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  1. Mystery of planes circling over east side of Syracuse solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    This is one of the planes operated by the Civil Air Patrol. Among other things, the auxiliary's planes are used to follow the Air National Guard's MQ-9 Reaper drones while they are in unrestricted airspace in Central New York.


  2. Rather than make trip to Fort Drum, Syracuse football will host youth campRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Each of the last five years, Syracuse football has traveled to the Fort Drum Army Base in Watertown, N.Y. The tradition, started by Scott Shafer in 2012, has been a notable aspect of each preseason camp. Players built relationships with soldiers and were moved out of their element for a few days.


  3. Fort Drum soldiers linked to theft of tailgates from parked pickup trucks, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Christopher B. Eads, 22, of Gouverneur, and Pate Stanley, 22, of Fort Drum, were charged Sunday with third-degree grand larceny, a felony. State police did not say exactly how much each tailgate is worth, but the third-degree grand larceny charge accuses Eads and Stanley of stealing items valued at more than $3,000, but less than $50,000.


  4. Schumer: Nominee for Army secretary will visit Fort Drum if confirmed by SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as Army secretary will make it a priority to visit Fort Drum in Upstate New York if he's confirmed by the Senate, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Wednesday afternoon. Schumer, D-N.Y., said Mark Esper, a defense lobbyist nominated by Trump last month to serve in the Army's top civilian post, made the promise in a private meeting earlier Wednesday.


  5. Legislation announced to rename northern NY bridge after slain state trooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Officials have announced a new bill that would rename a North Country bridge after a New York State trooper who was killed in the line of duty this month. Under the legislation, the bridge that goes over the Indian River on State Route 26 in Theresa would be renamed the "New York State Trooper Joel R. Davis Memorial Bridge."


  6. Syracuse's samoon bakers: Iraqi grocery sells 3,000 loaves each weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Each weekend for the last three years, a group of men have gone to a North Side Syracuse grocery at 5 a.m. to bake bread. The men, who work full-time jobs in the week, turn out about 3,000 loaves of samoon, a traditional Iraqi bread.


  7. Accused killer of wife, NYS trooper didn't get enough help after war, attorney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    The time Justin Walters spent serving his country in Afghanistan left the combat veteran scarred, his attorney and family have said. And when he came home, the military did not do enough to help Walters recover, defense attorney Ed Narrow told WWNY TV .


  8. Syracuse football raises $11,000 for rare diseases at 2017 Lift for LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Syracuse football held its fifth annual Lift for Life on Wednesday evening as players grouped into donation teams and battled it out in drills at Manley Field House. By the end of the night, safety Daivon Ellison's team had won and the SU Uplifting Athletes chapter had raised more than $11,000 toward research into fighting rare diseases.


  9. Services set for slain wife of Fort Drum soldier; family 'still in shock'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Services have been set for a Jefferson County woman who was shot and killed Sunday during a domestic dispute at her home. The funeral and burial services for Nichole "Nikki" Walters, 27, will be private for friends and family only, according to Walters' family.


  10. This Upstate NY man came up with a 'Blessing Box' to help feed the hungryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Roman Espinoza, 46, has built and placed a "Blessing Box" in his front yard at 123 Chestnut St. The wooden box that sits on a post is stacked with nonperishable food he's collected from local businesses, neighbors and friends and is available for people in need. BLESSING BOX: Man builds a food pantry on his lawn for anyone who needs it: Similar to those "Little Free Libraries" that became popular a couple of years ago, the Blessing Box sits near the sidewalk of his Cape Cod-style home with a small sign that reads, "Take What You Need.


  11. Grim history of Fort Drum soldier accused of killing trooper puts focus on Army standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    It wasn't long after he was accused of shooting his wife and a state trooper that Army Staff Sgt. Justin Walters ' troubled past became public.


  12. Jreck Subs fraud began in 1991 with purchase from its founders, prosecutor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Five high school teachers bought an old school bus in 1967 and started a sub shop in it outside Fort Drum. They used the first letter of each of their names to give the new business a name that would become a well-known tongue-twister in Northern and Central New York: Jreck.


  13. Fort Drum celebrates country, community with Mountainfest 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Fort Drum holds its annual Mountainfest today to celebrate America, the soldiers who defend it, and the community that supports them. Up to 25,000 people are expected today at the North Country base to climb inside HumVees, eat food from local vendors, watch a military to salute to each of the 50 states, and hear a concert from country star Trace Adkins.


  14. 'Big Brother' season 19 cast includes Upstate NY personal trainerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    "Big Brother" fans will be able to cheer on an Upstate New Yorker on season 19 of the popular reality show this summer. Mark Jensen, 26, of Grand Island, has been cast as one of 16 houseguests who will compete for $500,000 on the upcoming season of the show.


  15. Fort Drum closed main gate for 10 hours after K9 detected explosives in vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Fort Drum's Kiowa Warrior scout helicopters final flight over the Military Mountaineers Monument in front of Hays Hall at Fort Drum, Tuesday July 28, 2015. (Gary Walts Fort Drum shut its Main Gate, the Cerjan Access Control Point, for about 10 hours Saturday after a bomb-sniffing dog signaled the presence of explosives in a vehicle trying to enter the base.


  16. Fort Drum soldier to compete on NBC's 'Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    A Fort Drum soldier will be on a military team competing on the new season of NBC's "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" for the chance to win $250,000. Capt.


  17. Syracuse-based Army National Guard unit gets new commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    A New York Army National Guard unit based in Syracuse is getting a new commander who's a veteran of combat operations in Afghanistan. Col. Christopher Cronin, of Victor in Western New York, was set to take command of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team during a ceremony being held Saturday morning at Fort Drum in northern New York, home to National Guard facilities and the Army's 10th Mountain Division.


  18. Trace Adkins to perform at Fort Drum's MountainfestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    This Jan. 10, 2014 file photo shows Trace Adkins at the All My Friends: Celebrating The Songs and Voice of Gregg Allman tribute in Atlanta. Mountainfest will be held June 21 at Fort Drum, and the event is open and free to the public.


  19. Army is not one of the schools Syracuse football is considering with 2018-19 schedulesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Syracuse football last summer announced it would play a four-game series against Army starting in 2023, with two games at the Carrier Dome and two more played in West Point. It appeared there was a possible opening for the two sides to meet before 2023 after Army and North Texas last week canceled a home-and-home series in 2018 and 2019.


  20. Fort Drum soldier wins $5M in NY lottery ticket scratch-off gameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    A Fort Drum soldier won $5 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket he bought at a gas station in Watertown. Jesse Vonderhorst, 36, of Vancouver, Wash., scratched off a $25 New York Lottery Wild Bonanza Multiplier ticket and was "in shock" when he realized he won $5 million.


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