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Ukraine conflict in the spotlight as Cazenovia Forum hosts top foreign affairs expert

The conflict in Ukraine will be the focus of the next Cazenovia Forum lecture and discussion, as one of America's leading experts on the region presents an in-depth look at the Ukrainian government's struggle with pro-Russian separatists and their backers in Moscow. The presentation by Adrian Karatnycky, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council of the U.S., will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the Morgan Room of Hubbard Hall at Cazenovia College.

DeWitt FD to participate in 5th annual statewide “RecruitNY” weekend

Recruitment open house to be held at DeWitt Fire Department on April 26

The DeWitt Fire Department will open its doors to area residents so they can learn about what it takes to be a volunteer firefighter in their community as part of the fifth annual RecruitNY statewide initiative.

Bishop Grimes to host annual academic games

On Saturday, April 25, Bishop Grimes Jr./Sr. High School will host its annual invitational Academic Games. The event is offered to students in grades K-6 who attend Catholic elementary schools in the area.

Manlius FD to hold open house expo and recruitment kick-off

The Manlius Fire Department’s annual recruitment campaign will kick-off with an open house expo from 9:30 a.m. to 3p.m. on Saturday, April 25 at Station One, 4 Stickely Drive. Fire equipment, displays and information on volunteering will be available.

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Seven F-M student-athletes sign National Letters of Intent

During a ceremony held April 2, seven Fayetteville-Manlius High School seniors signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers in the fall at the collegiate level.

EDITORIAL: OCM BOCES needs to respond to F-M … and the public

Over the past few weeks, the Eagle Bulletin has produced two stories relating to accusations by the F-M school board president that OCM BOCES has been violating a longstanding gentleman’s agreement. This agreement relates to how the 11 member seats on the board of education are split between the 23 component districts, namely, that the top five schools in terms of enrollment get their own seats and the remaining seats are shared by the remaining districts.

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F-M High School students win scholastic writing awards

Twelve Fayetteville-Manlius School District student writers were recently recognized for excellence in writing in the 2015 Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards.

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F-M Relay for Life announces upcoming golf fundraising event

It’s that time of year again — the time where many people in the community get together to raise money for the American Cancer Society with the annual Relay for Life event. This year, leading up to the Fayetteville-Manlius area Relay there will be a “Wine and Tees” fundraising event on Saturday, May 2, at The Ridge golf course in Chittenango.

Defensive driving course offered April 28 and 29

If you’ve been wanting to brush up on your driving skills or save some money on your auto insurance, you’ll have a chance to do so at the end of this month.

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F-M school board rejects OCM BOCES board of education candidates

Believes OCM BOCES board is in violation of longtime gentleman’s agreement

On Monday, April 20, members of the Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education voted to reject two of the four OCM BOCES Board of Education candidates for the upcoming election, including Jamesville-DeWitt/Fayetteville-Manlius representative Ann Wright and East Syracuse Minoa representative Wayne Brownson.

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ESM students get unique opportunity at Spartan Garage

Tickets to raffle refurbished 1965 Ford Mustang are on sale

Each year for the past decade, a group of students at East Syracuse Minoa High School have gotten the unique opportunity to refurbish and restore a classic car and then raffle it off at the end of the year. This year, the Spartan Garage club is raffling a refurbished 1965 Ford Mustang and interested people can now buy tickets.

F-M Board of Education president asks board to reject OCM BOCES representatives

Approval of OCM BOCES budget still planned to occur

The Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education President Marissa Mims has asked the F-M board to reject the district representatives to the OCM BOCES Board of Education from Jamesville-DeWitt and East Syracuse Minoa, who are on ballot for this year’s BOCES election.

Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, will provide Le Moyne's 65th commencement address

The speaker for Le Moyne College’s 65th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17, will be Timothy Cardinal Dolan, the archbishop of New York. Dolan will also receive an honorary degree at the ceremony, as will two other individuals — Lois Whitman, MS, JD and Dave Ciancimino S.J. The ceremony will take place outside at the Thomas J. Niland Jr. Athletic Complex on the Le Moyne campus.

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F-M names new principal for Mott Road Elementary

Administrators from Fayetteville-Manlius School District have announced the newest principal of Mott Road Elementary School.

JD music department to present the 16th annual Spring Choral Festival

The Jamesville-Dewitt Music Department will present the 16th annual Spring Choral Festival Wednesday, April 1, at Jamesville-Dewitt High School. There are more than 300 talented JD high school and middle school choral students performing.