Syracuse Realty Group to expand Village Commons in North Syracuse
Syracuse Realty Group, which is transforming North Syracuse’s former post office into luxury apartments, is seeking a tax break to expand its Village Commons Project.
After taking a brief recess during the last few weeks of summer, a new season of story times are beginning at all three NOPL locations — Brewerton, Cicero and North Syracuse.
L’pool Public Library unveils media app
Liverpool Public Library patrons have a new way to access their favorite songs, videos and audiobooks. Earlier this month, LPL officially launched its partnership with Hoopla, a mobile and desktop app that allows users to stream or temporarily download media.
Star-Review columnist Dorothy Heller will be among the many local folks celebrating the Clay Fall Festival, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at Clay Historical Park located behind the Immanuel Lutheran Church at 4939 Route 31, in the hamlet of Clay next to the rail road tracks.
To borrow a line: “The hills are alive with the sound of music,” or in this case, the library is alive with the sound of music. NOPL @ North Syracuse will be welcoming a number of talented musicians over the next few weeks as they hold a three-part music concert series.
Forty years passed in a flash, but I can still remember the sounds of 1975.
Shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 21, an 18-year-old Mattydale man was walking in the west-bound lane of Second Street in the village, near the 400 block. The teenager, Conner Vittore, was struck by a west-bound 2003 Cadillac Deville driven by 70-year-old Dean Cubic of Liverpool.
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.
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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).