The newly minted G-O-P hopeful for governor made clear distinctions between himself and Governor Cuomo in a visit to Syracuse today. Rob Astorino entered the race Wednesday. He believes most people would come to the conclusion that New York is ‘losing.’
Students working on a degree in television or film in Central New York will soon have access to unprecedented technology and training opportunities. This week, Governor Cuomo announced the formation of the Central New York Hub for Emerging Nano Industries, which should create at least 350 new high-tech jobs and 150 construction jobs in our area. The facility in DeWitt will provide a cutting-edge visual production technology and research center that will specialize in providing advanced visual production to the area's growing film and television industry. will rent space to startups.
LeMoyne college is presenting an award-winning documentary tonight on poverty that also includes some surprises. “What Matters?” is the story of three friends living on $1.25 a day to experience and document what it’s like living in extreme poverty.
Director and subject Dan Parris says, “What Matters?” lacks the guilt-trip of your typical documentary on poverty. He says it's the film's realist attitude and sense of adventure that turned the movie into a success - and, he hopes, inspires viewers to make a difference.
A number of Central New Yorkers are skipping their colorectal cancer screenings, and it could be leading to unnecessary deaths. Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cancer killer, but also one of the most easily preventable, which is why the Cancer Service Program of Onondaga County is encouraging people to get screened. Coordinator Jenny Dickinson is letting the uninsured know the program is offering free screenings to prevent the deadly cancer.
The only green that could be found anywhere near the SRC Arena on the campus of Onondaga Community College on Saturday afternoon was the artificial turf of the outdoor multi-purpose sports field next door. It was cleared from snow so various players could throw around their lacrosse ball.