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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.

Village of Manlius to hold 37th annual Fourth of July festivities

On Saturday, July 4, the Village of Manlius Parks and Recreation Department will host their 37th annual Fourth of July Celebration.

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Village of Manlius to hold 37th annual Fourth of July festivities

On Saturday, July 4, the Village of Manlius Parks and Recreation Department will host their 37th annual Fourth of July Celebration.

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.

Column: Mica mines in Northern New York

Micas are a group of common minerals that cleave into transparent, flexible sheets. In a rock sample, mica is often the shiny, almost metallic-looking stuff. Mica is common in many kinds of igneous and metamorphic rocks.

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.

Participants sought for Cazenovia July 4 parade

Project CAFÉ and the Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce will be organizing this year’s Fourth of July parade and would like to get as many groups, individuals and neighborhoods as possible to participate.

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DeRuyter family raising funds to buy special medical alert dog

Local teen with Type 1 diabetes cannot go away to attend college without medical support

Scott Arnold, an 18-year-old track athlete from Deruyter, will graduate from high school on June 28 and plans to pursue at degree at SUNY ESF this fall. His Type 1 diabetic condition, however, makes it difficult to lead a normal life and often jeopardizes his safety. The Arnolds think they have found a solution that will allow Scott to attend college — the purchase of a diabetic “alert dog” to help monitor Scott’s glucose levels. The only problem is that it will cost $18,000. In order to keep Scott safe and allow him to attend college, the Arnolds have created a GoFundMe page to raise the necessary money he needs to buy the alert dog.

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Canton Woods Senior Center: Food $en$e available at Canton Woods

Canton Woods participates in Food $en$e, which is run by the Food Bank of CNY. This fantastic program is designed to help stretch your monthly food budget. Each month the Food Bank offers a package of groceries valued at $30 for just $15.50.There is no age or income eligibility requirement for this program, and you may use your SNAP benefit. All packages must be preordered and prepaid. Packages are available for pick up at a later designated date. Call Canton Woods for more information.

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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.  

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Baldwinsville History Mystery: Do you know anything about this picture?

The rain-slicked pavement and trees in early bud tell us that this photo was taken in the spring. Can you identify the business, its location or the year the photo was taken?

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

Do you know anything about this photo? Can you identify any of the people or provide an exact date? If you can, email the editor at editor@eaglestarreview.com.

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Marina access?

A proposal to install a card-activated lift gate at Onondaga Lake Park was revisited at the Liverpool Village Board of Trustees’ June 15 meeting.

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FROM THE SUPERVISOR: Summer has arrived in Salina

The warm weather is here, and as I drive around town I notice that many people are out and about doing yard work and keeping their lawns looking neat and tidy. Thank you, Salina residents, for showing pride in your homes and keeping Salina looking beautiful!

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EDITORIAL: Stay safe in the sun

As you enjoy some fun in the sun this Fourth of July, it’s important to protect your body’s largest organ: the skin.

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