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The Most Read Stories from 2014 on SyracuseNewTimes.com
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As much as he wanted to live out his dream of making it in a large city, Rahim found himself living paycheck to paycheck and seeing his kids only on weekends.
If you believe that people vote with their feet, then Emad Rahim and his family just voted for Syracuse.
Tears of joy and distortion mark New York State’s ban on fracking
Emily Bishop says she cried when she heard the news from Albany that New York was banning hydrofracking. As she watched the live stream of the governor’s cabinet meeting on Dec. 17, she and friends in the movement traded messages back and forth tracking the discussion.
After a season in exile, the Baby Boomers (over 40) Basketball League returns
After a season in exile from its home turf, the Baby Boomers (over 40) Basketball League has returned to the Southwest Community Center court.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 New York State Fair
Applications are now being accepted to perform at the 2015 New York State Fair, according to Troy Waffner, Acting Director of the Fair.
Albany has become a hub for transshipment of Bakken crude oil over the past two years.
While environmentalists and gas companies alike await Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision about hydrofracking the Marcellus Shale, there are other decisions pending that will also have a big impact on determining what role New York plays in the evolution of the oil and gas industry.
History favors change, abortion-rights advocate says
When Margaret Sanger, founder of the American Birth Control League, planned to meet in Syracuse in 1925, the city council banned her from speaking. Last week, Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner and two city councilors attended a cocktail party celebrating Planned Parenthood’s 90th anniversary serving in the city.