Hundreds of vehicles pass this marker each week, but often, historic markers are “hidden in plain sight." Do you know anything about this marker and its significance?
The library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 for Thanksgiving observances. After that it will officially be time to stop complaining about Christmas displays in stores. In fact, allow us to suggest an excellent way to shop for your nearest and dearest while you help your library.
Nearly 40 percent of American adults, or 81.5 million people, have considered adopting a child, according to the National Adoption Attitudes Survey. If just 1 in 500 of these adults adopted from foster care, every child in foster care would have a permanent family.
Canton Woods has certainly been the place for parties and gatherings already this holiday season. The center recently honored 35 of our seniors who have reached their 85th birthday!
Take a good look at this photo. What is the group of bystanders looking at? See if you know where the photo was taken; it’s a place many of us pass daily. Can you give two uses for the taller building in the center of the picture?
This holiday season, join in the events at Canton Woods and in the Baldwinsville Community. You will enjoy and fun and festive month.
What did you play with when you were young — balls, games, dolls … firetrucks? Or were you one of the gamers dedicating your time to joysticks and keyboards? Whatever you chose, the toys of your childhood helped shape the person you are today.
This local historic marker has been in place since 1938. Its honoree is an active part of the Baldwinsville community yet today.
After a lifetime of work, retirees face an entirely new set of challenges. How can they keep healthy, happy and engaged in the so-called “golden” years?
For students who love to solve problems, want to make the world a better place and constantly wonder about how things work, a career in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) field can be an attractive option.
Canton Woods is a multipurpose Senior Center. The center has two Outreach Workers known as Neighborhood Advisors. The Neighborhood Advisor program is funded by Onondaga County Department of Adult and Long Term Care Services.
Trees were not yet ready to leaf out when this photo was taken circa 1905. Bundled up against the early spring chill, the men in the photo were anticipating the new planting season. The area where the soil has been turned over is not very large. Do you recognize the equipment and can you name the crop that will be planted here?
The dark days are here, my friends. Most of us are rolling out of bed before sunrise and returning home in darkness. Like it or not, winter is coming, and not just on HBO. This is all the more reason to stock up at our book sale for those days when the couch and your favorite blanket seem like the only refuge. There will be lots to choose from including lots of 1980s and ‘90s musical favorites to fuel nostalgia or instruct the uninitiated.
For the fourth straight year, at the October session, my colleagues and I approved a fiscally prudent budget featuring reduced county property taxes. Over those same four years, we’ve decreased the property tax levy by $9 million dollars, maintained one of New York’s top bond ratings and have continuously invested in physical and economic infrastructure.
When you celebrate your 60th birthday, make Canton Woods the first place you visit after you blow out the candles on your birthday cake! You will be glad you did! The center is the place to be for food, fun, fitness and fellowship. Take advantage of everything this valuable community resource offers.