Day: April 24, 2019

FRESH TAKES – LIVE NOW: Bat Flips, Pitcher Celebrations & Retaliation in MLB (podcast)

FRESH TAKES w/ RUSSO & FELICE: Bat Flips, Pitcher Celebrations & Retaliation in MLB (podcast)

This week, the unwritten rules of Major League Baseball. Bat flips after home runs, pitcher celebrations and retaliations throughout the baseball season will be discussed by Paul Russo & Nick Felice. Also, NFL Draft talk and the latest in the NBA and ... MORE
South Seneca Central School District mourning loss of freshman

South Seneca Central School District mourning loss of freshman

The South Seneca Central School District is mourning the loss of a 14-year-old freshman. District Superintendent Stephen Zielinski said that the district was ‘heartbroken’ by the news that freshman Ryan Sibley took his own life on Tuesday afternoon. “We are heartbroken tonight ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Wine & Herbs, Seneca7 and Wild Water Derby for the last weekend of April (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Wine & Herbs, Seneca7 and Wild Water Derby for the last weekend of April (podcast)

There is a lot going on in the Finger Lakes for the last weekend of April. The Seneca7 relay around Seneca Lake, Wine & Herb Weekend on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, and the WIld Water Derby on Shortsville highlight the slate ... MORE
William LeVea seeks parole for the 6th time while serving sentence for deadly Cato wreck

William LeVea seeks parole for the 6th time while serving sentence for deadly Cato wreck

William LeVea is trying for his sixth time to get released early from prison, for an alcohol-fueled road-rage killing in 2009. LeVea chased 41-year-old Christopher Spack in Cato for miles, repeatedly ramming his SUV into Spack's truck until Spack spun out and ... MORE
Liverpool man sentenced for raping teen in Weedsport

Liverpool man sentenced for raping teen in Weedsport

Wesam Aziz will spend six months in jail and 10 years on probation for raping a teenager in 2017. In January, Aziz, of Liverpool, pleaded guilty to second-degree rape, a class D felony, for having sex with a 13-year-old girl in Weedsport ... MORE
Cayuga County, Courts, News
New rent-to-own business expected to open in downtown Auburn

New rent-to-own business expected to open in downtown Auburn

A new rent-to-own business will open in the downtown Auburn storefront recently vacated by Pawn King. Quality Rental Purchase and Sales will open at 39 Genesee St. in about a week to 10 days, said Joseph Catalfano, who owns both the building ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, News
Cayuga County Legislature sets public hearing for possible changes to term limits, lengths

Public hearing for possible changes to term limits, lengths in Cayuga County

The Cayuga County Legislature on Tuesday approved a public hearing for a local law to temporarily change term lengths, a first step in the process to prepare for possible redrawing and reapportioning of legislative districts. Based on the results of the upcoming ... MORE
Skaneateles school district budget ready for voters after board approves spending plan

Skaneateles school district budget ready for voters after board approves spending plan

The Skaneateles Central School District's proposed 2019-20 budget is ready for voters. The district's board of education approved the proposed budget at a special meeting April 9. That meeting's minutes were approved at a board meeting Tuesday night without discussion. The budget ... MORE
As Lake Ontario Water levels continue to rise, neighbors fearful of more flooding

As Lake Ontario Water levels continue to rise, neighbors fearful of more flooding

Every time Gayle Wang looks outside, she sees a daily reminder of what once was. “This was all grass here. It was beautiful," she said pointing to her lawn. "Now it’s all destroyed.” Wang has called Edgemere Drive in Greece her home ... MORE
News, Sodus, Wayne County
Family cleared to return to Phelps apartment after evening fire

Family cleared to return to Phelps apartment after evening fire

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office provided an update to the report of an apartment fire Tuesday evening in the Village of Phelps. Deputies say that around 7:30 p.m. they were called along with fire and EMS personnel to 1 Flint Street in ... MORE
Wheeler fans 11 as Mets rout Phils at Citi Field

Wheeler fans 11 as Mets rout Phils at Citi Field

When Zack Wheeler managed to put it all together — to really, truly put it all together — down the stretch last season, the result was the type of dominance long expected from the former first-round pick. At his best, Wheeler can ... MORE
New York Mets, Sports
Geneva Housing Authority (Billboard)
ATM Show works to bring community together in Seneca Falls

ATM Show works to bring community together in Seneca Falls

A small group of local organizers, for the second year, will be hosting their first Auto-Truck-Motorcycle Cruise of Seneca, for 2019. The A.T.M. Cruise was held in the Tractor Supply Co. Liberty Plaza., Rts. 5&20; from 3pm to 7pm Saturday April 20th ... MORE
Auto Draft

Penn Yan man accused of stealing vehicle, possessing controlled substance

The Penn Yan Police Department arrested a village resident after receiving a complaint about a stolen car. Sean M. Weimer, 31, of Penn Yan was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, criminal possession of a controlled substance, possessing a hypodermic instrument and aggravated ... MORE
NYS Suicide Prevention Task Force releases first report highlighting need for

NYS Suicide Prevention Task Force releases first report highlighting need for resources

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the release of the first report from the New York State Suicide Prevention Task Force. Established by the Governor in November 2017, the Task Force serves to increase awareness of and access to supportive services with a special focus ... MORE
Health, New York State, News
Voit leads Yankees to 5th straight win

Voit leads Yankees to 5th straight win

Luke Voit tried on the pinstripes last summer as a relative unknown, an under-the-radar acquisition who became one of the league’s most impactful hitters down the stretch. That surprising performance has continued into a new season, suggesting that the Yankees just might ... MORE