Tag Archives: Syracuse

Dangers for Motorcyclists

On Saturday, October 1st an Erie County motorcyclist died after colliding with a turkey vulture in the town of Evans.  Because cyclists aren’t able to predict or prevent animal interactions, bikersafer.com offers the following advice: “Our best bet with animals is to be aware of the sorts of places and times animals are more likely -->

Syracuse Bicyclist Struck by Car

A bicyclist was struck in Syracuse and left with serious injuries on March, 23rd. The cyclist, a 78 year old man, was riding his bike at approximately 8:30pm when the incident occurred. The driver told police that she didn’t see the bicyclist until he was right in front of her car. When the emergency responders -->

Drunk Driver Plunges into the Hudson

A young man narrowly escaped serious injury after a major car crash on Sunday, March 6th. The accident occurred in Queensbury, New York. Queensbury is a relatively small town in Warren County, located north of Saratoga and south of Lake George. The Hudson River runs through the south side of Queensbury, and on Sunday evening -->

The Discrimination Injured or Disabled Job Candidates Face

In a recent study researchers from Rutgers and Syracuse concluded employers tend to discriminate against job candidates who have a disability of sorts, even those who are well qualified.  The study compared fictitious candidates with an application or cover letter which made mention of an injury or disability to applications that did not reference a -->

UBER on the Move: Upstate Residents Presented with New Opportunities

Several upstate New York mayors, including Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, Binghamton Mayor Richard David and Stephanie Miner, Mayor of Syracuse have publicaly announced their support of proposed legislation to allow Uber to expand upstate.  Uber is an innovative car service that has transformed urban transportation options. Uber users utilize an Uber App to “hail a -->