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Simple Census

Only 10 minutes, 10 questions State and federal officials say the 2010 Census form is easier and shorter than any other census form used in the past. But some South Side residents are still hesitant to fill out the form. Read More »

Camp Opportunity

Malik Long went to camp for the first time last summer — reluctantly. He was worried he wouldn’t have a good time or get along with the other campers. However by the end of a week at an outdoors camp, Malik, a seventh-grader at Clary Middle School, had canoed, hiked through the forest and learned to identify edible plants such ... Read More »

Money slated to fund study, co-op

Two South Side nonprofit organizations — one aimed at improving local residents’ diets, the other at helping young men and women get a college education — have received nearly $15,000 from a coalition of local institutions that want their efforts to succeed. Read More »

Recognizing National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The 10th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day took place Feb. 7. Though a national event, the Central New York HIV Care Network and Black Leadership Commission on AIDS/Syracuse (BLCA), are doing what they can to make sure that the word gets out to all of Syracuse. Read More »

We Made Headlines

See what happened at our launch party by watching the video made by The Stand staff videographer John Garcia And for more media coverage on The Stand’s launch, click to see the next page Read More »

Bold, Smart, Strong

Art, traveling and cooking are some of the most popular activities at the local Girls Inc. here in Syracuse. And there are even more resourceful things sprouting up every year. Inside the beautiful, red and white, three-story ZontaHouse on the corner of Douglas and Graves streets, young women develop life skills through simulation in activities like “Mini Society.” They also ... Read More »

Harold Ford Jr. Speaks in South Side

Former Tennessee Congressman Harold C. Ford Jr. spoke about the economy, jobs and immigration reform at the Southwest Community Center Sunday as part of a whirlwind tour of Syracuse. Ford, a 39-year-old Democrat who served in the U.S. Congress from 1997 to 2007, is considering challenging New York junior senator Kirsten Gillibrand in this November’s election. He spoke for about ... Read More »

Say Yes Seeks Volunteers

More than 70 university students attended the Say Yes to Education volunteer meeting held on the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Syracuse University. The program that offers free college tuition to all students who qualify in the Syracuse City School District is seeking volunteers for its kindergarten through fourth-grade after school programs. “You should never be denied access to ... Read More »

Gwen Ifill Keynote Speaker at MLK Celebration

And South Side Resident Donna Bradford Honored We must reconsider Martin Luther King Jr.’s achievements, PBS anchor and journalist Gwen Ifill told attendees of Syracuse University’s event to honor the ’60s Civil Rights leader Sunday night. “Most of our children don’t even know what a lunch counter is anymore,” Ifill, the managing editor and moderator of Washington Week, told the ... Read More »

How to Advertise in The Stand

The Stand will debut its first print issue over Valentine’s Weekend. If interested in running an ad in this first issue or online, please click on our logo above to next review our rates. Then contact The Stand’s Director Ashley Hanry to place your ad. Read More »