WAER News Round up: Sept. 19 - 23
Syracuse is moving forward its efforts on automated trash collection. Onondaga COunty is seeing more COVID activity. And the New York Civil Liberties Union is fighting in court to obtain police disciplinary records, Find more of the week's news below.
Addressing the opioid crisis and lead poisoning will be top priorities for the Onondaga County Health Department this upcoming year.
Syracuse common councilors are questioning the new program as the Walsh Administration tries to move forward with the next step in overhauling its trash collection system.
A Syracuse Common Councilors says there are some strategies that could help support those impacted while also boosting the territory's economy.
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The end of September is a good time to get the shot, which can help senior citizens prepare for flu season.
Onondaga County local officials warned the public that COVID-19 activity is starting to increase in the region due to weekly high average positivity rates.
Staff from Liberty Resources are now being dispatched throughout Syracuse under a formal agreement to respond to mental health crisis calls.
The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court heard arguments from the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) and the city of Syracuse.
New apartment units in downtown Syracuse were opening their doors this weekend to show off the city lifestyle.
More than two dozen farms in Central New York are in line to receive state funding to help them prepare for extreme weather events related to climate change.