Hometown News

Partnership for Onondaga Creek Awarded

The South Side-based Partnership for Onondaga Creek received an environmental award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its work improving water quality in Onondaga Creek and Onondaga Lake. Read More »

Army Notes

Army Spec. Robert E. Moore has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Clarence Moore of Marjorie Street, Syracuse and Denise Moore of N.W. San Reno Circle, Port St. Lucie, Fla. Read More »

Shelter for Healing

Syracuse native overcomes struggles, wants to help women in community The life of Debra Person changed forever in 1998, when she made the decision to join Schenectady City Mission’s Serenity House. Read More »

Fowler Tells Why He Chose Police Work

Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler: ‘This is an ideal career for me’ Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler sat down for more than an hour with The Stand’s founder, Prof. Steve Davis, for a discussion that focused on recruitment of minority officers for the city police force and what influenced him to become a police officer. This is Part II of ... Read More »

Youth Empowerment and College connections

Everyone was all smiles at the ninth annual Youth and Parent Empowerment Day held Saturday, March 20, at Corcoran High School. The event was sponsored by Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority XI Chapter as part of the LKM Week. The affair kicked off with workshops for students in fourth through 12th grades. Read More »

Census: Importance of Being Counted

Televisions across the country have been consumed with commercials urging Americans to fill out the 2010 Census. Numerous town hall meetings have been held to inform people about the census. And now the census forms have finally been mailed to residents. But is anyone filling them out? Some people in the South Side still don’t see a reason to, but ... Read More »


The Store-For-a-Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday in March at the Green Party Headquarters, 2617 S. Salina St. (across the street from Dunk & Bright Furniture and the South Side Innovation Center). Read More »

Panel to Discuss 'Water'

Mother’s Against Gun Violence will team up with Corcoran High School and the Syracuse Onondaga Drug & Alcohol Abuse Commission to host the first ever panel discussion on the drug called “Water” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 19, at Corcoran High School, 919 Glenwood Ave., Syracuse. Read More »

A Weekly Coffee Break

The Louisville-Syracuse men’s basketball game was the topic of the conversation at the Dunkin’ Donuts on the South Side during this March 6 discussion between Bob Eudell and Don O’Leary, two regulars of the coffee shop. Read More »

Green Infrastructure Discussed by Partnership for Onondaga Creek

A county environmental specialist explained the science behind green infrastructure Tuesday night, March 2, to a crowd of South Side businesspeople and environmentalists, just hours after Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney unveiled a $3 million Green Improvement Fund. BJ Adigun, administrative director of green technology for the Onondaga County Department of Water Environment Protection, spent 80 minutes speaking and answering ... Read More »