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The Syracuse Community Is Striving To Keep The Art of Antiques Alive

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Each year, thousands on the East Coast travel to Syracuse in an effort to keep the art of antiques alive. “It’s a passion,” Christine Handzel, owner of Handzel Dealers, said. “It gets in your blood.” Shoppers and vendors come together each autumn at the New York State Fairgrounds for […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Feature, History, Syracuse, Things to do

The Syracuse Community Is Striving To Keep The Art of Antiques Alive

By , BDJ 465.03

By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Each year, thousands on the East Coast travel to Syracuse in an effort to keep the art of antiques alive. “It’s a passion,” Christine Handzel, owner of Handzel Dealers, said. “It gets in your blood.” Shoppers and vendors come together each autumn at the New York State Fairgrounds for […]

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War of Words: the E-Book vs. the Book

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By Noah Eagle SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On November 19, 2007, Amazon released the Kindle.  Its purpose was to rid people of paper and be able to read their favorites all in one place.  When Barnes and Noble soon followed with the Nook, many believed the end was near for traditional books. The results have […]

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Banned Books Bring Students Together

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By Amanda Caffey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—This week is Banned Books week at Syracuse University and on Tuesday afternoon students, faculty and Syracuse locals gathered at Bird Library for a read-in. Tuesday’s read-in was organized to specifically highlight black author’s whose books have been banned by schools or government agencies on account of being inappropriate, […]

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Erie Canal Museum Hosts World’s Canal Conference Leaders

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By Sam Rubinoff  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Located in the last remaining Weighlock Building in New York State, the Erie Canal Museum celebrates its 55th anniversary next month.  This past Tuesday, the Museum hosted some of the attendees of the World’s Canal Conference being held this week in Syracuse. The annual World’s Canal Conference is […]

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Sights and Sounds of the New York State Fair

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By Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) The fall class of BDJ 364 went to the New York State Fair on Thursday August 31st to explore the fair’s many sights and sounds, below is what they discovered. Emma H. Henzes went to the Pan-African Village to listen to John Heard, a percussion teacher in Syracuse, […]

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New York State Fair Judges on Several Competitions

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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 […]

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Local Dance Team Practices Centuries-Old U.K. Tradition

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By Odeya Pinkus SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Despite being an ocean away, the tradition of Border Morris dance is alive in Syracuse. A dance that has roots in England and Wales, Border Morris involves clashing sticks, singing and shouting. The Basset Street Hounds practice this centuries-old tradition every week, and perform at various local events, such as […]

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Syracuse Parks Department Jazz Band Expands This Summer

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By Brittany  Henderson Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syracuse Department of Parks all-star jazz band is expanding to more Syracuse neighborhoods exposing audiences, and the band to new experiences. The Stan-Colella All-Star Band is a band filled with up to 17 of the finest high school musicians in Syracuse. The band has several concerts […]

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The Harry Potter Books Are Celebrating Two Decades

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By Epiphany Catling SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– J.K. Rowling’s novel Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone turned 20 this year.  To Celebrate, the Onondaga Free Library is hosting a “Harry Potter Week.” With the help of teen volunteers, library Assistant Director Alyssa Newton, created events so people in the community could celebrate. “I noticed that the books […]

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