Thursday 18 January 2018
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Category: City, Featured News, Local News, Politics, Top Stories

Newly-Appointed Deputy Mayor Sharon Owens

Sharon Owens Announced as Syracuse Mayor-Elect’s Deputy Mayor

On Friday, December 8, Syracuse Mayor-elect Ben Walsh announced that Sharon Owens was to be his Deputy Mayor. This is the first hire for...


Point Place Casino to Hold Job Fair

By Staff –   The Point Place Casino will hold a job fair Tuesday, Dec. 19, in Bridgeport, near Cicero. The job fair will take...

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SCSD to Seek Public Input at Investment Plan Forum for New “Security Command Center”

By Staff –   The Syracuse City School District will hold a public review forum for comments and questions regarding the third...

Assassinated civil rights icon Medgar Evers, a field secretary with the NAACP, was a large focus of President Trump's
speech as his brother Charles Evers and widow Myrlie Evers sat in the audience at the open of the museum.

Trump Attends Opening of Civil Rights Museum Despite His Own Racial Insensitivities

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – President Donald Trump was the lead person spreading the lie that...


Anti-Racism Speaker: Trump’s Focus on Race Takes Focus Off His Policies

By Leonard Lewis IV –   (TriceEdneyWire) – President Donald Trump’s political strategy really is not something new,...

Mayor Stephanie Miner, Other Speakers Publicly Denounce GOP ‘Death Tax’

Nearly 200 people piled into Syracuse City Hall this week to decry the GOP’s new federal tax plan and criticize those who voted for...


Demonstrations Held to Spotlight and to Stop African Slave Trade in Libya

By Frederick H. Lowe –   ( – Demonstrations recently have been held in major European cities to protest...


Former Officer Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Shooting Death of Walter Scott

By Clinique Mason –   Former South Carolina Officer Michael Slager was sentenced to 19 to 24 years in prison Thursday, for...

Great mood at the nursing home, happy patient with doctor.

Presurgical Cognitive Screening Could Prevent Complications In Elderly Patients

New research from the Harvard Medical School in Boston shows screening elderly patients for cognitive impairment prior to surgery may catch...


County Legislature Approves Measure to Raise Age for Purchasing Tobacco Products

By Staff –   The Onondaga County Legislature has approved a measure to stop anyone under the age of 21 from buying tobacco...