Author Archives: Shawnte Wright

An Afternoon in Syracuse City Court

Calm Judge Merrill presides over a packed courtroom Originally reported on November 26, 2012  By Shawnté Wright SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – In Judge Jeffrey Merrill’s city courtroom Monday afternoon, there was a low hum of chatter as visitors, supporters, and defendants alike … Continue reading

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Ursula Rozum Earns the Green Party 8% of Congressional Race Vote

Polls indicate the Green Party is well-received Originally reported on November 7, 2012 Shawnté Wright SYRACUSE (NCCNEWS) – According to the Onondaga County Board of Elections, Ursula Rozum, the Green Party candidate for the 24th Congressional District seat, won 8% of the votes … Continue reading

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Common Council Postpones Decision on SURA Payroll Funding

State report questions Agency’s use of funds Originally reported on Monday, October 22, 2012 By Shawnté Wright SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – The City of Syracuse is receiving criticism for the Syracuse Urban Renewal Agency or SURA. The Agency’s finances have come … Continue reading

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We’ve Said Yes to Education…Now What?

Say Yes continues to impact students once they are in college  Originally reported on October 8, 2012 By: Shawnté Wright SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Say Yes Syracuse is a program that helps students in the Syracuse City School District graduate … Continue reading

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