Lysander residents who discover a stray dog after business hours need not fret: Supervisor Joe Saraceni announced at the Jan. 25 town board meeting that dog control officers Dan Boccardo and Rich Billings will be on call around the clock.
The problem is well-documented and alarming: College students who graduated in 2015 were the most indebted in U.S. history, and student borrowing for higher education continues to rise.
In 2016, I will continue to do my best to keep the nonsense from the business of county taxpayers. If I can ever help, please don’t hesitate to call and thank you again for the privilege of being your legislator.
FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Governor falls short on ethics, gets it right with small business tax cuts, increase in school aid
Gov. Cuomo recently delivered his State of the State address, which, contrary to protocol, he combined with his 2016-17 budget address. The following are some of the highlights of his speech.
Now that Gov. Cuomo has unveiled his executive budget, the official 2016-17 state budget process is underway.
I am proud to announce that IDA Reform Legislation (S.5867 / A.7915) that I sponsored in the Assembly and that Senator Kathleen Marchione co-sponsored in the Senate has been signed into law by Gov. Cuomo.
New Lysander board overhauls meeting practices
The Lysander Town Board is “switching things up” when it comes to public participation, the town clerk’s office and other aspects of the town’s government, Supervisor Joe Saraceni announced at the board’s organizational meeting Jan. 11.
The quest for a stronger New York starts with identifying what families need to succeed, then delivering. To me, that means increasing opportunities and fairness so that everyone can get ahead and no one is left behind.
In its first meeting of the new year, the Van Buren Town Board approved a local law that provides language in the town code for installing solar photovoltaic (PV) panels.
Baldwinsville PAC-B, the public access cable channel 98 for Time Warner and channel 30 for Verizon FIOS, is available 24 hours a day to provide video and information of local interest. For the convenience of the public, the schedule of the next ten programs is aired on PAC-B TV at 9 a.m., noon, 3, 6 and 9 p.m. daily.
Departing members of the Lysander Town Board said their goodbyes and wrapped up the year’s business at the board’s final meeting of the year on Dec. 28.
The town of Lysander is ringing in the new year with a new supervisor and two new town board members. Supervisor Joe Saraceni and Councilors Peter Moore and Bob Ellis shared their New Year’s resolutions for the town for 2016, as did returning Councilor Bob Geraci and Baldwinsville Mayor Dick Clarke:
It was recently reported that agricultural receipts in New York came in at $6.36 billion in 2014 — a $1.7 billion increase over 2010 and a $667 million increase over 2013.
A look back at the year that was: Baldwinsville’s biggest stories
It was a big year in Baldwinsville, one that included the loss of a number of important local figures, several political controversies and changes to the school curriculum that drew the ire of many residents. Read on for the top 10 stories in the greater Baldwinsville area in 2015.
In order to streamline the development process and save the town money, Van Buren has voted to combine its planning board and zoning board of appeals.