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CORTACA: The Jug stays in Ithaca as Bombers hold on to top Red Dragons

CORTACA: The Jug stays in Ithaca as Bombers hold on to top Red Dragons
For the second consecutive season, the Ithaca College football team defeated SUNY Cortland in the annual Cortaca Jug Game, as the Bombers took down the host Red Dragons, 24-21, in the 60th edition of the rivalry at the SUNY Cortland Sports Complex on Saturday. With the win, Ithaca is now 8-2 on the season, while Cortland falls to 7-3. The... more

Cornell and Jimmy Boeheim lose to Colgate

Cornell and Jimmy Boeheim lose to Colgate
Jimmy Boeheim caught the ball near the free throw line, considered his Colgate defender and decided to put the ball on the floor. He switched the ball to his left (dominant) hand, breezed to the rim, finished and was fouled. For Boeheim, the Cornell sophomore, that one play epitomized what he’s been working on since last season. https://twitter.com/BradenPolcaro/status/1061732482998026242 “The shot... more

DAILY FORECAST: Mixed bag of precipitation expected, as active weather continues

DAILY FORECAST: Mixed bag of precipitation expected, as active weather continues
Get ready for more cold, soggy weather in the Finger Lakes this week. The National Weather Service reports that Monday will be quiet, but that big changes will be on the way for Tuesday. Temperatures will push through the 40s after starting in the 20s throughout; and as the day progresses – clouds will take over. A mixed bag of... more

NWS: Winter Weather Advisory set to expire on Tuesday

NWS: Winter Weather Advisory set to expire on Tuesday
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for parts of the Finger Lakes – ahead of a slushy, wet accumulation of 1-3 inches. It’s expected to begin overnight, changing to rain by morning. However, it will mean a complicated commute – as parts of the region, particularly those in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier – will... more

Cuomo administration rushed Greenidge’s restart — but was it legal?

Cuomo administration rushed Greenidge’s restart — but was it legal?
A pair of court rulings expected by yearend are likely to determine whether the Cuomo Administration broke the law when it fast-tracked permits to restart the Greenidge Generation power station. The decades-old plant began producing electricity again in March 2017 after a six-year pause and a conversion that allows it to burn natural gas rather than coal. Two years earlier,... more

FLX WEEKLY: First snow, Thanksgiving favorites & sports weekend (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: First snow, Thanksgiving favorites & sports weekend (podcast)
Join Jessica Lahr, Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi for a round-up of your week in the Finger Lakes and a look at the weekend ahead. With just one week until Thanksgiving, we discuss all the preparations and planning leading up to the holiday season. . more

NY Attorney General orders Ithaca auction house to pay $230,000 in fraud restitution

NY Attorney General orders Ithaca auction house to pay 0,000 in fraud restitution
The state Attorney General’s Office ordered an Ithaca auction house Tuesday to pay nearly $250,000 in restitution for tricking customers into giving up their property for auction without returning the proceeds. Finger Lakes Estate and Auction and owner Charles Dorsey were ordered to pay $237,739 in customer restitution and $12,000 in civil penalties and costs, Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced.... more

WATCH THE DEBATE: Reed & Mitrano face off in televised battle for voters in 23rd District (video)

WATCH THE DEBATE: Reed & Mitrano face off in televised battle for voters in 23rd District (video)
It didn’t happen in the Finger Lakes, or in the northern portion of the 23rd Congressional District, but three debates were scheduled. On Tuesday, Democratic Challenger Tracy Mitrano and Incumbent Republican Tom Reed faced off before voters, talking immigration, the economy and much more. Watch the debate below: more

FLX WEEKLY: “Falling Back” and into November (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: “Falling Back” and into November (podcast)
Nothing marks the change of seasons quite like the end of Daylight Savings Time. We’re scheduled to turn back the clocks before we go to bed on Sunday night and that will come 4 days after we turn the calendar from October to November here in the Finger Lakes.  On this edition of FLX Weekly we’ll talk all about it,... more

Saturday’s 66-0 loss to Princeton was as bad as it gets for Cornell

Saturday’s 66-0 loss to Princeton was as bad as it gets for Cornell
Cornell football was certainly not the consensus pick to beat an undefeated, nationally-ranked Princeton team on the road. The Tigers boasted the FCS’s top offense, one of the best defenses and quarterback John Lovett and co. had blown out nearly every opponent coming into Saturday’s contest. But this was embarrassing. The 66-0 drubbing is one for both teams’ record books,... more

SPOOKY FORECAST: Mild temperatures, but plenty of wet weather remains in Finger Lakes

SPOOKY FORECAST: Mild temperatures, but plenty of wet weather remains in Finger Lakes
It’s going to be a rainy day. The Finger Lakes will see plenty of wet precipitation, with it becoming heavy at times during the late-morning and early-afternoon hours. While the steady rain will taper throughout the afternoon; and should only be a shower or two by 6 p.m. – more steady rain will work back into the area as evening... more

Lawsuits: Websites for some New York wineries do not comply with ADA

Lawsuits: Websites for some New York wineries do not comply with ADA
The Americans with Disabilities Act requires brick and mortar stores to be equipped with ramps, elevators and other accommodations in order to be accessible. But what does it say about access for those shopping online? A rash of lawsuits are targeting New York wineries and restaurants and could expand to many other small businesses because the law is not clear.... more

INTERCEPT REPORT: Rep. Reed founded medical debt collection firm with questionable practices

INTERCEPT REPORT: Rep. Reed founded medical debt collection firm with questionable practices
Over the last two years, Michael Enslow, a resident of Waterloo, New York, has been in a back-and-forth with a debt collector. The exchanges, familiar to many Americans, ended up in federal court, claiming that the debt collection company repeatedly refused to remove medical debt he long ago resolved from his credit report. Their error prevented him from getting preapproved for a mortgage. Such chicanery... more

Helming introduces legislation to form prison contraband hotline

Helming introduces legislation to form prison contraband hotline
Senator Pam Helming announced that she has introduced legislation to create a toll-free hotline where callers can report information on prison contraband. The establishment of this hotline encourages prison inmates, corrections officers, and citizens to call anonymously to report the whereabouts of illicit weapons, drugs, and other harmful devices in our state prisons. The hotline would be available to accept... more
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