My brother and I were born 10 years apart, and this year we both achieve significant round numbers. At my suggestion, I thought we should take this plunge together. Why not? Conveniently, for planning purposes, both of our birthdays are in the summer.
County Legislator: ‘We need more time for Consensus feedback’
The independent group studying the government within Onondaga County, Consensus, has recently released a plan that recommends consolidation of the governments of Onondaga County and the City of Syracuse with hopes to eventually put the plan to a vote. But District 10 Onondaga County Legislator Kevin Holmquist said he believes more time is needed to make such a big decision.
Director, actor to switch roles in upcoming performances
The Central New York theater community is close knit and small, a group of talented artists who are so close they refer to each other as family. So, it’s not surprising, given the especially small pool of male actors and qualified directors, that they sometimes direct each other. Such is the case for two upcoming productions at CNY Playhouse.
Navigating the complex tax system can be overwhelming and stressful, making it easy to overlook hundreds or even thousands of dollars in potential credits and deductions. But right now, free assistance is available throughout Central New York to help guide hardworking families through tax season and ensure they get every penny they deserve.
Right in the middle of a stretch where it would play three times in four nights, the Liverpool ice hockey team would pay a visit to Meachem Rink and measure itself against the 13-1-1, state Division I no. 4-ranked Syracuse Cougars.
J-D continues stay atop state Class A rankings
Still possessing the top spot in the state Class A rankings, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls basketball team tested itself again by venturing to New York City – or, more specifically, the Bronx – for the Mecca Tournament.
J-D topped by Ludden again; CBA returns to winning form
Just once in this renaissance winter had the Bishop Grimes boys basketball team tasted defeat, at home in a loss to Syracuse Academy of Science on Jan. 17. Less than two weeks later, the Cobras paid a visit to SAS, looking to get even, and did so last Friday night, though it took working all 32 minutes to get in front and withstand all of the possible charges to edge the Atoms 66-62.
F-M girls tops CBA despite Schug claiming three wins
Over a two-week stretch, the area’s indoor track and field teams would have six different competitions on the agenda, including both league and Section III meets that will take place at SRC Arena.
Cobras roll until late-week defeat to Seton Catholic
From a broken clock to a late-game injury, the Bishop Grimes girls basketball team underwent many different kinds of adversity in last Thursday’s game against Bishop Ludden, any of which could have provided an excuse had the Cobras faltered.
F-M drops close decision to Rome Free Academy
Going into the decisive month of February, the CBA/Jamesville-DeWitt ice hockey team just may have timed it right.
F-M boys struggle in home loss to Black Knights
It was crucial for the Fayetteville-Manlius girls basketball team to recover from its Jan. 22 defeat at West Genesee and get some victories before the tough regular-season homestretch in early February.
J-D makes noise at Utica Challenge Invitational
Post-season action for each of the area’s indoor track and field teams would commence in the last full week of January, when Christian Brothers Academy contended for top honors in the Onondaga High School League Division 2 meet at SRC Arena.
Spartans push Chittenango to five sets in lone defeat
One common thread that the East Syracuse Minoa and Christian Brothers Academy girls volleyball teams would have in the last week of the regular season was both of them having to take on the challenge of the Chittenango Bears.
Their mission is plain and simple: to provide a safe and enjoyable early learning experience for children. And for the past 50 years, Creative Environment Day School in Fayetteville has provided early childhood education to generations of families.
We’ve all been there. Stuck in a classroom with a teacher lecturing on and on with slides and projections that don’t really grab the attention of a student with a wandering mind.
Weeks of Jan. 8 to 20
The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office reports that Sheriff deputies have charged twelve demonstrators this morning at the main gate of the Hancock Field Air National Guard Base on Molloy Road in DeWitt.
DeWitt Police report they made a speedy arrest of a for a strong arm robbery that occurred in the afternoon of Jan. 27 at Five Guys Burgers and Fries on 3179 Erie Boulevard East in DeWitt.
East Syracuse Minoa Spartan Stage will present the classic “Guys and Dolls” on February 4, 5 and 6. Performances are at 7 p.m. each night at ESM Central High School with an additional matinee on Saturday at 2 p.m.
There are times when I enjoy the previews of movies more than I enjoy the movies themselves. But when it came to action, 2015 was a banner year on the big screen. Looking at the previews, 2016 is shaping up to be another bombastic annum. Here are a few of the titles I’m looking forward to in the coming months.