For thousands of years, this special season has promised peace, and for the past four decades the Syracuse Peace Council has risen to the occasion by hosting the annual Plowshares Craftsfair and Peace Festival.
Jeff Koehler, of 6514 Kermit Lane, East Syracuse, has created elaborate and entertaining light displays on his family home for several seasons, and this year he has decided to add a charitable aspect to the production.
Melissa Crossett is a first grade student who attends Jamesville Elementary School who had an idea to help people in her community.
Hospice of Central New York presents "Celebrating Life Through Chocolate" at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Stickley showroom in Fayetteville Towne Centre.
Manlius Library will transform itself into Biblio Bistro from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3.
The Jewish Cultural & Music Festival celebrated its 13th, Bar Mitzvah, year Sunday, with great music and incredible food -- all to the tune of clear skies.
It’s the Bar Mitzvah year for The Jewish Music & Cultural Festival, and the Jewish Community Center of Syracuse is planning a big celebration for noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9.
As the owner of Drumlins Pharmacy, Stan Meyerson began offering vitamins to his Central New York customers long before the health craze caught on. As the owner of Natur-Tyme, the 30-year-old business her father would buy and eventually make his own, Wendy Meyerson is carrying on the old man’s dream — and she’s doing it with a flair for innovation that must run in the family.
Doron Petersan, author of “Sticky Fingers’ Sweets: 100 Super-Secret Vegan Recipes,” will be at Barnes & Noble in DeWitt on Friday, Aug. 17.
The seventh annual Taste of East Syracuse will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, outside the East Syracuse Municipal Building. Food will be cooked and sold outdoors by local businesses and organizations.
The New York State Fair’s donut burger now has a partner in crime.
The village of Manlius Farmer’s Market opened Sunday, June 3, in the lot behind Sno Top. Throughout the summer, the Eagle Bulletin will interview farmers and other vendors at the local market to find out what’s in season and what’s in store for the coming months.
The Rotary Club of Dewitt will hold its 58th Annual Pancake Day under the big tents at Shoppingtown Mall from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 12. This is the club’s only fundraiser of the year.
The former McClurg Construction showroom on Main Street in Marcellus is no longer displaying state-of-the-art cabinetry — but it’s just as vibrant as ever. The room is now home to the Chocolate Pizza Company, which has expanded its Marcellus location following a 30 percent increase in sales in 2011 over 2010, a record-breaking year for the company
Last winter, Ben Rabin shot down the hill at Four Seasons Golf and Ski Center in Fayetteville in a Harley Davidson motorcycle made of cardboard and duct tape in just 22.1 seconds. Did he lose a dare, or is he just crazy? Neither. The Syracuse attorney was part of a team competing in Sled for RED, an event that raises both funds and awareness for AIDS Community Resources. The Syracuse-based organization started the cardboard sled derby last year as an interesting and different way to draw attention to its mission to eradicate HIV/AIDS in Central New York. This year’s event will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 at Four Seasons Golf and Ski Center in Fayetteville.