Canastota Lions Elect Officers

(Canastota, NY. September 2015)– An installation ceremony was held on Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Graziano’s Restaurant for incoming officers of the Canastota Lions Club.

Lion Jeffrey Huss was elected as the club president for 2015/2016. King Lion Huss has been an active member of the Canastota Lions Club for the past 4 years. […]

USC Drives Support Shelters


(Dec. 2011) USC The Business College, with locations in Utica, Canastota and Oneonta, recently held drives to collect gifts and stockings for women and children for a local shelter and food for a local humane society. Pictured are Advisor, Mrs. N. Bakert, students Betsy Stuart, Karen McClain, and Kathleen Brown; and Advisor, Miss […]

Canastota Crop Walk is Oct. 16

(Canastota, NY – Oct. 2011) The Canastota Area Association of Churches is sponsoring the Annual CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday Oct. 16. Registration is at 1 p.m. at St. Agatha’s Roman Catholic Church, located at the corner of North Peterboro Street and Wilson Avenue followed by a march through the village beginning at 1:30 p.m.


Two by Two Zoo Delights Kids at Fair

Patrick Hoch, 8, of Canastota, is pictured “cuddling” with 4-year-old Gabby the Alligator, courtesy of the Two by Two Zoo exhibit at the Madison County Fair in Brookfield Friday afternoon. Quentin Moon, 7, of Brookfield, visits with Sapphire, 8, a tortoise. Sapphire was visiting the Madison County Fair with Two by Two Zoo of […]

Divine Nature Plans Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Held in conjunction with annual shearing festival May 21

(Canastota, NY – May 21) Divine Nature Wildlife Rehabilitation Facility will be holding a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday May 21 in conjunction with the 4th Annual Shearing Festival at BMR Acres, (a fundraiser for Divine Nature). All are welcome.

Divine Nature is opening its new […]

Museum Plans Bowling Fundraiser

(Canastota, Chittenango, NY – Feb. 2011) The Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum will host its eighth annual CLCBM nine-pin, no-tap Bowling Bash.

The community and family fun event will feature a nine-pin no tap for all participants (nine pins on the first ball registers a strike).

The event will be held at the Hi-Way Bowl […]

USC Announces Honor Roll

USC the Business College – Fall Semester

(Canastota, NY – Feb. 2011) USC the Business College Canastota branch announced recently its president’s and dean’s lists for the fall 2010 semester. President’s list students achieved a GPA of 3.75 or higher; dean’s list students achieved a GPA between 3.25 and 3.74.

President’s List


Heidi Clark, […]

FBLA Attends Spring District Meeting

Fleming, Gibson-Faber and Orcutt earn first place awards

(Canastota, NY – Feb. 2011) The Canastota FBLA-PBL chapter attended the annual Spring District Meeting held at Herkimer BOCES in Herkimer on Friday Feb. 4. Twenty-four Canastota High School students and two Junior High members attended the all-day event along with nearly 225 students and 11 chapters […]

Events of Historical Nature Scheduled

By Matthew Urtz, Madison County Historian

(Madison County, NY – March 2011) On Monday, March 14, at 7 p.m., Canastota Canal Town Corporation is proud to present the fifth annual series of Canalside Talks at the Canastota Public Library. The program will be presented by Canal Town Museum Volunteer Shirley Robinson and is entitled “A […]

Canastota: From Village Hall

Fire department requests: Some approved, some denied

By Margo Frink

(Canastota, NY – Feb. 7, 2011) The Canastota Village Board denied the request of the Canastota Fire Department to deposit reimbursements from the state Thruway into the fire department’s budget. Trustee Margaret Peters said there was no use stated for these funds.

Mayor Todd Rouse […]

Youth Wrestlers Shine

(Canastota, NY – Jan. 2011) Two wrestling tournaments in Canastota during the month of January produced plenty of hardware for the Canastota Youth Wrestling Team including the tall third place team trophy standing among the wrestlers in the second row. (Jim Scheid)

Clean Energy Program Planned

By Elizabeth Totten

(Canastota, NY – Feb. 2011) On Thursday, February 17 at 7pm, Sam Gordon of the Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board (CNY RPDB) will present a talk at the Canastota Public Library about energy smart options and programs for your home.

The goal of CNY RPDB is to educate the […]