Saturday 16 December 2017
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Category: Business, Featured News, Local News, Top Stories


What’s the Richest CNY Town? The Answer May Surprise You

Central New York is sprinkled with wealthy, well-developed towns. But which one is the richest? Skaneateles? Manlius? Lysander? Nope....


NYS Senate Passes Bill to Bring Uber and Lyft Upstate

By Staff   The New York State Senate has passed a bill to approve ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft to operate in Upstate New...


Gov. Cuomo Hires International Engineering Firm to Help Fix I-81

Back in 2015, the global construction equipment market was estimated to be around $145.5 billion dollars. That number has grown in the past...

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Billionaire Bob Johnson Calls for Independent Black Political Party

By James Clingman   (Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from an interview conducted by Economist James Clingman.)...


Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick Appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank Board

By Latoya Crowe   ( – The Federal Reserve System Board of Governors has elected Howard University President...

Family Car Dealership to Receive $2.5 Tax Exemption in Syracuse

A proposed Syracuse campus of vehicle dealerships will receive $2.5 million in tax exemptions from the city. The Maguire Family of car...


State Offers Employees Hotline in Advance of Minimum Wage Increase

By Staff   The New York State Department of Labor has launched a new ad campaign in advance of the state’s minimum wage...


City to Shut Down Marshall St. Parking Lot for Construction of SU’s New National Veterans Resource Complex

By Staff   The city has announced that the public parking lot at the corner of Marshall St. and S. Crouse Ave. will be replaced by the...

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New York State’s Minimum Wage to Increase By Dec. 31

By Staff   New York state’s minimum wage will increase throughout the state by Dec. 31. The state’s minimum wage will...


Chicago Defender’s Top Executives Resign Over Operating Differences With Owner

( – The Chicago Defender, the city’s largest African-American newspaper, has lost its two top executives...