Archive | March, 2012

Syracuse’s Near Westside: From a Struggling Neighborhood to a Neighborhood of Possibility

Residents make a difference to the community By Nilanjana Gupta (SYRACUSE) – For decades, the Near Westside has been a hotspot for crack dealers, stray bullets and abandoned buildings. A neighborhood, where the unemployment rate tops 40% and nearly half of all families live below the poverty line. A sad world where only about 30% […]

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