Day: November 12, 2019

Crunch defeat Comets, 3-1

Crunch defeat Comets, 3-1

Boris Katchouk scored two goals as the Syracuse Crunch defeated the Utica Comets, 3-1, today at the Adirondack Bank Center. The win moves the Crunch to 7-4-2-0 on the season and evens the 12-game season series against the Comets, 1-1-0-0. Goaltender Spencer ... MORE
Sports, Syracuse Crunch
Mets’ Pete Alonso wins 2019 NL Rookie of the Year award

Mets’ Pete Alonso wins 2019 NL Rookie of the Year award

What has been a fait accompli since the 2019 MLB season ended is now official: Mets first baseman Pete Alonso is the 2019 National League Rookie of the Year. Alonso beat out finalists Mike Soroka of the Braves and Fernando Tatis Jr. of the Padres ... MORE
New York Mets, Sports
Amerks legend, longtime hockey broadcaster Don Cherry fired from Sportsnet

Amerks legend, longtime hockey broadcaster Don Cherry fired from Sportsnet

Sportsnet announced this afternoon it has parted ways with longtime broadcaster, and Amerks legend Don Cherry. This move comes following Saturday night’s broadcast of “Coach’s Corner,” where Cherry made anti-immigration remarks. “During the broadcast, he made divisive remarks that do not represent our ... MORE
Rochester Amerks, Sports
Carlos Mendoza to replace Josh Bard as Yankees bench coach

Carlos Mendoza to replace Josh Bard as Yankees bench coach

Carlos Mendoza will become the Yankees’ new bench coach, replacing Josh Bard, reports WFAN insider and SNY Contributor Sweeny Murti. Mendoza, 39, had been the Yankees’ infield and quality control coach since 2018. As quality control coach, he helped to serve as a ... MORE
New York Yankees, Sports
$300 million renovations underway at Canandaigua VA Medical Center

$300 million renovations underway at Canandaigua VA Medical Center

The federal government will invest more than $300 million in the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Canandaigua when Phase II of upgrades is complete. This two-part project is the first major renovation project ever on the campus, which has been around since ... MORE
AAA reports gas price drop

Earlier darkness can mean an increase in car vs. deer collisions

It’s getting darker earlier and that’s usually when we see more deer crossing the road. Which, as experts tell us, can lead to more “deer vs. car” collisions. Experts at Mohawk Collision Center said they see an uptick in deer-related collisions this ... MORE
News, Traffic
Gov. Cuomo introduces legislation to create a state veterans cemetery

Gov. Cuomo introduces legislation to create a state veterans cemetery

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is introducing legislation that aims to create a state veterans cemetery in New York. New York is home to about 750,000 veterans. According to the governor’s office, it’s one of only a handful of states without a state veterans ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
Upstate yogurt maker faces heat from labor groups

Upstate yogurt maker faces heat from labor groups

Citing New York legislation that gives farm workers the right to join unions, a coalition of labor organizations is waging a campaign to pressure a major upstate employer — the maker of Chobani yogurt — to protect the rights of agricultural workers ... MORE
Business, New York State, News
Cuomo says Medicaid gap could present challenge in 2020 budget

Cuomo says Medicaid gap could present challenge in 2020 budget

To hear Gov. Andrew Cuomo tell it, the $3 billion gap in New York’s Medicaid program will be a challenge for the 2020 state budget. “We have a reduction in federal aid. We have an increase in the labor costs. We have ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
McMurry begins securing endorsements from chairs to make NY27 run

McMurry begins securing endorsements from chairs to make NY27 run

The day after last week’s election, Nate McMurray’s congressional campaign rolled out its first major endorsement: the Niagara County Democratic Committee chairman. “Our whole goal was to be supportive of those elections until it was over and now we’re into the time ... MORE
Report: Mets looking at free agent Dellin Betances

Report: Mets looking at free agent Dellin Betances

Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen already said he’s going to take a look at what can be done to improve the team’s bullpen this offseason. Could that start with someone in their own backyard? According to SNY’s Andy Martino, the Mets are looking at ... MORE
Yankees GM Brian Cashman says team is in play for both Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg

Yankees GM Brian Cashman says team is in play for both Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg

Both Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg will be on the open market this offseason, and according to Yankees’ general manager Brian Cashman, the team will be looking at one or both of the starting pitchers. Speaking to reporters at the GM Meetings in Scottsdale, Ariz., ... MORE
New York Yankees, Sports
‘Fire Brian Daboll!’ Bills’ Sean McDermott responds to some fans wanting change at OC

‘Fire Brian Daboll!’ Bills’ Sean McDermott responds to some fans wanting change at OC

Immediately following the Buffalo Bills’ 19-16 loss on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, fans started shouting about the potential, or lack thereof, of a sputtering offense that’s costing the team games. “Fire Brian Daboll!” If you search either of those phrases on ... MORE
Buffalo Bills, Sports
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) ... MORE
Haudenosaunee celebrate 225th anniversary of Canandaigua Treaty signing

225th anniversary of Canandaigua Treaty celebrated on Veterans Day

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 ... MORE