Onondaga County Newswire

Onondaga County Newswire

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  1. Sheriff: French fries cause fire that destroys Clay homeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    Moyers Corners firefighters battled a blaze that left one residential home in Clay in need of significant repairs, officials said. Authorities received a call at 1:24 p.m. about a fire in a two-story town home at 3828 Harrow Court, Clay, said Sergeant Jon Seeber of the Onondaga County Sheriff's Department.

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  2. Ex-Ny Spca executive director charged with stealing $400KRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | White Lake Beacon

    ... on his own recognizance. Another former employee, Taylor Gilkey, pleaded not guilty to the same charge. The Onondaga County District Attorney's Office began investigating after the agency's treasurer discovered financial inconsistencies earlier this ...

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  3. DNA evidence excluded from Hillary trialRead the original story

    Friday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... through their probabilistic geno­typing software program called STRmix.” Phone messages left for Onondaga County District Attorney William J. Fitzpatrick, who is assisting in the prosecution of Hillary, were not returned. A member of ...

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  4. Man dies in Camillus crash after motorcycle crosses lanes, hits embankmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Post-Standard

    A man was fatally injured Friday when a motorcycle he was riding went across the highway and crashed into an embankment. Camillus police, WAVES ambulance and the Fairmount Fire Department responded at 4:28 p.m. when Onondaga County 911 received multiple calls saying there was an accident on state Route 695 south at Gerelock Road in the town of Camillus.

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  5. Ulster ranks high in medical pot program Updated atRead the original story

    Friday Aug 26 | Times Herald-Record

    ... of Westchester, Ulster's 14 registered practitioners are surpassed only by the 34 in Erie County, 26 in Onondaga County and 24 in Monroe County. Broad swaths of the state, 20 counties in all, have no physicians participating in the program, ...

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  6. Rebirth of former Hotel Syracuse is a touchstone momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | The Post-Standard

    ... the hotel project off the dime by using its powers of eminent domain and selecting a competent developer. Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney and the Onondaga County Legislature abandoned plans for a new hotel across from the Oncenter ...

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  7. Da: How former Cny Spca director, vet tech stole nearly $700,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | The Post-Standard

    That's how long it took Paul Morgan and Taylor Gilkey to pilfer $692,000 from the Central New York SPCA, said Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick. They used the money to go gambling and take trips, he said.

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  8. Feds fund firefighter training program for CNY high school studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | The Post-Standard

    The federal government will fund a program that trains high school students in firefighting and emergency medical services, preparing them to join fire departments in Onondaga and Oswego counties. A grant for $138,304 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will help continue the program at Baker High School in Baldwinsville, New York's two U.S. senators said Friday.

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  9. Former Cny Spca executive director charged with stealing more than $400,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | The Post-Standard

    ... with second-degree grand larceny. He pleaded not guilty. He was released; the case will be sent to an Onondaga County grand jury. The town judge, Joseph J. Zavaglia, required Morgan to turn in his passport. Morgan is represented by lawyer Edward Z. ...

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  10. Onondaga County mosquitoes misdiagnosedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | The Post-Standard

    The Onondaga County Health Department says it incorrectly reported Tuesday that mosquitoes trapped in Cicero were infected with the potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus. That report was based on information the county gets from the state Health Department, which routinely tests mosquitoes trapped in Onondaga County for EEE, West Nile and other viruses.

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  11. DA Fitzpatrick: Charge against 'O.G.' has nothing to do with filming policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | The Post-Standard

    On Aug. 25, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. before Syracuse City Court Judge Mary Anne Doherty, the Onondaga County District Attorney's Office moved to dismiss the charges of Obstructing Governmental Administration in the Second Degree and Resisting Arrest against Maurice Crawley. As I stated in my news conference on Aug. 5, 2016, this office would be reviewing a possible charge of Harassment in the Second Degree against Mr. Crawley.

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  12. Syracuse man found lying in Madison County ditch charged with DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Post-Standard

    An Onondaga County man was charged with drunken driving this week after a trooper found him on the ground in a ditch next to his car, the New York State Police said. Brandon K. Brooks, 33, of Westbrook Hills, Syracuse, was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 or greater, refusal of a breath screen, consumption of alcohol in a vehicle while driving and unlawful possession of marijuana.

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  13. Onondaga County indictments: 7 people indicted todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Post-Standard

    The Onondaga County District Attorney's Office released a list of seven new indictments today based on grand jury action. Those were added to the indictments database.

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  14. Onondaga County proposes $10K buyout for employees who retire by end of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    ... and be eligible to receive retirement benefits. In most cases that means five or 10 years of county service. Onondaga County employs nearly 4,000 people. This year's payroll -- not including overtime or other add-ons -- was about $9 million. The ...

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  15. Syracuse man arrested while allegedly trying to meet 15-year-old girl for sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Post-Standard

    ... ercover operation on Melvin, which lead to the arrest. Melvin was arraigned in Salina and is now held in the Onondaga County Justice Center. Police said the victim was offered services through the McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center.

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  16. District Attorney to update public on CNYSPCA investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Post-Standard

    Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick will update the public on an ongoing embezzlement investigation into the Central New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Nick Pirro, the agency's treasurer, discovered financial inconsistencies earlier this summer, and the District Attorney's Office soon began investigating.

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  17. Gov. Cuomo: Central New York is the place to be for the next weekRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Post-Standard

    ... vernor ate a Gianelli sausage at the Empire Room after the Indycar announcement, flanked by his daughter and Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney.

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  18. Restaurant inspections by the Onondaga County Health Department from August 7 to 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | The Post-Standard

    Potentially hazardous foods are not cooled by an approved method where the food temperature can be reduced from 120 degrees to 70 degrees or less within two hours and 70 degrees to 45 degrees within four hours. Potentially hazardous foods are not stored under refrigeration except during necessary preparation or approved precooling procedures .

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  19. No, the new rental inspection law will not solve Syracuse's lead problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    ... certified to screen for lead, nor do they have the necessary equipment to do so. Lead testing is done by Onondaga County. "It's not the intent of the law," Craner said. "It's not like all of a sudden this gives us the ability to test for lead." The ...

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  20. Republican County Exec Joanie Mahoney says she would have a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Post-Standard

    Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney said she is "struggling" with the choice between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton this fall. Ultimately, she said, she would have a hard time supporting Trump.

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