Day: April 17, 2019

FLX WEEKLY: Your Easter Weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Your Easter Weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

As we move past the half-way point of April it is starting to feel more and more like Spring in the Finger Lakes. Easter Sunday is coming up this weekend and we’ll have your weather outlook and some options for brunch around ... MORE
Paxton slays Sox as Yankees roll to 8-0 series opening win

Paxton slays Sox as Yankees roll to 8-0 series opening win

In advance of his introduction to the game’s most storied rivalry, James Paxton spoke of what he expected to be an “intense” atmosphere pulsing through the decks of Yankee Stadium, and the veteran lefty said that he planned to empty the tank ... MORE
Mets give up 10 runs in first inning; routed by Phils

Mets give up 10 runs in first inning; routed by Phils

Phillies fans showed their appreciation for the effort Tuesday night. They stood and cheered as Mets left-hander Steven Matz walked off the mound in the bottom of the first inning at Citizens Bank Park. Matz faced eight batters. He allowed eight runs ... MORE
New York Mets, Sports
Tyus Battle signs with Jay-Z’s agency ahead of NBA Draft

Tyus Battle signs with Jay-Z’s agency ahead of NBA Draft

Former Syracuse basketball player Tyus Battle has signed an agreement with Roc Nation, a division of entertainer and entrepreneur Jay-Z’s Roc Nation company. Battle, a 6-foot-6 guard, previously announced that he would enter this year’s NBA draft. Battle led Syracuse in scoring ... MORE
This year will be a little different for Syracuse football kicker Andre Szmyt

This year will be a little different for Syracuse football kicker Andre Szmyt

Andre Szmyt keeps his Lou Groza Award in his Illinois bedroom. Every time he returns home, the award reminds the Syracuse football kicker of the standard he set as a redshirt freshman in 2018, when he started the spring as the backup, ... MORE
Dana Balter wants a rematch against Rep. John Katko after 2018

Dana Balter wants a rematch against Rep. John Katko after 2018

The former democratic candidate who took on Rep. John Katko last year in the 24th district made the announcement Tuesday night at the PressRoom Pub in Syracuse. In a Facebook post teasing the announcement, she said, “We’ll celebrate the extraordinary progress we’ve ... MORE
Legislature approves new committee to advocate on veteran issues

Legislature approves new committee to advocate on veteran issues

A Cayuga County Legislature Committee approved the formation of a volunteer board to advise the county’s Veterans’ Service Agency and help ensure local veterans’ needs are met. The Legislature’s Ways and Means Committee approved the formation of a Veterans Services Advisory Board ... MORE
Proposal would lower DUI alcohol limit in New York

Proposal would lower DUI alcohol limit in New York

During a happy hour or a weekend with friends, it’s not uncommon to have a few drinks. But the amount of alcohol one can have and get behind the wheel – without breaking the law – could be changing. In New York ... MORE
Company behind Sodus Nursing Home facing challenges at another facility

Company behind Sodus Nursing Home facing challenges at another facility

The company that owns a nursing home at the center of a News10NBC investigation is now facing a new set of regulators. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have put Personal Healthcare LLC on its watch-list. Personal Healthcare LLC owns Sodus ... MORE
Health, News, Sodus, Wayne County
Vote possible on proposed solar farm in Farmington

Vote possible on proposed solar farm in Farmington

A controversial solar project in Farmington could move forward. The planning board is set to discuss the special use permit for the proposed 7-megawatt solar farm at its meeting Wednesday night. Delaware River Solar wants to install thousands of solar panels on ... MORE
Seneca elections board rules McDonald can’t challenge Conservative petitions

Seneca elections board rules McDonald can’t challenge Conservative petitions

Casey McDonald of Romulus filed challenges to the Seneca County Conservative Party Committee petitions of 17 people for various reasons. But the county Board of Elections ruled that since McDonald is an enrolled Republican from District 3 in the town of Romulus, ... MORE
How is the plastic bag ban taking shape across NYS?

How is the plastic bag ban taking shape across NYS?

Environmentalists marked one in the win column this state budget cycle. A plastic bag ban signed into law and they aren’t slowing down on pushing an earth-friendly legislative agenda. The state budget moved to ban single-use plastic bags, but for some environmental ... MORE
State, local officials investigating Lyons McDonald’s restaurant after worms found in drink cups

State, local officials investigating Lyons McDonald’s restaurant after worms found in drink cups

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and the State Health Department are investigating reports that customers at a local McDonald’s restaurant found worms at the bottom of their drinks. Two of those patrons spoke with RochesterFirst.com – recounting their experiences. On March 7th ... MORE
Health, Lyons, News, Wayne County
Federal Prosecutors: Canandaigua woman illegally wrote 73 prescriptions, obtaining over 5K pills

Federal Prosecutors: Canandaigua woman illegally wrote 73 prescriptions, obtaining over 5K pills

A Canandaigua woman has been charged in federal court with writing false prescriptions to obtain opioids illegally, according to new information. Federal prosecutors have accused 33-year-old Shannon Lambert with obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. She’s accused of working at Cornerstone Eye ... MORE
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Sheriff Virts excluded from executive session as supervisors debate deputy’s contract in Wayne Co.

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts has written a letter to the Chairman of the Wayne County Board of Supervisors — addressing the ongoing contract negotiations for his deputies. He says that on Tuesday, the supervisors met in executive session with the county ... MORE