NOPL will offer the public an opportunity to view a variety of local birds and learn more about birding as a hobby when it hosts the workshop “Intro to Birding” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, at NOPL @ Cicero and again at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, July 2, at NOPL @ Brewerton.
When it comes to education, we must make every effort to provide our children with a solid foundation that will prepare them for future success. This includes providing vital funding for our schools and making certain the education policies we enact will give our students the support and opportunities they deserve.
LMS launches high-altitude balloon
With clear blue skies and scarcely any wind, Liverpool Middle School couldn’t have asked for better conditions to launch a high-altitude balloon May 29.
23rd annual AIDS Walk/Run takes place at Beaver Lake June 7
Many Central New Yorkers are far too young to recall the horrors of the rise of HIV/AIDS in the 1980s. For Jacki Hannon, ACR Health’s assistant director of development, it’s those young people who benefit the most from ACR Health’s 23rd annual AIDS Walk/Run, which takes place this Sunday at Beaver Lake.
Thanks to a generous resident, the Star-Review will be printing historic photos of the village of North Syracuse for the next several weeks. The photos come from the private collection of Hubert C. Fay. The photos were provided to the Star-Review by Fay’s grandson, Dick Jeffers. Pictured here is the parade at the intersection of Main and Church streets with Officer Sicman directing traffic. The building to the right of Mellone’s was the post office. Do you know anything about this photo? If you do, email the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. Friday.
The Liverpool Central School District will once again offer its Summer Arts Camp from July 6 to August 7.
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.
Voters in the Liverpool Central School District overwhelmingly approved the 2015-16 budget May 19, with 1,230 voting in favor and 449 against.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
This week’s Liverpool High School Senior of the Week is Olivia Cretaro.
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.