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SummerCuse Day 85: Pig out at the Syracuse Bacon Festival
SummerCuse Day 85: Pig out at the Syracuse Bacon FestivalSYRACUSE, N.Y. - Look away, vegetarians. Bacon fest is coming to Syracuse. The day-long affair of all things bacon kicks off at noon in Clinton Square and if you've long dreamed of bacon ice cream sundaes, maple bacon macarons and fried dough stuffed with ...read more
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 04:02:00 GMT
Local organizer cancels ACT for America rally planned for Syracuse
Local organizer cancels ACT for America rally planned for SyracuseSYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The local organizer for the ACT for America's "America First" rally says the event planned for Syracuse is now cancelled. "In light of the situation, the event is cancelled," Lisa Joseph told Syracuse.com Friday evening. Joseph declined ...read more
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard
Published on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:25:00 GMT
Mahoney, Conway propose law placing jail under sheriff's control
Mahoney, Conway propose law placing jail under sheriff's controlThe Onondaga County Department of Correction is located in Jamesville on Route 173. The center employs over 200 people and has a capacity of 516 inmates. In 2015, Second Chance Canine Adoption Shelter opened at the facility. Inmates are paired up with ...read more
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard
Published on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:36:00 GMT
Syracuse football RB commit Jawhar Jordan scores 5 TDs on birthday while sick
Syracuse football RB commit Jawhar Jordan scores 5 TDs on birthday while sickSyracuse, N.Y. -- Friday night marked the start of the high school football season for a handful of programs across the country. Syracuse running back Jawhar Jordan opened his senior campaign with a bang, rushing for five touchdowns and 163 yards on his ...read more
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 05:12:00 GMT
Former Hotel Syracuse: 75,000 guests, 120 weddings, 1,400 biz meetings in 1st year
Former Hotel Syracuse: 75,000 guests, 120 weddings, 1,400 biz meetings in 1st yearSyracuse, N.Y. -- The Marriott Syracuse Downtown threw itself a big birthday party on Friday, a year after the former Hotel Syracuse reopened as Central New York's premier hotel once again. Dozens of guests, local officials and employees gathered in the ...read more
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard
Published on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:07:00 GMT
Private militias are not a legitimate expression of Second Amendment rights (Commentary)
Private militias are not a legitimate expression of Second Amendment rights (Commentary)The armed encampment formerly known as the idyllic college town of Charlottesville, Virginia, showed the world what a gun-happy nation looks like: armed white supremacist alt-right Neo-Nazis and KKK members protesting the removal of a statue of Robert E.read more
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard
Published on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:25:00 GMT
Syracuse lawyer who made bomb threat to courthouse avoids jail, hit with $20K fine
Syracuse lawyer who made bomb threat to courthouse avoids jail, hit with $20K fineSYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The Syracuse lawyer who made a bomb threat to the federal courthouse daycare center to avoid a hearing avoided jail time, but must pay a $20,000 fine. Jacqueline Jones pleaded guilty Friday to misdemeanor third-degree falsely reporting an ...read more
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard
Published on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:56:00 GMT
City of Syracuse explains why 'America First' rally permit was denied
City of Syracuse explains why 'America First' rally permit was deniedSYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The city of Syracuse's top lawyer said the request for a permit for the "America First" rally was not denied due to the "nature of the event." ACT for America wants to hold a rally on Sept. 9 in Syracuse in support of President Donald ...read more
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard
Published on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:15:00 GMT
Former Syracuse basketball player Andrew White signs with Boston Celtics
Former Syracuse basketball player Andrew White signs with Boston CelticsSyracuse, N.Y. -- Former Syracuse University basketball player Andrew White has signed a deal with the Boston Celtics, according to his agent. White was not selected in the NBA draft, but played for the Cleveland Cavaliers' entry in the NBA's Summer League.read more
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard
Published on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:18:00 GMT
Syracuse lawyer accused of calling in courthouse bomb threat faces jail time
Syracuse lawyer accused of calling in courthouse bomb threat faces jail timeSYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The Syracuse lawyer accused of calling in a bomb threat to the federal courthouse daycare center is facing jail time and a steep fine. Jacqueline Jones, 47, phoned in a bomb threat to the daycare center inside the Hanley Federal Building ...read more
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard
Published on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:36:00 GMT