Day: November 22, 2019

Twins Add 5 to 40-Man Roster

Twins add five players to 40-man roster

The Minnesota Twins added five players to the 40-man roster ahead of tonight’s deadline. Right-handed pitchers Dakota Chalmers and Jhoan Duran, infielder Travis Blankenhorn, and outfielders Gilberto Celestino and Luke Raley to their major league roster. The roster is now at 37. Players that needed to be added and weren’t ... MORE
Ristolainen, Montour score as Buffalo opens road trip with loss to Boston

Ristolainen, Montour score as Buffalo opens road trip with loss to Boston

The Buffalo Sabres’ power-play drought finally ended on Thursday and they created a flurry of chances 5-on-5, but they fell to the Boston Bruins 3-2 at TD Garden. Rasmus Ristolainen and Brandon Montour scored for Buffalo while Linus Ullmark made 24 saves ... MORE
Buffalo Sabres, Sports
Boys basketball refs, Section Five reach agreement

Boys basketball refs, Section Five reach agreement

There will be no boys basketball postponements. Thursday night, Board 60–which oversees the boys basketball referees–agreed to the latest proposal from Section Five. An official ratification is needed and a schedule of referees must be created, but the Section Five boys basketball ... MORE
Farmington man among charged in multi-million dollar pawn shop scheme in Rochester

Farmington man among charged in multi-million dollar pawn shop scheme in Rochester

A 30-year-old Farmington man was among the accused in a multi-million dollar scheme to buy and sell stolen merchandise at Rochester-area pawn shops. Ralph Swain, 30, of Farmington, as well as 35-year-old Thomas Nary, 27-year-old Eric Finnefrock, 35-year-old Devin Tribunella, and 22-year-old ... MORE
Auto Draft

Lattimore considering NYS Senate run in 50th District

Weeks after another unsuccessful mayoral bid in the city of Auburn, Cayuga County Legislature Vice Chair Tim Lattimore is considering his next run. It would be for the 50th Senate District, according to reporting by The Citizen. That reporting indicates that Lattimore ... MORE
Ithaca Police searching for two missing teens in separate cases

Police: Both teens reported missing in Ithaca found safe

Both teens were reported missing on Thursday, but located safely later that night Update: Friday, 7:20 a.m. Police say both teens reported missing in the city of Ithaca on Thursday were located safe. They say Elijah Richards was reported missing around 8:45 ... MORE
Students end occupation of Barnes Center on campus, now call for Chancellor’s resignation

Students end occupation on SU campus, call for leadership change

The Syracuse University students who have been protesting by sitting-in at the Barnes Center on campus have chosen to end their occupation of the building. Organizers announced the decision at 8 p.m. Thursday evening. “Dear students, first we should all reflect on ... MORE
Report shows retail chains improving in disclosing, eliminating toxic chemicals in products

Report shows retail chains improving in disclosing, eliminating toxic chemicals in products

A new report shows that retail chains are improving when it comes to disclosing and eliminating toxic chemicals in products. Some are calling for the signature of the Child Safe Products Act in New York State. A Mind the Store campaign report ... MORE
Business, News
State watching solar companies as push to grow customer base continues

State watching solar companies as push to grow customer base continues

As residents report increasing mail and phone calls about buying into community solar farms, state officials offer resources to make sure they know who they are dealing with, while still taking advantage of renewable energy and possible savings on electric bills. Officials ... MORE
Ontario County Historical Society executive director to retire

Ontario County Historical Society executive director to retire

Local history is more than knowing who owned the grand house on North Main Street in Canandaigua. People love history and the people and their stories that tell of the past, according to Ed Varno, executive director of the Ontario County Historical ... MORE
MiLB says goal is to keep teams like Auburn Doubledays

MiLB says goal is to keep teams like Auburn Doubledays

A spokesperson for Minor League Baseball said the goal is to make sure it keeps all 160 teams it currently has in its system – including New York organizations like the Auburn Doubledays, Batavia Muckdogs, Binghamton Rumble Ponies and Staten Island Yankees ... MORE
MRB group recognized as one of “Top 100” in Rochester, Finger Lakes region

MRB group recognized as one of “Top 100” in Rochester, Finger Lakes region

MRB Group shows pattern of growth, success in Finger Lakes – Staff Report The Rochester Chamber of Commerce recently named the “Top 100 Businesses” in its Finger Lakes Region service area. MRB Group was among those selected for recognition based on a ... MORE
Lazzaro will introduce resolution to strip SFPD leadership of titles at December meeting

Supervisor will introduce resolution to strip SFPD leadership of titles at December meeting

Outgoing Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro dropped a bombshell resolution on Town Board members and the press on Thursday, which is intended to strip leadership of the Seneca Falls Police Department of their rank ... MORE
SPORTSBOOK CONFIDENTIAL: Betting Tilt Explained (podcast)

SPORTSBOOK CONFIDENTIAL: Betting Tilt Explained (podcast)

In this week’s episode, John Sullivan defines sports betting tilt and examines how emotions play a part in our decision making. He also handicaps the CFL Grey Cup and offers his model based picks on week 12 NFL and week 13 NCAA ... MORE
Outgoing Skaneateles Superintendent

Skaneateles Superintendent Lynda Quick leaving post for opportunity at RCSD

Rochester City School District Superintendent Terry Dade has named Lynda Quick as the district’s deputy superintendent. Quick will start in the position in January. Last week, the district’s two deputy superintendents were dismissed. A statement from the district said the positions will ... MORE