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Photo of the Day

COLORS OF THE SEASON: Leaves are showing colors south of Syracuse in the Labrador Hollow Unique Area in Tully. Check out more colorful photos from the area. (Scott Schild photo)

Coronavirus Update

Trump, in motorcade, waves to supporters outside hospital:President Donald Trump declared, “I get it,” in a message to the nation Sunday before briefly leaving the hospital to greet cheering supporters from his motorcade, a surprising move that suggested that his health may be improving.

NY state to target businesses where virus is spreading: Gov. Andrew Cuomo said state officials would start targeting businesses in areas with growing cases of the coronavirus to ensure people are complying with mask wearing, social distancing and other tactics meant to stop transmissions. “It’s no time for Covid fatigue,” he said.

McMahon urges sick people to stay home to slow spread

2 more CNY schools temporarily go online-only: Two Liverpool elementary schools will switch to remote learning today after district officials learned Sunday that a staff member has tested positive for the coronavirus.


Regal considers temporarily shutting down theaters nationwide

Provisions Bakery, which helped more than 1,000 get job training, closes

Patrons at Destiny USA nail salon may have been exposed to virus

NYC seeks to reinstate restrictions in some neighborhoods

What’s Trending

Why the sale of a Pollock painting has some seeing red: The Everson Museum of Art’s planned sale of Jackson Pollock’s “Red Composition,” expected to bring millions to the museum, has been cheered by some and decried as “inexcusable” by others. Who is Pollock, and why is one of his less famous works of art — and its auction — so significant?

New poll shows Katko, Balter in virtual dead heat: U.S. Rep. John Katko is battling for his political survival, locked in a virtual dead heat with Dana Balter in the final weeks of their campaign for Congress, according to a Siena College 5/8 Syracuse.com poll released on Sunday.

Biden holds lead over Trump in Central New York

How Central New Yorkers plan to vote in 2020 election

“The Forbidden Door”: Halloween Writing Contest returns:Children’s writer Bruce Coville of Syracuse has once again written the beginning of a Halloween story — and he needs an ending. Finish the story and send it to us. Winners will be chosen in each of three groups: kindergarten through third grade, fourth and fifth grades, and sixth and seventh grades.


Buffalo Bills running back Devin Singletary gets past Las Vegas Raiders free safety Erik Harris to score a touchdown during the second half of Sunday’s game in Las Vegas. (AP Photo)

Bills beat Raiders, stay unbeaten: Another big week for Josh Allen, another win for the Buffalo Bills. The Bills are 4-0 after a 30-23 win over the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday. Allen threw for two touchdowns, ran for another and completed over 70 percent of his passes for the fourth time in as many games. How good are the Bills? Here are six observations from Sunday’s win.

Report card: Allen continues MVP campaign

Cornerback Josh Norman ‘lifted’ Bills with his play

CNY native Latavius Murray has a big day for the Saints

Underdogs again: You’d think that coming off a big win over Georgia Tech and facing 0-4 Duke at the Carrier Dome, the Syracuse football team finally might get a little respect from oddsmakers. Nope — the Blue Devils are favored to beat the Orange.

In Brief

Small plane crashes in Oswego County; pilot escapes injury

$789,000 home in Skaneateles: List of 147 home sales in Onondaga County

Family remembers slain mom: “Never be the same without her”

American High seeks actors for movie filming in Syracuse

“SNL” highlights: Jim Carrey debuts as Joe Biden (video)

Editorial cartoons for the week: Presidential debate, tax revelations

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