"City of Syracuse" Tagged Articles

Central New York, Community, Consumer

Empire State Trail Expected To Bring Changes To Erie Boulevard

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Video Transcript: Empire State Trail Click the play button above to find out why some community members are concerned with the construction of the Empire State Trail. By Brenda Koopsen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Change is coming to Erie Boulevard, and not everyone is in agreement. With the expansion of the Empire State Trail in Syracuse, some […]

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Community, Crime, Government, Politics, Public Safety

Gun Violence: City Seeks Community Support

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By Benjamin Ekpenyong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner says programs to stop the menace of gun violence can only succeed with the backing of the community. Miner says she appreciates the effort of organizations engaging in projects to make Syracuse streets safe. The most important part of this drive according to her is having these […]

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Central New York, Crime, Education, Public Safety, Uncategorized

Syracuse Mourns Orlando Terrorist Attack

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By Terace Garnier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Members of the community gathered at City Hall to celebrate Pride Week with the raising of the LGBT flag. Couples like Tallie Hudgins and his husband attended the event. They wanted to take a stance, stating that others actions will not keep them from celebrating this week. “I didn’t even want to […]

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Central New York, Environment, Public Safety

Syracuse Sidewalks Are Causing Issues For Runners

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Edward McFarland Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) – Homeowners are not the only ones experiencing issues with Syracuse’s sidewalks. Everyday runners are finding it more difficult to run outside. Meghan Rimol, a runner who rotates her running routes between Comstock and Colvin Avenue said the sidewalks are badly broken up. As a runner in Syracuse for four […]

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Central New York

CNY Volunteer Fair Benefits Local Non-Profits and Community

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By Clayton Dyer SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Hundreds of Central New Yorkers flocked to Destiny USA on Tuesday afternoon to attend the 6th Annual CNY Volunteer Fair. The event, which was hosted by New York State Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli, featured a multitude of local and national non-profit organizations. “It’s going great,” said Magnarelli’s Communications […]

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Central New York, Government

Syracuse Common Council Hears Out New Employment Ordinance

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By Rachel Viggiano SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) Wednesday, September 23rd  the Urban Jobs Task Force (UJTF), in partnership with Councilor Khalid Bey of the economic development committee, presented a proposed Resident Employment Ordinance to the Syracuse Common Council on the steps of City Hall this morning. The ordinance provides for: jobs for the city residents, local community- […]

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Marsha Senior
Arts, Central New York

Sorority Celebrates at the 150th Anniversary Juneteenth Festival

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By TaiSonya Tidwell Syracuse N.Y. (NCCNews) — Community members are celebrating June-teen a little before June 19 this year. The Syracuse Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority chose to bring in the holiday by going to the 150th anniversary Juneteenth Festival and helping residents to register to vote. Thousands of residents converged on Clinton Square, for […]

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Central New York, Education

3 Out Of 4 Teachers Agree Standardize Tests Are too Much apart of Their Effectiveness Rating

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By Andrew Sander SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News)–A recent poll found that 74% of Upstate New Yorker’s agree that standardized tests should count no more than a quarter of a teacher’s effectiveness score. The 74% response was to a question asking to what degree students’ standardized test scores should count towards a teacher’s effectiveness rating. 31 […]

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