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South Side Achiever

Returning president of 100 Black Men of Syracuse continues to offer hope Sitting at his desk in the South Side Innovation Center, Vincent B. Love, 59, describes how he isn’t perfect. The Syracuse native — who grew up just down the street in Pioneer Homes — points out that he made some wrong decisions in his earlier years. However, one ... Read More »

South Side Achiever

Student uses scholarship to pursue broadcast career When Jameel Rahim Shareef walks up to say hello you are immediately overcome with a sense of gentility, kindness and warmth. The Syracuse native who grew up living in Pioneer Homes (a part of Syracuse Housing Authority), has overcome challenges far and wide in order to make it where he is today: a ... Read More »

South Side Achiever

Nurse Barbara Yancey educates about kidney disease, serves as community advocate It’s all in the smile for Barbara Yancey, a registered nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. “A lot of people say that when I smile it gives them hope,” she said. “And I think that my smile is the beacon of hope that lets people know everything will ... Read More »

South Side Achiever

Inspired by Olivia on ‘Law & Order,’ Fowler senior plans to become a detective Brianna Vassar sat in the front row during the 14th annual South Side Christmas Tree Lighting held Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, in anticipation. The Fowler High School senior waited for her name to be called, and then she graced the stage at the Beauchamp Branch Library as ... Read More »

South Side Achiever

Linda Green teaches others to read with help from best friend Note to readers: The “South Side Achiever” feature about Linda Green of The Newland Center, as published in the November issue of The Stand, includes an error as well as information that should be clarified. The error has to do with the origin of the R.E.A.D. program; the other ... Read More »