Tag Archives: Greater Syracuse Tenants Network

A Day in the Life of an Activist


It is 7:23 a.m. and the sun is rising over Syracuse; the temperature is zero. I always find zero a particularly dispiriting temperature, rather like a flat line on an EKG: everything has come to a halt; life is over. … Continue reading

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Poor and Sick in America: Me and My Neighbors


It is 7:26 a.m. and the sun is rising over Syracuse. Chimney smoke flows flat across the city: the temperature is -10. The snow plow in the parking lot below my window is irritating with its back-up horn. With the … Continue reading

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I’m Fine, Thanks


I am getting increasing requests asking how I am.  Since I’ve only written one blog in the past two weeks—which is unprecedented—it’s understandable. After leaving Rome Center rehab against medical advice—well, hell, I hadn’t seen a doctor so there really … Continue reading

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One Woman and a Facade


Attn: Tom Druelinger, HUD Buffalo Office Date:  October 29, 2010 Re: McCarthy Manor, 501 S. Crouse Ave., Syracuse NY 13210 Sharon Sherman, d/b/a Greater Syracuse Tenants Network Sharon Sherman, ostensibly working for the Greater Syracuse Tenants Network, is interfering with … Continue reading

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Bedbugs and Sharon Sherman


Letters to the Editor Post-Standard Clinton Square Syracuse, NY 13202 To the Editor: Last year two plagues were visited upon McCarthy Manor apartment building:  bedbugs and Sharon Sherman.  The story published by the Post-Standard on July 7 (“Syracuse tenants’ group … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to HUD


Attn:    Tom Druelinger, HUD Buffalo Office Re:       McCarthy Manor, 501 S. Crouse Ave., Syracuse NY 13210             Sharon Sherman, d/b/a Greater Syracuse Tenants Network  Sharon Sherman, ostensibly working for the Greater Syracuse Tenants Network, is interfering with the Tenants … Continue reading

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