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PUBLIC NOTICES: What’s cancelled, what’s happening, and more as NYS tightens restrictions

PUBLIC NOTICES: What’s cancelled, what’s happening, and more as NYS tightens restrictions
Editor’s Note: If you’re looking for full-coverage of the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 click here. This database will be the place where we leave all closings, announcements, and other public notices sent to us from municipalities, clubs, organizations, and agencies. Have something you’d like to see here? Send it to news@fingerlakes1.com. Covering this story has come with significant demand. Read... more

LEGISLATIVE SOLUTION: Small businesses across NYS look for help, hope as COVID-19 outbreak worsens

LEGISLATIVE SOLUTION: Small businesses across NYS look for help, hope as COVID-19 outbreak worsens
Small businesses are looking for help. Following Governor Andrew Cuomo’s enforced restrictions on restaurants and bars – state and federal leaders announced potential relief. First, the Small Business Administration issued revised criteria for states or territories seeking an economic injury declaration related to the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. Here’s how this shakes out: – Faster and easier qualification process for... more

Watch the Carrier Dome roof as it is deflated for final time & watch live construction progress (video)

Watch the Carrier Dome roof as it is deflated for final time (video)
As part of the Carrier Dome roof project at Syracuse University, the air-supported roof was lowered for the final time on Monday.  The building remains, but the landmark inflatable white roof that has stood tall on the Syracuse skylines for the past 40 years is gone. The updated Dome will eventually include numerous changes, including a fixed roof and air conditioning.... more

TRACKING THE CASES: Local counties prepare as Tompkins sees first confirmed COVID-19 test

TRACKING THE CASES: Local counties prepare as Tompkins sees first confirmed COVID-19 test
The region is gripped with fear about the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19, but only a handful of confirmed cases have been publicized so far. The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) was notified by the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) of a positive case of COVID-19 analyzed at the NYS DOH Wadsworth Laboratory in Albany, officials said on... more

STATE OF EMERGENCY: Counties post declarations, schools shut down through mid-April

STATE OF EMERGENCY: Counties post declarations, schools shut down
Officials took swift action over the weekend, as emergency declarations were enacted throughout the region. Simultaneous to many of these emergency declarations, was the announcement that K-12 schools would suspend operation until further notice. Most districts and officials pointed to the week of April 13th as a timeline for return. However, many officials pointed out that changes could be made... more

ACC reverses decision, joins other major conferences in canceling tournament games

ACC reverses decision, joins other major conferences in canceling tournament games
The ACC has decided to cancel the remainder of its men’s basketball tournament due to the coronavirus pandemic. ACC officials made the decision just minutes before tipoff of Thursday’s first quarterfinal game between Florida State and Clemson at the Greensboro Coliseum. ACC commissioner John Swofford had addressed the media less than two hours earlier, discussing the conference’s decision to go ahead... more

Syracuse stuns North Carolina with 81-53 victory in second round of ACC Tournament (full coverage)

ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse takes on North Carolina tonight in ACC second round
Syracuse stunned North Carolina, 81-53, in the second round of the ACC Tournament here at the Greensboro Coliseum on Wednesday. The game came at the end of a strange day in college basketball with games being canceled or postponed due to the spread of the coronavirus. Syracuse (18-14) advances to face No. 3 seed Louisville in Thursday’s quarterfinals. The game... more

Crunch roll past Comets, 3-1

Crunch roll past Comets, 3-1
After the Utica Comets opened scoring, the Syracuse Crunch had a two-goal second period and added an insurance marker in the third to take a 3-1 victory tonight at the Adirondack Bank Center. The win advances the Crunch to 30-23-4-5 on the season and 4-3-0-1 in the 12-game season series against the Comets. Goaltender Spencer Martin stopped 27 shots in net for... more

Hughes earns first team All-ACC

Hughes earns first team All-ACC
Redshirt junior forward Elijah Hughes, who led the conference in scoring average during the regular season, was named first team All-ACC on Monday. Duke sophomore guard Tre Jones was voted the 2020 ACC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, highlighting the All-ACC Men’s Basketball Team and award winners for the 2019-20 season, as released Monday morning by... more

