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Landlord publicly shames tenants for owing rent during pandemic:: At least four times during the coronavirus pandemic last year, a property manager at a South Side apartment complex posted on walls and windows the names of tenants who owed rent and how much they owed. Her message? Pay up. She did so during the peak of the pandemic, which decimated the economy and destroyed millions of jobs. Housing rights groups and attorneys say the practice is cruel and unprofessional.
Onondaga County: Masks required at senior facilities, not elsewhere: Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon said Monday that he will mandate face coverings for all staff or visitors to senior living centers, but not for other indoor facilities. In response to CDC guidance that everyone wear masks indoors in counties with significant levels of Covid-19, including Onondaga County, McMahon said vaccinated individuals can decide for themselves whether to follow that advice.
Why Syracuse is spending $2 million for trees: Mayor Ben Walsh has proposed using $2 million in stimulus money to plant 3,600 new trees in the next three years. The proposal stands out from most of Walsh’s other plans for spending $123 million from the federal government. Much of it will be spent on things like new houses, water pipes, parks, small businesses, and programs to help renters and unemployed people. So why does he want to use millions of dollars to plant trees?
- Lawmakers approve $2M for trees with a unanimous vote …and a poem
- New contract: City residency for new cops, bonuses for higher ranks
Silent auction benefits Syracuse zoo: The Brew at the Zoo’s 25th anniversary silent auction if offering up dozens of unique items to bid on — including a guitar autographed by Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, Eddie Van Halen, Jimmy Page, Pete Townshend, Neil Young, The Edge and Slash.
“Patriot Act” comedian coming to Syracuse: Hasan Minhaj, award-winning host and creator of “Patriot Act” on Netflix, is bringing his unique comedy to Syracuse’s Landmark Theater as part of The King’s Jester Tour.
Hillsman resigns as SU women’s basketball coach: Syracuse University women’s basketball coach Quentin Hillsman, who was accused of inappropriate conduct and bullying in a recent article by The Athletic, has resigned, according to a statement published on the school’s website. The statement added that the investigation is continuing and that the school will address the issues brought up once it has concluded.
Tyler Lydon: Boeheim’s Army stint will be end of career: Former Syracuse basketball forward Tyler Lydon, the former No. 24 pick of the 2017 NBA Draft, is part of the Boeheim’s Army team that will play for $1 million and the championship of The Basketball Tournament tonight. Lydon said it will signal the end of his playing career. “I’ve already had knee surgery and I need two more surgeries. It’s enough for me.”
- Jim Boeheim will be in Dayton to watch Boeheim’s Army play for title
- Today’s TV schedule for The Basketball Tournament
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