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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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H.W. Smith Students Attend “Project Lead The Way” Conference

By Staff –   Students and educators from H.W. Smith Pre-K-8 School were recently selected to present to more than 2,000...

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Study: NYS May Soon be Forced to Offer Financial Help to Cities Like Syracuse

In Syracuse, the level of poverty is growing and residents are struggling to pay off their debt. The State of New York itself, along with...

Candidate Juanita Perez Williams answers a question at the Syracuse Mayoral Candidate Forum held Monday, June 19, 2017 at the Southwest Community Center in Syracuse, N.Y. Nine candidates for mayor fielded questions from moderators and the community about their positions in the race. About 200 community members packed the center to hear the six democrats, one republican, one independent and one green party candidate speak. Photo by Wasim Ahmad.

Walt Dixie Announces Alliance Network Will Endorse Ben Walsh for Mayor

By Staff –   Walt Dixie, president of the Alliance Network, has recently announced the group will endorse Ben Walsh for...

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Syracuse City School District Expands “Blessings in a Backpack” Program

By Staff –   The Syracuse City School District has expanded its “Blessings in a Backpack” program, which provides students...

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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,...

Bed Bugs Found Inside a 12th Syracuse City School

Everyone from parents to children in Central New York is nervous about bed bugs coming into their homes. Bed bugs have now been found in 12...

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City Commissions Study to Identify Business Opportunities Along South Ave.

By Staff –   Mayor Stephanie Miner has announced the city will conduct a market study to identify opportunities for business...

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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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Syracuse Teachers Association Won’t Endorse A Mayoral Candidate

By Staff –   The Syracuse Teachers Association has decided not to endorse a candidate in Syracuse’s mayoral race....