Halloween Treats on the South Side

Carve your pumpkin, grab your candy bag and put on your favorite costume, it’s Halloween time! Here are some upcoming Halloween events for the South Side community: Read More »

Play Creates Dialogue Around Education

The critically acclaimed one-woman play “No Child” opened for its first public performance on Saturday, Sept. 25, at Syracuse Stage. It was a special performance for educators and people interested in arts education. Following the matinee show in the intimate Storch Theatre, audience members were invited to participate in a wrap-up discussion, where numerous Syracuse educators in attendance discussed the ... Read More »

Train to be a Volunteer Literacy Tutor

Fact: 1:5 adults in Onondaga County and 1:4 adults in the City of Syracuse have functional literacy needs. Starting in October, a Six-Week Training Workshop on Adult Basic Literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL) will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday mornings at ProLiteracy, 1320 Jamesville Ave., Syracuse. The training begins promptly at 9 a.m. Tuesday, ... Read More »

Final Friday for Film Festival

The Southside Community Coalition and Syracuse University’s South Side Initiative are sponsoring the fourth annual South Side Film Festival this month. A film will be shown each Friday beginning at 8:30 p.m. in the KeyBank parking lot, located on the corner of South Salina and Colvin streets. The final showing is “Good Hair.” The outdoor screenings are free and open ... Read More »

Fathers and Sons

Photo exhibit at Syracuse Stage reflects theme from ‘Fences’ Roosevelt “Rick” Wright Jr. and his son sat in a photography studio for nearly three hours while photographer Brantley Carroll took more than 300 photos. Wright, a professor at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, and his son, Rubin Wright III, posed for a photography exhibit that ... Read More »

Founder of Women's Shelter to Speak Tonight

Debra Person, founder of Exodus 3 Ministries, will speak at the end of the Tomorrow’s Neighborhoods Today (TNT) meeting at the South Side Innovation Center at 6 tonight. She will address community members about the purpose and mission of the Christian-based shelter for women that she plans to open by the end of this year and that recently received nonprofit ... Read More »

Cougars fall to Black Knights

Despite a torrid comeback attempt, the Corcoran High School Cougars fell to the Rome Free Academy Black Knights, 20-12, Friday, Sept. 11, in Syracuse. Read More »