Wednesday 16 January 2019
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Category: Editorial, Top Stories

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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...


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...


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...


Eastwood Neighborhood Association Announces “Curb Appeal” Contest

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


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...