Tag Archives: Juneteenth

Juneteenth a Family Affair

Coverage of this year’s Juneteenth Festival in Clinton Square held Saturday, June 18, was conducted by a team of The Stand’s Community Correspondents. Reporters included: Ruthnie Angrand, Miguel Balbuena, Katherine Hills, Jeremiah Howell and Brenda Muhammad Read More »

Winston Gaskin Community Walk for Wellness Kicks Off Juneteenth Event

With an early summer heat already enveloping Thornden Park, exuberant participants in the annual Winston Gaskin Community Walk for Wellness prepared to begin the honorary walk through one of Syracuse’s most picturesque parks. Read More »

Lessons from Juneteenth

Health took center stage at this year’s Juneteenth Celebration This year’s Juneteenth Celebration tried something new. The organizers pushed healthy lifestyles by opening the Dr. Henry A. Washington Health Pavilion and invited the first lady of New York State, Michelle Paige Paterson, to make opening remarks. Read More »