Day: December 4, 2019

Amerks enter month of December on 10-game point streak

Amerks enter month of December on 10-game point streak

With Saturday’s 3-2 win over Cleveland, the Rochester Americans closed out the month of November on a 10-game point streak (8-0-1-1) while also earning 30 out of a possible 40 points through their first 20 contests of the campaign. Additionally, Rochester has ... MORE
Rodrigues returns to practice, expects to be available on upcoming trip

Rodrigues returns to practice, expects to be available on upcoming trip

Evan Rodrigues was back on the ice for practice with the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday, his first skate with the team since he sustained a lower-body injury in Florida on Nov. 25. Rodrigues has missed five games in the interim, though his ... MORE
Buffalo Sabres, Sports
FRESH TAKES W/ RUSSO & FELICE: College Football Championships & NFL Run-Down (podcast)

FRESH TAKES W/ RUSSO & FELICE: College Football Championships & NFL Run-Down (podcast)

The college football regular season comes to a close with several big conference championship games while the NFL moves into December and the playoff picture becomes more clear. Paul Russo and Nick Felice talk all about it on this week’s edition of ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Jeff Rook on the 11th Annual It’s A Wonderful Run in Seneca Falls (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Jeff Rook on the 11th Annual It’s A Wonderful Run in Seneca Falls (podcast)

Jeff Rook, one of the founding organizers of the popular It’s A Wonderful Run 5K, is in-studio with Sydney Rogers and Jim Sinicropi to talk about next week’s big race as part of the It’s A Wonderful Life Festival in Seneca Falls ... MORE
W-FL Tuesday: Honeoye takes down Bloomfield; Midlakes girls get first win of season after blowout win over SOTA

W-FL TUESDAY: Honeoye takes down Bloomfield after delay; Midlakes girls blowout SOTA

The Bloomfield Bombers and the Honeoye Bulldogs renewed their rivalry to open Finger Lakes West play on Tuesday night. This game was delayed shortly after the opening tip because of a fire alarm. When they finally got going, it was a tight back-and-forth ... MORE
Healthcare programs hoping Congress re-authorizes funding to help with Medicaid, uninsured patients

Healthcare programs hoping Congress re-authorizes funding to help with Medicaid, uninsured patients

Congress has just three weeks to approve funding for health care programs in our area. Jordan Health, Unity Hospital, Regional Primary Care Network, Oak Orchard Community Health Center in Brockport and Finger Lakes Community Health have all provided health care to all patients, ... MORE
Health, News, Politics
Buffalo bishop under fire for handling of misconduct resigns

Buffalo bishop under fire for handling of misconduct resigns

The bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of Buffalo has resigned following widespread criticism over how he handled allegations of clergy sexual misconduct. Pope Francis on Wednesday accepted Bishop Richard Malone’s resignation and named the bishop of Albany, New York, Edward Scharfenberger, ... MORE
What crime experts say you should pay attention to when you’re in a mall

What crime experts say you should pay attention to when you’re in a mall

In the first half of 2017 and 2018, Syracuse Police recorded roughly 500 criminal complaints at Destiny USA. While different malls likely generate different crime statistics, Scandinavian researchers say one consistent theme is where crime occurs. More than 60 percent of mall crimes occur ... MORE
Destiny USA store owner worries about business if mall gets bad reputation

Destiny USA store owner worries about business if mall gets bad reputation

By 7 p.m. on Black Friday, the owner of the University Sports Shop had already left Destiny USA, leaving the store to his staff. That was around the same time that, as a tenant, he was one of the earliest to know ... MORE
Life, Syracuse Area
Most college students in remedial classes don’t graduate, co-requisites could be solution

Most college students in remedial classes don’t graduate, co-requisites could be solution

Across the United States, community college leaders are recognizing that the way they traditionally have handled underprepared students doesn’t work. In fact, it makes things worse. Studies from New York, California and many other places, including Monroe Community College in Rochester, show that only ... MORE
Why a new federal decision will aid New York’s booming hemp industry

Why a new federal decision will aid New York’s booming hemp industry

A potential obstacle blocking development of the industrial hemp industry was removed Tuesday when banking regulators confirmed the legitimate legal status of low-THC cannabis. The move comes almost a year after Congress formally lifted stringent controls on the non-psychoactive variant of the hemp plant. “This is ... MORE
Constellation Brands cuts losses and sells San Diego brewery

Constellation Brands cuts losses and sells brewery it bought for $1B

In a striking reversal of course, Victor-based Constellation Brands announced Tuesday afternoon it has sold San Diego-based Ballast Point Brewing just four years after paying $1 billion for the brewery. Constellation, the country’s third largest beer company, announced it had reached an agreement with ... MORE
Syracuse man given 4 years in prison for Auburn cocaine sales

Syracuse man given 4 years in prison for Auburn cocaine sales

A Syracuse man who was arrested for selling cocaine to the Finger Lakes Drug Task Force was sentenced Tuesday in Cayuga County Court to four years in prison. Leonard Hamilton, 50, pleaded guilty July 30 to two counts of third-degree criminal sale ... MORE
Residents pressing for resources to make kids’ walk to and from school safer

Residents in Tompkins push to make walk to school safer for kids

Residents have been campaigning for resources that would make children’s walk to and from Ithaca’s Northeast Elementary School and Dewitt Middle School safer from speeding automobiles. Data from the Tompkins County Highway Department shows an alarming number of cars speed on Warren Road. After being ... MORE
I-86 in Steuben County cleared after truck carrying logs crashes

Major highway reopened in Steuben County after tractor-trailer crash

A tractor trailer crashed on I-86W and caused a major hold up on Tuesday. The crash occurred just outside of Hornell on the I-86 west bound lane near exit 34 in Steuben County. Many responded to the scene, including Hornell Fire and ... MORE