Neil Benjamin Jr.

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Neil Benjamin Jr. served as an editor and reporter for the Eagle Observer, Eagle Bulletin and The Eagle.

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J-D budget passes with ease; incumbents win re-election

Community gives resounding yes to budget and propositions

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A SKEWED VIEW: Bonamassa brings hot licks back to CNY

Talented guitarist, born in New Hartford, is playing the Landmark on Thursday.

Five vie for three spots on J-D BOE

With the Jamesville-DeWitt School Board election slated for 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 15 at the high school, the Eagle Bulletin has reached out to each candidate with a list of questions to help voters get to know them.

Tillie’s Touch drive happening Saturday

Tilie’s Touch, a sports equipment drive started by Dale Johnson back in 2009, is holding its annual charity event on May 12 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Manlius Rec Center on Stickley Drive.

Six county libraries receive grants from state

Senator John DeFrancisco announced Monday that six libraries in the county will receive grants from the state for Public Library Construction.

DeWitt secures two sizeable green grants

Through Save the Rain program, town lands $342,00 for two projects.

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Wage wars: Workers for, business against a hike

It’s old news that there is a proposal in front of New York state to push the minimum wage up. How do people feel about it?

A SKEWED VIEW: Levon Helm remembered by Dead drummer Mickey Hart

The Band's drummer passed away last week, but will live on forever through the music he produced. Columnist Neil Benjamin Jr. spoke with Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart, who knew Helm very well.

DeWitt board says Aldi is 'just about a go'

The long-awaited Aldi grocery store is about to to be coming to DeWitt, according to members of the town board.

Several modified J-D sports programs reinstated

It’s been a long and financially difficult road, but the Jamesville-DeWitt School District has reinstated several modified sports teams that were cut in the 2011-12 budget.

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