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Liverpool Superintendent Richard Johns and Stephen Mouton unveil the memorial plaque during the Jan. 10 library dedication ceremony in honor of the late Board of Education President Pat Mouton. By Caitlin Donnelly The Liverpool High School library was filled with friends, colleagues and district supports on Monday night to honor

the late Board of Education President Pat Mouton. On Jan. 10, the Liverpool Central School District dedicated the library the Patricia Mouton Memorial Library.

Mouton was a longtime member of the district community. She taught English at Liverpool High School from 1982 to 2002. After her retirement, she was a member of the Board

of Education from 2002 to 2010, and served as board president from 2009 to 2010. Please see Mouton, page 6

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Local control of dog licensing shortchanges CNY SPCA By Tami S. Zimmerman The CNY SPCA is on a mission for money. Since New York state’s Department of Agriculture recently dropped the dog license program, Onondaga County’s 19 towns and the city of Syracuse have had to pick it up, effective Jan. 1. For years, the SPCA and the Onondaga County Health Department – under Animal Disease Control

– have had a yearly contract to assist the non-profit with its programs. Out of an estimated $70,000, $30,000 was funded through revenue from dog licensing. But since the state dropped the program, the county doesn’t get the $30,000, and consequently, neither does the CNY SPCA. “That money is gone now,” said SPCA Executive Director Paul Morgan, adding those funds were specifically earmarked for the cruelty investigation department. In come the city and towns. Morgan is asking that officials consider adding a Please see SPCA, page 18


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A dead baby was discovered in a dumpster outside the Pearl Street Apartments, a block south of the railroad tracks in the village of Liverpool at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6. Friday, Saturday and Sunday Liverpool Police and members of the Onondaga County Major Felony Unit conducted a door-todoor canvass of the neighborhood and analyzed the contents of two dumpsters from the 60-unit apartment complex, according to LPD Chief Bill Becker. “We’re continuing to follow all leads, a couple of which appear quite promising,” Becker said Sunday afternoon. “We started by concentrating on the immediate area, but we’re expanding the investigation as we need to.” Michael Denardo, who discovered the newborn’s body while he was scavenging the dumpster for scrap wood, said he initially thought it was a toy doll. Liverpool Police Det. Michael Lemm, the case’s lead investigator, said Denardo is not considered a suspect. If the young man had failed to call 911, Lemm said, the baby may well have remained unfound. After being called to the scene by Liverpool Police, Rural Metro Ambulance crew members pronounced


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A senior luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday Jan. 12 at the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4947 Route 31Â in Clay. The menu includes peas, squash, salad, rolls, lemonade, coffee, water, and dessert provided by Hearth. Come and meet friends, enjoy bingo and a special guest speaker. Call Bob Crabtree 458 2396 for more information.

Jan. 14

Dodge Ball Tournament

The 2011 Dodge Ball Tournament will be held at the North Area Family YMCA, 4775 Wetzel Road in Liverpool, from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday Jan. 14. The tournament is a roundrobin bracket with 3 minute games. Cost is $42 per team (max 6 players per team) in two age groups: 12 to16 and 17 and up. Price includes t-shirt. Late registration taken through Jan. 13. Call 451-2562 for more information.

Jan. 15

ily YMCA is hosting an instructional course on the basics of babysitting from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday Jan. 15. The course will include emergency procedures, role playing situations, and much more. CPR not included yet available at an additional cost. Ages 11 to 15. Members $15, nonmembers $25. Call 451-2562 for more information.

Jan. 16

Bridal Show

Driver’s Village in Cicero will host A Perfect Bridal Show from 12 to 5 p.m. on Sunday Jan. 16 in the Conference Center. 5885 East Circle Dr. in Cicero. For more information call 487-9333.

Bells & Motley at LPL

Liverpool Public Library kicks off its Fourth Annual Folk Music Series with Bells & Motley’s One World, Many Stories medieval music at 2 p.m. on Jan. 16. in the Carman Community Room.  Admission is free.

Jan. 18

All-American Girls event

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Bring your American Girl doll (any doll). 6:15 to 7:45pm Jan. 18 at the North Area Family YMCA, 4775 Wetzel Road in Liverpool. Call 451-2562 for more information.

Jan. 18 - 19

Driver’s Safety Course The North Syracuse Parks Department is offering a Driver’s Safety Program sponsored by AARP. This course allows drivers reductions on their auto insurance rates. This twopart class will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Jan. 18 and Jan. 19 at the North Syracuse Community Center, 700 South Bay Road. The course is $12 for AARP members and $14 for all other drivers. Call 4588050 for more information and to register.

Jan. 19

Cicero Historical Society meeting The Cicero Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday Jan. 19 at the museum, 6453 Route 31 in Cicero.

Web Wednesday at LPL

Learn how to use your digital camera during the Web Wednesday workshop


at the Liverpool Public Library, 310 Tulip St. in Liverpool. At 7 p.m. Mike Palian, from the North Plaza Camera Shop, will give a presentation on the features that most, if not all, digital cameras have and how to take advantage of them. Event is free and open to the public.

Jan. 20

Energy-savings workshop

Learn about low-cost and no-cost ways to save energy and reduce energy bills at Salina Free Library, 100 Belmont St. in Mattydale, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday Jan. 20. Free and open to the public. Each household will receive a free energy saving kit. To register, call 454-4524. Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County.

LPL Civil War presentation

The Liverpool Public Library will host Dennis Connors, Curator of History at the Onondaga Historical Association at 7 p.m. on Jan. 20 as he shares letters written during the Civil War in honor of its 150th anniversary.


The Liverpool First United Methodist Church is hosting a Chicken ‘n’ Biscuit dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tickets available at the door, $8 adults, $4 years 12 and under. Takeout available.


Sledding at Long Branch Park

The Sledding Hill will be open daily at Long Branch Park in Liverpool 10 am-5 pm , weather permitting. Snowboarding is permitted as well.

Adult Basketball Program

The village of North Syracuse will be holding an over-30 basketball program at Main Street Elementary School. The program will be held on Monday and Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 9 p.m. through May 25. Games of 5-on-5 will be arranged for participants. Players must live in the North Syracuse School District. Identification may be asked for at the door. Cost is $30 for the entire season or $3 per night. Call 4588050 for more information.

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The NOPL Knitters By Meg Backus It’s time to rediscover your public library. Whether you regularly visit each week or you haven’t been here since the day before your elementary school report on a U.S. state was due, there is more here for you than you know. Everyone knows that we have books at the library, and some that depend on us for our books worry that libraries are changing so much that soon we’ll stop collecting them. I’d like to reassure all the book lovers and prolific readers out there that everyone at the library believes deeply in the value of books. We will protect your privacy and intellectual freedom to read for as long as we live. We care about your mind, about your opportunities to connect with other people and other ideas, to share the knowledge and skills you’ve acquired and to build on those, learning and discovering more. Our column will be in the Star-Review each week providing a glimpse of such opportunities, for readers and non-readers alike. It comes from people associated in some way with the Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL), which serves the areas of Brewerton, Cicero, and North Syracuse, with a library in each of those locations. We hope to provide a glimpse of things we’re seeing and learning at the library that are too exciting to keep to ourselves. These communities around NOPL are full of bright, active, inter-

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esting, generous people, many of whom you may feel compelled to meet at the library. Contact Meg Backus, or 6992534 with any comments or recommendations for this column, and visit nopl. org to leave feedback or ask specific questions about our libraries. This week, I’d like to introduce an exceptional group of people who meet at the library. They are the NOPL Knitters. The group meets at the library at Cicero every Tuesday at 11:00am. This gathering was organized primarily by Sheila Farley, a talented and dedicated knitter. When she talks about knitting, she reminds me of Rainer Maria Rilke in his Letters to a Young Poet, the collection of letters he wrote from 1903-1908 with advice to a would-be poet. He writes: “Go into yourself. Search for the reason that bids you to write; find out whether it is spreading out its roots in the deepest places of your heart; acknowledge to yourself whether you would have to die if it were denied you to write....Go into yourself and test the deeps in which your life takes rise; at its source you will find the answer to the question whether you must create....Perhaps it will turn out that you are called to be an artist. Then take that destiny upon yourself and bear it, its burden and its greatness, without ever asking what reward might come from outside.” Sheila, so far as I un-

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NOPL Knitting at its best. ABOVE: Deborah Gardner, who is currently working through the Knitting Guild Association’s Master Handknitter program, assists Laura Carroll, who taught herself to crochet and is now beginning to learn to knit. RIGHT: Esther, the NOPL knitter’s mascot. Sheila Farley knit the NOPL logo into the sheep’s sweater using her own design. She knit the whole thing will needles no larger than toothpicks. derstand it, must knit. As she tells it: “There is knitting and then there is knitting. My mother taught me to knit when I was seven or eight, but it seemed to take a long time to make something, and I didn’t have much interest for many years. My mother taught me only to knit and purl, but I recently discovered how much there is to learn. There are dozens of different ways to do everything, and intricate patterns of color work and lace, cabling, smocking and entrelac. I love to learn new things and can’t resist a challenge, so I became a Knitter. I began to be enthusiastic about making specific designs for different

Cicero reorganizational meeting The Cicero Town Board held its annual reorganizational meeting at Cicero Town Hall on Friday Jan. 7. During the meeting, the board discussed resolutions appointing people and organizations to be used by the town of Cicero for the year 2011, along with salaries.

