Tech giant Micron to build $20 billion facility in CNY

The site will initially employ 3,000 people and could eventually include four factories and 9,000 employees if Micron opts to continue building. The Central New York employees would be paid an average of more than $100,000 per year, says Micron.

There’s nothing like Upstate (Fall & Winter Activities!)

Upstate New York is full of natural beauty and seasonal wonder. From its brilliant fall colors and ways to savor the season to its charming towns and villages and holiday light displays, there are endless road trips and getaways to go on this fall and winter...

Low cost of living and high salaries make for the good life

A recent list from Stacker showed the 50 highest-paying jobs in the heart of New York State. All top 10 pay over $146,000 a year, ten of the top 15 jobs are in...

Incubator services help entrepreneurs grow in CNY

It’s a business dream come true.  It happened in Central New York, with the help of a business accelerator program. Today their company employs more than 200 people and has offices...

What makes life in CNY great? Successful leaders see the strengths

Central New York has one of America’s highest concentrations of colleges and universities, instilling a long tradition of vibrancy, youthful energy, and a wealth of talent...

What does your good life in CNY look like?

We've asked 15 Central New Yorkers who have important roles in building and enriching our community to share what they love about CNY and how they live their good life.

She came, she crashed then she conquered

A CNY transplant's success story. Lekia Hill landed in Syracuse in 2013 and today she has a job she loves, started an app she is passionate about, has a diverse social network and has dug deep roots in Central New York.

Living and loving life in CNY

Tammy Reese was born and raised in Syracuse and doesn’t want to be anywhere else. She’s a Multimedia Content Creator, an award-winning actress, writer and journalist. Here's her thoughts about living in Central New York.

The grass is greener and the air is cleaner

Young people have been leaving big cities for years. Now, they're leaving densely populated areas even faster for midsize cities  and Syracuse is rated No.3 place to live by Business Insider

Ryan loves Central New York!

Learn why the Onondaga County Executive believes you should call CNY home

Transplants and boomerangs 

CNYers new to the area - or who left and came back - speak out

44 reasons to love CNY

Actually, there's way more than 44. But 44 is significant here..

Downtown Syracuse

Tall (and short) buildings abound. And dogs. Lots of dogs. The city's the place for work and play.


Find your dream job here

Search Central New York jobs and find your new career.

Live your best life - ways to get involved - people care in CNY

People here like to lend a hand, make connections and create a better community.


Our top six loves about Central New York



Spring, summer, fall, winter -- take 'em all in.


A diverse academic landscape. Let's count the ways.


From urban high-rise to waterfront spread, living here is a dream.


It's a short drive to big cities.

Minutes, man

We don't do traffic jams.


Something's always up. You gotta be down with that.

Central New Yorkers at play

Whatdya think? Tell us more. Use #GoodLifeCNY on Twitter and Instagram.

Heather Bragman


Such beauty in Central New York! #goodlifecny


Larmi Hoyt Weakley


Not summer yet, by my happy place and theirs too!


Katie Kramer


Remi went to Bark at the Park and cheered for the Syracuse Mets!


Featured companies in Central New York

These companies are committed to community-building endeavors

Our mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve through education, biomedical research, and health care. The place for you!

We're an electricity and natural gas delivery company that supplies energy for more than 20 million people in the northeastern US.

M&T Bank helps people reach their personal and business goals with banking, mortgage, loan and investment services.

Proudly providing community banking services to Central New York residents and businesses since 1859. Building local. Supporting the community. Earning trust.

A leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and advanced process control software.

A high tech company with unprecedented growth, Rapid Response is the future of electronic security monitoring.

CPS Recruitment is a provider of choice for temporary, contract-to-hire, and direct hire recruiting services.

NexGen Power Systems is driving world-changing innovation in power electronics with our revolutionary power systems based on Vertical GaN technology. Join us to change the future of power electronics.

An independent and forward-thinking economic development strategist, business leadership organization and chamber of commerce.

A marketing and media company that serves Upstate New York. Flagship brands include, The Post-Standard and