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Samaritan Center makes deal to bring hungry people 'out of the basement and into the light'


SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The Samaritan Center, one of Syracuse's largest soup kitchens, is buying the former St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church on the North Side for its new home.

"One of the most important things is to move out of the basement and into the light," said Mary Beth Frey, director of the Samaritan Center, told Tuesday. Read More

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He Slept Under The Christmas Tree


He slept under the Clinton Square Christmas tree: Your letters

At the holidays, the writer recalls an encounter with a homeless man who found joy in an unexpected place.

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