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Syracuse Woman Magazine editor narrates book

Eagle news employee and Syracuse Woman Magazine Editor Alyssa LaFaro recently narrated a book called “The Finger Lakes Region: A Photographic Portrait,” published by Massachusetts-based Twin Lights Publishers. The book features photos from all over the Finger Lakes Region, taken by local photographer and Keuka Lake resident Bill Banaszewski.

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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.

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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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Fayetteville Farmers’ Market opens for the season

On Thursday, June 4, hundreds of market-goers came out to Fayetteville Town Center to see what is in store from their favorite local farms and businesses at the weekly Fayetteville Farmers’ Market.

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DEC sends permit: Manlius swans can hatch eggs

Cygnets will begin to hatch over the course of the next week

After a long battle, Manny and Faye — the famous mute swan pair at the Manlius Swan Pond — will be able to legally hatch their cygnets.

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Hoehner named general counsel of Loretto

Cazenovia native Holly Hoehner has joined Loretto as vice president and general counsel in charge of legal. Hoehner will also serve as corporate compliance officer for Loretto.

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MPH Sophomore Violinist to Perform with Moscow Ballet

Manlius Pebble Hill School sophomore violinist Jeongyoon Han will soon be adding another remarkable achievement to her long list of accomplishments. On Dec. 13, 2015, Han will perform with The Moscow Ballet for their "Wunderkind Program" at the OnCenter.

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Yellow Brick Road Casino officially opens in Chittenango

More than 1,000 people stood in line, in groups, in the parking lot of the new Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango Tuesday waiting for the area’s newest tourist attraction to officially open its doors. Some people started lining up at 11 p.m. Monday night in order to be the first ones inside the casino.

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David’s Refuge thanks volunteers

On Sunday, May 17 Owera Vineyards in Cazenovia and the Fayetteville Carrabba’s Italian Grill sponsored the David’s Refuge Volunteer Celebration Party.

F-M production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ nominated for Syracuse High School Theatre Awards

Fayetteville-Manlius High School students have been nominated for four awards in the first-ever Syracuse High School Theatre Awards, which will be presented May 30 at the Landmark Theatre.

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Neenee’s Boutique expands to include two others at ‘The Shoppes at Limestone’

Each room will include a different specialty shop

Danielle Marnell, owner of Neenee’s Boutique at 204 W. Genesee St. in Fayetteville, said she wants people to know that her business is still going strong — it is just being revamped and expanded with two other specialty shops joining the location at the newly titled ‘The Shoppes at Limestone.’

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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.”