Category: Local News

NY medical schools increase enrollment

MICHAEL VIRTANEN ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York’s 16 medical schools have enrolled 120 more students this fall than last year,...

Syracuse, NY native crowned Miss America

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The new Miss America will start the first day of her reign the same way most of her predecessors did — with...

MINER ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF THIRD SWEEP OF CORNER STORES

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Mayor Stephanie A. Miner announced the results of more surprise corner store inspections which took place on Wednesday....

Missouri law school dean to lead Syracuse Univ.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The dean of the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis has been named chancellor of Syracuse...

Households Headed by Single-Black Men Increased in 2012

By Frederick H. Lowe (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The number of single-black men heading households increased in 2012, compared to 2011,...

Private Sector Brings Jobs to Syracuse

By Staff The private sector has brought over 3,100 jobs to the city of Syracuse over the last year according to a job report from the New...

Syracuse Remembers Corey Hill

By Staff Syracuse residents will be holding a celebration and fundraiser Saturday July 27 at local wine and bar Benjamin’s in memory of...

Syracuse National Action Network Chapter Participates in 100 City Vigil for Trayvon Martin

Syracuse joined with over 100 cities across the United States for the 100 City Vigil for Trayvon Martin July 20. The Syracuse chapter of...

Top (Left to Right): Albany City School District, Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard; Brockport Superintendent, Lesli Myers; North Syracuse Central School District Superintendent, Kim Dyce-Faucette. Bottom (Left to Right): Buffalo Public Schools Superintendent, Pamela Brown; Auburn Enlarged City School District Superintendent, Constance Evelyn; Syracuse City School District Superintendent, Sharon Contreras

Black Women are Increasingly in Charge of Upstate School Districts

By Lisa Dumas Although the position of superintendent has traditionally been held by males, recently there has been an increase in the...

Sotomayor Surprises Upstate NY High School Grads

The graduating class of Cicero-North Syracuse High School were surprised by an unannounced address by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor...