Chris Schiffner's Corner of the Web http://www.schiffner.com "Always thinking one step ahead... Like a carpenter, trying to build stairs. " Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:48:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Mother Nature’s Fury: Flooding In Avon, NY http://www.schiffner.com/mother-natures-fury-flooding-in-avon/ http://www.schiffner.com/mother-natures-fury-flooding-in-avon/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:31:47 +0000 http://www.schiffner.com/?p=7743 http://www.schiffner.com/mother-natures-fury-flooding-in-avon/feed/ 0 Calm After The Storm: A Look At Yesterday’s Micro-burst in Honeoye Falls, NY http://www.schiffner.com/calm-after-the-storm-a-look-at-yesterdays-micro-burst-in-honeoye-falls-ny/ http://www.schiffner.com/calm-after-the-storm-a-look-at-yesterdays-micro-burst-in-honeoye-falls-ny/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:32:18 +0000 http://www.schiffner.com/?p=7725 we’ve had a massive manhunt AND we’ve been impacted by a major weather event. Late yesterday afternoon a destructive micro-burst tore through Honeoye Falls, NY. Luckily no one was killed in our area and the impact of the storm was relatively minor with most residents having power restored by morning.…]]> http://www.schiffner.com/calm-after-the-storm-a-look-at-yesterdays-micro-burst-in-honeoye-falls-ny/feed/ 0 Manhunt: Lima & Honeoye Falls (Exclusive Photos) http://www.schiffner.com/manhunt-lima-honeoye-falls-exclusive-photos/ http://www.schiffner.com/manhunt-lima-honeoye-falls-exclusive-photos/#comments Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:48:59 +0000 http://www.schiffner.com/?p=7694 Here are some exclusive photos of the manhunt and arrest that was conducted in Lima & Honeoye Falls this morning, following a shooting in Bath, NY. No one expects to wake up to a manhunt in their front yard, yet that’s exactly what happened to us today. During the early morning hours, suspects wanted in connection to a shooting in Bath, NY abandoned their vehicle in Lima and took off on foot.…]]> http://www.schiffner.com/manhunt-lima-honeoye-falls-exclusive-photos/feed/ 0 Winter Wallpaper: Snow Traxx http://www.schiffner.com/winter-wallpaper-snow-traxx/ http://www.schiffner.com/winter-wallpaper-snow-traxx/#comments Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:07:10 +0000 http://www.schiffner.com/?p=7654 http://www.schiffner.com/winter-wallpaper-snow-traxx/feed/ 0 How Obamacare Can Lead To Double Taxation http://www.schiffner.com/how-obamacare-can-lead-to-double-taxation/ http://www.schiffner.com/how-obamacare-can-lead-to-double-taxation/#comments Fri, 31 Jan 2014 21:50:45 +0000 http://www.schiffner.com/?p=7639 http://www.schiffner.com/how-obamacare-can-lead-to-double-taxation/feed/ 0 My Earliest ExposureTo Computers (Happy Birthday Macintosh) http://www.schiffner.com/my-earliest-exposure-to-computers-happy-birthday-macintosh/ http://www.schiffner.com/my-earliest-exposure-to-computers-happy-birthday-macintosh/#comments Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:25:12 +0000 http://www.schiffner.com/?p=7630 Twenty-seven years ago I was exposed to my first computer. The elementary school I attended (John Lewis Childs School in Floral Park, NY) recognized the importance of exposing children to computers at an early age. The school built a computer lab and stocked it with Apple II and Apple IIe computers. With increasing frequency, grades 1 through 6 shared use of the computer lab. Activities included everything from playing games to entering simple programs in BASIC. The first time I used a…]]> http://www.schiffner.com/my-earliest-exposure-to-computers-happy-birthday-macintosh/feed/ 0 Get In The Holiday Spirit With the Empire State Building [UPDATED] http://www.schiffner.com/get-in-the-holiday-spirit-with-the-empire-state-building/ http://www.schiffner.com/get-in-the-holiday-spirit-with-the-empire-state-building/#comments Tue, 24 Dec 2013 17:39:21 +0000 http://www.schiffner.com/?p=7592 like this one on Halloween) but last Friday the ESB stepped up it’s game. They’ve been putting on light shows every night at 7pm since December 20th. Tonight marks the Empire State Building’s final light show of the year. If…]]> http://www.schiffner.com/get-in-the-holiday-spirit-with-the-empire-state-building/feed/ 0 Video: Frozen Frontier Shootout (Amerks vs. Monsters) http://www.schiffner.com/video-frozen-frontier-shootout-amerks-vs-monsters/ http://www.schiffner.com/video-frozen-frontier-shootout-amerks-vs-monsters/#comments Sat, 14 Dec 2013 15:31:03 +0000 http://www.schiffner.com/?p=7579 If you missed last night’s game at Frozen Frontier, you missed a magical event. It was cold. It was snowy. It was the perfect setting for a winter classic. The Amerks almost etched out a 4-3 win but the Monsters managed to tie it all up with 1/10th of a second remaining in the 3rd period. After an uneventful overtime period the game was decided in a shootout. Ultimately the Amerks prevailed and won Frozen Frontier! (Sorry for the video quality–our seats…]]> http://www.schiffner.com/video-frozen-frontier-shootout-amerks-vs-monsters/feed/ 0 #FrozenFrontier – Everything You Need To Know http://www.schiffner.com/frozenfrontier-everything-you-need-to-know/ http://www.schiffner.com/frozenfrontier-everything-you-need-to-know/#comments Fri, 13 Dec 2013 15:00:58 +0000 http://www.schiffner.com/?p=7577 http://www.schiffner.com/frozenfrontier-everything-you-need-to-know/feed/ 0 Kryptonite Neutralized – Amerks Take Marlies 4-1 http://www.schiffner.com/kryptonite-neutralized-amerks-take-marlies-4-1/ http://www.schiffner.com/kryptonite-neutralized-amerks-take-marlies-4-1/#comments Sat, 19 Oct 2013 15:01:46 +0000 http://www.schiffner.com/?p=7527 unimportant this side of the border and we’ve had our share of difficulty against Toronto in the past, but the Amerks showed the Marlies we can play at their level. Just 9 seconds into the first period, before half the fans even had a chance to settle into their seats, Catenacci stuffed one home with a sensational setup from Ellis and Hutchings. Catenacci’s goal set the tone for the evening. Second period aside, Toronto was playing catch-up…]]> http://www.schiffner.com/kryptonite-neutralized-amerks-take-marlies-4-1/feed/ 0