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Amanda Seef covers hard and breaking news for the Eagle Observer, Eagle Bulletin and The Eagle. Her coverage area includes Camillus, Marcellus, Jordan, Elbridge, the city of Syracuse, Fayetteville, Manlius, Minoa, DeWitt and Jamesville. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter, @AmandaSeef.
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It was somewhere between calling Belle Brown about the dissolution vote in the village of Camillus, and the first town board meeting with public comment banned in Manlius, that I realized I loved Central New York.
Alec Baldwin, star of NBC's 30 Rock, will be in Camillus Sunday for the fundraisers to benefit West Genesee's modified sports programs.
A new set of cleats will call Optimist Field home this year — the county-wide fall ball program will be playing at the field nestled on the town and village line on Milton Avenue.
The Webster Duck Pond is "nature's best kept secret," said Bill Norton.
A Syracuse University student was killed in Syria by armed forces Monday while working as a citizen journalist.
If you see people taking out their cell phone around Syracuse fire scenes, it may not be for the reason you expect.
Hundreds, if not thousands, showed their support in Camillus Monday morning for the 66th annual Camillus Memorial Day Parade.
A Jamesville man accused of destroying swan eggs in the village of Manlius has been charged with speeding after police say he was driving 109 miles per hour in Lafayette.
A long-standing community tradition is readying to return next weekend. The Minoa Fire Department Field Days is set for Thursday, May 31 to Saturday, June 2.