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  • Martin Luther King III Named as Speaker for 37th Annual Dr. King Celebration at Syracuse University


    Martin Luther King III, a civil rights activist, global humanitarian, political leader, and eldest son of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will serve as featured speaker for the 37th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, which will take place virtually on Sunday, Jan. 30. Registration for the event is free and open More »


    Onondaga County Legislator Charles Garland Leads Charge Against “New” 16th District Map – Legal Battle Looms


    Garland seeding Not-For-Profit organization with $10,000 of his personal funds: The 16th District Development and Advisory Board and the Save The 16th District Fund The elongated Legislative District runs from Erie Blvd. East to Seneca Turnpike Newly- Elected Legislator set to engage in Democratic Party’s legal battle against Onondaga County Newly- elected Onondaga County Legislator More »


    Syracuse Build Pathways to Apprenticeship Seeks Applicants for Training Program


    Applications Open Jan. 7 for Third Cohort of that Program Helps Prepare City Residents for Careers in Construction Field City of Syracuse, Onondaga County, CenterState CEO and Central & Northern New York Building Trades Council Partnered to host program Syracuse, N.Y. – Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh, Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon, CenterState CEO and other More »


    Cooperative Federal Announces New Location on Erie Blvd E


    Near Eastside office will replace the credit union’s existing Westcott office, where Coop Fed has been located since 1994  Credit union to bring financial inclusion, capital access to new members; better service to existing members New location will provide a centralized hub for members services, lending, and financial counseling  Coop Fed is a mission-focused, community More »


    Governor Hochul Announces 6 New State Testing Sites Across New York Amid Recent Surge in COVID-19 Cases


    Sites Open on Tuesday, January 4 – Appointments can be Made Here Builds on Governor’s Announcement on Wednesday of 13 New Covid-19 Testing Sites Open Across the State Here Governor Kathy Hochul today announced 6 new State testing sites to address the recent surge in COVID-19 cases. These sites are aimed providing additional testing options 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 »


    City of Syracuse to Distribute First Wave of Free At-Home COVID-19 Testing Kits Through Syracuse Housing Authority and Parks Community Centers


    City will announce distribution sites for free KN95 masks on Wednesday Syracuse, N.Y. – The City of Syracuse will distribute its initial allotment of approximately 2,700 at-home COVID-19 testing kits to residents of Syracuse Housing Authority (SHA) properties and to participants in City Parks community programs beginning Wednesday, December 29. Onondaga County made the supply More »


    NYCLU Testimony Regarding Onondaga County “Redistricting and Destruction, Retrogression and Cracking” of the Minority-Majority predominantly African-American 16th District


    The NYCLU, a state affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization with eight offices and 160,000 members across the state. Our mission is to defend and promote the fundamental principles and values embodied in the Bill of Rights, the U.S. Constitution, and the New York Constitution, including freedom of speech and More »


    Governor Hochul Announces Comprehensive Winter Surge Plan “10 Million More Free At-Home Tests Coming to New York State “


    10 Million More Free At-Home Tests Coming to New York State, 2 Million Tests for Schools Each State-Run Mass Vaccination Site to be Stocked with Tests $65 Million to Help Counties with COVID-19 Response Costs 7 Test Sites Launching Across the State, 6 Million Masks to Be Distributed Governor Hochul: “This is not March of 2020. More »