Category: Featured News, Health, State/National News

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African-American Children Have Higher Mortality Rates Due to Diabetes Than Any Other Demographic

By Staff –   African-American children have a higher death rate from diabetes than any of their peers. For perspective, these...

State Trooper In Guarded Condition Following An Accident On Interstate 86

A New York State Trooper was hospitalized after a pickup truck hit the back of his patrol car on Interstate 86. Trooper Craig Foglia was...

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The Guest House Meeting and Event Center Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

By Staff –   The Guest House Meeting and Event Center, located at 722 W. Manlius St. in East Syracuse, has recently celebrated...

Courtesy Photo: California residents march following the death of Kelly Thomas,
a mentally ill many beaten by police in Fullereton in Orange County. He died
from the wounds five days after being hospitalized.

Deadly Force: Cops Look for Answers in Policing the Mentally Ill

By Kiara Burwell   There was a different outcome a few months earlier in New York City. A police sergeant, responding to a 911 call...

State Legislators Roll Out $20 Billion Housing Initiative

Governor Cuomo announced a $20 billion affordable housing and homelessness initiative last week, pushing forward the effort to provide...

Gov. Cuomo Declares More Inclusive Requirements For Infertility Coverage

Governor Andrew Cuomo has updated New York’s insurance mandates, expanding infertility coverage to single women and same-sex couples....

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Tesla and Panasonic To Bring 1400 Jobs To NY

Roofing is one of the fastest growing jobs around. Or more specifically, solar photovoltaic installation is. This profession involves the...

Aspen Dental Bows Out of Syracuse City Center, But Arts Center Curtain Goes Up This December

Syracuse’s City Center development suffered a major blow, as the project’s main anchor, Aspen Dental, has officially withdrawn...

New York State Workers Comp Premiums Likely to Decrease This Year

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced that workers’ compensation premiums will likely decrease by 4.5% in New York State later...

JENNINGS, MO - AUGUST 11: Cornell Williams Brooks, Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) speaks during a press conference regarding the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown at Jennings Mason Temple Church of God In Christ, on August 11, 2014 in Jennings, Missouri. The fatal shooting by police of the unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri has sparked outrage in the community and set off civil unrest including looting and vandalism. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

NAACP President Brooks Saddened But Not Bitter After Refusal to Renew His Contract

By Hazel Trice Edney –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – NAACP President Cornell William Brooks says he is saddened and disappointed by...