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                                                                        SPORTS: All-stars dominate lacross competition....Page 33
                                                                        SCHOOLS: Two Cazenovia girls are perfect....Page 6
    Volume 199, No. 26
     June 28 to July 4,
           2006
                                                                                                         Cazenovia turns
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                                                                                                           out the vote
                                                                                                               By Willie Kiernan               graffiti. However, some of the
                                                                                                                                               vandals wrote their first names
                                                                                                            What would happen if Caze-         and year of graduation, leading
                                                                                                         novia had an election day and         police to high school records and
                                                                                                         nobody showed up? That was not        swift apprehension of the perpe-
                                                                                                         nearly the case last Tuesday June     trators.


                                     Class of
                                                                                                         20. In a seemingly uncontested
                                                                                                         election, 170 village residents       Boat permits




                                  2006
      Parishioners of                                                                                    turned out to vote. Village Justice      More than 25 violations were
                                                                                                         Jim Ryan was elected to his first     handed out to boaters without
     saint James and                                                                                                                           permits. This is the first year that
                                                                                                         full term receiving 136 votes. Vil-
    friends will carry                                                                                   lage Trustees Kurt Wheeler and                                .
                                                                                                                                               permits are mandatory The police
    five gallon white                                                                                    Paul Brooks were re-elected each      check the boat launch for empty
    Pails in thecaze-                                                                                    collecting over 100 votes.            trailers without proper paperwork
                                                                                                            What made this election day        and the fine is $50. Permits may be
     novia4th of July
                                                                                                         interesting was the write-in vote     obtained from the village office
     Parade. the Pails
                                                                                                         tally for Bob Cowherd, who re-        open Monday through Friday     .
    rePresent the need                                                                                   ceived 33 votes. In a coordinated
    for clean water in                                                                                   clandestine effort orchestrated by    Website
    their sister Parish,                                                                                 his brother Lee, Cowherd made            The Village of Cazenovia now
                                                                                                         a surprising splash on the ballot     has a website up and running.
      holy cross of
                                                                                                         compilation list.                     Check it out at villageofcazeno-
      thibeau, haiti.                                                                                       “I was just concerned with the     via.com. Along with many scenic
          See page 3.                                                                                    lack of common sense on the board     photos of the area, you can access
                                                                                                         lately,” said Bob Cowherd. “Every-    public information, legal forms,
                                                                                                         one shows up at the meetings for      village officials, codes and much
    the gallery at 58                                                                                    the silliest reasons, then when       more.
    albany st. in caze-                                                                                  it comes to the village budget or
    novia will be Present-
                                                                                                         the school budget, the important      Lost and found
                                                                                                         things, nobody’s there.”                The Cazenovia Police Depart-
      ing PoP artist   c.
                                                                                                            The Cowherds’ secret, word-of-     ment has a number of found items
    wilkinson’s “ameri-
                                                                                                         mouth campaign, lasting merely a      they wish to return. These items
    can art” from June
                                                                                                         week, was an eye-opener for those     include: two bicycles, a skate-
     30 to July 23. an                                                                                   not exercising their democratic       board, a backpack and a set of
     oPening recePtion                                                                                                                         keys at Lakeland Park and a pair
                                                                                                         rights. In a typical uncontested
      will be held from                                                                                  year, when only 30 people show up     of sunglasses at Lakeside Park.
      6 to 8 P.m. friday                                                                                 to vote, the campaign would have      Contact number to claim owner-
     June 30. wilkinson                                                                                  been successful in beating out one    ship is 655-3276.
     is showing in other                                                                                 of the incumbents. It was the ex-
    galleries as well, in-                                                                               ceptional turn-out that made the      Village board agenda, July 3
    cluding the  daso in                                                                                 difference.                           1. Trustees and Village Justice
    charlston, sc, hind                                                                                                                        – Oaths of Office
    street in devon, uk                                                                                  Vandalism                             2. 2006-2007 Appointments
    and several through-                                                                                    In other village news, there       3. Update on the status of the
    out new york state.                                                                                  have been several incidents of        Proposed Historic Preservation
                                                                                                         vandalism in recent weeks. At         Overlay District Regulations
             See page 7.
                                                                                                         Lakeland Park, a shower cur-          4. St. James Church – Request to
                                                                                                                                               close Green Street (from
                                                   Photos by Gene Gissin                                 tain was burned and walls were
                                                                                                         disturbed. The new structure in       Rectory to Hurd Street) on Aug. 6
                                                                                                         Lakeside Park was marked with         for Parish Picnic.



                                      Nelson St. fire’s out, blood drive continues
                                                                                                               By Willie Kiernan               vet via ambulance. The fire might
 Calendar........... 2                                                                                                                         have ve started due to the dryer
 ClaSSifiedS ......B1                                                                                       Luckily someone driving by         being left on. The damage to the
                                                                                                         noticed the smoke billowing out of    house was minimal and relegated
 editorial ........... 4                                                                                                                       to the back corner.
                                                                                                         the rear right side of the house at
 oBituarieS ....... 30                                                                                   46 Nelson St. on Route 20 just west      The Fireman’s Auxiliary, al-
 religion........... 12                                                                                  of the Town and Country Plaza.        ready in uniform for the blood
                                                                                                         An unidentified woman called          drive, were on the scene as usual,
 SChool newS..... 6                                                                                      the Cazenovia Fire Department         handing out cold drinks to the
 SportS ............. 33                                                                                 which was already busily involved     firefighters on a hot, hazy day  .
                                                                                                         with a blood drive.                      Deputy Fire Coordinator of
                                                                                                            “Once we see cars in the drive-    Madison County, Steve Brody was
                                                                                                         way,” said Fire Chief Tom Tait,       on hand in the command vehicle
                                                                                                         “we have to immediately conduct       with Chief Tait suggesting that
                                                                                                         a primary search.”                    people should rest easily know-
                                                                                                            Residents Sue and her daughter     ing the volunteers that Cazenovia
                                                                                                         Chelsea Winkert, a graduating         has.
                                                                                                         senior at Cazenovia High School,         “After 15 years as the fire chief
                                                                                                         were not home at the time. How-       at Morrisville, I can tell you, they
                                                                                                         ever Fireman Jeff Amman, also         know their stuff,” said Brody.
                                                                                                         a graduating senior at Cazenovia      “They are always prepared. They
                                                                                                         High School, rescued the family       do whatever is asked of them and
                                 Firemen approach the house for a primary rescue search.                 dog inside. The lab, injured from     they do the job right. The only
6     09859 00008            9                                                                           smoke inhalation, was rushed to a                Please see Fire, page 2
2 /cazenovia rePublican, June 28, 2006


  Republican
         132 Albany St.
      Cazenovia, NY 13035
                                                                              Datebook
                                    This WeeK                                                              tour at 5 p.m. Monday July 10 at Stearns and Wheler Route 20E
                                                                                                           Cazenovia parking lot. Tour goes from 6 to 9 p.m.
                                                                                                           Book Sale
                                    Immunization clinic                                                       Friends of the Cazenovia Public Library are having their annual
                                       Located at the Cooperative Extension office building on Eaton       book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday July 29 and from 10 a.m.
                                    Street in Morrisville from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday June 21. This      to 4 p.m. Sunday July 30. Call 655-9322.
             Editor:                is for adults and children. Bring records along.
        Willie Kiernan
            655-3415
                                    People of the World
                                      Paintings and drawings by W. Edward Edmonston, retired Col-
                                                                                                           ongoing
    republican@cnylink.com          gate professor, at the Hamilton Library until June 30.
                                                                                                           Tuesdays
                                                                                                             Colgate Inn 7 to 10 p.m. Live Jazz, 824-2300
                                    Welsh Church
                                                                                                           Wednesdays
                                       Featuring an evening of special music by the beautiful voices of
                                                                                                             Hamilton Movie Theater 10 a.m. free children’s matinee, 824-
                                    the women’s barbershop group Sound of Silver with emcee Wade
                                                                                                           2724
                                    Hughes at 7 p.m. Sunday June 25, located on Welsh Church Road
                                                                                                           Thursdays
                                    in East Nelson. Call 655-2654. Everyone welcome, inter-denomina-
                                                                                                             Music in the park 7 p.m. Barge if it rains, 824-4331
                                    tional.
           Sports:                                                                                         Fridays
         Phil Blackwell                                                                                      Colgate Inn 8 to 10 p.m. Music and Barbecue, 824-2300
                                    Earlville Opera House
       434-8889, ext. 348                                                                                  Saturdays
                                      Elana James and the Continental Two at 8 p.m. Friday June 23.
    pblackwell@cnylink.com                                                                                   Farmers Market on the green 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
                                    Guitar and bass trio plays hot jazz, original songs and western
                                                                                                           Sundays
                                    swing. Call 691-3550.
                                                                                                             Nichols and Beal 6 to 9 p.m. live music in courtyard, 824-2222
                                                                                                           Quilters meet
                                    Upcoming                                                                  At 10 a.m. every Tuesday the Quilters Club meets in the Mor-
                                                                                                           risville Public Library Program Room. Cross-stitching, patchwork
                                                                                                           and quilting along with conversation.
                                    Olde Towne Festival                                                    Car donations needed
     Display Advertising:             The Morrisville Library is hosting a gala event with free food          The NYS Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs are looking for car donations
           Lori Lewis               and square dancing from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday June 30.                                                                           .
                                                                                                           to help support their programs. Some restrictions apply 800-246-
            655-3415                Speakeasy and poetry workshop                                          0493.
      llewis@cnylink.com              At the Hamilton Library at 7 p.m. Wednesday June 28. Call 824-       Kiddies Korner at Morrisville Public Library
       (deadline: 5 p.m. Friday)    3060                                                                                                                 .
                                                                                                             At 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every other Tuesday Bring toddlers and
                                    Earlville Opera House                                                  pre-schoolers for an interactive story and craft hour.
                                      Shakespeare’s Clowns at 7 p.m. Friday June 30. The bard meets        Foothills Weaving and Fiber Arts Guild meeting
                                    the big top for this children’s special.                                 At 10 a.m. the third Thursday of each month at St. James Epis-
                                      A.J. Croce at 8 p.m. July 1. Son of late great plays traditional     copal Church in Clinton from September through June. Visitors
                                    New Orleans blues. Call 691-3550.                                      and new members welcome.
                                    Ride for sight
                                      Free registration for Rotary Club benefit for eye care motorcycle
    Classified Advertising:
            Julie Galvin
             434-1988
      jgalvin@cnylink.com
      (deadline: 5 p.m. Thursday)
                                    SSO comes to Lorenzo Ride for sight
                                       On Friday, July 7, the Syra-    an elegant dinner benefiting        Motorcycle tour and benefit ride
                                    cuse Symphony Orchestra will       the Lorenzo Music Fund and the
                                    take concert-goers on a journey    Syracuse Symphony (A cash bar          The first annual Lions Club     York Eye Bank.
Fire                                around the globe when it pres-
                                    ents its annual summer concert
                                                                       opens at 5:30 p.m.). This dinner
                                                                       will be catered by the Brewster
                                                                                                           “Motorcycle Benefit Ride” fund-
                                                                                                           raiser has been rescheduled
                                                                                                                                                 All motorcycles are welcome.
                                                                                                                                              The cost is free. Yet, any dona-
From page 1                         at the Lorenzo State Historic      Inn and will be held under a tent   from Saturday May 20 to Mon-       tions are gratefully accepted.
                                    Site in Cazenovia. Themed “A       on the Lorenzo State Historic       day July 10 from 6 to 9 p.m.       The ride will encompass Ca-
problem they have is a drop in                                                                                Howard LaFever, Chairman        zenovia, Erieville, New Wood-
                                    Musical Passport,” this concert    Site, rain or shine. Tickets to
enrollment, but that’s going on                                                                            of the event, and Vice Presi-      stock, DeRuyter, Marathon and
                                    will be led by SSO Music Direc-    this dinner can be purchased
everywhere.”                                                                                               dent of Stearns & Wheler, will     Whitney Point – everyone will
                                    tor Daniel Hege and will begin     for $75. Patron tickets, which
  Route 20 was tied up for                                                                                 be accepting registrations at 5    meet at Aiello’s Restaurant
                                    at 8 p.m. This performance is      include preferred seating and
about an hour, then the hoses                                                                              p.m., which will take place in     – there will be a raffle at the
                                    part of Summertime with the        recognition in the dinner pro-
were quickly rolled up and the                                                                             the front parking lot of Stearns   restaurant – then onto Willet,
                                    Syracuse Symphony, presented       gram, are $115. To purchase, call
                          .
equipment was put away In a                                                                                & Wheler on Route 20 East, Ca-     Pitcher, South Otselic, Otselic
                                    by National Grid, and is spon-     655-3200 on or before June 30,
short matter of time, a house                                                                              zenovia.                           and Georgetown – ending at the
                                    sored by The Greater Cazenovia     2006. This dinner is sponsored
was perhaps saved and the blood                                                                               The “tour” will benefit the     Georgetown Inn where there
                                    Chamber of Commerce.               by M&T Bank.
drive was back in full swing.                                                                              sight programs supported by        will be a second raffle and prizes
                                       Prior to the concert, begin-
                                    ning at 6:45 p.m., there will be                                       the Cazenovia Lions Club.          given out.
                                                                                                           These programs include eye            Contact Howard at 495-6656 or
                                                                                                           exams, glasses, recycling of       email: hblafever@stearnswheler.
                                                                                                           glasses, sight dog training pro-   com or Doug Taber at 662-7475 or
                                                                                                           grams, and the Central New         email dtaber@bny   .com.
                                                                                                                                           cazenovia rePublican, June 28, 2006/3


                                                            Community
       in Brief
Project Cafe presents
                                                                                                                     Festival hits
                                                                                                                     the sidewalks
the following at
Common Grounds,
beginning at 7 p.m.:
Saturday July 8 …. John and                                                                                             The merchants in Cazeno-             Library and a Movie in the Park
Frank, soft acoustic.                                                                                                via’s Historic Business District        at dusk on July 1 in Lakeland
Friday July 14 …..Chris Cress-                                                                                       will hold their annual Summer           Park sponsored by Project
well, acoustic music, some of                                                                                        Sidewalk Festival June 30 to July       Café.
his own compositions, and                                                                                            3. In addition to the incredible              The Sidewalk Festival may
some music made by other                                                                                             sales at all stores, the Cazenovia      end before the July 4th holiday,
people.                                                                                                              Farmers’ Market will be open            but there is plenty to do in the
Friday July 21 …. Open-mic,                                                                                          Friday, Sunday and Monday in            Cazenovia community on July 4.
anyone who would like to                                                                                             addition to their usual Saturday        The Annual Foot Races around
participate should contact                                                                                           market hours. Bring the whole           the lake begin at 8 a.m; the com-
Leigh Cramer at 655 - 4255.                                                                                          family out and join in the festivi-     munity parade takes place at 4
Friday July 28….. Colleen                                                                                            ties any or all of the days.            p.m. followed by games and ac-
Kattau, from Cortland, plays                                                                                            Summer Sidewalk Festival             tivities for children and families
progressive folk music.                                                                                              hours will be 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.          in Lakeland Park sponsored by
                                                                                                                     Friday, Saturday and Monday,            Project Cafe. The Kinney Drugs


                                    White pails will
Friday August 18…Open-mic.
                                                                                                                     and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday      .     Summer Concert Series, pre-
                                                                                                                     Additional events over the four         sented by the Greater Cazenovia
Skatepark is open                                                                                                    day period include Cazenovia            Area Chamber of Commerce,
   The Cazenovia Skatepark                                                                                           College’s annual Community              features a free concert by “The


                                    march in parade
is celebrating its fifth year                                                                                        Block Party from noon to 3 p.m.         Fab Cats” band from 6 to 9:30
of operation this season with                                                                                        Friday June 30 on the College           p.m. in Lakeland Park followed
some new features. There is                                                                                          quad, the CAVAC Arts and Craft          by the community fireworks.
new equipment and the layout                                                                                         Show at Lorenzo State Historic                For further information on
has exciting new variations.           Parishioners of Saint James          healthy water to an entire fam-
                                                                                                                     Site from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and         Cazenovia area events contact
Hours are 9 a.m. to dusk seven      and friends will carry five gallon      ily for a year and one hundred
                                                                                                                     from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 2, the      the Chamber office weekdays at
days a week through October.        white pails in the Cazenovia 4th        dollars provides clean water for
                                                                                                                     Teddy Bear Parade at 10 a.m.            655-9243 or see the event calen-
   Season passes and helmets        of July parade. The pails repre-        five families. It is incredible!”
                                                                                                                     July 1 at Memorial Park spon-           dar atcazenoviachamber.com.
are required for use of the         sent the need for clean water in           Join the Cazenovia 4th of July
                                                                                                                     sored by Cazenovia Children’s               	       	           	           	
skatepark. Passes may be            their sister parish, Holy Cross         parade and walk with Saint
                                                                                                                     House and the Cazenovia Public          																																														
purchased at the village of-        of Thibeau, Haiti.                      James parish and friends. Ar-
fice, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday          Saint James parish of Caze-          rive on the lawn in front of the
through Friday, for $25. Ad-        novia is working with Gift of           high school at 3:30 p.m. July 4.
ditional family members are         Water, a not-for-profit located         Saint James will provide buck-
$10 each. Children under 12         in Melbourne, Fla. to provide a         ets or bring an empty gallon jug
require adult supervision. For      simple water filtration system          or kettle to symbolize how our
information: cazskatepark@          using five gallon pails. The sys-       neighbors in Haiti have to get
twcny  .rr.com.                     tem will enter 600 homes to start       their water every day   .
                                    and Saint James is raising funds           To make a tax deductible
                                    and awareness.                          donation to the Gift of Water
Free boater’s course                   The community of Holy Cross          program send your support to
offered                             faces the same harsh realities as       Saint James Church, Gift of
   On Thursday July 6 and           other communities around the            Water Program Green Street,
July 13 from 5 to 9 p.m. a          globe. Their limited drinking           Cazenovia, NY 13035.
boater’s safety course will be      supply is contaminated caus-               For more information re-
offered at the Willow Bank          ing death, illness and growth           garding your involvement with
Yacht Club on Forman Street         deficiencies.                           the Gift of Water program or the
in Cazenovia. Youth between            “I don’t have to think twice         Haitian Twinning Committee
the ages of 10 and 18 who want      about the water I am using or           at Saint James contact Beth or
to operate a motor boat in          that it will harm me or my fam-         Will Sullivan, 655-9806, Shannon
                                    ily,” states Shannon Richard,           Richard, 655-5653 or Bob Hood,           Project Café parade coordinator Jessica Brady puts the finishing touches on a
New York State must success-
                                    parishioner of Saint James.             447-5726.                                sign announcing the annual 4th of July parade.
fully complete this boater’s
                                    “Twenty dollars will supply

