9:05 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Halloween Is a Scarily Huge Holiday in Central New York for Adults, Too

A house in Eastwood is decorated for the holiday. It lights up at night.
Credit Mark Bialczak

  There was a time, soon after my candy-collecting years were said and done, when  I pretty much forgot about Halloween.

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Smart Schools Bond Act
5:30 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Cuomo Makes Case for Education Bond Act but Skeptics Remain

Credit / University of Kansas

The November 4 ballot includes an amendment to borrow $2 billion dollars to buy new technology for school children, like I-Pads and other tablets.  Fiscal watchdogs are against it, and the education community has been lukewarm. But with one week left to go before voting day, Governor Cuomo who came up with idea, has finally started to push for it.

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Politics & Government
4:53 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

A New Face Soon to Become Onondaga County's New Sheriff

Candidate Conway connects with residents of Onondaga County

The Onondaga County Sheriff position is up for grabs for the first time since 1994. Longtime Sheriff Kevin Walsh is stepping down after twenty years. DeWitt Police Chief and Republican candidate Gene Conway will run against Democrat and veteran of the Onondaga Sheriff's office Toby Shelley. The department has recently dealt with a number of issues including over-time costs and allegations of officers filling out false time sheets. First-time candidate Conway is not happy with the negative image the local police and Sheriff's office has developed over the past few years.

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Politics & Government
5:06 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

$49.5 Million Dollar Onondaga Lake Amphitheater Funding Squeaks through County Legislature Committe

An artist's rendering of what the proposed Onondaga Lake Amphitheater would resemble.
Credit Onondaga County

A key vote next Monday could decide whether or not a nearly $49.5 million dollar amphitheater goes up along the western shoreline of Onondaga Lake. The County Ways and Means Committee had a lengthy debate over the projected revenue streams on Monday and narrowly passed $49.5 million dollars in bonds to cover construction costs.

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Syracuse - Clemson
12:11 am
Sun October 26, 2014

Syracuse Offense Falters in 16-6 Road Loss to Clemson

Clemson's Memorial Stadium a few hours before kickoff.
Credit @Evan_Weston

Syracuse’s offense was lifeless in Death Valley.

And the star-studded Clemson defense backed up the hype with a shutdown performance in Memorial Stadium.  The Tigers only allowed two long Cole Murphy field goals and blocked another, en route to a 16-6 victory over the Orange on Saturday night.

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