Wednesday 17 October 2018
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Category: Hot News, State/National News, Top Stories


Cuomo: SUNY to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour for Workers

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the minimum wage for State University of New York workers will increase, incrementally, to...

Syracuse Inner Harbor Project, Photo: QPK Design

Judge Removes City Lien Against Land Sold to COR, But Allows City to Go Forward with Lawsuit

By Staff   State Supreme Court Judge James Murphy dismissed a city lien against land the city sold to COR Development Co., as part...

Joanie Mahoney
Onondaga County Executive

Joanie Mahoney: Let’s Clarify the Misconceptions Regarding the Inner Harbor Project

To the Editor:   The conversation surrounding the Inner Harbor has been a healthy discussion for the community but there are a couple...

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City Sues Developer for Seeking Special Tax Deal; Minority Contractors Say Mayor’s Killing Project for City Residents

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner has announced the city will sue COR Development Co. for seeking a special tax deal with the Onondaga...


Author of Poverty Report Gives Outlook for Syracuse

By Katrina Weston   Edward Doherty, retired vice president of community programs at the Rochester Area Community Foundation, and...


Former Convicted Murderer Apologizes to Family, Holds Vigil for Victim

By Katrina Weston   Rashawn Sullivan, formerly a convicted murderer, has recently held a vigil in honor of Jason Crawford, the man he...


Entertainment Organization Holds AIDS Awareness Event

By Katrina Weston   Studlyfe Entertainment brought the community together for an all-out extravaganza based on AIDS awareness, at the...

Rosa Parks: an introvert who changed the world.

Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott: Remembering Rosa Parks

By Staff   Dec. 1 marked the 60th Anniversary of Rosa Parks becoming a major figure in the Civil Rights Movement. Parks was arrested...


Tamir Rice’s Family Releases Reports Which Find Shooting to Have Been “Unreasonable”

By Staff   Attorneys for the family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy who was fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer last year,...

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Syracuse’s Common Council, Divided, Appoints Joe Nicolletti to Fill Vacant Seat

By Staff   Syracuse’s Common Council has reportedly voted 5-3 to appoint former Common Councilor Joe Nicoletti to fill a vacant...