Kara in Karate-do means to purge yourself of selfish and evil thoughts and strive to be inwardly humble and outwardly gentle. Two teens proved that when they allowed a Black Belt with Down Syndrome to win a Karate championship in Rome.
16 year-old Virginia Davis was born without fingers on her right hand. Although she doesn't let it stop her she dreamed of doing more. A Whitesboro high school teacher helped make her dream become a reality.
Members of the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office and the Moyers Corners Fire Department are local heroes for one dog in the Town of Clay. Both teams responded to the NYS Wildlife Management Area for an ice rescue call involving a dog, and were successful.