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Voters in North Syracuse okay budget

Residents in the North Syracuse Central School District voted in favor of the 2015-16 budget on May 19 by a margin of 2,037 to 726.

Liverpool voters approve budget

Voters in the Liverpool Central School District overwhelmingly approved the 2015-16 budget May 19, with 1,230 voting in favor and 449 against.

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Golf tournament to raise money for scholarship in memory of beloved teacher

Jennifer Miles had a lot of memorable qualities, but the one that stands out the most to her fellow teachers at McNamara Elementary is her smile. “It was contagious,” recalled fifth-grade teacher Luke Smith. “I’ll always remember it.”

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Don’t forget to vote May 19: North Syracuse BOE candidates

School board and budget elections will be held Tuesday, May 19. North Syracuse voters will go to the polls to select five candidates for four open seats. Of those four seats, three are full three-year terms, while the fourth is to fill the unexpired term of Catherine Cifaratta-Brayton, who passed away earlier this year. Her term was set to expire June 30. Candidate George Harrington, an incumbent, did not respond to the Star-Review’s request for information. Voters also will be asked to approve a $150.8 million budget, which represents a 2.03 increase in the tax levy, and a $1.4 million bus proposition.

CORRECTION: BOE election is May 19

In this week's coverage of the school board and budget elections, we incorrectly listed the date of the vote as Tuesday, May 16. The correct date is Tuesday, May 19. We apologize for the error.

LHS senior athletes, Athletic Hall inductees to be honored Sunday, June 7

Liverpool High School senior athletes, along with six new inductees to the LHS Athletic Hall of Fame, will be honored during a banquet at the school on Sunday, June 7.

BOCES students compete in statewide auto repair competition

On May 7 and 8, two local OCM-BOCES students headed to Morrisville to test their car repair skills. Tyler Farley of Liverpool and Izack Alvarado of Mattydale were among 20 students statewide to participate in the state finals of the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition at Morrisville State College. Working in teams of two, the students competed in a timed-contest against nine other teams from around the state to correctly identify and fix intentionally installed “bugs” on identical 2015 Ford Fiestas.

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LHS Senior of the Week: Olivia Cretaro

This week’s Liverpool High School Senior of the Week is Olivia Cretaro.

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NOPL news: History presentation: ‘The Lost Battalion’

NOPL @ Brewerton welcomes back local historian and author Cheryl Pula from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, as she presents “The Lost Battalion,” the second in a series of history presentations being given at NOPL @ Brewerton over the course of the spring and summer.

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C-NS grad will speak at OCC graduation

Dewayne Garner, Jr., believes it’s important to have a dream — and to take the necessary steps to achieve that dream.

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LHS Senior of the Week: Jessica Ryan

This week’s Liverpool High School Senior of the Week is Jessica Ryan, a member of the National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, Student Government and LHS DECA. She is on the crew, soccer and cheerleading teams.

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LPL asks for 1.5 percent tax increase

The Liverpool Public Library is looking for a 1.547 percent increase in the tax levy to support its 2015-16 budget.

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Filling the talent gap

Stirpe, CenterState CEO announce manufacturing jobs initiative

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) is making good on one of his campaign promises: the manufacturing pre-apprentice program for which he garnered state funding is set to launch later this year.

‘Cause for the ‘Cuse’ golf tournament to benefit Syracuse schools

Terakeet is hosting a golf tournament to raise money for the Syracuse City School District Saturday, June 6, at Foxfire Golf Course in Baldwinsville.

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District schedules Voter Registration Day on May 12

Residents living in the Liverpool Central School District who are not registered to vote may still do so before the school budget vote and board of education election on May 19.

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