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Farah Jadran

Farah is editor of Syracuse Woman Magazine and also works as a copyeditor for Eagle Newspapers publications.

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More to the miracle

Kate D. Mahoney was touched by a miracle. She thought she should be forever grateful, but that wasn’t the case.

World Ovarian Cancer Day in Syracuse is May 8

On May 8, Central New York’s very own Hope for Heather (hopeforheather.org) joins the global movement to raise awareness about ovarian cancer by pledging to spread the word about ovarian cancer during the second annual World Ovarian Cancer Day (WOCD).

Enhance the lives of extraordinary talent in Skaneateles, CNY

Benefit for performing arts students set for Dec. 8

Right here in Central New York, talent is being born and it’s growing. To further grow any natural ability, one must take added measures to enhance their extraordinary talents. However, more dance training, voice lessons, new instruments or any other tool to further knowledge of performing arts comes with a cost.

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Second annual SWM Runway Celebration to benefit Ophelia’s Place

The annual Syracuse Woman Magazine Runway Celebration will hit the downtown scene on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Landmark Theatre in Syracuse.

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Half a heart… Full of love

At the 22nd week of Judy Walsh’s pregnancy, everything changed. “I never dreamed there would be a problem,” Judy said. Even so, after the routine sonogram, the hospital technician told her there was something wrong.

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Latté Da! Café & Bakehouse open on Lincklaen Street

One day last summer, Barb Wright and Kay Crawford were on a leisure drive through Madison County, and they noticed that a storefront on Linklaen Street was up for sale. It was Angel’s Deli. Admirers of the village’s architecture and all-around charm, they decided to check it out.On Dec. 14, 2012, Wright and Crawford opened Latté Da! Café & Bakehouse in the village of Cazenovia. “And here we are, totally by accident,” Wright said.

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First 100 get into Wonderworks free Saturday

WonderWorks at Destiny USA officially cut the ribbon and opened its doors Nov. 9. The WonderWorks celebration continues on Saturday, Nov, 10, when the first 100 guests in line will received free general admission. Doors open at 10 a.m. Saturday.

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New all-women triathlon started by local entrepreneur coming July 22

Gillie Girl Sprint Triathlon to support Carol M. Baldwin Fund

Eric Prager, co-owner of Endurance Monster in Skaneateles, decided to start what he hopes will become an annual athletic event and celebration in memory of his mother, Carol Prager, who fought breast cancer for many years. “I really want to make this an event, not just a race,” Prager said of the upcoming Gillie Girl’s Sprint Triathlon, to benefit the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY.

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Dog attack incidents look the same, but have very different outcomes

It’s yet to be a full year since I lived through a nightmare, a nightmare that doesn’t seem to have an ending. On Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, my dog, Rock, and I were attacked by a pit bull running loose in my old Syracuse neighborhood. Rock, a Rottweiler that I rescued from a shelter in Colorado, had just turned 12 years old a few months prior. To this day, I know that if it weren’t for Rock sacrificing his own life, it would have been a child, an adult, another animal or me that would have been hurt or killed. He acted with the utmost bravery that day and proved he would always make me feel safe. Sadly, many people (myself included) do not feel safe. While my incident happened in the city of Syracuse, near Le Moyne College, I recently learned of a similar situation happening in the town of Clay.

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Brewerton’s Liquor Town to open NYS Wine Tasting Room

Liquor Town will soon unveil the newly renovated 1,400-square-foot space with a grand opening celebration showcasing many locally produced wines. The space also includes a tasting bar.

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