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Witnesses say lightning strike caused fire at historic church linked to Harriet Tubman in Auburn

Witnesses say lightning strike caused fire at historic church linked to Harriet Tubman in Auburn
First responders were called to the Thompson Memorial AME Zion Church on Parker Street in Auburn on Sunday after a fire was reported. Witnesses believe that the fire was caused by a lightning strike. However, that information remains unconfirmed. Video of the response and fire surfaced on Facebook as crews worked the scene. The Citizen reports that the fire was... more

One person shot in Tompkins County; Troopers investigate Newfield scene

One person shot in Tompkins County; Troopers investigate Newfield scene
Police are investigating a shooting, which took place near an apartment in Newfield on Sunday. Troopers in Ithaca responded to a ‘shots-fired’ call at a parking lot of an apartment house on Shaffer Road. When they arrived, they learned that a male victim had been taken to Cayuga Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his back. That victim was... more

Syracuse basketball finishes Italy trip undefeated

Syracuse basketball finishes Italy trip undefeated
Bourama Sidibe came to Italy as something of an unknown quantity. Had he recovered from the knee tendinitis that limited him his freshman and sophomore years? Could he be a factor in SU’s zone and on the backboards? Through four games here, albeit against inferior competition, Sidibe answered those questions with a resounding “yes.” He grabbed 17 rebounds in Sunday’s... more

Flooding, power outages reported in Ontario, Seneca counties after severe storms roll through on Sunday

Strong storms lash Ontario, Seneca counties on Sunday
It was another day of strong thunderstorms for parts of the Finger Lakes on Sunday, as storms moved through – causing downed trees, power outages, and street flooding. This was particularly the case in Ontario and Seneca counties, who were hardest hit by an afternoon cell, which was severe warned by the National Weather Service. @RobertSpetaWX Exchange St in Geneva... more

UPDATE: Troopers ID those involved in serious head-on crash on Edwards Rd. in Waterloo

Two airlifted, others hospitalized following head-on crash in Waterloo
State Troopers have identified those involved in the serious head-on crash on Edwards Road in Waterloo on Sunday. They say McKenzie Dewolf, 17, of Waterloo was northbound on Edwards Road when she moved into the southbound lane and struck a vehicle operated by Harry Gajan, 72, of Lyons. His two passengers, Jacob Gajan, 19, and Jared Gajan, 21, both from... more

EPISODE #27: A Sunday Conversation with NY 24 Candidate Roger Misso

EPISODE #27: A Sunday Conversation with NY24 Candidate Roger Misso
Roger Misso, a Red Creek native, says he’s running because there wasn’t time to waste. The Democrat is among the field of challengers, vying for support in the 24th Congressional District to challenge Rep. John Katko, the incumbent Republican, in the 2020 election. The 24th District is a complicated one, which has flipped parties before; and is ripe for Democrats... more

Indians take down Yankees on Sunday, 8-4

Indians take down Yankees on Sunday, 8-4
Mike Freeman doesn’t play every day for the Indians, but when manager Terry Francona gave him a chance to face the Yankees on Sunday — starting him at third base in place of the red-hot Jose Ramirez — the utility infielder made it count. In his first at-bat against CC Sabathia — making possibly his final start against his original... more

Macy’s Backstage brings new experience for shoppers at Eastview Mall

Macy’s Backstage brings new experience for shoppers at Eastview Mall
The first Macy’s Backstage Store in Rochester has opened at the Eastview Mall, on the second floor of Macy’s. The outlet will provide discount brand-named items. Some shoppers are excited but for others, it’s just another store. “I actually asked one of the sales associates about it and she told me it’s going to be like a TJ Maxx, or... more

Traffic violations lead to drug arrests in Ontario County

Traffic violations lead to drug arrests in Ontario County
Two people are facing charges after a stop for traffic violations led to a closer investigation that led to arrests related to drugs and alcohol. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says that a vehicle was stopped on State Route 20A in the Town of Richmond shortly after 1:30 on Sunday morning for parking on the pavement and a turn signal violation.... more

Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center moves to MCC

Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center moves to MCC
Congressman Joe Morelle announced on Saturday that the Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center will be moving to Monroe Community College at its downtown campus. The center is a cornerstone of the Upstate Revitalization Project and helps fill vacant jobs in the region. Morelle said the new location provides access to students who are eager to work. The office of Monroe... more