Monds scores with 10 seconds left on controversial tally
Jayanna Monds was offsides by several yards, as far as the Cazenovia girls soccer team was concerned. Westhill, on the other hand, thought that Monds had perfectly timed her run. The only thing that matters was that no whistle was blown. And Monds, with just 10 seconds to play in overtime, put home the decisive goal as the state Class B no. 3-ranked Warriors edged past the state no. 8-ranked Lakers 3-2 in Saturday's regular-season finale.
McLaughlin nets four goals for Lakers in 5-0 romp
Safe to say, the Cazenovia field hockey is eager to enter the post-season again. Carrying with it the burning memory of its overtime defeat to Pierson/Bridgehampton in last November’s state Class C final, the Lakers have gone through a 2014 regular season that’s included plenty of tests, but also some impressive all-around efforts.
Caz football continues domination over Indians
If ever there was a time for the Cazenovia football team to piece together its most complete effort of the season, it was now. With the Class B East division championship on the line, the Lakers went to Oneida Friday night and reminded everyone why it was the reigning Section III Class B champions, setting a season-high point total and smashing the Indians 64-18.
The Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce has announced its first annual Fall Festival is scheduled for Friday Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25. This is a community event for Cazenovia, New Woodstock, Erieville and Nelson. Everyone is invited to participate.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
To the editor: I am writing this letter in support of Tom Driscoll for the Cazenovia Town Board. The town board and the community will benefit from Tom’s continued service.
Rowles, Neal both break course record in rain
Even with Clara Rowles breaking a course record at the Skaneateles Polo Grounds, the Cazenovia girls cross country team could not snatch the OHSL Liberty National division regular-season title away from those other Lakers.
For the first time in about six months, the Cazenovia Village Board of Trustees monthly meeting had no controversial topics on the agenda, no public hearings and no crowds of concerned spectators filling the board meeting room. Instead, the board discussed much simpler local issues such as an update on the progress of the Creekside Planned Development District, water line extension requests, approving an inter-municipal agreement with the town over proposed fire department training, resident concerns about a poor street paving job and a resignation from the village zoning board of appeals.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
To the editor: On Nov. 4, Cazenovia voters will go to the polls to choose statewide officials, our U.S. congressman, New York state legislators and Madison County and town of Cazenovia officials. The public is invited to attend a candidate forum with Bill Magee and John Salka, the candidates for the 121st NY State Assembly District. This will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Cazenovia Public Library community room.
With the onset of fall, the town of Cazenovia has begun wrapping up its Cazenovia Lake restoration/weed control efforts for the year and started preparing for 2015.
SBA announces loans available for recovery from two weather incidents
U.S. Representative Richard Hanna recently announced Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes in several counties in New York’s 22nd Congressional District as a result of two weather incidents.
Fenner Town Clerk Joanne Buyea announced last week she will be leaving her position on Oct. 31. Buyea has served as town clerk for more than 13 years, and said she is leaving to spend more time at home with her husband, who is retired.
Cazenovia Village Police officers made a string of narcotics-related arrests last week, that included not just violations for marijuana, but possession of brown heroin and crack cocaine with intent to sell.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
To the editor: The family of John D. Haley would like to express our sincere gratitude to everyone who offered their kind expressions of sympathy on the loss of our husband, father, brother and uncle.
The criminal investigation into the bomb threat that caused the evacuation of five Cazenovia College residence halls three weeks ago has stalled and, unless a new lead emerges, the case will soon be closed without an arrest.
Laker rivals offer possible sectional playoff preview
Should the boys soccer teams from Skaneateles and Cazenovia find themselves in one more encounter during the upcoming Section III Class B playoffs, they'll have a lot to resolve. That was the takeaway from Monday night's hard-fought 0-0 battle at Hyatt Stadium, where the two Laker rivals went at it for 100 minutes without putting a shot in the net, each settling for their first draw of the season.
Caz football gets three TD's from Connellan
Having done their parts for the past six weeks, the undefeated football teams from Cazenovia and Oneida are ready to decide the Class B East regular-season championship on Friday night. When it faces the Indians, the state Class B no. 3-ranked Lakers will carry plenty of confidence, flowing from an offense that showed more potency in Saturday's 48-7 victory over Vernon-Verona-Sherrill at Buckley-Volo Field.
The Madison County Health Department released the schedule of flu clinics for October:
The Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce and the Cazenovia Area Community Development Association (CACDA) have announced the release of a Cazenovia promotional video called “Experience Cazenovia” developed by Cazenovia High School class of 2014 students.
Trio of wins lead to rematch with Westhill next Saturday
Fairly or not, everything the Cazenovia girls soccer team did until next Saturday’s regular-season finale, a rematch with the Westhill side that beat the Lakers 2-1 in overtime on Sept. 23, would serve as an extended prelude.
Lakers hammer Homer, Cortland, top F-M again
For a full week, the Cazenovia field hockey did whatever it could to rest, heal and work on what was wrong with its game, and there was plenty to consider.