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Katko wins congressional seat

Republican John Katko has ousted Dan Maffei from the 24th Congressional District seat. Katko claimed victory on Election Night by a margin of more than 18,000 votes. Though Maffei had obtained a court order impounding absentee and military ballots, it’s unlikely they’ll change Tuesday night’s outcome.

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Skaneateles soccer are sectional Class B champs

Two goals in 42 seconds beats Caz, 2-0, in title game

Forty minutes of boys soccer action did nothing to settle matters in Tuesday night's Section III Class B final - but soon after, 42 seconds of pure bliss helped deliver Skaneateles its first championship since 2010, at the expense of its Laker rivals from Cazenovia.

State increases penalties for repeat drunk driving

Michael Iannettoni had been charged with driving while intoxicated five times when he killed Vincent Russo. Iannettoni had four previous convictions for DWI and was awaiting sentencing on a fifth when he struck Russo’s car on Buckley Road in Liverpool on Jan. 9, 2011. Russo, 82, of Liverpool, was on his way to Mass. Iannettoni was drunk. Russo died three days later. Iannettoni was convicted of aggravated vehicular homicide, first- and second-degree vehicular manslaughter, reckless driving, crossing a double solid line and failure to keep right. He was sentenced to eight and a third to 25 years in prison. But for Russo’s family, it wasn’t enough; they believed he never should have been on the road that night in the first place, given his dangerous history. With the help of State Sen. John DeFrancisco, the Russo family pushed forward a law that would increase penalties for those with repeat drunk driving offenses.

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High school present Shakespeare

Performace will kickoff with special dinner theater performance for seniors

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Gleason earn Woodmen Award

Local man recognized for contributions to community

Baltimore Woods announces winter farmer's market

Market offers local goods

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The Corner offers something unique

The Corner expands on the Skaneateles Bakery, adds new dimension

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Modified football team goes undefeated

Modified football team has winning season

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St. James Church asks community to stand tall

Church fundraising campaign

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40 Years of Fleur-de-Lis

Florist celebrates four decades in Skaneateles

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Glowacki recognized as extraodinary

Singer's talents praised

Lakers' Neal wins Class C cross country sectional

Skaneateles girls take third in team standings

Having won races throughout the fall, it only figured that Skaneateles girls cross country runners Kaitlyn Neal would prevail again during Saturday's Section III Class C championship meet at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill. Even as the state Class C no. 6-ranked Lakers could only manage a third-place finish behind Westhill-Bishop Ludden and Cazenovia, Neal again left the rest of the field behind her.

Bailey OT goal sends Lakers to Class B final

Skaneateles edges Clinton, to face Caz for sectional title

For the fifth time in seven years, the Skaneateles boys soccer team earned a trip to the Section III Class B championship game. Yet for sheer excitement, it would be difficult to top the way the Lakers got there this time around.

Skaneateles swimmers to host sectional meet

Lakers drop regular-season finale to unbeaten West Genny

Having turned itself into a regular presence at the top of the standings at each year’s Section III Class C championship meet, the Skaneateles girls swim team is going for more glory.

Skaneateles volleyball goes 1-1 in sectionals

Lakers beat J-E, fall to Westhill in semifinals

Within a 24-hour span, the Skaneateles girls volleyball team had the capability to reverse the entire course of its season and earn the right to play for the Section III Class C championship.

State Board of Regents approves new graduation options

In the hopes of both improving graduation rates, the New York State Board of Regents last week approved a plan to add flexibility to its graduation requirements. On Monday, Oct. 20, the Board of Regents agreed to create a 4+1 pathway option, which would allow students to opt out of one of the social studies exams currently required for graduation. Instead, they could take a "comparatively rigorous" assessment in career/technical education (CTE), science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), the humanities, foreign languages or the arts.

EDITORIAL: Vote yes on Prop. 1

For too long, New York’s system for drawing electoral maps has been broken. Under current legislation, members of the New York State Legislature draw the lines for legislative and congressional districts. Those lines are redrawn every 10 years by a committee made up of sitting legislators. That means that the people responsible for drawing the lines are the very people who benefit from how the lines are drawn.

Proposition 3 on ballot

Smart Schools Act could benefit district

Haunted Hallways coming on Halloween night

Haunted circus theme featured this year

School board discusses preliminary budget

Budget for coming school year taking shape in early phases

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