Author Archives: admin

Carmelo Anthony, Jim Boeheim Make Appearance in South Side

Wilson Park Courts Get an Upgrade as part of  ‘Courts for Kids’ program Hundreds showed up at Wilson Park Monday evening to see Carmelo Anthony and Jim Boeheim at the unveiling of two newly renovated basketball courts. Read More »

Summer Milestones

Summer Recap I hope all have had a chance to view the previously posted welcome video, but more importantly, that you saw the other videos posted on this site, which were created by community members just like you. Read More »

School takes flight

Eagle Wings Academy focuses on Students Anna Shipe, 56, of Syracuse, will open the doors of her small, donation-based Christian school for its second year this fall, taking in Syracuse’s underprivileged children. Shipe has made it her life’s work to serve children as a way of serving the Lord. Read More »

'Ragtime' Review

Students present summer drama show A dark stage and an expansive silhouette of the Statue of Liberty set the theme for the Summer Drama Festival’s production of “Ragtime,” presented by five area high schools. Read More »

Poetry by Jasmine Price

Like Liberty Why can’t I be like the wind? Listlessly sliding and gliding through the trees I long to embody the breeze Swirling and sighing silently where ever I please Read More »

A Little Faith, Hope

Faith Hope Community Center struggling with funding John Jackson, the cook at Faith Hope Community Center, remembers a time when two young boys got into a fight a couple of blocks away from the center. One of the staff members somehow persuaded the boys to come to the center. Read More »

Show — Don't Tell

Interviewing Tips from Prof. Steve Davis The following list is a recap of the tips Prof. Davis provided during The Stand’s August Workshop on Interviewing: • Before the interview starts, tell the person about to be interviewed what you hope to get out of the interview and why you want to know this specific information Read More »

Pots & Pans

The Stand’s board member Charles Pierce-El explains how his family’s long-standing Pots & Pans Family Reunion got started. Read More »

Backpack Giveaway

Heat didn’t discourage volunteers or students from attending Mary Nelson’s Eighth annual Youth Day Barbecue and Backpack Giveaway. Read More »