Day: October 11, 2019

ORANGE PICKED EIGHTH IN ACC HOOP POLL

Orange picked to finish 8th in ACC preseason hoops poll

Syracuse was picked eighth in the ACC Preseason Men’s Basketball Poll announced today by the league. The Orange accumulated 910 points in the media poll, just five points shy of Notre Dame in seventh. Duke placed first in the preseason rankings and ... MORE
THE 31ST LAP #258: Stage is set for Super DIRT Week (podcast)

THE 31ST LAP #258: Stage is set for Super DIRT Week (podcast)

On Thursday night’s episode #258 of The 31st Lap podcast on FingerLakes1.com, your host Chris Marquart catches you up on the action at Oswego as Super DIRT Week 2019 takes flight and takes look ahead to the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Salute to ... MORE
Yanks set to face Astros in ALCS

Yanks set to face Astros in ALCS

Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros are set to meet Gleyber Torres, Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees in a highly anticipated AL Championship Series beginning Saturday night at Minute Maid Park. The pitching-rich Astros led the majors with ... MORE
New York Yankees, Sports
CANDIDATE SNAPSHOT: Cass attempts return to representing Geneva on City Council

CANDIDATE SNAPSHOT: Cass attempts return to representing Geneva on City Council

A former city councilor and mayor in Don Cass seeks a return to his previously-held seat on City Council by representing the Republican Party in Ward 3. Credit: Gabriel Pietrorazio, FL1 News Cass, the faith formation coordinator at Our Lady of Peace ... MORE
Growers say this was one of the best seasons for pumpkins in a long time

Growers say this was one of the best seasons for pumpkins in a long time

In the town of Onondaga, business is booming at The Pumpkin Hollow. “This is the best year for pumpkins we’ve seen in a long time,” said supervisor Gwendolyn Cox. Vegetable industry expert Steve Reiners from Cornell University said the quality of this ... MORE
Farm, News
Laura Hand reflects on 47 years in broadcasting

Laura Hand reflects on 47 years in broadcasting

All this week, we have been recognizing our very own Laura Hand’s accomplishments throughout her distinguished career here at NBC3. Now Laura is taking some time to reflect, remember and recount all she has done over the last 47 years. For nearly ... MORE
Life, Syracuse Area
State Comptroller: Upstate Medical University paid for two presidents at the same time

State Comptroller: Upstate Medical University paid for two presidents at the same time

Central New York’s largest employer, Upstate Medical University, is being called out by the New York State Comptroller for paying high-level employees millions of dollars for work that can’t be accounted for, wasn’t useful or wasn’t good. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office conducted ... MORE
Trio of legislature candidates in Cayuga County fail to disclose campaign finances

Trio of legislature candidates in Cayuga County fail to disclose campaign finances

Three Republican candidates for the Cayuga County Legislature did not file required campaign finance disclosures within a mandated deadline, while a fourth candidate’s disclosures did not include expenditures, state records show. District 10 candidate Ed Darrow, District 8 candidate Hans Pecher, and ... MORE
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Investigation determines that Ithaca police officer did not use excessive force

A man and woman arrested on the Commons, amid claims that police used excessive force. Some called the incident a sign of racial bias. Once charges were dismissed, the police union spoke to city lawmakers publicly. It started with an incident caught on ... MORE
Draft design of new Waterloo bridge unveiled during meeting

Draft design of new Waterloo bridge unveiled during meeting

The preliminary design of a new Locust Street bridge shows a structure similar in many ways to the old bridge it will replace. The state Department of Transportation (DOT) Region 3 office in Syracuse presented the LaBella Associates-designed bridge at a public ... MORE
Midlakes students accompany WWII veterans on Soaring Valor trip

Midlakes students accompany WWII veterans on Soaring Valor trip

The memory of his homeland torn apart from years of war — split in two as the result of World War II — are indelible for Heinz Mohr, a 91-year-old World War II veteran now living in Phelps. Mohr grew up in ... MORE
Seneca Supervisors extend room occupancy tax for three years

Seneca Supervisors extend room occupancy tax for three years

Seneca County’s 3-percent tax on hotel, motel and other temporary lodging facilities will continue for another three years. The Board of Supervisors voted 11-0 Tuesday to adopt Local Law B of 2019, which extends the tax; it was due to expire Dec ... MORE
News, Politics, Seneca County
Watkins Glen State Park reopens trail

Watkins Glen State Park reopens trail

Trails were added and reopened today at two Finger Lakes State Parks. Hikers in the Finger Lakes Region have more places to explore, with a long-closed trail at Watkins Glen State Park restored and reopened, and an expanded trail network added to ... MORE
Lawmakers want to curb online e-cig sales

Lawmakers want to curb online e-cig sales

A pair of Democratic state lawmakers on Thursday called for a ban on internet sales of vaping products amid illnesses believed to be linked to their use. The measure is backed by Senate Health Committee Chairman Gustavo Rivera and Assemblywoman Amy Paulin ... MORE
News
SPORTSBOOK CONFIDENTIAL: Introduction to Betting Totals (podcast)

SPORTSBOOK CONFIDENTIAL: Introduction to Betting Totals (podcast)

In this week’s episode. John Sullivan offers beginner strategies on betting overs and/or unders. He also offers his model based picks on the Week 6 NFL slate and Week 7 college football action. ... MORE