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1 hr ago | The Post-Standard

Artists invited to create, paint design on Syracuse city basketball court

Zach Schotz is taking his best shot off the basketball court with Project Canvas Court .


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

Famous musicians from Syracuse and CNY: Where are they now?

Where are they now? Dozens of famous musicians have ties to Central New York, and it's fun to see what they've been up to since making a name for themselves.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Phish, Pop/Rock, Barenaked Ladies, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

Survey asks Central New York veterans about their VA care and benefits

Central New York veterans will have a chance to share feedback about the quality of their Veterans Affairs healthcare and benefits in a new online survey from U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Dan Maffei, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Syracuse, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Journal

No F-bombs and other personal branding tips from L'Oreal makeup maven Michelle Phan

The UpTake : Michelle Phan was an early YouTube star who scored a deal last summer with L'Oreal to produce her own makeup line.


Washington Times

ATF culture shift: Agents focused more on regulations, not violent crime

Cases recommended for prosecution by ATF have declined from a high of 17,877 in 2004 under Mr. Bush to about 12,066 last year, the data compiled by Syracuse University and reviewed by the Times shows.


Related Topix: US News, ATF, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Business Journal

That new Birchbox store isn't really about selling products

The UpTake : Birchbox, which opened its first physical store open in New York City earlier this month, is looking not just for additional sales but the type of consumer only in-the-flesh shoppers that emanate heat can provide.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet

The Post-Standard

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim helps secure $100,000 gift for Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse

Jim Boeheim can work a room, and it doesn't always have to be the Carrier Dome. On Tuesday afternoon, as a matter of fact, the big man's "room" was a tent outside Eaton's Crouse-Hinds on 7th North Street.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY


The Well Dressed Movement Takes Up Residence At Syracuse University

Initially an endeavor to dress business casual for personal gain, the event has transformed itself into a mission to empower students of color on this New York campus.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

In-depth Africa

Cde Chambati: A champion of economic empowerment

A distinguished administrator, politician, businessman, founding member of the Zimbabwe liberation movement and Finance Minister, Cde Ariston Maguranyanga Chambati, died after a short illness at his home on October 7, 1995 and was buried at the national shrine.


Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Africa, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, African National Congress (South Africa), New York University

Busy day for Syracuse Coach Scott Schafer at the 2014 ACC Football Media Days

Syracuse University head football Coach Scott Schafer was busy during the 2014 ACC Football Kickoff Media Days today with droves of reporters and appearances on The ACC Network as well as on ESPNU this afternoon.


Related Topix: Illinois

The Post-Standard

Would a rewards program increase attendance at Syracuse University football games?

Would a "rewards program" similar to one the New York Jets are installing for the 2014 NFL season help increase attendance at SU football games? Life is good for the National Football League as it has never seen higher revenues and television ratings than it currently has.


The Post-Standard

ArtsWeek Syracuse turns city center into hot spot of fun, creativity and culture

ArtsWeek in downtown Syracuse turns the city's center into a hot spot for creative expressions and cultural happenings for three days, Friday through Sunday.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Harrison, NY, Entertainment

Harriet Green; fought for social change

Harriet Jane Green, 73, of Philadelphia, who worked behind the scenes to bring about social change by connecting her vast array of friends and acquaintances, died Friday, July 18, of multiple myeloma at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania

Mon Jul 21, 2014

International Business Times

Tree of 40 Fruit: A Tree That Produces 40 Fruits in New York

Sam Van Aken, art professor from Syracuse University, has grown a unique tree that produces forty varieties of stone fruit and looks like a beautiful artwork of pink, white, red and purple blossoms.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Bride's Magazine

Self Accessories Editor Amber Herring Talks Her Paris Proposal and Wedding Plans

Introducing our new real bride blogger Amber Herring, accessories editor at SELF ! Over the next few weeks, the editor is chronicling every last detail of her wedding planning process - from getting into shape to managing a gigantic bridal party .


Related Topix: Wedding, us Travel, Travel, Warren, NJ

The Post-Standard

Letters: Syracuse should respond justly to immigrant children

Immigrants who have been detained while crossing the border are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas, Tuesday July 15, 2014.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Opinion


Syracuse University chemist to use NSF grant to study materials chemistry, nanoscience

Mathew M. Maye, associate professor of chemistry, has been awarded a three-year, $360,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology


Stewart Arters

Stewart Edward Arters, 96 years old, of Webster Road, Fredonia, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday evening, July 17, 2014 at Absolut of Westfield after a brief illness.


Related Topix: Fredonia, NY, Westfield, NY, Dunkirk, NY

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

The following Verona-Cedar Grove residents made achievements at their college or university.

Marshall University, West Virginia - Joseph E. Cryan of Cedar Grove graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business degree in economics.


Related Topix: Cedar Grove, NJ, Marshall University, West Orange, NJ, Verona, NJ, Ithaca College

The Citizens' Voice

Grandfather receives first salute from grandson at commissioning ceremony

An area family marked three generations of service in the United States Navy during a recent commissioning ceremony for Ensign Matthew Joseph Solomon, a graduate of Albemarle High School and Boston College, who was commissioned last month as an ensign in the U.S. Navy.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Boston College, Temple University, Baylor University