Dedication to a fallen Newark PWD employee at T. Spencer Knight Park

In Newark, the dedication of a map kiosk along with a bicycle repair station took place for Ray DePauw on Tuesday, August 2nd in T. Spencer Knight Park on the canal.  Ray was a devoted friend, father, husband, and Village of Newark DPW employee who loved all things outdoors.  Upon his passing from ALS, donations were made to Local 721... more

Bills look for more impact from tight end Charles Clay

There was a play late in Thursday morning’s practice at St. John Fisher College that the Buffalo Bills hope to see more of this coming season, a play they didn’t see very much of in 2015. During an 11-on-11 red zone drill, Charles Clay worked into the end zone against physical coverage by linebacker Preston Brown, Tyrod Taylor threw a... more

Former Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb joining ESPN Radio

Donovan McNabb had a fantastic football career from his days as a Syracuse Orange to becoming an NFL legend. His post-football life, however, has not exactly been a smooth ride. After his retirement from the NFL, McNabb held broadcasting positions with FOX, FS1, and NBC Sports Radio. He was let go from these positions following his DUI arrest last year.... more

Stewart says goodbye to WGI as new surface says hello

Tony Stewart returns this weekend to Watkins Glen International for what is expected to be his final race on the road course that has treated him so well. Stewart’s last race at The Glen will also mark a significant first for him and the 39 other NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers who will compete in Sunday afternoon’s Cheez-It 355 at The... more

Ithaca native grew up watching Watkins Glen races; now he helps run them with NASCAR

When Jusan Hamilton was growing up, spending a weekend at the Watkins Glen International track with his family to watch the races was like a yearly mini-vacation. A lifelong racing fan, Hamilton now gets to play a direct role in the races he grew up watching. Read more below from the Ithaca Voice. Read More more

Roth: Iconic Watkins Glen race track our ‘other’ franchise

Michael Printup was having lunch at the Genesee Brew House in Rochester recently when he struck up a conversation with some young people. As president of Watkins Glen International, Printup, 51, like all sports executives competing in the Digital Age, keeps the pedal to the metal when it comes to understanding what millennials are thinking. What he learned on this... more

Cuomo signs NY daily fantasy sports bill

Daily fantasy sports companies will soon be able to accept entries from New York users after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Wednesday regulating the industry. The new law will allow daily fantasy giants like DraftKings and FanDuel to restart their New York operations once they receive a temporary permit from the state Gaming Commission, which will be... more

Canandaigua Lions Club to host Kid’s Fishing Derby

Canandaigua Lions Club will host its annual Kid’s Fishing Derby at 7 a.m. Aug. 20 at the Canandaigua Pier on Lakeshore Drive.The free derby is for ages 14 and younger. Registration will occur throughout the morning, with prizes awarded at noon. Door prizes will be awarded hourly. The event will occur rain or shine, with the exception of a thunderstorm. Read More at... more

Tires, curbs are questions for Cheez-It 355 at The Glen

A comprehensive $12 million off-season repaving of the Watkins Glen International circuit was only expected to make a great NASCAR Sprint Cup event even better. The new surface has provided plenty of added grip for other series’ competing there, but the takeaway from NASCAR testing at The Glen last week was there could be plenty of challenges ahead for drivers... more

The Seneca County 4-H Dog Club classes a success

Seneca County 4-H held a series of dog obedience classes this summer.  4-H volunteer, Cindy Swift, helped participants learn basic commands to use with their canine partners.  Youth and dogs of differing ages and backgrounds took part in the lessons. The final class of the series was held at the Seneca County Fair.  Judge Jackie Denson evaluated the dogs as... more

Syracuse soccer: Orange open 2016 ranked sixth in NSCAA poll

While Syracuse Orange football isn’t sniffing the preseason polls (yet), Syracuse Orange football (soccer) finds itself ranked sixth to start the 2016 campaign. SU men’s soccer is coming off its best season in program history, capped by winning the ACC Tournament and then a thrilling run to the College Cup. The Orange are one of five ACC clubs in the... more
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