C-NS dominates West Genesee to earn Class AA sectional football repeat

Syracuse, N.Y. — Once again, the Cicero-North Syracuse football team left no doubt as to the top team in area Class AA football. The Northstars dominated West Genesee on both sides of the ball Saturday for a 40-0 victory and their second straight Class AA sectional championship. C-NS, now 10-0, advances to next Saturday’s (6 …

Holland Patent remains undefeated, gets first league title in 21 years

Holland Patent quarterback Nick Herringshaw engineered four first-half touchdowns to help lead the visiting Golden Knights to a 42-14 win over Utica Notre Dame on Saturday in a Class C East game between two undefeated teams.  “Nick had a great game and those two early touchdowns really put us in a good spot,” said Holland …

Bills-Titans in NFL Week 5: TV channel, time, live stream information

Orchard Park, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills enter Sunday’s showdown with the Tennessee Titans at New Era Field in desperation mode. After a 1-3 start the Bills’ season may be on the line against the Titans because the next two are on the road against Houston and Indianapolis before returning for a Monday Night Football matchup …

6.5 million pounds of beef recalled over salmonella concerns

Tolleson, Ariz. — An Arizona meat producer is recalling over 6.5 million pounds of beef products due to concerns over contamination. The recalled products may be contaminated with salmonella, according to CNN. The company, JBS Tolleson, issued the recall after officials identified the firm as the common supplier of beef found to be the probable …

There's room for both Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples Day (Your letters)

To the Editor: Doug George-Kanentiio’s letter regarding Columbus’s history, as viewed by the native people, makes some solid points when viewed from the 21st century perspective (“Columbus myth obscures truth of Native ‘holocaust,’ “ Sept. 28, 2018). In the somewhat barbaric world of the 15th century, his actions were “normal” for the time. Today, a …

Syracuse University student accused of repeatedly throwing cat against wall

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A Syracuse University student has been accused of seriously injuring his ex-girlfriend’s cat by repeatedly throwing the animal against a wall, according to Syracuse police. Dancheng Wang, 21, was charged Monday with aggravated animal cruelty, second-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment, according to Sgt. Richard Helterline, a spokesman for the Syracuse Police …

Syracuse Dunkin' worker dumps water on sleeping man; homeless advocate

Syracuse, N.Y. — A Syracuse homeless advocate is threatening a boycott of a local Dunkin’ Donuts after a worker there was caught on video dumping water on a man who was sleeping in the store. It appears that the video was captured Sunday night at the Dunkin’ Donuts on North Salina Street near Butternut Street. …

Man dies when car crashes, lands in Madison County ravine; teen critically injured

Staff writer Sarah Moses Buckshot contributed to this report. SMITHFIELD, N.Y. — One person was killed and another critically injured Thursday night when a car crashed into a ravine in Madison County. Three people were in a 2009 Toyota Yaris when the car crashed on Buyea Road less than half a mile north of Peterboro Road …