October 28, 2014
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Wherever you walk, drive or ride a bus in and around Syracuse, dramatic change is here. Hundreds of new residents are pouring into downtown apartments and...


Learn About and Help Improve Aging Services in Onondaga County

 The Department of Adult & Long Term Care Services, Office for Aging invites you to attend a Public Hearing where we will share information on their programs and services and ask for your input in developing their service plan for 2015. They need your help What are the biggest challenges older adults face? How can More »

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The Media Unit presents…It’s a Party

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It’s a Party, leave the electioneering at the door and help us celebrate the Media Unit’s Campaign to open a dialog on race for youth in Central New York. Five to Life and the Hoffmann Family Band headline the Media Unit’s annual gala season celebration at Pensabene’s, 135 State Fair Boulevard in Syracuse, Thursday, October More »

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New Clothing Boutique GRAND Opening! Me’Premier Clothing Boutique

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Vintage, Trendy and Custom Made to Order Men, Women’s and Children’s vintage and custom clothing.  Stop in and meet boutique owner Me’Lisa Matthews as she steps out on her new venture. Me’Lisa is the Owner and Designer of Jema Couture Fashion Line which has been featured in various fashion weeks around the Country Philadelphia, NYC More »

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Onondaga County Offers Free Flu Clinic November 19th

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No health insurance?  Flu Vaccines are FREE for Onondaga County Residents! Onondaga County Health Department will be offering Walk-In Flu Clinic Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014. Onondaga County’s Flu Clinic will be offered at the following times; 10:00 am − 12:00 noon and 2:00 pm − 4:00 pm at the Onondaga County Civic Center, 421 Montgomery More »

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City of Syracuse Roadwork Schedule For October 27—November 2

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The City of Syracuse today released its schedule of roadwork projects for the week of October 27 through November 2. For more information, including detailed maps of detours, residents are invited to visit the City of Syracuse roadwork webpage at www.syrgov.net/roadwork. Erie Blvd. West Bridge over Onondaga Creek. This City project will More »

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Miner, Valesky, Magnarelli Reopen Meachem Ice Rink

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After Four Months of Work, Construction of an Ice Mat Was Completed In Time for Hockey Season to Begin SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Mayor Stephanie A. Miner, Senator David J. Valesky, and Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli today stood at Meachem Ice Rink to formally reopen it after four months of reconstruction made possible by state funding. As More »

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City of Syracuse Begins Search for Clinton Square Tree

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation, and Youth Programs announced today that it has begun its annual search for a tree to serve as the centerpiece of the Clinton Square holiday display. The tree will take center stage for the annual Home for the Holidays celebration and tree lighting ceremony More »

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Plumbers & Steamfitters Recruit Apprentices

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Syracuse, NY (October 27, 2014) – The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Plumbers & Steamfitters, Local #267, will conduct a recruitment from November 26, 2014 through October 28, 2015 for 5-10 pipefitter apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera announced today. Applications can be obtained at the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local #267, 150 Midler More »

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Mayor Miner to Open Outdoor Classroom in Kirk Park

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Mayor Stephanie A. Miner will open the newly constructed Outdoor Classroom in Kirk Park  Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 4:00 PM. The new facility is located in the Northwest section of Kirk Park near the intersection of Kirk Avenue and Kirk Park Drive. The Outdoor Classroom in Kirk Park is part of More »

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City of Syracuse Roadwork Schedule For October 20—October 26

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The City of Syracuse today released its schedule of roadwork projects for the week of October 20 through October 26. For more information, including detailed maps of detours, residents are invited to visit the City of Syracuse roadwork webpage at www.syrgov.net/roadwork. Erie Blvd. West Bridge over Onondaga Creek. This City project will More »

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August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning Masterpiece The Piano Lesson Starts October 22

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“A play of magnificent confrontations.”—NEW YORK POST “Haunting as well as haunted.”—NEW YORK NEWSDAY (Syracuse, NY)—In August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece The Piano Lesson, the past threatens to pull apart brother and sister. Bernice treasures a one-of-a-kind piano, an heirloom with carved figures of their enslaved ancestors. Boy Willie suddenly arrives from the South determined More »

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CEO Focus: Agriculture – The Resurgence of One of Our Oldest Industries

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Agriculture. It’s one of our region’s oldest and undeniably most important economic sectors. In 2012, agricultural production was worth more than $5.7 billion in New York State.  Of the state’s total land area 23 percent or 7 million acres are being used by 36,000 farms to produce a very diverse array of food products. Today, More »

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Department of Labor and Empire State Development Partner with Sutherland Global to Fill 200 New Positions in Syracuse

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Sutherland Global Services, a business process and technology management services provider based in Rochester, is partnering with the New York State Department of Labor and Empire State Development to hire for 200 new positions in Syracuse. Join hundreds of job seekers and representatives from Sutherland Global Services, the Department of Labor and Empire State Development. More »

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Sprinkler Fitters Recruit Apprentices

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Syracuse, NY (October 2, 2014) – The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Sprinkler Fitters, Local Union #669 (Central Region), will conduct a recruitment from November 3, 2014 through October 30, 2015 for five sprinkler fitter apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera announced today. Applications may be obtained from the following locations from 8:00 More »

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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield fact sheet points to low vaccination rates and higher incidence of certain vaccine-preventable diseases in upstate New York

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  Upstate New York residents are more likely to contract certain vaccine-preventable illnesses and also develop the flu at twice the rate of other state residents, according to a new Excellus BlueCross BlueShield fact sheet. Of all upstate New York regions studied in the report, Central New York had the highest number of reported vaccine-preventable More »

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St. Joseph’s Provides Free Community Service

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SYRACUSE – Safe disposal of “sharps,” also known as needles, syringes and lancets, is a concern to all members of the Syracuse community.  St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center provides a convenient site for the safe disposal of sharps for people with medical conditions that require at-home, self-injections, through the free Residential Sharps Collection Program.  The More »

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October 2014 ArtRage Events

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Gifford “What If…” film – I Learn America Tuesday, October 7, 2014    6:30 – 8:30 pm doors open at 6:00 for light snacks Free to the Public   Gifford “What If…” film – I Learn America Directed by Jean-Michel Dissard & Gitte Peng(52min) ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Avenue @ N. Crouse, Syracuse   315-218-5711   www.artragegallery.org  The children More »

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