Month: August 2018

Race at Watkins Glen International a fan favorite (video report)

The race at Watkins Glen International continues to be a fan favorite- having been voted “Best NASCAR Track” three times in a USA Today Poll. This year history was made when 22-year-old Chase Elliot took home the trophy and his first career ... MORE
Minor injuries after West Walworth crash

Minor injuries after West Walworth crash

Firefighters say there were no serious injuries in a crash Thursday night in West Walworth. A stretch of Gananda Parkway near West Walworth Road was shut down after the two-vehicle crash. Firefighters say there was one person in each vehicle. They were ... MORE
News, Walworth, Wayne County
Tractor-trailer destroyed after rollover, fire on Thruway near Exit 42 (photos & video)

Tractor-trailer destroyed after rollover, fire on Thruway near Exit 42 (photos & video)

On Friday at 10:22 am the Oaks Corners Fire Department and Phelps Ambulance were dispatched to New York State Thruway Exit 42 for a reported tanker truck rollover with injuries. Initial reports indicated that a fuel tanker had rolled over and was ... MORE
Mets unable to end drought for deGrom

Mets unable to end drought for deGrom

It was around mid-June, sometime toward the end of Jacob deGrom’s first month-long winless streak, that the Mets’ lack of run support for their best pitcher reached a level of absurdity. In the nearly seven weeks since that time, nothing has changed ... MORE
New York Mets, Sports
Doubledays best State College in pitcher's duel

Doubledays best State College in pitcher’s duel

The Doubledays came out victorious in a Friday night game against the State College Spikes that was dominated by spectacular pitching on both sides. But just barely. Auburn snuck in a run in the seventh inning and preserved their shutout against the ... MORE
Yankees one-hit by Porcello, lose to Red Sox again

Yankees one-hit by Porcello, lose to Red Sox again

By the time Red Sox righty Rick Porcello pumped his fist after the last out he recorded in a one-hit complete game on Friday, the Yankees had spent nine innings trying to dig themselves out of a hole. And not just on ... MORE
New York Yankees, Sports
DiSanto Propane (Billboard)
NASCAR returns to Watkins Glen

NASCAR returns to Watkins Glen

NASCAR returns to the Finger Lakes this weekend for some road-racing action at Watkins Glen International. Sunday’s race will mark the second of three road races this season, with Martin Truex Jr. winning at Sonoma earlier in June and the debut of ... MORE
Beautiful summer weekend in the FLX (forecast)

Beautiful summer weekend in the FLX (forecast)

Sunshine will return to the Finger Lakes for the next few days as high pressure builds in. Skies are already sunny Saturday morning across the region. The sunshine will continue, though fair weather clouds will start to bubble up later on this ... MORE
Ontario Co. BOS puts off tobacco age vote

Ontario Co. BOS puts off tobacco age vote

With four members of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors absent Thursday night, the board delayed a vote on a proposed local law that would raise the age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. Supervisor Dan Marshall (South Bristol), who ... MORE
Geneva councilor’s Trinity remarks anger city attorney

Geneva councilor’s Trinity remarks anger city attorney

A city attorney has taken issue with Ward 4 Councilor Ken Camera’s criticism of the city’s handling of the Trinity Episcopal use-variance application, including the associated costs paid to outside legal counsel. Camera also questioned whether the Zoning Board of Appeals members ... MORE
Newark man takes plea deal in stabbing death

Newark man takes plea deal in stabbing death

Vaughn Gray has accepted a plea deal in the stabbing death of a Sodus High School senior last December in Newark. Whether he testifies against his co-defendant remains to be seen. Gray, 19, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Wayne County Court to first-degree ... MORE
Courts, Newark, News, Wayne County
Trial likely for former Lloyd's owner

Trial likely for former Lloyd’s owner

The case of the former owner of Lloyd’s Limited appears headed for trial, although it won’t be until early next year. Yates County District Attorney Todd Casella said a trial date of Jan. 14, has been set for Bob Champlin. He faces ... MORE
New Owasco Lake rules and regulations draft nears completion

New Owasco Lake rules and regulations draft nears completion

The development of the first new rules and regulations for the Owasco Lake Watershed in decades is moving forward, as a draft of the rules will soon be finalized before going through the approval process. A working group of the Owasco Lake ... MORE
'Friendly competition': Cayuga County law enforcement raises money for Special Olympics

‘Friendly competition’: Cayuga County law enforcement raises money for Special Olympics

For the past seven years, local law enforcement officers have gathered at Dunkin’ Donuts shops in Auburn to collect donations for the Special Olympics. But this year, it turned into a friendly competition to see which agency could raise the most money ... MORE
Cayuga County, Life
Police: Auburn woman charged with second DWI in less than 10 years

Police: Auburn woman charged with second DWI in less than 10 years

An Auburn woman with a previous conviction for driving while intoxicated was again arrested for driving under the influence on Thursday, the Auburn Police Department said. Officers pulled over a vehicle driven by Brenda A. Galloway, of Auburn, at around 9:45 p.m ... MORE