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Library focus: Check out BPL at the farmers market

Summer is really firing up now. The farmers market is back in business at its new location at the VFW on Route 370. We hope you’re stopping by our booth to find out what we’re up to and to pick up great bargains in music, movies and books that had to move on so we could add the latest and greatest for your listening, watching and, of course, reading pleasure. Best of all, get your produce, have a snack and top off your evening with a rousing round of trivia at the library!

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Baldwinsville History Mystery: Do you know anything about this picture?

The above dissolutions had to do with three one-room schools in the town of Lysander. Do you know where they were located and why they received this order?

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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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DEC sends permit: Manlius swans can hatch eggs

Cygnets will begin to hatch over the course of the next week

After a long battle, Manny and Faye — the famous mute swan pair at the Manlius Swan Pond — will be able to legally hatch their cygnets.

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A story of love and healing: Native American tribes bond over Cazenovia wedding

Event ‘helps to heal the old wounds of the relationship between the Oneida and Onondaga Nations’

When Neal Powless and Michelle Schenandoah first met as young teenagers, they did not know they would fall in love or that, 27 years later, the deep historical connections between the Oneida and Onondaga Nations would be tied to their love affair. The children of prominent families of two different Iroquois tribes, their story is reminiscent of other star-crossed lovers from nearly 200 years ago from the same tribes, who died in the lake trying to run away together, and whose death has been the basis of legend ever since. The Powless-Schenandoah wedding and attendant ceremonies consecrated this past weekend on the shores of Cazenovia Lake have bridged this centuries-old tribal rift.

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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.

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MPH Sophomore Violinist to Perform with Moscow Ballet

Manlius Pebble Hill School sophomore violinist Jeongyoon Han will soon be adding another remarkable achievement to her long list of accomplishments. On Dec. 13, 2015, Han will perform with The Moscow Ballet for their "Wunderkind Program" at the OnCenter.

Class of 2017 to hold ‘Color Run’ fundraiser

On Sunday June 7, the Cazenovia High School Class of 2017 will host a color run as a fundraiser.

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Yellow Brick Road Casino officially opens in Chittenango

More than 1,000 people stood in line, in groups, in the parking lot of the new Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango Tuesday waiting for the area’s newest tourist attraction to officially open its doors. Some people started lining up at 11 p.m. Monday night in order to be the first ones inside the casino.

Cazenovia Rowing Club hosts annual learn to row event

As part of the national Learn to Row Day, the Cazenovia Rowing Club will be hosting a three-hour Learn to Row workshop from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 6 at Gypsy Bay Park.

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Riester sculpture unveiled at Burton Street Elementary School

Burton Street Elementary School students, staff, parents and guests saw the unveiling of a new addition to the school’s sculpture garden last week — an original creation by local artists Dorothy Riester and David Harper.

Village of North Syracuse to offer youth summer day camp

Children ages 5 to 14 are invited to participate in the North Syracuse Summer Day Camp Program. This fun-filled program is licensed through Onondaga County and will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for seven weeks, from June 29 to Aug. 14.

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NOPL news: Learn about the basics of birding

NOPL will offer the public an opportunity to view a variety of local birds and learn more about birding as a hobby when it hosts the workshop “Intro to Birding” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, at NOPL @ Cicero and again at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, July 2, at NOPL @ Brewerton.

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LIVIN' IN LIVERPOOL: Heid’s food trailer due at Jazz Fest; new tram due at OLP

Heid’s of Liverpool, our world-famous hot dog stand, now operates a handy-dandy new mobile food trailer that peddles franks and snappys at area festivals.

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LETTER: Support the Northwest Family YMCA

To the editor: When the Northwest Family YMCA opens its doors at 5:30 a.m. Monday, June 8, it will be a historical moment for Greater Baldwinsville. This new Y will strengthen our community for generations to come.