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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 Read More »

Inspiring Others

How We Rise Above the Streets has grown in service One weekend while serving sandwiches to Syracuse’s homeless, Al-amin Muhammad ended up in the emergency room with frostbite on his hand. He wasn’t upset about it, though. He loves the work he does. Whether it’s 70 degrees or 17 degrees, each Saturday you’ll find Muhammad directing We Rise Above the Read More 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 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 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 Read More »

How Hopps Kept Going

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

Current Issue

For this month’s cover story, graduate student Kate Mazade along with photo volunteer Robert Schulz visited Hopps Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church to learn how its congregation survived after the construction of the I-81 viaduct forced its members to relocate. Mazade did an amazing job of examining the church’s long history and speaking with current members. Her story shares how Read More Read More »

Local Honor

Emmy awarded to documentary produced in partnership with Syracuse’s Onondaga Historical Association Read More »