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Medical marijuana dispensary opens on Erie Boulevard

Medical marijuana can now be obtained by registered patients at a newly opened dispensary in the Syracuse area. Medical marijuana company Etain's dispensary, located in a 3,000-square-foot building at 2104 Erie Boulevard, opened its doors for patients on Feb. 3.

Village of North Syracuse: CanTeen reports a busy 2015

Representatives of the CanTeen made their rounds to local municipal boards last week, reporting on the center’s 2015 activities to the Cicero Town Board on Jan. 27 and the North Syracuse Board of Trustees on Jan. 28.

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Cicero postpones lighting district hearing again

Cicero residents who want to speak about a proposal to consolidate the town’s numerous lighting districts will have to wait once again. The town board voted Jan. 27 to adjourn a public hearing on the proposed law to March 23.

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Six decades of service

Cicero FD volunteer retires after 62 years

“I don’t think I’m anybody special,” said the soft-spoken Loomis Pardee. But to the dozens of people packed into Cicero Fire Station No. 1 to celebrate his retirement after 62 years as a volunteer firefighter, “Loomie” seems pretty special indeed.

Turnabout is fair play

Director, actor to switch roles in upcoming performances

The Central New York theater community is close knit and small, a group of talented artists who are so close they refer to each other as family. So, it’s not surprising, given the especially small pool of male actors and qualified directors, that they sometimes direct each other. Such is the case for two upcoming productions at CNY Playhouse.

Corinthian Court opens

Corner house tanning salon, hair stylist move in at 514 Oswego St.

The building with the Corinthian-columned porch at 514 Oswego St., at the corner of Vine Street, has been extensively renovated under the direction of new owner Sohyla Ziaie. 

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EDITORIAL: Wear red for heart health this Friday

Friday, Feb. 5, is National Wear Red Day, an initiative supported by the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign.

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NOPL NEWS: Library provides help during tax season

Tax season is upon us, and NOPL is here to help connect you with the programs and resources you need.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Families keep more money with free tax help

Navigating the complex tax system can be overwhelming and stressful, making it easy to overlook hundreds or even thousands of dollars in potential credits and deductions. But right now, free assistance is available throughout Central New York to help guide hardworking families through tax season and ensure they get every penny they deserve.

LIVIN' IN LIVERPOOL: Consensus kicks door open to future tax relief

After a year and a half of study, the Consensus committee to modernize local government in Onondaga County recommends merging the county and the city of Syracuse. Such a dramatic consolidation would likely save a few bucks here and there, but the average property taxpayer here would see little change to their annual levies. Maybe if they squint.

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Liverpool boys hoops holds off C-NS

Big crowd watches Warriors keep local supremacy

Much more than the typical hoopla associated with a rivalry was present when Cicero-North Syracuse and Liverpool square off in boys basketball last Friday night, especially from the Northstars’ perspective.

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Building blocks of learning

L’pool students use Legos to learn about simple machines

Students in Carolyn Spach’s first grade classroom spend a lot of their science time playing with Legos.

LIVERPOOL: Villagers invited to weigh in on proposed Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru

If Liverpool residents are concerned about the possibility of Dunkin’ Donuts building a new restaurant in the village, they should mark their calendars for Monday, Feb. 29.

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L'pool BOE lays groundwork for start time discussion

The Liverpool Central School District Board of Education has already decided it needs to at least look into later start times at the high school. Now the BOE has to determine what else a new committee on modified school start times should examine.