Day: May 15, 2019

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What was the best buzzer-beater in Syracuse basketball history?

After watching Kawhi Leonard lift the Toronto Raptors over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game seven on Sunday night, we got to wondering what’s the best buzzer beater in Syracuse Orange men’s basketball history? Before we get to the list though we’ll be ... MORE
FRESH TAKES – LIVE NOW: Pelicans win the Zion lottery & PGA Championship preview (podcast)

FRESH TAKES: Pelicans win the Zion lottery & PGA Championship preview (podcast)

The NBA Draft Lottery was conducted earlier Tuesday night and Paul Russo & Nick Felice have instant reaction to the New Orleans Pelicans getting the top pick and the chance to draft Zion Williamson. Also, the PGA Championship is set to get ... MORE
Ridgeview Greenhouse (billboard)
FLX WEEKLY LIVE AT 12:30 PM: Clearing skies for a great spring weekend in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Clearing skies for a great spring weekend in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

We’ve certainly had our fill of wet, cold weather this spring but the end may finally be in sight. Find out what the forecast looks like for this weekend along with a great line-up of events happening across the region. Also, our ... MORE
Ramos grand slam, Syndergaard lift Mets over Washington

Ramos grand slam, Syndergaard lift Mets over Washington

Before Tuesday’s series opener against the Nationals, manager Mickey Callaway, in defending catcher Wilson Ramos, mentioned that the sub-.500 Mets were six games above that mark on nights Ramos started. No matter that both traditional and advanced metrics painted a less appealing ... MORE
New York Mets, Sports
Parents rally at state Capitol to keep vaccine exemptions

Parents rally at state Capitol to keep vaccine exemptions

Hundreds of parents and vaccine skeptics have called on New York lawmakers not to narrow existing exemptions to the state childhood immunization rules. The group stood in the rain outside the state Capitol Tuesday urging lawmakers to protect a state law that ... MORE
Prison City envisions growth, but will seek PILOT

Prison City envisions growth, but will seek PILOT

Prison City Pub & Brewery has moved the site of its new facility a little ways up North Street. In an application for financial assistance submitted to the Auburn Industrial Development Authority May 3, Prison City co-owner Dawn Schulz identified the facility's ... MORE
Ridgeview Greenhouse (billboard)
No questions for officials at Auburn school district 2019-20 budget forum

No questions for officials at Auburn school district 2019-20 budget forum

Not a single audience member asked questions at the 2019-20 Auburn school budget hearing Tuesday. More than 10 members of the public attended the budget hearing at Auburn High School's library. Community members will be able to vote on the budget May ... MORE
Cortland man sentenced for vicious stabbing attack in Cayuga County

Cortland man sentenced for vicious stabbing attack in Cayuga County

A Cortland man who admitted stabbing a man in July 2018 was sentenced in Cayuga County Court Tuesday to 6.5 years in prison. Although Bryan Lee, 35, pleaded guilty in February to first-degree attempted assault, a class C felony. His plea satisfied ... MORE
Buoys to be deployed on Owasco, Skaneateles, Seneca lakes

Buoys to be deployed on Owasco, Skaneateles, Seneca lakes

The U.S. Geological Survey and the state Department of Environmental Conservation this week will deploy advanced new monitoring buoys on several Finger Lakes that officials say will allow of near instantaneous detection of harmful algal bloom warning signs. Scientists from the USGS ... MORE
Legislature moves toward temporary term limit change in Cayuga

Legislature moves toward temporary term limit change in Cayuga

The Cayuga County Legislature took another step toward possible redistricting Tuesday, with a committee approving a local law to align legislators' terms in advance of the 2020 U.S. Census. Based on population changes, the upcoming census will likely require a reapportioning of ... MORE
Two admit involvement in violent Cayuga County robbery

Two admit involvement in violent Cayuga County robbery

Two of three Cayuga County residents charged in connection with a January robbery and assault have pleaded guilty to felony charges. In Cayuga County Court Tuesday, Mia Loiacono, 22, of 2496 Bentley School Road, Weedsport, and Dijon Starling-Harvey, 19, of 9 Spring ... MORE
Newark couple charged after children found sleeping in cold basement

Newark couple charged after children found sleeping in cold basement

A Newark couple has been charged with child endangerment. According to our news partners at The Times of Wayne County, police reported that three children living in a home on Pierson Avenue were found to be sleeping in the residence’s basement. That ... MORE
Sodus double murder trial starts Wednesday

Sodus double murder trial underway

The trial of the former Texas police officer accused of killing two Sodus residents last fall begins Wednesday in Wayne County Court. Timothy Dean, 32, faces charges of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and second-degree conspiracy in ... MORE
Courts, News, Sodus, Wayne County
Yates board hears about water pollution

Yates board hears about water pollution

Saying there is “significant pollution” rolling into Seneca Lake from the Keuka Laket Outlet, several Dresden-area residents want the Yates County Legislature to get involved. Eileen Moreland and her husband, Dr. John Moreland, were among those voicing their concerns at Monday’s Legislature ... MORE
Casella says new open-flame flare coming to landfill

Casella says new open-flame flare coming to landfill

Motorists going by the Ontario County Landfill in a few weeks may see an open-flame gas flare burning near the landfill’s gas-to-energy plant. Casella Waste Systems officials said that Aria Energy, the company that owns and operates the gas plant, has obtained ... MORE