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Turnovers doom Syracuse in loss at NC State (full coverage)

Syracuse heads south to face Wolfpack (preview & info)
Despite a season-high 21 points from senior Frank Howard, NC State (18-7, 6-6 ACC) came out on top against Syracuse (17-8, 8-4 ACC) Wednesday night in Raleigh, 73-58. The Wolfpack used a 24-of-49 (49 percent) shooting performance to defeat the Orange. Howard shot 8-of-16 from the floor, including tying a career-high five 3-pointers, to match a game-best 21 points. Marek... more

Rt. 34 in Sennett shut down after 18 cars burn at Pick-N-Pull Auto & Recycling

REPORTS: Over a dozen vehicles on fire at Pick-N-Pull Auto & Recycling in Auburn
North Street Road, otherwise known as Route 34 has been closed by transportation officials as crews deal with a major fire at Pick-N-Pull Auto Parts & Recycling Center in Sennett. The business is located just north of the city of Auburn. According to scanner reports, 18 cars inside a tractor trailer caught fire not long before 11am pic.twitter.com/3utYOCvoKk — Megan... more

New shot clock is latest attempt to grow the sport of lacrosse

New shot clock is latest attempt to grow the sport of lacrosse
With an early two-goal lead during Friday night’s season opener against Syracuse, Colgate couldn’t use its faceoff domination to a time of possession advantage. In the past, repeated faceoff wins coupled with long possessions could prevent comebacks. Now, that can’t happen. Sandwiched between an STX sign in one end zone and a Saab advertisement in the other, an 80-second shot... more

‘I think this is our year’: Mets report ready to rock

‘I think this is our year’: Mets report ready to rock
All told, 64 players are expected to filter into Mets camp this week and next, one of the largest gatherings the Mets have brought to First Data Field in years. Of those, 18 were not in the organization at the end of last season, including nine players on the 40-man roster. No matter your preferred calculation, the Mets have turned... more

Tractor-trailer overturns Freshour Rd., CR488 in Ontario County (photos)

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An accident involving a tractor-trailer was reported a little before noon in Ontario County. Hopewell Fire Department and other first responders were called to the intersection of County Road 488 and Freshour Road for a crash involving a tractor-trailer, which was carrying a tank. It’s unclear what was inside the tank. However, the rig overturned alongside the road in the... more

Injury bug bites again as Cornell clinches Ivy hockey title

Injury bug bites again as Cornell clinches Ivy hockey title
For the second straight game, an injury cast a shadow over an otherwise positive result for a Cornell men’s hockey team which has ascended to the top spot in the ECAC and a top-10 national ranking despite being plagued by injuries all season. Moments before freshman forward Michael Regush’s power-play goal gave the Red an early lead 5:39 into its... more

Auburn man charged with punching, strangling girlfriend

Auburn man charged with punching, strangling girlfriend
An Auburn man is facing three felony charges after assaulting his girlfriend, police reported Tuesday. The Auburn Police Department said David L. Cuatt, 26, and his girlfriend got into an argument about family issues at his 28 Lansing St., Apt. 4, residence Sunday night. Cuatt allegedly pushed the 29-year-old woman to the floor, punched her in the face and then... more

Sheriff: Man tried to force teen into sex act, also stole credit card

Sheriff: Homeless man charged
Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of a homeless man after allegedly trying to force a minor into a sexual act. Cody Adams, 30, of no permanent address has been charged with attempted criminal sex act. The incident allegedly took place in Manchester during the month of November. Another incident, which deputies learned about later – allegedly took... more

Crews work to free ATV from Sodus Bay after apparent rescue on Tuesday (photo)

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A rescue took place during the morning hours along Sodus Bay after an apparent incident involving an ATV. People could be seen working along Sodus Bay during the early-afternoon hours to free the small vehicle. No one was injured during the incident, which necessitated a rescue. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. Think you’re having a... more

Tractor-trailer rolls over, involved in crash with another vehicle near Weedsport on Rt. 31

Tractor-trailer rolls over, involved in crash with another vehicle near Weedsport on Rt. 31
A tractor-trailer rolled over in Cayuga County during the late-morning hours. A passenger vehicle was also involved in the wreck. The crash happened at Pump Road along Route 31 in Jordan – near the Weedsport town line. No one was injured in that wreck, but weather appears to have been a contributing factor. Weedsport and Port Byron assisted at the... more

Mary Luckern: An educator of all times

Mary Luckern: An educator of all times
In 1953, Mary Luckern came to Geneva for what she hoped would be a one-year teaching job in the city school district. Little did she know it would be the start of a 44-year career that would see her touch thousands of lives as a teacher and administrator. “In many ways, she stands as Geneva’s educator of all times,” said... more

Wayne Central School Board members accused of ‘official misconduct’

A pair of Wayne Central School District Board of Education members are possibly going to be ousted over ‘official misconduct’ allegations. Details are still pretty murky at this point, though. At last Thursday’s school board meeting, a last minute change was made to the agenda, according to the district. They introduced resolutions, which would remove Steve Gallaher and Dennis Landry.... more

Bills begin offensive line overhaul by signing ex-Jet Spencer Long

Bills begin offensive line overhaul by signing ex-Jet Spencer Long
We are almost exactly a month away from the start of NFL free agency, but the Bills have already dipped their toes into the pool with the signing Tuesday of offensive lineman Spencer Long. The 6-foot-5, 318-pounder was available to be signed because he was cut Monday by new Jets head coach Adam Gase, thus enabling him to get a... more

Finger Lakes jails profiting off some of state’s highest inmate phone rates

Finger Lakes jails profiting off some of state’s highest inmate phone rates
nmates in the Monroe County Jail are paying some of the highest phone rates in the state — and three times that of some nearby counties, a new report shows. The $9.95 rate for a 15-minute, in-state call is shared by a majority of local jails in New York surveyed by the nonprofit Prison Policy Initiative. That is three times what... more

Cato-Meridian’s Chalon works to become one of the top players in Cayuga County

Cato-Meridian’s Chalon works to become one of the top players in Cayuga County
Despite being more than six feet tall, Cassie Chalon spent most of her freshman season on the bench. Not getting much playing experience or training before joining the varsity team, the young basketball player wasn’t trusted enough for regular minutes. But instead of complaining about playing time, Chalon did what she and her mom thought was right. She worked for... more

Traffic temporarily snarled after crash involving tractor-trailer near Exit 41 on Thruway

ALL LANES BLOCKED: Crash involving tractor-trailer snarls NYS Thruway near Exit 41
State Police are investigating a crash that involved a tractor-trailer along the Thruway near Exit 41 during the late-morning hours. While the roadway was temporarily blocked – those at the scene worked quickly to free the congestion. As of 10:50 a.m. the roadway was reopened. However, motorists were encouraged to remain cautious on all roads as they were remain snow-covered.... more

Manktelow introduces legislation to protect domestic violence victims, and their unborn children

Manktelow introduces legislation to protect domestic violence victims, and their unborn children
Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) and Assemblyman Michael Reilly (R-South Shore) announced the intention to introduce legislation to protect not only women who are victims of domestic violence but their unborn children. This legislation would make it assault in the first degree if a person punches, strikes or kicks a pregnant woman with the intent and cause to miscarry the fetus.... more
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