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Celebration Honoring Syracuse Music Legend Elijah Harris Held on Saturday at Hendricks Chapel

Services honoring the much-beloved musician were held Saturday on the Syracuse University campus.  Services were available online. Popular troubadour and local legend Elijah Harris Jr., who was killed by a pair of hit-and-run accidents in April 2020, was honored during a celebratory memorial service Saturday, July 17, at Hendricks Chapel.  All members of the community More »

Governor Cuomo Holds Press Conference with Elected Officials, Clergy and Community Leaders Following First Gun Violence Prevention Community Meeting

Governor Cuomo: “They know who is getting into trouble and they need the ability to, at that time reached that person and stop the cycle before it even starts. Well, how do you do that? That’s hard. That’s hard. When we can just sign a bill, that’s easy. When we can just say one initiative, More »

Syracuse Opera returns with new production ‘No Cowards in Our Band’ a special in-person performance will be held at Tucker Missionary Baptist Church on June 19th

It is an exciting time to be a member of the Syracuse Opera family! After a long hiatus, we are back, with an exciting production for all our supporters! The Syracuse Opera and WCNY will premiere ‘No Cowards in Our Band’ on July 3, a musical drama based on the life and work of abolitionist More »

Governor Cuomo Directs Flags to Half-Staff and State Landmarks Lit in Honor of Essential Workers who Lost Their Lives to COVID-19

Flags Will Remain at Half-Staff and Landmarks Will Remain Lit for Memorial Day Governor Cuomo: “It takes a special person, when every instinct in your body says, that’s dangerous, don’t go there run away, it takes a special person to say, no, I’m going in because I think I can help someone. And the essential More »

ACTS 2021 Spring Virtual Event Series “Seize the New Day for Social Justice”!

04/19/2021 06:30 PM – 07:40 PM ET Guest Speaker:  Rev. Kevin Agee,  Presiding Elder at Philadelphia District and at Washington-Virginia District, Christian Methodist Episcopal Church; former pastor at Hopps Memorial CME Church, and past president of ACTS Gospel Music: New Life Temple of Praise group, directed by Brian Moore Presentation of The Rev. Dr. Nebraski Carter Clergy More »

Gospel Meets Symphony April 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Musical worlds collide as local gospel experts and Symphoria sing the good news of our culturally rich and vibrant community.  This performances features local performers, including Zasha Moore, Alza Johnson, Corey Hudson, Fred Hintz, and special performance by Joan Hillsman’s Music Network. Program       Anthem of Praise God is Trying to Tell You More »

Governor Cuomo Announces Partnership with SOMOS Community Care to Vaccinate Underserved New Yorkers for COVID-19 at Community Medical Practices

New York State will Provide COVID-19 Vaccine Directly to Doctors’ Offices in SOMOS Health Network Predominately Located in Lower Income Communities of Color; Program to Start in the Coming Weeks 75 Medical Practices in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens Will Vaccinate New Yorkers — Scaling Up to 100 Practices as Supply Allows Builds on More »

Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Passover

“This weekend, our Jewish brothers and sisters will gather together with family and friends to begin the observance of Passover. “This holiday celebrates the liberation from oppression, reminding us all that through faith and perseverance we can overcome adversity with hope for a more fair and just future. “As New Yorkers gather for seder on Saturday night, More »

Crouse Health’s ‘Diversity and Inclusion Committee’ Contributes to Victory Fellowship Church

Crouse Health and their Diversity and Inclusion Committee recently participated in Victory Fellowship Church drive to collect laundry detergent and supplies for those in need. President & CEO Kimberly Boynton, with Bishop H. Bernard Alex attended the event, where nearly 700 families were served.  Victory Fellowship Church has a variety of programs designed to fit More »