Saturday, November 29, 2014

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Crowd Gathers for Annual Clinton Square Christmas Tree Lighting

The holiday season in Central New York hasn't officially started until the lights on the Clinton Square Christmas tree are shining bright over Syracuse. Thousands were there Friday as the tree lit up the night for the first time of the season, and as Candace Hopkins reports, the event drew both local residents and visitors from across the country and beyond. Updated 11/28/2014 11:10 PM

Consumers got an early start to getting deals for the holiday shopping season. They were out Thanksgiving night at Destiny and shopped into Black Friday. And many others will be making their way there all weekend. Our Iris St. Meran caught up with them as they made laps around the mall.

Updated 11/28/2014 04:21 PM

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Families Kick Off Holiday Season At Local Tree Farms

With another Thanksgiving in the books, many families are breaking out the Christmas decorations. And of course that means many are already out hunting for that perfect Christmas tree. As Time Warner Cable News reporter Crystal Cranmore reports, more people seem to be picking up the tradition of cutting down their own tree.

Updated 11/28/2014 06:21 PM

Charles Dickens Christmas Tradition in Skaneateles

The day after Thanksgiving brings an annual tradition back to life in Skaneateles. Bill Carey said the village will again be a world straight from Charles Dickens on the weekends leading up to Christmas.

11/28/2014 05:40 PM


Healthy Living Special: November 2014

This month's Healthy Living special focuses on holiday health -- from food safety to the challenges people with addictions face during this time of year. Plus, get tips on how to keep the kids calm during all the excitement.

Updated 11/28/2014 11:14 AM


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Bringing Dante's Adventures to the Big Screen

A production company in the Mohawk Valley is hoping to turn their filmmaking dreams into reality by creating a full length film called Dante, based on the epic poem "The Divine Comedy." Cara Thomas explains how they plan to produce such an ambitious film with volunteers and a limited budget. Updated 11/28/2014 05:13 PM


Shopping on Thanksgiving to Score Deals

While some were eating Thanksgiving dinner, others were at the store, standing in line for the big sales. Candace Hopkins has more on the holiday shopping. Updated 11/27/2014 07:35 PM


Showing Gratitude to America's Veterans on Thanksgiving

There are many things to be thankful for: friends, family, a roof over our heads and food in our stomachs. On Thanksgiving, Clear Path for Veterans showed their gratitude to the men and women who keep the country free. Cara Thomas has the story. Updated 11/27/2014 07:00 PM


Hundreds Enjoy Thanksgiving Meal at Syracuse Rescue Mission

At the Syracuse Rescue Mission, everyone had something to be thankful for on Thursday. Many came together to help those in need. It was also another record breaking year.
Katie Gibas spoke with both volunteers and those enjoying the dinner about what it means to them. Updated 11/27/2014 03:11 PM

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