Governor Andrew Cuomo gave a last-minute campaign push in East Syracuse Tuesday, advocating for a property tax freeze plan that could benefit many Upstate home owners. He’s been touring the state leading up to the April 1 budget deadline, encouraging residents and supporters to pressure state legislators to approve his proposal.
SU Design Professor Zeke Leonard demonstrates one of his intonarumori instruments. He recreated the instruments from Luigi Russolo ’s original designs. This one is a wooden box with a lever, hand crank, and a cone-like attachment designed to create unusual-sounding “music.”
A century ago an unusual musical experiment took place that generated howls of protest and actual fistfights from the audience. Now in 2014 that same experimental music genre is making a comeback at Syracuse University – and is still raising eyebrows.
In a career that has spanned seven decades, pianist, singer and composer Bob Dorough has maintained his carefree approach and wonderful sense of humor. At the age 0f 90, he recently released a new album titled Eulalia. In Part 1 of this episode of Jazz Journeys, we explore the mind and the world of the man who gave us Schoolhouse Rock, Mr. Bob Dorough.
Heart disease is the nation’s number one killer in the United States. Stroke is number four. That’s why over 3,000 people took part in the American Heart Association’s 30th Syracuse Heart Walk, director Kristy Smorol said.
Syracuse Police were called to Hancock International Airport yesterday when a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent discovered a traveler had packed more than clothes and a toothbrush in her carry-on. TSA officers stopped the woman, a resident of Tompkins County, when the X-Ray machine spotted a handgun in her bag at a security checkpoint.
Local ambulances and hospitals in Onondaga County have had access to a reversal agent that stops the effects of heroin and opiate pain killers to prevent overdoses for about a month. Now, through a grant, ACR Health in Syracuse is offering training programs for people to get legally trained to administer the drug in the event someone they know is overdosing.