Each candidate speaks out on why they're the best for their potential position and what they plan to do if elected
Today is Election Day and long-time elected officials Tom Miller and Danny Leidka are out, making way for a new Fayetteville village justice and East Syracuse mayor. And in perhaps one of the most controversial local elections in recent history, Paul Whorrall and his Citizen’s Party team are taking on Manlius mayor Mark-Paul Serafin and his Vision Party candidates for their shot at new leadership in the village of Manlius. The only question is… who are you voting for?
Poll locations in East Syracuse, Fayetteville, and Manlius
The polls are open today from noon to 9PM on Fayetteville, 6AM to 9PM in Manlius, and from 10AM to 9PM in East Syracuse. Here is a list of polling locations by village:
Jeffrey Paul charged with two felonies and relieved of his duties
Madison County Sheriff’s investigators have arrested a long-serving Madison County Police Chief. Jeffrey Paul, 53, of Canastota, Chief of the Chittenango Police Department, was arrested this morning and charged with two counts of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree, a Class E Felony.
High school, middle school principals, curriculum coordinators set to retire
The Skaneateles Board of Education announced March 8 that it will not hire a new superintendent of schools this year, in part due to the retirement of four administrators in the district.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office recently executed search warrants in at the Village of Chittenango Police Department and Chittenango Village Offices as part of an ongoing investigation of Chittenango Chief of Police Jeffrey Paul.
In the wake of the Manlius village board’s discussions of the parking situation concerning the lot behind the 100 block of East Seneca St., the owner of the private lot, Mike Magley, wrote a letter to the planning board citing the village code and Ironwood and Café 119’s alleged violations concerning it. The planning board discussed the issue at its March 6 meeting and came to the conclusion that neither business was in the wrong by failing to present a parking plan when each respective owner appeared before the board.
Kim Amidon appeared in Pompey town court Tuesday night
Kim Amidon, of Lafayette, appeared in Pompey town court on March 5 after being accused of stealing more than $122,000 of bail and fine money the day before.
Sheriff’s deputies have identified Tyler Masters (22), of 7987 5 Road West, as the driver killed in this morning’s crash. This morning at approximately 3:30 am, Sheriff’s deputies responded to Route 91, just south of Bush Road, to investigate a one car crash. Deputies report that Masters was traveling south on Route 91 in a 1998 GMC Jimmy, when he drifted off the roadway and struck a tree. Rescue crews from the Pompey Hill Fire Department responded and paramedics pronounced Masters dead at the scene.
Town court clerk ends employment with the town after a “discrepancy” in funds
An investigation is underway for the Town of Manlius by the Onondaga County District Attorney’s office in the wake of the abrupt departure of former town court clerk Kim Amidon. Town Supervisor Ed Theobald said that the town was in the process of doing an audit for the court for 2011 this October. Government officials had just started the audit when they noticed some discrepancies, which they felt were big enough that the DA needed to be brought in.
Cazenovia man dead after accident
Chief of Police Eugene J. Conway reports that the DeWitt Police Department is investigating a single vehicle car crash that occurred early this morning.
Dylan Ursino has been missing since Feb. 13
Chief of Police Eugene J. Conway reports that the Dewitt Police Department is investigating the report of an endangered missing person. Dylan Ursino, 18 years old, was reported missing by his parents, who haven’t seen or heard from him since February 13th, 2013.
Nothing changes since last board meeting; business owners form merchants association
On Feb. 12, the Manlius Village Board held its first meeting since the announcement that Mike Magley, the owner of the parking lot behind businesses on the 100 block of East Seneca street, had been towing cars nearly every day. A standing room only crowd, packed with government officials, business owners and concerned residents waited for nearly an hour to learn that the board was still waiting for a completed appraisal of lot 14 in order to make an offer on the lot and take the first step towards solving the parking problem.
Mike Magley responds to the "Manlius Parking Problems" article with his second letter to the editor
The parking issue facing Manlius is not a result of who controls the Clancy-Magley Enterprises, LLC (“Clancy-Magley”) parking area. Parking is a premium in the Village of Manlius, as noted in the Jan. 22 Manlius village board meeting. Bella Cigna recently went through issues of parking, just as the newly opened Ironwood Pizza now faces. The parking issue is a matter of quantity, not of control.
Cazenovia schools will be closing at 1:30 p.m. today, Friday, Feb. 8, -- one hour early -- due to the anticipated winter storm forecast for the area.
Van Buren, Lysander to hold joint session at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Van Buren town hall.