Sunday 23 September 2018
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Category: Featured News, Local News, Top Stories


Miner Blocks City Council’s Access to Computers

By Staff   Syracuse Common Councilors said Mayor Stephanie Miner has blocked their access to city computers and email, after they...


Syracuse University’s Campus to Go Smoke-Free

By Staff   Syracuse University will become a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus July 1, as a new institutional policy will go into...


Syracuse University Names Mark Coyle as Its New Athletic Director

By Staff   Syracuse University has announced Mark Coyle, former athletic director for Boise State University, has been named as...


Aspen Dental Settles With NYS AG, After Allegations of Upselling

By Staff   State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced a $450,000 settlement with East Syracuse-based Aspen Dental...

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No Trickle Down Recovery

Op/Ed By Julianne Malveaux   ( – The unemployment rate rose just a bit in May, an indicator that Wall Street...


Senator and Pastor, Rev. Clementa Pinckney, Among Charleston Church Shooting Victims

By Staff   Update: Former Rochester pastor Rev. Dr. Norvel Goff Sr. will reportedly take over leadership of the church. In addition,...

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Spokane NAACP President Accused of Falsely Representing Herself as African-American

By Staff   Update: Rachel Dolezal officially stepped down from her post as president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP Monday, June...

Sgt. Major Louis Wilson accepts the Medal of Honor from President Obama

WWI Soldiers Awarded Posthumous Medals of Honor

By Staff   President Barack Obama posthumously awarded two World War I army heroes, Sgt. William Shemin, a Jewish soldier, and Pvt....

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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...


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...