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Retiring teachers and staff leave legacies at Bishop Grimes

As members of the faculty and staff of Bishop Grimes, Barb Pfefferle, Josephine Rabideau, Dr. Gilda Sisera, Nancy Toscano, and Mary Anne Cogliandro have always tried to teach and show students the importance of living their faith both in and out of the classroom.

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VIP parking for Caz Laker football up for grabs

Cazenovia Laker football draws fans from far and wide causing a run on prime parking at or near Buckley-Volo Field on fall game days. The Cazenovia Athletic Association (CAA) has a solution for avid spectators eager to attend the varsity team’s four home match-ups: CAA is coordinating a raffle of three exclusive VIP parking spaces located at the upper west parking lot, closest to the stadium. In addition, raffle winners will receive free game tickets for four, and fast track entrance and concession access.

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From the Superintendent: Moving forward with middle level changes

Dear Baldwinsville families, We are writing to you with some exciting news about our middle school and junior high school academic programs. While parents with children in grades seven, eight and nine have already been notified, we wish to inform all of our families about these new opportunities.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Every child deserves a quality education

When it comes to our kids’ education, I think we can all agree that every child deserves the opportunity to succeed. That’s why early special education programs — like the one offered at the Main Street School in North Syracuse — are so important.

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GUEST COLUMN: It’s a busy summer at the Baldwinsville Public Library

Whether it’s summer crafts for kids or trivia night, there is something for everyone this summer at the Baldwinsville Public Library. We’ve been having fun with summer reading program events , showing movies and planning for our huge end-of-summer event …ComiConVersation2015 (this time with T-shirts!), which will be held Sunday, Aug. 23.

Column: Can’t they just leave the Common Application alone?

In early August, the 2015-16 Common Application will come online. Once again we will have to adapt to the program’s changes, many of which do make the program easier to navigate.

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F-M, ESM, MPH students participate in Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Science Horizons Program

Teachers and students from the community gathered at Syracuse University June 29 to July 2 for Science Horizons, the summer science program sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Editorial: DeWitt Community Library relocation is needed to keep the library up-to-date

The idea that a library is a quiet place filled with just books, encyclopedias and a collection of archived magazines and papers is a thing of the past. Technology has grown so much in the past few decades that the needs of modern libraries are evolving. Our local community libraries need to grow to accommodate what the general public wants.

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DeWitt Community Library moves forward with relocation project

For the past decade, DeWitt Community Library (DCL) officials have been looking to get the library out of its limited rented space at ShoppingTown Mall and move into a bigger building so they can offer a wider array of services to the area.

Nominate an ESM Alumni, staff or community member for wall of distinction

The East Syracuse Minoa Education Foundation (ESMEF) is accepting nominations for the ESM Wall of Distinction to recognize distinguished alumni, staff and community members of the ESM School District who serve as role models for today’s students and demonstrate the importance of making a contribution to our society, our community or their field of work.

Column: Not the new, but the old, math

If I am sometimes obsessed by numbers, it is because when it comes to math, I just don't get it. Perhaps this "innumeracy" can be attributed to an early childhood trauma when the little boy next door, and the object of my tender affections, confronted me with "I know something you don't know: one and one is two."

Jamesville resident participates in SUNY summer internship

Three students from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) were selected to participate in summer research internships through the SUNY Networks of Excellence, including Jamesville resident Laura Wengert.

Local educators attend ‘unconference’

LMS hosts teacher-directed Edcamp CNY

When Nate Perry Elementary School teacher Christina Luce attended Edcamp Upstate New York in Queensbury last fall, she knew she wanted to bring the “unconference” for educators back home to Liverpool. This past weekend, she did just that. The first Edcamp CNY was held Saturday, July 18, at Liverpool Middle School.

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Little green thumbs

NOPL at Cicero LibraryFarm hosts nature camp

An exuberant group of tweens spends each Friday morning trawling through the junior gardeners’ plot at the NOPL at Cicero LibraryFarm as part of a 14-week nature camp. On July 17, they were counting radish seedlings, harvesting fistfuls of peas and beans and looking for their unofficial toad mascot, Bomber.

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

Pictured here, a North Syracuse Volunteer Fire Department Buffalo pumper on Church Street answers a call. Do you know anything about this photo? Can you provide an exact date? If you can, email the editor at editor@eaglestarreview.com.

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