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SHERIFF’S REPORT: Faulty fuel line caused fiery incident at Paradise Speedway

On Tuesday, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office along with the NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control have shared the results of their inspection of the micro-sprint car involved in the incident on Saturday at Paradise Speedway in Geneva. The Sheriff’s Office reports that the fire was caused by a faulty fuel line that came on an pumped gas onto... more

Seneca BOE says objections are beyond authority; Supervisor calls accusations ‘politically’ motivated, disheartening

Objecting to petitions is common political practice. It happens in almost every race. The region saw it last year with objections throwing major players in the 54th Senate District race out – and now, claims have been made regarding petitions filed by several Republican candidates – seeking Conservative and Independence Party endorsements. The specifications were filed by Lisa Hochadel, who... more

UPDATE: Moravia man killed in motorcycle-truck crash in Fleming

One person is dead after a truck vs. motorcycle accident that happened on Saturday shortly before 1 pm. According to authorities, the pickup truck burst into flames after the initial impact and became “well-involved.” State Police have identified the motorcyclist as Christopher Hillard, of Moravia. South Street Rd. was closed between the Auburn city line and at the intersection of... more

Canandaigua woman sent to hospital after crash

Deputies in Ontario County report that they were called to an accident at the intersection of County Road 46 and County Complex Dr. on Friday around 7:31 am. Julianna Tyler, 38, of Canandaigua was traveling east on County Road 46 when her vehicle struck the rear of a vehicle being operated by 58-year-old Ernest Meyers, 58, of Webster. Tyler suffered... more

Did Buddy Boeheim just commit to play for his dad at Syracuse?

On Friday morning, ESPN’s Jeff Goodman posted a story entitled “The Boeheims are Ready to Take the Floor Together,” talking up Buddy Boeheim’s ascension as a top recruit and his relationship with his dad, Jim. The Syracuse Orange apparently offered Buddy in June (would he even need to take up a scholarship?), fulfilling a lifelong dream for the younger Boeheim.... more

Buffalo Bills: Six positional battles to watch at training camp

Don’t blink, because you might miss it. The Buffalo Bills hit town Thursday for their 18th training camp at St. John Fisher College, and before you know it, they’ll be gone. The Bills are in Pittsford only until Aug. 15, their shortest stay ever. There are only 13 practices scheduled, with just one at night, that being the very first... more

Judge’s 31st HR nearly leaves Safeco Field

About that slump, Aaron Judge. The Yankees rookie entered Friday night’s matchup with the Mariners 4-for-29 since the All-Star break, but Judge showed with one fifth-inning swing that he’s the same player who won the T-Mobile Home Run Derby. Seattle right-hander Andrew Moore hung a curveball, and Judge deposited it into the last row of the upper deck in left... more

Shootout for Soldiers lacrosse event this weekend

Months of planning and anticipation finally unfolds into reality this weekend for the Shootout for Soldiers lacrosse event at Canandaigua Academy. With an opening ceremony scheduled for 6 p.m. featuring the Patriot Guard, a bagpipe band and comments from state senator Pam Helming, R-Canandaigua, the first faceoff of the first game is at 7 p.m. It kicks off the 24-hour... more

Conforto homers twice as Mets win opener

Michael Conforto may have limped into the All-Star Game earlier this month, slumping and recovering from a hand injury. Since returning from Miami, however, he has proven that his first career selection was no fluke. Conforto homered twice in the Mets’ 7-5 win over the A’s on Friday at Citi Field, matching his career high with four RBIs in his... more