Delphi Falls, NY

Oneida Nation Invests Big in Summer Fun at Sylvan Beach

A prominent New York powerhouse is opening a new project in Sylvan Beach, some of which will be ready for Memorial Day weekend. Joel Barkin, Vice President of Communications of the Oneida Indian Nation (OIN), says, "The Nation leadership always saw the potential of what could be Sylvan Beach...We are well along the way and The Cove will be a big piece of that."
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What impact will the suspension of New York's gas tax have on drivers?

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — As gas prices continue to rise across Central New York, local lawmakers say the suspension of some gas taxes will relieve some of the pain at the pump, starting next month. At Byrne Dairy gas station in East Syracuse, the price per gallon of regular gas...
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Syracuse’s ‘Sniper’ monument honors one of the city’s most illustrious, and forgotten, citizens

There is a small triangle of grass on Syracuse’s northside, bordered by North Salina, North State, and East Laurel streets. This oasis of greenery amidst a sea of concrete, brick, and asphalt sitting just a block east of Interstate 81 is home to one of Syracuse’s most delightful curiosities: the city’s only equestrian statue, adorned with nothing other than the word “Sniper.”

Turkey hunter extends 30-year win streak; boy lands humungous herring

The woods were quiet at first light on May 6 when Ron Bennett of Canastota settled in for what he hoped would be his 30th year in a row of getting a spring gobbler. Then, a distant gobble... Bennett called and got a gobble in response. Another gobble, this one much closer. Bennett gave a few yelps. Once the long-beard spotted Bennett’s hen decoy, he strutted right in. Bennett took him at 25 yards.

Joviality S and Valentina Blu lead NYSS trotters into Vernon Downs

Vernon Downs will host two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for sophomore trotting fillies on Memorial Day, May 30. Valentina Blu (Andrew McCarthy) is the 2-1 morning line favorite in the $60,300 first division. The 3-year-old filly by Chapter Seven surged late to capture her first start of the 2022 season in a leg of the NYSS at Yonkers Raceway. She is owned by Crawford Farms Racing and trained by Tony Alagna. As a freshman she had a win, six seconds and two thirds. The filly has won over $360,000 in her career.

Reservations for June ‘Camping at the Art Park’ now open

CAZENOVIA — This spring, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park (SQHAP) is once again giving the public the opportunity to camp among the sculptures and enjoy the park at night. Located at 3883 Stone Quarry Road in Cazenovia, SQHAP offers a unique environment for artists to create and exhibit their work in natural and gallery settings. It also provides space for the community to explore and appreciate the natural world and interact with art and artists.

Petsavers: Jessi needs a forever home

LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – Our adoptable furry friends at animal shelters throughout Central New York need your help, especially with the challenges brought on by COVID-19. NewsChannel 9’s pet of the week is Jessi, a 3-year-old large hound at HumaneCNY. Her 13 puppies have all been adopted and she’s now ready for a family to call her own.

Fayetteville restaurant fails health inspection with critical violation

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Onondaga County Health Department released its inspection reports for restaurants checked during the week of April 24 to April 30, 2022. One restaurant in Fayetteville, Gino’s Cheese Steak & Onion, failed their inspection with a critical violation. Critical Violation: improper cooling and refrigerated...

Restaurants prepare for bump in businesses with SU and Le Moyne graduation

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR – TV) — Francesca’s Pizza and Italian Restaurant in Liverpool has lots of experience when it comes to busy days at the restaurant. “Day to day this place is nonstop, very busy throughout the winter we get a lot of business,” said Jeremy Mathers, “And obviously, it picks up once the weather starts to get nicer in the spring and summer months.”
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Bella Vita Cafe set to add bakery next month

Oneida, N.Y. — Oneida’s newest cafe will be adding a bakery on June 5 after nearly a year of operation. The expansion is a result of hard work and endurance through illness by owner Lori Seef and will expand their array of Italian breads and pastries. The Cafe...

Gardening Update: Petunias with Carol Watson's Greenhouse

Lafayette, NY — Carol Watson features petunias in this week's gardening update at Carol Watson's Greenhouse. Watch the video to learn more. Carol Watson's Greenhouse is open daily from 9am-5pm. It is located at 2980 Sentinel Heights Road in Lafayette. For more information call (315) 677-0286.