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Central New York

Hole in None?

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By James Colgan LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) — A Thursday afternoon in late-April in Syracuse typically brings warm weather–and throes of golfers to Liverpool Golf Club. According to the course’s director of golf Stephen Schmitt, on a warm day in this time of the year, the course could see “about 100-150 players, maybe 200.” But with […]

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Central New York

Campus Ministries Striving for Student Interest

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By James Colgan (NCC News) SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Ash Wednesday sent parishioners flooding into Syracuse University’s Hendricks Chapel for the chance to “receive ashes,” a tradition in the Catholic church meant to celebrate human mortality. Hundreds, mostly students, flocked to the chapel for an abbreviated service aptly named “Ashes To Go”.   The large group […]

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