LATEST: Dogs left outside in bitter cold finally removed from Lyons property

After hundreds of complaints, photos that were shared thousands of times on social media, and a press conference by Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts urging the public that nothing observed had risen to criminal nature — reports surfaced on Friday that the dogs were taken away. The Human Society had taken possession of the animals, which had been subject of... more

Syracuse loses third straight at Virginia (full coverage)

Syracuse scored nine points in 34 seconds, forcing three turnovers along the way, and cut the Virginia lead to five with 29 seconds to play. Four Cavalier free throws down the stretch sealed the victory. Junior Frank Howard led Syracuse (12-5, 1-3 ACC) with 18 points in a 68-61 loss to No. 3/3 Virginia (15-1, 4-0 ACC) Tuesday night at... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: #1 Wayne battles #9 Midlakes in Clifton Springs on FL1 Sports

Finger Lakes East play gets into full swing for the new year on Tuesday night and FingerLakes1.com will be in Clifton Springs to bring you a match-up between the #1 Wayne Eagles and the #9 Midlakes Screaming Eagles on FL1 Sports. Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Sharp had the call live from courtside on FL1 Radio and the full video replay... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Seneca Falls Development Corp. on Seneca Falls 2020 (podcast)

Joell Murney-Karsten, chairperson of the Seneca Falls Development Corporation and Seneca Falls Economic Development Director Greg Zellers are in-studio with Harold Weber to talk about the upcoming Seneca Falls 2020 celebration to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. . more

Top-ranked Midlakes girls thump Mustangs in Penn Yan, 72-42 (W-FL round-up 1/8)

In a match-up of the top two teams in the Finger Lakes East varsity girls basketball standings on Tuesday night, it was Midlakes with a huge 31 point win on the road at Penn Yan. The convincing 73-42 win sends a message to the rest of the East that the Screaming Eagles are clearly the team to beat as they... more

Jags player accused Bills’ Richie Incognito of racial slurs during Sunday’s AFC Wildcard game in Jacksonville

Following the Bills’ 10-3 loss Sunday to the Jaguars, Buffalo offensive lineman Richie Incognito was accused of making racial slurs by the Jaguars’ Yannick Ngakoue. The Jacksonville defensive end did not offer details on the specifics of those alleged slurs, but Incognito has been accused of racism in the past, including during a 2013 episode when he was suspended for... more

Big Red to visit Penn, The Palestra for Ivy opener on Friday night

The Cornell men’s basketball team kicks off Ivy League season with one of the biggest challenges on the entire schedule when it visits Penn and Princeton this coming weekend. The Big Red will open with the Quakers on Friday at 8 p.m. before visiting defending conference champion Princeton on Saturday, at 7 p.m. CornellBigRed.com: Read More more

CNY used car dealer accused of failing to pay $206K in sales taxes

A central New York used car dealer has been arrested for allegedly failing to pay more than $206,000 in sales taxes to the state Department of Taxation and Finance. Samy S. Guindy, 53, of 2746 W. Foxhill Lane, Camillus, has been charged with two counts of second-degree grand larceny, 30 counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing and... more

Seneca Lake brewery party to benefit SLPWA

It could be called pints for pure water. Grist Iron Brewing Co. on Route 414 in this Schuyler County town is inviting the public to attend its Benevolence Beer Series Kick-Off Party at 5 p.m. Thursday, at which it will celebrate the unveiling of its hefeweizen beer. A portion of the proceeds from each pint of hefeweizen sold from January... more

Young talent headlines Mets’ projected 2018 lineup

The Mets continue to actively monitor the free agent and trade markets, poised to make at least a few key additions before Spring Training, now merely a month away. High atop the shopping list: a veteran first baseman/outfield type and an everyday second baseman. This means the Opening Day lineup in Flushing could look fairly different than the one projected... more

Tedeschi Trucks Band’s ‘Wheels of Soul’ 2018 tour comes to CMAC

CMAC’s first concert announced for the new year is Tedeschi Trucks Band and their “Wheels of Soul” 2018 tour featuring Drive-By Truckers and the Marcus King Band for Tuesday, July 10. Tickets for CMAC (Constellation Brands- Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center) go on sale Friday, Jan. 12 at noon. This is CMAC’s first concert announced for the new year Tedeschi... more

Smaller local airports getting funding for construction projects

Several small airports in the central New York region are among those across New York state that are getting a combined $20.5 million in funding under the Aviation Capital Grant Program, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday. Those airports getting funding are: – $1,080,000 to Oswego County Airport for terminal building construction – $1,485,000 to Canandaigua Airport to construct general aviation... more

Canandaigua’s MLK celebration set for Monday

The City of Canandaigua will present the 19th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Community Celebration at noon Monday, Jan. 15,at the First Congregational Church, 58 N. Main St. in Canandaigua. Mayor Ellen Polimeni will preside as Mistress of Ceremonies. “The City of Canandaigua is proud to honor the legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by continuing... more

State police search for suspects in Owasco liquor store larceny

New York State Police are investigating a larceny that took place New Year’s Eve in the town of Owasco. Trooper James Wozniak said police are searching for a man and woman who stole several bottles of alcohol from Owasco Wines and Liquors on Owasco Road. Wozniak said state police received a complaint after the store owner realized several bottles were... more

Reorganization of temporary assistance unit on Seneca Supervisors agenda

The caseload of the Medicaid Unit of the Temporary Assistance Unit of the Seneca County Department of Human Services continues to decline. At the same time, Human Services Commissioner Charles Schillaci says, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and public assistance units caseloads are increasing. Schillaci said that shift requires the processing of cases... more
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