I’ve had so many experiences over the past two-and-a-half years that I never imagined having — all without venturing too far from my hometown of Cazenovia.
You may not have known that up until just recently, the village of Fayetteville did not own Brooklea Drive.
The Fayetteville Village Board gave Tom Miller, the village justice for the past 12 years, a proper send off on Dec. 17
The Fayetteville Village Board is entertaining a proposal to lower the speed limit in a good portion of the village from 30 mph to 25 mph.
A massage therapist who lives and works in DeWitt has been charged with three counts of forcible touching and one count of sexual abuse in the third degree.
Calypso Ford says her new store, “Survival Adventure to Apocalypse,” is not just for the coming end of the Mayan calendar on Dec. 21 which some are calling the end of days.
Vince Giordano, owner of Sno Top in Manlius, was presented with the 2012 Forrest Mock Person of the Year Award on Nov. 10.
Local towns and villages jump-started the holiday season with Christmas tree lighting events.
The Jewish Community Center of Syracuse held the first of five public lighting events on Monday.
The DeWitt Town Board voted 5-2 last night to pay Josall Syracuse Inc. $99,242 to fix the roof and shore up the structure of the parks maintenance facility located at 5889 Butternut Drive.
L. & J.G. Stickley, Inc. of Manlius has a new president.
Tops Friendly Markets has entered into an agreement with the Farrugia family to acquire three Big M supermarkets located at 227 E. Main St. in Elbridge, 9 Mechanic St. in Jordan and 3385 Main St. in Mexico.
For more than 30 years, Fayetteville-Manlius seniors have relied on F-M FISH volunteer drivers for rides to medical appointments. And now, a group of volunteers is rolling out a similar program in DeWitt.
The Kirkville Fire Company will be able to purchase some much-needed equipment thanks to the efforts of three volunteer firefighters.
Cazenovia High School Chamber Choir spreads holiday cheer
For most of the year, there’s a pile of Santa hats stowed away in the choir room at Cazenovia High School — they come out of hiding every December so members of the school’s Chamber Choir can don them when they sing at various spots around Cazenovia.
The Holiday Symphonic Spectacular set for Dec. 14 in Syracuse will be much more than a holiday pops concert.
Daniel Meyer, owner of Meyer's Towing, is the winner of the 2012 Order of the Towman Award sponsored by American Towman.
Greg Avellino is thankful for the East Syracuse Minoa school community.
Debate ensued when the Fayetteville Village Board opened a public hearing on the proposed rental law Monday, Nov. 19. About 20 residents attended and about half of those residents spoke.
The annual Marcellus Starlight Tree Lighting is drawing near.
Mayor says law doesn't address issues of noisy dogs, roosters
The Fayetteville Village Board is having second thoughts about a local law that limits pet ownership to three dogs, three cats and three rabbits.
Three residents voiced their concerns about a proposal to further limit parking on Halton Road at the Nov. 12 DeWitt Town Board meeting.
The Manlius Town Board approved a $12.93 million spending plan for 2013 at its Nov. 14 meeting. The plan includes a tax rate increase of 18 cents per $1,000 assessed valued — up to $4.77 from $4.59 — and represents a 4.74 percent increase in spending from 2012.
Outgoing Manlius Parks and Recreation Director Kristen Hansen said she came forward about what she saw as inappropriate behavior by Mayor Mark-Paul Serafin in hopes that others might too. Well, someone has.
The Stickley Factory in Manlius was evacuated today when smoke got into the building from the outside.
Linda Boehm is thrilled to be part of a growing community of women business owners in the village of Jordan.
The Freedom of Espresso in Fayetteville is open for business after a small fire caused by beans roasting in the shop's coffee oven.
Two Syracuse teens have been charged with first-degree attempted robbery in connection with a drug deal that took place in the Fairmount Wegmans parking lot Friday.
The DeWitt Town Board was not ready to vote on a $17.6 million spending plan with a slight tax rate increase for 2013 following a second budget hearing Monday night.
Taxes are on the decline in the towns of Marcellus and Elbridge.
A longtime public servant in Camillus is being honored with his own trail at Camillus Erie Canal Park.
The Fayetteville-Manlius Board of Education is considering a proposal to begin offering four foreign languages a year earlier at F-M — in seventh grade instead of eighth.
The Solvay-Geddes-Camillus Kiwanis Club will soon deliver some 2,000 toys to 15 locations — including five church food pantries, Head Start Schools, Eastern Farm Workers, needy school groups and church outreach programs. Marine Toys for Tots will provide 1,400 of those toys and 600 toys will come from other community sources.
Syracuse Democrat Sam Roberts will return to Albany for a second two-year term.
Manlius Town Councilor Sandy Schepp has won the race for Onondaga County Clerk.
Republican Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle left Onondaga Free Library after casting her vote today feeling optimistic.
David Tessier was not your average code enforcement officer.
The fundraising totals are in for the sixth annual Habitat for Humanity Chicken BBQ, a joint effort of Marcellus’ four churches.
For the fourth straight year, Jordan community members will come together on Thanksgiving Day to help put food on the tables of others.
The Town of DeWitt celebrated its new status as a Tree City USA Friday by planting a tree outside the David G. Klim Learning Center, located within Springfield Gardens off Thompson Road.
Following 2012’s redistricting, Valesky will represent the 53rd District, which includes the bulk of the city, the southeastern corner of Onondaga County, all of Madison County and two towns in Oneida County.
State Sen. John DeFrancisco is running for reelection to his eleventh term.
Helen Kiggins Walsh is no typical candidate for village trustee.
Town of Camillus residents voted 332-153 in favor of the town board’s proposal to enter a 40-year lease agreement with OCWA during a town-wide referendum yesterday
The Second Annual Sarah Smiles PHun-Raiser for Pulmonary Hypertension will be held from noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Camillus Elks Lodge, 6117 Newport Road.
Eagle Hill Middle School students were evacuated from the building earlier today because of a possible bomb threat. Students were allowed back inside about an hour later after a search by Manlius Police deemed the building safe.
La Rae Martin-Coore is more than an example for the girls of Fayetteville-Manlius High School’s A Better Chance program.
It's not often that teams from neighboring schools get to come out on top on the same day.
DeWitt Police responded to reports of an injured woman running down the street in her underwear near Lyndon Corners today.
The Manlius Town Board proposed a $12.93 million preliminary budget for 2013 that calls for a 2-percent tax rate increase at Wednesday night’s regular board meeting.