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High wind warning, watch issued for Cayuga County
Weather alerts have been issued for all of Cayuga County due a wind storm that's expected to move through the area Sunday and early Monday. The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning for northern Cayuga County beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday until 10 a.m. Monday.
Section III basketball: Cooperstown boys, girls prep for Weedsport
COOPERSTOWN — The only thing stopping Cooperstown’s basketball team from a trip to the Carrier Dome is Weedsport. That’s right, with the Section III semifinals running from Friday to Sunday at Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena and Allyn Hall gymnasium in Syracuse, Cooperstown and Weedsport will
Liverpool man police say had cache of drugs, guns twice sent to prison on weapon charges
LIVERPOOL, N.Y. -- A Liverpool man who faces 25 felonies for impersonating a police officer to commit drug-related robberies has twice before been sent to state prison on weapon charges.
Whoa! Balloons Lost in Kentucky Land in Upstate New York
We've all wondered whatever happened to that balloon that slipped out of our hand and floated away when we were young. Did it just keep floating till it got to space? No. However, an unlikely story involving some escaped balloons has left one Kentucky floral shop in shock. And they just might have l
NY lawmakers concerned about flooding as Lake Ontario water levels rise
The two state legislators who represent shoreline communities in Cayuga and Wayne counties worry that there will be a repeat of 2017 as Lake Ontario water levels continue to rise.
Helming, Cayuga County leaders to Cuomo: Don't close Auburn, Moravia prisons
State and local elected officials hope correctional facilities in the central New York and Finger Lakes regions, including two in Cayuga County, won't be affected by Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed prison closures.
Hurricane-force winds could hit Upstate NY; gusts up to 75 mph
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Wind gusts of up to 75 mph could hit Western New York and the North Country Sunday and Monday, causing widespread power outages and flooding along Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.
Heroin, Molly, AR-15 Confiscated In Cayuga County Bust
A drug bust in Auburn yesterday afternoon (February 19) led to the discovery of drugs, an AR-15 assault rifle and several handguns. Members of the Finger Lakes Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at a residence on Orchard Street just past noon, with help from the Auburn Police Department and t
New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon
There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.
Cayuga County Board of Elections preparing for early voting
The requirements of early voting in New York, approved last month by the state Legislature, are likely to have a “considerable impact” on the Cayuga County Board of Elections’ work in 2019, according to both commissioners Tuesday.
Weekday top 5: Downtown Auburn crash, Auburn pizza shop update, Auburn drug bust
AUBURN — A few blocks of Auburn's downtown streets were closed Monday afternoon due to a two-car crash in which one person was injured . The Auburn Fire Department reported there was a two-vehicle crash on North Street, right in front of the Auburn Police Department.
Winter weather advisory issued for Cayuga County
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for several upstate New York counties, including Cayuga, until Monday afternoon. The advisory will be in effect from 6 p.m. Sunday until 2 p.m. Monday. Total snow accumulations of two to five inches are possible, with light ice accumulati
Auburn man threatened to shoot police, bomb police station, cops say
AUBURN, N.Y. -- A 23-year-old man told officers he was going to shoot police and bomb the Auburn police headquarters, according to Auburn Deputy Chief of Police Roger Anthony. Anthony M. Wagner, of East Genesee Street, was charged with making a terroristic threat for his statements to police after b
Restaurant inspections by the Onondaga County Health Department from Feb. 3 to 9
Bottled drinks in walk in cooler noted with water dripping onto the bottles from water dripping from ceiling (corrected-bottles sanitized and moved to unaffected part of cooler). Some plastic food pans not air dried before stacking. Speedwells holding clean cup lids and single service items not clea
Assemblywoman: Study split of New York state
With deepening political, economic and cultural divisions in the two regions, Sen. Daphne Jordan believes it is time for a thorough study of whether upstate should split off from New York City, Long Island and the surrounding suburbs and become the 51st state.
Fulton’s Newest Firefighter: Five-Year-Old “Danger Girl”
FULTON, NY – The Fulton Fire Department honored five-year-old Brooklyn “Danger Girl” Hall as an honorary firefighter with a swearing-in ceremony held on Thursday (Feb 21.)
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim hits, kills man walking on I-690
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man Wednesday walking outside a vehicle on Interstate 690 shortly before midnight, authorities said.
Congressman Anthony Brindisi hopes to improve infrastructure in Upstate New York
(WBNG) — Congressman Anthony Brindisi (D) announced his plan to bring increased federal investment in New York for infrastructure projects. Brindisi was joined by representatives of area labor unions who support efforts to improve transportation and infrastructure in the town of Schuyler in Herkimer
New York State STAR program reimbursement by county
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim
On the hunt for CNY's best fish fry: Atlantic Seafood
We're hitting the road to find Central New York's best fish fry. We tallied all the nominations and named our four finalists. We made our second stop of the search Friday at Atlantic Seafood in Baldwinsville. Judging the Best of CNY fish fry are: Jacob Pucci and Charlie Miller from syracuse.com and