Day: July 21, 2019

Auburn’s 9th inning rally falls short against West Virginia

Auburn’s 9th inning rally falls short against West Virginia

A night after being held to just two hits, the Doubledays managed only three knocks through the first eight innings in their series opener against the Black Bears. Though Auburn managed to rattle West Virginia late in the game, the Doubledays’ three-run ... MORE
Lockett earns condiment shower after 1st win for Mets

Lockett earns condiment shower after 1st win for Mets

In Pete Alonso’s recollection, the Mets’ postgame fete of Walker Lockett at Oracle Park included “beer, shaving cream, mayonnaise, ketchup, maybe some baby powder.” Alonso would know. Following his first career home run in April, the Mets stuffed Alonso onto a laundry ... MORE
New York Mets, Sports
Yankees improve to 14-0-1 in their last 15 home series

Yankees improve to 14-0-1 in their last 15 home series

It’s no secret that the Yankees’ high-powered offense has relied on the long ball. They are fifth in the Majors with 162 home runs — their highest total through 97 games in club history — and they have homered in all but ... MORE
New York Yankees, Sports
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 ... 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 ... MORE
Harriet Tubman event in Auburn honors former city resident

Harriet Tubman event in Auburn honors former city resident

Deanna Stanford Walz, a relative of iconic abolitionist former Auburn resident Harriet Tubman, said that although she believes the Auburn area has embraced her ancestor more in recent years, it wasn’t always that way. Stanford Walz, a member of the Harriet Tubman ... MORE
Public comment period coming to an end for marine sanctuary

Public comment period coming to an end for marine sanctuary

There is less than two weeks remaining for the public to submit comments regarding the proposed Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration opened the public comment period in April. The deadline for the public to comment on the proposal ... MORE
Environment, News, Politics
Announcer Ruffner was a true entertainer in local world of dirt car racing

Announcer Ruffner was a true entertainer in local world of dirt car racing

The career contributions of racing announcer Warren Ruffner will be recognized by the Northeast Dirt Modified Hall of Fame on Thursday, July 25, in ceremonies at the Museum and Hall of Fame on the grounds of Weedsport Speedway. Read more from The ... MORE
Mother thanks Auburn hospital for care of daughter

Mother thanks Auburn hospital for care of daughter

Thanking the professionals at the Auburn Community Hospital Emergency Department and Cayuga County 911 Center! Monday evening was every parents nightmare. My husband received a call that our daughter had been in a bad car accident. Without us knowing the details, the ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Life
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 ... MORE
Health, New York State, News
Mother sentenced in fatal beating of 3-year-old son

Mother sentenced in fatal beating of 3-year-old son

A Seneca Falls woman will spend four to 12 years in prison for the fatal beating of her 3-year-old son. Alison Bovio pleaded guilty to manslaughter last October, admitting she was present when her son Peter was fatally beaten in May 2018. She ... MORE
Park guests left stranded on Darien Lake ferris wheel

Park guests left stranded on Darien Lake ferris wheel

The ferris wheel at six flags darien lake came to a halt Saturday evening. Passengers were stuck until park employees reset the ride so they could get off. The park says the ride will undergo a thorough inspection before reopening. Read more ... MORE
Life, Rochester Area
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 ... MORE
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Inmate accused of smuggling various items, including drugs into Wayne Co. Jail

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 ... MORE
Batavia couple injured after boat explosion in Hammondsport

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

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 ... MORE