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Manlius Cavalry Club golf course to celebrate 50th anniversary

On June 27, The Cavalry Club will celebrate 50 years of operation as a golf course with a dinner and nine- and 18-hole tournaments.

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Christian Brothers Academy students learn about various professions at career days

Ninth grade students at Christian Brothers Academy had an opportunity to investigate possible careers that suited their personality and academic areas of interest this past spring, as the school hosted four career days.

Guest column: Local urgent care provides insight on the rising concern of tick-borne illnesses 

Spring is finally here and summer is just around the corner bringing longer days, warmer weather and, unfortunately, tick bites. With a number of tick bite cases already being seen across all of Five Star Urgent Care’s Upstate New York facilities, transmission of tick-borne illnesses such as Lyme and Powassan, are becoming a concern. The best means of handling tick-borne infections is through preventing a tick bite from happening in the first place.

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Yahnundasis hires new golf course personnel

Yahnundasis has recently announced the hiring of two seasoned golf professionals at one of Central New York’s most prestigious golf courses.

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F-M educator turns fallen oak tree into learning experience

Recently, a large oak tree fell outside of Wellwood Middle School in Fayetteville. But instead of letting the tree be cleared without circumstance, an educator decided to turn the large fallen tree into a learning opportunity for students.

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Three cygnets hatch at Manlius Swan Pond

After a long battle with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, three baby mute swans (cygnets) have hatched at the Manlius Swan Pond.

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Movie review- This ain’t no Mickey Mouse park – ‘Jurassic World’

For a long time there, I thought the “Jurassic Park” franchise was as extinct as its subject matter. Of course Hollywood will never let an idea completely die. Yet rather than reboot this franchise, it is being redirected, picking up a few years after the storyline of the first three movies.

Guest column- That awkward part of seeing your doctor: Testicular cancer screening

The leading cause of cancer among men age 15 to 34 is testicular cancer. Fortunately, this form of cancer is curable. Even when discovered at the advanced stages, it is nearly 100 percent curable.

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Jamesville Fire Department celebrates 100th anniversary

The Jamesville Fire Department celebrated 100 years of service on June 14 at an outdoor event at the fire station with a chicken barbecue, live music, inflatables, carnival games and tours of the fire department and fire apparatus.

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Village of Manlius kid’s fishing derby results

The following are the results for the village of Manlius’ annual spring fishing derby. The top two largest fish for each age group was awarded a prize.

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F-M coach named National Girls’ Cross Country Coach of the Year

Fayetteville-Manlius High School’s cross country, indoor and spring track head coach has earned another accolade to add to his list of honors.

Column: The somber topic of the living will

Every medical office visit seems to involve asking whether or not you have a "living will." In my case, the answer, until recently, has been "no." It is a somber topic, but it keeps coming up.

Amateur built plane crashes on the Kirkville golf course

On the evening of July 15, an amateur built one-seater plane crashed into the fairway on Poolsbrook Golf Course in Kirkville.

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DeWitt cuts ribbon on Butternut Creek Recreation and Nature Trail

After more than a decade of work to create a local park system connected through trails and walkways over the old Erie Canal, the ribbon was cut last weekend on the Butternut Creek Recreation and Nature Trail in DeWitt to celebrate the opening of the new wooden boardwalk.

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Suiting up: ESM educator to take part in space academy

Wins scholarship through Honeywell to become efficient STEM teacher

Molly McGarry, a teacher at East Syracuse Elementary, will soon be “taking off” to space academy in Huntsville, Ala., to learn about what it takes to be an astronaut and bring back what she learned to her students.