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EDITORIAL: Village residents: Don’t forget to vote June 16

This Tuesday, voters in both Liverpool and North Syracuse will head to the polls to select their leadership.

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ASSEMBLY: Education reforms put the focus back on learning

When it comes to education, we must make every effort to provide our children with a solid foundation that will prepare them for future success. This includes providing vital funding for our schools and making certain the education policies we enact will give our students the support and opportunities they deserve.

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FROM THE LEGISLATURE: If you’re being overcharged for utilities, contact NYSDPS

The New York State Department of Public Service’s (NYSDPS) primary mission is to ensure affordable, safe, secure and reliable access to electric, gas, steam, telecommunications and water services for New York state’s residential and business consumers while protecting the natural environment.

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LETTER: Vote out those who imposed village tax increases

To the editor: Well, I got my village tax bill today, and to all of you responsible for the tax increase, get out of Dodge. I will be voting on Election Day for Butterfield for mayor (he pays a lot of village tax) and Gustafson and Gaiser for trustee, the new players in the game.

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LETTER: Butterfield best man for mayor

To the editor: I must admit I know very little about politics, in particular what is involved in a political campaign.

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Vote Gaiser for trustee

To the editor: As many of you who live in North Syracuse know, village elections are scheduled for June 16. After being involved in village politics for over 15 years, Jack Gaiser has decided to run for village trustee.

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LETTER: Vote Butterfield, Linnertz and Gaiser in North Syracuse June 16

To the editor: On June 16, you have the opportunity to elect a man who would be an incredible asset as mayor of the village of North Syracuse.

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LETTER: Another vote for Butterfield

To the editor: We as residents of the village of North Syracuse for over 18 years urge you to vote for Gary Butterfield, a man of integrity and leadership, qualities that matter in today’s world.

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LETTER: Butterfield for mayor of North Syracuse

To the editor: We are writing to support Gary Butterfield for mayor of the village of North Syracuse.

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Phase III of Brewerton Revitalization Project on hold

The Brewerton Revitalization Project has stalled once again. The Cicero Town Board voted to table a decision on appropriating $90,750 for Phase III of construction for the Local Waterfront Revitalization Project at Brewerton’s Riverfront Park at its May 27 meeting. Councilor Mark Venesky said he wanted to pursue other funding options before dipping into the fund balance.

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FROM THE LEGISLATURE: Legislature accepts funds to improve infrastructure

I believe that one way that we can move our county forward is by improving our infrastructure. At our May legislative session we authorized funding to improve our highways and bridges, we accepted grant funding to continue the development of the Skä·noñh – Great Law of Peace Center, and we refinanced some outstanding bonds at a lower interest rate.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Buy local this season to support our community

Here in Onondaga County, agriculture is a vital part of our community and a cornerstone of our economy. I’ve been working hard to support our state’s dedicated farmers and ensure they have the resources they need to thrive, but there’s more that can be done. By shopping at our local farmers markets this season, you can do your part to strengthen our economy and bring home fresh, healthy products for you and your family.

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LIVIN' IN LIVERPOOL: Local Dems line up to replace Assemblyman Sam Roberts

It looks like it’ll be a dogfight for the Democratic Party nomination to replace Assemblyman Sam Roberts. Or maybe a catfight.

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Republicans announce candidacy for village seats

Gary Butterfield has announced his candidacy as mayor of the village of North Syracuse. Butterfield has served as a village trustee since 2005. Running on the same ticket are current Trustee Paul Linnertz, who is seeking to retain his seat, and Jack Gaiser, who seeks the other open trustee position. All three are Republicans.

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LETTER: Becallo responds on issue of deputy supervisor

To the editor: A few of Cicero Town Supervisor Jessica Zambrano’s friends have asked about my questioning whether a recent Cicero Town Board meeting led by Bill Meyer, who is not a Cicero Town Board member and is not an elected official, may have been an illegal meeting, and I am happy to respond.