All articles by William Brod

The Challenges of February

Our Editor in Chief is out sick for an indefinite period of time

This week’s cover story by Jim MacKillop and the arts feature by Carl Mellor show us, once again, the struggles many before us have waged in the pursuit of basic civil rights for all. A fitting end to our last issue of February to remind us about our history so we don’t endure the misfortune of repeating it.



On the Front Lines

The beatification process of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador

Once again, Syracuse New Times reporter Ed Griffin-Nolan is out in front of a major international story, this time about Pope Francis’ decision to start the beatification process of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador.



The Story of Two Dragons

Empire Brewery launches new beer

I attended a press conference on Tuesday Feb. 10 where Empire Brewing Company owner, Dave Katleski, announced the launch of a new beer based on using Chinese black tea as an ingredient.



Connective Corridor is a Critical Link

Publisher’s Note

I’m glad to see the Connective Corridor back in the news.



Talk Back with the Publisher

Reader questions and response

The Syracuse New Times has served the greater Central New York community for over 45 years. In the past year, we’ve re-designed the newspaper and the website to better serve our readers.



Talk Back with the Publisher

Talk Back

The Syracuse New Times has served the greater Central New York community for over 45 years. Recently, we've re-designed the newspaper and the website to better serve our readers.



Talk Back with the Publisher

Publisher Bill Brod responds to your questions

The Syracuse New Times has served the greater Central New York community for over 45 years. Recently, we’ve re-designed the newspaper and the website to better serve our readers.



The Connective Corridor – a message from our Publisher

Where Do We Go From Here

Whether you approve or disapprove of former Chancellor Nancy Cantor’s tenure here in Syracuse, in my opinion, one of her standout achievements was a vision to integrate Syracuse University into the city of Syracuse for the mutual benefit of both organizations.The city needs the Connective Corridor to stimulate economic activity and tap into the tremendous market the university students and faculty represent. And the university needs the Connective Corridor to facilitate expansion to remote learning facilities and to support their efforts to give students real world experiences in the city with worthy civic engagement and diversity activities such as the Near West Side Initiative.