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Best high schools in Syracuse area: See 2019 rankings

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Two Tompkins County high schools ranked in top 100 for NY. How did your school do?  Ithaca Journal

US News & world Report released the findings of its annual school ranking, and two area schools landed in the top 100.

THE HOME TEAM: Lansing soccer player's parents are pillars of support  Ithaca Journal

Marna and Andy Boerman, co-owners of Ithaca Agway, support their daughter Morgan as she plays on the Lansing High School girls varsity soccer team.

Lansing High School 1 of 19 NY schools to earn National Blue Ribbon School designation  The Ithaca Voice

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Ithaca, Lansing high schools named on national best high school list  The Ithaca Voice

ITHACA, N.Y. — Ithaca High School and Lansing High School made it to U.S. News & World Report's list of top high schools in the country and ranked high ...

Parent Demands Better School Bullying Response  Lansing Star

In the wake of a Lansing teenager's recent tragic suicide, Beth Hogan Callister said she was moved to take action. She led a meeting of concerned.

Bobcats Vanquish Trojans

An impending lightning storm cut Lansing high school's football team's home game against Newfield high school short to just three quarters of play on Sept 21.

100 best high schools in NY: Which made the grade in Upstate NY?

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2019 rankings.

3 Athletes and 2 teams Inducted into Hall of Fame  Lansing Star

Three athletes and two teams were inducted into the Lansing Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday. Around 95 inductees , families, and friends gathered at.

Lansing Town Talk: Bobcat duo excel with podcasts, delight on stage  Ithaca Journal

Lansing High School students Abby Overstrom and Sierra Stallmann were named winners of The New York Times' “Student Podcast Contest” June 21.

Q&A with NISCA president Hicks-Hughes

Lansing High School swimming and diving head coach Diane Hicks-Hughes recently began her term as the president of the National Interscholastic Swimming ...

Lansing High School to perform 'Sound of Music'  Ithaca Journal

Close your eyes and you can feel it: Julie Andrews on an Austrian hilltop spinning onto the screen to the swelling, wonderful first notes of “The Sound of Music.”.

STATE CHAMPS: Lansing takes title with overtime goal  Ithaca Journal

Nick Parkes scored in the second overtime period to give Lansing a 2-1 win over Byron-Bergen/Elba in the Class C boys soccer state final.

A thank-you to retiring Lansing basketball coach Stuart Dean  Ithaca Journal

Coach Stu Dean yelled at you because he cared about you.

2018 Lansing Graduation  Lansing Star

Photos by Danielle Gerritsen, Gerritsen Photography CLICK HERE for contact information for ordering photographs from 2018 Lansing Graduation 'This.

NY high schoolers dig into food security issues  Cornell Chronicle

New York state high school students came to campus June 29 for the New York Youth Institute (NYYI), an ambitious program that aims to build a core of young ...

Lansing High School Has New Principal

With fall just around the corner, students and parents are getting ready for school to get back under way. Students at Lansing High School can expect to see ...

See who won Lansing High awards  Ithaca Journal

The past two weeks have been a havoc, as Lansing High wound down to graduation with class trips, final concerts and awards nights. While there are more ...

Lansing Splashes Back Home

For the first time in nearly two years, the Lansing Bobcat girls swimming and diving team relaxed in the warm confines of their own blue and gold clad pool.

Catching up with Lansing's Class of 1982  Ithaca Journal

The group has had a wide array of experiences and graduates have traveled to several countries over the past 34 years.

Lions, Bobcats continue powerlifting state championship streaks  Leavenworth Times

Leavenworth, Lansing and Basehor-Linwood competed in the state powerlifting tournaments over the weekend. Lansing and Leavenworth traveled to Goddard ...

TITLE DREAMS: Ithaca, Lansing to compete in boys soccer state semifinals  Ithaca Journal

The excitement is high throughout the Ithaca area as two high school boys soccer teams resume the quest for a state title during championship weekend in ...

Doug Dake Runs for Second Term

A longtime Lansing resident whose mother is also from the town, Doug Dake is running for a second term on the Lansing Town Board. Dake, a former Lansing ...

Lansing grad becomes aide for Schumer  Ithaca Journal

Nick Dhimitri is U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer's director of economic development and legislative assistant.

The Pool Is Open! No, Really, It's Open! - The  Lansing Star

After a year and a half of repairs, delays, and closure, the Lansing High School swimming pool is now open. The Girls varsity Swim Team began.

Kyle Dake leads All-American coaching cast in Lansing youth wrestling program

An All-American cast of wrestlers spent the winter passing along a love of the game to the Lansing youth.

