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 […]

Interact Club Proposes Village Playground

Land, maintenance, insurance and security needed to move forward

By Margo Frink

(Canastota , NY – April 1) Canastota High School students and members of Rotary’s Interact Club Christal O’Hern and Jake Morris gave a PowerPoint presentation to the Canastota Village Board proposing an all-access playground.

Accompanied by Peter Finocchiaro, Canastota Rotary Club’s liaison to […]

Lenox to hold Public Hearing on Gas Drilling Moratorium

Board approves study of go cart building and bonding of $400,000

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox, NY – July 9, 2012) The town of Lenox will hold a public hearing on Aug. 14 to hear comments for or against placing a one-year moratorium on gas drilling in the township.

According to town Attorney Peter […]

Anti-Fracking Residents Continue Pursuit of Moratorium

Town Board accepts proposal for engineering study on highway garage

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox – Feb. 13, 2012) Again this month, several town residents approached the board and asked for a moratorium on “hydrofracking” in Lenox. Speaking on behalf of the group was Rev. Kevin Bunger of Hydro Relief Web, a group based […]

Village Seeks Answers From State

By Margo Frink

(Canastota, NY – Feb. 6, 2012) Canastota Village Trustee Ted Lumbrazo said he has received a few calls from residents asking what the status is of a home on State Street, owned by Tim Mitchell. The house was destroyed in a fire and the structure remains in a dilapidated state.

At the […]