Students currently attending ninth through 12th grades in the Syracuse City School District are eligible to submit entries in the categories of poetry, fiction, nonfiction and visual arts to the Stone Canoe, A Journal of Arts, Literature and Social Commentary published by University College of Syracuse University and sponsored by the Gifford Foundation.
Archive for July, 2011
Syracuse’s Congolese Community Performs at Beauchamp
The air bends, reflecting the cauldron heat back from dry particulate earth. Following the well-trodden path to a cooled sanctuary, the echoes of long felled fauna are found, a rediscovery. Ancient rhythms, curled and entwined with modern voice are carried gracefully on the slightest breeze. Despite the illusion of a distant country, the heartbeat of drum and dance now emanates from familiar territory.
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Count It All Joy was able to grow from an at-home business into a full-fledged brand
Over the past year, Joyce Boahene, the founder of Count It All Joy, Inspirational Products, LLC, has embraced social media in every way.
“I do a Twitter every day. My blog I update on a weekly or monthly basis, usually with an inspirational message,” Boahene said.
Column by Glory Thomas, The Stand community correspondent
The Reformed Presbyterian Church, located at 2517 S. Salina St., with Pastor Andrew Schep presiding, sponsored a Summer Block Party, Saturday, July 9. The event was held as a get to know you event for our community.
Photographers to Spend Day Snapping Photos of South Side Community
A Photo Walk is a social photography event where photographers get together to explore a neighborhood, shoot photos and practice their skills. The Stand’s South Side Photo Walk invites photographers — at any and all levels — to participate and capture the scenes from the South Side to share with the community July 23.
Vision and hearing tests are the first step for people who want to maintain independence
Carolyn Stanley has been losing her hearing for years. She is at the point where communicating with her family is getting too difficult.
When she learned that Aurora of Central New York Inc. was offering free vision and hearing tests, she hurried to the Mary Nelson Youth Center, 2849 S. Salina St., on April 14.
When Lisa Holloman first had the idea to organize a Christian Comedy Night for the community, she started looking around for comedians.
There was a bit of a selection process for “Laugh Until it Hurt.” As a Christian Comedy Night, all the jokes had to be clean and free of curse words. But Holloman, who has lived on the South Side all her life and is now an Elder at the Syracuse Salt of the Earth Ministries, found three comedians easily.
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