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  • Suicide Awareness Month

    Suicide Awareness Month

    This morning, I found a wonderful expression of support and love at the @broomecountyregionalfarmersmkt and @tastenybroome. Guests are invited to “chalk the walk” to show those who are struggling that the world needs them. By starting the conversation, providing support, and directing help to those who need it, you can help prevent suicides and save…

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  • More Fun Fair Foods

    More Fun Fair Foods

    More fun Fair foods! There is something for everyone at the @nysfair food booths. Here is a sampling of some of the more unique booths throughout the Fairgrounds.

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  • Horticulture Building

    Horticulture Building

    Constructed in 1931 through 1933, the Horticulture Building serves as a centerpiece for the NYS Fairgrounds. It’s incredible art deco terra cotta entrances welcome guests to a building that is filled with exhibits, food vendors, horticultural exhibits, and competitions.

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  • NYS Fair…. and Food!

    NYS Fair…. and Food!

    The @nysfair is known for its fun, eclectic and sometimes unconventional foods. What’s your favorite thing to get at the Fair? Here are some of our favorites, taken on day four of the NYS Fair.

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  • SUNY at the NYS Fair

    SUNY at the NYS Fair

    So wonderful to see @suny all over the @nysfair this year! We saw @sunycobleskill , @cornelluniversitycals, @sunymorrisville and @suny.esf!

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  • Endicott Tiger Pride Mural

    Endicott Tiger Pride Mural

    Another great mural! This one is located in Endicott, NY near Ideal Alley (at Garfield and Monroe). The mural was painted by Vince Ballentine, an incredible visual artist from Brooklyn, NY (@vballentine99). Union-Endicott’s school teams are named the Tigers, and orange and black are the official colors of the school district and Endicott, NY. This…

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  • Scranton: The Electric City

    Scranton: The Electric City

    Here’s a video to show the colorful lighting present on the Scranton Electric Building sign. In 2014, the sign was renovated and relit with colorful LED bulbs. The original lighting used incandescent bulbs, of course, and was first lit in the 1930’s. Scranton is called “The Electric City” because it was one of the first…

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