Get to know your ESM Board of Education election candidates

Along with the school’s 2015-16 budget, the voters of the East Syracuse Minoa School District will have the opportunity to vote from four candidates to fill two seats on the school’s board of education.

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Get to know your J-D Board of Education election candidates

On Tuesday, May 19, residents in the Jamesville-DeWitt school district will vote on several matters pertaining to the district from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the high school.

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DeWitt officer discusses police interaction with J-D High School students

More than 30 students from Jamesville-DeWitt high school gathered after school on Thursday, May 7, to listen to and speak with Investigator Randy Andrews from the DeWitt Police Department about how to properly handle interactions with police officers.

F-M voters to decide May 19 on proposed vehicle purchases

On May 19, voters in the Fayetteville-Manlius School District will decide on the purchase of four new 70-passenger school buses and two Chevrolet Suburbans to be used for student transportation at a total cost not to exceed $553,318.

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CBA Hosts 26th Annual Lasallian Dinner and Auction

Approximately 400 family, friends and alumni attended the 26th Annual Lasallian Dinner and Auction on April 25.

MPH announces commencement address speaker

Manlius Pebble Hill School is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffery A. Mangram has been chosen as the 2015 Commencement Address speaker. Having taught Social Studies to middle and high school students in both private and public schools for the last twenty-five years, Mangram has been an adjunct faculty member at MPH since 1995, while also serving as an associate professor of Social Studies Education in the School of Education at Syracuse University.

EDITORIAL: People need to think about future consequences

Too often, our community is faced with the tragic loss of a life when people don’t think twice about the severity of a situation or the consequences that could come with it.

East Syracuse tax rate to decrease 18 percent

Large change due to abolishment of East Syracuse Police Department

The Village of East Syracuse Board of Trustees voted to adopt a 2015-16 budget that will have a tax rate decrease of 18 percent.

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Get to know your F-M School Board Candidates

On Tuesday, May 19, citizens who live within the Fayetteville-Manlius school district will get a chance to vote on the $78.9 million 2015-16 budget, which includes a 1.89 percent tax levy increase, and a proposition authorizing the district to complete a $2,569,262 roof replacement project using $580,000 from the district’s capital reserve fund.

F-M voters to decide on elementary roof replacement proposal

The 19-year-old Fayetteville Elementary School roof has deteriorated in several areas, allowing water to seep inside the building, causing damage such as soaking and staining ceiling tiles to the point they crumble and must be replaced.

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Filling the talent gap

Stirpe, CenterState CEO announce manufacturing jobs initiative

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) is making good on one of his campaign promises: the manufacturing pre-apprentice program for which he garnered state funding is set to launch later this year.

‘Cause for the ‘Cuse’ golf tournament to benefit Syracuse schools

Terakeet is hosting a golf tournament to raise money for the Syracuse City School District Saturday, June 6, at Foxfire Golf Course in Baldwinsville.

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ESM seniors see horrors of drunk driving in Mock DWI

On the morning on Wednesday, April 29, the senior class at East Syracuse Minoa High School were brought to the parking lot to witness a very gruesome but realistic scene — the scene of an accident caused by a student who chose to drink and drive.

Manlius Pebble Hill educator recognized as an outstanding teacher

Manlius Pebble Hill School’s veteran science teacher Sue Foster was recently honored by the Technology Alliance of Central New York as an outstanding teacher who excels in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.

ESM adopts proposed $74.6 million school budget

Is able to maintain all educational programs

The East Syracuse Minoa Board of Education adopted the proposed budget for the 2015-16 school year, totaling at $74.6 million, at its April 20 meeting. The budget brings a tax levy increase of 1.57 percent, which is below the district’s tax cap of 4.32 percent.