Turin, NY

Child dies in agricultural accident

TURIN, New York (WWNY) - A 5-year-old is dead after a farming accident in Lewis County over the weekend. Sheriff’s deputies say that a person was backing up a skid-steer on East Road in Turin early Sunday morning and didn’t see a 5-year-old boy who approached the machine from behind.
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Police: Tractor hits, kills 5-year-old boy in Lewis County

TURIN, N.Y. (WWTI) — A young boy was killed over the weekend following an agricultural accident in Lewis County. According to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department, on September 19, an individual was operating a skid steer while attempting to unload a large bale of hay. While backing, the operator failed to see a five-year-old boy approaching the machine from the rear. The tractor then hit the boy with the rear tire.
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Community Prays for Miracle After Carthage Football Player Suffers Massive Brain Injury

An Upstate New York family is praying for a miracle after a 14-year-old collapsed on the football field from a serious brain injury and fights for his life. Tyler Christman a JV football player from Carthage, New York suffered a serious brain injury during a Comets’ game against West Genesee on Friday, September 17. "He is bleeding in the frontal cortex of his brain and has massive brain swelling." Faith Parks, Christman's aunt explained on Facebook. "He has slight eye response and a cough reflex."

Machine fire takes toll on Lowville brewery

LOWVILLE, New York (WWNY) - After a machine caught fire, a Lowville brewery is expected to be out of production for at least 2 months. “The first thing I noticed was all the electronic smelling smoke when I walked in, and I saw a pile of ashes on the floor from the machine,” said Ryan Chaif, owner, Skewed Brewing.

North Country wears red for Carthage football player who suffered ‘tragic’ brain injury

CARTHAGE, N.Y. (WWTI) — Tyler Christman was on the minds of North Country residents as many woke up for school and work on Monday. On September 18, Christman, a junior varsity football player at Carthage High School, sustained a serious head injury while playing at his team’s away game at West Genesee. Posts shared by community members and EMS services said that Christman “dropped instantly” after being hit on the field.

People wear red to show support for injured Carthage football player

CARTHAGE, New York (WWNY) - People from all over the north country are showing their support for Tyler Christman and his family. Tyler is the Carthage football player who suffered a serious brain injury in a football game over the weekend. It didn’t matter which school district you walked into...

EARTH Metal Detecting Club holds annual hunt, picnic

WESTERN — Thirty members of the EARTH Metal Detecting Club of Central New York gathered for the club’s annual club hunt and picnic on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Delta Lake State Park, off of Route 46 in Westernville. Among the day’s highlights were five featured seeded hunts on the beach where hundreds of dollars’ worth of silver coins were buried along with valuable tokens which could be redeemed for prizes.

Skewed Brewing halts production following warehouse fire

LOWVILLE, New York (WWNY) - A local brewery has to stop production temporarily thanks to a structure fire in its warehouse. Skewed Brewing owner Ryan Chaif says there was a fire Wednesday night at the Lowville building. He says it started when a new piece of equipment ignited, causing everything...

2 people, 2 dogs exposed to rabid cat in Marcy

MARCY, N.Y. – A stray cat in Marcy tested positive for rabies earlier this week, according to the Oneida County Health Department. The cat was sent to the state health department’s Wadsworth Center in Albany on Tuesday, Sept. 7 to be tested. Positive results were reported the next day. The...

A cat has tested postive for rabies in Marcy

MARCY, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY-TV) -The Oneida County Health Department is reporting that a cat has tested positive for rabies in the Town of Marcy. The cat as sent to the New York State Department of Health Wadsworth Center for testing on September 7, 2021 and positive results were reported the following day. Two people were exposed to the cat, and received post-exposure prophylaxis. Two dogs were also exposed to the cat.

Precious Lee’s Historic Fashion Week Began With a Beautiful Christian Siriano Runway

Precious Lee’s Instagram bio reads, “In the business of making history.” That has most certainly been accomplished, time and time again. As New York Fashion Week continues, Lee’s star has risen higher with each runway, perfectly constructed ensemble, and breakthrough moment. It may be too soon to cast her as the industry’s next Queen of Curves, but one thing’s for certain: Her mere presence, resilience, and visibility at New York Fashion Week is opening doors for a new generation of women to shine.

Restaurant to reopen after resolving labor issue

TOWN OF WILNA, New York (WWNY) - A Carthage-area restaurant is set to reopen. The Sahara Restaurant’s owner, Belva Hall, closed the State Route 3 business last month because she needed a cook. She blamed the lack of people willing to work on the labor shortage and the extra unemployment...

Water Safari closes doors for the summer

OLD FORGE, N.Y. -- Enchanted Forest Water Safari closed their doors for the summer on Sunday. The closing of the park unofficially marks the end of summer and the start of the school year. After missing the whole season last year due to the pandemic, the owners were excited the...