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Suspect stabs bouncer after being refused entry inside Syracuse bar

Syracuse, NY (WSYR-TV) Syracuse Police say a bouncer at Orbis Lounge in Syracuse was stabbed Friday night. On Friday, around 11:40 P.M., Officers responded to the bar on East Genesee Street for a stabbing call. When officers got there, they found the 24-year-old male Orbis employee who was stabbed in...
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Rome police say man, 21, had loaded ghost gun, drugs

ROME — A loaded ghost gun and a quantity of cocaine were seized when a 21-year-old man tried to run from law enforcement officers in Rome Friday morning, according to the Rome Police Department. Police said they were dispatched to the area of Oakwood Street and Floyd Avenue at...

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...

Picturesque and challenging hiking trails near Central New York

(WSYR-TV)–With the temperatures heating up, so are peoples urges to travel. However, traveling can be quite expenses during these trying times, so maybe you’re looking for ways to get out that won’t break your bank. Central New York is known for it’s scenic views and hidden hot...

Gardening Update: Hosta's with Carol Watson's Greenhouse

LAFAYETTE, N.Y. — LAFAYETTE,N.Y. — Carol Watson features Hosta's 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.
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New Hartford Hospice Butterfly launch set for July 20

New Hartford, N.Y. — Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. is holding its Annual Butterfly Release Celebration on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. All are welcome to purchase a butterfly; this event is not limited to only those who have used hospice services but is open to the community. A life-affirming...

New York man cycling across America is bitten by dog in Illinois

CHICAGO - Bob Barnes, the man who is bicycling to all 50 U.S. state capitals in one year, had a face-off with an aggressive dog within days of reaching the state of Illinois. Barnes, 52, of Syracuse, N.Y., visited his capital no. 39, Springfield, on May 3. Along his cross-country journey, which began in summer of 2021, Barnes has had a few close calls and some dangerous experiences; his tent even caught fire amid his Michigan trip.

TSA offers advice to flyers using Syracuse Hancock International Airport this summer

SYRACUSE, NY — The TSA at Syracuse Hancock International Airport says it is prepared for an increase in passenger volume as we approach Independence Day weekend into the rest of summer. In order to keep security screening as efficient as possible, TSA officials are offering tips to travelers who may have not traveled through SYR in a while.

RFA Class of 1959 plans reunion at casino

ROME — The Rome Free Academy Class of 1959 will hold its 63rd reunion Friday, Aug. 12, through Sunday, Aug. 14, at Turning Stone Resort Casino. Friday evening, starting at 6 p.m., there will be light hors d’oeuvres with a $20 charge. Saturday will be a buffet dinner starting at 6 p.m. at a cost of $40. Sunday breakfast/brunch for $20 will begin at 8 a.m.

'Mini-Mazz Market' opens in Rome as business rebuilds following fire

ROME, N.Y. – The owners of Mazzaferro’s in Rome are opened their new location on Friday, which they’ve dubbed the ‘Mini-Mazz Market.’. Following a devastating fire that destroyed the city staple on April 29, Brian and Joseph Mazzaferro decided to open a smaller shop temporarily at their wholesale location at the corner of Railroad and Mill streets.

Meet the CNYSPCA Pet of the Week: Violet

Submitted by Donna Newman for the Central New York SPCA. If you looked “hound” up online, you very well may see a picture of Violet! She’s fifty pounds, and only four years old, but she’s already been through a few things. Violet is a typical hound;...

How Syracuse's Parks and Rec team is overcoming staffing gaps to keep summer fun

The city of Syracuse's Crawfish Festival is a celebration of the aforementioned crustacean. Vendors are also slinging shrimp, clams, beignets and gumbo. But at this year's celebration, the city didn’t have enough people to keep the trash bins from overflowing. So special events coordinator Britney Farmer stepped in. The Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs department employee took on an eight-hour shift pulling bag after bag of trash from the bins outside food stands.