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In Florida, Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority CEO Brad Miller and board chair Darden Rice helped Barbara Rygiel celebrate her 103rd birthday on Aug. 15 by presenting her with a lifetime bus pass. Rygiel rides the bus to church about four times a week and said the pass will help with the costs. “Look at how much I can save,” she said.
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Sexing certain species of turtles used to be an invasive process, sometimes requiring surgery on the little guy or gal. But Donald McKnight, a Ph.D. student at James Cook University in Queensland, Australia, has perfected a method that speeds up the process — and presumably pleases the shelled reptile. McKnight uses a vibrator to stimulate the underside of the turtle, which causes a male to “reveal himself,” sometimes in as little as four seconds. McKnight did his research in Oklahoma on threatened western chicken turtles.
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Jeremy A. Perkins, 27, was led astray by someone who told him “the purge” was happening on Aug. 12 in Kansas City, Mo. (The Purge was a 2013 horror film that envisioned a temporary decriminalization of all criminal acts, after which society collapses in chaos.) In response (and high on methamphetamines), Perkins climbed to the top of a building and began throwing rocks at passing vehicles. Perkins told responding officers that he perceived everyone as his enemy and was trying to protect himself. He added that if he had had a gun, he would have shot people.
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A Hartford City, Ind., man was outed to police by a tattoo on the back of his neck as he tried to use an alias on July 28. The incident started when James Jason Buck, 33, pounded on the door of a Muncie home, demanding a drink, and homeowners called the police. At first, the man said he was Robert Dill, 37, of Florida.
But when an officer noticed his tattoo, “Buck,” and called him Mr. Buck, he confessed his real name and date of birth. Mr. Buck also had a plastic bag with crystal methamphetamine, and, officers discovered, a rather long rap sheet.
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When federal agents turned up in May 2016 with a search warrant at the Miami home of 19-year-old Phyllistone Termine, they interrupted the teenager as he crafted a summer fraud to-do list. Items on the list included buying credit card numbers and security codes on the “dark web.” Between March 2015 and his arrest, Termine had used stolen Social Security numbers from more than 1,000 victims to collect unemployment benefits in excess of $1 million. Next to his bed were blank white credit cards with magnetic strips and equipment to encode those strips. In July, Termine was sentenced to four and a half years in federal prison, where his organizational skills may be put to some more legal purpose.
around the neighborhood. But on July 12, as she pulled the kids (ages 2, 4 and 8) behind her Ford Taurus in a plastic red wagon, she was arrested for reckless endangerment. Donahue told police she was just “showing the kids a good time.” However, horrified witnesses saw the car going about 30 mph as the wagon went up on two wheels going around a busy traffic circle at rush hour. Ebony Woody, 34, of Columbus, Ohio, was nothing if not thorough on the morning of Sept. 18 when, following an argument with her daughter, she purposely drove her car onto the sidewalk and struck the 17-year-old, who was walking to school, according to Columbus police. After knocking the girl down and running over her leg, Woody stopped and backed up, driving over the leg a second time. QFM96 reported Woody generously gave the girl a ride to her father’s house, where she dropped her off without reporting the incident. Woody later turned herself in at police headquarters and faces charges of felonious assault, aggravated vehicular assault and endangering children. The daughter was treated for two fractures to her left leg.
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SPORTS By Matt Michael
ORANGE’S BOWL HOPES HINGE ON INJURED DUNGEY RECOVERY When all is said and done, we may look back and sum up this Syracuse University football season as the thrill of victory and the agony of defoot. The thrilling victory was a 27-24 upset of then-No. 2 and now-No. 4 Clemson Oct. 13 at the Carrier Dome. It was the biggest win for the Orange since SU knocked off No. 1 Nebraska in 1984 at the Dome. And “defoot” is the injured right foot of star quarterback Eric Dungey, whose availability in the final two games of the season will likely determine if Syracuse will qualify for its first bowl game since 2013. That seemed like a lock following the victory over Clemson, which improved Syracuse’s record to 4-3. The Orange needed to win just two more games to go bowling, and the schedule seemed favorable with road games against two powerhouses having down years (Florida State and Louisville) and home games against Wake Forest and Boston College. After playing well but losing at No. 8 (and now No. 2) Miami Oct. 21, the Orange visited Florida State and Dungey was injured on the fifth play of Syracuse’s first possession. The Orange fell behind 14-0 before Dungey returned in the second quarter, and SU lost 27-24 as Cole Murphy’s 43-yard field goal attempt as time expired was partially blocked and sailed wide left. SU coach Dino Babers said early last week that he expected Dungey to play against Wake Forest Nov. 11 at the Dome. But after warming up before the game, Dungey didn’t play in the first half and was wearing a boot on his right foot for the second half. Syracuse has not provided details of Dungey’s injury. Senior Zack Mahoney, who started his SU career as a fifthstring walk-on, replaced Dungey against Wake Forest and played a strong first half followed by a wobbly second half. Still, SU led 38-24 at halftime and 43-40 at the end of three quarters, but the Demon Deacons outscored the Orange 24-0 in the final quarter and coasted to a 64-43 win at the Dome. Mahoney accounted for 422 total yards (384 passing, 38 rushing), 74 more than Dungey’s average of 343.7, which, by the way, ranked seventh in the nation entering last weekend’s games. But Dungey is SU’s emotional leader and most dynamic player, and the Orange just doesn’t respond well as a team when he’s not playing, as Mahoney is now 1-7 as a starter in the past three years.
Above, SU football coach Dino Babers reacts to a play during the Wake Forest contest; right, Jim and Jimmy Boeheim after the Cornell game. Michael Davis photos
“This is my second year in an offense for the first time in college,” said Mahoney, who played in a different system under former coach Scott Shafer in his first year at Syracuse. “I feel very confident running it. Unfortunately, both my last two starts have been losses. But if I play (this week), I will play with as much confidence as I can.” Against Wake Forest, the defense let the Orange down as the Demon Deacons (6-4) gained 734 total yards, quarterback John Wolford accounted for 499 total yards and six touchdowns (three passing, three running), and Wake Forest outscored Syracuse 40-5 in the second half and scored the most points ever for an opponent at the Dome. “We know that we have to do a lot better. Our effort needs to be a lot better than the way we played out there today,” Babers said. “We are disappointed. We have another opportunity next week. All of our dreams are not dead, but we need to play a lot better than what we played today.” As Babers said, “There is no more room for error,” as the Orange must win its final two games to clinch a bowl appearance and make this season feel like it wasn’t a disappointment. On Saturday, Nov. 18, 3:30 p.m., Syracuse visits a Louisville team led by
the defending Heisman Trophy winner, quarterback Lamar Jackson. The Cardinals (6-4) were ranked No. 16 at the start of the season, but fell to two ranked teams (Clemson and North Carolina State) and two teams that have played much better than anticipated (Boston College and Wake Forest). “We are up on the cliff now,” Babers said. “We need to go down there to our next opponent (Louisville), who won (Saturday against Virginia). They’ve got fabulous players and it’s at their place and we have to find a way to win.” The Orange (4-6) is 0-4 on the road this season (albeit against four difficult opponents in LSU, NC State, Miami and Florida State), and it hasn’t won a road game since last Oct. 22 at Boston College. It’s hard to imagine the Orange winning on the road without Dungey, but if SU can find a way to beat Louisville it’ll still have to conquer Boston College (5-5), which like Syracuse has lost to some difficult opponents (Wake Forest, Notre Dame, Clemson, Virginia Tech and NC State). History provides some hope. In 2007, the Orange visited Louisville and defeated the heavily favored Cardinals 38-35. And Syracuse has won three of its last four games against Boston College, including
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a 34-31 thriller in 2013 that ultimately secured a berth in the Texas Bowl. It’s also possible the Orange could finish 5-7 and fill one of the 78 bowl spots if there aren’t enough six-win teams. In that case, teams are selected on the strength of their most recent academic scores. But Syracuse can avoid that scenario, and rewrite how we’ll look at this football season, by winning its final two games. To that end, a healthy Dungey would be an immense help. “No more time for any excuses,” Orange linebacker Zaire Franklin said after the Wake Forest game. “Coach Babers told us that the last time we were here (at the Dome against Clemson) we had probably the biggest win in program history and personally, I feel more embarrassed — not embarrassed, I feel more disappointed — in this game. Moving forward to next week, we have a sense of urgency. We have to find a way to get a win.”
Boeheim vs. Boeheim
The SU men’s basketball team routed Cornell 77-45 Nov. 10 in a season opener at the Dome that was notable because it featured Orange Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim coaching against his son, Big Red freshman forward Jimmy Boeheim. Jimmy sank a three-pointer in front of the Orange bench on his first shot less
than 30 seconds into the game. He finished with 11 points and five rebounds in 26 minutes, and received a hug from his father after the game. When asked what Jim said to him, Jimmy smiled and said, “He said I was close to having a good game.” Jimmy said he was nervous at the start, but soon settled into the flow of the game. He said it was “a little weird” to hear his father yell from so close to the floor. “I mean, obviously, I’ve heard it at me,” Jimmy said. “I just kind of looked over (at the Orange bench).” Jim downplayed his emotions when asked what he was feeling with his son on the opposing team. “Well, I’m not playing so it doesn’t matter what my emotions are, really,” Boeheim said. “I’ve just got to coach the team and you’re hoping your son does well and plays well. I thought he did a really good job of getting by and putting the ball on the floor, and it’s hard to do that against our zone.” Next year, the Boeheim vs. Boeheim storyline will grow as Buddy Boeheim, Jim’s other son and Jimmy’s brother, joins the Orange. “That’ll be a whole other thing, but we’ve competed our entire life,” Jimmy Boeheim said. “So it’ll be another chapter, just on a bigger stage.” SNT
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Independent candidate Ben Walsh (right; Dylan Suttles photo) pulled a big surprise by winning the Syracuse mayoral seat in time for the 11 p.m. newscasts, especially since some political observers believed the race was too close to call. Meanwhile, Democrat candidate Juanita Perez Williams (second row; Michael Davis photos) enjoyed the annual Our Lady of Pompei spaghetti feast earlier in the afternoon, but ended her day with a concession speech at the MOST. Also at the pasta feed was Walsh and his family (lower left; Michael Davis photos), and perennial Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins held his election night watch at the Polish Home. On the facing page, Republican candidate Laura Lavine met the press at Strada Mia restaurant (left), while proud papa Jim Walsh addressed the media during his sonâ€™s victory lap (right; Dylan Suttles photos).
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THINGS THAT MATTER By Luke Parsnow
PARTY POOPERS LED TO BEN WALSH’S ELECTION WIN
he Nov. 7 elections were seen nationwide as a resounding victory for Democrats. That was not the case in Syracuse, as independent mayoral candidate Ben Walsh’s historic victory mirrored a different kind of trend.
The same day Walsh was elected, a new CNN poll stated that the Democratic Party’s favorability rating is a mere 37 percent — the lowest in 25 years. The Republican Party’s favorability rating is around 30 percent, also the lowest in 25 years. Significant rejection of the modern two-party system has been a growing phenomenon for quite some time. It came to fruition in 2016 when Donald Trump turned political ideology upside down by winning the Republican presidential nomination without really being a Republican, and then won the White House thanks to support from millions of traditional Democratic voters. While he is nothing like Trump, Walsh — the grandson of a Republican Syracuse mayor and the son of a Republican who represented Central New York in Congress for two decades — was surrounded by Democrats at his election night headquarters. And when he is sworn in Jan. 1, Walsh will be the first Syracuse mayor in more than 100 years not aligned with either major party.
