Sullivan Town Council votes to move forward with planned development district

Former Brown’s Greens gets nod to move forward with plans for landscape business; proposed sewer extension addressed Martha E. Conway

Harry Hale of Petrie Road, who had provided the Sullivan Town Council with a petition of 10 signatures in July, brought and had entered into the record at a public hearing Sept. 6 two more […]

Holy Week Services Scheduled at Grace Lutheran

(Canastota, Town of Lenox, NY – March 2013) Holy Week Services are planned at Grace Lutheran Church.

Palm Sunday Worship Service will be held March 24 at 10 a.m. followed by fellowship and coffee hour.

Maundy Thursday Worship Service will take place March 28 at 6 p.m. with Sader Supper and Worship.

Good Friday Worship […]

Ice Fisherman as Far as the Eye Can See

Staff Photo/Ric Main

(Lakeport, NY- Feb. 2013) Ice Fishermen took to Oneida Lake Saturday, Feb. 16 taking advantage of sunny skies and little breeze.

This view from Chapman Park on Route 31 shows about three dozen ice shanties with one to four anglers each enjoying the day. They are roughly two- to two-and-a-half miles out […]

Snowmobile Clubs Respond to State Comptroller’s Audit Report

Submitted by Mike Fischer

(Madison County, NY – Jan. 2013) The Madison County Association of Snowmobile Clubs contracts annually with Madison County in order to participate in the state Snowmobile Trail Grants Program. After a recent audit of the statewide snowmobile trail fund, the Office of the State Comptroller released a report including a finding […]

Field Hockey, Women’s Lacrosse Take Polar Plunge

Morrisville State College News

(Morrisville, NY – Dec. 2012) Members of the Morrisville State College field hockey and women’s lacrosse teams braved the “freezing” elements and joined together to support the Special Olympics New York, participating in the annual Oneida Shores Polar Plunge Sunday, Dec. 2.

Special Olympics is the largest amateur sports organization in […]

Fire Dep’t Asks Lenox for Training Tower Funding

By Margo Frink

(Canastota, NY – Sept. 2012) Canastota Fire Chief John Massarotti updated the Lenox Town Board on its plans to erect a training tower.

At the meeting held Sept. 10, Massarotti said the plans have been drawn but the building will not go up until next spring. He said he sent a request […]

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 […]

No Movement on Sullivan Noise Ordinance

By Martha E. Conway

(Town of Sullivan, NY – May 16, 2012) Norman Speach of Damons Point Road brought maps of his neighborhood along the south shore of Oneida Lake. Speech’s purchase of several properties there has invoked the ire of neighbors who claim Speach has denied them deeded lake access. According to Speach and […]

Regatta Sets Sail on Oneida Lake

(Town of Lenox, NY – June 2012) Sailors and spectators alike will be setting course for Oneida Lake June 23 and 24 for a J/24 Class District 7 Pennant Series Regatta. The two-day, five-race event is sponsored by the Oneida Lake Sailing Club and will set sail from Callahan’s and Oneida Lake Marinas on […]