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Medical marijuana dispensary opens on Erie Boulevard

Medical marijuana can now be obtained by registered patients at a newly opened dispensary in the Syracuse area. Medical marijuana company Etain's dispensary, located in a 3,000-square-foot building at 2104 Erie Boulevard, opened its doors for patients on Feb. 3.

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Creative Environment Day School celebrates 50 years in business

Their mission is plain and simple: to provide a safe and enjoyable early learning experience for children. And for the past 50 years, Creative Environment Day School in Fayetteville has provided early childhood education to generations of families.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: This year’s state budget should invest in our future

Balancing a budget is never easy, but every family and household has to do it, and so too does the state. One of the most important responsibilities I have as your representative in the state Assembly is to help craft and pass a balanced state budget that meets the needs of our community. The budget isn’t just a spending plan; it’s a reflection of our priorities and a blueprint for achieving our shared goals.

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Don’t worry Manlius, ‘The Cone King’ is just a prank

Some local ice cream lovers had a bit of a scare during the week of Jan. 10 when a sign went up on the fencing surrounding the CVS construction on Fayette Street in the village of Manlius that said, “Coming Soon: The Cone King.”

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Attention business owners: Take these surveys

SyracuseFirst and Assemblyman Will Barclay are promoting surveys for local business owners.

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Fayetteville Village Apartment developer withdraws planning board application

Developer will look into alternative projects for site

The developers behind the controversial Fayetteville Village Apartments on 547 E. Genesee St. in Fayetteville have decided to withdraw their application for the residential apartment and townhouse project.

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Fayetteville man honored with Lifetime Recognition Award

The Casket & Funeral Supply Association (CFSA) Board of Directors, upon the recommendation of the Lifetime Recognition Awards Committee, recently conferred a Lifetime Recognition Award upon Fayetteville resident John D. Marsellus of the Marsellus Casket Company. The award was presented at the President’s Reception on Thursday, Nov. 19, during the fall Conference and Trade Show in Indianapolis.

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Dobrovech hired by Fust Charles Chambers

Amy Dobrovech, CPA, of Jamesville, has been hired as a senior healthcare consultant by Fust Charles Chambers LLP, a certified public accounting firm in Syracuse.

Shaw hired by RMS

Zach Shaw, of DeWitt, has been hired as a panel associate by Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. team, a full service marketing and market research firm located in Baldwinsville.

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Fayetteville Dunkin' Donuts opens for business

Location hopes to become an asset to the community

The Dunkin' Donuts at the corner of Route 5 and Route 257 in the village of Fayetteville opened it’s doors in the community on Dec. 22, and business so far has been good.

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Girl Scouts to hold first Cookie Convention

Event to be held Jan. 9 at Le Moyne

Local Girl Scouts will have a chance to flex their cookie-selling muscles next month at the inaugural Cookie Convention. More than 1,100 people have registered for the one-day event, which will be held Jan. 9 at Le Moyne College, said Kim Dunne, media manager for Girl Scouts NYPENN Pathways, the regional Girl Scout council.

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From the Assembly: Award paves the way for a promising future in CNY

Gov. Cuomo recently announced that Central New York is one of three regions to receive $500 million through the Upstate Revitalization Initiative. As the largest investment of state aid our region has ever seen, this represents an unprecedented opportunity for our economic future.

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An alternative approach to healing

Acupuncturist opens office on Route 92 in Fayetteville

Cynthia Jones is no stranger to the healing business — for 25 years she worked as a doctor of internal medicine. But one day she felt she would like to do something more alternative to help people with their mental and physical ailments, so she decided to study the ancient practice of acupuncture. Recently, she has opened an office in Fayetteville for those in the area who are interested in looking for ways to treat and alleviate certain medical conditions.

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Two projects vie to fill inland port need in Central New York

Many local officials, manufacturers and businesses believe that there is a need for an inland port to handle international cargo in the Central New York area. To fill that need, there are two competing projects vying for the approval of local officials to come to fruition.

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Hunger does not have a season

Local business sells bracelets to benefit FM Community Outreach

The holiday season is upon us — a time where many people look for ways to give back to those who are less fortunate. But something many people may not realize is that there is a need to support people in their own communities year-round.