But like Trump one year ago, Walsh leaves local Democrats and Republicans scrambling, wondering if either of their messages can reach an electorate that is evidently hungry for radical change. Just four years after Democratic Mayor Stephanie Miner won re-election with 62 percent of the vote against two minor-party candidates, the party-less Walsh defeated Democratic candidate Juanita Perez Williams by 16 points. It’s not easy for someone with a Republican name to beat a Democratic candidate in a city where Democrats account for 55 percent of the city’s voters — a city where Democrats have held the mayorship for 39 of the last 47 years. Even resounding endorsements from Democratic champions like Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Vice President Joe Biden and other large upstate city mayors weren’t enough to get Perez Williams over the finish line. In contrast, Walsh couldn’t get the Republican Party leaders behind him. The party denied his request for their endorsement last spring, even refusing to put him
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on the ballot when the party voted on which candidate they would back. In the end, Walsh won enough traditional Republican voters that the actual Republican nominee, Laura Lavine, finished behind Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins. It’s the first time something like that has happened in a Syracuse mayoral race in 60 years. It’s not just the Republican Party that picked the wrong candidate. The city’s Democratic leadership formally endorsed Common Councilor Joe Nicoletti in May, who then went on to lose to Perez Williams in the primary by 18 points. And even then, Walsh’s victory was due thanks in part to a coalition of Democrats and African Americans who defected from Perez Williams’ campaign. Democrats and Republicans should do some soul searching in the months and years ahead. After both saw so many of their voters, who are usually under their party umbrella, flock to the candidate without one, they might want to rethink what they stand for, what their platform is, and what they want to see in their mayor. One thing that’s not entirely clear is whether or not Walsh’s election stood for a repudiation of Mayor Miner’s administration. Even though the people clearly voted for serious change last week, an August Siena College poll found that Syracuse residents rated Miner’s favorability at 58 percent, while half said the city is
generally headed in the right direction. But Miner’s often combative style resulted in fractured relationships with key political figures, from members of her own party such as Gov. Cuomo, to her Republican counterparts like Rep. John Katko. Perhaps it was the type of usagainst-them leadership that made voters tire of political infighting and choose someone like Walsh to lead them. Three years ago on election night, after it became clear that Katko would unseat Democrat Dan Maffei in Congress, I asked Miner what she thought about Central New York’s constant party fluctuation in who they send to Washington. “I think what we’re seeing in this district is a bellwether for what’s going on around the country,” she answered. “You’re seeing the country kind of go back and forth as both parties struggle to find a message and a record of accomplishment.” Miner could say that about the country. She could say that about Congress. And now, she could say the same about Syracuse, as she hands over the City Hall keys to a new kind of leader. SNT
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Jeremiah Thompson and Tom Minion in Central New York Playhouse’s Frost/Nixon. Amelia Beamish photo
TRICKY DICK DODGES A MEDIA-MADE INQUISITION A television show. A stage play. A movie. It’s not usual for a property to be all three of these things, but Frost/Nixon is different. TV host and sometime comic David Frost recorded nearly 30 hours of interviews in 1977 with disgraced President Richard Nixon to produce a three-part syndicated show that truly made waves,
a landmark for the medium. British playwright Peter Morgan produced his stage play Frost/Nixon about how that happened in London in 2006. It is now making its area premiere, running through Saturday, Nov. 18, at Central New York Playhouse. Director Ron Howard’s film adaptation that appeared in 2008 left out elements
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that could only work on stage. A live production, as Central New York Playhouse demonstrates, not only delivers a smashing moment of self-revelation, it also inquires penetratingly into the weakness and power of television. The first striking difference between the play and the movie, which Morgan also wrote, is that more characters speak than the principals. Much of the exposition comes from James Reston (Tyler Ianuzi), a partisan voice of what might pass for the liberal establishment. The program errs in not identifying him as James Reston Jr., whose namesake and father was an iconic liberal journalist of the previous generation. Countering him is Jack Brennan (David Dean), a Fox News-style voice before that network was founded. Both also participate in the action. In Howard’s film the camera is the narrator. This has more the feel of television, where voice-overs are more common. The two narrators help with playwright Morgan’s task in holding our interest and surprising us when we know what the climax is going to be. It’s also the responsibility of director Justin Polly: Nixon must become a rounded dramatic character, much more than a cartoon of either the left or right. In responding to this call, Tom Minion delivers one of the most crafted and nuanced performances of his admirable career. It’s just as well that he doesn’t look at all like Nixon because he and Polly have concentrated on the voice, on which they score a direct hit. How many
hours did Minion listen to tapes in order to perfect the timber and rhythms? Yet not too much. Getting too close to the original, as Rich Little used to do, can turn comic. Minion gives us a character uneasy in his skin, wince-making in his disastrous attempts at small talk, defensively loquacious and boring to avoid what he does not wish to say. This is by no means a political whitewash. What Minion does instead is to create a character of dramatic empathy, regardless of what we think of him, not unlike Rigoletto in the Verdi opera or Shylock. Jeremiah Thompson’s David Frost, in contrast, looks like a character who never had a moment of introspection. Thompson, previously noted for his demonic red beard (1984, Eurydice), had no need to mimic Frost’s speech patterns, as most of the audience has forgotten them. Instead, he gives us a womanizing, vacuous careerist of no discernible political convictions who looked upon Nixon as a rich, exploitable “get.” Morgan’s text portrays Frost, then only 38, as tumbling into a career fall and in need of reversing his fortunes. Not only was his independent production going to pay Nixon to appear (“checkbook journalism,” then shunned by respectable outlets), but he sought out oily super agent Swifty Lazar (William Edward White, who is excellent, although twice Lazar’s size) to close the deal. The object was not making history but turning a huge profit. And this Frost did. As James Reston says in the play, unlike everyone else, he understood television. Thompson, never wavering in his Mayfair British accent, gives Frost a vacant, almost harmless smile, as if he were barely paying attention. This is wonderfully effective, especially when after hours of Nixon’s evasion, Frost goes in for the kill. The president fessed up the truth to someone he no longer feared. Let’s forget that the real Frost, his few fans would remind us, was actually a person of more substance who was later knighted. Director Polly has attracted strong support from skilled veterans, such as Jim Uva as bumptious ABC-TV newsman Bob Zelnick, Jon Wilson as two different Englishmen, and recent Syracuse New Times Syracuse Area Live Theater (SALT) winner Alan Stillman as four distinct characters of different ethnicities. Technical proficiency helps to make Frost/Nixon an examination of the media as much as it is of presidential malfeasance. Television technical director William Edward White set up banks of monitors on either side of the set so we can see how the narrative in front of us played on the screen. Behind-the-scenes personnel Dan Randall, Rob Searle and Kasey Polly cooperated to rig up massive, 1977-era TV cameras to ensure that the drama before us is an actual television broadcast in the making. SNT
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Gingerbread displays at the Erie Canal Museum and Turning Stone Resort highlight the season B y M ike Jaquays The sweet taste and aroma of gingerbread has become as much a part of the holiday season as a tree, decorations, and gift giving. And after 32 years, the annual Gingerbread Gallery at the Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Blvd. E., in downtown Syracuse has become a true holiday destination for area families, giving all ages a place to enjoy quality time together surrounded by the gingerbread treats of the season. “Thousands of families from all around Central New York come visit the Gingerbread Gallery as part of their holiday celebrations,” explained museum executive director Natalie Stetson. “We love being a part of family traditions in this way.” She said they hear a lot of “ooohhh” and “aaahhh” exclamations as visitors look over the gallery. Many families visit the Gingerbread Gallery as part of their holiday tour of seeing the tree in Clinton Square, ice skating, or going to the Festival of Trees at the Everson Museum. “We also hear a lot of people say that they come with their children or grandchildren every year or maybe they used to bring their children, and now
they bring their grandchildren,” Stetson said. “The Gingerbread Gallery has been happening long enough now that it spans generations.” Stetson said she has been involved in the event since 2010. She enjoys watching the kids as they get older, and seeing what they come up with each season with their gingerbread craftwork. New gingerbread architects come out every year, as well as new sponsors, and this year there is added focus on the Erie Canal bicentennial, Stetson said. “Our bakers create incredible things that you’ve got to see to believe, but my favorites are always the ones inspired by the canal,” she said. “I just love seeing the creativity. And it’s easier than people think. Since the canal has been around for about 200 years, there are so many canal-inspired options out there. “Everything we do here should tie into our mission in some way. Showcasing the only remaining weighlock building in the United States, the Erie Canal Museum collects and preserves canal material and provides engaging educational experiences that champion an appreciation and understanding of the Erie Canal’s transforming effects on the past, present, and future. The Gingerbread Gallery fits in by providing an engaging experience within the walls of the weighlock building.” The annual Gingerbread Gallery began humbly in 1986 as a single-day gingerbread auction, growing in popularity to now boasting six weeks of gingerbread fun. There are more than 30 gingerbread creations from baker artisans of all ages this year, and numerous special events to enhance the sweet festivities of the season. The gingerbread preparations begin in mid-September, when a “call for bakers” goes out and they look for sponsorships, Stetson said. Building the village and decorating the gallery for the holidays takes a full two weeks. Stetson noted the storefronts are stored in the museum’s basement in the offseason, and getting them up to the second-floor Weighlock Gallery is “a fun adventure all on its own.” She lamented the recent death of longtime maintenance worker Rick Miczek, who assisted in the annual setup. “We figured it out with help from interns and volunteers, but there definitely was a learning curve. We really miss Rick every day. In fact, we’ve dedicated this 32nd annual Gingerbread Gallery to Rick and all that he did at the Erie Canal Museum.” Gingerbread creations start arriving two weeks before the gallery opens, so the crafters start working on them in October, and the space is adorned that week with
lights and ornaments and other festive holiday decorations. The week before opening day on Monday, Nov. 20, they place the creations in the storefront windows and display cases, hang sponsorship signage, make the gallery map, check the lighting on all displays, and finish their final touches. “By the time people start arriving on opening day, the space feels — and smells! — like a festive holiday canalside village,” Stetson said. Their grand opening gala is Friday, Nov. 24, 5 to 9 p.m., and features a festive evening of cookies, hot cocoa and the lively music of Merry Mischief following the tree lighting at Clinton Square. At the top of each hour, 50 free “Ice Skating on the Erie Canal” posters will be given away. Children’s Gingerbread Workshops will take place Saturday, Dec. 9, and Thursday, Dec. 28, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., giving youngsters the chance to build their own gingerbread house using milk cartons, Graham crackers, icing, and other edible delectables. Admission is $12; preregistration is required to make sure there are ample supplies for the kids.
A Gingerbread Paint & Sip on Thursday, Dec. 14, 5 to 8 p.m., will give guests who are 21 and older a unique social environment to build a gingerbread house while enjoying live music and a cash bar. Admission is $15. The All Star Band Holiday Concert on Saturday, Dec. 16, 11 a.m., features favorite holiday tunes performed by the Stan Colella All Star Band under the direction of Joe Carello. This free event is held in the first-floor gallery of the museum. Stetson said that although a larger percentage of tourists visits the museum the rest of the year, more than 50 percent of its local attendance comes between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. “One of the most fun ways to get a new audience in for the Gingerbread Gallery is by hosting gingerbread house workshops for nursery schools,” she said. “Families from Syracuse, Liverpool, Baldwinsville, and East Syracuse come experience the museum, and see it as a fun place that they can bring their families back to throughout the year. I also love the surprise of seeing what our creative bakers came up with. We get such wonderful
and original things every year that really amaze me. Last year, we had an all-edible snow globe that was amazing and a quilting group built a beautiful quilt-inspired canal boat.” Stetson also gave kudos to the volunteers who make the Gingerbread Gallery the stuff of memories for so many Central New York families. “We couldn’t do this without their help, and it is always wonderful to see them and catch up. We have the best volunteers!” The Gingerbread Gallery runs from Nov. 20 through Jan. 7, daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., except for Dec. 24 and 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The museum is closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Admission is $2 for children, $5 for seniors, and $7 for adults. For more information, call (315) 471-0593 or visit eriecanalmuseum.org/ gingerbread. Likely in answer to many a visitor’s question, Turning Stone Resort and Casino executive chef Dennis Miller says yes, the thousands of individual pieces that create the annual Gingerbread Village are indeed 100 percent edible. And when the village returns to the Winter Garden on NEXT PAGE
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Continued from page 13 Monday, Nov. 20, he and his own group of pastry-making elves will have worked nearly since they took down last year’s village to create their latest gingerbread artistry. “To be an authentic gingerbread village, all of the decorations and landscaping need to be edible, so we start planning almost a year in advance,” Miller said. “Our team spends more than 2,200 hours on the Gingerbread Village, including sketching out our designs, baking the gingerbread and all of the detailed decorating with icing and a lot of candy.” The Gingerbread Village has been ranked by the Forbes Travel Guide alongside venues like the Ritz-Carleton, Mandarin Oriental and The Broadmoor as one of the best gingerbread attractions in the country for the last few years; Forbes correspondent Jaydine Sayer complimented the village as “picture-perfect” in the 2015 review. Each Travel Guide notice has complimented Miller and his crew specifically for their attractive display. Miller, who has worked on the Gingerbread Village for four years, said he has a team of 30 employees in the pastry department working on building, baking, and decorating the village this year. The new Gingerbread Village will be 70 feet in length and features nine towering buildings including a bakery, a Tudor-style home, a church, a barn, and a train depot with an actual moving train, Miller said, plus ice skating rinks and beautiful landscaping. This year, they’ve added even more detail than ever to the landscaping and areas surrounding the village. They enjoy the village as much as their fans, Miller admitted, because making
