Fayetteville-Manlius school driveway to be closed for maintenance

The main driveway entrance to Wellwood Middle School and Fayetteville Elementary School will be closed Friday, July 31 through Saturday, Aug. 1.

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Retiring teachers and staff leave legacies at Bishop Grimes

As members of the faculty and staff of Bishop Grimes, Barb Pfefferle, Josephine Rabideau, Dr. Gilda Sisera, Nancy Toscano, and Mary Anne Cogliandro have always tried to teach and show students the importance of living their faith both in and out of the classroom.

Column: Can’t they just leave the Common Application alone?

In early August, the 2015-16 Common Application will come online. Once again we will have to adapt to the program’s changes, many of which do make the program easier to navigate.

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F-M, ESM, MPH students participate in Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Science Horizons Program

Teachers and students from the community gathered at Syracuse University June 29 to July 2 for Science Horizons, the summer science program sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Editorial: DeWitt Community Library relocation is needed to keep the library up-to-date

The idea that a library is a quiet place filled with just books, encyclopedias and a collection of archived magazines and papers is a thing of the past. Technology has grown so much in the past few decades that the needs of modern libraries are evolving. Our local community libraries need to grow to accommodate what the general public wants.

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DeWitt Community Library moves forward with relocation project

For the past decade, DeWitt Community Library (DCL) officials have been looking to get the library out of its limited rented space at ShoppingTown Mall and move into a bigger building so they can offer a wider array of services to the area.

Nominate an ESM Alumni, staff or community member for wall of distinction

The East Syracuse Minoa Education Foundation (ESMEF) is accepting nominations for the ESM Wall of Distinction to recognize distinguished alumni, staff and community members of the ESM School District who serve as role models for today’s students and demonstrate the importance of making a contribution to our society, our community or their field of work.

Column: Not the new, but the old, math

If I am sometimes obsessed by numbers, it is because when it comes to math, I just don't get it. Perhaps this "innumeracy" can be attributed to an early childhood trauma when the little boy next door, and the object of my tender affections, confronted me with "I know something you don't know: one and one is two."

Jamesville resident participates in SUNY summer internship

Three students from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) were selected to participate in summer research internships through the SUNY Networks of Excellence, including Jamesville resident Laura Wengert.

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CBA’s Hamlin ’11 donates Ivy League championship ring to the school

Christian Brothers Academy graduate Tyler Hamblin ’11, who received his degree in sociology from Harvard University in May, recently donated his 2011 Ivy League Football Championship ring to the school.

Column: Mistake made by the College Board on June 6 SAT

I’d like to clear up the confusion about last month’s SAT exam. The College Board has admitted to an error in the last section of the exam, a section that was on all versions of the test administered on June 6.

Column: Here come the hops — again!

This column seems to be one about ancient knowledge. Two generations ago, everyone around Central New York knew about hops. Before long, I suspect, this will again be true.

Bishop Grimes to host annual golf tournament

Bishop Grimes has announced Saturday, July 25, as the date for their annual Cobra Golf Classic Tournament.

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CBA’s Brother Joseph Jozwiak, FSC celebrates Golden Jubilee

Christian Brothers Academy alumni, faculty, staff and friends joined Brother Joseph Jozwiak, FSC on Sunday, June 28 to celebrate his golden jubilee as a Brother of the Christian Schools. The celebration began with a mass in the school’s chapel, followed by brunch at Pascales in Syracuse.

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Kirkville resident named second runner-up in Miss New York Pageant

Miss Heart of New York will compete in National Sweetheart Pageant in September

Kirkville resident and East Syracuse Minoa graduate Nina Zesky said she never thought she would be the type of person who would be involved in pageants — but that all changed during her senior year of high school in 2014 when her dance teacher shared a link with information about an upcoming scholarship pageant.