Tag Archives: The Stand

Mayor Acknowledges Institutional Racism in Address

Mayor Stephanie Miner, Syracuse, Skiddy Park

Celebration of Unity helped residents reflect on Father’s Day chaos On June 26, like every Sunday since moving to Syracuse from the Midwest last August, Andrew Lynch, a Jesuit Volunteer Corps member, went from his residence in Berrigan House to St. Lucy’s Church for Mass. He plopped into his favorite pew. Then he listened attentively to the homily delivered by the Rev. Jim Mathews, ... Read More »

Community Continues to Unite

To better understand how neighborhood violence impacts youth, Syracuse therapists met with Clifford Ryans, creator of OGs Against Violence, June 24 to learn about his on-the-ground anti-violence campaign and how they can help. Their meeting followed the tragic shooting June 19 during an annual Father’s Day cookout where one man was shot and killed and two others were injured on ... Read More »

South Side Photo Walk

The Stand annual South Side Photo Walk will be held Saturday, July 18, beginning at 10 a.m. at the South Side Innovation Center. A Photo Walk is a social photography event where photographers get together to explore a neighborhood, shoot photos and practice their skills. Participants will follow a path through the South Side, leaving from the South Side Innovation Center. Attendees will take photos of the neighborhood and neighbors along the way. The event will open with a short lesson by professional photographer and multimedia producer Marilu Lopez Fretts. After the walk, participants will share their photos with the group and receive feedback. The day's best shots will be printed in the September issue of The Stand. A limited number of digital cameras are available for loan. To reserve a camera and/or sign up for the Photo Walk, contact Ashley Kang by email at ashley@mysouthsidestand.com before July 10. For more information, call (315) 882-1054. Read More »

Upcoming Event

Go ‘Behind the Scenes of The Stand’ on April 14 Staff reporters with The Stand will share how they developed their story ideas and the process taken to put together an article for the print issue in a unique workshop where we let you go Behind the Scenes of The Stand. Read More »

Haiku Workshop Coming up this Saturday, March 3

On Saturday, March 3, the Syracuse Poster Project will collaborate with The Stand for the second year in a row to present the South Side poetry workshop. The workshop, which will take place from 10 a.m. to noon at the South Side Communication Center, is a free event designed to help people with their Haiku writing technique. Read More »

Local NAACP Chapter President on the Importance of Voting

On Monday, Feb. 13, the Syracuse/Onondaga Co. NAACP and the Syracuse Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta will hold a voter education meeting at the Peoples A.M.E Zion Church at 2306 S. Salina St. The meeting is the first part of a series designed to teach the Syracuse community about the importance of voting. To help convey the message the ... Read More »

Local Jazz Company Inspires a Night of Dance

If you walked into the doors of the Sitrus at the Sheraton Hotel on Friday, Feb. 3, it would be difficult not to notice Mike and Sharon Colabufo, a couple in their 60s, dancing to the live performance of the CNY Jazz Trio featuring Lorenzo. The audience was intent as their eyes bounced between the couple and the jazz musicians. ... Read More »

Past Issues

Click on each cover to download a full pdf issue of The Stand.   Read More »

Third Issue is Here

The next issue of The Stand is here. This issue features a story on South Side gardeners who are sharing local garden space with their Somali Bantu neighbors, highlights high school students with engineering on their minds, takes a look at the community group Tomorrow’s Neighbors Today and how it has been restructured and much more. Read More »

Print Version Available Online

Click on the cover of The Stand to download a pdf version of the March 2010 issue. We’d love to hear what you think. Send comments and feedback to ashley@mysouthsidestand.com. Read More »