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Otisco imposes hydrofracking moratorium Supervisor hopes to protect town’s ‘pristine’ nature By Ned Campbell

have a lacrosse program at the time, so the game was foreign to him. “I’d never played before, but I gave it a shot, and liked it right away,� he said. “It wasn’t uncommon to never have played before back then. Now, it’s much harder because the game is more widely played.� During Deegan’s junior year, a new player joined the team. His name: Rick Young. Young, of Marcellus, began playing lacrosse during ninth grade in Baldwinsville. He played for two years at SUNY Farmingdale before transferring to Cortland his junior year. During that year, 1975, the team won the NCAA Division II Championship title.

The Otisco Town Board passed a local sixmonth moratorium on hydraulic fracturing at its Dec. 13 meeting by a unanimous vote. The Otisco Lake Preservation Association approached all five towns on the Otisco Lake watershed requesting moratoriums. Marcellus, Tully and Onondaga town boards passed resolutions, while Spafford did not. Otisco’s moratorium was passed on the heels of Governor David Paterson’s executive order to prohibit horizontal hydraulic fracturing until July 1, 2011. “The governor had passed one earlier in the day, so this was more or less symbolic,� Otisco Town Supervisor Wayne Amato told the Observer. The town board is not staunchly opposed to hydrofracking — rather, it wants to make sure any drilling does not hurt the pristine, rural nature of the town, Amato said. He noted a consensus among residents for Otisco not to become highly developed. “It’s with caution that we proceed on any of these endeavors,� he said. Some town governments have expressed interest in researching ways to prevent drilling locally, such as regulating the roads or taxing the gas. Amato sees this as a waste of taxpayer dollars. “A lot of what happens may be made irrelevant by what [the DEC and EPA’s] actions are,� he said, adding that taxpayers’ money is “too valuable to waste on suppositions.�

See Gold, page 2

See Moratorium, page 3

Frank “Brud� Wilson Former Town Supervisor, beloved member of the community Frank T. Wilson, 77, a lifelong resident of Marcellus, died peacefully Friday afternoon Dec. 10, 2010, after a brief battle with cancer. Brud attended and was an avid supporter of the Marcellus school system. He served on the school board, and his wife Ricky and daughter Heidi have both taught for the school district for over 40 years combined. He attended Duke University, played as a walk-on basketball player for one year on the Bluedevils Basketball team, and was an avid Duke fan ever since. Brud served in the U.S. Army from 19521954 during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in Germany. See Wilson, page 2

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Rick Young, left, and Bob Deegan don their gold medals after their July win at the FIL World Lacrosse Festival.

Longtime friends, coaches win international lacrosse title By Caitlin Donnelly Rick Young and Bob Deegan began playing lacrosse together in college, and have continued to play ever since. This summer, 35 years later, the two friends shared a moment that any lacrosse player would dream of: a gold medal win at the World Lacrosse Festival. Deegan, of Camillus, first picked up a lacrosse stick in 1972 as a freshman walk-on at SUNY Cortland. His high school on Long Island didn’t

Marcellus volleyball handles CBA, J-E By Phil Blackwell With early control of the OHSL Liberty division on the line, the Marcellus girls volleyball team did not let a lack of practice time bother them too much. Instead, the Mustangs jumped all over Christian Brothers Academy in last Thursday night’s match, then got all the tough points to finish off

a three-set sweep of the Brothers. Marcellus used its power and precision to dominate the opener 25-11. CBA settled down, though, and played the Mustangs tight in each of the next two sets, nearly snatching both games. In each case, Marcellus still got the late points, taking the second set 26-24 and pulling out the third set 25-23 to clinch the match. See Volleyball, page 6

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Marcellus’s Nicole Fletcher goes up for a spike against CBA.



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Enjoy a free community dinner at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Marcellus. Please use Maple Street entrance. Handicapped accessible entrance on Orange Street.

Maxwell Memorial Library, 14 Genesee St., Camillus, will host a reception for photographer Elizabeth Patton. Her exhibit is titled “The Anatomy of Structure: Photographs of Architecture.” Free; all are welcome.

Marcellus Free Library. Enjoy the lovely talent of local artist Michelle Masters during library hours: 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday;10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday Jan. 17.

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Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Road Marcellus, will practice this tradition started in the United States by Audubon ornithologist Frank Chapman over a hundred years ago. Registration required; donations appreciated.

Jan. 2

1 to 2 p.m.: Intro to Yoga

Free Yang (alignment) Yoga introduction class at Marcellus Free Library, 32 Maple St. The Yang style of Yoga teaches muscle use with attention to alignment to strengthen the body. Advanced registration required (online at or by phone at 673-3221). Taught by certified yoga instructor Tina Ramsden. Bring a yoga mat, if possible.

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9 to 10:30 a.m.: Yin Yoga

Marcellus Library. Walk in, $7 per person per class. Taught by Tina Ramsden. Bring a yoga mat, if possible.

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6 to 8 p.m.: Community Game Night

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After graduating from Cortland, both men went on to careers in teaching and coaching. Deegan coached boys lacrosse for grades seven and eight in the West Genesee Central School District before becoming assistant varsity coach at West Genesee in 1984, where he continues to coach. Young was varsity coach at Christian Brothers Academy and assistant varsity coach at West Genesee before landing the role of head coach at Jordan-Elbridge High School, where he has coached for the past 30 years. Over the years, Deegan and Young have remained friends, playing pickup games at Shove Park and attending the Annual Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Classic festival with their families for the past 17 or 18 summers. They have also participated in the Florida Lacrosse Classic, held Martin Luther King weekend, as well as the 2006 World Lacrosse Festival, which was held in the city of London Ontario.

6 to 7:30 p.m.: Artist reception at Maxwell

Ongoing events Dec. 21, 23, Jan. 3, 6, 7

4:15 to 5:15 p.m.: Yoga four-week series

The Marcellus United Methodist Church Gift and Thrift Shop, l Slocombe Avenue, is selling all its merchandise at half-price, excluding the gift cupboard. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dec. 2 to 29

Wendy Worsham art exhibit at Maxwell

Worsham’s acrylic paintings depict nature in strong colors and bold strokes. Maxwell Memorial Library is located at 14 Genesee St., Camillus. For more information, call 672-3661, go to or drop by the library.

Dec. 28, 29, Jan. 5

Carol Bryant, of Elbridge, is offering free Music Together demonstration classes at the following times and locations: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 28 at Maxwell Memorial Library; 10 a.m. Dec. 29 at Elbridge Free Library; 9:30 a.m. Jan. 5 at Marcellus Free Library. Open to infants through kindergartners, accompanied by parent or other primary caregiver. Pre-registration requested; call 440-2547 or go to bluebirdmusictogether. com.

“Lacrosse is a really small fraternity,” Young said. “Everywhere you go, you know most of the players, and have played with them or against them in the past at some point.” This summer, the pair headed to Manchester, England, for the 2010 Federation of International Lacrosse World Lacrosse Festival held at the Manchester University Sports Grounds from July 17 to 22. The festival was held in conjunction with the FIL Lacrosse World Games. Deegan and Young played on the “Cloudsplitters” in the Super Grand Masters division, which consisted of twelve teams. The team was made up of twenty men, ages 55 and up, from the Syracuse and Albany areas, as well as Maine and New Hampshire. Their team colors were purple and gold, with an image of the Adirondack Mountains on the front. “The name Cloudsplitters has something to do with the High Peaks in the Adirondacks. The guys tried to tell us what it meant,

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but we didn’t care, we just wanted to play lacrosse,” Young, 57, said with a laugh. The Cloudsplitters took home the gold medal in their age division in a sudden death win over the England Lions, 9 goals to 8. While their families were not able to travel with them due to cost, they were pleased by the turnout. Young’s wife Karen; daughter Jennifer, who played lacrosse in high school, and at Nazareth College; and step-son Ted McCrone were all excited about the gold medal. “Four years ago, Jennifer traveled with me to the festival in London, Canada, and she saw how difficult it was to win, so she was excited when we actually did,” he said. Young said he had some of his teammates sign his Cloudsplitters jersey, which he plans on mounting alongside the gold medal in a frame at his home. Deegan said his wife Susan; son Brian, who played lacrosse at West Genesee and later at Colgate; and daughter Maggie, who

also played lacrosse at West Genesee, were also “pumped” about the gold medal win with the Cloudsplitters. While at the festival, Deegan was also asked to help coach the Irish National Team, which came in ninth place in the FIL World Championships. “Lacrosse is a great game,” said Deegan, 56. “I’ve met some of the best people in my life – lifelong friends – through the game over the years.” The next FIL World Lacrosse Festival will take place in 2014 in Denver, Colo. Both Young and Deegan plan on participating. “God willing, of course,” said Deegan. Both Young and Deegan said the win has them “pumped” for the upcoming lacrosse season. While the J-E Eagles and the West Genesee Wildcats never play against each other due to different class sizes, you can follow each team’s coverage during the spring in the Eagle Observer. Caitlin Donnelly is editor of the Star-Review.