Highlights include:

3 Attorney for the town: Anthony Rivizzigno 3 Engineer for the town: C & S Companies 3 Alternate engineers: Bryant Associates, P.C. 3 Justice clerk: Michele Ottaway, effective Jan. 25 3 Comptroller for the town: Shirlie Stuart 3 Shared assessor for the towns of Cicero and Salina: Brad Brennan

3 Director of purchas-

ing, trash coordinator: Linda Losito 3 Vice-Chairman of Parks & Recreation Commission: Colleen Wickert, to expire Dec. 31, 2017 3 Chairperson of Parks & Recreation: Lori Lake Toms 3 Greater Cicero Community Youth Board members: Warren Darby, Teresa Roth, Laurie Maddaloni, Dean Noucounis and Kristen Stanton, all to expire Dec. 31, 2013. 3 Town Custodian: Richard Boisey 3 Official town newspaper: the Star-Review 3 Coordinator for Handicapped Regulations: Steve Procopio 3 Records Access Officer

The husband-and-wife folk duo known as the Bells & Motley Consort plays a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, at Liverpool Public Library, 310 Tulip St. in the village; 457-0310; The kick-off for the library’s fourth annual Folk Music Series, Sunday’s concert will focus on British, French and Asian folk music traditions. While familiar to most audiences for their work with Renaissance and medieval music, the Bromkas have been exploring many forms of world music over the years. They play some truly exotic instruments such as hurdy gurdy, dulcimer, bagpipes, and Celtic Harp augmented for this concert with Chinese harp (guzheng) and fiddle (erhu), Turkish lutes (oud and baglama) Mideastern zither (kanun), and a raft of percussion. For band info, visit

for FOIL requests: Tracy Cosilmon 3 Appeals Officer for FOIL: Jody Rogers 3 Nuisance Animal Control: William Berry 3 Planning Board member: Joe Ruscitto, to expire Dec. 31, 2017 3 Planning Board chairman: Mark Marzullo 3 Zoning Board of Appeals member: Don Snyder, to expire Dec. 31, 2015 3 Zoning Board of Appeals attorney: Terry Kirwan 3 Senior advocate: Judy Boyke 2011 Committee Assignments, as designated by Please see Cicero, page 18

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“Spread the Word” Cicero E- policing campaign people, and that made my gifts more personal. Sports logos or colors (i.e. “Artic Cat green”) are a favorite in my family. Everyone seems to understand that making something especially for him is special. It is like giving him or her a little piece of your life, and is appreciated. Only another knitter, however, can understand the passion for knitting. That is why it is so important for me to meet with other people who can understand. My passion is beyond normal, but there are thousands of us in all stages from interest to obsession.” If you’d like to get involved in the NOPL Knitters, call 699-2534 for more information.

The Cicero Police Department E-policing program is looking to increase its participation among residents through its “Spread the Word” campaign. The program enables the community to correspond directly with the Police Department through e-mail. This system also provided each member with crime statistics, crime prevention tips and critical information that may be occurring at the time via email. E-policing is asking residents of the town of Cicero

to email their name, home address, telephone number and valid email address to to join. Participants are encouraged to inform the police department of any “unusual occurrences,” or additional information regarding to ongoing cases. All correspondence is confidential. For more information, contact Angela Kleist, community service specialist for the Cicero Police Community Partnership Program, at 6993677 ex. 11.

Salina Tax Department extends hours The town of Salina Tax Department will extend its hours on Monday Jan. 31 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Regular office hours are 9 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The due date to pay taxes without penalty is Jan. 31. For a receipt, please return your entire tax bill when making payment by mail or in person. For more information, contact Alicia McCollum, Receiver of Taxes at 451- 0840.

Cicero Police Reports 3 Criminal mischief was reported at 7:34 p.m. on Jan. 2 at Sami’s Pizza, Route 31 in Bridgeport. The eastern side glass door was shattered, and two locations near the door that appeared to be shot with a BB. Estimated value of damage, $300. No known suspects at this time. 3 A burglary was reported at 11:36 a.m. on Jan. 4 on Forest Dr. in North Syracuse. The victim reported that an unknown person entered his home between 1 and 3 a.m. and stole property, including a brown bi-fold wallet ($10), a Samsung cell phone ($50), a Dell laptop with case and wireless mouse ($370), a Panasonic digital camera ($150), $30 cash, ID, credit cards. A neighbor

reported that he closed the victim’s garage after finding it open during the night. It appeared that the suspect entered the home through the garage and unlocked interior door. Case to continue. 3 Identity theft was reported at 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 5. The victim, from Runningbrook Lane in Cicero, reported that she was advised by her bank that there appeared to be some suspicious activity in her bank account, valuing $1,445.82. 3 Larceny was reported at 10:49 a.m. on Jan. 5 on Chalkstone Crse in Brewerton. The victim reported that an unknown individual stole the driver side mirror (est. $100 value) and keyed his vehicle.

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3 Lori D. Miller, 41, of 3911 Route 11, Pulaski, was charged Dec. 10 with petit larceny for shoplifting at Wal-Mart, and criminal possession of a controlled substance. 3 Raymond D. Robinson, 31, of 44 Perry Place, Canandaigua, was charged Dec. 14 with first degree robbery and fourth degree grand larceny. 3 James G. Valencia, 25, of 41 Elm Dr., Pennellville, was charged Dec. 17 with driving while intoxicated, speed not reasonable and refusal to take a breath test. 3 Jason M. Mercurio, 32, of 410 East Laurel Square, Syracuse, was charged

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Viewpoit: Judy Tassone Dear Neighbor: Recently you received your tax bill in the mail. Unfortunately, it showed a tax increase. Also included in the town of Salina bill was an insert from the town with an account of the tax increase – inaccurately stating that the county taxes are established by the County Legislature. I find this tax increase very troubling. It is something I voted against and fought hard to oppose. Unfortunately, forces beyond our control as County Legislators lead to this tax increase. This past September, a county budget was presented by the County Executive to the County Legislature which proposed a significant tax increase due to state mandates. In years past, budgets presented to the legislature would typically show increases of 3 to 5 percent. This year, the proposed county tax increase for the town of Salina alone was projected to be 113 percent. I opposed that budget proposal, and I went to work at the legislature to reduce the budget and eliminate any tax increase. Weeks later, I helped pass a bi-partisan budget at the legislature which eliminated $45 million from the local county budget decreasing the county taxes from the original proposal. This was done by cutting costs, eliminating programs, abolishing

jobs, and utilizing reserve/ savings funds. We cut county expenditures by $39 million. During this budget process we also reduced legislature’s total spending by 11 percent. So, why did your tax bill increase? Several factors, all outside of our control, contributed to your tax increase. Mandates required by New York State have soared. The majority of our tax dollars goes to pay for Medicaid and other mandated programs. As times are difficult, more and more residents are using these programs. Costs are on the rise for unemployment, health care, food stamps, pensions and every other program. Also, the resources to pay for these services from both the State and the Federal governments have been reduced and local sales tax revenue has not increased sufficiently to compensate for these increases. The net result was a deficit of $50 million, with a new $17 million in new taxes added, all resulting from these mandates. Most importantly, from the budget we proposed, approximately $18 million in budget reductions were vetoed, and then approved by the Democratic Legislators. In all, unfunded state mandates and budget vetoes resulted in your tax Please see Tassone page 13

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Pearl Street tragedy didn’t have to happen In the early-1960s when I was a fifth-grader at St. Joseph’s Elementary School in Liverpool, one of my classmate’s families suffered a terrible tragedy. Her older sister, a teenager, had hidden her pregnancy, given birth at home alone and then killed the newborn with a pair of scissors. When the tiny body was discovered outside her home on Old Liverpool Road, police were called, and the fatality became front-page news not unlike the situation at the Pearl Street Apartments here last week. While our classmate remained out of school for a week dealing with the family scandal, our parish priest, the Rev. Father Paul Hemmer, made an unprecedented appearance before our class of 50 students. He sternly warned us all to prepare to welcome our classmate back to school without making nasty comments or judgmental remarks about the awful turn of events.

Abandoned Infant Protection Things have changed over the past five decades. Parents who – for whatever reason – cannot care for their newborn children do have options. New York State’s Abandoned Infant Protection Act of 2000 authored by former state Sen. Nancy Larraine Hoffmann of Fabius, protects those who leave babies no older that five days old “with a responsible person at another safe location.” Such locations include hospitals, fire stations and police stations. Persons who safely deliver a newborn to one of those locations are not required to give their names. As the investigation was underway here last Friday, Liverpool Police Chief Bill Becker referred to the Abandoned Infant Protection Act and its provision to drop off a newborn at one of those safe locations, no questions asked. “I wouldn’t recommend it,” the chief candidly remarked, “but if the parents

are at wit’s end because they’re too young to deal with it or whatever, then it’s an option.” Certainly that would’ve been far better than the decision that was made by someone here last week, to wrap the baby in a towel and toss it in the trash. Emotional toll on officers Chief Becker, who is a father himself, said crime scenes involving young, helpless victims can be emotionally wrenching for first-responders. “It hits at home for officers who have children,” Becker said. The first responder to arrive at Thursday night’s crime scene was LPD Officer Sean Pierce, soon joined by LPD Officer Ken Hatter. Both Pierce and Hatter are

fathers of young children. The entire LPD and assisting detectives from the Onondaga County Major Felony Unit all realize that when confronted by such a situation, “They need to put their feelings behind for a moment and press on for the greater good,” the chief said. As the father of a daughter, Becker said that when he’s investigating such a crime he can hardly wait “to go home and give her a hug.” Grisly discovery Michael Denardo, the young man who discovered the newborn’s body inside the dumpster, still can’t quite get over it. “I can’t believe it myself quite honestly,” he posted on his MySpace page. “I’m still haunted by it. It just freaks me out that someone could do that to their own flesh and blood. To see something like that [is to] be unable to forget something for the rest of your life.  It’s messed up.” And he asked rhetorically, “Why did I have to be the one to find the body?”

For more on the investigation, see news story on page 1.

