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Church Crumbling

Church Crumbling

Severe winters and mounting budget problems force a congregation to leave its home The former home of the New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ was victim to two typical Central New York realities — brutal weather and even harsher budgets. The old building at 1641 S. Salina St. is dusted with fluffy snow, decorating [...]

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Local postman Raises Thousands to Spread Christmas Cheer

Local postman Raises Thousands to Spread Christmas Cheer

Each Christmas season, Tony Wade uses donations, annual “Bowl-a-thon” to help families in need When postal officer Tony Wade ventures out into his neighborhoods in mid-December, he might not always be delivering mail, and he might not always be recognizable. That’s because once a year, the 33-year veteran of the United States Postal Service trades [...]

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Sermons as Plays

Sermons as Plays

Atonement Lutheran Church takes an alternative approach to God At various times, you can find women huddled in masses, sobbing, or men breaking out into complicated tap dancing. There are musical instruments and feathered boas strewn about the closets. But this isn’t some bizarre ritual — the congregation of this South Side church is spreading [...]

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Catholic Charities aims to Educate Hispanic Girls on Teen Pregnancy

Catholic Charities aims to Educate Hispanic Girls on Teen Pregnancy

Nationally, teenage pregnancy is declining, but in the Hispanic population, that decline is minimal Last spring, Conchita Mazorra bought a couple of prom dresses. Not for herself — at 68 years old, she’s eyeing retirement more than dances. Instead, Mazorra bought them for several of the young women in her Latinamigas program, a pregnancy prevention [...]

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    Southwest Community Farm Opens for the Season

    Southwest Community Farm Opens for the Season

    Wilder Compound visits garden April 5 for opening event and ...

    Voices

    He Loves to Serve

    He Loves to Serve

    Sam Wright has cooked at Meals on Wheels for nearly ...

    Youth

    Southside Academy Introduces Critical Thinking in a New Way

    Southside Academy Introduces Critical Thinking in a New Way

    The Southside Academy Charter School found a new way to ...