Home Days, coordinating the parade each year. He was an active member of the Marcellus United Methodist Church, serving in many capacities within the church family. Brud is survived by his wife of 53 years Louise “Ricky” Wilson, daughter Heidi (Steven) Busa of Skaneateles, son Jon (Laura Beth) of Cary, NC, brother Arthur (Lorelee) of Marcellus. “Bumpa” lived for his five grandchildren Kevan and Kathryn Busa and Rachel, Thomas and Robbie Wilson. A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Thursday Dec. 16 at the Marcellus United Methodist Church. Calling hours were 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 15 at the Plis Funeral Home, 33 North St., Marcellus. Memorial contributions in memory of Brud may be made to the Friends of Marcellus Park, PO Box 301, Marcellus, NY 13108.

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He was in sales for over 40 years, most recently at the New York State Fair, where he was most proud of his clients and friendships that made the Fair successful every year. Brud was dedicated to his community and its people. He worked tirelessly to improve the community. He was a member of the Marcellus Rotary for over 40 years. He served the town of Marcellus as Councilor (1978 until 1993) and was Town Supervisor from 1994 to 2003. Two of his greatest achievements during his tenure as supervisor were the transfer of the Marcellus Park from Onondaga County to the town of Marcellus, and laying the groundwork for the three water districts that have recently been completed for the town residents. Brud was also involved in Marcellus Olde

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Community News

Town of Marcellus approves truck purchase The town board approved the purchase of a plow-equipped dump truck at $140,000 at its meeting Monday Dec. 13. Highway Superintendent Don MacLachlan said the town would save $24,000 by buying this particular truck, which had been sitting on the lot at Stadium International in Syracuse. He also said now was an opportune time to buy. “There’s new regulations coming for emissions and fuel which are going to raise the cost of the trucks anywhere from 10 to 20 thousand dollars,� MacLachlan said. The highway department has seven dump trucks, which tend to get replaced every 10 years — in this case, the outgoing truck has been used by the town for 11 years. Money for the purchase was included in the approved budget for 2011. The purchase approval had noth-


ing to do with the current weather conditions, though the record-breaking snow was heavy on MacLachlan’s mind as it continued to fall that night. “It’s been busy. Not much sleep,� he said. “We start all over tomorrow.�

‘Dog Law’ passes The town board held a public hearing to consider adopting a local dog law — the result of New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets handing all dog licensing responsibilities over to towns. The town has been issuing licenses for years. The state’s main tasks were sending out the initial license renewal reminder, and keeping track of dogs in a database. The state’s database will shut down, but the town of Marcellus already has its own in place. “It basically gives us the authority to do things that we’ve been doing on behalf of the state,� Supervisor Dan Ross said. The town raised the yearly licensing fee from $5.50 to $6 for altered dogs and from $13.50 to $14.50 for

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Don Siegel, a Syracuse University professor and veteran hydrogeologist who spoke to guests before the moratorium was passed, said if drilling did take place, it would only affect the area for about a year. Gas and oil companies have secured about 170 leases on privately own land in Otisco. Still, Siegel doesn’t expect hydraulic fracturing, often referred to as hydrofracking, to come to the town anytime soon, considering that the Marcellus Shale gas quality here is not as high as in places closer to the Pennsylvania border. “They may lease, but I have a hard time thinking that they’re going to drill it in the near future,� he said. “The real pay zone is much, much closer to Pennsylvania.� OLPA President Anita Williams agreed with Amato that the moratorium was symbolic. She stressed the importance of protecting the water of Otisco Lake that so many rely on. “Towns in our watershed have taken a strong stand for all of us.  They are saying, slow down, let’s make sure if drilling is done, it is done safely and with the utmost respect for the environment and the safety of those we serve,� Williams said Siegel insists that hydrofracking does not pose a serious threat to surrounding water supplies. “The reason for the moratorium shouldn’t be related to fear of drinking water supplies being compromised in any fashion,� Siegel said. “If they have any concerns it should be how they’re going to handle perhaps some of

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unaltered dogs. Town Clerk Karen Pollard said the town wanted to be prepared for additional postage fees incurred by the town. “Postage seems to be going up every year anyway,� Pollard said. No one spoke in favor of or against the dog law, which was passed unanimously by the board. Saying goodbye to Mr. Wilson Deputy Supervisor Frank Wilson, 77, passed away Friday Dec. 10 after a brief battle with cancer. Wilson was Marcellus Town Supervisor from 1994 to 2003. “With the unfortunate passing of Mr. Wilson we are without a deputy supervisor,� Ross said. The board appointed Councilor Tom Lathrop to Deputy Supervisor. Wilson’s obituary can be read on page 1. Wrapping up the year The board scheduled its year-end meeting for 5 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 29, to be followed by its organizational meeting for 2011.

the social issues.� Siegel attribute advocates against hydrofracking for bringing attention to the few instances where hydrofracking has failed – such as in Dimock, Penn., where in September 2009 an 8,000-gallon leak of hydrofracking fluids escaped into a fresh water stream. The Department of Environmental Protection attributed the failure to faulty well construction. Siegel said hydrofracking has gone through the necessary growing pains. “And the adversarial groups against hydrofracking have effectively gotten the gas industry to really pay attention to their practices, so when it’s being done now it’s being done more profoundly and environmentally safe compared to what it was done a couple years ago.� Siegel said groups like OLPA have also contributed to strong environmental safeguards in New York State. “But many of those safeguards will be unnecessary — way over the top,� he said. Amato highlighted some of the town of Otisco’s concerns related to hydrofracking, including any increases in industry that would cause taxes to increase. “Suppose there’s a lot of heavy duty truck traffic and it could affect the road systems. Our highway department could wind up having to do a lot of work fixing roads,� he said. Amato added that funding of the highway department makes up a good portion of the town’s budget. “If things increase there it could be significant,� he said.



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Cub Scout Pack 68 of Onondaga Hill recently announced the success of their fall Popcorn Sale fundraiser. The cub scouts raised almost $13,000 in support of their pack and community service activities, which include the annual Raingutter Regatta and Pinewood Derby races. Top sales for Pack 68 went to, from left, Kyle Puglisi ($1,506), Ryan Walker ($1,012) and Christopher Cutri ($880). Pack 68 thanks the community for supporting this once-a-year event. 

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JET still looking for drivers By Ned Campbell The Jordan-Elbridge Transport program is in need of volunteer drivers – now more than ever. The town board recently signed on to join the Onondaga County Office of Aging, Centro/Syracuse Metropolitan Transportation and others in creating a coordinated transportation program – “United We Ride� – for seniors and the disabled. “The beauty of this type of coordination is that it will free up our vehicle to return to Elbridge and transport others while OSCAR (Onondaga Senior Call-A-Ride Service) completes a leg of our run, and it will save on fuel as well as wear and tear on the JET,� Councilor Rita Dygert said. To become involved, call Dygert at 689-9461 or the town clerk’s office at 689-9031. Year-end, organizational meetings scheduled The Elbridge Town Board will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Dec. 28 to pay bills and address other year-end business. The organizational meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Jan. 5, when the board plans to appoint a new board member to replace outgoing councilor George Betts. Betts was elected town justice in November. The board will also change its meeting dates to the second and fourth Thursday of the month for 2011.

