Category: Local News

New York state awards $340 million in Universal Pre-K funds

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 Eighty-one school districts in New York state will receive $340 million in state funds to pay for full-day...

New Report on New York’s Educational Systems Contradicts Earlier Findings

Staff According to a new report, New York is one of the top 10 states across the nation for its education output and safety, and its school...

Syracuse Landlord Training

thu, Jul 31, 2014 Syracuse desperately needs more affordable housing but it is a challenge to succeed as a landlord. Here is a course for...

Summer Enrichment Means Lifetime Survival

Op/Ed by Julianne Malveaux (TriceEdneyWire.com) – It’s mid-July. Do you know if your children are learning? Just a month ago they...

Central NY city mulls smoking ban in public housing complexes, joining growing national trend

AUBURN, New York (AP)— The city of Auburn in central New York is considering a ban on smoking in public housing complexes, joining a...

NY’s Attorney General Announces New State Mortgage Assistance Program That Will Help Families Keep Their Homes

Staff Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has officially announced a new New York state mortgage assistance program, known as NYS MAP ....

Former Pompey Group Home Being Auctioned

Staff New York State is auctioning off a former group home for a fraction of its estimated value . Though the minimum bid is $55,000,...

Syracuse students participate in rocket challenge

Story Detail Teams of students from Ed Smith Pre-K-8 School and schools from throughout central New York participated in the M.O.S.T....

Interstate 690 to Close Friday For 13 Days

Syracuse’s Interstate 690 will close Friday at 9 a.m. for a construction project expected to last at least 13 days, officials stated....

Sixty Years after Brown v. Board of Education, Schools Still Face Inequity

Op/ed by Rosemary Rivera Story Detail Organizing Director Citizen Action of New York Last week marked 60 years since the controversial...