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  • The Post-Standard

Recent articles by Johnathan:

Meet these 10 nearly forgotten abolitionists from Upstate New York

These men and women worked to end slavery in the 19th century → Read More

How 10 years of building and fighting whittled down plans for Destiny USA’s out-of-this-world mall (Part II)

Many of the major plans for the mall were stripped away during the 10 years after the mall expansion was first proposed → Read More

An aquarium, canals, golf and mountains: Revisiting the grand plans to turn Carousel Mall into Destiny USA (Part I)

It’s been 20 years since shovels first hit dirt on the expansion of the Carousel Center, Syracuse’s most iconic and most enduring shopping center. → Read More

11 cheap, free or otherwise cool finds in the Center of Progress building at the 2022 NY State Fair

We toured the Center of Progress building to find cool stuff for you to check out. → Read More

They bought this 850-acre Oswego County retreat for $1.3M, and are renting it to nature-lovers

Once the summer retreat of one of Syracuse's most prominent business pioneer, Vanderkamp has been remade into an 850-acre eco-resort. → Read More

Marv Levy’s remarkable football journey told through his own words and ‘Marvisms’

From a high school in St. Louis, to New Mexico, Canada, the NFL, and the glory days with the Buffalo Bills, Marv Levy always found the right words to motivate his team. → Read More

Crunch home opener, Syracuse Film Festival, Lewberger: 16 things to do in CNY

The Syracuse Crunch hosts fans again and other fun things to do this weekend in Central New York. → Read More

Find out where the new salt potato ‘Hungry for History’ marker will be located

The marker will be unveiled at a dedication ceremony on July 10 → Read More

Upstate’s forgotten abolitionists: The ‘noble life’ of Calvin Fairbank included rescuing 47 slaves

Calvin Fairbank helped 47 slaves escape bondage and endured two stints in Kentucky prison for aiding runaways. → Read More

Upstate’s forgotten abolitionists: Former slave Thomas James founded Black churches in Rochester and Syracuse

Thomas James escaped bondage, learned to read and write and became a minister. → Read More

Upstate’s forgotten abolitionists: Theodore Weld was the ‘most mobbed man in America’

A student at the Oneida Institute, Theodore Weld became one of America's most influential abolitionists. → Read More

Upstate’s forgotten abolitionists: Buffalo’s William Wells Brown became a prolific writer

Escaped slave William Wells Brown taught himself to read and write and then became a trailblazing writer. → Read More

Upstate’s forgotten abolitionists: The former slave who wrote his autobiography

Austin Steward ran his own business in Rochester and wrote his life story in 1857. → Read More

Upstate’s forgotten abolitionists: Elmira’s John W. Jones buried Confederate prisoners with compassion

John W. Jones escaped slavery in Virginia and became a symbol of compassion during the Civil War. → Read More

Upstate’s forgotten abolitionists: Rev. Beriah Green was abolition’s ’master-thinker and teacher’

At a time when abolition was a radical idea, Beriah Green preached for equality between all races. → Read More

Upstate’s forgotten abolitionists: The college student who was expelled for his beliefs

George Gavin Ritchie started Colgate University's first student newspaper and was expelled after one of his editorials. → Read More

Upstate’s forgotten abolitionists: Stephen Myers helped hundreds to find their freedom

With the help of his wife, Harriet, Stephen Myers made Albany's section of the Underground Railroad one of best run in the New York. → Read More

Peterboro’s Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum offers free daily videos during Black History Month

The program will explore a different aspect of Black History every day during February. → Read More

1994 flashback: Buffalo Bills beat the Chiefs to reach 4th straight Super Bowl

It seemed no one in America wanted to see Buffalo in another Super Bowl. Except their players, coaches and fans. → Read More

Meet Asa Ladd of Brewerton, who once fell through the ice and kept fishing and was shot in the foot and kept hunting

Ladd ranks as one of Central New York's most rugged outdoorsmen. → Read More