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W-FL High School Football Week #3 Scoreboard

W-FL High School Football Week #3 Scoreboard
Week 3 is set to begin Friday night. Check out the full slate of games below and check back here for the results throughout the weekend. Friday, Sep 20, 2019 Alexander Central 23 Clyde Savannah 6 Alexander Central Middle/High School ER/Gananda 34 Waterloo 12 East Rochester High School Geneva 20 Wayne Central 12 Geneva High School Mynderse/South Seneca 0 Wayland-Cohocton 13 Mynderse Academy Attica Central 48 Penn Yan Academy 0... more

Congressman Tom Reed says undiagnosed pneumonia led to collapse

Congressman Tom Reed Collapses prior to Fox Business interview
Rep. Tom Reed says his collapse on Thursday afternoon was the result of an undiagnosed case of pneumonia. The Republican, who has represented parts of the Southern Tier, Finger Lakes and Western New York in Congress since 2010, had collapsed around 1:30 p.m. in the Cannon Rotunda of the Capitol Building shortly before he was scheduled to speak with Fox Business. “Thank... more

Yankees clinch AL East title with win over Angels

Yankees clinch AL East title with win over Angels
When the Yankees gathered seven months ago, Aaron Boone padded to the center of their clubhouse carpet and outlined his expectations for the season ahead. Their first objective would be to secure the American League East title, the manager instructed, and once achieved they could focus on bringing home the 28th World Series championship in franchise history. Boone could not... more

Vaping illnesses continue to spread as THC risks revive marijuana legalization debate

Vaping illnesses continue to spread as THC risks revive marijuana legalization debate
As the number of cases of lung illnesses associated with vaping continues to rise, advocates on both sides of the marijuana legalization debate have seized upon the possibility that Americans were sickened by illegal products containing tetrahydrocannabinol to bolster their arguments. “We are leaving no stone unturned and following all potential leads regarding any particular product, constituent, or compound that may be... more

Marcus Whitman voters OK addition to project

Marcus Whitman voters OK addition to project
Marcus Whitman school district voters approved a referendum Tuesday adding $5 million to an already approved $29 million capital project. The referendum passed 242-99. The project was approved in 2017 by a 236-156 margin. It consisted of about $19 million in work at the high school, middle school and Finger Lakes Secondary School (BOCES wing). It addition, there was about... more

Ithaca will join global climate strikes Friday

Ithaca will join global climate strikes Friday
Millions of people across the globe are expected to take to the streets and strike Friday to draw attention to the international climate emergency. Many Ithacans are expected to join the strike at two events planned Friday. The strike comes a few days ahead of the UN Climate Summit in New York City, which is expected to bring leaders together to... more

Bath man pleads guilty to federal child pornography charges

Bath man pleads guilty to federal child pornography charges
A Bath man has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography after being arrested in January. WENY News reports 50-year-old Daryl Sumeriski was initially charged with possession of a sexual performance by a child under the age of 16 following a joint investigation involving the New York State Police Jamestown Barracks, the Bath Bureau of Criminal Investigations and the Department of Homeland... more

Inmates answer to contraband charges from time in Auburn Correctional Facility

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An Auburn Correctional Facility inmate pleaded guilty Thursday in Cayuga County Court to attempted possession of dangerous contraband, while another man was sentenced for possessing dangerous contraband while incarcerated in Auburn last year. Edwin Hernandez, who turned 25 on Thursday, admitted that he tried to possess an approximately 5-inch ice-pick type weapon on Feb. 9 while incarcerated at the Auburn... more

Mixed use could be the future of Tom’s Mobil site in Canandaigua

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Could there finally be an answer for Tom’s Mobil site in Canandaigua? It seems there is optimism on the horizon, at least according to local reports. The Canandaigua Messenger says that the former gas station could be the site of a $12 million, four-story commercial and residential building. Proposed developer, Christa Development tells The Messenger that “it’s a ‘dramatic linchpin’... more

Cayuga Community College makes changes in administration

Cayuga Community College makes changes in administration
Cayuga Community College introduced its acting chief financial officer and treasurer Thursday. At a board of trustees meeting Thursday, CCC president Brian Durant officially welcomed Marie Nellenback, who was assigned to the role earlier this month. Durant, Nellenback and many other employees and trustees were at the college’s Fulton campus, as the meeting was being simulcasted with the Auburn campus.... more

Governor Cuomo signs legislation that extends the statute of limitations surrounding rape cases

Governor Cuomo signs legislation that extends the statute of limitations surrounding rape cases
Governor Andrew Cuomo, was joined by leaders of the TIME’S UP movement and NOW-NYC on Wednesday when he signed legislation, which extends the statute of limitations for rape victims. The changes include an increase to 20 years for rape in the second degree and to 10 years for rape in the third degree. The law also extends the statute of... more

Cargill Salt Mine, DEC accused of allowing pollutants to flow into Cayuga Lake

Cargill Salt Mine, DEC accused of allowing pollutants to flow into Cayuga Lake
An independent environmental monitor alleges pollutants were allowed to flow unchecked into Cayuga Lake from the Cargill Salt Mine in Lansing. Walter Hang, of Toxics Targeting, is accusing the salt mine operators and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation of allowing the flow of sodium ferrocyanide  into Cayuga Lake. He indicated the problem may have been ongoing for several months, and maybe years, without detection. Sodium ferrocyanide, Hang... more

Hammondsport’s Glenn H. Curtiss Museum celebrates transportation pioneer

Hammondsport’s Glenn H. Curtiss Museum celebrates transportation pioneer
There is a great museum located on the southern edge of Keuka Lake in Hammondsport that you may not have known about. It’s the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, named after the Hammondsport native who founded the aviation business and who was also a pioneer in motorcycling. Curtiss was one of the giants of his era and this museum is a celebration... more

$11M training center, with talking mannequins, opens at Upstate Medical University

$11M training center, with talking mannequins, opens at Upstate Medical University
A new simulation center has opened at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse to train professionals on how to better react to all kinds of medical emergencies and patient needs. The $11 million dollar facility resembles a mini-hospital with patient rooms. In the rooms, you’ll find mannequins to simulate real human illness and emergency. The mannequins are so advanced that they... more

Skaneateles mayor lifts ban blocking critic from village meetings

Skaneateles mayor lifts ban blocking critic from village meetings
Village of Skaneateles Mayor Marty Hubbard on Wednesday rescinded a ban instituted last week that prevented a critic of the village board from attending village meetings or speaking to officials. Last week, town of Skaneateles resident Zack Ford was notified of the ban by an email from village Police Chief Daniel Coon, which said Hubbard had directed it based on... more

Lawmaker wants to ban some plastics from hotel bathrooms

Lawmaker wants to ban some plastics from hotel bathrooms
There’s a new push to ban those tiny plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel in hotel rooms across New York state as a way to reduce plastic waste. State Sen. Todd Kaminsky announced a legislative proposal Wednesday that would prohibit hotels from offering single-use plastic toiletry bottles in guest rooms. Instead, they could use wall-mounted dispensers, larger, multiuse... more
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