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Beautiful summer weekend in the FLX (forecast)

Beautiful summer weekend in the FLX (forecast)
Sunshine will return to the Finger Lakes for the next few days as high pressure builds in. Skies are already sunny Saturday morning across the region. The sunshine will continue, though fair weather clouds will ... more
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Cuomo campaign to donate maximum to Balter for Congress

Cuomo campaign to donate maximum to Balter for Congress
As Dana Balter aims to unseat U.S. Rep. John Katko in the 24th Congressional District race, she will receive a large donation from New York's top Democrat. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's campaign will donate $2,700 — ... more
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Katko eyes solution to address mental health care provider shortage

Katko eyes solution to address mental health care provider shortage
The co-chairs of the Mental Health Caucus in Congress have proposed legislation to address the lack of mental health care providers in many parts of the country. U.S. Reps. John Katko and Grace Napolitano introduced ... more
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FLX FORECAST: Drying out and getting comfortable this weekend

FLX FORECAST: Drying out and getting comfortable this weekend
It should be a mostly pleasant weekend here in the Finger Lakes, as things stay mainly dry and comfortable. FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil reports that Saturday should remain mostly dry with a slight chance ... more
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Rep. John Katko drafting ‘red flag’ bill to remove guns from dangerous people

Rep. John Katko drafting 'red flag' bill to remove guns from dangerous people
U.S. Rep. John Katko will unveil legislation in the next few days to encourage states to adopt so-called "red flag" laws, which would establish a process for confiscating guns from individuals considered threats to themselves ... more
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Soaking showers and thunderstorms bringing much needed rain to FLX

Soaking showers and thunderstorms bringing much needed rain to FLX
The National Weather Service says that scattered showers and thunderstorms this week will help ease some of the rainfall concerns that have persisted over the last several weeks. The dry pattern that has locked itself ... more
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Forecast this week shares similarities to ‘historic’ one from 2006, says weather service

Forecast this week shares similarities to 'historic' one from 2006, says weather service
The predicted convergence of two weather systems in the Eastern U.S. this week looks a lot like the late June 2006 deluge that caused widespread flooding in Upstate New York, the National Weather Service said ... more
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RAIN ARRIVES: Region sees much needed rainfall

RAIN ARRIVES: Region sees much needed rainfall
The Finger Lakes is going to get some much needed rain this weekend after a comfortable, cloudy day on Saturday. FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil says the excessively warm weather should be over for the ... 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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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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Ariana Grande, Pete Davidson seen at Destiny USA as he begins Syracuse movie

Ariana Grande, Pete Davidson seen at Destiny USA as he begins Syracuse movie
"Saturday Night Live" star Pete Davidson is in Syracuse to film a new movie, and he brought along his fiancee Ariana Grande. The celebrity couple was seen at Destiny USA on Tuesday afternoon. A reader ... more
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12 hospitalized with minor injuries after car hits 2 vehicles, thruway plaza sidewalk

Twelve people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries Monday after a car struck other vehicles on the thruway before stopping on a sidewalk at a service plaza in DeWitt. According to the East ... 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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Wild Flowers in Syracuse Area (photo)

Wild Flowers in Syracuse Area (photo)
This patch of wildflowers is along the Thruway at a rest stop East of Syracuse. It's so bright and colorful that I can't see how anyone can just drive by. Photo by Rachel Burkholder ... more
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ALGAE WATCH: City of Syracuse testing Skaneateles Lake water once a week

This summer, Skaneateles Lakes looks beautiful -- and so far, no signs of algae. Despite that, the City of Syracuse, which gets its drinking water from Skaneateles Lake, is increasing its monitoring of algae. The Syracuse Water ... more
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Deputies: Syracuse man trapped co-worker on man-lift in Ontario Co.

Ontario man charged with forcible touching after domestic incident
A 35-year-old Syracuse man was arrested after trapping a co-worker at the top of a man-lift by disabling it. On Wednesday at approximately 8 am Jeffrey Pascarella, 35, of Syracuse was charged with unlawful imprisonment ... 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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LEADERSHIP JOURNEY: Hasan Stephens, Carrier Dome DJ & founder of The Good Life Foundation (podcast)

LEADERSHIP JOURNEY: Hasan Stephens, Carrier Dome DJ & founder of The Good Life Foundation (podcast)
On this episode of The Leadership Journey podcast, your host Gwen Webber-McLeod is joined by Hasan Stephens, the Carrier Dome DJ at basketball games since 2013, to discuss how roles, race, hip hop, masculinity, entrepreneurship ... more
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Advance sale tickets available July 9th for New York State Fair

Advance sale tickets available July 9th for New York State Fair
Advance sale tickets for the 2018 New York State Fair will be available starting on July 9. Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement Thursday. Cuomo also announced new discounts for the fair as well. The ... 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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