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Gas prices impacting tree service and lawn care businesses

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV)- Joshua Lashomb owns Josh’s Tree and Landscaping out of Liverpool, and he says he’s shelling out more money because of gas prices. As of Wednesday May 18, the average price for a gallon of gas in Onondaga County was $4.79 according to AAA. Lashomb said he’s paying over $2,500.00 per week to fill up all of his equipment, when in 2021 he was paying around $1,500.00 per week. “Interesting for sure, adapting, adjusting to either you know a shortage, gas/diesel being crazy expensive,” said Lashomb.
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Fugitive of the Week: Laura Sheridan

(WSYR-TV) — The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office is putting NewsChannel 9 viewers ‘On The Lookout’ for Laura Sheridan.  The 35-year-old Liverpool resident is 5’3” tall, weighs 140 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Sheridan is wanted for six separate bench warrants:  Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree from an incident in 2021.  […]
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Anti-CRT school board candidates look for wins across NY state

NEW YORK (TND) — School board elections are taking place all over New York Tuesday, and a list of anti-critical race theory (CRT) candidates are hoping for big wins. The 1776 project, an organization that sprouted to counter the liberal 1619 Project, published a tweet Tuesday afternoon with a list of candidates it was endorsing in the state’s school board elections, arguing they “will stand against woke CRT madness.”
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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY BACK IN ACTION THIS FRIDAY (MAY 20)

VERNON, NY – It’s race week!. This Friday (May 20) racing resumes at Utica-Rome Speedway with another action-packed night. The Sunoco Modifieds headline the Friday night affair, going for 30 laps as current point leader Matt Sheppard looks for his fourth consecutive win to open the new season.
VERNON, NY

Update: Thousands still without power after fast-moving storm sweeps through Central NY

Update at 11:15 p.m.: While most of Central New York has electricity again tonight, some still do not. National Grid is reporting 117 customers in Onondaga County, 847 customers in Oneida County, 41 customers in Cayuga County and three customers in Cortland County are still without power at 11:15 p.m. No one in Madison County is without power. NYSEG also is reporting eight customers without power in the Syracuse area.
SYRACUSE, NY
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Onondaga County announces three deaths as COVID numbers trend down

(WSYR-TV) — Despite COVID numbers trending downward, compared to last week, Onondaga County announced three more deaths related to the virus. County Executive Ryan McMahon tweeted that two men in their 50s and 60s died along with another person from a long-term care facility. There was no information on whether any of them had preexisting conditions.
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Onondaga County to host ceremony honoring fallen first responders

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Onondaga County groups will honor fallen volunteer firefighters, emergency responders, deputies and officers during a ceremony on Thursday, May 19. The event is hosted by the Onondaga County Volunteer Fireman’s Association and the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office and will take place at the Onondaga County...
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CNY Trap League results: Week 6 (May 17, 2022)

Central New York Trap League results (Week 6: May 17, 2022) Toad Harbor (191 2 pts) at South Shore (186 0 pts) Pathfinder (190 2 pts) at Central Square (168 0 pts) Otisco Lake (187 0 pts) at Skaneateles (199 2 pts) DeWitt (185 1 pt) at Three Rivers (185...
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