Legislative Session, Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to consider significant changes to the state’s tax code, its economic development programs, ethics laws ... more
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Cayuga, Ontario, and Steuben receive state funding to fight welfare fraud

Cayuga, Ontario, and Steuben receive state funding to fight welfare fraud
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced more than $13.5 million in grants has been awarded to 29 district attorneys' offices statewide to continue the enhancement of their investigation of state tax evasion and welfare fraud cases ... more
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POWER OUTAGE UPDATE: Entire region should be restored by end of Wednesday

While thousands were without power on New Years Day - as folks started 2019 - hundreds were still without power 24 hours after the winds began dying down. The National Weather Service recorded a peak ... more
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Oneida’s will bring sports betting to Nation-owned casinos in Upstate New York

Oneida's will bring sports betting to Nation-owned casinos in Upstate New York
Oneida Indian Nation, owner of Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona announced today that subject to National Indian Gaming Commission review, it will be partnering with global gaming leader Caesars Entertainment to bring sports betting to Upstate ... more
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Thousands start 2019 without power in the Finger Lakes (outage lists)

Thousands without power in the Finger Lakes (list)
Thousands were without power overnight as crews worked on the holiday to keep up with winds that wreaked havoc on power lines, trees, and caused minor damage throughout the Finger Lakes. While outages were being ... more
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The biggest news stories from the Finger Lakes in 2018

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What were the biggest stories of 2018? Inside the FingerLakes1.com Newsroom - a number of important stories - often breaking news events - were covered in 2018. It was another record-breaking traffic year for FingerLakes1.com ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Breaking down the biggest stories of 2018 (podcast)

DEBRIEF LIVE AT 9:45: Breaking down the biggest stories of 2018 (podcast)
What were the biggest issues in 2018? Many of them came at the end of the year, as elected officials primed and previewed 2019 agendas. On this episode of The Debrief Podcast, Josh Durso and ... more
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The biggest environmental stories from the Finger Lakes in 2018

Reviewing the 19 biggest environmental headlines for the Finger Lakes in 2018
Looking back on 2018, Gov. Andrew Cuomo deserves a “C-” grade for protecting the environment in the Finger Lakes during his eighth year in office.   His administration certainly got some things right. It set aside ... more
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