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Four horses dead within six days at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack

Four horses dead within six days at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
Casual observers of horse racing often think of the Kentucky Derby first and foremost. The mint juleps, the crazy hats, the fashion and the money all are part of what many call “the most exciting two minutes in sports.” The first jewel of the Triple Crown attracts viewers who might not watch another horse race the entire year. There are... more

One airlifted, another hospitalized after boat explosion on Keuka Lake during Wine Country Classic Boat Show

Batavia couple injured after boat explosion in Hammondsport
A Batavia couple is in the hospital recovering after a boat explosion on Keuka Lake. The whole thing happened at the 37th annual Wine Country Classic Boat Show in Hammondsport. The Chief of the Hammondsport Fire Department said excessive fumes were most likely the culprit. A boat blower is used to ventilate explosive fumes. The Chief said the 1955 Century... more

Lake Ontario-St Lawrence River Alliance exploring lawsuit over flooding

Lake Ontario-St Lawrence River Alliance exploring lawsuit over flooding
A new group is rallying to bring changes to high water issues on Lake Ontario. The Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Alliance met on Saturday at the Greece Community Center. Organizers gauged the interest of home and business owners in joining a potential lawsuit. The group told News10NBC they are speaking to law firms about taking their case. They are looking... more

State audit finds lapses at New York mental health agency

State audit finds lapses at New York mental health agency
New York state’s Office of Mental Health isn’t complying with a state law requiring that a parent or guardian be informed whenever a patient is injured or mistreated in a state-regulated institution, according to a state audit released Friday. The report from auditors in the office of Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli examined eight mental health facilities to check compliance with the 2007 law,... more

Lacrosse, lacrosse and more lacrosse at Shootout for Soldiers

Lacrosse, lacrosse and more lacrosse at Shootout for Soldiers
The Shootout for Soldiers lacrosse event started Saturday with an opening ceremony at Canandaigua Academy and was followed by a game featuring all veterans. And the games are meant to keep coming, as lacrosse is still to be played Sunday morning. The Shootout, which calls for 23 games from Saturday afternoon into Sunday, marks the third straight summer for the 24-hour lacrosse game... more

Lyons mobile home park residents still in dark

Lyons mobile home park residents still in dark
With power not expected to be restored anytime soon, officials are attempting to help beleaguered residents of the Canalside Mobile Home Park on Old Lyons Road, which has had its power cut off for more than a week because of safety issues involving the park’s electrical distribution system. On Friday and Saturday, the Lyons Central School District turned its air-conditioned... more

Doubledays drop fourth straight game on Sunday

Doubledays drop fourth straight game on Sunday
After getting shut-out by the Muckdogs on Friday and being held scoreless through eight innings on Saturday, the Doubledays were given a shot in the arm with a leadoff home run by Rhett Wiseman to lead off Sunday’s game against the Black Bears. Coupled with a perfect start by Jackson Rutledge and an exceptional relief appearance by Todd Peterson, the... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing the Finger Lakes Rural Health Network with Emilie Sisson (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing the Finger Lakes Rural Health Network with Emilie Sisson (podcast)
This week Josh Durso sits down with Emilie Sisson, of the Finger Lakes Rural Health Network discussing her work raising awareness and community education in rural parts of the region. Specifically, Sisson walks listeners through a unique training opportunity to gain skills and knowledge that is crucial given the realities associated with suicide prevention and awareness in the Finger Lakes.... more

Cuomo says polarizing right and left are pandering to their political bases

Cuomo says polarizing right and left are pandering to their political bases
The heat wave isn’t just the temperature. Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a radio interview on Friday decried what he said is “super heated” rhetoric on both political extremes. That places a burden on officeholders to achieve tangible accomplishments to satisfy a restive electorate, he said. “It’s a real function of this political environment,” Cuomo said in an interview on WXXI... more

Yankees drop final game of Bronx series to Rockies

Yankees drop final game of Bronx series to Rockies
Although the Rockies lost to the Yankees on Saturday afternoon, manager Bud Black saw signs of life on offense after they scored five runs in the sixth inning. Black was looking for that to carry over into Sunday’s game, and it happened as the Rockies snapped their six-game losing streak by beating the Yankees, 8-4, at Yankee Stadium. The hitting... more

Mets lose to Giants on walk-off homer Sunday

Mets lose to Giants on walk-off homer Sunday
Left-hander Conner Menez and third baseman Zach Green, a pair of rookies making their Major League debuts, gave the Giants early life Sunday before Mike Yastrzemski finished the team’s triumphant afternoon. Menez lasted five innings in his first big league outing and Green rapped a pair of meaningful hits before Yastrzemski drove a full-count pitch from Mets reliever Robert Gsellman... more

Casey McDonald wants to challenge Rep. Reed in primary for 23rd District

Casey McDonald wants to challenge Rep. Reed in primary for 23rd District
Congressman Tom Reed (R-23) could face a primary challenge, if one Seneca County activist has anything to say about it. Romulus real estate developer and conservative activist Casey McDonald tells the Finger Lakes Times he’ll seek the Republican nod for the seat Reed has held since 2010. The below video was posted to McDonald’s website detailing why he says running... more

Village of Macedon goes dark on Saturday; NYSEG says heat played a role in outage

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Finger Lakes News Radio reports that the heat on Saturday is being blamed for a major power outage in one Wayne County community. NYSEG reported that 646 of 667 customers in the Village of Macedon were without electric service for several hours. Crews worked tirelessly through the night to restore power. Powerful storms that had moved through Central New York... more

Possible toxic blue-green algae bloom found in Hemlock Lake

Possible toxic blue-green algae bloom found in Hemlock Lake
A possible blue-green algae bloom in Hemlock Lake, the primary source of Rochester drinking water, was identified Thursday afternoon. Blue-green algae can release toxins that are harmful to human and animal health, and discovery of a bloom in a drinking-water source is always a matter of some concern. City spokesman Justin Roj said the possible bloom has had no effect on... more

Inmate accused of smuggling various items, including drugs into Wayne Co. Jail

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An inmate at the Wayne County Office of the Sheriff’s Jail is facing additional charges after being caught with illegal items in the jailhouse. According to corrections officers, Corey Vitaro, 42, is facing multiple counts of promoting prison contraband after being caught with illegal items inside of balloons. Officers found a zip-lock bag containing several balloons on July 10. Jail... more

Powerful storms roll through CNY on Saturday

Powerful storms roll through CNY on Saturday
Quick and powerful storms rolled through several parts of Onondaga County Saturday evening. The gusty winds from the storm knocked out power for 800 customers in Marcellus, Camillus, and Skaneateles. Power has been restored for some neighbors in Skaneateles, but hundreds of customers in the cities of Camillus and Marcellus are still left in the dark. Power crews say power... more
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