Day: October 16, 2019

City of Ithaca reacts to losing out on $10M DRI grant again

City of Ithaca reacts to losing out on $10M DRI grant again

It’s starting to play out like a broken record. The City of Ithaca has come up short in its efforts to obtain a $10 million grant from Empire State Development, New York State government’s economic development division. The state announced the Southern Tier ... MORE
Deputies: Waterloo man held on no bail after throwing rocks through Byrne Dairy window, leading officers on chase

Deputies: Waterloo man held on no bail after throwing rocks through Byrne Dairy window, leading officers on chase

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 42-year-old Waterloo man on a felony criminal mischief charge after an incident at a local Byrne Dairy, which led to a brief foot chase. According to deputies, Alan White, 42, of Waterloo ... MORE
How to register and gamble at a regulated New Jersey Online Casino

How to register and gamble at a regulated New Jersey Online Casino

Thinking about having a bit of a flutter online? As a New Jersey resident in Finger Lakes, we’re lucky in that we’re legally allowed to do just that – unlike some residents of other states in the US. There are plenty of ... MORE
Life
Major announcement made as Landmark Society names Geneva, Seneca Falls churches to ‘Five to Revive’ (video)

Major announcement made as Landmark Society names Geneva, Seneca Falls churches to ‘Five to Revive’ (video)

The Landmark Society of Western New York announced its 2019 Five to Revive – a list that identifies opportunities for targeted, strategic revitalization. The announcement was made at The Historic Parsells Church in Rochester. Two local churches were named on the list ... MORE
Lyons Farmers Market to hold November indoor market

Lyons Farmers Market to hold November indoor market

The Lyons Farmers Market is holding an “after season” market to extend the availability of fresh produce into the holiday season. The market will have farmers, food vendors and handmade crafts. The hours for the market are 10:00AM to 2:00PM on Saturdays, ... MORE
Food, Life, Lyons, Wayne County
BILLS GAME DAY: Buffalo takes on Miami at New Era Field (preview, media & info)

Bills improve to 5-1 with win over Dolphins (full coverage)

The Buffalo Bills, for one half, looked like they might be the “same old Bills” to trigger a letdown by losing to the winless Miami Dolphins. Instead, cheered by their fans, the Bills rallied to score 15 unanswered points, held off their ... MORE
Buffalo Bills, Sports
Syracuse basketball’s Elijah Hughes named to watch list for best small forward

Syracuse basketball’s Elijah Hughes named to watch list for best small forward

Syracuse forward Elijah Hughes is one of 20 players named to the watch list for the 2020 Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award. The annual honor is in its sixth year and recognizes the top small forwards in Division men’s college ... MORE
ALCS Game 4 postponed for rain, Yanks-Astros resume Thursday

ALCS Game 4 postponed for rain, Yanks-Astros resume Thursday

Game 4 of the AL Championship Series scheduled for Wednesday night has been postponed because of rain in the forecast. The Houston Astros and New York Yankees will play Game 4 on Thursday night instead, with Game 5 on Friday at Yankee ... MORE
Laura Rideout’s attorneys call for murder conviction to be overturned

Laura Rideout’s attorneys call for murder conviction to be overturned

Lawyers for Laura Rideout were in court Wednesday, attempting to overturn her murder conviction. Rideout was convicted of killing her estranged husband, Craig Rideout, in 2016. She says she did not participate in the murder or its planning. Rideout and one of her ... MORE
Lawsuit accuses former D&C delivery manager of sexually abusing delivery boy

Lawsuit accuses former D&C delivery manager of sexually abusing delivery boy

A former newspaper delivery boy who once worked for the Democrat & Chronicle has filed a lawsuit against the Rochester-based paper and its owners, claiming he was abused during his time there. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday night with the Monroe County ... MORE
Courts, News, Rochester Area
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Gov. Cuomo signs new law to close pardon loophole

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Wednesday to close New York’s double jeopardy loophole. The loophole protected people who received Presidential pardons on federal charges from being prosecuted on the same charges on the state level in New York. “The ... MORE
Department of Health says vaping-related illnesses in the state caused by black market THC products

Department of Health says vaping-related illnesses in the state caused by black market THC products

With New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo still fighting the battle against nicotine addiction among young people as a result of vaping and flavored e-cigarettes, the state’s health commissioner is now confirming that “just about all” of the vaping related illnesses in ... MORE
Health, New York State, News
Police tell residents to keep cars locked after rash of stolen vehicles reported in Auburn

Police tell residents to keep cars locked after rash of stolen vehicles reported in Auburn

The Auburn Police Department is asking the public to keep vehicles locked, as a rash of incidents are investigated. Captain Jim Moore told Finger Lakes News Radio on Wednesday that leaving doors unlocked, or worse yet – leaving vehicles running could result ... MORE
Canandaigua man accused of causing life threatening injuries to victim during violent domestic incident

Canandaigua man accused of causing life threatening injuries to victim during violent domestic incident

Police say that a woman suffered life threatening injuries at the hands of a 59-year-old Canandaigua man, who was taken into custody on Tuesday after being charged with first-degree assault. Police received information regarding a domestic assault that took place on September ... MORE
Fox re-elected Seneca County GOP chairman

Fox re-elected Seneca County GOP chairman

Tom Fox has been re-elected chairman of the Seneca County Republican Committee. The committee elected officers at its Oct. 3 reorganization meeting at the Fayette Fire Department. Fox, a Varick resident, is a former Seneca County sheriff and is currently a member ... MORE
Wayne supervisors wrestle with taxes in 2020 budget

Wayne supervisors wrestle with taxes in 2020 budget

The Wayne County Board of Supervisors annually debates just how much of its ample surplus funds will go toward underwriting its budget, and that is no exception this year. In a session that followed the supervisors’ regular meeting Tuesday, members got an ... MORE
News, Politics, Wayne County
Reality TV stars to pour drinks for charity in Skaneateles

Reality TV stars to pour drinks for charity on Friday night in Skaneateles

Two reality TV stars and a Hollywood actor will appear at a celebrity fundraiser in Central New York this weekend. Tom and Katie Schwartz of “Vanderpump Rules” fame and actor Daniel Baldwin will help pour drinks at The Krebs in Skaneateles on ... MORE
Montour Falls woman charged with grand larceny, accused of misappropriating 175 gift cards at business in Ithaca

Montour Falls woman charged with grand larceny, accused of misappropriating 175 gift cards at business in Ithaca

The Ithaca Police Department reports the arrest of a Montour Falls resident on a felony charge following an investigation involving IPD, the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office, and Tompkins County District Attorney’s Office. IPD reports that Kthy Harris, 56, of Montour Falls was ... MORE