Day: June 5, 2019

NY Assembly and Senate pass bill to ban the declawing of cats

NY Assembly and Senate pass bill to ban the declawing of cats

The State Assembly and Senate have passed a bill that would make New York the first state in the U.S. to ban cat declawing operations. Declawing a cat is already illegal in much of Europe as well as in Los Angeles, San ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
New harmful algal notification system includes interactive map, daily updates

New harmful algal notification system includes interactive map, daily updates

As temperatures rise and harmful algal bloom season moves closer, the state Tuesday launched a new notification and reporting system for the potentially toxic problem that’s plagued Owasco, Cayuga, Skaneateles and other lakes throughout New York. The new NYHABS system features an ... MORE
Auburn Planning Board tables Prison City expansion project for review

Auburn Planning Board tables Prison City expansion project for review

The city of Auburn’s Planning Board voted Tuesday to table the site plan review of Prison City Pub & Brewery’s proposed new facility in order to give city staff time to review certain parts of the application. After receiving the board’s approval ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, News, Politics
Moravia teacher impressed by James Holzhauer’s historic run

Moravia teacher impressed by James Holzhauer’s historic run

Justin Vossler, a Moravia High School teacher and former five-time “Jeopardy!” champion, appreciates how difficult it was for James Holzhauer to win 32 games in a row. Holzhauer’s streak ended Monday when he lost to Emma Boettcher, a librarian from Chicago. He ... MORE
Cayuga County, Life, Moravia
Newark mom arrested after kids miss nearly 40 days of school

Newark mom arrested after kids miss nearly 40 days of school

A Newark mother whose children missed too much school is now facing criminal charges. Chantel Kemble, 40, has two children in the Newark Central School District. Last month, police arrested at her at her home on East Union Street after they said ... MORE
Cato woman facing three years in prison for drug-related felony

Cato woman facing three years in prison for drug-related felony

A Cato woman is facing three years of prison time after she pleaded guilty to a drug-related felony Tuesday in Cayuga County Court. Tabitha Ferguson, 38, of 10636 Shortcut Road, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a class ... MORE
Cato, Cayuga County, Courts, News
Wayne Central close to decision on possible removal of school board members

Wayne Central close to decision on possible removal of school board members

The Wayne Central School District says it’s received the final recommendation from the hearing officer on the possible removal of two school board members. Board members Steve Gallaher and Dennis Landry are both accused of official misconduct. The two allegedly tried to ... MORE
Geneva man gets five years for ‘bad decisions’

Geneva man gets five years for ‘bad decisions’

An Ontario County prosecutor said “bad decisions and hanging around the wrong people” will cost a Geneva man several years in state prison in a case connected to the 2018 shooting of Michael Cosentino. Ontario County Assistant District Attorney Jason MacBride said ... MORE
Courts, Geneva, News, Ontario County
FLX WEEKLY: Warm weather & plenty to do this weekend in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Warm weather & plenty to do this weekend in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Christine Natale of Marshall Exteriors in Newark joins us in-studio to preview your early June weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes. Warmer weather is on the horizon and there are plenty of things happening across the region as it will feel like ... MORE
Blue Jays beat Tanaka, Yanks in series opener

Blue Jays beat Tanaka, Yanks in series opener

It only took one inning for the Blue Jays to start the climb out of the hole they found themselves in after a winless six-game trip at Tampa Bay and Colorado. One inning was the difference in the 4-3 win for the ... MORE
New York Yankees, Sports
6-run top of the 10th inning lifts Giants over Mets

6-run top of the 10th inning lifts Giants over Mets

Bruce Bochy has had a career to remember during his 13 years as manager of the Giants. In addition to his three World Series titles, he reached a new milestone during Tuesday night’s 9-3 victory over the Mets in 10 innings at ... MORE
New York Mets, Sports
Cooper Crunick no-hitter propels Canandaigua baseball into States

Cooper Crunick no-hitter propels Canandaigua baseball into States

The Canandaigua Braves baseball team advanced to Far West Regional and one game away from the NYSPHSAA Final Four on Tuesday with a 11-1 victory over Pittsford-Sutherland in the Section V Class A play-in game. Cooper Crunick was literally unhitable on the mound ... MORE
Gananda Blue Panthers punch ticket to regionals

Gananda Blue Panthers punch ticket to regionals

With one out in the fourth inning, the Bolivar-Richburg Wolverines brought the tying run to the plate. Bill McClare knew he had to make a pitching change. The Gananda Blue Panthers head coach decided to bring on senior first baseman Zach Ciprich ... MORE
Honeoye heading to Class D regional with 6-5 win over Avoca

Honeoye heading to Class D regional with 6-5 win over Avoca

Honeoye’s Dom Trippi drew a walk with two outs in the 6th inning followed by a steal of second base with Jacob Slocum already on third. Trippi made it safely to second after a wild throw which allowed Slocum to score the ... MORE
Pal-Mac girls lacrosse deaded to States for a third year in a row

Pal-Mac girls lacrosse headed to States for a third year in a row

Pal-Mac is headed to their third straight state tournament following a regional win over Eden on Saturday, but another final four appearance isn’t enough for the Red Raiders. “We have a lot of motivation,” Pal-Mac Senior Midfielder Emma Arnold said. “We’ve made ... MORE