by Nicole Reitz Rachel Gates, owner of Meadow Gates Farm in Hannibal, has a passion for riding horses and helping others. So she decided to combine the two. Gates recently began offering therapeutic riding lessons for people with disabilities at her farm. Therapeutic riding is a program that provides structured horseback riding sessions to children(…)
by Rita Hooper This week, an era came to an end in Hannibal. After 53 years, Dr. Arena has closed his office door for the last time. Doc Arena moved to Hannibal in November of 1959 and has faithfully maintained his medical practice to those of us in the Hannibal area. When he first came(…)
by Rob Tetro Hannibal cross country coach Dan Pawlewicz has his teams off to another tremendous start. Last Saturday, all of his teams took part in the 61st annual Baldwnsville Invitational. The boys varsity team earned another first-place finish. The girls varsity team finished in eighth place while Hannibal’s boys junior varsity team earned a(…)
by Rita Hooper “For Brave Men and Adventurous Women,” a play written by Hannibal resident John Donohue about the famous Yukon Gold Rush will be performed at St. Clare’s Theater, 812 N. Salina St., Syracuse, Saturday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. Tickets are discounted if you’re in costume. What was Hannibal like in the times(…)
by Rob Tetro Members of the Hannibal varsity football team knew they had their hands full when they traveled to Skaneateles Friday. Despite being heavy underdogs, the Warriors hung tough with Skaneateles during the first half. Skaneateles, however, outscored the Warriors by 14 points to help the Lakers pull away for a 49-14 win. Early(…)
The Hannibal Central School Class of 1983 is planning its 30-year reunion. Organizers have created a web site but need e-mail addresses and contact information. Those seeking more information may send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hannibal Historical Society will begin its 2012-2013 program season Monday, Sept. 24 at the Hannibal Community Center, located across from the firehouse on Oswego Street in Hannibal. The historical group will meet at 6 p.m. for a business meeting, followed by the evening’s program, which will begin at 7 p.m. Kirk Coates, an adjunct(…)
by Rita Hooper I have an early deadline this weekend so hope I haven’t missed any news. If I have, look for it next week in The Valley News. Tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 16, Oswego County Democrats will be holding their annual steak bake and corn roast at Scott’s Pond. There will be a county golf(…)