Robin and William Lasher face 3 years probation, barred from owning animals
William Lasher, 47, and Robin Lasher, 48, each pleaded guilty to two counts of abandoning an animal in Lysander Town Court the evening of April 8. Judge Michael Bryant said the two could be sentenced to three years of probation, during which they would “forfeit the right to own or possess animals.”
Lysander Deputy Supervisor Melinda Shimer was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident and unsafe backing March 31.
State Police in Morrisville have arrested three teenagers and charged them with criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and trespassing in connection to the February incident in which a Cazenovia High School teacher found two homemade bombs outside of her house.
Dr. Craig J. Tice, an experienced administrator and current superintendent of Marcellus Central School District, was unanimously appointed the new Fayetteville-Manlius district superintendent by the F-M Board of Education on March 30. Tice, an educator with four college degrees and experience as both a teacher and administrator in districts such as Webster, Skaneateles and Marcellus, was approved for a three-year contract that includes an initial annual salary of $192,000. He will officially begin his new duties on July 1.
At around 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25, the Manlius Police Department responded to an accident involving a vehicle striking a pedestrian at the intersection of Route 92 and Route 173 in the village of Manlius.
Jay Steinhorst, a longtime assistant coach with the Cazenovia Lakers varsity football team, Monday night was approved by the school board to become the new head coach.
Two incumbent Trustees win reelection
Citizens in the village of Manlius have voted to approve a $10.8 million bond resolution to construct a new fire station on the corner of Enders Road and Route 92 in the town of Manlius. The unofficial vote after the March 18 election was 260 ‘yes’ and 234 ‘no,’ with 14 absentee to be counted.
Robin and William Lasher, the Fulton couple charged with abandoning their pets in the frigid woods of Lysander last month, pleaded not guilty to the charges in Lysander Town Court Feb. 25.
A Liverpool High School student has been arrested after assaulting another student Thursday morning, according to the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department.
Lysander town board votes to sell ice rink
Despite the rift between the “JAM” coalition and Republican councilors Bob Geraci and Roman Diamond, the Lysander town board is taking steps to sell the Lysander Radisson Community Arena. The board voted Jan. 5 to sell the arena to Rochester-based developer DHD for $550,000. The vote was unanimous, but Diamond voiced his disapproval of the town’s lack of notice before the sale.
Public comments turn ugly at Lysander town board
The public comment period at the Dec. 15 Lysander Town Board meeting turned into a shouting match over the Lysander Community Ice Arena and Councilor Melinda Shimer’s idea to remove board and public discussion from the minutes.
The Town of Manlius Police Department is currently investigating two residential burglaries that occurred on Nov. 18 and 19.
DeWitt Police Chief Gene Conway has been elected the next Onondaga County sheriff by an 8,000-vote margin over his opponent, Democrat Toby Shelley.
Wins over Beseth by about 1,000 votes
Democrat candidate Angela Epolito will remain in her office as DeWitt Town Clerk, winning the position against Republican opponent Karen Beseth by nearly 1,000 votes.
Twelve-term state assemblyman Bill Magee has declared victory in his election race against challenger John Salka in the 121st district – but the margin is so slim, and with more than 1,000 absentee ballots still to be counted, Salka is not conceding the race.