Day: January 15, 2020

W-FL Tuesday: Lyons girls continue to roll with win at East Rochester; Julian Ruiz leads Waterloo boys to victory; Whitman girls beat Red Jacket

W-FL Tuesday: Lyons girls continue to roll with win at East Rochester; Ruiz leads Waterloo boys to victory; Whitman girls beat Red Jacket

There was a full slate of Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball games on Tuesday night. On the girls side, the biggest game of the night featured the Lyons Lions and the East Rochester Bombers. This game meant a lot because they are currently the ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse takes on Boston College at Carrier Dome tonight (preview & info)

Syracuse pounds Boston College at Carrier Dome, 76-50 (full coverage)

After building a 25-point lead in the first half, Syracuse cruised to its second consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) victory over Boston College, 76-50, Wednesday night in the Carrier Dome. It was the 50th triumph for the Orange over the Eagles in 76 ... MORE
Ed Oliver has offseason core muscle surgery

Ed Oliver has offseason core muscle surgery

Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Ed Oliver had core muscle surgery on Tuesday in Philadelphia, Pa. to repair an injury he apparently played through for some stretch of his rookie season, per a league source. The surgery was done by renowned core muscle expert ... MORE
Buffalo Bills, Sports
URMC Psychiatry Dept. awarded $6.7 million grant to fight rural opioid abuse

URMC Psychiatry Dept. awarded $6.7 million grant to fight rural opioid abuse

Big money is coming to study the rural opioid fight. The University of Rochester Medical Center has received a $6.7 million federal grant, which will help rural communities use evidence-based practices to overcome opioid abuse. The grant is one of three given ... MORE
New measure prevents chiefs from relaying DMV data to ICE, other immigration agencies

New measure prevents chiefs from relaying DMV data to ICE, other immigration agencies

Police agencies across New York are having to sign agreements with the state. These new agreements will promise that they will not share DMV data with federal immigration agencies like ICE and Customs and Border Protection. That’s if they want to retain ... MORE
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New York will lower the property tax cap again in 2020

The cap is lowering. A report released earlier this week by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli noted that the cap is lower than the 2 percent cap applied for in recent years. The change takes effect in the fiscal year 2020, which begins ... MORE
Education, New York State, News
Cuomo announces agreement on limo safety legislation

Cuomo announces agreement on limo safety legislation

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a three-way agreement with Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie on a limousine safety regulation package. The 10- point package introduces new safety regulations such as: seatbelt requirements, immobilization of defective limousines, increased ... MORE
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New York paid $26B more than it got returned from federal government

New York is spending more than it gets, according to a new report. But this time it’s not taxpayers who are paying extra. It’s New York State, who is paying more to the federal government – than they get in return. A ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
Is the STAR program working? NYS says so, but not everyone agrees

Is the STAR program working? NYS says so, but not everyone agrees

New York State believes its administering the STAR program well. Over the last several years we’ve heard complaints from taxpayers, as well as local legislators, who say that the state has implemented too many changes, and made the system, or process, overly ... MORE
Education, New York State, News
Cuomo calls for latin unity phrase to be added to New York flag

Cuomo calls for latin unity phrase to be added to New York flag

Is it time for change? Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to make some changes to the New York State flag. A change that would place a latin phrase he has loaded into speeches, economic development, and more. Cuomo is proposing a tweet to ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
Auburn schools seek new tax collection method to balance funding challenges

Auburn schools seek new tax collection method to balance funding challenges

Should the Auburn Enlarged City School District tax consumer utilities? That’s the question being debated around the district’s board of education. A vote is coming on January 28th, but a public hearing will be held beforehand to determine the public interest on ... MORE
Seneca Museum of Waterways looking for new assistant to director

Seneca Museum of Waterways looking for new assistant to director

The Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry is seeking applicants for the position of assistant to the executive director, according to the Finger Lakes Times. Those interested in applying for the position should send a resume and cover letter to director@senecamuseum.com. The ... MORE
Nate McMurray will be the Democrat on the ticket for the 27th Congressional District

Nate McMurray will be the Democrat on the ticket for the 27th Congressional District

Nate McMurray will challenge someone other than Chris Collins this time around for the 27th Congressional District. The Democratic hopeful has wrapped up his nomination process. Erie County Democratic Chairman Jeremy Zellner ended efforts to consider an alternate candidate, according to the ... MORE
Police: Penn Yan driver didn’t have interlock device installed, as required by law

Police: Penn Yan driver didn’t have interlock device installed, as required by law

Police arrested a 32-year-old Penn Yan resident following a traffic stop for insufficient tail lamps around 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Brandon Parish, 32, of Penn Yan was charged with operating without an ignition interlock device and insufficient tail lamps. The interlock device ... MORE
Few inches of accumulation possible over next 48 hours, NWS issues advisory

Few inches of accumulation possible over next 48 hours, NWS issues advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for a couple counties in the region – ahead of some wintry weather, which should arrive during the overnight hours. The Winter Weather Advisory is active for Wayne and Northern Cayuga counties ... MORE