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Years of teaching helps teacher keep learning: CNY books and authors
Earlier this year Dan Witmer was featured for his "Best of" collection Road Trip Dad blog, detailing his adventures in coaching the Oswego State men's lacrosse team. Now the author returns with a new collection, this time reflecting on his 33 years teaching English at Hannibal Central School.
Oswego County man charged with DWI after two-car crash in Salina
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - A 49-year-old Oswego County man was charged with DWI after a two-car crash Saturday night in Salina that sent one vehicle careening into a building, state police said.
Sheriff Reuel Todd calls it a career after a lifetime serving justice
OSWEGO — As the new year approaches, longtime Oswego County Sheriff Reuel Todd is set to retire after decades as the county’s top cop and his colleagues are remembering his career as one of dedication and devotion.
A sign of what's to come! Golden Corral takes another big step toward Syracuse opening.
SYRACUSE (WSYR-TV) - A sign of what's to come! Literally. The Golden Corral sign has arrived in Syracuse and was spotted on a truck outside the Holiday Inn on Bridge Street, just down the road from NewsChannel 9.
Wreaths Across America brings hundreds to Fort Ontario
OSWEGO — It was a solemn, grey afternoon speckled with crisp flashes of red, white and blue at the grounds of Fort Ontario on Saturday as more than 100 people turned out to honor the 45 fallen American soldiers interred at the fort’s Post Cemetery.
Ceremony Remembers Those Buried At Fort Ontario
OSWEGO – “We shall remember.” Lt. Colonel Robert Ormsbee, US Army, made that pledge Saturday to Lt. Basil Dunbar (1759) to S. Sgt. Robert T. McEwen (1943) and all the others in between that have been laid to rest in Fort Ontario’s Post Cemetery.
Police: Fulton man possessed, promoted hundreds of child porn photos and videos
FULTON — A 27-year-old Fulton man who allegedly possessed and promoted approximately 147 photographs and 136 videos depicting children less than 17 years old in “lewd and lascivious poses” is facing four felony charges, police said.
Lysander man on witness stand: I killed my wife in less than 30 seconds
Syracuse, NY -- A Lysander man described to a jury today how he "snapped" in January and killed his longtime wife in a dispute over an elliptical machine. Pete Trifunovski, 69, of Woods Road, said he took a broken wooden rail -- snapped during a previous fight -- and beat his wife all over her body
Family Turns Sorrow into Joy and Shares with Residents at St. Luke Health Services
OSWEGO – Two years ago, Denise Smith lost her son, Ron, when he passed away following an illness. At the time, Ron worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant at St. Luke Health Services where residents and fellow staff members alike had a deep affection for him.
Police: Oswego man, 37, had sexual contact with victim less than 17
OSWEGO — A 37-year-old Oswego man was charged Thursday with four misdemeanor charges stemming from alleged sexual contact with a victim less than 17 years old. Angel Gonzalez — of 20 East Van Buren Street, Upper Apartment in Oswego — allegedly touched the minor sexually during incidents that occurre
Take care to prevent fires during the winter
OSWEGO — A basement fire in Oswego this month also lit a nearby pickup truck on fire — a perfect example of what authorities warn are the dangers of winter fires. A couple at home on Niagara Stree heard what they described as “an explosion” in the basement. Immediately after hearing the noise, the f
Oswego Man Facing Sex Abuse Charges
OSWEGO – On Thursday (December 13) at 8:52 a.m., Angel Gonzalez, 37, of 20 E. Van Buren St., Upper Apt., Oswego, was arrested on two counts of third-degree sexual abuse, a class B misdemeanor and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor.
New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Pedestrian struck by SUV in Auburn transported to hospital
A pedestrian was transported to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse after being struck by a SUV in Auburn early Thursday morning. A call came in to Cayuga County 911 at 5:59 a.m. reporting a car and pedestrian accident on North Fulton Street, dispatchers said.
Cop Logs: Sheriff’s Office 12/14/2018
On 12/13/18 at 8:47 p.m., Sarah M. Fletcher, 25, of 23 Wall St., Bernhards Bay, was arrested based on a Bench Warrant issued out of Oswego City Court. Ms. Fletcher was arraigned in Scriba Town Court and remanded to the OCJ in lieu of $500 cash or $1,000 bond with a return to C/O Oswego Court on 1/3/
Despite slow start, Oswego remains optimistic
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Before Oswego’s season began, coach Tim Chamberlain couldn’t tell what type of basketball team he had. Due to weather cancellations and the school’s contractual obligations with custodians, practice time was limited in November. Four of his players were wrapping up volleyball seaso
At 49 years today, Nine Mile Point Unit 1 is the oldest nuke in nation
OSWEGO — Forty-nine years ago today, the first nuclear facility in Oswego County started commercial operations and following the closure of Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in New Jersey earlier this year, Nine Mile Point Unit 1 is now the oldest operating commercial nuclear facility in the n
Oswego City Police Department starts using body cameras
OSWEGO, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - For the longest time, police officers like Stephen Carroll have had cameras pointed at them while they're on the job. "I've seen a lot of times I'll do a traffic stop and I'll walk up to the car and the person has their cell phone out and they're recording everything that's
Oswego County Adopts 2019 Spending Plan
OSWEGO – If you liked this year’s county budget, you’ll probably like 2019’s spending plan as well. The county legislature approved the budget for next year at its meeting Thursday night.
SUNY Oswego student dies because of complications from pneumonia
OSWEGO, N.Y. -- A SUNY Oswego student died Wednesday morning because of complications from pneumonia, according to a Facebook post by the university's residence and housing office.