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Amanda Seef

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Kulas investigation continues

The investigation continues into how Tracy Kulas died and how she ended up in a wooded area behind Shoppingtown Mall.

Drone protesters charged at Hancock Air Base for marching without a permit

Thirty-three activists were charged after an anti-drone protest at Hancock Air Base Sunday.

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Swan eggs destroyed at Manlius Swan Pond

The eggs would have been the first to hatch in 8 years

Manlius Police are seeking the person who removed numerous swan eggs from the village of Manlius Swan Pond and destroyed them.

Minoa man critically injured in Kirkville motorcycle accident

A Minoa man was critically injured in a motorcycle accident Friday afternoon.

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F-M teens get life lessons with DWI simulation

he mock DWI presentation was part of the Every 15 Minutes program, a nationwide initiative to remind drivers one person dies from an alcohol-related collision four times an hour. Schools are approaching a critical time with teens, as prom and graduation celebrations start.

Sunoco vote postponed in village of Camillus

A special meeting of the village board in Camillus has been scheduled for the fifth Monday of the month, April 30.

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Detour ahead: Route 5 in Fayetteville to close for a month this summer

More than 25,000 cars will need to find a new route through Fayetteville this summer, as the state Department of Transportation anticipates closing Route 5, the main thoroughfare through the village, for about a month.

Three incumbents seek re-election to West Genesee board

No new candidates are running for the West Genesee Board of Education in May.

Benefit planned to help Camillus man battling leukemia

Community members are coming together to support a Camillus man who has been battling leukemia since October.

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McShane's revisited by Restaurant Impossible crews

Restaurant Impossible crews were back at McShane's Restaurant in DeWitt on Tuesday.

Three leaving Jordan-Elbridge Board of Education

Three members of the Jordan-Elbridge Board of Education are not running for re-election in May's election.

Manlius PD investigate accident in village

Manlius Police are investigating an accident in the village.

After roof collapse, First Baptist Church of Memphis begins rebuilding process in Camillus

By the end of 2013, the First Baptist Church of Memphis is expected to be moved to Route 5 in Camillus.

DeWitt woman charged with selling morphine near J-D High School

35 animals taken from home after search warrant

More than 35 animals were taken from a DeWitt home after police charged the homeowner with selling narcotics near Jamesville-DeWitt High School.

James Street reopens after serious one-car crash

James Street has reopened between Grant Boulevard and Mildred Avenue after a serious one-car crash early Sunday morning.

East Syracuse adopts $4.9M budget, keeps taxes flat for 5 years

The village of East Syracuse adopted their $4.9 million budget at a special meeting Friday.

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Camillus Police name Officer of the Year, recognize two former town councilors

Camillus Police recognized three individuals at the last regular meeting of the Camillus Town Board.

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Smoked out: Synthetic marijuana likened to cocaine, meth

State health officials have banned the substance for sale in NY

Three lives in upstate New York were lost in the last year, due in part to synthetic marijuana, a drug that some say could be likened to crystal meth or cocaine.

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Final decision expected next week on Camillus Sunoco

The village of Camillus is expected to make a final decision on a proposed gas station and car wash at their next regular board meeting, April 16.

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EAVES looks to build $1.2M ambulance station

They’ve been there since 1976, but Eastern Area Volunteer Emergency Services is looking to move from their home base on New Venture Gear Drive.

Two men ticketed after Thompson Road crash

Two men were ticketed this morning after an accident on Carrier Circle.

Bulldozer runs into Onondaga Lake after driver has medical emergency

A bulldozer was driven into Onondaga Lake Tuesday morning after the driver had a medical emergency.

Clay man ejected, critically injured in DeWitt accident

A Clay man is in critical condition after a serious accident in DeWitt overnight.

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Family, pets make it out of Manlius house fire safely

At least eight departments were called to a house fire in the village of Manlius Monday night.

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Answering the call of the community: fire departments gear up for Recruit NY

The public will soon get a chance to find out what the local departments are doing, and why they volunteer their time. The state-wide recruitment drive, Recruit NY, will be held April 21 and 22 at the tail end of National Firefighter Week. Nearly all departments will open their doors to anyone interested in learning more about how they operate or how to apply to be a member. The program aims to bring fresh faces to the departments and to showcase what local departments are doing.