Two percent could mean $8.5 million in loses This new year brings with it a multitude of challenges and complex problems for our school district. The major issue is financial. Governor Cuomo’s recommendation to impose a two percent tax levy cap would require the school district to reduce its 2011-2012 budget by approximately $8.5 million. The seriousness of the matter is best illustrated by this year when the school district lost $8 million in state aid and was forced to eliminate 102 positions at all levels. In addition, as Governor Cuomo has stated, New York State has a projected $10 billion shortfall for the fiscal year which begins April 1. It’s not a question of whether or not state aid will be reduced; it’s only a matter of how much aid local school districts will lose when the Governor releases his budget on February 1. A cut comparable to last year’s $8 million, on top of a tax cap, would have a devastating impact on the school district. The second most

challenging issue involves the new teacher and principal appraisal law which goes into effect for some districts next July. Since the current NSEA and principal contracts do not expire until June 30, 2012, North Syracuse will not have to comply with the new requirements until then. Due to the NSEA and administrator leadership through their support of NYSUT’s PARPlus project, I believe we will be better prepared than most school districts to deal with the new assessment procedures. As time goes on, more teachers and administrators are playing an active role, along with their counterparts across New York State in PARPlus. This can only help all of us in the long run. The PARPlus project focuses on teaching standards, teacher evaluation, and peer assistance review. Although somewhat overshadowed by the financial issues and the appraisal changes was the Regents’ Learning Standards adoption in July of the Common

Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects, and Common Core Standards in Mathematics. Practitioner work groups then made recommendations for adding a small number of student achievement expectations unique to New York State. At the present time, the Regents are scheduled to review the recommended additions in January. Closely connected to the quest for new teacher and administrator assessments is the federal government’s Race to the Top Program. Although North Syracuse will only receive $323,501 over a four-year period, we will use those funds in the most efficient way possible to ensure that the changes described above relative to teacher and principal evaluation,

teaching standards, and a peer assistance review program, are carried out. Also, the School District’s renewed commitment to curriculum mapping, which has as its goal completed maps in English Language Arts and math by this July, is all part of the reform movement and improved student performance. Facing our financial challenges, we are looking at different ways to reduce costs without hurting the operation of the school district. Indicative of this initiative is the work of a transportation committee which is evaluating the present transportation operation to reduce expenses. At the same time, in cooperation with the different bargaining groups, we are encouraging greater use of generic drugs where applicable, and increased prescription mail order usage. The cooperation of all our stakeholders – parents, community, and staff alike - is critical if our children’s needs are to be met.


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Opinion The Iceman Cometh No More that bowls me over. Video games, robotics and computers are a part of his life that he has already come to expect and consider normal. The technology that he will have at his disposal in high school has not yet been invented, but he will use these marvels with the same matter-of-fact agility that he does his presentday toy. Most assuredly, he will take for granted their availability in his education and his life beyond formal education. With these tools he and his entire generation will consider ideas and solve problems as teenagers that were once reserved for the intellectual apex. Trying to figure out how much is enough when investing in technology for instructional purposes may be one of the most difficult of all budget questions. Mostly, it is because the generation who is paying for these tools has far less history with them than the kids who will need them in their classrooms to cope in their future world. While it is a difficult assignment, I would offer the following, rather broad, suggestions: 3 Never buy more technology than the teachers are ready to put to use tomorrow. If the classroom is equipped with technology before the teacher is prepared to use it, it means that a very expensive “purchase� is sitting in a box. This is equipment with a very short

life span, and no public program can afford to have expensive equipment go unused. 3 Never forget the costs of human training when buying technological hardware and software. My wristwatch, which was a gift, has ten functions I don’t understand and never use; I just want to know the time of day. When buying technology, be sure people are trained in its full range of functions and do not buy more than you are going to use. 3 Some teachers are techno-junkies; be sure to have them try out new technology before mass purchases. Do not get caught up in we-have-to-have-the-shiniest product. As with cars, some technological innovations turn out to be Edsels. Define what is needed before the purchase is made and be careful to not buy more than will be used. Understand that technology in the classroom is not going away. School budgets should try to “normalize� technology acquisitions and not get ahead of or behind schedule; doing either makes it very difficult to stabilize this high priced item from budget to budget.

Get rid of the old. Technology will replace other costs in the budget. Google, CAD systems, word translators, electronic troubleshooting systems and a million other “techno-systems� have already turned many classes, systems and processes into dinosaurs. Obsolete courses, methods and tools train kids for lives that no longer exist. Consider expandability. System integration is proving to be a valuable way to elongate and expand technology system capacity. Be careful with purchasing systems that do not “talk� to each other. Watch what is being junked in your school. I once gave a microwave to my mother-in-law and it sat on her kitchen counter for years before I discovered the cord had never been unwrapped. Junked technology that is unused or inferior was a bad investment and indicates the District needs to tighten up its acquisitions process. Nanotechnology will soon explode onto the educational scene. As a taxpayer, it is difficult to stay on top of technology updates within your district. However, this is a critically important set of instructional tools with a big price tag. Be sure the decision makers in your District are asking the right questions and looking critically at these purchases.

ambulance companies that cover our area. Also factoring into the board’s decision was the disproportionate number of people who are required to pay for the service against those that actually use the service. In fact, of more than 30,000 residents, less than 300 (1% of the population) use the service each year. The contract became a form of forced supplemental insurance for all Salina taxpayers. Town governments, however, were never intended to be in the insurance business. No other town provides the same service to their residents. This change does not affect the availability of ambulance service in any way. The same ambulance companies that have served your area will continue to answer your emergency calls. The only change is that the town of Salina will no longer be the payee of

To the editor: I read with great entertainment the musings of former Town of Cicero Supervisor Chet Dudzinski. His sudden and untimely fondness for open government can only be compared to the rantings of a Monday morning quarterback calling plays for the game lost the day before. If only the coach had practiced what he preaches and called those same plays during the game, he might not have been sidelined. Perhaps if former Supervisor Dudzinski had familiarized himself with New York States open meetings laws while serving the public in an elected capacity, he would be able to look in the mirror and see the same public servant he imagines himself to be. Holding secret Saturday morning meetings out of public view more than stifled the public, it kept them completely in the dark. Cutting off public comment at meetings disenfranchised constituents and created an unwelcoming environment. His inability to manage people and finances often incurred additional costs to taxpayers. Under his administration the contract for legal fees alone created an extra tax burden that residents had no opportunity to question or resolve. One has to look no further than the reassessment fiasco his administra-

tion managed to understand why his signature on letters to the editor does not read, current Cicero Supervisor. The present administration under the very competent and resourceful Judy Boyke is a winning team. No Monday morning quarterbacks are needed as there have been no rookie plays. This is a dedicated team, dedicated to the residents of the town of Cicero. They promised open government because that is what they believe in and that, Mr. Dudzinski, is what the people expect from their elected officials. There are no decisions pertaining to public policy made at secret Saturday morning meetings at The Cracker Barrel or in the dark. Ms. Boyke and her team make those decisions in public view. The public is always invited to personally visit with them, voice their concerns and ideas as they have created an open door policy. Chet asks “why the change�? The answer to the former supervisor’s question needs no thought. The answer, Mr. Dudzinski, is because the voters demanded change. Ms. Boyke won, you lost. It’s now time for you to retire your jersey, wipe your tears and accept the fact there is no Super Bowl ring in your future. Sally Taylor Cicero

Submit your letters to editor@eaglestarreview. com or mail your letters to Star-Review, 2501 James Street, Suite 100, Syracuse, N.Y. 13206.

Ambulance services, no longer For many years, the town of Salina has had contracts with area ambulance companies that helped residents cover the cost of emergency ambulance trips. Those contracts have not been renewed for 2011. The decision to discontinue the contracts was a difficult one for the Salina Town Board; one we certainly did not take lightly. However, our goal, especially this year, was to strike a balance of services that the town needs to provide with a fiscally responsible budget. The contracts originated many years ago, out of a need for coverage when the fire department stopped providing ambulance services. The town signed a contract with the ambulance company to ensure that ambulance service would be available in the town when needed. This need has become obsolete now that we have several

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last resort for the ambulance service bill. Once the ambulance company has billed all available insurance, the patient will be responsible for the balance of the bill, instead of the town. You will also notice this year that the ambulance special district tax that paid for this service is no longer on your tax bill. In other town related topics, restrictions for onstreet parking will continue through the remainder of the winter months. From November 15 to April 15, on-street parking is prohibited from 12am to 8am daily, to allow plow drivers to clear snow from the streets during overnight hours. Cars parked on the

street during these hours may be ticketed. Also, Waste Management’s pick up of Christmas trees began on January 3 and will continue through the last week of January. Waste Management only picks up real whole Christmas trees and they must be free of any lights, ornaments, garland, tinsel, etc. The regular weekly yard waste pick up by Waste Management will resume on March 15. The town of Salina website can explain some of these issues in more detail and it is a great general resource for our residents. You can find us online at And I am always available if you have any questions on these topics or if I can be of any other assistance. You may stop by my office, call me at 457-6661 or email me at supervisor@


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This is the third in a series of articles intended to help taxpayers consider “how much is enough� in a public school budget. In a dream world with infinite resources, one would want children to have everything imaginable to succeed in school. In the real world, however, education costs money that comes from the pockets of taxpayers, who have plenty of competing places to put their dollars. This article will review technology; an expensive, yet important, component in a school’s budget. I never saw a computer until I was in college. The electronic monstrosity filled a building on campus, conspicuously titled the “Computer Lab�. You had to schedule time on the computer days in advance. When it was finally your time slot, you fed handfilled input cards into the computer’s reader, and then gave the computer coded directions as to what functions you wanted it to perform with your data. If you were lucky, your results were available for printing within the next day or two. My five-year-old grandson now plays with a toy about the size of my billfold that has more capacity than any computer I operated until I was well into my second half-century. It is not the adeptness with technology that my grandson has that impresses me; it is his absolute nonchalance

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Schools LHS Senior of the Week

Moms propose alternative plan for Chestnut Hill schools

Aaron Carroll-Marsh By Caitlin Donnelly

By Caitlin Donnelly

This weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Liverpool High School Senior of the Week is Aaron CarrollMarsh. Born March 1, 1993, Carroll-Marsh is a member of the varsity volleyball team, as well as the Varsity Club. He enjoys running and playing basketball in his free time. When heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not in school, Carroll-Marsh works as a lifeguard at Goldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Gym. After school, he volunteers as a student teacher at Long Branch Elementary School, and plays the guitar. He said the greatest influence in his life has been the hip-hop artist Drake, because he said â&#x20AC;&#x153;his music is real and down to earth.â&#x20AC;? In the future, CarrollMarsh aspires to work in the public relations field or to become a corporate ambassador.

