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Pearl Washington, Syracuse Basketball Legend Dies of Cancer at Age 52

Syracuse University basketball legend Dwayne “Pearl” Washington died on Wednesday at the age of 52. Last summer, Washington was...

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Students at LeMoyne and McKinley-Brighton Take Part in UNICEF Kid Power Program

By Staff   Third, fourth and fifth graders at LeMoyne Elementary, as well as fourth graders at McKinley-Brighton, have recently taken...

Destiny USA Granted Hefty Tax Exemption for New Syracuse Hotel across from Shopping Mall

Destiny USA has secured a lucrative property tax exemption for its hotel proposal, marking yet another example of a local company...

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Upstate Medical to Inaugurate Danielle Laraque-Arena as President

By Staff   Upstate Medical University will officially inaugurate Dr. Danielle Laraque-Arena as its seventh president, Friday, April...

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Henninger High School Student Allegedly Punched Two Teachers Over Cell Phone Incident

The average smartphone has a typical lifespan of about two years. Yet for one 16-year-old Henninger High School student, who allegedly...

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Syracuse, Rochester Named Two of the Top Ten Laziest Cities in America by Zippia.com

By Staff   Syracuse and Rochester have ranked in the top five on a new list which might be one of the cities’ least greatest...

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Miner Releases 2016-17 Budget to City Council for Approval

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner has released her $706 million 2016-2017 budget proposal to Syracuse’s Common Council for review,...

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City Court Judges Recuse Themselves from Arraignment of Mayor’s Ally

By Staff   All nine Democratic city court judges have reportedly recused themselves from Bruce Conner’s arraignment April 8....

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Direct Energy Closing Its Syracuse and Henrietta Locations

By Staff   Direct Energy, a solar energy company, will reportedly close both its Syracuse and Henrietta locations, and lay off a...

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Crouse Hospital Receives Substantial Donation from Local Businessman to Expand Emergency Department

A hospital in Syracuse is preparing to expand its emergency department thanks to a hefty donation from a wealthy local businessman....