A new academy will be phased in at the former Fowler High School in Syracuse starting this fall. Poor state performance is forcing the change, which was approved Wednesday by the SCSD Board of Education.
It will be called the Public Service Leadership Academy, and will include four career-specific academies: First Responder, Homeland Security, Military Science and Entrepreneurship. Within those academies, students can opt-in to eleven more narrow career pathways – all under one roof.
A state assembly member is ready to kick her campaign to jump to the federal government into high gear. Claudia Tenney is trying to wrestle the republican nomination away from incumbent congress member Richard Hanna in New York’s 22nd district. Tenney is calling Hanna a disappointment to conservatives…noting at least one publication calls him the third most liberal G-O-P house member. She believes asserting her conservative credentials will help her win a primary.
Since the first big thaw swept through the Syracuse area, you've probably noticed the big orange signs for detours and construction.Road construction season is well underway in an around Syracuse, and the city is trying to make navigating the streets a little more bearable. City Hall has launched a new website to inform residents and commuters about delays and detours caused by road work.
Just when Central New Yorkers thought winter was over, it appears the flu season is also sticking around. It's almost a repeat of last year – where one virus predominates the season, peters out and another strain replaces it, say Onondaga County health officials. County Medical Director Quoc Nguyen says the H1N1 virus has faded, but influenza type B has been trending up during the past week.