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Baldwinsville marching band shines at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

syracuse.com — BALDWINSVILLE, NY -- Baldwinsville Central School District's marching band took part this morning in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The 160 member band was the only New York state high school band this year. The Marching Bees have been preparing since receiving the invitation in April 2013.

Susie and Matt Kerwin: An indomitable daughter, a retired trooper and the meaning of Thanksgiving

syracuse.com — Back in the 1960s, Matt Kerwin was a state trooper, an Army veteran who'd started out on a loading dock at the old E.W. Edwards department store. It took a lot to faze him. At the time, they'd still make a father pace a waiting room while his wife delivered a baby, which is what Matt did one day at St.
Nov 27, 2014

A @seankirst special. A retired state trooper, a daughter with Down's Syndrome & thankful for every moment together. syracuse.com/kirst/index.ss…

Nov 27, 2014

Today's column: Retired state trooper & daughter born with #downsyndrome who taught her dad meaning of #Thanksgiving syracuse.com/kirst/index.ss…

Hours, Directions, & Information for Syracuse Mall - syracuse.com

syracuse.com — Your guide to the Destiny USA mall in Syracuse, Central NY's shopping, dining, and entertainment destination. Find hours, directions, stores, restaurants, movie times, things to do, and more.

3-year-old released from hospital after deadly house fire killed 3 relatives

syracuse.com — SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A 3-year-old boy, who was hospitalized for two weeks after being in a fatal house fire, has been released, a nursing supervisor said Thursday. Shamir Spencer Tape was in critical condition when he was rushed to Upstate University Hospital Nov. 13.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @jalmendarez57: Good News: 3-year-old boy released from hospital after being in a fatal fire that killed three relatives. #Syracuse syracuse.com/news/index.ssf…

5 Syracuse football players to watch in 2015: 'No ceiling' for true freshman WR Steve Ishmael

syracuse.com — Syracuse, N.Y. - With a somewhat meaningless game against Boston College slated for Saturday at 12:30 p.m., Syracuse (3-8, 1-6 ACC) is finally close to putting a 2014 campaign mired in injuries, miscommunication and coaching confusion in the past. Through this week, Syracuse.com will take a look at five of the Orange's most promising hopes for an improved 2015 season.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @syrfootball: 5 Syracuse football players to watch in 2015: 'No ceiling' for true freshman WR Steve Ishmael: ow.ly/EZY9x

46th annual Baldwinsville Turkey Trot results: Check out how any runner did

syracuse.com — More than 2,000 runners took part in the 46th annual Baldwinsville Turkey Trot's 5K and 10K races today. Top runners 10 K Male: Byron Evans, 21, of Casenovia: 37:37.04 Female: Jaimee Balloni, 22, of Baldwinsville: 43:23.67 Male: Shaun Thompson, 21, of Baldswinsville: 15:58.98 Female: 23 Emily Carmichael, 17: 19:34.15 The race is sponsored by the Baldwinsville Kiwanis Club.

Counting our blessings: 4 things we're grateful for in Syracuse and Central New York (editorial)

syracuse.com — Many families will take a moment during their Thanksgiving feast to count their blessings, and we are no exception. Here are four things we are thankful for this year: Thank goodness for the Central New Yorkers, such as emergency responders from fire departments around the area, who went to Buffalo's aid last week after monster lake-effect storms dropped up to 7 feet of snow.
Nov 27, 2014

Counting our blessings: 4 things we're grateful for in Syracuse & Central New York (editorial) syracuse.com/opinion/index.… pic.twitter.com/vdQ6cIGsj2

Family of hit-and-run victim Summer Rupert-Wozniczka: We trust the DA

syracuse.com — The family of Summer Rupert-Wozniczka, 37, the runner who was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Lakeshore Road in Cicero last month, has released a statement in response to a single count against the driver in a grand jury indictment.
Nov 27, 2014

Family of runner killed by hit-and-run driver, after indictment of a single count, offers faith in #OnondagaCountyDA syracuse.com/kirst/index.ss…

Syracuse football question: What are you thankful for during this tough season?

syracuse.com — Each week during the season we've asked our team of football writers to answer a question about Syracuse football. This week's question focuses on Thanksgiving and the final game of a disappointing season. What are you thankful for during this tough season? As always, we encourage your comments below and want to hear your thoughts.

