Day: February 16, 2018

Wayne clips Penn Yan to secure Finger Lakes East Championship (W-FL round-up 2/15)

Wayne clips Penn Yan to secure Finger Lakes East Championship (W-FL round-up 2/15)

Wayne junior Logan Blankenberg tipped in an offensive rebound with 5.4 seconds remaining to give the Eagles a 52-50 lead over host Penn Yan on the season’s final night on Thursday evening. Then Penn Yan senior Desmond Battin missed an open runner ... MORE
Mynderse high school students involved in mid-air scare on Air Canada flight

Mynderse high school students involved in mid-air scare on Air Canada flight

Multiple injuries have been reported after a plane carrying several Mynderse Academy high school students en route to San José, Costa Rica hit severe turbulence and had to return to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. The incident happened onboard an Air Canada Rouge flight ... MORE
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2018 Section V boys & girls basketball tournament brackets

2018 Section V boys & girls basketball tournament brackets

Tournament brackets are posted below from all boys and girls basketball classifications of Section V with Wayne-Finger Lakes teams highlighted. These brackets will be updated nightly through championship weekend. If you don’t see the updates, hit ‘Shift’ & Refresh or Reload on ... MORE
Beautiful blue at the north end of Seneca Lake (photo)

Beautiful blue at the north end of Seneca Lake (photo)

The colorful bushes with blue gray berries frames the scene of the brilliant blue water at the North end of Seneca Lake. Photo by Rachel Burkholder ... MORE
Women report groping and flashing incidents in Ithaca

Women report groping and flashing incidents in Ithaca

Two women report being accosted in a sexual manner by a man Thursday evening. Police say at approximately 7:20 p.m. officers responded to Cascadilla Street and North Geneva Street for a reported assault. A woman police describe as distraught said a man ... MORE
Auburn schools and law enforcement train for any situation

Auburn schools and law enforcement train for any situation

Auburn Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said he was on the phone all day with parents who were concerned about their child's safety at school. Pirozzolo said he re-assured parents that there is a plan and they are actively reviewing it, preparing for the ... MORE
Maguire dealership buys Honda of Ithaca

Maguire dealership buys Honda of Ithaca

The Maguire Family of Dealerships is officially taking over Honda of Ithaca, which will now be operating under the name Maguire Honda of Ithaca, and will continue selling, leasing and servicing Hondas. Maguire said in a news release that Honda of Ithaca ... MORE
Cayuga County student hits perfect ACT score

Cayuga County student hits perfect ACT score

Nathan Lesch's eight months of prepping paid off when he achieved his goal of receiving the highest possible composite score on the ACT test. Lesch, 17, who lives in Auburn and is a senior at the private Manlius Pebble Hill School in ... MORE
Pulaski schools head confirmed as Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES district superintendent

Pulaski schools head confirmed as Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES district superintendent

After almost a year without a full-time district superintendent, a new leader for the Cayuga-Onondaga Board of Cooperative Educational Services has been selected. The BOCES board of education voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Brian K. Hartwell, the superintendent of the Pulaski Academy ... MORE
Pizza pioneers: Skaneateles family celebrates 30 years of food business

Pizza pioneers: Skaneateles family celebrates 30 years of food business

At the turn of the century, Valentine Wellington was making sandwiches for workers on his Skaneateles farm when he accidentally spilled some sauce on the bread. Rather than toss the dough, the young farmer sprinkled some fresh cheese on top, creased the ... MORE
Despite flooding, state park in Cayuga County draws more visitors in 2017

Despite flooding, state park in Cayuga County draws more visitors in 2017

Lake Ontario flooding didn't affect visitation at the largest New York state park in Cayuga County. Fair Haven Beach State Park drew 262,202 visitors in 2017, up from 260,291 two years ago. Attendance bounced back slightly after a sizable decline from 2015 ... MORE
Auburn City Council approves revised budget for North Division Street bridge project

Auburn City Council approves revised budget for North Division Street bridge project

The city's contribution to the North Division Street bridge replacement project has been significantly reduced after a revision to the project's budget. While the project's overall budget increased by about $2 million since the Auburn City Council originally authorized funding for the ... MORE
Newark students call for better race dialogue after principal's words during assembly

Newark students call for better race dialogue after principal’s words during assembly

A group of students at Newark High School say they want a better dialogue within their school after an assembly meant to celebrate Black History Month turned sour. Posts on various social media accounts describe the assembly on Wednesday as one to ... MORE
Wayne County launches Smart 911

Wayne County launches Smart 911

Wayne County public safety officials announced today that Smart 911 is now available to everyone in the county. People can go online and create a safety profile that will immediately pop up on a dispatcher's screen in an emergency. You can sign ... MORE
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Police: Seneca Falls man hit probation officer, then kicked responding police officer

Police: Seneca Falls man hit probation officer, then kicked responding police officer

On Wednesday at approximately 6:30 p.m. the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested a 52-year-old man following a probation home visit that turned violent. During the home visit by the Seneca County Probation Department Patrick J. Menegus, 52, of Seneca Falls became irate ... MORE