                                                                                                                     Project Café gears
safety course and receive an
operator’s certificate. A new
requirement this year is that
all persons (no matter what            Route 66 plays Lakeland Park
age) who want to operate a
personal watercraft (Jet Ski)
are also required to take this
                                                                                                                     up for the 4th of July
                                                                                                                        Student leaders from Project                      .
                                                                                                                                                             community Those wishing to
course and pass the exam.
                                                                                                                     Café have been busy making              join the parade should call the
   The course follows a state-
                                                                                                                     preparations for Cazenovia’s            director, Jessica Brady, directly
mandated outline and covers
                                                                                                                     Independence Day celebration,           at 655-3681. Line up will be at
topics such as rights-of -way,
                                                                                                                     lining up a full slate of activities    3:30 p.m. on July 4th along Green
safety equipment, water ski-
                                                                                                                                          .
                                                                                                                     for the community The fun will          Street and Emory Avenue with
ing procedures, and unlawful
                                                                                                                     begin at 8:30 p.m. Saturday July        a step-off time of 4 p.m. The pa-
practices. Both sessions of the
                                                                                                                     1 in Lakeland Park with Project         rade will begin and end on Green
course must be attended and
                                                                                                                     Café’s annual “Movie in the             Street and the route is slightly
an exam passed at the comple-
                                                                                                                     Park.” The featured presenta-           over one mile in length.
tion of the course in order to
                                                                                                                     tion this year will be “Wallace            Immediately after the parade,
receive the certificate.
                                                                                                                     and Gromit - The Curse of the           Project Café’s student leaders
   The course is being spon-
                                                                                                                     Were-Rabbit.” The 2005 film is a        will be coordinating games and
sored by the Cazenovia Lake
                                        Thanks	to	the	Kinney	Drugs	Summer	Concert	Series	presented	by	the	           claymation comedy suitable for          activities in Lakeland Park.
Association, Madison County,
                                    Greater	Cazenovia	Area	Chamber	of	Commerce,	Cazenovia’s	own	Route	               all ages about a town defending         There will be activities for all
Willow Bank Yacht Club and
                                    66	will	return	to	Lakeland	Park	from	7	to	9	p.m.	Thursday	June	29.	              its gardens from beastly invad-         ages, including a balloon toss,
the Madison County Sheriff ’s
                                        Route	66	combines	rock,	country,	jazz,	and	blues	music.	Founded	in	          ers. The screening will begin at        tug of war, volleyball and sever-
Department in association
                                    1991,	the	band	features	Cazenovia	residents	Lesley	Roberts	on	vocals	            dusk and is free to the public.         al others. A new addition for this
with the New York State Of-
                                    and	guitar,	Wayne	McFarland	on	vocals	and	guitar,	Scott	Sellers	on	vocals	       Donations will be accepted and          year will be Frisbee golf. Games
fice of Parks, Recreation, and
                                    and	bass,	Hal	DeFrees	on	keyboards	and	Dan	Owens	on	drums.	Owens,	               refreshments will be available          will run from the conclusion of
Historic Preservation.
                                    a	new	addition	to	Route	66,	is	a	well	known	Cazenovia	musician,	having	          for sale. Movie-goers should            the parade (approximately 4:30)
   There is no fee for the course
                                    been	a	member	of	the	popular	local	band	“Harvest”	since	1974.	Since	             bring lawn chairs or blankets.          until 6 p.m. Cotton candy, pop-
and all materials needed will
                                    finishing their third CD, “Here, There and Everywhere,” last year, the band      The rain date will be Monday            corn and beverages will be avail-
be provided but you must pre-
                                    has	been	hard	at	work.		The	concert	is	free	and	open	to	the	public.	Route	       July 3 with the status of the           able during the games and on
register. Interested persons
                                    66’s	performance	is	being	sponsored	by	Sonneborn,	Spring,	&	O’Sullivan,	         film posted on the Lakeland             into the evening. Following the
can contact Anne King at 655-
                                    P.C. law firm. Rain date is Sunday July 2, same time. Also, in conjunction       Park fence, on Project Café’s           games will the annual concert in
2244. Please leave a message
                                    with	the	concerts	this	year,	boxed	dinners	will	be	available	at	the	Lincklaen	   voicemail (655-3991) and on their       the park and fireworks display   .
with your name, number of
                                    House	for	picnicking	pleasure.	In	addition	to	Kinney	Drugs,	the	Concert	         web-site, projectcafe.org.              Go to the Greater Cazenovia
people to register and contact
                                    in	the	Park	Series	is	made	possible	through	the	generosity	of	Stearns	              Project Café is once again           Area Chamber of Commerce
phone number.
                                    &	Wheler,	Marquardt	Switches,	Inc.	and	Pelco	Component	Technologies	             coordinating the annual July            site for more information about
                                    and	a	variety	of	area	businesses.                                                4th parade and welcomes par-            these events and others for the
                                                                                                                     ticipants from throughout the           July 4th weekend.
4 /cazenovia rePublican, June 28, 2006


                                                                                                                     opinion
                                       ediTorial                                                                     What was I thinking?
                                                                                                                        I was thinking about Caze-                                            their bikes unlocked. Flower
                                                                                                                                                                         Willie
 A day of days                                                                                                       novia, reminiscing because
                                                                                                                     that’s what I do best, and I                        Kiernan
                                                                                                                                                                                              ladies grace their front lawns
                                                                                                                                                                                              with ornate vases. I know
    Commencement day has come and gone with a                                                                        found myself wondering, what                                             residents who don’t even lock
 sigh of relief and a suppressed tear or two. With                                                                   the hell am I doing here? Now                                            their doors at night. I’ve been
 the strings in the wings and the brass introduc-                                                                    don’t get me wrong, I kind of                       On the job           to places where graffiti is a
                                                                                                                     know what I’m doing, fleecing                                            terminal disease; here, it’s a
 tion, the senior chorus and the school song, the
                                                                                                                     my boss for every penny of my                                            hiccup. Cazenovia is where
 ceremony is both rich in tradition and fresh every                                                                  minimum wage; we’re all in                                               all the good people come to
 time. From the initial march to their seats to the                                                                  that boat. But more succinctly,     became fashionable.                  hide and complain about their
 final march out into the world, it is a day for the                                                                 what is my agenda, if in fact, I       Since then, the town has          neighbor being too good or
 graduates to embrace and a day for their family                                                                     have one.                           flourished. There were con-          not good enough. Of course,
 and friends to cherish.                                                                                                Sorry, I encroach upon           tested elections and a renewed       upstate New York is filled with
    If the sun doesn’t shine too hot, if the rain                                                                    my readers, once again, this        exuberance for community             wonderful communities such
                                                                                                                     article is about me. When I         spirit. Beezie Madden and the        as this one with similarly deco-
 doesn’t fall too hard, even if the wind blows noisily
                                                                                                                     find out that there are racial      Academic Decathlon team have         rous characteristics, but that’s
 through the mikes, it is a day of days squeezed into                                                                prejudices in this community,       put this town on the map. And        a fact which true Cazenovians
 a two-hour show. Though one speech may go on for                                                                    I immediately determine how         what about Zinsmeister and           are unable to fathom.
 half an hour, all the speeches are bearable and even                                                                that will affect me and mine.       Dangerous Dan for national               My agenda then is to fuel
 good. It’s amazing how many awards are given out,                                                                   When I am alerted to vandal-        notoriety? And now a website?        the flames while containing
 but you still feel bad for the kids who don’t get one.                                                              ism, I think back to when my           If I was a serious investor,      the fire, quietly making the
                                                                                                                     house was vandalized. When I        I’d be looking at this town.         noise. I wish to be unique
 But then at the end, there’s plenty of that one true
                                                                                                                     hear an actual village trustee      However, I can’t even be look-       while blending in and have
 award to go around: the diploma.                                                                                    tell me that everyone thinks        ing at brown bagging tomor-          a presence with my absence.
    The valedictorian, the salutatorian and the kid                                                                  this town is paradise but it        row’s lunch, so I’ll just skip it.   I’ll rock the boat without
 that might be joining the Armed Forces, will al-                                                                    really isn’t, I admit, what was I   If I had an agenda, and I can’t      tipping it. I’ll taste the feast
 ways have this day and that diploma in common. It                                                                   thinking?                           afford one, I’d be a barnacle to     without eating it. I’ll paint the
 is the apex of achievement they began in kinder-                                                                       Back in the gay 90s, when I      this town’s ship, because this       view without touching it. I’ll
 garten together. There was nothing quick about it;                                                                  moved to this place after find-     ship is going to come in.            tell the untold and sing the
                                                                                                                     ing gainful employment at a            That there may be some re-        unsung from the top of my
 and yet it flew by so fast. Some will stay in touch;
                                                                                                                     she-she restaurant that hap-        sidual racial prejudices deeply                      .
                                                                                                                                                                                              lungs silently While my wak-
 some will never be heard from again. But for a day                                                                  pened to be a gaudy jewel spar-     implanted by some forefa-            ing hours are ambushed with
 of days, they came together and held hands to cel-                                                                  kling from this town’s ruby         thers; it’s a shame, but it’s not    reminiscence and my non-
 ebrate and acknowledge the achievement earned.                                                                      neck, I was thinking this was       rampant. That there is some          waking blitzed jejunely with
 Congratulations graduates. May you have the op-                                                                     the appropriate place to raise      vandalism still going on; chil-      debris, the depths of my soul
 portunity to reflect gracefully on a job well done                                                                  my kids. The eventual drug          dren will be children. My gang       await discovery and my baby
 before you commence on a new life.                                                                                  dealings, murders, suicides         and I were incredibly creative       needs new shoes. I’ll tempo-
                                                                                                                     and sexual activity were every-     vandals. I won’t go into details     rarily settle in and timelessly
                                                                                                                     thing I never actually had seen     on that, but suffice it to say, we   toil away my days. I may not

                                       in hisTory                                                                    before in my theretofore down-
                                                                                                                     state romper regions. Things
                                                                                                                                                         all grew out of it to become up-
                                                                                                                                                         standing citizens without any
                                                                                                                                                                                              live long enough to be a true
                                                                                                                                                                                              Cazenovian, but I will raise my
                                                                                                                     changed with Project Café and       actual jail time being served.       children here, and hopefully
  June 29, 1613 - London’s Globe Theatre burned down during a                                                        Common Grounds. Good kids              I know this isn’t paradise,       my wages. Just kidding boss,
performance of Shakespeare’s Henry VIII.
                                                                                                                     suddenly had a place to go and      but it isn’t hell’s boiler room      about that fleecing thing.
  June 30, 1971 - The 26th Amendment, which lowered the voting
                                                                                                                     things to do. Volunteerism          either. Kids at school leave
age to 18, was ratified by the states.
  July 3, 1930 - The U.S. Veterans Administration was created
by Congress.
  July 4, 1884 - The Statue of Liberty was presented to the United
States in Paris.
                                                                                                                     from The mail Box
  July 5, 1865 - William Booth formed the Salvation Army in
London, England.
                                                                                                                     Paper ballots are                   ter and falls on the floor.
                                                                                                                                                            Verification of touch-screen
                                                                                                                                                                                              Clarifying the
                                                                                                                     more dependable                     voting largely depends upon          metric system
                                                                                                                     To the editor:                      the machines themselves,             To the editor:
                                                                                                                         Elections have two purposes     which amounts to self-serv-             I probably won’t be the first
                                                                                                                     of great importance. One is to                     .
                                                                                                                                                         ing testimony The means for          to somewhat gleefully point
                                                                                                                     fill public offices with the win-   independent verification are         out your “oops” in your col-
                                                                                                                     ners. The other is to convince      inadequate.                          umn this week (June 14).
                                                                                                                     the losers and their many sup-         Dependable verification is           A hectare is actually not 100
                                                                                                                     porters that they lost fair and     possible with paper ballots,         acres but 100 ares (pronounced
                                                                                                                     square.                             but in DRE voting there are no       “airs”). An are is 100 square
                                                                                                                         The manner in which we          paper ballots. The touch-screen      meters and so a hectare is
                                                                                                                     vote is at issue in Madison         says “trust me” and prints out       10,000 square meters, which
                                                                                                                     County Our county election
                                                                                                                             .                           a display record to show you         comes out to about two and a
                     72 Albany St., P.O. Box 301 Cazenovia, New York 13035                                                                               how you voted, or how it wants
                                                                                                                     commissioners and county                                                 half acres. The metric system
                                          Established 1808
                                                                                                                     supervisors are considering         you to believe you voted. The        is beautiful, isn’t it? But, as
                                                USPS 095-260                                                                                             display records comprise an
                                                                                                                     touch-screen voting equip-                                               they say, if God wanted us
                              Phone 315-655-3415 ● Fax 315-655-3813                                                  ment. Touch-screen voting           audit trail, but the audit is a      to use the metric system, he
                                               www.cnylink.com                                                       can determine winners, but          fool’s errand. Nobody will wish      would have given us 10 fingers!
                                                                                                                     the equipment (called DREs)         to audit by hand the narrow             What I would like to say
                        Willie Kiernan, Editor
                                                                                                                     is incompetent to guarantee         slips of paper in small print        more seriously is how much
            Pam Kennedy, Advertising Director, Madison County
                                                                                                                     that losers really lost. That       against the computer’s tally   .     I appreciate the flavor you’ve
                 Lori Lewis, Advertising Representative                                                                                                  “Trust me” will prevail.
                                                                                                                     is because the results are not                                           brought to the paper with your
                                                                                                                     completely reliable.                   The solution to the danger        writing. I thoroughly enjoy the
                    The Republican is a unit of Eagle Newspapers, 434-8889                                                                               of unreliable elections by
                          Richard K. Keene, President and CEO, Ext. 302
                                                                                                                         Touch-screen equipment is                                            serious subjects you treat in a
                                                                                                                     computer equipment. It may be       touch-screens is to use paper        poetic, humorous, sometimes
                              John McIntyre,Vice President and COO
                            David Grieves, Operations Manager, Ext. 311                                              accidentally misprogrammed.         ballots. Paper ballots may           wacky manner, with no shame
                                David Tyler, Executive Editor, Ext. 340                                              Or it may malfunction on            be automatically counted by          in saying “oops.” If only some
                               Daniel Lovell, Managing Editor, Ext. 330                                                           .
                                                                                                                     election day If the computer        ‘optical scan” equipment for         of our leaders would attempt
                     Tami Grashof, Corporate Advertising Director, Ext. 320                                          is down, votes go unrecorded.       speed and convenience, but the       the same.
                     Geoff Stickel, Marketing/Circulation Director , Ext. 312                                        The problem of a down com-          ballots they record are true                          DAVID HARPER
                             Sharon Doldo, Business Manager, Ext. 305                                                                                    ballots, independent of the
                                                                                                                     puter can be avoided if the                                                                   CAZENOVIA
                       Julie Galvin, Classified Advertising Director, Ext. 324                                                                           machinery, and available for
                                                                                                                     county spends thousands of
                        Office of Publication: 72 Albany Street, Cazenovia, New York 13035
                                                                                                                     dollars to have redundant           recounting when necessary     .
                               Periodical Postage paid at Cazenovia, New York, 13035
                                                                                                                     computers at every polling             The issue of voting proce-
           The Cazenovia Republican serves the residents of the towns of Cazenovia, Nelson and Fenner
                                                                                                                     place. Such a precaution would      dure is fundamental. Confi-
    The Cazenovia Republican (usps 095-260) is published weekly by Eagle Media Partners, L.P., 5910 Firestone Dr.,
    Syracuse, N.Y. 13206-1103. Subscriptions are $25 per year in advance to addresses in New York state; $30 per     be like having an extra turkey      dence in our elections is at
    year in advance to addresses outside New York state. Newsstand, $0.75 per issue. POSTMASTER: Send change
    of address to Cazenovia Republican, 5910 Firestone Dr., Syracuse, NY 13206-1103.                                 ready at Thanksgiving in case       stake. Nothing else.
    Eagle Newspapers is owned by Eagle Media Partners, L.P. and Eagle Media Inc., G.P., Edward S. Green, chairman;   the first one slips off the plat-                  RICHARD FROST
    David H. Northrup Jr., vice chairman; David Barclay, secretary/treasurer; Richard Keene, president; and John
    McIntyre, vice president.
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                                                                opinion
The sky is falling…                                                    gUesT colUmn
the sky is falling!                                                    County will not pander to
                                                                       disgruntled former officials
   Have trouble balancing your
checkbook? Do you even bother
anymore? Household budget                         Donald
a disaster? Budget? Outgo
more than income? Credit card
                                                   Krueger                 We are responding to John       of the county taxpayers as             5. The suggestion that the
                                                                       Caezza’s letter to the editor       well.                               county give the $2 million to
– cards plural – balance at 24
percent interest? Eco-stress?
                                                   Cazenovia           of June 10, 2006. Mr. Caezza’s                                          other local governments sug-
                                                                       group over the past year has           2. At the insistence of the      gests that money provided to
That’s eco as in economic. As                     curmudgeon           demanded information from           Finance, Ways and Means             Madison County from the state
if personal debt is not enough                                         the various county committees       Committee, each department          isn’t used to pay for county
to keep you awake at night,         doing it…and neither are most      and the county has provided it.     looks for cost reductions in        services for all county resi-
think of your family’s share of     of us. Too late? Higher medical    However, no matter what we          their programs on a continu-        dents. If we, in fact, did parcel
the government’s liability for      costs and an aging population      send to them, they dismiss it       ing basis. We have said be-         out the funds, only the city,
its financial promises.             have added $4.5 trillion to the    or dispute it; their goal, quite    fore that because of the past       one village, and certain school
   Which is $510,687…and            Medicare deficit since 2004.       apart from the name of their        several years of very lean          districts would have benefited
growing by about $25,000 per        The Social Security deficit        organization, is to oust county     revenues—primarily because          when the impacts have been
                      .
household annually Sooner           grew by $2.5 trillion in the       leaders for their own political     of the actions of the Oneida        county-wide. In addition, each
or later you, or your children,     same period.                       purposes.                           Indian Nation--and state-man-       of those entities received pay-
or their children are going to          That isn’t all. Pension and        Mr. Caezza was a former         dated costs, especially Medic-      ments from the Oneida Indian
have to pay it off. That’s not      medical benefits for govern-       supervisor, as are several other    aid, the County has had to do       Nation, and the county did not.
counting the national debt,         ment civil service employees       members of their group. The         without critical equipment,         Madison County secured a
most of which is “outsourced,”      and the military are also un-      county treasurer is also a          capital improvements, and           grant from state for $2 million
but don’t look to the Chinese       derfunded. And more and more       member. Each of them knows          staff. The county can’t provide     to help mitigate the impacts of
for help…just hope they don’t       failed private-sector retirement   that the current board mem-         a safe and secure environment       the Oneida Indian Land claim
                                                                       bers, as those before them,         forever without making the                        .
                                                                                                                                               to the county There was and
call in their loans!                funds have—and will—become
                                                                       have the county’s best interests    necessary investments in our        is no prohibition for any town,
   Here we are, taking advan-       the government’s responsibil-
                                                                       at heart and work to the best of    human and physical infra-           village or school district from
tage of free enterprise’s higher       .
                                    ity State governments, too,
                                                                       their ability to serve the public   structure. Consequently, last       requesting similar assistance
standard of living: a new car/      are not setting aside enough to    in a fair manner. Unfortunate-      year, we added critical posi-       from the state. Rather than
SUV every year, a new five-bed-     meet their obligations. Govern-    ly, the members of their group      tions and increased program         recognizing the county’s abil-
room four-bath house bigger         ments acting just like the rest    seem to have a grudge against       support for our highways.           ity to secure this funding for
and better than the Joneses’        of us.                             the board, and their actions re-    Next year, we will be doing         all, you criticize us for not us-
mere mini-mansion, a vacation           So what do we do…what can      flect that. They tried initially    the same with our emergency         ing it in an unfair way that you
home, college tuitions, all the     we do? Where is the money to       to sue the county because we        radio system. Maintaining           think is more appropriate.
rest of the stuff that advertis-    come from? China? Is there         have a board of supervisors         service to our citizens means          6. Again, having been on
ers say will make us feel good.     a sandbox big enough for all       and a weighted voting system.       finding the resources neces-        the Finance Committee, John
All the while presidents, politi-   of us to stick our heads in?       They disregarded the case                .
                                                                                                           sary Last year the county and       Caezza should know that
cians and lobbyists promising       Unfortunately, “prosperity”        law that we provided them           its departments did it with a       department staffing levels, job
everything to everyone; not         has conditioned us not to think    and continued their criticism.      decrease in both the tax levy       consolidation, and eliminating
just us but to countries that       about the long term, too many      When they finally realized that     and the tax rate. Despite the       redundancy is the responsibil-
agree to be part of our willing     of us not even the short term.     the county was in compliance        increasing costs in providing       ity of the departments and
coalition. A rose garden….          It is clear that the pursuit of    with state and federal law, they    services, our committee’s goal      their oversight committees.
   Your family’s liability is one   happiness by way of a higher       moved on to other pet peeves.       is to do the same for 2007.         The Finance, Ways, and Means
small part of the humongous         standard of living will soon—          Their goal in sending their        3. The county’s Govern-          Committee reviews the expens-
                                                                       letter to the Finance, Ways,        ment Operations Committee           es and revenues and proposes
cost of retirement benefits         if not already too late—have to
                                                                       and Means Committee was to          is in charge of pay and ben-        to the board what the commit-
promised to baby boomers            take another course. No help
                                                                       suggest that they know more         efits. They have reviewed our       tee believes can and should be
– $10 trillion added to taxpayer    that a few smart(aleck) folk
                                                                       about how to run the county         pay plan previously and they        done. The board then makes
liability in the past two years     will be saying, “I told you so.”   than the current committee          will continue to do so. Pay for     their decision.
alone… unfunded obligations             Author Rita Mae Brown’s        and board does. We have said        performance is an issue the            As we said at the outset,
of $57.8 trillion, never mind       “rambunctious and wacky”           on several occasions that if        county has looked at in the         John Caezza’s group knows
that the national debt is al-       mystery stories have talking—      they want to substitute their       past and continues to do so. It     how county government oper-
ready at $8.3 trillion. A billion   to each other—animals who          ideas for those of elected of-      is an easy concept but imple-       ates. They also know that the
here and a billion there and        assist their humans in solving     ficials, they should run for        menting it as a fair and equi-      board now, and when John
pretty soon…                        crimes. In her “Wish You Were      office.                             table pay program is not easily     Caezza was an elected official,
   Full disclosure: I’m drawing     Here” there is a cat named             Our response to the ques-       or frequently accomplished,         is comprised of well-mean-
on those benefits now, from the     Cazenovia(!) who resides in a      tions asked by Mr. Caezza           especially in the public sector.    ing and hard-working public
rapidly shrinking Social Secu-      St. Paul’s Church…and sneaks       follow:                             Last year, one of your mem-         servants who receive small
rity Trust Fund. Enough to ex-      communion wafers. Another                                              bers, Dave Harrington, prom-        recompense for the work that
ist at below poverty level, but     cat, Mrs. Murphy, reflects on         1. First, Mr. Caezza must        ised to send us his ideas on pay    they do. The board’s goal has
fortunately I’ve a wee nest egg     human behavior:                    not recall that all county insur-   for performance. He has not         always been to provide a safe,
from the days when saving was           “Their time is squandered      ance is under the jurisdiction      done so.                            secure, and prosperous envi-
in fashion. So far so good…if       in pursuing non-essential ob-      of the Government Opera-               When Mr. Caezza was on           ronment for its citizens. We
I don’t last too long. You hope     jects….They drive themselves       tions Committee rather than         the board, he was a member          will continue to do that regard-
                                                                       the Finance, Ways and Means         of the Finance, Ways and            less of their attempts to divert
to retire in the near future?       and everyone around them
                                                                       Committee. We are well aware        Means Committee. Others             their efforts for your own
Good luck! The cost of retire-      crazy, including animals, for
                                                                       that all employers face the         of his group were long-term         gratification. In his retire-
ment programs is, like, next to     their toys….These creatures
                                                                       challenge of the exponential        members of the Government           ment, perhaps Mr. Caezza has
nothing now when compared           worked and worked and then         increases in health care costs.     Operations Committee. Two           stumbled onto the fact that it is
to the time baby boomers start      didn’t enjoy what they worked      Madison County regularly            members were chairmen of            easier to be a Monday morn-
collecting Social Security in       for; they were too busy paying     evaluates its health insurance      the Board of Supervisors.           ing quarterback then it is to
2008 and Medicare in 2011. Sev-     for things they couldn’t af-       program and options. Most           The concept of pay for perfor-      occupy the positions earnestly
enty-nine million of them were      ford….Worse, they weren’t sat-     county employees are rep-           mance has been around for           trying to get the job done.
born between 1946 and 1964.         isfied with themselves. They       resented by unions, so most         years—including the years              Going forward, you can
   Already the government           were always on some self-im-       changes that affect the whole       these folks were in charge of       expect us to continue to place
owes five times more than the       provement jag….Why couldn’t        program must first be negoti-       running county government.          the fiscally responsible opera-
total all of us in the country      people just be and let be? Poor    ated with the unions. Madison       When they were in position to       tion of the Madison County
together owe for mortgages,         sick things.”                      County has saved on health          do so, why didn’t they make         government ahead of catering
credit cards, car loans, tuition        Just wait Mrs. Murphy   .      care expenses over the years        the changes they now say the        to a small group of disgruntled
loans, and other personal debt.     In the meantime direct your        through cost sharing, cost          county must make? Or at least       former officials. We make no
That $57.8 trillion should have     human’s attention to “Volun-       containment and cost reduc-         raised the issues when they         apologies for this priority .
been doing what our own per-        tary Simplicity: Responding to     tion methods. We believe that       were involved?                                 SCOTT HENDERSON,
sonal savings – ? – should be:      Consumer Culture,” by Daniel       we are in a better position than       4. The major initiatives for                          CHAIRMAN
socked away earning interest        Doherty and Amitai Etzioni.        many municipalities when it         the Finance, Ways, and Means         FINANCE, WAYS AND MEANS
                                                                       comes to both employee and          Committee for 2006 were                                 COMMITTEE
to pay future obligations. But      It’s in Cazenovia’s library .
                                                                       retiree health insurance costs;     outlined in the budget docu-
the government didn’t, isn’t
                                                                       however, we continue to evalu-      ment presented to the board: to          ROCCO J. DIVERONICA,
                                                                       ate our plans and plan costs on     continue to provide a safe and                      CHAIRMAN
                                                                       a monthly and annual basis.         secure environment for our              BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
                                                                       We will advance recommenda-         citizens and to do that in a cost
                                                                       tions that maintain our com-        effective manner. We believe
                                                                       petitiveness as an employer         our 2006 budget did exactly
                                                                       while balancing the concerns        that.
6 /cazenovia rePublican, June 28, 2006


