Category: Featured News, Local News

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DA Investigator Charged with Hit-And-Run, City Firefighter Suspended After the Incident

By Staff –   Peter Rauch, a former investigator for the Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office, has been accused of...

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Onondaga County Office for Aging Announces Free Classes for Caregivers

By Staff –   The Onondaga County Office for Aging has announced the following free classes for individuals who currently care...

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Syracuse Has the Lowest Undocumented Immigration Rate in Entire Country

According to the Pew Research center, a lower percentage of illegal immigrants reside in Syracuse than in any other U.S. metropolitan area....

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Schumer Says He’ll Fight to Protect Syracuse’s Federal Funding

By Staff –   U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) has announced he will fight to protect funding to the Department of Housing and...

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SCSD Seeking Community Feedback Regarding District’s Updated Safety Plan

By Staff –   The Syracuse City School District will hold a public hearing to receive community feedback regarding the...

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SCSD School Board Formally Appoints Jaime Alicea as Superintendent

By Staff –   The Syracuse City School District school board has voted to formally appoint Jaime Alicea as full-time...

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City Declares March 6 “Ghana Independence Day”

By Staff –   Mayor Stephanie Miner welcomed members of the Syracuse Ghanaian-American community to City Hall recently, to...

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Officials Respond to Threats Aimed at Syracuse and Rochester JCCs

By Staff –   The Jewish Community Center of Syracuse, in Dewitt, and the Jewish Community Center in Brighton, N.Y., near...

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Young African American Lawyer Helps Stop Solitary Confinement of Teens

By Dave McCleary   In a case that has made headlines in recent local and national news, a young African American lawyer has been...

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City Management Analyst Announces Bid for Common Council

By Staff   City management analyst Kyle Madden has formally announced his bid for Syracuse Common Councilor-at-large. Madden will seek...