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Governor Kathy Hochul will return to Syracuse University this weekend to address the Class of 2020

Governor Kathy Hochul is a Syracuse University alum, and will be delivering the commencement speech for the class of 2020 on Sunday. Hochul graduated from the Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs ... MORE
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Port Byron Board of Education berated by community members during September meeting

Following a major disruption during its Board of Education meeting, Port Byron Central School District will be reevaluating how to go about future meetings. A group from the community came to share during the public comment portion of the meeting on their ... MORE
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Walkout organized by students at the Waterloo High School in protest against a staffer’s alleged comments

Waterloo High School students have gathered together to hold a peaceful protest outside of their high school. It began this morning, with students holding signs chanting “If she ain’t fired, we ain’t tired” and “What do we want? Change! When do we ... MORE
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New York will not be enlisting help from National Guard soldiers to drive school buses

As school bus driver shortages continue to be an issue throughout the country, New York appears to still be working toward a solution. Massachusetts has called in the National Guard and is currently training 150 soldiers to drive a special van that ... MORE
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Students receive letter Wednesday at Syracuse University detailing the requirement for masks in the Dome

Following the game last weekend at Syracuse University, the school will have Dome staff enforcing the mask rules this weekend due to the minimal effort on fans parts to follow them. A letter was sent to students Wednesday that informed them they ... MORE
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Lyons Central School District will see a familiar face with their new superintendent Matt Barr

Matt Barr will be returning to Lyons Central School District as the new superintendent. Barr previously taught and was a principal for the school district for 17 years. He was appointed Tuesday by the Board of Education and will begin Sept. 27 ... MORE
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Some schools will embrace what they’ve learned from remote learning and bring it into the classroom

Schools have learned a lot from the pandemic and plan to take those lessons with them into the classroom. Manlius Pebble Hill School has technology in every classroom which makes it easier if they ever need to go back to remote learning ... MORE
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Hobart and William Smith Colleges ranks in top 5 for service in Washington Monthly’s 2021 College Guide and Rankings

Hobart and William Smith has once again been made the top 5 in Washington Monthly’s 2021 College Guide and Rankings for service. This is the fifth year the school has been on the list in the top 5 and this year they ... MORE
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Auburn school district has only been open for a week and has 30 isolations among students and staff

School started a week ago for the Auburn Enlarged City School District and there are already 30 isolations for both students and staff. District Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said a lot of kids didn’t even make it to school to start because of ... MORE
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Officials suggest lowering requirements, seeking out unemployed CDL drivers, and calling in the National Guard to help bus driver shortage

The statewide bus driver shortage is so bad that a lawmaker has called on Governor Kathy Hochul to call in the National Guard. Assemblyman Michael Lawler said the last thing families should be worrying about is whether their child will be picked ... MORE
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Hilton principal enters into agreement to resign with school board following multiple sexual abuse charges

The principal of Northwood Elementary School in Hilton has resigned following accusations of sexually abusing dozens of students throughout his time as an employee. The Hilton Central School District Board of Education approved the agreement to separate and secure Kirk Ashton’s resignation ... MORE
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SUNY Cortland announces new vice president for finance and management

Mark J. Yacavone ’94, SUNY Cortland’s assistant vice president for enrollment management, has been selected to serve as the university’s new vice president for finance and management, effective Sept. 16, 2021. In his new role, Yacavone will be SUNY Cortland’s chief financial ... MORE
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Gananda mom who got into physical altercation with bus monitor gets attorney: Bus monitor accused of screaming at child

An attorney for the Gananda mother accused of being involved in a physical altercation with a bus monitor recently says the family is taking action. Laine Mulye, 35, of Macedon was charged with harassment and endangering the welfare of a child after ... MORE
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Schools in Cayuga County are experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases, health officials say

In just the first week of school starting the Cayuga County Health Department says there is a rising number of positive COVID-19 cases among students. They remind parents that they need to keep kids home when they are sick, even if they ... MORE
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Cayuga Community College establishes grant program to help students in need due to COVID-19

Cayuga Community College is offering a new challenge grant program for students facing unexpected costs. The program is built onto the one they created last year that helped students handle unexpected costs that came with COVID-19. It could be housing, medical, or ... MORE