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Volunteer of the Month: Dennis Cleary — Willis Carrier Recreation Center

When I began writing this monthly column one of my concerns was “Would there be enough people that could be honored as being a volunteer of the month to sustain the column for a period of time?” The fact that is it my 40th column answers that question, and is an indication that there is a plethora of volunteers in the area, and that should make us proud to call ourselves Central New Yorkers. One of these volunteers is Dennis Cleary, the Eagle Bulletin Volunteer of the Month for November 2015.

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Area Police Blotters: Weeks of Nov. 6 to 15

Weeks of Nov. 6 to 15

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Editorial: CNY residents have to be open to the idea of an inland port

The Panama Canal in Central America is currently finishing up an expansion project that would allow for larger cargo ships to pass through, which will greatly affect the global trade industry.

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Movie Review: Satiated – ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2’

It’s said that all good things must come to an end. And that includes “The Hunger Games” stories and movies

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Two projects vie to fill inland port need in Central New York

Many local officials, manufacturers and businesses believe that there is a need for an inland port to handle international cargo in the Central New York area. To fill that need, there are two competing projects vying for the approval of local officials to come to fruition.

Column: The ride to dawn

Montpellier is a city in the south of France lying between the fabled Provence and Riviera to the east, and the conflict plagued region bordering Spain and the Atlantic to the west. It is the westernmost large city bordering France’s Mediterranean, and unlike Nice, Cannes or Marseille, it remains a “walled city,”with no beaches, famous or unfamous, to speak of.

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Don’t be fooled by non-approved Career & Technical Education programming

In recent years, many Central New York school districts and BOCES have answered the call and created CTE opportunities for their students.

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Transforming health care

CNY doctors learn about treating transgender youth

Many people experience anxiety before a visit to the doctor, but for transgender youth, that anxiety is amplified. There are few providers in Central New York who cater specifically to transgender populations, and some trans people have reported being harassed or turned away from seeking care.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Helping those in need this holiday season

The holiday season is a time for family and friends to come together, celebrate and give thanks. But as we attend parties and prepare to exchange gifts, it’s important to remember those among us who may be less fortunate and could use a helping hand.

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White-tailed deer management program gains approval by village board

Finalized plan must be approved before any action is taken

The Fayetteville Village Board voted to approve the proposed bait-and-cull white-tailed deer management program at their Nov. 23 meeting, which will allow the program to move forward for the expected Dec. 23 start date.

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Manlius town budget adopted with slight tax rate decrease; town decreases tax levy cap

Manlius residents will see a 0.88 percent decrease in the town tax rate next year, according to the 2016 town budget, which the town board adopted last week.

F-M announces winter sports schedule

Basketball teams to play in expanded home gym

Fayetteville-Manlius High School’s 2015-16 winter sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

ESM releases winter sports schedule

Boys, girls hoops Spartans start during Thanksgiving week

East Syracuse Minoa High School’s 2015-16 winter sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

J-D announces winter sports schedule

Girls basketball Red Rams look to return to state Class A final

Jamesville-DeWitt High School’s 2015-16 winter sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

Bishop Grimes announces winter sports schedule

Basketball teams both open during Thanksgiving week

Bishop Grimes Junior/Senior High School’s 2015-16 winter sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

Best college prep? Unplug and read

Parents of high school students often inquire what they can do to help their children prepare for college. They consider AP classes, sports, even SAT prep work as the silver bullet. My two suggestions surprise most.

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Ten girls’ lacrosse athletes at CBA sign Division I collegiate letters of intent

Christian Brothers Academy has announced that 10 student-athletes, all girls’ lacrosse players, have signed letters of intent to continue their intercollegiate athletic careers at Division I institutions next year.

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LETTER: Dell thanks voters

To the editor: I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to the residents of Onondaga County who exercised their right to vote on Election Day and a special thank you to those of you who voted for me for county clerk.

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O’Keefe addresses DeWitt Rotary

Recently, Rotarian Mel Rubenstein introduced University Professor Sean O’Keefe at a Monday luncheon of the DeWitt Rotary. O’Keefe spoke about the concept of a new medical school in Syracuse.

Coyne leads swimmers at state meet

J-D senior sets record, posts top-10 finishes

Alden Coyne, who led Jamesville-DeWitt’s girls swim team to a perfect season, a Section III Class B title and the George Falwell Cup, set more records in her last appearance in the pool for the Red Rams.

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