Author Archives: Paul Porter

Memorable Covers

The Stand Board of Directors explain their favorite past covers The cover of The Stand’s March special anniversary issue features some of our board members’ favorite covers over the past five years. This cover from October of 2010 features Jovan Daniel who trained and worked at an equestrian center in Nedrow. The issue featured a photo spread and profile story Read More Read More »

Current Issue

This special anniversary issue features our new Fatherhood Series, offering a look at a recently started fatherhood initiative launched by Onondaga County. Other stories include: an update on the city’s plan to provide FiOS, an exclusive interview with Mark Muhammad and special features for our anniversary. Our cover design even features our board members’ favorite covers of the past five Read More Read More »

Contributors’ Memories

Former Newhouse School reporters recall what they learned during their time writing for The Stand The origins of the South Side Newspaper Project go back several years, to a project Newhouse Professor Steve Davis gave his class – create a series of in-depth stories about Syracuse’s South Side. The collection was then assembled into a tabloid paper and distributed to Read More Read More »

Current Issue

As The Stand’s 5-Year Anniversary approaches, we take a look back at milestones  in a special timeline. We also hear from our Director on her top 5 moments from the past five years and hear from two past contributors on just what writing for The Stand has meant to them. And in honor of Black History Month, The Stand’s February Read More Read More »

Mary Nelson's 9th annual Youth Day BBQ is Aug. 21

The 9th annual Youth Day BBQ will be held at the corner of South Salina Street and Wood Avenue from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, with a parade for youths beginning at 11 a.m. Local students from Pre-K to college will receive donated school supplies they need. Volunteers will hand out backpacks filled with school supplies to Read More Read More »