October 26, 2021

The Wisdom Keeper event is the annual fundraiser for FOCUS Greater Syracuse, an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit civic engagement organization that for more...

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September 19, 2021

An Interview with Say Yes to Education Executive Director, Ahmeed Turner The 2020 graduation rate of Black, Latino and Asian students in the Syracuse City School...

Consumer Alert: The NYS Division of Consumer Protection Reminds New Yorkers to Keep Safe During Halloween Celebrations

Safety Tips for Adults and Children for an Enjoyable and Safe Halloween Celebration The New York State’s Division of Consumer Protection and the New York State Department of Health continue to urge caution to parents and children during this year’s Halloween celebrations to help stay safe from variants of COVID-19. Halloween spooktacular traditions may still More »

Delaware Street Resident Struck by Gunfire While Inside Home

On Sunday, October 24th, 2021, at around 6:52 P.M., Officers responded to the 200 block of Delaware Street for a shooting with injuries call. Upon arrival, Officers located a 54-year-old female who was shot in the midsection.  The victim was transported to Upstate Hospital, where she is expected to survive. The investigation revealed that the More »

Shots Fired on E. Raynor Ave. Police Locate Casings as Victims Arrive at Crouse Hospital

On Saturday, October 23rd, 2021, at around 2:30 P.M., Officers responded to the 100 block of E. Raynor Avenue for a shots fired call. Upon arrival, Officers located evidence of a shots fired, and several casings were located. At around the same time, two adult male victims arrived at Crouse Hospital with gunshot wound injuries More »

The Syracuse Common Council Meeting Schedule October 25 – 29

Meetings Scheduled in The Common Council Chambers October 25th, up to and Including October 29th, 2021 Monday, October 25th 12:00 p.m. Study Session 1:00 p.m. Common Council Session Tuesday, October 26th 12:00 p.m. Joint Committee Meeting; Finance & Parks re: Discuss tree removal process relative to the Municipal Sidewalk Program Wednesday, October 27th No Meetings Scheduled More »

City of Syracuse Citizen Participation Information-Notice of Funding Availability-CDBG, HOME, ESG Block Grant Programs

City of Syracuse CDBG, HOME, ESG Block Grant Program Year 48 (2022-2023) Notice of Funding Available In accordance with the City of Syracuse Department of Neighborhood +Business Development (NBD) Citizen Participation Plan developed under requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, NBD will anticipate receiving funding from the Department of Housing and Urban More »

Attorney General James Launches New Easy-to-Use Online Filing Portal for Charities Operating in New York

Online System Will Speed up Filing for Thousands of Charities Required to Register with Charities Bureau New York – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced the official launch of a new, easy-to-use online filing portal for charities to report their annual financial disclosures. The new online system will speed up filing for thousands More »

Governor Hochul Provides October 25th Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress Combating COVID-19

45,217 Vaccine Doses Administered Over Last 24 Hours   28 COVID-19 Deaths Statewide Sunday   Governor Kathy Hochul today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress combating COVID-19. “The COVID-19 vaccine is readily available, free, and most importantly, it’s effective – now, for those eligible, it is also important to get booster shots to ensure your vaccine is as More »

Governor Hochul Signs Legislation Clarifying Acceptable Names for Ballots and Election Petitions

Legislation (S.1133/A.4136) Clarifies the Use of Alternate Names on Ballots and Election Petitions as Acceptable If Commonly Used and Not Intended to Mislead Voters  Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation (S.1133/A.4136) to clarify the definition of what constitutes an acceptable name for candidates to use to identify themselves on a ballot or petition. Recently, two Muslim More »

Governor Hochul Provides October 21, 2021 Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress Combating COVID-19

58,693 Vaccine Doses Administered Over Last 24 Hours 43 COVID-19 Deaths Statewide Yesterday     Governor Kathy Hochul today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress combating COVID-19. “As COVID continues to threaten the health and safety of New Yorkers, it’s more important than ever that everyone act responsibly and get vaccinated as soon as possible,” Governor Hochul More »

Onondaga County looking for qualified individuals to fill two (2) Planner 1 positions-PLANNER I 15100

Onondaga County is currently looking for qualified individuals to fill two (2) Planner 1 positions in our Syracuse-Onondaga County Planning Agency (SOCPA). There may be a third (3rd) Planner 1 position available in January. If you have an interest in the position(s) send your resume to: Monicawilliams@ongov.net. PLANNER I 15100 (Competitive) DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE More »

Jazz Central opens season with Friday October 22nd with a Chelsea Opera Halloween production of Menotti’s “The Medium”

Jazz Central opens with added NASA-grade air purification Jazz Central, downtown Syracuse’s cozy 75-seat theater, will commence its 2021-2022 season this Friday October 22nd with a Chelsea Opera Halloween production of Menotti’s “The Medium,” presented in a fully upgraded facility with NASA-grade air purification, thanks to Unimar and IoT Right, local veteran-owned companies dedicated to providing More »

Sheriff Conway Swearing in 26 New Deputies

Syracuse, New York – On Thursday, October 21, 2021 Sheriff Eugene J. Conway held a brief swearing-in ceremony for twenty-six new police deputies. The ceremony began at 3:00 PM  inside the Storer Auditorium on the Onondaga Community College Campus. The newly sworn deputies will attend the Central New York Regional Law Enforcement Academy, which will More »

Attorney General’s Office Responds to Recent Cuomo Attacks

New York – The Office of the Attorney General today released the following statement in response to attacks made by former Governor Andrew Cuomo’s lawyer, Rita Glavin. This statement can be attributed to a spokesperson for the office: “Another day, another baseless attack by the former governor who resigned so he didn’t have to participate More »

Mayor Walsh and 1199SEIU Announce $600,000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Grant for COVID-19 Education Outreach to High Risk Residents

119SEIU’s Center for Healthcare Workforce Development partnered with City of Syracuse in attracting first-ever CDC grant to Syracuse Syracuse, N.Y. – Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced the City of Syracuse will receive a nearly $600,000 federal grant to fund person-to-person outreach regarding COVID-19 vaccination and prevention to people at higher risk for the virus. The More »

League of Women Voters of Syracuse Metropolitan Area Launches Electronic Voter Guide for Onondaga County and City of Syracuse Races

League of Women Voters of Syracuse Metropolitan Area Launches Electronic Voter Guide for Onondaga County and City of Syracuse Races www.vote411.org Local elections are IMPORTANT – VOTE! Vote 411, the League’s electronic voter guide, is now LIVE! Candidate information is available for all candidates running in Onondaga County and City of Syracuse races. The information More »

Crouse Health Named Age-Friendly Health System

Crouse Health is one of just 37 New York State healthcare facilities — and the only one in Central New York —to be designated an Age-Friendly Health System by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). The Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) recently announced the hospitals, ambulatory practices, post-acute care facilities and federally qualified More »

Morning Roundtable ‘Join The Conversation!’ Oct. 21: Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon

Due to increased privacy and security concerns we are now required to ask all attendees to pre-register in order to attend our meetings. Please click below to register for this event. Click to Register After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. We will continue holding Thursday Morning Roundtable More »