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Maple Grove Girls, Pine Valley Boys Earn Top Seeds

Maple Grove's girls and Pine Valley's boys will be the lone No. 1 seeds locally when the Section VI soccer playoffs get underway this week. The Lady Red Dragons are the No. 1 seed in Class C and have a bye into Friday's quarterfinals. They will await the winner of Wednesday's prequarterfinal meeting

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-10-15 07:00:00

Sunday winds are a'comin: Wind advisory for area

A wind advisory is in place for Monroe County from 2 to 11 p.m. Sunday, according to the National Weather Service in Buffalo. Winds are expected to reach 25 to 35 miles per hour with gusts of 55 mph. High winds may cause isolated power outages and a few downed branches, and travel in high-profile v

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-10-15 00:27:44

Ithaca businessman running in Democratic congressional primary

ITHACA - Ian Golden is running for Congress - literally. The Ithaca businessman expects to run about 450 miles across the 23rd Congressional District in his quest for the Democratic nomination in the 2018 congressional election. He started running in late September and plans to complete his trek lat

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-10-14 17:00:00

WNY-born film editor 'Crashes' into different side of Hollywood

One thing Kevin Tent did not have to do to be considered a Hollywood success is direct a movie. Tent, a 57-year-old native of Marilla, has been a top film editor in Hollywood for more than two decades. He has more than four dozen movies on his credit sheet, including several with the noted director

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-10-17 05:00:18

Sabres Prospects: Quick start for Borgen, Peterson with St. Cloud State

St. Cloud State is undefeated and jumped to as high as No. 2 in one of the national college hockey polls. But that's doesn't necessarily have the Huskies coach Bob Motzko all that excited. "It's coach talk, but we won some games and it hasn't been pretty," Motzko said. His praise isn't nearly as mea

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-10-16 22:42:05

VP Mike Pence to appear in WNY on Tuesday

The vice president will land in Buffalo just before noon on Tuesday and then meet with business leaders, community leaders and families. He's expected to push President Donald Trump's tax reform plan. Congressman Chris Collins will join Pence in Buffalo. News partner, News10NBC Vice President Mike

MPNNOW - 2017-10-17 11:42:00

NY to set new rules for solitary confinement in local jails

The state's Commission on Corrections is expected to approve the new rules Tuesday. The changes come at the urging of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is poised to adopt new standards for the treatment of prisoners held in solitary confinement in local jails. The state's Co

MPNNOW - 2017-10-17 11:39:05

Schumer to VP Mike Pence: Tell Upstate NY the truth about 'huge' tax increase

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says Vice President Mike Pence will have some explaining to do when he arrives in Upstate New York on Tuesday to talk about the Republican tax reform plan. Pence plans to visit Buffalo and meet with local businesses, community leaders and families to discuss t

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-17 12:47:11

Power restored in Central NY more than a day after storm

BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y. -- The lights are back on for the 25,000 customers who lost power Sunday when a storm struck Central New York. No power outages were listed for the region Tuesday morning on the National Grid's outage map. While most of the outages were fixed by Monday morning, residents on Macar

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-17 12:27:26

Teachers of color lacking in NY schools, report shows

Most students in Monroe County attend a school with zero or one black or Hispanic teachers, according to newly released data, a situation that fails to reflect student body diversity and threatens to hold students of color back. The data was collected by the state Education Department and released t

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-10-17 12:02:02

CNY Inspirations: Eroding the Boundaries: On Religious Experiences/Values

This feature is coordinated by The Post-Standard/Syracuse.com and InterFaith Works of CNY. Follow this theme and author posted Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Dr. Richard PilgrimInterFaith Works of Central New York Religious beliefs are overrated both in their importance to the lived religious life it

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-17 10:00:00

Mara Charlamb on leadership: You've got to listen not just with your ears but with your heart

When Jacob Rubenstein founded United Radio in 1923, people would walk in with a radio to repair. Ninety-four years later, the company is owned by the founder's grandchildren, Mara Charlamb and her brother Phil Rubenstein, and it has expanded dramatically. United Radio has its headquarters and a repa

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-17 09:03:03

Kolb, Molinaro in talks to form GOP ticket against Cuomo in 2018

Two former colleagues could reunite in an attempt to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2018. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, both of whom are exploring gubernatorial bids, are in discussions to form a Republican ticket to challenge Cuomo, a Democrat, in ne

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-10-17 00:45:00

Conflicts over dual hiring fueled tensions in UR department as Jaeger case unfolded

Eighteen months before allegations of sexual harassment and institutional retaliation roiled the administration of the University of Rochester and its brain and cognitive sciences department, a less dramatic but still serious rift began developing over another issue. Threaded through the 113-page E

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-10-17 00:11:25

First woman national commander of American Legion visits

Denise Rohan (center) was chosen in August to be the first woman to head the national American Legion. She talks to WWII veteran Don Twombly, 91, from Massachusetts and in town visiting as Reena Nessler (right) was the first woman commander of the New York State American Legion looks on Saturday. De

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-10-16 21:00:00

Sean Kirst: Relentless sisters harvest hope for refugees on West Side

Sister Kathleen Dougherty expected this phase in her career to involve peace and quiet. She had already retired three times from teaching jobs in South Carolina and Western New York. In 2015, she moved into the new St. Mary's Center on Buffalo's West Side, where her fellow Sisters of St. Mary of Nam

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-10-14 20:45:57

State releases drawings of future for NYS Fair Orange Lot after $27 million in construction

GEDDES, N.Y. -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office has released renderings of what to expect with a $27 million project to expand and improve the Orange Lot at the New York State Fair. Construction will begin this fill and is slated to end before next year's state fair on Aug. 22, 2018. The changes will in

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-16 18:19:53

Schumer: FDA must reverse decision delaying e-cig regulation

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says the nicotine gadget called Juul has become especially popular among teenagers because it's easy to hide. Schumer is calling on the federal government to reverse a recent decision to delay the regulation of e-cigarettes. NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is call

MPNNOW - 2017-10-16 12:19:43

Vice President Mike Pence to visit to Buffalo on Tuesday

Air Force Two will arrive at Buffalo Niagara International Airport at 11:45 a.m. The Vice President will meet with NY-27 Rep. Chris Collins, local businesses, community leaders and Western New York families in Buffalo to discuss tax reform in the United States. Erie County Republican Committee Chair

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-16 16:41:00

Mayoral candidate Laura Lavine explains controversial idea to takeover schools

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Republican candidate Laura Lavine believes Syracuse's next mayor should be held accountable for the city's schools. Right now, the Syracuse City School District is run by an elected board and the superintendent it appoints. Under Lavine's plan -- which would require state legislati

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-16 15:32:02