Due to a unique county stocking program, naturally bountiful waters and plenty of public access areas, Onondaga County has become celebrated over the years for its trout fishing.
'The Long Bike Back' featured in Syracuse Spring Fest
A documentary film chronicling a local duo’s cross-country bike trip will be screened in Central New York for the first time this Friday.
The grass is out and perhaps you are thinking about getting out enjoying some exercise.
For the fourth year in a row, the Skaneateles Central School District has been recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation (NAMM) for outstanding commitment to music education with a “Best Communities for Music Education” designation.
The Skaneateles Central School District will host the 2014 All County Jazz Festival on April 11 and 12.
Physical therapists, who are experts in restoring and improving motion, recommend that elderly adults who use canes and walkers as walking aids be properly assessed and fitted by a physical therapist to avoid fall-related injuries.
Musical to be presented this weekend
People of all ages will enjoy the upcoming Skaneateles Middle School musical “Over the Moon,” which will be performed this week. About 60 middle school students are in the cast of this musical, which takes place in the storybook land of Hanoveria. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Saturday. In addition, there is a senior citizen performance at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27.
For more than three decades, WCNY-FM has been serving the blind and visually-impaired residents of Central New York with a special radio service called READ-OUT.
On the Move
Injuries to the meniscus of the knee have gotten national attention. The meniscus is a rubbery, c-shaped piece of cartilage that cushions between the bones of your knee. Each of your knees has two menisci (plural of meniscus); one on the inner (medial) part of your knee, and the other on the outer (lateral) part.
Skaneateles High School students will be giving six performances of this year’s musical, “The Secret Garden,” this week in the high school auditorium. Following a senior citizen performance Wednesday afternoon, performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, 7:30 p.m. on Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
As controversies over Common Core and mandated standardized tests become more and more prevalent, many parents are choosing a new option in educating their children: homeschooling. Once the sole province of the very religious, homeschooling is becoming more popular every day, with a growth rate of 7 to 15 percent per year. Nationwide, about 2 million children learn at home instead of in a brick-and-mortar school, up from about 1 million in 2003. According to the U.S. Department of Education, about 88 percent of U.S. homeschool parents express concern about the school environment, citing drugs, negative peer pressure and general safety.
Five years after he graduated, Shane Aaserud carried his bass back into Skaneateles High School and spent the day in the orchestra room with teacher Karen Veverka and a group of young musicians.
The Skaneateles Town Board discussed two potential future projects to improve the park in Skaneateles Falls, at its Feb. 20 meeting.
On the Move
Inactivity researchers are discovering that sitting isn’t just harmful to your health, it’s so detrimental that a little bit of exercise doesn't offset its negative effects.
Internationally acclaimed children’s author and educator Bruce Coville will be the featured speaker in the next installment of Creative Conversations, presented by the Skaneateles Area Arts Council (SKARTS).