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B’ville boys lax stop skid, beat F-M

Bees had taken home losses to Auburn, West Genesee

Much of the Baldwinsville boys lacrosse team’s remaining regular-season slate would play out on the grass at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium, the last time this would happen before a Field Turf is put in place during the next school year.

Manlius Pebble Hill educator recognized as an outstanding teacher

Manlius Pebble Hill School’s veteran science teacher Sue Foster was recently honored by the Technology Alliance of Central New York as an outstanding teacher who excels in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.

ESM adopts proposed $74.6 million school budget

Is able to maintain all educational programs

The East Syracuse Minoa Board of Education adopted the proposed budget for the 2015-16 school year, totaling at $74.6 million, at its April 20 meeting. The budget brings a tax levy increase of 1.57 percent, which is below the district’s tax cap of 4.32 percent.

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F-M middle school students to compete at National History Bee

Ten Fayetteville-Manlius middle school students are gearing up for the ultimate history test.

F-M adopts budget proposal that maintains programs and services

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District Board of Education has adopted its 2015-16 budget proposal, which includes no major cuts to existing programs and services, increases spending on classroom supplies and equipment for the first time in eight years and is below the district’s tax levy limit, according to a district press release.

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Szczesniak to challenge for county legislature seat

Ed Szczesniak (says knee ack) announced today that he is seeking the Democratic Party’s designation to be this November’s candidate for the Onondaga County Legislature’s third district. The third district represents almost all of the town of Cicero and a portion of the town of Manlius in the village of Minoa.

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Henry announces mayoral campaign

Village of North Syracuse Deputy Mayor Chuck Henry announced his candidacy for mayor April 27.

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District schedules Voter Registration Day on May 12

Residents living in the Liverpool Central School District who are not registered to vote may still do so before the school budget vote and board of education election on May 19.

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LPL to hoid public hearing on budget

The Liverpool Public Library Board of Trustees will hoid a public hearing on its 2015-16 proposed budget just prior to its regular board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6.

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Nicotra to seek fifth term as Salina supervisor

Salina Supervisor Mark Nicotra has announced that he will be running again. Nicotra announced last week that he will be seeking a fifth term as town supervisor. He first won the seat in 2007, taking office in January of 2008.

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South Bay Fire Department celebrates 60 years

In August 1955, a group of 35 South Bay residents mortgaged their homes to build a concrete firehouse and purchase a $3,000 tanker to protect the residents on the south shore of Oneida Lake. Sixty years and 15,000 calls later, the South Bay Fire Department is still going strong.

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LHS Senior of the Week: M. Alex Hung

This week’s Liverpool High School Senior of the Week is a varsity athlete with a talent for academics and a sense of humor.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: We must do more for victims of domestic violence

As a husband and father, hearing stories about incidents of domestic violence truly breaks my heart. No one should have to suffer such abuse. As we take steps to prevent these crimes from happening, we should also fight for the rights of those who have been victimized.

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FROM THE LEGISLATURE: Ya gotta regatta… in Onondaga County

At the April legislative session, I’m proud to report that my colleagues and I authorized funding to bring back the sport of competitive rowing to Onondaga Lake.