Day: November 8, 2019

DJ LeMahieu wins AL Silver Slugger Award for 2B

DJ LeMahieu wins AL Silver Slugger Award for 2B

Although he wasn’t named as a finalist for American League MVP, DJ LeMahieu is still taking home some hardware this offseason. On Thursday night, it was announced that DJ LeMahieu won the AL Silver Slugger Award for the second base position. The ... MORE
Yankees reportedly hire Matt Blake as pitching coach

Yankees reportedly hire Matt Blake as pitching coach

Just 10 days after dismissing Larry Rothschild as their pitching coach, the Yankees found a replacement. According to Jeff Passan, New York will hire Matt Blake to fill the role. Blake most recently served an Assistant Director for Player Development with the ... MORE
Morelle co-sponsoring legislation aimed at helping veterans

Morelle co-sponsoring legislation aimed at helping veterans

Ahead of Veterans Day, Congressman Joe Morelle is raising awareness about proposed legislation in the House of Representatives aimed at helping those who’ve served our nation. Morelle was in Rochester Thursday to detail the bills he is co-sponsoring. Those bills include the ... MORE
Man on the brink of going over Niagara Falls rescued

Man on the brink of going over Niagara Falls rescued

Less than 100 yards from the brink of Niagara Falls, a heart-stopping rescue attempt played out Thursday. A man clung to a tree in the middle of the fast-moving, frigid waters. The mission that followed was unlike any crews had ever faced ... MORE
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More than 2,000 people sick with vaping related illness, which CDC coined EVALI

More than 2,000 people sick with vaping related illness, which CDC coined EVALI

The Centers for Disease Control’s latest numbers say 2,051 people have the vaping-related lung illness that the organization has named EVALI. The term is short for “E-cigarette or Vaping product use Associated Lung Injury.” The cases are all in the United States, ... MORE
Health, News
State Senator warns bail reform poses threat to public safety

State Senator warns bail reform poses threat to public safety

A State Senator warned Thursday that the new bail reform law could jeopardize public safety. Senator Patrick Gallivan is a State Senator for New York’s 59th District and a former state trooper and Erie County Sheriff. Law enforcement officers and victims advocates ... MORE
Data shows distracted driving crashes up, cellphone tickets down

Data shows distracted driving crashes up, cellphone tickets down

There is some sobering news to think about when getting into your car to drive to work tomorrow. In that last 10 years, the number of crashes in New York involving distracted driving, including texting, has gone up 86%. The strange thing ... MORE
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NY State DOT gearing up to clear thousands of miles of CNY roads this winter

NY State DOT gearing up to clear thousands of miles of roads this winter

The New York State Department of Transportation says they’re geared up and are ready to keep the highways clear for you all winter long. Signs along highways like I-690 west say winter weather is on the way, which puts snowplow drivers on ... MORE
News, Traffic
Farmers working non-stop to harvest before winter weather takes over

Farmers working non-stop to harvest before winter weather takes over

Farmers across the region have been in a race against time and Mother Nature to beat the winter weather and harvest their crops. Down at Meisenzahl Farms in Honeoye Falls, Dave and Jeremy Meisenzahl have been busy harvesting their corn with their ... MORE
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New York pledged millions to communities after prison closures, but much of those funds went unspent

In 2011, Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged $50 million to help communities deal with the closure of seven prisons he shuttered in his first year in office, making good on a campaign pledge to lower the number of people incarcerated in the state ... MORE
New campaign ad pushes Rep. John Katko to ‘do the right thing’ and support impeachment

New campaign ad pushes Rep. John Katko to ‘do the right thing’ and support impeachment

Just two days after this year’s election, more political ads will be hitting your TV screens. The ads are for next year’s election as presidential impeachment hearings continue next week. The group behind one wave of ads feature military veterans accusing Congress ... MORE
New union blasts group practice, hospital over contract issues

New union blasts group practice, hospital over contract issues

A new health care union looking to get an agreement finalized said its members are not receiving fair wages or treatment. Employees at multi-specialty group practice Auburn Memorial Medical Services, which is affiliated with Auburn Community Hospital, started a bargaining unit under the 1199SEIU ... MORE
Cayuga County man admits repeated sexual abuse of child

Cayuga County man admits repeated sexual abuse of child

Judge Thomas Leone was reluctant to give 34-year-old Patrick Jackson only five years in prison. Jackson was in Cayuga County Court on Thursday to admit to repeatedly forcing oral sexual conduct on a child from February 2012 to March 2014. The boy ... MORE
Discussions begin about Cayuga County budget

Discussions begin about Cayuga County budget

The Cayuga County Legislature Ways and Means Committee held the first of two special workshops Thursday to make amendments to the proposed 2020 budget. The seven-person committee passed a resolution to cut instead of eliminate funding for the Cayuga Economic Development Agency, and ... MORE
Aurelius will get a Dunkin’ location soon

Aurelius will get a Dunkin’ location soon

The Auburn area is getting a fourth Dunkin’ location. The coffee and doughnut restaurant will open in an outbuilding next to Fingerlakes Crossing plaza by early 2020, said Kevin Langan, a leasing executive with the building’s owner, Cameron Group LLC. Located at ... MORE