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Rogers installed as eighth president of Morrisville State College

Dr. David E. Rogers was formally installed as the eighth president of Morrisville State College during a ceremony on Nov. 20.

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Four from Cazenovia High School selected for all-state music ensembles

Three Cazenovia High School students have been selected for New York State Conference All-State Choral Ensembles, while a fourth has been selected as an all-state orchestra alternate.

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Cross country girls celebrate championship season

The Cazenovia girls cross country team had a lot to celebrate at their recent end of season banquet. The Lady Lakers added a fifth place finish at the New York State Championship Meet on Nov. 14 to cap an already successful season.

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Middle school Citizens of the Quarter announced

The Middle School has named its first quarter Citizens of the Quarter. This is an honor awarded to a student who displays good manners, a positive attitude, a consideration for others, cooperative behavior and a responsibility toward self and school in an exemplary manner.

Cazenovia College announces holiday chorale concert, arts and crafts fair

Cazenovia College has announced two upcoming holiday events for the community. A Cazenovia College Chorale concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, in the Catherine Cummings Theatre, and then on Friday, Dec. 4, in conjunction with the Village of Cazenovia’s 38th Annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Walk, the Cazenovia College Art Gallery will be the site of the Sixth Annual Arts and Crafts Fair.

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Five Caz student athletes announce college lacrosse plans

Five senior members of the Cazenovia High School boys lacrosse team last week announced their respective plans for where they plan to attend college and play college lacrosse. T.J. Connellan, Jake Lewis, Jake Stowell, Brenden Whalen and Derek White participated in a press conference, where they either made announcements or signed National Letters of Intent concerning their college plans.

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McEntee, Goris announce college lacrosse plans

Cazenovia High School seniors Olivia McEntee and Sophie Goris last Friday announced their respective plans for where they plan to attend college and play lacrosse.

College’s annual symposium offers advice on managing personal social media

Cazenovia College will host its annual Media Studies Symposium from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the Catherine Cummings Theatre, 16 Lincklaen St., Cazenovia. The symposium, “Like for Like: Managing Your Own Social Media,” will explore how young people can successfully navigate the sometimes hidden forces that give social media such a powerful role in their lives.

School district working to improve emergency preparedness, school security

There seems to be a lot of public violence reported in the national news lately – occurring both in and out of schools – and people are concerned, especially for the safety and security of their children. At last week’s school board meeting, Superintendent Matt Reilly shared with the board a letter he received asking what the Cazenovia Central School District is doing to keep its students and faculty safe. This spurred a conversation at the meeting during which Reilly said that the district has been and will continue to be reviewing and improving its emergency situation procedures.

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College students seek community input for potential Creekside Park design

The senior landscape architecture studio at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry ran a short design charette project this month focusing on the proposed playground for the linear Creekside Park to be developed along Riverside Drive. As a result of this brainstorming and design process, the class has published a website to encourage community input and discussion of the site.

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In Memoriam: Michael Chiovaro

Michael Chiovaro Jr., a 16-year-old junior at Cazenovia High School, passed away at home on Oct. 18. His death was a shock to the entire community, but especially to his fellow high school students. The school district has posted a memorial obituary notice on its website and Cazenovia Republican cartoonist, Caitlin Clonan, a fellow student of Michael's this week penned a memorial drawing in Michael's honor.

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First Group of Student Leaders named at Cazenovia Middle School

The first group of Student Leaders has been named for the 2015-16 school year at Cazenovia Middle School.

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Cyberbullying can happen 'anywhere, at any time'

People of every age and generation have experienced bullying — but kids in the 21st century have the added onus of bullying coming in and going out across the world on the Internet. And, in addition to cyberbullying, older kids must be wary of posting inappropriately sexual material online — called “sexting” — because the repercussions of that, which includes opening one up to cyberbullying, can be unstoppably and overwhelmingly destructive. This was the message given to Cazenovia middle school students on Oct. 9 when Wendy Fical, a program director with the national Center for Exploited and Missing Children, returned to the district to continue her presentations on Internet safety and social behavior.

Cazenovia College celebrates raising $10 million

October 23 festivities will conclude with fireworks at Lakeland Park

Cazenovia College has reached the end of its five-year, $10 million Capital Campaign – nine months ahead of schedule and nearly $1 million over the goal. As part of the college’s celebration for reaching this milestone, the college has scheduled a fireworks display to be enjoyed by the entire Cazenovia community for this Friday night.

Cazenovia College to offer ‘Science is Fun’ event

Cazenovia College students and faculty will present “Science Is Fun!” with hands-on activities for children ages 5 to 12. The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in rooms 204, 208, 305 and 306 Eckel Hall on the Cazenovia College campus on Lincklaen Street.