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Public hearing set for Fayetteville Apartments zone change

The Fayetteville Village Board has set a public hearing for 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, in the village office to discuss a proposed zone change that will allow plans to move forward for the Fayetteville Apartments project on 547 E. Genesse St. in Fayetteville.

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EDITORIAL: Look out for Lyme

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the United States. It infects about 300,000 people a year, roughly 10 times more Americans than previously reported. The number of cases reported annually has increased nearly 25-fold since national surveillance began in 1982, making it a huge public health problem. So what should we do about it? To start, we should educate ourselves about the problem.

Next Syracuse Repair Café to be held in DeWitt

Have various things around that house that are in need of repair? The next Syracuse Repair Café event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 2 at the Jewish Community Center, 5655 Thompson Road, DeWitt.

Editorial: Residential chickens cause big problems in a small community

Chicken is a staple in the American diet. Whether it be their meat or their eggs, there are countless ways to cook a chicken and its products. For some people, raising chickens in their yards seems like a cost-effective way to get poultry products, rather than drive to Wegmans or Tops.

Column: Here come the hops — again!

This column seems to be one about ancient knowledge. Two generations ago, everyone around Central New York knew about hops. Before long, I suspect, this will again be true.

East Syracuse looks to rid village of backyard chickens

Will hold public hearing at Aug. 3 board meeting

The village of East Syracuse municipal office has gotten multiple complaints about properties within the village that are housing chickens — and the village board is looking to do something about it.

Fayetteville Village Board revises local firearms law to help deer management efforts

The village of Fayetteville is moving forward with its plans to reduce and manage the deer population in the village by changing village law to allow trained and permitted individuals to use a compound bow to hunt deer within village limits.

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Stickley CEO to be inducted into the American Furnishings Hall of Fame

Among five to be inducted at gala in October

Using the new selection process, five industry leaders will be inducted into the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame on Oct. 18 during the High Point Market.

Guidelines for garage sales adopted by village of East Syracuse

The East Syracuse Village Board has voted to adopt a local law that puts guidelines on garage sales within the village. The law limits the number of garage sales a family can have to three per year, and each sale can only last three days.

Column: Update on Deer Control

As soon as spring weather permitted it, I undertook to build and rebuild my deer fencing with the objective of excluding deer 100 percent this season. Here is what I did.

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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.

To stop the ‘perpetual garage sale’

East Syracuse eyes proposed law to structure garage sales within the village

The village of East Syracuse has introduced a local law that would set guidelines for garage sales within the village.

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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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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.’

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Art sale to benefit Manlius Senior Centre

Looking for a new piece of art to add style to your home? Want to know that money you spend buying the piece goes toward a good cause? From June 1 to July 3, residents can stop by the Manlius Village Centre to view and purchase works of art donated by local artists to help raise funds for the Manlius Senior Centre.

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