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Faces of volunteerism: Fire departments seek new members

Recruit NY to be held April 21, 22 at all local departments

The public will soon get a chance to find out what the local departments are doing, and why they volunteer their time. The state-wide recruitment drive, Recruit NY, will be held April 21 and 22 at the tail end of National Firefighter Week. Nearly all departments will open their doors to anyone interested in learning more about how the departments operate or how to apply to be a member. The program aims to bring fresh faces to the departments and to showcase what local departments are doing.

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Easter eggs aplenty in East Syracuse for annual hunt

Hundreds of children and their parents headed to East Syracuse for their annual Easter Egg hunt.

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Construction on Key Bank at Madison Row begins

Construction of the retail, office and residential complex in the village of Manlius has been stalled for about six months, the developer said.

Camillus FD to replace three chief vehicles

The Camillus Volunteer Fire Department will be replacing its three chief’s vehicles.

Additional funding sent for road, bridge projects in Onondaga, Madison Counties

Hundreds of miles of bridges and roads will receive nearly $30 million in funding for replacement bridges and paving treatments.

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Fishing access point opens on Nine Mile Creek

A public access point along Nine Mile Creek was filled by local fisherman in the first week of trout season.

Man dies after he shoots himself, rolls SUV in Camillus

The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

No trespass signs remain at St. Mary's in Jamesville as Easter approaches

St. Mary's church in Jamesville won't be open in time for Easter as leaders of the church originally had thought.

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Camillus EMTs keep finger on pulse of new technology

Western Area Volunteer Emergency Services, or WAVES, a Camillus paramedic company, has been using iPads in their rigs for about a year, getting the idea from the Greater Baldwinsville Ambulance Corps.

One-car accident in Jamesville leads to DWI charge

A Jamesville man has been charged with driving while intoxicated after an accident in Jamesville.

Health department bans sale of synthetic marijuana in NY

The health department has issued a ban on the sale and distribution of synthetic marijuana.

Manlius Police charge man who they say tried to force woman into trunk

Manlius Police have charged a Minoa man in connection to last week's incident, where a Fayetteville woman was followed from the DeWitt Wegmans.

Proposed Limestone Plaza renovations could see changes

Fayetteville’s proposed renovations to Limestone Plaza could see some additional changes.

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Bald is beautiful at Kitty Hoynes' St. Baldrick's fundraiser

With a warm heart and a cold head, Central New Yorkers helped raise more than $300,000 to find a cure for childhood cancer.

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DeWitt Police ID remains as Tracy Kulas, missing since 2005

The remains were found by a 13-year-old boy playing in the woods on Kinne Street, adjacent to a parking lot of Shoppingtown Mall.

Brianne Murphy withdraws from race for Congress

Brianne Murphy has withdrawn from the race to fill the 25th Congressional District seat.

F-M students stopped by white van a case of mistaken identity

Three Fayetteville-Manlius students were approached by a suspicious man in a white van, today.

Camillus/West Genesee Sports Hall of Fame seeking nominations

Organizers of the Camillus and West Genesee Sports Hall of Fame are looking for their next inductees.

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Leasing begins at old Camillus Cutlery site

Leasing has begun for the medical offices that will be built in the former Camillus Cutlery site.

Sara 'Sally' Tallman wins in Marcellus village election

Sara "Sally" Tallman will be the next village trustee in Marcellus.

WINNERS: Fayetteville, Minoa residents decide in village elections

Results are in for Fayetteville and Minoa.

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After 26 years, Tuesday's tournament could be the final Drug Quiz Show

An annual tradition for the better part of three decades could be coming to an end if thousands of dollars aren't raised.

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WAVES paramedics credited with saving life of Camillus man

Local paramedics are being lauded for saving a Camillus man’s life last week in an unordinary turn of events.

Police scour for clues in area where skeleton was found near Shoppingtown Mall

Police are continuing to search the area where skeletal remains were found over the weekend.

Police: Man followed Fayetteville woman home, tried to push her into car

Manlius Police are looking for a man who allegedly tried to force a woman into the trunk of her own vehicle.

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