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Let it snow, but drive safely Central New York has seen an incredible amount of snowfall already and winter has just begun. While we wish everyone safe travels during the holiday season, we also ask you to remember to exercise caution when our children return from their school break, especially considering this is when the weather typically worsens. Frigid winds, snow and ice trigger important winter weather safety reminders to motorists who share the road with school buses. Motorists should use extra precaution and allow plenty of room to stop when approaching or following a school bus as they make frequent stops loading and unloading students. While school buses are the safest way to get to and from school (nearly 10 times safer than walking to school and as much as 13 times safer than traveling in a passenger vehicle, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), parents also need to exercise extra safety measures during the winter months. Tell your children to follow these guidelines: Dress appropriately for cold, icy weather - warm coats, gloves, hats and waterproof footwear. Passengers should not wear clothes with toggles or dangling key chains as they can get caught in the bus doors or on the handrail. Stop, look and listen – Remaining alert is so important for school children. Hoodies, headphones and portable electronic devices can distract students from paying attention to surrounding traffic. Never run after the bus. Plan ahead and allow sufficient time to get to the bus stop. Wait for the bus to stop completely before approaching the bus to get on or before standing up to get off. Always use caution when stepping on or off the bus and at crosswalks. We wish you all a happy and safe holiday season. Source: First Student, Inc.


The number of years people have been decorating Christmas trees. According to the National Christmas Tree Associaton, the first decorated tree was recorded in 1510 in Riga, Latvia.


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Searching for Christmas Going green for the holidays It was the first snowy day. I had gone to Skaneateles on Christmas related errands and found myself driving home on unplowed roads. I seemed to be alone on the road. There were no other vehicles in sight. I drove carefully, testing my tires on the new fallen snow. My adjusted speed brought me over what was familiar terrain slowly enough to appreciate the pristine landscape that the winter weather had created. The world was starkly beautiful, a composition in black and white, a road bordered with seemingly endless woods, all covered with clean, silent snow. Visual poetry. I thought of the words of Robert Frost: “Whose woods these are I think I know…” Simple, straightforward, accessible poetry that speaks to us all. In school we were taught that there were many levels of meaning to a poem, and that may be true, but for me this poem is first and foremost for everyone, not just the literati… the mystery of the woods, their beauty, their essence may be, on paper, the possession of a “someone,” they may have other more, esoteric meanings, but their existence … my vision of their loveliness at that moment cannot be ascribed to one person, to obscure meaning. These woods, in the soft light of a snowy afternoon, were transcendent. And I had promises to keep and miles to go… A second vision accompanied my Robert Frost thought… that of a young girl and a Christmas card that depicted a cottage in a

similar but fanciful wood, surrounded by trees iced in sparkling snow. She carried it with her wherever she went, propped it on her bedside table and made up stories about those who lived inside the glowing soft yellow window of the hut. It was a “never was” place that drove her imagination to wander through woods covered in pastedon silvery glitter and later to draw, to paint that scene. It was a place of safety, of peace, of warmth and comfort. It was a child’s, a little girl’s dreaminess of perfection, of pink and purple, of billowing party dresses and glitter on greeting cards. The little girl, me, saw in that greeting card, so much more than it depicted. It was a magic carpet to take her above the backyards of Brooklyn to a fairy tale place where her imagination could soar. And how do these two things relate to Christmas? Like those pristine woods and Frost’s words, Christmas is for all. Its meaning of peace and redemption is for all people of every faith, of every belief and disbelief. The Christmas card captured the innocence of that meaning. Without guile, politics or dissembling, our imaginations can see a world at peace, even if its beauty is only gluedon glitter in an imaginary scene that never was… an inspiration to build it, a motivation to create it in this world.

Dear Neighbors,  As we gather our families and friends for the Christmas celebration, it’s a good reminder for everyone to remember to go green this holiday season. Onondaga County Resource Recovery asks that we do the following:  1) Recycle ALL the catalogs and newspaper inserts you get (won’t it make you feel good to do something productive with all that paper?) 2) When unwrapping presents, have two containers handy; one for recyclables (non-metallic wrapping paper, cards, envelopes, boxes) and one for items that can be reused or trashed (ribbons, bows, tissue paper, metallic/foil wrapping paper). Kids or adults can make a game out of separating the items, that way you don’t

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need to sort anything later. 3) Recycle all the cardboard and packaging that gifts come in. Be sure to flatten the cardboard and trim it down to smaller pieces (3 feet by 3 feet) to make it more manageable for your hauler to collect. Please log onto ocrra. org for further information on how you can go green this holiday season. Merry Christmas to everyone and a healthy and happy New Year to you and yours.  My door is always open. Please feel free to stop in, call my office at 488-1335 or e-mail me at

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From the mailbag The Friends of Dave Pirro thank you To the editor: As 2010 comes to a close, The Friends of Dave Pirro send a heartfelt thank you and wishes for a happy holiday season to the many supporters and contributors of this organization. 2011 will mark the 7th golf tournament named in memory of Dave Pirro whose untimely and tragic death brought forth this charitable event at the bequest of his father, Mike Pirro, of Solvay. Since that first tournament in 2005, over $170,000 has been raised to benefit local charities and organizations, including the Skaneateles and Marcel-

lus food pantries, Cystic Fibrosis, Vincent House, Skaneateles and Solvay high school scholarships, Vera House, SAVES, CNY Food Bank, Enable, Elmcrest Children’s Center and After the Ball… just to name a few. Countless other local organizations and individuals have received financial assistance from this annual golf tournament, which is held every year at the Skaneateles Country Club. A single mother with small children was provided with a desperately needed new fuel tank for their house, the Presbyterian Manor received funding to build a new porch, various children received summer tutoring or a stay at a summer camp, a child who

could not afford preschool tuition was provided with a scholarship, and several families will experience the magic of Christmas with our support to the Skaneateles Outreach Holiday Basket Program. Many families face medical setbacks, which result in financial and personal hardships, and assistance was provided for medical bills, insurance premiums or a much deserved family vacation. Two brothers suffering from Cerebral Palsy required surgery out of state and travel expenses incurred by the family were taken care of. A severely handicapped 6-year-old girl now has the help of a guide/service dog. Dave’s altruistic spirit

continues because of the unending support and actions of so many in our community. Similar to Dave’s “pay it forward” attitude, the Marcellus Girl’s Soccer Team was provided with financial assistance this past Spring so they could travel to New Orleans to help build houses for those still displaced by Hurricane Katrina. During this holiday season we remember Dave Pirro for his selfless generosity and good will and we wish all of our community a very happy and healthy new year. Andrea Corona Board Member/ Friends of Dave Pirro

Eagle Observer, Dec. 22, 2010 




Ludden, J-E girls both beat Marcellus

West Genesee hockey sweeps trio of foes By Phil Blackwell Now that it no longer had to worry about a perfect record or protecting a long win streak, the West Genesee ice hockey team could just relax and focus on the games – and perhaps create a new streak in the process. As of now, that new win streak is at three, the key moment arriving Friday night at Shove Park when the Wildcats beat its neighbors from Solvay in a 5-2 decision. Solvay (with team members from Jordan-Elbridge, Marcellus and Westhill) just joined Division I as part of the state-ordered realignment. Still, this would be the only time the two sides would meet in the regular season. For two periods, it remained close, the defenses each making a wide series of stops. Rarely did either side break, but WG took a 1-0 lead, then traded goals in the next period as the outcome remained in doubt. Finally, the Wildcats got away, using its depth to wear down Solvay as it scored three times in the third period. Shawn Lynch, with a goal and three assists, anchored the attack as Nick Holzhauer found the net twice. Erik Kurz and Josh Duquette also converted, with Cody Ryan adding two assists and John Sabert getting an assist, too. As for the Bearcats, Tom Missert and Will Downs both scored, with David Graf, Tyler O’Mara and Ben Carrock earning assists. Ryan Bonk worked in goal and recorded 24

