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After absentee ballot count, Salka defeats Magee for state assembly
November 19, 2018, 8:04 pm | Source
By Jason Emerson Editor Following a count of absentee and affidavit ballots throughout most of the 121st State Assembly District, Republican John Salka has defeated 28-year incumbent Democrat Bill Magee. The district encompasses all of Madison County and portions of Otsego and Oneida Counties. On election night, Salka held a lead of 963 votes out of […]

Guest column: Saluting the unsung heroes of public education
November 19, 2018, 2:55 pm | Source
By Andy Pallotta If classroom teachers are the face of Central New York’s public education system, its bus drivers, cafeteria workers, school secretaries and custodians are its backbone. They drive our kids safely to school in hazardous weather on busy roads; cook nutritious meals and supervise the lunchrooms; and work incredibly hard keeping our classrooms […]

Golf tournament helps area food pantries
November 19, 2018, 1:17 pm | Source
Annual golf tournament raises funds for food pantries Each year the Monsignor Meaney, Knights of Columbus 9042, Elbridge, NY conducts a Golf Tournament at the Pearl Lakes Golf Course, Skaneateles to benefit the Jordan-Elbridge and Skaneateles Ecumenical Food Pantries. The men’s winners included Ray Miles, Joe Miglionica, Ray Jesmer and Chris Perry. Winners in the […]

Cookbooks and more this holiday season at the Skaneateles Library
November 19, 2018, 1:15 pm | Source
At the Library: Holiday cookbooks and more By Deanna King Skaneateles Library   The holiday season has arrived! We know you’re busy and that there are a million and one things going on this time of year, but everyone’s got to eat, so why not try something new? Here at the library we’ve got a […]

Westhill volleyball wins first-ever state championship
November 18, 2018, 6:52 pm | Source
A season-long run of excellence and domination from the Westhill girls volleyball team could only have one logical ending. And it came on Sunday afternoon at Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls when, with one more spike on match point, the Warriors defeated Owego in four sets to claim the state Class B championship. That […]

Northstars’ rally falls just short in AA football semifinal
November 18, 2018, 5:01 am | Source
A 21-point second-half deficit to an opponent with seven state championships on its ledger would prove far too difficult for most football teams to handle, even those who have accomplished plenty in their own right. Yet there was Cicero-North Syracuse in Saturday night’s state Class AA semifinal at Union-Endicott’s Ty Cobb Stadium, having cut that […]

Skaneateles football falls to Batavia in state Class B semifinal
November 17, 2018, 11:14 pm | Source
Joe Sindoni was spot-on when he described the Skaneateles football team that he coached as a special, historic group that raised the program’s standards and set a new bar for future teams to follow. These Lakers won 17 games in a row stretched out over two seasons, claimed a state Class C championship in 2017 […]

John E. Bednarski, 47
November 17, 2018, 3:15 am | Source
Mechanic, tractor puller John E. Bednarski, 47, of Cato, died Nov. 13, 2018, at home. Born Aug. 19, 1971, John graduated from Cato-Meridian High School in 1989. He married the love of his life, the former Jessica Soule, on April 1, 2000. John worked as a master mechanic at Firestone, was a vendor for Bednarski […]

Kathy Louise Palmieri, 66
November 16, 2018, 7:31 pm | Source
For more than 40 years, Kathy Palmieri, of Skaneateles, battled Lupus Nephritis and its complications with optimism and with grace, but on Nov. 13, 2018, she lost the fight and died peacefully at home at the age of 66.  She was surrounded by angels and her loving family. Born in Harrisburg, Pa, on Nov. 29, […]

Four from ESM sign National Letters of Intent
November 16, 2018, 6:50 pm | Source
Four East Syracuse Minoa High School seniors last week signed National Letters of Intent for college athletics. Colin Williams will play baseball at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Kelly Thomas will play lacrosse at Le Moyne College, Ian Rivers will play golf at Northern Kentucky University and Luke Rosaschi will play lacrosse at Binghamton University.

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