Day: July 16, 2019

Scene of parking garage fire in Auburn turned back over to City

Scene of parking garage fire in Auburn turned back over to City

A seared portion of the Lincoln Street parking garage in Auburn has been turned back over to the city after a number of insurance companies wrapped up an on-site fire investigation, city officials said. A May utility vehicle fire in the parking ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Fire, News
Auburn Correctional Facility inmate pleads guilty to possessing “ice-pick type weapons”

Auburn Correctional Facility inmate pleads guilty to possessing weapons

An Auburn Correctional Facility inmate who was up for parole this August will instead face up to five more years in the prison after pleading guilty Thursday to possessing multiple weapons while incarcerated. Hector Sierra-Garcia, 42, of the Bronx, pleaded guilty to ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Courts, News
Geneva Housing Authority (Billboard)
Cayuga County encouraging residents to sign up for reverse 911

Cayuga County encouraging residents to sign up for reverse 911

Both the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office and the E-911 Emergency Communications Department are asking residents to sign up for the reverse 911 alert system that sends out alert notifications in emergency situations. The county’s E-911 department uses the Hyper-Reach System to notify ... MORE
Cayuga County, News
Oneida Nation will begin accepting sports bets soon at three upstate NY casinos

Oneida Nation will start accepting sports bets at casinos

The Oneida Indian Nation is partnering with Caesars Entertainment to accept sports bets at its three upstate New York casinos. The Lounge with Caesars Sports will open at the Oneidas’ Point Place Casino and Turning Stone Resort Casino Aug. 1, the tribe ... MORE
News
New York education commissioner resigning after 4 years

New York education commissioner resigning after 4 years

New York state’s top education official is resigning. Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia told the Board of Regents at its meeting Monday she is resigning Aug. 31. Elia was appointed in 2015. She says it was an honor to serve the students and ... MORE
Education, New York State, News
Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer’s

Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer’s

Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. On Monday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, half a dozen research groups gave new results ... MORE
Health, News
Seneca Falls Country Club (Billboard)
Binghamton University basketball player drowns in Ithaca

Binghamton University basketball player drowns in Ithaca

A college-aged male who drowned at Buttermilk Falls State Park near Ithaca, New York, has been identified as Binghamton University basketball player Calistus Anyichie. Anyichie, a 19-year-old entering his sophomore year at the university, drowned on Sunday, according to a statement from the university. Anyichie was ... MORE
d’Arnaud’s 3rd homer beats Yankees in ninth

d’Arnaud’s 3rd homer beats Yankees in ninth

Travis d’Arnaud gave the Yankees plenty of trouble on Monday night. Batting leadoff for the seventh time this season, d’Arnaud turned in the first three-homer game of his career, driving in five runs. The big blow was a go-ahead, three-run homer off ... MORE
New York Yankees, Sports
Rep. Katko: Trump’s tweets for congresswomen to ‘go back to their country’ were ‘wrong’

Rep. Katko: Trump’s tweets for congresswomen to ‘go back to their country’ were ‘wrong’

New York Representative John Katko reacted on Monday to President Donald Trump tweeting for liberal Democratic congresswomen to go back to the “broken and crime infested” countries they came from, calling the President’s tweets ‘wrong’. Katko is a Republican representative for NY’s ... MORE
3-year-old boy dead after falling into grease trap at Tim Hortons in Rochester

Police continue to probe how three-year-old fell to death in Tim Hortons grease trap

Investigators are still trying to determine how a three-year-old fell into a grease trap behind a Tim Horton’s restaurant Monday morning and died. Police say the three year old stepped on a grease trap and the plastic lid gave way. We wanted to know ... MORE
News, Rochester Area
Top Upstate breast cancer doctor joining Auburn Community Hospital

Top Upstate breast cancer doctor joining Auburn Community Hospital

Auburn Community Hospital announced Monday that the chief of SUNY Upstate Medical University’s breast surgery and breast cancer program is the latest doctor to come to Auburn. Dr. Ranjna Sharma, a breast surgical oncologist, will begin seeing patients and performing surgery at ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Health, News
Two new stores moving to Triphammer Mall

Two new stores moving to Triphammer Mall

After the demise of TJ Maxx, Lansing residents can anticipate the arrival of two new franchises instead of one: a Dollar Tree store and a Planet Fitness. At the planning board meeting last night, the plan to introduce the two businesses to ... MORE
Homeless youth population increases throughout Tompkins County

Homeless youth population increases throughout Tompkins County

Tompkins County has not been immune to homeless youth population rises that have also been seen nationally. But with the county’s housing stock already nearly at capacity, particularly for lower-income people, agencies have begun to focus their efforts on stemming the rising ... MORE
News, Tompkins County
Vegan diner moves into former Napoli Pizza location

Vegan diner moves into former Napoli Pizza location

Angelhearts Diner, a vegan comfort food restaurant, will be moving into the former Napoli Pizza location at Gateway Plaza. Napoli announced several months ago that it was closing its doors. Angelhearts owner Kim Engelheart has been musing on the idea of starting ... MORE
Inside the life of a hoarder from a family member’s perspective

Inside the life of a hoarder from a family member’s perspective

Kimberly Petty knew her father, Jim, was a hoarder. “When I was up there seven years ago, there was hoard and there was clutter, but it wasn’t to the effect that I saw on the news,” said Petty, who now lives in ... MORE
Health, News, Rochester Area