Monthly Archives: November 2014

Advocates and Syracuse Commissioners Say Community Needs to Work Together More to Keep Schools Safe

Originally reported November 12, 2014 By Ji Seo SYRACUSE (NCC News) – “Lazy, unproductive, disruptive, and ghetto,” said Josanique V. Everson who was one of 12 speakers in the monthly Board of Education meeting on Tuesday. The 20-minute open public … Continue reading

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Public Comments Highlight Issues with Syracuse Schools

Originally reported on November 12, 2014 By Dan Silverman SYRACUSE (NCC News) — The people spoke at the Syracuse City School District Board of Education meeting on Wednesday night, and the people were not happy. Almost a dozen Syracuse residents … Continue reading

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Councilor Hudson Urges State to Pass Residency Requirement

Originally reported on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 By Meghan Mistry SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – For Common Councilor Helen Hudson, having Syracuse police officers and firefighters live within city borders is a no brainer. “We have a municipal work force where … Continue reading

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With Workers Living Outside of City, Syracuse Misses Out On $60 Million

Originally reported on Nov. 10, 2014 By Seth Quam SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Syracuse Common Councilors pushed to require newly hired city police, fire fighters, and sanitation workers to live within the city.  Councilor Helen Hudson said that with a majority … Continue reading

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Syracuse Common Councilor Says Residency Requirement is a “No Brainer”

Originally reported on Nov. 10, 2014 By Veronica Wheelock SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Syracuse Common Councilor Helen Hudson has been hearing complaints from the Syracuse Police Department as she continues to fight for a residency requirement in Syracuse. “My sister … Continue reading

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Syracuse Common Councilors Agree: City Workers Need to Live Within City Limits

Originally reported on Nov. 10, 2014 By Alex O’Toole SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse Common Councilors agree that in order for the city to be safe and to provide its residents with the best resources possible, the employees of the … Continue reading

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Syracuse Common Councilors Push to Require City Workers to Live in Syracuse

Originally reported on November 10, 2014 By Paul Mancano SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –Syracuse Common Councilors are hopeful that the state will approve a resolution requiring new police officers, firefighters, and sanitation workers to live within the city’s limits. The … Continue reading

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Councilor Helen Hudson Strongly Supports Residency Resolution

Originally reported on November 10, 2014 By Lauren Sinatra SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – As she tapped her bright red fingernails on the wooden bench, Councilor Helen Hudson spoke to reporters on Monday about her stance on the residency story … Continue reading

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Common Council Members Weigh in on City’s Biggest Concerns

Originally reported on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 By Regan Spencer SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The City of Syracuse is in a current budget shortfall, which Common Councilors discussed Monday with student reporters.  The city can pursue multiple ways to … Continue reading

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Residency of City Workers Remains Key Issue in Common Council Agenda

Originally reported on Nov. 10, 2014 By Cameron Spera SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – More than half of the police, fire, and sanitation workers employed by the city of Syracuse do not live within the city. Common Councilor Helen Hudson … Continue reading

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