Day: September 18, 2019

FRESH TAKES: Dome upgrade impressions and football weekend recap (podcast)

FRESH TAKES: Dome upgrade impressions and football weekend recap (podcast)

This week on the Fresh Takes Podcast, Paul Russo & Nick Felice recap the weekend in college and pro football, discuss a rash of big name injuries in Major League Baseball as the regular season winds down, and a review of all ... MORE
Yankees shutout Angels in Luis Severino’s debut

Yankees shutout Angels in Luis Severino’s season debut

It had been 344 days since Luis Severino set foot upon the Yankee Stadium mound in a game situation, and the Yankees’ ace didn’t seem like he had missed a minute. Returning from right rotator cuff and right lat injuries that had shelved the ... MORE
New York Yankees, Sports
Littlejohn & Barbi Orthodontics (Billboard)
FLX WEEKLY: Oktoberfest in Geneva, Naples Grape Festival & Tabora Farms in Dundee (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Oktoberfest in Geneva, Naples Grape Festival & Tabora Farm in Dundee (podcast)

Kelly Anne Guilfoyle of the Geneva BID is in-studio to talk about Saturday’s first annual FLX Oktoberfest Block Party in Geneva. We preview this weekend’s Grape Festival in Naples and review a trip to Tabora Farms Winery & Bakery in Dundee. We’ll ... MORE
New York State bans flavored e-cigarettes

New York State bans flavored e-cigarettes

New York State has become the first state in the nation to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday. The ban, which also covers nicotine e-liquids, went immediately into effect after a vote on the emergency regulations by ... MORE
Health, New York State, News
Cuomo backs up on ‘mandatory’ license plate updates in 2020

Cuomo backs up on license plate plan, but several questions remains

The cost of driving in New York may have just gone down slightly. The Andrew Cuomo administration on Tuesday officially abandoned a requirement for drivers to get new license plates if their plates are more than 10 years old. The new plates would have ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
Drones are a growing business throughout the region

Drones are a growing business throughout the region

Drone technology is being called the new frontier of aviation, and Central New York is on the cutting edge. Syracuse-based Nuair operates one of 7 drone test sites in the country, where companies can come to test their drones and drone-related products, ... MORE
Business, News
Littlejohn & Barbi Orthodontics (Billboard)
Auburn Community Hospital workers approve new contract

Auburn Community Hospital workers approve new contract

Workers at Auburn Community Hospital have approved a new contract that ends a nine-month labor dispute. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3124 tells NewsChannel 9 that the contract was overwhelmingly approved. It creates language for a health ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, News
Town of Mentz considering solar, transfer station projects

Town of Mentz considering solar, transfer station projects

The Mentz Town Board is in the preliminary stages of considering proposals to build both a solar array and a garbage transfer station on the town’s old, capped landfill. Developer Abundant Solar has proposed leasing just under 10 acres of the town’s ... MORE
A ‘supreme’ experience: Students, restaurant owners meet Sonia Sotomayor

A ‘supreme’ experience: Students, restaurant owners meet Sonia Sotomayor

It was a little later than the peak dinner hour Friday night when Sonia Sotomayor and her party of six walked into El Bajio restaurant on Fall Street for their evening meal. On Monday, Homero Guerrero — he opened the Mexican eatery ... MORE
Mets defeat Rockies, 6-1

Mets defeat Rockies, 6-1

Upon lasting just four innings against the Phillies earlier this month, failing to deliver a quality start for the sixth time in seven tries since joining the Mets, Marcus Stroman defined himself as “extremely frustrated and kind of angry.” “I definitely wanted ... MORE
New York Mets, Sports
Poll finds Gov. Cuomo’s favorability rating moves into positive territory

Poll finds Gov. Cuomo’s favorability rating moves into positive territory

A new Siena Research Institute poll shows Gov. Andrew Cuomo has made some progress in the minds of voters in the Empire State. The poll released Tuesday found that Cuomo has a positive 48-46 favorability rating, an increase from a negative 43-50 ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
Syracuse woman set to appear on season 24 of “The Bachelor”

Syracuse woman set to appear on season 24 of “The Bachelor”

As the 24th season of “The Bachelor” prepares to begin shooting in the coming days, a local woman is hoping to be offered a rose from the latest bachelor: Peter “The Pilot” Weber. Tammy Ly is a local realtor with Keller Williams ... MORE
Life, Syracuse Area
Fairport & Macedon residents suing Waste Management over landfill odors

Fairport & Macedon residents suing Waste Management over landfill odors

A lot of New York City’s garbage ends up in Rochester and that has prompted one local group to file a lawsuit. New York City and Waste Management are being sued by more than 220 Fairport and Macedon area residents because of ... MORE
Potential chocolate milk ban in New York City schools draws opposition from farmers

Potential chocolate milk ban in New York City schools draws opposition from farmers

The state’s largest farm organization is warning New York City officials against a proposal to ban chocolate milk from school meals. The New York Farm Bureau wrote in a letter this month to New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza that banning ... MORE
Farm, Health, New York State, News
Ontario County Landfill plans more wells to combat odor

Ontario County Landfill plans more wells to combat odor

Casella Waste Systems announced Monday it will begin installing more methane collection wells at the Ontario County Landfill, beginning Wednesday. Casella officials said there has been light landfill odor along the eastern side of the 389-acre landfill on County Road 5. The ... MORE