WEBCAST REPLAY: #1 Mynderse at #3 Newark on FL1 Sports

In the game of the year so far in the Finger Lakes East, the #3 ranked Newark Reds boys varsity basketball team plays host to #1 Mynderse Academy on Thursday night in Newark. Currently, Mynderse sits 1 game ahead of the Reds in the Finger Lakes East standings. Newark attempts to avenge their 68-60 loss to the Blue Devils in... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Naples at Marcus Whitman on FL1 Sports

Marcus Whitman looks to keep their hold on the top spot in the Finger Lakes West standings when they host the Naples Big Green Machine on Wednesday night in Rushville. Brendan Harrington and Tane Robinson have the call for FL1 Radio and in the video replay below.  This game was re-scheduled after weather forced the cancellation of Tuesday night’s originally scheduled... more

Seneca Co. Supervisors weigh future solar, wind, farm waste energy tax exemption

The meeting didn’t even last 90 minutes, but the Seneca County Board of Supervisors heard a number of issues on Tuesday. Two public hearings were scheduled for potential adoption of local laws; one addressed the salaries of select officials in Seneca County, while the second addressed a tax exemption in New York for property owners with solar, wind and farm... more

Seneca Co. officials outline reason behind ‘condemnation’ of Pizza Hut in Waterloo

The sign says ‘Condemned’ but employees say Pizza Hut will be re-opened in about a week. Seneca County Department of Planning and Community Development Deputy Director Peter Brown tells us that Pizza Hut was condemned around 6:30 pm on Saturday after Code Enforcement received an anonymous complaint. Brown said, “the Code Enforcement Officer found that the primary heating system in... more

Syracuse falls to Hokies in Blacksburg, 83-73 (full coverage)

Syracuse turned the ball over 11 times to their opponent’s 6 as Virginia Tech defeated the Orange 83-73 inside Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Virginia on Tuesday night. The Hokie’s Zach LeDay shot 9-13 from the field to lead all scorers with 22 points. The Orange had four players hit double-digits and were led by freshman Taurean Thompson with 18. Syracuse... more

Albany businessman admits fraud, stealing funds for planned Cayuga County cheese plant

An Albany businessman has admitted to defrauding private investors out of nearly $1 million for several companies, including a halal cheese plant targeted for Cayuga County. Lawrence Rosenbaum, 65, pleaded guilty last week to felony charges including grand larceny and securities fraud, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office announced Tuesday. Rosenbaum is set to be sentenced in March to three... more

Doran reappointed as head of courts in 7th Judicial District

State Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran will again serve as the chief supervisor of courts in the eight-county 7th Judicial District. Doran, first elected as Ontario County judge in 1999, has been selected as the district’s administrative judge annually for the last six years. Doran’s reappointment was announced Monday following the designation by Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks, with... more

Richmond blaze leaves five displaced; family dog dies

On Monday at approximately 4:37 pm the Honeoye-Richmond Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 4695 County Road 33 in the Town of Richmond. When firefighters arrived they observed a working fire and requested mutual aid from surrounding areas. A 13-year-old male was the only occupant at the time of the fire and he escaped the structure... more

Finger Lakes Health, Keuka College offer dual nursing degree

In a program being called one of the first of its kind in the state, Finger Lakes Health’s College of Nursing and Keuka College are partnering for a dual degree program that will allow students to earn degrees from both institutions. Students enrolled in the program will earn an associate in applied science degree in nursing as well as a... more

Rushville board rejects petition to dissolve village on technicality

The Rushville Village Board Monday rejected a petition calling for a vote on whether to dissolve the village. At a board meeting attended by about 40 people, Mayor John Sawers said the petition “was not done right. We have disallowed it,” he said. The petition forwarded by former Mayor Jon Bagley contained 128 signatures, well above the 20 percent (or... more

New York may create high schools for addicts

New York wants to create two “recovery” high schools for young people suffering from substance abuse. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday he would propose legislation to start the schools, one downstate and one upstate, to help high-school students recovering from addiction. IthacaJournal.com: Read More more

Seneca Falls OTB will close; last day of operation will be on Saturday

On Saturday, the Wester OTB location on State Route 5&20 in Seneca Falls will close. Richard Ricci, who represents Seneca County on the Western OTB board of directors, addressed the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to quell concerns around that closure in Seneca Falls. He noted that the Seneca Falls location had lost just about $300,000 in a little less... more

Syracuse teens sentenced to prison for possessing, intending to sell heroin in Auburn

Two Syracuse teens have been sentenced to prison for intending to sell nearly 50 bags of heroin in Auburn. According to Cayuga County District Attorney Jon Budelmann, 18-year-old Dyrell Ferguson, and 19-year-old Nahshon Nance, were traveling in a Chevy Equinox last fall when police found 47 bags of heroin in the vehicle. The Citizen: Read More more

Roughly 150 former prison inmates exhumed from Auburn backyard

The number of deceased state prison inmates from the late 1800s and early 1900s discovered buried in the backyard of a Fitch Avenue home in Auburn has skyrocketed. After the announcement that four bodies were discovered last summer, the new number is closer to 150 people, and there could be more. The Citizen: Read More more

Glenora Wine Cellars wins Knot of Best Weddings award

Glenora Wine Cellars announced on Tuesday that they had been selected as a 2017 winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, an award representing the highest-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knot. It’s the fourth consecutive year Glenora has been selected for this award, which names them to the prestigious The... more

Interior secretary formally establishes Harriet Tubman national park in Auburn

After nearly two decades of work, it’s now official: Cayuga County is home to the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell formally established the park at ceremony Tuesday at the Department of the Interior’s Washington headquarters. The park will consist of Tubman’s residence in Fleming and the Home for the Aged in Auburn. Along with the South... more
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