A look back at Salina in 2012

— As we look back on the year 2012 in the town of Salina, let’s take this time to review some key events that happened throughout this year.   

In February, after two decades of service to Salina, Planning and Development Director Bernie English retired.

In May, Light 4 Life Candles began producing church candles again at the old Will and Baumer Candle Factory.

In July, the United Inn on Buckley Road was torn down. No official plans have been presented to what might replace it. 

In August, The Sisters of St. Francis broke ground on Buckley Road for a 96-resident facility for aging nuns. 

In September, the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation awarded the town of Salina a $2 million grant for sewer projects.

In October, the Lyncourt Fire Department held a ribbon cutting on their new training facility.

In November, the Express Mart, on the site of the former Northern Lights Mobil in Mattydale, opened their newest location.  Alongside the Express Mart is a Dunkin’ Donuts   

Please know that I am always available if you have any questions or concerns with Town matters. You can find us online at salina.ny.us.  You may stop by my office, call me at 457-6661, email me at supervisor@salina.ny.us or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

On behalf of the town board and all the employees of the town of Salina, have a happy and safe New Year!

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