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Jason Emerson

Editor, Cazenovia Republican
315-434-8889 Ext: 338

Jason Emerson can be reached at editor@cazenoviarepublican.com.

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Caz police have suspect in stabbing case, expect arrest shortly

Cazenovia Police Chief Michael Hayes has issued a statement concerning the alleged stabbing that occurred in the village on Sunday, Feb. 7. According to Hayes, the investigation continues, a suspect has been identified and an arrest warrant should be issued next week for that suspect.

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113-foot blade falls off Fenner windmill

No injuries or damage occurred, caused by potential bolt failure

A 113-foot blade from a wind turbine in the Fenner Wind Farm came unattached to its tower and plummeted 213 feet to the ground early this morning off Buyea Road. No people were injured and no property was damaged, according to Fenner town officials.

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The crime plot thickens…

Broken storefront window at Cazenovia Abroad being investigated by police

Cazenovia police are investigating a broken storefront window at Cazenovia Abroad, located at 67 Albany St. — which is also part of the commercial block behind which the reported stabbing occurred over the weekend.

Cazenovia police investigating reported stabbing

Cazenovia village police are currently investigating a reported stabbing incident that occurred during the early morning hours of Sunday, Feb. 7.

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Kayak storage rack, new hand launch projects moving forward

Village board approves fees and policies for Lakeside Park kayak rack

Cazenovia Lake is becoming even more kayak and canoe friendly thanks to two projects currently underway in both Lakeland and Lakeside parks in the village. Last week, the village board approved the use fees and policies for the incoming kayak racks to be erected in Lakeside Park this year, and chose a company to perform the construction of the new hand launch and wall repair at the canal behind Carpenter’s Barn.

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St. Baldrick’s head shaving event returns to Caz for third year

Beautiful baldness is returning to Cazenovia for the third consecutive year next month, when the St. Baldrick’s head-shaving fundraiser to battle childhood cancer takes place at Burton Street Elementary School. Last year’s event saw more than 100 community members shave their heads and raise more than $50,000 — a feat organizer Sean Kelly said he hopes can be repeated this year.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Lakers football team honored with Believe to Achieve award

The Cazenovia Lakers varsity football team was honored on Jan. 27 with the Joe LaGuardia Male Team Award at the annual Believe to Achieve Awards in Syracuse. The awards, sponsored by Visit Syracuse and Syracuse Sports Corporation, recognize meritorious contribution to the Central New York sports community through the hard work and commitment of individuals and teams. The state champion Cazenovia football team shared the award with the Liverpool boys cross country team.

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