The firefighter mustache contest is growing. Onondaga County emergency personnel — firefighters, 911 operators, police officers, EMTs and paramedics — will be growing the facial hair for a good cause.
Work on Jamesville’s North Street is expected to start up within the month, said Onondaga County Department of Transportation Commissioner Brian Donnelly.
A lover of animals and a woman with a heart full of compassion, Diane Smith worked tirelessly to help those in need. She acted as the liaison between Fairmount Animal Hospital, where she worked as the finance director for years, and Shamrock Animal Fund, a local not-for-profit that helps pay for veterinary work.
Area voters will be able to cast their ballot in two local, village elections on Tuesday. Residents in Minoa will decide their next mayor and two trustees Tuesday, March 20. Voting runs from noon to 9 p.m. at village hall.
Taxes will stay flat in the village of Fayetteville for the fifth year in a row.
Eagle Newspapers reporters Amanda Seef and Sarah Hall took an in-depth look at numerous issues in the community regarding open government and transparency.
It’s been one year since the county comptroller’s office began releasing documents on its website for “Project Sunshine.”
A provision in the state’s open meetings law aims to help the public understand what’s going on at board meetings.
More than 20,000 pages of documents were released by Freedom of Information Law last year in Onondaga County. Those documents correspond to more than 2,500 requests made across 20 towns, villages and the city of Syracuse.
Camillus Police are reminding drivers of the dangers of drunk driving as Onondaga County residents gear up for St. Patrick's Day.
The TV studios at East Syracuse-Minoa High School will be getting a facelift, thanks to the video work of students Chris Steinberger and Matt Pede.
The Camillus Volunteer Fire Department has regained their not-for-profit status, Sen. Charles Schumer said today.
Erratic driving isn’t just for the drunk. That’s the message two East-Syracuse Minoa High School students are trying to send with their video showcasing the similarities between drunk and distracted driving. Now, they’re in the running for a $10,000 or $15,000 prize for the school district, thanks to their video genius.
The person responsible for Tuesday's bomb threat at West Genesee High School has been apprehended, according to Superintendent Chris Brown.
A building serving the Elbridge community for the last 189 years needs a little bit of love. The Elbridge Community Church on Main Street in the village needs structural and roof repair. Inspired by the snowfall-related collapse of multiple area church roofs last year, church officials have decided to reinforce the structure and replace the roof.
West Genesee High School officials have confirmed a bomb threat has been called into the school.
Gun shots rang out on Furman Street late last month, leaving a teenager, not even old enough to drive, critically injured. The mid-day shooting was the latest in a spate of violent criminal activity involving teenagers, a problem Syracuse Police say is growing.
A man staying at an East Syracuse motel has been charged in connection to a morning drive-by shooting in Granby, Oswego County.
Syracuse Police have charged two people in connection to burglaries in the University area.
Three of the seven people charged in the Occupy Syracuse raid in January are due back in court Thursday.
It’s a little more than three months away, but volunteers are deep into the planning process for the western suburbs’ most coveted celebration — the Camillus Memorial Day Parade.
One organization’s devotion to helping animals has proven to be a little piece of luck for Central New York.
A 17-year-old has been charged in connection to a double stabbing in Manlius early Saturday morning.
Two people were stabbed Saturday morning after a house party altercation in Manlius.
A Sullivan man has been charged with driving while intoxicated after an accident in DeWitt.
Substances used to replicate the effects of marijuana could soon be banned by the federal government.
Several buildings will be torn down in Eastwood following the city’s approval for a Kinney Drugs to be built on James Street.
Parts of the expansion are open now, and the spring will see many more of the 100-plus new tenants opening their doors to Central New York’s shopping needs.
Carousel Center and the Destiny USA expansion is creating a social environment online. Their social media initiative was launched in October of last year, focusing on three main platforms — Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare, said Destiny USA’s Sara Wallace.
Robert Congel has a love for Syracuse.
Syracuse University has been awarded $55,750 to look into denials of the Freedom of Information Act.
The Manlius Police Department is now offering a community information service for public safety alerts. The department will now be using Nixle, joining the Camillus Police Department as the only other agency in Onondaga County to use the service.
James Froio took the helm of the J-E Central School District amid one of the biggest scandals in the district’s deeply-rooted history. One hundred days into the school year, Froio is helping J-E rebuild.
Manlius Police have charged two teens in connection to vandalism and criminal mischief in Erie Village.
Two Occupy Syracuse protesters have filed a complaint against the Syracuse Police Department in connection to the camp’s eviction from Perseverance Park last month.
Jordan-Elbridge's Susan Gorton is expected to retire in September.
Community members are rallying around a family whose home was destroyed in a fire earlier this month.
A Strathmore store was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night.
This couple’s business is love, and they want to make your love their business.
A 2,770-square-foot gas station with a convenience store, Subway restaurant and car wash is being proposed for the corner of Newport Road and Main Street in the village of Camillus.
The owner of Market Diner, near Carousel Center, has been charged with felony driving while intoxicated.
The Syracuse Police website remained inoperable over the weekend after the hacking group “Anonymous” gained access to the site and released a list of usernames and passwords.
Despite numerous setbacks from the city of Syracuse, protesters at the downtown Occupy Syracuse site are just as energized on day 127 as they were on day one.
Police have charged a 15-year-old with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and resisting arrest after an incident at Carousel Center.
A Syracuse woman has died from injuries sustained in a Marcellus car accident last month.
A Fayetteville woman was critically injured after being hit by a car on East Genesee Street in Fayetteville.
Police say an Oswego County man forced a woman to have sex with him in Syracuse.
A 32-year-old East Syracuse man was killed in a one-car crash on East Taft Road Thursday night.
The Syracuse Police Department website, syracusepolice.org, was the latest target of international hacking group Anonymous.
If numbers stay steady, residents of the Jordan-Elbridge School District could see a small increase in the annual budget.