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Syracuse Demographics: Week in Review

Sunday, November 5th, 2017

Abdul Saboor, a grant coordinator at The Center for New Americans, spoke at Bird Library during an information session earlier this week. Saboor and his family came to Syracuse from Afghanistan.

On October 24, a 120 day ban on refugee admissions expired, and the Trump administration announced Executive Order 4, which included new vetting measures, as well as another 90 day ban on refugees from 11 countries and Palestinians. According to stats provided by Interfaith Works, refugee resettlements in our regions was down nearly 92 percent for the month of October (compared to 2016). The group did a presentation at Syracuse University’s Bird Library about refugee challenges and the impact of the travel ban.

Week in Review

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Jaqueline Page , (left) a student in College of Arts and Sciences/Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs/S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, participated in the Rose-Laying Ceremony at Syracuse University on Friday. After her remarks she was consoled by a fellow student.

Straight Outta the Minternet

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

The Daily Show’s Hasan Mihaj was part of the University Union and University Lecture Series at Syracuse University on Friday. He talked about refugees, immigration, fake news and the probability of being attacked by a terrorist. After an opening monologue he was engaged in a conversation with SU Professor Osama Khalid.

Syracuse Architectural Digest: Field of Dreams

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Shout out to the footballers from the North Side who have been waging epic battles in the lower part of Schiller Park for years. Thanks to Mayor Miner and Sen. Defrancisco, they will get a new field soon.

Portraits de Villes

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Rev. LeRoy Glenn Wright, Civil Rights icon and Freedom Rider

Week in Review

Sunday, September 24th, 2017
The Inner Harbor was buzzing with activity today as part of the World Canals Conference happening in Syracuse this week.

The Inner Harbor was buzzing with activity today as part of the World Canals Conference happening in Syracuse this week.

Throwback Thursday

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
Before she was elected, Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney visited Old School Sunday with Dr. Rick Wright (Power 620 AM)

Before she was elected, Onondaga County Executive, Joanie Mahoney visited Old School Sunday with Dr. Rick Wright (Power 620 AM). She was running for mayor during this particular visit.

Week in Review

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
Rasheada Caldwell, mother of recent gun violence victim Rasheed Baker, spoke at an event for Parks & Recreation on Friday.

Rasheada Caldwell, mother of recent gun violence victim Rasheed Baker, spoke at an event for Parks & Recreation on Friday. She was joined on stage by Commissioner Lazarus Sims (left).

The People’s Town Hall

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
Outside the Rep. Katko forum at Onondaga Community College

Outside the Rep. Katko forum at Onondaga Community College

Say A Little Prayer for Me

Thursday, May 4th, 2017
National Day of Prayer, Downtown Syracuse

National Day of Prayer, Downtown Syracuse