the candy buildings is like a childhood dream come true. “We had fun taking a journey back to our childhood when we dreamed about houses, buildings, trees and roads being made from candy,” Miller said. “And we hope it’s nostalgic for our guests, too.” This year’s sprawling village scene is made from 500 pounds of gingerbread dough, 2,045 pounds of icing and more than 750 pounds of candy, Miller added. The holiday celebration begins on Monday, Nov. 20, 6 p.m., with Turning Stone’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. The gala will include the arrival of Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and their elves, who will pose for photos with their guests and hear their wish lists. The festivities will also feature the grand opening of the 2017 Gingerbread Village, which will then be open every day through the end of the holiday season. Constructing the popular resort attraction is something the resort’s pastry department enjoys, especially in the challenge of trying to improve on the display year after year. “It’s an annual tradition here and something our guests really enjoy and look forward to every year,” Miller said. “Our team has a lot of fun with the Gingerbread Village and we keep thinking of new ways to outdo ourselves. Watching our guests’ enjoyment as they walk through the village is what it’s all about for us.” And although the gingerbread is all edible, Miller doesn’t actually recommend taking a bite when the display is taken down. “With more than 500 pounds of gingerbread, we have to start our baking in the summer, so the gingerbread is pretty old by the time we dismantle every-
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Home sweet home at Erie Canal Museum’s Gingerbread Gallery. Michael Davis photo
thing in January,” Miller said. “The only safe thing to do is throw it away.” Admission to see the Gingerbread Village is free. Visitors arriving on Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 24 through Dec. 23 will also enjoy live holiday entertainment in the Winter Garden. In other holiday celebrations, Turning Stone will be hosting their annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 23, with a traditional buffet and live entertainment in their conference center. Seatings are every 30 minutes from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Adults are $42, children 6 to 15 are $22, and kids 5 and younger are free. Call (315) 771-7711 for information. The Claus couple will return for the weekly Breakfast with Santa and Friends every Saturday from Nov. 25 through Dec. 23 at Turning Stone’s Season’s Harvest Buffet for a meal and photo taking. Times are 7:30 to 9 a.m. and 9:15 to 11 a.m. Admission is $14.95 for adults,
$9.95 for children from age 5 to 12, and free for younger kids. Reservations are recommended. Holiday gift shoppers will find unique items to purchase during the Christmas and Crafts event at the Event Center on Saturday, Nov. 25, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with more than 135 artisan exhibitors and commercial vendors offering all kinds of handcrafted holiday décor, gourmet specialty holiday foods, artisan jewelry, designer fashions, and home accessories. Live entertainment will enhance the festivities all weekend. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for ages 55 and up and military, $2 for ages 5 to 12, and free for ages 4 and under. For more information on the resort, located off Thruway Exit 33 in Verona, including a full list of holiday live performances, visit turningstone.com. SNT
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Urban legends still dress to impress at downtown’s Bergan Brothers B y Walt Shepperd
Dave Bergan’s fashion consciousness came early. His family talked clothes at the dinner table. After all, his family was in the clothes business. “A family of retailers,” he recalls about growing up in Fulton, where his father started a clothing store in the late 1950s. “Throughout the years everybody in the family participated in the business. Finally my brother Michael and I decided to go in as partners together in the early 1980s.” The family tradition has settled in over the years until the point where Bergan Brothers Clothing is the longest continuously running business on South Salina Street in downtown Syracuse. The shop, 328 S. Salina St., is open Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For information, call (315) 4719162 or visit berganbrothers.com. NEXT PAGE
Fashion plates: Mike and Dave Bergan showcase their wares at their downtown shop. Michael Davis photo
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Continued from page 15 Dave and Mike occasionally reflect on how tough business can be and whether they should continue. “But as good retailers, you put your feet down,” Dave observes. “You really take a look at what the reality of life is out there. We’ve decided to stay in downtown Syracuse. We want to show people across the country that this is a vibrant, active and beautiful community to do business in.” What was your very first sense of fashion? We grew up in the fashion business, so as a young boy that was the talk at the dinner table. We were a typical Irish Catholic family. At night all five children were queried on our daily activities, but then fashion and clothing would become the focus. Did you ever imagine you would end up with a store of your own? Probably not at all. In those days in Fulton, there were seven or eight small men’s clothing stores, predominantly white. As we moved our business into downtown Syracuse, we saw a very unique reason to have clothing for the Afro-American. We looked out onto Salina Street and saw the tremendous need. We actually moved the racks out on the sidewalk. I wore a change purse, similar to a carpenter’s nail
bag, and we would actually do business right on the street. Was it hard to find the clothes to stock? In those days the garment industry wasn’t targeting the black shopper, particularly the Afro-American male. It was difficult at first. As the years went on, and with a lot of coast-to-coast traveling, we found the sources who could supply us with the merchandise. But as the retailing developed, did you become more than just a clothes store for the communities of color? Very, very important: The NAACP has an award, and in 2001 it was presented to myself and my brother Michael for being a participant in the community. What a great honor that was at that time. Was one of your greatest achievements the creation of a black Santa Claus at Christmas time? All our clientele, and certainly all the children, would come in around the Christmas season, and they would go to the malls and confront themselves with a white Santa Claus. We thought it was very important to be so special for that community, and we had a fella working for us who took great pride in doing it, (the late) Mr. Zack Odum. We put him
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right in the front window: We had an Afro-American Santa Claus, a very jovial man. It was a great success; it went on all three television stations. Is Santa Claus really black? Who knows? But what a surprise for the children when they came in for their own Christmas. It was a delight to provide that service to the community; I remember working closely with Jackie Robinson, who was with WSTM-Channel 3 at the time. You were also active downtown, such as being elected president of the Heart of Downtown Association. In the early 1980s we had a very active merchants association. We had more locally owned merchants downtown. We didn’t have the chains. We didn’t have the development you see now. We were a very active group for about 18 years. We had the Summer in the City activity, which would block off the streets for a weekend. We had the three-on-three basketball, which actually started right here in front of the store on the 300 block of Salina Street. They voted me in 18 years in a row. What did you learn about downtown from that experience? I learned where downtown really is. It’s
a mixing of cultures and we had to become aware of that and who the clientele really was and who we could provide our product. That’s when we really started to excel in providing fashion and fun. One of the most fun experiences must have been Live at Bergan’s, the in-house informercial show on WNYS-Channel 43 in the mid-1990s. Was throwing clothes on the floor your signature? It was kind of an accident that happened. I got frustrated, loaded up with clothes that were passed by one of my associates, and I decided to start throwing them in a nonsensical way out to the audience, and it became my trademark. I still have people, many years after the show, come in and say, “You’re the guy that used to throw the clothes on the floor.” In those days we came on right after Soul Train. We had the unique experience to have Mr. Don Cornelius, who isn’t with us anymore, actually call us. And I blew him off. His assistant called one day and wanted to offer us a “donut,” which is a preview on Soul Train, regionally, not nationally, to advertise Live at Bergan’s. I thought it was kind of a hoax, because we would get 40 to 50 phone calls every Saturday because we called ourselves Live at Bergan’s, although we were a taped show.
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So I blew him off and then Channel 43 called and said, “Why did you blow off Mr. Don Cornelius?” Then he called, and I had the beautiful opportunity to speak with him, and he was so delighted to see that there was a TV show regionally that was making a unique effort in going after the excitement of the Afro-American trade community, the dance part of it, the fashion part of it. He gave us two free donuts, and they were very expensive in those days, two previews on his show saying “Coming up next, Live at Bergan’s.” Why is the show no longer broadcasting? They have many times asked us to do the show again, but there is the time involved with doing a production, and Michael and I are devoting our time to really expand Bergan Brothers on a national basis. That’s with our brick-and-mortar store as well as our internet facilities. Now what we do is a lot on the internet. How did you discover the internet? I have to tip my hat to my brother Mike. He’s the one who, many years back, had the foresight to realize that the retail men’s clothing, and perhaps any retail
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N OV. 15 - D E C . 23 Art Mart. Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Original paintings, pottery, photographs, jewelry and textiles by local crafters for sale at 499 S. Warren St. Free. 263-3152, artmart-Syracuse.com.
N OV. 24 Clinton Square Christmas Tree Lighting.
N OV. 15 -J A N . 7 Lights on the Lake. Daily, 5-10 p.m. The annu-
al drive-through yuletide lights spectacular at Onondaga Lake Park, 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail, Liverpool. $10/Mon.-Thurs., $15/Fri.-Sun.; $6/Mon. & Tues. with Wegmans Shoppers Club Card. Lightsonthelake.com.
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Sat. 11 a.m. Visit five Victorian-style bed-andbreakfasts festively decorated for the holiday season by local florists, designers and Skaneateles Garden Club members. Tour begins at Presbyterian Church (side entrance), 97 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. $25. cnytix.com.
N OV. 18 -19 Holiday Open House. Sat. & Sun. noon-4 p.m. Crafts and gifts for sale, plus fresh baked goods, a visit from Santa and more. Octagon House of Camillus, 5420 W. Genesee St. (315) 488-7800, octagonhouseofcamillus.org.
Gingerbread Gallery. Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
(Dec. 24 & 31, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; closed Dec. 25 & Jan. 1). The 32nd annual show features more than 30 original gingerbread creations. Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Blvd. E. $7/adults, $5/ seniors, $5/seniors, $2/children. (315) 471-0593, eriecanalmuseum.org/gingerbread.
N OV. 23 Thanksgiving Buffet. Thurs. 11:30 a.m. Cel-
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The Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce hosts the 24th annual event, as costumed characters cavort during the annual recreation of oldschool yuletides throughout the village of Skaneateles, Fennell, Jordan and Genesee streets. Free, some activities and specials may have fees. (315) 685-0552, skaneateles.com.
N OV. 24 -J A N . 1 The Polar Express. Wed.-Sun. noon & 3 p.m. Ride aboard Tom Hanks’ magic choo-choo in this large-format fantasy. Bristol IMAX at the MOST, 500 S. Franklin St. Film: $10/adults, $8/ children under 11 and seniors. Film and exhibit hall: $20/adults, $16/children under 11 and seniors. 425-9068.
N OV. 25 Night Market. Sat. 3-10 p.m. Get in the spirit
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D E C . 1-10 Festival of Trees. Wed. noon-5 p.m., Thurs. noon-8 p.m., Fri. noon-5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. The annual display of decorated Christmas trees at the Everson Museum of Art, 401 Harrison St. $8. (315) 474-6064.
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D E C . 2 -3 The Nutcracker. Sat. 1 & 6 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. Syracuse City Ballet presents the timeless classic at the Mulroy Civic Center’s Crouse-Hinds Concert Theater, 411 Montgomery St. $20, $60. (315) 435-2121.
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the 1964 TV kiddie classic, right down to the elf who wants to be a dentist. Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St. $20, $42.50, $55. (315) 475-7979.
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DEC. 7 Mannheim Steamroller Christmas. Thurs. 7:30 p.m. Chip Davis’ yuletide musical favorite at the Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St. $39, $62, $75. (315) 475-7979.
D E C . 7- 9 Solstice at the Cathedral. Thurs. & Fri. 7:30
p.m., Sat. 2 & 7:30 p.m. Celebrate the annual uplifting, spiritual, musical offering with performances celebrating everything wonderful about the season. Featuring Loren Barrigar, Donna Colton, Joe Davoli, Bob Halligan Jr. and many more. St. Paul’s Cathedral, 220 E. Fayette St. Advance tickets: $30/general, $40/reserved. Door tickets: $40/general, $50/reserved.(315) 256-7386, solsticeatthecathedral.com.
D E C . 8 -10 Christmas Craft and Holiday Market. Fri.
5-9 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Celebrate the holidays with seasonal décor and gourmet delights, handmade items, framed artwork, lighting and more at the Horticulture Building, New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd. $7/adults, free/ages 10 and under. Re-admission for all three days with a handstamp. (248) 634-4151, countryfolkart.com.
DEC. 9 Dasher’s Magical Gift. Sat. 11 a.m. Ballet show for the whole family at the Mulroy Civic
Center’s Crouse-Hinds Concert Theater, 800 Montgomery St. $10. (315) 435-2121, oncenter. org.
D E C . 10 -24 A Christmas Carol. 7 p.m. evenings, 2 p.m.
Sat. & Sun. matinees. Charles Dickens’ classic receives a lavish production at the Hangar Theatre, 810 Taughannock Blvd. (Route 89), Cass Park, Ithaca. $25-$34. (607) 273-ARTS.
D E C . 11 Scrooge. Mon. 7:30 p.m. Alastair Sim takes the lead in the definitive 1951 movie version of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, which wraps the Syracuse Cinephile Society’s autumn season at the Spaghetti Warehouse, 680 N. Clinton St. $3.50. (315) 475-1807.
D E C . 14 Jim Brickman. Thurs. 8 p.m. His “Joyful Christmas” tour visits the Turning Stone Resort and Casino Showroom, Thruway Exit 33, Verona. $21, $26, $36, $46. (877) 833-SHOW, turningstone.com
D E C . 15 -16 It’s a Wonderful Life. Fri. 7 p.m., Sat. 2:30 & 7 p.m. Jimmy Stewart as a small-town suicidal banker who helps an angel get his wings in this 1946 movie classic, presented in a 35mm print. Capitol Theater, 220 W. Dominick St., Rome. $6.50/adults, $5.50/students and seniors, $2.50/
children under age 12. (315) 337-6453.
D E C . 15 -16 Symphoria Pops Series: Holiday Wonder.
Fri. 7:30 p.m., Sat. 1:30 & 7:30 p.m. Dancers, chorus members, and guest vocalist Julia Goodwin all get into the holiday spirit with Symphoria. Mulroy Civic Center’s Crouse-Hinds Concert Theater, 411 Montgomery St. $38-$67. experiencesymphoria.org.
D E C . 16 Benny Mardones. Sat. 8 p.m. The rocker will take his fans into the night with his chart hits and yuletide standards at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino Showroom, Thruway Exit 33, Verona. $29, $39, $49. (877) 833-SHOW, turningstone.com
D E C . 17 Great Russian Nutcracker. Sun. 2 & 6 p.m.
The Moscow Ballet’s annual performance at the Mulroy Civic Center’s Crouse-Hinds Concert Theater, 411 Montgomery St. $28, $37.50, $68, $102, $175. (315) 435-2121, oncenter.org.
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Clinton Square Christmas tree lighting (left), Dickens’ Christmas in Skaneateles (above). Michael Davis photos
New Year’s Eve. Sun. 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Ring in 2018 with plenty of musical entertainment at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, 100 E. Onondaga St. $189. (315) 474-2424, evenbrite.com.
