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Ambulance firms: ‘NY budget cuts will run us off the road’

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Ambulance companies across the state say they will have to scale back services if cuts in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget are approved. A group representing commercial ambulance companies estimates its members will lose $14 million a year under a state proposal that would elimin


How A Syracuse Woman Became Aunt Jemima

You wouldn't know her by her original name, but Anna Harrington moved to Syracuse almost a century ago seeking work and somehow found it, eventually living on in our cupboardsas the all-too-familiar Aunt Jemima.


Law enforcement describes deadly Boeheim crash as ‘horrible, sad tragedy’

Law enforcement officials are describing a deadly car accident involving Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim as a horrible, sad tragedy. Boeheim hit and killed a man who was fleeing a disabled vehicle on Interstate 690 in Syracuse.


Syracuse Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

SYRACUSE, NY — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Overcast throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Light rain in the morning and windy throughout the day.


CNY high school sectional playoff roundup: Boys hockey title matches set; basketball semifinals this weekend

After Tuesday night’s boys ice hockey semifinals went down for Division II, it was time for the Division I battles on Wednesday. Additionally, the boys and girls basketball sectional semifinal match-ups are now nearly set, with five of the last six quarterfinal games being held Wednesday.


County lawmaker to Amazon: We’ve got a great site in Clay for you

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Onondaga County lawmaker Casey Jordan wants Amazon, now that the online retailing giant has been jilted by New York City, to know it’s welcome to bring 25,000 jobs to the suburban Syracuse town he represents.


House of the Week: Country home near Skaneateles full of charm

NILES, N.Y. - Heather Kallas grew up coming to Skaneateles from Connecticut every year for a summer vacation. She would pass by the home at 4699 State Route 41a in Niles for years.


Record Crowd Awaits for No. 1 Duke at Syracuse

When: Feb. 23 | 6:00 PM (ET) Looking to even the season series, No. 1 Duke invades the Carrier Dome Saturday night for a date with Syracuse. The game is expected to draw an NCAA on-campus arena record crowd of nearly 36,000, surpassing a mark set in two previous Duke-Syracuse games at the Carrier Do


University Issues Statement On Boeheim fatal Accident

SYRACUSE, NY - Syracuse University officials released a statement late Thursday morning following a fatal accident in the City of Syracuse involving the school's head basketball coach Jim Boeheim. Athletic Director John Wildhack put out this announcement, "We are saddened by the death of a member of


7 best college basketball games this weekend: How much will Duke miss Zion?

Clear your calendar for this weekend so you can watch the best college basketball games, including Duke back in action without Zion Williamson. The college basketball regular season is beginning to wind down, and we are closing in on conference tournaments, the final proving grounds for teams lookin


Auburn duo likes being 'cool background music' at local bars, restaurants

For years, Kevin Minnoe and Michael Montagna played the same stages as part of Auburn's music scene. They even lived two minutes apart. But it wasn't until Montagna answered Minnoe's ad on Bandmix, a music networking website, that the two actually met in November 2017. And it didn't take long for th


Fantom Named To Dean’s List

SALISBURY, MD – Kailee Fantom of Fulton was named to the Dean’s List at Salisbury University for the fall 2018 semester. At Salisbury University, some 8,700 students in 43 undergraduate, 15 graduate and two doctoral programs pursue liberal arts and professional degrees.


Local Community Bank N.A. Branches Mark National Random Acts of Kindness Day

FULTON, NY — Community Bank N.A. branches across New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Massachusetts marked National Random Acts of Kindness Day this year by bringing extra cheer to neighbors.


'Halfway to the Fair' sale ends at midnight

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Believe it or not, we are halfway to the fair. The New York State Fair starts in 181 days on Wednesday, August 21. To mark the halfway point, the annual "Halfway to the Fair" sale is underway today until midnight tonight.


The Conversation: Postpartum depression

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - On this week's Conversation, Carrie Lazarus sits down with two experts on postpartum depression. Click the player to see the full segment. For more information on Crouse's free perinatal family support group, click here.


NYS Fair director to speak at Auburn Rotary Club meeting

The director of the New York State Fair will be the guest speaker at the Auburn Rotary Club's first meeting in March. Troy Waffner will attend the meeting from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March, 5, at the Auburn Holiday Inn, 75 North St.


Strong winds will blow again late Sunday into Monday: Dave Longley

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Enjoy the quiet weather through Saturday, once again the wind will rip around here for the end of the weekend. Mother Nature will huff and puff and while she won't blow your house down, there may be some power outages from Sunday evening into Monday morning.


FORECAST: Few flurries, quiet heading into the weekend

SYRACUSE (WSYR-TV) - Friday:. Some snow showers could linger in the morning, but by the afternoon high pressure builds in bringing an end to the lake effect. We should see the sky brighten in the afternoon too! Highs are seasonable and in the mid 30s.


Police Blotter for Feb. 21

Thursday, Feb. 14: Johnny W. Stanley, 50, of Oneida, was charged with petty larceny. Thursday, Feb. 14: An unnamed 15-year-old girl of Rochester was summoned to Madison County Probation to answer charges of petty larceny.


Car crash shuts down portion of I-690E

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Emergency crews responded to a car crash on I-690 Wednesday night. According to Onondaga County 911 dispatch, the crash happened just before 11:30 p.m. on I-690 eastbound.