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


Ten Years Later, 100 Black Men Continues to Flourish

By Yolanda Clark –   What’s the mission of the 100 Black Men of Syracuse Inc.? The organization’s mission has been to...


Mayor Ben Walsh Appoints New Constituent Services Advocate

By Staff –   Mayor Ben Walsh has appointed Maria Maldonado Lewis as the city’s new constituent services advocate. Lewis...

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Onondaga County Justice Center Among 5 Most ‘Problematic’ NYS Correctional Facilities, Report Finds

According to, The Onondaga County Justice Center has been declared as one of the most ‘problematic’ jails in all...

Syracuse School District Facing $24 Million Budget Gap, Wants Charter Relief

The Syracuse City School District is facing a $24 million gap in the budget proposal for 2018 and 2019. According to Local SYR, the...

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First Black Female Eastern District Judge and Former Syracusan Sandra Townes Passes

By Staff –   Federal Judge Sandra Townes, a former Syracuse judge, and the first black female judge appointed to the bench of...

Syracuse Moving Forward with Multiple Revitalization Projects

Syracuse continues its redevelopment plans with improvements to another downtown long-vacant building: the former Addis Department Store....


Construction Industry Booming Despite Syracuse Building Renovation Debacle

A rundown Northside Syracuse building once on the cusp of renovations will be returned to its previous owner due to a development deal...

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SCSD’s Graduation Rate Decreases Slightly; State’s Minority Achievement Gap Still Persists

By Staff –   The Syracuse City School District’s June graduation rate has decreased slightly, falling from 61 percent in...

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Mayor Walsh Delivers “State of The City” Address

By Staff –   Newly-elected Mayor Ben Walsh delivered the “State of the City” address at the Public Service...

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Uplift Syracuse Endorses Democratic Candidate Dana Balter for Congress

By Staff –   Uplift Syracuse, a progressive political advocacy group, has endorsed Democratic candidate Dana Balter for...