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Central New York, Community, History, Syracuse

World War II Vets Are Being Encouraged To See The Memorials That Honor Them

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Listen to how Syracuse Honor Flight Operations Coordinator Mike Gasapo  says the charity is adapting to the  aging of WW2 Vets.  By Sunny Balkin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —Mike Gasapo pulled the items out of the bag one right after the other, like a child opening a present on Christmas. First a name tag, then a poster, […]

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Central New York, Community, Feature, Health, History, Non-profit, Seniors, Syracuse

Veteran Resource Center Hosts Lunches Modeled After World War II Tradition

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By Colleen Callander CHITTENANGO, N.Y. (NCC News) — Nearly 200 people show up to Clear Path for Veterans every Wednesday. Among them are veterans, active duty service men and women and their families looking to enjoy a hot meal together at the Wednesday Canteen. “It’s mostly a social event for the veterans,” Executive Chef Christopher Griffin said. […]

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

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

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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 […]

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Onondaga Historical Association Opens New Jewish Community Exhibit

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 By Josh Horwitz SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) The new exhibit opening tonight here at the Onondaga Historical Association is taking a look at the impact that the Jewish community of Syracuse has had on the advancement of the city and the region. The exhibit looks at four specific sectors that the Jewish Community has had […]

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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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Arts, Community, Education, History, Syracuse

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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Arts, Central New York, Community, Environment, History, Syracuse, tourism, Transportation

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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Central New York, History, Technology

SUNY Upstate Medical Professor Develops New App To Help Ease Understanding Research Methods

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By Chris Jastrzembski SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It’s called mixed methods research, and it’s not the easiest thing to understand at times. But one SUNY Upstate medical professor is trying to make the learning curve simple and easy. Shuhong Luo began developing her mixed methods app back in 2014 alongside Doctor John Creswell, a […]

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Agriculture, Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Education, Environment, Feature, food, History, Jobs, Music, Non-profit, Syracuse

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

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

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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 […]

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Community, History, Religion

Catholic Religion May Introduce Female Priests

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By Jonathan Singh SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Catholic Churches have had male priests for the entirety of their existence. This prestigious religion traditionally sticks with the norms, that were developed when the Catholic religion became a following. Now, the discussion of females becoming priests is trending around the world. Many believe that this would strengthen […]

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Arts, Central New York, History, Music, Syracuse

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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The Erie Canal Celebrates its Bicentennial Year

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By Epiphany Catling SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Erie Canal is celebrating its 200th birthday.  The first shovel of dirt was dug up on July 4, 1817, which ultimately began the construction on the canal. The Erie Canal Museum, located in Downtown Syracuse, was once a weighlock building that was in charge of weighing canal boats. The Erie […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, History

New Apartments Could Be Coming to Historic Downtown Building

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By Odeya Pinkus SYRACUSE (NCC News) – More than a million dollars in renovations could soon turn an old building into a new living space. Armory Boys LLC., the company which owns the Piper-Phillips building in Armory Square, is planning to create new apartments within the historic site. Located W. Fayette Street, the italianate-style structure was […]

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