New Yorkers love their parks, and Parks & Trails New York is giving them more ways to show it with the launching of the “I Love My Park Because” photo contest. It runs through Aug. 31.
Grandparents are invited to fish with their grandchildren at Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery this summer.
For 40 years, runners looking for a low-key training opportunity could get it through the “fun runs” put on by the Syracuse Chargers Track Club at Onondaga Lake Park in the summer months. Those days are gone, at least for the 2012 season. “Unfortunately, we've had to cancel the Thursday night Fun Runs at Onondaga Lake Park for the 2012 season because no one has volunteered to oversee them this season,” said Bob Heimenz, webmaster for the Syracuse Chargers, in an email to the CNY Triathlon Club. “As an all-volunteer organization, the Chargers can only do as much as our volunteer resources support.”
When you hear single-string bass player Peter Ford sing “Digga Digga Doo,” you know you’re in for something special.
With expected hot temperatures heading to the area, Onondaga County Executive Mahoney and County Parks are pleased to announce they will be opening the beaches a day ahead of schedule at 11 a.m. Friday, May 25.
This summer, SAS will hold its first-ever “Take a Stand, Save a Life” fundraiser. The soon-to-be annual event will feature a craft fair, car and motorcycle show, live music, raffles, children’s activities and food.
Superintendent Corliss Kaiser recognized Nancy Smith for her efforts to improve the school grounds during her 22 years as Fayetteville Elementary’s principal at today's Arbor Day celebration.
The villages of Manlius and Fayetteville will host a Bike and Blade Sale at the Fayetteville Firehouse this weekend.
On Saturday, April 21, the day before Earth Day, the town of DeWitt will hold an Earth Day fair in addition to its annual “Clean Up to Green Up” trash pickup.
The village of Manius is making a new park on Pleasant Street after tearing down an abandoned building that used to be there.
New York State Park golf courses in the Finger Lakes and Central New York regions, including Green Lakes in Fayetteville, have opened for the season.
On Tuesday, April 10, at the Manlius Library, Thad Yorks, assistant professor of environmental studies, will delve into the topic of the New York City’s water supply with "Drinks for 9 Million: Water’s 100-mile journey from the Catskill Mountains to New York City.”
Village of Manlius plans park clean-up, renovations
The Swan Pond, a favorite walking destination of village of Manlius residents, has been targeted by the village for a series of improvements.
Seven Girl Scout troops from Jamesville-DeWitt recently celebrated the organization’s 100th birthday with a winter encampment at Vanderkamp in Cleveland, N.Y.
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.