Christine Morton's Articles

Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Government, History

Girl Scouts Commemorate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in New York State

By , BDJ 664.01

By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–Girl Scouts of all ages came together to celebrate the journey of women’s rights, but also say we still have a long way to go. Chief Executive Officer for the Girl Scouts NYPENN Pathways, Julie Dale says the Girl Scouts have been teaching girls to be go-getters, innovators, risk […]

Continue Reading »

Arts, Central New York, Community, Seniors, Syracuse, Things to do, tourism

New York State Fair Judges on Several Competitions

By , BDJ 663.01

By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) With about 30,000 entries throughout all the competitions offered by the State Fair, the judging of Arts and Crafts, Seniors, Fine Arts, and Photography categories began today. Over the past year, people ranging in ages from 8 to 80 have been deligently sewing, beading, carving, quilting and, so […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Community, History, Seniors, Syracuse, Things to do, tourism

76th Annual Scottish Games & Celtic Festival Returns To Liverpool, NY

By , BDJ 663.01

Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Cue the Irish Dancers and Bagpipes! The Scottish Games and Celtic Festival will celebrate their heritages with food, patrons, and live entertainment on Saturday, August 12! Long Branch Park will host more than 4,000 people at the Scottish Games and Celtic Festival this summer. This majestic day is full of […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Feature, Health, Public Safety, Seniors, Transportation

The Flip Side Of Parking In Handicapped Parking

By , BDJ 663.01

By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’ll only be a minute” and parked in a handicapped parking spot? Well, one ex-Sheriff  says this type of behavior hits too close to home.  For more than three years, Ruth Schwartz worked as a Deputy Sheriff for SHAPE overseeing public parking lots. […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Community, Education, Syracuse, Things to do, Uncategorized

Solar Eclipse Party within the SU Physics Department

By , BDJ 663.01

By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS) Whether your a science whiz or not, the Syracuse University Physics Department invites both students and the public to attend their solar eclipse events. On August, 21 at about 1 in the afternoon, a total solar eclipse will be sweeping across the nation starting from Oregon to South Carolina. […]

Continue Reading »

Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Syracuse, Things to do, tourism

New Theme At Arts And Crafts Festival This Year

By , BDJ 663.01

By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Are you a fan of reproduced fine art? Artists at the annual “Arts and Crafts Festival” are using a unique media to produce another functioning object. As we prepare for the end of ArtsWeek in Syracuse, preparations are underway for over a 165 artists to display and sell […]

Continue Reading »

Arts, Central New York, Community, Things to do

The Hobby “Quilting” Sews Itself Back Into Society

By , BDJ 663.01

By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Quilting by the Lake at OCC, one of the oldest quilting conferences in the nation, has had participants as young as 17 show enthusiasm in quilting. For the past few years, individuals at the QBL believe this old-school skill is resurfacing among younger generations. Mari Townsend, a 39-year […]

Continue Reading »