Hornets, 17-0, survive furious late Warrior comeback
For 46 minutes of Friday night's Section III Class A semifinal, the Fayetteville-Manlius boys lacrosse team did all the good things - attack hard, play stout defense, stay physical and hunt down ground balls - that led to a perfect 16-0 regular-season mark and state no. 3 ranking. Then in two terrifying minutes, the Hornets nearly threw the whole season away.
Police urge anyone with information to contact the department
Car larcenies normally aren’t anything out of the ordinary for the town of Manlius police- they typically report one or two incidents per month. But since the third week of April, the police department has seen at least 10 car larcenies and a few garage burglaries- which is something residents should be concerned about.
This year, Syracuse Habitat for Humanity is beginning its third Veteran’s Build home in Onondaga County. The build will begin this summer on the 400 block of East Yates Street in East Syracuse. The home is a 1,400 square foot ranch-style home built on concrete slab. It is specially adapted and is wheelchair accessible for those with disabilities visiting or living in the home. On May 17, an introduction ceremony was held on site to announce the family moving in and talk more about the project.
Ryan wins three races; Brislin takes girls 1,500, 800 runs
Due to circumstances well beyond its control, the Fayetteville-Manlius boys and girls track and field teams were together again Wednesday at Cicero-North Syracuse’s Bragman Stadium for the Section III Class AA championship meet. What the Hornets could control, though, was the way it responded to those different conditions, and the response was a sweep of the boys and girls sectional titles.
Brothers' late surge falls short against top seed
The Christian Brothers Academy boys’ lacrosse season came to an end Wednesday night in a 14-11 loss to No. 1-seeded Lafayette in the Section III Class C semifinals at Chittenango High School. Three goals from JR Zazarra and two apiece from Andrew Romagnoli, Braedon Gait and Jack Jeschke weren’t enough to prevent the Brothers from finishing 13-5 and a game short of the finals.
On May 21, East Syracuse Minoa voters approved a 2013-14 budget of $71,813,795. 874 people voted yes to 253 votes no.
On May 21, Fayetteville-Manlius School District voters approved the district’s $76.4 million 2013-14 budget proposal, elected three Board of Education members and voted upon six other propositions.
F-M girls second to Auburn; J-D wins Class B title
In regulation and beyond, the Fayetteville-Manlius and Jamesville-Dewitt girls golf teams battled for top honors in Tuesday's Section III championship tournament at Kanon Valley Country Club in Oneida. When all was settled, the Hornets were second in Class A, the Red Rams had secured the Class B title, and three golfers - Molly Hair, Allison Donella and Victoria Roney - were on their way to the state tournament.
After two years of planning and development, Owera Vineyards, located at 5276 East Lake Road, will open to the public and present Taste of Cazenovia on Wednesday, June 12. Owera will offer a VIP tasting hour from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., which will include an exclusive tour of the winery, tastes of select Owera wines such as new release Frontenac Gris, hors d’oeurves, delicious foods direct from local farmers and a commemorative Taste of Cazenovia wine glass.
One week of artistic exploration and one of scientific exploration being offered
Lorenzo’s annual Rippleton Schoolhouse summer camp, where boys and girls ages eight through 12 experience a week of 19th century school days, is expanding to two weeks this year with one week focused on artistic creations and one week on scientific exploration. The camp will run two non-consecutive weeks, one at the beginning and one at the end of July.
Syracuse 7-0 so far in pursuit of Calder Cup
Two rounds down, two rounds to go – that’s the Syracuse Crunch, in hot pursuit of the Calder Cup, as it’s reached the final four for just the second time in its 20-year history.
Zerillo scores in waning seconds to beat Marcellus, 14-13
Braedon Gait was disappointed, for his shot in the waning seconds of Saturday's Section III Class C boys lacrosse quarterfinal at Alibrandi Stadium was off line, and it looked like Christian Brothers Academy was on its way to overtime with Marcellus. But that disappointment soon vanished as Jack Zerillo showed up, left of the net, and fired it past Mustangs goalie Jake Lilly with just 1.7 seconds left, giving the Brothers a 14-13 victory.
J-D, ESM earn victories; F-M takes pair of losses
Area girls lacrosse teams will take the field early next week with their seasons on the line as the Section III playoffs get underway.
F-M girls, boys win all six relay races
Carrying over what it did in the regular season, the Fayetteville-Manlius track and field teams easily turned back all challengers to repeat in Thursday's CNY Counties League American division championship meets at Central Square.
Center will hold grand opening celebration May 25 and 26
For the majority of the last 25 years, Tony Riposo has been a one-man travelling yoga instructor, teaching classes in church basements and recreation centers across Central New York. And his wife, Mary Riposo, has been practicing and teaching reiki out of her home and renting space in churches for the last nine. Over the duration of their careers, the Riposos have become somewhat of an underground wellness power couple, and with class sizes and clients increasing each year, it became apparent that they would need a permanent space of their own. So, in April, they opened the Infinite Light Center for Yoga and Wellness in Jamesville to finally give their students and clients a concrete destination for their wellness experiences.
At a meeting of the Town of Manlius Conservative Party Committee on Thursday, May 2, Town Supervisor Ed Theobald and his slate of Republican running mates received the party’s designation for this fall’s town elections.
CBA, ESM both closely follow Red Rams in team standings
Echoing what it had done during the regular season, the Jamesville-DeWitt boys track and field teams prevailed over the field in Tuesday’s Onondaga High School League Freedom division championship meets at Fulton.
J-D dominates field events; ESM finishes third
A near-sweep of the field events keyed the Jamesville-DeWitt girls track and field team’s climb to the top in Tuesday’s Onondaga High School League Freedom division championship meet at Fulton.
Event will take place May 17-19
The Fayetteville Free Library will hold a children’s clothing consignment sale, called “Kidsignment” May 17th, 18th and 19th at Shoppingtown Mall, across from Rite Aid. Consignors make 60 percent on any items they wish to sell, and the library makes 40 percent from sales. Volunteers who sign up to work at the sale get the benefit of shopping before the general public, on Friday morning from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. The sale opens to the general public Friday at 1 p.m. In addition to clothing, the sale offers gently used toys, strollers, cribs, shoes, costumes, baby carriers, books and more.
For the first time in 25 years, the Manlius Fire Department is under new leadership. On May 14, Mayor Paul Whorrall inducted John Buskey as fire chief and Bradley Pinsky as assisant fire chief. Whorrall held the position as chief since 1988, but was legally required to step down when he was elected mayor in March. The chief and assistant chief were chosen following an election within the fire department a few weeks ago.