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Movie Review: Satiated – ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2’

It’s said that all good things must come to an end. And that includes “The Hunger Games” stories and movies

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White-tailed deer management program gains approval by village board

Finalized plan must be approved before any action is taken

The Fayetteville Village Board voted to approve the proposed bait-and-cull white-tailed deer management program at their Nov. 23 meeting, which will allow the program to move forward for the expected Dec. 23 start date.

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O’Keefe addresses DeWitt Rotary

Recently, Rotarian Mel Rubenstein introduced University Professor Sean O’Keefe at a Monday luncheon of the DeWitt Rotary. O’Keefe spoke about the concept of a new medical school in Syracuse.

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Local residents among 60 selected as ‘On My Own Time’ artists

The following east area residents are among the 60 amateur artists whose original works of visual art were chosen to be part of CNY Arts’ 42nd annual On My Own Time exhibit, which was on display at the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse through Nov. 8:

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Hunger does not have a season

Local business sells bracelets to benefit FM Community Outreach

The holiday season is upon us — a time where many people look for ways to give back to those who are less fortunate. But something many people may not realize is that there is a need to support people in their own communities year-round.

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Movie Review: Numbering the days – A review of “The 33”

There isn’t any doubt that mining is dangerous work. Compound that with the safety record prevalent in foreign countries and luck is what keeps many of these men alive from day to day. So it is in this story of a Chilean mine disaster that nearly claimed the lives of 33 miners near the tail end of 2010.

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Shop Small Saturday campaign begins on Nov. 28

More than 40 businesses participating in campaign

More than 40 local businesses in the greater Manlius area will be offering coupons and deals that are good from Saturday, Nov. 28 through Jan. 9 as part of the Greater Manlius Chamber of Commerce Shop Small Business Saturday campaign.

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THEATER REVIEW: Sketchy comedy -- Monthy Python’s surreal satire scores at ShoppingTown’s CNY Playhouse

If you’re serious about silly walks, then hop, skip or sashay your way over to CNY Playhouse’s “A Tribute to Monty Python’s Flying Circus” running through Nov. 21, at ShoppingTown DeWitt.

Erie Canalway Trail - Syracuse Connector Route Project Public Meeting

A public meeting for the Erie Canalway Trail – Syracuse Connector Route Project will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, at the Museum of Science and Technology (MOST), 500 South Franklin Street, Syracuse.

Second Annual Baseball Bash to be held to support the Challenger Field of Dreams project

Johnny Damon, former Yankees and Red Sox World Series Champion, will provide the keynote address

The second annual Baseball Bash to benefit the Carrier Park Challenger Field of Dreams will take place Saturday, Nov. 21, at 5 p.m. at The Oncenter Ballroom. The event includes cocktails, dinner, entertainment, auction and keynote address from Johnny Damon, former player on the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox World Series championship teams.

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Festival of Miniature Trees starts Nov. 20

Proceeds from silent auction will benefit the Manlius Historical Society

The Manlius Historical Society will be holding its annual Festival of Miniature Trees fundraiser from Nov. 20 to Dec. 11 at a new site this year — the Stickley, Audi & Co. showroom at 300 Towne Center in Fayetteville.

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Manlius tap dancer to compete at World Tap Championships

Madeline Albanese, a Manlius resident and student at The Dance Studio CNY, will represent the United States at the World Tap Championships in Riesa, Germany, in early December, as part of The American Tap Company.

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David’s Refuge pampers caregiver mothers in Beauty of Mom celebration

On Oct. 18, local non-profit David’s Refuge hosted the first-ever Beauty of Mom event, which brought more than 15 mothers of children with special needs or life threatening illnesses together for a day of refreshment and pampering.

Movie Review: A Better Bond – A review of ‘Spectre’

James Bond has grown up. Actually that can be said of all four of the installments starring Daniel Craig, but the statement most definitely applies here. This is NOT your father’s James Bond. This is a Bond more in tune with the discerning action adventure fans of the 2000s.

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Trot early, eat all day

Hundreds expected for sixth annual F-M Turkey Trot

The Fayetteville-Manlius All Sports Booster Club is hosting its sixth annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 26, at the Fayetteville-Manlius High School, located at 8201 E. Seneca Turnpike in Manlius.