10th Annual Car Show June 7 at ESM Features Wildcat Raffle

The East Syracuse Minoa Automotive Technology Club's tenth annual Cruise-In/Open House/Car Show is going to be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Sat., June 7. at ESM Central High School.

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AIDS Walk/Run raises more than $181,000

The 22nd Annual AIDS Walk/Run held June 1 at Beaver Lake Nature Center raised $181,860. Since it began in 1992, the AIDS Walk/Run has been the mainstay funding for ACR Health’s now extensive Adolescent Health Initiatives. The event has raised more than $2.3 million and positioned ACR Health as a state leader in youth education.

Have ESM Carpentry build your house, addition or other project

The carpentry program at the East Syracuse Minoa Central School District is now accepting project applications for the 2014-15 school year. Appropriate projects must be within the ESM school district boundaries and be sizeable enough to engage up to 20 students and may include a new home, addition, garage or similar project.

F-M teacher receives PBA service award

The Manlius Police Department recently recognized a Fayetteville-Manlius School District educator for her dedication to teaching students about health and safety.

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Fayetteville-Manlius students receive awards on National Latin Exam

More than 130 Fayetteville-Manlius School District students received awards on the 2014 National Latin Exam, including four who earned perfect scores.

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Wleklinski named CBA Lasallian Educator of the Year

Christian Brothers Academy Director of Athletics and boys basketball coach John “Buddy” Wleklinski has been awarded Lasallian Educator of the Year for the 2013-14 school year.

F-M voters approve $77.9 million budget; elect three board members

On May 20, Fayetteville-Manlius School District voters approved the district’s $77.9 million 2014-15 budget proposal, elected three Board of Education members and approved the purchase of five new school buses.

ESM teacher to receive Clarkson University award

Jennifer Shatrau, of Clay, motivates her students to achieve great success. Shatrau is one of four recipients of this year's Clarkson University Inspirational High School Educator Award.

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F-M High School students win Scholastic Writing Awards

14 Fayetteville-Manlius High School student writers were recently recognized for excellence in writing in the 2014 Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards.

DeWitt encouraging residents to ‘Save the Rain’ with rain barrel program

Free rain barrels to be provided to Park Hill and Franklin Park residents

Over the last few years, DeWitt Supervisor Ed Michalenko has been getting an outpouring of calls from residents whose basements have been flooding. And Michalenko said it’s no coincidence. Before the year 2000, the town of DeWitt never received more than four inches of rain in a 24-hour period. But since then, the town has had rainfalls totaling more than four inches five or six times in a 24-hour period.

F-M receives school safety excellence award

The Utica National Insurance Group recently recognized Fayetteville-Manlius School District's efforts in keeping students, staff and visitors safe with a "School Safety Excellence Award."

ESM technology teacher wins TACNY Outstanding Teacher award

It’s hard not to be impressed by the quality of the nomination package for Michael Ferris, a business and technology teacher at East Syracuse Minoa High School who teaches the television production classes. The SUNY Cortland grad — he has both a bachelor and master’s degrees from there — received six letters of support, including four from former students who are working in the television industry.

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F-M students participate in drunk driving accident simulation

With prom and graduation around the corner, Fayetteville-Manlius High School students recently received a first-hand look at the consequences of drinking and driving.

F-M High School named one of the best high schools in nation

U.S. News & World Report has again named Fayetteville-Manlius High School one of the best high schools in the nation.

OCM BOCES to host Common Core academies for educators

Central New York educators can take advantage of courses designed to help them implement the Common Core curriculum at OCM BOCES next week. From 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 27 and 28, educators in the Syracuse area can attend Discovery Education’s Common Core Academies at BOCES’ Central New York Regional Information Center, 6075 East Molloy Road, Syracuse. The courses will be lead by Common Core state standards expert Dr. Karen Beerer and hosted by Discovery Education, a publisher and content provider that offers textbooks and multimedia content that support Common Core implementation.