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Sarah Hall

Editor, Eagle Star-Review
315-434-8889 Ext: 310

Sarah Hall can be reached at editor@eaglestarreview.com.

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Becallo to challenge Giordano in primary

The Onondaga County Republican Committee may have picked Vince Giordano to run against Assemblyman Al Stirpe for the 127th district seat, but Cicero Town Councilor Mike Becallo isn’t backing down. Becallo announced last week that he will continue his campaign for the seat, challenging Giordano in a primary this fall.

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Williams Beach to reopen

Cicero’s only town-run beach will reopen for swimming this summer.

Schools reach out to support SRE after teacher’s passing

By all accounts, Kristen Russell was an excellent teacher. Russell, a math teacher, was known for going above and beyond for her students and providing support wherever it was needed, academically and emotionally. Now, sadly, that pillar is gone.

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Building blocks of learning

L’pool students use Legos to learn about simple machines

Students in Carolyn Spach’s first grade classroom spend a lot of their science time playing with Legos.

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Women and guns

More resources available to women looking for firearms training

Heather Matthews is one of many women enrolled in an upcoming pistol safety class at the Syracuse Pistol Club in Clay, which provides the training necessary to get a pistol permit in New York state. She’s also part of a growing number of women nationwide that own and use guns.

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NSCSD seeks input from community

District sends survey to residents

The North Syracuse Central School District is looking for help from the community to improve the way it serves its students.

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Warm fuzzies

DJ’s Gift of Warmth collecting blankets for the homeless

For the sixth year in a row, Damon “DJ” Villnave is collecting blankets for the Rescue Mission.

St. Mark’s youth spend a night living like the homeless

‘Box Out’ aims to teach empathy for less fortunate

On a cold, rainy night last month, dozens of teens huddled in boxes outside of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Baldwinsville, trying to stay warm and dry. These teens, members of youth groups from five area Lutheran churches, were taking part in an effort to learn more about what it’s like to be homeless in hopes of raising awareness of conditions faced by those living on the streets. The event, called a “Box Out,” invited kids to spend the night in cardboard boxes of their own construction to experience a night much like that the chronically homeless would experience.

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SAS finds new home

Stand Against Suicide, an Elbridge-based nonprofit, has leased a space at 2 S. Main St., Jordan, located at the village’s four corners.

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Remembering 2015

A look back at the year that was

It was a big year in the north suburbs, one that included headlines in the fields of politics, education and sports. Read on for the top 10 stories in the towns of Cicero, Clay and Salina in 2015, as well as some of our most notable photos.

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