Students and teachers should not have to be displaced from their classrooms because of mold issues but, unfortunately, this has been the case at Fayetteville-Manlius’ Wellwood Middle School for the past few years — has, in fact, been only one of multiple infrastructure issues at the school.
According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), half of all home fire deaths in this country occur between the hours of 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., when people are most likely to be sleeping. Having a working smoke alarm in the home — especially in the bedroom, where it’s easy to hear — cuts the risk of death in half.
Town board meetings are supposed to be about governance, not politics. Unfortunately, it seems that the members of the Lysander Town Board seem to have forgotten that particular rule.
The overpopulation of white-tailed deer in the village of Fayetteville has become a problem that needs to be solved. The village cannot turn a blind eye to the increase of Lyme disease found in people and pets, the increase in vehicular accidents caused by deer and the damage to property and vegetation caused by clusters of deer settlements in the village.
This Saturday, Sept 19, the villages of Minoa and Fayetteville will be hosting two separate community day celebrations that are free and open to the public.
Eagle News redesigns, rebrands
After working throughout the summer on a new look and feel for our newspapers, I’m proud to announce in this week’s edition that the Baldwinsville Messenger and all of Eagle News’ weekly publications are launching redesigned newspapers with a modular advertising grid and expanded space for local content. Eagle is also rebranding itself under the moniker of Eagle News (formerly Eagle Newspapers) to better reflect our product line, which includes six community weekly newspapers, Syracuse Parent, Syracuse Woman Magazine, RealEstateCNY and 10 web sites.
Eagle News redesigns, rebrands
After working throughout the summer on a new look and feel for our newspapers, I’m proud to announce in this week’s edition that the Star-Review and all of Eagle News’ weekly publications are launching redesigned newspapers with a modular advertising grid and expanded space for local content.
On Sept. 22, residents in Baldwinsville will head to the polls to decide if the North West Fire District can build a new fire station on Smokey Hollow Road in the village. Voting in favor of the NWFD’s proposition makes sense from a cost standpoint and a safety standpoint.
On Sept. 24, voters in the North Syracuse Central School District will head to the polls to decide on two propositions. Neither will raise taxes, and both will benefit the district and its residents. It’s a win-win situation.
According to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, when ovarian cancer is found before it has spread beyond the ovaries, the five-year survival rate is greater than 92 percent. But because there is no screening method for early detection of ovarian cancer, only one-fifth of all cases are discovered at this stage.
Getting back into the swing of the school year can be quite an adjustment for parents and children alike. Luckily, we have a few tips on how to ease your family into the back-to-school routine.
At the Aug. 10 meeting of Fayetteville Board of Trustees, a problem relating to mold was brought to the village board by tenants in an apartment complex located within the village. With the current village laws, there doesn’t seem to be much the village code inspector could do about the problem because he is only allowed to do exterior inspections on rental properties in the village when he receives a complaint.
The latest effort to bring a water district to Lamson Road has failed. It’s a huge blow to the residents who can’t get decent water and just one in a series of unsuccessful efforts to connect the area to public water.
Are you good with your hands? Looking for something to do Friday, Aug. 28, and Saturday, Aug 29? Do you like free food? Then come on down to Long Branch Elementary next weekend to help build their new playground!
At the July 22 meeting of the Manlius Town Board, the board voted unanimously to change the position of town manager from a part-time hourly wage position to a full-time position with an annual salary of $55,600.