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From the assembly: Tax credit will fight flooding

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.

Hornets top CBA in soccer twin bill

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.

F-M cross country sweeps C-NS

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.

Field hockey Hornets rout ESM

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.

Soccer Red Rams go 3-0, top ESM

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.

J-D girls topple Chittenango, Marcellus

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.

JCC offers Columbus Day vacation camp for children Oct. 12

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.

Hornets hammer Auburn, go to 3-2

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.

ESM, J-D football power to wins

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.

CBA runs to big win over Liverpool

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.

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Ghosts, Goblins and Ghouls, Oh My! — Part 1

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?

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CBA senior scores perfect on ACT and AP exams

The academic accolades have started to roll in for the Christian Brothers Academy class of 2016, beginning with senior Brennan Carman.

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Area police blotters: Weeks of Sept. 15 to 23

Weeks of Sept. 15 to 23

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Near-extinct snails repopulated at Chittenango Falls

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.

New year brings new choice of courses to ESM high school

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.

Editorial: F-M needs to makes plans for an aging Wellwood

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.

SunEdison looks to develop two 12-acre, 2-megawatt solar array farms off of Route 290 in Manlius

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).

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Southern Hills Motorcycle Posse presents $4,500 to Clear Path for Veterans

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.

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‘Fiddler, Fun and Food’ -- Jamesville community event to be held Oct. 4

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.

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DeWitt Councilor gets county nod

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.

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