                                                                      SChoolS
                                                                    Students score perfectly
                                            Congratualtions to Cazeno-
                                         via Central School eighth grad-
                                         ers Katherine Hill and Whitney
                                         Goris. Hill, a student in Mr.
                                         Harney’s class, and Goris, from
                                         Mrs. LaHart’s class, both earned
                                         100 percent on the state eighth
                                         grade exam for social studies
                                         given this June. Both students
                                         completed multiple choice and
                                         constructed response questions
                                         as well as a document-based
                                         essay to perfection. Matt Sat-
                                         tler and Matt Dudley from Mr
                                         Harney’s class came very close
                                         to perfection with scores of 99
                                         percent. All of the eighth grad-
                                         ers worked very hard to prepare
                                         for this exam and should be com-
                                         mended for their efforts.
                                                                              Eighth-graders Katherine Hill and Whitney Goris.




                                         Students find peace on trail
                                             The Finger Lakes Trail runs
                                         544 miles from Allegany State
                                         Park in Cattaraugus County
                                         to the Catskill Forest Preserve
                                         in Delaware County. A four-
                                         mile portion of the trail runs
                                         across Hammond Hill, south
                                         of Dryden. Cazenovia College’s
                                         Dean for Academic Affairs, Don
                                         McCrimmon and his family once
                                         lived in the area, and the section
                                         of trail he currently maintains
                                         is the one on which his son, now
                                         29, took his first hikes.
                                             Recently 12 Cazenovia Col-                                                                      CHARLES SMITH

                                         lege students assisted McCrim-       A group of trail-tenders from Cazenovia College find peace in working on a
                                         mon and his friends and co-          section of the Finger Lakes Trail.
                                         stewards, Claudia Melin and
                                         Charlie Smith of Freeville,             Katie O’Brien, Cazenovia           students identify the areas of
                                         with clearing brush, repaint-        College’s associate dean for          interest that determine our
                                         ing blazes and rebuilding rough      co-curricular and leadership          choices for week-long spring
                                         bridges over wet spots and small     programs, is responsible for          break projects. Our programs
                                         streams. McCrimmon, an ecolo-        helping students identify areas       are all integrated – we just
                                         gist, has long been interested       of need and organizing efforts        don’t do a project and forget
                                         in the preservation of natural       of assistance. She also oversees      about it. For instance, a one-day
                                         areas and making them acces-         all student clubs and organiza-       Habitat for Humanity project in
                                         sible to people.                     tions at the college. She sees        Syracuse grew into a week long
                                             “Natural areas can be trans-     “the grace of the world” in a dif-    Habitat for Humanity spring
                                         formative,” he said, quoting         ferent light. Her goal is helping     break trip; and a one-day experi-
                                         from the poet Wendell Berry:         students find the kind of grace       ence serving lunch at the Rescue
                                         “’I come into the peace of wild      that comes from relieving the         Mission expanded into a week-
                                         things . . . For a time I rest in    world’s despair.                      long project volunteering at the
                                         the grace of the world, and am          O’Brien said, “Short-term,         Boston Food Bank [in Boston,
                                         free.’”                              one-day projects like these help      Mass.].”



                                         schools and scholars
                                            Bucknell University gradu-        ated magna cum laude with a            Millbrook. Kennedy was also
                                         ates include:                        bachelor’s degree in psychology        awarded the Sykes Math Award
                                            Elizabeth C. Decker, daugh-       and German.                            and named a Blaine essay final-
                                         ter of Richard and Michele              Dan Pace graduated cum              ist. He will attend Middlebury
                                         Decker, and a 2002 graduate of       laude from Niagara University          College in Vermont in the fall.
                                         Cazenovia Central High School,       with a bachelor’s degree in com-          Kevin Hatala, a member of
                                         graduated summa cum laude            munications studies receiving          the Class of 2009, was named to
                                         with a bachelor’s degree in edu-     the Outstanding Senior Award.          the dean’s list at Duke Univer-
                                         cation. Decker also received the     He graduated from Cazenovia            sity Pratt School of Engineering
                                         Walter H. Sauvain Prize as the       High School in 2002 and is the         for the Spring 2006 semester. He
                                         graduating senior majoring in        son of Charlie and Mary Lou            was a starting defenseman on
                                         education who shows the great-       Pace.                                  Duke University’s Ice Hockey
                                         est promise for professional            Natalie Golub, daughter of          team. The Blue Devils won the
                                         growth and service, and the          Janine and Jimmy Golub, gradu-         2006 ACCHL Championship
                                         President’s Award for Distin-        ated from Cornell University in        this season, and Hatala was the
                                         guished Academic Achievement.        the top 10 percent of her class.       recipient of the team’s Rookie of
                                         Nathaniel R. Young, Cazenovia,          Max Kennedy, son of Ed and          the Year award. Hatala is a 2005
                                         son of Steven and Lois Young,        Pam Kennedy of Cazenovia,              graduate of Cazenovia High
                                         and a 2002 graduate of Cazeno-       recently graduated summa cum           School, and is the son of Nick
                                         via Central High School, gradu-      laude from Millbrook School,           and Joanne Hatala.
                                                                                                                                     cazenovia rePublican, June 28, 2006/


                                                                   buSineSS
  Albany Street
                                              Gallery presents pop artist
    Buzz                               “I like to select icons that spark
Cazenovia Jewelry
   Susan Machamer is back. She            an emotion in my viewers.”
has an S.U. grad student work-
ing with her on a new design          By pam W. Blom, gallerisT            She believes her paintings to be
line. Fayetteville store coming                                            just that. The subject matter she
soon.                                   The Gallery at 58 Albany St.       uses often crosses generations,
Tizzy’s and Sally’s                  in Cazenovia will be presenting       for example, a shiny tube of
   Tizzy has joined forces with      pop artist C. Wilkinson’s “Amer-      lipstick or a pair of saddle-back
Sally, open six days per week,       ican Art” from June 30 to July        shoes tossed in the corner of a
selling antiques, home furnish-      23. An opening reception will         room.
ings, textiles and gift ware.        be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday          Wilkinson says, “I like to se-
Mulligan’s                           June 30. Wilkinson is showing         lect icons that spark an emotion
  Cazenovia sweaters, the one        in other galleries as well, includ-   in my viewers, like a familiar
with the sailboat, have been re-     ing the Daso in Charlston, SC,        smell that wakens the heart’s
ordered in all sizes.                Hind Street in Devon, UK, and         memory to a forgotten time and
Caz Abroad                           several throughout New York.          place.”
   Pat has just returned from           Cathy Wilkinson has been              She has recently explored
the largest handmade show in         a painter for many years. Her         the imagery of flowers and has
America. New items are coming        training and education, al-           chosen to view them in an ab-
in daily.                            though done during the tumul-         stracted and magnified manner.
                                     tuous 1960s, was of a traditional     Their color and textures have
Isabella
                                     and conservative kind. She            inspired her to be more playful
  Featuring dresses that are
                                     found her passion for creating        and to experiment more with
perfect for summer weddings
                                     images on the canvas at a very        materials.
and other events, and also ca-
                                     early age and like all serious art-      Wilkinson is very diverse in
sual fun summer sundresses.
                                     ists, traveled many uneasy and        her techniques and also paints
Lavender Blue
                                     restless miles to find herself.       in a traditional style using the
   Jacquard woven table cloth
                                        If she has to describe her         same subjects but approaching
with Teflon incorporated for
                                     present resting place in her          them from a different focus.
fine dining and low mainte-
                                     journey, it could be best de-            The Gallery is open from 10
nance. Come in for a live dem-
                                     scribed as pop art.                   a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday,
onstration.
                                        The 1958-coined term “pop          Thursday and Friday, from 11
Caz Chamber of Commerce
                                     art” joins two contradictory          a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.
  The long awaited Cazenovia
                                     concepts from two different           to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to
Postcards have just arrived.
                                     camps in the cultural hierar-         2:30 p.m. Sunday or by appoint-
Eight cards depicting beautiful
                                     chy but finds common ground           ment, 655-3707.
Cazenovia scenes are available
now at the Office/Visitor Center.    in our everyday environment.                                              Rising above 911, by C. Wilkinson.
Amanda Bury Antiques
  Just in: a great collection of
early 19 th century American
coin silver spoons.
Cazenovia Grill
   Sunday jazz brunch from 11
a.m. to 3 p.m. with $3 mimosas.
Caz Fitness
   It’s time for fun in the sun.
Are you ready to go? Summer
memberships now available
2 for 1. Call for details, 655-
BFIT(2348)
Cheshire Cat
   Introducing Chamilia jew-
elry line.
By the Lake Books
   Just arriving over 900 titles
of used sci-fi books for the side-
walk sale.
Caz Artisans
   One of a kind floral arrange-
ments, pottery, clocks and bird-
houses make an unforgettable
statement. Brides and grooms
to be, remember Caz Artisans
when you register.
8 /cazenovia rePublican, June 28, 2006