– Compiled by Megan McCarthy
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The new Warren Miller ski movie comes to the Landmark B y Bill D eLapp You know winter is right around the corner when a new Warren Miller Enterprises ski spectacular visits the movie theaters. And just like clockwork comes Line of Descent, another entertaining blend of skiers and snowboarders as they schuss down slopes in a picturesque globetrotting travelogue. The movie screens Tuesday, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m., at the Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St. Admission is $18; call (315) 475-7979 for details. Olympic ski champ Jonny Moseley again serves as narrator, as he brings his melliﬂuous deejay-styled voice to the microphone. He also revealed some tidbits about these productions in a recent telephone interview. When did you start working on the Warren Miller movies? I started narrating the movies with Children of Winter in 2008, and I skied in the ﬁlms as an athlete four times before that. About 10 years ago they were looking for someone to take over the narration, so I read a couple pages in the booth and everyone was on pins and needles. But I was super-tight, and afterward they opened the door and in came a six-pack of beer and we’ve been goin’ ever since. I have met Warren, but not enough times. I’ve been trying to get up to Yellowstone and ski with him but it hasn’t happened yet. During publicity for last year’s Warren Miller movie, athlete Chris Anthony mentioned that because digital cameras have replaced film
Fun under the Norway sun during Line of Descent. Jay Dash photo
cameras, it now means that skiers have to ski even more so the filmmakers can get more footage. That’s interesting! The cameramen are such incessant perfectionists, and they really make these movies. They’re in better shape than we are, they work harder, they’re carrying the equipment, and they’re used to working long hours. They always want one more shot, or to do it from another angle. So when you don’t have to reload a ﬁlm camera, we get to ski more and wait around less. What was the first Warren Miller movie that you saw? As a 10-year-old I think it was Steep and Deep (1985), with skier Scot Schmidt in his heyday, as he was jumping off stuff. After that, I said “I want to be in a Warren
Miller movie,” and it really is a dream come true for me. I was more fascinated with being in ski movies that I was being in the Olympics. What is the approach to creating these movies? Do they begin the next project right after the last one? Or is there some interconnective plan similar to the one used in the Marvel Comics superhero movies? Every year they have more of a master design, but in the end it’s all in ﬂux, because it’s not like shooting a real movie with a plot. The weather conditions can change, or you can have a bad season; a producer can work on a segment for years before it can come to fruition. We try to come up with a theme to tie it together, but it’s up to the guys in the ﬁeld to create an existing story. The best plans tend to
get abandoned when you’re out there, so sometimes you have to be ﬂexible. Climate change is certainly an issue in what we’re doing in these movies and in the ski industry. What mainstream movies have great ski sequences? Obviously, Downhill Racer (1969, with Robert Redford) is a classic, and the James Bond ﬂick (1969’s On Her Majesty’s Secret Service) with the bobsled track. Aspen Extreme (1993) is my all-time favorite. I ended up getting on the World Cup tour and my roommate was Jim Moran, who did all the stunts like the 360 Iron Cross in that movie, and I learned that from him. And it ended up being the move that I won with at the 1998 Winter Olympics. SNT
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By Jessica Novak
Longtime pals Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb
SONGWRITER JIMMY WEBB SPINS MEMORIES OF GLEN CAMPBELL Jimmy Webb has been a force in music since 1965. He’s the only artist to have won Grammy Awards in music, lyrics and orchestration. Webb is also the youngest member to have been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and he has worked with artists spanning Art Garfunkel to Linda Ronstadt to Barbra Streisand to Kanye West. On Saturday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m., the songwriter will recall his partnership with another music legend, as “Jimmy Webb: The Glen Campbell Years” will take place at Eastwood’s Palace Theatre, 2384 James St. Tickets are $35, available at brownpapertickets. com and at (800) 838-3006. For more information, visit jimmywebb.com and glencampbell.com. Campbell was an American singer, guitarist, songwriter, TV host and occasional actor (1969’s True Grit opposite John Wayne) who released more than 70 albums during his 50-year music career. The show offers a mix of songs, stories, music videos, virtual duets and other multimedia flourishes to depict his musical brotherhood with Campbell, who died Aug. 8 at age 81.
Webb was first introduced to Campbell at age 14. It was 1961 and “Turn Around, Look at Me” was on the radio. Webb was listening to the song while plowing wheat fields and got so distracted he ran over the farmer’s flower beds. “I decided right then and there I wanted to write a song for Glen Campbell,” Webb says. “I got down on my knees — my father was a Baptist minister — and I said, ‘Let me write for Glen Campbell and let him record one of my songs.’ The chances of that happening were astronomical, or rather the chances against that happening were astronomical. But somehow or another, that prayer was heard.” A few years later Campbell had two major singles, both penned by Webb: “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” in 1967 and “Wichita Lineman” the following year. “It was a friendship that lasted 50 years,” Webb recalls. “We had families, both big, with lots of kids. We just did the stuff that friends do. But we also performed a great deal together. Sometimes with orchestras and sometimes just the two of us. He
became one of the key figures in the story of my life.” It seemed like an unlikely pairing from the outset. While Campbell was conservative, Webb found himself “on the other side of the fence. I had a bandana on, jeans, I must have looked like a homeless person. He’d say, ‘When are ya gonna get a haircut?’” Webb has collaborated with a hefty list of country and pop music royalty, writing some songs for artists, but more often writing songs that he simply hoped would resonate with a listener. “I wrote ‘Wichita Lineman’ for Glen, but it’s one of the few times I wrote for someone else,” he says. “I really continue to write songs in a highly personal way and cross my fingers and hope somebody wants to do it.” Webb won the National Academy of Songwriters Lifetime Achievement Award in 1993, after having been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1986 and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1990. His recent memoir, The Cake and the Rain, is filled with stories about working with figures ranging from Louis Armstrong to Frank Sinatra to Paul McCartney. But in the end, it all comes back to the song. “I’m a song title guy,” he says. “I believe in three-, four- or five-word phrases. You begin with ‘By the Time I Get to Phoenix’ and it’s a song title that immediately suggests the context of the song itself. It’s the first line of the song, it engages the listener. They’re locked in. Who is this guy? Why is he going? You begin to fill the story in and that’s what keeps the listener connected to the song. “My style is novelistic, detailed. I draw the audience into my problem or my world and hope that they feel like ‘I’ve felt that before, I just didn’t know how to say it.’ A songwriter’s job is to articulate these feelings. When you do that well, then quite often you find out you have a hit song.” But in “The Glen Campbell Years,” Webb emphasizes that the evening is about recognizing a great American talent. “People should come to the show because it illuminates one of the great American masters of music,” he says. “And it does so in different ways and perspectives. It’s fun. I think people will really enjoy it.” SNT
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LISTED IN CHR ONOLOGIC AL ORDER:
W E D N E S DAY 11/15
CD release party at Funk N Waffles, 307 S. Clinton St. $5. (315) 474-1060, funknwaffles.ticketfly. com.
F R I DAY 11/17
Civic Morning Musicals. Wed. Nov. 15, 12:15 p.m. Cellist Jim Hardy performs at Grace Episcopal Church, 819 Madison St. Free. civicmorningmusicals.org.
Alex Gideon. Fri. 6 p.m. Reggae, funk and
Solitary Man. Wed. Nov. 15, 2 p.m. Will Chalm-
Symphoria: Harvest Festival. Fri. 7:30 p.m.
ers headlines this Neil Diamond tribute at The Vine, del Lago Resort and Casino, 1133 State Route 414, Waterloo. $15. (315) 946-1777, dellagoresort.com.
Doyle Bramhall II. Wed. Nov. 15, 8 p.m. Legendary guitarist who has worked with Eric Clapton and others, plus Althea Grace at the Westcott Theater, 524 Westcott St. $20/advance, $25/door. (315) 422-3511, creativeconcerts.com. Gaelynn Lea. Wed. Nov. 15, 8 p.m. The singer
headlines the All Changing Tides vinyl release tour, plus Dave Mehling at Funk N Waffles, 307 S. Clinton St. $8/advance, $10/door. (315) 4741060, funknwaffles.ticketfly.com.
T H U R S DAY 11/16 Chris Eves & The New Normal. Thurs. 9 p.m.
hip-hop covers and original tunes at Funk N Waffles, 307 S. Clinton St. Free. (315) 474-1060, funknwaffles.ticketfly.com.
The Spark series features conductor Lawrence Loh at Cross Creek Nursery, 8390 Cazenovia Road, Manlius. $25/adults, $20/seniors, $5/students, free/under age 18. Experiencesymphoria. org.
Birds of Chicago. Fri. 8 p.m. Rock’n’roll in its
purest form, plus the DuPont Brothers at the Nelson Odeon, 4035 Nelson Road, Nelson. $20/ advance, $22/door. (315) 655-9193, nelsonodeon.com.
Frankie Ballard. Fri. 8 p.m. Country music
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Trio and Friends at Funk N Waffles, 307 S. Clinton St. $10/advance, $13/door. (315) 474-1060, funknwaffles.ticketfly.com.
S AT U R DAY 11/18 Joe Driscoll, Flotus and Allison Gates.
Sat. 2 p.m. Fundraiser for Puerto Rico at Funk N Waffles, 307 S. Clinton St. $10 (315) 474-1060, funknwaffles.ticketfly.com. every genre for a unique live musical experience at Funk N Waffles, 307 S. Clinton St. Free. (315) 474-1060, funknwaffles.ticketfly.com.
Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music presents an evening of Bach, Beethoven and more at H.W. Smith School, 1130 Salt Springs Road. $25/ adults, $20/seniors, $15/ages 30 and under. (315) 682-7720.
Jimmy Webb: The Glen Campbell Years.
Sat. 7:30 p.m. The songwriter recalls his country-music collaborator in a multimedia show at the Palace Theatre, 2384 James St. $35. (315) 463-9240, palaceonjames.com.
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ers perform at Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. $32/adults, $30/seniors, $28/students, $5/military, veterans, children under 18. (607) 749-4900, (877) 749-ARTS, center4art.org.
American Chamber Players. Sat. 7:30 p.m.
Turning Stone Resort and Casino Showroom,
Nov. 10-Dec. 23
WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS!
Strawbs. Fri. 8 p.m. The 1960s-era British rock-
Chicago. Fri. 8 p.m. Veteran rockers visit the
nothin town Sundays
dour visits May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society, 3800 E. Genesee St. $25. folkus.org.
Mike Edgerly. Sat. 6 p.m. Looper who covers
friday, November 17
Chris Smither. Fri. 8 p.m. The guitarist-trouba-
extravaganza, plus Joseph Gallant and Small Town Shade at the Westcott Theater, 524 Westcott St. $25. (315) 422-3511, creativeconcerts. com.
MONIRAE’S Saturday, november 18
Thruway Exit 33, Verona. $50-$85. (877) 833SHOW, turningstone.com.
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Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas. Sat. 8 p.m. The fiddler and cellist duo visits the Hangar Theatre, 810 Taughannock Blvd. (Route 89), Cass Park, Ithaca. $25/advance, $30/door. (877) 987-6487. Emedin Rivera & Tropical Turbulence. Sat.
8 p.m. Latin jazz trio featuring Edgar Pagan and Bele Beledo at the Nelson Odeon, 4035 Nelson Road, Nelson. $24. (315) 655-9193, nelsonodeon. com.
Get The Led Out. Sat. 8 p.m. Led Zeppelin cover band at The Vine, del Lago Resort and Casino, 1133 State Route 414, Waterloo. $15-$25. (315) 946-1777, dellagoresort.com. Ripe. Sat. 9 p.m. Party-hearty tuneage, plus
Late Night Episode and Barroom Philosophers at the Westcott Theater, 524 Westcott St. $12/ advance, $15/door. (315) 422-3511, creativeconcerts.com.
Big Mean Sound Machine. Sat. 10 p.m. Music for the body and mind plus Bella’s Bartok at Funk N Waffles, 307 S. Clinton St. $12/advance, $15/door. (315) 474-1060, funknwaffles.ticketfly. com.
S U N DAY 11/19 Old-Time Music Jam. Every Sun. 1 p.m. Jam
session for all sorts of ramblers and pickers is open to both spectators and players, followed by a potluck dinner at 5 p.m. Kellish Hill Farm, 3192 Pompey Center Road, Manlius. $5/suggested donation. (315) 682-1578.
Ed Clute’s Dixieland Band. Sun. 4-7 p.m. The blind stride pianist headlines this Jazz Appreciation of Syracuse (JASS) showcase at Uriah’s Restaurant, 7990 Oswego Road (Route 57), Liverpool. $15. 652-0547 (JASS), 622-2250 (Uriah’s). Brendan Gosson & Friends. Sun. 6 p.m. Boot-stompin’ tunes at Funk N Waffles, 307 S. Clinton St. Free. (315) 474-1060, funknwaffles. ticketfly.com. John Carpenter. Sun. 7 p.m. The horror movie kingpin performs creepy scores from his fright flicks at the Palace Theatre, 2384 James St. $50$225. (315) 463-9240, palaceonjames.com. Vietnamese Show. Sun. 8 p.m. Enjoy the show at The Vine, del Lago Resort and Casino, 1133 State Route 414, Waterloo. $20-$150. (315) 946-1777, dellagoresort.com. Yellowman. Sun. 8 p.m. A reggae legend visits, plus a Bob Marley tribute from Skunk City at Funk N Waffles, 307 S. Clinton St. $15/advance, $20/door. (315) 474-1060, funknwaffles.ticketfly. com.
M O N DAY 11/ 20 Pearly Baker’s Best. Mon. 8:30 p.m. Get
down with the Grateful Dead sounds at Funk N Waffles, 307 S. Clinton St. $5/ages 18 and older. funknwaffles.ticketfly.com.
T U E S DAY 11/ 21 Drums vs. DJ. Tues. 6 p.m. A happy hour set featuring drummer Emanuel Washington up against a featured DJ at Funk N Waffles, 307 S. Clinton St. Free. (315) 474-1060, funknwaffles. ticketfly.com. Jimmy Wolf and Emmanuel Washington. Tues. 9 p.m. Syracuse favorites at Funk N
Waffles, 307 S. Clinton St. Free. (315) 474-1060, funknwaffles.ticketfly.com.
W E D N E S DAY 11/ 22 Dave LaFame. Wed. Nov. 22, 8 p.m. A tribute
I Am A Fool. (Moondog’s Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn), 9 p.m.
Ironheart. (Blue Spruce Lounge, 400 Seventh
Mixtape. (Moondog’s Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn), 9 p.m.
Owens Brothers. (Aloft Hotel, 310 W. Kirkpat-
North St., Liverpool), 8 p.m.
rick St.), 6 p.m.
Jamie Notarthomas. (Turning Stone Steak-
Skunk City. Wed. Nov. 22, 9 p.m. CD release party at Funk N Waffles, 307 S. Clinton St. $10/ advance, $15/door. (315) 474-1060, funknwaffles.ticketfly.com.
Scholastic Jazz Jams. (Le Moyne Plaza, 1135 Salt Springs Road), 2 p.m.
Jesse Derringer. (Dilaj’s Motor Inn, 7430 S. Street Road, Auburn), 7:30 p.m.
Superhero. (Dominick’s Sports Tavern, 390
John Spillett Jazz/Pop Duo. (Bistro Ele-
Symphoria String Quartet. (Petit Branch
C LU B D AT E S
phant, 238 W Jefferson St.), 7 p.m.
Library, 105 Victoria Place), 2 p.m.
Karaoke w/DJ Dale. (Village Lanes, 201 E.
The Coachmen. (All-Star Bowling, Destiny
Karaoke w/ DJ Mars & DJ Voltage. (Singers
The Other Guise. (916 Riverside, 916 County
to Tom Jones at The Vine, del Lago Resort and Casino, 1133 State Route 414, Waterloo. $15. (315) 946-1777, dellagoresort.com.
