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Fun Fact about Syracuse/Onondaga County …. did you know …..

…that Jamesville Reservoir was originally created to feed the Erie Canal and control Butternut Creek. Jamesville Dam was completed in 1874. Today, the reservoir is surrounded by private homes and one of Onondaga County’s favorite parks, Jamesville Beach. Covering about 252 acres, it is still operated by the NYS Canal Corporation.

Attached, please find this week’s edition of the Friday Facts. For details on any of these events or others down the road, take a gander at our website at www.VisitSyracuse.org.

Check out our EXPANDED ON-LINE STORE (http://store.visitsyracuse.org/home.php?cat=249) featuring great Syracuse items such as T’s, hoodies, fleece items, tote bag & more! If you’re looking for Syracuse items, we got ‘em right on the website (items available for purchase on-line only). Check it out TODAY!!!

BUY ONE GET ONE FREE!!! Our Surprise Me Pass is also conveniently available on-line on our website featuring discounts at over 250 area restaurants, attractions, services, etc.

Look-it … it’s right here at www.VisitSyracuse.org!

Linda Woodrow
Executive Coordinator of Marketing & Office Services
Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau
CenterState Corporation of Economic Opportunity
572 South Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-470-1913 | Fax: 315-471-8545
LWoodrow@VisitSyracuse.org
www.VisitSyracuse.org

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Posted: Friday, June 11th, 2010 @ 6:33 pm by Curt
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Fun Fact about Syracuse/Onondaga County …. did you know …..

… that Oneida Lake is New York’s largest body of water completely within New York’s boundary, measuring 79.8 square miles and expanding four counties – Onondaga, Oswego, Madison and Oneida. Oneida Lake hosts numerous types of recreational activities including boating, sailing, fishing, swimming, beaching and more.

Attached, please find this week’s edition of the Friday Facts. For details on any of these events or others down the road, take a gander at our website at www.VisitSyracuse.org.

Check out our EXPANDED ON-LINE STORE (http://store.visitsyracuse.org/home.php?cat=249) featuring great Syracuse items such as T’s, hoodies, fleece items, tote bag & more! If you’re looking for Syracuse items, we got ‘em right on the website (items available for purchase on-line only). Check it out TODAY!!!

BUY ONE GET ONE FREE!!! Our Surprise Me Pass is also conveniently available on-line on our website featuring discounts at over 250 area restaurants, attractions, services, etc.

Look-it … it’s right here at www.VisitSyracuse.org!

Linda Woodrow
Executive Coordinator of Marketing & Office Services
Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau
In partnership with CenterState CEO/Gr. Syracuse Chamber of Commerce
572 S. Salina Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-470-1913
800-234-4797 x1913
www.VisitSyracuse.org
Lwoodrow@VisitSyracuse.org

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 @ 8:45 pm by Curt
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Onondaga Historical Association Museum is currently exhibiting Salt City Comes of Age: Syracuse During the Impressionist Era in America 1880-1915 & Toys From Your Childhood: The Psychedelic Sixties. For details, call 428-1864 or go to www.CNYHistory.org.
November 1, 2009 through May 2, 2010: Toys from your Childhood: The Psychedelic Sixties! Do you remember playing with Clue, Twister, Creepy Crawlers, Rock ‘em Sock ‘em Robots, GI Joe, Battleship, Hotwheels, Easy Bake Oven, Barbie & Ken – all toys and games from the 1960s? Would you like to see them again all in one convenient location? If your answer is yes , then come to the Onondaga Historical Association Museum, 321 Montgomery St. in downtown Syracuse!

Museum staff and several toy and game lenders have created another wonderful and popular vintage toy exhibit that will bring back fond memories in 2009-2010! Come see Batman & Robin, Man From U.N.C.L.E., James Bond 007, Mary Poppins, The Flying Nun, Johnny & Jane West, the Beatles, and many other 1960s toys and games. Over 100 toys and games, as well as vintage photographs of Christmas and downtown Syracuse are included in this exhibit. We even have a Batmobile kiddie ride! It is sure to please all who wish to reminisce about their childhood in the ‘60s! The exhibit is scheduled to run from November 1, 2009 – May 2, 2010. The museum is open Wednesday – Friday, 10-4 and Saturday & Sunday, 11-4.

Posted: Monday, February 15th, 2010 @ 6:06 pm by Curt
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Onondaga Historical Association Museum presents Salt City Comes of Age: Syracuse During the Impressionist Era in America 1880-1915 continuing through June of 2010. For details, call 428-1864 or go to www.CNYHistory.org.

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2009 @ 10:31 pm by Curt
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Starts:  9/6/2008  Ends: 9/6/2008
Event:     Arc Race 2008
Location:  Long Branch Park, 371 Long Branch Rd, Syracuse
For More Info:  315-476-7441 ext. 147      Website:  www.arcon.org

Arc of Onondaga is the largest provider of services to people with developmental disabilities in Onondaga County.  We have been providing these services since 1951 to nearly 3,000 individuals and their family members. 

To learn more about Arc of Onondaga, explore these areas of our website.

Posted: Saturday, August 23rd, 2008 @ 11:16 am by Curt
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