Fatal head-on crash in Liverpool

State Police are investigating a fatal two-car crash that occurred on Buckley Road in the town of Salina. On Feb. 17, 2017, at approximately 8:41 p.m., State Police in North Syracuse responded to a two-car personal injury motor vehicle collision on Buckley Road in the town of Salina.

The preliminary investigation reveals a 2017 Audi, […]

Fatal snowmobile crash in Madison County

Verdow snowmobile

At approximately 3:52 p.m. Feb. 17, 2017, State Police in Morrisville responded to a snowmobile collision involving two snowmobiles on Trail S56 in the town of Cazenovia, in the area of Cobblestone Drive.

Investigation at scene reveals that a 1990 Yamaha being operated by George E. Verdow, 64, of Tully, was westbound […]

DiNapoli: New York’s drinking water infrastructure needs fixing

New York’s water systems may require nearly $40 billion in repairs and improvements over the next two decades, according to a report issued today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

“Many drinking water systems in New York are over 100 years old and operating far beyond their useful life,” DiNapoli said. “Too many places are […]

Camillus Coalition Forum Night

On Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, the Camillus Coalition on Substance Abuse will hold its second Forum on Heroin and Opioid Addiction at West Genesee High School, Genesee Street, Camillus, New York. The program will begin at 6:30 PM with Christie Casciano, of News Channel 9 as the Key Note Speaker. Ms. Casciano has long been […]

Pre-registration events for America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk

America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk is just a few weeks away on March 4th. Participants can register online at www.uticaheartrunwalk.org, or visit one of several options for pre-registration sites. The sites this year include a new location for the pre-registration event typically held at Van’s Tavern in Barneveld.

Saturday, February 25

8am-11am

Rome Run […]

Syracuse International Airport offers tips to winter break travelers

Syracuse International Airport is preparing for increased passenger volume over the next week, as local schools break for mid-winter recess. Anticipated increase in passenger volume departure days include Feb. 16-19, 2017.

We spoke to the airlines and they want to make sure passengers are prepared before they arrive at the airport. Below are some travel […]

Alzheimer’s Association invites caregivers to attend local support groups

The challenges and emotions that come with caregiving for an individual with Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia can be overwhelming. It can be a stressful endeavor surrounded by anxiety, worry and guilt, and many feel as if they are alone in their journey.

The Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter welcomes caregivers of […]

Schneiderman, fellow AGs, file U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief seeking protections for federal detainees

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman joined six other state Attorneys General today in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in Jennings v. Rodriguez, a case involving the federal government’s authority to detain non-citizens pending completion of their removal proceedings. The brief was signed by Attorneys General from California, Massachusetts, New […]

Ombudsmen volunteers ensure “you have the right to remain you” for long-term care facility residents

Pictured are Mary Cohen, RCIL/NYS Long Term Care local Ombudsman volunteer with Judy Fryer,resident of Oneida Healthcare Extended Care Facility.

As an independent living center, RCIL’s personal motto is “you have the right to remain you.”

The Resource Center for Independent Living, in Utica, works tirelessly to ensure individual rights and freedoms to individuals. […]

Raiders to host fifth annual Blue4Q game

Colgate’s LGBTQ Initiatives, Shaw Wellness Institute and men’s basketball team are proud to announce the fifth-annual LGBTQ ‘Blue4Q’ Awareness Game, set for Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. against Boston University.

The Raiders will showcase their support for LGBTQ initiatives by wearing rainbow ties, socks and pregame shirts. Raffle tickets will be on sale to […]

Tenney votes to roll back mining regulations

Claudia Tenney

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY) released the following statement regarding her vote Feb. 1 in support of H.J. Res 38, disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Interior (DOI) known as the Stream Protection Rule:

“The Stream Protection Rule, introduced during the Obama Administration, attempted to alter the already existing regulations under […]

Grant opportunity for organizations that support opportunities for disabled people

The Allen Speiser Memorial Fund for Vocational Rehabilitation is accepting grant applications from programs that promote the placement and retention of employees with disabilities in the workforce. The application deadline is March 3, 2017. Eligibility is limited to 501(c)(3) nonprofit, human service organizations that serve people with disabilities in Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cortland or Cayuga […]