WAER News Round up: Week of Mar.7
Syracuse city is struggling on its trash pickup due to more than half of its trucks awaiting repair.That alongside, a city-wide shortage of mechanics is leaving residents like Isaac Williams frustrated.
As many shops and businesses shut down from the pandemic, one industry is thriving. Tattoo shops have been doing well with sales and continue to grow with the increase in business they have had since the pandemic.
A start-up software company founded in Syracuse’s Tech Garden eight years ago unveiled its downtown manufacturing facility. Vice President of Operations Garrett Bastable said Syracuse is the ideal place to grow.
Local pizza joint Dorian’s was first proposed transforming into a residential and commercial space but was rejected by the Syracuse zoning board. After a number of changes, the plan is back on track with the support of the neighborhood and on its way toward approval.
On Point for College, could get a financial boost after Syracuse Common Council met Wednesday. The council appeared ready to set aside up to $350,000 from the American Rescue Plan Act to increase the recruitment On Point is lacking.
Allan Rohan Crite, an African American painter and writer who explored experiences in his neighborhood in Roxbury, Massachusetts, is now apart of an exhibit at the Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute in Central New York.
A multimillion-dollar upgrade is coming to the Museum of Science and Technology.
Excitement is building for the return of the Syracuse Saint Patrick’s Parade. The parade hasn’t happened for three years due to COVID-19, so the anticipation is more than ever before. Parade President Janet Higgins is one of many people excited for the return of the parade.