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Many Residents, Mayor-elect Attend annual South Side Tree Lighting

The annual South Side Christmas Tree Lighting was held at the corner of East Colvin and South Salina streets Monday, Dec. 7. Despite a sprinkling of snow, a crowd of more than 50 South Side residents was on hand for the event, sponsored by Key Bank. Read More »

A Successful Weekend

The Stand’s Advertising Presentation held Dec. 5 was able to introduce the South Side’s newest publication to local business owners and garnered positive feedback. Our first print issue is set to come out over Valentine’s Day Weekend — so get ready to fall in love with The Stand in 2010. For all who were not able to attend, information and ... Read More »

Vote for PSA on World AIDS Day

Larry Elin, associate professor in the Television, Radio, Film Department at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School, asked his class to produce six public service video clips for ACR. Visit ARC and vote for your favorite. Read More »

Calling All Advertisers

This Saturday, Dec. 5, The Stand will hold an information session to answer any and all questions regarding advertising with the publication. The first print issue is set to come out over Valentine’s Day Weekend 2010. Read More »

The Doo Wop Era

There was a time, from the late 1950s until the early ’60s, that if you saw a group of young black men standing together on a street corner in their neighborhoods, they were only singing. They were singing the music of the time. Music which became known as “doo wop.” At the time of its popularity, it was called R&B ... Read More »

A Grandmother's Voice

R. Deborah Davis, a professor at SUNY Oswego and grandmother of seven, speaks with The Stand’s community reporter and retired teacher Evelyn Williams about her grandchildren, their education through the Syracuse City School District and the obstacles they have had to overcome. Davis continues to “push” her youngest grandchildren to continue their educations despite the failures she see in our ... Read More »

Journalism Workshop

November’s Journalism Workshop provided by The Stand was on How to Cover a Community Event and was presented by Prof. Steve Davis. This month we had 13 attendees — five new visitors and eight who have attended at least one prior workshop. Read More »

Growth through Necessity

Neighborhood Supermarket Initiative Meeting Community leaders and residents filled the Southwest Community Center at 401 South Ave. to voice their hopes and concerns about the proposed neighborhood supermarket Thursday, Nov. 19. Read More »

'Precious' Arrives to Syracuse

I know one thing on my schedule this weekend: watching “Precious” … finally. The film based on Sapphire’s book “Push” opens today in Syracuse theaters. The film was a winner at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and came out in major cities two weeks ago. Read More »