Day: December 5, 2019

Lawyer says friend of Cornell student found in local gorge told to ‘keep quiet’ by frat officer

Lawyer says friend of Cornell student found in local gorge told to ‘keep quiet’ by frat officer

A friend of the deceased Cornell University freshman Antonio Tsialas has come forward with new information to aid in the Tsialas family’s investigation into their son’s death in October, according to an attorney for the family. Tsialas was last seen at an unsanctioned Phi ... MORE
Ithaca, News, Tompkins County
Cookie baking tradition going strong at Midlakes Elementary School

Cookie baking tradition going strong at Midlakes Elementary School

A tradition going 25 years strong kept going Wednesday at Midlakes Elementary School. Staff working in the cafeteria donated their time and ingredients in the morning to make 125 trays of cookies that will go out to the community. From sugar cookies ... MORE
Report: New York State ranks 27th in credit card debt burden

Report: New York State ranks 27th in credit card debt burden

A new report ranks New Yorkers as having the 27th highest amount of credit card debt burden in the country. The report from creditcards.com compares credit card debts to household income. Researchers found people in New Mexico have the highest average debt burden, at ... MORE
News, Politics
Two arrested on felony drug charges in Seneca County

Two arrested on felony drug charges in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two people on felony charges following a drug investigation led by the Narcotics Unit. Investigators say Shannon Markel, 30, and Florencio Alicea, 34, were both charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance ... MORE
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Seneca Falls ranks #3 on list of best places for solo women travelers

According to a list of top-destinations for solo female travelers by AARP and Expedia – Seneca Falls is the third best destination in the U.S. The author notes that locations on the list celebrate and recognize women for their contributions to society ... MORE
WATCH LIVE: Finger Lakes Tip-Off Classic – Canandaigua vs. Victor at 6 pm & Waterloo vs. Newark at 7:30 pm (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Finger Lakes Tip-Off Classic – Canandaigua vs. Victor & Waterloo vs. Newark (FL1 Sports)

Live High School Basketball on FingerLakes1.com returns with the opening night of the Finger Lakes Tip-Off Classic at Newark High School on Thursday night. The first game features the Canandaigua Braves taking on their rival Victor Blue Devils followed by a match-up ... MORE
Crunch surpassed by Checkers, 5-1

Crunch surpassed by Checkers, 5-1

The Syracuse Crunch were surpassed by the Charlotte Checkers, 5-1, tonight at the War Memorial Arena. Charlotte was first on the board and never gave up the lead, dropping Syracuse to 11-9-2-0 on the season and 0-2-0-0 in the four-game season series ... MORE
Amerks open homestand with 4-0 win over Marlies

Amerks open homestand with 4-0 win over Marlies

With a pair of quick first-period goals and a 20-save effort from veteran goaltender Andrew Hammond, the Rochester Americans (14-3-2-2) opened the final month of the calendar year on Wednesday with a 4-0 shutout win over the Toronto Marlies (15-4-2-1) at The Blue ... MORE
W-FL Wednesday: Waterloo girls improve to 3-0 with win over Avon; Dundee boys blow lead late and fall to Hammondsport

W-FL Wednesday: Waterloo girls improve to 3-0 with win over Avon; Dundee boys blow lead late and fall to Hammondsport

There were just two Wayne-Finger Lakes boys basketball games on Wednesday. One of the games featured the Dundee Scotsman and the Hammondsport Lakers. The Scotsman led the entire game until the Lakers took a one-point lead with just two seconds remaining in ... MORE
Farmington family fights courageous battle after ALS, cancer diagnoses

Farmington family fights courageous battle after ALS, cancer diagnoses

In many ways, the Pallifrone home is like any other, filled with love and lots of photos. But it’s what they’ve faced that makes them special. In November 2018, Todd Pallifrone was given life-changing news. After numerous trips to the doctor, he ... MORE
Vape retailers must comply with new tax on products and state license fee

Vape retailers must comply with new tax on products, state license fee

The state has already placed several regulations on the sale and use of e-cigarettes, and now dealers and consumers must comply with more. A new law that went into effect on Sunday adds a new tax on electronic cigarettes and products. Customers ... MORE
Geneva Housing Authority (Billboard)
CVS employee who stole more than $2 million in diabetic test strips sentenced to prison

CVS employee who stole more than $2 million in diabetic test strips sentenced to prison

A former CVS employee who stole more than $2 million worth of diabetic test strips has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison. Antonio Rivera, 36, will also have to pay $2.5 million in restitution to CVS. Rivera, who was employed as ... MORE
Bill would allow New York movie theaters to serve alcohol

Bill would allow New York movie theaters to serve alcohol

Could you soon be able to drink booze while at the movies? Legislation to allow movie theaters to sell alcohol is gaining some new steam. As previously reported, the bill had failed to pass through the state’s Assembly Committee. Technically, there are some ... MORE
Proposed state law would allow people with ASD to put a symbol on their licenses

Proposed state law would allow people with ASD to put a symbol on their licenses

There’s a push in Albany to make driving safer for people on the autism spectrum. A downstate assemblyman wants to let people with Autism Spectrum Disorder put a small symbol on their driver’s licenses. The idea is that the small puzzle piece ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
Sunoco gas station canopy collapses near Syracuse (photos)

Sunoco gas station canopy collapses near Syracuse (photos)

A troubling scene unfolded at the Sunoco Gas Station on East Taft Road in Cicero when the canopy over the gas pump collapsed, crushing cars underneath. The incident happened around 2:30 p.m. Police say that there were no reported injuries, but there ... MORE
News, Syracuse Area