NYS schools' financial ratings: What should taxpayers take away from them?
Why did three Central New York school districts land near the top of the state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli's list of fiscally stressed districts? The report issued Thursday was meant to give parents and taxpayers a factual starting point for conversations about the financial health of 674 school districts, said Brian Butry, speaking for the ... (more)
Cicero bowhunter harvests 8-point buck on opening day
Dan Jordan, of Cicero, poses with an 8-point buck he harvested with his bow on the opening day of the bowhunting in the Southern Zone.
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Syracuse mortgage fraud ring smashed
Two attorneys, an appraiser and two others were indicted for their roles in a mortgage fraud ring that operated for years and netted more than $1 million by preying upon first-time home buyers and institutional lenders.