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Police Respond to Canal Street Shooting

On Saturday, November 27th, 2021, at around 1:28 P.M., Officers responded to the 1000 block of Canal Street for a shooting with injuries call. Upon arrival, Officers located a 28-year-old female who was shot in the leg.  The victim was transported to Upstate Hospital, where she is expected to survive. The victim reported being shot More »

‘SNAP’ Program Takes Action Increasing Access to Food Assistance for Older Adults and Disabled New Yorkers

Changes Include Simplifying Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Application and Extending Window For Receiving Benefits Effort Aimed at Helping Eligible Older Adults Avoid Food Insecurity  Governor Kathy Hochul today announced changes aimed at encouraging more food-insecure older adults and disabled individuals to enroll in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The changes include simplifying the SNAP application, extending the duration these More »

The Mary Nelson Community Center Unveils New Look after Lowe’s Hometown Investment

‘Jim and Juli Boeheim Learning Center’ the Center’s Fully Equipped Computer Lab, On-site Haircuts for children, Kitchen equipped to serve meals and store perishable foods In late July, Lowe’s revealed all 100 grant recipients of its nationwide centennial celebration 100 Hometowns, Syracuse’s Mary Nelson Youth Center was selected as one of those 100 projects. Out of 2,200 More »

Senator Rachel May Announces $700K for Gun Violence Prevention Programs

Syracuse, NY – On November 24th Senator Rachel May (D-Onondaga, Madison, Oneida) announced a new set of funding awards for gun violence prevention to two programs in her district, totaling over $700,000. A $1.88 million statewide SNUG award for hospital-based street outreach workers and social workers: Syracuse Model Neighborhood Facility (SNUG), 2 hospital responders, award More »

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 »

Mayor Walsh Appoints Jessica Vinciguerra to Lead Program Administrator

Syracuse, N.Y. – Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced the appointment of Jessica Vinciguerra as Lead Program Administrator in the City Department of Neighborhood and Business Development (NBD). Vinciguerra previously served as a Planner and Environmental Review Certifying Officer for the City of Syracuse, working as the Northside Planner for NBD. “The City of Syracuse is More »

Mayor Walsh Appoints Eric Ennis To Deputy Commissioner of Business Development

Syracuse, N.Y. – Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced the appointment of Eric Ennis as Deputy Commissioner of Business Development in the Department of Neighborhood and Business Development (NBD). Ennis, who most recently served as the City’s Director of Business Development, will be responsible for advancing and managing department-wide administrative and strategic initiatives. Additionally, he will More »

Mayor Walsh Appoints New Director of Special Projects for Department of Public Works

Syracuse, N.Y. – Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced the appointment of Neil Burke as the new Director of Special Projects for the Department of Public Works (DPW). In his new role, Burke will be responsible for transportation initiatives, managing ongoing projects, staff, and daily operations within DPW. He will oversee numerous infrastructure projects geared toward More »

Deputies Investigate Shooting in Bayberry Neighborhood

Town of Clay, New York – The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office reports that Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred yesterday morning in the Bayberry neighborhood. On November 22nd, approximately 10:20 A.M., Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 1 Blueberry Road for a shooting that just occurred. Upon arrival, deputies located a 60-year-old male victim standing in More »