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SyraQs: Rescued from a drug addict, she now advises Loretto employees: As a caseworker for social services in Onondaga County, Eleanor Williams saw the life she barely escaped as a child at work. After her mother became addicted to drugs, Williams’ aunt and her uncle raised her in her home in Southern Her Tier. Currently, she is pursuing her master’s degree at Syracuse University and works at Loretto as an employee coach, helping workers in difficult living situations. Williams, 42, spoke to us about her years of emotional distress as a caseworker, the pantry in Loretto’s office, and why she’s easy to talk to. (Photo by Katrina Turok)
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Can Micron help Clay realize his decades-long dream of a waterfront village? Onondaga County’s most populous town lacks a central town square that draws people in for shopping, dining, recreation, and gives it its identity. But Clay has his 20-plus-year-old vision of creating a waterfront community that serves as a town square, and Micron’s plans to build his chip factory might help. I can’t.
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Baldwinsville school board meeting heats up: On Monday, the Baldwinsville Board of Education unanimously approved a severance agreement with Superintendent Jason D. Thomson, asking him to resign as of June 30. With his 6-3 vote, the board replaced acting superintendent Joseph de Barbieri with a new acting superintendent from outside the district. Some in the crowd of 60 or more cried out in disgust just before the vote. “Where’s your transparency?” “We want you to listen, and we want you to answer.”
The Oneida Indian Nation’s record-breaking year provides a windfall for CNY County. The Oneida Indian Nation’s business is booming these days, especially with the thousands of slot machines operating in its casinos and shops. This is good news for the state, Onondaga County, and nine other county governments that receive annual payments from the Oneida family through settlements reached between state and local officials in 2013. .
Here’s where housing listings are tumbling in the RMB. Active housing listings continue to decline nearly everywhere in central New York, according to data from state-owned real estate firm Redfin. As of the end of November, active listings were down in 47 zip codes in six counties in central New York, with four of the five zip codes seeing the steepest drop in listings in Onondaga County. Here is the breakdown of numbers.
Plan your week: Snow or not, there’s plenty to do in central New York this week. Here are 11 events not to be missed.
Did the Bills run out of gas in an ’emotionally draining’ season? The atmosphere at the team facility was in shock the day after the Buffalo Bills’ demoralizing loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. The players tried to make sense of a season that had fallen short of expectations. Bills guard Roger Saffold said, “This team has been fighting for a very long time and they’ve fought through this adversity. At some point you run out of gas.
- First comment since Stefon Diggs stormed out of locker room after losing to Bengals
Brent Ax: Due to Dino Babers staff changes, stability has been lost: Last December, John Wildhack, athletic director at Syracuse University, said one of the attractions of SU for football recruits is its stability. A lot has changed in 52 days as Dino Bavers saw half of his coaching staff leave. It is now obsolete in Syracuse.
- SU hires ex-Rutgers assistant to coach tight ends (report)
- Syracuse plans to hire former Nebraska assistant, NFL veteran to coach DB (report)
Hear Brexialee in video shot before her death: ‘I think Syracuse is great’
SU’s Cannabis Curriculum Offers Students An Entrance To The Industry
‘The work ahead must be massive and forward-looking’: 6 What MLK’s Legacy Looks Like in Syracuse’s Changemakers
Body of missing kayaker found more than two months later in western New York
Woman admits to stealing $1 million lottery ticket from NY cousin’s scratch-off ticket
People in Motion: Recruitment and Promotion in CNY Companies and Organizations
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