Fit Kids February Webisodes
New York State Back in late December, Governor Cuomo had asked the location board to consider awarding a fourth license for what he called the "true" Southern Tier. 07:33 AM
The days of $2 gas appear to be in the rear view mirror. Prices at the pump have been on the rise for the past couple weeks now, and may continue to head in that same direction. Brad Vivacqua reports.
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Here are the latest headlines for Friday, February 27th.
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Proposed Redevelopment for ShoppingTown Mall Discussed at Meeting
DeWitt
The first phase of a proposed plan to bring ShoppingTown Mall back to life was presented to Town of Dewitt officials Thursday. The mall's owner said ShoppingTown can't survive on retail and needs to be completely redeveloped in order to stay afloat. Elizabeth Jeneault explains what changes developers are planning to make and how the town feels about it. 02/26/2015 11:07 PM
Sports Night has Women Winning, Young Bucks, and Laxers Lauded
Syracuse
Thursday's edition of Sports Night has highlights from the SU women's basketball team's win at Clemson, the thoughts of former SU and new Milwaukee Bucks' guards Michael Carter-Williams and Tyler Ennis, and the list of local lacrosse players on the 2015 Tewaaraton Award watch list. 12:41 AM
Alleged Blood Spattered Evidence Focus of Cal Harris Murder Trial Thursday
Schoharie County
Another week of testimony in the Cal Harris trial ends with a focus on photos of alleged blood spattered evidence. Harris is accused of killing his wife Michele in 2001. Tamara Lindstrom has the details. 02/26/2015 05:00 PM
State of Emergency Remains in Effect for City of Oswego
Oswego
The bitter cold is causing some major problems for communities across the region. One big concern, water pipes both inside homes and businesses, and the delivery lines underground. Candace Hopkins has more from Oswego, one of the many areas trying to cope with the cold. 02/26/2015 03:30 PM
New Terminal Opens at Griffiss Airport
Rome
When the Griffiss Air Force Base closed in 1995 the airfield was viewed as a symbol of economic depression for the region. But now, decades later, Oneida County leaders say new developments at the airport are a sign of hope. Cara Thomas takes a look at the new gateway terminal, a facility that will allow international companies to navigate their business into the Mohawk Valley. 02/26/2015 07:30 PM
WEBISODE: Fit Kids February Experts Give Tips for Staying Active, Taking Yoga
This week, TWC News' JoDee Kenney spoke with Michael Scidmore, a program coordinator for the YMCA, for tips on what parents can do to get kids to exercise and stay active. Jodee also spoke to Krista Spohr, who teaches yoga at 365 FIT, about how yoga can benefit your kids both physically and mentally.
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Rick Springfield Will Return to Syracuse to Play NYS Fair
Syracuse
Rick Springfield will perform at Chevy Court this August. 02/26/2015 10:15 PM
Leadership Greater Syracuse Discuss Keeping Young Students in Community
Syracuse
Leadership Greater Syracuse met Thursday to discuss ways to keep young students in the community. 02/26/2015 11:13 PM
Minimum Wage Set to Increase for Food Service Workers
Ithaca
Food servers will soon be getting a pay increase. State lawmakers recently approved an increase in minimum wage for tipped workers. But as Brent Fox reports, while many are applauding the move, not everyone is happy. 02/26/2015 09:00 PM
Syracuse Mayor Argues Funds Should be Used on Infrastructure Repairs
Syracuse
The mayor of Syracuse continues to urge the state to think twice before spending hundreds of millions of dollars on new economic development projects. As Bill Carey reports, the mayor was in front of a budget hearing in Albany arguing that the money is desperately needed to help cities, like Syracuse, fix a failing infrastructure. 02/26/2015 03:30 PM
Private Colleges Say Sexual Assault Laws are Adding Up
Albany
New York's private colleges aren't saying there are "too many" laws to fight college sexual assault, but the laws are starting to add up. Geoff Redick reports. 02/26/2015 05:29 PM
Finalist for One-Way Trip to Mars: 'Opportunity of Every Lifetime in Humanity's History'
Washington, D.C.
