Category: Local News

Syracuse City School District Addresses Discipline Issues With New Restorative Justice Approach

By Staff Reporter The Syracuse City School District has held several meetings this month and last in order to discuss the difficult issue...

NY expands youth employment program

ALBANY, N.Y. – (AP) — New York state is expanding a program that offers businesses tax credits in exchange for hiring at-risk...

City Officials Gain More Control Over Corner Stores, Hookah Bars & Other Businesses

Shutting down several stores for violating building codes and surprise inspections based on resident complaints have been a major part of...

2014 Syracuse Fashion Week Returns

Syracuse Style and the Downtown Committee of Syracuse will be bringing in Spring fashions, food, music to the Amory Square for the 2014...

NY-based Dinosaur BBQ chain eyes Chicago location

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) – The Dinosaur Bar-B-Que restaurant chain plans to open its next location in Chicago in what will be the...

Internet a crucial Venezuela battleground

FRANK BAJAK Story Detail Workers clean the street from debris left over from yesterday’s clashes between anti government protestors...

Medaille College to close suburban Buffalo campus

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – Medaille College says it will close its suburban Buffalo campus at the end of this semester. Classes will shift...

Syracuse loses first game of season, falls to ACC rival Boston College in overtime at Carrier Dome

Story Detail Boston College players celebrate after defeating Syracuse 62-59 in overtime in an NCAA college basketball game in Syracuse,...

Syracuse Firefighters Can Now Use New Medication to Save Lives of Heroin Overdoses

Heroin use and heroin overdose rates have been on the rise in the northeast section of the country. To combat this epidemic, a nasal spray...

Say Yes Syracuse Receives $300,000 in Scholarships from Key Bank

If you missed the halftime of the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball game against Notre Dame at the Carrier Dome Monday night, then you...