Republican candidate for state controller Bob Antonacci of Onondaga County says being the guinea pig for the state’s public campaign finance program is proving to be a lot tougher than he thought. The certified public accountant and current county controller stopped by Salina Town Hall Tuesday to meet with seniors, hoping to drum up financial and electoral support. Antonacci says taxpayer financed campaigns are still foreign to most, and derided by others.
When Syracuse University officials put the word out that game day Friday for the big Atlantic Coast Conference 2014 opener against Louisville was going to be marked by an Orange Out, I had hopes for something pretty cool in this city of ours.
Film fans get a chance to take in the art and craft of other countries as the Syracuse International Film Festival gets underway tonight. This year’s event will give audiences a chance to interact with filmmakers.
This year, film buffs get transported to India for one of the highlights of this year’s festival. Founder and Artistic Director Owen Shapiro chose works by Madhur Bhandarkar to show audiences something a little different.
Onondaga Community College’s newest buildings are receiving high marks for their environmental features. The Academic II building and the SRC Arena and Events Center received the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council Tuesday morning. Being certified by the U.S. Green Building Council means that the building design and construction met specific green building criteria.