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saves, twice that of WG counterpart Max Barone. Making its debut in the revamped Division I ranks last Tuesday night, the Wildcats went to Cicero Twin Rinks and wasted little time taking over in a 7-0 shutout of Fayetteville-Manlius. Before the first period was done, WG had already scored four times, more than what the defense needed. As had happened so many times in its 2009-10 state title run, WG’s back line shut down any F-M attack, holding the Hornets to a mere seven shots on goal. Meanwhile, Ryan LaVallee, with two goals, led a wellbalanced Wildcat attack. Holzhauer, Duquette and Lynch each had one goal and one assist, while Sabert and Tom Hanley also took turns finding the net. Jimmy Sauda had two assists. Kurz Rob Michel and Matt Schattner got assists, too. Stepping out of league play on Saturday, WG made it three straight wins by shutting out Potsdam 4-0, getting three goals in the first period to establish quick control. Jacob Pelton, taking his turn in the net, stopped all 17 shots he faced as Lynch scored twice and added an assist. Kurz had one goal and one assist as Sabert also converted. Duquette and Kurz got single assists. WG would be back at Cicero Twin Rinks Monday to face Central Square before meeting Ithaca Wednesday night at Shove Park. Solvay hosts F-M Tuesday at State Fair Coliseum before going to CNS on Thursday.

Boys hoops Wildcats roll to 3-0 Ludden tops Marcellus By Phil Blackwell True, the big challenges still lie ahead for the West Genesee boys basketball team. But it is already getting close to matching last season’s modest five-win total. The Wildcats are 3-0 under firstyear head coach Fred Kent, having dominated Blessed Virgin Mary in last Thursday’s home opener in a 90-30 decision. Fresh off its season-opening tournament victory in the Scranton (Pa.) area on Dec. 10 and 11, WG did not suffer too much for losing two practices last week to the winter snows. Against an overmatched Blessed Virgin Mary squad, the Wildcats steadily built a 46-22 halftime lead, then held the visitors to a cant eight points in the second half. Eric Spencer nearly matched BVM by himself, finishing with 25 points, mostly off 12 successful field goals. Mike LaValle hit five 3-pointers to account for most of his 17 points. Corey

Herrington finished with 11 points as Adam Wierbinski (eight points), Sean Howard (seven points) and Scott Sidnam (six points) made solid contributions. By stark contrast, West Genesee’s girls basketball team had a real struggle on that same night, going to Utica Proctor and losing to the Raiders 69-23 to fall to 1-2 on the season. The game got away in the second quarter. WG, down 16-9, could only watch as Proctor outscored them 22-3 the rest of the half. No single player got more than the five points put up by Marie Temara, Marissa Hudgins and Vicki Graveline. Meanwhile, Proctor senior Brianna Kiesel, her school’s all-time leading scorer (she’s going to Pittsburgh next year), had 17 points as teammate Barrie Brooks added 18 points. As WG’s girls rest until the Dec. 28-29 Marcellus Tournament, the boys Wildcats went for four in a row Tuesday, at Watertown, before getting ready for Bishop Ludden’s Rosemary Corcoran Holiday Classic, also on Dec. 27 and 28.

By Phil Blackwell Pat Donnelly insists that his Bishop Ludden boys basketball team did not have it easier when it returned to the Class B ranks and the OHSL Liberty division after uneven years in Class A and the Freedom division. “We’re not dropping down,” Donnelly said. “Top to bottom, it’s a better league (than the Freedom division).” Still, the Gaelic Knights are enjoying far more success in its new surroundings, as it moved to 3-0 on the season Tuesday night by putting together a 51-33 home victory over the Marcellus Mustangs in Geddes. By far, Ludden’s big concern on this night was how the team would respond a mere two days after beating one of the Liberty division favorites, Skaneateles, in the Holiday Classic at the Carrier Dome. And it had to take Marcellus seriously, since the Mustangs had won its opener Dec. 11 over Solvay in overtime. From an offensive standpoint, the Gaelic Knights did let down a bit, not See Knights, page 6

Perhaps it’s a stretch to consider the second game of a season as a turning point – but the Bishop Ludden girls basketball team would not mind it. Trailing Marcellus in last Tuesday night’s game, and staring at a possible 0-2 start in the hyper-competitive OHSL Liberty division, the Gaelic Knights made a strong late push and beat the Mustangs by a score of 57-54. Ludden, who had lost its opener 53-38 to Cazenovia on Dec. 10, fell behind 16-11 as Marcellus appeared to have momentum from its Dec. 11 win over Bishop Grimes carry over. For the next two periods, the Mustangs remained productive, but could not get away despite forward Melissa Lee earning 20 points and Emily Brissette adding 12 points. And in the final period, the Gaelic Knights, down 45-43, moved out in front, then held on behind a superb performance from Nicole Granteed. By the time she was done, Granteed had 24 points, a new career mark, as she camped at the foul line and made 14 free throws. Lauren Roy chimed in with 12 points, while Kelly Granteed and Kayla Kibling earned seven points apiece. The Mustangs had to go from this game to facing league favorite Jordan-Elbridge (coached by Marcellus alum Leslie Ahern) on Friday night. And the Eagles were ready, putting away the Mustangs 69-46. Taking charge right away, J-E outscored Marcellus 19-5 in the first quarter and kept on pulling away, eventually gaining a 57-29 edge by the end of the third quarter. Molly Hourigan continued to sparkle, the senior center pouring in 28 points as Kali Davis added 17 points. Erin McLaughlin and Grace Dungey each had six points. Lee, struggling in Hourigan’s presence, had just six points as Brissette got 15 points and Jessie Nye added 11 points.

West Genny wrestlers dominate ITC By Phil Blackwell Two days after a scheduled meet with Cicero-North Syracuse got snowed out, the West Genesee wrestling team did compete on Friday night, dominating Institute of Technology Central (the team composed of Syracuse city wrestlers) by a score of 58-13. Other than that, the Wildcats kept quiet, with just one more event left in 2011 as it heads to Central Square’s Brett Dixon Memorial Tournament on Dec. 29. Marcellus, who saw its own showdown with Skaneateles snowed out on Wednesday, went to Saturday’s Tiger Duals and Onondaga and emerged with a 3-2 mark. The Mustangs edged East Syracuse-Minoa 38-36 and had more comfortable wins over host Onondaga (56-22) and APW/Pulaski (46-35), but lost a tight 40-39 match to Mohawk and also fell to Central Square 69-13. Marcellus would host Herkimer Tuesday night. Jordan-Elbridge also saw its scheduled match with Hannibal last Wednesday postponed by the snow, but it hopes to face Cazenovia on Wednesday before going to the same Dixon meet at Central Square with West Genesee.




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Remembering Kris Parrish

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Second grade teacher Jen DeCook shares her passion for quilting at the Kris Parrish Dedication assembly held Dec. 14 at K.C. Heffernan Elementary School. The school’s beloved nurse, Parrish passed away on Dec. 14, 2009, after a courageous battle with cancer. KCH art teacher Fran Hagan presented a stained glass memorial that reflected Kris’ passion for life. “Mrs. Parrish was beautiful and she was an artist, so we thought that we would make something beautiful and artistic in her memory,” Hagan said. Pictured from left to right are Lori Kankus, Teresa McNaney, Katie Rozak, Connie Tuttle, Jen DeCook, Maria Healy, Fran Hagan and Cindy Bird.

