Year: 2019

Maple syrup workshop coming to Canandaigua in January

Maple syrup workshop coming to Canandaigua in January

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County is offering a “Beginner Maple Producer” Workshop on January 16th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Center, 480 North Main St., Canandaigua. Stephen Childs, New York ... MORE
Is Rep. Reed considering a run for governor in 2022?

Is Rep. Reed considering a run for governor in 2022?

Is Congressman Tom Reed considering a run for governor in 2022? The outspoken Republican member of Congress, who represents the 23rd District, which covers a large portion of the Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, and Western New York is allegedly considering it. At ... MORE
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Part of Rt. 34B shut down in Cayuga County on Monday after tractor-trailer overturns

Traffic was closed for hours on Monday along a stretch of Route 34B as first responders and emergency crews dealt with an overturned tractor-trailer in the town of Venice. The crash happened near 2663 Route 34B between Scipio-Venice Line Road and Poplar ... MORE
Cayuga County, News, Traffic, Venice
Sabres sign Dalton Smith to one-year, two-way contract

Sabres sign Dalton Smith to one-year, two-way contract

The Buffalo Sabres announced today that the team has signed forward Dalton Smith to a one-year, two-way contract with an average annual value of $700,000. Smith, 27, has one goal, three assists and 27 penalty minutes in 21 games with the Rochester ... MORE
Buffalo Sabres game moved up to 1:00 p.m. Saturday because of Bills playoff game

Buffalo Sabres game moved up to 1:00 p.m. Saturday because of Bills playoff game

The Buffalo Sabres have announced the team will play the Florida Panthers at 1:00 p.m. instead of 7:00 p.m. Saturday (January 4). The move comes as the Buffalo Bills gear up for their playoff match-up against the Houston Texans that same day ... MORE
Jack Eichel named to 2020 Atlantic Division All-Star team

Jack Eichel named to 2020 Atlantic Division All-Star team

For the third year in a row, Jack Eichel will represent the Buffalo Sabres at the NHL’s All-Star Weekend. This year’s festivities will take place on Jan. 24 and 25 in St. Louis. The Skills Challenge will take place Friday night and ... MORE
Buffalo Sabres, Sports
Smart Camera for Pets: Save Your Home From Destruction

Smart Camera for Pets: Save Your Home From Destruction

Living with a pet is not always easy. Regardless of our love, almost every pet, especially a young and playful one, may occasionally be imperfect. Some dogs just love chewing their family’s shoes, some cats adore scratching the furniture. Fortunately, there are ... MORE
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Vehicle leaves road & strikes porch in Montour Falls

Vacant home damaged after car leaves Rt. 14A, crashing through two-story porch

Deputies believe a medical emergency is to blame for a one-vehicle crash, which heavily damaged a home in the village of Montour Falls. Around 1 p.m. on Monday deputies were called to South Catherine Street, which is State Route 14A, at the ... MORE
As Peebles morphs into Gordmans, company gets ready to hold job fair

Gordmans will hold job fair as Peebles namesake disappears

Gordmans is looking to hire for three new locations coming to the Finger Lakes. Former Peebles locations in Geneva, Newark, and Penn Yan will convert to Gordmans in 2020. A hiring fair will take place on Tuesday, January 7th from 11 a.m ... MORE
Lake Ontario outflow sets records in 2019, further increases expected in 2020

Lake Ontario outflow sets records in 2019, further increases expected in 2020

Outflows will be increased substantially in the coming days as efforts to remove water from Lake Ontario continue. Starting tomorrow, following the end of navigation season, outflows will be increased as much as possible until ice formation resumes on the St. Lawrence ... MORE
Despite lawsuit to stop farm labor rights law, changes will take hold on Wednesday

Despite lawsuit to stop farm labor rights law, changes will take hold on Wednesday

A lawsuit is coming as part of an effort to stop a farm labor rights law signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo in 2019. The Auburn Citizen reports that a legal challenge is being brought by a coalition of farm groups including the ... MORE
Courts, Farm, New York State, News
Cuomo’s 16th proposal for 2020: Make it easier for New Yorkers to start families

Cuomo’s 16th proposal for 2020: Make it easier for New Yorkers to start families

Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to make it easier for those struggling with fertility to start families. His 16th proposal in the 2020 State of the State Agenda includes lifting the state’s ban on gestational surrogacy. Current New York law prohibits gestational surrogacy, ... MORE
CONVERSATIONS WORTH HEARING: A look back at the most-important in 2019

CONVERSATIONS WORTH HEARING: A look back at the most-important in 2019

More than 100 episodes of the Sunday Conversation and Inside the FLX podcast were recorded in 2019, accounting for more than 4,500 minutes of locally-inspired conversations. Elected leaders, community advocates, educators, environmental experts, and so many others joined us for important conversations ... MORE
Public’s assistance sought after SUV leaves scene of crash along Rt. 96

Public’s assistance sought after SUV leaves scene of crash along Rt. 96

Sheriff Kevin Henderson says his office is asking for the public’s assistance after a personal injury crash on State Route 96 in Phelps. The crash happened between County Road 6 and Hayes Road along Route 96 around 11:24 a.m. on Monday. Sheriff ... MORE
Report: Brian Daboll expected to interview for Browns job

Report: Brian Daboll expected to interview for Browns job

According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, Buffalo Bills Offensive Coordinator Brian Daboll will interview for the vacant Cleveland Browns head coaching position. Daboll has been the Bills offensive coordinator since 2018. Daboll is a five-time Super Bowl champion during his time ... MORE
Buffalo Bills, Sports
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Shortsville family displaced, three pets die after overnight house fire (video)

First responders say they were called to a report of smoke in the structure at 1916 County Road 19. Upon arrival, crews found a working fire in the rear of the structure. Three adults escaped the fire without injury – two through ... MORE
Fire, News, Ontario County
Groundbreaking Autism test developed in Upstate NY can’t actually be used in NY yet

Groundbreaking Autism test developed in Upstate NY can’t actually be used in NY yet

A company working with SUNY Upstate says that testing children for autism through saliva could be possible in the near future. It’s the kind of technological breakthrough the medical community is excited about. Traditionally, children who are thought to have autism are ... MORE
Health, News, Syracuse Area
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How will small businesses cope with rising minimum wage? Higher prices eventually

As minimum wage gets set to go up again in Upstate New York – small business owners have rallied to raise awareness about the challenges it provides them. The state’s minimum wage increased to $11.80 on Tuesday. Archimage part-owner Kim Fredell supports ... MORE
Business, News, Rochester Area