August 14, 2022

Since 2018 Jubilee Homes has envisioned an Economic Development Project that will impact the South and West Sides in our City of Syracuse. The organization worked...

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May 30, 2022

P-Tech stands for Pathways in Technology Early College High School. On Tuesday May 24 at 10 a.m. at the Recital Hall in Academic II Building, Onondaga Community...

Department of State Announces Completion of The State Street Plaza as part of The Auburn Downtown Revitalization Initiative

Restoration of the State Street Plaza Serves as a Centerpiece for Auburn’s DRI Program  The Downtown Revitalization Initiative Funds Key Catalytic Projects to Revitalize the City of Auburn The New York State Department of State (DOS) today announced the completion of the restoration project at State Street Plaza in Auburn funded through the City’s $10 More »

Attorney General James Stops Robocall Company Hired in Scheme to Suppress Black Voters Ahead of 2020 Election

Conspiracy Theorists Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman Paid Message Communications to Send Out Voter Intimidation Robocall   Lawsuit Against Wohl and Burkman for Targeting Black Voters Continues  New York – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced a settlement with robocalling platform Message Communications, Inc. (Message Communications) for its involvement in sending out an illegal robocall More »

Governor Hochul Announces Major Increase in ‘Red Flag’ law usage by Law Enforcement Statewide, Keeping New Yorkers Protected from Gun Violence Caused by Individuals Who Pose a Risk to Themselves or Others

Substantially More Red Flag Applications Filed in Last Three Months Than All of 2021   State Police Reports More Than 93 Percent Increase, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Reports More Than 75 Percent Increase in Red Flag Applications Progress Comes After Governor Hochul Implemented Executive Order and Passed New Legislation Requiring Red Flag Law Implementation  State More »

Upstate, Crouse to hold public community discussions on Upstate-Crouse acquisition

Upstate Medical University and Crouse Health will hold two public community discussions on Upstate’s proposed acquisition of Crouse. The sessions will be held Monday, Aug. 15 at the North Syracuse Junior High School, 5353 Taft Road, North Syracuse, and Thursday, Aug. 18 at the Southwest Community Center, 401 South Ave., Syracuse. Both sessions will run More »

Governor Hochul Announces $44.4 Million in Assistance for Struggling Families with Children: One-Time Payments of $214 for Each Child*

Pandemic Emergency Assistance Fund to Help More Than 218,300 Children with Back-to-School Expenses; Infant Nutritional Assistance   Households Enrolled in Public Assistance to Receive One-Time Payments of $214 for Each Child Between the Age of 3 and 17; $150 for Children Younger than 3 * Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the distribution of $44.4 million in federal pandemic funding to help More »

Governor Hochul Signs Transformative Green Chips Legislation to Create Jobs and Lower Emissions by Boosting Semiconductor Manufacturing in New York

First-in-the-Nation Legislation Offers Financial Assistance in Exchange for New Jobs, Capital Investment, and Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Companies Must Deliver Tangible Community Benefits, Including Prevailing Wage, Workforce Training, and Programs To Expand Opportunities for Disadvantaged Populations Prepares New York to Take Advantage of Major Economic Opportunities Created by Federal CHIPS and Science Bill Signed More »

First Case of Monkeypox in Onondaga County

The Onondaga County Health Department (OCHD) announced today that an Onondaga County resident has tested positive for the monkeypox virus. OCHD received the laboratory report of the positive finding on the evening of August 9, 2022. The patient has been in isolation and does not pose a risk to the public. OCHD Bureau of Disease Control has finished More »

Mayor Walsh Unveils New Playground at Norwood Park

Syracuse, N.Y. – Mayor Ben Walsh, Parks Commissioner Julie LaFave, and Common Council Parks Chair Rasheada Caldwell and Eastwood Neighborhood Association President Jimmy Monto welcomed community members on August 10 for the unveiling of the new playground at Norwood Park, located at 393 Ashdale Ave, on the eastside of Syracuse. “Safe, accessible, and well-maintained parks More »

Voices: CenterState CEO Joins Leaders at White House for Signing of CHIPS and Science Act

CenterState CEO President Rob Simpson at the White House with NYS State Economic Development Council Executive Director Ryan Silva, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and JMA Wireless CEO John Mezzalingua. (CenterState CEO photo) Today, President Joe Biden signed the CHIPS and Science Act into law. I am incredibly grateful to have been invited to attend More »

National Civil Rights Museum Statement Regarding the Passing of Bill Russell

Memphis, TN, July 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National Civil Rights Museum mourns the passing of 2011 Freedom Award honoree and sports pioneer, William Felton Russell. Following baseball legend Jackie Robinson’s example, Bill Russell believed it was his responsibility as a celebrity to use his platform to stand up for positive social change. Bill More »

New Prescription Drug Dispensary at Upstate brings hope to the Uninsured and Indigent

Meaghan Murphy, Upstate’s ambulatory care pharmacy coordinator and Eric Balotin, Upstate’s director of Retail/Specialty Pharmacy Services, are leading Upstate’s medication access program. Millions of Americans without health insurance often go without life-saving prescriptions because they can’t afford them. Now, for the uninsured and indigent in Onondaga there’s hope—The Dispensary of Hope. Eligibility to participate in More »

Governor Hochul Announces $234 Million in Additional Food Assistance for August

All SNAP Households to Receive the Maximum Level of Food Benefits for August Supplemental Food Benefits Expected to Continue Through November Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that all New Yorkers enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will receive the maximum allowable level of food benefits for August. All households participating in SNAP — including More »

Two Syracuse Men Arrested for Falsely Reporting an Incident

Town of Onondaga, New York – The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office has charged two men for falsely reporting an incident after fabricating an armed robbery. On August 14th, at approximately 1:38 P.M., deputies responded to the parking lot of the Key Bank located at 4892 West Seneca Turnpike in the Town of Onondaga for a More »


Fondo de asistencia de emergencia pandémica para ayudar a más de 218,300 niños con los gastos de regreso a la escuela; Asistencia Nutricional Infantil Hogares inscritos en Asistencia Pública recibirán pagos únicos de $214 por cada niño entre 3 y 17 años; $150 para niños menores de 3 años La gobernadora Kathy Hochul anunció hoy More »