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Welcome our Director of Human Resources & Administrative Services »
We are happy to introduce our Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services, Tracy Wicks.
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AOLA Welcomes Two New Team Members »
We are pleased to introduce two new project designers to our team: Liz Fischette and Hunter Brown. Liz joins our Buffalo office with 6 years of professional experience.
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East Syracuse Minoa CSD Celebrates Two Ribbon Cuttings »
Our firm is happy to celebrate with the East Syracuse Minoa Central School District as they cut the ribbon on two renovated elementary schools.
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New Charity Founded by AOLA Partner Cory Jenner »
It is an unfortunate reality that cancer has affected all of us in one way or another.
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Julia Graziano Promoted to Project Manager »
Congratulations to Julia on her promotion to Project Manager! She joined the firm in early 2017 as an intern and was hired as a Project Designer upon graduation from SUNY…
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Congratulations to Linda Scott on her Retirement »
May 6, 2022 marks a very bittersweet day in Appel Osborne’s history. After 34 years, our Senior Associate, Linda Scott, is retiring.
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Welcome our New Project Designer »
We are happy to introduce Catherine (Cat) Kana, our newest Project Designer.
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Syracuse City Parks Unveils New Projects in Eastwood »
Appel Osborne had the privilege of being invited to the Syracuse Department of Parks and Recreation's announcement on Friday unveiling new projects underway in the Eastwood Neighborhood.
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Liz Bogart Promoted to Project Manager »
Please join us in congratulating Liz Bogart on her promotion to Project Manager!   Liz has been promoted to Project Manager after four years as a Project Designer.
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New Athletic Facilities in Design for Niskayuna CSD »
Over the last few years, both the Niskayuna Central School District and the surrounding community have called attention to the high school athletic facilities and their state of disrepair.
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Utica College Celebrates Ribbon Cutting at New Stadium »
On Thursday, October 21, Utica College cut the ribbon on the new Pioneer Track and Field Complex which was designed by Appel Osborne.
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We're Growing! New Position Announcement »
We are looking for entry level and experienced Landscape Architects!  View our listing here.
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Welcome our New Project Manager »
We are pleased to introduce our newest Project Manager, Michael DiCarlo.   Michael joins our firm with over 12 years of experience.
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AOLA Senior Associate Elected to NYUASLA Board »
Congratulations to our Senior Associate, Brittany Belding, who has just been elected as the Secretary for the Upstate New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).
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Congratulations to Pete Osborne on his Retirement! »
Appel Osborne Landscape Architecture wishes to announce the retirement of our Senior Partner, Peter S. Osborne, effective July 1, 2021.
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Victor CSD Playscape Featured in "Rochester's Playbook" »
As landscape architects, our biggest reward is seeing end-users genuinely enjoy our design and time spent outdoors.
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We're Hiring! »
  APPEL OSBORNE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE   NEW POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT    Positions:  We are growing again and have an opportunity for an intern or entry level Landscape Architect.
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Appel Osborne Celebrates Installation of 100th Synthetic Turf »
We are proud and honored to celebrate this exciting milestone!  The 100th synthetic turf field designed by Appel Osborne has been installed and is in-use.
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Weedsport CSD Proposes Capital Project »
On Tuesday, March 18, residents of the Weedsport Central School District will have the opportunity to vote on a proposed capital project that will implement district-wide health and safety improvements…
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New Oswego Health Facility to Open in January »
Oswego Health is preparing to open their new Lakeview Center for Mental Health and Wellness in January 2021.
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Appel Osborne Announces Four Promotions »
Appel Osborne has been fortunate to experience significant growth and evolution over the past 45+ years.
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New Niagara Wheatfield Athletic Complex Enjoyed by Current Students and Alumni »
Appel Osborne had the privilege of designing a new athletic complex that meets the specific needs of the district’s sports and physical education programs.
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Appel Osborne Contributes to "Parklets for the People" Project »
This year has certainly tested the resilience of our global community, but a positive outcome of 2020 is that it has sharpened our ability to adapt.
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Byrne Dairy UHT Plant Expansion Moving Forward »
Appel Osborne has had the privilege of working with Byrne Dairy in recent years to provide site design for their UHT plant expansion.
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Appel Osborne Ranked as a 2020 Best Place to Work »
We are proud to announce that we have been ranked as one of Central New York’s Best Places to Work by the CNY Business Journal!  This is the first year…
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Appel Osborne's Response to Current Events »
As this COVID-19 pandemic continues its devastating path, AOLA employees have been encouraged to work remotely from home as much as possible beginning 3/18 and continuing through 4/3.
