The debate on the future of Route I 81 continues.
Last week, I saw High Line Park in New York and found it to be an interesting infusion of green space into the Chelsea neighborhood.
Mercy Works, Inc.’s Teen Tech Program held their 2011 Spring graduation this week. For completing the coursework, participating students received computers that were donated by Lemoyne College. The class was sponsored by Nixon Gear. The guest speaker for the program was Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler.
Here are photographs from two fashion shows we attended last week: one in Syracuse, and one in New York city.
Syracuse University alum, singer, actress and former Miss America Vanessa Williams was presented with the 2011 Icon of Style Award last night at JP Morgan Chase, One Chase Manhattan Plaza.
Williams, along with Coach Jim Boeheim, Chancellor Nancy Cantor, attended the event and watched a fashion show featuring the work of 12 students from Syracuse’s University’s School of Visual and Performing Arts.
Here are photographs from the previous Icon of Style Award presentation and show we covered a few years ago.
Congratulations to the graduates of area colleges and universities, including SIF Advisory Board member John H. Giles, who earned his master’s degree from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University today.
On the Syracuse stop for his “People First” campaign/tour at Onondaga Community College (OCC), Gov. Andrew Cuomo touted the success of his initial 100 days in office. He said he will continue in his quest to bring ethical reform to the Empire State, along with economic stability (via property tax cap) and social progress (via marriage equality).
Meanwhile opponents of same-sex marriage say they will fight attempts at marriage equity legislation.
The Onondaga County Convention Center (OnCenter) is converted into a bowling alley for this year’s USBC Women’s Championships.
Should it stay or should it go?
This week there are a series of public workshops to assess the future of Route 81, which is a few blocks from our offices.
Here is a blog that talks about the implications of the bypass and audacious plans for its deconstruction.