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Two HABs confirmed in Seneca Lake near Dresden

Two HABs confirmed in Seneca Lake near Dresden
Two days after announcing that no Harmful Algal Blooms had been found in Seneca Lake, the Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association said two HABs were confirmed on the west side of the lake from Dresden to the Kashong Creek area. On Aug. 21, three samples were collected from the lake from Dresden to Kashong Creek. Two samples were confirmed by... more

Police: Masked suspect threatened victim with machete in attempted robbery in Ithaca

Police: Masked suspect threatened victim with machete in attempted robbery in Ithaca
A masked suspect threatened someone in Ithaca with a machete in an attempted robbery early Sunday morning, according to Ithaca Police. The incident happened around 2:21 a.m. in the 100 block of Oak Avenue. Police say that the victim was able to escape without any injuries. The masked suspect allegedly ran at the victim with a large machete demanding “property”,... more

Koch tells Town Board he’ll sell Huntington for apartments

Koch tells Town Board he’ll sell Huntington for apartments
The Huntington Building controversy may be over. Building owner George Peter Koch informed Town Board members Saturday that he has signed a purchase agreement with Home Leasing of Rochester. In an email, the retired auto dealer told board members that “I am pleased to inform you that I have signed a purchase and sale agreement for the Huntington Building at... more

Waterloo Town Board member Bob Rodger resigns

Waterloo Town Board member Bob Rodger resigns
Town Board member Bob Rodger has resigned, citing health reasons. The board will vote Monday night to accept the resignation, which was effective Aug. 12. Rodger’s term expires Dec. 31 and he did not seek re-election. “I have to deal with my health issues, but I’d like to thank everyone for their support. I really appreciate it and enjoyed serving.... more

Mets swept by Braves after 2-1 Sunday loss

Mets swept by Braves after 2-1 Sunday loss
Remember when it felt like the sky was falling when the Braves dropped two straight to the Royals and then saw Nick Markakis fracture his wrist during the game that followed? Well, the Braves, on an eight-game winning streak, have produced one of the National League’s top three winning percentages dating back to July 26, the day Markakis was injured... more

Elijah Hughes among Andy Katz’s 2019 impact players

Elijah Hughes among Andy Katz’s 2019 impact players
Elijah Hughes’ season is off to a strong start thanks to an impressive trip to Italy this summer College basketball expert Andy Katz noticed that strong start and listed the Syracuse forward among the top players who had a major role on a recent foreign trip and will have an impact in the regular season. Read More: Syracuse.com .@TheAndyKatz‘s top... more

Safety concerns ahead of rapper’s performance at Chevy Court

Safety concerns ahead of rapper’s performance at Chevy Court
American rapper, songwriter and record producer SmokePurpp took the Chevy court stage on Saturday night. While the fair received many requests for more hip hop music, some families we spoke with had concerns with the explicit lyrics used in the rapper’s music. New York State Fair Director, Troy Waffner said, “You know we added hip hop. A while ago we... more