Day: November 21, 2019

Truck driver charged with DWI after slamming into police cruiser

Truck driver charged with DWI after slamming into police cruiser

This is why you move over. State Police say a patrol vehicle with a 23-year veteran inside was stuck by a tractor trailer Tuesday night on State Route 17. The operator of the tractor trailer was arrested for driving while intoxicated after ... MORE
Syracuse guard Jalen Carey out indefinitely with injured thumb

Syracuse guard Jalen Carey out indefinitely with injured thumb

Syracuse University basketball player Jalen Carey will be out indefinitely with an injured thumb. Carey, a 6-foot-3 sophomore guard, will have surgery on the thumb this Friday, according to a Tweet from SU basketball’s official Twitter account. Syracuse director of athletic communications ... MORE
St. Joseph’s School in Auburn will close as finances, cratering enrollment force decision

St. Joseph’s School in Auburn will shut down in June

Officials say declining enrollment, struggling financial circumstances forced closure decision Declining enrollment and financial difficulties were blamed when the Catholic Diocese of Rochester announced that St. Joseph School in Auburn would shut down in June 2020. The closure was announced in a ... MORE
Yanks release Ellsbury, DFA Bird among moves

Yanks release Ellsbury, DFA Bird among moves

The Yankees released outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury and designated first baseman Greg Bird for assignment among a series of roster moves before Wednesday’s deadline to protect players from the Rule 5 Draft. Left-hander Nestor Cortes Jr. was also designated for assignment, while outfielder ... MORE
New York Yankees, Sports
Optimism, but no agreement with high school basketball refs

Optimism, but no agreement with high school basketball refs

Section V held a meeting on Wednesday that is believed to include the creation of a revised proposal for boys basketball officials. While there is optimism that the proposal could lead to a settlement of the dispute between Section V and Board ... MORE
School safety advocates pushing for resource officers in every school district

School safety advocates pushing for resource officers in every school district

Local school safety advocates say they support the idea of adding a school resource officer to every school district statewide. This push is in response to recent credible threats made against two local school districts. News10NBC spoke with Greece Police Department Sergeant ... MORE
Board 60 and Section V in ‘promising’ talks

Closer to a deal? Board 60 and Section V in ‘promising’ talks

High school coaches and athletic directors expressed hope Wednesday that a proposed deal with the region’s referees could end a work stoppage that jeopardized the start of this fall’s basketball season. Peter Mancuso, athletic Director at Harley Allendale Columbia, which was scheduled ... MORE
Syracuse University students suspended, manifesto appears to be ‘hoax, Chancellor says

Syracuse University students suspended, manifesto appears to be ‘hoax, Chancellor says

Reports of a racist manifesto being sent to Syracuse University students’ phones seem to apparently be a hoax, according to Chancellor Kent Syverud. Syverud made the announcement during a sometimes emotional address at a University Senate meeting on Wednesday evening where he ... MORE
Life, Schools, Syracuse Area
How speeding tickets help fund

How speeding tickets help fund NY’s big government

Isaac DeLeon was on his way home from work at Greece Ridge Mall when he was stopped for speeding. “It was actually my first time getting pulled over, so my heart dropped,” he said. However, he got a real fright when he ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
Akropolis owner wins foreclosure case that started in 2007

Akropolis owner wins foreclosure case that started in 2007

A state Supreme Court decision has ruled in favor of a business owner who took Ontario County to court in 2008 over a tax foreclosure sale of her Akropolis Family Restaurant. Pending any further appeals, a more than 12-year battle between Ontario ... MORE
Seneca, Yates both see significant increases in sales tax revenue

Seneca, Yates both see significant increases in sales tax revenue

Yates County leads New York State in the year-over-year increase of third quarter sales tax revenue with a 9% gain, bringing the year-to-date revenues to $11.1 million, just shy of the $12.2 million anticipated in the 2019 budget. Acting Administrator Nonie Flynn ... MORE
Committee boosts tax levy in 2020 Cayuga County budget proposal

Committee boosts tax levy in 2020 Cayuga County budget proposal

The Cayuga County Legislature Ways and Means Committee has unanimously voted to approve the 2020 county budget recommendations it’s been working on for the last month. The full county Legislature will meet on Nov. 26 to discuss any possible changes to that ... MORE
Cayuga County, News, Politics
Locastro gets win in Auburn City Council race

Locastro gets win in Auburn City Council race

For the first time since 2015, there will be a Republican on the Auburn City Council. Timothy Locastro received the second-most votes in the five-person race to win an Auburn City Council seat. Locastro, a Republican, will join the council in January ... MORE
Former Cornell student admits to killing his dad in bid to vacate sentence

Former Cornell student admits to killing his dad in bid to vacate sentence

Charles “Charlie” Tan has admitted to killing his father. “I entered my parents’ home through the back door, walked upstairs, turned into my father’s office and shot my father three times as he was sitting at his desk,” Tan wrote in an ... MORE
Deputies: Drunk driver leaves scene of crash, attempts to flee on foot when located

Deputies: Drunk driver leaves scene of crash, attempts to flee on foot when located

Deputies report the arrest of a 33-year-old Victor man following an accident that happened on State Route 444 on Wednesday around 9:50 p.m. Deputies charged Timothy Archibald, 33, of Victor with driving while intoxicated after it was determined he struck another vehicle ... MORE