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Living dead invade Tipperary Hill for Zombie Crawl
The nightlong event was structured like a bar crawl, except most of the attendees dressed as the undead.
Hashtag Lunchbag combines activism and social media
Syracuse students inspire others to give back by sharing their community service experience via social media.
Coast To Cuse: An alum's cross-country journey
SU grad Josh Keefe biked across the country, recruiting potential law students along the way.
Childhood literacy program expands citywide
All Syracuse young children to receive books every month.
Getting scared for a good cause
A local high school senior creates a haunted attraction to raise money for a charitable organization.
Tax Collection or Tax Seizure?
Common Council passes local law to collect back taxes on delinquent properties.
New SU startup aims to make college more affordable
Cuselight is an eCommerce platform that lets students share books and resources across campus.
Spanish play covers racial issues in childhood
The Spanish Action League hopes to shed light on social issues at the Community Folk Art Center.
Hack Upstate participants solve real-world problems with technology
CNY technologists and designers collaborated to create new apps and technologies to aid their communities.
DeWitt community shares lessons in love, life through poetry
A free workshop on writing love poetry at the DeWitt Community Library brings quirky and touching moments from community members.
Panhandlers driving away business
A new housing initiative aims to get homeless off Syracuse's downtown streets.
Brooklyn on Tech: SU alums build a platform for future leaders
The new nonprofit organization provides students with resources to succeed in today's technology-centered society.
Ukrainian-Americans feel effects of Ukraine turmoil in everyday lives
Ukrainian-Americans in the U.S. reflect on the conflict and political turmoil back home.
Believe In Syracuse: Westcott edition
Community organization Believe In Syracuse aims to raise morale and awareness of the neighborhoods in Syracuse.
Students represent local issues at People's Climate March
Hundreds of SU and SUNY-ESF students marched alongside more than 300,000 other demonstrators in New York City at the largest climate change march ever.
23rd Westcott Street Cultural Fair celebrates historic neighborhood
A lack of sunshine couldn't dampen the storied Westcott neighborhood's unique offering of food, art and culture.
Syracuse's International Arts and Puppet Festival continues despite rain
A last-minute rain schedule allowed families to have a good time at the Open Hand Theater's festival even in dreary weather.
Two individuals, 46 mountains, one week: A climb to fight depression
Two Clarkson University students hike all 46 Adirondack High Peaks to raise awareness for suicide prevention.
Refugees watching the Iraqi divide from afar
Middle Eastern refugees in Syracuse worry about Iraqi relatives living in the violence back home.
Baking together, one croissant at a time
The co-owners of Picasso’s Pastries and Cafe partner to offer from-scratch goods for the Westcott community.
Meet your motivated neighbor
UP Start Syracuse is helping make dreams come true for seven local entrepreneurs. Discover why their business ideas are passions, not just plans.
Finding his own way
Scotty Fura and his family are determined to move forward after a tragic accident to the Camillus boy.
Tapping into the sweet legacy of maple syrup
Every spring, Howard LaFever faithfully harvests sap from 400 sugar maple trees in Morrisville.
Funk N' Waffles to get new location in Armory Square
New downtown location looks to book bigger bands and add alcohol to the menu alongside famous waffles.
Hopeprint gives refugees a fighting chance
Sean Haley's Hopeprint provides Syracuse refugees English classes, job training and tutoring.
Pay it forward
Student-run credit unions bring hands-on experience to local high schools in poor economic conditions.
Making the best of a snowy situation
At a time of year when we most need it, sledding at Greyrock Farm gives us a reason to get some fresh air and reminds us of why winter in CNY can be great by combining the best of what this long, snowy season has to offer.
CNY Brewfest spreads good beer and good cheer in Syracuse
This year's CNY Brewfest brought 1,500 drinkers and 103 breweries together under one roof at The State Fair Exhibit Center.
Smothering With Love
Mary Alice Smothers, the Queen Bee of the West Side, makes a difference in the community one child at a time.
Fire erases a home but not a family's spirit
Cherie Williams and her family continue to persevere after having their Chatham, N.Y., home destroyed last spring.
An Infinite Faith
Struggling to support himself and his family, Don Uyaguari crafts guitars in his small town of San Bartolomé, Ecuador.
Does the punishment match the crime? Legislators debate New York drug policies
As other state legislatures adopt more lenient marijuana policies, New York lawmakers consider policies concerning drugs, stop-and-frisk and more controversial topics.
Smock’s Annual Sip and Shop brings holiday cheer and philanthropy to Syracuse
With the holiday season in full effect, one local company spreads the joy with an event this week that raises awareness for a greater cause.
Caring for Doug
A Liverpool couple's love and commitment endure six years after a stroke changes their lives forever.
Miss America Nina Davuluri returns to Syracuse
The former Miss New York attended a Bollywood-inspired homecoming reception party at The Oncenter on Nov. 16 bringing with her a new beacon of hope for Syracuse’s Indian community.
Local authors gather in Liverpool to tell their stories
Central New York authors kicked off NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) this past Saturday at the Liverpool Public Library as they gathered to talk about their different perspectives on writing.
Scenes from Election Day 2013
The Democracy in Action project delivers dozens of accounts Tuesday from across the Syracuse community.
The front yard economy
When the Great Recession hit, economic desperation drove many Americans to slap price stickers on anything they could — bringing an extra poignancy to the process of letting go.
The 2013 Tully Free Speech Award Winner is firsthand reminder of the value of free speech
Independent journalist Idrak Abbasov spoke to students and faculty at the Herg Auditorium Thursday about issues facing the press in Azerbaijan and the work he's doing there.
SU student receives makeover on hit TV series 'Project Runway'
Art history junior Stephanie Breed was chosen as a 'super fan,' and received a makeover from a 'Project Runway' designer for an episode that aired in mid-September.
Local women pursue dream of creating inspirational magazine
Victoria Coit and Vanessa Campbell hope to launch "Salt of the Earth," or "S.O.T.E. Magazine," in a full website by the end of 2013.
Apple-picking season is ripe in Central New York
With fall in full swing, some CNY apple growers suggest that consumers plan apple-picking visits based on his or her favorite apple.
Syracuse artists show off style at the Westcott Street Cultural Fair
Thousands turned out to experience the multi-cultural offerings of the Westcott Street Cultural Fair, which is celebrating its 22nd year.
Mural artist brings life back to a piece of Syracuse history
Kelly Curry restores the Columbus Circle painting with energy, spirit and artistic ability discovered later in life.
Fair's Dairy Birthing Center offers unique learning experience
The newly-installed Dairy Birthing Center at the New York State Fair saw a crowd of over 5,000 people on its busiest day.
Obama promotes higher education reform in speech at Henninger High School
President spoke to Syracuse residents Thursday about his proposal to make college education more affordable for the middle class.
The legendary bakery on Syracuse's Northside
For 116 years, Syracuse's Columbus Bakery has tried to remain true to the traditions of making Italian bread.
Guerrilla acts of kindness on the streets of Syracuse
The American Bear project encouraged locals to share random acts of kindness with strangers on the streets.
Connective Corridor sets sights on expansion
A $45 million phase of the initiative to connect SU's campus with downtown Syracuse starts this summer with a target Fall 2015 completion date.
From classroom to lakefront: the story of Onondaga Lake
Students at Syracuse University and SUNY-ESF recount the history of Onondaga Lake through puppets, poetry, music and art.
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