OHA in the News – 2024

CNY Central – Onondaga Lake’s tumultuous past and its strides toward a safer future (6-6-24)
CNY Central – Historical lunchtime tours of downtown Syracuse running from May to October (5-29-24)
Syracuse.com – Decoration Day in Syracuse: The evolution of Memorial Day (5-24-24)
CNY Central – Onondaga Historical Association honors Syracuse City Schools & others (5-23-24)
CNY Central – Remembering Langston McKinney, Syracuse’s first African American City Court Judge (5-21-24)
CNY Central – Oldest Jewish synagogue in CNY to close to make way for SU student housing (5-17-24)
Syracuse.com – The Original Trial of the Century: The Roosevelt-Barnes Libel Trial (5-17-24)
WAER – Two new OHA exhibits spotlight sports history, donated items (5-6-24)
The Daily Orange – Onondaga Historical Association spotlights a history of Syracuse sports memorabilia (5-2-24)
Spectrum News – Historic repurposing for Syracuse’s oldest building (4-29-24)
Syracuse.com – Remembering Detective James Harvey, Syracuse’s first police officer slain while on duty (4-19-24)
CNY Central – Reflecting on historic police fatalities as community mourns the loss of 2 officers (4-17-24)
Syracuse.com – A ‘priceless’ sculpture containing Abraham Lincoln’s hair is preserved in Syracuse (4-15-24)
Bridge Street – A Unique Artifact of American History with OHA (4-10-24)
WSYR – iHeartMedia is Serving the Community! (4-10-24)
Bridge Street – A look back at the Women’s Rights Convention in ‘Cuse (3-13-24)
BNN – Marriott Syracuse Downtown Marks Century Milestone with Historic Bash and Community Support (3-6-24)
WSYR – Marriott Syracuse Downtown to host celebration in August for 100th anniversary (3-6-24)
CNY Central – The Marriott Syracuse Downtown turns 100 this year: ‘It’s so poetic’ (3-5-24)
Syracuse.com – Syracuse’s Arria Sargent Huntington was a ‘champion of equality, opportunity, and women’s rights’ (3-4-24)
WAER – Syracuse Speaks celebrates Black History Month (2-29-24)
WAER – Abolition and civil rights define Black political activity in 19th and 20th century Syracuse (2-28-24)
Syracuse.com – Built to Serve: Syracuse’s Dunbar Association traces its roots to 1918 (2-22-24)
Spectrum News – How a pre-Civil War freedman escaped a Syracuse jail and fled to Canada (2-22-24)
Syracuse.com – Syracuse abolitionist to be honored with his own Forever stamp in March (2-21-24)
Syracuse.com – Raising the Bar: The life of George B. Vashon, Esq. New York State’s First Black Attorney (2-13-24)
Spectrum News – From carriages to today’s machinery, snow plowing has evolved (2-7-2024)
Syracuse.com – 56 years a slave: The incredible story of Syracuse’s Caroline Hazard (2-6-2024)
Syracuse.com – Republican Roots? Central New York and the birth of the ‘Grand Old Party’ (1-24-2024)
WRVO – 4 Onondaga County sites nominated for historic status (1-15-2024)
Syracuse.com – Where’s The Beef? Remembering Greenway’s Grand Barbecue of 1870 (1-11-2024)
Bridge Street – Looking back on Greenway’s Grand BBQ (1-10-2024)