The May 6 village board public hearing on the Empire brewery proposal was the most interesting and illuminating to date. After listening to Katleski’s presentation and then reviewing all the studies, drawings, photos and other new information in the planning board’s Empire Brewing Company files, our conclusion is that all the major concerns and issues raised in the past three months have been more than adequately addressed, and this project will be a benefit to the community.
Editorial about the fire siren issue in Skaneateles
Nature preservation areas are a public asset, but it wouldn't be hard for people to misuse the privilege of having access to this land.
This time of year the Skaneateles School District and village government are trusted with the task of coming up with a responsible and balanced budget.
It has been a hectic year for the Skaneateles Central School District. Due to a wave of retirements in the past three years, the district currently needs to hire a long-term replacement for the superintendent of schools position, the middle school and high school principals and two of the secondary curriculum coordinators.
Volunteer fire departments across New York State will open their doors to local residents Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28, as part of the third annual RecruitNY statewide volunteer firefighter recruitment effort, which coincides with National Volunteer Week.
The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office has reported an increase in vehicle break-ins at various fitness center parking lots throughout Onondaga County.
Lori Bresnahan was among the best. A dedicated parent, she loved her daughter, whom she adopted from China. She cared for her aging mother. She was passionate about her career as a school librarian, having worked in the Liverpool schools for several years, bringing such celebrations as Chinese New Year to the school and inspiring a love of reading in her students. Lori died terrified and in pain. She deserved so much better.
The Feb. 25 board of education meeting was replete with discussions on important issues such as budget, attendance and student safety, which we reported on this week. The board’s decision to revisit and review its new attendance policy was especially interesting — and one with which we can’t help but disagree.
Three years ago, the Liverpool Central School District eliminated foreign language, also referred to as Languages Other Than English (LOTE), in seventh grade in order to save money. The move was a mistake.
The village board’s recent actions increasing parking fines, making enforcement more stringent and actively pursuing parking violators delinquent on paying their fines is an appropriate and laudable act, and one that was probably long overdue.
Just because you can say something doesn’t mean you should.
With the NY SAFE Act, Gov. Cuomo and the state legislators have answered the call for more gun control, however this legislation is misguided.
There’s no excuse to keep your pets unaltered. The Animal Alliance of Greater Syracuse, based in Liverpool, is the recipient of a $20,000 grant from the Central New York Community Foundation that will allow the organization to to purchase start-up equipment for a mobile spay/neuter clinic, which will move around to various city locations altering both dogs and cats belonging to low-income residents. And they’re not alone. The CNY SPCA also received a grant for low-cost spaying and neutering. This grant applies only to residents of the 13211 zip code and is good for 2013-14. All surgeries will take place at the CNY SPCA on East Molloy Road.
Mentors are making a difference here in Baldwinsville through a unique partnership between the Baldwinsville Volunteer Center and the Baldwinsville Central School District.