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Governor Hochul Signs Legislation to Allow Collegiate Student Athletes to Receive Compensation for Endorsements and Athletic Participation


Legislation (S.5891-F/A.5115-E) Allows Collegiate Student Athletes to Receive Compensation for Use of Name, Image, or Likeness and To Be Represented by an Attorney or Agent Governor Hochul today signed legislation (S.5891-F/A.5115-E) that allows New York collegiate student athletes to receive compensation for their name, image, or likeness without the risk of forfeiting their scholarships or More »



Mayor Walsh Says Pandemic Funding for Minority-Business “One Stop” Supports “A Growing City that Embraces Diversity and Creates Opportunity for All”


Statement by Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh on Common Council approval of $444,000 in  American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) “One Stop”: “The DBE “One Stop” is another step toward Syracuse’s vision of being a growing city that embraces diversity and creates opportunity for all. The $444,000 in ARPA funding approved More »


Mayor Walsh Announces Hanover Real Estate Development as Selected Developer of Historic City Hall Commons Building

City Offices at City Hall Commons will relocate to One Park Place in 2023 Syracuse, N.Y. – Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced the selection of Hanover Real Estate Development to purchase and redevelop City Hall Commons. The selection was made following a request for proposals that was issued late 2021 to identify a qualified development More »


Black Entrepreneurs Day presented by Chase: A Celebration of Black Business Curated by Daymond John Streaming Live from the Apollo Theater, Thursday, Oct. 27


Spike Lee, Venus Williams, Tracee Ellis Ross, Shaquille O’Neal, Killer Mike, Big Sean, and More to Headline; ‘NAACP Powershift Entrepreneur Grant’ Submissions Are Now Open — Awarding $150,000+ in Black Business Grants Oct. 2022 (Globe Newswire) — Daymond John, the founder and CEO of FUBU and co-star of ABC’s four-time Emmy Award-winning show Shark Tank More »


Salina 1st Closes $1 Million From LISC’s Black Economic Development Fund


An investment fund led by one of the country’s largest community development organizations invests in Syracuse’s first all-minority-led commercial development Syracuse, NY – Salina 1st is proud to announce it has closed a $1 million investment from the Local Initiatives Support Corporation’s (LISC) Black Economic Development Fund (BEDF) for its five-story, mixed-use building, and one-story business More »


Micron’s Coming to Central New York What’s the impact Short and Long-Term? urbancny.com Interviews CenterState CEO’s Rob Simpson


leading-edge memory fab to create nearly 50,000 New York jobs; New Green CHIPS Community Fund to invest $500 million in community and workforce development over time As a leading force in development in our region CenterState CEO is an independent and forward-thinking economic development strategist, business leadership organization and chamber of commerce; dedicated to the More »



At Syracuse University, Rep. Katko Applauds Micron Technology Investment in Central New York


$100 Billion Semiconductor Manufacturing Plant Announcement Follows Longtime Katko Advocacy, Support for CHIPS Plus Act Syracuse, NY – Standing at Syracuse University alongside local leaders, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today applauded the historic announcement that Micron Technology, Inc. will make a $100 billion investment to construct a state-of-the-art semiconductor manufacturing plant at the White Pine Commerce Park More »


Mayor Walsh Says Micron Commitment Surges Syracuse to “Next Level” for Technology Investment


Statement by Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh on Micron commitment to build chip manufacturing facility in Syracuse area  “The rise of Syracuse as one of the leading places in the nation for technology investment is going to the next level. Micron’s commitment to build a ‘mega-complex’ in Onondaga County brings historic energy to the Syracuse Surge, More »