The CNY Regional Planning and Development Board is developing a Regional Recreation and Heritage Plan to improve local quality of life and revive regional economic growth by guiding future improvements to the connectivity of existing regional recreational and heritage resources and by augmenting regional identity through recommendations for a wayfinding system to guide future visitors. They are holding a public meeting in Cazenovia soon.
The New York State Fair is in the middle of its annual two-week run, and so far, among the myriad state residents who have won ribbons in competitions in everything from arts and crafts to agriculture to animal husbandry to cooking to talent competitions, a number of Cazenovians have claimed prizes.
Visitors to The Great New York State Fair can help the Central New York Region of the American Red Cross, and have a convenient parking spot, by parking their cars in the Red Cross lot on State Fair Boulevard, directly across from the Crucible Industries plant and just a short walk from the fair’s main entrance.
The Madison County Department of Health has confirmed the presence of potentially harmful blue-green algae blooms within the bathing beach areas of both Lakeland Park and Willow Bank Yacht Club, and the beaches have been closed for wading, swimming and any water contact activities until further notice.
Anonymous contribution of $10,000 to fund artist stipends and studio improvements
Stone Quarry Hill Art Park has received an anonymous bequest of $10,000 to support its Artists-in-Residence program, announced Executive Director Emily Zaengle. The bequest joins other recent gifts in support of the AIR program, allowing the art park to create a program-specific fund for future artist stipends and improvements to the studio and lodging space.
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.
If you or someone you know has entered a competition, any competition, at the state fair, send us the result — and a photo if you have one — and we will print it in the Cazenovia Republican.
Today, Aug. 27, is the last day that people voting in the Today’s Options Champions Competition can cast their votes for Cazenovia resident Hume Laidman, one of the five finalists.
The Federated Church of New Woodstock will host an evangelism seminar based on the award-winning TV series “The Way of the Master (WOTM).” The seminar will be held eight consecutive on Sundays at 9 a.m. starting Sept. 13.
Many people know he was here, but few know the details of the village’s first presidential visit
It seems most everyone in Cazenovia knows that at one point in the village’s history President Grover Cleveland came here for a brief visit in 1887. Some people even know that President and Mrs. Cleveland held a reception at Lorenzo and spent the night there. Other than those few details, the visit of a sitting U.S. president to the small Cazenovia community appears to be relatively unknown but, at the time, it was one of the biggest events to ever happen to this small village.
A candlelight vigil will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11, in Cazenovia’s Memorial Park.
The Ladies’ Death and Derby Society (LDDS) will host its fourth and final home bout of the season, "Skaters of the Lost Arc,” at the IcePlex in Morrisville. The LDDS TitleTown KnockOuts will bout the Seven Vally Rollers from Cortland. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will benefit The Arc of Madison Cortland.
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.
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.
All are invited to join Jeanette Robertson, local artist and author, for “Iris Folding,” a workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 21, in the Cazenovia Public Library community room.