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Voters okay $32.5 million capital project

Voters approved a $32.5 million capital project put forth by the Baldwinsville Central School District Tuesday, Feb. 9, by a vote of 883 to 312.

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What's on PAC-B? Feb. 13 to 19

Baldwinsville PAC-B, the public access cable channel 98 for Time Warner and channel 30 for Verizon FIOS, is available 24 hours a day to provide video and information of local interest. For the convenience of the public, the schedule of the next ten programs is aired on PAC-B TV at 9 a.m., noon, 3, 6 and 9 p.m. daily. The Baldwinsville Bulletin Board will air from midnight to 9 a.m. daily. For anyone that missed a program on TV, many of the programs are available on the internet. To access the previous videos online, a link is available at pacbtv.org.

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Beat the midwinter blues with Lysander parks and rec

While river season is still a ways off, Recreation Program Director Tony Burkinshaw highlighted a few midwinter opportunities at Lysander Parks and Recreation:

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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‘Tell your story’

School boards association urges residents to lobby for state aid

Local school districts have two demands for state legislators this budget season: get rid the gap elimination adjustment and fix the formula for foundation aid.

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BCSD to hold capital project vote Feb. 9

Residents in the Baldwinsville Central School District will head to the polls on Feb. 9 to decide whether or not to approve a $32.4 million capital project.

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LETTER: Vote no on BCSD referendum

To the editor: I will be voting no on the Baldwinsville School District Capital Project, not because I don’t think any of the projects are valid, but because I have some issues with the projects and the “bundling” of projects into one referendum. 

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: ‘Get On Your Feet’ helps with college debt

The problem is well-documented and alarming: College students who graduated in 2015 were the most indebted in U.S. history, and student borrowing for higher education continues to rise.

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What's on PAC-B? Feb. 6-12

Baldwinsville PAC-B, the public access cable channel 98 for Time Warner and channel 30 for Verizon FIOS, is available 24 hours a day to provide video and information of local interest.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Governor falls short on ethics, gets it right with small business tax cuts, increase in school aid

Gov. Cuomo recently delivered his State of the State address, which, contrary to protocol, he combined with his 2016-17 budget address. The following are some of the highlights of his speech.

Application process for ‘Get On Your Feet’ Student Loan Forgiveness Program now open

Deputy Majority Leader Senator John A. DeFrancisco (R-I-C, Syracuse) announced that New York State began accepting applications for a new student loan forgiveness program Thursday, Dec. 31.  

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Remembering 2015

A look back at the year that was: Baldwinsville’s biggest stories

It was a big year in Baldwinsville, one that included the loss of a number of important local figures, several political controversies and changes to the school curriculum that drew the ire of many residents. Read on for the top 10 stories in the greater Baldwinsville area in 2015.

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BCSD moves forward with bus garage vote

ESD approves sale of Radisson industrial site

On Dec. 17, the directors of Empire State Development (ESD) approved the sale of a 28.79 acre parcel of vacant land it owns in the Radisson Corporate Park in the town of Lysander to the Baldwinsville Central School District for the purchase price of $210,000.

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Program Log Baldwinsville PAC-B (Channel 98, FiOS 30) - Dec. 19 to 25

Baldwinsville PAC-B, the public access cable channel 98 for Time Warner and channel 30 for Verizon FIOS, is available 24 hours a day to provide video and information of local interest. For the convenience of the public, the schedule of the next ten programs is aired on PAC-B TV at 9 a.m., noon, 3, 6 and 9 p.m. daily. The Baldwinsville Bulletin Board will air from midnight to 9 a.m. daily. For anyone that missed a program on TV, many of the programs are available on the internet. To access the previous videos online, a link is available at pacbtv.org.

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Town, school officials split on bus garage proposal

While the Empire State Development Corporation has yet to decide whether it will sell an industrial site in Radisson to the Baldwinsville Central School District for its new transportation facility, town and school officials had plenty to say about it at a public hearing held Dec. 8 at Lysander Town Hall.

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