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Major infrastructure projects underway in Skaneateles

Skaneateles gets more than $100K to study solution to algae blooms
Skaneateles, a picturesque village in New York, has undertaken significant infrastructure projects to enhance pedestrian safety, including the replacement of its aging seawall along Skaneateles Lake. Officials emphasized that despite the seawall's popularity as a ... more
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Doug’s Fish Fry owner Mark Braun named Small Business Owner of the Year by SBA

Doug’s Fish Fry owner Mark Braun named Small Business Owner of the Year by SBA
The U.S. Small Business Administration's Upstate New York District Office recently announced their award winners for National Small Business Week 2024, celebrating from April 29 to May 4. Among the notable honorees was Mark Braun ... more
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Skaneateles schools move to dismiss lawsuit over gender identity policy

New leadership and security at Skaneateles Central School District
The Skaneateles Central School District has requested the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by the parent of a former student, asserting that the district's gender identity policy aligns with state guidelines. The lawsuit was originally ... more
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Skaneateles set for revitalized dining experience at former Hilltop

Skaneateles set for revitalized dining experience at former Hilltop
Woodbine Hospitality Group has unveiled the initial renderings for the transformation of the former Hilltop Restaurant and Cedar House Lanes in Skaneateles into a multifaceted entertainment venue. This redevelopment project will introduce a new restaurant, ... more
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Skaneateles welcomes new principal to elementary school

Task force aims at ensuring physical, emotional safety of students as they return to school this fall
JoAnna Schmeling, a dedicated employee of the Skaneateles Central School District, has been appointed as the new principal of Waterman Elementary School, effective July 1. Schmeling, who is transitioning from her role as the assistant ... more
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Skaneateles hockey advances to second-straight state championship 

Skaneateles hockey advances to second-straight state championship 
The Skaneateles Lakers hockey team is headed back to the New York State Division II Championship after rolling past Section V’s Batavia Notre Dame, 7-2, on Saturday afternoon at the LECOM Harborcenter in Buffalo.  Braeden ... more
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Skaneateles hockey blows past Webster Thomas to advance to Division II Frozen Four

Skaneateles hockey blows past Webster Thomas to advance to Division II Frozen Four
The Skaneateles Lakes hockey team is heading back to the Division II Frozen Four after blowing past Section V's Webster Thomas, 5-1, on Saturday night at Allyn Arena. Luke Mizro recorded a hat trick to ... more
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Skaneateles hockey cruises to fifth straight sectional title 

Skaneateles hockey cruises to fifth straight sectional title 
The Skaneateles Lakers hockey team captured its fifth straight Section III, Division II title on Monday night with an 8-1 victory over Christian Brothers Academy/Jamesville-DeWitt at the Upstate Medical University Arena in Syracuse. 🖐️Congratulations to ... more
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More on the Skaneateles parent suing school district over not telling them about child’s gender transition

More on the Skaneateles parent suing school district over not telling them about child’s gender transition
A Skaneateles mother has initiated a lawsuit against the local school district, alleging that it infringed on her religious freedoms and parental rights by not informing her of her child's gender transition. The legal battle ... more
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LAWSUIT: Skaneateles school gave ‘unauthorized’ social transition to child, parent says

LAWSUIT: Skaneateles school gave ‘unauthorized’ social transition to child, parent says
A lawsuit has been initiated against the Skaneateles School District by Jennifer Vitsaxaki, a parent of a former student, alleging unauthorized social transition support for her child. Filed by the conservative Christian group Alliance Defending ... more
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FRIDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Newark, East Rochester boys move to 7-0; Newark girls roll past Gates-Chili

FRIDAY HS BASKETBALL REPORT: Newark, East Rochester boys move to 7-0; Newark girls roll past Gates-Chili
It was a jam-packed Friday of Wayne-Finger Lakes high school hoops as most of the holiday tournaments wrapped up. Check out the scores, stats, and Saturday’s slate below. BOYS SCOREBOARD (12/29) Moravia 72Dundee/Bradford (4-4) 42(Tournament) ... more
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Skaneateles crowned New York’s best ‘Christmas Town’

Skaneateles crowned New York’s best ‘Christmas Town’
HGTV, the popular cable channel known for its focus on home and lifestyle, has recently named Skaneateles in Onondaga County as New York's best small "Christmas town." This recognition is part of HGTV's list highlighting ... more
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Dickens Christmas celebrates 30th anniversary with festive schedule in Skaneateles

Skaneateles celebrates 25 years of Dickens Christmas
The historic village of Skaneateles is once again hosting the beloved Dickens Christmas for its 30th edition, bringing the charm of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" to life. From today until Christmas, visitors can immerse ... more
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Auburn Chamber Orchestra and Genesee Street Voices combine for Holiday Concert

Auburn Chamber Orchestra and Genesee Street Voices combine for Holiday Concert
The Auburn Chamber Orchestra will be joined by the Genesee Street Voices in a combined holiday concert entitled “Sounds of the Season.” It will be performed at Skaneateles High School, 49 East Elizabeth Street in ... more
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Skaneateles man rescued from burning vehicle, three deputies hospitalized

Skaneateles man rescued from burning vehicle, three deputies hospitalized
A serious two-car accident in Marcellus on Tuesday morning left a Skaneateles man in critical condition and several others, including three sheriff's deputies hospitalized. The accident occurred around 9:15 a.m. at the intersection of Lee ... more
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Skaneateles Ambulance plans expansion in Cayuga County amid AMR pullout

Skaneateles Ambulance plans expansion in Cayuga County amid AMR pullout
Skaneateles Ambulance Volunteer Emergency Services (SAVES) is set to expand its operations into Cayuga County, following American Medical Response's (AMR) decision to cease operations in the area by year's end. Stephen Knapp, the executive director ... more
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Skaneateles man killed in crash where Ithaca driver tried accelerating around him

Motorcyclist killed in Canandaigua crash: Troopers say investigation underway
A tragic multi-vehicle collision on state Route 13 in the town of Veteran resulted in one fatality and significant traffic disruptions Thursday morning. New York State Police responded to the crash at 8:20 a.m. The ... more
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Skaneateles PD increases surveillance amid car larcenies, report of ‘predator’

Deputies: Canandaigua woman charged after improperly caring for person who injured themselves
The Skaneateles Police Department, in collaboration with the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office and New York State Police, is investigating a spate of recent car larcenies in the town and village areas. Authorities have also received ... more
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Surge in vehicle thefts hits suburbs: Skaneateles authorities advise vigilance

Skaneateles police investigating two thefts from vehicles in Austin
A rising tide of automobile thefts and property robberies is plaguing the suburbs, moving outward from the central cities. Skaneateles Police Department reports a wave of such crimes this week, prompting authorities in the Village ... more
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