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County health rating improves but still 49th out of 62

County A study measuring the health outcomes and health factors of the nation’s counties ranked Oneida 49th among New York’s 62 counties. While a long ways from the top, the county’s score is its best since the annual report by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation began six years ago. It examines a variety of measures, heavily... 4:00pm 03/31/15

Fight with girlfriend leads to jail time in City Court

Public Safety A Syracuse man has been sentenced to two months in jail for a fight with his girlfriend from more than a year ago. Princeton McDonald, 23, was sentenced in City Court to 61 days in jail, was granted a one-year conditional discharge and was ordered to pay $250 in court fees on a charge of fourth-degree mischief. Charges of second-degree assault, second-degree imprisonment,... 4:00pm 03/31/15