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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lighting Efficiency Program Shows Decrease in Costs

By Margo Frink

(Canastota, NY – Jan. 18, 2012) Mayor Todd Rouse received a letter of resignation from acting village Justice Keith Haas who is relocating. A motion was made to accept his resignation and appoint town Justice Grace Rapasadi. The motion passed 4-0-1, with Scott Rapasadi abstaining.

Village Administrator Larry Carpenter reported he and […]