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.
F-M gets 41 unanswered points in first half
Barely three minutes had passed in Friday night’s game at Holland Stadium, and the Fayetteville-Manlius football team trailed at Auburn, its followers concerned that a defeat disastrous to its own post-season hopes was on the horizon.
Spartans rout Oswego; Red Rams top Fowler
Now the East Syracuse Minoa and Jamesville-DeWitt football teams are certain to have at least one more home game once the regular season is complete, having all but locked up the top two spots in the Class A American division.
Brothers gain control of AA-1 division, beat Warriors 28-17
When the two Section III Class AA football front-runners, Christian Brothers Academy and Liverpool, gathered on a brisk Friday evening at jam-packed LHS Stadium, one side would run to glory – in the most literal way possible.
A look at CNY’s haunted attractions
Ah, October! The leaves change colors, the temperatures start to drop, the kids are back in school — and the ghouls, ghosts and goblins come out to play! Is there any wonder that this is my favorite time of year?
The academic accolades have started to roll in for the Christian Brothers Academy class of 2016, beginning with senior Brennan Carman.
Weeks of Sept. 15 to 23
Chittenango ovate amber snails coaxed into reproduction at SUNY ESF
Scientists from SUNY ESF made history today after releasing into the wild at Chittenango Falls State Park 200 endangered Chittenango ovate amber snails that were bred and grown in captivity. These rare, delicate snails, that measure about 1 millimeter in length when first hatched and grow up to 20 millimeters in length as adults, can be found in only one place on Earth — alongside this Central New York waterfall. And until today, there were only about 300 of them in the wild.
Nine new courses added to align with district’s career pathways
In the beginning of September, thousands of local students went back to school. And at the East Syracuse Minoa School District, many high school students got the opportunity to be involved in nine new courses that the district rolled out for this fall semester.
Students and teachers should not have to be displaced from their classrooms because of mold issues but, unfortunately, this has been the case at Fayetteville-Manlius’ Wellwood Middle School for the past few years — has, in fact, been only one of multiple infrastructure issues at the school.
The Manlius Town Board heard a presentation at its Sept. 23 meeting by a representative from SunEdison regarding two 12-acre, 2-megawatt solar array farms they would like to develop on privately owned land along Route 290 (Green Lakes Road).
On Sunday Sept. 27, the Southern Hills Posse attended the Clear Path for Veterans third annual motorcycle ride. With 250 riders present, the club presented a check for $4,500 to Clear Path for Veterans.
The Fiddlers Green Park Associations is inviting the community to join them for a fall gathering in the park from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4 on Solvay Road in Jamesville.
Rigney to run for Onondaga County Clerk
DeWitt Town Councilor Kerin Rigney has received the Democrat nomination to run for Onondaga County Clerk following the resignation of Sandy Schepp, of Manlius, who resigned on Sept. 21 after being appointed as Onondaga County Commissioner of Jurors.