Trustee Argues use of Tasers

Did not support purchase, will not support use

By Margo Frink

(Canastota, NY – April 2013) A discussion on Tasers and a policy set forth by Canastota Police Chief James Zophy got a bit heated at the regular board meeting of the Canastota Village Board of Trustees April 1.

A decision to not enter into […]

Village of Canastota, Museum Receive Grant

Pictured is the Canastota Canal Town Museum located on Canal Street.

(Canastota, Syracuse, NY – Jan. 23, 2013) The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission announced recipients of its grant awards at its quarterly meeting in Syracuse Jan. 23. The Commission awarded $45,800 in grants to assist organizations with telling the story of New […]

County AED Awarded Grant for Food Hub

(Madison County, NY – Jan. 2013) The recent Regional Economic Development Council funding announcement delivered news to Central New York farmers and their families.

On Dec. 19, the Agricultural Economic Development program at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County was awarded $1.5 million dollars for the development of a food hub.

Food hubs are organizations […]

Eleventh Annual Wheler Conference to focus On Politics

(Cazenovia, NY – Sept. 2012) The 11th Annual Wheler Family Conference on World Affairs: “On Politics” will be held Monday, Sept. 24, and kicks off with a keynote address from the Thomas Young, former director of the New York State Fair, and former mayor of Syracuse. Following Young’s remarks and plenary session from 9 to […]

Canastota Lenox Hold Joint Meeting

Sidewalks, recreation and flooding addressed

By Margo Frink

(Canastota, NY – July 2012) There were several items on the agenda for a joint meeting between the village of Canastota and the town of Lenox held July 9 at the Municipal Building.

Lenox Supervisor Rocco DiVeronica said there is a problem with flooding for residents living […]

Supports DeShaw, Haddad in Village Election

To the Editor:

(March 2012) It is with great pride that I write this letter in support of Carla DeShaw for Mayor of Canastota. I am so proud of the accomplishments of my husband, Todd, over the past 11 years and they need to be carried on. Carla is by far the most qualified and […]