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Skaneateles election update: Republicans get endorsement; voter registration totals

The Skaneateles Republican Party candidates for office secured an endorsement from the Independence Party of New York last week. Voter enrollments breakdowns for Skaneateles and Spafford show a clear advantage for Republicans.

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Skaneateles town budget calls for tax decrease

The Skaneateles town board released its tentative 2014 operating budget at its Oct. 3 meeting. The budget calls for a 4.92 percent tax rate decrease, excluding taxes levied to the special districts for fire, sewer and water services.

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LETTER: Sennett as supervisor could be a conflict of interests

Letter to the editor from the Oct. 16 edition of the Skaneateles Press.

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Creating a ‘little piece of historic legacy’

Local decorative artist restores 19th century schoolhouse one warm weekend at a time

Heather Bruno-Sears found the bones of an oxen in her front yard, a 1902 Indian-head penny by her front doorstep, a handmade glass marble in the interior dirt under the window, and a 19th century cast-iron toy pull horse in her garden. She’s not a treasure hunter, an intense antiquer or a “pawn star,” but rather a lover of historic buildings who is restoring a circa 1814 one-room schoolhouse in Spafford one warm weekend at a time.

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Election is about issues not signs

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Letter to the editor from the Oct. 2 edition of the Skaneateles Press.

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Father and son team cook it up online

George Rossi’s email address gives a hint to his personality: pianna plunker.

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Pit bull advocacy group seeks to change laws, perception

When Stephanie Heath Higgins met Grace, she could barely hold up her head. The pit bull, at 7 or 8 years old, should have weighed around 60 pounds. But Grace weighed about 30. She was emaciated, dehydrated, suffering from an eye infection. She couldn’t walk. Her organs were shutting down. But Higgins loved her anyway.

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Concerns raised about Skaneateles fire siren

After the fire department submitted a petition to have it put back up, the village board resolved to meet and address the issue of the village fire siren.

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LETTER: Support Jim Greenfield

Letter to the editor from the Oct. 16 edition of the Skaneateles Press.

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Tentative 2013 town budget Calls for small spending increase and nearly 0 percent tax increase

The tentative Skaneateles town budget for 2013 contains a 1.8 percent spending increase, a 0.04 percent tax increase and no layoffs of town personnel. “We’re in pretty good shape,” said Town Supervisor Terri Roney.

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Skaneateles town board makes two appointments

The Skaneateles town board took steps toward filling three town positions at its Sept. 19 meeting.

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