- A committee’s thankless task | 2 hours, 12 minutes ago
- Planning board opposes zone change for new Circa location | 19 hours, 4 minutes ago
- School board approves emergency pipe repair project | 20 hours, 44 minutes ago
- Cazenovia library offers art program for kids | 22 hours, 12 minutes ago
- Hillcrest Jephson estate now protected under CPF easement | 1 day, 23 hours ago
- Village youth recreation program hopes to expand offerings, seeks community sponsors | 1 day, 23 hours ago
- Teen arrested for 2013 Lakeland Park graffiti completes punishment | 5 days, 20 hours ago
Planning board opposes zone change for new Circa location 19 hours, 4 minutes ago
Hillcrest Jephson estate now protected under CPF easement 1 day, 23 hours ago
Fire department battles chimney fire at Brewster Inn 5 days, 21 hours ago
‘Exercise stalker’ pleads guilty in town court 5 days, 21 hours ago
- A committee’s thankless task
- Bonavita captures figure skating silver medals at 2014 Empire State Games
- BOE to form task force to decide future of ‘selection classification’ policy
- Cazenovia’s Cudney wins national snowshoe race
- Chittenango’s Smith part of state bowling champs
Lifestyle and Entertainment
- Cazenovia library offers art program for kids
- Hillcrest Jephson estate now protected under CPF easement
- Village youth recreation program hopes to expand offerings, seeks community sponsors
- Peterboro to hold Gerrit Smith’s Annual Birthday Party
- Friends of Lorenzo to hold annual meeting, celebrate another year of success
Letters to the Editor
- Cazenovia Children's House thanks community for Chilly Chili support
- Community should oppose possible abolition of selection classification program
- Retaliation against students should be addressed by school board, administration
- Peggy’s Lot needs short-term parking for post office users
- Owera Vineyards owner responds to editorial and criticism
- Teen arrested for 2013 Lakeland Park graffiti completes punishment
- ‘Exercise stalker’ pleads guilty in town court
- Cazenovia police chief offers home burglary prevention tips
- Cazenovia man faces more charges for 2013 Fenner burglaries
- Police have graffiti incident lead, seek public assistance
- Planning board opposes zone change for new Circa location
- Fire department battles chimney fire at Brewster Inn
- 2014 Central New York Dairy Day looks to the future
- 2014 Winter Dairy Management Program coming to Morrisville State College
- Hamilton PCD announces small business grant funds available
Neighbor opposition spikes another village business proposal
Neighbor opposition to a proposed village business has claimed its second victim. The village planning board voted 3-1 at their latest meeting to oppose the zone change application of landlord Eric Burrell and restaurateur Alicyn Hart in their proposal to move Circa, Hart’s restaurant, from its current location on Albany Street down to 4 Chenango St.
Leak on Emory Avenue one of five in village water system
One part of a 150,000-gallon water leak in the village water system has been identified to be coming from a pipe on Cazenovia school property, causing the board of education on March 10 to approve an emergency repair project at a cost of about $60,000.
The historic Hillcrest Jephson estate on Ridge Road is protected by deed restrictions and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and now seven acres of the estate as well as the four buildings on the property have been preserved against future development through an easement that the current owners have donated to the Cazenovia Preservation Foundation. The easement means that the appearance of the landscape and exterior architecture of the estate buildings will remain unchanged for future generations.
Cazenovia’s popular Joint Youth Recreation Program is preparing for the 2014 season with a new adult supervisor, some new programs, a community service project and the opportunity for community businesses to support and participate in the program through sponsorships.
Investigation into December graffiti incidents goes cold
The 16-year-old Manlius teen who was arrested last summer after admitting his role in the Lakeland Park bathhouse graffiti incident has completed the punishments given to him by the Cazenovia court and, if he stays out of trouble for six months, the case will be dismissed and the fact of his arrest nullified from his record.
Guests of the Brewster Inn were minorly inconvenienced Wednesday night, March 5, when a chimney fire forced a building evacuation. Cazenovia volunteer firefighters arrived on the scene at approximately 10 p.m. where they saw flames coming out of the chimney, said Fire Chief Nick Enders.
Daryl Anthony remains out on bail, sentencing scheduled for May 21
Daryl T. Anthony, the man dubbed the Cazenovia “exercise stalker,” has pleaded guilty in town court to one count of criminal nuisance in the second degree and will be spending time in jail and on probation for his actions stalking women as they exercised on the streets of Cazenovia last summer and fall. Anthony, who appeared before Town Justice Timothy Moore on Wednesday, March 5, accepted a plea deal with the Madison County District Attorney’s Office in which he will receive 60 days in jail on a split sentence and three years of probation. He also waived his right to appeal.
In marking another year of achievement, President Casey Frazee and the trustees of The Friends of Lorenzo invite the public to attend the 39th Annual Meeting of the Friends of Lorenzo at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at the Lincklaen House in Cazenovia.
Susanna and David Harper receive Reister Award at board of directors’ annual meeting
Cazenovia’s Stone Quarry Hill Art Park had an excellent year in 2013 with more than 15,000 visitors, a new permanent sculpture by an internationally acclaimed artist and the recommendation to be added to both the State and National Registers of Historic Places, according to the SQHAP board of directors, which held its annual meeting on Feb. 27.
Dairy farmers and their advisors are welcome and encouraged to attend the upcoming 7th Annual 2014 Central New York Dairy Day program on Tuesday, March 11, at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown. To attend you must preregister by noon on Friday, March 7. The cost of $30 to attend includes buffet lunch.
Helena Rose Bonavita, a 10 year-old who attends fifth grade in Mrs. Slocums’ class at Cazenovia Middle School, has earned two silver medals at the 2014 Empire State Winter Games in Lake Placid, held February 5 through 8.
The Cazenovia board of education last week held another lengthy discussion about the district’s “selection classification” athletic policy. This time, while previous arguments both for and against the policy were often repeated, new ideas on how to refine the program also were generated and the board agreed to form a task force to study and ultimately amend the official policy.
High school senior beats international field in Vermont
On March 1, the best snowshoe races from the United States and around the world were greeted by sunshine and the beautiful mountains of Southern Vermont to compete in the 2014 Dion Snowshoes U.S. National Snowshoe Championships – and Cazenovia’s own Jeanette Cudney was among them, earning a prestigious victory.
‘We’re going to have to cut,’ Superintendent Dubik says
The Cazenovia Central School District budget for the 2014-15 school year currently has a gap of three-quarters-of-a-million dollars; and although the state legislature — which has not finalized the budget yet — typically replaces a portion of the education funding stripped by the governor’s budget, no matter what happens, Cazenovia’s district budget will come up short and some budgetary items will not survive.