Onondaga County officials today announced that the Onondaga County Civic Center will close to the public and most employees today as of 12:30 due to the loss of potable water and sanitary services after being impacted by a nearby water main break.
The remotely piloted Air National Guard drone that crashed last November into Lake Ontario was flying with equipment that likely couldn’t function properly in cold weather. Besides some clouds on Nov. 12, 2013, Air National Guard crew members recalled to accident investigators that it was a nice day for flying.
But it was a cold, late fall day, just below freezing on the ground at Fort Drum, where the Air National Guard launches its remotely piloted aircraft for training missions over upstate New York.
A popular craft brewery in Armory Square hopes to bottle its beer for the first time in its 20-year history with an expanded farm and bottling facility in Cazenovia. Empire Brewing Company owns 22 acres of land off Route 13, and wants to grow the hops and barley there to make more beer in order to meet increasing demand.
The Ronald McDonald House of Central New York is hoping the spirit of Christmas giving will help them drum up donations for their annual Christmas in July Campaign. The home opened the doors of its new location in December of 2012 in Syracuse.