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Celebrating the Women of AOLA »
Women’s History Month began in 1987 to celebrate the contributions women have made, and continue to make, in our nation’s history, culture, and society.
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Appel Osborne Opens Buffalo Office »
Appel Osborne is excited to announce the opening of our second location!  The new office, located at the Silos at Elk Street in Buffalo, will begin operation on November 1.
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New Athletic Field Getting Maximum Use at Falconer CSD »
Construction was recently completed on a new all-weather synthetic turf sports complex at Falconer CSD, and the district is making the most of it.
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Appel Osborne Published in "Parks & Rec Business Magazine" »
Our firm is proud of our extensive experience in the design and construction oversight of synthetic turf fields.
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Marcellus CSD Celebrates Grand Opening of Renovated High School »
On Saturday, September 7, the Marcellus CSD community celebrated the ribbon cutting of their renovated high school building.
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AOLA Celebrates Completion of 75th Synthetic Turf Field »
Appel Osborne celebrated a momentous milestone this spring with the completion of the 75th and 76th synthetic turf fields designed by our firm.
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Pete Auyer Retires from Appel Osborne »
After 21 years at Appel Osborne, Pete Auyer is looking ahead to his next chapter – retirement.
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Alden CSD Debuting New Unique Synthetic Turf Field »
Homecoming weekend at Alden Central School District will have an extra highlight this year.
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Associates Complete "Emergent Leader" Program »
Last year, our firm was proud to announce four new Associates to our leadership team.   Patrick, Tim, Taylor, and Brittany have been working hard to mentor our staff.
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Renovations at Falcon Park Complete »
An open house was held last Friday at Falcon Park in Auburn, NY.
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Alfred Obrist P.E. Certificate Found »
A construction manager at a local firm in Syracuse made a small purchase at a Salvation Army that turned out to be quite a historic find for our firm.
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Appel Osborne Senior Partner Receives Distinguished Practitioner Award »
The Upstate New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (NYUASLA) has selected Appel Osborne Senior Partner, Pete Osborne, as the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Private Practitioner…
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Appel Osborne Congratulates Project Manager on Licensure »
AOLA Project Manager, Colleen Lathey, recently passed her licensing exams and is now a New York State Registered Landscape Architect!  Colleen has been with our firm since 2014.
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Appel Osborne Team Members at FLCC Event »
A few members of our firm were able to attend Finger Lakes Community College’s (FLCC) Vintners and Valentines Event that AOLA sponsored in early February.
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Le Moyne College Recognized for Campus Improvements »
The January 28, 2019 edition of the Le Moyne College Dolphin Digest gave a very kind acknowledgement to the design teams that have helped their campus be recognized by the…
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Appel Osborne Announces New Partner »
Please join us in congratulating our newest Partner, Cory Jenner. Cory has been with Appel Osborne Landscape Architecture (AOLA) since his graduation from SUNY ESF in 2001.
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NYUASLA Takes Formal Position on I-81 Project »
AOLA Partner, Vince Pietrzak, on behalf of the New York Upstate Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architecture (NYUASLA), has submitted an open letter to the Department of Transportation…
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Celebrating the Life of Alfred Obrist »
Our firm and our profession suffered a great loss with the passing of Alfred Obrist.   He passed in late October.
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Manlius Pebble Hill Students Enjoy New Courtyard »
Manlius Pebble Hill School celebrated the completion of phase one of a new STEAM park that has been two years in the making.
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Green Lakes State Park Celebrates Ribbon Cutting »
Green Lakes State Park celebrated the ribbon cutting for their new Environmental Education Center project on Friday, October 12.
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VVS CSD Hosts First Games on New Turf Field »
Last week was exciting for the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill athletics program and the community!  The girls’ varsity field hockey and varsity football teams played their first games on their new synthetic turf…
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Onondaga Community College Recognized for Sustainability Efforts »
Onondaga Community College (OCC) is being recognized on a national scale for their efforts in sustainability on their campus.
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Appel Osborne Celebrates Staff Milestone Anniversaries »
This is a special year!  2018 marks a milestone anniversary for six of our staff.
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Donation Helps Carrier Park Field of Dreams Move Forward »
Appel Osborne has been privileged to be the prime consultant for the design of the Carrier Park Field of Dreams in DeWitt.
