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FOLIAGE REPORT: Finger Lakes primed this weekend for viewing

FOLIAGE REPORT: Finger Lakes primed this weekend for viewing
This will be the weekend to get out an enjoy the colors of fall. The latest report from iloveny.com indicates that the Central Finger Lakes is primed for enjoyment as folks get out and enjoy ... more
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Batman unveils steps to end corruption in Albany at campaign event

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New York State Assembly candidate Keith Batman outlined his plan to crack down on corruption and give New Yorkers an honest and open state government that works for them. “Corruption, greed and dishonesty have hurt ... more
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Batman, Finch spar over ethics, water quality at NY Assembly debate in Auburn

Batman, Finch spar over ethics, water quality at NY Assembly debate in Auburn
The two candidates for the 126th Assembly District didn't disagree on everything during a televised debate at Cayuga Community College Wednesday, but the forum featured a few contentious moments. Early in the debate, Assemblyman Gary ... more
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WATCH THE DEBATE: Dana Balter & Rep. John Katko clash over healthcare, POTUS (video)

WATCH THE DEBATE: Dana Balter & Rep. John Katko clash over healthcare, POTUS (video)
In their first televised debate, Republican Rep. John Katko and Democrat Dana Balter addressed issues that have plagued the country and central New York for a decade, as well as ones that arose just hours ... more
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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 ... more
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WEEKEND EVENTS: Live Music, Cheese & Comedy Scatters Across the Finger Lakes November 2nd – 4th

WEEKEND EVENTS: Live Music, Cheese and Comedy Scatters Across the Finger Lakes November 2nd – 4th
This weekend is all about sitting back and relaxing! Get out and explore the Finger Lakes and enjoy the many events filled with live music, cheese tastings and humor that is taking over the region! ... more
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With help from NY Assembly Democrats, Batman outraises, outspends Finch

With help from NY Assembly Democrats, Batman outraises, outspends Finch
Keith Batman received support from Albany Democrats in his bid to unseat Assemblyman Gary Finch in the 126th Assembly District race. In his 11-day pre-general filing posted Monday, Batman reported receipts totaling $16,825. More than ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Batman vows to create meaningful change for 126th

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Batman vows to create meaningful change for 126th
As Keith Batman, the Cayuga County Legislator who held the Chairmanship until 2018, sat down with FingerLakes1.com little more than a week before Election Day - he was optimistic about his odds. While beating any ... more
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Balter vs. Katko: What you should know about new poll in CNY House race

Balter vs. Katko: What you should know about new poll in CNY House race
If the new Syracuse.com/Spectrum News/Siena College poll is to be believed, there has been virtually no change in the 24th Congressional District race over the past two months. The poll released early Sunday showed Republican ... more
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WEEKEND OUTLOOK: Nor’easter will hit region with rain, wind

DAILY FORECAST: Chilling weekend storm coming to the Finger Lakes
If your plans will be taking you outdoors, or south and east from the Finger Lakes - expect some difficult weather conditions. A significant nor'easter will impact the region this weekend - bringing heavy rain ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Upstate debate, races in home stretch, corruption & more (podcast)

DEBRIEF LIVE AT 9:45: Breaking down the biggest stories of 2018 (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine is back along with co-host Josh Durso breaking down the biggest stories of the week, including the latest news from Albany ahead of Election Day. Watch the ... more
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John Katko, Dana Balter debate: A bombshell and pleasantries (video)

John Katko, Dana Balter debate: A bombshell and pleasantries (video)
Rep. John Katko and Dana Balter faced off Wednesday night in a debate aired live on Syracuse.com that included a series of bitter exchanges and accusations. In the course of nearly an hour, both candidates ... more
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Forecast stays cool, damp as below average temperature trend continues

Forecast stays cool, damp as below average trend continues
Don't expect any big changes in the forecast this week. Forecasters say that Monday will be a warmer, and drier day for most than Sunday was - it won't be an 'ideal' fall day. Temperatures ... more
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Two vying to succeed longtime Assemblyman Bob Oaks in 130th

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Two Wayne County residents are competing for the 130th Assembly seat that been held by the same person for nearly three decades. Palmyra alpaca farmer Scott Comegys, a Democrat, is running against Lyons Town Supervisor ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing the role of political ads during election season

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing the role of political ads during election season
What is the role of a modern election ad? It's a tricky question to answer, especially since most are geared toward generating negative buzz about a particular candidate. Last week the Auburn Citizen reported on ... more
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Upstate NY hospitals would suffer from federal funding cuts, Schumer says

Upstate NY hospitals would suffer from federal funding cuts, Schumer says
Senator Chuck Schumer is pushing for a federal prescription pricing program to be maintained for rural hospitals after plans were announced that would cut funding. The cuts are being proposed for the 340B Drug Pricing ... more
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New York must improve procedures for measuring, disclosing data on algal toxins

New York must improve procedures for measuring, disclosing data on algal toxins
The City of Auburn is asking the state Department of Health to address New York’s rapidly spreading toxic algae crisis by adopting stricter standards for sampling, measuring and publicly disclosing levels of toxins in public ... more
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LOCATE Finger Lakes announces summit, guest lineup for event

Locate Finger Lakes to host CEO roundtable for aspiring entrepreneurs on Jan. 31st
An experienced, notable and diverse line up of presenters and panelists scheduled to speak at the LOCATE FINGER LAKES Summit later this month was announced today, highlighted by the event’s keynote address, that will be ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Election headlines, campaign ads, and victory odds ahead of Election Day (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing the role of political ads during election season
What's the latest on local, regional, and state elections? Voters are only a few weeks away from #Decision2018; and while a lot of focus has been on national issues - some seriously close races have ... more
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Say hello to the Syracuse Mets

Say hello to the Syracuse Mets
With New York state luminaries and high-ranking Mets officials in attendance in Syracuse on Tuesday, the Mets announced a pending agreement to keep the organization's Triple-A affiliate there for at least the next quarter century ... more
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First flakes of the season fall, but warm-up coming for Friday

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The first flakes have officially flown for some parts of the Finger Lakes. But don't worry, it wasn't enough to impact travel. The light dusting in some places - primarily on grassy surfaces - was ... more
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