Cicero’s only town-run beach will reopen for swimming this summer.
Plates in the Park welcomes food trucks to Cicero
During the lunch hours of Oct. 6, Skyway Park hosted three local food trucks and Bella Domani Catering & Banquets for “Plates in the Park: Food Truck Frolic.”
At its Sept. 23 meeting, the Cicero Town Board announced that it will be able to save money on planting trees as part of Phase III of the Brewerton Revitalization Project.
Long Branch Elementary has had to postpone its Community Playground Build. The volunteer event, originally scheduled for Friday, Aug. 28, and Saturday, Aug. 29, has been postponed because the site contractor is in the hospital.
Share the Road makes Cicero safer for bicyclists
About the only place I haven’t seen a ‘Share the Road’ sign is outside my bedroom window,” said Tom Beaulieu, an avid bicyclist and one of the driving forces behind Cicero’s “Share the Road” initiative.
The Cicero Farmers Market, which is held on the grounds of NOPL @ Cicero, will be hosting Field Days on Aug. 18 and Sept. 1 and 8.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the United States. It infects about 300,000 people a year, roughly 10 times more Americans than previously reported. The number of cases reported annually has increased nearly 25-fold since national surveillance began in 1982, making it a huge public health problem. So what should we do about it? To start, we should educate ourselves about the problem.
NOPL at Cicero LibraryFarm hosts nature camp
An exuberant group of tweens spends each Friday morning trawling through the junior gardeners’ plot at the NOPL at Cicero LibraryFarm as part of a 14-week nature camp. On July 17, they were counting radish seedlings, harvesting fistfuls of peas and beans and looking for their unofficial toad mascot, Bomber.
As you’re spending more time outside this summer, make sure you keep yourself and your pets safe from rabies. There is no treatment for this virus, which is transmitted by the bite of a rabid mammal, but luckily, rabies is preventable.
I wanted to take a moment and provide the district with an update on some of the constituent concerns I have received in the past few weeks. I received several calls about the potholes on Second Street in the village of Liverpool and the overgrowth of the brush on Onondaga Lake Parkway. I am pleased to report both issues will be remedied in the very near future.
To the editor: Help, oh, please help. Please take a field trip to the eastern shore of Onondaga Lake and see what Bill Lansley’s authorized tactics of “letting the weeds grow” has done to this shoreline.
With summer now in full swing, it’s the perfect time to explore the beautiful landscapes and endless outdoor activities available to you right here in Central New York. And with this July marking 30 years of Parks and Recreation Month, there’s no better way to celebrate then by getting outside, enjoying fresh air and making memories with family and friends.
A proposal to install a card-activated lift gate at Onondaga Lake Park was revisited at the Liverpool Village Board of Trustees’ June 15 meeting.
The warm weather is here, and as I drive around town I notice that many people are out and about doing yard work and keeping their lawns looking neat and tidy. Thank you, Salina residents, for showing pride in your homes and keeping Salina looking beautiful!
As you enjoy some fun in the sun this Fourth of July, it’s important to protect your body’s largest organ: the skin.