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INSIDE THE FLX: Trailblazers PAC founder Leslie Danks Burke talks transparency, political engagement (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Trailblazers PAC founder Leslie Danks Burke talks transparency, political engagement (podcast)
Government transparency. They are two words frequently debate, and discussed within the realm of politics, but one group says they're working harder than any other in the region to restore faith in elections through civic ... more
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Best Birding Spots in the Finger Lakes

Best Birding Spots in the Finger Lakes
If you ask residents and visitors what attracts them most to the Finger Lakes, you will likely hear mostly about our sweeping vistas, stunning shorelines, orchards, farms, culture and arts, food and wine. But for ... more
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FLX FORECAST: Snow stays in the forecast through late-week, accumulation expected

FLX FORECAST: Snow stays in the forecast through late-week, accumulation expected
Big snowfall is not expected for the Finger Lakes this week — even as another nor’easter makes its way up the coast — dumping heavy snow along the New England coastline. Forecasters say after a ... more
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Syracuse mourns the passing of Chris Gedney

Syracuse mourns the passing of Chris Gedney
Syracuse senior associate athletics director and former Orange All-America tight end Chris Gedney passed away Friday, March 9 at the age of 47. A native of nearby Liverpool, N.Y., Gedney was a four-year standout for ... more
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WINTER REMINDER: Light accumulation possible on Friday, cool pattern will continue

WINTER REMINDER: Light accumulation possible on Friday, cool pattern will continue
Expect some additional accumulation on Friday, but nothing that will cause major headaches. The region saw a general light coating of snow overnight, and now another couple inches are possible through the day on Friday ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Geneva’s City Manager search & school assembly gone wrong in Newark (podcast)

LIVE AT 10 AM: The Debrief Podcast tackles local issues (podcast)
On Episode #19 of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso talk local politics, including the latest on a proposed piece of legislation that would impact the way child offenders are prosecuted. Other issues ... more
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Light accumulation likely tonight as snow returns to the Finger Lakes

Light accumulation likely tonight as snow returns to the Finger Lakes
We may have missed the big snows from the coastal storm that dumped measurable snow on those up-and-down the East Coast — but it doesn’t mean we’re seeing spring-like conditions. Forecasters say that measurable snow ... more
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Exploring the mystery and menace of toxic algae invading the FLX

Innovative project on Seneca Lake to study toxic algae
Although a precise cause of toxic algae menacing the region’s largest and most vital water bodies remains elusive, a wellspring of brainpower is working on the crisis. With a share of a $58 million dollar ... more
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ANOTHER NOR’EASTER? FLX misses major snowfall, biggest headache with latest storm

ANOTHER NOR'EASTER? FLX misses major snowfall, biggest headache with latest storm
While the word nor’easter will be in the headlines on Wednesday, the Finger Lakes shouldn’t see much action from this latest system. The track of the system will be far enough east — where most-forecasters ... more
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CNY GOP chair ‘not happy’ with how some Republicans have treated DeFrancisco

CNY GOP chair 'not happy' with how some Republicans have treated DeFrancisco
Onondaga County Republican Chairman Tom Dadey is upset with some members of his own party after GOP leaders gathered Friday in Saratoga Springs to discuss the state of the gubernatorial race. The major development at ... more
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OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Sen. Helming backs measures to create’ business friendly’ climate in NYS

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Sen. Helming backs measures to create' business friendly' climate in NYS
State Senator Pam Helming announced the passage of two bills she supported, which proponents say will help support and improve New York's business climate by removing obstacles that hurt job creation. The measures are among ... more
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Syracuse man crashed into street sign in Farmington, charged with aggravated DWI

Police: Seneca Falls man accused of verbally, physically abusing child in Walmart
Deputies say a 29-year-old Syracuse man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after a minor accident in Ontario County. The accident happened on Friday around 3:58 a.m. when Jarred Raymond Vryhoff, 29, of Syracuse was ... more
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Another winter storm this week? Finger Lakes should miss heavy snow

Another winter storm this week? Finger Lakes should miss heavy snow
For those looking to see a warm up to those unseasonable temperatures we were getting last week — it won’t come in this week’s planning forecast. While the week will remain narrowly chilly, with temperatures ... more
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Generations Bank announces merger with Medina Savings & Loan

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Seneca-Cayuga Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Generations Bank, and Medina Savings and Loan Association, a New York-chartered mutual savings association announced a merger on Monday. The deal will merge Medina into Generations Bank. The ... more
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Rep. John Katko wants federal commission to look at mass shootings, gun laws

Rep. John Katko wants federal commission to look at mass shootings, gun laws
U.S. Rep. John Katko said Monday he plans to introduce a bill in Congress establishing a presidential commission to examine the rise of mass shootings in America and recommend changes in federal laws. Katko, R-Camillus, ... more
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Cato-Meridian school board member resigns from Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES board

A Cato-Meridian Central School District Board of Education member stepped down from her spot on the Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES Board of Education after discovering she had a potential conflict on interest. The BOCES board accepted a ... more
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GALLERY: March roars like a lion as winter storm dumps more than a foot of snow in parts of FLX

GALLERY: March roars like a lion as winter storm dumps more than a foot of snow in parts of FLX
March came in like a lion with one of the most-intense winter storms of the entire season. It dumped heavy, wet snow and created strong, gusty winds that knocked down trees, power lines and caused ... more
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Dana Balter: Democrats energized in race for Congress against Rep. John Katko

Dana Balter: Democrats energized in race for Congress against Rep. John Katko
Dana Balter is thrilled to be the designated Democratic candidate in the 24th Congressional District race. But she is more excited by the energy shown by those who are supporting her campaign. Balter, D-Syracuse, clinched ... more
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THE LOVING CUP: Debbie Stack & Joyl Clance of WCNY (podcast)

THE LOVING CUP: Debbie Stack & Joyl Clance of WCNY (podcast)
Meet Debbie Stack, Senior Director of Education and Community Engagement at WCNY in Syracuse and Joyl Clance, Senior Director of Premiere Events, a division of WCNY. They are in-studio to talk about their friendship, professional ... more
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Katko insists he’s ‘not beholden’ to NRA despite campaign support

Katko insists he's 'not beholden' to NRA despite campaign support
With the focus on gun safety measures in the aftermath of the latest school shooting, U.S. Rep. John Katko has faced pressure from Democrats who believe he is a puppet for the gun lobby, specifically ... more
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FLX FORECAST: February ends on a warm note, as temps soar into 50s by mid-week

FLX FORECAST: February ends on a warm note, as temps soar into 50s by mid-week
As far as the statistics go, this February will likely go down as one of the warmest on record. The second half of the month, which has seen day-after-day of above normal, or exceptionally warm ... more
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