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  1. Tornado warning issued for Onondaga County, most of Central New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    The National Weather Service has upgraded its previous tornado watch to a tornado warning for most of Central New York . Weather officials are warning residents in the path of the storm to take cover and move to a safe location or shelter.

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  2. Makers of 'Dizzy Pig' donut to open shop in downtown SyracuseRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    The Dizzy Pig is deep-fried, dipped in maple glaze, sprinkled with cured bacon and drizzled with a bourbon-sugar mixture. Its makers, the owners of Glazed and Confused, are opening a shop in downtown Syracuse.

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  3. Rome man charged with raping child under 13 years old, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    A Rome man was arrested Monday for allegedly raping a child under the age of 13, according to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office. Jamez Williams, 21, was arrested by Oneida sheriff's Investigator Melissa Bolton, who is assigned to the Child Advocacy Center.

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  4. Maggot case shows NY Justice Center protects negligent caregiversRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    In this April 18, 2017, photo, Walter Wenger visits his severely disabled son, Steven, in a hospital in Kingston, N.Y., where he was moved after maggots were twice found in the area around his breathing tube while living in a state group home. The Associated Press obtained a confidential report on the state investigation that determined the 2016 infestations at the group home in Rome, N.Y., were the result of neglect by caregivers.

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  5. Suspect on the lam after shooting, killing a man in Rome, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | The Post-Standard

    The Rome Police Department is asking the public to come forward if they know the whereabouts of a man believed to be behind a fatal Central New York shooting. Officers were called to the 400 block of Woodrow Avenue at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday after people reported hearing gunfire in the area.

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  6. Rome common councilor convicted of stealing $20k in unemployment insurance benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | The Post-Standard

    A common councilor from Rome was convicted of stealing nearly $20,000 in unemployment insurance benefits and has resigned from his post, the New York Attorney General's Office announced Wednesday. Louis DiMarco, Jr., admitted to filing for insurance benefits with the state labor department every week between October 2011 and September 2012 in which he claimed to be unemployed despite being employed as a member of the Rome Common Council. 9 comments

  7. Justice Center followed state law in probe of Rome group homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | The Post-Standard

    In this April 18, 2017, photo, Walter Wenger visits his severely disabled son, Steven, in a hospital in Kingston, N.Y., where he was moved after maggots were twice found in the area around his breathing tube while living in a state group home. The Associated Press obtained a confidential report on the state investigation that determined the 2016 infestations at the group home in Rome, N.Y., were the result of neglect by caregivers.

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  8. Officals: CNY mental health worker got $2.3K in worker's comp to kayak in CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | The Post-Standard

    A Central New York Psychiatric Center employee claimed $2,286 in worker's compensation for a back injury while kayaking on vacation in Puerto Rico, the state Inspector General's Office announced. Ryan Haley, a security hospital treatment assistant in Rome, claimed a 2015 work-related injury to take off from work two times in 2016.

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  9. Oneida county man charged with sexually abusing 2 children, ages 8 and 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | The Post-Standard

    A Utica man has been charged with two counts of first-degree sexual abuse involving an 8-year-old and a 10-year-old, police said.

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  10. Matt Sheppard's dominance continues with win at Utica-Rome SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | The Post-Standard

    Since his two-race suspension last month, Matt Sheppard is the winningest driver in dirt modified racing, capturing four feature races in the past six days. The many-time DIRT big-block king from Waterloo started the week off with a pair of $6,000 Super DIRTcar Series triumphs in Quebec at the Granby and Drummond Speedways Tuesday and Wednesday.

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  11. A look behind the scenes at blacksmithing, the Chittenango Landing Canal Boat MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | The Post-Standard

    Erie Canal blacksmiths would make all the fittings, nails and hinges for the construction of or repairs of a canal boat. Today, Mike Allen is the resident blacksmith at the Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum in Chittenango along the former Erie Canal.

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  12. SummerCuse Day 57: Celebrate summer at the Onondaga Cup & LakeFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Whether its the full slate of boat races, lakeside fitness classes, "real" live mermaids or just hanging around at the lake enjoying a game of cornhole and a beer, the Onondaga Cup & LakeFest exemplifies summer in Central New York. The second-annual festival kicks off this morning and runs until late Sunday afternoon.

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  13. Frankie Policelli continues exodus of top area basketball talent to private schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    The first time a private school approached her about allowing her son to play basketball for its distant program, Angie Policelli tossed the application into the trash. Frankie Policellli was a budding basketball prospect, already catching the attention of college coaches.

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  14. 'First dig' of breaking ground for Erie Canal to be reenacted in Central NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    In this Sept. 4, 1947 file photo, an oil-loaded barge is pushed into lock two near Waterford, N.Y., as it starts its westward journey on the Erie Canal.

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  15. 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: https://t.co/tZmmzFCABp pic.twitter.com/ugGHOFVbzi 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.

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  16. Work on Erie Canal began 200 years ago and changed American historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    A few days after the first shovel was thrust into the Central New York state dirt on July 4, 1817, to ceremoniously begin the building of the Erie Canal, the real work got started. A few dozen workers supplied with nothing more than shovels and draft animals started digging in both directions in Rome.

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  17. Domino's opens newest pizza location in CNYRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    The new franchised location is at 240 W. Seneca St. in Manlius, in the shopping plaza located off Route 173. The store will have indoor seating for about 20 people, an open-area viewing of the food preparation process and the ability to track carryout orders electronically on a lobby screen.

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  18. Dad of CNY teen hit, severely injured by train: 'It's the most gut-wrenching thing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    Lance Comfort had stopped at his church in Verona one day in April to change the message on the church sign when he noticed the old message: "Don't worry, I got this." Today, Comfort says that message on that sign has helped him get though the worst days of his life after his 16-year-old son, Alec "Ezzie" Comfort, was hit by an Amtrak passenger train in late April near the family's residence in Verona.

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  19. New York's Erie Canal: How a 200-year-old ditch made the Empire StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    On July 4, 1817, construction began in Rome, NY, on the Erie Canal . A mere four-feet-deep and forty-feet-wide, the waterway was nicknamed "Clinton's Big Ditch" after Governor DeWitt Clinton , who pursued the goal of connecting Buffalo's Lake Erie with the Hudson River without any support from the federal government.

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  20. State Police: Armed man threatens Central NY troopers responding to domestic callRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    State Police said the man was threatening to shoot state officers who had shown up responding to a call for help. Troopers were called to the 4300 block of Cornell Street in Verona at 5:39 a.m. Sunday for a physical domestic complaint.

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