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Syracuse’s parking meters don’t work properly; additionally, FBI searches Trump’s home (Good Morning CNY for Aug 9)

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Climate

Tall: 78; Bass: 64. Early thunderstorm, then (finally) a bit cooler. Forecast.

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Selena Giampa, manager of the new Parthenon Books, on Salina Street. dennis nett | dnett@syracuse.com

BORN ON HALLOWEEN, LOVES HORROR BOOKS: The latest edition of our new series, “SyraQs”, features Selena Giampa. She is the manager of Parthenon Books, the first downtown Syracuse bookstore in nearly 30 years. A graduate of Henninger High School and a self-described “total bibliophile,” she recently spoke with syracuse.com | The Post-Standard about her passion for books, her vision of the bookstore and how a massage took her to the Parthenon. (Photo by Dennis Nett)

The last

The FBI searches Trump’s house in Mar-a-Lago: The FBI has searched former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate as part of an investigation into whether he brought classified White House records to his Florida residence. Trump said his safe was broken into during the “raid” and denounced the action as “dark times for our nation.”

  • Photos show purported Trump documents in bathroom, bearing Stefanik’s name

What’s hot?

Parking meters don’t work well, so the city wants you to use a phone: If you’ve been having trouble using parking meters in downtown Syracuse lately, you’re not alone. The city has received more and more complaints about meters not working properly, and people are forced to search for multiple meters before finding one that works. Although Mayor Ben Walsh said the city is “painfully aware” of the problem (new meters are being added, but have been slowed down by supply chain issues), he said the city will not waive parking tickets just for meter failures. the gauges. What should a motorist do? The city wants you to pay with an app on your smartphone (yes, there is an additional fee).

West Nile Virus found in mosquitoes in Onondaga County: The Onondaga County Health Department is reminding residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites after West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes were found in a trap on Taft Road in the town of Cicero.

  • Spotted Lanternflies are all over New York City. Are upstate New York vineyards next on the menu?

CNY Couple Face Animal Cruelty Charges: An Oswego County couple is facing animal cruelty charges after police said multiple dogs were found at their residence with porcupine quills all over their bodies, including two emaciated yellow Labradors unable to eat because of the quills.

Popular Finger Lakes wine now in a hard seltzer: Hazlitt’s Red Cat, one of the best-selling wines made in the Finger Lakes, has long been known as a party favorite. Now you can add strong mineral water to that party. Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards recently launched a line of hard seltzers made from Red Cat.

Looking to the future

Primary Voting: What You Need to Know: The second primary of this election year will take place on August 23, when voters will decide which candidates will be on the ballot for the November general election. The August primaries will include Democratic and Republican candidates for the US Congress and the New York State Senate in the various districts of Central New York. If you want to vote, there are some deadlines you need to know. Here’s what you need to know to vote in Central New York.

  • New York primary voters face new deadline to change party registration
  • Syracuse.com debate: Do you have questions for the Democratic candidates for Congress?

Hey now… Smash Mouth returns to upstate New York: Smash Mouth will return to upstate New York next month for a concert with a new lead singer, nearly a year after a chaotic performance prompted frontman Steve Harwell to bow out.

Sports

Girls Fayetteville-Manlius Mount Rushmore

WHO MADE THE HORNETS’ “MOUNT RUSHMORE”? The faces of Fayetteville-Manlius women’s sports greatness are ready to be chiseled in stone. Syracuse.com’s Mount Rushmore Project is an effort that identifies the top four male and female athletes in history from selected Section III schools. Fayetteville-Manlius is one of the programs we are kicking off this summer, along with Skaneateles, Nottingham, and Cicero-North Syracuse. It was a difficult task to narrow down the nominations, but we did it. Meet the four male and four female athletes who were chosen from FM.

Brent Axe: 22 Questions for the 2022 SU Football Team: Happy football everyone. Syracuse’s 2022 football season is underway, and Orange just finished their first week of training camp. Here are 22 questions to ponder before SU’s opening game against Louisville at the JMA Wireless Dome on September 3.

Will Benny Williams’ time with the US East Coast pay dividends for SU? Syracuse basketball forward Benny Williams was part of the US East Coast team, comprised of current college players, that recently completed a three-game tour of Spain with a 3-0 record. Williams played a role for the team that could prove vital for Orange next season.

  • Syracuse basketball recruiting target JP Estrella sets commitment date
  • Top 100 forward in class of 2023 commits to SU women’s team

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