Day: July 26, 2019

deGrom silences Padres as Mets take series

deGrom silences Padres as Mets take series

So devilish was Jacob deGrom’s slider on Thursday that when he bent one toward the inside corner in the second inning, Padres catcher Francisco Mejía hacked at it, lost his balance and fell to the dirt, his helmet spinning to rest beside ... MORE
New York Mets, Sports
WEEKEND WEATHER: Warm, wonderful summer weekend ahead in the FLX

WEEKEND WEATHER: Warm, wonderful summer weekend ahead in the FLX

The final weekend of July is upon us and we have a wonderful, mid-summer weather weekend ahead. It will be very warm, but not as oppressively hot as last weekend. We’ll remain mostly rain free in the Finger Lakes but there is ... MORE
Weather
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Romulus contractor accused of taking thousands for work never completed in Geneva

Sheriff Henderson reports that on Thursday Scott Adam Pepson, 36, of Romulus was arrested for two counts of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree following an investigation into events that occurred in the Town and City of Geneva. The Ontario County Sheriff’s ... MORE
Optimism on the rise at Upstate NY casinos

Optimism on the rise at Upstate NY casinos

The four upstate casinos that started to open more than two years ago are still not meeting their initial revenue projections. Not even close in some cases. And they are almost all mired in heavy debt after building massive resorts that may simply be too big ... MORE
Business, News, Seneca County, Tyre
Inmate sentenced in Auburn Correctional Facility murder

Inmate sentenced in Auburn Correctional Facility murder

A man who was formerly incarcerated at Auburn Correctional Facility will serve 15 years to life in prison for his role in the murder of fellow inmate Daniel Wingate. Judge Thomas Leone sentenced Rupert Alberga, 37, on Tuesday in Cayuga County Court. Read ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Courts, News
Officials consider turning vacant nursing home into homeless shelter

Officials consider turning vacant nursing home into homeless shelter

The Cayuga County Legislature has taken a preliminary step in a process that could eventually transform the former county-owned nursing home into an emergency housing shelter. The Legislature approved a resolution Tuesday presented by Director of Community Services Ray Bizzari to issue ... MORE
Cayuga County, News, Sennett
Cayuga Community Fund distributing $73,000 to Auburn, county nonprofits

Cayuga Community Fund distributing $73,000 to Auburn, county nonprofits

The Cayuga Community Fund, which provides annual grants to programs in education, health, social services and more, announced this week it will be distributing $73,050 among 24 nonprofit organizations throughout Cayuga County. An affiliate of the Central New York Community Foundation, the ... MORE
Cayuga County, Life
Go shopping for 50 miles along the Route 90 Garage Sale in Cayuga County

Go shopping for 50 miles along the Route 90 Garage Sale in Cayuga County

Everybody loves a garage sale, right? Heck yeah, especially in the Finger Lakes this time of year. It’s the 32nd annual 50 Mile Route 90 Garage Sale that stretches from the northern end in Montezuma to the southern end in Homer. It ... MORE
Cayuga County, Events, Life
Infotainment systems are more of a distraction for older drivers than younger ones in cars

Infotainment systems are more of a distraction for older drivers than younger ones in cars

A new study from AAA says in-vehicle infotainment systems are especially distracting for older drivers. 128 drivers participated in the study, which involved six kinds of 2018 vehicles. According to the study, drivers ages 55 to 75 took their eyes off the ... MORE
News
Red Sox thump Yankees in record-setting night

Red Sox thump Yankees in record-setting night

It took almost four months on the baseball calendar for the Yankees to finally play a baseball game at Fenway Park this season. The Red Sox had been waiting for it, and when the moment got here, they out-savaged their rivals with ... MORE
New York Yankees, Sports
Woodstock 50 promoters eyeing Maryland for the festival

Woodstock 50 releases all artists from contracts

According to Billboard reports, organizers of the Woodstock 50 festival have formally released all artists scheduled to play from their contracts. Last night, July 25, both John Fogerty and Jay-Z had already pulled out from the festival. But it wasn’t until today that Woodstock 50 organizers formally released all ... MORE
NY Comptroller Audit: School districts lacking planning for emergency situations

NY Comptroller Audit: School districts lacking planning for emergency situations

An audit regarding emergency preparedness in schools is raising some concern, and it highlights one large local district. Schenectady City School District appeared on a list of 19 schools in the study released this morning by the state comptroller’s office, but the ... MORE
Education, New York State, News
Ithaca business claims to have received death threats over President Trump greeting cards

Ithaca business claims to have received death threats over President Trump greeting cards

Mayor of Ithaca Svante Myrick says a stationary store in the city received death threats over greeting cards the store sells. The cards feature anti-President Donald Trump rhetoric. On Sunday night, Mayor Myrick started receiving texts from friends saying that Mockingbird Paperie ... MORE
Are you eligible for money from the massive Equifax breach? Here’s how to find out

Are you eligible for money from the massive Equifax breach?

More than 8.5 million New Yorkers could be eligible for money or free credit monitoring under a settlement announced Monday between states and credit giant Equifax. Now the Atlanta-based company has set up a website to find out what you may be entitled ... MORE
News
GlowGolf worker fired after emergency miscarriage, offered job back after story goes viral

Rochester-area GlowGolf worker fired after emergency miscarriage; offered job back after the fact

A woman fired from a Henrietta miniature golf center after she missed a shift while suffering a miscarriage is declining the company’s offer to have her job back. “They did offer my job back and I can say I will not be working there ... MORE
Life, Rochester Area