Weeks of Sept. 10 to 30
Ever since she was young, Claire Chardon has been sewing her own trousers and knitting different articles of clothing. “It’s something I’ve been interested in for a long time and one of my dreams has always been to have my own line of clothing,” she said.
The scary part about tragedies is that they can happen to anyone at any time. You never know when you might be handed a tough situation and brought to a low point in your life. Recently, Fayetteville and Manlius community members showed through their actions that they are ready to help elevate their neighbors in a time of need.
It’s been more than 110 years since the last burial occurred at Messina Springs Cemetery on James Street in DeWitt – and for decades the cemetery looked like what it was: abandoned. During the past few years, however, members of the community and DeWitt town officials have been working to rehabilitate this historic spot and have made great strides this year.
J-D sweeps ESM in annual showdown
For a brief moment, the Fayetteville-Manlius boys cross country team was not in its usual spot atop the state Class A rankings, having seen Liverpool displace them following its overall victory at the Oct. 3 McQuaid Invitational in Rochester.
The Manlius Art Cinema has announced its next production as host for Central New York’s screenings of the Royal National Theatre of London will be “The Beaux’ Strategem” at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, with two encore performances to be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, and at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24.
While this column has mostly featured people in the midst of their careers and retired people, there have been a few precious times when the volunteer of the month is still in the process of getting an education. I use the word ‘precious’ selectively, as I have no doubt that these younger people will grow and be an asset to their communities and to the country. Josh Rodriguez is one of these people, and he is the Eagle Bulletin October Volunteer of the Month.
On July 25, the family of George Pfeiffer went through a tragic ordeal when Pfeiffer, owner of G.P. Bodyworks on 8640 Genesee Turnpike in Fayetteville, was killed in an accident while working on a car at his business.
Upstate at Home will send a doctor to your residence as an option for individuals who may want medical care in the comfort of their home.
The Manlius Library is celebrating a century of service and community support with an all-day event on Saturday, Oct. 17. Between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., the public is invited to enjoy the festivities. The library’s new teen room will be officially unveiled, as well as a new gallery of beautiful Audubon prints, donated by Manlius residents Harold and Barbara Jones.
Those who enjoy Dunkin’ Donuts food and drinks will soon have the chance to get their fix at a new location in Fayetteville, which is planned to open next month.
Believes projection of enrollment increase is incorrect
Morgan Management, the developer for the planned 250-unit Fayetteville Village Apartments on 547 E. Genesee St. in Fayetteville, has responded to the Fayetteville-Manlius School District’s recent concerns regarding the project in the form of a letter to Craig Tice, superintendent of F-M schools.
Please give Betty what she’s been looking for — a loving, “furever” home! For more information, call the CNYSPCA at 454-4479.
To know the impact pavement has on our local streams and rivers, all you have to do is look at the street during a rainstorm. That’s when you can see water flowing fast along the curb, grabbing debris and carrying it all toward our waterways.
Two schools raise money for American Heart Association
As they do each fall, the Fayetteville-Manlius and Christian Brothers Academy soccer programs gathered together for a doubleheader, this time held under the lights last Saturday at Alibrandi Stadium.
J-D earns team titles at Whitesboro Invitational
Fayetteville-Manlius, in its second CNY Coutnies League cross country road meet in as many weeks, went to Oneida Shores last Wednesday to face Cicero-North Syracuse, who is state-ranked on both the boys and girls sides, yet still could not keep up with the Hornets.
F-M also gets key league win over C-NS
Plenty of important matches awaited the field hockey teams at Fayetteville-Manlius and East Syracuse Minoa as the calendar turned from September to October, including a head-to-head neighborhood clash last Friday afternoon.
J-D also gets 2-0 shutout over Skaneateles
Even with a five-game win streak and both defeats coming to Class AA opponents, the Jamesville-DeWitt boys soccer team remained missing from the state Class A rankings, though that might not last too much longer.
Grimes rises to no. 4 in state Class C rankings
Still situated at no. 2 in the state Class A rankings, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls soccer team would have a pair of interesting tests while defending its undefeated mark as the calendar turned from September to October.
The Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center of Syracuse will hold a Columbus Day vacation camp for children in grades K-6 on Monday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the center on 5655 Thompson Road, DeWitt. The camp will be filled with lots of fun activities such as arts and crafts, sports and more for children to enjoy during their day off from school. Half-day options and early/late care to extend the day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. are also available.