An Israeli Expert on Middle East Peace in Syracuse Tuesday Night has a hopeful take on recent negotiations going on now, brokered by the Obama administration. Gershon Baskin is a former advisor to Israeli prime ministers and started a research organization to work on peace issues. Baskin believes recent progress and willingness to make concessions can pay off in an agreement.
According to a study out of Cornell University, the Great Recession caused higher instances of child abuse and neglect. An analysis of instances of child abuse between 2005 and 2009 in all of the 3,144 counties and county equivalents in the U.S pointed to rising income inequality as a major factor in increased rates of child abuse.
It's finally official. Nearly 6 years of work culminated Monday in the transfer of day-to-day operations of Syracuse's Hancock Airport from the City of Syracuse to the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority.
Hancock was the last major airport in the state to make the switch. Mayor Stephanie Miner says it will allow the airport to realize its full potential.