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Like it or not, Nathan Peterman is probably the Bills starting QB this week

Like it or not, Nathan Peterman is probably the Bills starting QB this week
It’s happening again, and just like he has told us every other time he has been asked to start at quarterback for the Buffalo Bills, Nathan Peterman said he’ll be ready to go. Maybe this time, when he takes the field as expected Sunday against the Chicago Bears in place of concussed Derek Anderson, Peterman will actually make good on... more

Mynderse grad named head coach of Watertown Rapids of PGCBL

Mynderse grad named head coach of Watertown Rapids of PGCBL
When the Watertown Rapids collegiate league baseball team takes to the diamond next summer, they’ll be led by a new coach. At a press conference at Jefferson Community College on Tuesday, the Rapids announced that Michael Wood of Seneca Falls would be coaching the team in 2019. Wood is 24 years old and a 2012 graduate of Mynderse Academy High... more

FLX WEEKLY: “Falling Back” and into November (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: “Falling Back” and into November (podcast)
Nothing marks the change of seasons quite like the end of Daylight Savings Time. We’re scheduled to turn back the clocks before we go to bed on Sunday night and that will come 4 days after we turn the calendar from October to November here in the Finger Lakes.  On this edition of FLX Weekly we’ll talk all about it,... more

Canandaigua man arrested on felony charge after possessing two guns on school property

Canandaigua man arrested on felony charge after possessing two guns on school property
A construction worker from Canandaigua was arrested at a Webster elementary school earlier this week after police responded to the school for a ‘suspicious person’. A parent dropping off their child at Klem South Elementary School called the police around 8:20 a.m. after seeing a person in his vehicle parked at the school. Officers ultimately located Timothy Ryan, 57, of... more

Orange rolls to 89-52 win against LeMoyne in final tune-up (full coverage)

Orange rolls to 89-52 win against LeMoyne in final tune-up (full coverage)
Redshirt junior Elijah Hughes led Syracuse with 21 points and five rebounds in an 89-52 victory against Le Moyne in an exhibition game at the Carrier Dome on Wednesday night. Hughes, who had 16 of his 21 points in the first half, was 7-of-9 from the field, including two three-point field goals, and was 5-of-5 from the free throw line.... more

Women’s HOF wins $150K for former knitting mill overhaul, leaders hope for 2020 opening

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Thanks to an aggressive campaign by supporters, the National Women’s Hall of Fame has won a $150,000 grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, American Express and Main Street America. The Hall of Fame was one of 11 historic sites nationwide to win the grants, determined by online voting from Sept. 24 to Oct. 26. There were 20 organizations... more

Molinaro touts vision to build NY from ‘ground up’ in new economic development plan

Molinaro touts vision to build NY from ‘ground up’ in new economic development plan
Republican candidate for governor Marc Molinaro released an economic development plan on Tuesday that would ban cash giveaways to companies and enhance oversight of programs meant to create jobs. At the same time, the proposals would expand the earned-income tax credit and support “shovel ready” projects. The proposals come after the convictions of a former close aide to Gov. Andrew... more

Deputies: One sent to Strong after car collides with tractor-trailer in Wayne County

Deputies: One sent to Strong after car collides with tractor-trailer in Wayne County
Deputies report that a two-car accident on State Route 104 in Ontario, near a local Fastrac – resulted in one person being transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. Casen T. Lange, 23, of Wolcott was westbound on Route 104 – when he struck a tractor-trailer from behind. The truck was operated by 27-year-old Carl F. Barnett, who was attempting to turn... more

Four-star recruit Quincy Guerrier commits to Syracuse basketball

Four-star recruit Quincy Guerrier commits to Syracuse basketball
Quincy Guerrier, a 6-foot-7 forward in the 2019 class, has committed to play basketball at Syracuse University. Guerrier chose Syracuse out of a final group of three schools. His final list included Illinois and Oregon. He made his announcement in the Montreal TV studio of RDS during the network’s halftime show for the New York Knicks-Indiana Pacers game. Syracuse.com: Read... more

Lyons man struck State Trooper with baseball bat during domestic incident

Lyons man struck State Trooper with baseball bat during domestic incident
A Lyons man is facing multiple charges after striking a State Trooper with a baseball bat on Thursday. The incident took place in Lyons on Jackson Street. When police responded to a domestic incident they found 24-year-old Jason Vannorstrand in Lyons Central Park, armed with a baseball bat. Authorities identified Vannorstrand as the suspect involved in the domestic incident, and... more

WATCH THE DEBATE: Reed & Mitrano face off in televised battle for voters in 23rd District (video)

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It didn’t happen in the Finger Lakes, or in the northern portion of the 23rd Congressional District, but three debates were scheduled. On Tuesday, Democratic Challenger Tracy Mitrano and Incumbent Republican Tom Reed faced off before voters, talking immigration, the economy and much more. Watch the debate below: more

WATCH THE DEBATE: Dana Balter & Rep. John Katko clash over healthcare, POTUS (video)

WATCH THE DEBATE: Dana Balter & Rep. John
In their first televised debate, Republican Rep. John Katko and Democrat Dana Balter addressed issues that have plagued the country and central New York for a decade, as well as ones that arose just hours before. CNYCentral hosted the debate between the two candidates vying for New York’s 24th Congressional District on Tuesday — exactly a week out from the... more

Yankees, Gardner agree on one-year deal

Yankees, Gardner agree on one-year deal
The longest-tenured current Yankee is keeping his pinstripes. Brett Gardner came to terms with the Yankees on a one-year contract on Wednesday after the club declined the 2019 option on his previous deal. According to a source, Gardner will earn $9.5 million next season — a $7.5 million base salary, plus a $2 million buyout payable as the Yankees did... more

FRESH TAKES W/ RUSSO & FELICE: Halloween monsters & Halloween movies (podcast)

FRESH TAKES W/ RUSSO & FELICE: Halloween monsters & Halloween movies (podcast)
Join Paul Russo and Nick Felice for another edition of the Fresh Takes Podcast on Halloween Eve. Find out their favorite scary movies and monsters before talking about the coach firings in Cleveland, picks for the upcoming weekend of football, previewing the college hoops season and a recap of the World Series. . more

Bills sign WR Terrelle Pryor; Peterman may start again at QB

Bills sign WR Terrelle Pryor; Peterman may start again at QB
The NFL trading deadline has come and gone, and the undermanned Buffalo Bills roster did not undergo an overhaul. “We’re set and nothing’s changed at this point,” coach Sean McDermott said Tuesday afternoon. Not long after, the Buffalo Bills announced signing Terrelle Pryor to bolster the NFL’s weakest wide receiving corps. Signed: WR Terrelle PryorReleased: CB Dontae Johnson More info... more

Republicans warn about possible ‘AlbanyCare’ as push for single-payer grows

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Republicans in the state Senate on Tuesday warned voters a Democratic majority in the chamber could lead to “AlbanyCare” single-payer health care, a focus on boosting school aid to New York City and tuition aid to undocumented immigrants. All this, in turn, would lead to tax increases by a state government controlled by Democrats. “Senate Republicans are the last bastion... more

Syracuse opens at #19 in first College Football Playoff Rankings

Syracuse opens at #19 in first College Football Playoff Rankings
After returning to the national polls for the first time in 17 years over the weekend, Syracuse made history Tuesday night, appearing in the College Football Playoff (CFP) rankings for the first time. The Orange came in at No. 19, and were the second-highest ranked team from the Atlantic Coast Conference behind No. 2 Clemson, when the CFP committee unveiled... more
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