The Liverpool Board of Education was captivated by a group of community members Monday night as they presented the board with an alternative plan concerning the proposed closure of the Chestnut Hill schools. Maryanne Nash, Tracy Fasen, Brenda Pendergast and Karen Colella, all alumni of Chestnut Hill Elementary, Chestnut Hill Middle School and Liverpool High School, prepared a nearly hour-long PowerPoint presentation on the concept of creating K-8 campuses instead of closing the two schools. While Colella was unable to attend due to family illness, Nash, Fasen and Pendergast walked the audience through their sister school concept, in which K-8 campuses would be

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audience. The board praised the group for their thorough research and professional presentation, and joked that their concept will make the decision on whether or not to close the Chestnut Hill schools in 2013 even harder. Board of Education President Don Cook scheduled a board work session for 7 p.m. Jan. 31 at the district office on Blackberry Road to further discuss the Chestnut Hill dilemma. The presentation was in response to the Long Range Facilities Plan, in which the Long Range Facilities Planning Committee presented the board of education with a proposed plan to close the two schools in August. The next board of education meeting is at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Wetzel Road Complex.

District public listening session Jan. 12 College Course Presentation Night at C-NS Cicero- North Syracuse High School will host an informational night for parents and students from 7 to 8:35 p.m. on Jan. 25 for those interested in taking college credit courses while still in high school. The evening will include a short overview and nine presentations by teachers of the courses. Participants have the opportunity to attend three 20-minutes presentations for the courses of their choice. Presentations will be offered by the English, business, language other than English (LOTE), technology, science, social studies and math departments. For more information, contact Patricia Zeleznock, head counselor, at 218- 4120.


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created from the existing elementary and middle schools. Examples of these campuses include the pre-existing Liverpool Elementar y- Liverpool Middle School, Chestnut Hill Elementary- Chestnut Hill Middle School, and Soule Road ElementarySoule Road Middle School complexes, along with Nate Perry Elementary- Donlin Drive Elementary, Long Branch Elementary- Elmcrest Elementary and Morgan Road Elementary- Willow Field Elementary. One school in each of the latter pairs would be converted into a middle school. More than a hundred supporters attended the meeting to view the presentation that was held in the auditorium of Liverpool High School on Jan. 10. After the womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s presentation, a standing ovation was given by the

The North Syracuse Central School District will hold a public listening session at 7 p.m. on Wednesday Jan. 12 at the Roxboro Road Middle School, 300 Bernard St. in Mattydale. School district administrators will be available at the session to listen to residentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; concerns and answer questions. For more information, contact Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Stanley Finkle at 218-2118.

Optimist Club presents Youth Appreciation Awards

Submitted by Joan Woznica

Saint Rose of Lima students Kaleigh Fralix and Gianna Mule stand proudly infront of the Cicero-North Syracuse Optimist Club banner after recently receiving the Youth Appreciation award.

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is so fitting that tonight we meet to commemorate this library in her honor,â&#x20AC;? said Superintendent Richard Johns. Mouton, 70, died of a heart attack March 16, 2010 during the board of education meeting in which the board decided to close Wetzel Road Elementary. A plaque was unveiled by Johns and Moutonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s husband, Stephen. It read: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Pat Mouton Memorial Library. Teacher, Board Member and Friend.â&#x20AC;? The plaque also donned a quote from

Chaucer, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Gladly did she learn, and gladly teach.â&#x20AC;? Speakers included Superintendent Johns; Stephen Mouton; Patricia DeBona-Rosier, Vice President of the Board of Education; Larry Cummings, Executive Director of the Central New York School Boards Association; Douglas Ann Land, Area 4 Director for the New York State School Boards Association; Pattie Miller, president of the United Liverpool Faculty Association, and Former NYS Assemblyman Al Stirpe. Others in attendance included

Moutonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s daughter, Joanna (Geoff) Mouming; her son, David Mouton, and her grandson, Gerard. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m thrilled with the ceremony,â&#x20AC;? said Mouming, who traveled from Iowa to attend. â&#x20AC;&#x153;She was really behind reading and literacy, so this is a great thing.â&#x20AC;? The family donated approximately 700 books on folklore and mythology to the library from Moutonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s personal collection. They are available for student use, and are labeled with Moutonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s name.


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C-NS Fall Scholar Athletes recognized by BOE

Varsity Football

Corey Barnes Ryan Cardinale Tyler Centolella Shawn Cushman Robert Doxtator George Dziados Joseph Golembieski Joseph Gracz Tyler Hemingway Jack Hotaling Alec Hulchanski Donovan Kims Marcus Lazore Stephen Messur Warren Miller Blake Monday Brian Pitonzo Joseph Pokrentowski Christopher Poniros Matthew Ryle Cameron Shaughnessy Matthew Strzelecki Jacob Werksman

Girls’ Soccer

Rachel Bowles Chelsea Connors Chelsea Davidson Lauren Deordio Brooke Dinger Alyssa Elwood Alyssa Falinski Reid Garner Jill Goettel Megan Hart Stephanie Liberati Marissa Puma

Boys’ Varsity Volleyball Kevin Bane Alexander Brodhead James L. Coleman, III Colin Crooks Steven Fishel Phillip Knoop James Runge Tyler A. Smith Tyler D. Smith William Werksman

Varsity girls’ soccer

Lamberson makes dean’s list at Messiah College

Cara Lamberson, of Liverpool, made the dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester at Messiah College. She received a 3.6 GPA or higher, and is a sophomore majoring in social work.

Younis graduates from Fredonia

SUNY Fredonia recently announced that Ashley M. Younis, of North Syracuse, graduated in December with a Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy.

Girls’ Varsity Tennis Brianna Almedia Danielle Dettman Jessica Geary Alaina Henson Marisa Licari Cari Mackenzie Stephanie Nguyen Kavita Suryadevara Kaitlin Tucker

Varsity boys’ volleyball

Kemp graduates from NTTS

The National Tractor Trailer School in Liverpool recently announced the graduation of Adam Kemp, of Syracuse. He now drives for Superior Truck Lines.

Girls’ Varsity Swimming Emily Altier Nicole Blidy Maryann Brown Alyssum Cacchione Kaleigh Carroll Stefanie Consroe Kristine Donadio Lisa Frye Sarah Getsy Elizabeth Hall Kaitlyn Lambert Kayla Massena Kimberly Morris Mackenzy Nutter Jessica Rodford Breanna Ruffrage Jenna Ruffrage Nisha Sposato Brittany Tolhurst Maya Werksman

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Varsity football

Marissa Specioso Ellen Traub Alexis Williamson Taylor Zelenyak Allison Zuern


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The North Syracuse Central School District recently recognized 170 students as Scholar Athletes for the fall of 2010. In order to qualify, a varsity team must have a team composite grade point average of percent or above. The following students were presented with certificated of recognition at the Board of Education meeting on Dec. 20:


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Community News 174th Fighter Wing Commander Presents ‘Hometown Hero Awards’ Members of the New York Air National Guard received recognition for their service in a combat zone on Sunday Jan. 9 during the 174th Fighter Wing Hometown Heroes Salute ceremony for all units on the Air National Guard Base in Syracuse. Area recipients of the Hometown Heroes Salute included: 3 Airman 1st Class Joseph Allnut, part of the 174th Fighter Wing from Liverpool. 3 Staff Sergeant Stephen Nilsson, part of the 174th Fighter Wing from Liverpool. 3 Airman 1st Class

Justin Phillips, part of the 174th Fighter Wing from Liverpool. 3 Airman 1st Class Aaron Barrett, part of the 174th Fighter Wing from Liverpool. The Hometown Heroes program recognizes airmen who deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn in Iraq and Operation Enduring Freedom (operations in Afghanistan) since Sept. 11, 2001. “The hometown heroes salute is a great opportunity to thank our airmen and their families for their services,” said Col. Kev-

Northstars baseball winter clinic The Northstars baseball coaching staff and varsity players will host a winter baseball clinic Feb. 22 through 24 for young student athletes looking to enhance their ball playing skills in a fun-filled indoor environment. The clinic will be held in two sessions: Session One from 8 to 11 a.m. for grades 1 through 5, and Session Two from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for grades 6 though 9. The clinic is sponsored by the town of Clay, and will be held at Gillette Road Middle School’s Large Gym, 6150 South Bay Road in Cicero. Cost is $50 per participant. Register by Feb. 18 to guarantee spot. Visit Clay Town Hall for more information.

in Bradley, 174th Fighter Wing Commander. Those recognized were deployed for more than 30 consecutive days in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, Noble Eagle or other contingency operations across the globe. Airmen receive a framed letter from the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, General Craig R. McKinley, containing a Hometown Heroes salute challenge coin. Children of the deployed Airmen will also receive unique Hometown Heroes Salute dog tags.

Keep your hydrants cleared Albert Kalfass, president of South Bay Fire Department, would like to remind everyone to make sure their fire hydrants are shoveled out and easily accessible in an emergency. “It saves us precious time when trying to locate and connect to a water supply. The house you save maybe your own,” said Kalfass.

Dead Baby

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the infant dead. The body was removed to the Onondaga County medical Examiner’s Office in Syracuse. Investigators have declined to identify the baby’s race or sex. Inside the dumpsters, police found several items which they can use to set a time line for the placement of the newborn in the large, green Waste Management trash receptacle. “We recovered some items that will help us in creating what we call lead sheets,” Becker said, “nothing directly involved [with the victim] but which give us time frames and people to talk to, people who may have seen something specific.” An autopsy was conducted on Friday, and preliminary results have been released to investigators and the county District Attorney’s office. Becker said a cause and manner of death – whether the baby’s death was accidental or intentional – have yet to be officially determined.

