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‘Walk to School’ event takes place in Lyons

‘Walk to School’ event takes place in Lyons
Students from the local school district hit the streets during the district’s first year of participating in National Walk to School Day Oct. 5. This was the 20th year that the National Center for Safe Routes to School has sponsored the program. Staff, students and families throughout the school district participated in the walk. At the middle/high school, approximately 100... more

Marchionda to serve as acting principal at North Street through end of school year

Marchionda to serve as acting principal at North Street through end of school year
Danielle Ouillette is no longer serving as the city school district’s North Street School principal, but she’s getting paid until the end of this month. Stephen Kruger, assistant superintendent for administrative services, said Ouillette resigned at the end of August for “personal reasons.” Although she is no longer serving as the school’s principal, Kruger said, she will continue to be... more

Students launch online campaign for Ithaca College contingent faculty demanding decent wages, job security

Students launch online campaign for Ithaca College contingent faculty demanding decent wages, job security
Ithaca College students launched an online photo campaign on behalf on contingent faculty who make low-wages and have no job security at the college. The photos published on the IC Students for Labor Action Facebook page over several days. In them, contingent faculty, who work part-time at the institution, stand in front of a chalkboard with brief anecdotes about their... more

FLX receives first taste of winter, NYSEG says snow likely caused outages

FLX receives first taste of winter, NYSEG says snow likely caused outages
The calendar says October, but walking outside on Thursday morning made it feel like late-November or December. The temperatures were hanging in the low- to mid-30s with a light layer of snow on the ground. It wasn’t enough to cause any major delays, or even any significant headaches on area roadways – but it was enough to cause some minor... more

South Seneca voters pass $4.6M capital improvement project

South Seneca voters pass $4.6M capital improvement project
Get ready for night games at South Seneca High School in Ovid. Voters passed a $4.6 million capital improvement project on Tuesday by a 70% margin at 341-135. The project will be eligible for $3.6 million in state aid, with the rest covered by use of capital reserve funds and the project will not increase school taxes. Superintendent of Schools... more
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