July 26, 2021

OHB Redev LLC Selected to Redevelop Shoppingtown Mall Site Syracuse, N.Y. – County Executive J. Ryan McMahon, II announced on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 that OHB...

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June 18, 2021

This has been a challenging year for high school student. Virtual classes, masks, a disruption in the daily functioning of attending school. However, out of the chaos...

Governor Cuomo Announces Streamlined Application Process for Rent Relief Program

New Process Immediately Relaxes Documentation Standards for Both Tenants and Landlords Over 1,000 Dedicated Staff and 350 Volunteers Will Help Clear Pending Cases Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a new streamlined application process for New York’s rent relief program to help eliminate potential barriers for eligible New Yorkers to receive funding. The new process More »

Syracuse Author Wins Independent Book Award Ed Griffin-Nolan receives silver medal for ‘Nobody Hitchhikes Anymore’

Montpelier, Vt. – In a virtual ceremony on June 3rd, author Ed Griffin-Nolan of Pompey, New York, received a silver medal “IPPY” award for his book Nobody Hitchhikes Anymore, in the Travel-Essay category of the 25th Annual Independent Publisher Book Awards. According to the Jenkins Group and IndependentPublisher.com, this year’s contest drew over 4,500 entries, More »

International Union of Operating Engineers Local 158 Endorses Mayor Ben Walsh for Re-election

Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced he has received the endorsement of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 158 for re-election as mayor. Mayor Walsh, who has helped attract investment to Syracuse and Central New York during his first term, has been endorsed by five major unions in the building and construction trades. Walsh is a More »

Voices: The National Action Network ‘stands with and fully support Officer Brandon Hanks’

The Syracuse & Buffalo Chapters of the National Action Network today are taking an unapologetic stand for the rule of law and public safety as it relates to the treatment of Officer Brandon Hanks. We stand with and fully support Officer Brandon Hanks. We hold those who incite/and promote bullying, harassment and racial discourse in More »

Governor Cuomo Provides July 25, 2021 Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress Combating COVID-19

34,123 Vaccine Doses Administered Over Last 24 Hours   7 COVID-19 Deaths Statewide Yesterday Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress combating COVID-19. “COVID-19 continues to spread in New York State and new variants are cause for concern, so it’s absolutely vital that every New Yorker who hasn’t gotten vaccinated yet does so immediately,” Governor More »

Governor Cuomo Announces Applications for New York State Public Health Corps Fellowship Program Now Open

Up to 1,000 Fellows to Be Trained by Cornell University and Deployed for Public Health Operations    Corps Enhances Workforce Capacity that Lasts Beyond COVID-19 Pandemic, as Outlined in the 2021 State of the State Rolling Applications Can Be Submitted Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that applications are now open for the New York State Public Health Corps Fellowship Program, More »

Now Accepting Children’s Auditions for ‘Matilda’ at Syracuse Stage

Syracuse, NY – Syracuse Stage, in partnership with the Syracuse University Department of Drama, will present “Matilda The Musical” as its holiday musical for the 2021/2022 season. Video audition submissions for young artists, ages 8 – 13, who sing and dance are now being accepted. All ethnicities are encouraged to audition. Auditions must be submitted More »

Mayor Walsh Proposes American Rescue Plan Funding to Begin Skaneateles Lake Intake Pipe Extension

Mayor sends ARPA funding for five major water infrastructure projects for Common Council review Syracuse, N.Y. – Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh is proposing American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to the Syracuse Common Council to begin the Skaneateles Lake drinking water intake pipe extension and four other major water infrastructure projects. The projects total $10 More »

Classic Car Show Presented by Bank of America Coming to Onondaga Community College Campus This Fall

The inaugural OCC Classic Cruise & Views Car Show Presented by Bank of America will be held on the Onondaga Community College campus on the first Saturday of fall. The event is being organized by the OCC Foundation which provides funding for student scholarships, programs, and projects which create partnerships in success for students and the entire More »

Syracuse Media Personalities Create Children’s Book

Syracuse, NY – Sunny102 morning show hosts Rick Gary and Christie Casciano Burns released their first co-authored book “Ringo Is His Name-o”.  The children’s book invites readers to tag along and enjoy the adventures of Ringo the therapy dog.  He’ll will warm your heart and heal a few along the way.  From classrooms, libraries, hospitals More »

Plumbers & Pipefitters Recruit Apprentices

Oriskany, NY (July 19, 2021) – The Plumber-Pipefitters JAC Lo. #112 (Northern Zone), will conduct a recruitment from August 4, 2021 through July 6, 2022 for four Plumber and Steamfitter apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today. Please note, the four openings listed for apprentices represent the total number for three recruitment More »

Falling Doesn’t Have to be Part of Aging

Is someone in your family at risk for a fall? Is it you?   More than 1 in 4 older adults in the U.S. report falling each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which translates to about 36 million falls. One out of five of those falls causes a serious injury More »

Governor Cuomo Provides July 22, 2021 Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress Combating COVID-19

29,397 Vaccine Doses Administered Over Last 24 Hours 2 COVID-19 Deaths Statewide Yesterday Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress combatting COVID-19. “As we near the midpoint of summer, life is picking back up and people are living again after putting everything on hold last year. The best way to take advantage of More »

50th Anniversary Edition of the Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival to be Presented This Weekend in Downtown Syracuse

Friday, July 23: 10 am – 6 pm; Saturday & Sunday, July 24 & July 25: 10 am – 5 pm  Syracuse, NY – This weekend, the AmeriCU Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in Downtown Syracuse, bringing artists, craftspeople, strolling musicians and performers and summer refreshments to the park known More »