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As the reigning boys swimming power in Central New York, the West Genesee boys swim team began the 2010-11 season riding a 21-meet win streak. Make that 22 in a row, as the Wildcats had its snow-delayed opening meet last Friday night, at Nottingham, and beat the Bulldogs by a score of 93-81. WG was supposed to open against Nottingham Dec. 9, but that meet, plus a contest against Fayetteville-Manlius (at that same Nottingham pool where the Section III championships take place) got postponed by the record snowfall. So the Wildcats were eager to get started, and did so with Ben Seketa, Carson Elias, Ian Bushnell and Brendan Marks combin-

ing for a swift time of 1:41.49 in the 200 medley relay. Seketa wasn’t done, of course. He tore through the 200 individual medley in 1:58.96, then had a strong 500 freestyle, too, as he finished in 4:50.78, more than a minute ahead of the field. Marks would prove victorious in the 100 freestyle in 53.44 seconds, this after Elias dazzled in the 100 butterfly, outdueling Nottingham’s Joey Guy, 53.44 seconds to 54.68. Elsewhere, Josh Byrne accumulated 246.90 points in diving, while Collin Zapisek earned first place in the 200 freestyle in 1:56.90. Pat Guy took the 50 freestyle in 24.54 seconds as Jake Mullett held off Tyler Zapisek (who was also second in the 200 IM) to win the 100 breaststroke in 1:06.69.

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Volleyball From page 1 Nicole Fletcher pounded away 14 kills and four blocks, adding five digs, while Devon Landers and Sara Ryan each had seven kills and seven combined digs. Jess Cost earned 22 assists as Jenna Anable gained 11 assists, five digs and three kills. Veronica Raymond added three kills. Three nights earlier, the Mustangs put together a steady, consistent effort against Jordan-Elbridge, sweeping the Eagles in three sets. In a key local showdown Thursday night, Westhill rallied from behind to win a long, exciting five-set duel with Solvay. Through the match, Maura Fleming accumulated 13 kills and 13 digs. Mackenzie O’Brien and Sarah Dailey each had six kills, with Abby Bornstein adding five kills, four blocks and five digs. Katie McGraw had nine digs as Briana Beeman earned 22 assists and Annaleigh Gedney got five assists. Solvay had plenty of standouts, too, as Lydia Bakowski earned 17 digs and Michelle Slowik had 11 digs to go with five kills. Cassidy Tanzella (seven kills) and Kyndra Jackson (six kills) led the front line. Gabby Santoferrara had six assists and seven digs, with Ashley Colley getting seven assists and five digs and Alexis Bandera had five assists.

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Obituaries Katherine O’Ree, 89

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Katherine O’Ree, 89, of Fairmount and formerly of Jordan, died Dec. 8, 2010. Born in Syracuse, she was a native of Split Rock and graduated from Split Rock High School in 1939, Powelson’s Business Institute and I.B.M. Business School. She worked for Drs. Boudreau, Dyer and Boudreau at Twin Elms Psychiatric Hospital and later she worked Katherine O’Ree as a secretary for the Onondaga County Sheriff ’s Dept. before retiring in 1982 after 18 years. Katherine was a communicant of Holy Family Church, a member of American Legion Post 1127 Auxiliary, Camillus Woman’s Republican Club and AARP. She was predeceased by husbands Robert W. Keehfus in 1953 and Lloyd O’Ree in 1996. Survived by two daughters Judith (Ed) Priest of Marcellus and Mary Jo Colello of Onondaga Hill; a son John (Mary Dee) Keehfus of Fayetteville; a stepson Vincent O’Ree; six grandchildren, Brian and Colleen Smiley, Tomlin and Madison Keehfus and Courtney and Lindsey Colello; several nieces and nephews; and her extended “family” Joseph and Diane Volcko and their sons Ryan and Joseph. Calling hours were held at B.L. Bush & Sons, 10 Main St, Camillus. Services were held at Holy Family Church, Fairmount. Burial was private. Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made CNY SPCA, 5878 E. Molloy Road, Syracuse, NY 13211 Please sign her guestbook at

Joseph B. Costello II, formerly of Syracuse, passed away unexpectedly on Monday Dec. 6, 2010, in Divide, Colo. Joe was raised in Syracuse and moved to Colorado in 1978. He started working at the New York Telephone Co. when he was 18 and transferred to the U.S. West Telephone Co. in Colorado Springs, retiring in December 2000. He was a lineman up until the last five years when he worked as a contract supervisor. Joe also served in the U.S. Marine Corps, stationed in Okinawa. He was always known to live life to the fullest.

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country in them. Surviving are his mother, Ada L. Costello of Camillus; sisters, Judy Malone of Snellville, Georgia, and

Cindy Costello and Sharon Seeley, both of Camillus; and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends called from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday Dec. 18 at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus. Services followed at 4 p.m. from the funeral home with Rev. B.J. Norrix officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of CNY, 731 James St., # 200, Syracuse, NY 13203. Please share condolences at

Patricia Mossotti, 71

Member of the Camillus Seniors, Onondaga Historical Association and VFW Post 7289 Patricia (Keating) Mossotti, 71, of Camillus, passed away Tuesday Dec. 14, 2010, at Community General Hospital. Born in Brewton, she graduated from Paul V. Patricia Moore High School Mossotti in Central Square. Pat had worked in the office for Instant Delivery. She was a member of the Ca-


millus Seniors, Onondaga Historical Association, and with her husband a member of VFW Post 7289 in Pulaski. She was predeceased by her husband of 49 years Edward J. in 2009. Surviving is a daughter Michelle Burdett, of Warners; a son Michael (Sherry) Mossotti, of Warners; four grandsons, Michael and Kyle Burdett, Shawn and Nicholas Mossotti; a great-grandson, Michael Burdett; a brother Timothy (Sharon) Keating of N. Syracuse; several nieces, nephews


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Sgt. Roderick J. Dalton, 45

Sergeant with the Syracuse Police Department Sgt. Roderick J. Dalton, 45, of Memphis passed away Tuesday Nov. 16, 2010, at Community General Hospital following a short illness. Rod was a Sergeant with the Syracuse Police Department serving the department for the last 22 years. He was a member of the K-9 Unit and was K-9-2 with his partner Niko. He was a former member of the Navarino Fire Department. In 2005 he received his bachelors degree in Community & Human Services from SUNY Empire State College. Besides his partner Niko, Rod is survived by his parents, Roland & Dona

Dalton of Marcellus, sister Deanna Dalton of Otisco; maternal grandmother Arlene Pratt; uncle Robert (Judy) Dalton of Phoenix, NY; and several other aunts, uncles and cousins. Memorial contributions in memory of Rod Sgt. Roderick may be made to SyraJ. Dalton cuse Police department P.B.A., 511 S. State Street, Syracuse, NY 13202.

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Obituaries Stanley L. Banner, 77

Beloved husband, adored father and grandfather (Barb) Banner, Becky Banner, Bruce (Peggy) Banner and Amy (Jim) Muir; brothers Lewis, Raymond and Arthur Banner; 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Services were held Wednesday Dec. 8 at the Stanley L. Plis Funeral Home. BuriBanner al will be in Highland Cemetery, Marcellus. Memorial contributions in memory of Stan may be made to either the American Heart Association or the Diabetes Association.

