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CENTRAL NEW YORK

This section displays all of the Central New York news articles published in the past 7 days.


Christmas Bureau Gives Presents to 6,700 Children

City of Syracuse

Christmas Bureau Gives Presents to 6,700 Children

More than 2,500 families have a lot more to be cheerful about this year, thanks to the annual Christmas Bureau giveaway. Monday's distribution day provides presents and a holiday meal to families in need. As Katie Gibas reports, it's not just a special day for those receiving. Updated 4:07 PM

SU Reflects on Student Lives Lost in Lockerbie Bombing

City of Syracuse

SU Reflects on Student Lives Lost in Lockerbie Bombing

This past weekend marked 26 years since the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 in Lockerbie, Scotland. Among the 270 people killed in the terrorist attack were 35 students taking part in a Syracuse University study abroad program. 10:34 AM

With Last-Minute Shopping, Keeping Those in Need in Mind

City of Syracuse

With Last-Minute Shopping, Keeping Those in Need in Mind

Christmas is just a few days away, and while many people are making their final holiday preparations, others need a little bit of help this time of the year. That's where the Christmas Bureau Distribution comes in. 7:26 AM

Fire Department Celebrates Christmas Early with Families in Need

Watertown

Fire Department Celebrates Christmas Early with Families in Need

Members of a North Country fire department spent their Sunday afternoon serving the community in a different fashion. Helmets and boots were swapped out for chef hats, gloves and even a Santa suit. Elizabeth Jeneault explains why the West Carthage Fire Department hosts a free Christmas celebration each year. 12/21/2014 04:47 PM

Gold Coin Donation a Treasure for Salvation Army

Horseheads

Gold Coin Donation a Treasure for Salvation Army

A recent donation to the Salvation Army is small in size but big in meaning. Matt Jarchow explains how a special contribution dropped in a red kettle is bringing the Salvation Army closer to their holiday donation goal. 12/20/2014 05:18 PM

More Than 2,000 Pedal Away With Bicycles as Part of Holiday Tradition

City of Syracuse

More Than 2,000 Pedal Away With Bicycles as Part of Holiday Tradition

It began 19 years ago with just a few hundred bikes. This weekend, more than 2,000 went home with new bikes courtesy of the CNY Family Bike Giveaway. Sarah Blazonis talked to one family about why it's not just the holidays the gift will brighten. 12/20/2014 04:57 PM

Changes in Washington, Katko Says Changes at Home As Well

City of Syracuse

Changes in Washington, Katko Says Changes at Home As Well

Changes are on the way in Washington as new members of Congress prepare to take office. But, even before the changes in the Capitol, Bill Carey says a local congressman-elect is planning changes at home. 12/19/2014 06:32 PM

Black Oak Wind Farm to Supply Local Energy

Schuyler County

Black Oak Wind Farm to Supply Local Energy

The winds of change are blowing in Tompkins County. A new project aims to develop a wind farm in the town of Enfield. As Mike Toper explains, this local project is one that residents can be a part of. Updated 12/18/2014 11:28 PM

Renewed Search Underway for Missing Teen in Solvay

Onondaga County

Renewed Search Underway for Missing Teen in Solvay

More than three weeks has passed since a Solvay teen was reported missing. Now, police are ramping up their efforts to find Dekreon Reid-Cruz. Several agencies searched the area near the 18-year-old's home Thursday. Candace Hopkins explains why police are out searching again, and what residents can do to help. Updated 12/18/2014 05:41 PM

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