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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.
Cicero’s only town-run beach will reopen for swimming this summer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
Stand Against Suicide, an Elbridge-based nonprofit, has leased a space at 2 S. Main St., Jordan, located at the village’s four corners.
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.