Day: April 8, 2019

Buffalo Sabres fire HC Phil Housley

Buffalo Sabres fire HC Phil Housley

The Buffalo Sabres have announced that they have fired head coach Phil Housley. The move was announced in a brief press release on Sunday that simply stated “Buffalo Sabres General Manager Jason Botterill has announced that Head Coach Phil Housley has been ... MORE
Buffalo Sabres, Sports
Equality group visits Harriet Tubman Home in Auburn as part of state tour

Equality group visits Harriet Tubman Home in Auburn as part of state tour

Annabella Vargas-Figueroa read a book passage about iconic abolitionist Harriet Tubman to the famous former Auburn resident’s great-great grandniece. Annabella, 8, read a section of “She Persisted,” an illustrated children’s book about different women who impacted the world, that focuses on Tubman ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Life
Primaries emerge in Auburn, Cayuga County after petitions filed

Primaries emerge in Auburn, Cayuga County after petitions filed

Designating petitions for upcoming elections in Cayuga County were submitted last week, setting the stage for some previously unannounced contested races, including a mayoral primary in Auburn. State election law changes approved earlier this year, which moved the local primaries from September ... MORE
Proposed budget presentations to continue this week for Auburn city departments

Proposed budget presentations to continue this week for Auburn city departments

Following suit from last week’s Auburn City Council meeting, a number of departments are scheduled to present their proposed 2019-2020 budgets Thursday. This week’s lineup includes public works, police, finance and the office of planning and economic development and code enforcement. Each ... MORE
Getting online is nearly impossible in some very rural parts of the region

Getting online is nearly impossible in some very rural parts of the region

On some mornings when she gets into work, Tully Free Library Director Annabeth Hayes finds people camped out in her parking lot on laptops, logged onto the library’s free WiFi. Along with the local McDonald’s, the library is one of the few ... MORE
DRI-funded street projects to be unveiled in Geneva

DRI-funded street projects to be unveiled in Geneva

City officials, along with representatives of the design firm Barton & Loguidice, are hosting a meeting Tuesday to present draft designs for street and sidewalk improvements that are receiving funding under the state’s $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative. “We really want to ... MORE
State Police, NYS DEC investigating ‘significant’ brush fire in Ontario County

Victor brush fire destroys 30 acres; NYSP charge man for violating burn ban

State Police have charged Roger Buckman, a Victor resident, with second-degree reckless endangerment and cited him for violating the state burn ban after a massive brush fire Sunday afternoon. The blaze burned through 30 acres of land. New York State Police, the ... MORE
WEBER THIS WEEK: Claire Benjamin of Rue Claire Lavender Farm & Artisan Chocolate in Lodi (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: Claire Benjamin of Rue Claire Lavender Farm & Artisan Chocolate in Lodi (podcast)

Claire Benjamin is the owner of Rue Claire Lavender Farm & Artisan Chocolate in Lodi. Claire’s chocolates are made with the finest & all natural ingredients in artisanal manners. She returns to the studio to appear on the third to last episode ... MORE
WEEKLY FORECAST: Breezy, showers, and mild temperatures

WEEKLY FORECAST: Breezy, showers, and mild temperatures

The week is going to start warm, get cool, but then settle out in ‘mild’ territory by it’s end. In true spring form – a strong south breeze will push temperatures well-into the 60s on Monday. Some locations could even reach 70, ... MORE
News, Weather
Finger Lakes Health names Jeff Morgan CFO

Finger Lakes Health names Jeff Morgan CFO

Jeff Morgan has been named treasurer and chief financial officer for Finger Lakes Health. The appointment was announced by Jose Acevedo, M.D., MBA, President and CEO of Finger Lakes Health. Morgan has over 17 years of experience as a Chief Financial Officer ... MORE
Two ticketed after car goes off the road in Seneca County

Two ticketed after car goes off the road in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on March 29th at approximately 11:20 p.m. deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident on Worden Road in Tyre. Deputies say that upon arrival – they found a vehicle in a residential yard, as well ... MORE
Police: Woman facing felony charges after attacking officer during Ithaca Commons incident

Police: Woman facing felony charges after attacking officer during Ithaca Commons incident

Police say assault charges have been filed following a ‘chaotic’ incident that happened at the Ithaca Commons early-Saturday. Around 1:20 a.m. police were on foot patrol in the Commons when they witnessed a male subject, later identified as Cadji Furgeson, 26, of ... MORE
Crews respond to fire at Williamson scrap yard

Crews respond to fire at Williamson scrap yard

First responders say multiple departments were called to a large fire at a salvage yard in Williamson early-Monday. Crews received a call for the fire around 3:30 a.m. after someone in the area heard a loud bang, and saw large flames coming ... MORE
Car totaled, utility pole destroyed after driver swerves to miss squirrel on SR 89

Car totaled, utility pole destroyed after driver swerves to miss squirrel on SR 89

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Saturday at approximately 4 p.m. deputies responded to State Route 89 in the Town of Covert for a vehicle that had reportedly crashed into multiple objects before coming to a stop – trapping the ... MORE
Police: Romulus resident charged with DWI after crash in Seneca County

Police: Romulus resident charged with DWI after crash in Seneca County

A weekend crash resulted in DWI charges for a Romulus resident. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Sunday around 2:30 a.m. deputies charged Robert W. Whitley Jr., 41, with driving while intoxicated, driving with a BAC over 0.08%, and failure ... MORE