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Tassone chats with Schumer about RR crossing

— “If CSX closes down Old Liverpool Road to make repairs at the crossing, it could be a problem because commercial vehicles are now banned from the [Onondaga Lake] Parkway,” White said.

The Parkway, also known as Route 370, is the main thoroughfare connecting the city of Syracuse with the northern suburbs, but Old Liverpool Road is now the favored byway for commercial vehicles. Commercial traffic was banned from the Parkway last year after several buses and trucks collided with the CSX railroad bridge that passes over the road at a height of 10 feet, nine inches.

Why CSX?

The CSX railroad got its three-letter name from two source RR systems and one colloquial abbreviation.

The C stands for the Chessie System, Inc. The S represents the Seaboard System RR. And the X is a shortened for of “express.”

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Steps and pepperoni

The Village Mall at 304 First St. had a new steel stairway installed during the first week of October, after its old cement stairs had collapsed.

Gino & Joe’s opened Oct. 15, at the corner of Old Liverpool Road and Electronics Parkway; 451-3177.

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