Day: April 7, 2019

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb slams budget outcome, burden placed on Upstate

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb slams budget outcome, burden placed on Upstate

Last week a $175.5 billion spending bill was passed. Some lawmakers believe that bill, which was packed with a number of consequential pieces of legislation – is proposed that way intentionally by the majority. “This legislation simply wouldn’t pass in a traditional, ... MORE
Police: Man locked young kids in bedrooms, forced one outside without shoes or appropriate clothing in 24 degree weather

Police: Man locked young kids in bedrooms, forced one outside without shoes or appropriate clothing in 24 degree weather

The Ithaca Police Department reports the arrest of a 58-year-old who stands accused of endangering the welfare of a child. Police say Zachary Presold is accused of locking his children – ages 2, and 4 – in their bedrooms when he left ... MORE
Physical altercation at Belhurst Castle leads to charges for Webster man

Physical altercation at Belhurst Castle leads to charges for Webster man

Deputies report that a 44-year-old was taken to the Ontario County Jail after a physical altercation at the Belhurst Castle early-Saturday. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that John Volker, 44, of Webster was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing after receiving ... MORE
Wayne Co. man accused of exposing himself at public park

Wayne Co. man accused of exposing himself at public park

Deputies say charges have been filed against a Wayne County man following an investigation into accusations of public lewdness. Renny Graham, 69, of Marion is accused of exposing himself at Swift’s Landing Park. Deputies say visitors could see. He was issued citations ... MORE
Greenhouse destroyed by fire at Cornell Agritech in Geneva

Greenhouse destroyed by fire at Cornell Agritech in Geneva (video)

First spotted by a police officer who saw smoke – a greenhouse was destroyed by fire at Cornell Agritech Saturday evening in Geneva. The blaze was reported around 7 p.m. and prompted response from several nearby departments. Both Geneva and Border City ... MORE
Rep. John Katko to House committee: Don’t fund Lake Ontario water regulation plan

Rep. John Katko to House committee: Don’t fund Lake Ontario water regulation plan

If U.S. Rep. John Katko gets his way, the federal government won’t provide any funding to support Plan 2014, a Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River water management strategy administered by the International Joint Commission. Katko, R-Camillus, authored a letter to the ... MORE
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Elephant and the Dove: Inside the new Mexican restaurant in Skaneateles

Elephant and the Dove: Inside the new Mexican restaurant in Skaneateles

The decor at Elephant and the Dove is as enticing as anything on its menu. The new Skaneateles restaurant, opening Thursday, takes its visual inspiration from the Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. It also takes its name from the husband ... MORE
Mets’ homer parade comes to Citi Field

Mets’ homer parade comes to Citi Field

By game’s end, the Mets’ 6-5 win over the Nationals on Saturday was a derby. J.D. Davis hit the hardest home run of the Major League season, then followed it up with the Mets’ longest of the year. Michael Conforto blasted a ... MORE
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6’11 center Jesse Edwards commits to Syracuse basketball

6’11 center Jesse Edwards commits to Syracuse basketball

The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball center position figures to intrigue more than nearly any on the roster after Paschal Chukwu’s departure. On Friday, the Orange landed a potential replacement for the 7-foot-3 shot-blocker that helped anchor SU’s top-tier defense for two seasons ... MORE
Crunch pull away for a 6-1 win over Amerks (highlights)

Crunch pull away for a 6-1 win over Amerks (highlights)

It’s quite possibly the biggest weekend of the year for the Amerks. Entering Friday’s game against Syracuse, the Amerks were three points behind the crunch for first place in the division with just six games left in the season. Friday night began ... MORE
Judge hits 1st HR … then smashes another as Yankees top O’s

Judge hits 1st HR … then smashes another as Yankees top O’s

The Yankees do not apologize for the formula with which their lineup has been constructed, centered around the concept of patience and power. When they see pitches — and more importantly, when they hit home runs — they will win. That held ... MORE
Friendly’s restaurants abruptly shut down; Geneva location has uncertain future

Geneva location remains open as Friendly’s restaurants abruptly close

It looks like Friendly’s locations will be few-and-far between. Friendly’s locations throughout the state and region were abruptly shutting down on Sunday, with no plans of reopening. There were already very few Friendly’s locations left in the Finger Lakes. At this point, ... MORE
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Bicyclist in stable condition after accident in Ithaca

Police say a bicyclist was struck Sunday around 2:24 p.m. on West State Street at Floral Avenue in Ithaca. The Ithaca Police Department, Ithaca Fire Department, and Bang’s Ambulance responded to the scene for the report of crash involving a bicyclist. Upon ... MORE
Passenger airlifted after vehicle crashes into barn in Wayne County

Passenger airlifted after vehicle crashes into barn in Wayne County

Deputies say charges are pending the results of a blood test after a vehicle crashed into a barn Sunday around 2:23 a.m. in the Town of Galen. Deputies responded to 8896 Travell Knapps corners Road in Galen for the report of a ... MORE
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Drug Take Back Day coming to Seneca Falls on April 27th

On Saturday, April 27th the Seneca Falls Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 17th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted ... MORE