HECK REMEMBERED: Lansing plays without longtime coach  Ithaca Journal

Other than the unseasonably packed stands, to a stranger, this seemed like just another soccer game in Lansing.

Vigil held in Lansing for 20-year-old who died in Wednesday night crash  The Ithaca Voice

LANSING, N.Y. — A vigil was held Thursday night in Ludlowville Park for a 20-year-old Lansing man who died in a crash Wednesday. The nearby roadway was ...

Salt Point Brewing Co. opens in Lansing  Ithaca Journal

Kelly Lanham makes a great sandwich. That was the considered opinion of Helen Baker, of Myers, who was making her way through a grilled roast beef and ...

Lansing man who died in crash was a charismatic and humorous athlete  Ithaca Journal

Kyle Arrison, 20, was in a traffic accident on Aug. 23 and died in Robert Packer Hospital the day after due to injuries sustained from the crash.

Lansing man's weather experiment on its way to Mars  Ithaca Journal

On May 5, at 7:05 a.m., an Atlas V rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Ninety-three minutes later, the "Centaur" second stage of the ...

Former Michigan State basketball coach Gus Ganakas dies at 92  Detroit Free Press

EAST LANSING — Former Michigan State basketball coach Gus Ganakas died Friday morning. He was 92. Ganakas coached the Spartans from 1969-76, going ...

Team Tardis among winners  Corning Leader

CORNING - The First Tech Challenge hosted a 23-team Excelsior NY Region Qualifier Sunday at Corning-Painted Post High School.Teams featuring students ...

20 New York schools earn National Blue Ribbon Award for excellence -

Twenty schools in New York State are being recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for overall excellence.

Michigan State basketball: Get to know the members of the 2019 Final Four team  Lansing State Journal

Take the chance to get to know the 2019 Michigan State Final Four men's basketball team.

Lansing AD, coach Adam Heck dies  Ithaca Journal

Highly successful boys soccer coach died early Saturday in Albany.

Jim Brandstatter terminated from Detroit Lions radio, but remains East Lansing sports icon  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING -- Jim Brandstatter, an East Lansing native, confirmed Tuesday his 31-year radio career covering Detroit Lions games has come to an end.

Lansing teachers leave D.C. march feeling empowered

A week after the largest single-day protest in United States history, a former history teacher remembers most fondly not simply the number of people who made ...

Adam Heck's legacy lives on in summer programs

The Lansing Parks and Recreation department rolled out its annual summer programs booklet this month, showcasing more than 30 different camps and ...

Is your school a 'Reward' school? Here's the list of schools honored for their high scores  Chalkbeat New York

64 New York City schools made the list out of 155 across the state.

HISTORY: Route 34B viaduct connected area to Lansing  Ithaca Journal

Before 1930 when the viaduct was completed over Salmon Creek everything above that point was an isolated territory.

Section IV Hall of Fame Inductees; Heck and Ithaca Natives Among Honored

A number of former and current Section IV athletes and coaches were honored March 3 as they were inducted into the Section IV Hall of Fame, below is the list.

Meet Lansing's chicken BBQ legend  Ithaca Journal

Dave Hatfield, a Lansing native, is known for his chicken barbecue fundraisers.

Golf: A team sport in which the player is all alone  Ithaca Journal

At Lansing High, golf is a team sport with a coach and a roster. There are daily practices with drills and skills coaching, matches against other schools, and ...

Holocaust survivor, 92, who lives near Ithaca, finally receives a high school diploma

"I'm really very proud to receive a high school diploma in the name of 1.5 million Jewish children whose innocent lives perished in the Holocaust," Fred Voss ...

Lansing sends 8 to States

After an outdoor season of fallen records, eight of 19 girls on the Lansing High School track and field team will head to the New York State Public High School.

Michigan State 2018-19 men's basketball schedule  Lansing State Journal

Full schedule for the 2018-19 season for the Michigan State men's basketball team.

Boys soccer: All-American Parker McKnight of Vestal leads Section 4 all-state picks  Elmira Star-Gazette

State champions Vestal and Lansing each had two players chosen to all-state team in boys soccer.

ROBOTICS RAGE: Area students build success, 1 at a time  Elmira Star-Gazette

Students in Michael Ramsden's Robotics class prepare for the VEX Robitics Competition at Elmira High School on Feb. 4. Maggie Gilroy / Staff video.

Lansing HS's 'The Sound of Music'  Lansing Star

The Lansing Middle School Auditorium was alive with The Sound Of Music last week, Rogers and Hammerstein's classic retelling of the Von Trapp Family's story ...

