Despite recent challenges, Skiddy Park is thriving with positive activities this summer. Watch the youth employed this summer explain why this is important for their neighborhood.
An open letter to the Greater Syracuse Community: The violence that took place at 11 p.m. Father’s Day on Otisco and Tioga streets in the Near Westside is a tragedy for those directly impacted, those who witnessed it, the city of Syracuse and particularly for the residents who have been working to make their neighborhood[…]
By Marnie Eisenstadt | email@example.com Syracuse, N.Y. — The Gear Factory building glowed on the city’s western edge, a five-story flash bulb stuck on. On a recent night, someone had left the lights on in the renovated factory. It has 120 windows and the light bounced from pane to pane. This month, the building officially[…]
BY Julie McMahon SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Three groups of two dozen Syracuse University students were sent out into the city with $600 per group to perform “urban acupuncture” on Syracuse’s neighborhoods. Junior Kayla Fermin and Senior Abigail Feikes were among a handful of students that went to the Near West Side, one of the areas[…]
By Chris Carlson | firstname.lastname@example.org Since Friday morning, a statue of a homeless man has sat on the grass outside St. Lucy’s Catholic Church in the Near West Side of Syracuse. He is huddled in a robe, holding his hand out in a plea for food, spare change or help. In the middle of that[…]