Russ Tarby

Recent Stories

Liverpool: Tulip Street neighbors worried about proposed Meyer Manor Apartments

Two dozen residents of the Tulip Street area north of the Thruway attended the Nov. 16 meeting of the Liverpool Village Board of Trustees to express their concerns about a 130-unit apartment complex proposed for their neighborhood.

LIVIN' IN LIVERPOOL: LaMont’s death marks end of an era

When Val LaMont died during the early morning hours of Monday, Nov. 16, his passing at age 86 marked the end of an era.

Liverpool: Village scrutinizes solicitors

Last month, the Liverpool Village Board of Trustees authorized Mayor Gary White to engage the services of Accurate Background Investigations to improve the village’s oversight of itinerant vendors of merchandise, solicitors and canvassers.

Tease photo

Homage to the Haudenosaunee

Skä·noñh – Great Law of Peace Center opens with festivities Saturday

The French Fort was erected in 1933 at 6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway and was reinvented 60 years later as the Sainte Marie among the Iroquois, a recreation of the 17th century Jesuit mission. The site now re-emerges as Skä·noñh – Great Law of Peace Center, which celebrates the culture of the Haudenosaunee, the Six Nations, composed of the Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora Native American nations.

LIVIN' IN LIVERPOOL: Former Hicks house for sale

One of the most spectacular 19th century buildings in the village —the columned cobblestone edifice erected by Liverpool businessman Jonathan Hicks in 1854 — is now for sale.

LIVIN' IN LIVERPOOL: Bagpipers bring music back to the White Water Pub

The brazen peal of bagpipes rang out on South Willow Street from the White Water Pub last Thursday evening. The melodic buzzing could be heard distinctly throughout the village business district.

Liverpool: Drainage issues mitigated at Young & Franklin parking lot

The corner of Pearl and Salina streets looks appreciably drier these days. At the Oct. 19 meeting of the Liverpool Village Board of Trustees, Mayor Gary White reported that drainage issues in the southeast corner of the village have been mitigated.

Every great meal deserves a great presentation

As a veterinarian, Holly Koenig watched over the health of countless felines and canines, tending to broken bones and bellyaches. As a longtime collector of vintage china, however, Holly steered her career from dogs to dinnerware.

LIVIN' IN LIVERPOOL: A Greaser passes, but the Strangers rock on

When drummer Larry Luttinger was a teenager, he’d hoof it from Liverpool High School directly to Rick Scappichio’s house on 3 Jay Path in Bayberry to jam and rehearse.

LIVIN' IN LIVERPOOL: Lady of the Lake hopes to return to legislature

Fourth District Onondaga County Legislator Judy Tassone rose to the occasion last year by voting against construction of the Lakeview Amphitheater. Over the objections of Tassone and Fifth District Legislator Kathy Rapp, who also lives in Liverpool, the county went ahead and built the amphitheater on the western shore of Onondaga Lake. It opened Sept. 3 with a concert by country superstar Miranda Lambert.

More stories