Lansing Town Talk: 50 years of ski club  Ithaca Journal

It was about 50 years ago, the days of T-bar lifts, wooden skis and cable bindings, when physics and chemistry teacher George Stevens, art teacher Zoltan ...

Bobcats Fall Short in Swim Section Finals

The Lansing girls swimming and diving team's four-year reign on the Section IV Class C title was broken last week as Watkins Glen took the championship with ...

New playground honors memory of Lansing man  Ithaca Journal

The new playground at Lansing United Methodist Church honors the life of a man who fought for every day he had.

Deaths in South Florida: 4/14  Sun Sentinel

To place a Sun Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. Harriet, "Bibs" beloved wife of Horace E. "Larry" Smith for 57 yr ...

Trans people slam Snapchat gender swap filters  Fox5NY

Hit a button, and you're "transformed" into a woman.

These are Upstate New York's top 25 high schools in 2017, according to US News

Several Upstate NY high schools got gold medals from U.S. News & World Report.

Which Upstate NY high schools have won the most state championships in every sport?

Some schools have a history of winning championships and turning out world-class players.

Highest-paid teachers in Upstate NY: Educators who earned the most in every county

See which teachers in your county earn the most, and compare them to the highest-paid teachers in the state.

Lansing's brigadier general to retire  Ithaca Journal

Brig. Gen. David Komar's 35 years in Army include *service* in Operation Desert Storm.

Pickleball continues growth in area

When it comes to the latest buzz word in recreation, there are two types of people: those who already down with Pickleball and those who aren't. (Maybe three ...

Pollack Receives Scholarship, Senior Advances in Shakespeare Competition

Lansing High School senior Emily Pollack is moving on to the National Shakespeare Competition regional round after winning the local competition held at ...

New roles for Lansing actors in “Hairspray”  Ithaca Journal

'Hairspray' performed at Lansing High School March 8-11.

Priest found inspiration on the putting green  Ithaca Journal

Priesthood was the last thing on golf enthusiast Ed Herzog's mind when he went to college.

Yoga on Lansing farm? Not such a stretch  Ithaca Journal

Local businessman and farm owner Christopher Grant sent a note that he has rebooted Indian Chimney Farm/The Alpaca Farm in Lansing this year into a ...

House of many names seeks new one  Ithaca Journal

Lansing property started as part of a land payment after Revolutionary War, and a home was first built starting in 1876.

New spur adds adventure to Lansing Center Trail system  Ithaca Journal

The new section is one-fifth of a mile in length and leads walkers to an ice cream shop.

How much? Tompkins County real estate transactions  Ithaca Journal

Real estate transactions for March 11-17. TOMPKINS COUNTY. Cayuga Heights. Johanna Gettinger sold 205 North Sunset Drive to Katherine M. Edmondson ...

2017 Best High Schools list: Did yours make the grade?

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 rankings of the Best High Schools both nationally and in each state.

A swim team wins without a pool  Ithaca Journal

At the beginning of this season, her teams had amassed a remarkable record of 368 wins, 56 losses and one tie. They had won the Interscholastic Athletic ...

31 Incredibly Successful People Who Went to Public School  SELF

President Donald Trump's proposed budget would cut $9 billion from the U.S. Department of Education—hurting American public school students in the process.

A year after leaving radio, Gus Ganakas is missed by Tom Izzo and Michigan State community  Lansing State Journal

In midst of March Madness, Tom Izzo and Michigan State community still struggle with Gus Ganakas' decision to leave broadcasting.

Michael Picciano | Obituaries |  Auburn Citizen

WEEDSPORT — Michael Picciano, 83, of Weedsport, passed away peacefully Friday evening, June 22, 2018, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his ...

Lansing Town Talk: Jam sessions at Flynn's  Ithaca Journal

Keyboard player Neal Massa couldn't make it and Marty Flynn was short a cook, so the Wednesday night jam session at Flynn's Roadhouse Café was off to a ...

These 20 high school seniors are receiving full-ride scholarships to UNC Charlotte  The Charlotte Observer

A group of 20 high school seniors were announced as recipients of UNC Charlotte's Levine Scholars Program. It awards each student with a full-ride scholarship ...

Pair of locals inducted into Wrestling HOF  Ithaca Journal

Former IC coach John Murray and Lansing High School grad Bob Zifchock inducted into Upstate NY chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

Kansan of the Year Laura Kelly: Colleagues, friends attest to governor-elects competitiveness, kindness  Leavenworth Times

Pleas from former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and others thrust Laura Kelly into this year's governor's race, where opponents in a three-way fight were outgunned by ...

A long journey from fourth-grade concerts  Ithaca Journal

Lansing piano player transitioned from the trumpet and returned home to teach a wide variety of aspiring musicians.

