Monthly Archives: December 2011

Ithaca’s Youngest Mayor Is Set To Take Office

Originally reported on Dec. 13 at 1 p.m. By Carly Signor, Russell Reed, Gabriela Ornelas, Samantha Press (ITHACA) — On a cold, rainy day, a young man, wearing a shirt and tie, walked around the Collegetown area of Ithaca, New … Continue reading

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Elephants At Rosamond Gifford Zoo Are Welcomed To Their New Home

By Alexis Mattei, Jules Peixoto, Alex Solimanto, Carrie Sunde (SYRACUSE)–Just as many Central New Yorkers are traveling home for the holidays, the elephants at Rosamond Gifford Zoo were recently reunited with their family. “They brought them [the elephants] into the stall … Continue reading

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Save J-D Sports Hopes to Score Another Goal

Originally Reported Dec. 12 at 8:30 p.m. By Rachel Leuthauser, Mary O’Connell, Heather Prusak, Amanda Quick (SYRACUSE) — Tossing around a football in his backyard with friends last summer, Logan LaTray knew that he was ready for the upcoming season. But … Continue reading

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Syracuse Works for a Stable Symphony

By Kelsey Perkins, Samantha Sonner, Russell Oliver, Mitchell Mason (SYRACUSE) – Uniformly dressed in black and with excitement in their eyes, musicians from Symphony Syracuse greeted the audience Sunday afternoon as they walked on to the stage to perform Handel’s … Continue reading

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‘Upstate’ Sitcom Hopes to Put Syracuse on the Map

Originally reported on Dec 7, 2011 by Ciarra Lee, Christina Ventura, Marc Weber  Tom Seeley plans to make Syracuse a key character in his sitcom. Before the show ‘The Office’ became one of the most popular sitcoms on the air, … Continue reading

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We’re Going to the ‘Ship

Eight years after winning the 2003 championship, the Syracuse men’s basketball team is showing potential to go all the way once again. By Jarret Leist, Alexandrea Santillo, and Eva Zymaris  Syracuse (NCC News) – Syracuse was on top of the … Continue reading

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Destiny USA: The Struggle Continues

Conflict over money continues to delay Pyramid project By: Joel Raneri, Sydney Lampe, and Benjamin Peck NCC News (Syracuse)-After years of controversy surrounding construction, the first stores opened in the first phase of Destiny USA. On November 11, the developer, Pyramid … Continue reading

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Pointing Fingers

 The Bernie Fine scandal at SU has drawn a lot of attention, but recently the attention has shifted from Fine to the other players in the story such as the media and SU administration. Federal authorities continue to investigate claims … Continue reading

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Syracuse Man Calls For Mistrial Due to Police Brutality

Originally Reported Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. By Samantha Sonner (Syracuse) – – A defendant disrupted Judge Anthony Aloi’s courtroom today requesting a mistrial. George Swan, 44, of 915 James St., was on trial for attempted rape, assault, resisting arrest, … Continue reading

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Jury Finds Swan Guilty Of Attempted Rape

Originally Reported on November 15, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. BY AMANDA L. QUICK (SYRACUSE) –Tuesday wasn’t George Swan’s first time in County Court. In fact court records show that he committed five previous felonies and 15 misdemeanors. After less an … Continue reading

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