Day: July 17, 2019

CMAC worker airlifted to hospital for serious head injury

CMAC worker airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital for serious head injury

During the early-morning hours on Wednesday a worker at CMAC in Canandaigua had to be airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital. The patient was airlifted after suffering a traumatic head injury. E-211 T-281 3389 Marvin Sands Drive pt. with a traumatic injury. Patient ... MORE
Effort to make animal abuse a federal crime getting bipartisan support

Effort to make animal abuse a federal crime getting bipartisan support

Furry friends all across the country could soon have new protections from the federal government, and lawmakers say it’s about time. The effort to make animal abuse a federal crime is getting a lot of support on both sides of the aisle ... MORE
News, Politics
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5&20 temporarily closed near Auburn after crash

A busy stretch of State Route 5&20 west of Auburn was temporarily closed in both directions on Wednesday after a crash. The accident occurred between Short and Cayuga roads around 2:40 p.m. One vehicle was reportedly blocking traffic, while the second involved ... MORE
FRESH TAKES: Kawhi, USWNT & Major League Baseball’s second half (podcast)

FRESH TAKES: Kawhi, USWNT & Major League Baseball’s second half (podcast)

Paul Russo & Nick Felice return to the studio to talk about everything surrounding the U.S. Women’s Soccer team World Cup victory, Major League Baseball as the second half of the season gets underway, and Kawhi Leonard’s decision to join the Los ... MORE
Town of Vernon denies Woodstock 50 appeal for festival to be held at Vernon Downs

Town of Vernon denies Woodstock 50 appeal for festival to be held at Vernon Downs

The town of Vernon planning board denied Woodstock 50’s appeal to hold the festival at Vernon Downs after a heated town meeting on Tuesday. Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente and Sheriff Robert Maciol both released statements prior to the appeal meeting condemning ... MORE
News, Syracuse Area
New York raises statewide smoking age to 21

New York raises statewide smoking age to 21

New York is the latest state to raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 in an effort to discourage teens from getting hooked. The change was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and will take effect in 120 days ... MORE
New York State, News
Cayuga Community College to request funding increase from legislature

Cayuga Community College to request funding increase from legislature

Cayuga Community College was expected to ask the Cayuga County Legislature for a 1.5% funding increase. CCC President Brian Durant said Tuesday afternoon he was set to present that possible boost request from the Legislature, included in the budget approved by the ... MORE
Auburn City Council to consider supporting state grant applications by museums, theater

Auburn City Council to consider supporting state grant applications by museums, theater

Four Auburn organizations are seeking state grant funding through this year’s New York State Consolidated Funding Application process, and they are asking Auburn city councilors for support. Each organization is requesting funding for specific projects, and each grant application must be formally ... MORE
Defendant lashes out during sentencing for Ledyard robbery

Defendant lashes out during sentencing for Ledyard robbery

Two of three defendants involved in a violent robbery early this year were sentenced in Cayuga County Court on Tuesday to prison. Co-defendant Mia Loiacono, 22, of 2496 Bentley School Rd., Weedsport, lured someone into the front seat of a vehicle on ... MORE
Power out, stretch of road closed in Newark after utility pole falls

Power out, stretch of road closed in Newark after utility pole falls

A stretch of Union Street in Newark being closed after a utility pole came down Tuesday afternoon. Newark Mayor Johnathan Taylor said a pole in a culvert gave way because there was too much water around it. Power is out for some ... MORE
Henderson calls Musselman sale ‘repulsive’

Henderson calls Musselman sale ‘repulsive’

Calling it “repulsive” and a “betrayal of the community,” the Musselman Triathlon founder is sounding off after the company that ran the event the last five years sold it to Ironman, a giant of the sport. “In my opinion, this is a ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Right to Run 19K race director Heather Zellers & hot weekend on tap (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Right to Run 19K race director Heather Zellers & hot weekend on tap (podcast)

Temperatures and humidity levels will be at high points for the summer so far this weekend with plenty of events happening across the Finger Lakes. In Seneca Falls, the annual Right to Run 19k race is being held as part of Convention ... MORE
Judge HR fuels decisive surge as Yanks top Tampa

Judge HR fuels decisive surge as Yanks top Tampa

Aaron Judge tracked the flight of his eighth-inning drive as it sailed toward the right-field foul pole, and the collective masses on hand at Yankee Stadium groaned as it arced a few seats wide, just a long strike. Undeterred, the slugger returned ... MORE
Conforto does it with bat, glove to propel Mets past Twins

Conforto does it with bat, glove to propel Mets past Twins

Both publicly and privately, Mets officials have maintained that they have no interest in blowing up the team’s core prior to the July 31 Trade Deadline. A few deals at the margins make sense as the Mets try to find value for ... MORE
New York Mets, Sports
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Deputies: Delivery man charged with possessing firearm at Ginna Power Plant

Deputies report the arrest of a Wooster, Ohio resident following an attempted delivery at Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in Ontario. Shaun A. Miller, 48, of Ohio was charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree after it was determined ... MORE