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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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Yum-Yums Brings Flavor Without Gluten To The Syracuse Community

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By Isabel Sanchez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – For many a gluten-free diet is not a matter of fashion, for those diagnosed with autoimmune diseases the choice is not really, it becomes a serious health problem. According to WebMD, Celiac is an autoimmune disease that makes the patients allergic to gluten. “Gluten is a protein found […]

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The Times They Are A-Changin’

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Story by Jon Cerio GEDDES, NY —  To quote legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan, “things have changed”  at the Lakeview Amphitheater.  With only a few days left before Mr. Dylan and the Zac Brown Band kick off the venue’s second summer series, crews were busy fine-tuning the grounds. “We’ve gotta hang one more video screen down there, […]

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Goats with a Purpose

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By Bridget Chavez BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Purpose Farm connects children who have been neglected or abused with animals from similar circumstances. The farm is run by Sandra Seabrook and has been up and running since 2009. “The kids go from no emotions to blossoming and caring for their siblings,” Seabrook said. The farm helps […]

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St. Sophia’s Celebrates 44th Annual Greek Culture Festival

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – If you’re looking for wine tastings, cultural music and dancing, and freshly-made pita, you’ll find your place at Syracuse’s Greek Fest. That’s the beauty of it, according to Alexandra Jardin a parishioner and volunteer. There’s something for everyone at the event hosted by St. Sofia’s Greek Orthodox Church. […]

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Baby Care Centers at NYSF

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By Madelyn Urabe SYRACUSE, N. Y. (NCC News) — The New York State Fair will have baby care centers built throughout the fair complex for this upcoming summer event. There are four centers in total. The building’s exterior were delivered to the fair grounds late last week, according to a New York State Fair spokesman. […]

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Trout Swim Back Into Syracuse as Fishing Season Returns

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By Elijah Shama SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)–  Trout season in Central New York opens this Saturday, the 1st ofApril. New York state estimates that season won’t be lacking in fish and an upwards of 20,000 rainbow trout expected to be found in Skaneateles Lake. Dr. Neil Ringler a Professor at SUNY ESF says that its impossible know for […]

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