Monthly Archives: November 2011

Syracuse Man Found Guilty of His Sixth Felony

Originally reported November 15 at 5:30 p.m. By Alexandra Solimanto (SYRACUSE) — A repeat felony offender will be off the streets for the foreseeable future as a jury convicted him on his sixth felony Tuesday afternoon.  This felony conviction will … Continue reading

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Race in Onondaga Country Legislature District Four Seat Was a Rematch

Originally reported November 9 at 12:30 a.m. By Alexandra Solimanto (SYRACUSE) — In most sports contests, the defeated competitor looks forward to a rematch.  And in the sport of election-year politics, the Onondaga County Legislature’s 4th District race between the … Continue reading

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Third District Common Councilor Candidates Don’t Let the Race Get in the Way of Their Friendship

Originally Reported Nov. 8th at 5 p.m. By Julianne Peixoto (SYRACUSE)—Most candidates today can barely stand to be in the same room as their opponent, let alone sit next to them and share lunch together. Jim Stelter, Republican candidate for … Continue reading

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Negative Ads May Impact Election Results

Originally Reported on November 8 at 6:00 p.m. BY AMANDA L. QUICK (SYRACUSE) — Some Onondaga County residents may have thought the circus was coming to town when they received a direct mail ad of children dressed in colorful wigs, … Continue reading

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Black hat lands Syracuse teenager in Court

Bloodworth faces two charges after physical altercation with Corcoran High teacher Originally Reported on November 14, 2011.    Syracuse (NCC News)- Assistant District Attorney Matt Bloss says three years of probation and youthful offender status is right for Naqual Bloodworth. “Given … Continue reading

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The Bernie Fine Allegations: First 100 hours in the Twittersphere

by Barbara Fought (SYRACUSE) — Follow the story of the allegations against Syracuse University Associate Head Coach Bernie Fine as it developed on Twitter in the first 100 hours after ESPN first broke the story. These tweets are curated from the … Continue reading

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Syracuse Common Councilor-at-Large Race Reaches Election Day

Originally Reported Nov. 8th at 5:00 p.m. By Russell Oliver (SYRACUSE) – With two candidates making their first run for a political office, one running again after two unsuccessful attempts, and one running as an incumbent, the race for the … Continue reading

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Despite Predictions of a Closer Race, Shepard Wins Seat on Legislature

  Originally reported Nov. 9 at 3 a.m. By Mitchell Mason—(SYRACUSE) Although city and county officials predicted a much closer race, Republican candidate Derek Shepard won the Onondaga County Legislature seat for the 13th district with 44 percent of votes. … Continue reading

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Democrats Take Control of Common Council and Councilor-at-Large Seats

Originally Reported Nov. 9 at 12:30 a.m. Carrie Sunde (SYRACUSE)—At the Republican elections party Tuesday night, party chair Thomas Dadey exuberantly proclaimed victories in county races, but for city results, Dadey spoke to the crowd in a despondent voice.  He … Continue reading

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Not Enough Publicity and Not Enough Voters

Voters say they didn’t know about the Election.   It seemed like a typical night at SU’s Bird Library. Students were chatting, doing their homework, writing papers, and cramming for exams, but most were unaware of Election Day. From 5:30pm … Continue reading

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