The Rothwells felt it was important to highlight their community involvement on the Near Westside and capture important moments with their 2-year-old son, Quincy.

The Rothwells

Karaline and Isaac Rothwell live on the Near Westside with their 2-year-old son, Quincy. They believe God has a mission for them there.

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Charles Curran: Mentor

Charles is working as an intern for WCNY this summer.

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My Best Shots

My Best Shots

In our photos, we aimed to capture our family’s life on the Near Westside and specifically our community volunteer efforts. Taking pictures wasn’t an activity that came naturally, especially intimate pictures of people, except for my son, Quincy. The purpose of my family’s efforts in our community is to create a better, safer, healthier neighborhood.(…)

Make Music Day

Make Music Day

On a Saturday afternoon in June, our friend and neighbor, Melissa Gardiner, organized a 2nd Line Brass marching band to celebrate Make Music Day for the City of Syracuse in the Near Westside.   The band started playing in Skiddy Park surrounded by regular park activity, attracting onlookers in cars and on bike and foot. The band(…)

Face Value?

Face Value?

Often times we are caught judging a book by its cover or we are too busy to stop and take a moment. Though, if we were to allow ourselves to not judge or stop and consider, take it all in, there is undoubtedly so much more beneath the surface. Face Value? pauses for three.