Project Learning Tree Training Offered

(Town of Lenox, NY – April 2013) On May 18 the Great Swamp Conservancy will host the New York Project Learning Tree. This 6-hour training program will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and the focus is on educators, teachers, scout and 4-H leaders, museums and nature centers, especially those who deal […]

Water District 12 Going out for Bid

Board adopts to increase permit fees

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox, NY – April 2013) It’s been about three or more years in the process but the construction bidding for Water District 12 has been approved by the Lenox Town Board. The board passed a resolution at its monthly meeting April 8 to put […]

Adorable Adoptables Available at Wanderers’ Rest

Snoopy is a handsome, 2- to 3-year-old, neutered male, black and white pit mix. He is friendly and lovable, and he is great with other dogs. Snoopy may look tough, but he is a big sweetheart who is full of hugs and kisses. Come visit this good boy today.

Spicer is a very cute, 5- […]

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 […]

Winter Hibernation Festival Returns

(Town of Lenox, NY – Feb. 2013) The Great Swamp Conservancy will host its annual Winter Hibernation Festival Feb. 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the nature center at 8375 N. Main St., Canastota.

Jean Soprano from Kindred Kingdoms Wildlife Rehabilitation will bring five owls for observation. She will lead a PowerPoint presentation […]

Great Swamp to Host Aquaponics Lecture

(Town of Lenox, NY – Feb. 2013) Aqua Vita Farms Founder Mark Doherty will discuss aquaponics and “farming for our future” Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Great Swamp Conservancy, 8375 N. Main St., Canastota.

Join us and learn about the wonders of aquaponics and the fabulous things this local entrepreneur is achieving and […]

Pets Need Forever Home

Meet our little man Owen. Owen is a 7 – 8 year old Chihuahua mix that came into our shelter as a stray. He is not a “cat person” or a “kid person.” The best home for this boy will be an older family that wants a dog who will want nothing more than to […]

Whitelaw Church Fundraiser Supports Nicaragua Mission

(Town of Lenox, NY – Jan. 2013) The Whitelaw Presbyterian Church is hosting their annual spaghetti dinner to benefit the 2013 Nicaragua Mission on Saturday Feb. 2 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The meal consists of spaghetti, meatballs/sausage, bread/butter, salad, drink and dessert. The cost is $8 for adults and children 12 and younger pay […]

Attention Nature Loving Hockey Fans

(Town of Lenox, NY – Feb. 2013) The Great Swamp Conservancy is doing a fun filled night out fundraiser to go watch the Syracuse Crunch play on Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Join the GSC while they root on the Crunch as they take on the Rochester Americans. Tickets are $17 of which $5 goes […]

Archaeological Study Digs Up Nothing

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox, NY – Jan. 2013) The Lenox Town Board met for its regular monthly meeting Jan. 14, which included its organizational meeting. The meeting consisted partly of the announcement of appointments as well as setting highway hourly rates, office hours, increment pay, paid holidays and the town’s conference policy.

A […]

12 Strays of Christmas Continues

Meet Butch; he is a 2-year-old neutered hound mix. He’s as sweet as they come, gets along well with other dogs and any people he meets. He will do best with an active family, as he does like to play. Despite his size, he does think that he is a lap dog, so be prepared […]

Biologist Presents Stream Health at the Great Swamp

(Town of Lenox, NY- Dec. 2012) Eric Paul, biologist with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation works with the fish disease control unit at the Rome Fish Hatchery, which is the only disease control unit in the state. Paul came to the GSC on Nov. 17 and presented on stream health.

Paul discussed the many […]