- State police arrest man for murder in East Lake Road domestic incident | 8 hours, 9 minutes ago
- Field hockey Lakers roll through F-M Tournament | 2 days ago
- CACDA announces annual fundraiser | 3 days, 8 hours ago
- School board approves revised selection classification policy, hears update on district AAPR plan | 3 days, 8 hours ago
- Cazenovia Central School District bus numbers and driver assignments announced | 5 days, 5 hours ago
- Town zoning board rejects Owera appeal, says winery must abide by stated hours of operation | 6 days, 4 hours ago
- Overflowing clothes recycle bin welcomes visitors to quaint Cazenovia | 6 days, 7 hours ago
State police arrest man for murder in East Lake Road domestic incident 8 hours, 9 minutes ago
Cazenovia Children’s House unveils new Windy Willow Playscape 6 days, 7 hours ago
Jazzing it up 6 days, 13 hours ago
- Field hockey Lakers roll through F-M Tournament
- School board approves revised selection classification policy, hears update on district AAPR plan
- Cazenovia football looks for another title run
- Youthful Bears to lean on athleticism in 2014
- Chittenango HS announces fall sports schedule
Lifestyle and Entertainment
- CACDA announces annual fundraiser
- Jazzing it up
- Madison County plans aerial spraying after additional EEE found
- Local spinners and fiber artists to compete in state fair
- Local five-year-old offers lemonade stand to raise money for childhood cancer this Saturday
Letters to the Editor
- Overflowing clothes recycle bin welcomes visitors to quaint Cazenovia
- Thanks from Special Olympians for fundraiser help
- Horrified by clear cutting of trees on East Lake Road
- Police chief proud of ‘Cops on Top’ fundraiser success
- Thanks to community from Friends of the library
- State police arrest man for murder in East Lake Road domestic incident
- Fenner town board looks at ADA polling requirements, illegal dumping issues
- Police arrest man who held large house party in Pompey
- Brian Tait funeral directing license suspended for six months
- Police chief warns Cazenovia residents to beware of new phone scam
- Town zoning board rejects Owera appeal, says winery must abide by stated hours of operation
- Empire Brewing Co. receives $200K USDA grant for farmstead brewery in Cazenovia
- Cazenovia, Nelson business projects recommended for $1.5 million in state funding
- Cazenovia town board continues public hearings on noise ordinance, special event permit
- Final version of proposed Western Gateway zoning law now online
New York State Police officers have announced the "domestic incident" on East Lake Road that has kept the road closed off all day was a homicide, and they have arrested 31-year-old Stephen Schumejda for the crime.
This year, the Cazenovia Area Community Development Association (CACDA) annual fundraiser will celebrate the third year of the Cazenovia Art Trail. The Art Trail opens Saturday, Oct. 4, and on Friday evening, Oct. 3, CACDA will present a gala opening reception for the Art Trail: “Eat. Drink. Art.”
The Cazenovia board of education last week unanimously approved a revision to the district’s athletic Selection Classification policy in an effort to make the policy clearer and better understood by students, parents and coaches. The revision, which kept the policy intact but clarified its administration, was the result of six months of discussions and the work of a special committee comprised of representatives of the various stakeholder groups on the issue.
The Cazenovia Central School District has announced the bus numbers and driver assignments for the 2014-15 school year.
ZBA also rules winery event tent is not a building and therefore cannot run events past approved hours
Owera Vineyards’ three-season event tent is not an indoor building, as the winery owners claim, but an outdoor facility; and all events held at the winery — whether in the tent or not — must abide by the prescribed hours of operation as approved by the town planning board in 2012, hours which are enforceable by the town. This was the decision of the Town Zoning Board of Appeals, issued Monday, Aug. 25, at the ZBA’s regular monthly meeting, in response to an appeal by Owera seeking to overturn a town zoning enforcement officer determination concerning allowable facility events.
Outdoor classroom is fruition of three-year community-supported project
After more than three years of work and vast amounts of community support, Cazenovia Children’s House last week officially unveiled its new Windy Willow Playscape — an outdoor play and learning area designed to incorporate academic curriculum and physical and social development for preschool and elementary school age children. Nearly 100 people — school students, parents, supporters, contributors, teachers, administrators and board members — came out Aug. 20 on a rainy evening to go on tours, play on the playscape and enjoy a dinner picnic.
Roger DeVore broadcasts ‘real, old-time jazz’ every week out of East Syracuse
Roger DeVore can remember hearing live jazz bands at his uncles' houses as well as many jazz records at his family’s home when he was just 5 years old, growing up in Ridgewood, New Jersey in the 1940s. His interest in the genre grew stronger as he got older, and he began visiting New York City nightclubs when he was as young as 16 to listen to the different jazz musicians who performed there.
Cazenovia village residents may have noticed there was a celebration of sorts going on last Friday at Cazenovia College, with blue and yellow balloons all over campus, music playing, Zac the Wildcat mascot walking around, students in neon yellow shirts everywhere and carloads of freshmen (and their parents) arriving and unloading furniture and boxes of dorm-room decorations. The smiles, hugs and little bit of nervousness visible on the college quad were all evidence that the college’s newest student — the class of 2018 — were moving in for the start of the new school year.
Side Hill Farmers, Kriemhild Dairy Farms also receive funding
Empire Brewing Co.’s farmstead brewery in Cazenovia — slated to open in spring 2015 — last week received a federal boost to its ongoing creation with the award of a $200,000 USDA rural development program grant. The money will be used toward the brewing, marketing and bottling of the company’s new line of craft beer containing ingredients from its Cazenovia farm.
League of Women Voters to host information meeting on upcoming redrawing of state legislative and congressional districts
The Leagues of Women Voters of Cazenovia and the Syracuse Metropolitan Area are co-hosting an informational meeting on Thursday, Sept. 18, concerning the plan to reform the manner in which state legislative and congressional districts are drawn in New York State.
Route 20 hotel, Owera Vineyards and Route 20 agri-tourism business all make the cut
The Central New York Regional Economic Development Council last Friday recommended three dozen business projects as top priority for $26.6 million in state funding as a way to bolster the region’s economic growth — and three of those projects, worth nearly $1.5 million, are either in or have direct ties to Cazenovia. There are also two major projects just down the road from Cazenovia in Hamilton.
Recent mosquito surveillance activities by Madison County have provided more evidence of Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEE). EEE was detected in two additional mosquito pools collected recently on Moore Road in the Town of Sullivan. A total of five mosquito pools in the Town of Sullivan have now tested positive for EEE. Due to the continued detection of EEE at this time, the chairman of the Board of Supervisors anticipates declaring a state of emergency on Monday, Aug. 25, in order to enact an agreement to conduct aerial spraying.
The Fenner Town Board had a short meeting last week, in which they discussed necessary changes to the town to conform to the Americans with Disabilities Act and a recent increase in illegal dumping.
Public comments on the proposed Village Gateway West zone have resulted in a much clearer and better law, now incorporating changes which attempt to alleviate many of the concerns that have been expressed — including noise, parking, protection of the lake, construction of new buildings, expansion of existing buildings and protection of historic character. I encourage everyone to take a look at the most recent draft on the village website.