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Former Republican Rep. Sherwood Boehlert passed away late Monday night

Republican Rep. Sherwood Boehlert, a former republican representing Upstate New York for 24 years, has died. Boehlert served in the House of Representatives from 1983 until 2007. He passed away late Monday night following a brief illness in hospice care. Boehlert was ... MORE
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ORANGE GAME WEEK: Syracuse hosts Liberty Friday night (preview, media & info)

It’ll be Friday night lights, a national audience as one of just four nationally televised games on Friday night, and the toughest test yet when Liberty comes to town on Friday night. The Flames are the stiffest competition yet, according to national ... MORE
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Mets’ Noah Syndergaard set to begin rehab assignment with Triple-A Syracuse

The New York Mets are once again sending right-hander Noah Syndergaard on a minor league rehab assignment. Syndergaard, who has been out since having Tommy John surgery last spring, will pitch for the team’s Triple-A affiliate in Syracuse on Wednesday, reports’s ... MORE
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One of the exonerated 5 wrongly accused of rape in 1989 became the first recipient of Syracuse University’s honorary degree

During Syracuse University’s Class of 2020 commencement ceremony, Kevin Richardson earned the first ever honorary undergraduate degree from the school. Richardson is one of the exonerated five men that was wrongly convicted of rape in 1989 when he was only a teenager ... MORE
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Transmission lines will be worked on through helicopters in Central New York until Nov. 15

Transmission lines will be worked on by the New York Power Authority via helicopters beginning Monday. Counties impacted are Onondaga, Madison, and Oneida. The work is being done on a 50-mile transmission line that runs through Clay, Cicero, Bridgeport, Chittenango, Canastota, Verona, ... MORE
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Governor Kathy Hochul will return to Syracuse University this weekend to address the Class of 2020

Governor Kathy Hochul is a Syracuse University alum, and will be delivering the commencement speech for the class of 2020 on Sunday. Hochul graduated from the Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse takes on Albany this afternoon (preview, media & info)

Sean Tucker scores five touchdowns as Syracuse cruises to blowout win over Albany, 62-24 (full coverage)

Syracuse freshman running back Sean Tucker ran for 132 yards and had 121 yards receiving with five total touchdowns as the Orange dominated FCS Albany 62-24 in the Carrier Dome on Saturday. With the win, Syracuse improves to 2-1 on the season, ... MORE
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Syracuse Mets beat Worcester Red Sox in series finale, 9-4

The Syracuse Mets beat the Worcester Red Sox, 9-4, on Sunday afternoon to secure a series victory. Brandon Drury and Travis Blankenhorn led the way, both collecting three hits and a home run in the win. As a result, Syracuse enters the ... MORE
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Syracuse Mets fall to Worcester Red Sox, 4-0

Despite a quality outing from starting pitcher Adam Oller, the Syracuse Mets fell to the Worcester Red Sox, 4-0, on Saturday night at NBT Bank Stadium. Oller went six innings, allowing two runs on four hits while walking one and striking out ... MORE
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Mechanic admits to stealing thousands in equipment when working as a mechanic for State Police

A mechanic that worked on State Police cars was accused of, and admitted to, stealing over $24,000 in equipment from New York State. David Relyea, 64, of Canastota, stole parts from 2015 until 2020. His job entailed the maintenance of vehicles for ... MORE
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Victims names have been released by police that were involved in a fuel tank crash outside Syracuse

The two individuals killed when they hit a fuel tank in Mattydale on Wednesday have been identified by police. The victims were Matthew Kneer and Christine Olmstead, both age 50. The van was traveling west when it went off the road to ... MORE
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Fire departments respond to an early morning fire in Granby

An early morning fire in Granby had multiple fire departments present. Around 1 a.m. apartments on State Route 176 caught on fire. The apartments appeared to be destroyed with no injuries reported. What caused the fire is unknown and is still actively ... MORE
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Murder of a teenage girl from Utica will be featured on this weekend’s “48 Hours”

This Saturday the murder of a teenage girl will be featured on an episode of CBS’ “48 Hours.” In 2019, 17-year-old Bianca Devins, of Utica, was murdered after she attended a concert with Brandon Clark, of Cicero, in New York City. Clark ... MORE
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Syracuse Mets cruise past Worcester Red Sox, 7-1

In just his second game with Syracuse, Mark Vientos put together a 3-for-3 performance with his first Triple-A home run, finishing a triple shy of the cycle, to help lead the Syracuse Mets to a convincing 7-1 win over the Worcester Red ... MORE
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Students receive letter Wednesday at Syracuse University detailing the requirement for masks in the Dome

Following the game last weekend at Syracuse University, the school will have Dome staff enforcing the mask rules this weekend due to the minimal effort on fans parts to follow them. A letter was sent to students Wednesday that informed them they ... MORE