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Girls Inc. Career Summit
5:11 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Girls Inc. and YWCA Open Eyes to Science and Tech Career Options

Syracuse University Adjunct Art Professor Andrea Buckvold shares experiement with students at Career Summit.
Credit Hannah Warren/WAER News

We’ve all been asked the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”  Over the weekend, middle- and high-school aged girls got the chance to explore their options. The Girls Summit Career Conference, which is organized through the YWCA, took over the Hillside Agency Center on Salt Springs Road to shine some light on career possibilities that girls may never have considered for their own futures.

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SHA 75th Milestone Gala
7:04 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Gala for Syracuse Housing Authority Celebrates Home and Assistance to Help Residents

This newly constructed home in Syracuse might not look like public housing...but it is. Listen to Shondar Byrd's story.
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

  The Syracuse Housing Authority is marking its 75th year, reflecting back as one of the oldest and largest per-capita housing agencies in the nation.  SHA Executive Director Bill Simmons hopes to use the event to raise money for educational and vocational opportunities that might help end generational poverty for his residents.

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Community
8:52 am
Wed March 26, 2014

La Casita Welcomes a Community to Embrace Art, Culture

La Casita exterior

They filtered into the tidy gallery inside the pretty, refurbished 100-year-old former warehouse  on Syracuse's west side Friday night, stopping to look long, hard, and with much appreciation at the new exhibit set up on two walls.

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OPERATION: START UP AND GROW
10:46 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

CNY Veterans Share Their Business Experiences at SBA Conference

Lee Buttolph chats with attendees at the SBA's Start up and Grow conference.
Credit Scott Willis / WAER News

Onondaga Community College was the place to be Thursday for veterans  hoping to develop their entrepreneurial knowledge.  The college hosted the Small Business Administration's 7th annual “Operation: Start Up & Grow” conference for veterans and other members of the military looking to start or expand their own businesses.  Keynote speaker and Marine Corps veteran Lee Buttolph ended up buying his family’s lumber company in 2010.  He says resources from the SBA and his military experience in Iraq prepared him for this new battle.  

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Community
8:47 am
Wed March 19, 2014

It's the Time of Year to Dream about Home and Garden Projects

Geothermal Energy
Credit Mark Bialczak

The Home and Garden Show always gets me thinking about what could be in and around our home in Eastwood.

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