In 2020, Syracuse saw an annual unemployment rate of 11.37%, with a peak in April at 18.30%.
Despite the overall decrease, certain pockets of the city are seeing a rise in complaints with 56.4% coming from the Northside.
New York State Department of Education data revealed graduation rates in the Syracuse City School District to are at an all-time high of 70.7% with English language learners seeing the most dramatic improvement.
The reopening of Faegan’s Cafe & Pub and the grand opening of Salt City Coffee is bringing new life to the Hill.
As of Feb. 24, only 2.5% of those with at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose in Central New York were Black.
Malik Robinson, Nottingham High School senior class president, advocates for “Black excellence” by creating an annual student-run Black History Month event.
BIPOC survivors fail to receive the empowerment and belief afforded their white counterparts, but social media platforms provide a place for them to start healing.
Teaching at LeMoyne for 30 years, Nicolina Pizzuto has taken on the challenge of teaching a new grade level and doing so virtually during her final year.
Three Onondaga County union reps who work in the Department of Children and Family Services are sounding an alarm that the child welfare system is understaffed, putting local kids at risk.