- Central New York
Under this definition, the region has a population of about 1,177,073.
Major newspapers in the region include the Oneida Daily Dispatch,
Syracuse Post-Standard, Auburn Citizen, Ithaca Journal, and Utica Observer-Dispatch, as well as the alternative newsweekly Syracuse New Times. Hamilton College, Cornell University, Le Moyne College, SUNY Oswego, Colgate University, SUNY Cortland, Ithaca College, Syracuse Universityand the SUNY ESF are some of the major colleges and universities in the region.
The region is served by several television stations based in Syracuse including ABC affiliate
WSYR-TV, NBC affiliate WSTM-TV, CBS affiliate WTVH, Fox affiliate WSYTand PBS affiliate WCNY-TV.
Note: Tompkins County and Cortland County are often considered part of the region in New York State called the
Southern Tier; the ski countrydemarcation line runs through Cortland County. Tompkins County, which features Ithaca at the end of Cayuga Lake, is often considered part of the Finger Lakes. Oneida County and Herkimer County are often considered part of the region in NYS called the Mohawk Valley, although the "Central New York" and "Mohawk Valley" definitions overlap and neither definition is mutually exclusive. Therefore Tompkins County, Cortland County, Oneida County and Herkimer County are only Central New York in the broader sense of the phrase "Central New York".
Only Onondaga County, Cayuga County, Oswego County and Madison County are always considered "Central New York".
During the early historic period, the
Iroquoissuccessfully excluded Algonquintribes from the region.
Central New York Military Tract, land reserved from soldiers of the American Revolution, was located here. Many towns derived from the tracts have classical names.
Many Central New Yorkers pronounce elementary as /ɛlʌmɛntɛɹi/ instead of the General American pronunciations of /ɛlʌmɛntɝi/ and /ɛlʌmɛntri/. The r-colored vowels in documentary and complimentary follow suit.
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