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The Art and Science of Honey Production Workshop will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at Room 125 Charlton Hall, Morrisville State College, Morrisville, NY , and is sponsored by Johnstons Honey Bee Farm and CCE of Madison County.
Registration opens at 8:00 am, followed by speakers, including Peter Borst, Michael Johnston, and Lloyd Spear, covering topics relating to Honey Production, including plants, soils, honeybees, honey composition, harvesting, packaging and marketing honey.
Cost of the program is $45.00 (includes lunch). Preregistration is required. There are two ways to register: Send your name, address, email and telephone, along with a check for $45 payable to CCE of Madison County, to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County, PO Box 1209, 100 Eaton Street, Morrisville, NY 13408; or register online and pay via PayPal at https://events.cornell.edu/event
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2017 Final Budget
Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century
APRIL 21, 2017
"The Links, East Syracuse New York
7:30am - 2:00pm Tours following.
Tax Collector Sharon Larkin will be available Jan 1 - Jan 31, 2017 on Mondays and Tuesdays at her home - 5400 Nelson Rd. from 9:30 am to 4:00pm, and Wednesdays at the Town office - 3151 Fenner East Rd. from 9:30am to 2:00pm. See the Legal Notices Tab for the full notice.
Dogs in the Town of Fenner that are more than 4 months old are required to be licensed by the Town. Proof of Rabies vaccine must be provided. Please see the How To and FAQs tab for more details or contact the Clerk's Office at 655-2705 if you have any questions.
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Need an Accessible Parking Permit?
Town of Fenner residents may obtain a temporary or a permanent accessible parking permit from the Town Office without charge. The attending physician must fill out a form indicating which permit is applicable. Temporary permits are good for six months and permanent permits for five years.
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Town of Fenner Meeting Times
TOWN BOARD MEETING
Dec – Mar at 12:30 P.M. 2nd Wednesday of the month
Apr – Nov at 8:00 P.M. 2nd Wednesday of the month.
PLANNING BOARD MEETING
3rd Wednesday of month at 7:30 P.M.
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEETING
3rd Wednesday of month at 7:30 P.M. AS NEEDED
Since Planning Board and ZBA Meetings are
scheduled for the same time they are held
in different rooms of the Town Building.
Please make sure you are at the meeting
you intend to attend.
Please note that the Town of Fenner court starts
On Saturday February 4th the Friends of Lorenzo will host a Bootleggers Ball. Come and enjoy as the Friends of Lorenzo transform a local establishment TBD into an action-filled speakeasy featuring live Jazz music, cocktails from local distilleries, gaming tables, dancing and more. Wear your best flapper dress and bootleg best. For more information or tickets please visit www.friendsoflorenzo.org/bootleggers-ball.
On Saturday February 4th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm the Oneida County History Center will host a special presentation by the Utica/Oneida Branch NAACP in honor of Black History Month entitled “The Crisis in Black Education.” The program will include special panel discussion moderated by Mrs. Evon Ervin, poetry readings, dance presentations, musical performances and more. There is no charge for this event. For more information please call 315-796-2512 or visit www.oneidacountyhistory.org.
On Saturday February 11th at 1:00 pm the Oneida County History Center will host “A Soldier’s Journey through the Heart of the Park.” Railroad historian John Taibi will use period photographs to tell the story of his father’s trip from Utica to Lake Placid on the New York Central Railroad. There is no charge for this event. For more information please call 315-796-2512 or visit www.oneidacountyhistory.org.
On Sunday February 19th at 1:00 pm the Oneida Community Mansion House welcomes author Carol Faulkner who will present on adultery in the late 19th century. Faulkner, author of Lucretia Mott’s Heresy: Abolition and Women’s Rights in 19th-Century America and Women’s Radical Reconstruction, will examine the debate over adultery and marriage among nineteenth-century Americans. During the mind-19th century feminists, abolitionists, communitarians, free lovers and spiritualists challenged the legal institution of marriage, and imagined more egalitarian, consensual relationships between men and women. While society condemned adultery, these reformers condemned marriage. The 2017 speakers series is sponsored by a Humanities New York Action Grant. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for students (members of the Oneida Community Mansion House are admitted for no additional donation). For more information please call 315-363-0745 or visit www.oneidacommunity.org.
On Friday February 24th at 3:00 pm Oneida Community Mansion House Curator of Education Molly Jessup will lead a special “Behind the Scenes Tour” of the Mansion House. The tour will feature a rare opportunity to explore the attic spaces, basements and towers of the National Historic Landmark. Tour admission is $5 for OCMH members and $15 for all adults and $8 for students aged 8 & up. Reservations are required in advance of the tour, to reserve your spot please call 315-363-0745.
On Saturday February 25th at 11:00 am & 3:00 pm Oneida Community Mansion House Curator of Education Molly Jessup will lead a special “Behind the Scenes Tour” of the Mansion House. The tour will feature a rare opportunity to explore the attic spaces, basements and towers of the National Historic Landmark. Tour admission is $5 for OCMH members and $15 for all adults and $8 for students aged 8 & up. Reservations are required in advance of the tour, to reserve your spot please call 315-363-0745.
On Saturday February 25th at 1:00 pm the Oneida County History Center will host a special presentation entitled Adirondack “French Louie.” Regional historian Peter Hemmerich will speak about “French Louie” Seymour, a well-known character in Adirondack Folklore. Louie was an eccentric hermit who lived in the wilderness of the West Canada Lakes region during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, spending most of his time as a guide, trapper and woodsmen. There is no charge for this event. For more information please call 315-796-2512 or visit www.oneidacountyhistory.org.
On Sunday March 19th from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm the Madison County Historical Society will host a special “Art of Theorem Painting Workshop.” Artist and educator Pamela Vogan Lynch will lead participants through the steps and techniques needed to create a framed theorem painting of a basket of pansies utilizing materials by theorem designer, Jean Hansen. Theorem materials will be provided. The workshop is for adults and children aged 12 and up. The cost of the workshop is $18 per person. Registrations is required. To register or for more information please call 315-363-4136 or email email@example.com.
On Sunday March 19th at 1:00 pm the Oneida Community hosts a special presentation entitled “Uncle Johnny’s Girl Farm: Escapism Through Utopian Fantasy in the Mid-Twentieth Century.” Come and learn how during the mid-20th century men’s magazines ran stories describing the “sex cult that rocked New York,” a myth-based and dramatic re-telling on of the Oneida Community with salacious details. These stories reveal twentieth century ideals about marriage, masculinity and monogamy through the interpretation of their utopia. Admission is free for members or $2 + museum admission for non-members. For more information please call 315-363-0745 or visit www.oneidacommunity.org.
On Friday March 24th at 6:30 pm the Morrisville Public Library welcomes Madison County Historian Matthew Urtz who will present “Faces from the Archives.” Utilizing records from Madison County’s extensive government records Urtz will tell the stories of different people and events. He will also feature different collections of documents to showcase the wide collection of documents that are available to researchers. There is no charge for this event. For more information please call 315-684-9130.
The breathtaking sights of Fenner, NY. Photographs by Rhea Wisniewski, Town of Fenner resident.