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WNHS Broadcasting Club members visit Entercom Rochester Radio stations

WNHS Broadcasting Club members visit Entercom Rochester Radio stations
Twenty six members of the Newark High School WNHS Broadcasting Club at got an exciting behind-the-scenes look at the Entercom Rochester radio stations November 15th. Accompanied by WNHS co-advisors Matt Holland (an NHS teacher assistant) and Scott Diamond (NSCD Broadcast TV/Social Media coordinator) the WNHS students who broadcast all kinds of live events at NHS like the morning announcements, concerts,... more

Auburn Salvation Army serves Thanksgiving dinners

Auburn Salvation Army serves Thanksgiving dinners
The Salvation Army of Auburn welcomed nearly 200 people to its annual outreach dinner Thursday as part of its Thanksgiving Day works that included delivering approximately 1,000 meals throughout the community. Salvation Army Major Carmen Campbell led a number of dedicated volunteers in preparing and serving turkey, stuffing, potatoes and more to community members in need. In addition to the... more

Falcon Park in Auburn on pace despite early snowfall

Falcon Park in Auburn on pace despite early snowfall
Despite November’s snowfalls, the synthetic turf installation at Falcon Park is still expected to be completed on time in the spring. The Auburn City Council unanimously approved moving forward with the project in October, nearly three months after the plan to transform the facility so it could be used by Cayuga Community College teams was first introduced. The goal was... more

State providing nearly $300,000 to eastern Finger Lakes farmers

State providing nearly 0,000 to eastern Finger Lakes farmers
Nearly $300,000 in funding will be made available to help farmers around Cayuga, Owasco, Skaneateles and Otisco lakes to plant crops in order to protect water quality, the state announced Wednesday. The state Department of Agriculture and Markets and the Department of Environmental Conservation announced $285,000 in will be used to promote the use of cover crops in the eastern... more

Auburn’s Wall Street Church faces uncertain future

Auburn’s Wall Street Church faces uncertain future
The steeple of the Wall Street Methodist Episcopal Church in Auburn has been a visible landmark in the city for more than 130 years. But, after being vacated in the early 2000s, the historic building has deteriorated enough to put its future in doubt. The church was recently placed on the Eight That Can’t Wait list by the Preservation Association... more

Indictment thrown out in Wayne Co. judge threat case

Indictment thrown out in Wayne Co. judge threat case
The indictment against a Cayuga County man accused of threatening to shoot a Wayne County judge has been dismissed, but the case will be resubmitted to a grand jury. Ontario County Judge Brian Dennis dismissed the indictment against Joseph Wilmarth before a scheduled hearing Tuesday in Wayne County Court. The lone charge in the indictment is making a terroristic threat,... more

Waterloo Container expanding, will hire more workers

Waterloo Container expanding, will hire more workers
Waterloo Container is physically getting larger. And when a current expansion is finished by the end of the year, its workforce also is expected to grow. The supplier of wine bottles, caps, corks and closures began a 36,000-square-foot addition to the main office and warehouse at 2311 Route 414 in October. Bill Lutz, owner and president of Waterloo Container, said... more

Local rail companies score millions in state money

Local rail companies score millions in state money
Two regional short-line railroad companies are sharing pretty big slices of $27.1 million in state rail infrastructure improvement funds, which were announced this week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Waterloo-based Finger Lakes Railway Corp. is getting $2.8 million, while Sodus-based Ontario Midland is receiving $2.9 million. “New York’s rail and port infrastructure is critical to local economies across the state, and... more

Seneca Falls clergy worried about division, urge Town Board to consider mediation

Seneca Falls clergy worried about division, urge Town Board to consider mediation
Seven clergy members are asking the Town Board to consider mediation to deal with what they see as an “increase of mistrust and divisions” among the five-member governing body. The clergy made the suggestion in a Nov. 5 letter to Supervisor Greg Lazzaro and board members Lou Ferrara, David DeLelys, Doug Avery and Vic Porretta. “We are writing because we... more

Moving Gmail to MS Outlook

Moving Gmail to MS Outlook
Gmail is undoubtedly a powerful mailing service, given the number of features it has, its huge user base, and its active development by one of the biggest corporations. The service offers extended email functionality, with complex methods of filtering and labeling email, forwarding, smart spam filtering, high-security measures, and a clean, intuitive interface. With all its pros though, it is... more

THE DEBRIEF: Cuomo’s op-ed, cashless tolling in NYS, and contamination at the Depot (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Cuomo’s op-ed, cashless tolling in NYS, and contamination at the Depot (podcast)
On Friday’s edition of The Debrief Josh Durso was joined by Ted Baker, host of Finger Lakes Morning News on WGVA and WAUB – where the duo discussed a number of recent headlines from around the Finger Lakes. The topics up for discussion included: – Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s fiery op-ed aimed at critics of the Amazon deal in New York... more

Deputies: Geneva teacher stole $27K from scholarship fund in memory of her sister

Deputies: Geneva teacher stole $27K from scholarship fund in memory of her sister
A Geneva kindergarten teacher is accused of stealing tens-of-thousands of dollars from a scholarship fund, which was created for her sister, who died in 2015. Kimberly Lynn Currie, 44, who is shown on the Geneva Central School district’s website as a kindergarten teacher is accused of stealing $27,000 from a scholarship fund in memory of her sister. Currie was charged... more

ORANGE WIN: Syracuse doubles-up Boston College in Chestnut Hill, 42-21 (full coverage)

ORANGE WIN: Syracuse doubles-up Boston College in Chestnut Hill, 42-21 (full coverage)
Chestnut Hill, Mass. — One week after being carted out of Yankee Stadium, Eric Dungey was high-stepping through the end zone at Boston College. The Syracuse football quarterback proved he was healthy enough late in the first quarter on Saturday when he pulled the football from running back Moe Neal’s stomach and outran two Eagles defenders to the corner of... more

W-FL FRIDAY: South Seneca girls roll past Sodus; Mynderse, Red Jacket lose openers

W-FL FRIDAY: South Seneca girls roll past Sodus; Mynderse, Red Jacket lose openers
With the Thanksgiving leftovers in the fridge, area high school basketball teams are preparing to take the court for a new season. A few teams are in action this weekend. The premiere event would be a girls tournament hosted by South Seneca. Check out the full results from Friday night’s action below… GIRLS BASKETBALL: WEEDSPORT (3) 59 VS MYNDERSE 46... more

W-FL SATURDAY: Marion girls edge Wilson to start 2-0; Red Jacket & Mynderse notch first wins

W-FL SATURDAY: Marion girls edge Wilson to start 2-0; Red Jacket & Mynderse notch first wins
The Marion girls basketball team moved to 2-0 on the young season with a convincing 53-22 win over Wilson-Magnet on Saturday to capture the Red Jacket tip-off tournament title. Meanwhile, the Red Jacket girls notched their first win in the consolation game behind a 27 point effort from Sara VanAken. In Ovid, the South Seneca girls lost to Section 3’s... more
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