Here are the weather headlines for the holiday weekend: •Saturday is the pick day of the weekend; no rain is forecast •Warmth and humidity returns for Labor Day Weekend. •Best chance for wet weather is Sunday The humidity should climb quite a bit this weekend. On Saturday, southwest winds will start to drive the temperature up a bit. The humidity
Minetto (WSYR-TV) - Friday was a big day for an iconic landmark in Oswego County. The Midway Drive-in in Minetto re-opened for movie-lovers across the state. The drive-in was destroyed after powerful storms hit Central New York back earlier this summer. But now almost two months later, a new screen has been installed and the 66-year-old theater is back in
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – The Syracuse University football team opened its 2014 season with a win against Villanova. Syracuse won 27-26 in 2OT. Villanova missed a game-winning field goal near the end of regulation which would have won the game.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Here’s a look at what’s happening on day ten of the 2014 New York State Fair: Saturday, August 30. It’s Grange Day. Click here for a full schedule. Grandstand: 7:30 p.m. Jason Aldean with Florida Georgia Line & Tyler Farr Chevy Court: 2:00 p.m. Uncle Kracker 8:00 p.m. Bell Biv Devoe Midway Music Series Stage: 7:30 p.m.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – A Seneca County man who admitted that he murdered his son by letting a vehicle he was working on fall on his chest has been charged in his first wife’s death in California. The Calaveras County District Attorney’s office charged Karl Karlsen with first degree murder in connection with the death of his wife during a fire
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - The Syracuse Chiefs have clinched the team's first playoff berth since 1998. The Chiefs clinched despite losing 2-1 to the Pawtucket Red Sox. Buffalo defeated Rochester Friday night, which means Syracuse will participate in the playoffs as the North Division champions or Wild Card champions in the International League playoffs. The Chiefs will look to clinch its
Brewerton (WSYR-TV) – The Route 11 bridge over the Oneida River in Brewerton is re-open to traffic in both directions, but with a 20 ton weight restriction. The bridge was shut down for emergency repairs on Thursday. A Thursday morning inspection indicated that the steel connection in the floor beams near the south end of the bridge had deteriorated. The
Geddes (WSYR-TV) - Ed Cook has worked at the New York State Fair for nearly 30 years, many of them as the superintendent of the Grandstand. Cook has had a front-row seat to that many years of concerts, some of the best musical performances around. NewsChannel 9's Andrew Donovan spoke with Cook to hear about his memories.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - Here's our shtick: eating the Great New York State Fair on a stick. In the video above, NewsChannel 9's Rachel Polansky shows us some traditional, exotic, and sweet treats on a stick. -Stix & Things along restaurant row, near the Dairy Products Building, offers alligator, shark, kangaroo, shrimp on a stick. -Sterling Creek General Store in the
Salina (WSYR-TV) – The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident in the town of Salina that resulted in the death of a 6-year-old girl, and the hospitalization of her 14-year-old brother. Sheriff’s Deputies and emergency personnel responded to a Carlton Drive home on Friday morning after a father found the two children unconscious. Glenn Collins’ daughter, Gabriella, was
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – This weekend will be your last change to visit the “Seven Wonders of the Fair” – from the Ferris wheel to the Butter Sculpture. On Friday, NewsChannel 9’s Caitlin Nuclo had a chance to participate in the seven wonders event. If you want to learn more about the contest, visit the Fair’s website . Click on the
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - It's Native American Day at the Great New State State Fair. Take a trip to the Indian Village on the fairgrounds, and you'll be treated to a traditional Native American dance. Turn into the Six Nations hut and hand-crafted jewelry fills the room. "These leather braids are like a miracle braid, all made with one leather. I
Canandaigua (WSYR-TV) – The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says it will take “at least another two weeks” to complete its investigation into a crash in which a car driven by NASCAR star Tony Stewart hit a North Country driver and killed him. Stewart and Kevin Ward Jr. were both racing at Canandaigua Motorsports Park on Saturday, Aug. 9. Video shows