The Epic Snow Storm that’s dumped at least seven feet of snow on Western New York and the Buffalo area this week is winding down, but the aftermath of weather related problems and humanitarian assistance continues to pile up.
The Oneida Nation’s Turning Stone Resort is ready to expand once again…adding to its Casino, Hotels, Entertainment and Golf courses. Oneida Leaders are taking an aggressive approach that might be aimed at nearby competition.
Today Onondaga County remembered and honored D-day Veterans and all Armed Service members in the annual Veteran’s Day ceremony at the War Memorial Center in Downtown Syracuse. 70 years ago U-S soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy, France on D-Day to liberate Europe from Nazi control.
A proposed halfway house may be too close for comfort for the Tippery Hill neighborhood.
Senator Chuck Schumer and Congressman Dan Maffei joined local residents to oppose a plan by the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
Schumer says community opinions should play a large role in the decision making process.
“The Federal bureau of prisons is an agency but it should take into account local concerns, a halfway house is something that has to be supported by a community to make it work and so one of the criteria they look at is community concerns and support.”