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Town board considers potential locations for new water tower

Two possible sites under consideration for water tower

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Baltimore Woods prepares for spring

Spring programs announced at Baltimore Woods

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Krebs takes the stage

Skaneateles student recently performed with the Syracuse Opera

Skaneateles hockey reaches top of state rankings

Lakers blank Oswego, to face Auburn in sectional semis

Just in time for the Section III playoffs, the Skaneateles boys ice hockey team climbed all the way to the top spot in the state Division II rankings. A loss by St. Lawrence, the top-ranked team the previous week, allowed the Lakers to ascend from no. 2 to the top, but that would matter little unless it won twice in the sectional tournament to assure itself a shot a the state championship.

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Girls Lakers beat Ludden, reach sectional semis

Skaneateles to play Westhill, who upset top-seeded Grimes

In the span of less than two hours Friday night, the Skaneateles girls basketball team saw its course through the Section III Class B playoff take an unexpected turn. But it had little to do with what the no. 4 seed Lakers did by itself, knocking out no. 12 seed Bishop Ludden 55-43 in its sectional quarterfinal game, and a lot to do with what was going on in East Syracuse.

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Skaneateles boys hoops handles Holland Patent

Playoff wins sets up Class B quarterfinal against Cazenovia

A Lakers boys basketball team was guaranteed to reach the March 1 Section III Class B semifinal at Onondaga Community College’s Allyn Hall. Whether it’s Skaneateles or Cazenovia remains an open question, but when it came down to Friday night’s opening round of the sectional tournament, Skaneateles, holding the no. 5 seed, did quite well, pulling away to beat no. 12 seed Holland Patent 76-57.

CPCS encourages residents to attend special; meeting on annexation

Groups believes there are many factors to be considered

Gym closing turns into learning opportunity

Engineering class explores gym closing

Village board discusses winter maintenance in the village

Excessive snow has made upkeep difficult, DPW has been working hard to address concerns

From Spafford town supervisor

Mary Bean shares thoughts, poses questions on how Spafford's roads are maintained in the winter

Fishing derby this weekend

Annual fishing derby Feb. 21

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USAF's Rampart Winds to play locally

Performance will give students insights on professional music and opportunities

Creamery to host Dr. Neil Murphy, Jr.

Talk will focus on lake and water quality and the impact climate change may have

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Community discusses library's future

LIbrary poses questions about what it can do to offer more to the community

Boys hoops Lakers go 3-0, topple Fulton

Boys hoops Lakers also handle Solvay, APW

Bad weather had forced the Skaneateles boys basketball team into a crowded slate in the last week of the regular season, with three games in five days – and it won all of them. Of those three, none was more impressive than Saturday’s visit to Fulton. Despite the Red Raiders’ 11-6 record and Class A standing, it could not stop a red-hot Lakers offense as it took over in the second quarter and held on for an 88-82 victory.

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Skaneateles girls sweep Solvay, Homer, APW

Lakers charge into sectional playoffs on hot streak

Even as some concerns surrounded usage of the Skaneateles High School gymnasium, it did not keep the girls basketball Lakers from a busy final week of the regular season where it played three times at home in a 72-hour span – and won them all.

Wrestling Lakers compete at sectional meet

Collier fifth at 113 pounds; Josh Brillo finishes sixth

A record number of Skaneateles wrestlers were able to qualify for Saturday’s Section III Division II championships at Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena.

Lakers top Auburn, secure league title

Skaneateles to face Oswego in Division II sectional playoffs

No one can argue that the Skaneateles boys ice hockey team truly earned the Division II American Conference regular-season championship. When it was needed, the Lakers stepped up and won close, pressure-packed games and showed an ability to play at its best when things were dicey.

Investigation of crash in town of Skaneateles ongoing

State police investigate truck and car collision

Indoor track Lakers second at OHSL meet

Boys, girls both finish runner-up behind Cazenovia

Attempting to follow up its Feb. 4 Section III Class B triumph, the Skaneateles boys indoor track and field team almost pulled it off during Wednesday night’s Onondaga High School League championship meet at SRC Arena.

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