Salina Town Supervisor Nick Paro to run for CNY state Senate seat

Salina Town Supervisor Nick Paro is joining the race for a state Senate seat in Central New York in 2024. The Republican announced Thursday he will seek the seat representing New York’s 50th state Senate District, which includes Syracuse’s northern, western and eastern suburbs, as well as Central Square and the cities of Fulton and… Continue reading Salina Town Supervisor Nick Paro to run for CNY state Senate seat

Salina Town Supervisor joins CNY State Senate race

Another Republican is jumping into the race for one of the most competitive State Senate seats in central New York, after Salina Town Supervisor Nick Paro announced his candidacy Thursday. Paro’s election announcement was simple. In quotes, it just says “I’m running” — a reference he says refers to Michael Jordan’s announcement in the 90s… Continue reading Salina Town Supervisor joins CNY State Senate race

Rowley drops bid for John Mannion’s New York Senate seat

Jim Rowley has ended his campaign for the state Senate’s 50th District seat in Central New York, only days after fellow Republican Nick Paro announced he would challenge Rowley for the GOP nomination. Rowley, chairman of the Onondaga County Legislature, told syracuse.com | The Post-Standard that he won’t be a candidate for the seat that… Continue reading Rowley drops bid for John Mannion’s New York Senate seat

Community leaders work to fill vacant Kmart plazas amid redevelopment challenges

From Herkimer to Mattydale to Endicott, abandoned Kmart plazas have stood as symbols of decline for years. Whether they closed five years ago, like a location in Central New York, or over 10 like one in the Southern Tier, community leaders have long been searching for solutions. “Over the years, we’ve had some bites or… Continue reading Community leaders work to fill vacant Kmart plazas amid redevelopment challenges

NYC suspends plan to send migrants to Salina for now, town supervisor says

New York City plans to suspend the plan to send migrants to Salina for now, Town of Salina Supervisor Nick Paro told Spectrum News 1 on Wednesday. Paro said the city is waiting until they have their court dates after a judge on Tuesday granted temporary restraining orders filed by the town and Onondaga County… Continue reading NYC suspends plan to send migrants to Salina for now, town supervisor says

Judge bars NYC from busing migrants to upstate hotel

(NewsNation) — The number of southern border crossings is down from near-record daily highs a few weeks ago, but some cities across the country are still struggling to take care of migrants who are already here. New York City is grappling with how to deal with thousands of asylum-seekers, with busloads more being sent by… Continue reading Judge bars NYC from busing migrants to upstate hotel

NYC Mayor obeys court order barring relocation of migrants to CNY 

UPDATE: On Wednesday, May 24, New York City Mayor Eric Adams “came to his senses and chose to obey a court order barring the relocation of his migrant crisis to Onondaga County,” according to Town of Salina Supervisor Nick Paro. Paro told NewsChannel 9 that New York State Supreme Court Judge Robert Antonacci ruled on… Continue reading NYC Mayor obeys court order barring relocation of migrants to CNY 

Judge blocks Town of Salina hotel from housing asylum seekers from NYC

An Onondaga County judge Tuesday issued two restraining orders blocking a Town of Salina hotel from housing asylum seekers from New York City. The town filed a lawsuit against Candlewood Suites on South Bay Road for its alleged plan to house asylum seekers from New York City. “We are pursuing every legal remedy to protect… Continue reading Judge blocks Town of Salina hotel from housing asylum seekers from NYC

Judge grants temporary restraining order on Candlewood to prevent hotel from accepting migrants from NYC

In the ongoing battle to keep migrants out of the town of Salina, a judge on Tuesday granted temporary restraining orders filed by the town and Onondaga County against the Candlewood Suites hotel to prevent it from sheltering them. In court documents, the town sued the hotel, alleging it’s violating town zoning codes by unlawfully… Continue reading Judge grants temporary restraining order on Candlewood to prevent hotel from accepting migrants from NYC