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Study: Universal Full-Day Preschool Falls Short

Governor Andrew Cuomo has promised to make universal preschool a top priority, and the state recently renewed a $340 million a year grant...

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Urban Students Receive Math and Science Scholarships

WASHINGTON–Four high school seniors have been selected by the Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) to receive the 2015 ExxonMobil...

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Onondaga County DA Opens Investigation Into SPD’s Deputy Chief

By Staff   Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick’s office has opened a criminal investigation into Syracuse Police...

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Assemblyman Sam Roberts to Head State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance

By Lisa Dumas   Updated: This article has been updated to reflect the fact that Sam Roberts’ Assembly seat could be filled in...

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Eastwood Neighborhood Association Announces “Curb Appeal” Contest

By Staff   The Eastwood Neighborhood Association (ENA), along with Mayor Stephanie Miner, announced the Third Annual Eastwood...

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City Recognizes Firefighters in Promotion Ceremony

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner has presided over a promotion ceremony, formally elevating 11 firefighters to new positions as...

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Housing Visions Named to “Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers” List

By Staff   Housing Visions Inc., a Syracuse-based nonprofit developer and manager of affordable housing, announced it has been named...

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U.S. Border Patrol Hiring 1,600 Agents, including In Upstate N.Y.

By Staff   U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be hiring approximately 1,600 national Border Patrol Agents (BPA), including...

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Police Chief: Deceased Baby Found By School’s Nurse

By Staff   Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler and Syracuse City School District Superintendent Sharon Contreras held a press...

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SCSD Students Receive Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship Awards

By Staff   The Syracuse Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority held its 40th annual May Week Scholarship and Fortitude...