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Local laws and litigation: Recent history of landfilling debate in Seneca Falls

The polarizing nature of the Seneca Meadows Landfill in Seneca Falls has folks from every walk of life weighing in. While the community remains largely split on the issues at play — this year is shaping up to be as important — if not more important than 2016. On March 14th a Public Hearing is scheduled to take place at... more

Upstate Orange: Marquee win & eighties ‘Cuse trivia (podcast)

Syracuse finally gets a marquee win over #6 Florida State in the Carrier Dome on Saturday but they still have a lot of work to do before Orange fans can get excited about Selection Sunday. Jim Sinicropi and Brad Conner talk about it on Sunday morning’s live edition of the Upstate Orange Podcast along with some fantastic 1980’s Syracuse basketball... more

Upstate Hoops: Looking ahead to Sectionals & W-FL round-up (podcast)

Jim Sinicropi and Matt Verkey recap the short-week of action for Wayne-Finger Lakes varsity basketball on Sunday morning and breakdown the Sectional Point Standings as we head into the final three weeks of the regular season. Also, a look at the week ahead and our latest Power Rankings and Girls Super Six. AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Cornell hockey eyes Schafer’s 400th career win

At this point last year, things were looking up for Cornell men’s hockey. With an 11-2-2 record, the team was ranked No. 9 in the country and poised to finish the regular season with the NCAA tournament around the corner. Then the team took a nosedive. Following a sweep against Merrimack on the road, the Red failed to secure a... more

Seneca Falls OTB will close; last day of operation will be on Saturday

On Saturday, the Wester OTB location on State Route 5&20 in Seneca Falls will close. Richard Ricci, who represents Seneca County on the Western OTB board of directors, addressed the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to quell concerns around that closure in Seneca Falls. He noted that the Seneca Falls location had lost just about $300,000 in a little less... more

Pets of the Week: Still waiting for a home for Christmas

At this time of the year, the staff at the Beverly Animal Shelter has wishes too. Their wish is that the residents who have been there the longest, the older or not so perfect pets, might finally find a furever home of their own. To encourage the older cat adoptions, all Felines 2 years old and older have a special... more

Generations Bank announces new VP hire on Friday

Generations Bank announces the hire of A.G. Cutrona as Vice President – Director of Growth and Profitability at its Seneca Falls headquarters. He is charged with leading a customer engagement initiative for the organization. Cutrona brings more than 30 years of banking experience to the role. He is a graduate of the Wharton School with a an Executive Leadership Certificate,... more

W-FL Monday: Mynderse, East Rochester notch wins

Will DuMont’s Red Creek Rams faced a stiff test when they travelled south to play Mynderse in Arthur L. Baker Gymnasium in Seneca Falls on Monday night. After one quarter, the Rams stood tied with Mynderse at 17-17 and heading into the half the Blue Devils held just a 4 point lead at 36-32. Mynderse would pull away in the... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Hopefully Waiting

As Winter rears its threatening head, the pets at the Beverly Animal Shelter anxiously hope to find a home of their own very soon. To encourage the older cat adoptions, all Felines 2 years old and older have a special low-cost adoption fee of only $9.85 until January 1, 2017. This week, we feature 2 affectionate felines available at that... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Young Cats

The feline adoption special fee of only $9.85 for cats 2 years old and older might be enticing. However, if you really have your heart set on a young’un, the following kitties (right after our special reminders) are worth your attention. Reminder: Pictures with Santa will be on Sunday, November 20 from noon to 4. Also, please remember, End of... more

Beverly Shelter Pets of the Week: Cats & a 10-month old dog

It’s November. We might be looking forward to our turkey dinner and giving thanks. However, at the Beverly Animal Shelter they are already preparing for Christmas and yearend. From now, until January 1, 2017 here’s an adoption special … all cats 2 years and older will be only $9.85! Pictures with Santa will be on Sunday, November 20. End of... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Waiting Purr Machines

At the Beverly Animal Shelter, three felines wait. They wait wishin’ and hopin’ for their furever home. If you are looking for a young’un ready to play, there are Cher and Page. On the other hand, if you have a quiet home and a loving lap, Mitze is the girl for you. Why not stop by BAS to meet the... more

Kenny’s 2 Pennies: Presidential Election Fatigue

On Tuesday morning’s live edition of Kenny’s 2 Pennies on FingerLakes1.TV, Kenny wonders if he is alone in being tired of all the media coverage surrounding the upcoming Presidential Election. Also, why hasn’t Syracuse signed any basketball recruits for next season, who will win the World Series, why a man in Maine was dressed as a tree, and how the... more

Port Byron man located, arrested after pursuit in Cayuga County

Sheriff David Gould reports that the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Aaron D. Greene, 36, of Port Byron as the operator involved in a traffic stop and pursuit that occurred over the weekend. On Saturday, October 22nd at about 8:39 pm on Ira Hill Road in the Town of Ira deputies stopped a 2001 Chevy Pickup for speeding. As... more

Pets of the Week: Special Returns

The Beverly Animal Shelter plans for every adoption to be forever. However, that is not always the case. Things happen that do not have anything to do with the adopted animal. Returns are unusual; nonetheless, the Shelter has recently received 3 returned pets from 3 different situations. They were loved pets who will be missed. Now it is time to... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Autumn Kittens

October is here! Are you ready for your Treat? The Beverly Animal Shelter has many 3 to 4 month old, Autumn kittens waiting for adoption. Why not enjoy the beauty of Fall throughout the year? MAGGIE A petite, dark Torti purr-machine, Maggie is just about 4 months old. With yellow-green eyes and silky fur, she’s a cuddly little girl. Maggie... more

Council to consider PILOT for senior housing projects

City Council will consider approving a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement for the St. Francis and Elmcrest senior housing projects. The Geneva Housing Authority has received preliminary funding approval from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the redevelopment of the former St. Francis School building on Exchange Street into income-restricted senior housing and the rehabilitation of Elmcrest Apartments on Lewis... more

Pets of the Week: People-friendly pit bulls

We all know there are a large amount of “Pit Bulls” found in Animal Shelters across the US. There they wait and hope for homes. The Beverly Animal Shelter is no different, except… BAS happens to have 3 recent, unclaimed stray, very people friendly, loving “Pit Bull” Ladies. They are sweet as sugar and ready to be your companion forever.... more
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