Canastota Churches kickoff 2019 Volunteer Fire & Ambulance Grant fundraising

Wampsville Volunteer Fire Department President Monte Colucci shows off the department’s new extrication device, purchased with last year’s CAAC grant money.

The Canastota Area Association of Churches began its annual Volunteer First Responder Grant Program last week with appeal letters sent to area businesses, civic groups and individuals who have supported the program in […]

Annual Lenten Season Fish Fry Returns

(Canastota, NY – Feb. 2012) The Canastota Volunteer Fire Department will hold their annual fish fry every Friday night during Lent starting Feb. 24 through Good Friday, April 6. Dinners will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the fire house on East Center Street in the village.

Menu and donation remain the same […]

Boxing Hall of Fame Thanks Community

To the Editor:

(Canastota, NY – June 2011) On behalf of the staff of the International Boxing Hall of Fame & Museum, I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to the entire community of Canastota for another successful Induction Weekend. The event chairpersons, volunteers and sponsors, along with the residents of this wonderful village, […]

Area Fire Departments Hold Open Houses April 9 and 10


Part of First-Ever Statewide Unified Firefighter Recruitment Day

(Canastota, Chittenango, Leonardsville, Madison, NY) Area volunteer fire departments are opening their doors to residents so they can learn about what it takes to be a volunteer firefighter in their community.

Part of a statewide program called Recruit NY, area fire departments are planning events […]

Volunteer Firefighters Needed

To the Editor:

(Canastota, NY – April 2011) The Canastota Volunteer Fire Department will be holding a firefighter recruitment day and open house at the Canastota Fire Station Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Throughout the day, tours of the station and demonstrations of firefighting apparatus will be held. Visitors will be […]

Annual Fish Fry Dinners Ongoing

(Canastota, NY – March, April, 2011) The Canastota Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual fish fry dinners every Friday until April 22 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the firehouse on East Center Street.

The menu choices are baked or fried haddock ($8.75), shrimp ($8.50), fried clam ($8.50), scallop ($10.50) or seafood ($11.25) dinners. […]