Local News

Life After Military
4:06 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Federal Veterans Leader in Syracuse says Unemployment for Servicemen Improving

Veterans Unemployment Down
Credit veteranstoday.com

The city of Syracuse is being reminded that the phrase “support our troops” holds true both on and off the battlefield. Politicians, business owners, and community organizers came together today to discuss veteran unemployment, and the role that the city and local employers can play in solving this problem.

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War Casualties
6:35 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Three from New York Latest Victims of War in Afghanistan

Fort Drum suffers two more casualties in Middle East fighting
Credit veteranstoday.com

Three people from New York will be honored this week after losing their lives in the war in Afghanistan. 


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Local Agriculture
5:30 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Syracuse Downtown Farmers' Market Opens

Fresh produce at Downtown Syracuse's Farmers' Market.
Credit Max Brady

A rainy start to the Downtown Syracuse Farmers’ Market today didn’t keep it from opening with a splash.  Workers stopped by on their lunch breaks to enjoy the fresh produce and baked goods, and left with items to take home.  The weekly event featured dozens of vendors selling fruits, vegetables, wine, baked goods, dairy products and decorative plants.

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Pressure from Schumer
1:02 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Minoa Mayor Hopes to Find Solution to Longtime Flooding Problem Near Railroad Tracks

Sen Schumer helps Minoa try to work out flooding problem with CSX Railroad company.
Credit villageofminoa.com

Kaitlyn Richards reports on what Minoa's Mayor hopes to get out of meeting the CSX Railroad company regarding flooding caused by the rail yard.

The Village of Minoa is hoping for a solution to a long-standing flooding problem that is affecting all the houses adjacent to the rail yard. 

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Business & Government
6:38 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Syracuse's Soundgarden Could Stay; Store, City Officials Reach Deal

Armory Square's Soundgarden
Credit Soundgarden Facebook Page

Forty eight hours after it’d appeared that Soundgarden in Armory Square could close its doors, a compromise was reached that would exempt certain items from the city’s secondhand dealer ordinance.  The store had been trying for months to get CDs, DVDs and other media exempt from some provisions of the ordinance because they said it would be too burdensome to log the thousands of items they take in each month. 

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