Author Archives: Ashley Kang

Sorority Honors Student Achievers

Several local students recently received awards for academic achievement from local chapter members of Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity during the sorority’s 50th annual Youth Achievement Luncheon. The Xi Chapter of Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, an organization of graduate business and professional women established nationally in 1937, hosted its annual achievement luncheon Saturday, June 8, at ... Read More »

PEACE Employees, Volunteer Recognized

Three employees with PEACE Inc. received awards for their work helping people living in poverty.  Theresa Mulroy received the Personal Achievement Award, Marc Sustache the Program Service Award and Rasheada Caldwell the Leadership Award. All awards were presented by The New York State Community Action Association (NYSCAA). Theresa Mulroy Mulroy was a victim of domestic abuse and came to PEACE ... Read More »

Observing Juneteenth

On his first visit to Syracuse’s annual celebration, our columnist puts locals’ loyalty to the test Read More »

Planting Roots

How farms across the U.S. are helping refugees connect with their new soil Read More »

South Siders Weigh In on Skaneateles Mega Mansion

In one of the poorest parts of one of the poorest cities in America, you might assume there’d be widespread resentment against the scion of a World War II screw maker erecting a mansion of elephantine dimensions, even by the Gatsbyesque standards of Skaneateles. But that’s the magic of America. Even on Syracuse’s South Side, maybe especially on the South ... Read More »

Intentional Investment

Salina 1st LLC holds groundbreaking on new South Side development Armed with shovels, smiles and dreams of a revitalized South Salina Street, dignitaries and developers broke ground May 22 on a $6.8 million mixed-use complex in the shadow of downtown. Backers say the project, located near South Salina and Burt streets, will include commercial, residential, light industrial and office spaces ... Read More »