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Manlius Library gains access to new MacBook Pros, Adobe Creative Cloud products

Patrons at the Manlius Library now have the chance to experience a wider array of technology thanks to the addition of two MacBook Pro laptops and Adobe Creative Suite software, which are available for use in-house for cardholders.

Column: The unfairness of holidays

It seems as though everything is early this year — or rather February and March are busting up the remainder of winter.

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F-M student artists earn 159 CNY Scholastic Art Awards

Fayetteville-Manlius School District art students in grades seven through 12 recently won a total of 159 awards in the 2016 Central New York Regional Scholastic Art Awards competition.

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F-M girls indoor track are sectional champs

Hornets sweep distance races; boys finish fourth

Just as it has done so many times before, the Fayetteville-Manlius girls indoor track and field team played to its overwhelming strengths - and the result was a championship.

J-D sweeps indoor track sectional meet

Boys Red Rams rally past ESM for top spot

What wasn't in question during Wednesday night's Section III Class A indoor track and field championship meet at SRC Arena was that Jamesville-DeWitt was going to bring home a title. What was in doubt was whether the Red Rams would get one title - or two.

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Syracuse church collecting bottled water for Flint, MI

Second trip to community dealing with clean water crisis planned

Due to the overwhelming response and outpouring of community support, People’s A.M.E. Zion Church is opening its doors to another collection of bottled water to make a second trip to Flint, MI on Feb. 19 and 20.

Becallo to challenge Giordano in primary

The Onondaga County Republican Committee may have picked Vince Giordano to run against Assemblyman Al Stirpe for the 127th district seat, but Cicero Town Councilor Mike Becallo isn’t backing down. Becallo announced last week that he will continue his campaign for the seat, challenging Giordano in a primary this fall.

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Hughes to seek reelection as Fayetteville Village Justice

Jim Hughes recently announced that he is seeking re-election to continue serving as the Village of Fayetteville Justice for the March 15 village elections.

Annual Burn Run raises $7,500 for Burn Foundation

Members of the East Syracuse Volunteer Fire Dept. Inc. recently presented the Burn Foundation of Central New York with the proceeds from its annual Burn Run that was held Nov. 8, 2015.

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Our view: Beware the Zika virus?

The Onondaga County Health Department issued a notice last week urging county residents to be aware of the sudden rise of the Zika virus and to take strict precautions to prevent mosquito bites when traveling to prevent Zika virus infection. The department noted that recent Zika affected areas of concern include, but may not be limited to, Central America, South America, the Caribbean and Mexico.

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‘Tell your story’

School boards association urges residents to lobby for state aid

Local school districts have two demands for state legislators this budget season: get rid the gap elimination adjustment and fix the formula for foundation aid.

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Immaculate Conception sixth-grade students make blankets to be donated to refugee families

The Immaculate Conception sixth grade classes of Danielle Paige and Doreen Conrad assembled, cut and made cozy fleece blankets to be donated to the refugee families of the Salt City Harvest Farm.

February break activities offered through East Syracuse Parks and Recreation Department

The village of East Syracuse Parks and Recreation department is offering many activities for children during the week of February break (Feb. 16 to 19), including a gymnastics party, a bingo and movie event, bumper rock n’ bowl and an intramural and pizza party.

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East Syracuse votes to override NYS tax levy cap

The East Syracuse Village Board voted unanimously to override the New York State property tax levy limit for the upcoming fiscal year.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Paid family leave good for families, the economy

Have you ever had to choose between caring for a loved one and working so you can pay the bills? It’s a painful decision that too many workers have had to make.

CBA/J-D wrestlers second at sectional meet

Griffin, Bauer, Wright, Guindy go 4-0 in finals

Since their combined enrollments added up to large-school territory, the CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt wrestling team found itself joining Fayetteville-Manlius as they both went to Liverpool High School for last Saturday’s Section III Class AA championship meet.

Girls Red Rams rout Mexico, Fulton

CBA goes 2-1, falls to Bishop Kearney

Everyone within the Jamesville-DeWitt girls basketball program understands the task at hand. First, there’s the matter of claiming another Section III Class A title as those playoffs get underway late this week. Then, if successful there, it’s on to the more elusive goal of a state championship, which the Red Rams got within a single victory of attaining each of the last two seasons.

CBA boys go 3-0, defeat ESM

J-D takes losses on back-to-back nights

Before it closed the regular season with yet another attempt to alter the course of its “Holy War” rivalry with Bishop Ludden, the Christian Brothers Academy boys basketball team first had to get through some other OHSL Freedom division foes – which it did.

Grimes hoops teams swept by Westhill

Boys Cobras undone by Warriors' second-quarter surge

A memorable last weekend of the high school basketball regular season would see each of the Bishop Grimes teams take the measure of Westhill – and come up short.

F-M boys get sectional playoff berth

Girls Hornets take overtime loss to B'ville

Though it took nearly the entire regular season, the Fayetteville-Manlius boys basketball team did find its way into the Section III Class AA playoffs.

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