Category: Local News

Syracuse Students Shine in the Vex Robotics Competition

The CNY Regional VEX Robotics Challenge took place at the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology (MOST) in Syracuse last...

The Frederick Douglass Foundation Condemns Governor Cuomo for Intolerance

The Frederick Douglass Foundation of NY condemns Governor Cuomo for intolerance. His targeting of certain groups for removal from NY State...

Divestment, Not Shareholder Resolutions

Op/Ed by Howie Hawkins Story Detail Howie Hawkins hhawkins@igc.org Fossil fuel divestment by the NYS Common Retirement Fund would be a shot...

A Young Man’s Vision for Syracuse: Reflecting on Suspension Rates

Story Detail Raymond Blackwell As a Syracuse native, and former Fowler High School graduate (class of 2007), I feel compelled to join the...

Extended School Days for Syracuse City Schools

By Delani Weaver According to results of a survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Education, an average school day is 6.7 hours....

Love is a Natural Resource

Op/Ed by Danielle Frazer Story Detail Danielle Frazer, FrazerD@upstate.edu Recently a friend of mine made the comment that people,...

Excellus dropping out of Medicaid managed care

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Excellus BlueCross BlueShield says it’s dropping out of public health insurance programs for the poor and...

New York State Fair director stepping down after eight months

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) – The Cuomo administration says the director of the New York State Fair is stepping down after just eight months...

Greens, Hawkins and Rozum, Slam Maffei for Voting to Shutdown the Government

Story Detail Howie Hawkins Two former Green Party candidates who ran for Congress against Congressmember Dan Maffei (D-WFP) harshly...

At Annual Meeting CEO Sharon Owens Lays Out Plan for SMNF, Inc.

Staff Reporter Story Detail Syracuse Model Neighborhood Facility, Inc. CEO Sharon F. Owens lays out vision for center at annual meeting,...