Municipalities held Arbor Day celebrations at Fayetteville schools
Students at Creative Environment Day School kicked off their Arbor Day with a school-wide ceremony held by the village of Fayetteville during the morning of April 26.
Home repair teacher is looking for a classroom to get her unique program off the ground
Diane Bostick grew up in a nice house and attended private school in Dewitt, but she lived a less sheltered life than some of her peers, thanks to the summers she spent working on the assembly line at her father’s business - Microwave Filter Company in East Syracuse. While most of her friends were off at summer camp, Bostick was working with people who were on welfare, who had husbands with a drinking problem, or were in domestic abuse situations. It was here, on the assembly line, that she learned how not everyone’s life was as happy as hers.
Fayetteville-Manlius Girl Scout Troop 10526 is establishing a local “Plant A Row For The Hungry” (PAR) project to benefit FM Community Outreach Food Pantry. PAR is a national people-helping-people program, started in 1995 by the Garden Writers Association (GWA), which encourages gardeners to grow a little extra and donate the produce to food relief organizations serving the homeless and hungry in their communities.
Tim Etter is hard at work preparing for the annual antique show
Tim Etter has been collecting antiques since he was just ten years old. He’s always had a knack for art - which is why he opened his own photography and custom framing business. His interest in preservation and art and his appreciation for history led him directly to the Manlius Historical Society and his new position as office administrator.
Fayetteville shop has vintage and new furniture for all ages
It’s hard not to stop in your tracks and look around when you first set foot in the Canal Barn, which houses Shabby Chic Boutique in Fayetteville. For one thing, the barn is three stories tall and is enormous. It’s home to three small stores at the moment and Shabby Chic is the only one on the second floor. When guests walk upstairs, they are immediately greeted by owner Lisa Hogan and offered a cup of coffee or glass of wine. The classical music playing in the background along with the friendly, casual atmosphere of the Barn encompasses the shopping experience that Hogan has worked hard to create.
L. & J.G. Stickley, Inc. of Manlius has a new president.
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.
The Manlius Historical Society’s 36th annual Fine Arts and Craft Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Ave.
It’s a simple solution for an everyday annoyance.
Anyone who passes by can’t miss that 102 W. Ellis St. is always brimming with holiday spirit.
Wendy Lee has opened Paola Kay, a specialty gift shop, in Fayetteville's Limestone Plaza.
artists and craftspeople when it host its 35th annual Fine Arts & Crafts Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Manlius Village Centre.
As part of its 80th year celebration, the Syracuse Garden Club will host a luncheon Monday, Oct. 24, at the Crowne Plaza Convention Center in downtown Syracuse.
Aminy I. Audi, president and CEO of L. & J.G. Stickley, Inc. of Manlius, was recently honored with the 2011 Legacy Award, an honor bestowed to a woman who has made significant lifetime contributions to the home and furnishings industries.