April 1, 2016 - 7:07pm
The democratic hopeful led a small business roundtable and public rally at the Regional Market.

Dressed in orange, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton voiced her committment to the Syracuse basketball teams headed to the final four. But Clinton was not in Syracuse to talk basketball. She was there to talk about the future of the country.

“Don’t count us out. We’ve got the grit, we’ve got the resilience and the determination,” Clinton said. “That’s what our country needs right now.”

December 12, 2012 - 12:43am
Dynamic Democrat Sam Roberts earns a second term as Syracuse's New York state assemblyman.

Democrat Sam Roberts soundly defeated Republican John Sharon with 67 percent of the vote to win a second term as Syracuse assemblyman.

The two candidates were vying for the state's newly designated 128th Assembly District that represents the towns of Salina, Onondaga, DeWitt and parts of Syracuse.

Known for his personable character, Roberts always seems eager to interact with his constituents.