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Syracuse loses in the Dome to Pittsburgh (full coverage)

Syracuse loses a tough one to Pittsburgh (full coverage)
What started with some encouraging pace and some quality passing ended with a thud for the Syracuse Orange on Friday night. And in the middle was a calamity on offense that led to three different players lining up behind center in a 27-20 loss to the rival Pittsburgh Panthers. Tommy DeVito was under siege once again, but still managed to... more

FLX WEEKLY REVIEW: Union Block in Penn Yan, Vineyard View Winery, Crooked Tusker Distillery & Dr. Konstantin Frank (video)

FLX WEEKLY REVIEW: Union Block in Penn Yan, Vineyard View Winery, Crooked Tusker Distillery & Dr. Konstantin Frank (video)
A review of dinner at the new Union Block Restaurant in Penn Yan and stops at Vineyard View Winery in Penn Yan, Crooked Tusker Distillery and Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery in Hammondsport. This segment originally appeared in our episode of FLX Weekly on FingerLakes1.com on October 9, 2019. . more

FBI employee who grew up in Geneva found dead in North Carolina

FBI employee who grew up in Geneva found dead in North Carolina
A 60-year-old FBI forensic photographer was found dead in the Nantahala National Forest. According to WHNT-TV, a multi-agency law enforcement criminal investigation into Miller’s death is ongoing in North Carolina after she was found dead. Kathleen Miller, a Geneva native went to college in Rochester. Gail Jones, a lifelong friend of Miller called her a ‘beautiful person’. “She was fun-loving,... more

Two hospitalized after crash on Rt. 96 in Phelps

Two hospitalized after crash on Rt. 96 in Phelps
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a two-car personal injury crash, which occurred in the Town of Phelps around noon on Monday. Deputies were called to the scene at the intersection of State Route 96 and Phelps Junction Road. They say a sedan rear-ended an SUV resulting in injuries. The operator of the sedan was identified as... more

New York State DEC files lawsuit against IJC

New York State DEC files
The New York State DEC has filed a lawsuit against the International Joint Commission, claiming negligence stemming from high water levels on Lake Ontario. The lawsuit alleges the IJC’s “Plan 2014” resulted in devastating flooding for communities and residents along the lake’s shoreline in 2017 and 2019. “The persistent high water levels – and the devastation they have caused to... more

Volley for a Cure at Waterloo HS raises funds for Thrive to Survive

Volley for a Cure at Waterloo HS raises  funds for Thrive to Survive
Waterloo Volleyball hosted the 11th annual Volley for a Cure on Saturday, October 12th. Twelve teams from across Section V came out for a great day of volleyball and a chance to be a part of this fundraising event. Proceeds this year are being donated to Thrive to Survive (www.thrivetosurvive.org). Pictured here are the sportsmanship winners from each participating team. more

Timberwolves officially sign former Syracuse guard Tyus Battle to contract

Timberwolves officially sign former Syracuse guard Tyus Battle to contract
The Minnesota Timberwolves officially signed former Syracuse guard Tyus Battle to a contract today. The team announced the transaction on its website. Battle, who spent three seasons at SU, played for the Timberwolves in the NBA Summer League. Soon thereafter, reports surfaced that he had signed an Exhibit 10 contract. But he had not appeared on the Minnesota roster, nor... more

Giuliani’s associate, accused of violating election law, used fake name to donate to Katko, Tenney

Giuliani’s associate, accused of violating election law, used fake name to donate to Katko, Tenney
Republican Congressman John Katko is donating $2,433 to a local charity to make-up for the same amount given to him by Igor Fruman, an associate of Rudy Giuliani accused of violating campaign finance law. Igor Fruman, along with Lev Parnas, David Correia and Andrey Kukushkin, have been indicted on accusations they “conspired to circumvent the federal laws against foreign influence... more

Ithaca man busted in federal child sex sting indicted on enticement charge

Ithaca man busted in federal child sex sting indicted on enticement charge
An Ithaca man has been indicted on a federal charge after allegedly trying to coerce two underage girls in Broome County to have sex. Jeffrey Blake, 43, is accused of communicating online with girls he believed to be ages 9 and 13 in order to engage in sexual activity, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He was actually conversing with... more

Pharmacist claims Strong Hospital ignored harassment, fired her instead

Pharmacist claims Strong Hospital ignored harassment, fired her instead
A former clinical pharmacist at Strong Memorial Hospital claims her reports of patient safety concerns were met with harassment and retaliation, ending with her being fired. Rabia Stevenson is suing the University of Rochester and its hospital in state Supreme Court. According to the lawsuit: Stevenson was board certified with six years experience when she was hired to work the... more

Beverage containers from restaurants would need to be 75% recyclable under NYS bill

Bill would require recyclable materials for ‘to go’ containers at restaurants
Single-use beverage containers manufactured or sold at the wholesale or retail level in New York should be composed of at least 75 percent recycle materials by the middle of the next decade, according to a bill introduced this week by Assemblywoman Pat Fahy. The bill would phase in the requirement over the next six years and is meant to reduce... more

DEC allowing public comment on Naples surface discharge permit

DEC allowing public comment on Naples surface discharge permit
The state Department of Environmental Conservation has made a tentative decision to issue a new permit for the discharge of treated wastewater at the Naples Central School District bus garage at 8 Academy St. The facility houses and washes buses on site. The permit would allow the discharge to an onsite stormwater retaining pond and then to groundwater from an... more

Deputies: Lyons woman grabbed child by hair, arms during domestic incident

Deputies: Lyons woman grabbed child by hair, arms during domestic incident
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons woman following an investigation into a domestic incident on Sunday. Deputies arrested Kristina D. Alderman, 35, of Lyons for endangering the welfare of a child. It’s alleged that Alderman knowingly acted in a manner likely to be injurious to the physical, mental, or moral welfare of her 9-year-old child.... more

Oddsmakers give Bills massive spread for first time since 1992

NFL Week 7 odds: Buffalo Bills massive favorites over Miami Dolphins
After losing 17-16 to Washington, Miami will now turn their attention to a Week 7 matchup against the 4-1 Buffalo Bills at New Era Field. Buffalo will enter the contest coming off of their bye. Early odds for the matchup had Buffalo as 14 point favorites but opening lines for the game provided by Odds Shark via BetOnline have the... more

Syracuse basketball to play in 2020 Gotham Classic at Madison Square Garden, per report

Syracuse basketball to play in 2020 Gotham Classic at Madison Square Garden, per report
On Sunday, the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team had some scheduling news released for next season. The team will play in the 2020 Gotham Classic, per Jon Rothstein. The Orange will square up against LSU at Madison Square Garden. Syracuse last played in the Gotham Classic in 2012. The Orange dropped its first game of the season in that event,... more
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