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Skaneateles Festival announces Robinson Award recipient
August 12, 2022, 4:33 pm | Source
Since 2002, the Skaneateles Festival has sponsored the annual Robinson Award. This prize was established with the intent of honoring a high school student, age 13-18, who is an accomplished performer whose character, musicianship and community service reflects those treasured values of festival founders, David and Louise Robinson: enthusiasm and dedication to music of the […]

Historic Moment: Natural gas comes to Skaneateles
August 12, 2022, 4:30 pm | Source
January 1951, Frank Smith and John Bodecker from Associated Electric and Gas Corporation appeared before the village board of trustees to propose a franchise to deliver natural gas to village residents. The franchise would be with Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation. At that time the only gas fuel available was bottled gas (propane). Many village residents […]

Mannion announces $108,300 for legal aid organizations
August 12, 2022, 4:27 pm | Source
Senator John W. Mannion recently announced awards totaling $108,300 to support legal aid organizations in Central New York. The funding will help ensure everyone has access to proper legal services regardless of their income level.   The organizations Senator Mannion is assisting provide representation in court, immigration services, help for victims of domestic violence, as […]

Skaneateles High School Recognized as a 2021-22 NYSPHSAA School of Distinction
August 12, 2022, 4:22 pm | Source
SKANEATELES — It’s no secret that the Skaneateles community takes great pride in its athletic and academic programs. The strong relationships between student-athletes, teachers, and coaches have led to success both in and out of the classroom and have recently contributed to another prestigious honor. Skaneateles High School was named as a School of Distinction […]

Cazenovia College graduates wed
August 11, 2022, 4:41 pm | Source
Nicole Foster, daughter of Ms. Shawn Toombs, of Delmar, and Mr. Mark Foster, Sr., of Ballston Lake, N.Y., married Bryan Sperling, son of James and Sandra Sperling, of  Montgomery, N.Y., on May 29, 2022, at The Views at Mount Fuji in  Hillburn, N.Y. The ceremony was officiated by The Rev. Shawn Toombs and The Rev. Maribeth Eckenrode, […]

North Area Meals on Wheels celebrates 50th anniversary
August 10, 2022, 4:43 am | Source
NORTH SYRACUSE — In the summer of 1974, Linda Jackson received a call from Barbara Neevel, wife of Pitcher Hill Community Church Pastor Jim Neevel: would Jackson be available to cook for Meals on Wheels over the Fourth of July weekend? Jackson’s response was, “What’s Meals on Wheels?” By the end of that year, Jackson […]

Library Buzz: Join the Friends of the Baldwinsville Public Library
August 10, 2022, 3:06 am | Source
BALDWINSVILLE — We’re all friends of the library — people like you, your family members, your neighbors, and others in the community who support the library’s goals and services. But maybe you didn’t know that you can make it official. You can become a Friend of the Baldwinsville Public Library and know that you are […]

Onondaga County Legislators sound off on aquarium vote
August 10, 2022, 2:53 am | Source
ONONDAGA COUNTY — Last week, the Onondaga County Legislature narrowly approved a proposal to build a 600,000-gallon aquarium on Syracuse’s Inner Harbor. The 9-8 vote was a victory for Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon, who has advocated for the $85 million project for about a year. The Aug. 2 vote largely fell along party lines, […]

A new dawn: Baldwinsville pagoda mural restoration nearly complete
August 9, 2022, 4:55 pm | Source
BALDWINSVILLE — Around the Fourth of July, Marlene Slade noticed a change to a landmark near her home on East Dead Creek Road in the town of Van Buren. Curious and concerned, she wrote an email to the Messenger. “There is an old barn down the road from us that was here when we moved […]

Ann Ferro: Move it or lose it
August 9, 2022, 3:10 pm | Source
If you listen carefully, you can hear the admonition to get up and move everywhere. No more couch lizards … the pandemic is sort of over and you can now move past the softness of your sofa and the cold of your fridge to the wide world of movement. Isn’t it well known that exercise […]

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