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Syracuse Post Standard (Newspaper) - March 14, 2015, Syracuse, New York3.141592653 58979323846264338327950288419716 939937510582097494459230781640628620899862 8034825342117067982148086513282306647093844 60955058223172535940812848111745028410270193 8521105559644622948954930381964428810975665 93344612847564823378678316527120190914564856 6923460348610454326648213393607260249141273 7245870066063155881748815209209628292540917 1536436789259036001133053054882046652138414 695194151160943305727036575959195309218611738 s a t u r d a my a r c h 1 42 0 1 5 � 2015 the Post Standard $ 1.00 42 30 dreary Day brings fog drizzle rain details b 8 classified. B 4 comics. A 7 obituaries. A 4 Post Standard Bonus. C 1 Bonus Content for members Only. Go to Syracuse. Com Poplus every March 14 is i Day because the first three digits of i Are 3.14. I is the ratio of a circles circumference to its diameter and an infinite number. Happy i Day of the Century when written As a Date and time i looks like this 3.14.15 9 26 53. Thatus March 14, 2015, at 9 26 53 a. M. This is the Only year in 100 years where were going to get any further than the first two Decimal places says Candice dance a math professor at oct. State police by Tim Knauss Knauss Syracuse. Com l Ess than two months ago assemblyman Sam Roberts signed a letter urging gov. Andrew Cuomo to provide More state Aid to needy school districts. This week Roberts d Syracuse chastised two Cuomo critics when they asked for the same thing. In a March 11 letter shared with the Media Roberts criticized new York City mayor Bill de Blasio and Syracuse mayor Stephanie Miner for seeking an increase state Aid for needy school districts. The mayors had asked for a funding increase to meet the states so called Campaign for fiscal equity commitment. Two months ago they could have counted Roberts As an ally. On Jan. 20, Roberts joined 66 Assembly members in an open letter to Cuomo urging him to increase school funding. We Are not fulfilling the Campaign for fiscal equity commitment to school districts a a said the letter from Assembly member Catherine Nolan who chairs the education committee. In fact data from the new York state education department suggests that we Are approximately $ 4.9 billion behind. In recent weeks Roberts has said he was offered a Job in the Cuomo administration according to two Syracuse area democrats who spoke on the condition that they remain Anonymous. Roberts on thursday declined to say whether Cuomo offered him a Job. A lot of people offer me jobs Okay a a Roberts said. A Cuomo spokesman said Friday there was no Job offer. Not True a a spokesman Rich Azzopardi wrote in an email this afternoon. Roberts did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Roberts said this week he criticized fellow democrats Miner and de Blasio because they advocated a school funding scheme that is unrealistic. The Campaign for fiscal equity decision is widely seen As favouring districts with Large numbers of poor students such As new York and Syracuse. Roberts said new York City does not need More help because the City has a budget surplus this year of $ 1.5 billion. And he said Miner should not expect the state to adjust school Aid based on the Campaign for fiscal equity decision. Advocates have been pushing the state legislature to Honor that commitment which was scaled Back after the recession. Roberts also signed a letter in january 2014 urging Cuomo to increase school funding. This weeks statement from Miner and de Blasio was widely regarded As a rebuke to Cuomo who has proposed aggressive reforms including tougher teacher evaluations rather than big funding increases. Lobbyist Billy Easton of the Alliance for Quality education a Union backed group that pushes for increased education spending said Roberts criticism of the mayors flatly contradicted the position he took in january. How assemblyman Sam Roberts turned from Miner to Cuomo governors office denies talk of Job offer things to do Parade through town celebrating the Irish culture of Syracuse. Enjoy the Irish Hooley at co lemans and learn a new Way to prepare the legendary corned beef. Theress More the acoustic blues festival at the Westcott Community Center the baby Boomers band at the Salt Rock cafe and the greater Syracuse Antiques expo at the state Fairgrounds. A 2 where to go Check the Parade route meet this years Star balloon and round up the food trucks. A 3 in a game of offensive runs the Jamesville Dewitt girls basketball team saved its biggest spurt for the final minutes of the game a 14 4 clip to defeat Averill Park of Section ii 55 46 in a sub regional game in Troy. The red rams shot 42 percent from the Field Early on and were bolstered by leading scorer Meg hairs 13 Points and senior Maddy Franks double double of 10 Points and 10 rebounds. J d advances to to Days state regional at Hudson Valley Community College with a berth in the state semifinals on the line. B 1 High schools Jamesville Dewitt girls basketball advances by Ben Axelson Axelson Syracuse. Com a 23 year old new York state trooper has died after collapsing during Basic training exercises at the University at Albany police say. Trooper Donald r. Fredenburg of Utica collapsed Friday morning during a daily physical training run just a Quarter mile into the exercise. State police Academy staff attached an automated external defibrillator to Fredenburg and were Able to restart his heart. He was then taken to Albany medical Center where he died at 7 30 a. M. Fredenburg is a u. S. Marine from 2009 to 2013, and was in his second week of training at the Academy according to state police superintendent Joseph a. Diamico. Diamico said Friday afternoon that Fredenburg had no known medical issues. This was Only his third run with us said Diamico who swore Fredenburg into service tuesday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed flags on All state government buildings to be flown at half staff monday. Trooper Fredenburg put his life on the line for his fellow new yorkers As a u. S. Marine and was prepared to do the same during his training As a new York state trooper Cuomo said in a statement. He represented the Ideal of service to another that defines the state police so Well. Fredenburg is survived by his wife Angela and his parents. The associated press contributed to this Story. Utica trooper Dies during training exercises assemblyman Sam Roberts Syracuse has criticized mayor Stephanie Miner in favor of a school funding proposal by gov. Andrew Cuomo. 2011 photo Stephen d. Cannerelli / Cannerelli Syracuse. Com Charlene Bluto left a server at co lemans Irish pub chats with Virginia Barrett part of a group of women who Call themselves the crazy Church ladies. The parishioners at holy family Church have been friends for 50 years. They like to have a yearly Celebration at co lemans Irish pub on the Day before the St. Patrickus Parade. David Lassman Glassman Syracuse. Com the parading of the Green you will learn How to avoid getting stuck in a Long term loan trap How to choose the Best College for your finances and How to get the most out of off site meetings. Also you will find out five things to know about investing in savings Bonds. C 1 to see Post Standard Bonus Content subscribe or activate your membership at Syracuse. Com Poplus. Membership in to Days special Section is plus

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