Local waters abound with varied and interesting species
Students in Cazenovia College’s recent summer course, “Creatures of the Shallows,” caught and identified more than 300 types of fish of 16 different species during their week-long exploration of the shorelines of Cazenovia waters last week.
Cazenovia Equipment Company unveils new headquarter location
Eleven months after a large fire claimed Cazenovia Equipment Company’s headquarters in Nelson, the new $3 million building in the town of Cazenovia was opened for business.
Parents criticize school district for lack of adult supervision in dangerous area
As a group of 27 students and four chaperones from Cazenovia High School were six hours into their flight to Lima, Peru, on Feb. 13 for a winter recess trip, the school district received an email from the U.S. State Department that terrorist groups had threatened to kidnap Americans traveling in the exact locations the school group intended to visit. The ultimately revised trip itinerary led to hours of free “down time” for the students that one parent claimed resulted in a severe lack of supervision to the point of possible negligence and child endangerment, considering the terror threats in the region that caused the schedule changes.
The May 6 village board public hearing on the Empire brewery proposal was the most interesting and illuminating to date. After listening to Katleski’s presentation and then reviewing all the studies, drawings, photos and other new information in the planning board’s Empire Brewing Company files, our conclusion is that all the major concerns and issues raised in the past three months have been more than adequately addressed, and this project will be a benefit to the community.
With the completion of the town’s survey on historical resources, this is the last article of this series.
Pierce Smith, editor of the Cazenovia Republican, filmed a quick trip he took around Cazenovia with his video camera the morning of Oct. 17.
The Senior Fair, which took place this year on Sept. 27 in the Horticultural Building at the New York State Fairgrounds, was originated back in 2004 when State Sen. John DeFrancisco saw a need to bring seniors together, not just for fun and entertainment, because there is plenty of that, but for all the information and help they might be seeking from the people and the organizations who routinely address seniors' special interests.
A number of friendly scarecrows, created by Cazenovia High School art students, were visible throughout the Historic Cazenovia Business District from Oct. 25 to 31 as part of the First Annual Scarecrow Fest.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
To the editor: I moved from California to Cazenovia a few years ago, and my experiences in this community have been so delightful that I often say, “Only in Cazenovia,” when a stranger helps me in one way or another. But the latest event needs full caps. ONLY IN CAZENOVIA!
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
To the editor: Feb. 9 was supposed to be the 28th Wild Game Dinner at the Open Door Baptist Church of New Woodstock. Men and Women bring favorite wild game dishes to share with others of like mind and kindred spirit ... After 27 other annual dinners, the Madison County Health Department decided to show up and shut the whole thing down.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
To the editor: Regarding Jason Emerson's Jan. 30 Cazenovia Republican article, “Public Meeting on Proposed Sewer Districts”: My parents, Dr. and Mrs. Alexander Hastie, received their copy of the Cazenovia Republican at their home in Palm Beach, Fla., and just asked me to remind you of a couple of facts.
It has recently come to my attention that several members of Cazenovia’s town board have signed gas drilling leases on their properties.
Local business owners and other residents heard from federal, state and county candidates for November election at a political breakfast held Tuesday at the Cavalry Club in Manlius.
Village takes steps toward stormwater conservation
Plans to implement the Village of Cazenovia’s Stormwater Runoff Harvesting Project have been mapped out. After Labor Day, rooftops belonging to 12 of Cazenovia’s historic buildings will undergo renovations. Drainage systems will be installed, redirecting collected rain water into a 10,000 gallon cistern or three existing wells in the area.
The following letters to Santa were submitted by second-grade students at Burton Street Elementary School. They are being run as-is.
Letter to the editor
Friday nights in Cazenovia have gotten a little more interesting for high school students, thanks to the support of so many families, local businesses and community groups.
Locals donate comfort, caring to Booth House
Diane Tedesco was diagnosed with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia in April of 2010. Although the illness forced her to resign from her position at the Madison County Health Department, she has keeping busy. Tedesco is the lead organizer behind “Be A Giver Of Hope,” a project that aims to provide simple comforts to runaways and homeless teenagers staying at the Booth House in Syracuse.
During the Dec. 5 Cazenovia Village Board Meeting, trustees unanimously approved a resolution naming Sphere Development, LLC., as the lead agency for development of the Riverside Drive project.
Downstate, where I grew up, they called it “protection.” It went beyond the police department or the government; it was more personal. Basically, the bullies in the neighborhood would ensure my safety for a fee.