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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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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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The Annual Eastwood Market Day is Back

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By Erica Pieschke SYRACUSE (NCC News) – The Eastwood Neighborhood Association has come up with a fun way to get the community out of the house, and spend a little cash for a good cause. The 8th Annual Eastwood Market Day is coming back this Saturday. This event brings locals out to sell their personal belongings in […]

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Inaugural Syracuse Arts and Culture Festival Looks To Connect Cultures

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By Jonathan Singh SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Syracuse adds another festival to what has been an event filled summer. August will bring the inaugural Syracuse Arts and Culture Festival to the city. The event is focused on the interaction of cultures. According to John DeSantis, an employee of Believe in Syracuse, his mission is to bring the community […]

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Solar Eclipse Party within the SU Physics Department

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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. […]

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Splashes of Art are Hidden in Downtown Syracuse.

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By Epiphany Catling SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– The Poster Project, a local group that consists of artists and poets installed Splash Poetry downtown. Splash Poetry is haiku poems that are sprayed on sidewalks. What makes these poems different is that they are not visible on sunny days, they only appear when rain falls down on them. According to […]

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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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Ukrainian Catholic Church Gears Up for 76th Annual Ukrainian Festival!

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Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Bring on the pierogis! Saint John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church is gearing up for their 76th annual Ukrainian festival going on this weekend. The festival is a celebration of Ukrainian culture and will feature traditional Ukrainian food, drinks, music, dancing, crafts and more! According to Festival Chair, […]

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Rainy Season Brings Struggle to Local Farmers

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By Erica Pieschke SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – The Downtown Farmers Market allows local farmers to come sell their produce. However, with the record breaking rainfall this year, damaged crops have been a worry in these farmers eyes. A farmer from Oswego county, Bethany Ingersoll, has been participating in local farmers markets for seven years. Ingersoll […]

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New Theme At Arts And Crafts Festival This Year

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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 […]

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Fun And Forensics At MOST In Syracuse

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By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Preparations are underway for the one week “A MOST Perplexing Mystery”  forensics camp at Milton J. Rubenstein Museum. This year, the use of the Cornell Institute kits will allow for a true hands-on crime scene investigation. Angela Gaige, Director of Education and Certified Teacher, believes these kits […]

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Mr. Jay Gives Free Yoga Lessons

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It was more than twenty years ago when Jay Rubadeaux discovered his passion for yoga. Although he received his Yoga Science certification from the Himalayan Institute, Rubadeaux never had the motive to charge for his services. “I felt uncomfortable with it,” said Rubadeaux. “I don’t think money should actually […]

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Loud engines, classic cars and good weather: a look at 2017 Syracuse Nationals

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By Rafael Freitas SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Once again, car fans went crazy as the 18th Syracuse Nationals Car shows took place this weekend. Over 8,000 cars, 90,000 people and 400 vendors transformed the New York State Fairgrounds in a “giant car-garage”. Unique automobiles from all over the U.S. and Canada, with their loud and powerfully engine […]

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The Hobby “Quilting” Sews Itself Back Into Society

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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 […]

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Cicero Library Takes the Cake with Teen Program

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By Sara Bonadies CICERO, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Northern Onondaga Public Library in Cicero is serving up some pretty sweet events for teens this summer. Yesterday evening, teens had the opportunity to whip-up a variety of mug cakes. The personal treats, made with simple ingredients in the microwave, are part of the rising trend toward quick, […]

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“The Bubble Man” Gets Involved with Summer Reading Program

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By Epiphany Catling SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Libraries across the country came together to create a summer reading program.  This year’s theme is Build a Better World. The goal of this program is to encourage people to figure out what they can do to help make the world a better place.  There are different activities […]

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