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Lake Effect Stitchers invites new members

The local chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild Inc. (ANG), the Lake Effect Stitchers of Syracuse, is looking for interested member to join their group, who meets the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m at Jamesville-DeWitt High School, 6845 Edinger Dr., Dewitt.

East Syracuse recreation to offer spring break events

The village of East Syracuse Parks and Recreation Department has announced it will offer the following programs during spring break for school-aged children.

McKenney offers statement on J-D dismissal

Former Red Rams basketball coach said he was given no reason for firing

Three days after being told that he would no longer coach the Jamesville-DeWitt boys basketball team, Bob McKenney offered up his side of the story and said he was given no reason for his dismissal after a 19-year tenure that included five state championships.

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Arrest made in East Syracuse bank robbery

The DeWitt Police Department reports that an arrest has been made in a bank robbery that occurred Wednesday, March 25 at the Key Bank, 121 W. Manlius St., East Syracuse.

Manlius Art Cinema to present National Theatre of London’s ‘Behind the Beautiful Forevers’

The Manlius Art Cinema, in addition to being the area’s only dedicated independent and foreign cinema theatre, is proud to host Central New York’s screenings of the Royal National Theatre of London.

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Bishop Grimes students give back to the community

Learning to volunteer their time to help others is an important part of the curriculum for students at Bishop Grimes Sr./Jr. School — so much so that it’s even a requirement for graduation.

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Early morning fire destroys home in Manlius

Fire investigators have determined cause was electrical

The Manlius Fire Department has concluded an early morning house fire they responded to on Trout Lily Lane in the town of Manlius was caused due to an electrical short that started outside the garage of the house.

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Manlius police respond to fatal pedestrian accident

At around 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25, the Manlius Police Department responded to an accident involving a vehicle striking a pedestrian at the intersection of Route 92 and Route 173 in the village of Manlius.

CBA releases spring sports schedule

Boys, girls lacrosse teams open next week

Christian Brothers Academy’s 2015 spring sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

J-D announces spring sports schedule

Boys lacrosse team looks to return to state Class B final

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

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Parent volunteers help Fayetteville-Manlius students flip for gymnastics

The Enders Road Elementary School gymnasium was recently transformed into a gymnastics center, outfitted with thick, cushy mats covering much of the hardwood floors and climbing ropes dangling from the ceiling.

ESM releases spring sports schedule

Lacrosse starts pushed back by field issues

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

F-M announces spring sports schedule

Hornets defend sectional Class A boys lacrosse title

Having reached the state Class A final a year ago, Fayetteville-Manlius begins its boys lacrosse season March 31 against Auburn and will face West Genesee April 7 and May 5. Here is the F-M varsity sports 2015 spring schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

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Manlius veterinarian to offer first aid course for pet owners March 28

Dr. John Endres, owner of Compassionate Care Veterinary Hospital of Manlius, will present an American Red Cross Pet First Aid/CPR/Emergency Preparedness course from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Fayetteville Fire Department, 425 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville.

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CBA presents “Hello Dolly” March 27 and 28

Christian Brothers Academy presents “Hello Dolly” on Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28 at 7 p.m. at Nottingham High School.

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J-D, F-M named top public school districts in New York state in latest ranking

Jamesville-DeWitt and Fayetteville-Manlius school districts have been recognized for being in the top 100 school districts in New York state, according to a list developed by research analyst company Niche.

Feedback wanted on modernizing local government

‘Consensus’ forum March 31 at Salina Town Hall

Most Central New Yorkers pay taxes to the federal government, the state, the county, their town, their village and their school district. All of those entities provide needed services, but there is some overlap and occasional duplication of services. In order to address such issues, a 19-member commission on local government modernization called Consensus has been formed and is now conducting public forums, including one at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at Salina Town Hall.

J-D approves contracts for turf field project

Superintendent says project is about $82,000 under budget so far

The Jamesville-DeWitt school district has approved the bids for the general construction and electrical phases of the $3.1 million capital project that will add a turf field and replace stadium lights to the main athletic facility at the high school.

Lifeguard certification course offered in DeWitt

Onondaga County Parks is offering an American Red Cross lifeguard training and certification course beginning with a pre-screening skills evaluation on Saturday April 4, with classes to start on Monday April 6 at Jamesville-DeWitt Middle School.

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Moore appointed vice president of development and executive director of OCC foundation

Onondaga Community College announced that it has appointed Lisa R. Moore as vice president of development and executive director of the OCC Foundation.

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