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Former BOCES teacher charged with raping 13-year-old boy

A former BOCES teacher is charged with second-degree rape of a 13-year-old boy back in 2019. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office says 39-year-old Kristin Bellinger was providing in-home tutoring to the boy, outside of her then-job as a special ed teacher with the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES District. A warrant for her...
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Ohio burglars attempt to rob North Syracuse home

(WSYR-TV) — Three burglars from Ohio have been arrested after breaking into a North Syracuse home and tying up a man and a woman inside, police say. According to the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, the trio entered the home on the 300 block of Chestnut Street around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, armed with three guns. They then tied up a woman and man inside the home. A 15-year-old was able to call 911 to alert police that their home was being robbed. The woman and man both suffered minor injuries, while the three children were unharmed, police say.
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Peek Inside New $35 Million Resort on Oneida Lake That Comes With Your Own Pontoon

Take your first look inside The Cove, a new $35 million vacation rental destination on Oneida Lake with cottages that come with your own personal pontoon boat. The Cove at Sylvan Beach is finally open after being in the works for the past two years. The resort features 70 modern two- and three-bedroom cottages with full eat-in kitchens, gas grills, fire pits, and a number of other amenities including a pontoon boat so guests can enjoy fishing, water sports, and cruising on Oneida Lake.

No, Grandma Brown’s Baked Beans has not reopened

(WYSR-TV) — A tasty rumor on social media has led a few of you to reach out to the Your Stories Team asking us to spill the beans on Grandma Brown’s Baked Beans. Dana Pattington wrote: I heard Grandma Brown’s has started production again. Any timeline on when they will hit store shelves and make […]

Cat Doesn't Mind Being Bounced By Kiddo

Occurred on June 26, 2022 / Liverpool, New York, USA Info from Licensor: "This video is of my two-year-old son, Oliver and my two-year-old orange tabby cat Skippy jumping on the trampoline together in my backyard. Skippy is such a cool cat that he doesn’t even care that he’s bouncing up and down! You can see how much my son loves the cat when he kisses his head and gives him space on the trampoline."

Casey Park Pool Announces Opening Day

Some good news for those of you who want to take a dip in a pool to cool off this summer. The Casey Park Pool in Auburn is planning on opening on July 6th. According to a post on its social media page, the pool will be open to the public daily from noon until 6 p.m.

Flora & Fauna: Bringing more bluebirds to Baldwinsville

BALDWINSVILLE — The eastern bluebird is New York State’s official bird. If you witness these captivating birds in your backyard, you will understand why it was chosen. Bluebirds are linked to American culture and, like Robins, are a sign of spring. Who can forget Judy Garland singing “Somewhere over the rainbow, bluebirds sing”? Famed naturalist Henry David Thoreau proclaimed, “The bluebird carries the sky on his back.”

Restaurant inspections: Denny’s location has critical violations; 62 satisfactory; 3 correct previous violations

Here are the food service inspections reported by the Onondaga County Health Department from June 6 to 11:. Critical violations: Approximately one quart of pancake batter found sitting on prep table on the cook line temped at 55 degrees. According to management it was made one half hour before and not stored properly under refrigeration (correctied - placed into cooler). Approximately one half pound of sliced ham in flip-top cooler temped at 49 to 51 degrees. According to management the ham has probably been in the cooler since the previous night (correction - product voluntarily discarded). Other foods in the cooler were temped at 44 to 46 degrees. Cooler operation unreliable.

Kitten overflow at CNY SPCA, adoptions desperately needed

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Jessie and Slater are this week's featured adoptable pets with the CNY SPCA. They are 14-week-old kittens looking for a loving home along with their sibling who is also at the shelter. Dee Schaefer with the shelter says they will "light up any home." The CNY...