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Name :   L Holland
Location :   
Date :   March 30, 2014
Message :   To Insider - Do you know what *coerce* means?


Name :   Not that stupid
Location :   to insider
Date :   now
Message :   What a crock ! Rowland OWNS the house, she has final say over what its called. I of A answers to her, How do you *coerce* your boss ? More BS from the I of A and Rowland.


Name :   insider
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   PTR did not want a house named after her, word is IoA had to coerce her into it


Name :   observer
Location :   
Date :   3 29 2014
Message :   They say they are naming it Rowland House to “honor” PTR. But PTR is sole owner of the I of A. So isn’t she honoring herself?


Name :   Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   March 20 2014
Message :   Last night board of trustees met, discussed budget and traffic study. Although G. Bates doesnt become trustee until April, she did not attend meeting to start her orientation. This is disappointing already.


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   3.20.14
Message :   dear anna - yes of course grace had the right to run but didnt deserve to win on the false accusations she spread in BOLD RED print at the debate which have been proven and recognized as wrong but she did not retract. such sad pathetic unethical behavior.


Name :   Jennifer Holland
Location :   Cabo, Mexico
Date :   March19
Message :   Just read about the election; all I can say is YES!!!!!! Bonnie Bennett won by a landslide, so I hope the peoples voice will be kept at a whisper.


Name :   Amused
Location :   
Date :   Always funny
Message :   when someone expresses *their* opinion on topic and then tells everyone else to stop talking about it.


Name :   Anna H.
Location :   White Cottage on DH
Date :   
Message :   As much as MT is respected in this community Im not sure she is capable of fully representing it. Grace has/had every right to win you guys, because she ran. Can we stop this meaness now. Pleasants coming.


Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/who-won-village-elections-in-aurora-skaneateles-elbridge-and-meridian/article_e3737922-3182-5873-be03-8dc1d00fdf0e.html
Message :   Yes, its official.


Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   voting booth
Date :   Election Day
Message :   Congratulations Mayor Bennet, a decisive victory, 109 to 55. Incumbents Murphy & VanOrman each around 100 votes easily bested Driscoll & Easter with totals in the 50s. Grace didnt deserve to beat Marie Taylor by 5 votes, but did.


Name :   ANONYMOUS (why not? everyone else is!)
Location :   Debate
Date :   Two big thumbs down
Message :   to the 2 people who hijacked the communitys mayoral debate to air - at length - their *personal* agendas.


Name :   Fool
Location :   the Hill
Date :   3/10
Message :   Dear *Fence Question* Just so Ms. Holland doesnt have to keep answering the same, and because Im bored, THERE IS NO LAKE PATH. What you refer to was the railroad which was sold into private property long ago. PRIVATE, get it?


Name :   Fence Question
Location :   The question still is, is the permit
Date :   below the permit for the fence that
Message :   blocks the Lake Trail, which obviously exists, but now seems degraded by an attempted blockage. At the debate Bonnie said there was no such permit issued. So what is this gate about and what board approved it?


Name :   Watchman- still here, and so is she
Location :   Todays Syracuse Post Standard - page I-1
Date :   March 9, Sunday
Message :   PTR interview in upcoming issue of CNY magazine previewed. She *explains what brought her back and why she feels like her past efforts were misunderstood,* tells us now she will finish her vision


Name :   L Holland
Location :   Simply put:
Date :   the Aurora village mayor
Message :   is not involved in the process of issuing or approving permits.


Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   3-9-14
Message :   Signing/granting permits for fences or anything else is not the mayors job. Three village boards can be involved: preservation, planning, and zoning, as well as the code inspector.


Name :   Fence Question
Location :   I think the question was if Bonnie
Date :   signed a permit for the
Message :   fence behind Morgan House that blocks the Lake Path with a closed gate. She answered No she did not. What fence permit is posted below? This is confusing.


Name :   main st guy
Location :   aurora
Date :   for some time now
Message :   M.D. is so annoying. She has been to my house, saw me at the PO and today she was at the dump. This is getting to much in your face stuff!! Over soon.