                                         Not your average concert
                                            halls and galleries
                                                                              and families and the opening            St. Peter’s also serves as the
                                         Eight events are                     and closing receptions for the       venue for two early-afternoon,
                                                                              art exhibits.                        Rising Star chamber music con-
                                         in churches                             At 11 a.m. Saturday July 8, St.   certs. At 12:30 p.m. Wednesday
                                             Three Cazenovia churches         Peter’s Episcopal Hall will be the   July 12, Rising Stars Steven Sei-
                                         will be buzzing with activities      location of an interactive work-     gart, Mili Fernandez, and Nicho-
                                         on many days besides Sundays         shop on making music with found      las Fields will perform a variety
                                         during the Society for New Mu-       objects. Composer and music          of music for organ, violin and
                                         sic’s Cazenovia Counterpoint         instrument maker Ed Ruchalski        voice that includes songs by Er-
                                         season, July 6 to July 22. Now in    invites children to bring music      nest Bacon and the premiere of
                                         it’s 26th season, Cazenovia Coun-    making objects to this improvisa-    a work by young composer Diego
                                         terpoint musical performances        tional performance called Trans-     Davidenko with piano accompa-
                                         require large, acoustically ideal    formations. At 11 a.m. Saturday      niment by Ida Trebicka.
                                         concert spaces. With 11 artists      July 22 Gerard Moses will narrate       The second Rising Star con-
                                         exhibiting their work as part of     and Steven Heyman will provide a     cert will be performed at 12:30pm
                                         the Counterpoint art exhibit, a      dramatic piano musical backdrop      on Wednesday July 19. Pianist
                                         great deal of wall space and floor   for Poulenc’s musical adaptation     Stephen Pikarsky, Cazenovia
                                         space are required to properly       of “Babar.”                          pianist/composer Kate Zins-
                                         display the works of art. Help-                             ,
                                                                                 Later the same day the open-      meister and baritone Dominic
                                         ing on both counts are the Caze-     ing reception and gallery walk       Lloyd will perform a premiere
                                         novia Presbyterian Church, St.       for the Art Exhibit begins at        of a work by young Syracuse
                                         Peter’s Episcopal Church and         the St. Peter’s Episcopal hall       composer Nicholas Allen.
                                         the Cazenovia First Methodist        at 3 p.m. Walking tours will            On Friday July 18 at 8 p.m.
                                         Church. Four chamber music           take place until 5 p.m. to five      the Cazenovia First Methodist
                                         concerts, two programs for           other art exhibit venues: Caze-      Church provides accommoda-
                                         children and families and two                               ,
                                                                              noivia Public Library Common         tion for Cazenovia Counter-
                                         art-exhibit events will use these    Grounds, The Beehive & Art           point’s largest event – a concert
                                         church facilities.                           ,
                                                                              Gallery Cazenovia Jewelry and        by 14 Upstate Icon performers.
                                             The Cazenovia Presbyterian       the Presbyterian Church Hall.        Amanda Carnie, Jennifer Kay,
                                         Church is the site of the kick-      Artists whose work will be ex-       Jonathan Howell, David Neal,
                                         off event of the Cazenovia           hibited are Claire Hartootunian,     Sar Shalom Strong, Sara Mas-
                                         Counterpoint festival. The best      George VanderSluis, Dolores          trangelo, Mike Bosetti, Mili
                                         new chamber music will be            Herringshaw, Michael Berman,         Fernandez, Kit Dodd, George
                                         performed by the Heart of New        Jane Egan, Noelle Keith, Miriam      Macero, Ed Castilano, Rob
                                         York All-Stars in a program          Lapham, Carol Shaw, Richard          Bridge with conductor James
                                         that includes Osvaldo Golijov’s      Shaw, Douglas Cox, and Rosalie       Tapia and narrator Gerard Mo-
                                         “How slow the wind,” based           Spitzer. These well-known re-        ses are all required to produce
                                         on an Emily Dickinson poem,          gional artists will display works    the musical depth required for
                                         a world premiere of Robert           in a variety of media: sculpture,    a program that includes The
                                         Baksa’s Horn “Quintet,” a toast      mixed-media, painting, fiber         Apotheosis of John Brown, the
                                         to American music, “Songs,” by       art, watercolors, colored pencil,    premiere of Dexter Morrill’s
                                         Libby Larsen and “Piano Trio”        3-D constructions, photography   ,   Marimba Sonata and Moravian
                                                             .
                                         by David Dzubay Performing           drawings and pastels.                Songs by Pulitzer Prize winning
                                         all-stars are Janet Brown, Ste-         A closing reception for the       Ithaca composer Karl Husa. The
                                         ven Heyman, Alex Shuhan, Jim         art exhibit will also be held at     Apotheosis of John Brown, with
                                         Krebiel, Ann McIntryre, Amy          St. Peter’s Episcopal Church         text from “The Life and Times
                                         Diefes and Elizabeth Simkin.         from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday July 22.   of Frederick Douglass,” is a ba-
                                             St. Peter’s Episcopal Church     Pianist, vocalist and raconteur,     roque-style oratorio composed
                                         plays host to six events – two       Phil Klein, will provide lively      by Dave Soldier that portrays
                                         Rising Star chamber music con-       entertainment at the closing         how John Brown’s decisions
                                         certs, two events for children       reception.                           precipitate the Civil War.



                                                   Who’s who at the market?
                                            The Greater Cazenovia Area        this column.                         in your garden, and if you have
                                         Chamber of Commerce proudly             Bob’s Yard Birds features or-     a pond, they can decorate the
                                         sponsors a local Farmers’ Mar-       namental “critters” made out of      edge. Stop by and see his Yard
                                         ket. Now in its 10th season, the     metal for gardens. Owner, Bob        bird collection for yourself.
                                         market runs from 9 a.m. to 5         Friend, has been at the market          Both weekly and seasonal
                                         p.m. every Saturday mid- May         since 1998. He is retired and        market vendor per mits are
                                         through early November in            has a lot of fun coming up with      available and new vendors are
                                         Memorial Park in the heart of        ideas for his birds and animals      welcome throughout the season.
                                         the historic business district.      that are painted in lovely colors    For further information on the
                                         To showcase the great variety        to delight your eyes. They are       Farmers’ Market contact the
                                         of products that can be found        whimsical and lovable and can        GCACC Office/Visitor Center at
                                         at the market, different market      be placed on a garden or yard        655-9243, cazchamber@alltel.net or
                                         vendors will be highlighted in       fence, on a rock, or near flowers    visit cazenoviachamber.com.



                                         Reflections series continues at library
                                            All are invited to the Cazeno-    the Syracuse & Chenango Valley       In addition to being an author
                                         via Public Library for “Reflec-      Railroad,” will focus on the West    and popular speaker on railroad-
                                         tions: A Year-Long Celebration       Shore Railroad’s Chenango            ing, Taibi has led many groups
                                         of Our community Heritage,”          Branch between Earlville and         on tours of the area’s abandoned
                                         which features lectures, exhibi-     Syracuse by way of Cazenovia.        railroads, most recently for the
                                         tions, films, community tours,          Taibi has a lifelong interest     Madison County Bicentennial
                                         children’s programs and more.        in railroads. For more than          Commission and the Chenango
                                         Stephen Ambrose said, “Ameri-        20 years, he photographed the        County Boces/Land Trust. In
                                         cans are born to like railroad-      railroad scene all across the        1989, Taibi purchased and re-
                                         ing—to some degree—because           United States and Canada, ed-        stored an old railroad depot in
                                         it is inbred in them to know         iting and publishing his own         Munnsville where he and his
                                         that railroading is what helped      magazine entitled “The Lens-         wife now make their home. All
                                         to make our country great.”          man: A Portfolio for Railroad        events at the Cazenovia Public
                                         Join author and popular speak-                    .”
                                                                              Photography His photographs          Library are free and open to the
                                         er John Taibi as railroads take      have also appeared in national       public. For more information,
                                         center stage in the Library Com-     magazines as well as many            call the library at 655-9322 or
                                         munity Room at 7 p.m. on Thurs-      books. Since 1989, he has had six    visit midyork.org/cazenovia.
                                         day, July 13. His PowerPoint         books published dealing with
                                         presentation, “Remembering           Central New York railroading.
                                                                                                           eagle.neWspapers,.June.28,.2006/

73 De aMateur raDio
A Sunday Special
   By vivian e. DouGlaS,               Talk-in on 146.61 (PL 82.5)    tion.
         wa2puu                     Contact number at Ray, 570-          Basketball, soccer, fencing,
                                    574-2294. The fairgrounds can     boxing, swimming, shooting,
                                    be reached from I-81 take Exit    archery, tennis, baseball, ca-
   Although the Wilkes-Barre
                                    170-B to route 309-N to Route     noe, lacrosse only start the list.
Hamfest seems a distance from
                                    415 to Route 188-W and watch         Hams able to volunteer need
the Central New York area,
                                    for signs. Definitely a popular   a 2-meter hand-held radio and
guaranteed many hams will
                                    Hamfest just below the NY/PA      will receive their uniform of
“hit-the-road” to attend on
                                    border and one of a few held      a green tee-shirt, cap and ID
Sunday, July 2.
                                    on Sunday  .                      badge allowing them to visit all
   This Hamfest and Comput-
                                    J-U-L-Y brings E-S-G              sites.
erfest takes place at the Laz-
                                       Empire State Games will           Limited lodging space is
erne County Fairgrounds on
                                    find Rochester their host city    allowed for hams able to work
Route 118 at Lehman, Pa. The
                                    this year and hams will be        the four day period.
Wilkes-Barre ‘fest doors open
                                    handling communications for          Contact State Chair Bob
at 8 a.m. rain or shine. Satur-
                                    emergencies and safety of the     Bracket, KD21M at 607-347-4444
day set up takes place from 2 to
                                    several thousands of sport        or kd2im@bluefrog.com. for
9 p.m.
                                    participants from all over the    information and sign-up.
   They offer one free outside
                                    state.                               If you have never worked it,
flea market space per car;
                                       Taking place over a five-day                         .”
                                                                      why not “give-it-a-try I coor-
bring your own table. Addi-
                                    period from July 26 to July 30    dinated the communications
tional spaces $5.
                                    Hams work two to four hour        for 25 years for ESG and it’s
   At the inside flea market
                                    shifts moving from sport to       an experience you will never
they have a single table for $14.
                                    sport, stationed with EMTs        forget.
One-hundred and ten power
                                    and state chairmen. They also        No Onondaga County
available but bring your own
                                    ride with the medical units.      Radio Emergency Net will be
extension cord. More than 200
                                       Assignments start from 7:30    held July 3 due to the holiday
indoor tables available.
                                    in the morning and continue       weekend. Also, VE Tests will
   Their specialty is new/used
                                    until 10:30 at night offering     take place July 6 at 7 p.m. at
computer, radio or electronic
                                    many choices to work. It’s four   West Genesee High school, just
equipment. FCC VE Tests will
                                    days of mixed competition         east of Camillus Commons in
be available at 10 a.m. with
                                    held throughout the county,       Camillus.
walk-ins preferred. No pre-reg-
                                    with Rochester the hub loca-
istration necessary .
10/ eagle.neWspapers, June.28,.2006

Wanderers’ Rest expands board of directors                                                                                                   Award
   In response to the recent growth of Wan-   for Madison County’s animals.                      Wanderers’ Rest Humane Association
derers’ Rest Humane Association, the agen-
cy has expanded its Board of Directors to
better serve the animals under the agency’s
                                                 Wanderers’ Rest Humane Association is
                                              celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2006. The
                                              agency was formed in 1981 and has since
                                                                                              is a private, non-profit organization, dedi-
                                                                                              cated to providing the highest quality care
                                                                                              and compassion for lost and abandoned
                                                                                                                                             winner
care and fellow animal lovers. Connie DeRo-
sia, Board President welcomed the follow-
ing new Board members at a recent meeting:
                                                                   .
                                              grown significantly The agency presently
                                              has the capacity for 50 cats and 21 dogs, an
                                              increase of nearly 60 percent. The agency
                                                                                              companion animals in the Central New
                                                                                              York area and leading the community in
                                                                                              creating a more humane society WRHA.
                                                                                                                                             returns
Richard Gara of Cazenovia, Robert Hicks of
Chittenango, Janna Nelson of Chittenango,
                                              also has expanded their staffing, initially
                                              volunteers ran the agency; today there are
                                                                                              provides animal adoptions, spay/neuter
                                                                                              assistance programs, humane education,         for b-ball
Denise Schad of Chittenango, and Lorrell      nine paid employees on staff. The agency is     and volunteer opportunities while operat-
Walter of Chittenango. Gara, Hicks, Nel-
son, Schad and Walter each have unique
                                              the only animal shelter in Madison County,
                                              and has been awarded the Madison County
                                                                                              ing as an open-admission shelter based in
                                                                                              Canastota, established in 1981.                camps
capabilities and backgrounds that will help   contract for stray and lost dogs for the last      For more information, visit wanderers-
advance the Shelter and its mission of care   24 years.                                       rest.com.                                         Again this summer, Tim
                                                                                                                                             Janvier brings his basketball
                                                                                                                                             competence and his wonderful
                                                                                                                                             flair for teaching young players
                 Deadline approaching to submit quilt                                                                                        to FUN-damental Basketball
                                                                                                                                             Camp. He and a roster of expe-
                                                                                                                                             rienced coaches will be at the
                                                                                                                                             Morrisville State College camp
     Be a part of history and enter your       nesses to be sponsors of the event. Spon-      vote for the favorite quilt in the exhibit.
                                                                                                                                             July 16 through 20 and at the
  quilt in a first ever exhibit displaying     sors are sought at the rate of $20.06 for      A 200-dollar U.S. Savings Bond will be
                                                                                                                                             camp’s newest location, Cazeno-
  200 quilts owned or made by Madison          an ad in the program. Sponsor forms are        awarded to the favorite quilt in the ex-
                                                                                                                                             via College, on July 24 through
  County residents. The deadline for           available by contacting the MCHS.              hibit. Programs on quilts are planned for
                                                                                                                                             28. Janvier lives in Wirral,
  submitting your quilt application is           Entries for each quilt will be $2 and        Saturday July 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
                                                                                                                                             England, where he received the
  July 6.                                      admission to the exhibit will be $2.           including quilt appraisals, how to quilt,
                                                                                                                                             prestigious British 2004 Young
     Family Quilt Applications are avail-      Families may enter more than one quilt.        demonstrations for children and adults,
                                                                                                                                             Coach of the Year Award, and
  able at Madison County Historical So-        Families will be given admission tickets       and a how to care for your quilt.
                                                                                                                                             the Sport England Disabled Per-
  ciety, 435 Main Street, Oneida NY 13421      when the quilts are brought to Madison           Anyone interested in helping with
                                                                                                                                             former Coach of the Year. That
  (363-4136 or history@mchs1900.com.).         Hall on Thursday July 27 between 8 a.m.        the exhibit are encouraged to call 684-
                                                                                                                                             means, he coached wheelchair
  There is also an opportunity for busi-       and 7 p.m. Admission tickets are used to       3433, 363-4192, or 697-8613.
                                                                                                                                             basketball players, as well as
                                                                                                                                             physically fit teenagers.
                                                                                                                                                Janvier also played for the
                                                                                                                                             Chester Jets, who compete in
                                                                                                                                             the top league in his country    .
                                                                                                                                             His recent coaching positions
                                                                                                                                             included Head Coach of Elles-
                                                                                                                                             mere Port Panthers Under 16
                                                                                                                                             Boys, Head Coach of the Brom-
                                                                                                                                             borough Bulldogs and Head
                                                                                                                                             Coach of the Chester Wheel-
                                                                                                                                             chair Jets.
                                                                                                                                                “We are excited to have Tim
                                                                                                                                             join our program again this
                                                                                                                                             year,” said Stu Maloff, Director
                                                                                                                                             of FUN-damental Basketball
                                                                                                                                             Camp. “We look forward to
                                                                                                                                             another exciting summer with
                                                                                                                                             him on staff.”
                                                                                                                                                FUN-damental Basketball
                                                                                                                                             Camp, marking its 15th year in
                                                                                                                                             central New York is now ac-
                                                                                                                                             cepting applications for their
                                                                                                                                             July programs. Both resident
                                                                                                                                             and commuter options are of-
                                                                                                                                             fered at Morrisville State Col-
                                                                                                                                             lege. Resident campers stay
                                                                                                                                             in supervised housing at the
                                                                                                                                             campus dormitories and enjoy
                                                                                                                                             an all-you-can eat meal plan
                                                                                                                                             from noon Sunday July 16 to
                                                                                                                                             1 p.m. Thursday July 20. Com-
                                                                                                                                             muter campers begin Sunday at
                                                                                                                                             2:30 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. that
                                                                                                                                             day with hot lunches every day   .
                                                                                                                                             Their program continues Mon-
                                                                                                                                             day through Wednesday from 9
                                                                                                                                             a.m. to 5 p.m., ending Thursday
                                                                                                                                             at 1 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                A new opportunity added last
                                                                                                                                             year is the Extended Commuter
                                                                                                                                             Option. This allows campers to
                                                                                                                                             eat dinner in the campus dining
                                                                                                                                             hall and participate in all eve-
                                                                                                                                             ning camp activities, including
                                                                                                                                             swimming, until 9 p.m. each day,
                                                                                                                                             skill stations; leagues formed by
                                                                                                                                             age, gender and ability; hot shot,
                                                                                                                                             foul shooting, and slam dunk
                                                                                                                                             contests; guest speakers; daily
                                                                                                                                             practice on offense and defense
                                                                                                                                             on and off the ball; movies and
                                                                                                                                             full court drills comprise the
                                                                                                                                                                  .
                                                                                                                                             busy camper’s day A swimming
                                                                                                                                             pool is available in the evening
                                                                                                                                             for the resident and extended
                                                                                                                                             commuter campers.
                                                                                                                                                Check the Web site at ebas-
                                                                                                                                             ketballcamps.com or phone,
                                                                                                                                             toll-free, at 1-877-545-8423.




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MCHS presents
Bicentennial Banner
Exhibition
   The Town of Smithfield is
proud to announce the exhibi-
tion of the Madison County His-
torical Society’s Bicentennial
Banners, highlighting the 15
towns and one city of the county ,
these banners are a compilation
of information gathered by each
of the town’s historians. The
banners feature specific aspects
of industry, people, and life that
have made up the history of the
towns.
   The exhibit will be in Peter-
boro June 30 to July 14 at the
Smithfield Community Center,
5255 Pleasant Valley Road.
Hours of operation are 1 to 5
p.m. Monday and Wednesday
and 8 a.m. to noon Friday or by
appointment. For more infor-
mation on the Smithfield ex-
hibit, contact Beth Spokowsky
at 684-9022 bspokowsk@twcny.
rr.com. For more information
on the banners and their travels,
contact the Madison County
Historical Society at 363- 4136.




