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State College snaps Doubleday’s four game win streak; Rubber match Sunday night

State College snaps Doubleday’s four game win streak; Rubber match Sunday night
A five-run bottom of the second inning proved to be the unraveling point for the Auburn Doubledays (6-8) as they fell 8-3 to the State College Spikes (10-5) on Saturday night at Medlar Field. Jake Alu went 2-3 with an RBI and a run scored in the loss that snapped a four-game winning streak for Auburn. The Spikes opened the... more

Do you like baseball but don’t have time to study?

Do you like baseball but don’t have time to study?
If your answer was “yes”, then you really have to read this. It may be true that many students find it rather difficult to combine their interest in sport with their academics, and usually take one seriously than the other. According to a survey conducted a few years back, most student-athletes can’t balance school and sports, and this is what... more

Sheriff Luce says corrections officer accused of selling drugs resigned immediately after being arrested on Friday

Seneca County Corrections Officer accused of selling drugs, arrested on felony charges
Sheriff Tim Luce reports that on Friday a 25-year-old Corrections Officer with Seneca County was arrested on felony drug charges. Adam Bowen, 25, of Geneva was charged by police in Geneva with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. Sheriff Luce says that Bowen was a corrections officer since July 2015. On... more

Police: Seneca Falls woman accused of stealing funds from Girl Scouts troop

Police: SF woman accused of stealing funds from Girl Scouts troop
On Thursday at about 4:30 p.m. the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Jennifer L. Balliette, 40, following a two month fraud investigation. Police say Balliette was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, falsifying business records, and scheme to defraud; all of which are felonies. It is alleged that over the course of approximately three years Balliette was fraudulently using funds belonging... more

Knocking down walls to build an educational community

Knocking down walls to build an educational community
For students at the Finger Lakes Christian School, spending a morning tearing down walls at the old Masonic lodge on Route 414 in Fayette was an opportunity to help others. Eight students and three adult volunteers from the school joined the Fayette Historical Society on June 14 for the school’s annual Serve-A-Thon. In its second year, the Serve-A-Thon was developed... more

Police: Man drove drunk with two kids in his car in Cayuga County

Police: Man drove drunk with two kids in his car in Cayuga County
On Thursday police arrested a 36-year-old Syracuse man on several charges after driving while intoxicated with children in his vehicle. Garry E. Brown, 36, of Syracuse was charged with driving while intoxicated, two counts of aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, aggravated unlicensed operation... more

Rochester Red Wings post 19 runs for the second time this month

Rochester Red Wings post 19 runs for the second time this month
The Rochester Red Wings recorded their third straight win and tied a season-high for runs scored with a 19-6 win over the Lehigh Valley IronPigs on the road Wednesday. With the win, Rochester (37-39) matches its season-high run total and its highest scoring output since 2004 after previously defeating the Pawtucket Red Sox, 19-4, on the road, June 7. The... more

Wolcott man charged with burglary, trespass following pair of incidents

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Deputies report the arrest of a 20-year-old Wolcott resident following two separate incidents. It is alleged that on June 26th, Kyle Mein, 20, of Wolcott knowingly remained unlawfully on property in the Town of Woloctt, in which he was not allowed. In a separate incident days earlier, he entered a separate residence and stole cash. He was transported to the... more

Deputies investigate hit-and-run accident in Phelps

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Deputies say they have no leads at this time following what they’re describing as a ‘hit-and-run’ accident along Wilber Road in the Town of Phelps. The crash happened a little after 1 p.m. when Molly Spock, 23, of Newark was traveling southbound on Wilbur Road, when another vehicle passed her – forcing her off the roadway. The second vehicle was... more

Yankees beat Red Sox in 30-run London shootout

Yankees beat Red Sox in 30-run London shootout
At various times since their jet touched down, members of the Yankees’ traveling party have referred to the London Series as having the characteristics of a business trip, a spectacle and high-stakes playoff games. Once the first pitch was thrown on Saturday, we saw what the Red Sox and Yankees always seem to provide: unforgettable theatre. Aaron Hicks slugged the... more

Auburn man injured as gas grill explodes

Auburn man injured as gas grill explodes
An Auburn man was taken to Upstate University Hospital Thursday night after a propane grill he was trying to light exploded, according to the Auburn Fire Department. According to Assistant Chief Mark Fritz, the department responded to 58 Oak St. at 8:10 p.m.. Upon arriving, firefighters found the propane tank of a grill along with portions of the deck at... more

Childers sentenced in Sodus double murder: ‘I truly am sorry’

Childers sentenced in Sodus double murder: ‘I truly am sorry’
The woman who admitted to being involved in a double murder in Wayne County was sentenced Thursday. Charlene Childers, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection to the case, read a prepared statement in court prior to being sentenced to the agreed upon 28 years in prison and 5 years post-release supervision. Prosecutors say Childers’ husband, former Texas police chief... more

Soldier from Trumansburg killed in Afghanistan

Trumansburg soldier killed in Afghanistan
The Pentagon has announced the identities of two soldiers killed in combat in Afghanistan. Killed on Wednesday in Uruzgan province were 32-year-old Army Master Sgt. Michael B. Riley and 24-year-old Army Sgt. James G. Johnston. Johnston was assigned to 79th Ordnance Battalion, 71st Ordnance Group as an explosive disposal specialist, at Fort Hood, Texas. He was from Trumansburg, near Ithaca.... more

Doubledays escape series opener at State College with a 5-3 win

Doubledays escape series opener at State College with a 5-3 win
  Despite having just one hit entering the seventh inning, the Auburn Doubledays (6-7) exploded for four runs in the eighth and topped the State College Spikes (9-4) by a score of 5-3 at Medlar Field for their fourth consecutive win. Catcher Andrew Pratt had a multi-extra-base-hit outing for the second straight night as he went 2-4 with two doubles... more
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