Name :   Disgusted
Location :   Had It
Date :   
Message :   doesnt say much for the integrity of the people who like her


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   Rowland lies as easily as she breathes.
Message :   How many lies has she told about her dealings in Aurora ? For example she also said she didnt own the farm on Sherwood Road. This dishonesty doesnt faze her supporters though.


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   3/5/14
Message :   The Fool has not always stayed on the hill. Hes been in that bomb shelter once or twice.


Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/inns-of-aurora-s-rowland-house-to-open-may/article_89d7f635-96ab-5bd1-ab2f-175895afe362.html
Date :   3/5/14
Message :   1-Remember when PTR told us it would always be known as Abbott House? 2-Right; tell me she doesnt still own MacChilds! 3-What will she do w/the bomb shelter under that Greek temple?


Name :   L Holland - I understand that there was a question
Location :   about whether we had acquired a permit for our fence
Date :   Of course we did.
Message :   http://www.scribd.com/doc/210778006/Permit-for-Fence


Name :   oh no!
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   According to pz her children are STARVING! Dont they feed them at Manlius Pebble Hill or in Hawaii???


Name :   village resident
Location :   aurora
Date :   3/1/14
Message :   Mayoral Debates schedule: Tues. 3/4/14 8:30 PM Wells Campus & Tues. 3/11/14 7:00 PM Aurora Firehouse


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   2.27.14
Message :   joanna let us fix you up with a good esl coach. meanwhile, will there be a candidates debate this year?


Name :   Johanna
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Me an imbecile? Laura where did you learn the word? I wrote about you several moons ago. Go back and research (ha ha). Your behavior is like a spoiled child or an old person regretting the spent years. They do not come back! Get over yourself.


Name :   Johanna
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   My mistake. I thought LH own the village and wanted PTL and LMR out. The way she opposes these two women one would think they have displaced her in her Kingdom of Aurora.


Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   Feb 22
Message :   Have to say, that is an excellent explication from LH. So: what are the issues in the upcoming election? Lets consider & discuss community goals or problems, not personality conflicts.


Name :   L Holland 2. 22.14To the anonymous imbecile -
Location :   I am a private citizen – I cannot be compared to PTR or LMR.
Date :   I don’t control people’s lives & livelihoods & village. I do not own the village.
Message :   I control no one. I am not a member of govt. I make & vote on no laws. There is no reason to have comments about me here. If you want to talk to me, anytime, you know where to find me. Focus on the issues, not me.


Name :   CJ
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Heard PTL kicked tenant out of her property because the rent was late. After all the money that woman has you think she would give the tenant time to pay or even forgive the rent. Does she hear what the Bible say about sharing the wealth?


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   2.18.14
Message :   marie dentes, whoever she is, filed to run against mayor bennett & there are 3 newbies running against current trustees.


Name :   Fool
Location :   the Hill
Date :   2/12/14
Message :   What makes you think Marie Dentes wishes to be our mayor?


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   2.11.14
Message :   and who the hell is marie dentes and what makes anyone think she is qualified to be our mayor? just another pleasant puppet we dont need that.


Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Jan 29 2014
Message :   Has the hardware store building escaped doll womans clutches? Or has she devoured it also?


Name :   
Location :   for Diane Australia
Date :   
Message :   Wells grad very rich very nasty old woman bought the town for something to do. Owns all the business buildings She runs them as she wants to appeal to tourists. No interest or concern for the people who live in aurora


Name :   Diane
Location :   Australia
Date :   24/1/14
Message :   Im reading this from Australia - whats happened to my old home town? What is happening to the old Webster farm and the former school house?


Name :   Shocked...
Location :   chicken wire porches and toilet paper on the floor?
Date :   in her sef promotion she says
Message :   *Mama Bear that I am, I treat each customers home that I sell as if it were my very own..always wanting it to appear at its best!* I would not want that treatment.


