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Meet Jen Milligan: the new Manlius Library director

On June 8, Jen Milligan started her job as the director of the Manlius Library, and has been settling into the position since.

Birds along the Chenango Canal

The Chenango Bird Club’s third walk in its summer evening bird watching series will be a stroll along the Chenango Canal north of Hamilton at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 8.

Seniors honored as Section III Scholar-Athletes

Each of the area’s high schools was well-represented as their top performers on the field and in the classroom were honored June 8 during the Section III Scholar-Athlete Awards Dinner at Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena.

Le Moyne College adopts test optional admission policy

Students applying to Le Moyne College to begin study in fall 2016 will now have the option of submitting their SAT and ACT test scores or withholding them for consideration as part of the admission process.

Column: Some advice on how to research colleges

The first step in planning a college campus visit is to research the institution. Once a college has you on campus they will wow you with impressive renovated dorm rooms, state-of-the- art athletic facilities and exotic meal options. While these amenities may be attractive, they are not why you are attending college. Taking a non-emotional look at a college is a smart start.

Summer of fun coming to the Cazenovia Public Library

From July 1 to Aug. 15, Children’s Program Coordinator Jenna Wright will have the library brimming with activities for children of all ages and their families.

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ESM graduates nearly 250 at 2015 commencement

On the evening of June 26, East Syracuse Minoa graduated nearly 250 students in the class of 2015 at the OCC SRC Arena.

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Library focus: Check out July’s programs at BPL

July is here with an amazing raft of programs, entertainment, crafts and opportunities for all ages including storytimes, summer reading games, crafts for kids, movies, music, tech classes and so much more! Come on down and join the fun you’ll be glad you did.  

Clonan takes over as ESM athletic director

On Tuesday, Bob Campese spent his last day at East Syracuse Minoa before stepping down from his post as athletic director and heading into retirement.

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A time for celebration and gratitude

CHS Class of 2015 celebrates commencement

It was an overcast day with the threat of rainstorms last Saturday, June 27, as the Cazenovia High School Class of 2015 celebrated its commencement inside the Cazenovia College gymnasium. Hundreds of family and friends of the graduating seniors, along with teachers and district staff, watched as the 146 candidates for graduation, dressed in their blue and white robes, each holding a white rose, received their awards, scholarships, general accolades and, of course, their high school diplomas.

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Syracuse Woman Magazine editor narrates book

Eagle news employee and Syracuse Woman Magazine Editor Alyssa LaFaro recently narrated a book called “The Finger Lakes Region: A Photographic Portrait,” published by Massachusetts-based Twin Lights Publishers. The book features photos from all over the Finger Lakes Region, taken by local photographer and Keuka Lake resident Bill Banaszewski.

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East Syracuse native graduates from U.S. Naval Academy

John (Jay) F. Sloan Jr. of East Syracuse, successfully completed four years of challenging academic, physical and professional military training, graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy on May 22 with a bachelor’s degree in system engineering and a commission as a U.S. Navy Ens.

Additional Moving DeWitt forum scheduled at Barnes and Nobles

An additional forum is scheduled at Barnes and Nobles in DeWitt to continue gathering information from the public about ways to make the town of DeWitt more pedestrian and bicycle friendly.

Column: Update on Deer Control

As soon as spring weather permitted it, I undertook to build and rebuild my deer fencing with the objective of excluding deer 100 percent this season. Here is what I did.

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Wellwood students donate thousands of sandwiches to Syracuse soup kitchen

Local community members in need received some extra help this year, thanks to the efforts and generosity of Wellwood Middle School students and staff.