This election cycle, more women ran for Congressional office than ever before, with 18 running for the Senate and 141 for the House. In New York, both candidates for the Senate race were women; two of the three candidates for the 24th Congressional District race, one of the nation’s most hotly contested seats, were women.
With Halloween creeping around the corner, the Camillus Police Department offers the following tips for keeping your kids — and the kids of your neighbors — safe as they trick or treat.
Fall has arrived, and with it, a cornucopia of great community events to choose from.
Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women in the United States.
When retired Onondaga County Sheriff’s sergeant Earl Smith was sworn in as School Resource Officer at Marcellus High School, he said he planned to approach the job like a partnership.
On a warm, sunny day, we’re told being on a motorcycle is practically perfect. It’s the ultimate freedom. If only bikers were able to ride in peace.
Even as he neared the nation’s all-time wins record of 747, West Genesee lacrosse coach Mike Messere remained grounded.
There aren’t words we can put together that would sum up fire service any better than what former Camillus Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief and current Assistant Chief Scott Binns told us last week. “It’s a noble calling and that’s what I think it should be,” he said. “Something that still stands for some good in the world.”
“Sunshine is said to be the best of disinfectants.” United States Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis wrote those words in a 1913 Harper’s Weekly article entitled “What Publicity Can Do” to emphasize the importance of government openness and transparency. Nearly a century later, how far have we come?
The state budget process has long been marred by an overwhelming amount of politicking and grandstanding. An on-time budget was rarely heard of until 2011, the first budget season of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s tenure at the helm of the state.
In a ceremony that sent chills down our spine, the Camillus Police Department honored one of their own last week.
The village of Camillus is a mess.
Helicopters are, apparently, a hard habit to quit. The county legislators voted to defund the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office aviation unit, commonly known as Air One. But the helicopter will still fly as Sheriff Kevin Walsh takes aim at corporations, surrounding counties, private donations and any other willing entity to raise $595,000 to pay for fuel, pilots and operating costs of the helicopter.
The Drug Quiz Show is struggling for funds and the community can help. Saving the program is a personal appeal from at least three of our staff members who participated through two different schools in the early 2000s.
In the village of Camillus, there may have been more campaign signs than voters on Election Day.