100 best public high schools in New York state: 4 CNY schools make the list

Three schools in Syracuse area make list of top 100 public high schools.

Lighting the stage for The Addams Family  Ithaca Journal

Pete Bosanko looked up from the pile of colored plastic “gels” he was sorting out on the stage floor and said “when we moved here in 2002, that was one of the ...

Lansing grandparents get twin treat  Ithaca Journal

Margaret and Marty Christopher, of Lansing, are the very proud grandparents of twin boys, Mason Christopher and Kyle Anthony Bionty, born Aug.

19 eateries cited for sanitary violations  Ithaca Journal

The Tompkins County Health Department cited 19 eating establishments in October for critical violations of state sanitation codes that could lead to food-related ...

New pastor finds his place in life in the priesthood  Ithaca Journal

Father Daniel Ruiz is the new parochial administrator for the Catholic parishes of All Saints in Lansing, Holy Cross in Dryden, and Saint Anthony.

They Loved Your G.P.A. Then They Saw Your Tweets.  New York Times

At Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Me., admissions officers are still talking about the high school senior who attended a campus information session last year for ...

Golf in the Southern Tier: Here are the best options for all skill levels  Press & Sun-Bulletin

The Southern Tier has long provided a bountiful potpourri of options for those who play golf. From old, tradition-steeped courses to relative newcomers to the ...

Section 4 Hall of Fame to welcome 19 members  Press & Sun-Bulletin

Nineteen inductees will be welcomed to Section 4's Hall of Fame on Feb. 27 at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. The Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 ...

Crestwood acknowledges possible leaks in proposed LPG storage in Seneca Lake mines  Press & Sun-Bulletin

An attempt to store liquefied propane gas in Seneca County salt mines faces further setbacks as the sponsors acknowledged there may be leaks.

Paul Richard Theroux (1922 – 2017) | David J. Theroux  The Beacon

I had the distinct privilege of delivering the eulogy (with my brother Gary) at the memorial *service* for my late father, Paul Richard Theroux, on Saturday, June 23, ...

It's Great to be Dake

It was, in many ways, a flashback to 5 years (and 1 month) ago. Lansing High School and Cornell University grad Kyle Dake entered the most prestigious ...

Groton defeats No. 11 Lansing in 100th minute

On the backdrop of a nearly set sun and a game clock dangerously close to completion, Groton sophomore Lauren Reeves found a ball at her feet and put one ...

Today in history: Liberace born in 1919 - News  Leavenworth Times

Today in History for May 16, 2019In 1919, pianist Liberace was born in West Allis, Wis.In 1920, Joan of Arc was canonized by Pope Benedict XV.In 1939, the ...

Section IV Girls Soccer Tournament 2017

We're talking playoffs in New York State high school athletics. The girls soccer brackets include Ithaca, Dryden, Spencer-Van Etten/Candor, Trumansburg, ...

New wide receivers coach switches up his game  The Ithacan

Wide receivers coach Reece Petty changes up his game as he transitions from coach Division I to coaching Division III football.

Cars We Remember: Midget Auto Racing: The builders, the drivers and the tracks  Leavenworth Times

Q: Greg, I enjoy your nostalgia columns and went to many midget auto races when I was young on the 1950s. I saw races in New York at Rochester War ...

Ambitious first-year students catch the research bug  Cornell Chronicle

Lindsay France/University Photography Arthur Campello '20 works in the Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics on a robot he designed and built himself ...

NSCAA High School All-American teams 12/12/2014  Soccer America

For the first time in NSCAA history, players hailing from the same school were named High School Players of the Year. Earning 2014 Fall High School Player of ...

Medical examiner: Chokehold triggered Eric Garners death  Leavenworth Times

Dr. Floriana Persechino detailed the findings in testimony Wednesday at New York Police Department Officer Daniel Pantaleo's disciplinary trial.

Bobcats push each other as Section's top vaulters

Emily Gallagher and Miya Kuramoto have been swapping the top spot in pole vault for years now, their names commonly changing positions between first and ...

Burkhart, Overhiser win state wrestling titles  Elmira Star-Gazette

Waverly freshman A.J. Burkhart and former Corning Hawks standout Jimmy Overhiser captured state titles Saturday night at the New York State Wrestling ...

'Forever Faithful' snapshots life at Lynah

The Big Red women celebrate their third ECAC Tournament championship in four years. They would add another in 2014. (Photo: Ned Dykes). "All that stood in ...

Is Stephen Curry Changing Basketball, or Just Owning It?  The New York Times

Purists are left to wonder if the Warriors guard is a unique talent, or a model for future N.B.A. offenses.

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