Press releases and from the Office of the Mayor.

Startups to Address Permit Transparency, Security Deposit Loans, and Trauma Response SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The city of Syracuse announced that the startups Camino, Vite Labs, and Zivics were selected through a competitive process to participate in its 2019 Startup in Residence (STIR) program. The startups selected by the City will address challenges related to permit […]

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Supplemental Sidewalk Snow Removal Pilot What City Residents Need to Know About the Supplemental Sidewalk Snow Removal Project The City of Syracuse, at no additional cost to taxpayers, will run a small-scale test or “pilot” of municipal removal of snow from certain sidewalks for the remainder of winter 2019. The pilot will cover sidewalks on […]

Sledding resumes at Burnet Park with a new “bunny hill” at Sunnycrest SYRACUSE, N.Y. – As the temperatures continue to dip and the snow keeps falling, take advantage of opportunities to stay active. This year, the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Youth Programs will offer sledding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and ice-skating at several locations throughout […]

City report identifies key barriers to progress that are affecting Syracuse more severely than other Upstate cities SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The city of Syracuse today released an analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau 2017 American Community Survey (ACS) data on poverty in Syracuse. The City’s analysis, authorized by Mayor Ben Walsh and completed by analysts […]

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Mayor Ben Walsh was joined by City Clerk John Copanas, CenterState CEO, and SUNY Oswego to welcome DocuPet, an innovative, technology-based municipal pet licensing service, to the city of Syracuse. The Downtown office is the company’s United States headquarters. DocuPet, a Canadian start-up that provides robust online services for pet owners, municipalities, […]