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Boards: Lysander receives grant

Lysander will receive $90,000 to use toward Canton Woods Senior Center.

Supervisor Barry Bullis applied for a Community Development grant for the senior center to use for furnace replacement and repairs. The town has to match 25 percent of the monies.

Community Development grants are available to municipalities with eligible zones, which are dependent on income. In Lysander, there are no eligible residential zones, but Bullis was able to apply for the funds for the senior center, even though the center is located in the town of Van Buren.

"All we have is Canton Woods, so why not help out our seniors," Bullis said.

Van Buren is using Community Development grants to make road and drainage repairs in Seneca Knolls.

EDR presents to village

Environmental Design and Research will give a presentation to the village board at the Nov. 15 meeting regarding potential plans for the old Harrington Firehouse and the lot that surrounds it. After reviewing EDR's proposal, village officials will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Nov. 20 at the village hall for business owners and residents affected by the project.

GBCC moves forward with winter events

The village of Baldwinsville is partnering with the Greater Baldwinsville Chamber of Commerce for several events being held this winter at Mercer Park. On Jan. 26, a polar bear plunge, a chili cook-off, bon-fire and fireworks will be some of the activities that participants can enjoy. On Jan. 25 a snow ball semi-formal dance will be held at Mohegan Manor. Stay tuned for more information.

Neighborhood advisory meeting

The next village neighborhood advisory meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at the village hall. All residents are welcome to attend and share ideas.

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