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Don’t be fooled by non-approved Career & Technical Education programming

In recent years, many Central New York school districts and BOCES have answered the call and created CTE opportunities for their students.

Liverpool: Tulip Street neighbors worried about proposed Meyer Manor Apartments

Two dozen residents of the Tulip Street area north of the Thruway attended the Nov. 16 meeting of the Liverpool Village Board of Trustees to express their concerns about a 130-unit apartment complex proposed for their neighborhood.

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Clay budget includes 3.4 percent tax increase

Residents in the town of Clay will pay about 3.4 percent more in taxes in 2016, according to the budget passed Nov. 16 by the town board.

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Minimal tax increase in Salina budget

Taxpayers in the town of Salina will pay less than a dollar a month more in town taxes next year.

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Cicero tax levy jumps nearly 12 percent

While the Cicero Town Board won’t receive a raise next year, spending is up more than 9 percent in the 2016 budget, which the town board approved Nov. 18 in a 4-1 vote.

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Transforming health care

CNY doctors learn about treating transgender youth

Many people experience anxiety before a visit to the doctor, but for transgender youth, that anxiety is amplified. There are few providers in Central New York who cater specifically to transgender populations, and some trans people have reported being harassed or turned away from seeking care.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Helping those in need this holiday season

The holiday season is a time for family and friends to come together, celebrate and give thanks. But as we attend parties and prepare to exchange gifts, it’s important to remember those among us who may be less fortunate and could use a helping hand.

LIVIN' IN LIVERPOOL: LaMont’s death marks end of an era

When Val LaMont died during the early morning hours of Monday, Nov. 16, his passing at age 86 marked the end of an era.

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NOPL news: Channel your inner artist at the library

Taking part in arts and crafts activities is relaxing and rewarding, and there are many opportunities to get hands-on at the Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL):

Liverpool announces winter sports schedule

Boys, girls hoops Warriors open with Baldwinsville

Liverpool High School’s 2015-16 winter sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

C-NS announces winter sports schedule

Girls basketball Northstars to make holiday trip to San Francisco

Cicero-North Syracuse High School’s 2015-16 winter sports schedule, with all dates and times subject to change.

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Liverpool field hockey alums win national title

Lamison, Evangelista part of historic NCAA title for SU

When the Syracuse University field hockey team earned the first NCAA championship for any women’s program in that school’s history, two recent Liverpool High School graduates had a part in it.

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LETTER: Dell thanks voters

To the editor: I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to the residents of Onondaga County who exercised their right to vote on Election Day and a special thank you to those of you who voted for me for county clerk.

Warriors stopped just short by Aquinas

Liverpool falls, 17-16, in tense AA state semifinal

With a mixture of pride and sadness, the Liverpool football team trudged off the field Saturday night at Cicero-North Syracuse's Bragman Stadium, full of a sense of accomplishment of all it had done, but also ruing that it could not do just a little bit more.

Liverpool: Village scrutinizes solicitors

Last month, the Liverpool Village Board of Trustees authorized Mayor Gary White to engage the services of Accurate Background Investigations to improve the village’s oversight of itinerant vendors of merchandise, solicitors and canvassers.

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L'pool schools consider additional athletic trainer services

With head injuries on the rise in many youth sports, the Liverpool Central School District is weighing the possibility of additional athletic trainer coverage.

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Homage to the Haudenosaunee

Skä·noñh – Great Law of Peace Center opens with festivities Saturday

The French Fort was erected in 1933 at 6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway and was reinvented 60 years later as the Sainte Marie among the Iroquois, a recreation of the 17th century Jesuit mission. The site now re-emerges as Skä·noñh – Great Law of Peace Center, which celebrates the culture of the Haudenosaunee, the Six Nations, composed of the Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora Native American nations.

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EDITORIAL: On National Adoption Day, remember the kids without homes

Babe Ruth. Jesse Jackson. Steve Jobs. Faith Hill. Nelson Mandela. These people might not seem like they have much in common, but there is one thing they share: all were adopted.

LIVIN' IN LIVERPOOL: Former Hicks house for sale

One of the most spectacular 19th century buildings in the village —the columned cobblestone edifice erected by Liverpool businessman Jonathan Hicks in 1854 — is now for sale.

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LETTER: Venesky thanks Cicero voters

To the editor: I want to sincerely thank everyone in the town of Cicero who supported me in my campaign for town supervisor.

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