A one-of-a-kind mission to Mars has narrowed its pool of potential explorers, who say they are willing to spend the rest of their lives there. Washington bureau reporter Geoff Bennett has the story of one woman who is in the final running to make the one-way trip. 02/26/2015 07:13 PM
FCC Approves Plan to Regulate Broadband Like Utility
Washington, D.C.
The Federal Communications Commission approved Thursday a sweeping plan to regulate broadband like a utility, a move supporters say will ensure the Internet remains an open place. 02/26/2015 08:51 PM
Annual New York Farm Show Starts at NYS Fairgrounds Thursday
Syracuse
Agriculture is a huge part of the New York State Fair, and this weekend the entire fairgrounds will be filled with people from across the agriculture industry. The annual New York Farm Show starts Thursday. Brad Vivacqua has more. 02/26/2015 07:21 AM
J-E Central School District Officially Reinstates David Zehner
Onondaga County
Many Jordan-Elbridge Central School District parents and staff are relieved the school board approved a state hearing officer's decision to reinstate its high school principal Wednesday. Elizabeth Jeneault reports. 02/25/2015 11:59 PM
Brooklyn Terror Arrests Add to Fears of Growing Islamic State
New York City
Concern over the Islamic State's reach and influence is growing now that three Brooklyn men have been arrested on charges they plotted to join the terror group. Updated 02/26/2015 01:44 PM
Man Cal Harris' Wife Was Dating Testifies About Final Meeting
Schoharie County
Three more witnesses take the stand to wrap up another day of the Cal Harris murder trial in Schoharie County. The Tioga County man is accused of killing his wife Michele in 2001. As Tamara Lindstrom explains, much of Wednesday's testimony centered on the man Michelle Harris was dating at the time she disappeared. 02/25/2015 02:27 PM
Couple Pleads Not Guilty to Animal Abuse
Lysander
Robin and William Lasher pleaded not guilty to animal abuse charges. 02/25/2015 10:14 PM
Heavy Snow Causes Warehouse Roof Collapse
Oswego County
The roof of a warehouse at Burke's Home Center collapsed Monday because of heavy snow. 02/25/2015 11:02 PM
Son of Man Accused of Contractor Fraud Arrested on Grand Larceny Charges
Oneida County
The son of a man accused of contractor fraud is allegedly following in his father's footsteps. 02/26/2015 10:59 AM
Utica Man Claims He Fired Shotgun at Home for "Fun"
Utica
Michael Jenkins has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon. 02/25/2015 08:05 PM
Sports Night has Clutch Cooney, Cougars Advancing, Cuse Squeaker
Syracuse
Wednesday's edition of Sports Night has highlights and reaction after Trevor Cooney's big shots helped SU sink the Irish, the Syracuse Cougars' shutout win in the boys hockey playoffs, and the Orange lady laxers' hard-fought win over the Huskies. 02/26/2015 12:36 AM
Chittenango Man Charged with Child Pornography
Chittenango
A Chittenango man has been charged with sharing child pornography. 02/25/2015 07:59 PM
Cuomo, Lawmakers Discuss Outside Income, Ethics at Cabinet Meeting
Albany
Lawmakers were back at the Capitol for the first time in two weeks Wednesday, after returning from their mid-winter break. Quickly things got very busy, and complicated. Nick Reisman explains. 02/25/2015 10:10 PM
Onondaga County Executive Announces Re-Election Campaign
Onondaga County
Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney says she is running for re-election in 2015. And, she may have a very easy time of it. As Bill Carey reports, Mahonet, as of now, is facing no Democratic opposition. 02/25/2015 06:00 PM
Ithaca One Step Closer to Solar Farm
Ithaca
Ithaca is now a big step closer to having a solar farm. 02/25/2015 07:45 PM