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Algae toxins still found in Skaneateles Lake, but none in tap water

Syracuse, N.Y. -- For the third day in a row, test results show low levels of blue-green algae toxins getting into the first stages of Syracuse's water system, but none of the toxins are reaching anyone's tap water, county and city officials said today. A statement from the city and the Onondaga Cou

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-21 22:13:13

State police release identity of apparent Skaneateles Lake drowning victim (video)

SPAFFORD, N.Y. -- New York State Police release name of the 38-year-old LaFayette man who died this morning while swimming in Skaneateles Lake. Joshua D. Sharpe was fishing with a friend on a boat about 80 yards from shore prior to entering the water to swim. After swimming for 10 to 15 minutes, Sh

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-20 17:58:06

Body recovered during investigation into possible drowning in Skaneateles Lake

Rescue divers recovered the body of a missing Skaneateles Lake boater Wednesday morning in the town of Spafford. According to the Onondaga County 911 Dispatch Center, a call came in at around 8:30 a.m. to report a possible drowning at 1769 Shady Bend Lane. That road is just off East Lake Road. Spaf

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 15:15:00

Body found in Skaneateles Lake after search

SPAFFORD, N.Y. -- A body has been found in Skaneateles Lake on Wednesday morning after a more than hour-long search, troopers said. A possible drowning was reported at 8:30 a.m. in the lake near Shady Bend Lane in Spafford. Searchers later recovered a body from the lake, said Trooper Natalie Bochino

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-20 15:04:11

Responders investigate drowning call at Skaneateles Lake

SKANEATELES, N.Y. -- Emergency responders are investigating a drowning call at Skaneateles Lake. A possible drowning was reported at 8:30 a.m. in the lake near Shady Bend Lane in Spafford, Onondaga County 911 dispatch logs show. The New York State Police, the Skaneateles Ambulance Volunteer Emergenc

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-20 13:16:23

Caz volleyball sweeps duel with Skaneateles

Even as the Cazenovia girls volleyball team was rolling to a 4-0 start with only one dropped set along the way, it was noticing that its namesakes from Skaneateles were going 6-0, claiming three of those matches in five-set battles with Marcellus, Solvay and Homer. All of this added plenty of meanin

EAGLENEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 13:01:00

Divers, helicopter searching for missing boater on Skaneateles Lake

Divers and the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office's Air 1 helicopter are searching for a missing boater on Skaneateles Lake. The search is underway in the waters of the lake near Shady Bend Lane in the Town of Spafford. Initial calls of a missing boater came in around 8:30 a.m. Our crew at the scene

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-09-20 09:54:45

Woman repays $89,000 she stole from Skaneateles business; will get month in jail

Syracuse, NY -- An Auburn woman today repaid all $89,000 she stole from a Skaneateles business and will spend the equivalent of about a month in jail, her lawyer said. Julie McGinn, 43, pleaded guilty to grand larceny in the thefts from Empire Technical Associates from 2010 to 2016, said lawyer Denn

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-19 19:55:10

Syracuse publicly posting results of water tests amid algal blooms in Skaneateles Lake

Amidst the algal blooms on Skaneateles Lake, results of the Water Department's tests will be posted publicly online on DataCuse, the city's open data portal, according to Mayor Stephanie Miner. The lake serves as a source of drinking water for the city of Syracuse. Over the weekend the town of Skane

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-09-20 11:38:21

Syracuse nursing home hit with another wrongful death lawsuit

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Another family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against James Square Health and Rehabilitation Centre that claims negligent care at the Syracuse nursing home left a rehabilitation patient malnourished with life-threatening bed sores. The suit was brought by relatives of Larry C.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-21 14:09:53

Man who stabbed a woman in East Syracuse in March, sentenced to 15 years

A man who stabbed a woman in East Syracuse and attempted to flee the country, sparking a manhunt, has been sentenced. Todd J. Corron was sentenced to 15 years in prison in Onondaga County Court Thursday morning, after pleading guilty to assault in the first degree last month. Before he was sentenced

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-09-21 11:53:28

Syracuse crack dealer freed by Obama faces jail over missed drug tests

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A Syracuse crack cocaine dealer granted clemency by President Barack Obama for his role in a large '90s drug ring is facing jail over missed drug tests. Dewayne Comer, 47, will appear in federal court Friday to ask a judge not to send him back to prison. Probation officials said in

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-21 23:03:05

Report: Fatal plane crash during 'American Made' film blamed in part on Tom Cruise

The loved ones of two people who died during a plane crash while filming for "American Made" claim Tom Cruise is partially to blame for it. The Blast reports from court documents that the families of Alan Purwin and Carlos Berl believe the famous actor and director Doug Liman "contributed to the cir

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-09-20 14:22:27

Fall Go & Do Travel Guide

Take a nostalgic trip back to the 50's with modern conveniences. Book Your Room Today! Conveniently located for: Browsing in the quaint shops Tour boat rides on Skaneateles Lake Day trips through the Finger Lakes Route 20 Just West of Skaneateles (315) 685-6056 Box 944 Skaneateles, NY 13152 www.whis

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-22 06:04:22

Can a water filter combat blue green algae?

Farron Bennet uses her Brita to filter her water in Skaneateles for a better piece of mind. (Brett Hall/CNY Central.) A first of its kind algae bloom in Skaneateles Lake is prompting many to pay closer attention to the way they get their water. The Onondaga County Department of Health and Syracuse

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-09-21 22:55:59

Restaurant inspections by the Onondaga County Health Department from Sept. 3 to 9

700 S. Salina St., Syracuse Inspected on Sept. 5 Metal shelving in walk in cooler noted lined with cardboard, not a smooth and easily cleanable surface. Walk in cooler door noted not completely closing. Work order has been submitted for this. Interior of smoothie blender not cleaned after each use,

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-21 15:12:37

OWLA: Watershed projects drive down lake nutrient levels

The growing frequency of harmful algal blooms being reported in the past two weeks in the Finger Lakes has highlighted the wisdom of initial state and local government responses to the HAB crisis. A clear focus on the health and safety of local residents guided actions resulting in the installation

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-22 04:15:00

Cosentino: Exploring the mushroom kingdom

Lots of water, cool nights and bright days. That is the weather we have been having - weather that is perfect for growing mushrooms in our yards. If you don't believe that, look at your lawn, especially if is soggy, yet in daytime sun. Over the weekend I visited Hoopes Park and it brought back memor

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-21 17:00:00

Trump praises non-existent country 'Nambia' twice in UN speech

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah II at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) AA UNITED NATIONS (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - President Donald Trump twice mispronounced the na

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-09-21 13:09:38

'A God moment': Overcoming hardship, award-winning Christian artists to perform in Auburn

As Grammy-nominated band Building 429 gears up for its fall tour of Auburn and other areas with award-winning musicians Josh Wilson and Chris August, the group of artists has a lot to be thankful for - although it may not seem that way at first. Building 429 band members Jason Roy, Michael Anderson

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-22 04:45:00