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Paw prints: Lumps and bumps

Community Columnist

Finding a lump on your dog is quite common, especially as they age.

Plowshares crafts fair celebrates peace, justice this weekend at Nottingham High

For thousands of years, this special season has promised peace, and for the past four decades the Syracuse Peace Council has risen to the occasion by hosting the annual Plowshares Craftsfair and Peace Festival.

Holiday traditions abound at Lorenzo

The opulence of a holiday-bedecked mansion, the jingling bells of Lamplit Farm horses, the sounds of live seasonal music, greetings from Father Christmas and the taste of wassail and homemade sweets are but a few of the outstanding delights “Christmas at Lorenzo” offers patrons this year.

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Project CAFÉ annual Toy Shop event approaches

With the holiday season fast approaching, Project CAFÉ is getting ready to host its fifth annual Toy Shop on Dec. 7 and 8 at Burton Street Elementary School.

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Thirteen women-run businesses breathe new life into Jordan

Linda Boehm is thrilled to be part of a growing community of women business owners in the village of Jordan.

Caz Winter Farmers Market returns this month

As in recent years, the Cazenovia Winter Farmers Market will be held at the American Legion Hall in Cazenovia the third Saturday of each month, November through April.

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Marcellus churches raise $3,672 for Habitat for Humanity's Interfaith Build

The fundraising totals are in for the sixth annual Habitat for Humanity Chicken BBQ, a joint effort of Marcellus’ four churches.

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Historic Octagon House of Camillus to open its doors

The Octagon House of Camillus will hold its annual Holiday Open House from noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 and 18. A community event where there is something for everyone, it helps start the holiday season in Camillus.

Paw prints: Be wary of your pet’s holiday diet

On Halloween, and for days after, many of us have an abundance of candy in our homes. Around holiday times, one of the most common problems seen at animal hospitals is poisoned pets.

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Marcellus churches host Habitat for Humanity BBQ Saturday

St. John’s Episcopal, St. Francis Roman Catholic, Marcellus First Presbyterian and Marcellus United Methodist Church have again formed a partnership to help with the current Interfaith Build of Syracuse Habitat for Humanity.

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Local CRIS volunteers ‘lend a hand’

“Lend A Hand Week,” which took place the first week of October, was a success.

Manlius Historical Society hosts Fine Arts & Craft Fest this weekend

The Manlius Historical Society’s 36th annual Fine Arts and Craft Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Manlius Village Center, 1 Arkie Albanese Ave.

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Rotary helps build raised planter for village seniors

The Cazenovia Rotary Club teamed up with Landscape Authority and Cazenovia Lumber to build a raised garden for residents of the Cazenovia Village Apartments, located at 24 Nelson St.

COLUMN: Gardening tips - Fall care for healthy lawns

Summer can be hard on our lawns. With much of the country suffering from extreme heat and drought conditions this past summer, many lawns took a beating.

Caz Village Board moves forward with plans for South Meadows

After months of consideration and a number of public hearings, the Cazenovia Village Board declared that the proposed development of 68 houses on approximately 48 acres on the easterly side of Number Nine Road (known as South Meadows) would not have a negative impact on the surrounding environment, and approved the zone be changed from R-30 to R-6.