A cross cultural coalition of more than a dozen advocacy groups is stepping up pressure on the City of Syracuse, Onondaga County, and Centro in light of the treatment of Brad Hulett.
The story has gathered momentum since the Post-Standard published a story last week about Hulett’s plans to sue the city, county, and Centro over the incident that took place back in May. Regional director of the NYCLU Barrie Gewanter sums up what happened…
From volcanoes in science class to high-energy Zumba workouts, O.C.C. is opening its doors to college life for students with learning disabilities from all over the Onondaga County.
The week-long New Visions program is currently underway for handicapped community members who wish to experience college as any other student would. Program Director Amy Mech says this is a chance for disabled students to be educated and build social skills in a much more familiar setting.
Regional transportation officials fear the community will be polarized over what to do with the elevated portion of Interstate 81 through Syracuse. Engineers just got the green light to spend the next few months conducting an environmental impact review of the various options, and narrow them down to one or two.
A federal phone number monitoring agency says the 315 area code will run out of useable "new" numbers by the beginning of 2015. To combat this, the State Public Service Commission is calling on people living within the area code to express opinions on how to proceed.
Existing home sales were up nationally in July and Central New Yorkers are likely shopping around because of low interest rates. Mortgage loan originations climbed six percent this year when compared to the first and second quarter of last year. There are many factors driving the market these days according to a Chase Mortgage Executive. Lisa Foradori feels the steady unemployment rates could play a significant role.