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ATWOOD CLASSIC: Lyons rallies late to beat rival Clyde-Savannah, 87-82 (webcast replay)

. This weekend’s winter storm cancelled all Section V basketball contests scheduled for Saturday, except one. Clyde-Savannah and Lyons would renew their storied rivalry in front of a sold-out crowd of over 750 at the Atwood Gymnasium and over 1,200 more viewers watching FingerLakes1.com’s live steam. Clyde-Savannah had won the previous four meetings between the two school and held a... more

Major flooding in Cayuga County; Port Byron among hardest hit

On Friday, as warm air held on in the Finger Lakes — several communities in Cayuga County were hit hard by flooding. While the National Weather Service reported that an ice jam along the Seneca River caused flooding from Montezuma to Port Byron and Weedsport, the excessive rainfall did not help matters. As of 10:30 am on Friday, the river... more

LOOKING BACK: Finger Lakes digs out from major snowfall, flooding (full coverage)

The winter storm that coated the region with more than a foot of snow is gone. But now, as residents dig out – they’re faced with bitter cold temperatures on Sunday, and an active weather pattern this week. Check out the coverage below from this weekend’s winter weather, and share photos of the snow in your area in the comment... more

DOUBLE OVERTIME: Syracuse falls to Florida State (full coverage)

Tyus Battle’s career high 37-point effort wasn’t enough in a 101-90 double overtime loss to Florida State on Saturday. It was the Orange’s fourth straight loss. The Orange overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to force overtime. Freshman Oshae Brissett finished with 14 points and eight rebounds, junior Frank Howard totaled 13 points with five assists and junior Paschal Chukwu recorded a... more

THE DEBRIEF: Talking proposals in Albany, latest on DRI development & Circular EnerG (podcast)

On Episode #16 of the Debrief Podcast, Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso discuss the latest political headlines in the Finger Lakes. They discuss Circular EnerG’s proposal in Romulus, efforts in Geneva to name a new city manager, and a number of state-level proposals that will have a direct impact locally. . more

MOODY’S REPORT: del Lago will need ‘substantial’ revenue growth to pay debt

Moody’s Investor Services downgraded del Lago Resort and Casino’s Corporate Family Rating after a scathing report was released. The rating dropped to Caa2 from B3 while the company’s Probability of Default Rating was lowered to Caa2-PD from B3-PD. At the same time, Lago’s 1st lien revolver and term loan were downgraded to Caa1 from B2, and its 2nd lien term... more

Hamlet of Campbell residents can now return to their homes (video)

Steuben County officials announced residents will be allowed to return to their homes in the hamlet of Campbell effective 5 p.m. but will not be allowed to enter until appropriate safety checks have taken place. County Manager Jack Wheeler said homes in the hamlet must be checked by Corning Natural Gas and other emergency responders for potential problems with utilities... more

Police: Shortsville man exposed genitals at Wegmans in Canandaigua

Police say a 71-year-old Shortsville man faces lewdness and child endangerment charges after exposing himself to children at Wegmans. The Canandaigua Police Department reports that 71-year-old Myron D. Dupler was charged with two counts of public lewdness and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. It is alleged that on two separate occasions on December 27th while at... more

Colt Ford, Trace Adkins coming to del Lago’s Vine in March

del Lago Resort & Casino announced Friday that Colt Ford will be performing at its entertainment venue, The Vine on March 30th at 8 pm. With his sixth studio album, the aptly named “Love Hope Faith,” his follow-up to 2014’s “Thanks for Listening,” Ford continues to live out his boyhood dream – the one where you “wake up on a... more

Montezuma bald eagle survey sees record-breaking numbers

Birders taking part in the Midwinter National Bald Eagle Survey out of Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge counted a record-breaking number Friday morning — 81. The tally exceeds the last record year in 2016 by about four eagles, and smashes last year’s sightings, which were 44. Volunteers have been conducting the winter count across the nation since 1979. It’s sponsored by... more

Three Brothers Winery seeks discharge permit from state

Three Brothers Winery and Estate has applied for a discharge permit from the state Department of Environmental Conservation. The winery-brewery at 623 Lerch Road wants to be allowed to do a monitored discharge of treated sanitary and processed wastewater from wine and beer production to groundwater from a secondary treatment plant. The DEC has issued a draft permit, but before... more

Buffalo Bills fire offensive coordinator Rick Dennison

The Buffalo Bills have fired their offensive coordinator. The team announced that they parted ways with Rick Dennison on Twitter Friday morning. Dennison completed his 23rd season in the NFL and first season with the Buffalo Bills in 2017. The Bills have parted ways with OC Rick Dennison. pic.twitter.com/MJiHsFZ9GX — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) January 12, 2018 The Bills have gone... more

Syracuse lacrosse 2018 season officially underway

The Syracuse men’s lacrosse team kicked off the 2018 season with their annual media day. Check out some of the highlights at the link below. Both season and individual game tickets are now on sale. Season tickets remain the best option for catching all the action. Fans can see all-nine contests for just $65 for adults and $35 for youth.... more

Auburn City Council divided on future of Owasco Lake council, inspection program

Members of the Auburn City Council are divided about the future of the Owasco Lake Watershed Management Council and Inspection Program. During their weekly meeting Thursday, Councilors Dia Carabajal, Terry Cuddy and said Jimmy Giannettino want to make changes to an agreement that would give the management council full administrative control of the inspection program, while Councilor Debby McCormick and... more

Hunter not injured after falling into Owasco Lake

A duck hunter was uninjured after he fell through the ice on Owasco Lake Thursday afternoon. A caller reported seeing a figure out on Owasco Lake and then not seeing the person reappear around 3:45 p.m. When crews from Owasco and Fleming water rescue arrived on the scene, the hunter was out of the water and was walking back to... more

Sodus stuns East Rochester; South Seneca girls avenge loss to RJ; 9th straight double-double for Bloomfield’s Scott (W-FL round-up 1/11)

East Rochester compromised their second place position in the Wayne County boys varsity basketball standings with a 46-45 loss on the road to Sodus on Thursday night. ER senior guard Matt Cicero missed a pair of free throws with the Bombers trailing by 1 point with 4 seconds left in regulation as the Spartans improved to 3-4 in Wayne County... more

Henderson outlines case to be next Ontario County Sheriff

On January 14, 2018, Kevin Henderson announced his candidacy for Ontario County Sheriff, stating: “It has been my honor and privilege to work for the residents of Ontario County as a deputy sheriff. I have dedicated over thirty-three years to public service and I look forward to applying my experience to serve the community as Ontario County Sheriff.” A veteran... more
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