Sarah Hall

Editor, Eagle Star-Review
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Article 78 filed against village

Several Baldwinsville residents have filed an Article 78 petition against the village of Baldwinsville’s board of trustees, claiming a resolution they issued allowing the North West Fire District to proceed with the construction of a fire station was improper.

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Baker senior collects candy for refugees

‘Bee Sweet’ donates 50 lbs. of candy to HopePrint

The more Liam Wicks learned about the refugee crisis in Europe, the more compelled he felt to do something.

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Lysander Ice Arena to host Bobby Conklin Memorial Fundraiser

Organizers hope to rename arena after accident victim

On Nov. 10, 2005, Bobby Conklin was on his way to hockey practice when he lost control of his car and crashed into a swamp on Hencle Boulevard. Conklin, 17 and a senior at C.W. Baker High School, was killed. He left behind his parents, George and Annette Conklin, a brother, Colin, and countless friends who still miss and remember him a decade later.

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Voter turnout dismal

Experts blame lack of contested races in Onondaga County, voter apathy

Only about 25 percent of voters cast their ballots during the local elections, according to Democratic Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny.

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The women of World War II

Seven decades since war’s end, stories of women vets often untold

Seventy years ago this past summer, World War II came to an end. Some 16.1 million Americans served in the war between Dec. 1, 1941, and Dec. 31, 1946. Often forgotten among that number are 350,000 women, all volunteers who signed up to join the Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Marines and Nurse Corps after 1942.

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The light at the end of the tunnel

Baldwinsville couple starts addiction recovery support group

The group, which meets the fourth Tuesday of every month in the church basement, focuses on early intervention and education to help family members help their loved ones going through addiction.

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Farmers from a foreign land

Migrant workers fill labor gap on area farms

Marin Saenz is one of 52 migrant laborers on Reeves Farm who works through the H2A visa program, which gives temporary work visas to foreign laborers to perform seasonal farm work. Brian Reeves said the farm has been participating in the program for about nine years.

Baldwinsville Word of Life Church: We're not affiliated with New Hartford church

In the wake of the tragedy, Rev. Randy Czyz said his church, Word of Life Assembly of God, located at 12 E. Oneida St., Baldwinsville, has received threats from people who assume it is associated with the Word of Life Church in New Hartford, where a teen was beaten to death last week. “We’ve been getting harassing threats and some pretty foul language. People are very upset, and I understand why they’re upset,” Czyz said. “I’m upset, too, but I’m trying to clear the air.” He said he and the other staffers at the church have received threats of bodily harm. He wanted to make sure people were aware that the Baldwinsville house of worship is in no way associated with the New Hartford church.

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The sleep factor: Local district investigates later start times

Some 86 percent of the nation’s high schools start before 8:30 a.m. That means that during the winter months, the majority of U.S. high schoolers head to school while it’s still dark outside. They’re getting up in the predawn hours to get ready, and most are doing it after getting much less than the recommended eight to nine hours of sleep.

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Dell to run for Onondaga County Clerk

Lysander Town Clerk Lisa Dell has received the Republican nomination to run for Onondaga County Clerk. At the Onondaga County Republican Committee nominating meeting Thursday, Sept. 24, Dell was the only candidate on the ballot. Dell also received the Conservative endorsement. She hopes to replace Republican Sandra Schepp of Manlius, who resigned Monday, Sept. 21, after being appointed as Onondaga County Commissioner of Jurors.

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