W E D N E S DAY 11/15 Acoustic Open Mike. (Full Boar Craft Brew-
ery., 628 S. Main St., North Syracuse), 7 p.m.
ESP. (Syracuse Suds Factory, 320 S. Clinton St.), 6 p.m.
Frenay & Lenin. (Sheraton University Inn, 801 University Ave.), 5 p.m.
Jazz at the Cavalier. (Marriott Syracuse
Downtown, 100 E Onondaga St.), 5:30 p.m.
Jazz at the Plaza. (Le Moyne Plaza, 1135 Salt
Springs Road), 12 p.m.
Karaoke w/Mr Automatic. (Singers Karaoke
Club, 1345 Milton Ave.), 9 p.m.
Ladies Night. (A.T. Walley & Co., 119 Genesee St., Auburn), 6 p.m.
Mark Nanni. (Empire Brewing Company, 120 Walton St.), 11:30 a.m.
Threads of Sound. (Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 246
W Willow St.), 7 p.m.
T H U R S DAY 11/16
house, Thruway Exit 33, Verona), 6 p.m.
County Route 51a, Oswego), 9 p.m.
USA), 9 p.m.
Manlius St., East Syracuse), 9 p.m.
Karaoke Club, 1345 Milton Ave.), 9 p.m.
Lisa Lee Trio. (Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub, 301 W
Thunderchild. (Hazzy’s, 4290 Route 104, Mex-
Mark Doyle & The Maniacs. (Shifty’s, 1401
Z-Dogs. (Green Gate Inn, 2 Genesee St., Camil-
Fayette St.), 9 p.m.
Burnet Ave.), 9:30 p.m.
Mescolare Quartet. (Manjed’s Middle Eastern Café, 505 Westcott St.), 7:30 p.m. Symphoria Spark Series: Harvest Festival. (Cross Creek Nursery, 83909 Cazenovia Rd., Manlius), 7:30 a.m.
The Guise. (Western Ranch Motor Inn, 1255 State Fair Blvd.), 7 p.m.
The Party Sharks. (Abbott’s Village Tavern, 6 E. Main St.), 7 p.m.
TJ Sacco Band. (Bull & Boar Roadhouse, 6402 Collamer Road), 10 p.m.
Bradshaw Blues. (Limp Lizard Bar & Grill, 201
First St. Liverpool), 8 p.m.
Turnpike), 6:30 p.m.
Ball Ali. (Average Joe’s, 2119 Downer Street,
Garlic. Band. (Boathouse Beer Garden, 6128 New York 89, Romulus), 6 p.m.
Karaoke Night. (Phoenix American Legion, 9
Infinit. (Tidal Wave, Falcon Lanes, 75 Pulaski St.
Karaoke w/DJ Chill. (Singers Karaoke Club,
Jesse Derringer. (Baldwinsville American
1345 Milton Ave.), 9 p.m.
John Spillett. (TS Steakhouse, 5218 Patrick Rd, Verona), 6 p.m.
Micro Music Festival. (Movie Tavern, 180
Township Blvd., Camillus), 7 p.m.
Moonrabbit. (Moondog’s Lounge, 24 State St.,
Auburn), 6 p.m.
lus), 8 p.m.
S U N DAY 11/19 CNY Jazz Babaret. (Sheraton Syracuse Uni-
versity Hotel & Conference Center, 801 University Ave.), 5 p.m.
Dan Duggan and Peggy Lynn. (Liverpool
Public Library, 310 Tulip St., Liverpool), 2 p.m.
Ed Clute’s Dixiefield Band. (Uriah’s, 7990 Oswego Rd, Liverpool), 4 p.m.
John Spillett Jazz/Pop Duo. (Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St.), 5 p.m.
1345 Milton Ave.), 9 p.m.
S AT U R DAY 11/18 Brian McArdell & Mark Waters. (Centrifico, DelLago Resort, 1133 Route 414, Waterloo), 9 p.m.
Oswego River Road, Phoenix), 6:30 p.m.
ico), 9 p.m.
Karaoke w/DJ Logic. (Singers Karaoke Club,
Alpha Course. (The Road, 4845 W. Seneca
Baldwinsville), 6 p.m.
Route 37, Central Square), 7 p.m.
Auburn), 9 p.m.
Novak Nanni. (Moondog’s Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn), 1 p.m. Robert Auler. (SUNY Oswego Sheldon Hall Ballroom, 7060 Route 104, Oswego), 3 p.m.
M O N DAY 11/ 20 Karaoke w/DJ Smegie. (Singers Karaoke Club, 1345 Milton Ave.), 9 p.m.
Salt City Sock Hop. (Pulse Fitness Studio, 713
W. Fayette St.), 7 p.m.
Legion, 8527 Smokey Hollow Road, Baldwinsville), 7 p.m.
John Spillett Jazz/Pop Duo. (Bistro Elephant, 238 W Jefferson St.), 7 p.m.
T U E S DAY 11/ 21 Karaoke/Open Mike w/Full Spectrum Entertainment USA. (Pat’s Bar & Grill, 3898
New Court Ave.), 8 p.m.
Karaoke w/DJ Corey. (Western Ranch Motor
Karaoke w/DJ Streets. (Singers Karaoke Club,
Inn, 1255 State Fair Blvd.), 7 p.m.
1345 Milton Ave.), 9 p.m.
Open Mike. (MJ’s Music Bar, 609 State Route
Manlius St.), 9 p.m.
Karaoke w/DJ Dale. (Village Lanes, 201 E.
Open Jam. (Limp Lizard Bar & Grill, 201 First St., Liverpool), 7:30 p.m.
Open Mike w/Frank Rhodes. (Buffalo’s, 2119
Karaoke Club, 1345 Milton Ave.), 9 p.m.
Karaoke w/DJ Denny & DJ Hyrule. (Singers
Open Mike w/Bob Holz. (Gathering Lounge,
48, Fulton), 7 p.m.
Downer Street Road, Baldwinsville), 7 p.m.
Open Jam Night. (DR’s Tavern, 1417 W. Genesee St.), 8 p.m.
Open Mike w/Outsidein Band. (InsideOut Tavern, 2208 Lemoyne Ave., Mattydale)
7871 Oswego Rd., Liverpool), 9 p.m.
Lisa Lee Duo. (Limp Lizard Bar & Grill, 201 First
Open Mike w/Jess Novak, Marc Ryan.
Mark Zane. (Bailwick Market and Café, 441
Open Mike w/Joe Henson. (Green Gate Inn,
St. Liverpool), 7 p.m.
Route 5, Elbridge), 6 p.m.
(Maxwells, 122-126 E. Genesee St.), 7 p.m. 2 Genesee St., Camillus), 7:30 p.m.
Open Mike. (Kellish Hill Farm, 3191 Pompey Center Road, Manlius), 7 p.m.
Parlour Games. (Liverpool Public Library, 310
We have an ADOPTION SPECIAL this month on some of our long-term residents, the animals that have been with us for too long and need a forever home.
Tulip St., Liverpool), 7 p.m.
Paul Taylor Live. (Parker’s Grille & Tap House, 129 Genesee St., Auburn), 8 p.m.
F R I DAY 11/17 Adrian Legg. (Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts, 5 McLallen St.),7:30 p.m.
Brian Alexander. (Greenwood Winery, 6475 Collamer Road, East Syracuse), 7 p.m.
Brian Mcardell & Mark Westers. (Brae Loch Inn, 5 Albany St., Cazenovia), 7 p.m.
ESP. (Turquoise Tiger, Turning Stone, 5218 Pat-
rick Road, Verona), 9 p.m.
Happy Hour Karaoke w/Holly. (Singers Karaoke Club, 1345 Milton Ave.), 6 p.m.
Wanderer’s Rest 7138 Sutherland Dr., Canastota
This is Felix. He is a 4-year-old shorthair mix and very shy. He likes his chin scratched and once he gets to know you, he will curl up and snuggle with you for hours. Felix has been with us for a year and will be so thankful this holiday season if he finds a forever home. Lets give animals like Felix a chance to live a happy life. Call Wanderers’ Rest at (315) 697-2796 or stop in during regular office hours.
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W E D N E S DAY 11/ 22 Acoustic Open Mike. (Full Boar Craft Brewery, 628 S. Main St., North Syracuse), 7 p.m. Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Show. (Cicero
American Legion, 5575 Legionnaire Drive, Cicero), 6 p.m.
Gina Rose and The Thorns. (Happy Valley Inn, 1628 Route 69, Parish), 8 p.m.
Memorial Arena, 800 S. State St. $50, $105, $150. cirquedusoleil.com/varekai
Cooking with the Calamari Sisters. Thurs. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m. The ladies (ahem) reprise their original raunchy cooking comedy at the Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. $35/advance, $38/door. (315) 253-6669.
Dracula. Fri. & Sat. 7 p.m. Bram Stoker’s
& Tavern, 1281 Salt Springs Road, Chittenango), 7 p.m.
dependable sawtooth is on the loose in this student production at Cicero-North Syracuse High School, Route 31, Cicero. $12/adults, $10/ students and seniors. (315) 218-4002, nscsd.org.
Jazz at the Cavalier. (Marriott Syracuse
Extraordinary Live. Sat. 7 p.m. WSYR-Chan-
Jamie Notarthomas Band. (Ridge Gold Club
Downtown, 100 E. Onondaga St.), 5:30 p.m.
Jazz at the Plaza. (Le Moyne Plaza, 1135 Slat
Spring Rd.), 12 p.m.
Karaoke w/Mr Automatic. (Singers Karaoke
Club, 1345 Milton Ave.), 9 p.m.
Mac & Cheesy. (Asil’s Pub, 220 Chapel Drive), 7 p.m.
Mark Nanni. (Empire Brewing Company, 120 Walton St.), 11:30 a.m.
Mark Zane. (Krabby Kirk’s Saloon, 55 W. Genesee St., Camillus), 8 p.m. The Ripcords. (Green Gate Inn, 2 Genesee St., Camillus), 9 p.m.
S TAG E L I STE D ALPH ABE TI C A LLY: Aladdin. Every Sat. 12:30 p.m.; through Dec.
30. Interactive version of the children’s classic, as performed by Magic Circle Children’s Theatre. Spaghetti Warehouse, 689 N. Clinton St. $6. 449-3823.
Cirque du Soleil: Varekai. Wed. Nov. 15-Fri. 7:30 p.m., Sat. 4 & 7:30 p.m., Sun. 1:30 & 5 p.m. Visual spectacle at the Onondaga County War
nel 9 news anchor Carrie Lazarus’ annual salute to talented Central New Yorkers at the Mulroy Civic Center’s Crouse-Hinds Concert Theater, 411 Montgomery St. Free. 435-8000.
Farragut North. Fri. 8 p.m.; closes Fri. Nov. 17. Timely political drama about competing presidential campaigns, presented in repertory by Rarely Done Productions at Jazz Central, 441 E. Washington St. $20. (315) 546-3224.
Frame 312. Sat. 8 p.m.; closes Sat. Nov. 18.
Timely political drama about the John F. Kennedy assassination, presented in repertory by Rarely Done Productions at Jazz Central, 441 E. Washington St. $20. (315) 546-3224.
Frost/Nixon. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m.; closes Sat.
Nov. 18. Recreation of the TV interviews between talk-show host David Frost and disgraced President Richard Nixon, which continues the season at the Central New York Playhouse, Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E. $20/Fri. & Sat. $18/Thurs. (315) 885-8960.
The House of the Spirits. Wed. Nov. 15-Fri. 8
p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m.; closes Sat. Nov. 18. Isabel Allende’s novel about life in South America, performed by students of the Syracuse University Drama Department at the Syracuse Stage complex, 820 E. Genesee St. $19/adults, $17/
students and seniors. (315) 443-3275.
Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus. Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m. One-man comedy
show on the eternal battle of the sexes at the Mulroy Civic Center’s Carrier Theater, 411 Montgomery St. $48. (315) 435-8000.
Montana Smith and the Golden Crocodile. Every Thurs. 6:45 p.m.; through Nov. 9. Interactive dinner-theater whodunit; performed by Acme Mystery Company. Spaghetti Warehouse, 689 N. Clinton St. $29.95/plus tax and gratuity. (315) 475-1807.
AUDITIONS AND REHEARSALS The Media Unit. Central New York teens ages
13-17 are sought for the award-winning teen performance and production troupe; roles include singers, actors, dancers, writers and technical crew. Auditions by appointment: (315) 478-UNIT.
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Comedy Night. Every Thurs. 7 p.m. Comedy-
FLOPS hosts an evening of improv and standup comedy at The Dock, 415 Old Taughannock Blvd., Ithaca. Free, donations appreciated and benefits local charities. (607) 319-4214, thedockithaca.com.
Uncle Trent. Thurs. 7 p.m. Rochester humorist makes a short Thruway drive, plus AJ Foster at The Vine, del Lago Resort & Casino, 1133 Route 414, Waterloo. $15. (315) 946-1777, dellagoresort.com.
Rob Little. Thurs. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 7:30 & 10 p.m., Sat. 7 & 9:45 p.m., Sun. 7:30 p.m. Bald-pated laughmaker hits the Funny Bone Comedy Club, Destiny USA. $10/Thurs. & Sun., $12/Fri. & Sat. (315) 423-8669, syracuse.funnybone.com. Stand-Up Comedy Open Mike. Every Thurs. 7:30 p.m. Seasoned, intermediate and new comedians looking to try out some material are
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welcome for the sake of a good laugh, hosted by James Fedkiw at George O’Dea’s, 1333 W. Fayette St. Free. (315) 478-9398.
Jessimae Peluso. Wed. Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m. Hometown favorite visits for the holidays at Funny Bone Comedy Club, Destiny USA, off Hiawatha Boulevard. $20. (315) 423-8669.
North Syracuse Art Group. Every Wed.
10 a.m. Bring your own supplies and learn, exchange art knowledge, share fine art with others and work your media. VFW Post 7290, 105 Maxwell Ave., North Syracuse. Free. 6993965.