PHoTo CouRTESY MADISoN CouNTY HISToRICAl
                                 SoCIETY

Ann Rohlin at the MCHS Banner



Bridge Results
   Ulla Bond and Jeanne Chard
were in prime form in bridge
matches held Tuesday June 20.
They were first, overall, and
first, East/West. Close behind
and winning North/Sough were
Gail Pirodsky and Ruth Whalen.
Penny Emerick and Dave Bull
just edged Joyce and Gary
Droege for second, N/S, while
Toni and Bob Salisbury nipped
Sue Knox and Flossie Salembier
for second, E/W.
   Duplicate bridge matches are
held at 1 p.m. every Tuesday in
the Reference Room of the Ca-
zenovia Public Library and all
bridge players are welcome.
12/ eagle.neWspapers, June.28,.2006

reliGiouS ServiCeS
 Atonement Lutheran Church                    Priesthood, Relief Society and Young          Overseeing Pastor Nelson Stafford               Family worship, Sundays, 10 a.m.              Wesley and Pleasant streets, Manlius
             Fabius, 492-3504                 Women, 11:40 a.m.                                    662-7139 or 662-3174                                                                                  682-8021
                                                  Wednesday, young men and young            Sunday worship, 11:30 a.m.; Sunday           First Baptist Church of Manlius                         Rev. Carol Keller, pastor
   Revs. Nelson Gaetz, Dawn Rodgers                                                                                                               408 Pleasant St., Manlius
                                              women, 6:30 p.m. at the church. Relief So- School, 10:15 a.m. Wheelchair accessible.                                                         Sunday worship services: Contempo-
         and Peter Suarez, pastors            ciety Personal Enrichment second Tuesday,                                                                   682-8941                     rary, 9 a.m.; Traditional, 10:15 a.m; Fel-
   Saturdays, church school and adult                                                       Bible study, Sunday, 7 p.m.
                                              7 p.m. Handicapped accessible.                                                                   The Rev. Leon Oaks-Lee, pastor          lowship, 9:45 a.m. Nursery care available
education at 4 p.m. and Eucharist at 5:15                                                        Fabius Baptist Church                           www.firstbaptist-manlius.org          for infants and children of preschool age
p.m. Social functions are held at 6:15 p.m.    Community Covenant Church                                  7803 Main St.                      Sunday school and adult education,        during both worship services. Sunday
approximately once per month.                           107 Pleasant St., Manlius                    Pastor Ronald C. Nason              9:45 a.m. Sunday worship services, 8:30,      School classes are held during the 9 a.m.
   Church office open weekdays from 9             Sunday - 10 a.m., worship service with                     683-5489                    contemporary and 11 a.m., second ser-         service for preschool through adult and
a.m. to 3 p.m.                                concurrent children’s service through age        Sundays - 9 a.m., choir rehearsal, 9:30   vice.                                         during the 10:15 service for preschool
                                              10.                                          a.m., family worship with contemporary            Nursery care provided; building acces-    through grade 5 and for adults. Active
       Bible Baptist Church                                                                                                                                                            youth group for grades 6 through 12 meets
     8343 Route 20, Pompey Center                 Wednesday - 7:30 p.m., Prayer meet- music.                                             sible. Home of King’s Kids Christian Child-
                                              ing.                                             Concurrent children’s sevice and nurs-    care and Playschool Nursery School.           several times per month. Several Bible stud-
           Pastor Mike Varner                                                                                                                                                          ies throughout the week and several small
                655-8379                           Eastern Hills Bible Church              ery care are available.
                                                                                                                                                 First Presbyterian                    group offerings.
   Sunday school; 10 a.m.; worship, 11                4600 Enders Road, Manlius                  Fabius United Methodist                        Church of Cazenovia                        Church office is open Monday through
a.m.; evening worship, 7 p.m.                             www.easternhills.org                         Main Street, Fabius                            27 Albany Street                 Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
   Wednesday Bible study and prayer, 7                          682-5008                              683-5537 or 430-0532                                655-3191                         Sanctuary handicapped accessible
p.m.                                                  Doug Bullock, Senior Pastor                                                          Rev. Dr. Steven R. Thomas Jr., pastor       and portable hearing devices available on
                                                                                                    Rev. Rebecca Parry, pastor
                                                     Warren Pfohl, Associate Pastor                                                         Sundays, 10 a.m. worship. Children         request.
  Cazenovia Assembly of God                    Steve Case, Pastor of Music and Worship         Sundays, 10 a.m., worship and Sunday
                                                                                                                                         in grades K through 8 excused at 10:15
Corner of Route 13 and Thompson Road            Jon Bohm, Pastor of Student Ministries school.                                           for Sunday School. Catharine Wheat,
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Nelson United
         Dr. Ray Bingham, pastor                  Saturday, 5:30 p.m. contemporary mu-         Monday through Friday, A Time to                                                                 Methodist Church
                                                                                                                                         organist.
                 655-3774                     sic; children’s program for infants through Grow nursery school, call 683-9901.                                                                   Rev. Betty Burlew, Pastor
                                              8th grade. Dinner offered ($) after the                                                       Nursery care is provided by adults each
    Sunday - 9:30 a.m. Sunday school                                                              Faith Alliance Church                                                                           655-3519 - 682-6190
                                              service in the Holy Grounds Cafe.                                                          Sunday.
(nursery through adult classes); 10:30 a.m.                                                              60 Pine St., Ilion                                                                     www.CENparish.n3.net
                                                  Sunday, 8:30 a.m. traditional music;                                                      Church office is open Monday through
worship service (contemporary) children’s                                                                    894-9591                                                                      Worship service, 11:15 a.m. Sunday
                                              children’s program for infants through                                                     Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
church and nursery.                                                                           Interim Pastor, The Rev. Lee Pelletier                                                   with Sunday School during service. Teen
                                              6th grade; 8:30 a.m. Acoustic Cafe, ca-                                                       The Board of Deacons provides trans-
    Wednesday, 7 p.m. Family Night;                                                            Sunday, 9:45 a.m. Sunday school; 11                                                     Bible study, Wednesday, 4 to 5 p.m.
                                              sual service accompanied by continental                                                    portation to and from worship and other
children’s ministry (pre-k through sixth      breakfast, ($) in the Holy Grounds Cafe;     a.m. morning worship, missionaries, Mark                                                       Open Door Baptist Church
                                                                                                                                         church events upon request.
grade, youth ministry (teens) and adult       10 a.m. contemporary music; children’s and Kathy Eikost from Bosnia/Herzegov-                                                                    Route 13 and Delphi Road
Bible study.                                  program for infants through 6th grade. inia; pot luck dinner after service; 7 p.m.         Georgetown United Methodist                          Rev. Joseph D. Riggs, pastor
    Wheel chair accessible.                   Adult Sunday School Class offered; 11:30 evening service.                                           Church                                                662-3215
                                              a.m. progressive music; children’s program       Monday, 7 p.m. The Eikosts will pres-                Routes 80 and 26
     Cazenovia First United                                                                ent more.                                             Christine Ladd, pastor
                                                                                                                                                                                          Sunday, 9:40 a.m. Sunday school; 11
                                              for infants through pre-K.
       Methodist Church                           June through September: Thursday,            Tuesday, 7 p.m. youth night; refresh-                     852-6141
                                                                                                                                                                                       a.m. morning worship; 6 p.m. evening
       Lincklaen and Seminary Sts.                                                                                                                                                     worship.
                                              6:30 p.m. contemporary music; children’s ments follow the service.                            Sunday - 10 a.m., worship service.
         Rev. Betty Burlew, Pastor                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible study and
                                              program for infants through 6th grade.           Wednesday, 7 p.m. last night of confer-
           655-3519 - 682-6190                    Nursing mother’s room: (B-2) available ence and announcing of the Great Com-               Good Shepherd Lutheran                    prayer meeting; Little Lambs; Patch the
         www.CENparish.n3.net                 during each service; includes audio portion mission Fund pledge for next year.                        Church                             Pirate Club; Jr./Sr. High Youth program.
   Worship service, 9:30 a.m. Sunday with     of worship service.                                                                            7248 Highbridge Rd., Fayetteville            Nursery is provided for all services.
                                                                                               Saturday, 6 p.m. worship team at                           637-9290
Sunday School during service. Teen Bible          Refuge: for 7th and 8th grade; meets church.
                                                                                                                                               http://mysite.verizon.net/gslc1             Oran Community Church
study, Wednesday, 4 to 5 p.m.                 Saturday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the
                                                                                                                                              The Rev. David J. Roppel, pastor          Located between Cazenovia and Manlius
                                              Underground (youth building).                          Federated Church
         Cazenovia Village                                                                                                                  Worship, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Church               on Route 92; 8560 Cazenovia Rd.
                                                  220: for 9th through 12th grade;                  of New Woodstock
          Baptist Church                      meets Saturday, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the                                                   school, 9:45 a.m.                                     The Rev. Nelson Stafford
                                                                                                   Route 13, New Woodstock                  Handicapped accessible; large print                       682-5222
              7 Seminary St.                  Underground. Hang-out time afterwards                   662-7114 or 662-7219               bulletins; hearing devices.                      Sunday worship 9:30 a.m.; Sunday
                 655-9276                     every week.                                            Pastor Barney Freeborn
    Guest minister each Sunday, 10:30 a.m.        Element: for all youth (7th through                                                         Grace Christian Center                   School offered during school year. Child
                                                                                               Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school for
May 28 - Warren Ottey. Nursery available      12th grade), Wednesday, 7 to 8:30 p.m., children won’t meet until September; adult               Formerly Skyridge Fellowship            care provided.
for children age 5 and under.                 Small Groups Night at the Underground.
                                                  Bible studies and small groups: for men,
                                                                                           class meets at 9 a.m.                            East Lake and Cheesefactory Roads            Perryville United Methodist
    Praise & Prayer Service, Thursday,                                                                                                                 Chittenango                                  Church
6:30 p.m.                                     women, singles and couples meets at vari-       Fenner Community Church                          Rev. Robert Diamond, pastor
                                              ous times throughout the week.                          655-2739 or 655-8785                                                                  2770 Perryville Road, Perryville
    Chancel Choir Rehearsal, Thursday,                                                                                                      Sunday - 10 a.m., worship service.
                                                  AWANA Club: for children from ages                  Non-denominational                                                                              655-2717
7:20 p.m.                                                                                                                                Children’s church and nursery, contem-
                                              three through 12th grade, Thursday, 6:30         7 p.m. service. Sunday school for chil-                                                        Rev. Martha Fischer, pastor
    Handicapped accessible.                                                                                                              porary music.
                                              to 8:15 p.m. September through May.          dren during the service. Fellowship time                                                       Sunday worship, 11 a.m.
    Church of Jesus-Christ of                     Wheelchair accessible. Braille copies of follows the service.                                 Living Waters Parish                     Redeemer Lutheran Church
       Latter-day saints                      bulletin and phonic system available. Call                                                   Bouckville, Deansboro, Madison and             Currently worshiping at the Trinity
    200 Brooklea Drive, Fayetteville          the church office Monday through Friday, 9           First Baptist Church
                                                                                                                                              Oriskany Falls United Methodist                      Episcopal building,
               637-0138                       a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for more information.                    Georgetown                                      Churches
                                                                                                         Route 26 South                                                                      400 S. Peterboro St., Canastota
   Sunday Sacrament meeting, 9:30 a.m.;                                                                                                   Pastor: Norma Jean Fellows at 893-9908
                                                          Erieville United                                   837-4665                                                                             The Rev. David Last
Sunday School and Primary, 10:50 a.m.;                                                                                                   Pastor Raymond G. Lighthall at 495-2991
                                                       Methodist Church                                                                                                                                 495-2216
                                                                                                                                            Worship:                                      Sundays, 7:45 a.m. Christian educa-
                                                                                                                                            Deansboro and Bouckville, 9:30 a.m.        tion; 9 a.m. Holy Communion.
                                                                                                                                            Madison and Oriskany Falls, 11 a.m.
                                                                                                                                            Sunday Schools:                                 Shed’s United Methodist
                                                                                                                                            Deansboro and Bouckville, 10:30 a.m.                    Church
                                                                                                                                            Oriskany Falls and Madison, 9:30                  Rev. Raymond Shaw, pastor
                                                                                                                                         a.m.
                                                                                                                                             Manlius United Methodist
                                                                                                                                                      Church
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reliGiouS ServiCeS
               662-7219                                  Episcopal Church                       Christian education for all ages from 9              Morrisville                         vice. Teen meetings at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
                                                                                             to 9:45 a.m. Worship service 10 to 11:30                                                    Children’s meetings and nursery service is
   Sunday, 9:30 a.m. worship; 9:45 a.m.                   of the Epiphany                    a.m. Nursery and children’s church pro-
                                                                                                                                                  Community Church
Sunday school kindergarten through sixth                                                                                                        3824 Swamp Road, Morrisville             every Sunday during worship service. Cell
                                                       3 Classic Street, Sherburne           vided. Small groups meet at various times
grade.                                                                                                                                          Rev. Russell S. Duncan, pastor           groups at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Prayer and
                                                          Phone:607-674-4312                 during the week.
   Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Bible study.                Interim Priest Fr. Michael Tin Creti                                                                   684-3314                       worship meetings, 8 p.m. Thursdays.
                                                   Sundays, Holy Eucharist 8:30 a.m.          Hamilton Religious Society of                       www.morrisvillechurch.org.
                                                                                                                                                                                            Saperstein Jewish Center
    St. James Catholic Church                                                                     Friends (Quakers)                          Sunday School, 9 a.m. for ages 3 through
                                                   Second Sundays, morning prayer
                6 Green St.                                                                      Meeting for worship 10 a.m. each         adult; Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m.               Colgate University, Hamilton
                                                   Handicapped accessible.
         Father Peter Worn, pastor                                                           Sunday at the Upperville Meeting House,         Wednesday prayer and praise service, 7                       824-7689
Sister Joan Killoran C.S.J., pastoral assoc.;          Faith Baptist Church                  three miles west of Smyrna on Route 80.      p.m. (contemporary).                               Shabbat evening service with dinner
   Steven Young, deacon and Cazenovia                                                        For more information call, Marjory Clark,       Handicapped accessible. Nursery care        following, 5:30 p.m. weekly when Colgate
                                                           of Morrisville                                                                 provided.
              College chaplain                             James Depue, pastor               clerk, 607-674-9044.                                                                        is in session.
                  655-3441                                                                                                                   Clothes Basket open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
                                                    10 a.m. Sunday school, Sunday services     Lebanon Federated Church                   Wednesdays and Saturdays.                       Sherburne United Methodist
    Mass schedule: Saturday, 5 p.m.; Sun-       at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Wednesday ser-               Corner of Lebanon and                                                                       Church
day, 9 and 11 a.m. Child care provided at       vice 7 p.m., Bible study at 7:30 Wednesday            Musician Roads, Lebanon                   Park United Methodist                            Chapel Street in Sherburne
all masses. Liturgy of the word for children    night.                                                  Claude Marvin, pastor                     17 Broad Street, Hamilton                    Rev. David Kleinstuber, Pastor
9 a.m. mass.                                                                                                Phone: 837-4156                        824-1894, leave message.                               674-4119
                                                       First Baptist Church                                                                             Pastor Jeff Smith
                                                                                                 Sunday mornings - 9 a.m. church school                                                      Sundays, 9 a.m. worship, nursery avail-
 St. Lawrence Catholic Church                            P.O. Box 73, Hamilton
                                                                                             for all ages, family worship at 10:15.           Sundays - choir practice, 9:15 a.m.;       able; 9 a.m. church school in the parish
      1675 Cortland St., Route 13                               824-2780
                                                                                                                                          children’s classes, 9:40 a.m.; worship hour,   house.
                DeRuyter                           Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30             West Brookfield                     10:30 a.m. Nursery care provided.                  First Tuesday - 7 p.m. board council.
   Sunday mass, 8:45 a.m.                       a.m. worship service.
                                                                                                   Bible Believers Church                    Poolville United Methodist                      Second Monday - 7 p.m. UMW.
   Confessions, 4 to 4:30 p.m. second                  First Baptist Church                             Moscow Hill Road                                                                     Third Thursday - 7 p.m. adult fellow-
Saturday of every month.                                                                                                                               Church
                                                                                                Sunday morning worship at 10 a.m.                                                        ship.
                                                            of Earlville                                                                          Willey Road, Poolville
                                                                                                                                                                                             Noon to 1 p.m. - UMYouth (Grades six
        St. Patrick’s Church                               9 West Main Street                Sunday school is available for children 10                   691-2114
                                                                                             and younger. Mid-week prayer and Bible           The Rev. Mario J. Gazzilli, pastor         to eight second Sunday) (Grades nine to
     1341 Murray Dr., Chittenango                         Pastor Gerry Jackson                                                                                                           12 third Sunday).
                                                            Phone: 691-4301                  study on Thursday night at 7 p.m.               Sunday service, 9:30 a.m.
      Rev. Timothy S. Elmer, pastor                                                                                                                                                          10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - last Saturday in
        phone: 687-6105, rectory;                  Sunday worship 11 a.m., Sunday school            Living Waters Parish                           Pratts Hollow                         April (UMW - Grandma’s Attic Sale and
 687-6561, religious ed. and parish hall;       9:45; Women’s Bible study Tuesday, 10             (Bouckville, Deansboro, Madison                                                        luncheon.)
              687-0046, fax                     a.m.; AA, Saturday, 7 p.m.                                and Oriskany Falls                  United Methodist Church                        10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - last Saturday in Oc-
    Sunday Masses, 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m.                                                             United Methodist churches)                Rev. Richard Haberlen, pastor.
                                                       First Baptist Church                                                                  Sunday morning worship at 9 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                         tober (UMW Bazaar with luncheon.)
and 5 p.m. Holy days, 6:45 a.m. and 7 p.m.                                                          Pastors: Rev. Wayne H. Grow,                                                             Handicapped accessible.
Reconciliation, Sundays, 4 to 4:30 p.m. and               of Georgetown                                 Rev. Lyman E. Pelkey.
                                                                                                                                                     Randallsville
                                                   On routes 26 & 80 in Georgetown               Parish offices 821-7885; 893-7576.                                                            St. Joan of Arc Church
by appointment.                                                                                                                                                                               6 Brookside Drive, Morrisville
                                                   837-4601                                      Worship times: Bouckville - 8 a.m.,                New Life Church
   St. Paul’s Episcopal Church                     Family worship - Sundays, 10 a.m.         adult Sunday School; 9:30 a.m., worship;        Sundays: 8:30 a.m. service; Sunday               Msgr. John R. Madden, pastor
       204 Genesee St., Chittenango                                                          Deansboro - 10:30 a.m., Sunday School;       school at 10 a.m., service at 11 a.m.                         684-9551
                                                       First Baptist Church                  9:30 a.m., worship; Madison - 9:45 a.m.,        Tuesdays: prayer meeting at 7:30 p.m.          Sunday mass, 9 a.m.
        Rev. David Andrews, Jr., vicar
                                                            of Madison                       Sunday School; 11 a.m., worship; Oriskany       Home groups throughout the week.               Handicapped accessible.
           Elizabeth Kay, organist
                                                        North Street, Madison                Falls - 9:15 a.m., Sunday School; 11 a.m.,      For more information call 824-2625
               phone: 687-6304
                                                                                             worship.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  St. Mary’s Roman
    Church is accessbile for the disabled               Dolores Cottet, pastor                                                            or 824-0079.
- ramp and parking in rear of building.            Sunday worship service at 11 a.m.                      Marantha                                                                                Catholic Church
                                                                                                                                            Resurrection Life Fellowship                    Rte. 12b and Wylie St., Hamilton
    July 2 - 4 Pentecost, 8 a.m. Holy Eucha-       Hamilton Bible Fellowship                                                                         Cole Road, Eaton
rist - Rite II (low) with sermon; 9:30 a.m.                                                          Fellowship Church                                    893-7877
                                                                                                                                                                                             Msgr. John R. Madden, pastor
                                                Meeting at the Chenango Nursery School            Cayuga Street, North Norwich.                                                                          824-2164
Holy Eucharist - Rite II with music and                         building                                                                             Pastor John Camp
sermon; 10:30 a.m. Fellowship hour.                                                             Sunday worship service at 10 a.m.,                                                          Mass schedule: Saturday, 5 p.m. and
                                                     West Kendrick Ave., Hamilton            nursery school provided.                        Sunday morning, 9:30, adult and chil-       Sunday, 11 a.m.
    July 4, 7 p.m. AA meeting.                                  824-3628                                                                  dren’s Sunday school; 10:30 worship ser-
  St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
               10 Mill Street
     The Rev. Robin Flocken, rector
   The Rev. Karen Budney, asst. priest
            Don Smith, warden
            www.stpeterscaz.org
   Sunday worship: 8 a.m. traditional H.E.
Rite 1; 10 a.m. contemporary H.E. Rite 2
with choirs; infant care available; 11 a.m.
hospitality hour.
   Sunday church school: September to
June, 9:45 a.m. grades pre-k through sixth,
Faith Adventurer for grades 7 through 9.
   The Key Consignment Shop: Tues.-Sat.,
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
   Parish House: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 3
p.m., 655-9063, parishhouse@stpeterscaz.
org.
 United Church of Delphi Falls
  2190 Oran-Delphi Road, Delphi Falls
     The Rev. James Austin, pastor
   Sunday - 9 a.m., worship service, with
nursery care available; 10:30 a.m., Sunday
school.
   The Welsh Congregational
           Church
    Welsh Church Road, East Nelson
              655-2654
   Church closed until first Sunday in
June, 2005.




