2016: A look back

Compiled by Tom Maguire Associate editor    2016: It was a year when charity was both displayed and recognized throughout the seven-county Diocese of Syracuse. Churches marked milestones, and so did many members of the clergy. There were new vows and a...

Obituary Deacon Thomas L. Kane

On Thursday, Nov. 10, Deacon Thomas L. Kane, 64, of Syracuse went to his eternal resting place, where he joined his parents, John and Jean Fehr Kane, sister, Barbara Kane Baker, and brother, David Kane. Deacon Tom was employed as a buyer at Onondaga...

An even higher honor for Ludden’s Coach Vergara

By Tom Maguire Associate editor    Bishop Ludden Junior-Senior High School boys varsity soccer Coach Oscar Vergara has been named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Private/Parochial School East Region Coach of the Year. The East...
‘You give it your all’

‘You give it your all’

Immaculata Awards honor spirit of volunteerism By Tom Maguire Associate editor The Solemn Vespers served to “sanctify the day.” The ceremony that followed rewarded the days and nights, the weekdays and weekends.    More than 100...
‘Everybody becomes family’

‘Everybody becomes family’

Thanksgiving at Mother Marianne’s West Side Kitchen Submitted by Bob Stronach, OFS Chairman, Mother Marianne’s  West Side Kitchen Advisory Board    UTICA — Kevin Shelanskey called the 27 volunteers together to give last-minute...

Talks, signings for Kirst’s new book

   Sean Kirst, longtime Upstate journalist, writer, and storyteller who spent nearly 25 years as a columnist for the Syracuse Post-Standard and who has contributed to the Sun, has authored a new book: The Soul of Central New York: Syracuse Stories by Sean...

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