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ESM students get unique opportunity at Spartan Garage

Tickets to raffle refurbished 1965 Ford Mustang are on sale

Each year for the past decade, a group of students at East Syracuse Minoa High School have gotten the unique opportunity to refurbish and restore a classic car and then raffle it off at the end of the year. This year, the Spartan Garage club is raffling a refurbished 1965 Ford Mustang and interested people can now buy tickets.

EDITORIAL: Town of Manlius is able to address public concerns in senior living center project

Last week, Manlius Town Attorney Tim Frateschi presented a draft resolution for a special use permit for Resort Lifestyle Communities to construct a senior living center on the corner of North Burdick Street and Medical Center Drive.

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DEC affirms ruling on breeding of Manlius mute swans

Village board must weigh options presented by DEC

After meeting with representatives from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Manlius Mayor Paul Whorrall said the beloved Manlius mute swan pair, Manny and Faye, will still not be allowed to hatch their eggs at the Manlius Swan Pond.

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Manlius senior living center special use permit addresses residents’ concerns

The main topic of discussion by the Manlius Town Board at its April 8 meeting was to address citizens’ concerns about the Resort Lifestyle Communities planned development of a senior living center on the corner of North Burdick Street and Medical Center Drive in the town of Manlius.

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East Syracuse officials sworn-in

Two trustees and two judges were sworn in at the April 6 meeting of the East Syracuse village board.

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Manlius Police locate and arrest wanted person

The Town of Manlius Police Department has located and arrested fugitive Mark Owens relative to the warrants for which he was being sought: criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and violation of parole.

F-M Board of Education president asks board to reject OCM BOCES representatives

Approval of OCM BOCES budget still planned to occur

The Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education President Marissa Mims has asked the F-M board to reject the district representatives to the OCM BOCES Board of Education from Jamesville-DeWitt and East Syracuse Minoa, who are on ballot for this year’s BOCES election.

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Tickets for “Wine in the Woods” fundraiser to benefit Camp Good Days on sale

Tickets for the third annual “Wine in the Woods” fundraising event for Camp Good Days and Special Times are now on sale to the public.

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“Herb” Philipson’s to open in Dewitt Town Center

“Herb” Philipson’s, Outfitter’s for the Great Outdoors, have announced that they will open a new store in the Dewitt Town Center, 3179 Erie Blvd East, Dewitt. Renovation to the new 34,000 square foot store is proceeding on schedule and they are optimistic for a June opening.

Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, will provide Le Moyne's 65th commencement address

The speaker for Le Moyne College’s 65th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17, will be Timothy Cardinal Dolan, the archbishop of New York. Dolan will also receive an honorary degree at the ceremony, as will two other individuals — Lois Whitman, MS, JD and Dave Ciancimino S.J. The ceremony will take place outside at the Thomas J. Niland Jr. Athletic Complex on the Le Moyne campus.

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DeWitt receives Tree City USA Growth Award

The town of DeWitt has received recognition as a 2015 Tree City USA community with a growth award from the Arbor Day Foundation at a ceremony in Albany on March 26.

Chicago's famed Second City comes to Fayetteville-Manlius High School

On Friday, May 1, The Second City touring company will perform “The Best of The Second City.” They will appear at the Fayetteville-Manlius High School Auditorium, featuring some of the best sketches, songs and improvisations from The Second City's half-century history. An American comedy treasure, The Second City is not to be missed.

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Public hearing held for ‘cruise ship on land’ in Manlius

Neighbors bring up concerns about traffic

More than 20 citizens showed up March 25 to a Manlius Town Board public hearing regarding a special use permit for the Resort Lifestyle Communities independent senior living center that is being proposed on the corner of North Burdick Street and Medical Center Drive in the town of Manlius.

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Eagle Newspapers reporter receives state award

Ashley M. Casey, reporter for the Baldwinsville Messenger and the Eagle Star-Review, was recently honored with an award at the New York Press Association 2014 Better Newspaper Contest held March 27 and 28 in Saratoga Springs.