“It could have been stillborn, and the parent or parents may have panicked,” the chief said. “We’re just trying to identify who the parents are and bring it to a conclusion by interviewing them.” The mother’s condition is also a concern. “If this was the result of an unattended birth, we need to make sure that she receives the proper medical attention,” Becker said. The chief appealed to members of the public to come forward with any information that may be helpful, by calling 4570722. Information can be left anonymously at extension 6. “People may not even know that what they saw was important,” Becker said, “but we need to know what they may have seen or heard.” Temperatures hovered below 20 degrees on Thursday night in the village, which would have hastened the infant’s death if it had been alive when placed in the dumpster. “Newborns

are so small that they lose body temperature very quickly,” Becker said. The chief and his investigators remain non-judgmental toward the infant’s parents, he said, “but every death investigation we do must be treated as a homicide until the medical examiner tells us it’s not.” The newborn itself “can talk to us via the autopsy,” Becker said. “The baby can tell us whether it was full-term, whether it was stillborn or alive, and the toxicology can tell us about the health of the mother, was she a substance abuser, for instance?” Toxicology results normally take a week or more. Under the auspices of the county’s Major Felony Unit, LPD is assisted in the investigation by detectives from Manlius, Camillus and the Onondaga County Sheriff ’s Office. The DA’s office, Child Protective Services and the State Police are also aiding the effort. For more on the investigation, see Livin’ in Liverpool on page 4.



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Cicero Baptist Church Meets in Driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Village next to Century 21/Office Max 699-1597 Cicero Center United Methodist Church Corner of Route 31 and Cicero Center Road 633-9745 Cicero Community Church Corner routes 31 and 298 Bridgeport 633-9702 Cicero United Methodist Church 8416 Brewerton Rd., Cicero 699-2731 Clay Presbyterian Church 8181 Stearns Road, Clay 699-5024 Community Church of the Nazarene Josephine and Chestnut streets, North Syracuse 458-4883 Cornerstone United Methodist Church The White Church, Route 370 635-5447 Cross of Christ Lutheran Church Route 57 and Soule Road, Clay 622-2843


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Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church 4947 Route 31, Clay 699-7268 Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research P.O. Box 11324, Syracuse, 13218 699-5422 King of Kings Lutheran Church 8278 Oswego Road, Liverpool 622-2077 Liverpool Christian Church 2021 Cold Springs Rd., Route 370 West, Liverpool 457-7204 Liverpool Baptist Church Corkins Lane, Liverpool 475-0008 Liverpool Community Church 800 Fourth St., Liverpool 701-0857 Liverpool First Presbyterian Church 603 Tulip St., Liverpool 457-3161 Liverpool First United Methodist Church 604 Oswego St., Liverpool 457-5180 Luther Memorial Lutheran Church 435 S. Main St., North Syracuse 458-1481 Malden Road United Church of Christ 108 Malden Rd., Mattydale 699-4021 Messiahâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Church Reformed Presbyterian Meets at North Syracuse Community Center Corner of South Bay Rd. and Centerville/Church 451-2148 Northminster Presbyterian Church 7444 Buckley Road, North Syracuse 458-0393 Northside Baptist Church 7965 Oswego Road, Liverpool 652-3160 North Syracuse Baptist Church 420 S. Main St., North Syracuse 458-0271 Our Lady of Walsingham Parish The Holy Catholic Church (Western Rite) East Clay Grange 8573 Van Heusen Road, Clay Pitcher Hill Community Church 605 Bailey Road, North Syracuse 457-5484

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Andrews Memorial United Methodist Church 106 Church St., North Syracuse 458-0890 Anglican Church of St. Mary the Virgin Corner of Morgan and Wetzel roads 652-3538 Apostolic Lighthouse Church Route 298, Bridgeport 687-7420 Bellewood Baptist Church 445 Church St., North Syracuse 458-5824 Brewerton Assembly of God 137 Route 11, Brewerton 676-2184 Buckley Road Baptist Church 4962 Buckley Rd., Liverpool 457-0570 Calvary Baptist Church 9251 US Route 11 and Mud Mill Road, Brewerton 668-7150 Calvary United Methodist Church 201 E. Molloy Rd., Mattydale 454-0432 Calvary Church 728 E. Genesee St., Syracuse 652-3491 Christ the King Roman Catholic Church 21 Cherry Tree Circle, Liverpool 652-9266 Church of Christ 4268 Wetzel Road, Liverpool 652-3195 Central Square Community Church 833 US Route 11, North, Central Square 668-6278

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Seneca Federal President–CEO, Katrina Russo left, and Executive Vice President-CFO, Wendy Bodnar The lending team is carrying on with the philosophy of individualized lending that community banks thrive on. “We are imbedded in our communities and want to offer competitive mortgage, consumer and commercial loan rates for the benefit of our customers,” said Purcell. “We aren’t a ‘cookie cutter’ secondary mortgage market lender. We understand the needs of our communities and want to provide a competitive product.” The mortgage servicing is always retained by us so our customers are assured they will work with us for the life of the loan. One example of a loan that is often tailormade to a customer’s needs is the construction to permanent financing mortgage loan with one loan closing and a rate that is determined at commitment, before the construction phase. This loan is popular since the rate can’t change when it ‘converts’ to permanent financing later and closing costs are only paid once, upon commitment. The risk of a higher rate later after the house is constructed is removed. Another such tailor-made loan includes a mortgage where a customer is purchasing a house in which projected renovations are included. The purchase and renovation costs are wrapped into one mortgage loan. Other features which add to Seneca’s appeal as a mortgage lender include no flood certification fees and no underwriting fees. “This culture of personalized service was instilled into us by our predecessors, so that Seneca Federal’s continued success is guaranteed for decades to come,” she said. “We pride ourselves on providing the best possible products with the lowest possible lending rates. As a community bank, it is our job to increase the wealth of our members through low lending rates and high savings rates, given the state of the economy at any given time,” according to Russo.

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increase. If these factors were stripped from the county budget, nearly all of your tax increase would have been eliminated. As it stands any money collected by the county goes directly to the state for the mandates that are forced on us. I rallied against this budget. I fought against this budget. And in the coming months, I will keep fighting to shrink county government, reduce county spending and

cut your tax bill. I recently wrote a resolution to the state to help alleviate the local tax burden. This resolution was asking the state to reduce the unfunded mandates handed down to our county. This was passed in the legislature and sent on to the state level. In the future, I will continue to give you the facts about county government. I will be honest and forthright and do my very best to make the difficult

decisions and do what I think is best for you and our county. Sincerely, Judy Tassone Judy Tassone represents the Fourth District, which includes the town of Salina, the village of Liverpool and the southern portion of the town of Clay. Judy welcomes constituent feedback; she can be reached by email at or at home at 457-5458.

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CNS hockey takes second at OptimistsTournament By Phil Blackwell

Even with all the rapid progress it has made in the early weeks of the season, the Cicero-North Syracuse ice hockey team is not quite at the top level. That proved itself evident again in last Tuesday’s game against Rome Free Academy at the Twin Rinks, where a rough third period for the Northstars led to a 5-2 loss to the Black Knights. RFA, also a newfangled Division I contender, took a 2-0 lead, only to see CNS come back in the second period as Brian and Eric Hamilton each had goals. Matt Flume assisted on both plays. So it was 2-2 going into the final period – but RFA reclaimed control, thanks to T.J. Reilley, who put shots in the net and finished with a three-goal hat trick, plus an assist. Zach Hall, in defeat, recorded 27 saves. This led to the annual CNS Optimists Tournament

In just six games, the Cicero-North Syracuse boys basketball team managed to play against three main challengers to its Section III Class AA crown, winning just once. The last of those three tests came Tuesday night, when the Northstars went to Henninger and led at halftime, only to give up that edge and take a 59-55 loss to the Black Knights. This was on the same court where CNS had beaten Utica Proctor Dec. 17 in the Peppino’s Invitaional. But in the time since, Henninger had beaten CBA (something the Northstars couldn’t match on Dec. 21) and won its fifth consecutive Mayor’s Roundball Classic. CNS knew the challenge going in – and for a while, appeared up to it. In the game’s first three minutes, two Henninger starters, Tevin Chisholm and Marquies Young, both picked up

CNS wrestlers win showdown with Liverpool By Phil Blackwell Near-sweeps in both the light and middle weight divisions marked the turning points of last Wednesday night’s wrestling clash between Cicero-North Syracuse and Liverpool. By winning in those categories, the Northstars more than doubled the Warriors’ output, prevailing by a score of 47-22. From 96 to 119 pounds, CNS won all four matches, amounting to 22 points. Joe Copani, at 103 pounds, took just 22 seconds to pin Nathan Gee, while Dan Ciciarelli (112 pounds) needed 1:47 to pin Sam Marleau and Drew Dyer, at 96 pounds, finished off Travis Chewning-Kulick in 2:31. Only Nate Hathaway, at

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TOP: CNS’s Kyler Schilling (#21) received the All Tournament award from Optimist member Leigh Ann Desimone during the tournament. ABOVE: Brian Hamilton (#88) also received the All Tournament award presented by Jones. which, on the weekend, saw the Northstars record a second-place finish.

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CNS boys beaten by Henninger By Phil Blackwell




two fouls. Zach Coleman appeared headed for another big performance when he scored his team’s first seven points. But he managed just a single field goal the rest of the half as Henninger concentrated its defense on him, causing all kinds of frustration. Still, CNS led, 29-23, early in the third quarter, when its shots started to go off target and the Black Knights went on a 12-2 run to move in front for good, highlighted by Markel Stith’s dunk on a fast break. Not only was Henninger able to quicken the game’s tempo, it also continued its defensive clampdown, dominating on the boards and preventing Coleman, who finished with 16 points, and Vaughndell Brantley (who had just five points) from ever finding his rhythm. CNS trailed 53-42 with 2:15 to play - but it wouldn’t quit. Building full-court pressure, and getting key baskets from Elliott Boyce (who finished with 12

points) and Josh Williams, the Northstars went on an 11-3 run, forcing Henninger’s Kavon Delee into make three free throws in the last 12 seconds to put the game away. Delee led both sides with 21 points. Tevin Chisholm got 10 of his 12 points in the second half, while Tommie Spinner had eight of his 10 points after the break and Stith finished with 11 points. Meanwhile, Riley Moonan had 10 points and Williams had eight points for the visitors. Mad at all this, CNS came home Friday night intending to lay into Rome Free Academy – before a snowstorm that blanketed the Mohawk Valley kept the Black Knights from making the trip west. Thus, the Northstars had to sit around until Tuesday, and a trip to Oswego, before resuming action. After playing Fayetteville-Manlius on Friday, the Northstars travel to Erie, Pa., to play in the Martin Luther King Classic.

