About 100 horses and their owners turned out this weekend for the Lorenzo Driving Competition. The annual Cazenovia event features horses and carriages that are judged. The event also shows off the grounds of the Lorenzo State Historic Site. The Lorenzo House was reopened after renovations. It was the 38th year of the competition.
Onondaga County health officials are ready to react to the finding of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in the area. Interim Health Commissioner Michelle Mignano has ordered aerial spraying for the Cicero Swamp, scheduled for Tuesday night between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. The disease, which can be transmitted to humans, along with a high mosquito count led to the decision to spray pesticides. Those who live in the affected area are expected to be contacted. But Mignano has released the following boundaries for the spraying.
CNY Jazz Central Executive Director, Larry Luttinger, seems to have hit his stride with the NE Jazz & Wine Festival by connecting people's passion for music and wine and presenting it in an urban setting. He will do so again July 25-26 in Clinton Square with the 2014 iteration of the popular event.
Ground was broken Friday on a facility in a rural area of DeWitt that’s expected to bring more of Hollywood to Onondaga County. In fact, the Central New York Hub for Emerging Nano Industries already has a tenant.
During the state of the county address earlier this year, California-based film and TV company “The Film House” announced it will relocate its headquarters, production, post production, and distribution operations to the facility. President and CEO Ryan Johnson was on hand for the groundbreaking.
"Not only will we get to work with this first kind of educational institution that will drive production and innovations globally, it will help train and develop our future workforce so we can continue to grow in Syracuse and build the film industry in Upstate New York."
Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy was among the officials turning over the first symbolic shovels of dirt.
Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy says the CNY Nano Hub will be the first accredited nanotechnology film hub in New York State. It'll be one of 5 nano hubs across the state.
Justin Steele is director of the upcoming film “The Opium War,” which will be filmed and produced in Central New York using the hub’s resources. But Onondaga County executive Joanie Mahoney says the hub goes beyond the film industry.
County Executive Joanie Mahoney CNY should count itself lucky to be the next home for a nanotechnology hub.
15 million dollars in state money will build and equip the facility at the Collamer Business Park, but officials say that should leverage 150 million dollars in private investment over seven years. The project is expected to create 350 permanent, high-tech jobs and 150 construction jobs.
A dream that’s been in the making for a very long time came true for Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse today. The hospital held the official ribbon cutting of the 74 Million Dollar Upstate Cancer Center to provide expanded care and treatment in a welcoming, state of the art building.