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Crime Blotter: Pistol Whipped on Arthur Street “Skunk City” during Robbery, W. Genesee St Stabbing and Man Shot in Buttocks

Pistol Whipped on Arthur Street “Skunk City” during Robbery – Saturday, June 12th, 2021, at around 11:17 P.M., Officers responded to the 200 block of Arthur Street aka Skunk City for a robbery call. Upon arrival, Officers located a 22-year-old male and 21-year-old male who were both recently robbed.  The victims reported that three males, More »




Syracuse Parks Conservancy Awarded $35,000 Grant from Boeheim Foundation to Revitalize Westmoreland Park Basketball Court

Syracuse, N.Y. – The Syracuse Parks Conservancy is set to receive $35,000 from the Jim & Juli Boeheim Foundation to renovate the basketball courts in Westmoreland Park, located at 130 Westmoreland Avenue. The project will include replacing fencing around the covered courts and court resurfacing. The Boeheim Foundation’s mission is to enrich the lives of More »


Meetings Scheduled in The Common Council Chambers June 7th, Up to and Including June 11th, 2021

**Please note the Study Session and Common Council meetings will be held in the Common Council Chambers in City Hall. ** The Standing meetings will be held via WebEx. For Board of Zoning Appeals and Citizen Review Board meeting information please visit www.syrgov.net. Monday, June 7th 12:00 p.m. Study Session- *Held in Common Council Chambers More »


Man Dies after being Shot on W. Lafayette Ave.

On Saturday, June 5th, 2021, at around 4:34 A.M., Officers responded to 255 W. Lafayette Avenue for a shooting with injuries call. Upon arrival, Officers located a 31-year-old male who was shot in the neck.   The victim was transported to Upstate Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The investigation is active and ongoing; anyone with information is asked More »


Interstate 81 is one of the 15 worst urban highways in American cities, according to new Freeways Without Futures Report


Removal of Interstate 81 offers a path to community revitalization and greater economic development Washington, D.C. … Interstate 81 in Syracuse, NY is part of a new national report by the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) that urges the wholesale transformation of fifteen of America’s worst city highways to reknit communities disrupted by highway More »


Teen Deaths Stuns Community: Mayor Walsh and City Leaders Respond to Tragic Deaths


Leaders Assembled in front of Syracuse City Hall demonstrates the gravity of the situation in Syracuse Situation is not isolated as Gov Cuomo  Sends New York State Troopers to Albany,NY While this isn’t the first violent teen death recorded in Syracuse, this was the second murder in 48 hours. The regularity of shootings was responsible More »



Price Rite Marketplace Partners with Feed the Children, Conagra Foods and Jubilee Homes of Syracuse Inc. to Donate Food & Essentials to Syracuse Families


Supermarket retailer hosts event to kick off 2021 “Feeding Minds & Bodies” Campaign in support of hunger-fighting charity, Feed the Children Syracuse, NY (May 27, 2021) – Price Rite Marketplace teamed up with anti-hunger organization Feed the Children and event partners Conagra Foods and Jubilee Homes to distribute food and essentials to 800 local families More »