Tag Archives: Common Council

Common Interests

Citizens wish Council meetings happened when they could attend At the Southwest Community Center, a man in a blue janitor shirt sweeps the floors and takes down tables. In his down time, James Cotton talks to kids who run through the halls. He gives them advice, teaches them manners and aims to makes them feel their voices are heard. But …

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Common Council to Apply for Grant to Fund Anti-Gang Initiatives

Syracuse would hire coordinator, develop outreach programs to prevent gang violence Syracuse wants to gang up on gang violence. In April, the Common Council voted to apply for a $750,000 grant from the Justice Department to implement a program that develops anti-gang strategies.

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