Name :   
Location :   http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2014/01/house_of_the_week_restored_mansion_on_cayuga_lake.html
Date :   1.6.14
Message :   interesting: the syracuse sunday paper


Name :   CNY Alumna
Location :   http://www.cnn.com/books/news/9909/02/christ.science.salon/
Date :   1/5/14
Message :   Oh my. I sometimes read the Christian Science Monitor too didnt know bout the religion/cult behind it. Sounds no crazier than Hoffman Inst but more dangerous. Both now at home along Rt 90?


Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   http://www.theatlantic.com/past/docs/unbound/flashbks/xsci/suffer.htm
Date :   1/4/14
Message :   Many thoughtful people concerned - among other things - about the welfare of defenseless, dependent children may not agree with you or Mary Baker Eddy; but I still miss the (independent) MonitoRadio and daily CSM.


Name :   L Holland
Location :   I do not think of Christian Science as a cult.
Date :   January 3, 2013
Message :   It is a modern American religion. & I used to appreciate their paper till it quit publishing the paper edition. Manchester is an old friend of McCs & had one of the original patterns named after him.


Name :   
Location :   http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/12/mackenzie-childs_king_ferry_estate_sells_for_595000.html
Date :   1.3.14
Message :   oh. sounds like this cj is a christian scientist too. that would explain a lot. and look out - they are going to create an *inspirational retreat* here. what next.


Name :   Watchman - still here
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/updated-mackenzie-childs-king-ferry-property-sold-to-prominent-christian/article_2493296a-70a0-11e3-9080-0019bb2963f4.html
Date :   New Years Eve 2013
Message :   Speaking of loons: another cult comes here to roost. So,what could be the relationship between the Hoffman Institute and Christian Scientists?


Name :   
Location :   That crappy property isnt worth a tenth of what she is asking.
Date :   
Message :   The Big White Horse is not buying Lyon House because of its absurd price. The BWH did not get where she is being taken advantage of.


Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   12/1/13
Message :   Why hasnt the dame greedy for grand lake houses bought up Ken Zabriskies or Lyon House, both languishing on the market? Very strange. And what one earth will become of Taylor House? Yet another Inn? Stay tuned...


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   11/29
Message :   for just me. she did buy Wallcourt

Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora Planning Board & the underground stream
Date :   April 21, 2011
Message :   It was the charge & the DUTY of the Planning Board of 2006 to resolve the plan for the stream & verify K/Ps claims BEFORE the board gave permission to cram that house in there. But the board didnt fulfill their duty.
Name :   L Holland April 21, 2010
Location :   They LIED. The Aurora govt at the time
Date :   WILLINGLY, gleefully, swallowed their lies
Message :   & allowed this debacle. Now the taxpayers of NYState are on the hook for what THEY promised THEY would pay for & the state will attempt to take OUR property because THEY lied & the village allowed it.
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Next Door To A Big Mess
Date :   April 20, 2011
Message :   If you have not yet read this, now is the time, because it is about to turn into another big fight: http://www.scribd.com/doc/14057159/No-Plan-for-the-Stream2
Name :   HA- see how Mr. Family Man Deputy Mayor describes himself!
Location :   The brainless puppet and his owners are all Fascists.
Date :   And NILICO is a despicable scam - google it!
Message :   From http://twitter.com/#!/GeoFarenthold Husband to Lisa, Father to Rachel, Julie, Carol, Annie and Zoey-the dog. Democratic Enviro Labor Activist. Deputy Mayor, Marketing Representative AIL/NILICO
Name :   The Twit Twitters!
Date :   4 18 2011
Message :   http://twitter.com/#!/GeoFarenthold
Name :   they are not green
Location :   Zywgards
Date :   April 18
Message :   just because they say they are. They should be embarrassed at the mess they left at OUR park.The whole scene is unkempt and just plain ugly. They should not be allowed to get away with it. Green..my ass. White... trash is more like it.
Name :   Swan Songs
Location :   Part Three
Date :   4/20/11
Message :   I will always love you
Name :   L Holland - To The Anonymous Coward
Location :   Havent we been through this before?
Date :   No, I have nothing to do with this website.
Message :   Except to read & contribute to it, as you do. I am curious, Anonymous Coward, why would you claim that this is my site? BUT although this is NOT my site I am glad that it exists and believe it makes a valuable contribution to the village of Aurora.
Date :   April 2011
Message :   The soon to be extinct music dept at wells -- CRT, VP, LC, and the pianist -- are advertising their students performances this spring as Swan Song numbers 1, 2,3 etc.
Name :   Wilbur
Location :   
Date :   April 20011
Message :   The chickens are crossing the road to get away from the rats. The rats like chickenfeed.
Name :   Aurora is Wells
Location :   Wells is Aurora
Date :   This site is Laura H Laura is this site
Message :   News of Wells, Lisa and Laura =Aurora Roundup.
Name :   Who is CT?
Location :   Aurora
Date :   april 14
Name :   Swan Song
Location :   suggestions
Date :   for CT
Message :   Take this job and shove it 9 to 5 Chain Gang Workin for a Livin Get a job Bang the Drum
Name :   Why
Location :   did
Date :   the
Message :   chicken cross the road? To avoid the Dutch oven!
Name :   ex worker
Location :   well news
Date :   4/10
Message :   The only people that lost their jobs were Joy and Mary. all the rest that left was because overworked and no pay increase.
Name :   Gunga Din
Location :   turning over in my grave
Date :   4/9/11
Message :   No new layoffs but 3 new hires in Pettibone (theyre so overworked).
Name :   quiet here
Location :   here
Date :   4/8/2011
Message :   no news anywhere in town? Any more layoffs coming to Wells?
Name :   downtown/uptown
Location :   the same
Date :   3/27
Message :   MOOOOOO
Date :   March. 22. 201
Message :   Looks like Wells is going to make it thru another academic year
Name :   Was Leslie-Bernal retired like
Location :   another Vice-President was in
Date :   2006/7. Lisa has a way of firing people and paying them to say they resigned or retired.
Message :   The woman is evil! Does she realize that what she does will come back to haunt her children? Supposed she does not give a damn.
Name :   Lisa, there is a guy in
Location :   Libya with whom you would work well.
Date :   He likes power and holds on to it for dear life even when his
Message :   citizens want him out. Does that sound familiar. QUIT LISA! QUIT!
Name :   Wells wants to use all of its houses
Location :   in aurora
Date :   March 2011
Message :   for student housing. More Big Change for a small town.
Name :   The Citizen, Property Transfers
Location :   Real Estate Section, p. 3
Date :   Sunday, March 13, 2011
Message :   *Dorothy Bush, St.Michaels Md., to Pleasant T Rowland LLC, Middleton Wis., part of a parcel at 700 Sherwood Rd.* Price paid listed as zero dollars but assessed value given as 684,700! Huh?
Name :   So what time is chicken dinner?
Location :   I have my cutlery. Is there anything else I need to bring?
Name :   If those chickens are in your
Location :   yard; they become community
Date :   property. You can have chicken dinner.
Message :   No questions asked.
Name :   L Holland
Location :   
Date :   March 10, 2011
Message :   If you keep chickens shouldnt you keep them in your own yard?
Name :   I have the first problem for students to solve
Location :   Why wont Lisa resign as President so the College
Date :   can be run by more
Message :   efficient management? Figure that one out.
Name :   Watchman
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_6f5ee3ce-4abc-11e0-8897-001cc4c002e0.html
Date :   March 10
Message :   Earth to Wells: Stanfords Design Lab is run by mechanical engineers. Yours is run by - a Spanish instructor? And it will offer *problem solving that is fast, cheap and that yields breakthrough results*? Can you spell delusional?
Name :   Em
Location :   here
Date :   3/10/11
Message :   If you’re a leader who believes that what you’re doing is best, the people around you need to keep you in check. There are no checks and balances at Wells. That’s the B of D’s job… in fact, their only job.
Name :   How do you let someone who was born without
Location :   a conscience suddenly
Date :   get one?
Message :   LMR has neither conscience nor scruple...having born without.
Name :   Jen
Location :   Aurora
Date :   March 9
Message :   question for Em : why dont you blame LMR? Yes, the Board is pathetic,but is LMR SIMPLE? Can she not act on her own? Shame on LMR and the Board.
Name :   LR
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Someone sent me this and I thought of LMR...Dead Horse
Message :   Dead Horse ---The tribal wisdom of the Dakota Indians, passed on from generation to generation, says that, When you discover that you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount. However, in government, education and in corporate America, mo
Name :   Em
Location :   here
Date :   03/08/2011
Message :   I don’t blame LMR. I put all the blame on the Board. They are supposed do whatever is best for Wells, not for individuals, and they are failing at their task, miserably. Shame on them, shame on all of them.
Name :   Jen
Location :   Aurora
Date :   March 7
Message :   Come on now, one look at Lisa and you know that she can never get enough. She will NEVER walk away; she will have to be taken out by bulldozer.Selfish dictators never change, we all know that.Her little army is getting smaller though.

