LETTER TO THE EDITOR
To the editor: When I read the ad on the back page of the Skaneateles Press last week I was shocked and saddened to see that a once strong relationship between the Allyn family and the town of Skaneateles has descended to a point of boasting and finger-pointing.
It has recently come to my attention that several members of Cazenovia’s town board have signed gas drilling leases on their properties.
One big contrast between the boys and girls soccer situations in the OHSL Freedom division is that Jamesville-DeWitt and East Syracuse-Minoa only meet once on the boys side, but have two contests on the girls side. So the first of those girls games take place Tuesday, after a week where the Red Rams won twice and the Spartans had to settle for a split.
Eagles, Ludden take openers; Westhill moves to 3-0
Local girls basketball fans may have a whole lot to look forward to this winter within the OHSL Liberty division, given the way teams like Jordan-Elbridge, Westhill and Bishop Ludden have started. Of course, it’s the Eagles that carry the most recent success, led by senior center Molly Hourigan, who is on her way to Holy Cross next year to play Division I hoops.
The circle of purple chrysanthemums that have adorned the front Genesee Street walk of the Skaneateles Library for the past five years now encircle a rock and plaque recently installed to honor the members of the Skaneateles Garden Club for the work they do “lovingly” tending the library gardens and flower boxes.
Opposition to proposed sports campus mobilizes, hires attorney -- Planning Board member Southern advises group on how to proceed
Skaneateles residents who claim the character of their community is being threatened by development have hired an attorney, are coordinating a large letter-writing campaign to public officials and local newspapers and, in general, are mobilizing their efforts to oppose the proposed Victory Sports Medicine and Orthopedics health, wellness and sports campus off Route 20.
B'ville defeats Oswego 3-1 in Class AA final
For all that the Baldwinsville baseball team has accomplished through the decades, what it did Monday afternoon at Rome’s DeLutis Field was something new. The Bees, for the first time, repeated as Section III champions, turning back Oswego 3-1 in the Class AA title game on the back of Colin Conklin’s strong left-handed pitching, error-free defense and, once again, timely hits in the clutch.
The term open government is a crock. If you’re not an open government, or striving to be as open as possible, you’re a closed government. Closed governments aren’t for the people. It’s yet to be seen whether “open government” is the 2012 catchphrase for local politics or if it’s an ...
Successful volleyball program makes move to fall for 2011
Among the highlights in the 2011 Marcellus High School fall sports season is seeing the girls soccer Mustangs try to make another run to the state finals and the girls volleyball team debut in the fall after previously having a winter schedule.
Charity receives overwhelming support during third annual Christmas in July
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central New York received more than $8,500 in donations through its recent Christmas in July event.
The Syracuse Silver Knights will hold the club’s first set of open tryouts from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 27 and 28 at the CNY Family Sports Centre in Van Buren. The tryouts are open to any player who may have what it takes to play for the Silver Knights in their inaugural season in the Major Indoor Soccer League.
Bishop Ludden Junior/Senior High School’s 2011 fall sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.
After decades without serious cycling, Chris Arnold bought his first “adult” bike when he turned 40 and on his actual birthday, he participated in his first Pan-Massachusetts Challenge choosing the 190-mile, two-day classic course.
Graduating Skaneateles senior Sara Wetzel found many ways to turn her scary and disabling health crisis in middle school into something positive while she was in high school. As a result of one of her positive actions, young adults who are hospitalized in Syracuse will have more to do with their time.
A reader responds to Herm Card's School Is In column.
Asked to sit together with a tape recorder for a campaign conversation, the 4th District candidates for the Syracuse Common Council — Democrat Khalid Bey, running with the Working Families endorsement, and perennial Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins — both brought the big picture into focus.
The cast of “Annie” has been very busy this summer. The youth have been rehearsing and raising money for The McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy site located in downtown Syracuse.