119, got the match to six minutes, but the Northstars’ Tony Battista still beat him 12-4. Closer matches would take place elsewhere. A wild 140-pound affair saw CNS’s Bryan Hall and Liverpool’s Brockton Barton trade takedowns and escapes until, at match’s end, Hall had a 15-13 victory. Jacob Murdock (130 pounds) outlasted Casey Guilfoil 5-2 as James Segars (152 pounds) beat Matt Call 4-0. The Warriors broke through when Tyler Eason, wrestling at 135 pounds, beat Matt Dunham 4-2, as teammate Lucas Castellanos (125 pounds) chimed in with a pin over Fidel Torres with 48 seconds left. Liverpool also won three of the four heavyweight matches, including a 285pound duel where Pat Carroll-Marsh, in the waning

seconds, pinned Clayton D’Onofrio. That complemented Brendan Capria (171 pounds) edging Jordan Ramos 3-1 and Matt Mastro, at 215 pounds, beating Kyle Cooper 12-3. But the Northstars had too much depth, as shown by Andrew Osborne pinning his 160-pound opponent, Mende Cukalevski, midway through the third period and Kiel Dyer (145 pounds) getting a 90-second pin over Nate Smith. CNS didn’t stop with beating Liverpool, though – for a night later, it went to Camillus and did much the same thing to West Genesee in an impressive 48-19 win over the Wildcats. Beginning with Matt Mastro (215), who pinned James Bogardus at the Please see Wrestlers, page 18

CNS girls cruise toward F-M clash By Phil Blackwell An odd sight greeted the Cicero-North Syracuse girls basketball team early last week – its own home court. Following seven straight games played on the road in three different tournaments – one in Utica, one in New Jersey and one in Florida – the Northstars returned to familiar surroundings with a 6-1 record and a no. 9 state Class AA ranking. What CNS also knew

was that a big showdown loomed this Friday against Fayetteville-Manlius, who had swept through three of its own tournaments in December on its way to an 8-0 start. First, though, the Northstars had to get through the formality of its home opener, a one-sided affair where it blasted the Henninger Black Knights 73-20. In limited playing time, Stewart matched Henninger by herself with 20 points as CNS bolted out to a 23-2 lead

by the end of the first quarter and toyed with the visitors all night. Brittany Paul (12 points), Kelsey Mattice (11 points) also hit double figures as Cara Gannett had a season-best 10 points. Another home test, against Oswego on Tuesday, will serve as the final tune-up before the trip to F-M and its small “Hornets’ Nest” gym. F-M is looking to avenge playoff defeats to CNS in each of the last two seasons, including the 2009 sectional finals.

Liverpool boys win twice, rise to .500 mark By Phil Blackwell

With patience and determination – not to mention some standout individual efforts – the Liverpool boys basketball team is climbing out of its early doldrums. Once 0-3, the Warriors have won three in a row to reach the .500 mark, culminating Friday night in a hardfought 59-52 victory over Fayetteville-Manlius. Liverpool had its quickest start to any game this season, leading 19-7 after one period before going cold in the second quarter as F-M closed

within 28-21 at the break. For the rest of the game, though, anytime the Hornets threatened to make it tight, the Warriors would put together a run of its own. Ian Hamm’s hot play continued as he finished with 22 points. Connor Rogers stepped up, as he and Adam Misener each put up 12 points and Ben Peet added six points. F-M saw Matt Reilley earn 11 points as Kevin Putnam, Connor Chen and Jim Novakowski got 10 points apiece. Before beating F-M, the Warriors first had to handle last Tuesday night’s trip to Oswego – and Hamm made

things easier, carrying Liverpool past the Buccaneers 59-47. Hamm helped Liverpool break a 12-12 tie with a big effort in the game’s middle stages, where the Warriors outscored Oswego 32-16. All told, Hamm had 27 points, dominating in the paint and getting outside help from Adam Misener, who hit four 3-pointers to account for most of his 16 points. Liverpool was at home again Tuesday, going for four in a row against Nottingham before going to Central Square Friday and playing in Utica-Notre Dame’s Juggler Classic this weekend.


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Sports CNS, Liverpool share title at league indoor track meet Cicero-North Syracuse and Liverpool’s indoor track and field teams both came home from Saturday’s CNY Counties League National division championship meet with first-place finishes. The Warriors only took part in the boys division and, with 141 points, edged past the Northstars, who was second with 136 points. Without Liverpool to worry about, CNS, with 189 points, topped Baldwinsville (142 points) and the rest of the field. Every point was important in the boys meet - and it helped the Warriors to have Zavon Watkins around as he won three different events. Watkins won the 1,000meter run in 2:35.51, where CNS saw Jared Walther and Kevin Cialfi take third and fourth, respectively. Watkins added a victory in the 600meter run in 1:24.84, with teammate Kameron Arnold in fourth, and he needed 36.98 seconds to beat teammate LaQuan Kitchen (38.29 seconds) in the 300meter dash. On his own, Kitchen won the long jump, going 19 feet 7 ¼ inches as CNS’s Shawn Webb (17 feet 5 ¼ inches)

finished second. Justin McGriff (40 feet 7 inches) and Ryan Ronk (37 feet 2 inches) went 1-2 for the Warriors in the triple jump ahead of the Northstars’ Morgan Austen in third place. Joe Spernyak beat the field in the 55-meter hurdles in 8.05 seconds as McGriff finished fourth. Jackson O’Connor, with a shot put toss of 38 feet 4 ¼ inches, beat CNS teammates Joe Castaldo and William Dygert for that title. Liverpool also gained points in the 4x400 relay, where it was second (3:36.90) and CNS took fourth place. The Northstars had Chris Buchanan win the mile in 4:26.53, with Anthony Lupia (4:38.49) in third. Neill Gill took second (10:06.69) and Ken Ryan was third in the 3,200-meter run. Frank Volino was fourth in the 300 and Ryan Connor fourth in the 55-meter dash. CNS did finish second in the 4x800 relay in 8:41.43, where Liverpool finished third, but the Warriors got second in the 4x200 relay, its time of 1:37.57 just behind B’ville as CNS settled for third. Also for the Northstars, Mike Hyde won the pole vault, clearing 11 feet as Cameron Shaughnessy (10 feet) claimed the runner-up spot.

And in the high jump, Hyde was third as Joel Brousseau (5 feet 8 inches) beat Spernyak by two inches. Meanwhile, CNS went to the front in the girls meet with its distance runners. Maria LaMontagne, with a time of 11:09.91, edged Nicole Watterud for the top spot in the 3,000-meter run, and LaMontagne also prevailed in the 1,500-meter run in 4:56.84 as Waterrud again took second, in 5:06.96. In the 1,000, Katie Laris won in 3:12.98 and Jackie Halstead (3:15.29) finished second. Nicole Campagna edged Marissa Colburn, 1:46.32 to 1:46.38, in the 600. Both Campagna and Colburn took part in the winning 4x800 (10:15.37) with Shannon Bausinger and Sarah Shannon. Ayah Saleh, Rachel Wisely, Chelsea Davidson and Jamie Ryan were first in the 4x400 in 4:30.30. Colburn prevailed in the triple jump, going 31 feet 2 inches. Maria Thomson won the shot put, tossing it 31 feet 11 ½ inches as Janae Price finished third. Katie Osborne had a top long jump of 15 feet 1 ¼ inches as Jessica Wheeler won the pole vault (6 feet 6 inches). Shelby Howell got second place in the 55 sprint in 8.14 seconds as Justine Seliger got second in the 55 hurdles in 10.49 seconds.

Liverpool, CNS bowlers hit busy stretch By Phil Blackwell Bowlers from Liverpool and Cicero-North Syracuse had lots of chances to build some momentum early in the 2011 portion of the schedule. Liverpool split last Monday’s matches with Utica Proctor, each of them 3-0 shutouts. The boys Warriors beat the Raiders, pushed there by Ben Zenkir as he rolled a 255 high game during his 699 series. Also, Travis Tucker bowled a three-game total of 660. However, Proctor’s girls would beat Liverpool, led by Katie Szczesniak’s 604 series. It proved the same against Central Square, the boys winning 2-1 as Tucker remained steady with a 643 series and 238 high game. Rich Boullosa had a 226 game in his 616 series. Liverpool’s girls lost 2-1, even as Mary Townley put up a 253 game and a strong

series of 668. The pattern continued Thursday against Rome Free Academy. The boys’ 3-0 win included Rich Boulossa earned a 653 series (235 high game), with Alex DiGenaro adding a 234 game and 635 set. Ben Zenkir (571 series) and Tony Hamlin (568 series) also bowled well. Townley had a threegame total of 673 that included a 255 high game. But no other Warrior came close to that total in a 3-0 defeat as RFA had three players bowl 515 or better series. Cicero-North Syracuse got back on the lanes Wednesday and beat Henninger in a pair of 2-1 matches. The boys Northstars needed Jake Sabine to post a 693 series with a 255 high game to push past the Black Knights as Jake Patterson added a 618 set. Briana Valentine (482 series) and Becca Oliviadoti (452 series) led the CNS girls along. When CNS got its shot at

Proctor on Thursday, both sides lost. The closer 2-1 girls match contrasted a 3-0 boys match where Sabine and Zach Szumloz each had totals of 636. The Raiders saw Mike Obernesser post a 705 series.