Improv Comedy Classes. Every Wed. 6-7:45
p.m. Drop-in classes at Salt City Improv Theater, Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., DeWitt. $20/adults, $15/students with ID. 410-1962.
Open Figure Drawing. Every Wed. 7-10 p.m. All skill levels are welcome: if you can write your name, you can draw. Westcott Community Center, 826 Euclid Ave. $8. 453-5565. Learn to Paint. Every Thurs. & Sat. 10:30
a.m., 1 & 3:30 p.m. Learn in four easy lessons for beginners and intermediate painters. CNY Artists, Shoppingtown Mall. $20/two-hour class. (315) 391-5115, CNYArtists.org.
Onondaga Lake Open House. Every Fri. noon-4:30 p.m. Come experience the lake cleanup firsthand at the Onondaga Lake Visitors Center, 280 Restoration Way, Geddes. Free. 552-9751. Improv Drop-In Class. Tues. 6:45 p.m. Every
other week Syracuse Improv Collective provides instruction to help a person gain confidence with becoming a better improviser, actor, listener and communicator at Community Folk Art Center, 805 E. Genesee St. $10. 430-9027, syracuseimprovcollective.com.
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prizes. The Distillery, 3112 Erie Blvd. E., DeWitt. Free. 449-BEER.
p.m. The puck-slappers take on the Rochester Americans at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena, 515 Montgomery St. $16, $20. (315) 473-4444, Syracuse crunch.com.
the mental match leaves a bad taste in your opponents’ mouths, plus nightly prizes. Saltine Warrior Sports Pub, 214 W. Water St. Free. 3147740.
Syracuse Crunch Hockey. Wed. Nov. 22, 7
Syracuse Toastmasters. Every Wed. 8 a.m.
Learn leadership and public speaking qualities in a positive, constructive environment at the Syracuse Tech Garden, 235 Harrison St. goodmorningsyracuse.toastmastersclubs.org.
Trivia Night. Every Wed. 7-9 p.m. Brain power
Trivia Night. Every Wed. 8-10 p.m. Winning
Smartass Trivia. Every Thurs. 7-10 p.m. Steve
Patrick hosts his quiz show at Pizza Man Pub, 50 Oswego St., Baldwinsville. Free.638-1234.
Trivia Night. Every Thurs. 7-9 p.m. Gray mat-
ters at this DJs-R-US contest at Spinning Wheel, 7384 Thompson Road, North Syracuse. Free. 458-3222.
Trivia Night. Every Thurs. 7-9 p.m. Brainstorm-
with DJs-R-Us at Cicero Country Pizza, 8292 Brewerton Road, Cicero. 699-2775.
ing at Trappers II Pizza Pub, 101 N. Main St., Minoa. Free. 656-7777.
Smartass Trivia. Every Wed. 7-10 p.m. Brainy
Trivia Night. Every Thurs. 7 p.m. Cranium
fun with Steve Patrick at Vendetti’s Soft Rock Café, 2026 Teall Ave. Free. 399-5700.
conundrums at RFH’s Hideaway, 1058 Route 57, Phoenix. Free. 695-2709.
Trivia Night. Every Wed. 7-9 p.m. Nightly priz-
Trivia Night. Every Thurs. 7-9 p.m. Battle of
es. The Brasserie, 200 Township Blvd., Camillus. Free. 487-1073.
the brains with DJs-R-Us at Smokey Bones, 4036 Route 31, Liverpool. 652-7824.
Trivia Night. Every Wed. 7-9 p.m. Come out
Trivia Night. Every Thurs. 7-9 p.m. Nightly
and test your brainpan against others. Stingers Pizza, 4500 Pewter Lane, Manlius. Free. 6928100.
Trivia Night. Every Wed. 8-10 p.m. Nightly
prizes. Dublin’s, 7990 Oswego Road, Liverpool. Free. 622-0200.
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Trivia Night. Every Thurs. 7:30 p.m. Diamond
Dave knows the answers at Munjed’s Mediterranean Cafe and Metro Lounge, 505 Westcott St. Free. 425-0366.
Trivia Night. Every Fri. 7-9 p.m. Nightly prizes. Lamont Tavern, 108 Lamont Ave., Solvay. Free. 487-9890.
Free Turkeys. Sat. 9 a.m. Come and get the
gobblers at River of Life Church, 750 James St. Free. (315) 474-9205.
Public Fishing. Every Sat. 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Enjoy a little upstate sporting at Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery, 1672 Route 321, Elbridge. $5/person, registration required. (315) 689-9367, events.onondagacountyparks.com.
Multi-Artist Sale. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fifth annual show features works by Marcus Acevedo, Linda Fuchs, Tom Huff, Jackee Johnson and Ilene Layow at EYE Studio Arts, 712 W. Manlius St., East Syracuse. Free admission. (315) 396-0519 iteacharts.com. RetroGameCon. Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The fifth annual show features video game ucons such as Atari co-founder David Crane, motion capture pioneers and more than 100 exhibitors at the Pirro Convention Center, 800 S. State St. $20-$25/two-day pass. (315) 435-8000. Yoga with heART. Sat. 10:30 a.m.; through
Nov. 18. Enjoy a morning of alignment-based yoga led by Dara Harper at Everson Museum of Art, 401 Harrison St. $15; free/first-time dropins. (315) 474-6064, everson.org.
Mindfulness Meditation. Every Sun. 10 a.m.; through Dec. 3. Focus on deep breathing and open up your mind at Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. $5. (315) 253-6669, auburnpublictheater.com. Art Mart. Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; through Dec. 23. Original paintings, pottery, photographs, jewelry and textiles by local crafters for sale at 499 S. Warren St. Free. 263-3152, artmart-Syracuse.com. Salt City Sock Hop. Every Mon. 7-10 p.m. Learn a lesson in swing dancing before an evening of dancing at Pulse Fitness Studio, 713 W. Fayette St. $5. (315) 436-3488, facebook.com/ saltcitysockhop. Rosamond Gifford Zoo. Daily, 10 a.m.-4:30
p.m. The zoo, located at 1 Conservation Place, features some pretty nifty animals, including penguins, tigers, birds, primates and the ever-popular elephants. $8/adults, $5/seniors, $4/youth, free/under age 2. (315) 435-8511.
Onondaga Lake Skatepark. Daily, noon4 p.m.; through March, weather permitting. The park is open for anyone older than age 5. Helmets must be worn, and waivers (available at the park) must be signed by a parent. Onon-
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daga Lake Park, 107 Lake Drive, Liverpool. $3/ session; $35/monthly pass; $125/season pass. (315) 453-6712.
Shoppingtown 14 (Digital presentation/Stadium). Screen 1: 12:05, 3:25, 6:35 & 9:15 p.m. Screen 2: 1:15, 4:05, 7:25 & 9:55 p.m.
Lights on the Lake. Daily, 5-10 p.m.; through
Despicable Me 3. Steve Carell returns with his
Sun. Jan. 8. The annual light spectacular at Onondaga Lake Park, 6790 Onondaga Lake Trail, Liverpool. $6/Mon.-Tues. with Shoppers Club, $10/Mon.-Thurs., $15/Fri.-Sun. lightsonthelake.com.
FILM STAR TS FR IDAY FI L M S, T H E ATE RS A ND TI MES SU B J EC T TO CHA NGE. A Bad Moms Christmas. Mila Kunis in a
raunchy sequel with a yuletide backdrop. Movie Tavern. (Digital presentation/Stadium). Daily: 1:15, 4:15, 7:15 & 10:15 p.m. Shoppingtown 14 (Digital presentation/Stadium). Daily: 1:20, 4:20, 7:20 & 10:05 p.m.
Blade Runner 2049. Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford unite for this sci-fi sequel. Shoppingtown 14 (Digital presentation/Stadium). Daily: 9:05 p.m.
Daddy’s Home 2. John Lithgow and Mel Gibson join Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell for this second helping. Movie Tavern. (Digital presentation/Stadium). Daily: 12:15, 3:15, 6:15 & 9:20 p.m.
lovable Minions in this third cartoon. Hollywood (Digital presentation). Sat. & Sun.: 2:35 p.m.
The Florida Project. Mischievous kids run around the Sunshine State in this art-house entry. Manlius (Digital presentation/stereo). Daily: 7:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun. matinee: 2 & 4:30 p.m. Jigsaw. Gore galore in this reboot of the Saw series with Tobin Bell. Movie Tavern. (Digital presentation/Stadium). Daily: 7:55 & 10:40 p.m. Justice League. The DC Comics superheroes in action, with Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill and more; presented in 3-D in some theaters. Destiny USA/Carousel 19 (Digital presentation/IMAX/Stadium). Daily: 12:50, 3:55, 7 & 10:05 p.m. Destiny USA/Carousel 19 (Digital presentation/3-D/Stadium). Daily: 12:20, 3:25, 6:30 & 10:35 p.m. Destiny USA/Carousel 19 (Digital presentation/RPX/Stadium). Daily: 10:45 a.m., 1:50, 4:55, 8 & 11:05 p.m. Destiny USA/Carousel 19 (Digital presentation/Stadium). Daily: 1:20, 4:25, 7:30 & 9:35 p.m. Great Northern 10 (Digital presentation/3-D). Fri. & Sat.: 10 p.m. Sun.-Thurs.: 4 p.m. Great Northern 10 (Digital presentation). Fri.Sun.: 1, 4 & 7 p.m. Sun.-Thurs.: 1 & 7 p.m. Movie Tavern. (Digital presentation/3-D/Stadium). Daily: 1:10 p.m. Movie Tavern. (Digital presentation/
Stadium). Screen 1: 11:40 a.m., 2:50, 6 & 9:10 p.m. Screen 2: 12:15, 3:30, 6:45 & 10 p.m. Screen 3: 3:30, 7:30 & 10:35 p.m. Shoppingtown 14 (Digital presentation/3-D/Stadium). Daily: 1:30, 4:30, 7:30 & 10:30 p.m. Shoppingtown 14 (Digital presentation/Stadium). Screen 1: 12, 2:55 & 6 p.m. Screen 2: 12:30, 3:30, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m. Screen 3: 1, 4, 7 & 10 p.m. Screen 4: 5 & 8 p.m.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Taron
Egerton and Colin Firth return for this actionpacked second installment about British spies saving the world. Hollywood (Digital presentation). Daily: 9:10 p.m.
LBJ. Woody Harrelson takes on the role of
President Lyndon B. Johnson in director Rob Reiner’s biopic. Shoppingtown 14 (Digital presentation/Stadium). Daily: 2 p.m.
Leap. Carly Rae Jepsen and Mel Brooks lend their voices to this French animated import. Hollywood (Digital presentation). Sat. & Sun.: 12:30 p.m. The Mountain Between Us. Idris Elba and Kate Winslet in a tale of survival following a plane crash. Hollywood (Digital presentation). Daily: 6:45 p.m.
Murder on the Orient Express. Kenneth
Branagh goes sleuthing on the choo-choo with an all-star cast in this Agatha Christie adaptation. Movie Tavern. (Digital presentation/ Stadium). Daily: 11:30 a.m., 2:40, 5:45 & 8:55 p.m.
Shoppingtown 14 (Digital presentation/Stadium). Daily: 12:20, 3:20, 7:05 & 10:20 p.m.
My Little Pony: The Movie. Emily Blunt and Kristin Chenoweth lend their voices to this new cartoon musical. Movie Tavern. (Digital presentation/Stadium). Daily: 2:15 & 5 p.m. The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature. Will Arnett and Jackie Chan lend their voices to this animated squirrely sequel. Hollywood (Digital presentation). Daily: 4:40 p.m. The Star. New animated Christmas gift with
Mariah Carey. Destiny USA/Carousel 19 (Digital presentation/Stadium). Daily: 11:25 a.m., 2, 4:35, 7:10 & 9:35 p.m. Great Northern 10 (Digital presentation). Daily: 1:40, 4:20 & 6:50 p.m. Late show Fri. & Sat.: 9:20 p.m. Movie Tavern. (Digital presentation/Stadium). Daily: 12:15, 2:55, 5:30 & 8:15 p.m. Shoppingtown 14 (Digital presentation/ Stadium). Daily: 12:35, 3:15, 6:55 & 9:25 p.m.
Thor: Ragnarok. Chris Hemsworth returns as the hammer-wielding Norse god as he squares off against Mark Ruffalo’s Hulk in this Marvel Comics installment. Movie Tavern. (Digital presentation/Stadium). Screen 1: 12, 3:30, 7 & 10:30 p.m. Screen 2: 1, 4:20 & 7:45 p.m. Shoppingtown 14 (Digital presentation/Stadium). Screen 1: 12:10, 3:10, 6:10 & 9:10 p.m. Screen 2: 12:40, 3:40, 6:40 & 9:40 p.m. Screen 3: 1:10, 4:10, 7:10 & 10:10 p.m. Wonder. Julia Roberts in an unusual heart-
warmer. Destiny USA/Carousel 19 (Digital presen-
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tation/Stadium). Daily: 12:50, 3:50, 6:50 & 9:45 p.m. Great Northern 10 (Digital presentation). Daily: 1:10, 4:10 & 7:10 p.m. Late show Fri. & Sat.: 10:10 p.m. Movie Tavern. (Digital presentation/ Stadium). Daily: 12:20, 3:25, 6:30 & 9:35 p.m. Shoppingtown 14 (Digital presentation/Stadium). Daily: 12:50, 3:50, 6:50 & 9:50 p.m.
FI L M, OTH E R S LI ST E D ALPH ABE TI C A LLY: Battle of the Sexes. Wed. Nov. 15 & Thurs.
adventure. Bristol IMAX at the MOST, 500 S. Franklin St. Film: $10/adults, $8/children under 11 and seniors. Film and exhibits: $20/adults, $18/children under 11 and seniors. (315) 4259068.
Line of Descent. Tues. 7:30 p.m. Skiers and
snowboarders perform wild action in the annual Warren Miller globetrotting travelogue at the Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St. $18. (315) 475-7979.
