Morrisville State College to hold open house Feb. 19

Morrisville State College will hold an open house on Friday, Feb. 19. The open house gives prospective students the opportunity to visit the Morrisville campus and interact with current college students and employees.

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McCall retires after nine years of service to Literacy Outreach in Madison County

On Jan. 27, some 50 people gathered at the Cazenovia Public Library to celebrate the retirement of literacy coordinator Cindy McCall. McCall worked for nine years actively promoting literacy in Madison County. In 2006, she helped establish the Story Room at CazCares Food Panty and Clothing Closet in Cazenovia.

Teen Winter Survival Day to be offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County 4-H program will offer a daylong program for teens ages 13 to 19 in Central New York from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, at the Cooperative Extension Office, 100 Eaton St., Morrisville.

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School boards association urges residents to lobby for state aid

Local school districts have two demands for state legislators this budget season: get rid the gap elimination adjustment and fix the formula for foundation aid.

Cazenovia High School second quarter honor roll announced

Cazenovia High School second quarter honor roll announced.

Winter break events announced at the Cazenovia Public Library

The Cazenovia Public Library is offering students and families a week of exciting activities during the upcoming Winter Break—Museum Academy, Building Palooza, Coloring for Adults, Animals in Winter and movies.

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2016 Gala at the Lincklaen House coming March 5

The third annual Gala at the Lincklaen House fundraiser has been announced for March 5. The event, benefiting the Cazenovia Community Preschool, features an evening of dancing, local brewery sampling, mystery wine pull and more. A silent auction and raffle will showcase donations from local businesses including Lillie Bean, Nelson Farms, Industrial Loft, Cazenovia Jewelers and others.

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Shaffner to be a Raider – signs letter of intent to attend Colgate University

Cazenovia High School senior Jake Shaffner, one of the standout players on the Lakers 2015 state champion football team, has announced that after graduation he will attend Colgate University, where he will study liberal arts with a pre-engineering focus and play football for the Raiders.

Caz Lake ice fishing clinic cancelled

The free ice fishing clinic scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 6, on Cazenovia Lake has been canceled due to poor ice conditions.

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Cazenovia College to expand inclusion program for adults with intellectual disabilities

Receives donation from Berkshire Bank

Cazenovia College recently received a $5,000 donation from Berkshire Bank which, added to a recently received Common Grounds challenge grant, will allow for the expansion of the college’s inclusive daytime programming for adults with intellectual disabilities at no cost to participants.

Art for Kids, chocolate party coming to Cazenovia Public Library

Kids of all ages are invited to the Cazenovia Public Library for fun-filled activities during the first weekend in February — Art for Kids, Winter Festival events and Lego My Library.

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Cazenovia school district faces dire budget situation again in 2016

The Cazenovia Central School District is, once again, facing a dire financial situation as it prepares its 2016-17 budget, thanks to the lack of state school funding aid proposed by the governor this year. If the state funding numbers do not change, the Cazenovia Board of Education will once again face the choice of exceeding the state-mandated tax cap in its budget or making major cuts to district programming, according to district officials.

School board reinstates honors chemistry course

The Cazenovia board of education this week approved the reinstatement of an honors chemistry class in the high school to better prepare students for AP chemistry and give them a more positive science experience that may encourage them to continue to pursue the discipline.

Free DEC ice fishing clinic coming to Caz

A series of free ice fishing clinics are scheduled across New York State to educate people about the sport and how to safely enjoy time on the ice, including one on Cazenovia Lake on Saturday, Feb. 6.

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Cazenovia students participate in All-County music festival

On January 22 and 23, several Cazenovia students participated in the Madison County Music Educators Association All-County Music Festival. At the festival, ensembles rehearsed and performed challenging repertoire with guest conductors. Selected by audition, these participants represent our top student musicians in the county.