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Liverpool CSD Chestnut Hill Elementary Reopens »
Renovations have been taking place at Chestnut Hill Elementary School in the Liverpool Central School District for three years.
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Depew UFSD Multi-Sport Complex Almost Complete »
Appel Osborne shares Depew Union Free School District’s excitement as they near completion on their new multi-sport synthetic turf complex.
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Appel Osborne Congratulates Two Project Managers on their Licensure »
Congratulations are in order for two Appel Osborne Project Managers.
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Falcon Park Turf Field in Design »
A new synthetic turf field is in design for the Auburn Doubledays.   The project will allow improvements to make the Falcon Park clubhouses available for year-round use.
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Oswego Health Project in CNY Business Journal »
Appel Osborne is providing site design services for the transformation of a former grocery store into a behavioral-health care facility for Oswego Health.
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Green Lakes Sustainable Design in the News »
Appel Osborne is proud to see the sustainable design at Green Lakes State Park being featured in Spectrum News’ “Going Green” segment.
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Synthetic Turf in Iowa News »
Take a look at this staggering video footage of a flooded synthetic turf field in Iowa!  KIMT News   This is a prime example of why Appel Osborne looks at each project…
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Green Lakes State Park Project Progressing »
Appel Osborne is working on an exciting project with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYSOPRHP) at Green Lakes State Park.
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Appel Osborne Announces Five Promotions »
Appel Osborne is proud to announce five promotions within our firm!  Four Project Managers have been promoted to the position of Associate.
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Finger Lakes Community College Breaks Ground on New Athletic Facility »
Friday, May 11, 2018 was an exciting day for Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) and Appel Osborne Landscape Architecture (AOLA).
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Construction Beginning Soon at Lockport CSD »
Exciting things are happening at Lockport City School District!  Construction is expected to begin in the next few weeks on their 2018 Capital Improvement Project which includes many athletic and…
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We are Hiring! »
We are growing!  Click here to view the Position Announcement.
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Appel Osborne Refreshes Image »
You may have noticed that our firm rang in 2018 with a revamped logo.
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Appel Osborne Returns to Franklin Square Office »
It has been over six weeks since we moved back to our renovated office space in Franklin Square, Syracuse, NY, and we are excited to be settled in at our…
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AOLA Office Renovation is Nearly Complete! »
Check out this article on Syracuse. com about the renovations at our Franklin Square office building.
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Eagle Scout Project is Complete »
In July, we shared that AOLA Project Manager, Bernie Martin, was assisting a student with his Eagle Scout project at his alma mater, Onondaga CSD.
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Auburn ECSD Synthetic Turf Field in the News »
At Auburn Enlarged City School District, construction is wrapping up on the new synthetic turf field at Holland Stadium designed by Appel Osborne.
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Community Gets Involved in FLCC Design »
If you had a chance to read our article in NYSSBA’s On Board newspaper (also posted on our website), you already know that part of being a Landscape Architect is…
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Onondaga CSD Newsletter Shows AOLA Site Design »
AOLA Project Manager, Bernie Martin, has been working with the Onondaga Central School District to develop site design that improves vehicular circulation concerns and maximizes utilization of an outdoor learning…
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AOLA Article Featured in K-12 Publication »
The New York State School Boards Association publishes an award-winning newspaper called “On Board” for its members.
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AOLA Project Manager Volunteers Time for Eagle Scout Project »
Appel Osborne Project Manager, Bernie Martin, has been volunteering his time and his landscape architecture knowledge to assist a high school student with his Eagle Scout project.
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Willis V. Carrier Park is Important Asset to Community »
Town of DeWitt Supervisor, Dr. Edward M. Michalenko, contributed an article to Syracuse.
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Appel Osborne Exhibiting at NYSASBO »
The New York State Association for School Business Officials Conference will be held June 4-7, 2017.
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AOLA Project Manager Supports Cousin at Fundraiser »
AOLA Project Manager, Pat Costello, and many of his family members joined together to support Pat’s cousin Taylor this past weekend.   They participated in the St.
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Poland CSD Celebrates Ribbon Cutting at New Playground »
Poland Central School District held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new primary school playground on May 4, 2017.
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Buffalo-area Schools Investing in New Athletic Complexes »
Many Western New York school communities are realizing the value of a functional, practical, and not to mention beautiful athletic complex.
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Appel Osborne at NYSCOSS Winter Institute »
Appel Osborne will be exhibiting at the NYSCOSS Winter Institute this Sunday, March 5 and Monday, March 6.
