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UPSTATE HOOPS: Impressions & reaction as new high school basketball season underway (podcast)

UPSTATE HOOPS: Impressions & reaction as new high school basketball season underway (podcast)
The first two weeks of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school boys and girls basketball is in the books and the new season is off and running. Join Jim Sinicropi to react to all the game results and discuss impressions of the teams projected to compete for league titles this season. Also, the latest edition of the FL1 Sports Power Rankings will... more

Automatic alarm prevents fire from spreading at Auburn apartment complex

Automatic alarm prevents fire from spreading at Auburn apartment complex
An automatic alarm at an apartment complex in Auburn likely prevented a small fire from becoming worse, the Auburn Fire Department reported. The call came in around 4 p.m. at Genesee Gardens Apartments on Seymour Street, according to The Citizen. They say firefighters said that a light fixture which malfunctioned caused it to catch fire. Firefighters used extinguishers to put... more

Schumer: Federal workers to get 12 weeks of paid parental leave

Schumer: Federal workers to get 12 weeks of paid parental leave
The Senate’s top Democrat said Sunday that congressional leaders have reached a “real breakthrough” deal to give 12 weeks of paid parental leave to millions of federal workers as part of the annual defense policy bill. Sen. Charles Schumer said the agreement over the National Defense Authorization Act was reached late Friday night and a vote is expected later this... more

Despite concerns, Geneva City Council approves new deal with HWS

Despite concerns, Geneva City Council approves new deal with HWS
Some residents said it shouldn’t be the call of an outgoing City Council to make a decision that has financial implications for the government 12 years down the road. But that’s what Council did Wednesday when it approved a 10-year pact with Hobart and William Smith Colleges that will provide the city nearly $2.4 million over 10 years to help... more

Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association announces new lakeshore property owner program

Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association announces new lakeshore property owner program
Ahead of the start of the new year, the Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association has announced the unveiling of the Seneca Lake-Friendly Living program, the non-profit’s newest program that is tailored toward lakeshore property owners. This week Waste Not was full with a cram-packed engaged citizenry at its storefront on Exchange Street in Geneva. more

Waterloo village board to decide on granulated carbon filter

Waterloo village board to decide on granulated carbon filter
It’s decision time for the Village Board Monday. The board must decide whether to add a $1.2 million granular activated carbon — or GAC — filtering system to the village water treatment plant and distribution system upgrade project. That project already has a price tag of $6.1 million. The GAC system would remove Harmful Algal Bloom toxins and Perfluoroethyl Substances... more

Ontario County Safety Council taking nominations

OC safety council taking nominations
Nominations are being accepted for the annual Ontario County Safety Council awards, which will be presented March 24 at the council’s annual dinner at Club 86. The awards are presented yearly to county residents, firefighters, emergency medical services personnel and police officers who go beyond the call of duty and perform acts of heroism and bravery. This year’s banquet, at... more

Lawsuit filed against New York’s vaccine law dismissed

Lawsuit over New York’s vaccine law dismissed
A lawsuit filed against New York state’s vaccination law has reportedly been dismissed. State Attorney General Letitia James said the lawsuit, F.F. on behalf of her minor children, et al v. State of New York, et al, was dismissed. The lawsuit comes after the state passed a law in June that removed religious exemptions for immunizations. “Vaccines ensure the health and... more

Dinolfo named coordinating judge for treatment courts in 7th District

Dinolfo named coordinating judge for treatment courts in 7th District
Monroe County Judge Vincent Dinolfo has been appointed coordinating judge for treatment courts in the 7th Judicial District, an area that includes Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties. Dinolfo was appointed by state Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran, the district’s administrative judge. In his new role, Dinolfo will be responsible for the oversight of all treatment courts and cases in... more

Sabres wrap up three-game road trip with 3-2 overtime win against Edmonton

Sabres wrap up three-game road trip with 3-2 overtime win against Edmonton
It took defenseman Colin Miller 24 games to earn his first goal as a member of the Buffalo Sabres, but it really couldn’t have come at a better time. Miller scored the overtime winner in Buffalo’s 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday at Rogers Place. The first overtime goal of Miller’s career, the tally came with 3:47 remaining... more

New Destiny USA security includes trying to ID ‘gang members,’ adding police patrols

New Destiny USA security includes trying to ID ‘gang members,’ adding police patrols
Destiny USA has announced a new security plan that is set to include increased patrols by Syracuse police and Onondaga County probation officers, according to a statement by mall officials. The patrols also will be used to target alleged gang members and people with active warrants, county officials told Syracuse.com. In a one-page statement issued late Friday, Destiny officials said... more

W-FL Saturday: Victor wins Finger Lakes Tip-Off Tournament; Waterloo girls roll to 4-0

W-FL Saturday: Victor wins Finger Lakes Tip-Off Tournament; Waterloo girls improve to 4-0
The Victor Blue Devils took down the Newark Reds to win the 2019 Finger Lakes Tip-Off Tournament at Newark High School Saturday night. Victor never trailed in this game, but Newark was down by just two points going into the fourth quarter. Matt Caggiano was named MVP of the tournament for the Blue Devils. Caggiano also made the All-Tournament Team... more

Mets officially announce coaching staff for the 2020 season

Mets officially announce coaching staff for the 2020 season
The Mets have made their coaching staff for the 2020 MLB season official on Sunday night. In a press release, the team announced who will be helping out Carlos Beltran in his first managerial season, including the return of hitting coach Chili Davis and the addition of pitching coach Jeremy Hefner. “We are excited to complete our coaching staff following a very thoughtful and extensive... more

Syracuse bounces back with an 82-48 win over UMBC

Syracuse bounces back with an 82-48 win over UMBC
Syracuse got back into the win column Sunday afternoon with a dominating 82-48 victory over UMBC in the Carrier Dome. Digna Strautmane and Teisha Hyman paced the Orange squad, scoring 17 and 16 points respectively. Amaya Finklea-Guity recorded back-to-back double figure games following up her 11-point outing at Michigan where she had 13 points. All in all, five total Orange broke the 10-point... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Waterloo girls take on Red Raiders in Hornell (Peisch TV)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Waterloo girls take on Red Raiders in Hornell (Peisch Sports)
Watch a replay of Saturday night’s Section V girls high school basketball team between the Waterloo Lady Indians led by Coach Michael Bree and the Hornell Red Raiders. Watch the complete game as streamed live by Peisch TV with Bob Peisch on the call from coutside in Hornell. Then, check out this Sunday morning’s Upstate Hoops Podcast and find out... more

Self-defense in spotlight after recent report of woman fending off attacker

Self-defense in spotlight after recent report of woman fending off attacker
At the United Martial Arts Center in Victor, every kick and roll, is a lesson learned. Instructor Toby Reh says the lesson of the day is self-defense. “What we’re doing here kind of transcends just the physical things that are happening on the mat,” he said. The focus on self-defense comes just after News10NBC Chief Investigative Reporter Berkeley Brean spoke... more
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