The financial fallout for Burt Marshall’s investors just got worse, bankruptcy records show
Hamilton, N.Y. — Retired elementary school teacher George Cowen knows he’s not going to get back much of the quarter of a million dollars he’s owed by bankrupt Madison County businessman Burt Marshall. But the amount may be even less than he had hoped, as little as...
Tracking the lake effect snow in CNY
The National Weather Service added Oswego County and southern Oneida Counties to the list of areas under Lake Effect Snow Warnings through 7PM tonight. During the pre-dawn hours this morning, the heavy lake effect band was draped across southern Oswego, northern Madison, and central/southern Oneida Counties. In the last few hours, it shifted further south to bring the Syracuse metro area whiteout conditions at the peak of the morning commute.
What’s the Difference Between Lake-Effect Snow and Blizzards?
Lake-effect snow slammed New York this morning. But what makes lake-effect snow different than blizzards?. Close to 3.5 million Americans are currently under Lake-Effect Snow Warnings, with a massive system expected to dump more than 30-inches of snow in some areas. The Current Forecast. The National Weather Service warns that...
In-person classes canceled for Feb. 29
Due to worsening weather in the area, all in-person classes at the SUNY Morrisville campus and the SUNY Morrisville Norwich campus are now canceled for today, Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. Fully virtual classes will continue as scheduled. The campuses will be open and operating. SUNY Morrisville employees on either the...
❄️ Snow Preparedness Activated for New York Roadways Ahead of Storm
The time displayed is local to the original X account in New York State. As a winter storm approaches, New York transportation crews have announced their readiness for full snow and ice operations to ensure safe travel across the state's roadways. Recent warm temperatures are not expected to hinder their preparedness efforts. The storm is expected to bring snowfall to most parts of New York, with Central NY forecasted to experience higher accumulations due to lake-effect snow. Motorists are reminded to give plows enough space to work safely, as emphasized by the campaign's hashtag #DontCrowdThePlow.
Wednesday “Big Money” Powerball Winners From New York
Wednesday night's Powerball drawing was very lucky for some lottery players in New York State. While no one took home the grand prize jackpot, there were four "Big Money" winning tickets sold in New York State from last night's Powerball drawing. Each one of those tickets matched four out of...
29 Kids Have Gone Missing in New York in 2024
Thousands of children go missing every year. Nearly 30 children have disappeared in the state of New York since the start of 2024 and we haven't even hit March yet. Take a look to see if you recognize any and help bring them back home safely. If you have seen...
We Want to Know: Is New York the Only State with an ‘Upstate’ Region?
I'm not sure if you're aware of this, but from what I've heard, there's some disagreement over the term Upstate New York. Sarcasm aside, as those of us from this area know, there is a long-standing debate over the exact definition of the term Upstate New York. Some believe the region begins north of New York City, while others believe it begins around Albany.
New Yorkers Overwhelmingly Say This Cozy Profession Is Their Dream Job
If New Yorkers could be anything they wanted, barring money, they resoundingly say they would want to be where the books and food are. With inflation, skyrocketing cost of living, and everything else that causes your wallet to let off a death rattle at every store - chances are not many New Yorkers feel they can pursue their dream job.
Study: The Most Miserable City in Our State is in Upstate New York
Admit it: we all have days where, try as we might, we're miserable from start to finish. Of course, most everybody strives to be happy and cheerful during every waking moment of their lives. Some days, however, that is extremely hard to do, and at a certain point, we just have to accept our fate for the day.
$1 Million Scratch-Off Winning Ticket Hiding In New York State
Lottery officials confirmed a $1 million scratch-off winning ticket is hiding somewhere in New York State. The New York State Lottery broke the news while sharing a winner's story. Walden, New York Man Wins $1 Million. Kenneth Lynch of Walden just claimed the $1 million top prize for the New...
Norovirus outbreak 2024: How to avoid stomach bug spreading across northeast, NY
The 2024 norovirus outbreak hitting the Northeast, including nearly 70 cases now being investigated in an upstate New York college town, has health officials scrambling to contain the stomach bug's spread. The norovirus outbreak linked to Colgate University in Hamilton sickened at least 15 students and 54 other people living...
Do Any New York Roads Have Wrong-Way Detection Systems?
Should a new technology that's being installed on select roads in Connecticut be considered for New York roads?. Many drivers across New York at one time or another have unfortunately come across another driver who was driving the wrong way on the road they were traveling on. I've witnessed it a few times on Route 44/55 (the Arterial) in Poughkeepsie, NY, and in the times I've witnessed it thankfully the wrong-way driver stopped and turned around before they caused a tragic accident.
New York State Residents Give Governor Terrible News
A new study from Empire State residents isn't providing Gov. Kathy Hochul with great news. Siena College just released its latest Sienna College Poll. Hochul's favorability rating and job approval rating both dropped by by net eight points from January, according to a Siena College poll of registered New York State voters.
Rite Aid closing 77 stores in 2024; list includes Upstate NY locations
The list of Rite Aid stores closings in 2024 has grown to 77 locations, including multiple pharmacies in Upstate New York. Court documents show at least 12 Rite Aid stores in New York state are closing this year, in addition to more than two dozen locations that shuttered in 2023 (mainly in New York City). Stores in Auburn (153 Grant Avenue), Elmira (119 West 2nd St.), and Le Roy (151 West Main St.) were closed last month, while newly announced stores closing include Rite Aids in Buffalo (2474 Bailey Ave.) and in Poughkeepsie (40 Vassar Road).
A New Device May Stop Many New Yorkers From Driving
Many drivers in New York State may not be able to start their cars thanks to a proposed new device. An effort is being made to have this device installed on new passenger vehicles, so anyone who purchases a new car would automatically have it. Federal Government Taking Massive Steps...
Storm Team 2 Evening Forecast 02/28/24
Brace for a wintry blast with gusty winds across Western New York and Northern Pennsylvania! Wind advisories in effect until early morning as gusts hit 50-55 mph. Snow showers tonight, but sunny skies return Thursday. After a record warm spell, temperatures plummet, setting the stage for a chilly but rebounding week ahead.
Update: Weather alert for strong thunderstorms in Central NY early Wednesday evening
An updated report from the National Weather Service was issued on Wednesday at 4:22 p.m. for strong thunderstorms until 4:45 p.m. for Cayuga, Onondaga, Tompkins, Madison, Oneida and Cortland counties. Residents should prepare for wind gusts of up to 55 mph. The weather service adds, "If outdoors, consider seeking shelter...
Storm damage reports from Wednesday
SYRACUSE, N.Y.- We've already experienced some high wind gusts so far tonight, but we have many hours left before the winds settle down. First here's some reports of peak wind gusts from Wednesday:. Here's a zoomed in look across Central New York with tree and power line damage so far:
First Alert Weather: Cold and windy, temperatures back in 40s
ForecastToday: Blustery and much colder this morning with wind chills in the 20s and teens. Mostly sunny to partly cloudy, chilly and blustery this afternoon with wind chills in the 30s.Tonight: Cold, but not as windy. Lows around 30 in the city with 20s and teens across our suburbs.Tomorrow: Seasonal sunshine with highs in the 40s.Looking aheadSaturday: Mild with rain likely. Highs in the 50s.Sunday: Still mild with a lingering chance of showers. Highs in the 50s.