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Stanley L. Banner, 77, of Marcellus, beloved husband, adored father and grandfather passed away Saturday Dec. 4, 2010 doing what he loved pitching horseshoes. He was a self employed for many years then retired as a finisher for Luber Homes. He recently worked part time for Jaquith Industries and mowed lawns. He was a 1951 graduate of Tully High School where he played football and basketball. Stan was a well respected hockey coach and scout leader. He was also an avid traveler. Stan was predeceased by his parents Walter and Liela Banner and brother Donald Banner. Stan is survived by his wife of 58 years the former Elinor Tracy, children Lynn


Eagle Observer, Dec. 22, 2010



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Beverly Zavalauskas, 83

Enjoyed spending time with her family, music

1936 graduate of Camillus High School

Beverly Zavalauskas, 83, was called home to heaven on Friday Dec. 3, 2010, while residing at Syracuse Home Association in Baldwinsville, surrounded by her loving family. A lifetime resident of Syracuse, she was born on Monday, Beverly September 26, 1927 and Zavalauskas was the daughter of William E. Jenkins and Mary I. Nolan Jenkins. She was a communicant of Holy Family Church in Fairmount. Beverly enjoyed spending time with her family, music, shopping and going out to dinner. She is presently in the company of our Lord, and reunited with her beloved husband, Peter, a reunion she had been anticipating since May, 1991. Loving mother of Linda Zavalauskas and Gary (Sindee) Zavalauskas, both of Camillus; and her beloved felines, Alex and Simba. Beverly is also survived by her brother, William (Sue) Jenkins of Albany; her best friends and caregivers, Mary Mosher and Jim Piazza; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Beverly was predeceased by her dear

Mary L. Thorpe of Camillus passed away at her life-long Camillus home on Friday Dec. 10, 2010. Mary was a 1936 graduate of Camillus High School. She retired after a 50 Mary L. Thorpe plus year career with Bristol Labs in Syracuse as a purchasing agent. Mary was a life member of the Camillus Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School. For many years, Mary was member and secretary of the Maxwell Memorial Library Board of Trustees. She also volunteered with the Meals on Wheels program and she served on the Echo Meals on Wheels Board. Her other activities included membership in the Camillus BPW and secretary and a founding member of the Camillus West

friend, Marcella Merrill in 2009. On behalf of the Zavalauskas family, we would like to extend our gratitude and thanks to the entire Syracuse Home staff and volunteers who offered our mother kind, loving and compassionate care during the past three years. No words can express our appreciation for those of you who went above and beyond to make her stay there as pleasant as possible. The team members of Unit 3 grew to be her second family and they fondly referred to her as “BevZ” or “Twinkle Toes,” which always brought a smile to her face. A funeral Mass was celebrated at 1 p.m. Tuesday Dec. 14 in Holy Family Church, 127 Chapel Dr., Fairmount with Rev. Gregory Kreinheder and Deacon Nick Alvaro officiating. Private inurnment was in the Resurrection Chapel Mausoleum, St. Mary’s Cemetery, DeWitt. Arrangements have been made through Buranich Funeral Home, Camillus. In lieu of flowers, contributions in the memory of Beverly may be made to the SPCA, 5878 E. Molloy Rd., Mattydale, NY 13211 or to Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse, NY 13208. Please share condolences at

Sharon D. Catalino, 66

Enjoyed knitting, quilting and flower gardening and Sharon Catalino; daughters and sons-in-law, Kerrie and James Carranti and Nicole and Peter DeBraal; grandchildren, Nicholas, Alexandra and Adrianna Catalino, Benjamin and Emma Carranti and Nathan DeBraal; brother, Marshall Dygert of LaFayette; and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends called from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday Dec. 13 at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus. Services were at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday Dec. 14 from the funeral home and 10 a.m. in Holy Family Church where a funeral Mass was celebrated with Rev. Richard P. Prior Jr., Rev. Gregory Kreinheder and Deacon Nick Alvaro officiating. Sharon was laid to rest in White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt. Contributions may be made to Syracuse Right-to-Life, 15 Deerfield Rd., Liverpool, NY 13090-2318 or to Holy Family Church, 127 Chapel Dr., Syracuse, NY 13219. Please share condolences at


Sharon D. Catalino, 66, of Syracuse, passed away Saturday, December 11, 2010 at Upstate University Hospital. She was born in Syracuse on Saturday, July 1, 1944. She was a loving wife Sharon D. and mother who was esCatalino pecially devoted to her grandchildren. Sharon loved life and fought actively for the rights of the unborn and the elderly with both the local and national Right-to-Life Associations. She was faith-filled and was an active communicant of Holy Family Church where she was a member of the Respectfor-Life and Bereavement Committees and Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration. Sharon enjoyed knitting, quilting and flower gardening. Sharon was predeceased by her parents, Audrey and C. Marshall Dygert. Surviving are her husband of 46 years, Philip; son and daughter-in-law, Thomas


Homeowners Association. She was predeceased by her parents Arthur C. and Laura Hanley Thorpe and her brother William A. Thorpe. Surviving are a nephew, a niece and cousins. The family would to thank Phyllis Fox, Marlene Taylor and Lee Goetcheus for the exceptional care and friendship provided to Mary over the years. Services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday Dec. 14 in the Camillus Baptist Church, 23 Genesee St. Camillus with the Rev. Douglas Merchant officiating. Spring burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Camillus. Contributions may be made to the Camillus Baptist Church, Maxwell Memorial Library, Camillus 13031 or the Echo Meals on Wheels 4600 W. Genesee St. Syracuse, 13219. The Bush Funeral Home of Elbridge has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Elizabeth A. DeDell, 98 A loving people person

Elizabeth A. DeDell, 98, of Marcellus died Monday Dec. 6, 2010, at VITAS Hospice Care Center, San Antonio, TX. Born in Syracuse, Betty lived many years in Mattydale before moving to Marcellus in 1952. She was a member of the Marcellus Grange, and very active in 4H. Her husband of 58 years William C. DeDell, died in 2000. Betty was a loving people person. Surviving are her daughter Ann (Leo) Maxwell of San Antonio, TX; son W. James (Charlene) DeDell of Glens Falls; 6 grandNotice of Formation New Beginnings Landscape Company, LLC Notice of Formation of a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC). Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of NY on 9/ 13/10. NY office location: Onondaga County. Secy of State is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. Secy of State shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon her to: Sandra L. Peer, 1365 Peru Road, Jordan, NY 13080. Purpose: To engage in any lawful activity. EO-50 NOTICE OF FORMATION Notice of Formation of Raspberry Lane Group, LLC, Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 11/08/10. Office location: Onondaga County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process: 120 Raspberry Lane, Camillus, NY 13031. Purpose: any lawful purpose. EO-51 NOTICE OF FORMATION NOTICE OF FORMATION of Joe’s Deli Washington Street, LLC. Art. of Org. filed with NY Secretary of State (SSNY) 11/ 12/10. Office location: Onondaga County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: 3100 West Seneca Turnpike, Marcellus, NY 13108. Purpose: Any lawful activity. EO-52 Notice of Formation Notice of Formation of KJHP PROPERTIES LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC). Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State on 9/24/ 10. NY Office location: ONONDAGA County. Secretary of State is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him/her to C/O R. KEVIN JOHNSON, P.O. BOX 10, CAMILLUS, NY

children Jeff, Sue, Steve, Danielle, Dan and Laura; and 12 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends called from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday Dec. 11 at Ryan Funeral Home, Marcellus, and following was the funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Francis Xavier Church, Marcellus. Burial will be in the spring at Pine Ridge Cemetery, Navarino. Contributions may be made to Marcellus Free Library, 32 Maple Street, Marcellus, NY 13108.

13031. Purpose: Any lawful process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to purpose. EO-52 PO Box 995 Tully, NY 13159. Principal Business Notice of Formation Notice of formation of location:3965 Bailer Road, Camillus Vocational Services Syracuse, NY 13215. Any LLC. Art. of Org. filed Sec’y lawful purpose. EO-2 of State (SSNY) 09/23/2010 LEGAL NOTICE Office location: Onondaga Legal Notice of County, SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom Formation of LLC. Robin’s process may be served. SSNY Song Too, LLC (LLC) filed shall mail copy of process: Arts. of Org. with Secy. of 201 Windcrest Dr. Camillus, State of NY (SSNY) on 11/ NY 13031 Purpose any 23/2010. Office location: Onondaga County. SSNY lawful purpose. EO-51 designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process may NOTICE OF be served and SSNY shall FORMATION mail process to c/o Gerald F. OF Stack, Esq., Hiscock & MGKP, LLC (Under Section 206 of the Barclay, LLP, 300 South State Street, Syracuse, NY Limited Liability 13202. Purpose: any Company Law) 1.The name of the limited business permitted under liability company is MGKP, law. EO-2 LLC. NOTICE OF 2.The date of filing of the FORMATION articles of organization with Notice of Formation of a the New York Secretary of State was July 23, 2009. The Limited Liability Company articles of organization (LLC): Name: BAPS became effective on that date. Syracuse, LLC, Application 3.The office of the limited for Authority filed with the liability company is located Secretary of State of New York in Onondaga County at 3922 (SSNY) on 11/28/2007. Fennell Street, Skaneateles, Jurisdiction and Date of Formation: Delaware, 11/07/ New York 13152. 4.The New York 2007. Office location: Secretary of State has been Onondaga County. SSNY designated as agent of the has been designated as agent limited liability company of the LLC upon whom upon whom process against process against it may be it may be served. The served. SSNY shall mail a Secretary shall mail a copy of copy of process to: 81 any process served to the Suttons Lane, Piscataway, NJ Address in limited liability company at 08854. the following address: PO Jurisdiction of Formation: 344 Churchmans Rd, New Box 70, 3922 Fennell Street, Skaneateles, New York Castle, DE 19720. LLC is in existence in its jurisdiction 13152. 5.The purpose of the of formation at the time of limited liability company filing of this application. shall be to transact any and Name and Address of all business which may be Secretary of State in transacted legally by a Jurisdiction of Formation: limited liability company DE Secretary of State, pursuant to the New York Division of Corporations, Limited Liability Company 401 Federal St, Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Law. EO-3 SK-1 Notice of Formation NOTICE OF Notice of Formation of FORMATION CHADES’S GARAGE Notice of Formation of NicePowerUSA, LLC. DOOR SERVICE, LLC Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Articles of Organization filed Of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/ with Secy. of State OF NY 26/2010. Office in Onondaga (SSNY) on 12/6/2010. Office Co. SSNY designated as location: Onondaga County. agent of LLC upon whom SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process

