Stirpe: I-81 community grid will help revitalize Syracuse and CNY

Al Stirpe

More than 60 years ago, a decision was made to build an elevated highway through the center of Syracuse. This was in line with similar projects across the country that made the speedy flow of traffic through our urban centers a priority over the integrity of the cities themselves. Before I-81 was […]

From Town Hall: Hamilton

Notes from the town of Hamilton April meeting

Submitted by Chris Rossi

The meeting started with an executive session for the Hamilton Town Council to discuss legal matters and contracts.

Highway Superintendent Jason Florenz updated us on general repairs and sign work. The roads are in better shape in terms of post-winter cleanliness due […]

Two days, two town halls

Brindisi continues commitment to listen to Upstate New Yorkers, holds town halls in McGraw and Norwich

Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) held his second town hall in two days, answering questions yesterday in McGraw and tonight in Norwich. Brindisi took questions directly from the audience on topics including prescription drugs prices, health care, veterans issues, […]

DEC Seeks Input on Draft Tioughnioga Unit Management Plan

Public Meeting Scheduled for May 9

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will host a public meeting to provide information, answer questions, and accept public input on the draft Tioughnioga Unit Management Plan (UMP). The informal informational session will be held Thursday, May 9, at 7 the Nelson Town Offices, 4085 Nelson Rd, […]

Salka hosts town hall discussion

Assemblyman John Salka

Assemblyman John Salka (R,C,Ref-Brookfield) will be hosting an official town hall in Edmeston from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 9.

The focus of the event will be about the greatest needs of the district and answer questions. Salka encourages everyone to attend so the most effective and productive discussion possible can […]

Courthouse tour sign-up announced

On Saturday, May 25, 2019, the Madison County Courthouse will have a grand re-opening after one-and-a-half years of restoration. A special guided tour of the newly renovated courthouse will be offered that will feature the history of the building and the efforts made to restore key historic aspects, including the stained glass windows, marble […]

PAC 99 Schedule for the week of April 21, 2019

Monday, April 22

2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: 2019 Ecumenical Good Friday Service from St. John’s Episcopal Church, Oneida

Tuesday, April 23

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Oswego County Legislature meeting of April 1110:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.: Vernon Village Board meeting of April 1510:50 a.m., 3:50 p.m. and 8:50 […]

SYR Airport Authority board selects new executive director

The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority announced that Jason Terreri has been selected to lead the Syracuse Hancock International Airport as its new executive director.

Terreri comes to SYR from Airports Worldwide, Inc., in Sanford, Fla., and was selected as the finalist for the position by a search committee from a national field of competitive […]

Oneida Downtown Action Strategy plans community meeting No. 3

The City of Oneida in partnership with the CNY Regional Planning & Development Board is conducting a study of potential streetscape, place-making, land use and development opportunities to attract new investment and we need your input.

To achieve this, there will be a third community meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April, 24, […]

Stirpe recognizes women of distinction

Assemblyman Al Stripe (D-127) held his seventh annual Women of Distinction event April 13 at Fayetteville Town Hall. Four women were awarded for their efforts and achievements within the community. Categories included community/civic affairs, health care, volunteerism and education. Pictured from left are Toni’Lyn Brauchle, Mary Oot, Stirpe, Jodi DeAugustine and Maureen Patterson.


Syracuse Regional Airport Authority announces special meeting

The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2019, in the SRAA board room at Syracuse Hancock International Airport.

For more information, contact the SRAA at 315.454.3263 or


PAC 99 schedule week of April 14, 2019

Tuesday, April 16

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Town of Lenox Board Meeting of April 810:13 a.m., 3:13 p.m. and 8:13 p.m.: Sherrill City Commission Meeting of April 810:27 a.m., 3:27 p.m. and 8:27 p.m.: Canastota Schools Board of Education Meeting of April 9

Wednesday, April 17

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and […]