Newtown shooting en Mental health advocates protest some provisions of gun law <p>Second Amendment rights advocates, who have held rallies in Albany recently, are not the only group upset with portions of the state’s recently enacted gun law.&nbsp; Some people with mental illnesses believe the law unfairly stigmatizes them. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 13:58:22 +0000 Karen DeWitt 34467 at Psychologist says more focus needs to be on access to guns <p>The effects of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. in December that killed 26 children and staff, lingers in the psychological community. It's one reason Syracuse University's psychology department is hosting a panel discussion Monday night focusing on different aspects of the psychology of school violence. One presenter is worried how this tragedy could end up further stigmatizing mental illness. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 22:02:56 +0000 Ellen Abbott 33194 at Vigils around central New York remember Newtown shooting <p>The name of each victim followed by a chime. That simple gesture was the cornerstone of a service of prayer, healing and hope at Temple Concord in Syracuse this morning. Fri, 21 Dec 2012 20:52:52 +0000 Ellen Abbott 30897 at NY leaders react to Newtown shooting, call for gun measures <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo is pledging to work for gun control in the wake of the shooting at the elementary school in Newtown Connecticut, calling it “yet another senseless and horrific act of violence involving guns.” Fri, 14 Dec 2012 21:33:26 +0000 Karen DeWitt 30577 at