Author Archives: Ashley Kang

Q&A with Father Hasan Stephens

Nominated by Tedd Perry Q: What did it feel like when you became a father? A. When I became a father to my first child, Janna, and she was a girl, I felt on top of the world. Her mother got mad because I left the hospital and went outside to call everyone in the world to announce my baby ... Read More »

Injustice Corrected

A photo of William Herbert Johnson with a framed certificate admitting him to the New York State Bar Association. | Brenda Muhammad, Staff Photographer

First Black graduate of S.U. College of Law has achievements posthumously recognized Read More »

Freedom Commons Holds Debate for Candidates Challenging Fitzpatrick

Candidates for Onondaga District Attorney shared thoughts on bail reform, racial disparities and police accountability with community members Oct. 10 at the newly opened Freedom Commons. Republican incumbent William Fitzpatrick is seeking his eighth term as District Attorney, allowing him to serve 32 years in office. This is the first time he is running opposed since 2007. The election will ... Read More »

A Green New Deal

Interview with Howie Hawkins Howie Hawkins believes the planet could be beyond saving within the next 12 years. But there is hope, and he has a plan: cut carbon. Hawkins is proud to claim the title, “first presidential candidate in the country to campaign on the Green New Deal,” which has been the Green Party’s signature program for over a ... Read More »

Halloween Events

Halloween is all about fun and fantasy, and you’ll find all of that in these special events WHAT: Zoo BooWHEN: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 19, 20, 26 and 27WHERE: Rosamond Gifford Zoo, Burnet Park One Conservation PlaceDETAILS: Enjoy Halloween fun in the daytime sun at a Halloween party at the zoo. Come in costume and ... Read More »

Meeting Milestones

Help Me Grow is a new resource for parents Children develop at their own pace, but developmental milestones give a general idea of what changes to expect, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, behave and move. Development can be tracked as early as two months of age by ... Read More »

How Hopps Kept Going

Hopps Memorial CME Church’s mission to serve remains strong in the face of uncertainty Read More »