City, agencies address homelessness on Utica's Oneida Square

UTICA, N.Y. -- There's a sad and tragic scene unraveling outside the window of Jerry Dischiavo's Oneida Square business. "Been here 40 years, I haven't seen anything like it," says Dischiavo. Outside his door, a homeless woman sleeps. Around the corner, on Park Ave., three men lean up against a building, about ready to fall over, perhaps under the influence of drugs, or, in a mental health crisis. Business owners in the area say today was mild.
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Auburn Man Charged in Friday Morning Domestic Assault

An Auburn man faces multiple charges in connection with a domestic assault on Friday morning. Auburn Police responded to an apartment on Garrow Street 9-1-1 call just after 9:00 am. They determined Damien Smith allegedly entered the residence through the backdoor and assaulted the victim in the dining room and bathroom.
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Oswego County Today

Frank Castiglia Jr.: Truth And Consequences

Truth and Consequences is not a game the Fulton Mayor and Common Council wants to play. At a meeting in May I requested a vote on the changing of the time limit for time to speak during the public comment period. At that time a majority of the members of the public agreed that they would like to see the time changed to 5 min. at least.
Syracuse, NYcnycentral.com

City of Syracuse to use federal relief funds to invest in families

SYRACUSE, .N.Y. — The City of Syracuse has big ambitions for how to spend $123 million in federal relief money, including promises to make community investments for children and families. $34 million is falling under one of the city's focus areas it described as "supporting children, family and neighborhoods." This...
Cayuga County, NYCitizen Online

Saturday Showdowns: Several Cayuga County-area teams vying for section titles

It all comes down to this. Six Cayuga County-area teams will compete for Section III championships on Saturday, culminating an unprecedented year for interscholastic sports. This spring marks the first time that student-athletes have been able to participate in postseason tournaments, after sectional play was canceled for the fall and winter seasons due to COVID-19 concerns.
Oswego County, NYnny360.com

Oswego County Legislature chairman rescinds county state of emergency

OSWEGO — Citing increased vaccination and lower COVID-19 rates, Oswego County Legislature Chairman James Weatherup has rescinded the State of Emergency regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The State of Emergency was enacted in March 2020 to allow the county to mobilize resources necessary to respond to the pandemic. Legislature Chairman Weatherup...
Oswego, NYoswegocountynewsnow.com

City plans to demolish Yacht Club

OSWEGO — The Port City’s stabilization and renovation of the International Pier started to take shape this week as construction crews installed metal sheet pilings around the perimeter of the landmass to combat erosion, and city officials said the former Oswego Yacht Club building would ultimately be demolished and rebuilt as part of the work.
Ellisburg, NYwwnytv.com

Ellisburg man pleads guilty in sex offender registration case

SYRACUSE, New York (WWNY) - An Ellisburg man pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to failing to update his registration as a sex offender. Under federal law, Chad Worthington, 48, faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. A statement from the U.S. Attorney’s...
Syracuse, NYtheappeal.org

Syracuse School Board Elections Heat Up Over Police Debate

Student activists pushing for police-free schools in Syracuse, New York, are backing Twiggy Billue, a candidate in the June 22 primary who wants to follow school districts across the country that have cut ties with cops. A year ago, in the wake of George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis, activists flooded...
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Prom photos: Cicero-North Syracuse High School senior ball

Students of Cicero-North Syracuse High School celebrated at their senior ball Friday, June 11, 2021. The event was held at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. We sent contributing photographer Joanna Young to capture the moments and memories. The images are available for purchase at reasonable prices, just click on the BUY...
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Willie Tyler, Syracuse Football Part Ways

Texas offensive line transfer Willie Tyler and Syracuse football have decided to part ways, Tyler announced and a source confirmed on Friday. Tyler will no longer be part of the Syracuse roster for the 2021 season. Tyler originally committed to the Orange in April. He picked the Orange over Eastern...