Students, parents, teachers and administrators gathered at Edward Smith School to celebrate one of the successes of Say Yes to Education. The Young Authors program held a book signing Thursday for the students that participated this year.
Until now, the focus of the Syracuse mayoral race has been on the political posturing of Democrats and Republicans.
That changed Wednesday when Green Party candidate Kevin Bott launched his campaign for mayor with promises to bring collaborative, democratic leadership to city hall. In his remarks on the steps of city hall, Bott seemed to be making a not-so-subtle jab at incumbent Mayor Miner and democratic challenger Pat Hogan, who took second place in the primary.