American literacy pioneers, Ruth Colvin, 105, and Geneva Hayden, 89, meet up at the Light a Candle for Literacy Parade & Book Festival 2022 at Brighton Academy Middle School in Syracuse on Sept. 10. Photo by Mike Greenlar | Central Current.

Editor’s Note: Photo of the Week is a new series by Central Current featuring the works of talented local photojournalists. We’ll publish a photograph each week of important people, places and events around Central New York.

This week’s photo was taken at the Light a Candle for Literacy event earlier this month. Read more.

Let us know what you think of this new feature! Email Editor-in-Chief Julie McMahon.

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