It was Feb. 2, in the middle of the Syracuse Symphony’s Orchestra’s unsuccessful attempt to raise $1.7 million to save its 50th anniversary season. Our headline said it all: “SU should save SSO!”
What's in the Box?
On a hot, summer day there is nothing more satisfying than biting into a sun-ripened, thirst-quenching melon.
Local waters abound with varied and interesting species
Students in Cazenovia College’s recent summer course, “Creatures of the Shallows,” caught and identified more than 300 types of fish of 16 different species during their week-long exploration of the shorelines of Cazenovia waters last week.
Letter to the Editor
To the editor: We would like to thank you for your clear and concise article about the changes to our tax rate as a result of surprise changes in equalization rates by the State of New York. The state action shifted a portion of the tax responsibility from one town (Spafford) to the other towns in our district.
The Finger Lakes Land Trust on Sept. 7 announced that it has formally opened its Cora Kampfe Dickinson Conservation Area for public visitation. Located on the east side of Skaneateles Lake in the Town of Spafford, the 20-acre nature preserve features 1,300 feet of shoreline and a significant portion of the Staghorn Cliffs — a prominent lakeside landmark that is well known for its fossilized coral reef.
Amelia, our granddaughter, just turned eight years-old. She lives in San Mateo, Calif., with her mom and dad, her brothers, Aiden and Keevan, and her dog, Lillie.
Vanessa Langer was a New York girl, through and through. “Her favorite song was ‘New York, New York,’” recalled her mother, Liverpool resident Donna Marsh O’Connor. “There is actually a wedding video from a woman she used to work for where she and her boyfriend at the time were dancing to ‘New York, New York.’ She just loved the city.”
Local decorative artist restores 19th century schoolhouse one warm weekend at a time
Heather Bruno-Sears found the bones of an oxen in her front yard, a 1902 Indian-head penny by her front doorstep, a handmade glass marble in the interior dirt under the window, and a 19th century cast-iron toy pull horse in her garden. She’s not a treasure hunter, an intense antiquer or a “pawn star,” but rather a lover of historic buildings who is restoring a circa 1814 one-room schoolhouse in Spafford one warm weekend at a time.
Seven different roasters were marketing their beans in the Salt City, and the Near West Side, East Side, Eastwood, Downtown and North Side neighborhoods all boast their own roasteries (more than one, in some areas), each with their own personalities and defining characteristics.
Jeanne Dangle, superintendent of the Baldwinsville Central School District, has scheduled two public meetings this fall to receive community input regarding the budget for the 2012-13 school year.
Cazenovia Equipment Company unveils new headquarter location
Eleven months after a large fire claimed Cazenovia Equipment Company’s headquarters in Nelson, the new $3 million building in the town of Cazenovia was opened for business.
Local business owners and other residents heard from federal, state and county candidates for November election at a political breakfast held Tuesday at the Cavalry Club in Manlius.
Pierce Smith, editor of the Cazenovia Republican, filmed a quick trip he took around Cazenovia with his video camera the morning of Oct. 17.
Firenze also signs to join sister with SU soccer
For a long time, speculation had centered on whether Tyler Rouse, Baldwinsville's record-setting senior tailback, would make his way to an elite college football program. That speculation ended Tuesday when it was learned that Rouse would head to Boston College.
A Cazenovia couple spent their wedding night in jail last week after being involved in a bar fight at Henneberg Tavern and then resisting arrest when Cazenovia Village Police and Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the disturbance.
The first week of school brought a big surprise for one local middle school: on Friday, Sept. 6, State Education Commissioner John King visited Wellwood to talk with F-M Superintendent Corliss Kaiser and observe classes teaching the new Common Core curriculum, which was implemented last school year.
We’ve been hearing the trash talk for years now. You poor folks in the newspaper business. The Internet is eating your lunch.