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ESM marching band places second, takes awards at Ohio invitational

The East Syracuse-Minoa Spartan marching band has hit a high note this season by taking home top honors in several of their competitions this year — including placing second in their division at the Buckeye Invitational at Ohio State University this past weekend.

J-D, MPH stars earn sectional tennis titles

Kim, Pollock, Del Pino claim first-place finishes

When the dust settled from the Section III Division II and IV girls tennis championship tournaments on Columbus Day weekend, players from Jamesville-DeWitt and Manlius-Pebble Hill both had first-place finishes secured.

SAS to hold annual walk this weekend

For three years, Stand Against Suicide has been working to end the stigma associated with mental illness. In order to help further that mission, the Elbridge-based nonprofit holds a walk every year at the Syracuse Inner Harbor. This year’s event will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18; registration begins at 10 a.m. The event also includes music, raffles, face painting and other

F-M boys still unbeaten, edge Nottingham in OT

Ngadula goal moves F-M to 14-0 as B'ville visit looms

All of those victories, and the possibility that it could finish the regular season undefeated, have lifted the Fayetteville-Manlius boys soccer team all the way to no. 4 in the state Class AA rankings.

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Cross country Hornets sweep Eastern State races

F-M girls rebounds; boys beat out Liverpool again

Two weeks removed from a rare defeat in a large-scale, high-profile meet, the Fayetteville-Manlius girls cross country team found itself back in its usual first-place spot.

Brothers roar again, romp past West Genny

F-M falls to 2-4 with defeat to Indian River

Something familiar was on display Friday night at Alibrandi Stadium – the Christian Brothers Academy football team in top form, lighting up the scoreboard, flying around on defense and causing fear and dread in its opposition.

J-D, ESM football earn crucial league wins

Red Rams outscore Oswego; Spartans stop Fulton

All of that abuse the Jamesville-DeWitt football team took in September on its way to an 0-4 start had a purpose, for now the Red Rams find itself in a three-way battle with East Syracuse-Minoa and Fulton for the Class A American division regular-season championship.

Citizens learn to prepare for disasters in East Syracuse

About 700 citizens gathered in East Syracuse last week to attend Governor Cuomo’s NYS Citizen’s Preparedness Training and learn what to do in case of a natural, man-made or technical emergency. The event, which was held Tuesday, Sept. 30, at ESM high school, was part of program launched by Governor Cuomo in February 2014 with the plan to provide free emergency and disaster training to participants taught by the National Guard. So far, there have been about 140 training events throughout the state.

Fayetteville Western Gateway project plans submitted to village board

Plans for the Village of Fayetteville’s Western Gateway Green Infrastructure Enhancement project have been presented to the board of trustees. This project would improve road and sidewalk conditions on Route 5, add green infrastructure, as well as add aesthetic elements to the western entrance to the village.

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First annual DeWitt town cleanup scheduled for Oct. 18

For 15 years, residents of Jamesville — sponsored by the Jamesville Positive Action Committee (JamPac) and the Jamesville Chamber of Commerce — have conducted volunteer street trash cleanups throughout the hamlet every October; this year, that passion and energy to keep the community clean will extend to the entire town of DeWitt as the DeWitt Advisory Conservation Commission holds its first annual October cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 18.

Matthews Salon Spa announces new Dewitt location

Matthews Salon Spa, one of Syracuse's first Aveda Concept Salons, has announced its new location at Dewitt Town Center, 3179 Erie Boulevard, Suite 210, in Syracuse.

J-D, MPH tennis fall in sectional semifinals

Unbeaten Red Rams upended; F-M gets to Class A final

In order to lay claim to the Section III Class B team title, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls tennis team had to navigate through three tough matches in a 72-hour span – but only won one of them.

J-D runners sweep ESM, grab league titles

Girls, boys Red Rams both finish 8-0 in OHSL Freedom division

Once again, Jamesville-DeWitt’s cross country teams find themselves perched atop their respective Onondaga High School League Freedom divisions. Not only did the Red Rams sweep these league titles with matching 8-0 marks, they wrapped them up Wednesday against their neighbors from East Syracuse-Minoa on the Spartans’ home course, which only made it sweeter.

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F-M golfers repeat as sectional AA champs

CBA's Bellardini shoots 73, wins individual honors

High winds, chilly temperatures, occasional rain - nothing was going to keep the Fayetteville-Manlius boys golf team from claiming another Section III Class AA championship, or stop Christian Brothers Academy's Jack Bellardini from emerging as the top individual at Wednesday's fall sectional tournament at the Links at Sunset Ridge.

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Missing Manlius woman found

The missing Manlius woman whom police were attempting to locate last week has returned home, according to a news release by the department.

Some thoughts on the recent DeWitt referendum


To the editor: Regarding the town of Dewitt town clerk referendum, [DeWitt Town Councilor] Kerin Rigney stated in her letter of Oct. 1 that she was “very glad that we on the town board opened it to the people to decide. This is what democracy looks like.” Let me remind Ms. Rigney that the residents of the town of Dewitt already had the right to elect the town clerk.

AmeriCU offers $10K reward for information about recent robbery

The AmeriCU Credit Union is now offering a $10,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for perpetrating the Sept. 16 robbery of the credit union’s Thompson Road branch location.

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$4 million bond resolution approved for DeWitt Carrier Field project

A resolution to apply for $4 million in bonds to help fund the Carrier Field project in DeWitt was approved by the town board at its Oct. 6 meeting.

Grimes girls soccer blanks CBA, stays unbeaten

Cobras, still atop state Class C poll, have four straight shutouts

Even a 1-1 draw with Tully on Sept. 23, the first blemish it had taken this fall, did not keep the Bishop Grimes girls soccer team from staying atop the state Class C rankings.

CBA football victimized by Liverpool rally

Brothers fall to 2-3; F-M slump continues against Auburn

Whatever turmoil and struggles that the Christian Brothers Academy football team had faced so far in 2014 would feel more tolerable if it could muster a win against unbeaten Liverpool last Friday night at Alibrandi Stadium.

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