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How to Volunteer in Syracuse

HOW TO GIVE TIME The Partnership for Onondaga Creek meets the first Tuesday of every month. The next meeting is March 6 at 6 p.m. in Brady Faith Center, 404 South Ave. For information: http://www.onondagacreek.org/ Syracuse United Neighbors SUN is made up of four neighborhood coalitions on the city’s south, southwest and near-west sides. Each coalition has a monthly meeting run ... Read More »

Brianna Vassar's Scholarship Winning Essay

The complete, unedited version of the essay that won Fowler High School senior, Brianna Vassar, a $500 Charles Dozier III Memorial Scholarship: My name is Brianna K. Vassar, I am seventeen years old and I am a senior at Fowler High School. I’ve obtained an 83 grade point average throughout my high school career. I am determined, outgoing, dedicated, respectful and hardworking. ... Read More »

Youth Get Spotlight Saturday

Mary Nelson to Host second annual Youth Day Fair Nov. 14 She’s been featured on “Live! With Regis and Kelly.” Her back-to-school programs have attracted from across the country. Some of those events have drew as many as 9,000. Her vision, her role in the Syracuse community stretches further than just Palmer and South Avenue. Read More »

Mary Nelson Youth Center Holds its First Party

The Mary Nelson Youth Center hosted a Halloween party for South Side children Saturday, Oct. 31, afternoon. Located at 2849 S. Salina St., the center’s event lasted from 1 to 5 p.m. and was attended by toddlers to high school students. Everyone who came was treated to a meal, a grab bag and a variety of activities including bobbing for ... Read More »