- Area baseball teams find tournament success | 8 hours, 12 minutes ago
- Let’s volunteer and make a difference in our community | 2 days, 13 hours ago
- LETTER: Tarby's restaurant endorsement: Front page news? | 2 days, 13 hours ago
- Keep town of Clay safe and looking good | 2 days, 13 hours ago
- Soccer tournament coming to Clay | 2 days, 13 hours ago
- Mission seeks clothing donations | 2 days, 13 hours ago
- North Syracuse launches community summer reading program | 3 days, 9 hours ago
Mission seeks clothing donations 2 days, 13 hours ago
North Syracuse launches community summer reading program 3 days, 9 hours ago
- Area baseball teams find tournament success
- Soccer tournament coming to Clay
- Cicero to host Little League championships
- Carnival to benefit C-NS JV tennis team
- Syracuse Chiefs provide family fun this summer
Lifestyle and Entertainment
- Let’s volunteer and make a difference in our community
- Keep town of Clay safe and looking good
- Mission seeks clothing donations
- North Syracuse launches community summer reading program
- Upside-down flag at American Diner signals distress
Letters to the Editor
- LETTER: Tarby's restaurant endorsement: Front page news?
- LETTER: Thanks to Tassone for help in village initiatives
- LETTER: Cuomo abandoned children, schools when he abandoned tax credit
- LETTER: Thanks from local food pantries
- LETTER: No new gas tax
- Stirpe urges drivers to take his I-Pledge to not text and drive
- Dallas admits double murder
- LETTER: Sheriff’s candidate doesn’t say how repealing SAFE will make us safer
- Clay man still missing
- Avoid frauds and cons
- EPA proposes PCB cleanup plan for Lower Ley Creek portion of Onondaga Lake Superfund Site
- Upside-down flag at American Diner signals distress
- Trustee hopes streetscaping starts soon at North Syracuse Village Center
- Cicero looks to revise sign code
- Phase I of Brewerton Revitalization Project unveiled
In a world where everyone feels pressed for time, scheduling in a bit of volunteer work may seem impossible. In fact, according to the Corporation for National and Community Service New York was ranked last in the nation for the number of its residents who have volunteered. The reality, though, is that it really doesn’t take much to give back to our communities through volunteer work. The positive impact we can make is even greater than we realize. Not to mention, it’s a great way to meet new people and pick up a few new skills.
To the editor: We read Russ Tarby's front page article "Wood-fired wonderment!" in the Star-Review's July 9 to 15 edition with a great deal of, well, wonderment. Isn't the front page supposed to report news of interest to Cicero, Clay, Liverpool, North Syracuse, or Salina?
Here are some short reminders from Supervisor Damian Ulatowski to help you spruce up your property and enjoy a safe and happy summer.
Four locations in the town of Clay and one in the town of Salina will host the 2014 Salt City International Soccer Tournament this weekend.
“We have to support the Mission,” Deb Forbey said, recalling the words her mother used years ago when cleaning out their closets. Forbey recently stopped by the Rescue Mission’s Attended Donation Center (ADC) on Route 57 in Liverpool to donate various items before heading to work. She is one of many generous donors who help support the Rescue Mission’s various programs by donating unwanted clothing, shoes and household goods.
For many students, school-assigned summer reading is a thing to dread, something boring and time-consuming that interrupts the carefree fun of summer. But the North Syracuse Central School District is trying to change that.
The town of Cicero will play host this week to the 2014 Major Division Little League State Championship. Games were set to start at 11 a.m. Monday and run through Saturday, July 26, at Cicero Central Park. Players ages 12 and under will compete for a chance at the New York State Little League Championship title. The tournament will include two games a day and will conclude with a championship game on Saturday (Sunday, if weather forces cancellations). The event also includes a picnic and a home run derby.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated soil and sediment at the Lower Ley Creek area of the Onondaga Lake Superfund Site located in the town of Salina. Discharges from nearby industries and a landfill have contaminated the soil and sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other hazardous substances. PCBs are potentially cancer-causing chemicals that can build up in the tissue of fish and other wildlife and pose a threat to people who eat them. The EPA proposal calls for a combination of excavation, capping and disposal of contaminated soil and sediment.
Onondaga County Interim Commissioner of Health Michelle Mignano announced that the New York State Department of Health’s laboratory has reported finding evidence of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a mosquito pool. The mosquito pool was collected on July 10 at our Taft Road trap site located at East Taft Road (near the Totman Road intersection). Due to this finding and the recent high mosquito count, aerial spraying of the Cicero Swamp and immediate surrounding areas will be done between the hours of 6 and 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, weather permitting. Residents in the spray areas will be notified through the media and through the emergency notification system.
According to the United States Flag Code approved by Congress in July 1976, “The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life or property.” Well, there’s nothing dangerous about eating home fries and hash browns at the American Diner, 214 Oswego St., so why is its Stars and Stripes hanging upside down?
The girls’ junior varsity tennis team was cut from the North Syracuse Central School District’s 2013-14 budget, but that wasn’t the end of the team. With the help of the North Syracuse Education Foundation (NSEF), the team was able to raise enough money on their own to be reinstated last season. They’re looking to do the same for the 2014-15 school year.
July is Park and Recreation Month, making it the perfect time to get out and experience all our community has to offer. This year’s theme is “OUT is IN,” and there are many ways that you and your family can step outside and spend quality time together — without breaking the bank — right here in Central New York.
To the editor: On behalf of the village of Liverpool and the village board of trustees, I would like to publicly thank our county legislator, Judy Tassone, for her assistance with two recent initiatives in the village of Liverpool.
North Syracuse Village Trustee Gary Butterfield is anxious to get the Village Center’s streetscaping project underway. Earlier this year, the village received approximately $850,000 from Onondaga County’s Save the Rain Program to pay for the Village Center Streetscape Improvements. At their July 10 meeting, village trustees declined to approve specifications for the work which will focus on a half-mile stretch on Main Street from Fergerson Avenue north to Gertrude Street.