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Appel Osborne Wins ASLA Honor Award »
Appel Osborne Landscape Architecture was thrilled to receive the ASLA Honor Award on February 3, 2017.
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AOLA Associate, Cory Jenner, Teaching AIA Course »
AOLA Associate, Cory Jenner, will be teaching a course this week on storm water management for the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
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OCC Mawhinney Hall Boasts New Sustainable Site Improvements »
Mawhinney Hall has been a part of the Onondaga Community Campus for forty years, and the site surrounding the building recently received some important renovations.
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AOLA Associate, Cory Jenner, Guest Lecture at SU »
On Wednesday, October 5, Appel Osborne Associate, Cory Jenner, will visit Syracuse University to offer a guest lecture to an Engineering and Computer Science class specifically studying urban storm water…
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Williamsville CSD North H. S. Celebrates Ribbon Cutting »
The Williamsville North Spartans were able to take the field on their new synthetic turf last Friday night, right on schedule.
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Baldwinsville CSD Celebrates Ribbon Cutting »
Baldwinsville Central School District celebrated the Grand Re-Opening of Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium on Friday, September 9.
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On-Schedule Completion for Williamsville CSD North Field »
Appel Osborne is grateful to receive thanks from Williamsville CSD this morning for a job well done.
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East Syracuse-Minoa CSD Celebrates "A Greener, Greater Grove" »
The faculty, staff, students, and community of East Syracuse-Minoa Central School District celebrated the ribbon cutting and rededication of Pine Grove Middle School on August 24.
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Project Manager, Bernie Martin, is now a Registered Landscape Architect »
AOLA Project Manager, Bernie Martin, has received his license and is now a NYS Registered Landscape Architect (RLA).
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Official Elephant Grand Opening at Rosamond Gifford Zoo »
Today is an exciting day for the Rosamond Gifford Zoo!  After breaking ground in December of 2015, the new elephant pool was officially opened to both the elephants and the…
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Capital Work Progressing at Baldwinsville CSD »
Construction is right on schedule at Baldwinsville Central School District.
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Appel Osborne Celebrates Installation of 50th Synthetic Turf »
It’s official!  Appel Osborne has hit the big 5-0 in completed synthetic turf fields!  Our firm specializes in outdoor athletic facility design, including synthetic turfs, and we are so excited…
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AOLA is a Part of Syracuse Ball Parks Culture »
Syracuse is home to many ball parks ranging from little league to college to professional sports.   An article published on Syracuse.
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Appel Osborne Landscape Architecture Mentioned in CNYBJ »
This week’s edition of the Central New York Business Journal features a story about the new Catering at the Zoo Events Terrace at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo.
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Multiple Projects Nearing Completion at the Zoo »
Appel Osborne Landscape Architecture is privileged to see two projects approaching successful completion at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo.
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Challenger Field of Dreams Celebrates Grand Opening »
Phase One of the Carrier Park Challenger Field of Dreams is complete, and the facility is hosting a grand opening celebration this Saturday, May 21.
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Marcellus CSD Celebrates Ribbon Cutting at New Softball Field »
The seniors on the Marcellus Central School District softball team celebrated senior night in a big way.
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Westhill CSD Hosts “Last Chance Warrior Steeple Challenge” »
Appel Osborne is proud to see that our running track design at Westhill CSD offers a perfect venue for the “Last Chance Warrior Steeple Challenge” which the school has hosted…
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Elephant Pool Construction Moving Along »
Appel Osborne is the prime consultant for the new elephant pool that is being constructed within the Asian Elephant Preserve at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, NY.
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Pine Grove Middle School Project Focus of Study »
Appel Osborne Partner, Tim Bonaparte, and Project Manager, Katy Jacobs, are proudly observing their design at Pine Grove Elementary School in the East Syracuse-Minoa Central School District come to fruition.
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World Landscape Architecture Month »
April is World Landscape Architecture Month!  The American Society of Landscape Architects celebrates landscape architectural design by encouraging the sharing of photographs with the #WLAM2016 hashtag.
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Appel Osborne Project Featured in Dick's Sporting Goods Catalog »
AOLA Partner, Tim Bonaparte, was pleasantly surprised when the Dick’s Sporting Goods catalog arrived this February.
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First Games to be Played on New SUNY Oswego Turf »
Oswego State University will host its first games at their new Laker Turf Stadium on September 1, 2015.
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