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  More than 30 volunteers at St. Joseph’s Health Center gathered on Tuesday to execute Operation Backpack . The program helps hundreds of children go to school fully packed and prepared with all the school supplies they need for the upcoming academic year.

Bins filled with back to school essential quickly ended up in backpacks that were ready for drop off at the at the St. Joseph pediatric outpatient clinic locations for distribution.  Lauren Spring is the current president of the St. Joseph's Auxiliary Board who helped organize "Operation Backpack" 

WAER to host Paris Climate Conference Discussion

Dec 4, 2015

    WAER is committed to offering listeners the chance to gain a broader, deeper understanding of issues that affect our community, our country, and our world. 

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  Not all of the art in Syracuse’s Westcott neighborhood was meant to be observed on an easel this past weekend. Ask any of the artists, and most will say they wanted to inspire spectators, or strike a chord with them...

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  You will never guess who was throwing punches and kicks on Lodi Street in Syracuse this afternoon.   

About 25 disabled and elderly participants were taught to use pens to poke people in the arm, prevent chokeholds, and hit people with their elbows to defend themselves.

Mark Bialczak

  We started our outdoor music season Saturday night with a trip to the pavilion they put up on the parking lot next to Coleman's Authentic Irish Pub over there on Tipperary Hill.

Mark Bialczak

 The first time we had a shovel-worthy snow this winter, my next-door neighbor was out front with his mega-efficient snowblower.

Local Foundation Asks Community To Help The Connective Corridor

Sep 27, 2013
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Community leaders may have  an answer to the dilemma of funding maintenance costs for the Connective Corridor.