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FRESH TAKES W/ RUSSO & FELICE: Ohio State reaction, NASCAR at The Glen, PGA Championship preview & new movies in August (podcast)

This week on Fresh Takes with Russo & Felice, a preview of the 100th PGA Championship at Bellerive, the scandal currently playing out at Ohio State, reaction to the deals made at Major League Baseball’s trade deadline, a recap of NASCAR at The Glen and a look at the new movies coming out this month. . more

Tops Markets moves towards bankruptcy putting employee pension plans in jeopardy

Tops Markets continues to move towards bankruptcy putting the future of pension plans on the line for employees. The company just reached a significant agreement with the union representing a majority of its workers. Now, the decision is in the hands of those employees who met Tuesday night in Batavia to vote on the matter. UFCW Local One represents thousands... more

Pursuit ends in Auburn, suspect status remains unclear

New York State Police were involved in a high speed pursuit, which ultimately ended just outside the City of Auburn. The status of the suspect is unknown, according to reports out of the city. It all began around 7:42 pm, according to dispatchers, who confirmed that the pursuit began in Weedsport – ending on State Route 34 near the city.... more

Coleman takes the field for Bills’ first practice

Instantly a fan favorite, Corey Coleman spent a few minutes signing autographs before he hit the field for his first practice as a Bill. In terms of on-the-field, this week will be an information overload as Coleman learns a completely new system. As for off the field, football is a business and players get traded all the time, but Coleman... more

Doubledays drop series against Crosscutters

The Doubledays couldn’t find their offensive mojo on the day where four position players were named to the 2018 All-Star Game. Lack of quality at-bats, as well as a rare shaky outing from Angel Guillen, allowed the Crosscutters to win a 4-2 nail biter at Falcon Park. Auburn starter Aaron Fletcher made a case for why he may have been... more

Siblings recount dramatic moment when tree fell through Ontario home (video)

As severe thunderstorms rolled through Wayne County on Monday – one community in Wayne County was particularly hard hit. Three brothers were narrowly escaped injury when a tree fell through their family’s mobile home on State Route 104 as the storm rolled through the Town of Ontario. “It dawned on me … I’m going to die or miraculously be alive,”... more

Auburn woman charged with assault after stabbing, victim sent to Upstate Hospital

Police in Auburn are investigating a stabbing, which happened on Monday. Officers were following-up on a domestic incident that happened early-Monday, when the 24-year-old victim reported that he had been stabbed. Officers responded to 44 Lincoln Street and located a man with a laceration on his head. He was transported to Upstate University Hospital for treatment. Police located the suspect,... more

Testing will determine if Skaneateles Lake algae is toxic

The algae bloom that turned up on a portion of Skaneateles Lake over the weekend is considered “harmful” according to testing done by the State Department of Environmental Conservation – however whether the algae produced any toxin is not yet known. The Skaneateles Lake Association posted the results from the DEC testing on its Facebook page. The DEC says samples... more

Tractor-trailer gets stuck beneath wires in Canandaigua (photos & video)

Traffic was temporarily stalled on North Street in Canandaigua on Monday, as crews dealt with a large truck that had gotten stuck beneath some wires. The wires were not electrical, according to those on-scene, who noted that they were communication wires. Traffic was returned to normal within a short time; and crews were on-scene dealing with the impacted services. Check... more

Balter for Congress wins support of largest health care workers union

Dana Balter has secured her first union endorsement as she aims to unseat U.S. Rep. John Katko in the 24th Congressional District race. Balter, D-Syracuse, announced Monday that she has been endorsed by 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East. The union, which represents more than 400,000 members, is the largest health care workers union in the country. "We believe Dana will... more

Camper destroyed days before weekend trip in Phelps (photos)

Firefighters in Ontario County battled an overnight camper fire, which was reported in the Town of Phelps on Park Street. Around 1 am crews were called to 43 Park Street for that camper fire. Firefighters from Phelps and Oaks Corners responded to the scene, which remained active for several hours. First responders say the camper was about 20 feet from... more

Celebrating water and life: OWLA hosts 11th Owasco Lake Day Festival

There is something special about gliding along Owasco Lake, and the Owasco Watershed Lake Association wants to share the experience with the community. On Sunday, OWLA hosted its 11th annual Owasco Lake Day, but this year, its second on Deauville Island at Emerson Park, the OWLA added the word “festival” to the event, explained Rick Nelson, chairman of the planning... more

Petition started to keep Canandaigua’s Salvation Army Thrift Store from closing

A store many people rely on is closing its doors. The Salvation Army Thrift Shop in Canandaigua is shutting down for good at the end of the month. It’s a loss that hits hard for some customers. The store is a popular stop for many, but for others it goes deeper than just good deals – it is a necessity... more

Fiona’s Flowers: A simpler path in Canandaigua

On the day of the visit, the sun wasn’t out but the warmth was everywhere. Fiona’s Flowers was illuminated by an overcast glow diffused through a canopy of ancient trees. The vibrant colors of the living bouquets sparkled in a soft drizzle. The mist seemed to mute all sounds except for the birds rejoicing in the rainy day. Julie Simmons... more