Wednesday 17 October 2018
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Category: Hot News, Local News, Top Stories

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Thousands of Students to Opt-Out of State Tests

By Staff   In response to a state mandate for students to meet English Language Arts (ELA) and math requirements in schools, both...

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BBB: Concert season is here, beware of ticket scams

Buffalo, NY – People have more options than ever for purchasing seats for concerts and events, but that also can mean more ways to get...

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Gov. Cuomo Announces 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Career Fair

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Career Fair will be held April 16, and feature 150...

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Indiana Republicans Amend Law to Stop Discrimination Amidst Pressure

By Staff   Although Republican leaders of the Indiana state House and Senate have continued to insist their recent measure, billed as...

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Contreras Named as One of “25 Most Influential Black Women in Business”

By Staff   Syracuse City School District Superintendent Sharon Contreras has been named one of the year’s “25 Influential Black...

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SCSD Students Win Awards at 2015 CNY Science Fair

By Staff   Several Syracuse City School District students recently have been recognized for their scientific achievements in the 2015...


Cuomo and Lawmakers Reach Deal, but Budget Lacks Initial Policy Plans

By Staff Although New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislators have come to an agreement regarding the final state budget,...

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Miner names Lazarus Sims as New Syracuse Parks Commissioner

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner has appointed Lazarus Sims as the city’s new commissioner of the department of parks, recreation,...


Baye Muhammad, Syracuse Parks Commissioner, to take Rochester Position

By Staff   Baye Muhammad, Syracuse’s commissioner of parks, recreation and youth programs, has been named to a new position, as...

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Black America Missing Nearly Half of Its Economic Share

New Report Shows African-Americans at Rock Bottom of America’s Equality Index By Hazel Trice Edney ( – Amidst...