More than 100 residents at The Nottingham Senior Living Center celebrated the beginning of the Year of the Ram for the Chinese New Year on Feb. 19.
The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office reports that a man who has scammed multiple people in Onondaga County has been arrested for his crimes.
Warriors eliminate top-seeded Cobras in Class B quarterfinals
When the Bishop Grimes girls basketball team got a look at the Section III Class B playoff bracket, it saw all kinds of familiar faces standing in the way of a trip to the March 7 finals at SRC Arena, with four members of the OHSL Liberty division positioned in the bracket. But no one could have dreamed that the first of these league foes would bring the championship dreams of the state no. 3-ranked Cobras crashing down.
ESM, Bishop Grimes, MPH all see seasons end
A quartet of area boys basketball teams would climb into the Section III playoff fray during Friday night’s slate of opening-round games – and only one made it out.
CBA edged by top seed Indian River; ESM falls to Camden
Though it had to wait through plenty of nervous moments, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls basketball team made it through to get a shot at top seed Indian River in next Saturday’s Section III Class A semifinal.
Vera Bridger Lange, who recently celebrated her 106th birthday, is the winner of the “Oldest Living Resident of Manlius” contest, sponsored by the Manlius Historical Society.
Christian Brothers Academy students had an opportunity to learn more about organizations in the Syracuse area, as Peer Ministers hosted a Service Fair in the Callahan Gym on Feb. 4.
Next community meeting will be held Feb. 25
One local entrepreneur has a vision to make the hamlet of Jamesville a new dining and accommodation destination, and, to that end, he is currently in the midst of pushing forward on several proposed projects that he says will help enhance and spice up the small community during the ensuing year.
Brothers rout Clinton, are one win from state tournament berth
One more victory separates the CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt ice hockey team from a return to the state Division II tournament that it conquered two winters ago. This is the case even though the Brothers have only reached the semifinals of the Section III playoffs, doing so Wednesday night with a 9-2 romp over Clinton on home ice at Onondaga Nation Arena.
Elementary students in the Fayetteville-Manlius School District recently learned that it’s never too early to start thinking about what they want to be when they grow up.
ESM, J-D, CBA all reach sectional quarterfinals
Three girls basketball teams from East Syracuse Minoa, Christian Brothers Academy and Jamesville-DeWitt all entered the Section III Class A playoffs on Tuesday night - and all of them won.
Several students from Jamesville-DeWitt high school received awards in the 2015 Scholastic Writing Competition for the Northeast Region-at-large, which includes schools in Connecticut, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Delaware.
Courts in the town of DeWitt and the village of East Syracuse have received grant money from the New York State Justice Courts Assistance Program (JCAP) to help enhance courtrooms in the communities.
Will fill the vacant seat left by Jason Cassalia
The Manlius Town Board swore-in Richard Rossetti as its newest councilor at the Feb. 11 regular meeting. Rossetti, a 23-year resident of Manlius, had previously served on the town’s zoning board for two years and on the planning board for about 10 years, where he had been the chairman. He is involved in the real estate industry and construction.
Raises nearly $82,000 in recent phone-a-thon
Manlius Pebble Hill School in DeWitt has reached a deal with its bank and secured additional finances that will allow it to remain open for the next school year, school officials announced last week.
The Central New York Regional Transportation Authority (Centro) has announced that the company is considering service changes and a restructuring of fare media in their service areas due to a projected $5 million deficit in the upcoming fiscal year.
InterFaith Works of CNY will honor Lisa Alford, a Manlius resident, will be among three citizens recognized at the 2015 Racial Justice Awards on Wednesday, Feb. 25. Francia McMillian Park, of Syracuse, and Ranya Shannon, of Syracuse, will also be honored.
Fayetteville-Manlius High School senior Jay Khurana was recently named a semifinalist in the 2015 Intel Science Talent Search, a program of Society for Science and the Public.
New and Improved microgrids will bolster community access to safe and reliable energy
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the launch of the state's $40 million energy competition, NY Prize, which is now accepting proposals for microgrids that meet energy and resiliency needs of local communities. The prize money for the winning designs will be used to build microgrids across New York State to reduce customer costs and promote clean energy.
ESM heading into sectionals; MPH stays busy
Far away from the intense spotlight shown on CBA, the area’s other boys basketball teams had their own interesting experiences in the last week of the regular season.