Day: October 2, 2019

Parkland survivors share stories, urge activism in visit to Cornell

Parkland survivors share stories, urge activism in visit to Cornell

“I remember for a very long time that I was a bystander. I was uneducated, I was uninterested, and more than anything, I was numb. And that’s not an attitude to have because, worst-case scenario, you get shot. And that’s the truth, ... MORE
Learn about proposed Tompkins and city budgets Wednesday night

Learn about proposed Tompkins and city budgets Wednesday night

It’s a 2020 budget-filled evening. Local residents who want to learn more about next year’s recommended budget for Tompkins County can attend the Community Budget Forum. The City of Ithaca will also be releasing its budget Wednesday night. The meeting will begin ... MORE
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After sex abuse case dismissed in Wayne County, Sodus man arrested again on same charges

Sheriff Barry Virts says the sex abuse charges filed and dropped last week against a Sodus resident have been re-filed. In an updated press release Wednesday afternoon, Virts said that Robert J. Olmstead, 51, of Sodus was arrested after an investigation that ... MORE
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BILLS GAME DAY: Buffalo looks to bounce back in Tennessee (preview, media & info)

Bills hang on and defeat Titans, 14-7 (full coverage)

The Buffalo Bills beat the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, finding a way to pull out the 14-7 victory. It wasn’t all rainbows and butterflies, but it was a solid win over an AFC contender. Bills fans were clamoring for the team to ... MORE
Buffalo Bills, Sports
Debunking flu shot myths ahead of winter, flu season

Debunking flu shot myths ahead of winter, flu season

To get the flu shot or not, that’s the debate amongst many Americans. If you ask the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, nearly half, 48 percent are skipping out and pharmacists are warning, you should get one. Wegmans pharmacist Bill Wojnowicz told ... MORE
Health, New York State, News
What kind of sentence could former Representative Chris Collins receive?

What kind of sentence could former Representative Chris Collins receive?

Chris Collins was elected to four terms in Congress, but this week resigned, and then admitted his guilt in an insider trading case. An upcoming pre-sentencing investigation will determine just how drastically his life could change moving forward. Sentencing guidelines call for Collins to ... MORE
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Box truck driver ticketed after slamming into tractor, wagon in Hammondsport on Rt. 14A

Deputies say that a Hammondsport man suffered minor injuries when a box truck crashed into a tractor, which was pulling a wagon on Route 14A near Hoyt Road. The crash happened on Wednesday around 8 a.m. Deputies say Nelson Weaver, 29, of ... MORE
Former deputy emergency management director claims sexual discrimination

Former deputy emergency management director claims sexual discrimination

A lawsuit from a former deputy director of Cayuga County’s Emergency Management Office says the county sexually discriminated against her by creating a work environment so hostile “she had no choice but to resign.” Filed in state Supreme Court last Friday, the ... MORE
Cayuga County, Courts, News
Cayuga, Onondaga community college nursing programs partner with SUNY Upstate

Cayuga, Onondaga community college nursing programs partner with SUNY Upstate

Beginning in the fall of 2020, nursing students who attend either Cayuga or Onondaga community college can earn their bachelor’s degrees at SUNY Upstate Medical University without submitting a new application. The arrangement for a dual admission system among the three schools ... MORE
Lake Ontario homeowner recovery plan now accepting applications

Lake Ontario homeowner recovery plan now accepting applications

Homeowners affected by this year’s Lake Ontario flooding can now apply for state funding to offset damage. The 2019 Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Flood Relief and Recovery Program is open to primary residences throughout October, says a press release from Governor Andrew Cuomo’s ... MORE
FRESH TAKES: NFL Week 5, MLB Postseason & NHL Previews (podcast)

FRESH TAKES: NFL Week 5, MLB Postseason & NHL Previews (podcast)

The play-offs are set to begin and Paul Russo and Nick Felice preview all the match-ups along with a look ahead at the new NHL season. Throw in reaction to the weekend in college and NFL football and it should be a ... MORE
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Gorgeous rainy day (photo)

Rainy days are great to photograph, too! This shot from Ontario County is proof. Photo by Travis J. Smith ... MORE
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Storm clouds running away (photo)

As the storm clouds leave Canandaigua. Photo by Rebecca Amber ... MORE
Dramatic scene in Ontario County (photo)

Dramatic scene in Ontario County (photo)

A dramatic scene in Ontario County. Photo by Travis J. Smith ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Liz & Marshall from Woody’s Bar & Grille and your October weekend ahead (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Liz & Marshall from Woody’s Bar & Grille and your October weekend ahead (podcast)

Chef Marshall Grady & Liz Comatis from Woody’s Bar & Grille are in-studio as we sample the world famous Bleu Bayou chicken wings along with 7 other unique chicken wing flavors and preview the first weekend of October here in the Finger ... MORE