Syracuse (5-4, 3-2) football is just one win away from locking up a bowl game, but that victory will be hard to get this weekend as the Orange faces 2nd ranked Florida State (9-0, 7-0).
While Florida State may be 38.5 point favorites in the game, ‘Cuse enters this weekend allowing only three points in its last two games. The Orange’s defense has been in great form as SU travels down to Tallahassee.
A local foundation and theater have come together to improve access to the arts for up-and-coming performers and audiences. The Central New York Community Foundation recently awarded the Redhouse a $25,000 grant to construct a "lab" theater space, which provides public performance space for educational programming. The grant and planned uses for the theater were highlighted as part of Community Foundation Week.
The waste water storage facility being built in Armory Square is on track to be up and running by early 2014. Work on the Clinton Combined Sewer Overflow, or CSO, began in 2011 on the former trolley lot between the elevated railroad and Onondaga creek. GHD Consulting is the design engineer for the facility.
Central New York’s High Tech entrepreneurs have a new space to “power up” at the Tech Garden. The new “Power Up” room, sponsored by the National Grid, includes workstations, whiteboard walls, and interchangeable murals and banners. Regional Executive Melanie Littlejohn says the space is designed to attract start-ups to develop advancements in green and clean technology.
Seniors in Central New York who aren’t having their mental health conditions addressed and a lack of prevention are likely contributing to rising healthcare costs. A Geriatric Mental Health Community Action Initiative brought together members in Syracuse today to discuss the issues.