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Rush woman’s home struck by hunter’s stray bullet, investigation underway

Rush woman's home struck by hunter's stray bullet, investigation underway
Sandra Sleburski says she was feeding her chickens outside her Rush home Sunday afternoon when she heard a gunshot, followed by a second gunshot. The sound is not uncommon near her home, especially on the ... more
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Aldi to now offer delivery

Aldi to now offer delivery
Aldi is teaming up with Instacart in Central New York to make it easier for you to get your groceries. Aldi will now do the shopping for you and deliver your groceries right to your ... more
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MCC president responds with essay after ‘no confidence’ vote initiated by resolution

MCC faculty, unionized employees support no confidence vote on Kress
This week a 'no confidence' vote is expected against Monroe Community College President Anne Kress. The resolution asks trustees to conduct a full review of Kress and her administration, and to consider the possibility of ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Amazon HQ, Upstate NY, policy for local renters, and more (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Early-voting, the LLC loophole, and banning mugshots (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso break down the latest headlines from a busy week in local, regional, and state politics. Here's a look at the stories up for discussion exclusively ... more
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Professional soccer returns to Rochester…again

Professional soccer is back in Rochester....again! On Tuesday, the Rochester Lancers returned as a franchise and will once again have a season of indoor soccer. A familiar face to Rochester soccer fans will be the ... more
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How much snow fell? NWS reports more than a foot in some places (full coverage)

Winter in the Finger Lakes
The brunt of the accumulation is over after the first winter storm of the season dumped a significant amount of heavy, wet snow on the Finger Lakes. Skies will stay mostly cloudy throughout the day ... more
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Car stolen from Brighton located in Ontario County; suspect charged and hospitalized

Deputy charged with criminal trespass in Steuben County, Sheriff Allard says full-investigation underway
Deputies say a 22-year-old Sodus man was arrested on stolen property charges after being found in possession of a car that was reported stolen in Brighton. Darien R. White, 22, of Sodus was charged with ... more
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Rep. Joe Morelle takes oath of office in Washington

Rep. Joe Morelle takes oath of office in Washington
It’s been decades since there was a new representative of the 25th District, a position long held by the late Louise Slaughter, and Morelle wants to make sure he takes in the weighty moment. “I ... more
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Bausch and Lomb to expand contact lens manufacturing facilities in Rochester

Bausch and Lomb to expand contact lens manufacturing facilities in Rochester
Bausch and Lomb’s parent company will heavily invest in expanding contact lens manufacturing at sites in Rochester and Waterford, Ireland, over the next three years, Bausch Health Companies announced Tuesday. Both sites will see an ... more
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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 ... more
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NWS: Winter Weather Advisory set to expire on Tuesday

NWS: Winter Weather Advisory issued for Finger Lakes ahead of first wet snowfall
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 ... more
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FORECAST & MORE: Winter arrives in the FLX, as holiday shopping season kicks off

WEEKEND PREVIEW: Forecast, events, and holiday shopping in the Finger Lakes
It's going to be a wild weather weekend here in the Finger Lakes. Widespread rain and snow will be expected today. Forecasters say there should be a period of wet snow during the afternoon, but ... more
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Jim Boeheim’s daughter to play basketball at UofR

Jim Boeheim’s daughter to play basketball at UofR
The Boeheim name is synonymous with college basketball in New York state. After all, Jim Boeheim is in the 43rd year of his Hall of Fame career. His son, Buddy, is a freshman at Syracuse ... more
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For 3rd straight year, Wegmans named No. 1 on Best Workplaces list

For 3rd straight year, Wegmans named No. 1 on Best Workplaces list
Wegmans Food Markets has done it again. For the third consecutive year, the supermarket chain based in Rochester has been ranked No. 1 on the list of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Retail. Fortune and ... more
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Congressman Chris Collins pledges to complete term

Congressman Chris Collins pledges to complete term
His opponent may still be counting the votes, but Congressman Chris Collins is confident he is returning to Washington. If he does, it will be a remarkable comeback from insider trading charges to re-election. As ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Election results, the future of politics, and modern electorate (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Albany puts pinch on small communities, and reviewing legislative proposals (podcast)
On Episode #35 of The Debrief Podcast Ted Baker, of Finger Lakes Morning News, joins Josh Durso in-studio to talk about the latest Election Week headlines, some results with local races, and what comes next ... more
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Tops emerges from bankruptcy court on Thursday

Tops emerges from bankruptcy court on Thusday
Tops Friendly Markets has emerged from bankruptcy. A court approved a reorganizational plan on Thursday, allowing them to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. “We are pleased to receive the Court’s approval of our Plan and ... more
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DEC warns drivers to use caution during deer mating season

DEC warns drivers to use caution during deer mating season
The state Department of Environmental Conservation is warning motorists to exercise caution as deer become more active now that the animals' mating season has begun. Also known as the rut, deer, especially young bucks, become ... more
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U.S. Navy Service men and women give back to Meals On Wheels

U.S. Navy Service men and women give back to Meals On Wheels
While waiting to embark on their next deployment, a group of local Navy service men and women have spent their time giving back to the community. Once a month since September, they have been coming ... more
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Harmful algal blooms less-likely in winter, but still possible

Harmful algal blooms less-likely in winter, but still possible
New York environmental officials say they will stop issuing harmful algal bloom notifications for the winter, though they warn that they can still occur in colder weather. Water contaminated by the blooms can make people ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb talks elections, future of FLX

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb talks elections, future of FLX
What has Albany gotten right for the Finger Lakes? How detrimental is it to the region that state elections, like the one for Governor, have all but forgotten about Upstate New York? State Assembly Minority ... more
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