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It’s Not too Late: Heating Assistance Programs Still Available for Income Qualified Customers in Upstate New York


Syracuse, N.Y. — Upstate New York remains under winter’s control and National Grid is reminding customers that there is still time to take advantage of energy programs that can help them pay and manage their winter energy bills. For example, the Home Energy Assistance Program provides financial assistance to make home heating costs more affordable More »





Syracuse City School District Cancels School for All Students for Monday, January 3, 2022

Due the increasing number of positive COVID 19 cases being reported across the District and the lack of substitutes available to cover their absences, there will be no school for students in the Syracuse City School District, Monday, January 3rd. The District will still be providing take at home COVID 19 tests for every student More »


City of Syracuse to Make Free KN-95 Masks Available at Libraries and Churches Citywide


City Hall and City Hall Commons are also walk-up distribution sites Syracuse, N.Y. – The City of Syracuse will make thousands of KN-95 face masks available for free distribution beginning Wednesday, December 29th at Syracuse library branches and churches throughout the city.  City residents will also be able to pick up masks during regular business More »


Focusing Our Resources for Community Enlightenment (FORCE) invites you to ‘Community Preparedness and the Syracuse Fire Department’

A community’s ability to respond to or recover from a disaster depends on the level of preparedness of every member Focusing Our Resources for Community Enlightenment, Inc. (FORCE) is looking forward to hearing our guest speaker, Chief Michael Monds, Chief of Fire for the Syracuse Fire Department on December 28, 2021 at 6:00 pm as More »


Governor Hochul Announces $230 Million In Additional Food Assistance for New Yorkers in December

Supplements Bring More Than $2.4 Billion in Additional Food Benefits in 2021  All SNAP Households to Receive the Maximum Level of Food Benefits  Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that all New Yorkers enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will receive the maximum allowable level of food benefits for December. All households participating in More »


Sheriff’s Office Investigates Death of Incarcerated Male

City of Syracuse, New York – The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an Onondaga County Justice Center incarcerated male. On Thursday evening, December 16th at approximately 11:29 P.M., a 38-year-old incarcerated male in the Onondaga County Justice Center was discovered unconscious and unresponsive in his cell from an apparent self-strangulation incident More »


Shots Fired Call on Belleview Ave. Lead to Several Arrests

On Sunday, December 12th, 2021, at around 11:44 A.M., Officers responded to the 1800 block of Bellevue Avenue for a shots fired call. Upon arrival, Officers located evidence of a shots fired, and several casings were found between the 1800-2000 blocks of Bellevue Avenue. The investigation revealed that one vehicle was chasing another in the area. During More »