Day: September 17, 2019

Mets drop series opener to Rockies

Mets drop series opener to Rockies

Many closers enter to songs that threaten to ransack a village. Often at Coors Field, an ominous keyboard noise known as “The Drone” holds for many seconds to herald the entrance of the tough guy in the ninth inning. But Jairo Díaz ... MORE
New York Mets, Sports
New York lawmakers consider reshaping labor laws in gig economy

New York lawmakers consider reshaping labor laws in gig economy

There’s a growing debate over the definition of work, and it could ultimately lead to a big change in New York. It comes down to defining workers and employees. Should they all be paid and treated the same? California recently passed new ... MORE
Upstate casinos see record revenue from first week of NFL action

Upstate casinos see record revenue from first week of NFL action

Four upstate casinos including del Lago Casino & Resort took in record revenue from sports wagering during the first week of the NFL, according to the Albany Times Union. Sports betting is proving to be real boost to the struggling Finger Lakes Casino. Del ... MORE
Surrogacy struggles for mothers in New York

Surrogacy struggles for mothers in New York

There is a battle over surrogacy in New York state. A law to legalize it hit a roadblock in the last legislative session when it was opposed by feminists and the Catholic Church. A Greece mother and the woman who carried her ... MORE
Ithaca Police respond to calls of shots fired in the city

Ithaca Police respond to calls of shots fired in the city

Ithaca city police are putting you on the lookout after they got multiple calls of shots fired on Monday afternoon. Detectives were called to the Chestnut Hill Apartment Complex right around 4 p.m. Monday. Witnesses say they saw two black men running ... MORE
New York State Legislature to hold hearing on rural broadband

New York State Legislature to hold hearing on rural broadband

On Tuesday, the state legislature is set to take up the topic of rural broadband internet. State Senator Rachel May is co-chair of the Legislative Commission on Rural Resources, who will be conducting the hearing. Back in July, nearly $40 million in ... MORE
NY State health council to vote on Governor Cuomo’s proposed e-cigarette ban Tuesday

NY State health council to vote on Governor Cuomo’s proposed e-cigarette ban Tuesday

A state health council will vote on Governor Cuomo’s ban, which he signed on Sunday. Vape shops across the state will then have two weeks to get banned items off their shelves. It covers all flavored e-cigarettes, which health experts around the ... MORE
Congressman Katko & FEMA official inspect flood damage at Sodus Point

Congressman Katko & FEMA official inspect flood damage at Sodus Point

FEMA spent time in Sodus Point on Monday inspecting the damage caused by flooding earlier this year. A FEMA administrator toured the Lake Ontario shoreline. He joined Congressman John Katko, who represents New York’s 24th district, in a discussion about the impact ... MORE
After closing arguments, jury begins deliberations in trial of Tompkins deputy

After closing arguments, jury begins deliberations in trial of Tompkins deputy

After closing statements Monday morning, the jury began deliberating the rape and sexual abuse charges Tompkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Walters is facing. The jury will have to weigh testimony they heard all last week from the victim, defendant, investigators, experts and ... MORE
Economic developers want to see more action in Wayne County

Economic developers want to see more action in Wayne County

When talking about startup success in Wayne County, Economic Development Director Brian Pincelli likes to look at Optimax. The Ontario company got its start in a Webster barn in 2001, moved to Ontario a couple years later, and is now in the ... MORE
Business, News, Wayne County
Waterloo High flutist to march in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

Waterloo High flutist to march in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

Waterloo High School marching band member Kimberly Fish will be getting very familiar with New York City this November. A flute and piccolo player in the band, the junior will travel with the middle and high school band to the Big Apple ... MORE
Have you seen this person? Deputies search for ‘person of interest’ in Yates County

Have you seen this person? Deputies search for ‘person of interest’ in Yates County

The Yates County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a person of interest following an incident in the Village of Dundee in August. The woman photographed below is believed to be in the area. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Yates ... MORE
Finger Lakes Land Trust acquisition ensures local farm cannot be subdivided as residential development

Finger Lakes Land Trust acquisition ensures local farm cannot be subdivided as residential development

The Finger Lakes Land Trust has done a lot of positive throughout the region. On Thursday, they announced that The Land Trust permanently protected 628 acres of pastures, crop fields, and woodland at Birdsall Farm, a beef cattle operation located in both ... MORE
Painted Pinky 5K raises awareness, funds for opioid crisis

Painted Pinky 5K raises awareness, funds for opioid crisis

Nearly 400 runners, walkers, and joggers came out in Canandaigua for the second annual Painted Pinky 5K. The goal: To fight the opioid crisis in Ontario County. The fundraiser, launched by a small group of close friends, was named in memory of ... MORE
Schuyler Co. Sheriff’s Office patrol car crashes during police chase

Deputy unhurt in Hector pursuit; suspect still sought by authorities

A Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office reports that a patrol vehicle was involved in a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Havens Road and Bergen Road in the Town of Hector at approximately 8 p.m. on Monday.   A Schuyler County Deputy ... MORE