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Syracuse snaps their four-game losing streak with blowout win over Duke (full coverage)

Syracuse snaps their four-game losing streak with blowout win over Duke (full coverage)
The Syracuse Orange came into Saturday’s game against the Duke Blue Devils in desperate need of a win if they wanted to keep bowl hopes alive. Thankfully, they got one in resounding fashion, 49-6 down in Durham. They move to 4-6 (1-5) on the year. The Syracuse defense forced turnovers that resulted in Orange touchdowns on Duke’s first three third... more

ICE: Driver in fatal Weedsport crash did not have legal status in U.S.

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ICE: Undocumented immigrant had been deported before fatal Weedsport wreck U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed on Wednesday that the undocumented immigrant from Guatemala who was charged with vehicular manslaughter in connection with Sunday’s fatal wreck in Weedsport had previously been deported, but returned the the U.S. illegally. Many wondered why Perez-Vasquez, who was charged on Tuesday, was allowed to... more

FRESH TAKES W/ RUSSO & FELICE: Weekly football run-down & NASCAR Championship preview (podcast)

FRESH TAKES W/ RUSSO & FELICE: Weekly football run-down & NASCAR Championship preview (podcast)
On this week’s edition of the Fresh Takes Podcast Paul Russo and Nick Felice preview the NASCAR Championship, recap the week in football and look ahead to this weekend, and talk NBA, NHL, college hoops and more from live inside the FingerLakes1.com Studios. . more

Forecast to turn more seasonable as weekend approaches

NWS: Winter Weather Advisory issued for communities along Lake Ontario
While the central and northern parts of the Finger Lakes saw more accumulating snow overnight – the rest of the region saw nothing but extreme cold. And for this time of year – the record-setting lows – which registered in the mid-teens in many places – meant even colder wind chills. Heading out the door this morning – wind chill... more

Police: Suspect sought in chain of burglaries in Auburn

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Police in Cayuga County say they are searching for a suspect involved in several burglaries on the west side of Auburn. A photo of the alleged suspect was provided to media, but additional details about the burglaries was not provided. The incidents are said to have occurred last week – between November 5th and 7th. Anyone with information is asked... more

Family displaced after structure fire in Seneca Falls

Family displaced after structure fire in Seneca Falls
Police say one family was displaced, but the interior living space of a home was spared after a blaze Tuesday morning in Seneca Falls. The Seneca Falls Police Department reports that at approximately 8 a.m. they responded, along with firefighters from Seneca Falls and Fayette to the report of an active structure fire at 25 Seneca Manor Drive. Upon arrival... more

Manchester man accused of stealing ATV, motorcycle from CR 7 shed

Manchester man accused of stealing ATV, motorcycle from CR 7 shed
Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of an 18-year-old Manchester resident following an investigation into a stolen ATV and motorcycle. According to a press release, Manny Figueroa, 18, of Manchester was charged with burglary after an investigation into the theft of an ATV and motorcycle from a shed located at 1853 County Road 7 in Manchester. Figueroa was held pending... more

Recovery in Sodus Point could become a model for other shoreline communities

Sodus Point flood recovery effort could become model for other shoreline communities
The Post-Flood Recovery Building Workshop for the Village of Sodus Point, a project organized by the Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council and New York Sea Grant, has received a 2019 Public Outreach Award from the New York Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association. The resiliency building effort is ongoing in Sodus Point and has contributed to a community-level visioning... more

Tomato developed in Geneva takes off

Tomato developed in Geneva takes off
Cornell University said it has developed another potential star in the tomato world: the Moonbeam. The new variety is the result of research conducted at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva. “Moonbeam is a very good eating experience from start to finish … from first bite to aftertaste,” said Phillip Griffiths, associate professor of horticulture at Cornell AgriTech, who started developing Moonbeam... more

225th anniversary of Canandaigua Treaty celebrated on Veterans Day

Haudenosaunee celebrate 225th anniversary of Canandaigua Treaty signing
Canandaigua celebrates a historic day, despite the snow  – By Gabriel Pietrorazio As the City of Canandaigua was cloaked in snowfall, the Haudenosaunee and their non-Indigenous allies convened in celebration and observance of the 225th year anniversary signing of the Canandaigua Treaty of 1794. With members present from the Six Nations, also known as the Iroquois Confederacy, leaders of the... more

Judge: Seneca Nation of Indians owes state $255 million

Judge: Seneca Nation of Indians owes state $255 million
U.S. District Court Judge William Skretny of the Western District of New York has upheld an arbitration panel’s ruling that the Seneca Nation of Indians owes the state $255 million in gaming revenue. Skretny ruled Nov. 8 that the three-person arbitration panel was correct when it voted 2-1 that the tribe owes the state the money under terms of a... more

Twins’ Rocco Baldelli narrowly edges out Yankees’ Aaron Boone for AL Manager of the Year Award

Twins’ Rocco Baldelli narrowly edges out Yankees’ Aaron Boone for AL Manager of the Year Award
Twins manager Rocco Baldelli narrowly beat out Aaron Boone to take home the 2019 AL Manager of the Year Award. The voting was extremely close, as both Baldelli and Boone finished with the same amount of first-place votes, but Baldelli received four more second-place votes to swing things in his favor. There’s no denying Baldelli had an excellent debut season as the... more

Agronomics plan reviewed by Seneca County Planning Board

Agronomics plan reviewed by Seneca County Planning Board
The Seneca County Planning Board will review the final site plan for the Finger Lakes Agronomics project when it meets Thursday. Finger Lakes Agronomics owner James Saik wants to acquire and develop three lots in Deer Run Industrial Park off Auburn Road in Seneca Falls into a liquid and dry fertilizer and seed business. The park is owned by the... more

Waterloo driver faces felony charges after leaving scene of crash

Waterloo driver faces felony charges after leaving scene of crash
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on November 9th at approximately 5 a.m. deputies arrested a 22-year-old Waterloo resident after he left the scene of a property damage accident in the Town of Junius. Bryce Burkett, 22, of Waterloo was traveling east on State Route 318 when he left the south shoulder of the road, damaging signs, striking a... more

Electronic waste recycling event Saturday for Seneca County

Electronic waste recycling event Saturday for Seneca County
Seneca County residents can drop off electronic waste and have unwanted paper documents shredded on Saturday. The event, being held on America Recycles Day, is slated for the county office building. People are asked to enter from the North Road entrance and park in the north-end lot to drop off electronics and documents. Read more from the Finger Lakes Times more
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