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F-M track nearly sweeps Chittenango Invitational

Ezidiegwu wins twice for girls Hornets; Millar takes Fleet Feet Mile

When it was time for the Fayetteville-Manlius track and field teams to enter their first large-scale meet of the spring, they did not disappoint. During Friday’s Chittenango Invitational, the Hornets nearly pulled off a sweep, edging Cicero-North Syracuse by a single point, 87 to 86, on the boys side and, in the girls meet, finishing a close second (131 points) to Rush-Henrietta (Section V), who won with 137 points.

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Special use permit for ‘cruise ship on land’ approved

Compromise met on four acre parking space stipulation

The Manlius Town Board unanimously approved a special use permit for the proposed Resort Lifestyle Communities independent senior living center at their last meeting on Wednesday, April 22.

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Ukraine conflict in the spotlight as Cazenovia Forum hosts top foreign affairs expert

The conflict in Ukraine will be the focus of the next Cazenovia Forum lecture and discussion, as one of America's leading experts on the region presents an in-depth look at the Ukrainian government's struggle with pro-Russian separatists and their backers in Moscow. The presentation by Adrian Karatnycky, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council of the U.S., will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the Morgan Room of Hubbard Hall at Cazenovia College.

Instructor brings Pilates to village of Manlius

Spring is here, and many people are looking for new ways to keep healthy and stay in shape. For some people, a way to do this may mean signing up for a Pilates class at Fairway Physical Therapy in Manlius with instructor Connie Palleria.

DeWitt FD to participate in 5th annual statewide “RecruitNY” weekend

Recruitment open house to be held at DeWitt Fire Department on April 26

The DeWitt Fire Department will open its doors to area residents so they can learn about what it takes to be a volunteer firefighter in their community as part of the fifth annual RecruitNY statewide initiative.

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Town of DeWitt to hold Earth Day litter cleanup April 25

Anyone is able to participate

Looking for an opportunity to clean up the litter in your local area? This coming Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to noon, the town of DeWitt is hosting three Earth Day Litter Cleanups.

Bishop Grimes to host annual academic games

On Saturday, April 25, Bishop Grimes Jr./Sr. High School will host its annual invitational Academic Games. The event is offered to students in grades K-6 who attend Catholic elementary schools in the area.

Manlius FD to hold open house expo and recruitment kick-off

The Manlius Fire Department’s annual recruitment campaign will kick-off with an open house expo from 9:30 a.m. to 3p.m. on Saturday, April 25 at Station One, 4 Stickely Drive. Fire equipment, displays and information on volunteering will be available.

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Seven F-M student-athletes sign National Letters of Intent

During a ceremony held April 2, seven Fayetteville-Manlius High School seniors signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers in the fall at the collegiate level.

F-M boys lacrosse stops C-NS

Hornets get much-needed win, halt Northstars' streak

The well-worn cliché of a season at the crossroads perfectly applied to the Fayetteville-Manlius boys lacrosse team as it hosted Cicero-North Syracuse on Tuesday night. Mired at 3-5, coming off back-to-back road losses at Auburn and Skaneateles where it had squandered second-half leads, the Hornets could either sink further and risk missing the Section III Class A playoffs, or rise up and prove that it would not easily let go of the crown.

EDITORIAL: OCM BOCES needs to respond to F-M … and the public

Over the past few weeks, the Eagle Bulletin has produced two stories relating to accusations by the F-M school board president that OCM BOCES has been violating a longstanding gentleman’s agreement. This agreement relates to how the 11 member seats on the board of education are split between the 23 component districts, namely, that the top five schools in terms of enrollment get their own seats and the remaining seats are shared by the remaining districts.

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Fayettevile FD makes change to have full-time, paid fire chief position

Current Chief Paul Hildreth appointed contingent on civil service exam

After one year of weighing options, the Fayetteville Fire Department has made the change to have a full-time, paid career chief position rather than a volunteer chief, becoming the third department in Onondaga County to do so.

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F-M High School students win scholastic writing awards

Twelve Fayetteville-Manlius School District student writers were recently recognized for excellence in writing in the 2015 Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards.

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F-M Relay for Life announces upcoming golf fundraising event

It’s that time of year again — the time where many people in the community get together to raise money for the American Cancer Society with the annual Relay for Life event. This year, leading up to the Fayetteville-Manlius area Relay there will be a “Wine and Tees” fundraising event on Saturday, May 2, at The Ridge golf course in Chittenango.

Defensive driving course offered April 28 and 29

If you’ve been wanting to brush up on your driving skills or save some money on your auto insurance, you’ll have a chance to do so at the end of this month.

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The fire inside

Fire departments across the state are opening their doors this weekend in an effort to court new volunteers. The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) is holding its annual “RecruitNY” initiative April 25 and 26.

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F-M school board rejects OCM BOCES board of education candidates

Believes OCM BOCES board is in violation of longtime gentleman’s agreement

On Monday, April 20, members of the Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education voted to reject two of the four OCM BOCES Board of Education candidates for the upcoming election, including Jamesville-DeWitt/Fayetteville-Manlius representative Ann Wright and East Syracuse Minoa representative Wayne Brownson.

J-D boys drop OT thriller to West Genny

Third-quarter lead fades as Shoults nets game-winner

Each spring, the Jamesville-DeWitt boys lacrosse team tries to test itself as much as possible against benchmark programs – and that includes an annual battle with West Genesee.

CBA girls drop OT thriller to West Genny

Brothers unable to hold leads in first half, OT

On so many levels, the girls lacrosse showdown between Christian Brothers Academy and West Genesee, which took place Saturday at Alibrandi Stadium, was compelling.

Marra, Montgomery win twice at ESM Invitational

CBA's Schug helps her side to third-place team finish

With four victories between them, Natalie Marra and Mia Montgomery gave East Syracuse Minoa girls track and field partisans plenty to cheer about during last Friday’s ESM Invitational.

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