Day: September 13, 2019

Yankees sweep doubleheader vs. Tigers

Yankees sweep doubleheader vs. Tigers

Luke Voit homered as part of a three-hit, three-RBI performance and Edwin Encarnacion also cleared the fences before exiting with a left oblique strain as the Yankees defeated the Tigers, 10-4, in the first game of Thursday’s doubleheader at Comerica Park. Voit scored three runs, extending a ... MORE
New York Yankees, Sports
Congressman appears in court for insider trading case

Rep. Collins appears in court for insider trading case

A February trial date for the insider trading case against a U.S. congressman who was an early supporter of President Donald Trump appears to be in jeopardy. Rep. Christopher Collins did not say outside court whether the prospects of a Manhattan trial in ... MORE
New York law extending gun waiting period takes effect

New York law extending gun waiting period takes effect

The waiting period on certain New York gun purchases has been extended from three days to 30 days under a state law. The measure approved by Gov. Andrew Cuomo went into effect Thursday. The Democrat issued a statement saying the change will ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
Impact of Rochester diocese Chapter 11 filing on churches, schools and pending lawsuits

Impact of Rochester diocese Chapter 11 filing on churches, schools and pending lawsuits

On Thursday, the Rochester diocese became the first in the state and the 20th in the country to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. As part of the filing, many documents will be sealed – including those related to sexual abuse. “We’re after ... MORE
Courts, News, Rochester Area
Questions remain after man pleads guilty for death of girlfriend, her son in Sodus

Questions remain after man pleads guilty for death of girlfriend, her son in Sodus

Just days before his trial, the Wayne County District Attorney announced Thursday that  Alberto Reyes admitted to killing Selena Hidalgo Calderon and her son 14-month-old son Owen Hidalgo Calderon. Reyes pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree manslaughter in the deaths of his girlfriend ... MORE
Courts, News, Sodus, Wayne County
Cuomo signs ‘Elijah’s law’ for daycare food allergy guidelines

Cuomo signs ‘Elijah’s law’ for daycare food allergy guidelines

All child daycare programs are now required by law in New York to follow guidelines for preventing and responding to food allergies. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed “Elijah’s Law” on Thursday. The new law is named after 3-year-old Elijah Silvera from New York ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
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NY expands anti-tobacco programs to target e-cigs too

New York expands anti-tobacco programs to target e-cigs too

New York is expanding anti-tobacco initiatives to discourage the use of vaping devices and e-cigarettes too. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed an executive order directing state agencies overseeing anti-tobacco programs to address the newer methods of tobacco use. Cuomo also signed into ... MORE
Health, New York State, News
Federal grand jury empaneled to look into Western Regional OTB

Federal grand jury empaneled to look into Western Regional OTB

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York has empaneled a federal grand jury to look into the Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation. Sources familiar with the situation said at least one person has been subpoenaed to appear before ... MORE
RealEats, Perfect Granola finalists in Grow-NY competition

RealEats, Perfect Granola finalists in Grow-NY competition

Companies in Geneva and Victor are among 18 companies selected out of a field of nearly 200 startups to take part in round one of the Grow-NY food innovation and agriculture technology business challenge, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. The goal of ... MORE
Lollypop Farm limiting adoptions during renovations

Lollypop Farm limiting adoptions during renovations

Local animal shelter Lollypop Farm will be limiting its adoptions of dogs as it undergoes some renovations. The project includes soundproofing, new flooring, and a fresh coat of paint for its dog kennel area. The project is expected to last for four ... MORE
Goodyear blimp to hover over Syracuse vs. Clemson game

Goodyear blimp to hover over Syracuse vs. Clemson game

The Oswego County Airport in Fulton will host the Goodyear Blimp this weekend. The airship is set to hover over the Syracuse University vs. Clemson game starting this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. If you would like a closer look at the blimp ... MORE
Skaneateles resident, board dispute reasoning for ban from public meeting

Skaneateles resident, board dispute reasoning for ban from public meeting

A Skaneateles man banned from contacting the village’s board of trustees or being on village hall property says the measure is the result of his criticism of the mayor, but officials said the action is the result of threats and antagonism. Village ... MORE
Skaneateles schools superintendent receives salary boost

Skaneateles schools superintendent receives salary boost

Skaneateles Central School District Superintendent Lynda Quick is getting a pay increase. The district board of education approved an amendment to Quick’s contract at a meeting Tuesday, bumping her base salary for July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 to $190,550. Continue reading from ... MORE
WEEKEND OUTLOOK: Plenty of sunshine in the forecast despite some showers possible Saturday AM

WEEKEND OUTLOOK: Plenty of sunshine in the forecast despite some showers possible Saturday AM

It’s going to be a nice weekend in the Finger Lakes – despite some breezy conditions, and the risk for a few showers Saturday morning. Here’s what the weekend looks like: Friday starts out cool, but with plenty of sunshine – temperatures ... MORE
News, Weather
Police: Waterloo woman left scene of property damage crash, found to be intoxicated

Police: Waterloo woman left scene of property damage crash, found to be intoxicated

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports that a Waterloo woman was ticketed after leaving the scene of a property damage accident this week. On Wednesday at 11:30 p.m. police arrested Amanda N. Mackenzie, 23, of Waterloo following the report of property damage ... MORE