Category: Local News

SU Students Hold “Rally for Diversity,” Sit-In at Chancellor’s Office

By Lisa Dumas Syracuse University students are protesting the school’s administration policies for the fourth time this academic year....

County Legislature Vote Yes to Build Amphitheater

Onondaga County Legislature Linda Irvin, D-Jamesville, was the deciding vote today to bring a new amphitheater to Onondaga Lake. Irvin had...

NYCLU, State Reach Agreement to Improve Indigent Public Defense

Story Detail Hurrell-Harring plaintiffs pictured above The New York Civil Liberties Union, and the law firm of Schulte Roth & Zabel...

Syracuse City School District teams up with Bryant and Stratton to offer GED program; Syracuse dad goes back to school

Anthony Brooks had just started the 10th grade when he went to jail for selling drugs. By the time his two-year sentence was up, he said he...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Wed, Oct 1, 2014 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States (other...

CITY OF SYRACUSE DECLARES ORANGE OUT WEEK

All Area Residents Encouraged to Wear Orange on Friday, Show SU Pride Throughout the Week of September 29 – October 3 SYRACUSE, N.Y. –...

Celebrating the Haudenosaunee at the Schweinfurth and Cayuga Museum

Story Detail Biboti & Wacheva Dancing & Drumming Ensemble Schweinfurth Art Center will be hosting two special folk arts events...

Two people arrested in connection with break in at Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner’s home

Mayor Stephanie Miner’s house was broken into Tuesday evening, and two suspects have since been arrested, reports said. According to city...

Harvard professor and planning director will give next lecture in I-81 Speakers Series

Peter Park, a former planning director for the cities of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Denver, Colo., will deliver the next lecture in the I-81...

Rain garden at Henninger High School to be Named in Honor of President Barack Obama

On September 19, 2014 at 2pm, the rain garden at Henninger High School in Syracuse, NY will be dedicated in commemoration of President...