VFW Contributes Toward Mural Fund

(Canastota, NY – May 2013) The Village of Canastota, in partnership with the Canastota Canal Town Museum, received a grant in January from the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission. The grant was contingent on receiving matching funds. Contributing to the matching funds was Canastota’s VFW Post 600.

The grant, along with matching funds, will […]

Canastota Designated as ‘Trail Town’

First in the state, North Country Trail Association plans dedication April 20

(Canastota, NY – April 2013) The Village of Canastota and the Central New York Chapter of the North Country Trail Association will come together on Saturday, April 20 to celebrate Canastota’s official designation as an NCTA “Trail Town.” The event will take place […]

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 […]

Museum Receives Grant for Murals

(Canastota, NY – Feb. 2013) Pictured is Judy Schmidt-Dean (left) Erie Canalway Commission Chair making a presentation to Larry Carpenter, Village of Canastota Administrator and Joe DiGiorgio, president of the Canastota Canal Town Museum. Pictured at right is Tom Blanchard, Erie Canalway Heritage Fund Board Chair.

The Village of Canastota, in partnership with the Canastota […]

On a Mission for the Hungry; Canastota Crop Walk is Oct. 14

By Margo Frink

(Canastota, Lenox, NY – Sept. 2012) Canastota resident and former trustee for the village of Canastota Ann Marie Rossi is on a mission to help feed the hungry.

Rossi approached the Lenox Town Board at its Sept. 10 meeting to provide information about the annual Crop Walk. Crop Walk raises money for […]

Canastota: From Village Hall

Board to pursue two local laws

By Margo Frink

(Canastota, NY – Aug. 2012) Trustee Bill Haddad explained to the Canastota Village Board at its regular meeting Aug. 6 that he had spoken with codes enforcement office Michael Adsit regarding placards located near abandoned buildings that identify hazards for the fire department.

Haddad said these […]

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 […]