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Food pantry closes, school district providing breakfast and lunch program
April 9, 2020, 9:48 pm | Source
Judy Gelston, coordinator of the Skaneateles Ecumenical Food Pantry announced that due to COVID-19, the food pantry has temporarily closed. According to a message from Gelston, the plan is to reopen the pantry once the stay at home order has been lifted, but for now this closure will tentatively last until at least April 28. […]

OCC announces August commencement
April 9, 2020, 5:13 pm | Source
Onondaga Community College will celebrate the accomplishments of its class of 2020 during an outdoor commencement ceremony on campus Sunday, August 9 at 2 p.m. The event was originally scheduled to be held inside during the month of May. The schedule change is due to the impact of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.   An […]

WG football expands regular season: Solvay now in Class C
April 9, 2020, 2:58 pm | Source
After a wide range of changes to all of the Section III football leagues, the schedule for the 2020 season is now set. Among area teams, there’s defending sectional Class B champion Solvay and Bishop Ludden making the move to Class C and West Genesee expanding its regular season from seven to nine games. In Class AA, the departure of Fayetteville-Manlius […]

F-M, CBA football join ESM, J-D in Class A in 2020
April 9, 2020, 2:24 pm | Source
What was announced earlier this year – the addition of Fayetteville-Manlius and Christian Brothers Academy to Class A football and the return of Jamesville-DeWitt – was confirmed by Thursday’s announcement of the Section III schedules for the 2020 season. F-M, CBA and J-D all join long-time member East Syracuse Minoa in the Class A ranks, while Bishop Grimes remains firmly entrenched in eight-man […]

Manlius Library expands digital services in response to pandemic
April 9, 2020, 2:22 pm | Source
Manlius Library has expanded its digital services to continue to serve patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic. The library has introduced or increased access to eContent through several online platforms, including hoopla, RBdigital Unlimited Audiobooks, and Tumblebooks. These additions allow library patrons new access to tens of thousands of digital resources for all ages. Streaming video, […]

C-NS, Liverpool, B’ville football has longer regular season in 2020
April 9, 2020, 2:02 pm | Source
For decades, a common complaint among area high school football players, coaches and fans was the length of the regular season and the format of the Section III playoffs. They believed that seven games wasn’t long enough, and that, especially in the large-school classes where there were fewer teams, it was too easy to get […]

Cazenovia football makes Class C return in September
April 9, 2020, 1:42 pm | Source
Even as the question of whether there will be a high school spring sports season remains open, plans are already in place for when Section III football returns in September. And when it does, Cazenovia will face a new group of opponents as it has made the move from Class B to C. A long, successful stint […]

#BVILLESTRONG: Busy Bees in isolation
April 9, 2020, 2:23 am | Source
We asked readers to send us their social distancing photos, and they delivered! Keep them coming. We’re requesting photos from readers on what life is like for you while social distancing, homeschooling and living life in your neighborhood and surrounding areas during our new normal life under the coronavirus. In particular, we’d like to feature […]

Baldwinsville History Mystery: Do you know anything about this picture?
April 9, 2020, 1:39 am | Source
This week’s question: Landscapes, porches and surrounding structures may change several times over the course of years. These two homes are set on a rise. They stand side by side yet today on a well-traveled street where they have witnessed generations of active villagers. Do you recognize the location? Do you know anything about the […]

Manlius Senior Activity Center offers lunches for seniors
April 8, 2020, 2:31 pm | Source
  The Manlius Senior Activity Centre, located at 1 Arkie Albanese Ave., is making sure seniors in need do not go hungry by offering lunches. “The senior center is closed at this time, but we noticed a need in the community for seniors wanting meals so we decided to serve take-out,” Ann Smith, executive director, […]

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