Parking an Issue by Blue Canoe

By Margo Frink

(Town of Nelson, NY – Feb. 2012) Two separate situations on N. Lake Road were topics at the Nelson Town Board meeting Feb. 9.

The first was an issue with patrons of the Blue Canoe restaurant parking on both sides of N. Lake Road, which could present a problem for emergency vehicles […]

Judge O’Sullivan Gives Report


Town of Nelson officials were sworn in before the regular board meeting Jan. 12. From left are, newly-elected Councilman John LaGorga, re-elected highway superintendent John “Jack” Sevier Jr., newly-elected Councilman John Laubscher, newly-elected town Justice William Fredericks, holding the Bible is town Justice Patrick O’Sullivan and re-elected are codes enforcement Officer Roger Cook, […]

Playground Work Continues


(Town of Nelson, NY – Oct. 2011) The new swing frame was recently installed at Woody Woodworth Park in Nelson compliments of John LaGorga, Mike Costello and Roger A Bradstreet Jr. Along with Dean Coe the group had dug footers in preparation.

With continued dry weather, cement will be poured and the swings […]

New Playground Going Up


(Town of Nelson, Y – Oct. 2011) Nelson Councilmen Dean Coe and Michael Costello made progress assembling the new playground equipment to be erected at ‘Woody’ Woodworth Park by the town office building, after Nelson highway Superintendent Jack Sevier and Ed Nelson graded the site.

Coe and Costello dug anchor holes on Friday […]

Nelson Supervisor Sharpens Budget Pencil

By Margo Frink

(Town of Nelson, NY – Oct. 13) Nelson Supervisor Roger Bradstreet is looking for ways to cut around $9,000 from the budget. With workmen’s compensation rising 9.5 percent and health insurance climbing another $10,000, Bradstreet plans to seek an alternative for employees’ health insurance.

The Excellus BlueCross/Blue Shield plan town employees currently […]

Councilman Davies Says Goodbye

Solicitation permit passes 3-1 vote by board

Submitted by Roger Bradstreet

(Town of Nelson – July 14, 2011) The board recognized the work of resigning board member, Rob Davies, after serving three-and-a-half years. He is relocating from Nelson, making him no longer eligible to serve.

Davies also served as liaison to water and sewer areas. […]

EWD Meters Discussed

Natural gas working group develops web page

By Margo Frink

(Town of Nelson, NY – Feb. 10) Members of the Erieville Water District (EWD) not only needed a new tank and well drilled, which is in the process but the metering devices are in a state of disarray, according to town Supervisor Roger Bradstreet.

Norm […]