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UPSTATE HOOPS: 2019 Sectional Preview Special (podcast)

UPSTATE HOOPS LIVE AT 10:00 AM: 2019 Sectional Preview Special (podcast)
With the regular season completed, all eyes are on the Sectional playoffs that get underway this week across Section V. Join Jim Sinicropi, Kevin Sharp, Zac Young, Geneva varsity girls head coach Ed Collins and Mynderse varsity girls head coach Jerry Anderson live in-studio for a break down of all the brackets for the boys and girls tournaments. Also, FL1... more

2019 Section V Boys & Girls High School Basketball Tournament Brackets

2019 Section V Boys & Girls High School Basketball Tournament Brackets
The 2019 Sectional Playoffs begin next week for boys and girls high school basketball teams throughout the region. There are 19 tournaments to be contested by class to determine Sectional Championships. The championship round will be followed by the state play-in rounds which will determine Section V’s representatives into the NYSPHSAA Tournament. Full brackets for each Classification for both the... more

More info coming on Wayne school board members facing removal

More info coming on Wayne school board members facing removal
The Wayne Central School District has offered signs it would give the public more information about two members of the school system’s board in danger of removal from the board over misconduct accusations. On Wednesday, February 20, school officials planned to hold a special meeting to consider revealing information previously discussed behind closed doors about the charges against board members... more

Homeowner, firefighter both sent to hospital after fire in Manchester

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On Friday at approximately 1:18 p.m. the Manchester Fire Department was dispatched to a reported house fire at 59 Canadice Lane. Upon arrival first responders reported smoke and flames coming from a mobile home. The fire was reported to the Ontario County E-911 Center by the owner and occupant. The Manchester Fire Department was assisted by Shortsville, Clifton Springs, and... more

Bed bugs discovered at Sodus Rehab and Nursing Center

Bed bugs discovered at Sodus Rehab and Nursing Center
A local nursing home at the center of a year-long News10NBC investigation now has a bed bug problem. Patients and employees tell News10NBC that Sodus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is being fumigated this week. While it’s not totally uncommon for a long-term care facility to run into periodic issues with bed bugs, considering all the problems News10NBC has been reporting... more

Cuomo wants to close three NY prisons

Cuomo wants to close three NY prisons
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking the state Legislature for authority to close up to three correctional facilities by September. The proposal is outlined in Cuomo’s 30-day amendments to his 2019-20 executive budget. An amendment to the public protection and general government budget bill would permit the governor to shut down as many as three correctional facilities. Cuomo would be allowed... more

Nexamp Seneca offers community solar option

Nexamp Seneca offers community solar option
Anyone who has driven a stretch of Route 14A from Geneva to the hamlet of Hall has likely noticed solar panels being installed on a large tract of land for nearly a year. The completion of that work was unveiled Thursday, when officials from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and a Massachusetts-based renewable energy company... more

New report shows Lake Ontario water levels higher now than before 2017 flooding

New report shows Lake Ontario water levels higher now than before 2017 flooding
Margaret Keefe still thinks about it every time she looks outside. “I used to stand here and watch the water creep up over his property,” she says. “I mean, it didn’t stop until the end of July or even August. One day, the dock disappeared.” She lives on Seneca Road in Irondequoit. Two years ago, she had just moved in... more

Why Amazon’s huge plans for New York fell apart

Why Amazon’s huge plans for New York fell apart
Amazon’s plans for New York City were poised to become one of the largest economic-development projects in state history. Between 25,000 to 40,000 jobs in the Long Island City section of Queens. An estimated $27 billion in tax revenue, backed by $3 billion in state and local subsidies. Supporters said it would advance the city’s efforts to bolster its tech... more

DiNapoli issues warning about NYS budget

DiNapoli issues warning about NYS budget
Comptroller DiNapoli in a statement Friday afternoon warned state revenue is sagging — making the state budget process all the more difficult for lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo. DiNapoli’s office released the January revenue numbers, showing a decline in projected revenue to the state of more than $2 billion. In a statement, DiNapoli said the state needs to prepare the... more

State comptroller faults Moravia assessor for some property tax exemptions

State comptroller faults Moravia assessor for some property tax exemptions
An audit by the state comptroller's office that reviewed property tax exemptions of 85 properties in the town of Moravia found a number of key failings by the town's assessor. The report reviewed 85 agricultural, nonprofit, senior citizen, veteran and other exemptions granted by the town assessor. Under an agreement with Cayuga County, an employee of the County Office of... more