For its 2012 Celebration of HOPE dinner, a mom donated a large basket filled with toys to its silent auction in memory of her 6-year-old son, “Motorcycle Mikey.” He died after a 17 month battle with cancer. Mikey’s Mom and 7-year-old brother Parker came to HOPE for one-on-one counseling and attended our support groups.
Part 1: Jerry Garritillo. This two-part story package explores the individual accomplishments and undivided love of a Marcellus couple. See Part 2: Susan Garritillo to learn more.
A large group of politicians, citizens and businessmen and –women have launched an initiative to encourage the state to keep a 1.4-mile stretch of Interstate 81 as it is instead of turning it into an arterial boulevard. Savei81.org revealed itself at a press conference on Thursday, Aug. 1, in downtown Syracuse, where supporters spoke out against the New York State Department of Transportation’s proposal to turn I-81’s viaduct stretch, the elevated portion of the highway that runs through the central business district, into an arterial boulevard through the city with stoplights and cross streets, something the group said would irreparably damage the city’s economy by creating a backlog of traffic. The group also issued a press release after the conference outlining its goals.
There has been a slow, steady and excited buzz permeating Cazenovia in recent weeks that can all be boiled down to the fact that the nationally-known “Fabulous Beekman Boys” — bestselling authors, farmers, entrepreneurs and recent winners of television’s “The Amazing Race” — are coming to town on Saturday, Jan. 26. The two-hour event, sponsored by the Historic Cazenovia Business District committee of the chamber of commerce, will feature Josh Kilmer-Purcell and his partner Brent Ridge giving a special book signing of their “Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook” and Kilmer-Purcell’s New York Times best-selling nonfiction book, “The Bucolic Plague: How two Manhattanites became gentleman farmers: An unconventional memoir,” from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Lincklaen House on Albany Street.
When the Greater Camillus Chamber of Commerce recently met at Cam’s for its monthly Leads Breakfast, there was a nice surprise at the end.
In an effort to put an end to hunger in our community, The Centers at St. Camillus and Sodexo Senior Services recently partnered on a “Stop Hunger” food drive campaign
The Greater Camillus Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently gave a Red Carpet welcome to new member Jeff Dukat, State Farm Insurance.
Beak & Skiff Apple Farms recently was awarded a gold medal for its artisanal vodka at the 2012 American Wine Society Spirits Competition in Portland, Ore. — marking the fourth time in less than four months the LaFayette distillery has won awards for its signature spirit.
Eagle Newspapers is currently seeking an editor to join its team of writers.
Tops Friendly Markets has entered into an agreement with the Farrugia family to acquire three Big M supermarkets located at 227 E. Main St. in Elbridge, 9 Mechanic St. in Jordan and 3385 Main St. in Mexico.
Daniel Meyer, owner of Meyer's Towing, is the winner of the 2012 Order of the Towman Award sponsored by American Towman.
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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central New York has officially opened the doors to its new Central New York Ronald McDonald House and guest families are expected to stay at the house starting in December.
In response to staggering statistics related to elderly people falling and injuring themselves, WAVES Ambulance has launched a pro-active program in Central New York to combat this expensive and debilitating problem in elderly individuals’ homes.
Sports Physical Therapy received the Greater Camillus Chamber of Commerce Red Carpet welcome last month.