The Syracuse area has been experiencing a tourism boom lately, and we may have the Canadians to thank for that. Destiny U-S-A Spokesperson David Aitken says that one out of four of their products are sold to “across-the-border” tourists.
You might expect kids to “cheer” on the last day of school. But when LeMoyne Elementary School students found out they'd won a recycling competition from Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency, they had another reason to smile.
Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is joining forces with local Women’s Rights and Health supporters to call on the State Legislature to pass the Women’s Equality Act. The Mayor gathered with advocates today at the Harriett-May-Mills House in Syracuse to help push the bill along before the legislative session ends.
From its small beginnings at the South West Community Center, the Annual Syracuse Juneteenth Festival this weekend is estimated to attract a record 25-thousand people this year.
The event marks the date of the emancipation of a quarter million slaves in Galveston, Texas in 1865. At Friday’s flag raising ceremony, Juneteenth committee board member Gale Barnes addressed the diverse significance of the festival.