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F-M student awarded Patricia Infantine Scholarship

The Manlius Library Board of Trustees is proud to name Celine Chen the winner of the 2015 Patricia Infantine Scholarship.

F-M production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ nominated for Syracuse High School Theatre Awards

Fayetteville-Manlius High School students have been nominated for four awards in the first-ever Syracuse High School Theatre Awards, which will be presented May 30 at the Landmark Theatre.

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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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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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Program Log Baldwinsville PAC-B (Channel 98, FiOS 30) - May 30 to June 5

Baldwinsville PAC-B, the public access cable channel 98 for Time Warner and channel 30 for Verizon FIOS, is available 24 hours a day to provide video and information of local interest. For the convenience of the public, the schedule of the next ten programs is aired on PAC-B TV at 9 AM, noon, 3, 6 and 9 p.m. daily. For anyone that missed a program on TV, many of the programs are available on the internet. To access the previous videos online, a link is available at pacbtv.org.

Northwest Family YMCA goes all in

Baldwinsville community launches Campaign for Our New Y

If you care about strengthening the community, it’s time to go all in. That was the message delivered May 21 at the Campaign for our New Y kickoff rally inside the Northwest Family YMCA, 8040 River Road. Volunteer campaign leaders announced that the $20 million structure is nearly complete, and will open June 8 — right on schedule. But there’s still some important work to do.

Toomey construction inches closer to finish line

There’s no solid opening date yet, but the Toomey Residential Children’s Community Residence on Doyle Road in Lysander is set to be complete by late June, according to Toomey Residential and Community Services Executive Director Judy D’Amore.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: New York needs more doctors, better policies to encourage more med students to stay

Access to quality healthcare is a necessary component for a thriving community and we are fortunate to have great healthcare facilities and providers in Central New York. That being said, our healthcare system is under stress because we continue to face shortages of healthcare professionals in New York state — particularly in rural areas. These shortages are particularly acute for primary care doctors and nurses, but extend to specialty practices and other healthcare providers.

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Library focus: It’s BPL’s busiest season

Summer may be your vacation time but at the library it’s one of our busiest seasons with summer reading, storytimes, concerts, community events, continuing classes and so much more. Come on down and join the fun!

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HISTORY MYSTERY: Do you know anything about these pictures?

The gentlemen pictured in the photos in this week’s History Mystery have something in common; what is it? All have a connection with Baldwinsville. What else do you know about them?

Industrial hemp documentary to be shown at the Cazenovia Public Library

To celebrate National Hemp History Week, all are invited to the Cazenovia Public Library community room at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, for a screening of “Bringing It Home,” an industrial hemp documentary that has sparked action on farming legalization and policy reform.

Voters in J-D approve $52.5 million budget; Elect three board members

Voters in the Jamesville-DeWitt school district came out on Tuesday, May 19 to approve the $52.5 million 2015-16 budget with 1,039 votes yes to 341 votes no.

ESM voters pass $74.6 million budget

Two candidates are elected to the board of education

Voters in the East Syracuse Minoa School District voted 834 to 238 to approve the 2015-16 school year budget, totaling at $74.6 million, on May 19.

New York state to offer internet-based safe boating education course

Online course makes it more convenient to satisfy boating education requirements

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) today announced that boaters and personal watercraft operators can now obtain a boating safety certificate by successfully completing an approved online course. Until now, the only option for the 20,000 people seeking a boating safety certificate in New York each year was to complete an eight-hour classroom-based course.

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