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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, one of Syracuse's first Aveda Concept Salons, has announced its new location at Dewitt Town Center, 3179 Erie Boulevard, Suite 210, in Syracuse.
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.
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.
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.
The missing Manlius woman whom police were attempting to locate last week has returned home, according to a news release by the department.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.