May 10, 2010 - 9:13pm
At the Assumption Church Food Pantry, anyone can show up and get a free meal — all they have to do is ask.

The Assumption Church Food Pantry, currently located at 808 N. Salina St., has long been a place where anyone can come to receive food through the sandwich program. Started in the late 1800s, the sandwich program was originally run by sisters of St. Francis, but is currently operated by the brothers and friars of St. Francis.

October 9, 2009 - 1:10pm
Newhouse Dean Lorraine Branham selects her namesake sandwich, the Bran Grilled Texas.

On Friday, Newhouse School Dean Lorraine Branham was recognized in a way that puts her in some elite company.  She was not awarded a Nobel Prize, or a Pulitzer.  She was not given an honorary academic degree.

Dean Branham had a sandwich named after her in  Branham, who arrived at Syracuse University just more than a year ago, was given her choice of five sandwiches and in a rigorous taste test, selected the one associated with her previous home in Austin, Texas.