Halloween

6:54pm

Thu October 31, 2013
Regional Coverage

Onondaga County has its own spooky stories to share on Halloween

An artist's rendering of the ghost Clarissa
Ellen Abbott/WRVO

Ghost stories abound during the Halloween season and the Onondaga Historical Association has collected some of the best known ghostly tales in Onondaga County.

One of the most told ghost stories in central New York is "the Bride of the 13 Curves."  OHA Curator of History Dennis Conners said it starts on Cedarvale Road.

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8:26am

Thu October 31, 2013
Regional Coverage

Oneida's Farnam Mansion provides home to spirits, owners

The Farnam Mansion was built more than 150 years ago.
Ellen Abbott WRVO

Buying a haunted house isn't for everyone, but for the couple who bought the supposedly haunted Farnam Mansion in Oneida three years ago, they've found a comfortable life sharing their home with what they call spirits.

The Farnam Mansion on Main Street in Oneida has all the makings of a haunted house; creaky stairs, lots of small, dark rooms, a cellar complete with a former lab.

The brick Victorian Italianate home built more than 150 years ago is currently owned by Gerri and Brian Gray.

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5:00am

Wed October 24, 2012
Regional Coverage

Police in Onondaga County crack down on Halloween drunk drivers

Ellen Abbott WRVO

It won't be someone in a police costume pulling drunk drivers over this weekend. Police agencies across Onondaga County are cracking down on Halloween partiers in what has become a busy weekend for police when it comes to drunk driving.

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11:39am

Thu November 3, 2011
Regional Coverage

Dentists offer to buy Halloween candy from kids for charity

In Fayetteville orthodontist Joe Catania’s office, trick or treat begins the day after Halloween, when his haunted office holds its cash-for-candy program November 1-10.  They pay kids in the community, not just patients, a dollar a pound for the stuff that might otherwise muck up their braces.

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