Opinion & Editorials
Migrants are human beings, not stereotypes. I know because I’ve met them (Your Letters)
If you believe the rhetoric about immigrants "poisoning the blood" of this country, letter writer invites you to ask yourself two questions.
‘Good cause eviction’ could reduce housing options for Syracuse college students (Your Letters)
Mandatory lease renewals would disrupt the ecosystem for short-term student rentals, write two property owners in Syracuse.
Invest in immigrants for a better NY (Guest Opinion by David Dyssengaard Kallick & Jessica Maxwell)
New York can reap economic gains by helping immigrants find work, pay taxes, boost population, stabilize communities, advocates write.
Rep. Brandon Williams shows he’s ‘too MAGA’ for Central New York (Your Letters)
Letter writers respond to Williams' vote to impeach Homeland Security secretary, opposition to border bill, endorsement of Trump.
Unless humans arrest climate change, we’ll keep losing wildlife (Your Letters)
We can adapt, but birds like the mountain chickadee can't evolve fast enough, writes Onondaga Audubon member.
Teacher’s worries about middle schoolers ring true with others who work with kids
Counselors, parents and technology experts also see the difficulties young people have communicating with adults and offer some advice.
Syracuse Area Middle East Dialogue group calls for cease-fire in Gaza (Your Letters)
Ending hostilities would allow for return of hostages, delivery of humanitarian aid to civilians, writes collective of Jews, Muslims and others.
So many concerns about optometry school displacing public housing (Your Letters)
Residents of Pioneer Homes should be brought into conversation about future of parcel adjacent to SUNY Upstate Medical University.
Editorial cartoons for Feb. 4, 2024: Taylor Swift, border standoff, campaign Groundhog Day
The week in visual commentary.
In NY, it’s best of times for sports gambling, worst of times for cannabis (Editorial Board Opinion)
In this tale of two vices, New York's rollout was a success in betting and a disaster in legal weed.
City assessor: Syracuse.com got it wrong on Harrison House headline (Your Letters)
Syracuse isn't "punishing" SUNY Upstate for vacant apartments. The property doesn't meet threshold for being tax-free, Matt Oja writes.
Build skating rink at Onondaga Lake Park to host pond hockey tournament (Your Letters)
Lack of natural ice forced event to squeeze into Clinton Square. County park could offer many more amenities, says the letter writer.