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Liverpool sweeps John Arcaro Invitational titles

Warriors distribute points through runs, relays, field events

Whether it was distance running or field events, the Liverpool indoor track and field teams did all that was necessary to rise to the top again during last week’s John Arcaro Memorial Invitational at SRC Arena.

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C-NS cheerleaders earn league championship

Northstars hold off F-M, West Genny in CNYCL meet

Plenty of goals, short-term and long-term, are in front of the Cicero-North Syracuse cheerleading squad in this new era where there is full recognition of the sport by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association.

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Pajamarama party

Paige’s Butterfly Run asks schools, businesses to wear PJs to help kids with cancer

One of the perks of being sick as a child is getting to curl up on the couch in your pajamas for a day of rest and bad television. But when all you ever get to wear is pajamas and you live under a cloud of doubt about your future and your prognosis — like if you’re facing pediatric cancer — the idea of the simple wardrobe loses a lot of its luster. To support those kids at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Dr. William J. Waters Center for Children’s Cancers and Blood Disorders, Paige’s Butterfly Run is asking community members to wear their pajamas in honor of the kids that have to do so.

NOPL NEWS: Hands-on with hypertufa

The LibraryFarm at Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL) at Cicero is hosting the event “Make at the LibraryFarm: Hypertufa!” at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, a DIY program for adults.

C-NS boys swimmers go 1-1, beat Syracuse

Northstars sweep relays in loss to Oswego

During the first full week of 2015, the Cicero-North Syracuse boys swim team competed twice, splitting those meets, but getting plenty of fine efforts in individual races and relays along the way.

Health department offers tips to prevent cervical cancer

Did you know that over half of all cervical cancer cases occur in women who have rarely or never been screened for the disease? In fact, 4,000 U.S. women die annually of cervical cancer. Screening can prevent cervical cancer or find it early when it’s easier to treat.

Village of North Syracuse to install Wi-Fi at Community Center

The village of North Syracuse’s board of trustees voted Jan. 8 to install wireless Internet in the community center on South Bay Road.

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LHS Senior of the Week: Chelsea Buck

This week’s Liverpool High School Senior of the Week has always been active in the arts.

FROM THE LEGISLATURE: Thank you from Jim Corl

You may have read or heard “Jim Corl is leaving the legislature.” This has been one of my most difficult career decisions.

REMEMBERING CLAY: Lemuel Ladd, 45th Clay town supervisor

Several months ago, I was contacted by Marjorie Ladd Bloomer, a descendant of the many Ladds who settled in the Clay area. Her donation of a complete genealogy of the Ladds lead to this information.

LIVIN' IN LIVERPOOL: Major meltdown lands Syracuse cop in village court

Talk about a meltdown! Ty Cogan could give the Wicked Witch of the West a run for her money. At about 8:25 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, Liverpool Police Officer Todd Creller, one of Onondaga County’s top traffic cops, stopped Cogan, an off-duty Syracuse policeman who lives in Liverpool. Cogan was drunk, according to Creller — “slobbering” drunk, the resultant police paperwork would say.

GUEST COLUMN: Add exercise to your new year

You’re making a pledge to get healthier this New Year. You found your sneakers and dusted off the treadmill you were using as a closet. Your yoga pants are no longer just a fashion choice — they are ready to do actual yoga. Now you’ve got to find the time in your day — 30 minutes minimum for heart health — to get physically active. The American Heart Association says there are plenty of easy, no-cost ways to do it.

Residents have mixed feelings on ‘Ash for Trash’

About 50 people crowded into the Van Buren Town Hall to share their opinions on the proposed “Ash for Trash” waste management partnership between Onondaga and Cortland counties Jan. 6.

Girls hoops Northstars roar past Liverpool

C-NS also gets wins over Central Square, West Genesee

With the preliminaries, and most of its tournament schedule, now behind them, the Cicero-North Syracuse girls basketball team was set to accept all the challengers from the CNY Counties League. And that included Liverpool, who hosted the Northstars last Saturday in the makeup of their snowed-out Dec. 10 game and could not keep up with the depth that C-NS displayed during a 68-29 victory.

C-NS wrestlers fall to West Genesee

Liverpool finishes second to Cortland at Central Square Duals

Liverpool’s wrestling team was all set for a showdown last Wednesday night against Baldwinsville, only to have the winter weather get in the way and force a postponement. A day later, Cicero-North Syracuse’s meet with West Genesee did get made up, and struggles in the middle and upper weight classes doomed the Northstars in a 43-35 defeat to the Wildcats.

Boys hoops Warriors, Northstars to meet in Zebra Classic

Liverpool falls to Nottingham; C-NS splits pair of games

Yet another chapter in the rivalry between Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse will unfold this Sunday as part of the annual Zebra Classic at SRC Arena. Before then, though, the Warriors and Northstars had plenty of basketball to deal with, including Liverpool having its rematch with Nottingham last Friday and C-NS finally breaking its month-long victory drought.

Liverpool hockey routs F-M, 7-1

Warriors, C-NS both have games snowed out

Weather caused all kinds of havoc to high school sports schedules in the first full week of 2015, and hockey teams from Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse were not immune.

Liverpool swimmers handle West Genny, B’ville

Warriors stay unbeaten, atop CNYCL standings

When the Liverpool boys swim team routed Watertown 104-73 on Jan. 3, it only marked the beginning of a busy stretch where it would compete in three meets in a six-day span.

C-NS second, Liverpool third at Constantino meet

F-M prevails amid slimmed-down indoor track field

What was scheduled as a large-scale George Constantino Memorial Invitational Wednesday night at SRC Arena turned into a more intimate affair when dozens of boys indoor track and field teams had to cancel their appearance due to the extreme weather.

LIVIN' IN LIVERPOOL: Bud Bennett’s charmed life darkened by scandal

Russ Tarby shares memories of Bud Bennett.

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