  Cornerstone Baptist Church
        West Lake Road, Hamilton
          Rev. John Little, pastor
   Sunday services at 10:30 a.m. and 7
p.m., nursery and junior church provided.
Bible study every Thursday at 7 p.m.
      Church of Jesus Christ
       of Latter Day Saints
     Eaton Street Medical Building,
     left wing, first floor, Hamilton.
   Branch President John Brokaw. Elders
can be reached at 691-9140.
   Sundays: Sacrament meeting, 10 to
11 a.m
   Eaton Community Church
   9 a.m. Sunday school, 10 a.m. wor-
ship, 7 p.m. evening service, 8 p.m. choir
rehearsal; Tuesdays prayer meeting at 7:30
p.m.
                Earlville
    United Methodist Church
     20 North Main Street, Earlville
                691-2114
      Rev. Mario J. Gazzilli, pastor
   Sunday service, 11 a.m.
       East Hamilton United
        Methodist Church
         Rte. 12, Hubbardsville.
        Rev. Myrna Foster, pastor
    Worship service and Sunday school, 9
to 10 a.m., nursery provided.
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reliGiouS ServiCeS                                           anniverSary announCeMent
 St. Paul’s Episcopal         sible.
                                                             Goyers celebrate 50 years together
       Church
34-36 Main Street, Oxford         Unitarian
      (607) 843-7011          Universalist Church
   10:30 a.m. Holy Eu-           10 Higby Road, Utica
charist.                               724-3179
                                  Wednesday, 5 to 6:30
St.Therese Church             p.m. Little Unadilla Zen
 Main Street, Munnsville      Group meets consisting of
 Rev. Schoenhofen, Adm.       two 30 minute periods of
          495-2424            Zazen (sitting, meditating),
   Mass schedule: Saturday    Kinhin (walking medita-
Vigil, 5 p.m.                 tion) and a short drama
   Sunday, 11 a.m.            talk.
                                  Meditation instruction
    St.Thomas’                is provided upon request
 Episcopal Church             to those who make prior
   12 ½ Madison Street,
                              arrangements or come 10
         Hamilton
                              minutes early. Loose dark
  824-1745 (Phone & Fax)
                              clothing is advised and a
  www.stchurchonline.org
                              meditation cushion (zafu) is
The Rev. Donnel O’Flynn,
                              helpful but not obligatory.
           Rector
                              The answer to the question
    Sunday, 8 and 10
                              ‘who am I?’ may not be what
a.m. Holy Eucharist; 9:30
                              you think.
a.m. nursery and church
                                  Fridays, 5 to 7 p.m.
school.
                              Yoga taught by experi-
    Monday, 4 to 7 p.m.
                              enced meditation teachers.
Friendship Inn. (Free fel-
                              Comfortable clothing is
lowship meal).
                              suggested.
    Wednesday, 5:15 p.m.
Holy Eucharist.
    Thursday, 11 a.m. Bible        The Welsh
Study; 7:30 p.m. choir            Congregationl
rehearsal.                          Church
    Church office hours:         Welsh Church Road
Tuesday through Friday,             East Nelson
8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.                655-2654
    Handicapped acces-


                                                                                 welCoMe to wellneSS

                                                                                 Putting out the fire
                                                                                       By DaviD petterS             bacco company marketers are
                                                                                                                    certainly not ignorant of this.
                                                                                    This is the first installment       e. Nicotine may be the most
                                                                                 in the Welcome To Wellness         addictive substance known to
                                                                                 series in quite some time and      exist. A new smoker can de-
                                                                                 I’d like to jump right into a      scend rapidly into dependency
                                                                                 volatile topic: smoking. Did       on this drug.
                                                                                 you know that May 31 was               f. Worldwide, 13,500 people
                                                                                 World No Tobacco Day? I don’t      die every day from tobacco use.
                                                                                 know how it went, but I was        I think they should report this
                                                                                 motivated to look up some          death toll on the nightly news,
                                                                                 statistics and some of them        like they would, solemnly, if a
                                                                                 surprised me.                      natural disaster or epidemic
                                                                                     a. There are more than 4,000   took this many lives. This
                                                                                 chemicals in cigarette smoke.      figure is expected to double by
                                                                                 Among these are more than 60       the year 2030.
                                                                                 compounds that are known to            g. The World Health Orga-
                                                                                 cause cancer.                      nization estimates there are 1.3
                                                                                     b. In 1982 (almost a quar-     billion regular smokers who
                                                                                 ter century ago) the Surgeon       collectively light up 15 billion
                                                                                 General’s report stated, “Ciga-                 .
                                                                                                                    times a day If all these ciga-
                                                                                 rette smoking is the major         rettes - one day’s worth, mind
                                                                                 single cause of cancer mortal-     you - were laid end to end, they
                                                                                 ity in the United States.” This    would reach around the entire
                                                                                 fact has not changed. Smoking      globe - 38 times!
                                                                                 continues to be the most pre-         Seventy per cent of people
                                                                                 ventable cause of premature        who use tobacco would like to
                                                                                 death in our society  .            quit. Giving up cigarettes is
                                                                                     c. About half of all Ameri-    extremely difficult for most
                                                                                 cans who continue to smoke         smokers. My father tried sev-
                                                                                 will die because of the habit.     eral times before he finally left
                                                                                 And in case you figure a coin      them, and their new “ridicu-
                                                                                 toss yields tolerable odds, for    lous” price of 60 cents a pack,
                                                                                 every person who dies of a         behind for good.
                                                                                 smoking-related disease, there        Quitting smoking is the
                                                                                 are 20 more people who suf-        most healthful thing a person
                                                                                 fer from at least one serious      can do. Risk of serious dis-
                                                                                 illness associated with smok-      ease and early death (13 to 14.5
                                                                                 ing. In the U.S., tobacco causes   years early, on average) begins
                                                                                 nearly one in five deaths, kill-                           .
                                                                                                                    to decline immediately And no
                                                                                 ing about 438,000 Americans        longer generating second hand
                                                                                 each year.                         smoke will improve the health
                                                                                     d. Over one in five Ameri-     of your loved ones as well. If
                                                                                 can adults still smoke. This is,   your doctor hasn’t bugged you
                                                                                 happily, down from 42 percent      about quitting lately, ask her
                                                                                 of the 18 and over population      for some advice and resources.
                                                                                 in 1965, but nearly all of this    I found the following web sites
                                                                                 reduction had occurred by          to be quite informative: www.
                                                                                 1990. Incredibly, though all       smokefree.gov, www.cancer.
                                                                                 students must learn the tragic     org, www.lungusa.org, www.
                                                                                 consequences of smoking in         who.int. Or call the HHS Quit
                                                                                 order to pass health classes,      Line: (800) QUIT-NOW. You
                                                                                 nationwide over one in five        owe it to yourself and those
                                                                                 high school students smoke                             .
                                                                                                                    who love you to try If you fail,
                                                                                 cigarettes regularly Ninety
                                                                                                       .            try again. And again. Support
                                                                                 percent of all smokers start be-   those in your life who are com-
                                                                                 fore age 21, presumably before     mitted to a new, smoke-free life.
                                                                                 their omniscient, indestruc-       Once free, you will proudly say,
                                                                                 tible phase has passed. To-        “I’ve come a long way baby!” or
                                                                                                                    something like that.
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enGaGeMent announCeMent                                                                  enGaGeMent announCeMentS
Cody, Becker to marry                                                                    Hirt, Dean to marry
                                                                          Rick and Mary Hirt announce the
                                                                       engagement of their daughter, Lisa
                                                                       Hirt, of Accord to Larry Dean, son of
                                                                       Alan and Michelle Dean.
                                                                          The bride-to-be graduated from
                                                                       Cazenovia Central School and SUNY
                                                                       Cobleskill. She is employed as a
                                                                       greenhouse manager. The groom-to-be
                                                                       graduated from Canajoharie Central
                                                                       School and SUNY Cobleskill.
                                                                          The wedding is planned for Sept.
                                                                       16, 2006, and is to be held in Cooper-
                                                                       stown.
                                                                              lisa Hirt and larry Dean




                Kathleen Ellen Cody and Adam Becker


   Mr. And Mrs. Kendall Cody of Cazenovia, NY announce the en-
gagement of their daughter, Kathleen Ellen to Mr. Adam Becker.
Adam is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Becker of Varysburg,
NY.
   Kathleen is a 1998 graduate of Cazenovia High School and earned
her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Cornell University
in 2002. She is employed by Value Centric as a Marketing Manager
in Orchard Park, NY.
   Adam is a 1998 graduate of Attica High School. In 2000 he earned
an associates degree in Dairy Science from SUNY Morrisville. In
2002, he graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor’s de-
gree in Animal Science. Adam is a Herd Manager on his family’s
dairy farm in Varysburg.
   An August 2006 wedding is planned.




enGaGeMent announCeMent
Huey, Emhoff
to marry
   David and Kittie
Huey of Altus, Okla-
homa are pleased to
announce the engage-
ment of their daugh-
ter, Me g an Nicole
Huey to Seth Jona-
than Emhoff. Seth is
the son of Jeffrey and
Diane Emhoff of Ca-
zenovia.
   The bride elect is a
2002 graduate of Altus
High School and a
2006 graduate of the
University of Mary-
land with a B.A. in
English. While in col-
lege, Megan served
as an intern at the
White House and also      Megan Nicole Huey and Seth Jonathan Emhoff
held positions at the
National Archives         in Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and
and Washington Post/      Young Life.
Newsweek Interac-            The couple will be wed on August
tive.                     11, 2006 at the Cazenovia Presbyterian
   Seth Emhoff is a       Church with Peter Emhoff, uncle of the
2000 graduate of Ca-      groom, officiating. After a honeymoon in
zenovia High School       Jamaica, the couple will be making their
and a 2004 graduate       home in the Washington, D.C. area. Megan
of the University of      is employed as the National Communica-
Maryland with a B.A.      tions Specialist with American Veterans
           .
in History While in       and Seth is a Customer Service Represen-
school, Seth was active   tative with the Kane Company  .
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Helpful advice to protect your family
    By Sen. DefranCiSCo                The Onondaga County            the department will also issue     home unharmed.
                                    Health Department will be         child ID cards. According to          It may seem a little over-
   Come and join me for a           conducting free lead poison-      New York State’s Division of       whelming to teach your child
day of free fun and activities      ing tests for qualifying          Criminal Justice Services,                          .
                                                                                                         about fire safety The New
during my first annual Child        children age six and under.       34 percent of parents do           York State Department of
Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 1        Although lead-based paint is      not know their child’s exact       Fire Prevention can help with
p.m. on Saturday July 8 at the      now banned for use in homes,      height, weight and eye color.      that. Your children will be
Burnet Park Rink in Syracuse.       many older residences still       This can be a problem when a       able to walk through the
There will be many resources        contain lead. This is a simple    child is reported missing and      department’s smokehouse
available to assist you in teach-   way to make sure that your        it can delay the search for your   trailer. This is a unique way
ing your children about safety      child has not been exposed to     child. The New York State          to educate your children about
and to help keep your family        this hazard. As you may know,     “SAFE CHILD” ID cards can          the fire hazards that may exist
out of harm’s way You may
                     .              lead can cause a number of        provide law enforcement of-        in and around your home.
not be aware of all of the tools    health problems in children       ficials and others with impor-        Child Safety Day will pres-
that exist and I would like to      and it can be very harmful to     tant information about your        ent you with many creative
make them available to you all      their development.                child to assist them in quickly    opportunities to teach your
in one place.                          If you are having difficulty   responding to a disappear-                            .
                                                                                                         child about safety This free
   There will be lots of ex-        with your child’s car seat, the   ance. Every second is crucial      event can also provide you
citement for the kids including     Syracuse Police Department        when a child is abducted           with a wealth of resources
free face painting. The New         will be on hand to conduct car    and “SAFE CHILD” ID cards          to effectively protect you and
York State Police will offer        seat inspections and to dem-      can help police disseminate                     .
                                                                                                         your family I hope you will
plenty of bicycle safety tips       onstrate how to properly          essential information about        join me for my first annual
to keep you and your children       secure your child’s safety        your child Statewide rapidly,      Child Safety Day, from 10 a.m.
safe as you partake in one your     seat. In conjunction with the                                .
                                                                      efficiently and effectively This   to 1p.m. Saturday July 8, at the
favorite pastimes.                  Operation Safe Child program      tool can help to bring children    Burnet Park Rink in Syracuse.
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Improving child care in New York
    By aSSeMBlyMan Bill            ways to promote the financial,       and Family Services to study the      In addition to keeping our chil-    tion as a part of the parenting
        MaGnarelli                 business and training require-       availability, accessibility and       dren safer by tightening guide-     skills curriculum. Educating
                                   ments of providing child day         affordability of insurance poli-      lines for our child care provider   these students about SBS pre-
   Many families use child care    care;recommend changes to            cies for child care providers (A.     network, we can’t ignore the ter-   vention makes sense because,
while they’re at work. Nation-     data day care providers use;         11134-A). Child care providers        rible consequences of Shaken        apart from being potential
ally, more than five million in-   and recommend improvements           discussed insurance at a round-       Baby Syndrome (SBS), which          future parents, many of these
fants and toddlers are cared for   to the child day care subsidy        table last fall and this bill gives   can kill a child, cause irrepa-     students babysit or help care
by others. In New York State, an   system.                              us a chance to take a good look       rable brain damage and leave a      for young children after school
estimated 3.7 million children        A second bill protects the        at what the market provides and       helpless baby disabled forever.     and on weekends. Furthermore,
are under 14 and two-thirds        location of child care providers     what’s needed.                        To help end this senseless abuse,   showing a video in secondary
of children under 18 live with     online by giving the provider the       A fifth measure targets local      I sponsored legislation that now    schools ensures that “males in
working parents, according to      option to decide whether or not      social service reimbursement          awaits the governor’s signature,    the household,” other than fa-
the National Child Care Infor-     the Office of Family Services        practices, which have been his-       making reckless assault caus-       thers, receive education about
mation Center.                     puts the address on the Internet     torically lax. Child care provid-     ing brain injury to a child under   SBS prevention.
   We depend on child care         (A.11131-B), and a third requires    ers can wait months to get paid       age 5 a Class D felony instead      We must continue to keep our
providers, and the system must     the Office of Children and Fam-      for their work. Under this legis-     of a misdemeanor, carrying          children safe. That’s why I
run well to keep our children      ily Services to study the recruit-   lation, social service agencies       up to a 7-year prison sentence      authored the law that brought
safe and to keep our economy       ment and retention of child care     must pay child care providers         (A.10539).                          the Amber Alert Plan, an early
running. The Assembly’s five-      providers (A.11133-A).               within 30 days after getting a        Too many children have need-        warning system to help find
bill package, which I voted for,      The state needs to know           bill, notify the provider within      lessly died because of this cruel   abducted children, to New York
strengthens guidelines for these   what day care choices working        15 days of any discrepancies,         behavior. It’s time to harshly      State (Ch. 375 of 2002); sponsored
businesses.                        parents have. The recruitment        pay interest if the reimburse-        punish those who commit this        a law allowing information
   The legislation improves        and retention bill mandates a        ment is late and provide a writ-      crime. The legislation, called      about a missing child to be sent
community relations between        status report on what’s avail-       ten notice within 10 days when        Cynthia’s Law after 8-month-old     to Internet and mobile service
the Office of Children and Fam-    able and also funds the develop-     canceling payment (A.11572).          Cynthia Gibbs who died from a       providers (Ch. 381 of 2004); and
ily Services and child care pro-   ment of family day care homes           The subsidies help provide         brain injury at the hands of her    introduced bipartisan legisla-
viders by creating a volunteer     for low-income families. As a        child care to working families        babysitter, also creates a Shaken   tion to improve Amber Alert
16-member advisory council of      result, we can assess the sup-       who otherwise couldn’t afford         Baby Syndrome public educa-         by requiring the state Division
child care providers (A.11130-     ply and demand for child day         the help. By ensuring that child      tion campaign to help prevent       of Criminal Justice Services to
A). This panel will: identify      care, including subsidized child     care workers are paid on time,        future tragedies.                   work with local governments
and review child care issues,      day care slots; determine staff      parents aren’t in danger of los-      In an effort to help combat the     and law enforcement so every
state policies and programs        turnover rate and rationale for      ing this needed care.                 incidences of SBS through edu-      jurisdiction in New York has a
which directly or indirectly       leaving the business; find out                                             cation and awareness to high        fully operational Amber Alert
affect child care, and recom-      the number of unlicensed pro-        Strengthening Shaken                  school students, legislation I      Plan (Ch. 348 of 2005).
mend the adoption of new, or       viders and the quality of care       Baby Syndrome penalties,              authored and is waiting the         Working to protect our children
the modification of existing,      they provide; and recommend          reinforcing Amber Alert               governor’s signature (A.6832),      is our utmost promise.
policies and programs; recom-      steps to increase retention and      procedures                            would encourage SBS educa-
mend ways to ensure child          recruitment of child day care
protection in day care; advise     providers.
the Office of Children and Fam-       We also passed a measure
ily Services Commissioner on       requiring the Office of Children
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CWEG Water Talk                                                                                           McHugh’s Views
Back in the water                                                                                         On human trafficking
        By April CAdy              mer. Thunderstorms delayed         them regarding the water temp
                                   us for 20 minutes or so but        and not believing them.                   By John MChugh              opposition to prostitution and
   Well we are back in full        once people got back into the         The roof over the competi-                                         outline specific objectives
swing again. None the worse        water it was like riding a bike,   tion pool isn’t operational            I am pleased this afternoon    of its efforts to combat traf-
for wear but certainly very        they certainly didn’t forget       right now. In the heat of the       for the Military Personnel        ficking. I strongly commend
happy to be getting wet again      how!                               summer the open roof makes          Subcommittee to join with our     the Department of Defense
and moving through the                The conversation going          for a much more pleasant day        colleagues of the Subcommit-      for seizing the momentum
aquatic environment we love.       into the locker room was how       so I hope the repairs on that       tee on Africa, Global Human       set by the President and I am
Five weeks was a long time         excited they were to be back to    portion of the roof are com-        Rights and International Op-      encouraged by the aggressive
to be gone for the members of      water classes and coming out       pleted soon. We were closed for     erations to hear testimony on     approach the Department has
the Chenango Water Exercise        many had forgotten how tired       five weeks and yet that didn’t      the Department of Defense’s       taken to combat trafficking. At
Group and many of our loyal        they can get after an hour of      get done! Being a lap swimmer,      efforts to implement its zero-    the same time I believe there is
patrons were very grateful to      activity in the aquatic environ-   I really look forward to having     tolerance policy for human        more work to be done and this
forgo their alternative exercise   ment. There was very little talk   the sun on my back and shoul-       trafficking.                      has been communicated to the
routines and jump into the         about the temperature of the       ders as I move up and down the         In December 2002, President    Department by report lan-
water again.                       water (which usually is pretty     pool during my workout.             Bush issued a National Se-        guage included in the National
   The pool looks almost the       cold the first day back after         For CWEG members, June           curity Presidential Directive     Defense Authorization Act for
same with the exception of a       the steam plant shut down) but     dues are due, and up-to-date        which established a zero-toler-   Fiscal Year 2007.
newly tiled red stripe across      then there is a part of me that    doctor’s forms have to be on        ance policy for United States
the shallow end where it drops     wants to believe that people       file in the office, so check with   Government employees and          Focus on
off into the diving well and       have come to accept the wa-        me if you aren’t sure of your       contractor personnel repre-          The implementation by the
the sparkling water was very       ter the way it is! And maybe       status. Summer hours will con-      senting the United States over-   Department of Defense and the
inviting on Monday June 19         people have just gotten tired of   tinue until mid-August.             seas who engage in trafficking    individual military services of
when we resumed for the sum-       hearing the explanations I give       Oh, and welcome back!            in persons. Subsequently, the     the guidance given by Deputy
                                                                                                          Department of Defense issued      Secretary Wolfowitz and
                                                                                                          policy directives that make it    Secretary Rumsfeld regarding
                                                                                                          clear that human trafficking      trafficking in persons.
                                                                                                          will not be facilitated in any    The investigation and pros-
                                                                                                          way by members of the mili-       ecution of crimes of human
                                                                                                          tary, by Department of Defense    trafficking by the military
                                                                                                          civilian employees or by the      services.
                                                                                                          Department’s contract person-     The DOD response to human
                                                                                                          nel.                              trafficking violations by con-
                                                                                                             Further, the directives        tractors and subcontractors in
                                                                                                          clearly state the Department’s    Iraq.
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SSO to
release
Big Band
Bash
Syracuse Symphony
Orchestra is proud to
announce that its new CD, Big
Band Bash, will be released
to the public at its first
Summertime concert on July
3, 2006 at Auburn’s Emerson
Park. Featuring arrangements
by the late SSO musician and
renowned arranger Calvin
Custer, the Orchestra’s Big
Band Bash is a one-of-a-kind
compilation that showcases
several SSO musicians as well
as celebrated local artists Joe
Carello on saxophone and
Ronnie Leigh on vocals.
   The last CD the SSO released
was Holiday Pops in 2002. Due
to great demand from the public
and generous funding from Elsa
and Peter Soderberg, the Or-
chestra was able to produce this
new CD, which was recorded at
its sold-out Big Band Bash pops
concert in November of 2005.
   Big Band Bash features
classic 1940’s tunes from the
golden age of Big Band includ-
ing Glen Miller’s “Moonlight
Serenade,” Benny Goodman’s
“Let’s Dance,” Tommy Dorsey’s
“I’m Getting Sentimental Over
You,” and many more. CD’s
will be sold for $20. For more
information, please call the
SSO Customer Service Center
at 424-8200 or (800) 724-3810 or
log on to SyracuseSymphony.
org. CD’s will be available for
purchase at all the SSO’s sum-
mer concerts as well as at the
SSO Box Office.
   As of Thursday July 22,
Big Band Bash can also be
purchased on the SSO’s new
online store located on the
Orchestra’s website. This store
will sell a colorful assortment
of SSO merchandise including
T-shirts, glow sticks, blankets,
sweatshirts and more. With
the simple click of the mouse,
patrons can now have unique
Syracuse Symphony items sent
right to their door.
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                                      Dairy
                                      Princess
                                      visits
                                      school
                                         Madison County Dairy Prin-
                                      cess Natalie Taylor, along with
                                      MECS Madison County Dairy
                                      Ambassadors Sarah Nourse
                                      and Arica Willson-Casarot-
                                      ti, spent two days visiting
                                      classrooms sharing the im-
                                      portance of including three
                                      servings of milk, cheese or
                                      yogurt in one’s daily diet.
                                      Calcium found in these dairy
                                      products will help students
                                      grow strong bones and teeth
                                      and help prevent the bone dis-
                                      ease osteoporosis. Students in
                                      second and fifth grade watched
                                      “Make Mine Milk”, an infor-
                                      mational video on how milk
                                      is produced and the positive
                                      effects it has on one’s body.
                                      Second graders also played the
                                      “Wheel of Dairy” game and
                                      proved to their teachers and
                                      the dairy court that they knew
                                      how important milk, cheese
                                      and yogurt are for them. There
                                      was a tie score and everyone
                                      won a “What’s Up With Milk?”
                                      coloring book. Students in fifth
                                      grade were “quizzed” on their
                                      dairy knowledge and one lucky
                                      “dairy wiz” from each home-
                                      room one a Got Milk? tee shirt.
                                      PreK and Kindergartener’s got
                                      an extra special treat. After
                                      learning about the importance
                                      of dairy products and listening
                                      to a book, they got to make their
                                      own ice cream made from real
                                      milk. The dairy court and teach-
                                      ers were very pleased with the
                                      knowledge that all of the grades
                                      had about the positive effects
                                      of consuming milk, cheese and
                                      yogurt.