7 p.m. Steve Carell and Emma Stone recreate the Bobby Riggs-Billie Jean King tennis match in this comedy. Cinema Capitol Twin, 234 W. Dominick St., Rome. $7/adults, $5/students. (315) 337-6453.
Lucky. Fri. & Sat. 4:15 & 7:15 p.m., Sun. 1:15 & 4:15 p.m., Mon.-Wed. Nov. 22, 4:15 & 7:15 p.m.; closes Nov. 23. Harry Dean Stanton in his final film. Cinema Capitol Twin, 234 W. Dominick St., Rome. $7/adults, $5/students. (315) 337-6453.
A Beautiful Planet. Wed. Nov. 15-Sun. & Wed. Nov. 22, 12, 2 & 4 p.m. Jennifer Lawrence narrates this large-format flick about International Space Station astronauts who take pictures of planet Earth at the Bristol IMAX at the MOST, 500 S. Franklin St. Film: $10/adults, $8/children under 11 and seniors. Film and exhibits: $20/ adults, $18/children under 11 and seniors. (315) 425-9068.
My Friend Dahmer. Sat. 10:45 p.m. The serial
By the Light of the Silvery Moon. Mon.
7:30 p.m. Technicolor 1953 musical with Doris Day and Gordon MacRae warbling old favorites, which continues the Syracuse Cinephile Society’s autumn season at the Spaghetti Warehouse, 680 N. Clinton St. $3.50. (315) 475-1807.
Camelot. Tues. 1 p.m. Richard Harris, Franco Nero and Vanessa Redgrave in the threehour 1967 musical. Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Free. (315) 253-6669. Dragons. Wed. Nov. 15-Sun. & Wed. Nov. 22, 1 p.m. Explore the world’s fascination with these winged fantasy creatures in this large-format outing narrated by Max Von Sydow. Bristol IMAX at the MOST, 500 S. Franklin St. Film: $10/ adults, $8/children under 11 and seniors. Film and exhibits: $20/adults, $18/children under 11 and seniors. (315) 425-9068. Journey to Space. Wed. Nov. 15-Sun. & Wed. Nov. 22, 3 p.m. Blast off with this large-format
killer is recalled during his high school years in this unusual flick. Cinema Capitol Twin, 234 W. Dominick St., Rome. $8/includes pizza and soda. (315) 337-6453.
The Thing from Another Planet, The Thing. Sat. 2:30 & 7 p.m. Horror double bill features the 1951 sci-fi classic with James Arness as an intergalactic carrot (presented in 4K digital) and director John Carpenter’s 1982 wild gross-out remake (presented in a 35mm print). Capitol Theater, 220 W. Dominick St., Rome. $6.50/adults, $5.50/seniors and students, $2.50/ children under age 12. (315) 337-6453.
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The Truth About Lies. Fri.-Wed. Nov. 22, 4:30 p.m.; closes Nov. 23. A 30-something must come to terms with life. Cinema Capitol Twin, 234 W. Dominick St., Rome. $7/adults, $5/students. (315) 337-6453.
Victoria and Abdul. Wed. Nov. 15 & Thurs.
7:15 p.m. Judi Dench shines in this art-house hit. Cinema Capitol Twin, 234 W. Dominick St., Rome. $7/adults, $5/students. (315) 337-6453.
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LEGAL NOTICE 6805 Holdings, LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC), filed with the Sec of State of NY on August 22, 2017. NY Office location: Onondaga County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him/her to Davies Law Firm, P.C., 210 E. Fayette St., Syracuse, NY 13202. General Purposes. DP MANAGEMENT SERVICES, LLC: Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company. Articles of Organization for DP MANAGEMENT SERVICES, LLC (“LLC”) were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (“SSNY”) on 9/25/2017. Office Location: Onondaga County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process to the LLC, c/o P.O. Box 32, Syracuse, NY 13214. Greenback Records LLC was filed with the SSNY on 10/23/2017. Office: Onondaga County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. The address which SSNY shall mail any process against the LLC served upon him: Halston Canty, 222 West Newell St., Syracuse, NY 13205. Purpose: any lawful purpose. MYJAJ, LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC), filed with the Sec of State of NY on August 22, 2017. NY
Office location: Onondaga County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him/her to Davies Law Firm, P.C., 210 E. Fayette St., Syracuse, NY 13202. General Purposes. Notice is hereby given that a full liquor license, number pending, for on premise consumption has been applied for by Vino Nostra LLC to sell liquor, beer and wine at retail under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 410 Pearl St. in the city of Syracuse and county of Onondaga. Notice of Formation of YAMAN MANAGEMENT GROUP, LLC — Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York on 10/11/17. Office location: Cortland County. Secretary of State of New York designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. Secretary of State of New York shall mail process to 185 Clinton Avenue, Cortland, New York 13045 which is the principal office of the limited liability company. The limited liability company was formed for any lawful business purpose. Notice of Formation of YAMAN REFERRAL COMPANY, LLC — Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York on 10/11/17. Office location: Cortland County. Secretary of State of New York designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. Secretary of State of New York shall mail process to 185 Clinton Avenue, Cortland, New York 13045 which is the principal office of the limited liability company. The limited liability company was formed for the purpose of operating a referral firm. Notice of Formation of 121 Pond Street, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 12/18/09. Office location: Onondaga SSNY desg. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY mail pro-
cess to 121 Pond St., Syracuse, NY, 13208. Any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of 2290 East Avenue Properties, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on September 13, 2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 124 Port Watson Street, Cortland, New York 13045. Purpose is any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION of 406 SCOTT LLC Art. Of Org filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 10/4/2017. Office location: Onondaga Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 8260 Thimblerock Cir, Manlius, NY 13104. Purpose: any lawful activities. Notice of Formation of 5-7 William St., LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY ) on 10/12/2017. Office location: Cortland County, NY. SSNY is the designated agent of the LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: 5-7 William St., LLC at 1 France PL Larchmont, NY 10538 which is also the principal business location. The purpose is any lawful activity. Notice of Formation of 5057 Pine Valley Drive LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/4/2017. Office location: County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: Centolella Green Law, P.C., 6832 E. Genesee Street, Fayetteville, NY 13066. Purpose: any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of Alton Enterprises LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on Octover 26, 2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process
may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Nicholas Alton, 4110 Split Rock Road, Camillus, NY 13031. Purpose is any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of Brown IFS LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 11/6/2017. Office location: County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: LLC, 100 Madison Street, Suite 1905, Syracuse, NY 13202. Purpose: any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of Burke Building LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 11/2/2017. Office location: County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: Centolella Green Law, P.C., 6832 E. Genesee Street, Fayetteville, NY 13066. Purpose: any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of Charron Debris Removal, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 08/09/2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 110 Russell Ave., Liverpool NY 13088. Purpose is any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of Daniel J. Petrone, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on September 1, 2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Law Office of Daniel J. Petrone, PLLC, 499 S. Warren St., Ste. 220, Syracuse, NY 13202- 2609. Purpose is any lawful purpose. Notice of formation of Fellows Excavation LLC filed on 09/25/2017. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: Myla Bseirani 112 Cedar Heights Dr. Jamesville NY 13078.
Notice of Formation of Harbor Seawall LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/12/2017. Office location: County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: Kathleen Centolella, 6832 E. Genesee Street, Fayetteville, NY 13066. Purpose: any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of JC SMAKK LLC, filed with Sec’y of State (SSNY) on 9/28/2017. Office location: Onondaga County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall email copy of process to 105 Greentree Dr. E. Syracuse, NY 13057. Purpose: any lawful activities. Notice of Formation of JK General Contracting LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 9/22/2017. Office location; County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. Purpose of LLC is to incorporate JK General Contracting (OBA) as 1 entity. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: 215 Chamberlin Rd. Jordan NY 13080 Purpose: any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of Kowalik Development, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on September 22,2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1612 Burnet Avenue Syracuse, NY 13206. Notice of Formation of Lone Wolf Development, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on10/11/17. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 4408 Dolomite Dr. Syr. NY 13215. Purpose is any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of Lost Parachute Press, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/30/2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of
process to Peter K McShane, 202 Churchill Lane, Fayetteville, NY 13066. Notice of Formation of LTW Services, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY ) on 9/26/2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to United States Corporation Agents, INC. 7014 13th Street, Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose is any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of Mark A. Caruso Architect, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY ) on 11/6/17. Office location: Onondaga County. SSNY designated as agent of PLLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 219 Burnet Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13203. Purpose: practice the profession of architecture. Notice of Formation of MDBM Distributing, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/27/2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 219 Grenadier Dr. Apt E Liverpool NY, 13090. Notice of Formation of Morcelle-Mazzye Properties, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY ) on 10/13/17. Office location: Onondaga County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 4981 Rabbit Run, Liverpool, NY 13090. Purpose: any lawful activity. Notice of Formation of New York Hemp Oil, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with NY Dept. of State on 08/16/2017. Office Location: Cortland County. Sec. of State designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to principal business location: 3320 State Route 215, Cortland NY, 13045. Purpose: any lawful activity. Notice of Formation of Ngwashi & Associates, PLLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on May 3, 2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is
designated as agent of LLC upon whom process maybe served. SSNY shall mail process to Ngwashi & Assoc., 224 Genesee Pk Dr., Syracuse NY, 13224. Purpose is any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of OSBORNE OF CORTLAND, LLC — Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York on 9/28/17. Office location: Cortland County. Secretary of State of New York designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. Secretary of State of New York shall mail process to 4073 West Road, Cortland, New York 13045 which is the principal office of the limited liability company. The limited liability company was formed for any lawful business purpose. Notice of Formation of OSBORNE OLD HESS OF CORTLAND, LLC — Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York on 10/24/17. Office location: Cortland County. Secretary of State of New York designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. Secretary of State of New York shall mail process to 4073 West Road, Cortland, New York 13045 which is the principal office of the limited liability company. The limited liability company was formed for any lawful business purpose. Notice of Formation of Portal Tools, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on Aug 4, 2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 505 East Molloy Rd. Mattydale NY 13211. Purpose is any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of Priority Home Inspections, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 9/29/2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 116 Cottington Drive Liverpool, NY 13088. Purpose is any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of Rabi Energy , LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 07-10-
2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 5329 Amalfi Dr. Clay, NY 13041. Purpose is any lawful purpose.
tion: Onondaga County.
Notice of Formation of Rince Na Sonas Irish Dance, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on August 29, 2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 7608 Oswego Road, Suite 10, Liverpool, New York 13090. Purpose is any lawful purpose.
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Notice of Formation of RKM Enterprise, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY ) on 10/23/2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 403 Shuart Ave. Syracuse NY, 13203. Purpose is any lawful prupose. Notice of Formation of RLD Development LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on June 6, 2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to RLD Development LLC, 514 Briar Brook Run, Fayetteville, New York 13066.
SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1106 Cornflower Way 13057. Purpose: any lawful activity.
Notice of Formation of STLot2 LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY ) on 10/17/17. Office location: Onondaga County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 203 Luther Ave., Liverpool, NY 13088. Purpose: any lawful act or activity.
