Editor, Skaneateles Press
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Joe Genco has been the editor of the Skaneateles Press since January 2013. He is originally from Clarence, N.Y. and graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications of Syracuse University in 2012.
Skaneateles town officials are optimistic that the former Stauffer Chemical Company property will be released for development this year.
The Skaneateles Board of Education voted to adopt its 2014-15 operating budget and spending plan at its April 8 meeting.
The Skaneateles Village Board of Trustees voted to approve its annual resolution with committee and other appointments at a reorganizational meeting held Monday, April 7. Mayor Marty Hubbard makes the appointments, with the approval of the village board.
Village officials took time to address recent emails, letters and calls expressing concerns about electric bills, at the April 10 Village Board meeting.
Board appoints search consultant
The Skaneateles Board of Education is back on the path toward finding a new superintendent for the district. The board voted to appoint Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES District Superintendent Bill Speck as search consultant for the superintendent hire, Tuesday. The board also agreed to interview a particular candidate early at Speck’s recommendation.
Starting this summer, Skaneateles residents will have a chance to buy and sell used items in a garage-sale-type setting in Austin Park. The new “Re-Market” will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first Saturday of the month, starting May 3, in the Austin Park Pavilion parking lot.
The Skaneateles Town Board will hold a work session at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 7 to further discuss a possible town hall move.
The village of Skaneateles has released its tentative operating budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year.
The Skaneateles School District will not need to make cuts or raise taxes above the state cap to balance the 2014-15 operating budget.
The halls and classrooms of Waterman Primary School were buzzing with activity on March 26 as Skaneateles teachers and students from all grades exhibited science, technology, engineering and math programs.