Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - Here’s a look at what’s happening on day three of the 2014 New York State Fair: Saturday, August 23. Click here for a full schedule. Grandstand: 7:30 p.m. Pitbull Chevy Court: 2:00 p.m. Sean Kingston 8:00 p.m. The Bacon Brothers NewsChannel 9 Autograph Schedule: 12n-2pm Carrie Lazarus & Rod Wood 2pm-4pm Dave Longley & Jennifer Sanders App:
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - A new warrant was issued late Friday afternoon for former Fugitive Of Week Jesse Stokes, 53, for grand larceny and scheme to defraud. Stokes was arrested Friday evening, just a few hours later during a traffic stop. In January, Stokes admitted in court that he scammed a dozen people out of thousands of dollars. Onondaga County Court
Here are the weather headlines heading into the weekend: •A few more showers and thunder is possible Friday •Some heavier downpours are still possible Friday. •It still looks like we will see drier weather for the weekend. •A significant warm up is likely mid next week. Low pressure in the upper atmosphere that we’ve been tracking all week as it
Geddes (WSYR-TV) – The New York State Fair honored the state’s police agencies on Friday with Law Enforcement Day. The day started with a parade – and was followed by a ceremony honoring the officers who have fallen in the line of duty in New York this past year. The list includes: Trooper David Cunniff Trooper Christopher Skinner Trooper William
Albany (WSYR-TV) – The man who murdered John Lennon appeared before a parole board for the eighth time since his sentencing, and for the eighth time he returned to prison. Mark David Chapman, 59, appeared before the board on Wednesday. His next scheduled appearance will be in August 2016. Chapman became eligible for parole in 2000. Chapman shot Lennon on
Wampsville (WSYR-TV) – Madison County announced on Friday that it will conduct aerial spraying for mosquitoes after two pools infected with EEE were found on Moore Road in the town of Sullivan. The county will spray the area on Tuesday, Aug. 26. Health department officials say they have found five infected pools this season. The county suggests a number of
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - A new exhibit this year called 'Wolves of the World' at the New York State Fair features the only traveling wolf pack in the nation. "They will see wolves doing natural behaviors, and doing things they want to do," says Michael Sandlofer, co-owner of the exhibit. "If everybody could understand how the pack of wolves work, to
Geddes (WSYR-TV) – The US Army is at the State Fair to give Fair-goers a chance to learn what military life is like. The US Army Recruiting Battalion has a trailer filled with high-tech simulators, giving people the opportunity to see and touch the equipment soldiers use every day. In addition, US Army personnel are on hand to give people
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - The Syracuse City School District has hit the airwaves with ads in its effort to find qualified candidates for its open positions. The media campaign is the latest phase of the recruitment effort launched earlier this year with a new website. SCSD says it’s been working, and cites the 1,500 applications it saw for 200 teaching positions
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Upstate University Hospital will give away 800 free bicycle helmets at the New York State Fair on Saturday. The giveaway will be held between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., or until they run out of helmets, at the Fair’s Upstate exhibit. The exhibit is in the Science and Industry Building on the Fairgrounds.
Fort Drum (WSYR-TV/WFFF-TV) – Six Fort Drum soldiers were treated for injuries after being struck by lightning during training Thursday night. None of their injuries are life threatening, according to military officials. Two of the soldiers remain in the hospital, while the other four were released on Friday morning. The incident occurred around 9 p.m.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - New this year, only buses can drop-off and pick-up fair-goers at the main gate and there's a separate place for cars. Map: Click here to see the new pick-up / drop-off location for cars Before you even get to the Great New York State Fair, finding a parking space or just navigating your way to the fairgrounds
In the video, NewsChannel 9's Andrew Donovan shows us the new Yogurt Bar at the New York State Fair. Located in the Dairy Products Building, YO2GO opens for the first time at the 2014 State Fair. Fair-goers can choose one of two different styles of yogurt: regular vanilla and Greek. Toppings include everything from Oreos to chocolate chips to celery
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Tickets for a preseason game between Carmelo Anthony’s New York Knicks and Michael Carter-Willams’ Philadelphia 76ers at the Carrier Dome are on sale now. 2014 draft selection Jerami Grant also plays for the 76ers after two seasons with the Orange. Ticket prices range from $20 to $200 and are available at the Carrier Dome Box Office, Ticketmaster
Dewitt (WSYR) - Work is moving along on Trader Joe's in DeWitt and they tell us they are still on track for an Oct. 3 opening date. Trader Joe's will be located on Erie Boulevard East, next to the Raymour and Flanigan. Trader Joe's will be hiring Monday, Aug. 25 through Saturday, Sept. 13. If you're interested, you must apply