continued A 1908 book named “Past and Present of Syracuse and Onondaga County” by the Rev. William Beauchamp chronicles accounts of panthers hunted in the 19th century by farmers and Indians in the Cicero-Brewerton area near Oneida Lake.
Anyhow, Zimmer will speak about legends and lore from New York state’s oral traditions at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct.17, at Liverpool Public Library. She’ll discuss fairies, monsters, witchcraft and Iroquois mysticism. Zimmer is a professional storyteller and a member of the New York Folklore Society.
That same night, Thursday, Oct. 17, Syracuse Area Music Awards Hall of Fame vocalist Nancy Kelly sings and swings at Carnegie Café, at the Maplewood Inn, 400 Seventh North St., near the corner of Buckley Road. Admission is free; 451-1511.
Reggie’s Diner, presently located inside Lakeview Lanes, at 715 Old Liverpool Road, will be leaving that location at the end of the month. Owner Reggie West said he wasn’t told why he was asked to move. He’s now seeking a suitable spot to set up shop; 413-0323
Carol Files Sinesi’s signs popped up a week after Judy Tassone’s.
Sinesi, a social worker, is challenging Tassone’s hold on the Fourth District County Legislature seat. Sinesi’s lawn signs are green and blue with her surname in bright white block letters.
Sinesi is a Democrat, and Tassone is a Republican.