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Eagle-bulletin. ([Fayetteville, N.Y.]) 1979-current, September 10, 1986, Image 1

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East Syracuse-Minoa's Danielle LaRocca, number 12, and West Genesee's Karen Parody vie for control of tfee ball during last Wednesday's varsity soccer game* The WG Wildcats won 2-0. Photo/ Graham L Johnson. Study House Chan In Historic District Asks Bypass Claiming that DeWitt has a clear that a bypass is needed to more serious traffic problem'on correct the traffic congestion Rt. 5 than North Syracuse does problem facing residents of east- An attempt to convert a single-family home listed in the National Register of Historic Places has brought unknown amounts of red tape to confront the owner. The building, at 117 East Genesee St., Payetteville, is owned by Michael Decker, a der and developer. He plied to the Fayetteville Tanning Board to convert the buiMmg.into three apartments and a blisiriess. The board ordered its secret­ ary to forward the application to the regional and state offices of the state Dept. of Environmen­ tal Conservation, the state parks department which over­ sees historical buildings, the Landmark Assn. of Central New York and the Syracuse- Onondaga County Planning Agency, to determine if any of those agencies has' objections to the village planning board act­ ing as lead agency for the State Environmental Quality Review. If there are no objections, the planning board will be able to continue with its review process. The village building inspec­ tor, Andy Getty, issued Mr. De­ cker a stop-work order July-29 because he had no building per­ mit for the work he was doing, was operating a business in a Residential Three zone without living on the premises and had failed to obtain a site plan ap­ proval from the vJQfege. The board revie^dlMr.. De­ cker's application^af ite A%gtlst 4 meeting and\ had a public Hear­ ing at its September-2 meeting. The public hearing was ad­ journed to October 6, the next scheduled meeting of the plan­ ning board. In a related matter, the Fayet­ teville Village Board, at its Sep­ tember 8 meeting, directed vil­ lage attorney Robert Baldwin to prepare a law^jregarding: estab­ lishment of a village historic dis­ trict, one that would include homes on East Genesee St. Pro­ visions for an historic district are in the new village zoning or­ dinance. ern Onondaga! County.'' The supervisor added that perhaps federal fundsmay be niadia a^ilabf&immedia for bypass construction., with its roads, Burton Lowitz, supervisor, has asked Governor Cuomo that funds for a Rt. 5/ East Genesee St. bypass be in­ cluded, in tne~\iReb^ild N^w \In a Septembete^etter^ ;r^wmsaWileW5 traffic pro­ blem \has been studied-time and Manfius Cehte^Rd?,:for.the4>ast , , - . 20 : years however no construe- again by the N6w; York- State * tion-~plans have been approved DeB|.ofTranspoi^tion ?} anditis for the nearfuture ring Classes Crowd School importance. It id not a great situation but this is always the possibility when you're in a rent­ ing situation. It think they'll hang together,\ Mrs. Sopper says. Mrs. Sopper^ only concern is transportation to the Tecumseh Building. She is encouraging members to set up car pools and help each other find rides to the For the past ten years the Jamesville Young at Heart, a senior citizens group, has been meeting at the Jamesville Elementary School. But that is about to change with the school's increased enrollment and the group will now meet at the Tecumseh. Building on Waring Rd., near Drumlins. According to Dr. Robert Cat- ney, principal at Jamesville twice-weekly meetings Elementary, the room previ­ ously used for Young at Heart meetings will now be used for a first grade class. \We've had to eliminate all community use of the school rooms. All classrooms are now; r being used for instructional^ purposls,\ Dr. Catney said, d v In 1985, when the Jamesville i% CJommtfirity Museum opened its: 1 doors a| the former St, Mark's 1 'j Church)^he;-rcKim the mtiseuto;'% previpusWo^Jpi ^At^escliool^ was class. '\ _ - I;,.;, ^ The seniors group, which has;'^ about 40 members; was offerecf an alternative room next to the' 1 cafeteria on the school's lower level,,.however the room was smalltor the group'sjoeeds and the offer was declined. Ruth Sopper, coordinator of the DeWitt Parks and Recrea­ tion Depatmenf s senior citizen groups, claims that only two members of the Young at Heart were strongly opposed to the move. \Most members felt it was more important to maintain the cohesiveness of the group and where they met was of secondary Developers of Clark Bill came pposfflraemeu^ut^ereJ^na! given a lecpna chance, to con­ sider reducing the density of the 51-acre subdivision just west of /Fremont Hills. /, The Manlius Town Planning ^>f\^oard defeated a motion to ap- ry[ prove the 126-lot subdivision * proposal by a three to two vote. John Greenfield and Tom Kane, who made and seconded the mo­ tion, voted to approve the site plan. Carson Buck, Robert Schlichting and Joseph Lupia voted against it. Robert Smith was absent, and Chairman Lamson Dawley didn't vote. \It's sCiil too, dense for the area,*' Mr/Buck said of the prop­ osal. Mr. Schlichting and Mr, Lupia concurred. Clark Hill is between Bowman and Taylor Rds. r Tne dey^lopfers reduced by 17 board has dragged these people _^ -j ^^ttt ^j.^-,.. _. . une \Jfeljy £he Doan £TJh£ area has also been increasediby tine addition of an- ^80 -fobt -strip of land at. the southeastern corner of the property and all corner lots were given additional fron­ tage. The members of the board who voted against the proposal ag­ reed to meet before September 15, the board's next scheduled meeting, to determine what modifications to the proposal they will suggest to the develop­ ers. Mr. Greenfield and Mr. Kane agreed to withdraw their, de­ feated motion to approve the subdivision to permit the de­ velopers an opportunity to con­ sider the modifications. \I am totally upset that this onceand fben turned them down again,* said Mr. Kane. \We should have turned them down the first night.\ He said the amount of money the developers have had to spend on engineering and related costs during the,time their proposal has been before the board is as­ tronomical. Tra an architect,\ he said, know.\ 'I The board must vote again at its September 15 meeting to ac­ cept, accept with modifications or to deny the proposal or it will be automatically approved 45 days after the August 18 public hearing. The board is not scheduled to meet again before the October deadline. On Display- In NYC The prize-winning photo­ graphy of Eric Thun of DeWitt will be featured in< a display of the 1986 Scholastic/Kodak Photography Awards winners at the Citicorp Center, 153 East 58rd Street, New York City, September 16 to 30. The exhibit includes more than 325 black- and-white and color photos. Mr. Thun earned a place in this annual presentation by winning a Kodak Medallion of Excellence award in the nation­ wide junior and senior high school competition sponsored by Eastman Kodak Company and conducted by Scholastic Inc. This photograph, by Eric Thun of DeWitt, will '.be displayed : in the, f 1986 Scholastic/kodak Photography Awards exhibit In the Citicorp Center, New York City from September 16 to 30. It received a Kodak Medallion of Excellence Award.

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