The big crowds and long lines at the New York State Fair can pressure vendors to rush, putting them at risk for getting ripped off.
It is very easy to make an impulse buy at the State Fair, but the Better Business Bureau, says make sure you do your homework before you make a purchase.
Pinching pennies at the State Fair starts with some planning. Advance sale tickets are $6. That's $4 cheaper than at the gate.
This year’s State Fair marks the end of an era.
The tougher repeat drunk driving law named for a Liverpool man may finally be put to use for the first time in the State since it was signed into law a year ago.
The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office has identified a motorcyclist who was killed in a crash that shut down I-690 near the Fairgrounds on Wednesday.
David Tetro, Jr. and Morgan Tetro of Minetto have been convicted of stealing more than $200,000 from a retired U.S. Air Force colonel.
Investigators say the owner of the boat was filling it with fuel at the Fischers Marina when the boat burst into flames.
Sick and tired of mowing your lawn? Robotic mowers are supposed to do the job for you. Consumer Reports has been testing four to see whether you should sit back and turn your lawn over to a robot.
(Wednesday Evening, September 2, 2015) The warmer than normal temperatures continue in Central New York. It won’t be a washout, but there is the chance of a thundershower Thursday. The payoff?? A delightful day Friday.
If you’re looking to escape the heat, for just $7 you can stop by one of the “coolest” places in the Fair.
The Syracuse University men’s basketball team’s 2015-16 schedule was released on Thursday – and it features a number of old rivalries, and new ones.
Manlius Police are asking people in their community to remain vigilant after a stolen SUV was found blocks away from its owner’s home on Warren Street after being set on fire late Tuesday night.
The town's zoning board has approved plans to construct a 150-foot Verizon cell tower near the intersection of Indian Hill and Pompey Center roads.
Surveillance footage of vandalism posted on Facebook caught the attention of Rain Lounge patrons, the business owner’s friends, and even Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler.
The State Fair announced on Tuesday night that rapper Nas would replace Snoop Dogg after the hip hop legend cancelled due to illness.
Bosco's has had their location near the Midway of the Fairgrounds for 34 years and it's a regular stop for so many hungry fair-goers.
One of the newest vendors at the New York State Fair didn't have to travel too far down the Thruway.
Today is day seven at the Great New York State Fair.
The State Fair announced on Tuesday night that it has replaced Snoop Dogg with iconic rapper Nas.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined plans for the State Fairgrounds on Tuesday. Compare the current Fairgrounds with the plans for the future.
A Canastota man accused of using a knife to steal a woman’s car outside of a Price Chopper on Erie Boulevard in Syracuse was formally arraigned on Tuesday for allegedly murdering an Oneida woman.
Snoop Dogg’s highly anticipated Chevy Court show at the New York State Fair has been cancelled.
With all the distractions at the New York State Fair, parents risk losing sight of their kids.
It takes a lot of work to move the NewsChannel 9 newsroom and control room to the New York State Fair.
McDonald's says America will soon be able to dine on its breakfast menu all day.
NewsChannel 9 Sports Director Steve Infanti sat down with Syracuse University’s new athletic director, Mark Coyle, recently.
The Governor was in Central New York on Tuesday morning, offering some details on how $50 million will be spent to enhance the State Fairgrounds.
Legendary pro-wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka is facing a murder charge for the death of his girlfriend in Pennsylvania in 1983.
The Oswego County Health Department has scheduled aerial spraying after evidence of EEE was found in the Toad Harbor area.
On Monday Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $50 million renovations for the fair that include removing the grandstand and track, but he says Super DIRT Week will still stay in Central New York.
A town of Salina resident has been diagnosed with the first human case of EEE in Onondaga County this season.
When choosing a backpack, most important thing is fit. Look for straps that are wide, padded and contoured. The top of the shoulder straps should sit one or two inches below the shoulders.
Starting this week drivers using a key route in and out of Armory Square in Syracuse have a new traffic pattern to get used to, but for people who live in this area its about more than getting people safely across the street.
Police are on foot and in helicopters in a community outside of Chicago after an officer was shot and killed on Tuesday morning.
Ithaca College hopes cutting 40 positions this year will result in savings for the school.
Country singer Joe Nichols will perform on the Chevy Court stage tonight at the New York State Fair.
The fair is one of 20 nominated in USA TODAY's Best Readers' Choice travel award contest.
Legendary Syracuse University men’s basketball player Pearl Washington is suffering from a malignant tumor, according to a report.
Have you ever wanted to take a look at the New York State Fair from the sky?
DeWitt lost a well known restaurant a few months back but has gained a new one with a different name and fresh approach, but a familiar feel.
You had questions we got answers... Over the weekend NewsChannel 9 asked viewers to send in questions about the New York State Fair.
One of the most celebrated rivalries in college basketball will continue in December when Syracuse University travels to the Washington, D.C. to face Georgetown.
Crazy rides are what some people live for... but just how scary are some of the craziest rides on the Midway?
Americans are buying more and more fresh foods. Refrigerator manufacturers are trying to keep pace. They’re packing their fridges with freshness features they say will extend the life of your fruits and vegetables. Key is keeping the temperature and humidity at the proper levels.
If you’re looking to buy local, you should stop buy the ‘ Taste NY’ Marketplace building.
Traffic was backed up along both sides of I-490 in Rochester after a cabbage truck overturned early Monday morning.
Governor Cuomo is headed to the fairgrounds to make an announcement at 9:30 a.m.
The right lane on I-690 Westbound near the New York State Fairgrounds has reopened and traffic appears to be moving normally.
Check NewsChannel 9's State Fair live cam, located at our broadcast center next to the Dairy Products Building.