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Innovative Minds

Local entrepreneurs discuss joys, pitfalls of starting a business At its first event of 2016, the Good Life Youth Foundation featured three Syracuse entrepreneurs who shared their ups and downs of owning a business. The goal of the panel was to encourage attendees, especially the youth, to consider starting their own businesses. “I believe that every youth and adult has ... Read More »

Rotary Chat

City Rotary Club launches new series to engage residents on current topics The Syracuse Inner City Rotary Club kicked off a new initiative to engage the community with its rotary chat: a monthly, informal session with a prominent individual in the Syracuse community. For January, Aggie Lane presented information about the Urban Jobs Task Force, a nonprofit organization advocating for ... Read More »

Last South Side TNT Meeting of the Year Held

During the last meeting of the year for the South Side region of Tomorrow’s Neighborhoods Today, residents discussed youth education, recent violence and the neighborhood’s appearance. In addition to South Side residents, representatives from the 100 Black Men of Syracuse, PEACE Inc., Syracuse Model Neighborhood Corporation and the Common Council shared their thoughts on the most pressing issues in the ... Read More »

Roundtable Dissects Legal, Safety Concerns Around Synthetic Drugs

Senators, experts meet to raise awareness on dangers of using such drugs State senators David Valesky and Jeff Klein convened a roundtable of community leaders, health experts and law enforcement officers Thursday. Dec. 3, to discuss synthetic marijuana use in New York. With a panel of about 30, including two mothers who lost their sons because of synthetic cannabinoids, the ... Read More »

The Down Unders

After feeling like she didn’t belong, Laurie Muok created her own robotics team Read More »

Encouraging the Dream

Two business starters share their success stories Two entrepreneurs, from distinct walks of life, talked about their experiences starting their own businesses at the South Side Innovation Center Saturday, Nov. 21. Saquan Lewis, born and raised on Syracuse’s South Side, started his clothing line, Team Les Go, in order to fund his goal of turning his first novel, “Dangerous Hood ... Read More »

Book Buddies

One-on-one sessions strive to improve Seymour Academy students’ reading levels During Isaac Osei-Bobie’s first session as a Book Buddy, he had to chase 6-year-old Julio Pinet Jr. around the Seymour Dual Language Academy library and persuade him to settle down long enough to finish his lunch and complete reading his sight words. Although it was just the first session, Osei-Bobie ... Read More »

Spooktacular Provides Safe, Fun Halloween Atmosphere

For the Eighth annual Halloween Spooktacular, Beauchamp Branch Library provided a safe environment for children to dress up, play games and take pictures. Christine Richie, a library staff member, was the coordinator for the Oct. 29 event, and said that this year she added a larger variety of games. Richie enlisted the help of friends and regular library patrons to ... Read More »