youth programs

Joseph Coudriet / Mercy Works

A long-time eyesore on South Salina Street in Syracuse could become a ‘lighthouse’ for the community and its youth.  That’s what former Rescue Mission Leader Clarence Jordan is calling the Vision Center that Mercy Works is planning to build.  Jordan hopes a shining new façade and the youth programs that can be housed inside will boost the neighborhood.

Senator DeFrancisco and Ray Rinaldi Face Off for Charity

Apr 24, 2014
Senator John DeFrancisco with his fists up
John Smith / WAER Sports

It’s not often you hear of a State Senator Stepping into a boxing ring to duke it out with a boxing legend. Nonetheless, that’s precisely what one elected official from Syracuse is doing this weekend.