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Schedule announced for New Woodstock Old Home Days

New Woodstock’s annual Old Home Days celebration is scheduled to occur from 7 a.m. until dark on Saturday, July 25, in the hamlet of New Woodstock.

New Woodstock Summer Reading Program and Old Home Day Upcoming

The popular Summer Reading Program begins Monday, July 6, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the New Woodstock Free Library. A new program or event will be held at 2 p.m. every Monday throughout the summer.

Hats Off To Lorenzo Gala to feature the Cazenovia Community Band

This 39th annual Lorenzo Driving Competition in Cazenovia will take place on the weekend of July 18 and 19, but the festivities begin on Friday evening, July 17. The “Hats off to Lorenzo Gala” includes the 6 p.m. welcome reception for competitors and community members alike.

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Lightning Championship held at Willow Bank Yacht Club

Willow Bank Yacht Club hosted the Lightning class district championship regatta on Father’s Day weekend, June 20 and 21. Twenty-one boats participated. Three Willow Bank sailors finished in the top 10 — Clay Murphy, Federico Meira and Ed Seyerlein.

Birds along the Chenango Canal

The Chenango Bird Club’s third walk in its summer evening bird watching series will be a stroll along the Chenango Canal north of Hamilton at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 8.

Summer of fun coming to the Cazenovia Public Library

From July 1 to Aug. 15, Children’s Program Coordinator Jenna Wright will have the library brimming with activities for children of all ages and their families.

Participants sought for Cazenovia July 4 parade

Project CAFÉ and the Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce will be organizing this year’s Fourth of July parade and would like to get as many groups, individuals and neighborhoods as possible to participate.

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DeRuyter family raising funds to buy special medical alert dog

Local teen with Type 1 diabetes cannot go away to attend college without medical support

Scott Arnold, an 18-year-old track athlete from Deruyter, will graduate from high school on June 28 and plans to pursue at degree at SUNY ESF this fall. His Type 1 diabetic condition, however, makes it difficult to lead a normal life and often jeopardizes his safety. The Arnolds think they have found a solution that will allow Scott to attend college — the purchase of a diabetic “alert dog” to help monitor Scott’s glucose levels. The only problem is that it will cost $18,000. In order to keep Scott safe and allow him to attend college, the Arnolds have created a GoFundMe page to raise the necessary money he needs to buy the alert dog.

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Green Lakes State Park announces $9 million in renovation projects

The nearly one million annual visitors and campers to Green Lakes State Park in Fayetteville will soon be able to enjoy upgrades and renovations to the flagship state park as construction begins on several projects that amount to about $9 million from the NY Parks 2020 initiative.

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Artistic Cazenovia: Meet the winners of the art park - Caz Republican photo contest

It was a tight competition with many excellent entries but, in the end, only one photograph could be crowned winner of the first Stone Quarry Hill Art Park / Cazenovia Republican photo contest, “Casting Shadows: Sculptures and Spring.”

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DEC re-stocks Cazenovia Lake with walleye for the first time since 1978

State Department of Environmental Conservation staff stocked Cazenovia Lake with 23,280 walleye fingerlings for the first time since the late 1970s this week, part of a five-year fish stocking program aimed at restoring a quality walleye fishery to the lake.

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Girls on the Run participates in Paige’s Butterfly Run

Several girls from Cazenovia’s Burton Street School recently participated in the Girls on the Run Program, thanks to certified coaches Christine Tillman, Mary-Ann MacIntosh and Cindy Hirt. The girls have been meeting twice a week to learn about healthy eating, making good choices, team building and goal setting.

Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce to hold 13th annual golf tournament in July

The Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 13th annual golf tournament on July 20. The tournament will be held at the Cazenovia Golf Club, on Rt. 92, in Cazenovia for a 1 p.m. tee off.

Local author to speak and sign books at Cazenovia Public Library

Dr. Norman Dann, Gerrit Smith scholar and author, will speak and sign books for two different presentations at the Cazenovia Public Library during the month of June.

Full and partial scholarships are being offered this year to the Signature Music Camp

Signature Music Camp, held on the campus of Onondaga Community College in July, offers talented young musicians the exceptional opportunity to hone their skills working with outstanding musicians from a variety of colleges and institutions from across the country.

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