Paul Grace finds his place as official historian at his alma mater
Twelve-year-old Paul Grace was stamping down the halls of newly opened Corcoran High School with his Boy Scout troop on the way to the swimming pool one Saturday night in the mid-1960s. Before he got to the water, though, the roar of the basketball game raging in the gym stopped him in his tracks.
After skin cancer, “cancer of the breast is the most common malignancy among American women,” according to a blackwomenshealth.com article on breast cancer by Iris C. Gibbs, MD, in 2006. According to the article, breast cancer is second to lung cancer as a leading cause of death in American women, and one woman in eight will develop breast cancer in her lifetime.
Syracuse high school girls went wild over the surprise appearance of hip-hop sensations Sandy “Pepa” Denton and Cheryl “Salt” James, better known as Salt-N-Pepa, during the Sixth annual Sisters Empowering Sisters Youth Conference held Friday and Saturday, March 26 and 27.
The fifth-grader studied the chess board, barely glancing up when a group of his classmates loudly entered the room. With his brow furrowed in concentration, Dave Ahyee strategically advanced his queen, seizing his opponent’s pawn.
“I like to think a lot,” said the 10-year-old member of Southside Charter Academy’s chess club. “It’s a thinking game.”
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.
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 the ones who are filling it out have a specific reason as to why they are.
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).
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.
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.