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Kahoku goes coast to coast at Batavia Downs

With little challenge at the start of the mile, Kahoku set pedestrian early fractions and hung on late to win the $10,500 Open Handicap trot at Batavia Downs on Friday night (Oct. 13). The car released the field and surprisingly nobody left; giving the pylon-sitting Kahoku (Kevin Cummings) the comm

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-10-14 16:17:34

Urine for a surprise! Pee could help generate power for soldiers in the field.

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WUTV29.COM - 2017-10-16 14:53:39

Kodak business leader was "the rock" for family, community

Longtime Eastman Kodak treasurer remembered for his vast contributions in the region While growing up in Honeoye, Mark Vigren recalls his dad showing up at soccer or basketball games for him and his sister, Sue, dressed in a suit - obviously coming straight from work. "He always prioritized family,

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-10-16 23:37:20

Ontario County installs Richmond medication drop box

The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Ontario County recently installed a medication drop box at Richmond Town Hall, 8690 Main St., Honeoye. Town Hall is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Residents can bring unwanted and expired

MPNNOW - 2017-10-16 17:30:17

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

Community Bank raises $10K for Hurricane Harvey relief

Community Bank N.A. branches across the Finger Lakes region recently raised $9,995 for the American Red Cross to support Hurricane Harvey victims. Participating branches held Jeans Fridays initiatives, allowing employees who donated money to wear jeans. Branches also held fundraisers such as bake sa

MPNNOW - 2017-10-17 15:16:14

AP: Atlanta mother put 1 and 2-year old boys in oven, turned it on

On Monday, an Atlanta mother was served a warrant charging her with murder in the deaths of her 1-year-old son Ja'Karter Penn and 2-year-old Ke-Yaunte. Officials say Lamora Williams put the boys in the oven sometime between midnight Thursday and 11 p.m. Friday. ATLANTA (AP) - A warrant says an Atlan

MPNNOW - 2017-10-17 12:09:44

Valley Regional uses $13K grant to purchase tripod rescue device

AMANDA CHRISTMAN / STAFF PHOTO From left, Valley Regional Fire and Rescue members John Smith, Kevin Tarapchak and William Chupela check out the squad's newest rescue device. Crew member Deana Chupela, far right, approaches the TerrAdaptor that was paid for with a $13,000 Firefighters Support Foundat

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2017-10-17 08:16:21

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

What's Up With That: Remember the Purple Pig? Bonnie and Jim Dorschel sure do

Couple mark their 50th with a fond remembrance of where their love for each other began. CANANDAIGUA - As a wedding anniversary gift, the 14-foot-high cutout of a purple pig cutout was perfect. And as a way to mark the 50th anniversary of Bonnie and Jim Dorschel, even better. For many old-timers, th

MPNNOW - 2017-10-15 01:07:12

State to acquire iconic Schoharie County mountain, trail

After some four decades of protecting an iconic Schoharie County mountain and its hiking trail, a volunteers group is donating the property to the state. At about 1,200 feet elevation, Vroman's Nose dominates the view in the Schoharie Valley off Route 30 near Middleburgh. It has a popular hiking tra

TIMES UNION - 2017-10-16 16:36:03

Climate Summit: Researchers, attendees face climate change with optimism

The summit was a daylong series of speeches and interactive "breakout sessions" that asked the more than 100 attendees to face the realities of a warming climate with optimism and science. It was the inaugural event. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit George Koulomzin raised his left

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-10-14 23:53:33

Historic skills demonstrated at Woodsmen's Festival

PHOTOS BY Allison CollinsABOVE: Lyla Meader and Dave Hodgdon inspect the craftsmanship of cooper and museum staffer Bob Allers Saturday at Hanford Mills Museum's annual Woodsmen's Festival.LEFT: Together with fellow members of the SUNY Cobleskill Woodsmen's Club, Holly Mulligan, 19, and Amina Clow,

DAILY STAR - 2017-10-16 01:33:59

2017 foliage season pales in comparison to 2016

Things change. So do autumn colors - from year to year. On Oct. 13, 2016, Daily Gazette photographer Peter R. Barber took a fall foliage photo in Cobleskill. The picture was brilliant - Barber focused on a small homestead nestled in an autumn candy bowl. The scene included bright reds, oranges and y

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-10-15 07:00:00

Recall: Ground Certified Angus Beef

COBLESKILL -- Price Chopper and Market 32 are issuing a voluntary recall of Ground Certified Angus beef, sold only on Oct. 14, 2017 at the Cobleskill store at 105 Plaza Lane. The meat is being recalled due to the possible presence of plastic from a spatula. Customers may return the product to their

WRGB - 2017-10-15 14:45:24

John Burroughs' Woodchuck Lodge in Roxbury celebrates trail opening on Oct. 29

ROXBURY, N.Y. >> The Board of Trustees of John Burroughs' Woodchuck Lodge has announced the opening of the Trout-Lily Trail, with an unveiling on Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. including a Celebration of Gratitude at 1633 Burroughs Memorial Road. Children are welcome and all are invited to take a stroll on the

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-10-15 04:00:00

Price Chopper recalls ground beef sold in Cobleskill

Photographer: MARC SCHULTZ COBLESKILL - Price Chopper issued a voluntary recall for ground certified Angus beef sold Saturday at its Cobleskill store due to the "possible presence of plastic from a spatula." The recall - announced Sunday - is for the store at 105 Plaza Lane. Customers may return the

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-10-15 07:00:00

Backtracking: In Our Times: Local history preserved, tourism campaign kicked off in October 1977

Delhi became a center of attention for historic preservation, and Albany was host to a fall festival which kicked off a world famous tourism campaign. These were a part of our local life and times during October 1977. A NEW SPACE FOR ARCHIVES AND EXHIBITS DEDICATED "The Delaware County Historical So

DAILY STAR - 2017-10-15 22:00:00

'Cam' Walters, Milford; OHS Graduate Dies Unexpectedly At 37

MILFORD - Cameron "Cam" B. Walters, 37, died unexpectedly Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Born Oct. 14, 1979, he was the son of Bernard and Katherine (Hill) Walters of Milford. He grew up in Nashville, Tenn., and moved to Oneonta before his senior year. He attended Oneonta High School and Mohawk Valley Commu

ALLOTSEGO.COM - 2017-10-17 00:42:42

Dr. Ronald Brzenk; 41-Year Math Professor At Hartwick

Ronald Brzenk, Ph.D. ONEONTA - Dr. Ronald Brzenk, Ph.D., 68, who retired after 41 years as a Hartwick College mathematics professor, passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his loved ones, following a brief but courageous battle with cancer. Ron was predeceased by his wife of 4

ALLOTSEGO.COM - 2017-10-17 00:53:28