Saturday 25 November 2017
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Category: City, Hot News, Local News, Politics, Top Stories

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Ben Walsh Elected Syracuse Mayor; City Council, School Board Incumbents Re-Elected

By Staff –   Independent Ben Walsh has been elected Syracuse’s new mayor, in a surprising upset over Democratic nominee...

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Quante Wright: Common Council Candidate Is On Path to Success

By Lisa Dumas –   Quante Wright is one of three candidates vying for Syracuse 4th District Common councilor. And, although...

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Juanita Perez Williams: Embracing the Possibilities

By Dave McCleary –   Just a few days before election day, Syracuse mayoral candidate Juanita Perez Williams said she plans to...

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Mayor Miner Accepts Teaching Position at New York University

By Staff –   Mayor Stephanie Miner has accepted a teaching position at New York University, which will begin in 2018,...


Study Finds Lack of Teacher Diversity Throughout New York State

By Staff –   Sixty-two percent of students in the Syracuse City School District are black or Latino, compared...

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58 People Killed, Hundreds Injured in Las Vegas Shooting

By Staff –   Fifty-eight people were killed, and over 500 were injured in what authorities have said is the deadliest mass...


Juanita Perez Williams Wins Democratic Primary

Juanita Perez Williams won the Democratic Party nomination Tuesday night, paving the way for her to possibly become the first Latina mayor...

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the sequester after a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House in Washington March 1, 2013. Obama pressed the U.S. Congress on Friday to avoid a government shutdown when federal spending authority runs out on March 27, saying it is the "right thing to do." 

Former President Barack Obama Assails President Trump’s Reversal of DACA

For the first time since leaving the White House in January, former President Barack Obama has issued a full statement in response to an...


Thousands of Ministers March for Justice and Peace, Against ‘Political Laryngitis’

By Alanté Millow –   ( – More than one thousand religious leaders from across the nation gathered...


Dick Gregory, Trailblazing Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Passes

By Staff –   Dick Gregory, a trailblazing comedian and civil rights activist, passed away on Aug. 19 at the age of 84. “It...