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New York’s House District Map is Out and Democrats Can’t Be Happy

The court appointed neutral special master charged with redrawing New York's House and NYS Senate maps released a draft version of his revised Congressional map on Monday. The makeup of the proposed map doesn't come as a surprise to Central New Yorkers who expected the possibility that Oneida and Herkimer Counties would lose their independence, and be split up into separate districts. The new map places Oneida County, including Utica and Rome, with the more populated Syracuse in the 22nd Congressional District, and Herkimer County and parts of Otsego County with the 21st Congressional District with Rep. Elise Stefanik in the North Country region.
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Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Tompkins County, quarter-sized hail and flash flooding possible

Update (6 p.m.): The area around Route 327 and Upper Gray Road has been reopened. Update (1:15 p.m.): Over 2,000 NYSEG customers are without power in Trumansburg after the late-morning/early-afternoon thunderstorm that came through Tompkins County Monday. Their restoration time is anticipated to be 3:45 p.m., according to the company.

‘You Have the Power to Have a Profound Impact’: ABC News’ David Muir Addresses Syracuse University’s Class of 2022 (Video)

As the Syracuse University community came together to celebrate the Class of 2022, it was only fitting that a Central New York native who has reported on some of the most powerful and consequential stories of our time came home to deliver a Commencement address honoring a graduating class that has gone through more trials and tribulations than any in the University’s 152-year history.

Take a Hike By 12 Scenic Waterfalls & Swim Beneath One Few Hours From CNY

A few hours from Utica is a place where you can hike past 12 scenic waterfalls and swim beneath one in a stream-fed pool. Robert H. Treman State Park is an area of wild beauty in Ithaca, New York. The rugged gorge called Enfield Glen is the park's scenic highlight. Nine miles of winding trails follow the gorge past 12 waterfalls, including the 115-foot Lucifer Falls, to where visitors can see a mile-and-a-half down the wooded gorge as it winds its way to the lower park.

Syracuse Hancock Airport sees pre-pandemic travel levels

If you happened to take a flight out of Syracuse’s Hancock airport last month, you certainly weren’t alone. Regional Airport Authority officials say more than 225,000 other passengers passed through the airport in April, an 8.5% increase over the same month in 2019. The volume is usually higher...

NY man cycling to all 50 states faces loose bull in Kentucky

(FOX NEWS) -- Bob Barnes, the man who is bicycling to all 50 U.S. state capitals in one year, recently found himself "the most danger" he's been in since embarking on his trip across America, according to a report by Fox News. Barnes, 52, of Syracuse, New York, reached the...

Be princess for a day in Upstate NY with royal carriage rides

Take a ride of enchantment this summer in Upstate New York with a horse-drawn carriage ride hosted by some of your favorite fairytale princesses. Royal Promise Productions, based in Central New York, is partnering with CNY Carriage Company and the City of Auburn Parks and Recreation for a summer of regal experiences in Hoopes Park. One Sunday each month will feature an event with a different princess.

Meet the CNYSPCA Pets of the Week: Rainbow Lorakeets

Submitted by Donna Newman for the Central New York SPCA. A pair of lorakeets came to the shelter as part of a hoarding case. There’s a lot we don’t know about this bonded pair, including their names, genders, and ages. We do know that they’ve come a long way in a short time; their feathers are growing back, they’re getting used to interacting with people, and they’re on the cusp of learning to speak.

Syracuse Hancock Airport says it has returned to pre-pandemic traffic levels

SYRACUSE, NY — The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority is reporting the number of people traveling through the Syracuse Hancock International Airport has returned to pre-pandemic levels. According to airport officials, the airport saw 225,898 passengers travel through the terminal in April, which is an increase over April 2019, which...