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  1. 3 former Syracuse lacrosse players make all-MLL squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | The Post-Standard

    Kevin Rice, shown here playing for Syracuse University, netted 58 points in just nine games for Atlanta of the MLL this season. (Scott Schild A trio of former Syracuse University lacrosse players have been named to the Major League Lacrosse 2016 all-star team.


  2. New York State Men's Amateur: Tyler McArdell wins the title by two strokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | The Post-Standard

    Baldwinsville's Tyler McArdell won the 94th annual State Men's Amateur on Thursday at the Mohawk Golf Club in Niskayuna. Tyler McArdell scored a career-defining win Thursday as the 26-year-old captured the 94th annual State Men's Amateur by two strokes over Jack Gianniny at the Mohawk Golf Club in Niskayuna.


  3. FitzPatrick workers grateful for deal to keep nuclear plant open, union rep saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | The Post-Standard

    FitzPatrick nuclear workers attended Gov. Andrew Cuomo's rally this morning and cheered as the announcement was made that the plant will remain open. Ted Skerpon, president of IBEW Local 97, which represents the workers, said after the rally the employees went back to work.


  4. Two Syracuse shops face closure for allegedly selling fake pot, State Police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Two Syracuse shops could be shut down for allegedly selling a form of synthetic marijuana known as "K-2", according to New York State Police. The shops were raided last week, and more than 100 packets of the synthetic drug were seized at the two shops, according to State Police Col.


  5. Why did Syracuse business owners close early before Black Lives Matter march?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    A Black Lives Matter protest that took over downtown on Monday afternoon was always billed as a peaceful event aimed at calling attention to racism in the criminal justice system and police brutality. And it was a peaceful event.


  6. Upstate NY one of the easiest places in U.S. to get health care, report showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Upstate New York is one of the easiest places in the nation to get health care, according to a report. The analysis by the Commonwealth Foundation, a nonprofit health research organization, ranks Buffalo, Albany, Rochester and Syracuse near the top of 306 U.S. communities when it comes to access to care.


  7. Over 70 arrested, 2 reporters detained during Black Lives Matter protest in RochesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Starting at 4 p.m. Friday, hundreds of people gathered near Liberty Pole Way for a protest in the wake of the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile -- black men who were shot and killed by police in Louisiana and Minnesota this week. Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli said police knew about the rally before it happened and worked to communicate with organizers.


  8. WNY men arrested under NY Safe Act after sales of 100-plus illegal assault weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Three men from the Rochester area face multiple counts under the NY SAFE Act after sales of more than 100 illegal assault weapons occurred at a Western New York gun dealership. Three Rochester-area men face multiple charges under New York's assault weapons ban after selling more than 100 assault-style rifles from a gun dealership in Henrietta, according to New York law enforcement.


  9. Check out this goofy mug shot of Rochester man charged with DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    A Rochester man looks happily surprised in his mug shot taken after he was stopped for speeding and accused by state police of driving drunk on the New York State Thruway. Jonathan H. Premo, 32, of Rochester, was stopped by state police at 11:08 p.m. Saturday on I-90 for speeding.


  10. Police recover body of 2nd brother from Genesee River in Letchworth State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    The body of a second child who died last week after being swept into the Genesee River has been recovered by divers, the New York State Police said. Authorities were notified around 6:30 p.m. Saturday that seven people had gone over the Lower Falls of the Genesee River in Letchworth State Park, 45 miles southeast of Rochester.


  11. Jim Boeheim receives Circle of Honor award (and a few zingers) at Rochester eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Jim Boeheim, pictured here after cutting down the net following Syracuse's 68-62 win over Virginia in the 'Elite Eight,' received the 'Circle of Life' award from the American Cancer Society. Syracuse university men's basketball head coach Jim Boeheim received the American Cancer Society's Circle of Honor Award in recognition of his fundraising for cancer research on Sunday night.


  12. Cops: Couple chained woman's 16-year-old grandson to bedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Authorities say a couple used a dog chain and padlocks to confine the woman's 16-year-old grandson to his bed in their New York home. State police say troopers responding to a report of an uncontrollable teenager learned that Shirley Sherwood and George Colton used a 15-foot-long dog chain and three padlocks to restrain her grandson at night and at other times in his bedroom at their home in Middlebury, midway between Rochester and Buffalo.


  13. Cops: Western NY couple had $19K, 146 pot plants, grow operation in houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    A couple in western New York is accused of running a sophisticated marijuana growing and processing operation out of their home, the New York State Police said. Rebekah Schreppel, 27, and Dennis Nelson, 29, were each charged with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana and unlawful growing marijuana.


  14. Jim Boeheim: losing Mark Coyle not a setback; ideal replacement has Syracuse tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Jim Boeheim doesn't believe Syracuse's next athletic director needs to have ties to Central New York or SU. But the best way to find someone who'll want to stay in Syracuse, he said, is picking someone who knows the area.


  15. OCC women's lacrosse loses to Monroe in national title game for 3rd straight seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    The third time wasn't the charm as Monroe Community College knocked off Onondaga Community College 14-7 in the NJCAA national championship game on Sunday in Rochester. Madison Pritchard led the way for the Lazers with three goals.


  16. Mayor Miner to discuss Syracuse's fiscal challenges with state comptrollerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Miner will hold a press conference with State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on Monday afternoon. The two will discuss the city's finances and fiscal challenges facing municipalities statewide.


  17. Mother's Day snow in Syracuse: How often does it happen, and when was the most?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Syracuse, N.Y. -- You know you're from Central New York when you tell out-of-towners about our long winters: Not often. On the 102 Mother's Days since the holiday began in 1914, snow has fallen just four times in Syracuse.


  18. Rare transit of Mercury visible Monday: List of Upstate NY observation sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Known as the transit of Mercury, it happens only about 13 times a century. The last one was 2006, and the next one after Monday is in 2019.


  19. Onondaga County pushes effort to bring Uber, Lyft to Upstate NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    The Onondaga County Legislature unanimously approved a resolution this week urging the state to approve the use of services like Uber and Lyft. It's a small gesture, but the latest move in an ongoing effort to bring ride sharing to cities like Syracuse, Buffalo, Rochester and Albany.


  20. Syracuse dethroned - again - as snowiest big city in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    And now, thanks to yet another late-season blizzard in the Rockies, Syracuse looks to finish runner-up this year in the annual Golden Snow Globe contest for U.S. cities of at least 100,000 people. Lakewood, Colorado, picked up 16.2 inches of snow over the weekend, and now has 90.8 inches for the season.


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