                                      Homemade Ice Cream
                                         Materials
                                         1 tablespoon sugar
                                         1/2 cup milk (18 percent whip-
                                      ping cream)
                                         1 teaspoon vanilla
                                         6 tablespoons salt
                                         1 pint-size zip-type plastic
                                      bag
                                         1 gallon-size zip-type plastic
                                      bag
                                         Ice
                                         Fill large plastic bag 1/2 full
                                      of ice.Add salt. Seal bag.
                                         Fill small plastic bag with
                                      milk, sugar and vanilla. Seal
                                      bag and place inside large bag.
                                      Carefully shake, squeeze and
                                      roll the bag until the mixture
                                      become ice cream (about 5
                                      minutes). Take out the small
                                      bag, wipe off salt and enjoy.




                                      Fifth grade students Cody Ammon,
                                      Arron Olney and Jessica Glynn show
                                      off their Got Milk? tee shirts that they
                                      won after proving that they were each
                                      a “Dairy Wiz.”
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From the Assemblyman’s desk
Brain drain must reverse
           By Jeff Brown                                                                 ing in or returning to our community        term debt – it’s a burden we’re saddling
                                               Perhaps most significantly,               is finding a quality, stable job here.      our children and grandchildren with
   Recently, the U.S. Census Bureau                                                      There is indeed a great deal of pes-        long after we’re gone.
released information documenting the         data from the New York State                simism in this regard, and rightly so.         We need to work much harder to
                                                                                         I have talked to too many people who        strengthen our economy so that small
increased numbers of young adults
leaving Upstate New York for greener
                                              Department of labor points                 have lost their jobs at Carrier, Nestle,    businesses – and large ones too – can
pastures. Between 1990 and 2004, ac-          to an increase in population               Bombardier Technology and elsewhere.        grow and create good paying, high qual-
cording to this data, the number of                                                      But at the same time, there are qual-       ity jobs.
young people between the ages of 18          and jobs. Since the last census             ity businesses and jobs being created          We need to work much harder to
and 44 in the 52-county Upstate region                                                   in our community every single day,          challenge the status quo of increased
declined by 10 percent.
                                            in 2000, the 12-county Central               including at Sensis Corp, Seneca Data       taxing and spending in Albany   .
   These are chilling statistics for         upstate region grew by 8,103                Systems, Stickley Furniture, and Tessy      We need to make state government
those of us who believe that the future                                                  Plastics, to name just a few.               more efficient – a government that
of this community is dependent upon         people, and, from January 2005               The original focus of the Come Home         works for its people, not against them.
the young people who make it their                                                       to Syracuse Campaign was to identify        I am a strong believer in the need to
home.
                                              to January 2006, the region                Central New York natives who had left       recapture our greatest resource - our
As a parent, I am committed to the           has experienced a net gain of               the area and encourage them to return.
                                                                                         It was our belief that people who grew
                                                                                                                                     native New Yorkers - and support their
                                                                                                                                     return to the families they grew up
success of our region’s efforts to keep
our kids here in Central New York.               more than 6,800 jobs.                   up here would have the strongest ties       with. We will foster job and business
Our children and grandchildren repre-                                                    and the greatest interest in returning      growth, stronger communities, and,
sent the futures of the communities                                    Jeff Brown        to their families and friends.              perhaps best of all, the reunification of
in which they choose to settle down.                                                        But it is critical that we focus on      families.
They are the next generation of com-          has been an increase in young adults       fostering stable, good quality jobs for     As a state Assemblyman, a captain
munity leaders, and it’s important that       between the ages of 25 and 34 who have     the people who already live in our com-     in the 174th Fighter Wing, an active
we do all we can to encourage them to         made the Syracuse area their home                  .
                                                                                         munity That’s why, as a state Assembly-     member of several community organi-
see upstate New York as a place where         since 2002. Forms filled out on the        man, I authored legislation to expand       zations and, perhaps most significantly,
they will be welcomed, supported and          Come Home to Syracuse web site have        the Come Home to Syracuse program           a parent, I believe that Central New
encouraged to take a stake in its future.     more than doubled over the past year       statewide, creating the “Come Home to       York has the greatest potential for an
In addition to my role as a state Assem-      and visitors to the web site have more     New York” Network. This multi-faceted       exciting, invigorating future. We enjoy
blyman, I am the founder and president        than tripled during that same time         initiative would expand the original        plentiful recreational opportunities,
of the ‘Come Home to Syracuse’ cam-           period. Key measurements of Central        Come Home concept by creating incen-        reasonable housing costs, a highly
paign, a not-for-profit coalition of over     New York’s so-called “Brain Drain”         tives for entrepreneurs living in or        skilled workforce, outstanding sports
150 local businesses and volunteers           have shown improvements in a very          looking to return to Central New York       and cultural assets and educational
who are proactively working to encour-        short time period.                         to start businesses and create jobs here.   resources second to none.
age Central New York natives to return           Perhaps most significantly, data from   These programs are helping many New         This year, I am partnering with the
to this area. This and other efforts have     the New York State Department of La-       Yorkers think twice about what it is        Greater Syracuse Chamber of Com-
already helped bring professionals            bor points to an increase in population    about our communities that we love          merce and the Metropolitan Develop-
back to Central New York by helping to        and jobs. Since the last census in 2000,   – what keeps us here and what we miss       ment Association to develop more
identity employment opportunities and         the 12-county Central Upstate region                          .
                                                                                         when we go away But before they can         opportunities to support new and grow-
resources for those interested in relo-       grew by 8,103 people, and, from Janu-      make the leap to return home, or, just      ing businesses in this community and
cating from another area. In addition,        ary 2005 to January 2006, the region has   as important, to stay in Central New        throughout all of New York State. We
this campaign serves as a marketing           experienced a net gain of more than        York, we need to work much harder to        must all demand of our elected leaders
tool to demonstrate the great assets of       6,800 jobs.                                lower taxes in New York – taxes on se-      that we work harder to stem this ‘brain
our community and the benefits of life           Despite these improvements, though,     niors, taxes on small businesses, taxes     drain’ of young adults by strengthening
in Central New York.                          much more needs to be done.                on families, taxes that stifle our growth   our economy and building partnerships
   And it has been successful. U.S. Cen-      The number one concern of the vast                                      .
                                                                                         and stagnate our economy We need to         to create a better, stronger New York.
sus Bureau data indicates that there          majority of people thinking about stay-    work much harder to reduce our long-        Our children’s futures depend on it.
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Mary Louise Knight John Gregory                                           Rose T. Hynes, 73
FitzPatrick, 89    Nowak Sr., 79                                          Retired from Community Memorial Hospital
Retired from onondaga                  local customer home                   Rose T. Hynes, 73, wife of            Rose worked at Nichols Dis-          Rosie’s family wishes to ex-
County Sheriff’s Dept.                 designer, builder                  the late Mike                         count City and later at Com-         press their gratitude to Brenda
   Mary Louise Knight FitzPat-            Friends will be saddened        Hynes, of                             munity Memorial Hospital             Coffman and Michelle and Billy
rick, 89, of Marietta, died June       to learn that John Gregory         Knoxboro                              until her retirement at which        Sehn for all their help and lov-
21, 2006 after a long illness. Born    Nowak Sr.,                         and Ze phy-                           time she and Mike relocated to       ing care.
in Clyde, Mary lived many years        79, of Caze-                       rhills, Fla.,                         Zephyrhills, Fla.                       Funeral services were held at
in Syracuse before moving to           novia, passed                      joined him                               Rose leaves her loving chil-      the Paul Funeral Home of Madi-
Marietta in                            away after a                       i n h e av e n                        dren, Katherine of Bouckville,       son with a Mass of Christian
1973.                                  brief illness                      on June 16,                           Thomas and Michele of Clin-          Burial following at St. Joseph’s
   Sheworked                           on March 25,                       2006 at Bas-                          ton, Amy and Rick of Oriskany        Catholic Church in Oriskany
for the Onon-                          2006 in Tam-                       sett Health-                          Falls, Michael and Claudia of        Falls with the Rev. Vincent Kelly,
daga County                            pa, Fla. A pri-                    care with her                         Madison and Steven and Crissie       pastor as celebrant. Interment
Sheriff ’s De-                         vate memo-                         loving family                         of Midway City, Calif. She also      was in St. Joseph’s Cemetery     .
partment, re-                          rial service                       surrounding          Rose T. Hynes    leaves 13 grandchildren and five     Family and friends were invited
tiring in 1978.                        was held in                        her. She was                          great-grandchildren.                 to call at the funeral home lo-
   Her first                           Syracuse.         John Gregory     born July 11,                            Rose and Mike were prede-         cated at 3592 South Street in
husband,                                  Many will        Nowak Sr.      1932 in Cassville to John and         ceased by a grandson, Christo-       Madison.
                    Mary louise
R i c h a r d                          remember                           Stefania Kawasna Jasek.               pher, in 1982. She also leaves her      In memory of Rose, kindly
                  Knight FitzPatrick
Knight, died                           John as a de-                         Rose attended school in Sa-        loving sister and brother-in-law,    consider donations to the Holy
in 1972 and                            signer and builder of fine cus-    quoit and Oriskany Falls where        Joanie and Joe Barnes of Water-      Trinity Catholic Church, 1206
her daughter, Sharyn Knight            tom homes in the Cazenovia         she met Mike. They were married       ville; sister-in-law, Ann Jasek      Lincoln Ave, Utica, New York
died in 1998.                          area. He was also very enthu-      Oct. 9, 1954 at St. Joseph’s Church   of Waterville, Alyce Morris of       13502 or the Polish Commu-
   Surviving are her husband,          siastic about tennis and track     in Oriskany Falls. They were          Zephyrhills, Fla. and Frances        nity Club, 810 Columbia Street,
Alfred M. of Marietta; daughter,       and participated many years in     blessed with a 48-year union.         Hynes of Saquoit.                    Utica, New York 13502.
Diane (Richard) Anderson of            the NYS Senior Olympics and
Cazenovia; one granddaughter
and three great-grandchildren.
                                       Empire State Games.
                                          He will be greatly missed by
                                                                          Marie Morezak Northrup, 89
   Calling hours were held at          his children, Deborah Hughes,      Apulia Fire Dept. charter member
Ryan Funeral Home, 44 East             Kathryn Nowak, Christine
Main Street, Marcellus. Ser-           Sears and son-in-law. Ray Le-         Marie Morezak Northrup,            Church.                              dren and eight great-grand-
vices were held at the funeral         wandowski and his son, J.          89, of LaFayette, died June 15,          She was predeceased by her        children.
home and a mass followed in St.        Gregory Nowak Jr.; his former      2006 peacefully in her home.          first husband, Paul Morezak             Funeral services were pri-
Francis Xavier Church, Marcel-         wife, Janet Nowak; six grand-      She was a lifelong resident of        in 1980.                             vate.
lus. Burial was in Greenlawn           children; three great-grand-       LaFayette.                               Marie is survived by her             Contributions may be made
Cemetery, Warners.                     children and companion, Edith         Marie was a charter mem-           husband, Dewey; her daugh-           to the Apulia Volunteer Fire De-
   Contributions may e made t          Manders.                           ber and the first president of        ter, Helen (Richard) Bobbette        partment or the Apulia United
the Amber Ambulance Fund,                 The family requests that me-    the Apulia Fire Department            of Pompey; son, Dana “Jake”          Methodist Church.
Amber Road, Marietta, NY               morial contributions be made to    Auxiliary. She was also a mem-        (Kathleen) Morezak of Lafay-            Arrangements were handled
13110.                                 a local charity of one’s choice.   ber of the Apulia Methodist           ette as well as five grandchil-      by the Tait Funeral Home, Inc.


