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KINGS OF NEW YORK: Buffalo Bills start season 2-0 after beating Giants, 28-14 (full coverage)

BILLS GAME DAY: On the road again in East Rutherford, this time vs. Giants (preview, media & info)
The Buffalo Bills went two-for-two at MetLife Stadium to start their season. After a slow start, they topped the Giants 28-14 to move to 2-0 on Sunday afternoon. Earlier in the week, head coach Sean McDermott called Saquon Barkley a “terrific challenge from a defensive standpoint.” Barkley started the game with four carries for 55 yards and a touchdown. But... more

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Taughannock Falls State Park (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Taughannock Falls State Park (podcast)
The Finger Lakes region is home to dozens of waterfalls but none are more famous as the tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi River, Taughannock Falls. Learn about the complete history of the State Park at Taughannock Falls from the origin of the name to the geology behind the formation of the three major falls within the park. Join Seneca... more

FLX WEEKLY: Justin Swank on Music for Mom & your September weekend ahead (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Justin Swank on Music for Mom & your September weekend ahead (podcast)
Justin Swank of Endless Mountain Derelicts is in-studio to preview this weekend’s Music for Mom event in Phelps. We move into the autumn season in the Finger Lakes and the weekend ahead will be pleasantly warm, feature great local events and a full line-up of sports. Join Sydney Rogers & Jim Sinicropi to round-up the week and preview the weekend... more

Latest HABs testing shows 37 confirmed blooms in Seneca Lake

Latest HABs testing shows 37 confirmed blooms in Seneca Lake
The fifth week of sampling for harmful algal blooms in Seneca Lake has resulted in a major spike, consistent with last year’s time line. Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association volunteers took 46 samples from the shoreline Sept. 2-8. Thirty-seven of those — and possibly more when testing is completed — were found to exceed the 25 micrograms-per-liter criteria to be... more

Village of Clyde recommended for state, national historical registers

Village of Clyde recommended for state, national historical registers
Another Wayne County canal community is being recognized for its historic downtown. Last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the village of Clyde’s historic district is one of 14 recommended by the state’s Historic Preservation Board to be added to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. “These storied sites represent exceptional and fascinating pieces of New York’s rich... more

Cuomo announces task force to address cell service in rural areas of upstate New York

Cuomo announces task force to address cell service in rural areas of upstate New York
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the new Upstate Cellular Coverage Task Force, which will develop potential solutions and policies to address the lack of cell service in rural and remote parts of upstate New York. The task force, which the Governor originally proposed as part of the 2019 State of the State, will be administered by Empire State Development. “Every... more

Care Bears, Jenga top among 2019 finalists for Toy Hall of Fame

Care Bears, Jenga top among 2019 finalists for Toy Hall of Fame
The annual battle among the toy elite has returned at the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester. On Wednesday morning, 12 finalists were announced for the 2019 Toy Hall of Fame induction. This year’s finalists include Care Bears, coloring book, Fisher-Price Corn Popper, Jenga, Magic the Gathering, Masters of the Universe, Matchbox Cars, My Little Pony, Nerf Blaster, Risk,... more

Cayuga County Legislature candidates to participate in forum

Cayuga County Legislature candidates to participate in forum
Voters will have a chance to get to know some of the candidates for Cayuga County Legislature during a forum scheduled in Auburn next Wednesday. Hosted by the Auburn-Cayuga NAACP, Indivisible Cayuga, and CNY, the event’s organizers have invited all the candidates in the four contested Legislature races to participate in the forum. Continue reading from The Citizen more

Scholarship established in Trevor Irby’s honor at Keuka College

Scholarship established in Trevor Irby’s honor at Keuka College
Keuka College and the family and friends of Trevor Irby ’17 are honoring his memory the way he would have wanted: By celebrating life and learning in the form of a new scholarship. Trevor was one of three people who lost their lives in a mass shooting at a garlic festival in Gilroy, Calif., in July. Described as someone who... more

Trump to propose ban on flavorings used in e-cigarettes

Trump to propose ban on flavorings used in e-cigarettes
President Donald Trump says his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes amid an outbreak of breathing problems tied to vaping. State and federal health authorities are investigating hundreds of breathing illnesses reported in people who have used e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. No single device, ingredient or additive has been identified. Health and Human Services Secretary... more

Motorcyclist sent to hospital after three-vehicle wreck in Wayne County

Motorcyclist sent to hospital after three-vehicle wreck in Wayne County
Deputies say that around 6:50 a.m. on Tuesday they were called to the scene of a personal injury motor vehicle accident that occurred in the Town of Ontario. They say a vehicle traveling east on Lake Road collided with a motorcycle directly in front of it. The collision caused the motorcycle to collide with another vehicle. The motorcyclist reportedly suffered... more

Sentencing held for violent 2017 attack on inmate at Auburn Correctional Facility

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Cayuga County District Attorney Jon Budelmann says that a 31-year-old Buffalo man, who was incarcerated at the Auburn Correctional Facility was sentenced to five years for his involvement in a violent incident at the prison in December 2017. Marino Padilla, 31, was sentenced to five years in prison, and five years post-release supervision after pleading guilty to attacking and injuring... more

Police: Small child exited home, walked across street while babysitter was distracted

Police: Small child exited home, walked across street while babysitter was distracted
The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a 24-year-old following a child abuse call officers received on Tuesday. Around 8:30 a.m. police received that report of an unattended child outside. Upon arrival, officers found the child reunited with the caregiver, who at the time, was the babysitter. Police say that while Brianna Smith, 24, of Seneca Falls was... more

Massachusetts man charged with sex abuse, forcible touching in Seneca Falls

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On Tuesday police arrested a 29-year-old Massachusetts man on forcible touching and sex abuse charges. Karvens Polynice, 29, of Brockton, Massachusetts is accused of subjecting separate female victims to unwanted sexual contact on two separate occasions. Polynice was charged with two counts of forcible touching and two counts of sexual abuse. He was processed and transported to the Seneca County... more

Auburn man sentenced five years for possessing Calico M100 during drug bust

Auburn man sentenced five years for possessing
Cayuga County District Attorney Jon Budelmann says that a 33-year-old Auburn man was sentenced to five years in state prison on Tuesday. On January 4, 2019, the Finger Lakes Drug task Force executed a search warrant at Michael Gainey’s residence in the City of Auburn. During the search, police recovered a loaded Calico M100 .22 caliber assault weapon, as well... more
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