WAER News Round Up: Feb. 20-24
The plan to merge Jamesville Correctional Facility with the downtown Justice Center is under review by the state commission of corrections; new legislation in Albany would protect New York abortion providers. Central New Yorkers of Ukrainian heritage remained steadfastly optimistic one year after the Russia attack.
Catch up on more of the week's news below:
A proposal detailing the county's controversial plan to merge Jamesville Correctional Facility with the downtown Justice Center is under review by the state commission of corrections.
Proposed legislation in Albany would mean increased protections for women's healthcare providers.
Central New Yorkers of Ukrainian heritage who’ve been watching Russia pummel their country remain steadfastly optimistic one year after the invasion began.
The price of home sales in Central New York is rising compared to last year.
New York's education department is proposing a new teacher certification to expand instruction in indigenous studies
Upstate Medical University and SUNY College of Optometry are creating a partnership to develop an eye care education program in Central and Western New York.
A new documentary screening at SU Veterans Center captures the chaos and sacrifice of that months-long process since the Biden Administration announced it would remove U.S. troops from Afghanistan.
A new survey from the Downtown Committee of Syracuse shows that an increasing number of Black women are opening businesses in downtown Syracuse.
The Black Arts and Power movements are the focus of a new exhibit at Syracuse University.