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New York state to offer internet-based safe boating education course

Online course makes it more convenient to satisfy boating education requirements

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) today announced that boaters and personal watercraft operators can now obtain a boating safety certificate by successfully completing an approved online course. Until now, the only option for the 20,000 people seeking a boating safety certificate in New York each year was to complete an eight-hour classroom-based course.

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Art sale to benefit Manlius Senior Centre

Looking for a new piece of art to add style to your home? Want to know that money you spend buying the piece goes toward a good cause? From June 1 to July 3, residents can stop by the Manlius Village Centre to view and purchase works of art donated by local artists to help raise funds for the Manlius Senior Centre.

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DeWitt teen wins New York state video challenge

The DeWitt Community Library and DeWitt teens are featured in the winning video for New York state’s Teen Video Challenge contest.

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F-M again named among the 'Best Communities for Music Education in America'

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) has once again named the Fayetteville-Manlius School District one of the nation’s “Best Communities for Music Education in America.”

MPH students recognized for achievement in visual arts

Manlius Pebble Hill eighth grader Loren (Ren) Brown was awarded First Place in the Congressional Art Competition.

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Village and town of Manlius hold Arbor Day tree-planting ceremony

Town awarded Tree City USA status for 11th consecutive year

Representatives from the village and town of Manlius joined together last week to celebrate Arbor Day, recognize the 11th year the town of Manlius has been named a Tree City USA and show the importance of making the area a tree-friendly place to live by planting a serviceberry tree that was donated by the Manlius Lions Club.

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F-M Relay for Life seeking cancer survivors to participate in ‘Survivor’s Lap’

This year’s F-M Relay for Life is quickly approaching, and the student group helping to organize the fundraiser is looking for cancer survivors to participate in the annual Survivor’s Lap.

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F-M girls crew wins New York Scholastic Rowing Championship

F-M sends a record five boats to the SRAA National Championship Regatta

The Fayetteville Manlius High School rowing program celebrated a historic trip to the New York State Scholastic Rowing Association’s Championship Regatta at Fish Creek on May 9 and 10. The F-M Hornets girls senior 2x (Dana Moffat and Jessika Coleman) won a gold medal and are the 2015 New York State Scholastic Champions.

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More than just baby blues

As many as 20 percent of pregnant women women are affected by perinatal depression

In an attempt to raise awareness about PPD, Crouse’s Spirit of Women program, which is led by Kowaleski, is hosting the Climb with Crouse from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, May 24, on the 2K Serengeti Trail at Green Lakes State Park in Fayetteville.

F-M track and turf field to be closed part of Sunday, May 17

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District track and turf field will be closed to the public from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 17.

Local golf range brings soccer-golf to the area

Linwood and Barbara Starratt, owners of the Oran Valley Golf Practice center on Route 92, are bringing a new sport to the area — ‘soccer golf.’

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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.

Menorah Park Shining Stars celebration set for May 21

Menorah Park senior living center in DeWitt has announced information regarding the tenth Shining Stars celebration to honor exceptional employees, volunteers and residents of the center.

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.

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