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Christina Alexander


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Christina Alexander can be reached at editor@eagle-observer.com.

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Support your local libraries

This week the Friends of the Marcellus Free Library and Maxwell Memorial Library in Camillus are getting ready to celebrate “National Friends of Libraries Week” Oct. 16-22.

A very short trip to Gannon University

There are times when Syracuse takes its toll on me. There are times when living with the parents, believe it or not, wears on me and I just need to get away, even if it’s for a day. (After being so independent for four years, coming home is a culture shock).

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West Genesee Wildcats Marching Band place second at marching band competition in Virginia

The West Genesee Wildcats Marching Band placed second at the U.S. Scholastic Band Association gold competition in Virginia on Saturday, Oct. 8.

Brown addresses transfer system, explains reasoning in presentation

West Genesee Superintendent Christopher R. Brown took to his blog, Notes from the Superintendent, Tuesday morning to address criticisms of the new transfer system raised at last Wednesday’s school board meeting.

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Longley raises awareness for MS

Camillus Rotary Club recognizes Winn and makes a special donation to the MS Resources of CNY.

Sunny skies and comfortable temperatures was just what the Camillus Rotary Club asked for as it celebrated its Community Recognition luncheon and welcomed News Channel 9 Chief Meteorologist Dave Longley as its keynote speaker Thursday afternoon at the Camillus Elks Lodge.

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Physical education stalwart proves perseverance pays off

Janine Corning has a ferocity about her. Ask her fellow colleagues at Camillus Middle School and they will use words like “spitfire” and “great” when describing the physical education teacher of 10 years.

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WG high school seniors named Commended Students in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program

West Genesee High School seniors Nathaniel Brusa, Cheyanne Fedder, Martin Leff and Alyssa Zeman have been named Commended Students in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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OCC nursing students teach preschoolers good health habits, ease fears

On Friday, Sept. 30, 28 preschoolers visited "stations" manned by 12 pediatric clinical nursing students, including one where students demonstrated proper bandaging technique on each child's favorite stuffed animal.

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West Genesee/Town of Camillus Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22

The West Genesee/Town of Camillus Sports Hall of Fame will recognize Anne Schmutzler, Kevin Donahue, Jim Ouderkirk, George Mezey, John Desko and the 2001 West Genesee girl’s varsity lacrosse team as this year’s 2011 inductees 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at McNamara’s in the village of Camillus.

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Marcellus JV football coach suspended two games without pay, will donate remaining salary to St. Francis Xavier cemetery for upkeep

Marcellus JV head football coach Jim Marsh has been suspended two games without pay for making his players lie down in St. Francis Xavier cemetery in Marcellus following a loss to Skaneateles Superintendent Craig Tice announced in a press conference Thursday, Sept. 29.

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