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Students return to Roxboro Road Middle School after gas smell investigation

MATTYDALE, N.Y. -- Students have returned to Roxboro Road Middle School after firefighters investigated the smell of fumes inside the school. A gas odor was reported inside the Mattydale school at 12:03 p.m. Thursday. Students were evacuated while the Mattydale Fire Department searched for the sourc

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 19:02:35

Nature's Speed Bump?

While many roads in the north country are dealing with potholes, others are dealing with the opposite. On Route 11 near Adams, there's something that looks like what's called frost heaving. That's where the road raises up. Crews have marked the area so drivers are aware of the bumpy road ahead.

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-01-20 01:30:00

City student accused of stabbing teacher makes 'impressive' strides; bail lowered

Syracuse, NY -- Seven months after County Court Judge Stephen Dougherty called charges against a former city high school student "very bad," his tone softened today. Zhuantina Hayes, 17, was already facing five felonies when she was arrested in the May 25 stabbing of Corcoran substitute teacher Ryan

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 14:43:34

Skaneateles MS student to be disciplined after threatening school, staff, superintendent says

SKANEATELES, NY - A Skaneateles middle school will be disciplined after making a remark threatening the school and staff Thursday afternoon, Skaneateles superintendent Ken Slentz said Friday. The student threatened to "shoot up" the school, Slentz confirmed. Slentz said Skaneateles police were cont

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 14:50:23

Oswego Speedway Releases Details, Pricing for Regular Season

OSWEGO, NY - With season ticket packages on the way for the 2018 season, Oswego Speedway officials have released admission and pit pricing for the track's 10 regular events set to take place between the months of May and September, beginning with the speedway's 68th annual Opening Day on May 26. Ret

OSWEGOCOUNTYTODAY.COM - 2018-01-18 11:47:31

Oswego County P-TECH Recruits For 2018-19 School Year

MEXICO - Advanced metal manufacturing career readiness opportunities are abound for Oswego County youth, thanks to the continued development of the Oswego County Pathways in Technology Early College High School. P-TECH Principal Bill Lynch, left, speaks to Mexico Middle School eighth graders about t

OSWEGOCOUNTYTODAY.COM - 2018-01-18 16:46:45

NASA removes astronaut Jeanette Epps, Syracuse high school grad, from flight crew

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Astronaut Jeanette Epps, a Syracuse native, will no longer travel to space later this year, according to a news release from NASA. Epps, a Corcoran High School and Le Moyne College graduate, was set to become the first African American crew member on the International Space Station

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 12:34:33

Route 3 Closed Again Due To Ice And Flooding

Flooding and ice have once again taken a toll on a north country highway. Route 3 between Hessel Road and County Route 120 in the town of Ellisburg is closed for the second time in a week. Once again, ice and flooding are to blame. The highway has been in the news a lot lately due to ice and floodin

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-01-18 23:43:00

Building manager pleads guilty to charges in fatal Schenectady fire

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A building inspector has pleaded guilty to charges against him for his role in a fire that killed four people almost two years ago. Jason Sacks was the man who was in charge of making sure the fire alarms worked in Jay Street apartment building in Schenectady. The buildi

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-01-19 20:24:08

Man charged in Schenectady machete attack

Ricky R. Carter Photographer: Provided SCHENECTADY - A city man used a machete to slash another man in the face in November, authorities said. Ricky R. Carter, 48, was arrested recently on one count of first-degree assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, felonies. Carter is accused

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Schenectady County sheriff: Inmate injures three corrections officers

A Schenectady County Jail inmate injured three corrections officers earlier this month, authorities said. James Spells, 41, faces three counts of second-degree assault, felonies. Spells is accused of fighting with Corrections Officers Jason Butterfield, Kristopher VanHoesen and Joseph Puglisi on Jan

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Man faces 2 years in state prison

JOHNSTOWN - A Gloversville man, found last fall with what police said was a "significant quantity of narcotics," is facing two years in prison following his recent guilty plea in Fulton County Court. James A. Dean, 41, of 71 Division St., pleaded guilty Jan. 12, before County Judge Louise K. Sira, t

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Cops: Sex offender tried to slip anklet

A registered sex offender who tried to free himself from a monitoring ankle bracelet was arrested for damaging it, according to state police at Oneonta, who turned him over to parole authorities. Alexander M. Rogers, 37, of Otego, was charged Jan. 17 with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony, tr

DAILY STAR - 2018-01-20 01:05:55

Man charged in Schenectady Rite Aid robbery

Eric Leombruno Photographer: Schenectady Police Department SCHENECTADY - A man held up the State Street Rite Aid last week while armed with a knife, authorities said. Eric Leombruno, 30, homeless, faces one count each of first-degree robbery and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, felonies

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

State of Colonie: 'On solid ground'

Supervisor Paula Mahan gives her State of the Town address on Thursday, Jan. 18 (Photo by Jim Franco/Spotlight News) "But with a collaborative effort and a tremendous amount of hard work, we got the town out of a very deep financial hole," she told a small crowd at Town Hall. "Today, we are on solid

SPOTLIGHTNEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 21:54:10

Communities warn of possible flooding

jamthreat.PNG Warmer weather in the next few days could lead to ice jams like one from earlier this week -- and that could lead to flooding. Glenville and Rotterdam both put out alerts Friday. Emergency Management in Schenectady County did issue a warning for flooding in low lying areas around the M

WRGB - 2018-01-19 20:03:24

State police release name of child who died in Oneida County house fire

YORKVILLE, N.Y. -- New York State Police have released the name of the 7-year-old girl who died in an Oneida County fire Thursday night, according to multiple media reports. Taylor Mishlanie died after being transported to St. Luke's Hospital and her mother, whose name has not been released, was tra

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 21:38:00

Verona man hospitalized after vehicle struck utility pole, overturned

Around 3:05 a.m. Friday, deputies responded to the intersection of Rock Road and Stooks Road in Verona for a report of an accident with unknown injuries. Deputies say 22-year-old Kyle Kegebein of Verona was driving a 1997 Jeep Wrangler northbound on Rock Road when he lost control of the vehicle d

WKTV - 2018-01-19 19:01:00

Man, 22, injured after losing control of Jeep

TOWN OF VERONA - A 22-year-old man was hospitalized after he lost control of his Jeep on an icy Rock Road early this morning, according to local law enforcement officials. Sheriff's deputies said Kyle G. Kegebein, of Verona, was northbound at about 3 a.m. when he lost control of his 1997 Jeep Wrang

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-20 00:00:00

Sylvan Beach woman reacts to threats of flooding

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - A community is practically empty. That's because nearly a week after the flood, many of their homes are still uninhabitable. One neighbor, Diane Marks, has lived here for seven years, and says she had never seen anything like this. "It slowly was rising and rising, and it got u p to

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-01-19 23:40:32