Street Talk 2/2/18

Jan 26, 2018, 04:20 PM

The WISE Women’s Business Center continues to offer mainly free services to women who are starting their own business or expanding their current one at the downtown Syracuse location. We hear an update once again from Joanne Lenweaver, who is at the helm at WISE. And this month’s female entrepreneur who is part of the WE, Women’s Entrepreneur Series, is Barb McQueeney, the president of Allied Electric. For more on the WE series, you can visit or

The Guardian Angel Society was formed in 1997 by Rev. Msgr. Joseph Champlin when he realized too many students were not graduating from high school. He wanted to help students at Cathedral School with tuition and other support to make sure they continued, and ultimately completed, their education. Father Champlin passed away ten years ago but his legacy continues with the Guardian Angel Society. Kathy Fedrizzi is the Executive Director. She is joined by Maria DeSantis, longtime support of the Guardian Angel Society and organizer of the annual Sweet Cabaret.

The February edition of Family Times is out on shelves across Central New York. It’s all locally written and absolutely free! This month’s cover story features the Syracuse Speedskating Club. Community and Events Reporter Kira Maddox fills us in. Pick up a copy of the Family Times at grocery stores, doctor’s offices, gyms, schools and many other locations across Central New York.