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Medical Marijuana dispensary could come to Erie Boulevard

A former furniture store on Erie Boulevard East in Syracuse could become a medical marijuana dispensary in the near future.

Cazenovia Equipment Company holds annual ‘Feed the Gator’ food drive

Cazenovia Equipment Company is holding its second annual “Feed the Gator” food drive during the month of June. The company is accepting donations of non-perishable food items at each of its nine New York State locations, with the goal of filling the bed of a John Deere Gator utility vehicle at each location. The food collected at each location will be donated to the nearest local food bank to be distributed to people in need.

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Brian Tait loses funeral director license, registration for funeral home

Cazenovia funeral home director Brian Tait has had both his funeral directing license and the certificate of registration of the Tait Funeral Home revoked by the state department of health, and he must surrender both to the department in 60 days, a Department of Health spokesperson has verified.

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Cazenovia Golf Club builds new practice range

Local residents driving down Route 92 in Cazenovia have seen for many weeks past an 11-acre swath of land by the intersection with West Lake Road shorn of trees and made into a large dirt field studded with golf flags. This is not the start of some new housing development or business track, but the location of the Cazenovia Golf Club’s new practice range.

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Suiting up: ESM educator to take part in space academy

Wins scholarship through Honeywell to become efficient STEM teacher

Molly McGarry, a teacher at East Syracuse Elementary, will soon be “taking off” to space academy in Huntsville, Ala., to learn about what it takes to be an astronaut and bring back what she learned to her students.

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Cicero Community Festival returns for 23rd year

It simply isn’t summertime without the Cicero Community Festival. Regardless of what the weather is doing, the Greater Cicero Chamber of Commerce and Drivers Village are hosting the annual celebration of local businesses Friday, June 12, and Saturday, June 13, behind Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Route 11. This year’s theme is “Let the Good Times Roll.”

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Proposed scrapyard a giant step backwards for Onondaga Lake

I need your help. More precisely, I need your voices. n mid-May 2015, the sale of the former Roth Steel scrapyard, located at 800 Hiawatha Blvd. in Syracuse, was approved by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Margaret Cangilos-Ruiz to a Canadian company, American Iron and Metal Company.

Riccelli application ‘incomplete’

Cicero town code doesn’t allow for asphalt plant

Riccelli Enterprises has encountered another hurdle in its efforts to build two concrete plants on Northern Boulevard. The Cicero Planning Board voted Monday that Riccelli’s application was “incomplete” because the town code does not allow for facilities that manufacture asphalt.

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Fayetteville Farmers’ Market opens for the season

On Thursday, June 4, hundreds of market-goers came out to Fayetteville Town Center to see what is in store from their favorite local farms and businesses at the weekly Fayetteville Farmers’ Market.

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Hoehner named general counsel of Loretto

Cazenovia native Holly Hoehner has joined Loretto as vice president and general counsel in charge of legal. Hoehner will also serve as corporate compliance officer for Loretto.

JCC’s senior kosher dinners have started up again

The Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center of Syracuse’s Monday evening senior kosher dinners will kick off for the summer started on June 1. The weekly dinners are held on Mondays at 5 p.m. and feature a hot, nutritious and well-balanced kosher meal.

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OCC’s Chief Diversity Officer earns “Most Powerful and Influential Woman Award”

Onondaga Community College’s Eunice D. Williams has been selected to receive a “2015 Most Powerful and Influential Woman Award of the Tri-State Area.”

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Manlius resident featured on cover of national financial magazine

Receives No. 1 spot for the nation’s top 20 program managers

Paul Restante, resident of Manlius and managing director of Community Bank Wealth Management Group, has been named to the top spot of Bank Investment Consultant magazine’s list of the nation’s top 20 program managers.

AAGS partners with DeWitt animal hospital-shelter to help ill and injured pets

Animal Alliance of Greater Syracuse (AAGS) and Dewitt Animal Hospital-Shelter are joining forces to help homeless animals with significant yet treatable medical conditions return to health and get adopted.

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Fayetteville Village Apartment project makes changes to original plans

At the May 27 meeting of the Fayetteville Board of Trustees, representatives from the Fayetteville Village Apartment project presented changed plans for the proposed housing development at 547 E. Genesee St. in Fayetteville that is aimed toward “empty nesters and young professionals.”