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  • Mayor Walsh Proposes Pandemic Relief for ShotSpotter Expansion and Taser/De-Escalation Program


    Mayor asks Common Council to consider $725,000 on investments in public safety Provide training that emphasizes de-escalation techniques and effective responses to people with a range of mental health and disability conditions ARPA funds to outfit Syracuse police officers with tasers Syracuse, N.Y. – Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh is proposing American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) More »


    Governor Hochul Announces $23.7 Million In Grant Awards to End The Gun Violence Epidemic


    Funding Supports Gun Violence Prevention Efforts Including Job Training and Placement, Community Activities, and Expansion of Gun Violence Intervention Programs Governor Hochul: “Everybody deserves to live on a street that’s safe. It breaks my heart as a mom and as a human being to know that Black children are ten times more likely to lose More »


    On 20th Anniversary of 9/11, Governor Hochul Proposes Legislation to Allow National Guard Members to Qualify as Veterans Under New York State Law


    Citation to Honor National Guard Members for their Service on 9/11 is Available Here Governor Hochul: “In my opinion, they never got the recognition they deserved. It’s twenty years overdue, but I’m here to set that straight because I have seen what you’ve done. And I know what you continue to do. Some of you may More »


    Governor Hochul Announces State Landmarks to Be Lit and Flags to be At Half-Staff in Observation of 20th 9/11 Anniversary


    13 State Landmarks to be Lit Blue on Sept. 11 Governor Hochul today announced that thirteen state landmarks will be lit blue and flags on state government buildings will be flown at half-staff on Saturday, Sept. 11 in remembrance of those who lost their lives on this day twenty years ago. “Twenty years ago, nearly More »


    Abundance of Job Openings as Central New York Emerges from Pandemic Slowdown


    Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center will host a job fair, for individuals interested in applying for  employment with Amazon on September 10, 2021, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Jobs Plus! Job Fair Friday, September 17th11:00 AM – 3:00 PM John H. Mulroy Civic Center Atrium urbancny.com opportunity section Employment Opportunities link urbancny.com “Opportunities” Links to More »


    Governor Hochul Announces $6 Million For Climate Justice Fellowships Benefitting Disadvantaged Communities and Priority Populations


    Funding Will Support 150 Fellowships Over Three Years Advances New York State’s Commitment to Ensure an Equitable Clean Energy Transition for All New Yorkers; Announcement Comes in Advance of Climate Week Applications Can Be Found Here Governor Kathy Hochul today announced $6 million is now available over three years to support 150 Climate Justice Fellowship More »


    Governor Hochul Reminds Motorists to Buckle Up and Drive Safely in Labor Day Holiday Weekend Travel


    Announces Suspension of Road and Bridge Construction During Holiday Weekend  Traffic Volumes Expected to Be High Construction-Related Lane Closures Limited to Ease Travel Motorists Urged to Slow Down and Move Over for Roadside Emergency and Maintenance Vehicles  New York’s Seatbelt Compliance Rate Remains High Governor Kathy Hochul today reminded motorists to buckle up and drive More »


    ‘Harriet Tubman Memorial Freedom Bridge’ Plan Unveiled Today in Syracuse, New York


    Unified Solution Connects the Community and Honors Civil Rights Icon with Strong Ties to Syracuse and Central NY Region, A Living Tribute to an American Icon (Syracuse, NY August 26, 2021) – Relatives of abolitionist and civil rights pioneer Harriet Tubman gathered today at Wilson Park in Syracuse to show solidarity and support for the More »