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I-81 Replacement Decision: How Much Might SU Chancellor's Position Influence Choice?

Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud is officially coming down on the side of the Community Grid Option for replacing Interstate 81. His announcement Friday indicates the decision was made only after a great deal of research on the implications of each potential choice. But now, with the draft environmental impact statement expected from the state, Syverud thought it time to lend his and the University's clout behind one of the options. "This is because the I-81 replacement decision...

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wants to see more oversight of probation offices and how they monitor ankle bracelets given to suspects on home-detention.  She cites the David Renz case here in Syracuse in a letter to US administrative Judge Thomas Hogan. 

Undergraduates from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University partnered with students from Fowler High School to produce three films.

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The powerful Thunderstorms that traveled through Central New York Tuesday night left some clean-up behind.  Hundreds were left without power the Manlius area. 

Sweet Spot Companies

The medical, retail and housing project on the former Camillus Cutlery site is taking a few more steps toward redevelopment. 

SU Lacrosse to the Final Four

May 21, 2013
Citrus TV Sports

Top-seeded Syracuse Lacrosse beat Yale 7-6 in the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals to advance to the Final Four in Philadelphia. The Orange plays 4-seed Denver Saturday at 5 PM for the right to play in the Championship game on Memorial Day. The Orange jumped out to a 4-goal lead in the 1st quarter with help by junior attack Derek Maltz, who had 2 goals. But then the 'Cuse was held scoreless for a stretch of over 43 minutes and allowed Yale to take a 6-4 lead in the 4th quarter. Syracuse was resilient, however, and chopped away at the lead.

Central New Yorkers will get another opportunity to add their opinions to the debate over the future of Interstate 81 Tuesday. 

Great Lakes Observing System

Researchers are trying to find out why the water at many of the Lake Ontario beaches is not improving like the rest of the lake.  A high-tech device might shed some new light on a scientific and ecological mystery.

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A brass quintet set the stage for the announcement of the first full season of Symphoria, the orchestra born out of the bankruptcy of the Syracuse Symphony. 

Musician and Symphoria board member John Garland says they're coming off a shortened season of 50 concerts across the region that began in December...

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Onondaga Community College has been putting the finishes touches on its 50th Graduation Ceremony on May 18th at SRC Arena at the college.  Two students in the graduating 2013 Class won SUNY Chancellor's Awards.

Next Up for SU LAX, Yale

May 17, 2013
Citrus TV Sports

The top-seeded Orange(14-3) continues its quest for its 12th NCAA championship on Saturday, May 18 when it meets Ivy League champion Yale (12-4) at 3 p.m. at Byrd Stadium in Maryland in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament. 

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