Horribly, tragically, forever in my memory. (Getty Images)

Thirteen years ago, we were invaded forever

Thirteen years ago to the minute, I was watching in horror as the television screens in the newsroom of the Syracuse Newspapers were all turned to some version of that horrible vision above. Oh, how the 9 o’clock hour on this day sends shivers down my spine every year. It forever will. The fact that…

Made in the shade at the Syracuse Irish Fest.

Another weekend where everybody feels Irish

Dancers with a high step. Singers of Celtic rock. Singers with traditional strings. Spirits and spirit. The Syracuse Irish Festival was again sponsored by Guinness last Friday and Saturday, and it was pretty evident that the people it drew to downtown’s Clinton Square felt pretty darn Irish about the whole thing. In March, St. Patrick’s…