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What's on PAC-B? Nov. 28 to Dec. 4

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. The Baldwinsville Bulletin Board will air from midnight to 9 a.m. daily. For anyone that missed a program on TV, many of the programs are available on the internet. To access the previous videos online, a link is available at pacbtv.org.

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LETTER: Dell thanks voters

To the editor: I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to the residents of Onondaga County who exercised their right to vote on Election Day and a special thank you to those of you who voted for me for county clerk.

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Lysander: Taxes to drop 21 percent in 2016

Budget passes 3-2

Despite pleas from councilors Bob Geraci and Roman Diamond to maintain a higher fund balance, the Lysander Town Board voted 3-2 to approve the 2016 budget Monday night.

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Article 78 filed against village

Several Baldwinsville residents have filed an Article 78 petition against the village of Baldwinsville’s board of trustees, claiming a resolution they issued allowing the North West Fire District to proceed with the construction of a fire station was improper.

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LETTER: Saraceni thankful to Lysander voters

To the editor: Dear Lysander residents, Thank you for supporting my candidacy for Lysander Town Supervisor. I would also like to congratulate Peter Moore and Bob Ellis, who were honored with the opportunity to serve on the board for the next four years.

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LETTER: Thanks from Ellis

To the editor: I want to thank the voters of the town of Lysander for your overwhelming show of support in the Nov. 3 election for Lysander town councilor.

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LETTER: Moore thanks voters

To the editor: I would like to thank the residents of the town of Lysander for going to the polls on Election Day and showing their support for myself and my running mates.

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Lysander Town Board clashes over incentive zoning

Despite the efforts of Councilors Bob Geraci and Roman Diamond to delay it, the Lysander Town Board has referred Marden Associates’ Melvin Farm incentive zoning application to the planning board, the zoning board of appeals and the Onondaga County Planning Board for review.

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VAN BUREN: Parks and rec department to purchase 16 ‘Knockerballs’

For those not in the know, Knockerball — also known as “bubble soccer” — is a sport in which players wear large, inflatable plastic bubbles and attempt to knock each other over. “So it’s like dodgeball — and you’re it,” Councilor Ron Dudzinski said at the Nov. 4 town board meeting.

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Voter turnout dismal

Experts blame lack of contested races in Onondaga County, voter apathy

Only about 25 percent of voters cast their ballots during the local elections, according to Democratic Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny.

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LETTER: Thank you to those who voted

To the editor: I wish to thank the residents of Van Buren who exercised their right to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 3. 

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Want to go to college for free? Check this out!

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.

Unopposed Van Buren, county legislature candidates re-elected

Election Night was relatively peaceful in the town of Van Buren, as all candidates were unopposed.

Dell wins Onondaga County clerk race

Lysander Town Clerk Lisa Dell has been elected Onondaga County clerk. Dell, a Republican, received 61.37 percent of the votes. Democrat Kerin Rigney received 38.55 percent.

JAM out, PB&J in

Republicans sweep incumbents in Lysander election

Republicans now occupy all five seats on the Lysander Town Board. Challengers Peter Moore and Bob Ellis defeated incumbent councilors Andy Reeves, a Republican, and Melinda Shimer, a Democrat. Shimer and Reeves ran under the bipartisan Lysander First coalition.