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Reps. Katko, Brindisi to HHS: Upstate & Central New York In Desperate Need Of Supplies

As COVID-19 Cases Rapidly Grow in New York, Katko and Brindisi Urge Top Health Agency to Provide PPE & Ventilators Syracuse, New York –  U.S. Reps. John Katko (NY-24) and Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) today urged the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to prioritize sending supplies to Upstate and Central New York as the region races More »



Syracuse Jazz Fest’s Plan for Inclusion at an Expanded State Fair is Now on the Clock, at 30 Days and Counting


It was a sad day in the spring of 2018 when Urban CNY learned that Syracuse Jazz Fest would be on hiatus indefinitely due to funding issues. While there’s still a little money left in the Jazz Fest budget for the event, Frank Malfitano Founder & Executive Director of Syracuse Jazz Fest Productions, Inc. is More »


‘Last Ornament Hanging’ on New Tree at Clinton Square


We celebrated a new tradition with #Syracuse youth at the City of Syracuse Christmas tree. Syracuse Parks & Rec received 144 art work submissions for the Winter Wonderland Art Contest from four of our City community centers. The winners were able to join Mayor Walsh to hang the final ornaments on the Clinton Square tree.


Onondaga County Receives Over $700,000 Grant from Department of Justice

Grant will help Sheriff & Local Police Become NIBRS Compliant Syracuse, N.Y. – County Executive J. Ryan McMahon, II announced that Onondaga County was awarded a $731,682 grant from the Department of Justice to assist local law enforcement agencies become compliant with the National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) by January 1st, 2021. The new More »



Addison Simone

Addison Simone (Nottingham, 2019) is earnest and analytical, with a solid work ethic and amiable nature. A young man who approached high school with a clear goal, to prepare for college success, Addison has strategically taken advantage of the many opportunities available to him at Nottingham to move him closer to that goal. The greatest More »


Ana Kreidler-Siwinski

Ana Kreidler-Siwinski

Ana Kreidler-Siwinski (Nottingham, 2019) is a star athlete, scholar, outdoor adventurer, and activist for social justice. As captain of the Syracuse City varsity swim team, Ana was a fierce competitor in the 100 yard butterfly, NYSPHSAA Section III Class A finalist, and state qualifier. Ana also rowed for the city-wide varsity crew team, and they More »


Amirah Downing

Amirah Downing (Nottingham, 2019) is a powerhouse. She’s loyal, self driven, gives a thousand percent to all her endeavors, and will succeed at anything she puts her mind to. Amirah achieved honor roll for every marking period throughout her high school career, and was accepted to the University of Pittsburgh. As a member of the More »


Emmaya Reed

Emmaya Reed (Nottingham, 2019) is a phoenix rising. A violinist who performed with Nottingham’s award-winning advanced band, and an aspiring psychiatric nurse, Emmaya has a talent for the performing arts and a passion for helping people. Emmaya is full of grit and determination and has pushed through every obstacle that tried to sink her in More »