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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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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.

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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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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Movie madness

PAC-B to show local filmmaker’s movies

Maybe you’ve caught the odd Lysander Town Board meeting on PAC-B TV (Channel 98 or FIOS 30). While it was surely entertaining, wouldn’t you like to tune in for a thrilling horror movie or an engrossing sci-fi flick, especially one by a local filmmaker?

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Women and guns

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.

St. Mark’s youth spend a night living like the homeless

‘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.

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SAS finds new home

Stand Against Suicide, an Elbridge-based nonprofit, has leased a space at 2 S. Main St., Jordan, located at the village’s four corners.

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A barnyard with benefits

B’ville’s Purpose Farm gives kids in need a sense of family

Purpose Farm was born of a message from God. Sandra Seabrook, along with her husband, Howard, founded the farm in 2012. She said she was called to create the farm after witnessing firsthand the heartbreaking circumstances of orphans half a world away — and learning of a tragedy much closer to home.

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NORAD’s Santa Tracker celebrates 60 years

Every family has its own holiday traditions—watching the same movies, getting out the same decorations, making the same recipes. For many families, one of those traditions is tracking Santa Claus’s progress on Christmas Eve using the Santa Tracker, which is provided by the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD).

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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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