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Herman Avenue playground closed by Auburn school district due to safety concerns

Herman Avenue playground closed by Auburn school district due to safety concerns
The Herman Avenue Elementary School playground was closed by the city school district Friday over safety concerns, but plans are already underway to replace the equipment there. District superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said personnel with Parkitechs, ... more
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Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES students take on simulated emergencies

Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES students take on simulated emergencies
Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES students were able to test their mettle in an emergency situation Tuesday — but with pink rabbits instead of humans. Students took on multiple situations in which they were to operate as if ... more
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Two Ithaca College students, one from Lansing, win Coca-Cola and Regal Films competition

Two Ithaca College students, one from Lansing, win Coca-Cola and Regal Films competition
Theater-goers preparing to watch summer blockbusters, such as those from Marvel Studios, may see a pre-film commercial made close to home. "The Library," a promotion created by Ithaca College students Eva Kirie and Clara Montague, ... more
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Jazz, Rock concert at Cayuga Community College

Jazz, Rock concert at Cayuga Community College
The Cayuga Community College Jazz Combo and Rock Ensemble Spring Concerts on May 8th will feature students performing songs from legendary performers and songwriters. Professor Michael Cortese, who is also music coordinator for Cayuga’s School ... more
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South Seneca Chorus visits Roberts Wesleyan

South Seneca Chorus visits Roberts Wesleyan
The South Seneca High School Chorus visited choral conductor Dr. Adam Potter and other faculty on Thursday, April 5th at Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, New York. Dr. Potter was a classmate of Mrs. Kyla ... more
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Dryden fifth grader representing the USA

Dryden fifth grader representing the USA
Sharing culture around the globe runs in the family for Nathaniel Poole. Nathaniel, a fifth grader at Dryden Elementary School and PeeWee Hockey player, is heading to Novomoskovsk, Russia as a member of the Albany ... more
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Talk Saves Lives Forum presented by the Suicide Prevention Coalition

Talk Saves Lives Forum presented by the Suicide Prevention Coalition
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in our nation according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, from 7pm to 9pm, a community forum entitled “Talk Saves Lives” ... more
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SUNY Environmental Science students learning at Seneca Meadows

SUNY Environmental Science students learning at Seneca Meadows
Approximately fifty SUNY Environmental Science & Forestry (ESF), SUNY Cobleskill and New York State Ducks Unlimited delegates recently visited the Seneca Meadows Education Center and Wetlands Preserve to learn about wetland habitat in the region ... more
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South Seneca production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ recieves 8 TANY awards

South Seneca production of 'Beauty and the Beast' recieves 8 TANY awards
Following a weekend with a record setting audience of over 1,100 for three performances, the South Seneca Falcon Players received eight awards from the Theatre Association of New York State (TANYS) for their production of ... more
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One terrific teen — Waterloo senior is a volunteer extraordinaire

When it comes to community service, some high school students do the bare minimum to graduate, or pad their résumés solely for college admissions officers. That is simply not the case for Waterloo High School ... more
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Siwarski, McDonald are tops of 2018 class at Mynderse Academy

Mynderse Academy has named top-honors for graduates of their 2018 class. Nicole Elizabeth Siwarski, daughter of Colleen and Walter Siwarski has been named the Mynderse Academy Class of 2018 Valedictorian. Nicole is a member of ... more
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Top debate teams face off at HWS this week

Top debate teams face off at HWS this week
There is no arguing this: Hobart and William Smith Colleges is hosting some of the best debate teams in the world this week. HWS said 16 of the best at their craft are competing in ... more
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Worth 1,000 words: Cato-Meridian students create portraits for Syrian children

Worth 1,000 words: Cato-Meridian students create portraits for Syrian children
On Tuesday, Cato-Meridian High School art teacher Shayna Burghdorf witnessed something she had never heard before: her sixth-period class reduced largely to silence. Burghdorf said that apart from some subtle sniffles, no sounds came from ... more
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Arbor Day Foundation honors Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Arbor Day Foundation honors Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Hobart and William Smith Colleges are kind of shady — when it comes to trees. The Colleges were designated for the sixth straight year as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. To ... more
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Legal steps may increase scholarship money for Mynderse graduates

Graduating seniors at Mynderse Academy may be able to apply for more college scholarship aid each June if the school board takes action Thursday. The board is being asked to consider a motion approving a ... more
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Grants will help multiple projects get off the ground in Newark

Grants will help multiple projects get off the ground in Newark
Seven education and recreation projects will get off the ground this year with funding support from the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. The grants are aimed at inspiring people to learn more about New York’s ... more
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THE MELISSA KILLELEAGH SHOW: Rhoda Overstreet-Wilson & Hasan Stephens (podcast)

THE MELISSA KILLELEAGH SHOW: Rhoda Overstreet-Wilson & Hasan Stephens (podcast)
On this edition of The Melissa Killeleagh Show, Rhoda Overstreet-Wilson is in-studio. Rhonda is on the board of the Auburn Enlarged City School District. Also, a discussion with Hasan Stephens who is the Founder & ... more
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’17 minutes for 17 victims’: Auburn High School students walk out for national protests

'17 minutes for 17 victims': Auburn High School students walk out for national protests
Tears overcame Ashley Reilly outside Auburn High School Wednesday morning. Reilly, 16, was one of hundreds who congregated at the back of the school as a part of the national walkouts planned to protest gun ... more
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Cato-Meridian sending positive messages to students following recent lockdown

Cato-Meridian sending positive messages to students following recent lockdown
It is a big message of positivity delivered in small way. “We need to heal as a community and we need to heal as a school building and a school district,” Dr. Terry Ward, Cato-Meridian ... more
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Marion Central School to present “Will Rogers Follies” on huge, student-built custom set

Marion Central School to present "Will Rogers Follies" on huge, student-built custom set
Marion Central School and their award winning musical performances are doing it again this year on March 9th and 10th. Roughly 60 talented students are performing the Tony Award winning "Will Rogers Follie"s. They will ... more
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Seneca Falls Women’s Coalition honors Elizabeth Becht as Woman of the Year

Retired teacher Elizabeth Becht will be honored as Woman of the Year by the Seneca Falls Women’s Coalition. A Seneca Falls native, Becht graduated from Mynderse Academy and received a degree in physical education and ... more
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