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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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LBE Playground Community Build postponed

Long Branch Elementary has had to postpone its Community Playground Build. The volunteer event, originally scheduled for Friday, Aug. 28, and Saturday, Aug. 29, has been postponed because the site contractor is in the hospital.

On the campaign trail: Clay campaign accounts show little activity

The Clay Republican Committee’s most recent campaign finance report doesn’t show much in the way of activity, but it’s no surprise, since the Republicans haven’t had a slate of opponents for the town board since 2007.

A walk for justice

Inaugural event raises funds for low-cost legal services

Too often, people who can’t afford a lawyer don’t get their needs met in the legal system. Fortunately, there are resources out there that can help. In Syracuse, people below a certain income threshold who need an attorney for any reason, be it for a civil or a criminal matter, can turn to either the Frank H. Hiscock Legal Aid Society or the Volunteer Lawyers Project of Onondaga County.

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LBE seeks volunteers to help build playground

Long Branch Elementary will soon have a new playground, and it’s going to be a true community effort. Volunteers will build the new playground structure Friday, Aug. 28, and Saturday, Aug. 29. The school’s PTCO is looking for community members to help with the effort.

Cicero candidates disclose campaign finances

With election season gearing up, candidates for office in the town of Cicero have disclosed their financials to the state.

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Second annual Victory for Vets event to benefit Clear Path for Veterans

Last summer, Heather Graham and Rick Carlesco thought they’d host a simple barbecue to thank their clients and maybe raise a little money for a local charity along the way. Instead, they ended up establishing a nonprofit that will ultimately help Central New York’s veterans for years to come.

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LHS Senior of the Week: David Sill

This week’s Liverpool High School Senior of the Week is an accomplished Special Olympian, having competed in the games for the last 12 years.

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Board president could win $10,000 for NAMOW

North Area Meals on Wheels Board of Trustees President Bob Graves is in the running to win $10,000 for the organization.

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It's Macker time

Basketball tournament is this weekend at C-NS

This weekend, athletes nationwide will descend upon Cicero-North Syracuse High School for the sixth annual Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. The tournament, which moved to the high school this year from Drivers Village, will take place from Friday, Aug. 7, to Sunday, Aug. 9.

Legislature approves funding for Brewerton Revitalization Project

Onondaga County Third District Legislator Tim Burtis announced last week that the county has approved additional funding for the Brewerton Revitalization Project. Burtis (R-Cicero) announced Wednesday, July 22, that the legislature had approved an additional $45,000 in funding for the Bennett Street and Riverfront Park design that makes up the bulk of Cicero’s efforts in revitalizing the hamlet in the northern part of the town.

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