January 17, 2022

Martin Luther King III, a civil rights activist, global humanitarian, political leader, and eldest son of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will serve as featured...


Urban CNY Excellence
December 14, 2021

(Syracuse, NY) -- Twelve Syracuse residents in their sixties have been chosen to be featured as “pin ups” on an exclusive 2022 calendar that highlights events and...




Local Organizations Plan for a Virtual Celebrations of Rev Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: The Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Syracuse and New Southern Rock Baptist Church with Dr. Joan Hillsman


A Virtual Program Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. January 17th 2022 “It’s A Day On – Not A Day Off” Join New Southern Rock Baptist Church, Washington D.C. and Dr. Joan Hillsman of Syracuse celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. You Can join the MLK Program at NSRB.org, Livestream, Facebook Love More »



Syracuse Stage begins the year with the East Coast premiere of ‘Yoga Play’


Syracuse, NY – Syracuse Stage starts the New Year with an invitation to laugh with the East Coast premiere of Dipika Guha’s delightfully satirical comedy “Yoga Play.” Under the direction of Stage’s new associate artistic director Melissa Crespo, “Yoga Play” runs Jan. 19 – Feb. 6. Tickets are on sale now at www.syracusestage.org or through More »


Republican John Katko will not run for Re-Election

According to multiple reports Republican John Katko  (R-Onondaga) will not run for re-election. In a statement Katko said, “My conscience, principles, and commitment to do what’s right have guided every decision I’ve made as a Member of Congress, and they guide my decision today.” Katko who is one of 10 Republican members of Congress to More »


Police Officer and Firefighter Exam Announcements

Please see links/attachments for examination announcements for Police Officer/Deputy Sheriff & Firefighter.  The application deadline with Onondaga County Department of Personnel for Police Officer/Deputy Sheriff is 2/22/22 & for Firefighter is 2/11/22. The required application is attached for both titles, application and fee must be returned to Onondaga County Dept. of Personnel located in the More »


100 Black Men of Syracuse present: Animate Bootcamp


Get the JOB TRAINING and CAREER ADVICE to join the exciting, fast growing Global Animation Industry The 100 is seeking students enrolled in the 11th/12th grades or pursuing a college degree and who are interested in a potentially life-changing experience courtesy of our newest program offering. A team of industry leaders and professionals in the More »



Neighborhood Preservation (Homeless & Housing Vulnerable) Committee Meeting on January 18th 2022

There will be a meeting of the Neighborhood Preservation (Homeless & Housing Vulnerable) Committee on Tuesday, January 18th, 2022 at 10 a.m. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the City’s Choice Neighborhood Implementation application to HUD. (Please check in advance due to COVID variant some meetings have been migrated to WebEx.) The meeting More »


The Syracuse Fire Department is Hiring

Syracuse, N.Y. – Less than one percent of all fire departments in the United States have been able to attain an ISO class 1 rating.  The Syracuse Fire Department is one of them.  Only 24 fire departments in the entire world have earned the Seal of Excellence Award from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.  The More »


New York State Announces Availability of $90 Million In Federal Emergency Home Heating Aid

Available Emergency Home Heating Aid Per Household Increases Up to 42 Percent to Help New Yorkers Avoid Heating Emergencies Amid Winter Fuel Price Spike Applications Accepted Starting January 3 Governor Kathy Hochul announced a substantial year-over-year increase in available emergency home heating aid—with more than $90 million in federal funding available to help low- and More »


Senator Mannion Delivers Free COVID Test Kits and KN95 Masks to Disability Service Providers and Senior Care Programs in the 50th Senate District


These deliveries are in addition to the free tests and free masks distributed to constituents this week  Syracuse, NY – Senator John W. Mannion (D-Geddes,) Chairman of the Disabilities Committee, on Saturday January 15th brought free COVID test kits and free KN95 masks to disability service providers and senior care programs in the 50th Senate More »


Program Officer – Central New York Community Foundation

Job Description TITLE:  Program Officer REPORTS TO: Vice President, Community Investment STATUS: Regular, Full-time, Exempt POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Program Officer engages directly with community residents, nonprofit staff members, other funders and board members to assist in the design and implementation of the Community Foundation’s strategic initiatives and grantmaking. This position assists in advancing racial, social More »


Opportunities with the City of Syracuse: Secretary to the City Clerk, Director of the Mayor’s Office to Reduce Gun Violence, Control Clerk (Finance Office), Constituent Services and Intergovernmental Affairs Coordinator and more!

Opportunities with the City of Syracuse: Secretary to the City Clerk, Director of the Mayor’s Office to Reduce Gun Violence, Control Clerk (Finance Office), Constituent Services and Intergovernmental Affairs Coordinator, Neighborhood Planner, and Senior Financial Analyst.   Secretary to the City Clerk City of Syracuse – Syracuse, NY $50,789 – $58,260 a year This position is More »


Incarcerated Male Charged with Promoting Prison Contraband


City of Syracuse, New York – The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office reports that an incarcerated male who was being held at the Justice Center was arrested for possessing prison contraband. Jamall McLaurin (33) of Syracuse, was charged yesterday with the felony of promoting prison contraband in the 1st degree and the felony of criminal possession More »


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

101,194 Vaccine Doses Administered Over Last 24 Hours   195 COVID-19 Deaths Statewide Yesterday Governor Kathy Hochul today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress combating COVID-19. “Even as the rate of new infections continues to move in a promising direction, too many New Yorkers are getting sick, being hospitalized or tragically losing their lives — we must remain More »


CNYRTA/Centro Announcement of Vacant Position Cleaner/Servicer (Syracuse)

DEPARTMENT: Maintenance, Central New York Regional Transportation Authority SALARY RANGE: $18.37 per hour plus night shift differential of $1.00 per hour HOURS OF LABOR: 5:00pm to 1:30am (Monday thru Friday) JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, a cleaner/servicer is responsible for maintaining the scheduled cleaning and servicing of buses. Thorough cleaning of interior and exterior of More »


CNYRTA/Centro Announcement of Vacant Position Mechanic (Syracuse)

DEPARTMENT: Maintenance, Central New York Regional Transportation Authority SALARY RANGE: Starting Rate $26.86 HOURS OF LABOR: Shifts vary. Must be willing to workdays, nights, and weekends & overtime as needed. JOB SUMMARY: Mechanic’s should have the knowledge and experience to make needed vehicle repairs within their department, as well as the knowledge and experience to More »