Saturday 24 February 2018
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Category: Featured News, Local News, Top Stories


Syracuse Fire Department Names Elton Davis First African-American Deputy Chief

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner has announced 12 Syracuse firefighters will be promoted to senior leadership April 28, in a ceremony...

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Onondaga County DA Issues Subpoenas as Part of Investigation into Mayor Miner

On the heels of a failed lawsuit against a development company, Mayor Stephanie Miner is now embroiled in a dramatic legal saga that could...

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City to Celebrate National Bike Month in May

By Staff   Syracuse will join hundreds of communities across the country to celebrate the 60th anniversary of National Bike Month in...


Ferguson Police Reformation Underway After Federal District Judge Signs Off on Consent Decree

Last week, a federal judge approved a deal proposed between the city of Ferguson and the Justice Department, seeking to end the patterns of...


Pearl Washington, Syracuse Basketball Legend Dies of Cancer at Age 52

Syracuse University basketball legend Dwayne “Pearl” Washington died on Wednesday at the age of 52. Last summer, Washington was...


Former SU Professor and Head Start Pioneer Bettye Caldwell Passes Away at 91

By Staff   Bettye MacDonald Caldwell, a former Syracuse University professor whose early childhood development research led to the...


Prince Dies at 57

By Staff   Multiple news outlets have reported that the artist known as Prince died Thursday, at the age of 57. According to reports,...


Students at LeMoyne and McKinley-Brighton Take Part in UNICEF Kid Power Program

By Staff   Third, fourth and fifth graders at LeMoyne Elementary, as well as fourth graders at McKinley-Brighton, have recently taken...

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Rescuers Search Afro-Ecuadorian Villages for Quake Survivors

By Lisa Vives   ( – The death toll in Ecuador’s African coastal communities from a massive earthquake...

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Clinton, Trump Win New York’s Primary

By Staff   Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton were the clear winners of New York...