Day: January 14, 2020

FLX TRAIL WALK-THROUGH: The Ludovico Sculpture Trail in Seneca Falls (video)

FLX TRAIL WALK-THROUGH: The Ludovico Sculpture Trail in Seneca Falls (video)

Steve Fantone of Mossy Frog Studios produced this walk-through video of the Ludovico Sculpture Trail along the Cayuga-Seneca Canal in Seneca Falls. If you have never walked the entire trail and seen the art installments check out the video below…  ... MORE
Jim Brown named greatest College Football player by ESPN

Syracuse’s Jim Brown named greatest College Football player by ESPN

Legendary Orange running back Jim Brown is No. 1 on ESPN’s list of the greatest 150 players from the first century and a half of college football. In closing its year-long ESPN College Football 150 celebration, the network revealed its top 25 ... MORE
Mets’ Carlos Beltran named in MLB report but will not be suspended as part of Astros’ sign-stealing scandal

Mets’ Carlos Beltran named in MLB report but will not be suspended as part of Astros’ sign-stealing scandal

MLB came down hard on the now-fired duo of Astros manager A.J. Hinch and GM Jeff Luhnow on Monday, suspending both of them for one season as part of their involvement in Houston’s sign-stealing scandal. Despite being named in MLB’s report, Mets manager Carlos Beltran — who was a player ... MORE
New York Mets, Sports
W-FL Monday: Mynderse boys and girls take down South Seneca

W-FL Monday: Mynderse boys and girls take down South Seneca

On Monday night, the Mynderse boys and girls took down South Seneca at Arthur L. Baker Gymnasium in Seneca Falls. First, the boys played and absolutely pounded the Falcons. Troy Kabat scored a game-high 20 points to help lead the Blue Devils ... MORE
Beginning this week, new law will allow adult adoptees to get original birth certificate

Beginning this week, new law will allow adult adoptees to get original birth certificate

Now adults who were adopted can request a copy of their original birth certificate. Effective January 15, people over the age of 18 will be able to learn information about their birth and biological parents. It’s a change that had been debated, ... MORE
New York State, News
Prosecutors push for max sentence in former Congressman Collins’ case

Prosecutors push for max sentence in former Congressman Collins’ case

Federal prosecutors strongly urged the judge overseeing sentencing for former Congressman Chris Collins to pursue the maximum. U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman made his case to Judge Vernon Broderick for why the former representative should be sentenced more harshly to promote respect for ... MORE
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Schumer calls for new conditions to be treated as part of Agent Orange protections for veterans

Senator Chuck Schumer is calling for changes to how so-called Agent Orange Presumptive Conditions are treated. In this case, he’s calling for more of them. The VA has proposed that four new conditions be added to the benefits list, which are additions ... MORE
State bills to ban sale of electronic, traditional flavored tobacco products gaining steam

State bills to ban sale of electronic, traditional flavored tobacco products gaining steam

Lawmakers are looking to seal the deal on the flavored tobacco product fight, which has been boiling over since mid-2019. There are a pair of bills, which are being backed local social justice group, parents, and legislators universally. They would end the ... MORE
Enfield votes against saying the pledge at Town Board meetings

Enfield votes against saying the pledge at Town Board meetings

The town of Enfield, located in Tompkins County has made a move that some feel is controversial. They will not recite the pledge of allegiance at the start of meetings any more. It started as a discussion about removing the phrasing ‘under ... MORE
Could marijuana legalization finally happen in New York?

Could marijuana legalization finally happen in New York?

In 2019 it looked like marijuana legalization could happen. It had passed in some nearby states, and Democrats, who controlled both chambers in New York State were generally supportive of the idea. The legislation stalled, though, and subsequent vaping illnesses stirred up ... MORE
New York rules that embattled Owasco highway superintendent’s personal business can’t participate in public projects

New York rules that embattled Owasco highway superintendent’s personal business can’t participate in public projects

The Department of Labor ruled in 2019 that Robert Bruno, the embattled public works official in Cayuga County who is accused of official misconduct, also failed to pay more than $112,843 worth of wages to employees of his business. The Auburn Citizen ... MORE
400 housing units, 350 parking spaces, and more retail could come to Ithaca

400 housing units, 350 parking spaces, and more retail could come to Ithaca

More housing? It’s possible if new developments move forward in downtown Ithaca. The development could potentially bring 400 housing units, 350 rebuilt parking spaces, new retail, and a conference center. The proposed 49,000-square-foot conference center would cost around $30 million. Meanwhile, the ... MORE
Economic development pros looking to educate students about opportunities in Wayne County

Economic development pros looking to educate students about opportunities in Wayne County

What to do next? That’s the question for a lot of high school students who struggle with the process between K-12 and college. Then, students who go away to college – graduate – and can’t find openings as easily as they might ... MORE
News, Wayne County
Municipalities could end up paying more for Medicaid if New York doesn’t fill budget gap

Municipalities could end up paying more for Medicaid if New York doesn’t fill budget gap

The concern right now is that local governments may be tapped out. And simultaneously, the state could look at them to help fill a budget gap that has reached $6.1 billion across the state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his State of the ... MORE
Newark woman sent to Strong after two-car crash along Route 31

Newark woman sent to Strong after two-car crash along Route 31

A Newark woman was sent to Strong Hospital, and a Macedon man was ticketed following a two-car crash at a busy intersection along Route 31. Deputies say that Elvin Garcia, 19, of Macedon was traveling south on Whitbeck Road and came to ... MORE