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Onondaga Community College Will Host Three Socially Distanced Commencement Ceremonies Saturday

Graduates of Henninger High School, Liverpool High School, and Native of Brooklyn Selected to be Student Speakers Onondaga Community College will celebrate its 58th commencement ceremony this Saturday, May 15 at 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 5 p.m. in the SRC Arena. Over 400 students total will participate in the three ceremonies. These students completed More »

Mayor Walsh Welcomes Children’s Book Author Anne Sibley O’brien to Syracuse Citywide Book Club Reading

Syracuse, N.Y. – Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh today welcomed children’s book author Anne Sibley O’Brien, the author of “I’m New Here,” as a guest of the 2021 Citywide Book Club. In the pre-recorded segment, Mayor Walsh introduces the author ahead of the reading with community reader Brent Sears of 41 Prospects. The segment will stream More »

CenterState CEO: ‘Help Ignite Juneteenth in Syracuse and Celebrate Black-owned Businesses’

A new initiative launched by Syracuse Juneteenth and the City of Syracuse, with support from AT&T, will celebrate Black-owned entrepreneurs between now and Juneteenth. Juneteenth commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States, and each year, Syracuse hosts one of the largest Juneteenth festivals in the country. The celebration is our community’s way to More »

Syracuse Parks Invites Neighbors to April Follow-Up Public Meeting on Creekwalk Extension Improvements at Kirk Park

Fence and trees have been removed and replaced. The next step is shaping the future of the landscape Syracuse, N.Y. – The City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation & Youth Programs (Syracuse Parks & Rec) will host a virtual public information session for neighbors to offer input on the Habitat and Greenway Enhancement Project, More »

Governor Cuomo Announces Partnership Between New York State Parks and Tentrr offering a New Way to Experience the Outdoors

45 New, Fully Outfitted Sites Offer Easy, Comfortable Camping Experiences in State Parks Reservations Now Available for Hudson Valley Sites This Summer Fully-furnished campsites located on state park land. What’s not to love?  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on May 4th announced a public-private partnership for a new tent camping service with 45 new sites at four State More »

Senior Recreation Activities Returning to City Community Centers

All Activities and Classes Require Advance Online Registration with COVID-19 Protocols in Place Syracuse, N.Y. – The City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation & Youth Programs will begin offering senior activities and classes at the Bob Cecile Community Center (174 W. Seneca Turnpike) and Magnarelli Community Center (2300 Grant Blvd.), between the hours of More »

NYPD Lieutenant, Syracuse Police Chief Buckner, and Assemblywoman Hunter Headline Onondaga Community College Symposium on Race and Policing

On Friday April 30, 1pm-4pm – A semester-long discussion titled “Race and Policing in America” will culminate Friday April 30 with a symposium, “Change Is Going To Come.” The event will begin at 1 p.m. and is open virtually to the public. Scheduled to participate in the symposium are: Kishon Hickman, NYPD Lieutenant Kenton Buckner, More »