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.
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).
The West Genesee Wildcats Marching Band placed second at the U.S. Scholastic Band Association gold competition in Virginia on Saturday, Oct. 8.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Monday, Sept. 26, the village of Marcellus Board of Trustees awarded bids for its composting project, set to be completed by the first of the year.
It started with a percolated interest. For Dale Burl, his interest in clogging lead to the founding of the Erie Canal Cloggers in 1994.
Mark Schermerhorn’s time is precious. The Jordan-Elbridge High School technology teacher is balancing more than just his teaching responsibilities, but as an administrative intern, too. Schermerhorn is working alongside Acting Principal Mary Thomas-Madonna and Associate Principal and Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics Eric Varney with a majority of administrative tasks from Sept. 6 to June 22.
Village and town of Camillus dignitaries gathered at Town Hall Wednesday, Sept. 7 for a special work session regarding the dissolution of the village.
The West Genesee school district will be awarded by the New York School Public Relations Association in its 32nd annual Communications contest for outstanding district publications. Awards will be presented at the 2011 NYSPRA Awards Luncheon Oct. 28 at the 2011 convention of the New York State School Boards Association in Buffalo.
Town of Camillus residents will head to the polls on Tuesday, Sept. 20, to vote whether or not to abolish the town’s receiver of taxes office.
West Genesee modified sports programs say, "Thank you" to the community
It has come as no surprise the topic of conversation at West Genesee Board of Education meeting on a rainy Wednesday evening was the recent spring break date change school districts now face in Onondaga and Madison counties so it doesn’t conflict with the English Language Arts state assessment exams.
The concoction of words and I are a lethal combination. Letters, sentences and paragraphs are things that I come into contact every day as an editor. Intertwined together, words have made me proud and at the same time, have caused me great distress.
Village and town of Camillus dignitaries gathered at Town Hall Wednesday night for a special work session regarding the dissolution of the village.
Pastor Heather Williams is a mother, friend, consoler, listener and an example within the Immanuel United Methodist Church community. Her journey has been long and it hasn’t always been on a quick or easy path, but Williams has been truly fulfilled and content as the churche’s pastor for the past three years.
The village of Marcellus board meeting highlighted a few notable items on Aug. 22 including its amending of Chapter eight, section 8-35 of the existing local law.
Sitting on her spacious porch, surrounded by every toy imaginable, Theresa Greenfield, owner of the First Street Family Daycare in Marcellus, is enjoying a moment before she heads back into the house to finish up painting and prepping for the upcoming school year, set to start after Labor Day.
AD’s cost analysis report shows there is enough to operate for the 2011-12 school year.
Jordan-Elbridge Athletics Director Eric Varney has been busy calculating and number crunching to make this year’s sports programs - varsity tennis, golf, indoor track and seventh-grade and eighth-grade modified basketball teams — a reality.
After spending a few hours in the office on Saturday morning, I drove out to Camillus to watch my youngest cousin, Anthony aka “Beans” in his Pop Warner football scrimmage.
Shannon Ray was introduced as the village of Marcellus’ newest officer on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the village office.
The Marcellus High School class of 1981 traveled back to its old stomping grounds for a weekend of good company, food and drinks on Aug. 19 and 20 to celebrate its 30th anniversary. Laughs were plenty while reminiscing about the good-old-days stretched for miles.
Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli is anxious to increase the roll of technology in the educational process as the newest West Genesee Board of Education member.
The Jordan-Elbridge Board of Education unanimously rejected two settlement proposal offers from suspended, fired employees Wednesday night at Ramsdell Middle School.
Thursday night Wes and I ventured down to my Uncle Mike’s and Aunt Karen’s house to watch the Seattle Seahawks take on the San Diego Chargers in an NFL preseason matchup.
The agenda was quite lengthy during last Thursday’s Jordan-Education Board of Education meeting. However, The meeting was uplifting, encouraging and a sign of what is to come for this school district that has been turned upside down throughout the recent months.
Empire State Marathon set to take off in October; Cicero native puts Syracuse on the running map
Baffled. That’s what Brian Collins felt when he would travel back home to Syracuse in regards to a marathon and half marathon destination point for running die-hards in Central New York.
Family owned business fuels Marcellus community
It’s not quite like Cheers, but everyone does know your name at First Cup in Marcellus.