Day: May 14, 2019

Foreclosed property owners in Schuyler Co. being given ‘second chance’

Foreclosed property owners in Schuyler Co. being given ‘second chance’

Schuyler County’s annual property tax auction is scheduled for Friday, June 28.   However, county officials are giving foreclosed property owners one last chance to avoid the loss of their land. On Monday, the Schuyler County Legislature voted to allow former owners who ... MORE
Is Tim Tebow still a legit prospect for Syracuse Mets? (video)

Is Tim Tebow still a legit prospect for Syracuse Mets? (video)

Tim Tebow of the Syracuse Mets is one of the worst players in Triple-A baseball. That’s not a hot take. Just look at the stats. Thorough 29 games, Tebow is batting .151, second-to-last in the International League. His slugging percentage is .204, ... MORE
Auburn Doubledays single game tickets now available

Auburn Doubledays single game tickets now available

The Auburn Doubledays – Short Season A affiliate of the Washington Nationals – are excited to announce the release of single day tickets for the 2019 New York-Penn League season. The Doubledays will host 38 home games at the newly renovated Leo ... MORE
Ithaca Little Red boys tennis comes up big this season

Ithaca Little Red boys tennis comes up big this season

With the invariable losses of points and sets, perfection simply doesn’t happen in tennis. But the Ithaca boys team came awfully close this spring. The Little Red closed out the team portion of its season Thursday night with a dominant performance at ... MORE
How the trade war with China will affect local grocery prices

How the trade war with China will affect local grocery prices

Increased tariffs in the escalating trade war between the US and China will affect roughly 5,200 items, including fruits, nuts, vegetables, meats, pasta and breads, worrying local grocery chains. Theresa Himes, the owner of Bosco’s in Oswego, says she’s worried about the ... MORE
Business, News
Red Cross needs type O donors amid critical shortage

Red Cross needs type O donors amid critical shortage

The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and is asking all eligible people to donate. Right now, the Red Cross has less than a two-day supply of type O blood available for emergency rooms. The Red Cross ... MORE
Health, New York State, News
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Cato-Meridian school board candidates discuss plans

Cato-Meridian school board candidates discuss plans

Cato-Meridian Central School District Board of Education hopefuls debated issues and made their arguments at a candidate forum and district budget hearing Monday night. Kathleen Bratt, the board vice president, Kristin Cox, Timothy Hulbert and Nicholas Schmitt are aiming for three open ... MORE
Fleming almost finished with property value reassessment

Fleming almost finished with property value reassessment

The town of Fleming is wrapping up its first reassessment since the 1980s, with a grievance meeting for property owners looking to contest their assessments scheduled for later this month. Town Assessor Jeff Bartholomew told the town board Monday that the reassessment ... MORE
Water level inches up on Lake Ontario as rains continue to fall

Water level inches up on Lake Ontario as rains continue to fall

As homeowners and businesses brace for potential flooding, the sandbags are a sign of what could be coming. As of this week, Lake Ontario’s water level stands at just over 248 feet. In Monroe County, 170,000 sandbags have been filled. There are ... MORE
Tim Hortons poppy seeds linked to 2 CPS investigations

Tim Hortons poppy seeds linked to 2 CPS investigations

Three months after it was initially reported that a Child Protective Services investigation was underway into a mother who tested positive for opiates after eating poppy seeds, it appears to have happened to another mom, who bought a snack with poppy seeds ... MORE
Business, Health, News
Former Morgan Management COO pleads guilty to conspiracy in multi-million dollar fraud

Former Morgan Management COO pleads guilty to conspiracy in multi-million dollar fraud

The former chief operating officer of Morgan Management pleaded guilty Monday for his role in a multi-million dollar fraud scheme. Scott Cresswell, a 52-year-old resident of Ionia – a hamlet in Bloomfield – pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Cresswell ... MORE
Page turning for HWS bookstore

Page turning for HWS bookstore

Liz Dean isn’t a student at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, but the College Store on St. Clair Street is her first stop when she’s looking for a book. “I’ve been going there for a real long time,” said the Geneva resident ... MORE
Geneva, Life, Ontario County
Henderson, Ritts target opioids in Ontario County

Henderson, Ritts target opioids in Ontario County

During his time as an Ontario County deputy, coroner and licensed funeral director, Kevin Henderson has commiserated with many parents who lost a son or daughter from a drug overdose. Now the county sheriff, Henderson and District Attorney Jim Ritts — who ... MORE
News, Ontario County
Watershed steward named for Seneca, Keuka lakes

Watershed steward named for Seneca, Keuka lakes

Thanks to a state grant, Seneca and Keuka lakes now have a full-time steward to monitor and protect the watershed that serves both lakes. Ian Smith has been hired as the steward with funds included in the 2018-19 state budget. He will ... MORE
Seneca Supervisors may use grant to help Seneca Dairy Systems build new plant

Seneca Supervisors may use grant to help Seneca Dairy Systems build new plant

If the Seneca County Board of Supervisors Economic Development & Tourism Committee gives its approval when it meets Tuesday, the full board will then consider a motion later that evening to use grant money to help Seneca Dairy Systems LLC build a ... MORE