By Phil Blackwell With more depth – and a bit more speed from Alex Perfitt in a pair of exciting sprint races – the Liverpool boys swim team fended off the challenge of Baldwinsville last Wednesday night, earning a 104-76 victory over the Bees. Perfitt first squared off with B’ville’s Mike Tarsel in the 50 freestyle, and both touched the wall at nearly the same time. But Perfitt, with a time of 23.47 seconds, edged out Tarsel (23.50 seconds) for first place. Later on, in the 100 freestyle, it was the same story as Perfitt, in 50.98 seconds, finished just ahead of Tarsel

(51.32 seconds) for the top spot. Already, Perfitt had helped Cory Spado, Phil MacLeod and Jake Burns win the 200 medley relay in 1:45.91. Elsewhere in the meet, Dan Roche won the diving competition with 194.71 points. Dan Hens chimed in when he took the 200 freestyle (1:58.91), while Cory Spado sped through the 100 butterfly in 56.87 seconds. Spado, Burns, Drew Henry and Shane Donovan recorded a top time of 1:36.15 in the 200 freestyle relay. B’ville’s Dan Burke stood out for his side, recording the fastest Section III time of the season in the 100 backstroke (56.35 seconds) and also winning the 200 individual medley as helped

the Bees speed to a time of 3:29.62 in the 400 freestyle relay. Liverpool wasn’t done, either, as on Friday it took on Jamesville-DeWitt/CBA and prevailed over the Red Rams in a close 94-91 meet. Spado seized the spotlight, starting in the 200 IM, which he won in 2:09.32 before going to the 100 butterfly and prevailed in 56.38 seconds. Garrett Clarke prevailed in the 100 breaststroke in 1:08.76 as Burns, MacLeod, Perfitt and Henry improved their 200 freestyle relay time to 1:35.70. Liverpool is back in the pool Thursday night, taking on Nottingham a day before Cicero-North Syracuse faces Fayetteville-Manlius.

Liverpool girls upset F-M, get Olley 100th win By Phil Blackwell A few vivid memories served the Liverpool girls basketball team quite well on Friday as, with a sterling performance on the road, it put an end to the unbeaten run of Fayetteville-Manlius. Led by hot shooting from Ally Zywicki, Nina Tassone and Nicole Ciricillo, the Warriors gave the 7-0 Hornets its first defeat of the season, prevailing by a score of 67-54 - and getting head coach Mike Olley his 100th career victory in the process. Less than three weeks earlier, in the Dec. 18 fi-

nals of the Traci Zimmer Memorial Tournament at Central Square, Liverpool got its first shot at F-M, but slumped badly in the second half and lost to the Hornets 49-39. Now it had to deal with F-M again - and in the hostile, intimate confines of the “Hornets’ Nest”, no less. For some reason, this would not bother Liverpool, as it worked it way through a 12-12 first quarter, waiting to heat up. That happened soon enough. A fast-paced second period saw the Warriors match every F-M surge with one of its own, and when it went to halftime, it clung to a 32-31 lead, having nearly

matched its point total from the first F-M encounter in one half. And Liverpool didn’t stop there, continuing to pour in baskets against a frazzled Hornet defense in the third quarter as the lead grew to 51-43. Try as it could, F-M could not recover. Zywicki set the tone, her season-high 21 points including four successful 3-pointers. Tassone connected three times beyond the arc to account for most of her 15 points, while Ciricillo worked inside for 13 points, with help from Shannon Seymour as she Please see Olley, page 18

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Obituaries William R. Mulvaney, 78

Mark W. Stoetzel, 51

William “Bill” R. Mulvaney, 78, of Elbridge, passed away Saturday Dec. 25, 2010, at University Hospital, Syracuse, surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 28, 1932, in Boston, MA., a son of the late Thomas E. and Eileen (Aylward) Mulvaney. Bill graduated from Boston College High School. He was a sergeant at Sampson Air Force Hospital, Geneva, where he met his future wife, Mar y Ann Bolich. They were married at St. Patrick’s Church in Seneca Falls on June 12, 1954, and moved to Syracuse and later to Baldwinsville to raise their family. Bill was the owner of Mulvaney Packaging & Supply Co. He was a fourth degree Knight with the Knights of C olumbus C ouncil #5082. One of Bill’s greatest pleasures was organiz-

A husband, a father, and a friend. It is with great sadness that the family of Mark W. Stoetzel announces his passing on Dec. 30, 2010, at the age of 51 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. He was a life resident of North Syracuse and was a 1977 graduate of Cicero High school and was employed for the past seven years as a pickup and delivery driver for FedEx National. Prior to that he was a quality control specialist at Deluxe Check Printers in Liverpool for 20 years. Mark leaves to mourn his passing, cherish his memor y and celebrate his life, his wife and best friend of 25 years, Lori and his son Josh who was his pride and joy. Mark is survived by his mother Barbara A. Stoetzel of North Syracuse, broth-

Owner of Mulvaney Packaging & Supply Co.

Avid bowler, hunter, enjoyed riding his Harley

ing the Knights Mulvaney, Brian of Columbus anMulvaney, Eileen nua l C hr ist mas ( James) St anisparty. He also ent re e t a n d E r i n joyed the “Thurs(Anthony) Agresday Night Prayer ta; sister Marie Group.” Bill was Melanson; sistersa eucharistic minin-law Katherine ister for the hosMu lv ane y and pitalized, a lector Grace Mulvaney; William R. for St. Mar y of 12 grandchildren; Mulvaney the Assumption and several nieces Church in Baldwinsville and nephews. and also helped with the A mass of Christian food pantry at St. Patrick’s burial: 10 a.m. WednesChurch in Jordan. He day Dec. 29 at St. Mary of had a great sense of hu- the Assumption Church mor and shared words of in Baldwinsville. Calling wisdom with others. Bill hours: 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday had a strong faith and was Dec. 28 at Bush Funeral a living example for his Home, 120 E. Main Street children. He was a won- (Rte. 5), Elbridge, NY. derful husband, father Contributions may be and grandfather. made to The National Bill was predeceased Shrine of The Divine by his wife of 56 years, Mercy, 2 Prospect Hill Mary Ann. He is survived Rd., Stockbridge, MA by his seven children, 01262 or the Knights of Colleen Mulvaney, Sha- Columbus Council #5082, ron (Jack) Flanagan, Sean P.O. Box 656, BaldwinsMulvaney, Dion (Laurie) ville, N.Y. 13027-0656.

ers Kris (Chrissy) Harley Davidson Stoetzel of North motorcycle with Syracuse and Jon friends. (Tonia) Stoetzel A ver y kind of Baldwinsville and social person, as well as sevMark will be espeeral nieces and cially remembered nephews. Mark for his love to talk, was predeceased share stories and by his father and e as e of ma k i ng Mark W. Stoetzel mentor Donald I. friends. Stoezel in 2003. Calling hours: Mark will also be fondly 4 to 8 p.m. Monday Jan. remembered by his ex- 3 at Kr ueger Funera l tended family and dear Home Inc., 2619 Brewfriends. erton Road, Mattydale. Mark was an avid bowl- Funeral services: 11 a.m. er accomplishing numer- on Tuesday Jan. 4 at the ous award scores and funeral home. Burial will 300 games. He enjoyed follow in North Syracuse coaching baseball but his Cemetery. Contributions true lovewas watching in Mark’s memory may his son play. Mark was be made to the American a volunteer firefighter Brain Tumor Association in in North Syracuse for 2720 River Rd. DePlaines, many years. He loved to IL 60018. For more inforhunt especially with his mation and to sign the son Josh and best friend guest book, please visit Donnie. Another favor- ite of his was riding his

Sidney J. Price, 91

Served with the U.S. Army in the European Theater during WWII

Jean L. Scorzelli, 65

Enjoyed world travel, especially cruising Jean L. “Jeanne” Scorzelli, 65, of Cicero, went peacefully, surrounded by her family, at home on Friday Dec. 31, 2010. She was born in Warren, Pennsylvania, to the late Rev. Harold and Mrs. Norma Johnson. She was an active member of Wetzel Road Church of Christ and enjoyed world travel, especially cruising. Surviving are five sons, Michael (Michalina Almindo), Mathew (Peggy), L on (Annette), Brent (AnnMarie), and Shawn (Trisha) Scorzelli; her

former husband Nor t h Syrac us e an d t h e f at h e r Cemetery. Calling of her children, hours: 2 to 4 and 7 Eugene Scorzelli; to 9 p.m. Tuesday t h re e brot he rs , Jan. 4 at Fergerson David (Ria), PhilFu n e r a l Hom e , ip (Meg), Stephen 215 S. Main St., (Julie) Johnson; North Syracuse, several treasured NY. g r a n d c h i l d r e n ; Jean L. Scorzelli Donations may several nieces, be made to Wetzel nephews and great nieces Road Church of Christ and nephews. (address above) or to S e r v i c e s : 1 1 a . m . Hospice of CNY, 990 SevWe d n e s d ay Jan . 5 at enth North St., Liverpool, Wetzel Road Church of NY 13088. Christ, 4268 Wetzel Road, Memor ial mess ages L ive r p o ol, N Y 1 3 0 9 0 may be left at fergersonwith burial following in

George Clarke, Jr., 72 Worked as an engineer

George Elliott George Clarke Clarke Jr., 72, of III of Liverpool; Liverpool, passed Kevin Clarke of away on Sunday MD; daughters, Jan. 2, 2011, at Sharilyn Clarke his home. George and Tamara Green was born in Manb o t h o f N YC ; hattan where he Shar ne e C l arke attended City Colof MD; eighteen lege of New York. George Clarke, Jr. g r a n d c h i l d r e n , He worked as an and three greatengineer at Hunt Wesson, grandchildren. Miller Brewing Co. and Memorial service: 11 AB Construction at An- a.m. Saturday Jan. 8 in the heuser-Busch. United Church of Christ He was predeceased by in Bayberry, 215 Blackhis parents, George and berry Road, Liverpool. In Petronilla Clarke, and lieu of flowers, contribuhis son, George Clarke tions can be made to the III. George is survived by Samaritan Center of Syrahis wife, Gail (Williams) cuse, 310 Montgomery St., Clarke of Liverpool; sons, Syracuse, NY 13202.

