Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana and roared up the East Coast with a vengeance. New Yorkers usually don’t have to worry about the effects of hurricanes, but that certainly was not the case with Hurricane Ida.
Gerrit Smith was an abolitionist who was born in 1797 in New York. He was a wealthy man who used his wealth and influence to help hundreds of Africans move through New York into Canada on the underground railroad.
The New York State Fair is coming to Syracuse and it will begin this Friday. Don’t be surprised when you’re walking through the fair and you recognize the smell of weed, because marijuana use will be there.