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It has been a carousel for tenth-ranked Syracuse Men’s Lacrosse this season, to say the least. Up and down, up and down, up and down the horses have gone.


The Orange started out hot at 4-1. But ever since the trip to Durham on March 25, SU has dropped four of its last six. One of those four losses came this past Saturday, with Syracuse falling and then some to Notre Dame 22-8. The Orange gave up ten goals in the second quarter, coughing up a 17-2 run that began in the second frame. 


The Ostrom Avenue Podcast Ep 64- MLAX Season Finale

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After a humbling loss to ND, Syracuse men's lacrosse tries to bounce back and end the season right versus Robert Morris. Hosts Ben Shulman and Johnny Gadamowitz speak with RMU head coach Andrew McMinn (7:20-24:36) about the matchup, and the Colonials this season.


AARP New York feels the so-called “safe staffing” bill for nursing homes just approved by state lawmakers doesn’t go far enough to ensure the safety and well-being of residents.

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Central New Yorkers now know their options if they're looking to head to the Big Apple to catch a Broadway show or anywhere in the state for a baseball game.  Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Broadways shows will re open on September 14th, and that there will be new rules for attending baseball games, including incentives for the unvaccinated.

Cuomo says tickets go on sale May 6th  for Broadway shows, which will reopen at full capacity on September 14th.

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The New York State legislature approved measures that will require that hospitals and nursing homes meet minimum staffing levels of nurses and other health care staff.

Gov. Cuomo Signs Eviction Moratorium Extension

May 4, 2021
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Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a measure passed by the  New York State Legislature that extends a moratorium on evictions through Aug. 31, saying the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic aren’t over.

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Onondaga County lawmakers have approved an initial $600,000 investment in a body camera program for the sheriff’s department. The party line vote comes a little over a week after Sheriff Gene Conway and County Executive Ryan McMahon blamed each other for not making it a priority.

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Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families is celebrating its 10th anniversary by helping more than 70,000 veterans with entrepreneurship training, and a large gift.  JP Morgan Chase has awarded the school with an $8 million grant to continue its national training initiative and research.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that some remaining COVID-19 restrictions in New York will end in a couple of weeks, including capacity limits on most events, and in some cases, the 6-foot social distancing rule.

He also announced that 24-hour subway service will return to New York City.

The easing of restrictions that have been in place for over a year paves the way for a fuller reopening of offices, restaurants and indoor gatherings, including Broadway theaters and other arts venues.

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Onondaga County continues its vaccine outreach in under vaccinated communities. This week will see pop up clinics in Mattydale, Cicero, Skaneateles, and on Syracuse’s North and South sides. County Executive Ryan McMahon said they are heading into neighborhoods with low vaccination rates, hoping to address hesitancy and ease of access.