1. BECKY PELOW (B-HOOPS)

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    Onondaga Community College (OCC) Environmental Science Major Becky Pelow (B-Hoops) hula hoops to keep in shape, release negative stress and help change the environment visually to accentuate the beauty of the world in the OCC Gymnasium in Onondaga, Ny., May 15, 2011. (Video by Walter Reeves)

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    • Sacred Paradox: The Onondaga Lake Project

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      Onondaga Lake, which borders the city of Syracuse, NY, is a Superfund cleanup site and a holy lake for the Onondaga Indian Nation. I have explored this paradox, photographing the lake and its tributaries from a canoe and on shore. I find the lake gorgeous at times and repulsive at others. Raw sewage flows into the lake during heavy rains, as the municipal wastewater treatment plant is overwhelmed. Algae grows in the phosphorus-rich waters, giving off a stink in the summer. Mercury and other heavy metals lie on the bottom of the lake -- remnants of chemical industry in years past. Swimming has been banned since 1940. Still, bald eagles have taken up residence on the lake, and great blue herons are numerous. The lake is an extreme example of much of our natural world: polluted yet still achingly beautiful. I hope that my images will cause viewers to contemplate our relationship to the natural world and consider our impact. I also hope to inspire people to explore this lake, which remains captivating despite its long history of abuse. Still images from the project are on my website, www.WillsonCummer.com

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      • Onondaga 2011

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        Songs: Rebellion(Lies) - Arcade Fire and Somewhere Only We Know - Keane

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        • Local History and Genealogy time lapse

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          The New York State Family History Conference visited The Central Library's Local History and Genealogy Department on September 19, 2013.

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          • Irish Road Bowling

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            Part golf, part bocce, part bowling. . . It's a 300 year-old Irish tradition that people in Liverpool had chance to experience. Joggers and walkers had to stay off the paved path on a nice Fall day in Onondaga Lake Park to make way for players to hurl a cannonball along a two mile "country road." Scoring is similar to golf - the least amount of throws needed to complete the course wins. Teams of four competed against other teams to see who can cross the finish line in the fewest number of throws. For more information visit http://irishroadbowling.org/

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            • Oren Lyons on the Wizard of Oz

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              Oren Lyons retells the classic story "The Wizard of Oz", from an enlightening (and very different) Native America perspective. This interview bite was conducted as part of our Sacred Land Film Project series, featuring stories of indigenous communities fighting to save their sacred sites. Learn more at www.sacredland.org

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              • Plowed LibraryFarm

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                The LibraryFarm is a community garden at the Northern Onondaga Public Library in Cicero, NY. This is what it looked like after being plowed.

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                • Onondaga

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                  Cette vidéo traite de Onondaga,

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                  • Ronathahonni Cultural Center Presents: Ohontsiawakon

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                    Kanetohare explains Ohontsiawakon, otherwise known as the Aionwatha Belt, 5 Nations Belt and Hiawatha Belt. He details the core values of the Haudenosaunee, the founding of the league, and how this agreement pertains to lands.

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                    • SYRACUSE DINERS - THE NEWSHOUSE

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                      SyracuseDiners.com is a comprehensive site for all things related to diner culture in the Syracuse, NY area. You can check out the latest happenings in our blogs and social media outlets. Most importantly, you can see what makes the Syracuse diner scene unique through the lens of our 14 featured diners. Each has a story to share and we at SyracuseDiners.com did our best to capture them in a variety of ways.

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