Monthly Archives: March 2014

Councilor Joy Says Stadium Task Force is a Waste of Time

By Brooke Glatz SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Some Syracuse City Councilors question the usefulness of the stadium task force put in place by Mayor Stephanie Miner. Mayor Stephanie Miner assembled a task force a month and a half ago to discuss … Continue reading

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Stadium Task Force a “Waste of Time” Says Common Councilor

By Kyra Azzato SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Syracuse Common Council at-large member Kathleen Joy believes “the stadium task force is a waste of time.”  The task force was originally created to study the possibility of a new sports stadium in … Continue reading

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Councilor Disapproves of Mayor Miner’s Stadium Rejection

By Elitza Batchiyska SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Plans for Syracuse University’s new sports stadium have gone awry after Mayor Stephanie Miner’s reluctance to accept financial help from the state for the project led to some uproar within the Syracuse Common Council. Councilor-at-large Kathleen … Continue reading

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Common Council Torn Over Task Force

By Sara Gatcomb  SYRACUSE (NCC News) —Members of the Syracuse City Common Council are still torn about whether or not a task force for a potential new sports arena in the Syracuse area will be worth the time and effort. … Continue reading

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As I-81 Crumbles, the Future Remains Cloudy

By Chris DiMaria SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Syracuse city council members are in agreement that the crumbling Interstate 81 needs to be remodeled. After the March 3rd Common Council meeting at city hall, the most popular option is to build … Continue reading

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Common Council Members Want to Do Away With I-81

By Nick Fathergill SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Several members of the Syracuse Common Council say they would like to see a street level boulevard replace the downtown portion of Interstate 81. After the Council meeting earlier today, council member Bob … Continue reading

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I-81 Reaching End Of Lifespan, Possible Replacements Being Considered

By Ben Castaneda Syracuse (NCC News) – By 2017, some parts of Interstate 81 will reach the end of its lifespan, including a main section that separates downtown Syracuse and University Hill. The stretch of I-81 in question runs north from West … Continue reading

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Common Council Passes Proposal To Limit Business Hours in Residential Neighborhoods

By Danielle Gehman SYRACUSE (NCC News) – The Syracuse Common Council unanimously passed a proposal today that would prohibit businesses from operating in residential neighborhoods between the hours of 6 p.m. and 10 a.m. Syracuse 2nd District Common Councilor Chad … Continue reading

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Debate Continues Over I-81

by Alex Amico SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Local government officials continue to examine options to fix Interstate 81 before the current 2017 deadline. Syracuse Third District Common Councilor Bob Dougherty said that there are currently four options for the city: … Continue reading

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Some Common Council Members Hope To Adopt Snow Removal Plan Similar to Rochester’s

By Alex Hallmark SYRACUSE (NCC News) — Following the recent failure of an ordinance that would have fined residents for neglecting to shovel their sidewalks, some Common Council members have advocated the implementation of a snow removal plan similar to … Continue reading

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