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State Launches Mentoring Program for At-Risk Youth

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has launched the New York Youth Mentoring Program, to provide career and life guidance to children who...

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Key Bank Donates $200,000 to Say Yes to Education

By Staff   Key Bank made a donation of $200,000 to support the Say Yes to Education endowment at the second annual Say Yes to...

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Syracuse Parks Announces New Skating Programs at Meachem Ice Rink

By Staff     The City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation, and Youth Programs has announced three new skating programs...

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New York State Receives Low Grades for Infrastructure

By Staff   In the inaugural 2015 Report Card for New York’s Infrastructure, New York state received an overall grade of C-...

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Syracuse Common Council Votes to Continue Litigation Against City Over Computer Use Policy

By Staff   Syracuse’s Common Council voted 5-4, Sept. 28, to go forward with a lawsuit forcing Mayor Stephanie Miner to restore...

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State: Nearly 200,000 Registered to Vote Using DMV Website

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s  office has announced that more than 195,000 New Yorkers, more than 53,000 of which were...

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At CBCF Phoenix Awards Dinner, President Obama Shifts Focus to Black Women

By Hazel Trice Edney   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – With a backdrop of “My Brother’s Keeper” and nearly two years of focus on issues...

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Syracuse City School District to Receive $3.3 Million for Pre-K Expansion

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced $30 million will be awarded to 34 high-need school districts, in order to increase access...

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SCSD Implements “Food Court” Concept in School Cafeterias

By Staff   At Fowler High School, Syracuse City School District Officials said students noticed a visible change upon entering the...

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Racial Gap Persists in ACT College Admission Test Scores

By Zenitha Prince   (Trice Edney Wire) – A stubborn racial gap continues to persist in scores on the The American College...