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Editorial: Fight the burn

As you enjoy some fun in the sun this summer, it’s important to protect your body’s largest organ: the skin.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Celebrating 30 years of Parks and Recreation Month

With summer now in full swing, it’s the perfect time to explore the beautiful landscapes and endless outdoor activities available to you right here in Central New York. And with this July marking 30 years of Parks and Recreation Month, there’s no better way to celebrate then by getting outside, enjoying fresh air and making memories with family and friends.

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Registration is open for third annual ‘Teed Off at Cancer’ golf tournament in Pompey

Registration is open for Stupid Dumb Breast Cancer's third annual “Teed Off at Cancer” golf outing on Sunday, Aug. 23 at the Pompey Club. The outing is another in SDBC’s series of events that combine fitness and fun to engage the community in the ongoing fight against cancer.

Village of Manlius to hold 37th annual Fourth of July festivities

On Saturday, July 4, the Village of Manlius Parks and Recreation Department will host their 37th annual Fourth of July Celebration.

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Village of Manlius to hold 37th annual Fourth of July festivities

On Saturday, July 4, the Village of Manlius Parks and Recreation Department will host their 37th annual Fourth of July Celebration.

Column: Mica mines in Northern New York

Micas are a group of common minerals that cleave into transparent, flexible sheets. In a rock sample, mica is often the shiny, almost metallic-looking stuff. Mica is common in many kinds of igneous and metamorphic rocks.

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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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Green Lakes State Park announces $9 million in renovation projects

The nearly one million annual visitors and campers to Green Lakes State Park in Fayetteville will soon be able to enjoy upgrades and renovations to the flagship state park as construction begins on several projects that amount to about $9 million from the NY Parks 2020 initiative.

Teen is saved in Jamesville Beach near-drowning incident

The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office reports lifeguards at Jamesville Beach Park are being credited for saving the life of a 14-year-old girl after a near-drowning incident this afternoon.

Additional Moving DeWitt forum scheduled at Barnes and Nobles

An additional forum is scheduled at Barnes and Nobles in DeWitt to continue gathering information from the public about ways to make the town of DeWitt more pedestrian and bicycle friendly.

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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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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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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.