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Manlius Family Barbershop moves to Limestone Commons

Manlius Family Barbershop, a locally-owned business that provides walk-in haircuts and stylings for all ages, recently relocated to the Limestone Commons in Manlius between Murphy’s Specialized Pastry and the Dollar Tree.

New York City pub trivia comes to Cazenovia for Forum fundraiser

Supporters of the Cazenovia Forum will have the opportunity to demonstrate their trivia skills as part of a New York City style pub quiz fundraising event to be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Route 20 Sofa Company in Nelson.

Five Cazenovia residents highlighted as best lawyers in region, country

Five Cazenovia residents who are practicing attorneys with Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC in Syracuse have recently been recognized as some of the best lawyers in the state and in the country by their peers.

Manlius Art Cinema to present National Theatre of London’s ‘The Audience,’ starring Helen Mirren

The Manlius Art Cinema is proud to host the Central New York’s screenings of the Royal National Theatre of London. The next production will be “The Audience,” starring Helen Mirren. “The Audience” will be presented at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 20. Encore performances will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, and at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26.

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Doan Chiropractic relocates New Woodstock office to Cazenovia

After 23 years in New Woodstock, Kyle Doan has recently relocated his chiropractic office into the White Lilacs building in downtown Cazenovia and has added a second chiropractor to his practice.

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Hamilton Hearing offers free hearing aid trials

Hamilton Hearing of Cazenovia is now offering a unique program that will allow people to “test drive” hearing aids for a free 14-day evaluation. The Unitron “Flex-Trial” hearing devices analyze and record what the wearer is hearing, allowing the hearing counselor to recommend the best possible hearing device for the customer.

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Brown Funeral Services acquires Tait Funeral Home

New owner Michael E. Brown now open for business

The former Tait Funeral Home, located at 2333 Fenner Road in Cazenovia, has reopened under a new owner and a new name. Michael E. Brown Funeral Services, LLC, acquired the funeral home as of Aug. 6 and is now open for business.

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Keeping it disco: Life of Reilley announces latest product – canned cocktails

Life of Reilley Distilling and Wine Company, headquartered in Nelson, celebrated its one-year anniversary in business only last week — and already its three kinds of vodka are selling in 65 outlets across 23 counties in New York state, with requests to expand to California, Arizona, Georgia and New Jersey. But the big news owners Ben and Shioban Reilley announced on social media on Aug. 4 was a different kind of landmark: the upcoming release of their new canned cocktail, “Disco Lemonade.”

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Griffin used $1.2 million in defrauded investors’ money to buy luxury items for himself and wife, SEC says

Federal Securities And Exchange Commission files civil complaint against Cazenovia businessman

One week after Cazenovia businessman James P. Griffin was arrested by the U.S. Attorney’s Office and indicted on a $1.6 million scheme to defraud investors since 2009, he has also been charged by the federal Securities and Exchange Commission for defrauding investors, many of them upstate New York residents, who purchased the companies’ securities and so-called “charitable gift annuities.” According to the SEC’s complaint filed in U.S. district court in Syracuse, the alleged scheme raised at least $8 million from 125 or more investors in shares and promissory notes issued by the companies over more than seven years, starting in 2007.

Tourism rises in Madison County and Central New York

Following news of a study showing that travelers spent a record $62.5 billion in New York State last year, it was announced today that this same study shows traveler spending in the Central New York region rising 4.7 percent in 2014 to a total of $2.015 billion. “This is terrific news,” said Kelly Blazosky, president of Oneida County Tourism and Chair of the Central New York Vacation Region, which includes Broome, Chenango, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego and Schoharie counties.

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Kimberly’s Ice Cream Factory celebrates 10-year anniversary with special photo exhibition

Originally located in Cazenovia, Kimberly’s Ice Cream Factory will celebrate its 10-year anniversary in Manlius on Aug. 13 by re-creating each of the photographs that hang in the store taken more than 10 years ago.

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Cazenovia businessman indicted and charged with $1.6 million scheme to defraud

James P. Griffin, Cazenovia businessman and CEO of 54Freedom Companies, was recently indicted on a $1.6 million scheme to defraud investors since 2009.

Cazenovia Equipment Co. to host John Deere Drive Green Demo Days event July 25

Cazenovia Equipment Co., Inc. is hosting its 2015 Drive Green Demo Days event at their dealership on July 25. This event will give area residents a chance to check out the latest utility tractors, lawn and garden tractors, loaders, implements and other equipment from John Deere, as well as take advantage of special Drive Green savings.

Madison County participates in largest Solarize Campaign in New York state

Madison County is once again offering an opportunity for residents, businesses, farms and institutions to take advantage of reduced pricing and other assistance for purchasing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems through the Solarize CNY campaign. The county will be working with the Canastota-based installation company CNY Solar to help customers understand the benefits and incentives available for solar systems.

AJ’s Archery to host benefit championship shoot July 25-26

In conjunction with its annual open house and sales event later this month, AJ’S Archery will host the IBO World Championship Warm Up to benefit Syracuse-based “Two Smiles One Hope” The event takes place Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26, at AJ’S Archery, 3938 Nelson Heights Road in Cazenovia.