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Canal Day set to return in DeWitt
August 3, 2021, 3:23 pm | Source
TOWN OF DEWITT – The 52nd Canal Day is scheduled to return to Ryder Park from 3 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7. Due to COVID-19-related restrictions on large group gatherings, the annual tradition did not take place as it normally would have. In lieu of the usual gathering, videos and photos posted to the […]


New dog park opens in Fayetteville
August 3, 2021, 3:17 pm | Source
VILLAGE OF FAYETTEVILLE – A morning ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opened Fayetteville’s Do Good Dog Park to the public on July 30. Located just outside the village limits, the enclosed amenity for canines is part of Duguid Park, a multi-use, roughly 30-acre piece of land largely covered in forest. Bolstered by funding provided by Assemblyman Al […]


East Syracuse deputy mayor to step down
August 3, 2021, 3:13 pm | Source
VILLAGE OF EAST SYRACUSE – East Syracuse’s deputy mayor announced on Aug. 2 that she plans to step down from the village board at the end of the month. Kimberly Liedka, whose only four-year term would have ended in November, has decided to expedite the process by removing her name from the ballot for the […]


Ann Ferro: Gowned up and Wrinkle Free 
August 3, 2021, 3:13 pm | Source
“I enjoy ironing.”  Who said that?  A voice among the four woman with wine glasses spoke up. Oh, yes, it was me. With apologies to my English teacher who would readily point out that the last sentence should be, “It was I”, I confessed a guilty secret passion.  Ok, so it isn’t passion. At my […]


Packed house on solar moratorium; Vote on proposed delay expected Aug. 11
August 3, 2021, 3:06 pm | Source
TOWN OF MANLIUS – Dozens of Manlius residents came out last Wednesday to voice their opinions on the town’s proposed moratorium on commercial solar arrays. In a public hearing that lasted more than three hours, the crowd appeared to break down into three camps: those that oppose the moratorium and want climate action immediately; those […]


New Woodstock Library debuts ‘Fire and Ice’ exhibit
August 2, 2021, 6:54 pm | Source
CAZENOVIA — On Aug. 1, the New Woodstock Free Library debuted “Fire and Ice,” an art exhibit featuring arctic photography by Jerry Weimar and fired glasswork by Shauna Walsh Watkins. An artist reception will be held on Thursday, Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. Weimar is an Adirondack 46er — a hiker […]


Cazenovia library receives CNY Community Foundation grant to continue Dolly Parton Imagination Library
August 2, 2021, 6:44 pm | Source
CAZENOVIA — This past spring, the Cazenovia Public Library (CPL) received a $10,000 grant from the Central New York Community Foundation to fund the continuation of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library (DPIL) of Madison County. The DPIL is a book-gifting program that mails free, high-quality books to children up to five years old, regardless of […]


Cazenovia Laker finishes 11th in the Boys 2,000-meter Steeplechase at Nationals
August 2, 2021, 6:36 pm | Source
CAZENOVIA — Last month, recent Cazenovia High School graduate Jared Smith (Class of 2021) competed in the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation’s 30th Outdoor Nationals. Presented by Nike, the high school national championship drew America’s top track & field talent to the famed Hayward Field at the University of Oregon from June 30-July 3. On the […]


Area Police Blotters July 12 — 26
August 2, 2021, 6:26 pm | Source
Madison County — Cazenovia Police Department Found: Money at the municipal building. Contact the Cazenovia Police Department at 315-655-3276 to claim. Reminder: Due to potential damage to property and shorelines during the current high water conditions, Cazenovia Lake is a NO WAKE ZONE until the water subsides. Madison County Sheriff’s Office Arrests: Matthew D Hynes, […]


DeWitt board reflects on I-81 project
August 1, 2021, 6:09 pm | Source
TOWN OF DEWITT – In response to this month’s release of the draft environmental impact statement for the planned Interstate 81 project, the DeWitt Town Board discussed the possibility of crafting a unifying message to state and federal transportation departments. The current layout of the project entails the demolition of a 1.4-mile viaduct that runs […]


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