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DEC affirms ruling on breeding of Manlius mute swans

Village board must weigh options presented by DEC

After meeting with representatives from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Manlius Mayor Paul Whorrall said the beloved Manlius mute swan pair, Manny and Faye, will still not be allowed to hatch their eggs at the Manlius Swan Pond.

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Tickets for “Wine in the Woods” fundraiser to benefit Camp Good Days on sale

Tickets for the third annual “Wine in the Woods” fundraising event for Camp Good Days and Special Times are now on sale to the public.

Lifeguard certification course offered in DeWitt

Onondaga County Parks is offering an American Red Cross lifeguard training and certification course beginning with a pre-screening skills evaluation on Saturday April 4, with classes to start on Monday April 6 at Jamesville-DeWitt Middle School.

F-M Neighbors and Newcomers club invites new members

The Fayetteville-Manlius Newcomers Club would like to welcome new members of the area as well as neighbors who are already here.

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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.

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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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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2015 projects seek to make Jamesville a visitor destination

Next community meeting will be held Feb. 25

One local entrepreneur has a vision to make the hamlet of Jamesville a new dining and accommodation destination, and, to that end, he is currently in the midst of pushing forward on several proposed projects that he says will help enhance and spice up the small community during the ensuing year.

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Carrier Recreation Center project receives $4 million in town-approved bond

The town of DeWitt board has approved a $4 million bond that would go toward costs associated with the Willis Carrier Recreation Center, which will be home to the Challenger Baseball League and a hub for many other sport competitions in DeWitt.

Erie Canal museum board elects officers

The Erie Canal Museum board of trustees elected officers for 2015 during its annual meeting on Jan. 28.

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2015 Cazenovia Winter Festival final schedule of events

The annual Cazenovia Winter Festival starts Thursday, Feb. 5 and runs through Sunday, Feb. 8. Here is the finalized schedule of events:

DeWitt passes local law to promote solar panel installation

Approves putting parks building on Butternut Drive up for sale

The town of DeWitt has passed a local law that would speed the process of installing solar panel energy conversion systems on residences and businesses in the town by modifying the requirements needed for installation approval.

DeWitt to vote on $4 million bond for Carrier Park project

The DeWitt Town Board is expected to vote next week on a $4 million bond anticipation note to support the second phase of construction for the Carrier Park Challenger Field of Dreams. It would be the first outdoor, integrated multi-sports complex in the United States for youth that is designed for both the general public and special needs community.

Cardboard sledding derby to raise money for ACR Health

ACR Health will hold its fifth annual Sled for RED Cardboard Sledding Derby at Four Seasons Golf & Ski Center in Fayetteville on Feb. 7.

Be sure to recycle your Christmas trees into mulch

According to the National Christmas Tree Association, there are more than 4,000 local Christmas tree recycling programs throughout the United States. Luckily, Onondaga County is home to many tree recycling programs.

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