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Calling North Syracuse Alumni!

 Posted by Michelle Waltos on February 24, 2015
Feb 242015
 

Volunteers are planning to scan Northern Onondaga Public Library’s collection of yearbooks for schools in the North Syracuse School District and make them available digitally online. But your help is needed! There are some years for which the library does not have yearbooks, and we are hoping you can help fill the gaps so that a complete collection can be scanned.

You’ll find a list below of yearbooks that are needed.  If you have one that is on the list, please contact Geoff, the Reference Librarian at NOPL at North Syracuse by calling (315)458-6184, and he can provide you with more details. The scanning process does not damage the yearbooks, and items will be returned to their owners after the scanning is complete.

Yearbooks Needed:

High School

North Syracuse Scribbler

  • 1925-1937
  • 1939-1940
  • 1942

North Syracuse Torch

  • 1947

North Syracuse Northmen

  • 1962

Cicero Orator

  • 1968-1969

Junior High & Middle School

Roxboro Road Junior High Boro Echoes

  • 1960
  • 1962
  • 1967

Roxboro Road Middle School Boro Echoes

  • 1969-1970
  • 1973-present

Gillette Road Middle School Reflections

  • 1969
  • 1975-1998
  • 2000-present

Bubble Man coming to Brewerton

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on February 5, 2015
Feb 052015
 

 

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The Bubble Man, Juggling & Bubbling & Mime is an eccentric combination of comedy juggling and astounding gigantic bubbles choreographed to music. Hat tricks, dexterity and audience participation are displayed in the three and five ball juggling. Doug will then create intricate and beautiful bubble sculptures (such as the bubble carousel and bubble-in-a-bubble), giant bubbles three feet in diameter, bubble tubes twelve feet long, the bubble cube, an the breathtaking child in a bubble! The good time music includes clap along hits and rocking oldies. Juggling & Bubbling & Mime is an action packed 45-50 minute show that will get an enthusiastic response from family audiences and keep them talking about your event for days.

Cicero Friends Book & Bake Sale

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on February 4, 2015
Feb 042015
 

Book & Bake Sale Feb. 7

Jan 162015
 

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The Military History Lecture Series is organized by the Society for the Preservation of Military History(SPMH). Lectures occur monthly during the academic year at the North Syracuse Library, and are open to all.

The SPMH’s mission statement

Recognizing and understanding the importance of preserving and studying military history, our society dedicates itself to the gathering and dissemination of world military history. This applies especially to the archiving and collecting of artifacts, documents, and related materials that pertain to the unique military heritage of the United States and its veterans who have maintained our freedoms and way of life. The society will serve to educate our community about military history, the role of the Armed Forces, and through learning, promote their positive and vital role in our society.

Registration not required, but signing up will trigger an email reminder to be sent to you the day before the event. Click the title of the series to register.

Dates and Lecturers for the 2014-2015 Series

Location: NOPL at North Syracuse
Time: 6:30pm

September 11, 2014: The Battle of Khambula. Lecturer: Hal Flickinger

October 9, 2014: Military History 201. Lecturer: Tom Flickinger

November 13, 2014: Military History 202. Lecturer: Hal Flickinger

December 11, 2014: World War I: The Christmas Truce.

January 8, 2015: The 21st Century through the Lens of Military History. (A Panel Discussion)

February 12, 2015: Ending World War II in the Pacific. Lecturer: Hal Flickinger

March 12, 2015: World War I: The Khaki Jacks (British Naval Infantry) Lecturer: Tim Green

April 9, 2015: The Battle of Saipan. Lecturer: Kevin Lynch

May 14, 2015: Indian Warfare and Tactics in the West.  Lecturer: Hal Flickinger

June 11, 2015: The Tactics of Operation Enduring Freedom: A Critical Analysis. Lecturer: SGT Charles Preuss III.

2014 Fall Concert Series

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on November 19, 2014
Nov 192014
 

2014 Fall Concert Series

NOPL @ North Syracuse

Genesee Ted
Sunday October 26, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

 

 
Genesee Ted, a local folk band made up of members Dana Cooke (mandolin), Shirley Stevens (guitar), Eileen Rose (mountain dulcimer), and Tom Burr (bass), will play a blend of old-timey, mountain, traditional, and bluegrass songs.
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Sunday, November 16, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Duo Felice
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Join flutist, Martha Grener, and pianist, Ida Trebicka for a free music concert. The wide-ranging repertoire includes works by Rhonda Larson, J.S. Bach, Mike Mower, Maurice Ravel, Mizi Wan and more.
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Hospice Harmony Singers
Sunday December 14, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 

Hospice Singers

Hospice Harmony Singers is a community-based women’s chorus affiliated with Hospice of CNY in Liverpool. The 35-voice, non-auditioned chorus has grown significantly since its inception in 1995 when it was comprised of only Hospice employees. Today’s choristers, the majority of whom are not on staff at Hospice, volunteer their time for their love of music and their desire to promote the mission of Hospice.
 

International Games Day

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on November 1, 2014
Nov 012014
 

International Games Day

International Game Day


Saturday November 15, 2014
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
N. Syracuse, Community Room
Celebrate International Game Day! Join us for board game fun! All Ages Welcome! Refreshments will be served. Drop-in for one game or stay for the afternoon!

Click to learn more about International Games Day