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Manlius’ Mill Run Park gets updates thanks to Girl Scout project

Mill Run Park in Manlius received a new sign, trail markers and a printable brochure recently thanks to 15-year-old Amelia Krouse, a girl scout from Troop 10071, who decided to make these updates her project to achieve the Gold Award for Girl Scouts.

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CBA students spread sunshine; Help less fortunate

While one group of Christian Brothers Academy students ventured north to Maine for their annual summer visit to Camp Sunshine, another group journeyed south to Camden, NJ, for the first time, to perform various service duties in one of the poorest cities in the United States.

Manlius, Fayetteville residents with Bond, Schoeneck & King named 2015 Upstate New York ‘Super Lawyers’

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is pleased to announce that six Manlius and three Fayetteville residents in Bond's Syracuse office that have been recognized in the 2015 “Upstate New York Super Lawyers” list.

Public meeting coming to Caz for CNY Regional Recreation and Heritage Plan

The CNY Regional Planning and Development Board is developing a Regional Recreation and Heritage Plan to improve local quality of life and revive regional economic growth by guiding future improvements to the connectivity of existing regional recreational and heritage resources and by augmenting regional identity through recommendations for a wayfinding system to guide future visitors. They are holding a public meeting in Cazenovia soon.

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Cazenovians bring home state fair ribbons

The New York State Fair is in the middle of its annual two-week run, and so far, among the myriad state residents who have won ribbons in competitions in everything from arts and crafts to agriculture to animal husbandry to cooking to talent competitions, a number of Cazenovians have claimed prizes.

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Laidman places second in CNY ‘everyday champion’ competition

Brings home $1,000 for his designated charity, CRIS

After more than 17,000 votes were cast online by the public during the month of August to choose the Today’s Options Competition Grand Champion and send that champion home with a $10,000 prize for the charity of their choice, finalist and Cazenovia resident Hume Laidman placed second.

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Manlius Police ask for help in Fayetteville vehicle theft and arson investigation

Manlius Police are looking for anyone who has experienced any thefts, tampering or criminal mischief in the past few day to benefit an investigation into a stolen vehicle and arson investigation in the village of Fayetteville.

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Baldwinsville woman gives birth to big twins

Dorothea and Samuel Coville weighed a total of 16 pounds, 11.6 ounces

Baldwinsville residents Adam and Charlotte Coville were in for a big surprise during the birth of their first children. While they knew they were having twins, they did not know just how big they were going to be.

Local attorneys support O’Sullivan for county court judge


To the editor: We have been practicing law in Madison County as friendly competitors for about 100 years collectively and, although we have disagreed with each other from time to time, on what follows we are in total agreement. In the primary on Sept. 10, we will select the Republican candidate for Madison County judge. In all our years, there has never been a clearer choice. By experience, education, temperament and character, Patrick O’Sullivan is the best choice.

Mayor Wheeler urges voters to support O’Sullivan for county court judge


To the editor: We will all have the responsibility of selecting a new county judge this fall, beginning with the primary process on Sept. 10. Madison County is fortunate to have multiple well-respected candidates who are seeking this important office. I am writing to encourage you to vote for Judge Patrick O’Sullivan.

A new era for youth programming

Project CAFÉ ends after-school program, supports RecDesk effort

After more than 16 years of after-school programming based out of the Common Grounds space, Project CAFÉ leaders decided that the timing was right to try a new approach to serving the community’s youth. Attendance at the program has declined in recent years as more and more parents rely on technology to keep track of their children after school and are less reliant on a traditional “latch key” site.

Qualities of a Judge


To the editor: Judge Patrick O’Sullivan is the only candidate with the experience as a judge. He knows firsthand the difference between a good attorney and a good judge. He is both.

DeWitt to hold 9/11 commemoration ceremony

A commemorative ceremony for the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the 9/11 memorial at the DeWitt Town Hall.

Bishop Grimes announces upcoming alumni events

Bishop Grimes has announced several upcoming events for alumni, including a “Burgers and Beer” get together, a pancake breakfast and the second annual alumni basketball game.

Column: Who can see the elephant in the room?

The phrase, “the elephant in the room,” or sometimes it's an “800-pound gorilla in the room,” is overused, but it is a metaphor I adore. The concept of a huge, weighty presence in the room, without anyone who will acknowledge it, describes a behavior that is all too common in contemporary time. Political correctness, or a fear of offending someone, probably explains many occurrences of the invisible elephant our contemporary rooms and offices.

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Manlius Pebble Hill to begin school year with traditional ceremony

Manlius Pebble Hill School will open its doors on Wednesday, Sept. 9 to approximately 320 Pre-K through grade 12 students.

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Graves wins $10K for NAMOW

North Area Meals on Wheels Board of Trustees President Bob Graves today was named the Today’s Options Competition Grand Champion — which means that NAMOW will receive $10,000 in prize money to spend however they choose.

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Manlius police seek persons in multiple car theft incident

Manlius Police are looking for help in identifying persons who may have been involved in the burglary of two vehicles from a Merrimac Drive residents in Manlius.

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Tillie’s Touch hosts seventh annual Youth Day Picnic

Gives away 500 free backpacks filled with school supplies

On Saturday, Aug. 29, hundreds of children and their families spent the day at Ellis Field Park in East Syracuse to celebrate the seventh annual Tillie’s Touch Youth Day Picnic, where about 500 backpacks were filled with school supplies to give free to children for the upcoming school year.

CRIS and Hume thank community for support


To the editor: As I write this I don’t know the results of the recent “Vote Hume” campaign to win a $10,000 grant from the Universal American Medicare Champions Program for CRIS (Community Resources for Independent Seniors). What we do know is that the Cazenovia community has been of tremendous support and help in our campaign. “Win or lose,” I am so proud of being a member of this community and to have participated in this effort.

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