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Firefighters respond to Auburn home twice in a week; destroyed after second blaze

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After less than a week, first responders in Auburn were called to a residence for a house fire. Around 2:30 a.m. firefighters were called to the home on Walnut Street, after being called there on Tuesday, June 25th. In the Tuesday fire, the home suffered significant damage. The fire department described the interior of the home as ‘hoarder type conditions’.... more

New revelations regarding Collins insider trading case permeate Erie Co. Executive race

New revelations regarding Collins insider trading case permeate Erie Co. Executive race
Recently discovered court documents connected to federal insider trading case of Rep. Chris Collins, R-NY-27. claim Western New York political consultant Chris Grant sold shares of Australian biopharmaceutical company Innate Immunotherapeutics in June 2017, just before the stock plummeted. According to the affidavit obtained by Spectrum News and first reported by WKBW, Grant avoided losing more than $11,000. Grant has... more

Comptroller report critical of Victor Central School District

Victor CSD audited by state comptroller’s office
In Victor, DiNapoli’s office says school food surplus fund balance has been near $800,000 for several years, about half of yearly expenditures. DiNapoli says excess funds could have been used to lower student meal costs. However, despite being told by external auditors about excessive balances, the district allegedly raised meal prices each year. The district is also accused of overfunding... more

Delays reported between Geneva, Manchester exits on Thruway after reported crash

Delays reported between Geneva, Manchester exits on Thruway after reported crash
An incident along the New York State Thruway has snarled traffic as of 6 p.m. on Sunday. The incident was reported as a crash around 5:45 p.m., which blocked the left lane. That information was unconfirmed, but motorists along the Thruway, who were traveling westbound – reported traffic at a near-standstill between exits 42 and 43. ThruwayTransAlert reported on Twitter... more

Yanks score 9 runs in the 7th to sweep Boston in London

Yanks score 9 runs in the 7th to sweep Boston in London
There were not as many early fireworks as the London Series continued into its second game, but All-Star Gary Sanchez continued his resurgent season by delivering a big blow when it counted, helping to spark the Yankees’ biggest inning of the season. The Yankees catcher’s two-run single gave his club its first lead of the afternoon, part of a nine-run... more

Doubledays take series at State College with 7-2 win Sunday

Doubledays take series at State College with 7-2 win Sunday
After their first loss in five games on Saturday, the Auburn Doubledays (7-8) took the rubber match of a three-game series with the State College Spikes (10-6) by a final score of 7-2 on Sunday night at Medlar Field. Center fielder Rafael Bautista had another impressive night for Auburn, going 3-5 with an RBI and two runs scored. Unlike Saturday’s... more

McNeil lifts Mets over Braves, takes batting race lead

McNeil lifts Mets over Braves, takes batting race lead
This time last year, Jeff McNeil had only recently received a promotion to the Mets’ Triple-A Las Vegas affiliate, where he wondered what he would have to do to receive a callup to the big leagues. Mets officials seemed to have little interest in promoting McNeil, until he kept on hitting enough to force his way to the Majors. Fast... more

IJC says not to expect any fast changes to Plan 2014

IJC: Don’t expect fast changes to Plan 2014
Leaders of the U.S./Canadian agency that manages water levels on Lake Ontario warned not to expect dramatic change overnight as they reevaluate the controversial Plan 2014 regimen for regulating the lake. “Any changes that happen with Plan 2014 would have to be run past governments,” explained Jane Corwin, chairwoman of the U.S. delegation to the International Joint Commission (IJC).  “It... more

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Where the falls were in Seneca Falls (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Where the falls were in Seneca Falls (podcast)
So many visitors to Seneca Falls have asked local residents and business owners where they would find the waterfalls. In fact, there are no waterfalls in Seneca Falls. But, there used to be. Find out the fascinating history of Seneca Falls’ history built around the water running through the former village and how it has changed through time and shapehttp://fingerlakes1.com/wp-admin/edit.phpd... more

New Era Field turf available for Bills fans

New Era Field turf available for Bills fans
Fans of the Buffalo Bills have an opportunity to add some unique memorabilia to their collection. The Buffalo Turf Company is selling turf recently removed from New Era Field on their website. The new turf is in at the football stadium and the ring wall has been repaired and painted. Now the #Bills and #NFL logos, field numbers and other... more

Zoning board ok’s new use for former Seneca Falls school

Zoning board ok’s new use for former Seneca Falls school
The town Zoning Board of Appeals Thursday approved a use variance to allow the former St. Patrick’s School to be used as a fitness center, professional offices, cafe and salon. The ZBA approved the application for the variance from Kingsley Kabari. His purchase offer for the vacant school at 81 W. Bayard St.was accepted by St. Francis-St. Claire Parish March... more

Deputies: 45-year-old last seen in Honeoye Falls area

Deputies: 45-year-old last seen in Honeoye Falls area
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a missing person’s report, which was filed on Friday. Koyde Olowomeye, 45, sent an email to his ex-girlfriend, which caused concern. She reported to police that she was concerned for his safety. Deputies say that Olowomeye was last seen in the Honeoye Falls area. Additional information was not available. Anyone with information is... more

Galen driver accused of having BAC nearly four-times the legal limit

Galen driver accused of having BAC nearly four-times the legal limit
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Galen woman after her BAC was found to be four-times the legal limit. Dacey E. Madigan, 30, of Galen was operating a vehicle westbound on State Route 31 in Clyde when she passed an unmarked patrol car at a high rate of speed on a double solid line. Madigan’s vehicle... more

Syracuse falls to No. 54 in Director’s Cup rankings, worst since 2010-11

Syracuse falls to No. 54 in Director’s Cup rankings, worst since 2010-11
Syracuse finished the 2018-19 school year 54th in the standings for the Director’s Cup competition, its worst finish since the 2010-11 year. The Director’s Cup is a points system that purports to determine the country’s most successful athletic department. Whether the Director’s Cup is an accurate judge, however, is a matter of individual perspective. For one, the ranking system doesn’t... more

Friday fire damages Geneva home on Kirkwood Ave.

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A Kirkwood Avenue resident had to climb out of a second-floor window to escape smoke from a fire on Friday morning. The Geneva Fire Department responded to the home about 9:30 a.m. Chief Mike Combs said the fire started in the back of the house, in the kitchen area, and was still under investigation as of Friday afternoon. Read More:... more

State College snaps Doubleday’s four game win streak; Rubber match Sunday night

State College snaps Doubleday’s four game win streak; Rubber match Sunday night
A five-run bottom of the second inning proved to be the unraveling point for the Auburn Doubledays (6-8) as they fell 8-3 to the State College Spikes (10-5) on Saturday night at Medlar Field. Jake Alu went 2-3 with an RBI and a run scored in the loss that snapped a four-game winning streak for Auburn. The Spikes opened the... more
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