March 31, 2014
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In March 2004, the United States Senate passed a resolution officially recognizing April as Financial Literacy Month.  Many of the country’s non-profit and private...


The Onondaga Nation in Upstate New York Seeks International Support After U.S. Courts Fail to Address Violations

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by Onondaga Nation News Washington, DC – Monday April 15th, the Onondaga Nation, a treaty-recognized sovereign Indian nation with its homelands in upstate New York, filed a petition against the United States with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). Since 1788, 2.5 million acres of land have been stolen from the Onondaga Nation by More »

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Passion Week Schedule of Services

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Coalition of United Pastors and the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance present Passion Week Services. Sunday April 13th Palm Sunday begins Passion Week Services. Below you will find the schedule of events for that week: Palm Sunday- April 13th @ 4:00 p.m. Immanuel Temple COGIC Opening Concert featuring Association Choirs Monday April 14th 2014 @ 6:30 p.m. More »

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NYS Defenders Association Launches Veterans Defense Program

ALBANY, NY (ReadMedia)– The New York State Defenders Association (NYSDA) has launched a Veterans Defense Program. Jonathan E. Gradess, NYSDA’s Executive Director, noted that this veterans’ initiative is the most recent and far-reaching of NYSDA’s long-standing efforts to bring about more informed representation of military personnel and veterans who become involved in state criminal or More »

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St. Joseph’s Honors Supporters at Appreciation Breakfast

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. – St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center Foundation paid tribute to supporters at the 24th annual St. Joseph’s Day Appreciation Breakfast March 19 at The Genesee Grande Hotel in Syracuse. St. Joseph’s hosts the breakfast annually to recognize major supporters and advocates of the hospital. St. Joseph the Worker awards were presented to Luis More »

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Miner Announces New Web Page Informing Residents about Summer Construction Schedule

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Mayor Stephanie A. Miner announced today the City of Syracuse launched a new web page dedicated to informing Syracuse residents and Central New York commuters about delays and detours during the summer construction season. The webpage will host maps and graphics informing drivers of where work is being done in addition to More »

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Dr. Cornel West will be in Syracuse for a day of mobilization and action “Connecting the Dots: Poverty Racism and Drones”

Dr. Cornel West will be in Syracuse for a day of mobilization and action. First there will be an event called, “Connecting the Dots: Poverty Racism and Drones” Sunday, April 27 2:00 p.m. Tucker Missionary Baptist Church 515 Oakwood Ave. following the talk there will be a rally and march, theme “People’s Orders of Protection More »

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Comments on Tax Foundation’s Upgrade of New York’s Tax System Ranking

Governor Cuomo made the following statement on the Tax Foundation’s projected improved ranking of New York State’s corporate tax system from 25th to 4th best in the country based on the reforms recently passed in the 2014-2015 Budget: “This year’s budget builds on positive reforms included in our three prior budgets, which have greatly improved More »

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Alliance Urges Commission to Adopt Comprehensive Youth Justice Reforms As Part of Plan to Raise the Age of Criminal Responsibility

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The Alliance for Youth Justice and Safety, of which Center for Community Alternatives is an executive steering committee member, commends Governor Andrew Cuomo for responding to the concerns of New Yorkers by establishing a statewide Commission to create a road map to raise the age of criminal responsibility and develop concrete and actionable recommendations for More »

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St. Joseph’s First in Syracuse to Use Miniature Cardiac Monitor

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Small, Wireless Monitor Provides Long-Term Remote Monitoring to Help Physicians Diagnose and Monitor Irregular Heartbeats SYRACUSE, N.Y. – St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center announced that it is the first facility in Syracuse to implant the Medtronic Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) System, the smallest implantable cardiac monitoring device available, in a patient. Dr. Ali More »

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Ironworkers Recruit Apprentices

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Syracuse, NY (April 10, 2014) – The Joint Apprenticeship Committee for Ironworkers Local Union #60 will conduct a recruitment from May 5, 2014 through May 1, 2015 for 10 ironworker (outside) apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera announced today. Please note that the openings listed for apprentices represent the total number for the Central, More »

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SSO Mitigation Phase 1 Contract No. 3 Phelps Street Pumping Station Replacement

SSO Mitigation Phase 1 Contract No. 3 Phelps Street Pumping Station Replacement VILLAGE OF EAST SYRACUSE ONONDAGA COUNTY, NEW YORK Sealed bids for the construction of the SSO Mitigation Phase1, Contract No. 3 -Phelps Street Pumping Station Replacement will be received at the office of the Village of East Syracuse, 204 North Center Street, East More »

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The Renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers Applauded!

The Fisk Jubilee Singers embraced a large audience at Bethany Baptist Church (host church) Friday, February 15, 2013.  This spectacular event was sponsored by LeMoyne College. The proceeds from the concert went to the Matt Shaw Fund, named in honor of a 2012 LeMoyne graduate who was killed in a random act of violence just More »

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Tigris Shrine Circus, Collectorsfest, Organ Society Annual Spring Concert at New York State Fairgrounds this Weekend

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  Shriners Bring the Circus to the New York State Fairgrounds this Weekend       Syracuse Hoops Star C.J. Fair, Dallas Cowboys Legend Appear at Collectorsfest Tigris Shrine Circus April 4 – 6 Trained animals, clowns, acrobats and more return to the Fairgrounds this weekend as the Tigris Shrine Circus takes place from Friday More »

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Syracuse Stage Announces 2014/15 Season

(Syracuse, NY)—Syracuse Stage is pleased to announce the 2014/15 Season, featuring recent Broadway hits, award-winning shows, celebrated playwrights, and an international exchange. Kicking things off in September is the raucous comedy and 2013 Tony winner for Best Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, followed by the haunting and haunted The Piano Lesson, August More »

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