Syracuse women’s lacrosse rolls past Virginia Tech in ACC opener

Syracuse Women’s Lacrosse rolls past Virginia Tech in ACC opener
Senior Emily Hawryschuk tied her career high with seven points to lead No.3/4 Syracuse to an 18-8 victory against No. 22/18 Virginia Tech in the ACC opener for both teams. The game was part of the Crown Lacrosse Classic in Charlotte. With the win, the Orange extended their winning streak to six and improve their record to 7-1. “Every ACC game is... more

Syracuse crushes Hopkins to stay perfect (full coverage)

Syracuse Men’s Lacrosse crushes Hopkins to stay perfect (full coverage)
A dominant performance from start to finish moved the No. 1 Syracuse men’s lacrosse team to 5-0 after a 15-9 victory over Johns Hopkins. Stephen Rehfuss tied a career high with seven assists, while Chase Scanlan (5-1), Jamie Trimboli (4-1), Tucker Dordevic (3-0), Brendan Curry (2-0) and David Lipka (1-0) also contributed in the scoring. Drake Porter was solid in net again, with 16 saves to stymie the Blue Jays scoring chances. “A... more

THE DEBRIEF: Talking Cayuga Nation coverage, changes in Geneva, and Seneca Falls (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Talking Cayuga Nation coverage, changes in Geneva, and other headlines at 9:45 AM (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast the team breaks down the latest headlines including results from Super Tuesday, coverage of the leadership dispute within the Cayuga Nation, possible changes in the city of Geneva, as well as changes that one host believes should come to the town of Seneca Falls. Check out the entire episode beginning at 9:45 a.m. in... more

Syracuse falls to Miami, 69-65, in overtime to close regular season (full coverage)

ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse closes out regular season at Miami
Syracuse survived a half without Elijah Hughes, but it couldn’t manage an extra five minutes without its star player. Miami handed Syracuse a 69-65 overtime loss in an ugly affair at the Watsco Center on Saturday. Hughes, the ACC’s leading scorer, watched from the bench after suffering an apparent head injury on a fall. When he fell backward, Hughes appeared to hit... more

Wegmans, Tops limiting hand sanitizer purchases at stores due to shortage

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Tops and Wegmans are pumping the brakes on large purchases of hand sanitizer. Both have placed restrictions on purchases. It’s created a shortage, which has prompted stores like Wegmans to put a limit on how much hand sanitizer can be bought at once. Tops says a similar policy is rolling out. 13WHAM-TV reports that Tops sent the following statement to... more

Crunch down Marlies, 2-1

Crunch down Marlies, 2-1
After giving up the first goal, the Syracuse Crunch rallied past the Toronto Marlies to take a 2-1 victory tonight at Coca-Cola Coliseum. Gemel Smith and Taylor Raddysh both tallied a goal and an assist to help lift the Crunch to 29-23-4-5 on the season and 3-1-0-0 in the six-game season series against the Marlies. Goaltender Spencer Martin turned aside 31-of-32 shots in net for... more

Louisville tops Syracuse in ACC Quarterfinals

Louisville tops Syracuse in ACC Quarterfinals
Top-seeded Louisville’s 3-point shooting was too much for Syracuse to overcome, as the Orange fell to the Cardinals, 71-46, in the quarterfinals of the 2020 ACC Tournament. The No. 5-ranked Cardinals made 12 shots from downtown, led by ACC Player of the Year Dana Evans, who made six. Evans led all scorers with 23 points. The Cardinals outrebounded the Orange,... more

Crunch fall to Marlies, 5-2

Crunch fall to Marlies, 5-2
The Syracuse Crunch fell to the Toronto Marlies, 5-2, tonight at Coca-Cola Coliseum. The loss moves the Crunch to 28-23-4-5 on the season and 2-1-0-0 in the six-game season series against the Marlies. Goaltender Scott Wedgewood stopped 23-of-27 shots in net for the Crunch, while Parker Gahagen earned the win with 19 saves between the pipes for the Marlies. Both teams went... more

Syracuse takes down Virginia to advance to ACC Quarterfinals

Syracuse takes down Virginia to advance to ACC Quarterfinals
Syracuse led for the final 27 minutes of the game and allowed just three points in the fourth quarter, beating Virginia 67-50 to advance to the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament for the second-straight year. The Orange forced 26 turnovers and blocked 10 shots, while holding Virginia to 50 points, tying a season low for the Cavaliers. Syracuse had five... more
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