News for Wednesday, April 10, 2013



Skaneateles BOE approves scope of capital building project

$22.7 million project will go to public vote in June

The Skaneateles Board of Education voted unanimously to go forward with a 22,675,621 capital bond project to do renovations to the middle school and high school at its April 9 meeting. The proposed project will include roof replacements, asbestos abatement, safety, security and energy efficiency improvements, most of which was deemed to be essential by the board.

First Presbyterian to welcome Delaney Brothers

Concert part of several 200-year anniversary events

Looking for a foot-stomping good time to bring spring into full swing?

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C-NS girls lacrosse rolls past Liverpool

Big first half keys Northstars' 15-8 win

In their latest chapter of a neighborhood rivalry, the Cicero-North Syracuse and Liverpool girls lacrosse teams battled it out on even terms for long periods of time, a charge from one side met a charge from the other side. But that all took place after the outcome was settled.

State parks need federal support

Letter to the editor.

Along the Lakeshore: April 10

Lots of ducks, the Loveless family, local cow milk

Along the Lakeshore column: April 10 edition.

Worried about the brewery project


To the editor: My name is Denyse Ledyard Montegut and my family is one of the oldest families in the town of Cazenovia. I own Fernwood, a house that was built by my relative Lambertus Wolters Ledyard in 1874. It borders on the proposed Empire Brewery project. I am writing because I believe that the village of Cazenovia should undertake the same level of careful consideration that L.W. Ledyard would have insisted upon before bringing a commercial venture into the heart of historic Cazenovia.

BOE schedules additional budget work session

The Cazenovia Central School District Board of Education will hold one last budget work session at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, in the high school auditorium.

CACDA, chamber of commerce to produce video promoting Cazenovia

The Cazenovia Area Community Development Association and the Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce are working on a joint project to produce a video promoting the quality of life that is enjoyed in the Cazenovia area. The video, which will be titled “Experience Cazenovia,” will illustrate the reasons that this is a wonderful place to live.

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Youth decorate Meals on Wheels lunch bags

B’ville Cares attendees (from left) Laci Bonnell, Adriana Fernandez, Haydon Chrysler, Austin Chrysler, (standing, from left) Zack Bonnell and Ravin Klint display bags they recently decorated, which were used to transport lunch for Meals on Wheels recipients.

COLUMN: Volunteer Connections - Help clean up B’ville in recognition of Earth Day

April is National Volunteer Recognition Month so here’s a big thank you to all of Baldwinsville’s many volunteers.

B'ville School District adopts $94 million budget

Public hearing on proposed budget scheduled for May 14

On April 8, the Baldwinsville Central School District Board of Education adopted a $94,992,417 budget proposal for 2013-14 with a tax levy increase of 2.9 percent, which is an increase of approximately $66.20 for a $100,000 assessed property value.

Milestones: Watertown’s first woman postal carrier retires

Joy Swensen, of Baldwinsville, retired from the Syracuse Social Security Office April 1.

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MPH student vies for international honors after winning local science fair

MPH student Olivia Sheppard's project on chemical reactions that occur in firefly proteins earned her top prize at the Central New York Science and Engineering Fair held March 24. The top two finishers from the fair won an all-expenses paid trip and invitation to compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, held this year in Phoenix, Ariz., from May 12 to 17.

Stirpe to host volunteer fair this May

Volunteering is an important part of what makes our community such a great place to live. Donating your time can sometimes be more valuable than simply donating money. When you volunteer, you are spending time enriching the lives of those less fortunate in our community.