against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Chad C. Etienne, 225 Emann Dr., Camillus, NY 13031. Purpose: any lawful activities. Latest date upon which LLC is to dissolve: no specific date. EO-3 NOTICE OF FILING OF ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION OF RYAN PHELPS AUTO SALES LLC 1.Name: Ryan Phelps Auto Sales LLC (the “LLC”) 2.Date Filed: December 2, 2010 3.County of Office: Onondaga 4.The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The street address of the principal business location and the address to which process shall be mailed is c/o the LLC, 6 Route 31, Jordan, New York, 13060. 5.Purpose: Any lawful business not statutorily prohibited. EO-3 NOTICE Name of LLC: RSS TAX & ADVISORY, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with NY Dept. of State on 12/6/2010. Office location: Onondaga County. Sec. of State designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to principal business location: 397 Route 281, P.O. Box 430, Tully, NY 13159. Purpose: any lawful activity. EO-4 NOTICE OF FORMATION Notice of Formation of Cakes by Michele, LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC). Article of Organization filed with Secretary of State on 11/23/ 10. NY Office location: Onondaga County. Secretary of State is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him/ her to c/o Michele Swindell, 312 Second Street, Solvay, NY 13209. Purpose: Any lawful activity. EO-4


Eagle Observer, Dec. 22, 2010


Obituaries Bruce E. Colvin, 62

Highly respected computer programer Bruce E. Colvin of Baldwinsville, passed away on Saturday Dec. 4, 2010, at the age of 62. A longtime resident of Ulster Park, NY, Bruce worked for IBM for 40 years. A graduate of Case Western Reserve University and Syracuse University, Bruce was an enthusiastic gun hobbyist and proud life member of the NRA. In addition, Bruce was a former Eagle Scout, lifeguard, and an active member of

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the Amateur Radio Relay League. A dedicated and highly respected computer programmer, Bruce also enjoyed spending time with his family, and especially enjoyed playing with his young grandson, Christopher. Surviving are his daughters, Tara (Michael) Page of Camillus, Charisse Colvin of Vestal, brothers Kendal (Cynthia) Colvin, Keldon Colvin, Ted

(Karen) Colvin and a sister Candi Banks all of Ohio, a grandson Christopher Page, several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He was pre-deceased by his parents, Don and Donna Colvin. He will be dearly missed by all. Quis custodiet custodies ipsos? Si hoc legers scis nimium eruditionis habes. Services will be held in Ohio. Contributions may be made in Bruce’s memory to the Longhouse Council, Boy Scouts of America, 2803 Brewerton Road, Syracuse, NY 13211.

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Marcellus boys take fourth at Arcaro relays By Phil Blackwell

in fifth place as Jack Honis was fifth (1:31.81) among individuals. The Wildcats’ tandem of Matt Byrnes and Matt Reilly were third (5:46.44) in the 1,000-meter relay. Over in the girls Arcaro relays, Westhill/Ludden had 16 points, most of it from Jessica Curry and Betsy Black winning the 1,500-meter run in a total time of 10:24.36, more than 10 seconds ahead of second-place FayettevilleManlius. The Warriors were fourth in the 300-meter dash and fifth in the pole vault. West Genesee took fifth at 600 meters with Kelly Powell second among individuals in a time of 1:47.20. WG also got fifth in the 1,000.


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Exactly a week before Christmas, the Marcellus boys track and field team earned a fourth-place finish in a crowded field at last Saturday’s John Arcaro Memorial Invitational at SUNY-Cortland. Overall, the Mustangs finished with 34 points, just ahead of Liverpool (33 points) for that spot. Baldwinsville took first place with 51.5 points, beating Tully (45) and Jamesville-DeWitt (42), who rounded out the top three.

Ryan Manahan and Joe Fallon combined to win the mile relay, their two times adding up to 9:33.33, just ahead of Cicero-North Syracuse (9:34.54) as West Genesee finished seventh. Then Jesse Garn and John Bell won the 3,200meter relay with a total time of 20:21.49. Nick Huss and Rob Coon stepped up to win the pole vault, combining to clear 22 feet 6 inches to win that event over the Westhill/Bishop Ludden tandem of Alex Phelan and Mike Herholtz (20 feet), who was the runner-up. WG was fifth with 17 feet 6 inches. Justin Garn and Colin Webster were fourth in the 600meter relay (a combined 3:09.49), with Westhill/Ludden


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Obituaries Charles E. Fehlau, 84

Longtime member of the U.S. Power Squadron Charles E. Fehlau, 84, of Syracuse, died peacefully at home on Sunday Dec. 5, 2010, after a short illness. Born on Tuesday Aug. 10, 1926, he was raised in Lewiston, Maine and was the son of the late Rev. Edgar R. Fehlau and Esther (Pennekamp) Fehlau. After high school, Chuck enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II and served in Argentia, Newfoundland. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bates College in Maine in 1949 and was awarded the Phi Beta Kappa key, then attended Columbia University. He married Lois R. Javier of Darien, Connecticut in 1951. Chuck started his 40-year career with General Electric in 1951, becoming an engineering manager in the Heavy Military Electronics Department. Chuck was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church for over 20 years, where he served as president of the congregation and other offices. He later joined Faith Lutheran Church in Cicero and lately St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Camillus. He also served in the Lutheran Campus Ministry at Syracuse University for many years. Chuck was a long-time member of the U.S. Power Squadron and was a licensed navigator. He taught navigation courses for the Power Squadron for many years. He was an avid sailor and a member of the Skaneateles Mid-Lakes Yacht Club and the Onondaga Lake Yacht Club, sailing in the weekly boat races.

