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Wednesday 12 December 2018
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Category: Featured News

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Schumer Urges Government to Reinstate Federal Loan Program for New York Students

It’s bad enough that thousands of New York students are graduating with massive amounts of student loan debt, but a recent decision...

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Syracuse Parks Announces “Try Hockey Free Day” at Meachem Ice Rink

By Staff   The City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation, and Youth Programs has announced the Onondaga Youth Hockey...

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President Obama Rejects Construction of Keystone Pipeline

By Staff   President Barack Obama rejected a request from TransCanada Corp. for the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline Nov. 6,...

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Election Results: Mahoney Wins Third Term; Republican Picks Up Seat on City Council

Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney won 60 percent of the vote, and a third term, against her opponent Toby Shelley, Nov. 3. Shelley...

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City Announces Competition to Improve Erie Blvd.

By Staff   The city of Syracuse, and town of DeWitt, have launched Elevating Erie, a “competition to identify innovative ideas that...

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New Yorkers Displeased with Frosty Winter Weather in October

While summer and fall never seem to last as long as they should, some particularly low temperatures in mid-October have New Yorkers already...

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Excellus, State to Offer New Low-Cost Health Plans in 2016

By Staff   Excellus BlueCross BlueShield will offer a new health plan in 2016, with monthly premiums of $0 or $20 per month, officials...

New York State Drops Two Spots on 2015 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Despite some positive momentum in the field of alternative energy, New York experienced a minor drop in a national study that ranks states...

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AT&T Donates $15,000 to SWCC’s Journey to Manhood Program

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner has announced a $15,000 contribution from AT&T to the Southwest Community Center’s (SWCC)...

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Cuomo Announces Executive Order to Protect Rights of Transgender Community

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced he will issue an executive order prohibiting harassment and discrimination on the basis of...