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Central New York awarded $500 million for Upstate Revitalization Initiative Plan

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Congratulations to the Central New York REDC!  CNY was one of three regions awarded $500 million over five years to fund projects and programs to stimulate long-term job growth.  Among the components of the CNY Rising regional economic development plan is an allocation to implement the forthcoming recommendations of Consensus CNY, the Local Government Modernization... Read more »

How CNY Moves: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

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Join us for an OCL Study Session on Wednesday, November 18th from 12 – 2 p.m. at SUNY Oswego Metro.  Dennis Connors of OHA will speak on the history of transportation in Central New York, then we will take a look at projected demographic changes and consider possible impacts on How CNY Moves.  RSVP required... Read more »

Together we are having an impact!

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OCL‘s reports are increasingly being used by community leaders as an instrument for community improvement and our reputation as an important community resource is growing. We believe that together we are making a difference in Syracuse and Central New York and we invite you to join or renew your membership with the Onondaga Citizens League... Read more »

New Urban Space Project, Design Team Report Back: 11/10/15

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You are invited to attend a presentation on November 10, 2015 at the SUNY Oswego Metro Center in Downtown Syracuse (100 S Salina Street) on the redesign of the former Chase Bank plaza/Perseverance Park site.  The design team will report on what they learned from community input and how it will inform the design of... Read more »

Thursday Morning Roundtable Celebrates 50 Years

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Thursday Morning Roundtable will celebrate 50 years of civic education at a special breakfast event on Wednesday, October 14, 2015.  TMR, a program of University College, spurred the creation of the Onondaga Citizens League in 1978.  Charles Blow, an op-ed columnist for The New York Times and a CNN commentator, will be the special guest.... Read more »