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Rescue Mission to Serve and Deliver Thousands of Thanksgiving Meals

Syracuse, NY – The Rescue Mission is preparing to serve and deliver over 2,000 meals on Thanksgiving Day to men, women, and children in need. Meals will be served as dine-in (for shelter residents), take-out (for community members), and via contactless delivery by volunteers (to community members across Onondaga County). The Rescue Mission, its staff, More »

Governor Cuomo on Mayor David Dinkins: “A Political Giant, A Political Pioneer”

Governor Cuomo: “He was extraordinary. He was beautiful, charismatic, principled, had a gentle but strong way about him. You want to talk about pioneers and groundbreakers, when he ran for mayor, you know, this was really such a step forward. David Dinkins, Percy Sutton, Basil Patterson, Charlie Rangel, they were really barrier breakers extraordinaire when More »

Gio’s First Annual Mask Up “Trunk or Treat” Halloween Event at Tucker Missionary Baptist Church Oct. 31st 1-3 P.M.

Organized by BABY B.A.C.K. Inc., Gio’s First Annual Mask Up “Trunk or Treat” Halloween Event at Tucker Missionary Baptist Church Oct.31st  1-3 PM. BABY B.A.C.K. Inc. is a local organization that provides comprehensive, integrated behavioral health, general health and wellness services to individuals as well as ways to improve quality of life. People can get More »

Outpouring of Support for Detective Billy LaShomb

Today there was a great outpouring of support for a critically injured Syracuse Police Officer, Detective William Billy” LaShomb, as he was escorted from the hospital to spend his final days in the care of hospice.  It became clear that there is confusion over the status of Billy’s health so we feel it’s only appropriate at this time to More »

Potential COVID-19 Exposures at Local Churches List Includes Tucker Missionary Baptist Church

The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed that individuals who attended gatherings at three local churches have tested positive for COVID-19. The potential exposure occurred at the following gatherings: Blessed Virgin Mary Church at Our Lady of Peace Church, 203 Halcomb St., Syracuse, NY 13219 Sunday, September 6, 10:00 am-11:00 am service Tucker Missionary Baptist More »

Greater Syracuse H.O.P.E. releases Syracuse COVID-19 Experience Survey Results

H.O.P.E and Survey Partners Identify Food and Rent Insecurities among Syracuse Residents More than 200 people participated in Greater Syracuse H.O.P.E.’s Syracuse COVID-19 Experience Survey which identified food and rent insecurity as primary concerns ailing residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey revealed that the COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated long-standing issues like housing, food, More »

Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Local Churches

The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed that individuals who attended services at four local churches have tested positive for COVID-19. The potential exposures occurred at the following church services: First Ukrainian Pentecostal Church, 3875 Warners Road, Syracuse Sunday, August 2, 9:00 am service and 12:00 noon service The individual attending service was not wearing a mask More »

A Message from ACTS: ‘Help us Build our Beloved Community’

As an interfaith group of congregations, agencies and individuals committed to racial justice, ACTS has taken an intentional role in the community to confront the crises and underlying issues that hinder the realization of what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. called “The Beloved Community.”  We are committed to disrupting systemic racism and intentionally dismantling white supremacy, both More »

Governor Cuomo, Joined by Savannah Mayor Van R. Johnson, Announces New York State to Establish two Church Testing Sites in Savannah COVID-19 Hotspots

Sites in Temple of Glory Community Church and Kingdom Life Christian Fellowship to Provide up to 500 Tests Per Day Residents Can Schedule Tests by Appointment by Calling 833-693-6742 New York State Sending PPE Including Masks, Face Shields, Gloves, Gowns and Hand Sanitizer to Savannah The Announcement Followed a Meeting With New York’s COVID-19 Response More »