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Manlius mute swans forbidden to reproduce under new state rules

DEC names swan an “invasive species” and announces plans to eradicate

Under new rules and regulations from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Faye and Manny, the beloved mute swans in the village of Manlius, will not be allowed to reproduce anymore because they are an “invasive species” that needs to be eradicated from the state.

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Fayetteville fire department participates in St. Baldrick’s head-saving fundraiser

Twenty-five Fayetteville Fire Department/EMS members “braved the shave” and raised more than $11,000 at the March 1 St. Baldrick’s fundraising event at Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub and Restaurant in Syracuse.

Not your father’s regatta

USRowing Masters Regional Championships set to race June 28 on Onondaga Lake’s new seven-lane course

The second annual USRowing Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Masters Regional Championships hosted by the Syracuse Chargers Rowing Club Sunday, June 28, is unlikely to attract the same kind of crowd that flocked to the IRA races all those years ago.

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Barber brings decades of global experience to Manlius

Passion and customer relationship drives Italian barber’s business model

After more than half a century cutting and styling men’s hair at locations around the world, barber Benito “Benny” Catanzariti is bringing his decades of experience in men’s hair care and styling to A Look for All Seasons salon in Manlius.

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CBA Director of Athletics to be inducted into New York State Basketball Hall of Fame

Christian Brothers Academy Director of Athletics and boys basketball coach John “Buddy” Wleklinski ’75 will be inducted into the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame on March 22.

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‘Evening in Vegas’ fundraiser supports ESM Education Foundation

Spend “An Evening in Vegas” at the East Syracuse Minoa Education Foundation (ESMEF) Dinner-Dance fundraiser from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Traditions at the Links in East Syracuse.

Fresh Air Fund announces new local chairperson

The Fresh Air Fund is pleased to announce that Donielle Dwyer, of Chittenango, is the newest Chairperson for the East Syracuse area. Dwyer, her husband Brian, and their daughters Brooklyn and Isabella started hosting through the Fresh Air Fund’s Volunteer Host Family Program last summer.

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B’ville vocal teacher rooting for ‘Voice’ contestant

Central New York is waiting for one of its own to hear from Hollywood. Josh Batstone, an 18-year-old aspiring musical theater performer from Fulton, will appear this week on NBC’s singing competition “The Voice.”

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ShoppingTown Mall announces major renovation plans

100,000-square-feet of Sears wing to be demolished

Approximately 100,000 square feet of ShoppingTown Mall along Erie Boulevard is set to be demolished, and more parking, store fronts and outdoor walkways will take its place in an upcoming effort by Moonbeam Capital Investments, the company that bought ShoppingTown Mall in 2013, to entice new stores in and rejuvenate the moribund mall.

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F-M Relay for Life kicks off 2015 fundraising with dinner event

The Fayetteville-Manlius area Relay for Life will begin its fundraising efforts for the annual event with a kick-off dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at the F-M high school cafeteria.

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JCC of Syracuse to hold annual Purim Carnival

A fun-filled day of games, prizes, food and more will once again highlight this year’s Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center of Syracuse Purim Carnival.

FM-JD Meals on Wheels announces ‘March for Meals’ campaign

FM-JD area Meals on Wheels is participating in the National month-long campaign called “March for Meals” to generate public awareness about senior hunger in local communities. This annual campaign is intended to recruit new volunteers and to increase fundraising from supporters.

GUEST COLUMN: Five Star Urgent Care explains fact, fiction around nasal congestion

Find out which treatments are helpful or harmful

Five Star Urgent Care explains the truth behind nasal congestion symptoms that arise during the frigid winter season.

Wegmans tops corporate reputation poll

Rochester-based grocery chain Wegmans Food Markets has taken the top ranking in Harris Poll’s Reputation Quotient survey, the company announced earlier this month.

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The Nottingham residents ring in the Chinese New Year

More than 100 residents at The Nottingham Senior Living Center celebrated the beginning of the Year of the Ram for the Chinese New Year on Feb. 19.