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Syracuse Schools Struggle to Improve Due to State Funding Cuts

The nation’s schools never seem to have enough money, forcing many to go out of their way to raise funds, as evidenced by the fact...

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Miner to Host Third Annual Say Yes Gala Sept. 30

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner has announced the third annual “Say Yes to Education Gala,” will take place Friday, Sept. 30,...

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Mary Nelson Youth Center Offers Free Haircuts for Students

By Staff   The Mary Nelson Youth Center, at 2849 S. Salina St, will hold the “Pay it Forward Hairdos and Cuts,” event...

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Back to School: Be Alert, Walk Your Child’s Route to School

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – It is Back to School Time and parents and students are getting acclimated to new schools. Part of that process...

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Large Construction Project for Off-Campus Student Housing in Syracuse to Include Tanning Beds, Sauna, Game Room

Construction has begun in Syracuse for a 422-bed student apartment complex. The giant complex will be part of Syracuse’s Outer...

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Back-to-School Tips When You’re On a Tight Budget

(StatePoint) Between new clothes and new school supplies, back-to-school season can put a strain on household budgets. In 2015, families...

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Syracuse School Remodeling to be Done by Women, Minorities, and City Residents

Experts recommend an inspection for any homes over 10 years old that add new appliances or fixtures, but Syracuse schools are taking their...

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City Parks Department to Host ” A Safe Home Weekend for Young Men”

By Staff   City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation, and Youth Programs commissioner Lazarus Sims has announced the department...

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SCSD School Board Appoints COO Jaime Alicea as Interim Superintendent

By Staff   The Syracuse City School District Board of Education has appointed Jaime Alicea as interim superintendent. Alicea,...

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Update: SCSD School Board Slated to Appoint New Interim Superintendent

By Staff   (Update, July 13) – The Syracuse City School District School Board is slated to appoint an interim superintendent at...