Tag Archives: Walt Dixie

Long-Awaited Grocery Store Opens

The new Price Rite held its grand opening Sunday, April 2, in Syracuse’s Southwest Side. Shoppers poured in throughout the day starting at 8 a.m., when the store officially opened.  At 2 p.m. a ribbon cutting ceremony with Price Rite executives, including President Neil Duffy and Executive Vice President Jim Dorey, along with leaders from the local community including city, ... Read More »

Making New Plans

After cut in funding, Jubilee Homes continues to revitalize community With less money to work with, Jubilee Homes is doing things differently. The nonprofit that has worked in the area for decades will build fewer homes for Syracuse residents over the next year, refocusing on less costly rehab projects instead due to a cut in federal funding. Read More »

South Side Voices

Some community members say profiling doesn’t exist; others call police ‘badge heavy’ Pastor Jonathan Stephens Pastor Stephens has been the pastor at Fountain of Life Church at 700 South Ave. for 23 years. He operated his own private security company, the Stephens Security Task Force, for 15 years. He is head of security for western New York’s First Ecclesiastic Jurisdiction, ... Read More »

Growth through Necessity

Neighborhood Supermarket Initiative Meeting Community leaders and residents filled the Southwest Community Center at 401 South Ave. to voice their hopes and concerns about the proposed neighborhood supermarket Thursday, Nov. 19. Read More »

Hope is Supermarket will Revitalize South Side

The leaders of an effort to get a grocery store on the South Side were short on answers but long on optimism in a public meeting Thursday night, Nov. 19, at the Southwest Community Center. Walt Dixie, executive director of Jubilee Homes of Syracuse, Inc. and leader of the Neighborhood Supermarket Initiative, stressed that the meeting was only preliminary, but ... Read More »