Sidney J. Price, 91, formerly of North Syracuse, died Thursday Dec. 30, 2010, in Chittenango. He was born in Liverpool and was a life resident of the area. During WWII, he served proudly and honorably with the U.S. Army in the European Theater. Mr. Price retired in 1981 from General Electric where he had been a millwright for 34 years. He was a self-taught organ, guitar and harmonica player. He loved to camp on Wellesley Island and loved to hunt, fish and boat on the St. Lawrence River. Ruby L. Stonecipher

Price, his wife of and nephews.Ser25 years, predevices: 10 a.m. Monceased him on Sept. day Jan. 3 at Ferger19, 1969. His 20 son Funeral Home. year companion, Calling hours: 2 Beverly Rowe preto 5 p.m. Jan. 2 at deceased him in the funeral home, September 1998. 215 S. Main St., Sur viving are North Syracuse. his daughters, S. Burial with miliSidney J. Price Jeanne (Stephen) tary honors will be Maddox and Joan L. (Stew- in Greenlawn Memorial art) Smith; a brother Ken- Park, Warners. neth (Jean) Price; a sister, Donations may be made Irene (Richard) Eby; two to the Alzheimer’s Assograndchildren, Stephen ciation of CNY, 441 West (Andrea) Maddox, Jr. and Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse Julie (Rick) Schall; four 13204. great grandchildren, SaMemorial messages may mantha, Megan, Sydney be left at FergersonFuneraland Luke and many nieces

Joseph A. Gadziala, Sr., 47

Ethel S. Meyer, 88

Joseph A. Gadhis grandchildren: ziala, Sr., 47, of SyrJoseph III and Madiacuse, died Friday son; and a brother: Dec. 31, 2010, at Edward Talerico. St. Joseph’s HospiCalling hours: 4 tal. He was predeto 7 p.m. Wednesday ceased by his parJan. 5 at Krueger ents: Edward S. and Funeral Home, 2619 Mary A. (Talerico) Brewerton Road, Gadziala, and by Mattydale, with a 7 Joseph A. his siblings: Helena, p.m. funeral service Dolores and Walter. Gadziala, Sr. following. For more Surviving are his information, photos fiancée, Tiffany Milazzo; or to sign the guest book, three children: Joseph Jr., please visit Michael and Gianna Marie;

Ethel S. MeyKlink and her er, 88, passed brother, Maraw ay Tu e s d ay vin S. Meyer, Jan. 4, 2011, at both of Livher home. She erpool, three was a native and nieces and six life resident of nephews. Liverpool. She Funeral w as an Ar my services will veteran of WWII be private Ethel S. Meyer and a member of with burial in Liverpool American Woodlawn Cemetery, Legion Post 188. She Syracuse. Contribuis survived by her sister, tions may be made to Virginia M. (Philip) the SPCA.

Father, grandfather

Army veteran of WWII

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the Supervisor: 3 Supervisor Judy Boyke: Town Clerk, Urban Development, Zoning/ Planning Departments, Comptroller, Brewerton Revitalization meetings, Justice Department liaison. 3 Councilor Lynn Jennings: Parks & Recreation, Police liaison 3 Councilor C. Vernon Conway: Highway Department, Planning Board and Fire Departments liaison 3 Councilor Jessica Zambrano: Drainage, Zoning Board of Appeals, Tax Receiver liaison 3 Councilor James Corl, Jr.: Assessor, Assessment Board of Review, Drainage liaison** **Councilor Corl


declined his assignments, however, noting that he “can’t be liaison to offices that are understaffed and underfunded,” and his roles will be discussed with the supervisor at another time. Town Board meeting nights will be held the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month beginning at 7 p.m. The next regular Town Board meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday Jan. 12 at Cicero Town Hall, 8236 South Main Street in Cicero. For a full list of positions and salaries discussed during the Cicero reorganizational meeting, visit

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Dec. 20 with fourth degree grand larceny. 3 Camara N. Bass, 19, of 942 Highland St., Syracuse, was charged Dec. 21 with petit larceny. 3 Emmanuel W. Robinson, 22, of 903 Beley Ave., Syracuse, was charged Dec. 22 with four counts of petit larceny, and one count of second degree criminal impersonation. 3 Qahhar S. Islam, 42, of 5763 Williamson Park, Cicero, was charged Dec. 23 with third degree unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. 3 Timothy C. Keane, 46, of 132 Vanmara Dr., North Syracuse, was charged Dec. 24 with fifth degree criminal possession of stolen property. 3 Rebecca A. Baker, 38, of 6690 Park Row, Cicero, was charged Dec. 26 with second degree aggravated harassment. 3 Crystal A. Featherly, 28, of 7480 Bull St., Bridgeport, was arrested Dec. 30 on an arrest warrant for issuing a bad check.

3 Joseph G. Baker, Sr., 48, of 302 North Main St., North Syracuse, was charged Dec. 31 for operating a motor vehicle while registration suspended, third degree aggravated unauthorized operation of a motor vehicle, and operating a motor vehicle without insurance. 3 Ryan L. Vollmer, 29, of 850 Route 37, Central Square, was charged Dec. 31 with third degree aggravated unauthorized operation of a motor vehicle, failure to surrender license/ registration after suspension, operating a motor vehicle with suspended registration, and operating a motor vehicle without insurance. 3 David R. Mayers, 34, of 8336 Brewerton Rd., Cicero, was arrested Jan. 1 on a bench warrant for harassment. 3 Melissa A. Newton, 29, of 106 Melrose Dr., North Syracuse, was arrested Jan. 4 on a bench warrant for petit larceny.

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$2 surcharge to their dog license fees. Losing a hefty portion of county funding will affect its cruelty department, Morgan said, which now consists of one full-time employee and two parttimers, including Morgan. “This could definitely affect the staff, thus a reduction of services,” he said, listing food, medical service and shelter it provides during ongoing cruelty investigations. Additionally, a potential decrease in staff and services could affect how many cases the cruelty team can investigate. According to Morgan, the CNY SPCA gets called by local police departments and 911 to investigate almost all cruelty cases in the county. On a yearly basis, that number yields between 75 and 90. Last year, Morgan said, there were about nine felony arrests and up to 80 misdemeanors. Towns have asked how they can justify a surcharge for the CNY SPCA when it has nothing to do with dog licensing. Morgan has an answer. It’s to support the animal organization’s programs. “It’s going to a good cause, it’s a not-for-profit,


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finished with eight points. F-M wasn’t bad, for its part, as Ali Pliszka led with 15 points and Alexis Rios added 11 points. But the Warriors did a solid job containing the likes of Kiley Shoemaker and Charlotte Beers, holding them to six points apiece. Prior to that, the Warriors had to get through its long-awaited home opener, which took place last Tuesday against Oswego. Liverpool handled this part of it, beating the Buccaneers 58-41. Not wasting any time, the Warriors bolted out to a 17-6 lead by the

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end of the first quarter and stayed out in front, matching every Oswego run with one of its own. Ciricillo hurt the Bucs as she poured in 21 points. Help came, as usual, from Zywicki, who earned 11 points, and Tassone, who finished with seven points. Taylor Giglio led Oswego with 10 points, though seven of them were free throws. At 4-2 following the win at F-M, the Warriors visited Nottingham Tuesday and is back home Friday to face Central Square.


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In Friday night’s opening round, the Northstars faced Penfield, from Section V, and used a lot of early offense to push its way past the Patriots 7-4. CNS scored three times in each of the first two periods, sprinting out to a 6-3, and would hang on from there. Brian Hamilton notched another three-goal hat trick, adding an assist as Eric Hamilton finished with one goal and three assists. In support, Flume, Curtis Howland and Nick Hall converted, with Jake Farabee getting two assists. Matt Kennedy and Josh Vivenzio each had one assist. The final pitted CNS against Cazenovia, at 10-0 the state’s top-ranked Division II team. Proving again why it was ranked that high, the Lakers controlled matters from start to finish and beat the Northstars by a score of 6-2. Cazenovia wasted little time, getting goals from Joe Colligan, John Greacen and


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end of the first period, the Northstars won the first five matches. D’Onofrio and Copani both had first-period pins over, respectively, Joe Clancy and Jon Stefano, while Drew Dyer claimed a forfeit and Ciciarelli earned a 7-1 decision over Nick Fetterolf. Dunham started another streak by beating Tyler Heggelke 6-1, after which Bryan Hall (140) won a 13-11 classic over Wajeeh Hasan. Kiel Dyer pinned Dustin Wright-Schwanke with 23 seconds left as Segars took just 1:05 to finish off Cody Ward. After Osborne lost to Evan Stefano 7-5, Ariel Anoceto, at 189, held off Aaron Falcone 6-5. Then the Northstars went to the Buc Booster Duals at Oswego on Saturday and would go 3-2. CNS ripped the hosts from

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Brian Gara in the first period to seize a 3-0 lead. CNS did inch closer in the second period as Kennedy found the net twice, with Justin Tyler and Nick Schneid getting assists, but the Lakers pulled away late. Zach Hall finished with 35 saves. Liverpool was back in competition on Thursday night, taking on Watertown IHC and ending up in a 1-1 tie with the Cavaliers. Kody Gaulke scored in the first period, and that 1-0 lead held up for a while as Dan Wu stopped everything he faced. Eventually, Wu made 31 saves, but gave up a single goal as IHC’s Lindsey Pound tied it in the third period. Neither side would convert in overtime. But the Warriors struggled in a weekend trip to the north country, losing 10-2 to Potsdam and 8-1 to St. Lawrence as its record fell to 2-8. Liverpool plays West Genesee and Solvay this week as CNS takes on Corcoran and Baldwinsville.

Oswego 72-3 and routed Oneida 62-13, but in between lost a 42-33 decision to Wayne and fell to South Jefferson 45-32. At the end of the meet, though, CNS knocked off Baldwinsville 48-22 – this taking place just four days before the Northstars and Bees meet again with first place in the CNY Counties League National division on the line. Liverpool had a strong showing on Saturday at the Central Square Duals, going 5-2. Cukalevski earned top wrestler honors as the Warriors beat APW 54-21, Marathon 75-12, Northern Adirondack 42-31, Watertown 81-6 and Watertown IHC 72-11. Liverpool lost a narrow 40-39 decision to Chenango Valley and fell to the hosts from Central Square 44-31.

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