Posted on February 26, 2023

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Syracuse University Athletics announces sponsorship agreement with Hidden Level.

With a 34% vendor spending increase in 2022, Oneida Indian Nation makes historic investment in Central New York.Oneida Nation Enterprises to open fourth Maple Leaf Market location in Verona.

Stephanie Crockett named CEO of Syracuse’s Mower agency.

Mother Cabrini Health Foundation awards Crouse Hospital $100,000 grant for addiction-treatment services.

Bowers & Company CPAs acquires Rochester firm.

Onondaga Community College (OCC) announces transfer agreements with two historically Black colleges and universities in Pennsylvania and North Carolina. OCC’s fire-protection technology degree program earns international reaccreditation.

Retail energy provider Marathon Energy announces rebrand changes company name to Energo.

Bell & Spina Architects comes under new ownership.

St. Joseph's Health to buy part of Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists for $25 million. St. Joseph’s Health and St. Peter’s Health Partners announce Dr. Steven Hanks is the new president and CEO.

KeyBank Foundation makes grants for Central New York workforce and community development to CenterState CEO members: Le Moyne College, Arc of Onondaga; Food Bank of Central New York; Nile Dayne Foundation; and WISE Women’s Business Center.

Five Star Bank expands to Syracuse with loan office.

Visions FCU plans to build a new branch office in Oneonta. Visions donates $50,000 to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Clear Path for Veterans to open Southern Tier office.

Apizza Regionale is named among best pizza spots in the U.S.

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is ranked No. 2 on the Forbes 2023 list of America’s Best Midsize Employers.

Chimera Integrations was featured on the cover of the premier security channel publication, SDM Magazine.

M&T Bank has been recognized by Coalition Greenwich as a top brand in the financial services industry.

NBT Bank to move Central New York regional headquarters to The Post building at Clinton Square later this year.

Upstate Medical University, SUNY College of Optometry partner on extension-campus program.

Syracuse startup Impel expanding into new downtown location.

Oswego Health receives nearly $10 million for primary care expansion and technology.

Cornell University returns ancestral remains to Oneida Indian Nation.

Syracuse Regional Airport Authority awarded federal funding for projects.

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3rd Annual Fulton Fall Festival
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Excellus BCBS Medicaid HMO Among the Nation’s Best-Rated

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is one of just 13 health plans nationwide to earn 4.5 stars (out of a possible five) and accreditation for its Medicaid HMO from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.