Volunteers have been working for months at the Genealogy and History Department at the Central Library in downtown Syracuse, scanning thousands of documents and making them publicly available online. As this work continues, it has been expanded to include historical and genealogical items located in other area libraries.
Rochester-based grocery chain Wegmans Food Markets has taken the top ranking in Harris Poll’s Reputation Quotient survey, the company announced earlier this month.
More than 100 residents at The Nottingham Senior Living Center celebrated the beginning of the Year of the Ram for the Chinese New Year on Feb. 19.
The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office reports that a man who has scammed multiple people in Onondaga County has been arrested for his crimes.
The National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum (NAHOF) in Peterboro has suspended its two-year cycle of inductions and commemorations in 2015 in order to address President Abraham Lincoln as The Great Emancipator. During this Sesquicentennial year of Lincoln’s death, the end of the Civil War and the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment, NAHOF and its Peterboro heritage partners will provide public programs on Lincoln from March to October 2015.
Vera Bridger Lange, who recently celebrated her 106th birthday, is the winner of the “Oldest Living Resident of Manlius” contest, sponsored by the Manlius Historical Society.
The Earlville Opera House opened KidsART, an art exhibit celebrating elementary school artists, on Saturday, Jan. 31.
Christian Brothers Academy students had an opportunity to learn more about organizations in the Syracuse area, as Peer Ministers hosted a Service Fair in the Callahan Gym on Feb. 4.
Next community meeting will be held Feb. 25
One local entrepreneur has a vision to make the hamlet of Jamesville a new dining and accommodation destination, and, to that end, he is currently in the midst of pushing forward on several proposed projects that he says will help enhance and spice up the small community during the ensuing year.
St. Lawrence University’s Laurentian Singers will kick off their spring break tour to New Orleans with a concert beginning at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, located at 10 Mill St. in Cazenovia. The concert is free and open to the public.
Elementary students in the Fayetteville-Manlius School District recently learned that it’s never too early to start thinking about what they want to be when they grow up.
Several students from Jamesville-DeWitt high school received awards in the 2015 Scholastic Writing Competition for the Northeast Region-at-large, which includes schools in Connecticut, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Delaware.
The proposed engineering design for a new lake access area at McNitt State Park was received with unanimous enthusiasm from the Cazenovia Town Board last week, and will now be sent to officials at the state parks office for final approval.
Opportunity comes knocking for singers, songwriters, composers and instrumentalists to polish their talents with a new, free music program. The Onondaga County Public Library MasterClass offers a workshop and a session for anyone 12 years old and older interested in getting feedback from local music professionals and performing at a finale concert.
One of the great benefits of having a high-speed Internet connection and easy access to a computer is being able view what we want whenever we want. Never before has there been such a large variety of “on demand” material. This has spawned an extremely lucrative and competitive industry that profits from heavy advertising and paid consumer subscriptions. But did you know that you can access similar services without any additional out-of-pocket expense? Enter NOPL.
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