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Reader got it wrong; Syracuse doing its share to protect Skaneateles Lake (Your Letters)

City water commissioner explains approach to maintaining water quality. → Read More

Lax mask enforcement reinforces decision to give NYS Fair a ‘hard pass’ (Your Letters)

"The only thing that will keep this year’s fair from being a superspreader event is the sparse crowd size," says the letter writer. → Read More

Take a ‘Staycation’ in your own backyard in New York State

Lt. Gov. invites residents to take vacations locally. → Read More

Bad experience at a Thruway rest stop (Your letters)

Bathroom was not clean enough for this traveler. → Read More

Veterans for Peace group recalls the meaning of Armistice Day (Your letters)

Veterans Day began as a day to celebrate peace as a universal principal. → Read More

Your letters on the 24th Congressional District race: To the point

Letter-writers sound off on incumbent Rep. John Katko and challenger Colleen Deacon. → Read More

Syracuse teachers union president: Recievership law 'ill concieved' (Your letters)

'The mandate will inevitably lead to massive disruption in already vulnerable, reform-fatigued school communities.' → Read More

A pregnant wife, a crowded State Fair bus and restored faith (Your letters)

Giving up a seat on a crowded bus to his pregnant wife changed one man's mind about the next generation. → Read More

Want to trap the Dannemora escapees? Lure them with sausage and peppers (Your letters)

'I propose firing up 20 to 30 grills with Basillio Sausage and peppers and onions, emitting the captivating scent throughout the area. Nobody can resist , they have to come out.' → Read More

Is it time for Syracuse University to ditch Otto, its citrus mascot? (Your letters)

'Don't like it? Then think of something other than a citrus fruit please.' → Read More

Vulgar 'Cabaret' was not an appropriate high school musical (Your letters)

"High school is not Broadway. It is no place to celebrate innocence gone wild.'' → Read More

Syracuse University Chancellor: Support Cuomo's 'Enough is Enough' campaign (Your letters)

Kent Syverud urges the Legislature to enact one standard for handling sexual assault on all college campuses, public and private. → Read More

Syracuse University alum offers a fix for the school's finances (Your letters)

To the Editor: Syracuse University better engage in an internet university nationally and globally in order to remain viable in the 21st century. The Ivy League schools can charge $60,000 a year because their brands carry the cachet of a power elite gravitas. Our endowment fund of $1.28 billion pales in comparison to the $5.6 billion that the University of Southern California has in its coffers;… → Read More

Memorial Day wasn't the time to hand out religious flyers at cemetery (Your letters)

'It was very disappointing to see the Jehovah witness hanging out in a cemetery passing out paper about their church.' → Read More

What's wrong with this picture? A sidewalk to nowhere in Geddes

What gives with the sidewalk that ends in a guardrail at the intersection of John Glenn Boulevard and Farrell Road? → Read More

Advice on the Manlius swans: Ignore NY state (Your letters)

To the Editor: I have a suggestion for the Manlius Village leaders regarding communication with the state about the swans. It involves the long finger salute. Laws that reek of stupidity should be ignored. Yes, we have real problems with invasive species, but let's focus on those species that cause serious trouble. Mute swans kept in essentially captivity are not among them--and innocent… → Read More

Tyrants often go after teachers first (Your letters)

'The governors of America could be going after teachers because of the ignorance of the masses.' → Read More

Owner wants justice for Bonnie, a Pomeranian killed by pit bull (Your letters)

'Maybe next time it may be a child in the wrong place at the wrong time.' → Read More

I-81 replacement: It's not city versus suburbs (Your Letters)

'The leaders of this project need to pick the plan that works for all of the citizens of CNY, not just for those with the loudest voice.' → Read More

Misplaced I-81 concerns and the chance to develop Syracuse (Your letters)

'The historical record shows that Interstate highways through cities is a failed economic strategy that has instead caused economic demise in those cities, including Syracuse.' → Read More