When I interviewed Syracuse Chiefs general manager Jason Smorol a month before this baseball season started, he told me that he and his staff would do everything possible to make sure this community felt wanted at NBT Bank Stadium.
Central New York health agencies are praising Governor Cuomo’s efforts to put an end to the AIDS epidemic in New York State. Governor Cuomo announced his plan on Sunday, the same day as New York City’s PRIDE Parade. Cuomo’s goal is to reduce the number of HIV infections to 750 cases a year by the year 2020.
Syracuse-area school officials and the business community have been touting the advantage of studying the so-called STEM skills for years now. Anyone from high school to college to a worker who's retraining has been urged to get into Science, Technology, Engineering or Math fields to help them get a job.
It’s been a long time since Saint Marianne Cope established St. Joseph’s Hospital and then left in 1888 as part of a request she answered in 1883 to care for ill Leprosy patients in Hawaii. Her legacy will not be forgotten in Syracuse with a permanent shrine and museum in her honor. The official blessing was held today at the hospital. Sister Geraldine Ching is originally from Hawaii and assisted with gathering the historical journey of St. Marianne.
A free concert series returns to Onondaga Park in Syracuse starting next Tuesday, and continues every Tuesday night until into early August. THE JULY 1st PERFORMANCE IS BEING RE-SCHEDULED DUE TO THE WEATHER. See schedule below.
The City of Syracuse Department of Parks and Recreation Pops in the Park series now includes five concerts on July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, and August 5. The shows are free and open to the public. Here's the rundown from a city press release: