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Ned Campbell

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Camillus family’s story inspires home makeover

Dave Peek and his wife, Michelle, bought their home on Kastor Avenue in the village of Camillus with plans to fix it up. They couldn’t have planned for what happened next. “The second we had our daughter, Sarah, there were a lot of medical complications, and life just changed,” Dave Peek said. “All of our priorities changed.”

Fayetteville Fire Department awarded $49,000 FEMA grant

The Fayetteville Fire Department has been awarded a $49,659 grant from FEMA for the purpose of boosting fire prevention.

DeWitt Town Board approves hire of healthcare consultant

The DeWitt Town Board is taking a closer look at the health insurance provided to town employees in an effort to cut costs.

Manlius Police investigate Minoa-Schepps Corners Road motorcycle crash

A Bridgeport motorcyclist was taken to University Hospital and listed in serious condition after colliding with a pickup truck last night.

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UPDATE: Victims of East Syracuse pickup truck fatal identified

The victims of Friday night’s fatal pickup truck crash in East Syracuse have been identified as Christina Davis, 36, of Minoa, and Jeffery Hubbard, 34, of Syracuse.

Two pronounced dead after pickup truck crashes in East Syracuse

The driver and passenger of a pickup truck were killed in a one-vehicle crash in East Syracuse last night.

Fayetteville man shows knife during attempt to rob The Wild Orchid flower shop

Manlius Police responded to a complaint of armed robbery at The Wild Orchid in Manlius at around 12:04 p.m. today.

Lafayette man charged after pointing laser light at Air-1 helicopter

A Lafayette man has been charged with reckless endangerment after pointing a laser light at the Onondaga County Sheriff's Air-1 helicopter last night.

Onondaga teen hospitalized after being hit by friend’s SUV

An Onondaga teen was left hospitalized Monday after being struck by an SUV while driving an ATV.

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Saving Face gives away 75 haircuts, raises $700 for Ronald McDonald House

Saving Face Barbershop in Camillus raised about $700 in six hours at Sunday’s third-annual Barber-Q fundraiser to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central New York.

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Congressional candidates stress jobs, small business at Manlius forum

Local business owners and other residents heard from federal, state and county candidates for November election at a political breakfast held Tuesday at the Cavalry Club in Manlius.

The perfect setup: Why you should see a film at the Manlius Art Cinema

From the Editor

There’s nothing quite like seeing a movie at the Manlius Art Cinema.

Fayetteville man charged in double bank robbery

A Fayetteville man has been charged in connection with two recent bank robberies in the town of Manlius.

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Manlius Police investigate second bank robbery in two days

Manlius Police are investigating the second bank robbery to occur in the town of Manlius in two days.

Manlius Police investigate village bank robbery

Manlius Police are investigating a bank robbery that took place at around 12:38 p.m. today at the SECNY Federal Credit Union, 115 Fayette Street, in the village of Manlius.

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Runners honor memory of Bryan Place with third annual Manlius Mile

Nearly 200 runners helped honor the memory of Brian M. Place Saturday by competing in the third annual Manlius Mile races at Mill Run Park.

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Jordan hosts first farmers market

The village of Jordan played host to day one of its brand new farmers market Sunday.

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DeWitt Police, Make-A-Wish surprise Ashton Fox, 8, with swearing-in ceremony

The DeWitt Police Department has welcomed a new police officer into its ranks.

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F-M graduates cycle the state to celebrate 40th high school reunion

Robin Hodgskin and Anne Stack, Fayetteville-Manlius High School Class of ‘72, put their own spin on arriving in style this week.

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Fayetteville’s fishery: Susan Hullar keeps fishing fun at Spring Ponds

To the young girls who visit Spring Ponds Fishery in Fayetteville, Susan Hullar is more than just “the fish lady” — she’s a role model.

Fight like a Jedi at Guzmán’s Dance Studio next week

It’s not every day you get the chance to fight like a Jedi.

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Everson, Stickley look to turn vacant Gustav Stickley House into museum

The now vacant Gustav Stickley House in Syracuse could soon be turned into a unique tourist attraction.

Marcellus grad turns tweets into light show at Summer Olympics

When the London Eye lit up the sky for the first time tonight, Marcellus native Justin Manor looked on with pride. He probably breathed a sigh of relief, too.

William Zino returns to F-M stage for ‘A Chorus Line’

William Zino will return to the Fayetteville-Manlius High School auditorium stage when the Town of Manlius Recreation Department presents “A Chorus Line” at 7:30 p.m. July 19-21. Zino is a 2011 graduate of F-M now studying music education at the Crane School of Music.

New York State Fair to offer donut dog

The New York State Fair’s donut burger now has a partner in crime.

Route 5 roadwork in Fayetteville delayed two months

Village board approves new stop sign on Clinton Street

Construction on Route 5 planned to start earlier this month has been pushed back to late August, said Fayetteville Mayor Mark Olson.

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CatFISH volunteer drivers help Camillus seniors stay independent in their homes

The volunteer drivers of CatFISH have earned quite a following in Camillus. Thelma “T” Schroeder, of The volunteer drivers of CatFISH have earned quite a following in Camillus. Thelma “T” Schroeder, of Scott Avenue, calls them “her angels.”Scott Avenue, calls them “her angels.”

Sophia Beratta returns from Poland after yearlong stay through Rotary Exchange

Sophia Beratta, a 2011 graduate of Marcellus High School, spent the year in Poland through the Rotary International Youth Exchange Student program, which is sponsored by the Marcellus Rotary Club.

ESM graduate Madeline Chopskie to intern with NBC at Summer Olympics

For most high school students, choosing a college is a matter of finding a school that offers the right programs and atmosphere. But Madeline Chopskie had her eye on something bigger. Something that comes just once every four years.

ESM mourns loss of Austin Elmore, 17, who died in bicycle accident

The bicyclist who died in an accident this morning on Fremont Road has been identified as Austin Elmore, 17, a student at East Syracuse Minoa Central High School.

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East Syracuse Police Department earns state accreditation

Tony Perez, deputy commissioner for the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services Office of Public Safety, presented the village of East Syracuse Police Department with a certificate of accreditation Monday, July 1.

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Jamesville taskforce to host 'Main Street Visioning Workshop'

Vicki Baker has a vision for Jamesville.

Manlius Police investigate fatal bicycle accident

A bicyclist riding near East Syracuse Minoa High School this morning died after being hit by a car, Manlius Police said.

UPDATE: Canoeist who drowned in Caz Lake identified as Arthur Morris, of Manlius

The 65-year-old man who drowned while canoeing on Cazenovia Lake yesterday has been identified as Arthur Morris III, of Manlius.

Manlius man killed by drunk driver

Brian R. Cook, of Manlius, was killed last week in an accident involving a drunk driver.

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Teal There’s A Cure run for ovarian cancer awareness raises $40K

Kevin O’Hara couldn’t be happier with the results of this year’s Teal There’s A Cure run/walk for ovarian cancer awareness and education.

Marcellus man joins Red Cross’s relief efforts in West Virginia

Robert Mueller, of Marcellus, left for West Virginia Wednesday morning to aid in the American Red Cross of Central New York’s recovery efforts following last week’s storms and power outages.

Grandparent/Grandchildren's Fishing Days return to Carpenter’s Brook

Grandparents are invited to fish with their grandchildren at Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery this summer.

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F-M grad teaches yoga at Manlius Swan Pond

Last week Trish Gallen took time to tell us what her classes entail, who can take them, and why offering them at the Swan Pond was an easy decision.

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Village of East Syracuse dedicates courtroom to Judge Don Harrison

Judge Don Harrison was no ordinary judge. On Monday, the village of East Syracuse courtroom was dedicated in his name.

Fayetteville Free Library is first New York library to offer 3M Cloud eBook lending

Fayetteville Free Library is the first library in the state to offer the 3M Cloud Library eBook Lending Service this week, following the close of the 2012 American Library Association Annual Conference.

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Fay Road Baptist Church moves summer worship to Wednesday evenings

The congregation at Fay Road Baptist Church will soon begin gathering to worship Wednesdays evenings instead of the usual Sunday morning time.

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Wellwood students renovate courtyard with help from Home Depot grant, volunteers

The completed courtyard has six benches, enough to seat about 24 students.

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Jordan-Elbridge alumni help OCC girls lacrosse win national title

One year was all it took for Jordan-Elbridge girls lacrosse alumni Chelsea Maitland and Lilly Patrick to experience life as champions at the college level.

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Marcellus High School holds commencement

Retired Onondaga County Sheriff’s sergeant Earl Smith had the full attention of the more than 140 candidates for graduation as he delivered the commencement address.

MPH phys ed teacher, assistant AD charged with forcibly touching student

A Manlius Pebble Hill physical education teacher has been charged with forcibly touching a student.

Minoa Road Bridge construction starts tomorrow

Work on Minoa Road Bridge just south of the village of Minoa is slated to begin tomorrow, June 22, the Onondaga County Department of Transportation announced.

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Market matters: Interview with Karen Jackson, Kirkville

Karen Jackson of Kirkville has been selling her handmade goods at area farmers’ markets for about 40 years.

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Moxie: Manlius Historical Society highlights women who fought in war

The Manlius Historical Society Museum’s current exhibit is dedicated to the women who defied societal expectations and fought in war, and gives special recognition to three local patriots — Dorothy Adams of Kirkville, Eva Albanese of Manlius and Theresa Zupan of Manlius.

DeWitt woman surrenders to police after threatening to detonate bomb

DeWitt Police set up a perimeter around a Tulipwood Lane home today, following a 911 call from a woman who said she had a gun and knife, and would detonate a bomb within a matter of minutes, police said.

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