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Syracuse Police Recover Stolen Car With Baby in the Backseat

A car with a toddler in the backseat was stolen in the city of Syracuse this morning. Law enforcement officials say a call to 911 came in shortly before 11:00 a.m. that someone drove off with a gray Ford Fusion on the 600 block of Wolf Street, and that the vehicle contained an 18-month old child.
SYRACUSE, NY
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GALLERY: 12 Great Ice Cream Stands in Upstate New York to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

What better way to satisfy your sweet tooth than by visiting any of these 12 great ice cream stands in Upstate New York and treating yourself to an epic sundae!. Sundaes come in all kinds of concoctions. What is your favorite (I am sure it is on this list)? As for me, I have two weaknesses when it comes to ice cream sundaes: hot fudge and peanuts! That is usually my go to when I order a sundae. Not a big fan of berries and cherries and stuff like that with my ice cream. But pour a bucket of hot fudge over a scoop of vanilla ice cream, and then sprinkle it with peanuts, and I am in "sundae heaven."
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Was the North Pole Really Discovered by an Upstate New Yorker?

It may have been our harsh Upstate New York winters that primed one man for the North Pole for the first time in human history. But historians debate if Dr. Frederick Cook was really a trailblazer, or a fraudster. A DOCTOR FROM SULLIVAN COUNTY. Frederick Cook was born in Sullivan...
SCIENCE

Parade Shooting Suspect Bought 5 Weapons Despite Threats

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A man charged Tuesday with seven counts of murder after firing off more than 70 rounds at an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago legally bought five weapons, including the high-powered rifle used in the shooting, despite authorities being called to his home twice in 2019 for threats of violence and suicide, police said.
HIGHLAND PARK, IL

New Trails & Better Access for Disabled Coming to 24,000 Acres of State Forest in CNY

New hiking and ATV trails, and better access for the disabled are among several changes coming to over 24,000 acres of state land in Central New York over the next ten years. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) finalized three new Unit Management Plans (UMPs) for state forests in Central New York. The Eastern Lake Ontario, McDonough, and Tioughnioga region will address timber, habitat, and water quality management activities. Enhanced recreational opportunities such as camping, fishing, boating, and limited all-terrain vehicle (ATV) access for people with mobility impairments are also included.
POLITICS

Historic Prohibition Hideaway on Private Thousand Island Has New Owner

One of the oldest cottages in the Thousand Islands finally has a new owner after being on the market for seven years. Whiskey Island is on the St. Lawrence River in Clayton, New York. It was originally owned by a Leavitt in 1875. Legend has it he ran off with a governess and the island was sold in 1914. The property was passed down from generation to generation until it was sold to the Randazzo Family.
CLAYTON, NY

Bucko from Groton Facing Ghost Gun Charges, Threatening After Alleged Incident

Police are now releasing information about a June arrest. A man from Groton, New York is facing charges after an alleged incident that took place earlier in the month. The New York State Police says that troopers were called to a home after a complaint was made to Tompkins County 911. According to a written release from the NYSP their preliminary “investigation revealed that on June 23rd, (a suspect allegedly) threatened the victim with a gun, caused over $1,900 worth of damage to the victim’s vehicle, and made threatening phone calls to the victim.”

Oh My Trash! You Wont Believe This Disgusting Garbage Filled Car in CNY

Oh my trash! A car was seen in Rome that was almost filled to the roof with takeout containers, cups, pizza boxes, and just plain garbage. What in the holy heck is going on. I've heard of pack rats stockpiling everything inside their homes but I've never heard of a hoarder on wheels. Or it's just taking laziness to a whole new level.
ROME, NY

CCE Madison Teaming With NY FarmNet To Offer Free Services To Farmers

One free resource for farmers in Central New York just got even better than before. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County is teaming up with NY FarmNet to provide a great opportunity for farmers in our region. They are officially setting up office hours to be held in the Agriculture Business Center (AgBC) in Morrisville. Here farmers or agriculture related business owners will get access to even more tools free of charge.
MADISON COUNTY, NY

Utica School Board Gets New Prez and a New Official Newspaper

Utica attorney and school board member Joseph Hobika Jr. was elected Utica School Board president on Tuesday night at the board's organizational meeting. Danielle Padula was elected Vice President.Hobika replaced retiring President and former Utica Mayor Louis LaPolla. New board members Tennille Knoop and James Paul were also sworn in...
UTICA, NY