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Upstate University Hospital physicians bring back the ‘house call’

Upstate at Home will send a doctor to your residence as an option for individuals who may want medical care in the comfort of their home. The program will treat a variety of symptoms and is offered currently in the eastern suburbs: Dewitt, Fayetteville, Minoa, Manlius and the villages of Cazenovia and Chittenango and Kirkville.

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Turning 100 is ‘better than 90’

Cazenovia centenarian and family celebrate his rare milestone

Frank Lacko Sr., of Ballina Road in Cazenovia, turned 100 years old last week — and he seemed to take it all in stride. “It’s better than 90,” he said during a family birthday party in his honor last Saturday, Oct. 3. “I’m that much older and I know that much more.”

JCC offers Columbus Day vacation camp for children Oct. 12

The Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center of Syracuse will hold a Columbus Day vacation camp for children in grades K-6 on Monday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the center on 5655 Thompson Road, DeWitt. The camp will be filled with lots of fun activities such as arts and crafts, sports and more for children to enjoy during their day off from school. Half-day options and early/late care to extend the day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. are also available.

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Fire district secures USDA loan

NWFD to close on properties next month

The North West Fire District has been approved for a U.S. Department of Agriculture loan in excess of $2 million. The NWFD will purchase two fire stations from the Baldwinsville Volunteer Fire Company, Station No. 1 (located at 7911 Crego Road) and Station No. 2 (7461 State Fair Blvd.) for $2,065,407.

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Warriors thwarted in CBA showdown

Short-handed defense struggles in second half

In one evening – really, in just one half of football – Liverpool went from the prohibitive Section III Class AA favorite to someone who may have to prove itself all over again. That was the effect of the Warriors’ 28-17 defeat to Christian Brothers Academy Friday night in a jam-packed LHS Stadium. Up by a field goal at halftime, Liverpool suddenly found itself short-handed on defense, and the Brothers, pounding away with a deep, versatile ground game, took full advantage.

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Bees edge Proctor, take AA-2 lead

B'ville hangs on, 35-34; Ingerson has 199 yards, three TD's

Week after week, the Baldwinsville football team is putting players, coaches and fans through a full range of emotions, only to emerge relatively unscathed – and now, alone atop the Class AA-2 division.

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Cazenovia CROP Walk coming soon

Cazenovia’s annual CROP Walk to combat global hunger will be held Oct. 18. The walk will not only benefit those in need around the world but also in Cazenovia, with a portion of the funds raised staying local to benefit CazCares and The Mustard Seed.

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Circa to reopen at Nelson Corners in 2016

Alicyn Hart said she will never move a restaurant again — but she’s also hopeful she won’t have to. The former proprietor of the popular Cazenovia restaurant Circa, that closed its Albany Street doors more than one year ago due to rising rent costs, is planning to reanimate her signature establishment in a new building and a new location early next year — on Route 20 East at the four corners of Nelson.

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Ghosts, Goblins and Ghouls, Oh My! — Part 1

A look at CNY’s haunted attractions

Ah, October! The leaves change colors, the temperatures start to drop, the kids are back in school — and the ghouls, ghosts and goblins come out to play! Is there any wonder that this is my favorite time of year?

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CBA senior scores perfect on ACT and AP exams

The academic accolades have started to roll in for the Christian Brothers Academy class of 2016, beginning with senior Brennan Carman.

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Area police blotters: Weeks of Sept. 15 to 23

Weeks of Sept. 15 to 23

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Near-extinct snails repopulated at Chittenango Falls

Chittenango ovate amber snails coaxed into reproduction at SUNY ESF

Scientists from SUNY ESF made history today after releasing into the wild at Chittenango Falls State Park 200 endangered Chittenango ovate amber snails that were bred and grown in captivity. These rare, delicate snails, that measure about 1 millimeter in length when first hatched and grow up to 20 millimeters in length as adults, can be found in only one place on Earth — alongside this Central New York waterfall. And until today, there were only about 300 of them in the wild.

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History scholars honored for perfect scores

Three Cazenovia High School students scored perfect 100s on their New York State Regents examinations in United States History in June. Lara Bruno, Ryan Haley and Morgan Mapstone were rewarded for their superb scholarship with a free dinner at the Brewster Inn.

New year brings new choice of courses to ESM high school

Nine new courses added to align with district’s career pathways

In the beginning of September, thousands of local students went back to school. And at the East Syracuse Minoa School District, many high school students got the opportunity to be involved in nine new courses that the district rolled out for this fall semester.