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Bills fall short to Patriots in Foxborough, 24-17 (full coverage)

BILLS GAME DAY: Buffalo looks to keep division hopes alive tonight in Foxboro  (full coverage)
Close, but not quite good enough. The Bills gave the Patriots all they could handle, but wound up losing a game that took them out of the running for a first AFC East championship since 1995. The Bills are locked in as the fifth seed in the AFC playoffs, although they still don’t know their opponent. They had a last-gasp... more

FLX WEEKLY: Javana Salone of Greco Jewlers & Christmas Week (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Javana Salone of Greco Jewlers & Christmas Week (podcast)
Javana Salone of Greco Jewelers in Lyons joins us in-studio with some last minute gift ideas as Christmas is just one-week away. Also, our favorite local photos from the past week and a look at the weekend weather outlook for the Finger Lakes. . more

Sen. Helming blasts criminal justice reforms after undocumented immigrant appears in Cayuga County Court

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Bail set at $500K for undocumented immigrant who killed Weedsport man in DWI wreck On Wednesday, Heriberto Perez-Velasquez appeared in court. Perez-Velasquez, an illegal immigrant who was residing in Savannah at the time of a fatal DWI crash in Weedsport Mark Knapp, a Weedsport man, was riding a tractor on Route 31 when it was struck from behind by Perez-Velasquez.... more

Syracuse picks up win against Oakland, 74-62 (full coverage)

ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse returns home to take on Oakland tonight (preview & info)
The Syracuse Orange’s perimeter attack was a little too much for Oakland’s inside offense. Syracuse just enough offense from Joe Girard, Elijah Hughes and Buddy Boeheim to offset Oakland’s low-post tandem of Brad Brechting and Xavier Hill-Mais in a 74-62 win over the Golden Grizzlies at the Carrier Dome on Wednesday night. Hughes led the Orange with 23 points. Girard... more

Clerk says docs containing personal info tossed by mistake in Wayne Co.

Clerk says docs containing personal info tossed by mistake in Wayne Co.
The Wayne County Department of Motor Vehicles say documents containing personal information of hundreds of citizens were thrown away by mistake. The clerk’s office says cleaning staff threw out a box of sales tax applications last week. The documents were supposed to be heading to Albany had personal information on them. “These forms were in a locked and secure area... more

Troopers: Upwards of 20 vehicles involved in crash on NYS Thruway in Cayuga County

State Police say upwards of 20 vehicles were involved in a crash near the Weedsport exit of the New York State Thruway. While no injuries were reported – at least four or five tractor-trailers, as well as 10-15 passenger vehicles were involved. The series of wrecks occurred between exits 39 and 40. The National Weather Service had issued a Squall... more

SWD President: Martin filed for ‘White Deer’ trademark before closure was announced

SWD President: Martin filed for ‘White Deer’ trademark before ‘not for profit’ announced closure to public
On Tuesday, Dennis Money, President of Seneca White Deer, Inc. made an impassioned plea to the Board of Supervisors to act as his organization face extinction. While Money did not go to Tuesday's meeting of the Agriculture & Environmental Affair Committee expecting monetary support - the committee did pass a resolution, which will go to the full-board at in little... more

Dutch company buys Cayuga County feed plant

Dutch company buys Cayuga County feed plant
A growing agricultural feed producer in Aurelius now has a new owner from the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, with plans to make the operation even busier. Netherlands-based Denkavit Group earlier this month completed an acquisition of Grober Nutrition LLC, a company that has operated for about three years in a newly built 60,000-square-foot plant in Cayuga County’s industrial... more

Cuomo’s 6th proposal for 2020: Lower cost of prescription meds through new plan

Cuomo’s sixth budget proposal of 2020: Lower cost of prescription meds through new plan
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s sixth proposal for the 2020 budget includes a three-part plan to lower prescription drug costs for all New Yorkers. The Governor’s proposal would cap insulin co-payments at $100 per month for insured patients to help address the rising cost of insulin that has resulted in diabetes patients rationing, skipping doses and not filling prescriptions. The proposal would... more

Waterloo school chief gets contract extension

Waterloo school chief gets contract extension
The Board of Education voted 7-0 Monday to extend the contract of school Superintendent Terri Bavis by four years. Bavis, superintendent since July 1, 2016, will have her contract extended to June 30, 2024. Her contract originally was due to expire June 30, 2020. Board member Michael Shores abstained from the vote and board member Terri Reese was absent. Bavis... more

Amerks come up short against Binghamton

Amerks come up short against Binghamton
Looking to extend their win streak to four games, the Rochester Americans (18-5-2-2) were unable to find the offensive spark they needed on Wednesday, dropping a 2-1 decision to the intrastate rival Binghamton Devils (9-15-4-0) in the first of back-to-back meetings between the two teams at Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. The loss was the first time in 10... more

Auburn Public Theater hosts drag show, radio play

Auburn Public Theater hosts drag show, radio play
Three events at Auburn Public Theater this weekend will take on a “wonderful” holiday theme. First, Haüs of Wonders will present the drag show “A Wonderful Wintertime” at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at the theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Hosted by Aziza Bijoü, the show will feature performances by Baby Q, Sylphid, La Dame Nöire and Mz Boux Radley.... more

Police: Seneca Falls man prevented woman from calling 911

Police: Seneca Falls man prevented woman from calling 911
The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a 58-year-old man following a domestic incident. Steven Sinicropi, 58, of Seneca Falls is accused of subjecting a female victim and male child to unwanted physical contact. During the incident, Sinicropi is said to have taken the victim’s phone in an attempt to stop her from calling 911. Police say Sinicropi... more

Yankees officially announce Gerrit Cole signing with press conference at Yankee Stadium

Yankees officially announce Gerrit Cole signing with press conference at Yankee Stadium
The Yankees officially signed Gerrit Cole to a nine-year contract on Wednesday, introducing him in a news conference at Yankee Stadium. To create room on the 40-man roster, the team designated Chance Adams for assignment. In introducing Cole, Yankees manager Aaron Boone spoke not only of Cole’s talent, but his anticipated clubhouse presence as well. “We understand what a great... more

W-FL Tuesday: Waterloo boys and girls take down crosstown rival Mynderse; Lyons boys hand Marcus Whitman their first loss of season

W-FL Tuesday: Waterloo boys and girls take down crosstown rival Mynderse; Lyons boys hand Marcus Whitman their first loss of season
On Tuesday night, there was a doubleheader at Arthur L. Baker Gymnasium in Seneca Falls between crosstown rivals. First, the Waterloo Lady Indians took on the Mynderse Lady Blue Devils. That game was followed by the Waterloo boys versus the Blue Devil boys. Both Waterloo teams ended up picking up the win. The girls won by 32 points and the boys won... more
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