A massive explosion ripped through this building and was followed by a spectacular fire. While the event almost blew the heart of the village off the map, it also put Baldwinsville into the national spotlight. Can you identify the location? Perhaps you remember the event.
On Saturday, Oct. 3, the National Honor Flight Network welcomed more than 75 World War II veterans who participated in Syracuse’s Honor Flight Mission No. 6 back from their trip to Washington, D.C., at Hancock International airport with a “heroes” celebration.
Did you know Canton Woods’ rec room is equipped with two professional pool tables? Come by any time for a casual game. There are also monthly tournaments if you enjoy a little friendly competition. In addition to the pool tournaments you can get into the game with Wii bowling, corn bag toss, indoor shuffle board or darts. Try your hand at one or all of these games!
We’re teetering on the edge of November bringing elections, feasts and a whole lot more.
Canton Woods is the place to be if you are ready to become more active and involved. The center is full of opportunities to have new experiences and meet new people. There are so many choices for recreation and socialization. Make today your day to visit your senior center!
The combination of two prominent community leaders fundraising for a popular civic cause earned this photo front page placement “above the fold” when it was originally printed in the Messenger. If you can identify the gentlemen, it is likely that you may also be able to name the cause they were supporting.
The column will look a little different from here on in. We’re going to focus a little more on specific services and major events. Don’t worry, you’ll still be able to find information on coming events in the calendar or by checking our program calendar at bville.lib.ny.us or liking our Facebook page.
Several local firefighters have been traveling throughout our communities and schools in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Month. This month they’re out teaching young children about the basics of fire safety, hosting tours of fire trucks, and opening their fire departments to meet and greet the public.
How time flies! What do you know about this gathering and the event that was taking place? It’s hard to believe that on Oct. 29, this photo will be 20 years old.
The change of season is the perfect time to try something new or revisit an activity you have enjoyed in the past. There are so many possibilities.
Here we are, halfway between Homecoming and Halloween. It’s time to visit your library to track down some scary treats, plan some cool party snacks and décor and tackle any other tasks you have in mind.
Walk for the Woods 2015 was a great success! The weather was picture perfect. All of the walk participants were in good spirits, including the four-legged ones! Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Walk for the Woods 2015.
The citizens of the Baldwinsville area owe a great deal to Miss Lesley Voorhees. She lived most of her 100 years in Baldwinsville.
The air is getting crisp, but we’re still here with entertainment and education for all. From trivia to technology we have the opportunities, information and tools to help you manage your world and reach for your dreams.
Pictured is a traumatic event taking place in the life of the Canino family, who resided on the corner of Potter and River Roads until 1941. What was taking place and why?