Syracuse football offensive coordinator Tim Lester sheds light on offensive system

syracuse.com — Syracuse, N.Y. - One of the most interesting uncertainties surrounding Syracuse heading toward the offseason is the implementation of offensive coordinator Tim Lester's system. Lester, who was promoted to replace George McDonald midseason, provided some details about his scheme Tuesday evening. And while they aren't enough to paint a full picture, they provide some interesting background.
Nov 27, 2014

ICYMI: Syracuse OC Tim Lester shed a bit of light on his system, which will be implemented after the season: bit.ly/1zzaFBw

Nov 27, 2014

A Syracuse Thanksgiving tale: Onondaga mercy saved dying town. s.syracuse.com/0a6y5CI

Nov 27, 2014

Looking for the meaning of Thanksgiving? You can find it here: s.syracuse.com/29z76hY

Syracuse football senior who hasn't played a snap says it's been 'greatest experience of my life'

syracuse.com — Syracuse, N.Y. - Sisyphus has nothing on this fella, on this faceless grunt who has pushed his rock up that Orange football mountain for four seasons, on this offensive lineman whose weekend duties since rumbling into town from Oneonta in the fall of 2011 has been to step aside.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @OD_Pitarresi: Terrific story by Bud Poliquin on SU walk-on, Oneonta High grad Jesse Wolf-Gould: syracuse.com/poliquin/index…

Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2014 shopping: Live coverage

syracuse.com — Syracuse, N.Y. - Shoppers across Central New York will hit the stores this weekend for holiday shopping. The party starts on Thanksgiving, when most big-name retailers will open with deals galore. We'll have live coverage of all the madness starting around 3 p.m. You can join in.

Jenna Hinman's family: 'We're thankful to the community for the continued love and support'

syracuse.com — AUBURN, NY -- Jenna Hinman's family says they are thankful for their many blessings as they prepare to celebrate their first Thanksgiving after Hinman's death. Hinman battled a rare pregnancy-related cancer earlier this year and her twin premature daughters fought for their own lives as the world watched. Hinman died May 5.
Nov 27, 2014

Jenna Hinman's family: 'We're thankful to the community for the continued love and support' syracuse.com/news/index.ssf… pic.twitter.com/Q7GU7oC29y

ESPN report: Chris McCullough viewed nearly unanimously as a lottery pick by NBA scouts

syracuse.com — Syracuse, N.Y. - The idea that Chris McCullough will stick around for a second season at Syracuse became a little less likely on Wednesday. ESPN's Chad Ford quizzed some NBA scouts during the 2K Classic in New York City last week and reported that the Syracuse forward is viewed as a likely lottery pick by nearly all of them.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @syrbasketball: ESPN's Chad Ford writes that NBA scouts nearly all consider #Syracuse freshman Chris McCullough an NBA lottery pick. ow.ly/EWtwM

Nov 26, 2014

I like this kid a lot. RT @syracusedotcom: Chris McCullough viewed nearly unanimously as a lottery pick by NBA scouts ow.ly/EWwin

Nov 26, 2014

ESPN's @chadfordinsider said NBA scouts view Chris McCullough as a likely lottery pick. Let the worrying begin. syracuse.com/orangebasketba…

Man charged in Cicero jogger's death no longer facing manslaughter

syracuse.com — CICERO, N.Y. -- The man charged in the hit-and-run death of a Cicero jogger is facing fewer charges after a grand jury chose not to indict him on vehicular manslaughter and two drug-related offenses. Vincent Carello, 28, of 7239 Lakeshore Road in Cicero was indicted Tuesday on one charge, leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.
Nov 26, 2014

Decorated Fort Drum soldier killed in attack in Afghanistan s.syracuse.com/4IoXeCK