Chuck was an outdoor person enjoying the trails of Beaver Lake and Baltimore Woods. He enjoyed singing in church choirs and was a member of the Oasis Senior Chorus. Chuck was predeceased by his sister, Ruth Charles E. Prince of Tennessee; and Fehlau brother, Paul Fehlau of Massachusetts. Surviving are his loving wife of 59 years, Lois; daughter, Patricia Nickles of Ithaca; sons, Eric (Cindy DeMares) Fehlau of Dyer, Indiana, Karl Fehlau of Syracuse and Kenneth Fehlau of Chino Hills, California; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; sister, Lois Kemp of North Carolina; brother-in-law, Conrad S. Javier; and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends called from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday Dec. 11 at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church. Services followed at 11:30 a.m. in the church with Rev. Janet Fechner-Pelletier officiating. Burial will be in the spring in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Maine. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Chuck’s name to St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 5108 W. Genesee St., Camillus, NY 13031. Please share condolences at


Ruth D. Frech, 93

Retired teacher, resided in Elbridge since 1953

Ruth D. Frech 93 of Elbridge died Sunday Dec. 12, 2010 in Auburn Memorial Hospital. Born in Salina, PA, she resided in Elbridge since 1953. Ruth was a graduate of Indiana State Teachers College, now Indiana University of Pennsylvania and first taught at the high school level in western Pennsylvania. She was a second grade teacher at Ramsdell Elementary School in Jordan for many years, retiring in 1981. Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Eugene M. Frech in 1981. Surviving are her sons, Dick M. (Brenda Miracle) of Panama City Beach, Fl., Randall E. (Timothy Andrews) of Cato, Kerry L. (Martha) of Leechburg, Pa, and Robert N. Frech of Syracuse, 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Calling hours were 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 15 at the Bush Funeral Home 120 E. Main St. (Route 5) Elbridge. Funeral and burial will be in Indiana, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to ARC of Onondaga, 600 S. Wilbur Ave. Syracuse, NY 13204. Arrangements were entrusted to the Bush Funeral Home of Elbridge.

Sarah J. Krisak, 88

Enjoyed cooking, traveling Sarah J. Krisak, 88, of Fairmount, passed way Thursday, December 9, 2010 at Van Duyn Home & Hospital. Born in Pittston, Pennsylvania on Saturday, April 29, 1922, she was the daughter of Rocco Yemma and Rose Vallone Yemma. Sarah J. Krisak She graduated from Pittston High School and lived in Washington, DC until moving to the Syracuse area in 1945. Sarah was employed with Carrier Corp. She was a former communicant of Holy Family Church and former member of its Altar & Rosary Society. Sarah enjoyed cooking and traveling

with her husband, Joseph, who passed away in 2005. Surviving are her son, David of Fairmount; and brother, Patrick Yemma of Syracuse. Relatives and friends called from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday Dec. 13 at Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus. Services followed at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. James Tuttle officiating. Sarah was laid to rest in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dewitt. Contributions may be made to the Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 11122, Syracuse, NY 13218 or to Faith Chapel, 4113 W. Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY, 13215. Please share condolences at




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(BANK-QUALIFIED) (BOOK-ENTRY ONLY) (CALLABLE) SALE: 11:00 AM Prevailing Time, January 4, 2011 at Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc., 120 Walton Street, Suite 600, Syracuse, NY 13202 Bonds are dated January 15, 2011 and interest is payable July 15, 2011 and semi-annually thereafter on January 15 and July 15 in each year. Bonds mature in principal installments on February 15 as follows: Year Amount Year Amount 2012 $60,000 2022 $80,000 2013 60,000 2023 80,000 2014 60,000 2024 85,000 2015 65,000 2025 85,000 2016 65,000 2026 90,000 2017 65,000 2027 95,000 2018 70,000 2028 100,000 2019 70,000 2029 105,000 2020 75,000 2030 105,000 2021 75,000 2031 110,000 The Bonds maturing in the years 2019 to 2031 are subject to redemption prior to maturity on the terms and conditions set forth in the Official Statement hereinafter mentioned.Principal installments may be adjusted by the Village after award to the extent necessary to provide for substantially level or declining annual debt service pursuant to Section 21.00(d) of the Local Finance Law.The Village reserves the right to change the time and/or date of the bid opening, and notice thereof shall be provided at least 24 hours prior to the time set forth above and transmitted over the Thomson Municipal Newswire.Bids, accompanied by a good faith deposit check or a wire transfer in the amount of $32,000 as described in the Notice of Sale, must be for all $1,600,000 Bonds. Award shall be based on net interest cost. Legal opinion to be provided by Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC, Syracuse, New York. Bidders must refer to the full Notice of Sale for the complete terms and conditions of the sale. Copies of said Notice and the Official Statement may be promptly obtained from Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc., 120 Walton Street, Suite 600, Syracuse, New York 13202 phone: (315) 752-0051; fax: (315) 752-0057. Dated: December 23, 2010 Antonino J. Provvidenti Village Treasurer TOWN OF MARCELLUS LEGAL NOTICE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Marcellus has LEGAL NOTICE reviewed and established the The Town Board of the SPECIAL NOTICE following fees for the rental Town of Marcellus has TAX RESIDENTS TOWN OF CAMILLUS of the Welcome Center scheduled the 2010 Special ON OR ABOUT JANUARY 1, 2011, YOU WILL BE located in Marcellus Park at Year End, Meeting on RECEIVING YOUR 2011 TOWN AND COUNTY TAX the December 13, 2010 Town Wednesday, December 29, BILL. Board Meeting: 2010; the 2011 IF YOU HAVE A NEW ADDRESS, YOU MAY NOT $75.00 for weekend and Organizational Meeting will RECEIVE YOUR BILL. IF YOU RECEIVE YOUR BILL holidays for residents of immediately follow. The AND YOUR HAVE REFINANCED YOUR ESCROW Marcellus December 2010 Workshop ACCOUNT, PLEASE LET US KNOW AND WE WILL $125.00 for Meeting will be held on TRY TO CORRECT THE SITUATION. weekend and holidays for December 29, 2010 following IF FOR SOME REASON, YOU DO NOT RECEIVE non-residents of Marcellus the conclusion of the Year YOUR BILL AND YOU SHOULD, PLEASE CALL OUR Karen R. Pollard End Meeting and the OFFICE ANYTIME, MONDAY TROUGH FRIDAY Town Clerk Organizational Meeting. BETWEEN 8:30 A.M. AND 4:30 P.M. AT 487-6976. Town of Marcellus These meetings will be held ACCORDING TO STATE LAW, IT IS THE EO-51 at the Town Hall located at 24 RESPONSIBILITY OF THE TAXPAYER TO PAY THEIR East Main Street, Marcellus, TAXES, EVEN THOUGH THEY DO NOT RECEIVE THE New York. BILL ON TIME. Dated: December 15, WE DO NOT WANT ANYONE TO HAVE TO PAY A 2010 PENALTY ON YOUR TAXES IF IT IS NOT NECESSARY. By Order of the Town THANK YOU Board PATRICIA J. FLETCHER, RECEIVER OF TAXES Karen R. Pollard Town Clerk Town of Marcellus EO-51

ALL 2010’s must go to make room for the 2011’s $

15 Oil Changes with purchase of 4 for $60.



APR For up to 72 mos.


2010 Grand Caravan 2010 Charger


Nonsynthetic or diesel. Oil changes must be used within 2 years of purchase. Expires 12.30.10.

1.9% APR up 60 mos. APR ontoChallenger

For up to 60 mos.

Plus up to $2500 off OR incl all rebates & discount 1.9% APR up to 72 mos.


Avenger • Nitro • Dakota Caliber • RAM 1500 Quad or Crew Cab plus up to $1000 Rebate.*

In lieu of rebate mush finance through ally bank with anpproved credit.

*To qualify for total rebates on RAM you must be current ruck owner

2010 Dodge Grand Caravan

2011 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad/Crew 4x4, Big Horn or Outdoosman

$5,000 OFF OR LEASE FOR Buy for

$19,940 $199

Stk# 12633

30 In Stock or Incoming

/mo for 36 mos.


for returning Dodge/Chrysler/ Jeep Leasees.

MSRP $24,940

Total off includes all rebates & dealer discount. Lease39months with $1295 down plus 1st payment, taxes & fees.12k per yr. 18 cents per mile thereafter. Leasee responsible for excess wear & tear. For well qualifed buyers.Offer good through 1-3-11.

$8,250 OFF

Buy for



MSRP $37,760

Total off includes dealer discount, V-8 engine truck bonus, Ally finance bonus. Must be current truck owner. With approved credit through Ally.

ATTENTION RETURNING CHRYSLER LEASE CUSTOMERS Get an EXTRA $1500 OFF toward retail purchase. Lease Maturing Before 8/3/11.


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EO 12-22, 2010  

Marcellus remembers Kris Parrish DRAWING WILL BE AT 4PM ON DEC. 23 In memory  ...

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