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What's on PAC-B? Nov. 28 to Dec. 4

Baldwinsville PAC-B, the public access cable channel 98 for Time Warner and channel 30 for Verizon FIOS, is available 24 hours a day to provide video and information of local interest. For the convenience of the public, the schedule of the next ten programs is aired on PAC-B TV at 9 a.m., noon, 3, 6 and 9 p.m. daily. The Baldwinsville Bulletin Board will air from midnight to 9 a.m. daily. For anyone that missed a program on TV, many of the programs are available on the internet. To access the previous videos online, a link is available at pacbtv.org.

Liverpool: Tulip Street neighbors worried about proposed Meyer Manor Apartments

Two dozen residents of the Tulip Street area north of the Thruway attended the Nov. 16 meeting of the Liverpool Village Board of Trustees to express their concerns about a 130-unit apartment complex proposed for their neighborhood.

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Clay budget includes 3.4 percent tax increase

Residents in the town of Clay will pay about 3.4 percent more in taxes in 2016, according to the budget passed Nov. 16 by the town board.

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Minimal tax increase in Salina budget

Taxpayers in the town of Salina will pay less than a dollar a month more in town taxes next year.

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Cicero tax levy jumps nearly 12 percent

While the Cicero Town Board won’t receive a raise next year, spending is up more than 9 percent in the 2016 budget, which the town board approved Nov. 18 in a 4-1 vote.

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LETTER: Dell thanks voters

To the editor: I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to the residents of Onondaga County who exercised their right to vote on Election Day and a special thank you to those of you who voted for me for county clerk.

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Lysander: Taxes to drop 21 percent in 2016

Budget passes 3-2

Despite pleas from councilors Bob Geraci and Roman Diamond to maintain a higher fund balance, the Lysander Town Board voted 3-2 to approve the 2016 budget Monday night.

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Article 78 filed against village

Several Baldwinsville residents have filed an Article 78 petition against the village of Baldwinsville’s board of trustees, claiming a resolution they issued allowing the North West Fire District to proceed with the construction of a fire station was improper.

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LETTER: Saraceni thankful to Lysander voters

To the editor: Dear Lysander residents, Thank you for supporting my candidacy for Lysander Town Supervisor. I would also like to congratulate Peter Moore and Bob Ellis, who were honored with the opportunity to serve on the board for the next four years.

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LETTER: Thanks from Ellis

To the editor: I want to thank the voters of the town of Lysander for your overwhelming show of support in the Nov. 3 election for Lysander town councilor.

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LETTER: Moore thanks voters

To the editor: I would like to thank the residents of the town of Lysander for going to the polls on Election Day and showing their support for myself and my running mates.

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LETTER: Venesky thanks Cicero voters

To the editor: I want to sincerely thank everyone in the town of Cicero who supported me in my campaign for town supervisor.

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Lysander Town Board clashes over incentive zoning

Despite the efforts of Councilors Bob Geraci and Roman Diamond to delay it, the Lysander Town Board has referred Marden Associates’ Melvin Farm incentive zoning application to the planning board, the zoning board of appeals and the Onondaga County Planning Board for review.

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VAN BUREN: Parks and rec department to purchase 16 ‘Knockerballs’

For those not in the know, Knockerball — also known as “bubble soccer” — is a sport in which players wear large, inflatable plastic bubbles and attempt to knock each other over. “So it’s like dodgeball — and you’re it,” Councilor Ron Dudzinski said at the Nov. 4 town board meeting.

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Voter turnout dismal

Experts blame lack of contested races in Onondaga County, voter apathy

Only about 25 percent of voters cast their ballots during the local elections, according to Democratic Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny.