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B’ville swimmers go 1-0-1, tie CBA

Johnson, Atkinson lead Bees to win over Skaneateles

It’s rare to see any high school girls swim meet end in a tie, but that’s what Baldwinsville went through during its recent meet against Christian Brothers Academy.

Hops for Hope returns for third round

Early next month, about 150 guests at the Anheuser-Busch brewery in Baldwinsville will clink their glasses to celebrate the American Cancer Society and its ongoing mission to raise money and awareness for cancer research and prevention. Hops for Hope returns to B’ville for its third year Nov. 6.

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Farmers’ market moves indoors

Though the temperatures are dropping and the leaves are changing, Baldwinsville residents won’t have to give up easy access to local goods and produce.

B’ville girls soccer improves to 13-3

Late surge gets Bees no. 2 AA playoff seed

Evidence from the last week of the regular season seemed to confirm that Baldwinsville’s girls soccer team had picked up confidence from pushing defending Cicero-North Syracuse to the wire in their 3-2 thriller on Oct. 9.

Boys soccer Bees drop last-minute decision to F-M

B'ville still has no. 3 seed for AA title defense

While the Baldwnisville boys soccer team could yet spoil the championship dreams of Fayetteville-Manlius again, it could not keep them from closing out an undefeated regular season in the most dramatic way possible.

B’ville volleyball teams stay in first place

Girls Bees earn sweeps; boys fight off C-NS

Back from a weekend full of work (in a tournament at John Glenn High School on Long Island) and fun (time spent in New York City), the Baldwinsville girls volleyball team resumed the usual business of romping past its CNY Counties League opposition.

B’ville field hockey gains pair of lopsided wins

Bees, as no. 2 seed, meets Liverpool in Class A semis

Knowing that it would appear in the Section III Class A playoffs, the Baldwinsville field hockey team could use its last week of the regular season as a chance to work on all kinds of things in game action against a trio of foes.

Lysander budget public hearing set for Nov. 6

Though it doesn’t yet have a budget to present, the town of Lysander will seek public comment on it next month. The Lysander Town Board voted Oct. 20 to authorize Town Clerk Lisa Dell to advertise for public hearings for the 2015 preliminary budget and a local law to exceed the 2 percent state tax cap. The hearings will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6, in the auditorium of Lysander Town Hall.

Village to assist with tree lighting ceremony

Representatives from the Greater Baldwinsville Chamber of Commerce addressed the Baldwinsville Village Board at its regular meeting Thursday, Oct. 16. The chamber wants the village to assist with its annual Christmas tree lighting, which will take place Saturday, Dec. 6.

Progress made on Marion Meadows development

Ryan Homes is making headway on the proposed Marion Meadows development on Ellsworth Road behind Van Buren Town Hall. The project, which the town of Van Buren approved in 2010, will create 90 single-family homes and two apartment buildings totaling 48 units.

Justice center to offer help to inmates with pets

Inmates at the Onondaga County Justice Center can now be assured that any pets they leave behind while incarcerated will be taken care of.

On the campaign trail: Mahoney endorses Katko

Republican Congressional candidate John Katko has received the backing of Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney.

Cross country Bees sweep at Chittenango Invitational

Ludden, Kellner are leading runners for B'ville

With two weeks to go before the Section III Class A championship meet at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill, each of Baldwinsville’s cross country teams wanted to build up some momentum.

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Bees survive C-NS rally, move to 6-1

B'ville to host CBA in sectional playoff opener

No one on the Baldwinsville football team wanted Friday night's regular-season finale against Cicero-North Syracuse to be the last appearance at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium this fall. Yet the Bees were in danger of seeing that opportunity slip away in the fourth quarter, and required a pair of clutch defensive stops to hang on and beat the Northstars 21-20.

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“Bark for Life” takes a bite out of cancer

You may have heard of Relay for Life — the day-long walk to raise awareness and money for the American Cancer Society — but have you heard of Bark for Life? This Halloween-themed, four-legged counterpart to the popular annual ACS fundraiser takes place Oct. 25 at Johnson Park in Liverpool. It’s a chance for dog lovers to show off their canines’ costumes and raise money for cancer research.

B’ville tennis drops sectional final to F-M

Bees fall, 4-3, after Reisinger wins Division I singles title

Just one more game claimed here, or there, and the Baldwinsville girls tennis team would have ended the 21-year reign of Fayetteville-Manlius as Section III Class A champions.

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Born too soon: One in nine babies is born premature

Cooper Smith came into the world screaming. “He screamed like no baby I’d ever heard before,” said mom Nikki Smith of Baldwinsville. It might not sound like much — many babies are born testing out their little lungs — but for Cooper, it was a big deal. After all, Nikki and husband Eric weren’t sure if Cooper would even survive long enough to be born. “The doctor turned to me — he had this really dry sense of humor,” Eric said, “and said, ‘I think he’s going to make it.’”

BCSD tops in county in administrative efficiency

The Baldwinsville Central School District has been named one of the most efficient in the state for administrative efficiency, according to a Western New York publication. Business First, a Buffalo-based magazine, annually examines data from the New York State Department of Education for 432 Upstate school districts, looking at district spending, staffing levels and debt service to rank districts according to administrative efficiency. Baldwinsville ranked No. 11 statewide, making it the top school in Onondaga County. It beat out 97.7 percent of schools in the state, earning a five-star rating for being in the top 10 percent. Liverpool (No. 25) and North Syracuse (No. 22) also ranked in the top 44 districts statewide, earning five-star ratings, as well.

SAS to hold annual walk this weekend

For three years, Stand Against Suicide has been working to end the stigma associated with mental illness. In order to help further that mission, the Elbridge-based nonprofit holds a walk every year at the Syracuse Inner Harbor. This year’s event will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18; registration begins at 10 a.m. The event also includes music, raffles, face painting and other

Lathrop, Kellner lead Bees runners at Manhattan meet

B'ville performs well after sweeping past C-NS

Having already swept Cicero-North Syracue in CNY Counties League competition during last week’s action, both of Baldwinsville’s cross country teams made their way to Saturday’s Manhattan Invitational to take on more elite competition.

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