NOPL @ Cicero will host an Adult Beginner Watercolor Class from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1. Whether you have an empty frame you’d like to fill with your own work of art or you’re simply looking to educate yourself more on the medium, this class is your introduction to painting with watercolors. You don’t have to have the skills of John Singer Sargent or Georgia O’Keefe to enjoy painting with watercolors!
A landmark hotel in the town of Salina for the past half century, Ramada Syracuse at 1305 Buckley Road, is closing for good on Sept. 7.
For many of us in Central New York, the summer season wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Great New York State Fair. For over a century, the fair has been a statewide tradition and fixture in our community, bringing families from all over the country to Central New York. With programs for everyone from small children to seniors, New Yorkers of any age can enjoy time spent with friends and loved ones while taking part in traditions old and new.
Last Oct. 24, after a long wait, Stewart’s Shops finally came to Onondaga County when the doors swung open at 7667 Morgan Road, just north of Liverpool. Now there are 332 Stewart’s Shops located across Upstate New York and Southern Vermont, with three-quarters of the shops selling gas, as they do at the Morgan Road location.
The Cicero Farmers Market, which is held on the grounds of NOPL @ Cicero, will be hosting Field Days on Aug. 18 and Sept. 1 and 8.
NOPL at Cicero LibraryFarm hosts nature camp
An exuberant group of tweens spends each Friday morning trawling through the junior gardeners’ plot at the NOPL at Cicero LibraryFarm as part of a 14-week nature camp. On July 17, they were counting radish seedlings, harvesting fistfuls of peas and beans and looking for their unofficial toad mascot, Bomber.
Pictured here, a North Syracuse Volunteer Fire Department Buffalo pumper on Church Street answers a call. Do you know anything about this photo? Can you provide an exact date? If you can, email the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last week, U.S. Rep. John Katko, the freshman Republican congressman representing our 24th District, applauded the announcement that the U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin $153,947,182 for Block 2 of the Navy’s Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP).
Pictured here, a World War II truck convoy passes through the intersection of Church Street and South Bay Road. Do you know anything about this photo? Can you identify any of the people or provide an exact date? If you can, email the editor at email@example.com.
No matter how people enjoy summer — heading to the beach, working in the yard, hosting picnics and family gatherings, going camping, taking day trips or lounging by the pool — you can almost always find music playing. We turn on the music to help us socialize, relax, or even energize us. When it comes to selecting music, more people than ever before are turning to streaming services, while others download their music or purchase CDs. But do you know about your music options available through NOPL?
Now that the kids are home from school, they may be spending more time online. That means it’s up to you as parents to make sure they’re surfing safely. Here are some tips to keep your kids safe online:
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The warm weather is here, and as I drive around town I notice that many people are out and about doing yard work and keeping their lawns looking neat and tidy. Thank you, Salina residents, for showing pride in your homes and keeping Salina looking beautiful!
June 29 marks the start of this year’s Summer Reading Program at NOPL. Kids and teens can sign up at the Brewerton, Cicero and North Syracuse branches, earning prizes each week for reporting on books they’ve read.
The popular dinning and drinking establishment on the corner of Vine and First streets hosts Prime Time with soulful singer Paul Valentino, who lives in Liverpool, from 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, and again on July 7.