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Caz boys basketball stays alive

Lakers get pair of wins, maintains push for sectional berth

The challenges continued for Cazenovia’s boys basketball team, who found itself needing to win each of its last three games just to reach the Section III Class B playoffs.

Hockey Lakers edged by New Hartford

Late goal pushes Caz into third place in league

A chance at the regular-season championship in the Division II National Conference, along with a home game in the Section III playoffs, was completely within the reach of the Cazenovia ice hockey team.

Caz girls go 2-1, take loss to VVS

Lakers still could earn winning record before sectionals

Not having to worry about scrambling to reach the Section III Class B playoffs, the Cazenovia girls basketball team could relax a bit, but also add to its win total in the early days of February.

CBA sides second at indoor track sectionals

Girls side runner-up to Cazenovia by half-point

A terrific indication of how quickly the Christian Brothers Academy indoor track and field program has risen to prominence was the way they performed Friday night in the Section III Class B championship meet at SRC Arena - and it nearly turned into much more.

Westhill-Ludden boys win sectional B title

Girls Warriors rise to fourth-place finish

With a strong all-around effort, the Westhill-Bishop Ludden boys indoor track and field team earned the Section III Class B championship Friday night at SRC Arena, and other local teams had plenty of reason to feel proud, too.

Skaneateles girls take third at sectional meet

Lakers finish behind Cazenovia, CBA

Earning victories on both the boys and girls sides, the Skaneateles indoor track and teams both would make an impact during Friday night's Section III Class B championships at SRC Arena.

Lakers win another indoor track sectional title

Caz edges CBA by half-point in close finish

All of the other events in Friday night's Section III Class B girls indoor track and field championships at Onondaga Community College's SRC Arena were done by the time they reached the conclusion of the triple jump, and Cazenovia trailed Christian Brothers Academy by 5.5 points.

Defense leads Warriors past Henninger

Four Liverpool players score in double figures

If the Liverpool boys basketball team wants to go from contender to champion, it knows it must shine on both sides of the ball. So it only figured that the Warriors' defense played a central role in knocking off defending Section III Class AA champion Henninger 63-55 on Friday night, holding the Black Knights without a field goal for more than five minutes in the fourth quarter to put the game away.

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Kayak storage rack, new hand launch projects moving forward

Village board approves fees and policies for Lakeside Park kayak rack

Cazenovia Lake is becoming even more kayak and canoe friendly thanks to two projects currently underway in both Lakeland and Lakeside parks in the village. Last week, the village board approved the use fees and policies for the incoming kayak racks to be erected in Lakeside Park this year, and chose a company to perform the construction of the new hand launch and wall repair at the canal behind Carpenter’s Barn.

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Movie review: Heroes to the Rescue – A review of ‘The Finest Hours’

Okay, I have a bone to pick with Hollywood. Why is it that characters named Bernie are always either bad guys or butlers?

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2016 Gala at the Lincklaen House coming March 5

The third annual Gala at the Lincklaen House fundraiser has been announced for March 5. The event, benefiting the Cazenovia Community Preschool, features an evening of dancing, local brewery sampling, mystery wine pull and more. A silent auction and raffle will showcase donations from local businesses including Lillie Bean, Nelson Farms, Industrial Loft, Cazenovia Jewelers and others.

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Skaneateles girls finish regular season 14-6

Lakers fall to Hannibal, rebound to defeat J-E

When they announce the pairings for the Section III Class B girls basketball playoffs on Wednesday, the Skaneateles Lakers, after a 14-6 regular season, will be there again, but will face a steep and difficult path to the title.

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CBA Students take the plunge for Camp Sunshine

Twenty-five current and former Christian Brothers Academy students, along with faculty and friends braved bone-chilling icy waters to raise funds for Camp Sunshine, as they participated in the CNY Polar Dip on Jan. 16 at Verona Beach State Park in Durhamville.

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Area Police Blotters: Weeks of Jan. 15 to 27

Weeks of Jan. 15 to 27

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St. Baldrick’s head shaving event returns to Caz for third year

Beautiful baldness is returning to Cazenovia for the third consecutive year next month, when the St. Baldrick’s head-shaving fundraiser to battle childhood cancer takes place at Burton Street Elementary School. Last year’s event saw more than 100 community members shave their heads and raise more than $50,000 — a feat organizer Sean Kelly said he hopes can be repeated this year.

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Police identify 911 call involving ESM school bus as fictitious report

The Town of Manlius Police Department report they were dispatched to a 911 call on Feb. 4 where a caller said gunshots had been fired at an East Syracuse Minoa school bus, but found that the claims in the call were fictitious.

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Shaffner to be a Raider – signs letter of intent to attend Colgate University

Cazenovia High School senior Jake Shaffner, one of the standout players on the Lakers 2015 state champion football team, has announced that after graduation he will attend Colgate University, where he will study liberal arts with a pre-engineering focus and play football for the Raiders.

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Medical marijuana dispensary opens on Erie Boulevard

Medical marijuana can now be obtained by registered patients at a newly opened dispensary in the Syracuse area. Medical marijuana company Etain's dispensary, located in a 3,000-square-foot building at 2104 Erie Boulevard, opened its doors for patients on Feb. 3.

Caz Lake ice fishing clinic cancelled

The free ice fishing clinic scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 6, on Cazenovia Lake has been canceled due to poor ice conditions.

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Cazenovia College to expand inclusion program for adults with intellectual disabilities

Receives donation from Berkshire Bank

Cazenovia College recently received a $5,000 donation from Berkshire Bank which, added to a recently received Common Grounds challenge grant, will allow for the expansion of the college’s inclusive daytime programming for adults with intellectual disabilities at no cost to participants.

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