Carl F. Wolicki Sr., 57
American legion member                                                                                          Austin C. Joerger, 58
                                                                                                                Avid hunter, golfer
   Carl F. Wolicki Sr., 57, of Brad-      Carl was of the Catholic        and nephews.
ley Brook Road, passed away            faith. He was a member of the         Four brothers, Henry, Fran-           Austin C. Joerger, 58, of         around their little fingers.
June 19, 2006 at his home.             American Legion Post 136 of        cis, Walter and Robert P. Wolicki     Hamilton, died June 17, 2006 at      Also surviving are his parents,
   Born April 30, 1949 in Rome,        Morrisville.                       Sr. predeceased him.                  Community Memorial Hospi-            Austin and Frances Joerger;
he was a son of Chester and Al-           Surviving are two sons and         A celebration of his life was      tal. He was born in Queens on        his three brothers and two sis-
ice Wolverton Wolicki and was          a daughter-in-law, Carl F. Jr.     held at his home, 1964 Bradley        Jan. 3, 1948, a son of Austin and    ters-in-law, Chris and Elizabeth
a graduate of Morrisville High         and Chie Wolicki and Jason         Brook Rd., West Eaton, with           Frances Schaefer Joerger and         Joerger, Peter Joerger and Paul
School.                                W. Wolicki, all of West Eaton;     burial at the convenience of his      received his education in Long       and Lynda Joerger; two sisters
   Carl joined the U.S. Army in        his sisters and brothers-in-law,          .
                                                                          family There were no calling          Island Schools.                      and brothers-in-law, Vicki and
1968, serving in the Vietnam           Kathy and Donald Smith of          hours.                                   On May 17, 1969 in Hamilton,      Greg Hess and Marianne and
War and was honorably dis-             Tennessee, Eleanor and Wayne          Contributions in his memory        he was united in marriage to the     Mike Dunham and several
charged in 1970.                       Marks of West Eaton, Julia         may be made to the Eaton Fire         former Theresa (Terry) Keefe.        nieces and nephews.
   He had worked at the Car-           Wootton, Amelia Wolicki and        Department, or to the NYS Viet-          He was an active member of           Services and interment will
rier Corporation in Syracuse           Anna and Garel Sternburg, all      nam Veterans Memorial Fund,           IBEW Local 43 of Syracuse for        be private at the convenience of
until his retirement. He had also      of Eaton; a brother, Chester       Chapter 708, 225 N. Washington        more than 36 years.                              .
                                                                                                                                                     the family Friends were invited
worked for Colgate University          Wolicki of Oklahoma; a sister-     St., Rome, NY 13440.                     Hunting and golfing were his      to call at the Burgess & Tedesco
in Hamilton.                           in-law, Barbara Wolicki of West       Arrangements were entrust-         passion.                             Funeral Home, 25 Broad Street,
   He loved caring for his home,       Eaton and his grandson, Justin.    ed to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral          Surviving are his wife of         Hamilton.
especially mowing his lawn, and        He is also survived by many        Home, 31 Cedar St., Morris-           37 years, Terry; his devoted            In lieu of flowers, donations
was an avid Nascar fan.                aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces     ville.                                children and their spouses,          are requested to be made to
                                                                                                                James and Nancy Joerger and          SOMAC (Southern Madison
                                                                                                                Kristen and Bill Basher; four        County Volunteer Ambulance
                                                                                                                granddaughters, Emily Ann            Corp), P O Box 453, Hamilton, NY
                                                                                                                Joerger, Sara Jo Joerger, Emma       13346 because they made it pos-
                                                                                                                Kate Basher and Taylor Grace         sible for Austin to come home to
                                                                                                                Basher. All had Austin wrapped       Hamilton for his last days.



                                                                                                                Shirley W. Bjorklund, 83
                                                                                                                Native of Eaton
                                                                                                                   Shirley W. Bjorklund, 83, of         Surviving are John, her hus-
                                                                                                                Brigantine Drive, passed away        band of 50 years and several
                                                                                                                June 19, 2006 at Burdette Tomlin     nieces and nephews.
                                                                                                                Memorial Hospital, Cape May             She was predeceased by two
                                                                                                                Courthouse, N.J. She was born        brothers, Albert and Ralph
                                                                                                                Feb. 25, 1923 in Eaton, a daugh-     Wootton and two sisters, Clara
                                                                                                                ter of Albert and Blanche Albee      Wyant and Exzilda Denmark.
                                                                                                                Wootton and received her B.A.           Services will be private at
                                                                                                                degree at Stockton State College     the convenience of the family .
                                                                                                                in New Jersey  .                     Arrangements have been en-
                                                                                                                   On April 16, 1956, Shirley was    trusted to Burgess & Tedesco
                                                                                                                married to John G. Bjorklund in      Funeral Home, 25 Broad St.,
                                                                                                                Syracuse.                            Hamilton.


                                                                                                                                                           ... see Obituaries on page 36
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    EaglE NEwSpapErS                                                                   SportS
Caz players shine
All-stars dominate lacrosse competition
   Four players from Cazenovia were se-        presence in the center of the field, mak-        coach in attendance that the Caz youth pro-
lected to represent upstate New York on an     ing important passes for assists, scoring        gram had clearly provided its players with
                                                                                                                                                Model of Authentic, Beezie Madden’s
all-star U-13 (13 years old or younger) team   numerous goals and forcing turnovers.            a strong foundation for success at the high
that competed against squads from around       Cannizzaro, 13, played attack and scored         school level. The four Caz players all began    Olympic Gold Medal-winning horse
the country for three days in Amherst, Mas-    numerous goals in important game situa-          the sport in the youth lacrosse program
sachusetts from June 16 through 18.
   Joey Nardella, Shawn Cannizzaro, Ben
Romagnoli, all 7th grade players on the Ca-
                                               tions as did Benedict, 12, the only 6th grader
                                               on the team. Romagnoli, 12, was the teams
                                               goalie. Besides stopping most shots on goal,
                                                                                                run by volunteer coaches from the town.
                                                                                                Last years Caz Bull League boys 3/4 team
                                                                                                (third and forth graders) were undefeated
                                                                                                                                                  Beezie
zenovia middle school modified team, and
Aaron Benedict, a 6th grader at the Manilus
Pebble Hill School, were selected for the
                                               he delivered bone-rattling hits on opposing
                                               players who wandered too close to his
                                               net.
                                                                                                and have dominated their competition for
                                                                                                several years.
                                                                                                   Though inexperienced this year, they be-
                                                                                                                                                 Madden’s
all-star team. All four athletes played sig-
nificant roles in helping Upstate New York
dominate their competition. The team was
                                                  The event included teams from around
                                                            .
                                               the country Many teams, including those
                                               from California, Texas and Colorado, flew in
                                                                                                gan the summer season with two impressive
                                                                                                victories last week and are now at 3 wins 1
                                                                                                loss. The 5/6 team is very experienced and
                                                                                                                                                 ‘model’
undefeated during their five games and put
on a impressive display of lacrosse excel-
lence.
                                               for the competition, while others chartered
                                               buses and stopped along the way to play area
                                               competition. That so many athletes from all
                                                                                                has also been dominating its competition
                                                                                                for several years in both the outdoor sum-
                                                                                                mer league and during the winter at the
                                                                                                                                                  horse
   The all-star team was comprised of 20 se-   over the country participated underscores        481 Sports complex. They also opened the        The United States Equestrian
lect players chosen from numerous schools      that lacrosse, formerly played mainly in         summer season with a victory, as did the 7/8    Team Foundation recently hon-
throughout Upstate New York, including         the Northeast, is the fastest growing sport      team, from which good things are expected.      ored Cazenovia-based Authen-
Liverpool, J-D, Clary Middle School (the                      .
                                               in the country The Upstate all-star squad        On a similar note, the girls lacrosse teams     tic, one of Beezie Madden’s top
Valley), West Hill, Cazenovia, and others      played teams from Michigan, Georgia, Ver-        at all levels have been meeting with excel-     mounts, in a unique manner.
from as far away as Binghamton. The team       mont, central Pennsylvania, and western          lent success and the athletes are showing       The 11 year old Dutch Warm-
was coached by Ross Vittorio, the head JV      Massachusetts. They won all their games          great skill. Each of the local boys and girls   blood gelding, owned by Abigail
coach at Liverpool High School.                by eight or more goals.                          Bull League teams will play home games          Wexner, has been chosen to be
   Nardella, 13, played center mid-field and      Coach Vittorio was very impressed with        at Fenner Field throughout June and July    .   the USET Foundation’s 2006
won nearly every face-off in each game. He     the skills and hustle of the Cazenovia play-     The public is encouraged to come out and        Limited Edition Breyer Model
quickly became Upstates most dominating       ers. He advised a Caz Bull (youth) League        root on the teams.                              horse. Madden rode Authentic
                                                                                                                                                on the Gold Medal-winning

Schedule for 2006 Sunset Runs announced                                                                                                         United States show jumping
                                                                                                                                                team at the 2004 Athens Olym-
                                                                                                                                                pics.
   After the astounding suc-       combination of meadow and              The Sunset Runs will be held     at the conclusion of the seven-         The duo also teamed up for
cess of last year’s Sunset Run     forest trails with short grass      on Tuesday evenings. The event      week event. Weekly “prize            several significant wins in-
summer event, the Cazenovia        underfoot in some portions          will officially start on Tues.,     closet” giveaways will be an-        cluding the $200,000 American
College Athletics Department       and groomed wood shavings           July 18, and will run through       nounced frequently and the           Invitational, the $166,521 Atco
is proud to announce that          as the surface in others,” Oja      Tuesday Sept. 5. No event will      results for each participant         Power Queen Elizabeth Cup, the
the 2006 schedule and regis-       said about the well-groomed         be held on Tuesday Aug. 1.          will be posted online at the         $75,000 New Albany Invitation-
tration infor mation is now        course. “Whatever your pace            Broken down by pace, the         Cazenovia college website.           al, and they also contributed to
available.                         or goals, you’ll want to visit.”    3-kilometer and 5-kilometer            All proceeds support Caze-        the US victory in the Samsung
   For Coach Dave Oja, the            The fee for both runners         walks and runs will star t          novia College Cross-Country          Superleague last year. Recently,
Sunset runs provide an oppor-      and walkers is just $15 for         promptly at 6:15 p.m. A 1-kilo-     programs.                            they were named to the United
tunity for both exercise and fa-   those 17 and under participat-      meter and 2-kilometer youth-           The registration form can         States team that will repre-
miliarizing yourself with the      ing in the seven-week event.        run will begin at 6:20 p.m. for     be found online at the Caze-         sent the country at the World
remarkable new cross-country       For those 18 and up, the cost       runners under the age of 12.        novia College website under          Equestrian Games in Aachen,
course in Cazenovia.               for the seven-week event is            All registrants receive an       the Camps & Clinics tab on           Germany in late August.
   “Our courses consist of a       just $20.                           “I Conquered Mt. Caz” T-shirt       the left-column menu.                   Authentic has competed in
                                                                                                                                                Syracuse at the Syracuse Invita-
                                                                       New Woodstock                       Cazenovia Country                    tional Sporthorse Tournament
                                                                                                                                                several times, last year finish-
 NJCAA Academic All-Region                                             Women’s Softball                    Club Ladies 18 Hole                  ing fourth in the World Cup
                                                                       League                              League Results                       Qualifier Grand Prix. Madden

 Five named from MSC                                                                                                                            and Authentic plan to return
                                                                                                                                                to compete at the Syracuse In-
                                                                       As of June 18                       June 22                              vitational again this year. The
                                                                                                                                                United States Equestrian Team
    The National Junior College    cumulated a 3.85 GPA while
 Athletic Association Region       attending Morrisville State.           Centro’s              3 -1                                            Foundation plans to release the
                                                                                                           A FLIGHT: Most Pars or               Breyer Limited Edition models
 III service bureau has recently   Hanehan, sophomore member              H & R Block           3 -1       Better                               of Authentic on October 8, but is
 named five Morrisville State      of the women’s cross country           My Tyes               3 -3          1st   Sue Ziff              13
 College student-athletes to       team earned a 3.81 GPA. Po-            D J’S Market          3 -2                                            accepting pre-orders. Informa-
                                                                                                              2nd   MK Steigerwald        12
 its 2006 Academic All-Region      lak, forward for the men’s ice         The Fort              3 -2                                            tion is available on their web
                                                                                                              3rd   Terri Weller          10
 team.                             hockey team, accumulated a             Limited Edition       2- 2                                            site at uset.org or by calling
    Nao Murakami (Kamak-           3.74 GPA.                              Remlap Const.         0 -3                                            908-234-1251 ext. 209.
                                                                                                           Low Gross                               Each fall the Syracuse Invita-
 ura, Japan), forward for the         To be considered for aca-           Stearns & Wheler      0 -5          1st    Sue Ziff             80
 men’s soccer team and Shaun       demic all-Region honors, stu-                                                                                tional Sporthorse Tournament
 Waldron (Central Square) in-      dent-athletes must have com-                                                                                 welcomes the top-ranked eques-
                                                                                                           Low Net                              trians from across the US and
 fielder for the men’s baseball    pleted a minimum 45 credit
                                                                                                              1st    Sue Ziff             67
 team, were two of five student-   hours with a 3.50 cumulative                                                                                 the world to downtown Syracuse
 athletes who accumulated 4.00     GPA. Morrisville State is one                                                                                to compete at the War Memorial
 GPA’s within Region III.          of 25 institutions within Re-                                                                                Arena in the Oncenter Complex.
    Joining Murakami and           gion III represented on the aca-                                                                             From Nov. 1 - 5, the event will
 Waldron on the academic team
 are Mark Luongo (Cary, North
                                   demic team this year. Over 130
                                   student-athletes are recipients
                                                                                 Send sports ideas, stats,                                      feature a full slate of high-level
                                                                                                                                                competition, entertainment,
 Carolina), McKenzie Hanehan       of this honor. Student-athletes         information, accolades and schedules                                 shopping and exhibitions.
 (Saratoga Springs) and Matt       selected for Morrisville State                                                                                  The Syracuse Invitation-
 Polak (Sanford, Michigan).        have been nominated for NJ-                  to wkiernan@cnylink.com                                         al benefits Cor nell Univer-
    Luongo, forward for the        CAA Academic All-American                                                                                    sity Equine Hospital and Vera
 men’s ice hockey team ac-         honors.                                                                                                      House. Sales of the Authentic
                                                                                                                                                model will benefit the Founda-
                                                                                                                                                tion.
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ranDoM thouGhtS
Winged Foot, the whole story
          By phil BlaCkwell                 thing again.                                   Kenneth Ferrie, the unlikely Eng-         this close again?
                                                True, he got lots of good fortune. A    lishman, hung in for a long time, but           Perhaps we are growing up, though.
   Just 29 years old, Geoff Ogilvy was      bunker shot at 13 that was going too far    could not avoid a final-round 76. His        The American crowds, once so hos-
a golf star waiting to explode when the     smacked the flagstick and led to par.       own run of pars might have produced          tile to Monty, saluted him all the way
torture chamber better known as the         And that chip at 17 was motoring when       an upset.                                    through, and in any other year, his
106th United States Open at Winged          it found the cup for the biggest par of        Above them all, there was the heart-      despair would be the defining emotion
Foot got underway   .                       Ogilvy’s life.                              break of Colin Montgomerie. Close to         of this Open.
   The Australian had won the Match             This ignorance of Ogilvy, and the       43, the Scot was supposed to have used          Despair is a fitting word, for Winged
Play Championship in February, just         brushing-over of the travails every         up all his best chances to win a major       Foot cooked everyone in this field. It
a notch below the majors in terms of        player faced at Winged Foot, fits right     title. Going into the Open, no one paid      was both fair and fiendish - exactly the
prestige. He had also snagged top-10        in with our fast-food attitude toward       much attention to him.                       wrong place for a megastar coming
finishes in both the British Open and       sports journalism.                             Yet Monty started with a 69, followed     off a two-month exile, still mourning
PGA in 2005, showing he had the game            It goes like this. Find one simple      it with a 71, and overcame a horren-         the death of his father, to return to the
to handle the big stages.                   (and preferably negative) angle, empha-     dous Saturday start to stay within sight     scene.
   Sure enough, on one of the Open’s        size it, scream it, and then repeat over    going into the final round.                                                    .
                                                                                                                                        Tiger Woods just wasn’t ready He
most vexing venues, Ogilvy strung           and over until it becomes established          Then, for 17 holes on Sunday, Colin       left town on Friday, his driver just as
together rounds of 71, 70, 72 and 72,       lore. Never mind all the details.           was the best player among the leaders,       wayward as the wand that Mickelson
and parred the last four brutal holes to        That’s what we’ve seen with the tell-   sinking a string of tough par putts and      continued to use in the final round,
claim the title by one shot, becoming                                .
                                            ing of this Open story Winged Foot got      then, on the 71st hole, draining a 50-foot   even as it sent Lefty to unknown parts
the first Aussie in a quarter-century to    to everyone, not just Mickelson on the      monster that seemed to suggest that, at      of the Mamaroneck grounds.
claim our national championship.            last hole. And he was far from the only     long last, this would be his day .              Mickelson now faces a crossroads.
   I write this lead on behalf of all       player who let the championship slip           Ah, but that final hole. At least         Either he becomes Sam Snead, a legend
those who might not believe that any-       away   .                                                                .
                                                                                        Monty hit it in the fairway Then, at         who could never win the Open, or he
one actually won this thing.                    Jim Furyk, trying to add a second       the worst possible moment, those cruel       maintains his Arnold Palmer-like con-
   All you have heard in the postmor-       Open to his resume, shared the lead on      and suffocating Open nerves hit him.         nection with the galleries and snags a
tems is Phil Mickelson-blew-it talk. Yes,   the back nine. He bogeyed 18, when a        A pulled seven-iron and three putts          few more majors, making Winged Foot
we get it, he screwed up - drove badly      par would have put him in the playoff.      later, Colin had the most painful double     just a hiccup, not an epitaph.
on the 72nd hole, then played two worse         Padraig Harrington, the Irishman        bogey of his life. One shot too many .          Wherever he goes, though, Geoff
shots to try and recover, finishing with    trying to win his first major on Father’s      My heart went out to him, big-time.       Ogilvy will be around. That up-and-
a double bogey to lose.                     Day, less than a year after his own fa-     At least Mickelson has three majors in       down par he made on the 72nd hole was
   The way it’s been portrayed, Ogilvy      ther passed away, bogeyed the last three    his pocket, and may yet win more. Who        the stuff of champions, and he might
was just a lucky bum who never did          holes. As with Furyk, pars would have       knows if Colin, now a five-time major        just keep winning big events. If any-
anything before and will never do any-      made Harrington the champion.               championship runner-up, will ever get        body is paying attention.
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Shirley R. Perry, 83                                                                   Elsie F. Cummings, 97
Former Eaton resident                                                                  Mother of Cazenovia resident
                   ,
   Shirley R. Perry 83, of Russell Road, Fulton, formerly of Eaton, passed away June
19, 2006 at Community General Hospital, Syracuse, with her children by her side.         Elsie F. Cummings, 97, a former resident of Limestone Gardens in Manlius, died
   Services and interment will be private at the convenience of the family   .         June 19, 2006 at the Crouse Community Center nursing home in Morrisville.
   Contributions in her memory may be made to the Eaton Fire Department, Eaton,          She is survived by her son, David Cummings of Cazenovia.
NY 13334. Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home,                                                                   .
                                                                                         A private memorial service will be held by the family Arrangements are by
31 Cedar St., Morrisville.                                                             Newell-Fay Funeral Home in Manlius.

				
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