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Fayetteville Farmers’ Market opens for the season

On Thursday, June 4, hundreds of market-goers came out to Fayetteville Town Center to see what is in store from their favorite local farms and businesses at the weekly Fayetteville Farmers’ Market.

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Hoehner named general counsel of Loretto

Cazenovia native Holly Hoehner has joined Loretto as vice president and general counsel in charge of legal. Hoehner will also serve as corporate compliance officer for Loretto.

JCC’s senior kosher dinners have started up again

The Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center of Syracuse’s Monday evening senior kosher dinners will kick off for the summer started on June 1. The weekly dinners are held on Mondays at 5 p.m. and feature a hot, nutritious and well-balanced kosher meal.

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OCC’s Chief Diversity Officer earns “Most Powerful and Influential Woman Award”

Onondaga Community College’s Eunice D. Williams has been selected to receive a “2015 Most Powerful and Influential Woman Award of the Tri-State Area.”

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Manlius resident featured on cover of national financial magazine

Receives No. 1 spot for the nation’s top 20 program managers

Paul Restante, resident of Manlius and managing director of Community Bank Wealth Management Group, has been named to the top spot of Bank Investment Consultant magazine’s list of the nation’s top 20 program managers.

AAGS partners with DeWitt animal hospital-shelter to help ill and injured pets

Animal Alliance of Greater Syracuse (AAGS) and Dewitt Animal Hospital-Shelter are joining forces to help homeless animals with significant yet treatable medical conditions return to health and get adopted.

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Fayetteville Village Apartment project makes changes to original plans

At the May 27 meeting of the Fayetteville Board of Trustees, representatives from the Fayetteville Village Apartment project presented changed plans for the proposed housing development at 547 E. Genesee St. in Fayetteville that is aimed toward “empty nesters and young professionals.”

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Yellow Brick Road Casino officially opens in Chittenango

More than 1,000 people stood in line, in groups, in the parking lot of the new Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango Tuesday waiting for the area’s newest tourist attraction to officially open its doors. Some people started lining up at 11 p.m. Monday night in order to be the first ones inside the casino.

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Fayetteville resident receives U.S. Public Health Service Excellence Award

Upstate Medical University student Nicole Cifra’s passion for adolescent medicine has earned her a 2015 United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award (USPHS). Cifra is the daughter of Nicholas and Carolyn Cifra of Fayetteville.

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Fayetteville resident named Director of Philanthropy at Crouse Health Foundation

Jeffry Comanici, of Fayetteville, has joined the staff of the Crouse Health Foundation as director of philanthropy.

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FROM THE LEGISLATURE: Legislature accepts funds to improve infrastructure

I believe that one way that we can move our county forward is by improving our infrastructure. At our May legislative session we authorized funding to improve our highways and bridges, we accepted grant funding to continue the development of the Skä·noñh – Great Law of Peace Center, and we refinanced some outstanding bonds at a lower interest rate.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Buy local this season to support our community

Here in Onondaga County, agriculture is a vital part of our community and a cornerstone of our economy. I’ve been working hard to support our state’s dedicated farmers and ensure they have the resources they need to thrive, but there’s more that can be done. By shopping at our local farmers markets this season, you can do your part to strengthen our economy and bring home fresh, healthy products for you and your family.

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Neenee’s Boutique expands to include two others at ‘The Shoppes at Limestone’

Each room will include a different specialty shop

Danielle Marnell, owner of Neenee’s Boutique at 204 W. Genesee St. in Fayetteville, said she wants people to know that her business is still going strong — it is just being revamped and expanded with two other specialty shops joining the location at the newly titled ‘The Shoppes at Limestone.’

New PACE CNY site to open in East Syracuse

PACE CNY, a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly, is building a new care center on 115 Creek Circle Drive in East Syracuse. It will be known as the Catherine McAuliffe PACE Center.

Centro will not eliminate midday line to Manlius

Good news for bus riders in Manlius. The Central New York Regional Transportation Authority (Centro) has announced they will not eliminate their midday bus service to Manlius.