Category: Local News

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...

Syracuse Mayor Disappointed with Arbitration Bill

Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner says she is disappointed with the binding arbitration measure negotiated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state...

Over $25 Million in Unclaimed Funds in Syracuse May Be Yours

By Delani Weaver Have you ever quit a job and never went back to get your last paycheck? Or moved without getting your utilities deposit...

VIDEO: 2013 Taste of Syracuse

The annual Taste of Syracuse, the city’s’ biggest food and music festival came to Clinton Square June 7th and June 8th. Despite the...