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  • Southside Residents, Local, State and Federal Leaders Rally to Reaffirm Support for the Community Grid


    “I live here and I’m sick of people personally, that don’t live here, that are making decisions about where I live, and how I live.” Tara Harris, a long time SHA resident & Blueprint 15, Board Member On November 22nd 2022 supporters of the Community Grid held a media event in response to legal actions More »


    Senator Gillibrand Stands in Support with Common Council President Hudson Denouncing the Temporary Restraining Order Halting Progress of I-81 Revitalization Project


    Syracuse, N.Y. – Yesterday November 22nd, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand stood with Common Council President Helen Hudson at Wilson Park for a press conference denouncing the state Supreme Court justice’s decision that placed a temporary restraining order on any work related to the I-81 revitalization project. They were joined by Mayor Ben Walsh, Onondaga County More »


    Supreme Court Judge Neri Issues Injunction Halting Interstate 81 Project: Urban CNY News Interviews Onondaga County Legislator Charles Garland, One of the Litigants


    Onondaga County Legislator, Charles Garland has become part of a group filing a lawsuit against the construction of the State and Federal Government approved Interstate 81 Project. Petitioners call themselves, Renew 81 for All. Members include, President Frank L. Fowler, Charles Garland; Garland Brothers Funeral Home, Sheldon S. Williams, Donna Curtin, Nathan Gunn, Ann Marie More »


    “Transformative” Micron Makes Historic Local Community and Workforce Commitments as Onondaga Community College Hosts President Biden


    Union Jobs: Shawni Davis of IBEW, was chosen to introduce President Biden by her union This is the largest investment in community engagement in history Investment would not be possible without recently passed Chip legislation Links to each speakers video remarks  There was genuine excitement among the audience gathered for the event introducing Micron to 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 »


    The Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity Officially Opens at LeMoyne College


    Poised to Transform the Student Experience Boasting the latest cutting-edge technology and funded by a combination of alumni philanthropy, public grants, corporate gifts and funds from Le Moyne College, the Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity (KCEIC) officially opened on Thursday, Oct. 13 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Le Moyne and Madden School of Business More »


    Onondaga Community College Welcomes New President, Dr. Warren Hilton – urbancny.com has the Interview


    urbancny.com interviewed Dr. Warren Hilton, discussing challenges and opportunities facing Community Colleges Recently, Syracuse and Onondaga County welcomed Dr. Warren Hilton as Onondaga Community College’s ninth President.  Previous to OCC, Dr. Hilton served as the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Kutztown University. In this role he lead enrollment and student affairs efforts More »


    Indigneous Peoples’ Day: Celebrate and Refocus


    Free and open to all! Monday, October 10th, join Women of Italian and Syracuse Heritage in CNY (WISH CNY), Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation (NOON)-a project of the Syracuse Peace Council , Resilient Indigenous Action Collective (RIAC), and many more to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Onondaga territory. This exciting two-fold event features Haudenosaunee speakers, More »


    Hochul, Schumer, McMahon Announce: Micron Is Coming to Onondaga County! Micron Will Invest an Unprecedented $100 Billion Over the Next 20-Plus Years to Transform Central New York into A Global, Leading-Edge Semiconductor Manufacturing Hub


    Landmark Partnership Creates Largest Investment in a Manufacturing Project in New York State History; the New Megafab Will Create Nearly 50,000 Jobs, Plus Thousands of Prevailing Wage Construction Jobs With Schumer’s Historic Federal CHIPS and Science Act As the Fuse, and Utilizing New York’s Innovative Green CHIPS Legislation, Micron Will Build Largest Clean Room in More »