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4-H Lincklaen Shamrocks give back to community

The local 4-H group, the Lincklaen Shamrocks, located in Cazenovia, completed a number of activities last month.

Floral notes: Shine a light

Community Columnist

Christmas is upon us. As a firm believer in go-big-or-go-home, when it comes to decorating, I’ve amassed quite a large inventory of shiny and sparkly baubles.

Paw prints: Lumps and bumps

Community Columnist

Finding a lump on your dog is quite common, especially as they age.

Holiday traditions abound at Lorenzo

The opulence of a holiday-bedecked mansion, the jingling bells of Lamplit Farm horses, the sounds of live seasonal music, greetings from Father Christmas and the taste of wassail and homemade sweets are but a few of the outstanding delights “Christmas at Lorenzo” offers patrons this year.

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Project CAFÉ annual Toy Shop event approaches

With the holiday season fast approaching, Project CAFÉ is getting ready to host its fifth annual Toy Shop on Dec. 7 and 8 at Burton Street Elementary School.

Caz Winter Farmers Market returns this month

As in recent years, the Cazenovia Winter Farmers Market will be held at the American Legion Hall in Cazenovia the third Saturday of each month, November through April.

Paw prints: Be wary of your pet’s holiday diet

On Halloween, and for days after, many of us have an abundance of candy in our homes. Around holiday times, one of the most common problems seen at animal hospitals is poisoned pets.

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Local CRIS volunteers ‘lend a hand’

“Lend A Hand Week,” which took place the first week of October, was a success.

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Rotary helps build raised planter for village seniors

The Cazenovia Rotary Club teamed up with Landscape Authority and Cazenovia Lumber to build a raised garden for residents of the Cazenovia Village Apartments, located at 24 Nelson St.

Caz Village Board moves forward with plans for South Meadows

After months of consideration and a number of public hearings, the Cazenovia Village Board declared that the proposed development of 68 houses on approximately 48 acres on the easterly side of Number Nine Road (known as South Meadows) would not have a negative impact on the surrounding environment, and approved the zone be changed from R-30 to R-6.

Paw prints: Scratch this, not that!

Community Columnist

Owners of cats frequently ask me how they can stop their cat from scratching the furniture.

COLUMN: Gardening tips- Extend your garden enjoyment

Don’t let fall or potentially frosty temperatures stop you from enjoying garden- fresh produce. Extend the nutritional value and homegrown flavor into your fall and early winter meals with the help of short season crops and season extending strategies.

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Cazenovia High School, Middle School classes cancelled Sept. 5, 6

Water main break causes two schools to close, while elementary school remains open

While all students of the Cazenovia Central School District returned to classes on Tuesday, Sept. 4, only elementary students attended classes again on Sept. 5 and 6.

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Camillus family’s story inspires home makeover

Dave Peek and his wife, Michelle, bought their home on Kastor Avenue in the village of Camillus with plans to fix it up. They couldn’t have planned for what happened next. “The second we had our daughter, Sarah, there were a lot of medical complications, and life just changed,” Dave Peek said. “All of our priorities changed.”

COLUMN: Attract birds and butterflies no matter what size your landscape

Add a little extra color and motion to your summer garden with containers designed to attract birds and butterflies.

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