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  • 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 »



    Jackie Warren-Moore: Losing A Local Cultural Icon


    Jackie Warren-Moore, a poet, playwright, theatrical director and freelance writer, died August 20, 2021. You can’t pin just one label on her work, because she did so many things.  Warren-Moore was a Syracuse African-American cultural icon who with her work inspired many through her poetry, plays and activism. Jackie also was a contributing writer to More »


    New Fried, Baked, Glazed, and Slathered Snacks Ready for A Plate Near You At The 2021 Great New York State Fair


    How about this for a three-course dinner? Wake up your tastebuds with an appetizer of fried cauliflower and Thai chili sauce from the Veggie Patch. For the main dish, Fried Specialties has a new bacon-wrapped and deep-fried Hofmann hot dog, served in a Twinkie with cheddar cheese, peanut butter glaze, and bacon bits. Add a More »



    NYCLU, Urban Jobs Task Force and Syracuse Community Marches for Justice for 1-81


    Saturday August 14, 2021: march at 10:30am Syracuse advocates and community residents will gather for rally and march to demand racial, economic and environmental justice for the communities living near the I-81 viaduct: Environmental justice: Give us clean air NYSDOT must move the traffic circle an additional 500 feet away from STEAM at Dr. King More »