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  • Miner: Symphony Tower to become extended-stay hotel, called Hyatt House

    by Eric Reinhardt


    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner on Wednesday announced an agreement that’ll have Symphony Tower redeveloped into a new, extended-stay hotel called Hyatt House.

    The agreement includes the developers paying more than $1.1 million in back taxes in exchange for the forgiveness of $552,000 in tax penalties on the structure, Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner said in a news release her office issued Wednesday.

    Miner made the announcement at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, located next to Symphony Tower.


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  • Excellus to offer telemedicine option in health plans

    by Eric Reinhardt


    DeWITT, N.Y. — Excellus BlueCross BlueShield on Tuesday announced it will offer a telemedicine option to all privately insured and Medicare Advantage members in 2017.

    Excellus will use MDLIVE as its telemedicine platform beginning Jan. 1, 2017, the health insurer said in a news release.

     

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  • Binghamton University to use federal grant to help minority students pursue STEM degrees

    by Eric Reinhardt


    VESTAL, N.Y. — Binghamton University announced it will use a federal grant of more than $455,000 to help increase undergraduate and graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in “historically underrepresented minority (URM) student populations.”

    The school’s grant represents a portion of a new five-year, $4 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant targeting the STEM fields among minority students.


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  • Hueber-Breuer crews complete concrete construction on Destiny USA hotel

    by Eric Reinhardt


    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Workers with Hueber-Breuer Construction Co. have completed the concrete construction on the 209-room, Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse – Destiny USA.

    It follows 77 days of construction, including 26 concrete pours totaling 5,930 cubic yards of concrete, Destiny USA said in a news release.

    Construction efforts will now shift to enclosing the hotel and then development of the interior, with an anticipated opening of fall 2017, the company said.

     

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  • Sciencenter announces new executive director

    by Journal Staff


    ITHACA, N.Y. — The Sciencenter — a nonprofit hands-on science museum in Ithaca — announced it has selected Dean Briere as its new executive director.

    Briere will assume the position in early 2017, succeeding Charlie Trautmann who announced his retirement earlier this year, after serving as Sciencenter executive director for 26 years. 

     

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  • Miner to appoint Thomas to replace Dougherty on the Syracuse City Court

    by Eric Reinhardt


    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner announced she intends to appoint Derrek Thomas to replace Judge Stephen Dougherty on the Syracuse City Court.

    Dougherty plans to resign his seat effective Dec. 31 following his election to serve as a judge on Onondaga County Court.

    Thomas, 41, is currently director of personnel and labor relations for the City of Syracuse.

     

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  • Del Lago Resort & Casino sets Feb. 1 opening date

    by Eric Reinhardt


    TYRE, N.Y. — Del Lago Resort & Casino plans to open its doors to the public on Feb. 1, 2017 in Tyre in Seneca County.

    Company officials and local dignitaries will hold a formal-opening event at the casino on Feb. 1.

     

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  • Syracuse drops in latest college basketball polls

    by Adam Rombel


    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team has dropped several spots in the latest college basketball polls following its first loss of the season over the weekend.


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  • People news: Rome Memorial names new nurse practitioner for regional wound care center

    by Journal Staff


    ROME, N.Y. — Jennifer Fields, a nurse practitioner, has joined the staff of Rome Memorial Hospital’s Regional Center for Wound Care, located at 267 Hill Road in Rome.

    A graduate of the St. Elizabeth’s College of Nursing, Fields earned both her bachelor’s degree in nursing and master’s degree in family health administration from SUNY Institute of Technology in Marcy (now called SUNY Polytechnic Institute).

     

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  • HealthCare Career News

    by Journal Staff

    JAMES FREDERICK, M.D. of Community Health and Behavior Services (CHBS) at Upstate Cerebral Palsy will transition to the chief medical officer of the Upstate Family Health Center, Inc

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