Tag Archives: Syracuse’s South Side

A Plan for the South Side

Residents, city employees and nonprofits wait for release of five-year plan The South Side neighborhood finally has a comprehensive plan to look to for its future — though it has yet to be released. Southern Compass, a five-year plan for the South Side, examines the individual character and charm of the area’s six neighborhoods by providing a unique look at ... Read More »

Price Rite Project

VIP Structures, others celebrate its report on hiring of minority and lower-income workers The community had its eyes on the Price Rite project as it finally came together last year. And on the people who built it. What did they see? A job site like no other, says Russell Mike, whose construction company got some of the work as a ... Read More »

A Matter of Perception

South Side youth say they’re unfairly judged; police are looking for trust, cooperation in city Tyquan Cannon and his brother, Tyrell, say they were walking from their YouthBuild orientation — their books under their arms — when they found themselves thrown against the side of a car by two detectives from the Syracuse Police Department. “Personally, I think it was ... Read More »