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Your Stories Q&A: What’s the status of a new grocery store coming to Fayetteville?
FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – You ask, we answer! A question that the Your Stories Team continues to receive from our viewers is on a topic we’ve been following for years: What’s the latest on a new grocery store coming to Fayetteville? Last year, the Village of Fayetteville’s Planning Board approved a project to bring a […]
Mental health arrest
ALBANY, N.Y. — A federal court in New York preserved an Oneida citizen’s excessive force, failure to accommodate and assault claims against an officer who kicked him while he was handcuffed for behavior he exhibited during a mental breakdown related to his bipolar disorder. The kick was not justified, and the officer was aware of the disability but did not properly de-escalate the situation or perform a mental health arrest instead.
Free Meals On The Way For Central New York Schoolchildren
If you have school aged children in Central New York, there is some good news about lunches starting in 2024. Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES announced earlier this year an amendment to their policy for serving meals to children under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. Which means, starting January 1st 2024, all school districts participating in the OHM BOCES food service program will serve meals to school kids for free under the Community Eligibility Program.
Local Band, Bar Raise Bedding for Sleep in Heavenly Peace
A local Classic Rock band, a local bar/restaurant, and giving people from Central New York all exceeded their goal to collect bedding for local kids in need. The band Dusty Puppies performed at Station 233 - The Simple Bar in Westmoreland on Friday night and asked their fans to bring new twin sized bedding to benefit Sleep in Heavenly Peace, a local charity that builds beds and provides them to local kids who don't have one.
Camden boys bowlers victorious at annual Holiday Bakers tournament
Teams from 11 Section III schools took part the the annual Holiday Bakers bowling tournament at the Lucky Strike Lanes in Camden on Saturday. Participating in this year’s tournament were teams from Adirondack, Camden, Chittenango, Cicero-North Syracuse, East Syracuse Minoa, New Hartford, Rome Free Academy, Sherburne-Earlvile, Utica Proctor, Vernon Verona Sherrill and Waterville.
America’s 1st Execution by Electric Chair Happened in Central New York
Did you know "Ol' Sparky" was first used right here in Central New York? The first person to "ride the lightning" was William Kemmler, and the event was both historic and controversial. AUBURN PRISON. Just west of Syracuse is Auburn Correctional Facility, one of the oldest continuously operating prisons in...
Be On the Look Out for Funny Money in Sherrill
SHERRILL, N.Y. -- The City of Sherrill Police Department has issued a counterfeit money alert to all residents. Police were called recently when a resident was approached by two juveniles asking for change for a $10 bill. That $10 bill, however, looked a little odd. This phony bill had the...
Massive CNY Christmas Tree Woven With 18 Miles Of Crocheted Magic
O Christmas Tree, O Christmas tree, how lovely are your crocheted branches. Two Central New York men have created the Mohawk Valley‘s largest crocheted Christmas tree. John Ossowski and Mike Beehm spent 11 months putting together the 10-foot-tall tree in their spare time. Ossowski and Beehm have a passion...
Turning Stone casino to debut its new sports and betting lounge this month, with new branding
Verona, N.Y. — The newest nightlife venue at Turning Stone Casino Resort will debut this month, along with a rebranding and relocation of its sports betting lounge. The new venue, called NY Rec & Social Club, opens on Dec. 18 in the spot that was previously the Lava Nightclub in the Exit 33 wing of the casino.
Donations Being Accepted for United Way MV's 'Welcome Home Kits' that Support Local Families
UTICA, N.Y. -- Residents have an opportunity to support individuals and families who were previously homeless or living in shelters as they make the transition to new housing. The United Way of the Mohawk Valley is appealing to the community for donations this holiday season for their Welcome Home Kits.
Will National Grid’s new smart meters change how we use energy? We’re about to find out
Syracuse, N.Y. – Central New York customers are first in line for new “smart meters” that National Grid will roll out across its Upstate territory to all 1.7 million customers. You’ve probably seen the TV ads. Installations started in August and will finish up four years from...
Peter Frampton comes alive again in Central New York
Peter Frampton is coming alive again in Central New York. The Grammy-winning musician will perform Saturday, March 9, 2024, at the del Lago Resort & Casino in Waterloo, as part of his new “Never EVER Say Never Tour” dates. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the Vine Showroom.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.59 and $3.64 in Bridgeport as of 2023-12-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Cats Of canastota, NY Need You!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of canastota..
Grab All Your Rowdy Friends! Hank Williams Jr is Coming to Central New York
Grab all your rowdy friends. Hank Williams Jr is coming to Central New York. Bocephus will be at Lakeview in Syracuse next summer, joining the growing list of stars performing at the Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater to get you into a "Country State of Mind." Who: Hank Williams Jr...
Weekend Weather Forecast: Rain, Fog, and Potential Snow in Central New York
• The weather forecast for Central New York predicts rain ending tonight with patchy fog and lows in the upper 30s. • The weekend will continue to be unsettled with cloudy skies and scattered rain showers on Saturday, and rain developing on Sunday afternoon.
Mostly cloudy with light rain/snow today
Good Monday morning! After widespread rain and mild temps yesterday, we begin to enter a cooler but relatively quiet stretch of weather for the first full week of December. Today, light lake-effect rain and snow showers will take place off of Lake Erie and Ontario. Wind direction will be variable, pushing some showers south into the Mohawk Valley and back north again. This isn’t going to be a significant snowfall event like last week, we’re only thinking a couple inches of snow accumulation max in the highest elevations as most surface temperatures will be too warm to have any snow stick.
Plans fall through to turn former hotel into senior apartments in Onondaga County
Salina, NY - Plans to turn the former Ramada by Wyndham in Salina into luxury senior apartments have fallen through, according to Nick Paro, Salina town supervisor. “It was kind of a surprise,” Paro said. “I’m not really sure what happened. I haven’t been given clear answers.”
Building collapses in Oneida hours before tree lighting
ONEIDA, NY (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) — A building collapsed in the City of Oneida on Friday, Dec. 1, hours before Christmas festivities were supposed to kick off in the city. The building on Vanderbilt Avenue –situated near the Oneida Police Department building — collapsed early Friday morning. Vanderbilt Avenue itself is currently closed as crews assess the […]
Comedian Jo Koy coming to Turning Stone in Central NY
Comedian Jo Koy is coming to Central New York. Koy will perform Sunday, March 10, at the Turning Stone Event Center in Verona. The show is listed as “Jo Koy & Friends,” but no opening act has been named. Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 8, at 10...