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Elementary redistricting meeting rescheduled

The Liverpool Central School District has rescheduled an informational meeting on its redistricting proposal. The meeting, originally scheduled for Jan. 22, was postponed in order for the district to better analyze data from 2014. The meeting will now take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the cafeteria of the Liverpool High School Annex.

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LHS Senior of the Week: Brian Piraino

This week’s Liverpool High School Senior of the Week is Brian Piraino.

NOPL news: Forgiveness, fun and frugality

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, NOPL is excited to announce the return of our popular “Food for Fines” program.

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Sport of the arts

Cicero-North Syracuse’s Northstars Winterguard is the longest-running program of its kind in New York state. Earlier this month, the program celebrated 50 seasons at the Cicero-North Syracuse Varsity Home Show with a performance from the current guard and an alumni performance.

Educational advocacy groups to host forums on school funding

Our schools are losing money every year — and New York state is taking it from them.

LCSD reexamines redistricting plan

2014 data prompts cancellation of meeting, possible tweaks to plan

Liverpool Central School District officials have cancelled a meeting to advise district residents on its redistricting proposal, pending possible tweaks to the plan. The meeting, which was scheduled to have taken place Thursday, Jan. 22, will be rescheduled, but a date has not yet been set.

Ralph Lalama, Nancy Kelly headline January Jazzfest

The CNY Jazz Arts Foundation is warming away the midwinter blues with some jazz. January Jazzfest is filling four levels of Mohegan Manor in Baldwinsville with a sampler of jazz artists Sunday, Jan. 25, including vocalist Nancy Kelly, saxophonist Ralph Lalama and trombonist Melissa Gardiner.

On my honor, I will try…

Girl Scouts gear up for sales pitches, service projects

Between earning awards and serving their communities, area Girl Scouts had a busy 2014. This year will be just as busy as the girls set their goals for the annual cookie sale — which is available online for the first time ever — and continue pursuing service projects within their communities.

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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.

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.

NOPL news: Self-paced learning available at NOPL

You’ve heard it said that a library card is “the most valuable card in your wallet.” NOPL has two more reasons to support that statement: the Learning Express Library and Rocket Languages.

2014: The year that was

2014: The year that was

What were the biggest stories of the last year? Here are a few of our top picks:

LHS Senior of the Week: Penelope Lane

This week’s Liverpool High School Senior of the Week aspires to a career on the music scene.

LCSD again asks state to eliminate GEA

Cuts have cost district more than $43 million

The Liverpool Central School District Board of Education is once again asking New York state to eliminate a damaging funding stream that has hurt its finances.

L’pool schools hang on to Wetzel Road for ‘swing space’

The Liverpool Central School District Board of Education voted Dec. 1 to allow the district to relocate students during construction from September 2015 to January 2018. Students at Chestnut Hill Middle School will move to Chestnut Hill Elementary, and CHE students will move to the former Wetzel Road Elementary School building.

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