A packed room of job seekers had the chance to make the right connection in Liverpool Wednesday. That’s just what Congressmember Dan Maffei hoped for when he arranged the Job and Opportunity Fair. Inficon was among many companies that have immediate openings. Human Resources director Sue Magary has 10 to 12 openings because business is doing well.
Dozens of people packed into a Syracuse union hall Monday morning with the less fortunate on their minds. This year's Martin Luther King Junior holiday marks the 14th annual day of service food and clothing drive. Volunteers sorted donations, packed boxes, and loaded cars. Helen Hudson is the AFL-CIO Community Services Liaison with the United Way, which organize the drive.
One of the fraternities on hand was Omega Psi Phi. This is Brother Leroy Antoine's second year.
Volunteers like Antoine used their day off school or work to contribute to the cause.
A rally and meeting tonight is trying to broaden the conversation about the future of the Interstate 81 bridge through Syracuse. The Moving People Transportation Coalition believes just talking about replacing or removing the elevated portion of the highway is not enough.