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DAR welcomes home Honor Flight Syracuse Mission 5

On April 25, 2015, members of the Fayetteville–Owahgena Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at Syracuse Hancock International Airport to attend the “Welcome Home” event for Honor Flight Syracuse Mission 5.

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Girls Wildcats edge CBA, keep sectional title

Delaney goal in last seconds delivers 8-7 victory

Of all the pieces of championship glory picked up by the West Genesee girls lacrosse team in the last decade and a half, few were as difficult to attain - and satisfying in its acquisition - as the Section III Class A title earned at the Carrier Dome Tuesday night when the Wildcats edged Christian Brothers Academy in a tense 8-7 thriller.

J-D girls drop Class B final to Watertown

Red Rams stopped one win short of first sectional title in 22 years

More than two decades removed from its last Section III championship, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls lacrosse team tried to climb back to the top, but fell one step short. Top seed Watertown proved too much for the no. 3 seed Red Rams, prevailing 13-7 in Tuesday night's sectional final at the Carrier Dome by building an 11-goal lead and withstanding J-D's attempt at an historic late comeback.

Girls Lakers smash way to another sectional title

Skaneateles rolls past General Brown in Class C final

One tense, exciting and stressful Section III Class C girls lacrosse game was, for Skaneateles, more than enough. After escaping Marcellus in a dramatic, come-from-behind semifinal May 21 at CBA's Alibrandi Stadium, the Lakers went to the Carrier Dome Tuesday and, playing a superb all-around game, rolled past General Brown 16-5 to earn its third consecutive sectional championship.

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‘A community where people really care’

CPF honors local residents, public servants for community restoration efforts

Projects including the restoration of a commercial building on Lincklaen Street, a residence in New Woodstock and the Lakeland Park stone wall, and the institution of a community-wide climate action plan were the honorees last week at the Cazenovia Preservation Foundation’s annual meeting and awards ceremony.

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Art Park, Republican announce spring photo contest

The Stone Quarry Hill Art Park and the Cazenovia Republican have partnered together to offer a springtime photo contest. The contest, "Casting Shadows: Sculptures And Spring," seeks original photographs taken inside the art park that capture the sculptures, their shadows and the essence of spring.

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Jillsons to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Ronald and Elizabeth Jillson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 29, 2015.

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Historic North Syracuse: Do you know anything about this picture?

Thanks to a generous resident, the Star-Review will be printing historic photos of the village of North Syracuse for the next several weeks. The photos come from the private collection of Hubert C. Fay. The photos were provided to the Star-Review by Fay’s grandson, Dick Jeffers. Pictured here is the parade at the intersection of Main and Church streets with Officer Sicman directing traffic. The building to the right of Mellone’s was the post office. Do you know anything about this photo? If you do, email the editor at editor@eaglestarreview.com by 5 p.m. Friday.

LCSD to offer Summer Arts Camp in July and August

The Liverpool Central School District will once again offer its Summer Arts Camp from July 6 to August 7.

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NOPL news: Calling all amateur photographers!

Summer is almost here, and at NOPL, that means the popular annual photo contest is back at our Cicero location. This year, as part of our ongoing NOPL20 Celebration commemorating our 20th anniversary, the contest has a new spin. Photo submissions must adhere to one of two themes, paying homage to our local communities and how they have changed over the years.

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LETTER: Plenty of good in the town of Cicero

To the editor: There’s a lot of good going on in Cicero.

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FROM THE LEGISLATURE: Legislature accepts funds to improve infrastructure

I believe that one way that we can move our county forward is by improving our infrastructure. At our May legislative session we authorized funding to improve our highways and bridges, we accepted grant funding to continue the development of the Skä·noñh – Great Law of Peace Center, and we refinanced some outstanding bonds at a lower interest rate.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Buy local this season to support our community

Here in Onondaga County, agriculture is a vital part of our community and a cornerstone of our economy. I’ve been working hard to support our state’s dedicated farmers and ensure they have the resources they need to thrive, but there’s more that can be done. By shopping at our local farmers markets this season, you can do your part to strengthen our economy and bring home fresh, healthy products for you and your family.

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LIVIN' IN LIVERPOOL: Local Dems line up to replace Assemblyman Sam Roberts

It looks like it’ll be a dogfight for the Democratic Party nomination to replace Assemblyman Sam Roberts. Or maybe a catfight.

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Alex Moore achieves Eagle Scout rank

Alex Moore, 18, of Boy Scout Troop 203 was honored on Sunday, April 26, for achieving Eagle Scout rank, which is the highest honor in Boy Scouts of America.

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Neenee’s Boutique expands to include two others at ‘The Shoppes at Limestone’

Each room will include a different specialty shop

Danielle Marnell, owner of Neenee’s Boutique at 204 W. Genesee St. in Fayetteville, said she wants people to know that her business is still going strong — it is just being revamped and expanded with two other specialty shops joining the location at the newly titled ‘The Shoppes at Limestone.’

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Republicans announce candidacy for village seats

Gary Butterfield has announced his candidacy as mayor of the village of North Syracuse. Butterfield has served as a village trustee since 2005. Running on the same ticket are current Trustee Paul Linnertz, who is seeking to retain his seat, and Jack Gaiser, who seeks the other open trustee position. All three are Republicans.

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Village celebrates three decades of free concerts

Liverpool is the Place marks milestone on June 15 at Johnson Park

After five years spent renovating Johnson Park, the amphitheater on the village green was christened in the spring of 1985 with a concert by the Liverpool Community Chorus. Now more than 680 concerts later, the group that books the shows, the Liverpool Is the Place Committee (LITP), celebrates its 30th anniversary with 24 performances, from rock to country to big band, scheduled from June 1 to Aug. 19.

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Cannizzaro brothers help Denver to NCAA title

Sean, Connor join older sister Kara as national champs

Two years ago in the Philadelphia area, Kara Cannizzaro made Cazenovia proud by leading North Carolina’s women’s lacrosse team to an NCAA championship, beating Maryland in triple overtime for the crown and earning tournament Most Outstanding Player honors. Now Kara has company in her own family as her younger brothers, Sean and Connor Cannizzaro, helped take the University of Denver men’s lacrosse team to a national title – also beating Maryland, and also doing so in Philadelphia.

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Fayetteville-Manlius alumni to be inducted into Hall of Distinction

The Fayetteville-Manlius School District will be inducting two new members into the F-M Hall of Distinction.

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