More than 100 residents at The Nottingham Senior Living Center celebrated the beginning of the Year of the Ram for the Chinese New Year on Feb. 19.
Christian Brothers Academy students had an opportunity to learn more about organizations in the Syracuse area, as Peer Ministers hosted a Service Fair in the Callahan Gym on Feb. 4.
Elementary students in the Fayetteville-Manlius School District recently learned that it’s never too early to start thinking about what they want to be when they grow up.
Several students from Jamesville-DeWitt high school received awards in the 2015 Scholastic Writing Competition for the Northeast Region-at-large, which includes schools in Connecticut, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Delaware.
Raises nearly $82,000 in recent phone-a-thon
Manlius Pebble Hill School in DeWitt has reached a deal with its bank and secured additional finances that will allow it to remain open for the next school year, school officials announced last week.
Fayetteville-Manlius High School senior Jay Khurana was recently named a semifinalist in the 2015 Intel Science Talent Search, a program of Society for Science and the Public.
New and Improved microgrids will bolster community access to safe and reliable energy
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the launch of the state's $40 million energy competition, NY Prize, which is now accepting proposals for microgrids that meet energy and resiliency needs of local communities. The prize money for the winning designs will be used to build microgrids across New York State to reduce customer costs and promote clean energy.
The Terrific Thursdays programs continues at the DeWitt Community Library in 2015 with all new educational programming for children.
Students at Fayetteville-Manlius high school got to showcase their talents through dancing, singing and poetry reading at an assembly to recognize Black History Month, which occurs throughout the month of February.
“Still Alice” opens at Manlius Art Cinema
The Alzheimer’s Association staff will lead a discussion and Q&A session following the Syracuse-area debut of the critically-acclaimed film Still Alice, which begins a two-week engagement at the Manlius Art Cinema, 135 E. Seneca St., Manlius, on Feb. 13.
The Erie Canal Museum board of trustees elected officers for 2015 during its annual meeting on Jan. 28.
For 14 years, book clubs all over Central New York have gathered to discuss a single book as part of the CNY Reads One Book initiative. This year, CNY Reads’ selection is British author Elizabeth Speller’s “The First of July,” which follows four young men through World War I.
The East Syracuse Minoa Spartan Stage will present the exciting, funny and thought-provoking musical “Pippin” on Feb. 5, 6 and 7 at ESM Central High School.
“Disney’s High School Musical Jr.” comes to Manlius. Over 80 middle school thespians grades 5 through 8 will transform into East High Wildcats on Feb. 6 and 7 as they put on this year’s Eagle Hill Middle School drama production of “Disney’s High School Musical Jr.”
Lecture explores environmental legacy
What does it mean to be a “steward of the land,” and how does New York state’s past affect its current environmental situation? Those are some of the questions Dr. Robert Spiegelman will explore in his lecture “Cooling Mother Earth: New York’s Footprint in Nature, Then and Now” Feb. 12 at the Skä·noñh-Great Law of Peace Center in Liverpool, formerly known as Sainte Marie among the Iroquois.