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City of Syracuse Returns to In-Person Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration in Clinton Square


Clinton Square Christmas tree lighting on Friday, Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. Syracuse, N.Y. –Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced plans today for the return of the in-person “Home for the Holidays” tree lighting on Friday, Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. in Clinton Square.  The 42-foot tall tree in the heart of downtown Syracuse will remain More »



November FOCUS Forum: Empowerment, Accessibility, and Disability Services in CNY

FOCUS Greater Syracuse is partnering with AccessCNY and ARISE to bring a free, virtual forum on empowerment, inclusion, and accessibility in disability services. Each organization will describe what services they provide, how they work towards their respective missions of empowerment and accessibility, and their impact on the CNY community; each organization will also have a More »


Garland Warns of Possible Lawsuits if Onondaga County Redistricting Map is Not Vetoed

Warning of possible legal action as precedent has been set when in 2015 Albany County faced a similar  problem, gerrymandering minority populated areas. Garland includes a link to a story from a case in Albany County from 2015 to prove his point. https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Judge-blocks-Albany-County-elections-after-county-6155138.php According to a statement issued by Onondaga County Legislator-Elect (16th District) Charles Garland, More »



Local Activists Hosting ‘Freedom to Vote – Time to Act Rally’ (Postponed Due to Weather) Calling on Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to Immediately Pass the Freedom to Vote Act


Important Update: The Voting Rights Rally originally scheduled for today at Noon will be postponed due to weather. The new date will be next Friday, Nov 19th, at the same time and location. Syracuse residents will urge Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and President Biden to deliver transformative voting rights legislation to the American people before it’s More »




Senator Rachel May and the Gregory J. Harris Military Courtesy Room host “Support Our Service Members” Drive


Syracuse, NY – In honor of Giving Tuesday, Senator Rachel May is hosting a drive to collect toiletries and non-perishable items for our service members to be donated to the Gregory J. Harris Military Courtesy Room at the Syracuse Hancock International Airport on Tuesday, November 22nd. Items can be dropped off at Senator May’s District More »


Veterans Day Observance presented by the Onondaga Veterans Council


Onondaga Veterans Council presents their Veterans Day Observance. View the Observance Video on Thursday, November 11, 2021, 10:00 a.m. Onondaga County Veterans Service Agency Website or Facebook Page http://www.ongov.net/veterans/ or https://www.facebook.com/Onondaga-County-Veterans-Service-Agency-335309346610134 Highlighting Honor Flight Syracuse Onondaga County War Memorial Veteran Renovations Keynote Speaker Honor Flight President Maj. Gen. Kevin Bradley (Ret.) Guest Speakers County Executive More »