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Big Macs for the vax

Incarcerated individuals in New York state prisons could soon get the COVID-19 vaccine — with a cheeseburger and fries. The Citizen obtained a memo sent by Anthony Annucci, acting commissioner of the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, detailing the latest round of ...

Home care workers face deadline to get vaccinated

ALBANY (AP) — Home health aides who refuse to get a COVID-19 vaccination are barred from working with patients in New York as of Friday under a new state mandate that one industry group warned could lead to thousands of caregivers losing their jobs. The mandate, put in place by Gov. Kathy ...

Syracuse standout WR Taj Harris to enter transfer portal

SYRACUSE (AP) — Syracuse wide receiver Taj Harris plans to transfer. Orange coach Dino Babers confirmed Monday that the junior has decided to enter the transfer portal. Babers said he spoke to Harris before Saturday’s game at Florida State and afterward. Babers said Harris, who did not ...

Lake Placid Classic race returns Oct. 9

LAKE PLACID — After a one-year delay due to COVID-19, on Oct. 9, the 50th annual Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon and 10K will take place. In 1970, a small group of runners led by Dr. Robert Lopez, a prominent Saranac Lake Veterinarian began a marathon and half-marathon race originally ...

Cleveland set to say goodbye to ‘Indians’ for good

CLEVELAND — There’s no more debate or decisions forthcoming. There’s still some anger and disbelief, but also the excitement that comes along with change. The Cleveland Indians are about to become history. On Monday, one of the American League’s charter members will play its final ...

Jets rookie RB Carter gives offense ‘electric’ element

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Michael Carter stands out on the football field — and it’s not just because of his elusive moves. The New York Jets rookie running back is always bouncing around with a child-like exuberance that rubs off on his teammates. “I do love the juice and the energy ...