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FIRST LOOK AT NEW CAT CAFE: Cafe Luna, a quaint feline-friendly lounge that offers Midwestern comfort food and Japanese cuisine all on the same menu, has opened near the Syracuse University campus with a cat room in the back. Seven of the nine cats there are available for adoption. (Rick Moriarty photo)
Syracuse teacher sues deputy over arrest for speeding: Syracuse schoolteacher Michaela Kiewra, 60, was pulled over twice for speeding as she rushed to respond to a reported fire alarm at her home. The second time, she was handcuffed, questioned about drugs and alcohol, and charged with a misdemeanor for fleeing police. She’s now suing Onondaga County Sheriff’s Deputy Sean Andrews and the sheriff’s office, saying he needlessly roughed her up during the arrest.
Drug arrest leads to $290,000 and 2 kilograms of fentanyl: A Syracuse man has been arrested on multiple drug charges after he was found with 244 small bags of fentanyl, deputies said. Shortly after, a search warrant was carried out on his home, where a half kilogram of fentanyl and two loaded handguns were found. Several more search warrants related to the investigation led to $290,000, another 1.5 kilograms of fentanyl and an illegal gun in multiple storage units at a facility in Syracuse.
Liverpool school extends remote learning: A continued rise in Covid-19 cases and quarantined students and staff has led the Liverpool Central School District to extend remote learning at Elmcrest Elementary School through the end of this week. Liverpool appears to be the first district in Onondaga County to switch to remote learning due to Covid-19 this fall.
- Drop in vaccine efficacy caused by delta variant, less mask wearing
- Two more people die of Covid-19 in Onondaga County
Syracuse film festival lineup: A local writer for ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ will headline the 2021 Syracuse International Film Festival, which will feature more than 50 films shown over Oct. 22-24, plus an audition workshop for actors and other events. See more details.
Martin Sexton homecoming concert: Syracuse native Martin Sexton is returning home for a concert at the Westcott Theater on Saturday. “I always make time in the hometown for a stop at the Little Gem Diner and the Harrison Bakery for the world’s best half-moon cookie,” he said in a new interview.
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Is Buddy Boeheim coming back? The son of Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim said this season, his senior year, will be his last go-around. “We have some great players coming in. Having Justin Taylor up here with Quadir (Copeland). I think (Taylor) has a chance to be even better (than me),” Buddy said. See more news out of ACC men’s basketball media day.
- Podcast: How Jason Hart almost never played for Syracuse and why he’s glad he did
- Syracuse women’s basketball players talk transfer situations, bonding exercises, faith in program
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