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1:34 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Syracuse Firefighters, Police Help Special-Needs Children Enjoy Valley Field Days

Syracuse Police Officers and Firefighters turned ride operators and helpers for the kids at Valley Field Days
Credit Maximilian Eyle/WAER News

A swarm of Police and Firefighters responded to Valley Field Days today… they were helping young and special needs children get the most out of the fair. Buses from Syracuse schools pulled into the parking lot at Meachem Field while firefighters and police prepared to help them enjoy the festival.



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Canal Landing Improvement
12:53 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

Fayetteville Bridge Dedication Means Much More Than Just Getting Over the Creek

New Bridge at Canal Landing Park was beneficiary of Regional Economic Development Grants
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

Fayetteville residents and visitors can use a new bridge dedicated today to gain access to nature walks, fishing, biking trails, other recreation and nature. 

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CELBRATING OUR PARKS
6:26 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Stopping to Smell the Roses

Visitors enjoy the bright colors and intoxicating aromas at the E.M. Mills Rose Garden in Thornden Park.
Credit Maximilian Eyle, WAER News

It was Rose Day Wednesday at the E.M. Mills Memorial Rose Garden at Thornden Park in Syracuse. 

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Music Festival
2:57 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Syracuse Jazzfest Organizers Fill in Some Details

Syracuse Jazzfest Director Frank Malfitano goes all patriotic as he announces the final lineups for the July 4, 5, 6 event.
Credit Chris Bolt, WAER News

  

  

More information has just been leaked about what’s coming up at the Syracuse M and T Jazzfest at Jamesville beach July 4th, 5th, and 6th.

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Gay Rights
7:52 pm
Sun June 16, 2013

CNY Pride Event Attracts Thousands to Syracuse's Inner Harbor

Hundreds of gay rights supporters watch live song-and-dance routines along the shores of Onondaga Lake at the annual CNY Pride Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2013.
Valerie Crowder, WAER News

A colorful family of gay rights supporters celebrated love, openness and equality on Saturday, June 15, along Syracuse’s Inner Harbor .  The CNY Pride Parade and Festival attracted church groups, businesses, community organizations and hundreds of families and individuals. 

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