Notice of Formation of UPSTATE NY Bottle & Can Retrieval Center, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on October 13,2017. Office is located in the County of Onondaga. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to P.O. Drawer
1034, 449 Broadway, Monticello, New York 12701. Purpose of business of LLC: any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of Western NY Bottle & Can Retrieval Center, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on October 13,2017. Office is located in the County
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the real property SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS Mortgaged Premises: 909 DEWITT STREET SYRACUSE, NY 13203 Section: 13 Block: 2 Lot: 11 INDEX NO. 2017-259 REVERSE MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS, INC., Plaintiff -against- JULIE SEIDEN, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF CONCETTA E. PIAZZA; LINDA TURI, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF CONCETTA E. PIAZZA; CARL PIAZZA, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF CONCETTA E. PIAZZA, any and all persons unknown to plaintiff, claiming, or who may claim to have an interest in, or general or specific lien upon the real property described in this action; such unknown persons being herein generally described and intended to be included in the following designation, namely: the wife, widow, husband, widower, heirs at law, next of kin, descendants, executors, administrators, devisees, legatees, creditors, trustees, committees,
lienors, and assignees of such deceased, any and all persons deriving interest in or lien upon, or title to said real property by, through or under them, or either of them, and their respective wives, widows, husbands, widowers, heirs at law, next of kin, descendants, executors, administrators, devisees, legatees, creditors, trustees, committees, lienors and assigns, all of whom and whose names, except as stated, are unknown to plaintiff; SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; HOME HEADQUARTERS, INC., ‘’JOHN DOE #1’’ through ‘’JOHN DOE #12,’’ the last twelve names being fictitious and unknown to plaintiff, the persons or parties intended being the tenants, occupants, persons or corporations, if any, having or claiming an interest in or lien upon the premises, described in the complaint, Defendants. To the above named
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Defendants YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the complaint in this action and to serve a copy of your answer, or, if the complaint is not served with this summons, to serve a notice of appearance on the Plaintiff’s Attorney within 20 days after the service of this summons, exclusive of the day of service (or within 30 days after the service is complete if this summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York) in the event the United States of America is made a party defendant, the time to answer for the said United States of America shall not expire until (60) days after service of the Summons; and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the complaint. NOTICE OF NATURE OF ACTION AND RELIEF SOUGHT THE OBJECT of the above caption action is to foreclose a Mortgage to secure the sum of $115,500.00 and interest, recorded on Febru-
ary 10, 2009, at Liber 15726 Page 0869, of the Public Records of ONONDAGA County, New York, covering premises known as 909 DEWITT STREET, SYRACUSE, NY 13203. The relief sought in the within action is a final judgment directing the sale of the premises described above to satisfy the debt secured by the Mortgage described above. ONONDAGA County is designated as the place of trial because the real property affected by this action is located in said county. NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to the mortgage company will not stop the foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. Dated: September 12, 2017 Westbury, New York RAS BORISKIN, LLC Attorney for Plaintiff BY: DANIEL GREENBAUM, ESQ. 900 Merchants Concourse, Suite 106 Westbury, NY 11590 516-280-7675 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF ONONDAGA Plaintiff designates ONONDAGA as the place of trial situs of the real property SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS Mortgaged Premises: 210 DUTTON AVENUE NEDROW, NY 13120 Section: 45 Block: 9 Lot: 13.3 INDEX NO. 2017576 NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. ELIZABETH PEREZ, if living, and if she/ he be dead, any and all persons unknown to plaintiff, claiming, or who may claim to have an interest in, or general or specific lien upon the real property described in this action; such unknown persons being herein generally described and intended to be included in the following designation, namely: the wife, widow, husband, widower, heirs at law, next of kin, descendants, executors, administrators, devisees, legatees, creditors, trustees, committees,
lienors, and assignees of such deceased, any and all persons deriving interest in or lien upon, or title to said real property by, through or under them, or either of them, and their respective wives, widows, husbands, widowers, heirs at law, next of kin, descendants, executors, administrators, devisees, legatees, creditors, trustees, committees, lienors and assigns, all of whom and whose names, except as stated, are unknown to plaintiff; CITY COURT CLERK O/B/O PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK; NORTH STAR CAPITAL ACQUISITION, LLC; ST. JOSEPH’S HOSPITAL HEALTH CENTER; ONONDAGA COUNTY; HSBC BANK USA, N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO HSBC BANK USA; COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SERVICES OF ONONDAGA COUNTY; THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK; THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ‘’JOHN DOE #1’’ through ‘’JOHN DOE #12,’’ the last twelve names being fictitious and unknown to plaintiff, the persons or parties intended being the tenants, occupants, persons or corporations, if any, having or claiming an interest in or lien upon the premises, described in the complaint, defendants. To the abovenamed Defendants YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the complaint in this action and to serve a copy of your answer, or, if the complaint is not served with this summons, to serve a notice of appearance on the Plaintiff’s Attorney within 20 days after the service of this summons, exclusive of the day of service (or within 30 days after the service is complete if this summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York) in the event the United States of America is made a party defendant, the time to answer for the said United States of America shall not expire until (60) days after service of the Summons; and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the complaint. NOTICE OF NATURE OF ACTION AND RELIEF SOUGHT THE OBJECT of the above caption action is to foreclose a Mortgage to secure the sum of $49,300.00 and interest, recorded on March 29, 2002 in Liber 12508 at Page 0310, of the Public Records of ONONDAGA County, New York, covering premises known as 210 DUTTON AVENUE, NEDROW, NY 13120. The relief sought
in the within action is a final judgment directing the sale of the premises described above to satisfy the debt secured by the Mortgage described above. ONONDAGA County is designated as the place of trial because the real property affected by this action is located in said county. NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to the mortgage company will not stop the foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. Dated: November 8, 2017 Westbury, New York R A S BORISKIN, LLC Attorney for Plaintiff BY: IRINA DULARIDZE, ESQ. 900 Merchants Concourse, Suite 106 Westbury, NY 11590 516-280-7675 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF ONONDAGA. U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE OF THE SECURITY NATIONAL MORTGAGE TRUST 2007-1, Plaintiff, -againstJOHN R. SCHAEFER, JR.; ANN C. SCHAEFER A/K/A ANN SCHAEFER IF SHE BE LIVING AND IF SHE BE DEAD, THE RESPECTIVE HEIRS-ATLAW, NEXT-OF-KIN, DISTRIBUTES, EXECUTORS, A D M I N I S T R ATO R S , TRUSTEES, DEVISEES, LEGATEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS AND SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST AND GENERALLY ALL PERSONS HAVING OR CLAIMING UNDER, BY OR THROUGH ANN C. SCHAEFER A/K/A ANN SCHAEFER WHO MAY BE DECEASED, BY PURCHASE, INHERITANCE, LIEN OR INHERITANCE, LIEN OR OTHERWISE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN OR TO THE REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (NORTHERN DISTRICT); NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE; LVNV FUNDING, LLC,
Defendants. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in this action and to serve a copy of your Answer or, if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a Notice of Appearance upon the Plaintiff’s attorney within twenty (20) days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the date of service or within thirty (30) days after the service is complete if this Summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York. If you fail to so appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATED: Elmsford, New York, September 13, 2017. NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME. If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home.Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop this foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE OF THE SECURITY NATIONAL MORTGAGE TRUST 2007-1 AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. Rachel L. Johnston _ Rachel L. Johnston, Esq. Knuckles, Komosinski & Manfro, LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 565 Taxter Road Suite 590 Elmsford, NY 10523 Phone: (914) 345-3020NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE OF THE SECURITY NATIONAL MORTGAGE TRUST 2007-1 IS FORECLOSING AGAINST THE OWNER OF THIS PREMISES. IF YOU LIVE HERE, THIS LAWSUIT MAY RESULT IN YOUR EVICTION. YOU MAY WISH TO CONTACT A LAWYER TO DISCUSS ANY RIGHTS AND POSSIBLE DEFENSES YOU MAY HAVE.___ Rachel L. Johnston _ Rachel L. Johnston, Esq. Knuckles, Komosinski &
Manfro, LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 565 Taxter Road Suite 590 Elmsford, NY 10523 Phone: (914) 345-3020 NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE OF THE SECURITY NATIONAL MORTGAGE TRUST 2007-1 IS FORECLOSING AGAINST THE OWNER OF THIS PREMISES. IF YOU LIVE HERE, THIS LAWSUIT MAY RESULT IN YOUR EVICTION. YOU MAY WISH TO CONTACT A LAWYER TO DISCUSS ANY RIGHTS AND POSSIBLE DEFENSES YOU MAY HAVE.Help for Homeowners in Foreclosure New York State Law requires that we send you this notice about the foreclosure process. Please read it carefully. Summons and Complaint You are in danger of losing your home. If you fail to respond to the summons and complaint in this foreclosure action, you may lose your home. Please read the summons and complaint carefully. You should immediately contact an attorney or your local legal aid office to obtain advice on how to protect yourself. Sources of Information and Assistance The State encourages you to become informed about your options in foreclosure. In addition to seeking assistance from an attorney or legal aid office, there are government agencies and non-profit organizations that you may contact for information about possible options, including trying to work with your lender during this process. To locate an entity near you, you may call the toll-free helpline maintained by the New York State Department of Financial Services at (800) 342-3736 or visit the Department’s website at http://www.dfs. ny.gov. Rights and Obligations YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO LEAVE YOUR HOME AT THIS TIME. You have the right to stay in your home during the foreclosure process. You are not required to leave your home unless and until your property is sold at auction pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale. Regardless of whether you choose to remain in your home, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR PROPERTY and pay property taxes in accordance with state and local law. Foreclosure Rescue Scams. Be careful of people who approach you with offers to “save” your home. There are individuals who watch for notices
of foreclosure actions in order to unfairly profit from a homeowner’s distress. You should be extremely careful about any such promises and any suggestions that you pay them a fee or sign over your deed. State law requires anyone offering such services for profit to enter into a contract which fully describes the services they will perform and fees they will charge, and which prohibits them from taking any money from you until they have completed all such promised services.NOTICE OF OBJECT OF ACTION AND RELIEF SOUGHT THE OBJECT of the above-entitled action is to foreclose a mortgage bearing date November 30, 2005 given by John R. Schaefer, Jr. and Ann C. Schaefer to Argent Mortgage Company, LLC to secure the sum of $184,500.00 and recorded in Liber 14639 at Page 626 in the office of the County Clerk/City Register of Onondaga County on December 7, 2005 and which mortgage
was ultimately assigned to the Plaintiff as evidenced by written instrument dated December 7, 2016 and which is to be recorded in the office of the County Clerk/City Register of Onondaga County covering the premises described as follows: 3487 McClary Road, LaFayette, New York 13084-9776. The relief sought in the within action is final judgment directing the sale of the premises described above to satisfy the debt secured by the mortgage described above.The Plaintiff makes no personal claim against any Defendants in this action except for John R. Schaefer, Jr.The foregoing summons is served upon you by publication pursuant to an order of the Honorable Deborah H. Karalunas dated August 10, 2017. ZENSEA, LLC: Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company. Articles of Organization for ZENSEA, LLC (“LLC”) were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (“SSNY”)
on 10/16/2017. Office Location: Onondaga County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process to the LLC, c/o 8898 Center Pointe Drive, Baldwinsville, NY 13027. Purpose: To engage in any lawful activity. Notice of Formation of Starship STEM LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on November 6, 2017. Office location: County of Onondaga SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: P.O Box 11504 Syracuse, NY 13218. Purpose: any lawful purpose.
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TAURUS (April 20-May 20) I predict that during the next 10 months, you will generate personal power and good fortune as you ripen your skills at creating interesting forms of intimacy. Get started! Here are some tips to keep in mind. 1. All relationships have problems. Every single one, no exceptions! So you should cultivate relationships that bring you useful and educational problems. 2. Be very clear about the qualities you do and don’t want at the core of your most important alliances. 3. Were there past events that still obstruct you from weaving the kind of togetherness that’s really good for you? Use your imagination to put those events behind you forever. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) You may be entertaining an internal dialogue that sounds something like this: “I need a clear yes or a definitive no; a tender revelation or a radical revolution; a lesson in love or a cleansing sex marathon — but I’m not sure which! Should I descend or ascend? Plunge deeper down, all the way to the bottom? Or zip higher up, in a heedless flight into the wide open spaces? Would I be happier in the poignant embrace of an intense commitment or in the wild frontier where none of the old rules can follow me? I can’t decide! I don’t know which part of my mind I should trust!” If you do hear those thoughts in your brain, Gemini, here’s my advice: There’s no rush to decide. What’s healthiest for your soul is to bask in the uncertainty for a while.
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fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after,” observed Henry David Thoreau. The spirit of Thoreau’s observation is true about every one of us to some extent. From time to time, we all try to satisfy our desires in the wrong location, with the wrong tools, and with the wrong people. But I’m happy to announce that his epigram is less true for you now than it has ever been. In the coming months, you will have an unusually good chance to know exactly what you want, be in the right place at the right time to get it, and still want it after you get it. And it all starts now.
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today and during the next 10 months, you will learn more about treating yourself kindly and making yourself happy than you have in years. You will mostly steer clear of the mindset that regards life as a numbing struggle for mere survival. You will regularly dream up creative ideas about how to have more fun while attending to the mundane tasks in your daily rhythm. Here’s the question I hope you will ask yourself every morning for the next 299 days: “How can I love myself with devotion and ingenuity?”
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) This may be the most miscellaneous horoscope I’ve ever created for you. That’s apropos, given the fact that you’re a multifaceted quick-change artist these days. Here’s your sweet mess of oracles. 1. If the triumph you seek isn’t humbling, it’s not the right triumph. 2. You may have an odd impulse to reclaim or recoup something that you have
not, in fact, lost. 3. Before transmutation is possible, you must pay a debt. 4. Don’t be held captive by your beliefs. 5. If you’re given a choice between profane and sacred love, choose sacred.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) The next 10 months will be an ideal time to revise and revamp your approach to education. To take maximum advantage of the potentials, create a master plan to get the training and knowledge you’ll need to thrive for years to come. At first, it may be a challenge to acknowledge that you have a lot more to learn. The comfort-loving part of your nature may be resistant to contemplating the hard work it will require to expand your worldview and enhance your skills. But once you get started, you’ll quickly find the process becoming easier and more pleasurable.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) “Everything that can be invented has been invented,” said Charles H. Duell, director of the U.S. Patent Office, in 1899. “Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible,” declared Lord Kelvin, president of the Royal Society, in 1895. “All the music that can be written has already been written. We’re just repeating the past,” stated 19th-century composer Tchaikovsky. “Video won’t be able to hold on to any market it captures after the first six months. People will soon get tired of staring at a box every night,” said filmmaker Darryl F. Zanuck, commenting on television in 1946. I hope I’ve provided enough evidence to convince you to be faithful to your innovative ideas, Scorpio. Don’t let skeptics or conventional thinkers waylay you. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) Of all the signs in the zodiac, you Sagittarians are most likely to buy a lottery ticket that has the winning numbers. But you’re also more likely than everyone else to throw the ticket in a drawer and forget about it, or else leave it in your jeans when you do the laundry, rendering the ticket unreadable. Please don’t be like that in the coming weeks. Make sure you do what’s necessary to fully cash in on the good fortune that life will be making available. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) In the game of basketball, if a player is fouled by a member of the opposing team, he is given a free throw. While standing 15 feet away, he takes a leisurely shot at the basket without having to deal with any defenders. Studies show that a player is most likely to succeed at this task if he shoots the ball underhanded. Yet virtually no professionals ever do this. Why? Because it doesn’t look cool. Everyone opts to shoot free throws overhand, even though it’s not as effective a technique. Weird! Let’s invoke this as a metaphor for your life in the coming weeks, Capricorn. In my astrological opinion, you’ll be more likely to accomplish good and useful things if you’re willing to look uncool. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) In 1991,
Aquarius rock star Axl Rose recorded the song “November Rain” with his band Guns N’ Roses. It had taken him eight years to compose it. Before it was finally ready for prime time, he had to whittle it down from an 18-minute-long epic to a more succinct nine-minute ballad. I see the coming weeks as a time when you should strive to complete work on your personal equivalent of Axl’s opus.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) Thomas Edison
was a prolific inventor whose work led to the creation of electric lights, recorded music, movies and much more. When he was 49, Edison met Henry Ford, a younger innovator who was at the beginning of his illustrious career. Ford told Edison about his hopes to develop and manufacture low-cost automobiles, and the older man responded with an emphatic endorsement. Ford later said this was the first time anyone had given him any encouragement. Edison’s approval “was worth worlds” to him. I predict, Pisces, that you will receive comparable inspiration from a mentor or guide or teacher in the next nine months. Be on the lookout for that person.
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