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F-M school board rejects OCM BOCES board of education candidates

Believes OCM BOCES board is in violation of longtime gentleman’s agreement

On Monday, April 20, members of the Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education voted to reject two of the four OCM BOCES Board of Education candidates for the upcoming election, including Jamesville-DeWitt/Fayetteville-Manlius representative Ann Wright and East Syracuse Minoa representative Wayne Brownson.

J-D boys drop OT thriller to West Genny

Third-quarter lead fades as Shoults nets game-winner

Each spring, the Jamesville-DeWitt boys lacrosse team tries to test itself as much as possible against benchmark programs – and that includes an annual battle with West Genesee.

CBA girls drop OT thriller to West Genny

Brothers unable to hold leads in first half, OT

On so many levels, the girls lacrosse showdown between Christian Brothers Academy and West Genesee, which took place Saturday at Alibrandi Stadium, was compelling.

Marra, Montgomery win twice at ESM Invitational

CBA's Schug helps her side to third-place team finish

With four victories between them, Natalie Marra and Mia Montgomery gave East Syracuse Minoa girls track and field partisans plenty to cheer about during last Friday’s ESM Invitational.

F-M boys lacrosse falls to 3-5

Hornets struggle late against Auburn, Skaneateles

Though the Fayetteville-Manlius boys lacrosse team thought it had survived its tough early schedule, the results of last week’s action indicated otherwise.

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ESM students get unique opportunity at Spartan Garage

Tickets to raffle refurbished 1965 Ford Mustang are on sale

Each year for the past decade, a group of students at East Syracuse Minoa High School have gotten the unique opportunity to refurbish and restore a classic car and then raffle it off at the end of the year. This year, the Spartan Garage club is raffling a refurbished 1965 Ford Mustang and interested people can now buy tickets.

F-M, J-D track record impressive sweeps

Hornets rip Liverpool; Red Rams dominate Fowler

At the outset of league competition, track and field teams from Fayetteville-Manlius and Jamesville-DeWitt rolled to easy victories. Having already beaten Auburn on April 8, the Hornets did the same in a showdown with Liverpool last Wednesday afternoon, including a boys meet where F-M doubled up the Warriors 94-47.

EDITORIAL: Town of Manlius is able to address public concerns in senior living center project

Last week, Manlius Town Attorney Tim Frateschi presented a draft resolution for a special use permit for Resort Lifestyle Communities to construct a senior living center on the corner of North Burdick Street and Medical Center Drive.

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DEC affirms ruling on breeding of Manlius mute swans

Village board must weigh options presented by DEC

After meeting with representatives from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Manlius Mayor Paul Whorrall said the beloved Manlius mute swan pair, Manny and Faye, will still not be allowed to hatch their eggs at the Manlius Swan Pond.

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Manlius senior living center special use permit addresses residents’ concerns

The main topic of discussion by the Manlius Town Board at its April 8 meeting was to address citizens’ concerns about the Resort Lifestyle Communities planned development of a senior living center on the corner of North Burdick Street and Medical Center Drive in the town of Manlius.

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East Syracuse officials sworn-in

Two trustees and two judges were sworn in at the April 6 meeting of the East Syracuse village board.

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Manlius Police locate and arrest wanted person

The Town of Manlius Police Department has located and arrested fugitive Mark Owens relative to the warrants for which he was being sought: criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and violation of parole.

F-M Board of Education president asks board to reject OCM BOCES representatives

Approval of OCM BOCES budget still planned to occur

The Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education President Marissa Mims has asked the F-M board to reject the district representatives to the OCM BOCES Board of Education from Jamesville-DeWitt and East Syracuse Minoa, who are on ballot for this year’s BOCES election.

CBA baseball falls to Syracuse in opener

J-D blanks Mexico; ESM starts with games in Virginia Beach

Credit the Christian Brothers Academy baseball team as the first of the local sides to play a game in Central New York this spring after a long, lingering winter delayed the start of the 2015 season.

J-D softball starts 2-1, falls to West Genny

Red Rams rebound with big wins over Chittenango, Mexico

In no way can the work inside a gymnasium replicate the conditions outside in the natural air, a reality that every softball and baseball team in Central New York knows from experience.

CBA girls lacrosse takes first defeats

J-D holds off ESM in local showdown

The depth and skill Christian Brothers Academy’s girls lacrosse team displayed when it rolled past J-D in its April 2 opener remained strong – at least until it went on the road.

Boys lacrosse Hornets fall to West Genny

F-M breaks three-game skid with win over B'ville

No schedule-maker did the Fayetteville-Manlius boys lacrosse team any favors in 2015. By the time the Hornets faced Baldwinsville on Friday afternoon, it had played five tough opponents in a span of 11 days, not really getting any chance to take what it had learned in those games and spend large amounts of practice time addressing them.

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Tickets for “Wine in the Woods” fundraiser to benefit Camp Good Days on sale

Tickets for the third annual “Wine in the Woods” fundraising event for Camp Good Days and Special Times are now on sale to the public.

J-D track sweeps at Westhill-Ludden meet

Mulvihill, Cote, Payne among multiple winners

In its first action of the 2015 season, Jamesville-DeWitt’s track and field teams pulled off a sweep during Thursday’s Westhill-Bishop Ludden Spring Invitational. On the boys side, the Red Rams dominated the proceedings, earning 135 points to pull away from runner-up Jordan-Elbridge, who manage 96 points. West Genesee was third with 73 points.

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“Herb” Philipson’s to open in Dewitt Town Center

“Herb” Philipson’s, Outfitter’s for the Great Outdoors, have announced that they will open a new store in the Dewitt Town Center, 3179 Erie Blvd East, Dewitt. Renovation to the new 34,000 square foot store is proceeding on schedule and they are optimistic for a June opening.

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