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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


Woman charged in Sodus double murder due in court

LYONS, N.Y. (WHEC) - The woman charged in connection to the murder of a Sodus couple is scheduled to be in court Thursday morning. Charlene Childers is due in Wayne County Court for a status hearing.


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.


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.


Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.


Cayuga County 'fortunate' for state audit of Moravia tax exemptions, officials say

An audit of property tax exemptions in the town of Moravia recently released by the state Comptroller's Office provided a valuable opportunity to implement best practices, Cayuga County officials said Tuesday.


Woman dies after being mowed down by 'drug driver'

A woman has died after she was mown down by a suspected drug driver in Liverpool. Merseyside Police are appealing for witnesses after the fatal horror crash in Netherley area during the early hours of this morning.


Cayuga County-area volunteer opportunities: ARISE and more

• ARISE is looking for volunteers to become long-term care ombudsmen in Oswego and Onondaga counties. Ombudsmen advocate for residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and provide guidance and information. Topics include resident rights, care expectations, dietary concerns and more.


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


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


New York State not giving up on future Amazon project, ESD chief says

New York State hasn’t given up on winning a future Amazon expansion project, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s economic development czar said Thursday. “We should never burn bridges,” said Howard Zemsky, CEO of Empire State Development, the state’s primary business-aid agency. “The governor is not burning any


Lincoln: Celebrating anniversaries, heritage in Cayuga County

A neighbor to the north had 12 robins in her yard — hope the groundhog was right!. What wonderful celebrations we have been honored to attend!. Winnie and Harry Breese were married on Dec. 23, 1948. Their children and grandchildren hosted a party at their Cato Union Church to commemorate the milesto


Massive winter storm will just graze Upstate NY

Syracuse, N.Y. -- A massive winter storm hitting every state in the eastern U.S. will just graze Upstate New York. The storm is expected to bring 1 to 3 inches of snow to Upstate today, with a potential for a light coating of ice tonight before temperatures warm. Winter weather advisories are in pla


CNY high school boys basketball sectional playoff roundup: Home teams dominate Tuesday’s quarterfinals

Nearly all of the victors in Tuesday’s boys basketball sectional playoff action enjoyed their home-court advantage, with 16 of the 17 host squads advancing their teams into their respective class semifinals. Here is a roundup:


A new dairy ambassador has been chosen for New York State

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A young lady from Delaware County has been chosen as one of 3 ambassadors for the dairy industry in New York State. Morgan Hungerford, Delaware County's Dairy Princess, was named the 2nd alternate for the state at a pageant held last night in Syracuse.


Winter weather advisory issued for Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego counties tonight

The National Weather Service located in Buffalo has issued a winter weather advisory for Jefferson, Lewis and Oswego counties from 7 p.m. tonight to 7 a.m. Thursday morning. Mixed precipitation is expected with total snow accumulation of an inch or less and ice accumulations of a few hundredths of a


Cuomo OKs 21-day property tax extension for parts of Central New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has granted a 21-day property tax extension to residents of Cayuga County and some Central New York towns affected by a major winter storm on Jan. 19.


Lewis County man killed in snowmobile rollover crash

TOWN OF MONTAGUE — A 24-year-old man was killed in a snowmobile accident in Lewis County late Monday night. Sheriff’s deputies said Ryan J. Jesgarzewski, of Oswego, was riding his 2017 Ski-Doo northbound on Pitcher Road when he failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection with Sears Pond Roa


Oswego County man accused of raping child under age of 14, state police said

MEXICO, N.Y. -- An Oswego County man is accused of raping a girl under the age of 14, according to New York State Police. James E. Pitcher Jr., 42, of Mexico, was charged Monday with second-degree course of sexual conduct against a child and second-degree rape, both felonies. He was also charged wit


Mayor Proposes Blight Reduction Loan Program

OSWEGO – At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Planning and Development Committee, Mayor Billy Barlow requested favorable consideration from the Common Council to address vacant and blighted property in the city.