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Red Mill Manor in Baldwinsville contains 32 senior independent living apartments with views of the Erie Canal and the Seneca River. (Rick Moriarty | rmoriarty@syracuse.com)

LOOK INSIDE: NEARLY 200-YEAR-OLD MILL BECOMES APARTMENTS: A Baldwinsville mill that operated for 175 years and then as a boutique hotel and banquet facility for another 16 years is set to reopen as waterfront living for seniors. Red Mill Manor on Paper Mill Island boasts 32 mostly efficiency apartments within an easy walk of the village center and featuring views of the Seneca River and Erie Canal Lock 24 of the state Canal System. Take a look inside. (Rick Moriarty photo)

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“Cocaine users are dropping dead from fentanyl”: Fentanyl, a potent synthetic drug, continued fueling an increase in opioid overdose deaths in Onondaga County during the first six months of 2021. The increase in opioid deaths comes on the heels of a record-breaking number of overdose deaths locally and nationally in 2020.

Friends, fans work to get CNY chef back in the kitchen: Kevin Gentile is optimistic he’ll be back running the kitchen at Daniella’s Fresh Seafood & Pasta House within a couple of months. But there are a few things he has to take care of first. Gentile, one of the top chefs in Central New York, suffers from a hereditary kidney disorder that led to the deaths of his father and grandfather. He recently had both kidneys removed and is on dialysis waiting for a donor so he can have surgery. Daniella’s owner Charlie Roman and Gentile’s many friends are doing what they can to help out.

Khalid Bey talks crime, Columbus and more: In a wide-ranging interview, Democratic Syracuse mayoral candidate Khalid Bey shared ideas on topics including policing, litter in the city, environmental sustainability and more. Bey answered questions from readers on Tuesday during a live Q&A broadcast on Facebook, hosted by syracuse.com | The Post-Standard. Watch the full video.

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NY ordered to continue religious exemption for health workers: A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction ordering the state to continue allowing health care workers to get religious exemptions from New York’s Covid-19 vaccination mandate, saying that the state mandate that excludes them “conflicts with longstanding federal protections for religious beliefs.”

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Looking Ahead

Our Lade Peace set for “invite-only” show: Canadian rock band Our Lady Peace, known for hits like “Superman’s Dead,” “Clumsy,” and “Somewhere Out There,” will perform an invitation-only concert next month in Syracuse. How can you score in invite? You have to win one from a local radio station.

A shot at success: A CNY man will appear on Discovery Channel’s “Master Distiller” series, a spin-off of its long-running “Moonshiners” series. “Master Distiller” is a competition show, with each episode pitting three distillers against each other in a contest to make certain styles of spirit. Chris Uyehara, the distiller at Last Shot Distillery in Skaneateles, will compete in an episode airing next month. While you’re waiting, you can try his whiskey locally.

Sports

Ex-Baldwinsville star picks Irish over Orange: JJ Starling, who grew up in Syracuse and attended Baldwinsville’s Baker High School for three years, has decided that he will spend his college basketball career at Notre Dame. The highly-rated four-star combo guard announced his verbal commitment Tuesday, choosing the Fighting Irish over a final list of schools that included Syracuse, Duke, Northwestern and Stanford.

  • Starling says bond with Notre Dame coach Mike Brey sealed the deal
  • SU target Maliq Brown reveals Top 5 schools; sets decision date

ACC Media Day: Boeheim talkes defense, shooters, the center spot: It’s nearly college basketball season. The Orange men’s team plays its first exhibition in two weeks, and the official season opener is less than a month away. Tuesday was ACC Media Day, and Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim had a lot to say about his players and what’s ahead this season. Here’s a look at what he said.

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