New York’s Education Commissioner took the 60th anniversary of the Brown versus Board of Education decision to defend the Common Core standards in schools. John King went after the programs critics. He says Common Core is not about a federal curriculum or making testing companies get rich.
Federal officials have decided not to pursue a death penalty case against David Renz for last year's murder of a woman and rape of a child. Renz pled guilty to killing Lori Bresnahan and assaulting the young girl.
If you've lived in the Syracuse area since the 1980s, it may never have crossed your mind to pull into the park that borders Onondaga Lake over there on the Liverpool side. Too many memories of chemical dumps when the Allied factory used to churn out its product in the big plant on the shore, right?
GOP candidate for governor Rob Astorino says his choice for a Lieutenant Governor running mate will be the Chemung County Sheriff, Chris Moss, an avid opponent of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s gun control laws.
Moss, who would be the first African American the state GOP would pick for Lieutenant Governor, is head of the New York State Sheriffs' Association. In an interview with the Elmira Star Gazette, Moss called parts of the gun control laws championed by Cuomo “ludicrous” and a “knee jerk reaction” to the Sandy Hook tragedy.
It’s not every day that an award winning Nascar Driver rolls into Syracuse. However, Danica Patrick joined forces with Aspen Dental today at Syracuse University to offer free Dental Care with a mobile dentistry office that’s catering to Veterans who are in need of some dental care.