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Spectrum reaches deal to stay in New York State

ALBANY, NY (WROC) - Charter Spectrum has reached a deal with New York it says will keep the cable company in New York State. Last year, the state's Public Service Commission sought to kick Spectrum out of New York and cancel its approval of the company merger with Time Warner after state officials s


Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats spreads to N.J., N.Y., Pa. Fatal case reported in Michigan.

An outbreak of listeria linked to sliced deli meats has spread to four states including New Jersey, and one person has died from the infection in Michigan, according to the Centers for Disease Control.


Madison County business owner pays more than $363K to resolve sales-tax case

MUNNSVILLE, N.Y. — The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance announced that Thomas Posloski, owner of an auto finishing shop in Madison County, has paid more than $363,500 in restitution, penalties, and interest to satisfy a plea agreement reached last year.


New Bacon Store Hits Upstate New York

Bacon, bacon, bacon. It's truly the ingredients of happiness. In New York, a whole new store is dedicated to bacon. According to the Times Union, For the Love of Bacon is set to open in Rotterdam. This store is a short drive from CNY, within a hour or so. It will be affiliated with local Mariaville


Madison County moves to end energy project tax exemptions

WAMPSVILLE, N.Y. — Madison County may no longer give tax exemptions to energy projects. State law currently allows qualifying energy projects to receive a 15-year exemption from paying taxes. The board introduced local legislation on Tuesday that will allow the county to opt out of the state law tha


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Verona woman hurt in crash

TOWN OF VERONA — A 53-year-old woman was hospitalized after her car crashed into a tree off Happy Valley Road, Wednesday afternoon. Sheriff’s deputies said Patricia Seibel, of Verona, was westbound near Dwyer Road at about 3:10 p.m. when she lost control of her 2018 Nissan Versa. Deputies said the c


Baseball: Hamilton falls to West Canada Valley

WCV 061 005 0 - 12-5-5 Ham 110 030 0 5-7-6 Hamilton Pitching: Sean Hunt (L), JD Speer (2), Jon Lough (3), Traik Cigeroglu (4).


N.J. man charged with arson attempt at St. Patrick’s Cathedral held for psychiatric evaluation at N.Y. hospital

The 37-year-old New Jersey man charged with attempted arson after police say he brought two gas containers, lighter fluid and lighters into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Wednesday night has been sent to Bellevue Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, his attorney said Friday.


Softball: West Canda Valley clips Hamilton

WCV 203 100 0 - 6-8-3 Ham 000 1222 0 - 5-7-2 Pitching: Jordyn Conte (W); Beth Belanger (L) 2B: Ashley LaRuffa (Ham), Beth Belanger (Ham), Maggie Burdick (WCV) Records: Hamilton 3-1, 1-0; West Canada Valley 1-0.


Tammy Mahoney disappearance: Police offer $40K reward for help solving upstate cold case

Authorities are now offering a $40,000 reward for help that leads to solving a nearly 40-year-old missing persons case in upstate New York, with an initial $20,000 FBI reward being matched by local police.


Hamilton College students speak out after several people were allegedly drugged by Ketamine

CLINTON, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) -- Hamilton College is now looking into several cases of alleged use of the date-rape drug off campus over the last week. Some students gathered for a protest Friday don't feel the administration is doing everything they can to stop this.


Roadwork underway on West Dominick Street

Roadwork on West Dominick Street between Madison and George streets began Thursday morning. City officials say a median will be built, and the road and sidewalks will be replaced.


Residents at Sylvan Beach mobile home park get eviction notices

SYLVAN BEACH, N.Y. -- Residents of the Mariner's Landing Mobile Home Park in Sylvan Beach are speaking out. They received a letter on Monday from the Oneida Indian Nation stating they need to vacate the property by October 1.


Verona woman injured after striking tree

Verona, N.Y. — A Verona woman was injured after losing control of her vehicle and striking a tree on Happy Valley Road. The Oneida County Sheriff's Office said on April 17 at around 3:10 p.m., deputies responded to a single car accident on Happy Valley Road in the town of Verona.


Area Police Blotters — April 1-8

Motoyze D. Harper, 43, of North Syracuse, was arrested April 3 in Cazenovia and charged with failing to appear in court. Ronnie E. Hordge, 44, of Syracuse, was arrested April 8 in Cazenovia and charged with petit larceny.


Cam’s Pizzeria chain founders charged with defrauding state of nearly $400K (report)

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The husband and wife who founded the Cam’s Pizzeria pizza chain were indicted Thursday on 78 felony counts for tax fraud, grand larceny and other charges, according to the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.


N.Y. state population continues to decline

ALBANY (AP) — New numbers from the U.S. Census show New York state’s population continued to decline last year. According to figures released Thursday, the state’s total population dropped by more than 48,000 between July 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018, to a total of 19.5 million.


Customer threw iguana at restaurant manager, police say

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a customer at an Ohio restaurant pulled out a turquoise iguana from under his shirt, swung it around and threw it at the manager.


Farm Fest May 31 in Verona

VERONA — Farm Fest 2019, organized by the Oneida County Farm Bureau, Oneida County Dairy Promotion and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County, is scheduled for 4:30-8:30 p.m. May 31 at Brabant Farm, 6166 Happy Valley Road in Verona, the organizers announced.