Message :   is that just wishful thinking or do you know something?
Name :   Pay back is a bitch
Location :   Some people at Wells
Date :   have abig PAYBACK day coming.
Message :   
Name :   Will Lisa ever has a full stomach?
Location :   Can she push herself from the table?
Message :   Doesnt she know gluttony...in food and money are sins...especially when the money you take does not belong to you.
Name :   Lisa and Leslie
Location :   fired a good Vice-President
Date :   and then Leslie took the position although her husband was on deaths bed (2007)
Message :   He is still breathing and now she is retiring because her is ill. The name has been gravely ill since 2007. Leslie only wanted to live in that house across the street, repair and rent her house and line her pocket with Wells money. At least her stomach is
Name :   When will Ann Rollo go?
Location :   It is about time she
Date :   gives up the luxurious life
Message :   on Wells campus. Lisa will be buried in the French House or the deck of Aurora Inn.
Name :   JP
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Leslie-Miller Bernals husband has been sick for years
Message :   Why is she just retiring because of his illness. B...s the is something fishy and stinky about her retirement now. Her pocket is oozing money. Maybe she has also repaired her house.
Name :   Should have said:
Location :   the latest rat.
Date :   My mistake.
Message :   She puts forth family reasons for her retirement. Her husband is not well; but he was unwell when she took the big raise to become Provost after slashing the faculty last spring. A rat is a rat, and the ship is sinking.
Name :   There are plenty of rats
Location :   still on board:
Message :   Rolo, Gunderson, MVD, and the supreme rat, Ryerson. Are they going down with the ship?
Name :   The last rat
Location :   leaves the ship
Date :   after helping to scuttle it.
Message :   Having arrogantly perverted the once worthy educational institution of Wells College - selling it out to coeducation, sports mania, gross fiscal mismanagement and Rowlands Aurora Inn Inc. - Leslie Miller Bernal is retiring in June as Dean and Provost.
Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   Feb 28
Message :   Could you please post links to the relevant google map pages? Thanks.
Name :   Ha ha!
Location :   Google Maps - Immortalized for the time being
Date :   February 2011 and October 2008
Message :   On Google Maps the Street View of the Aurora Inn shows The Protest Car vandalizd with four flat tires.
Name :   alum
Location :   Wells
Date :   Feb 26
Message :   Well, shouldnt the college have planned on fixing it before it broke? It is called preventive maintance. Lisa had better do A LOT more of it.
Message :   Just because you havent seen a bulldozer on campus doesnt mean they are not working on the heating system...it might involve a little planning in the beginning...
Name :   Bad to worse?
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Feb 20
Message :   The Aurora website has always been NOTHING but a free advertisement for that woman photographer. I forgot her name because she is not worth remembering. She just advertises her so called art work.
Name :   residents
Location :   aurora
Date :   2-119-2011
Message :   What happened to the Aurora website? It went from bad to worst?
Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   Feb 19
Message :   Family members of deceased big donors, whose named memorial funds were hi-jacked from the endowment, were assured that infrastructure repairs (specifically the heating system) would begin last fall. Ive not seen any evidence of that, have you?
Name :   Hmmmmm...
Location :   Perhaps theyve selfishly
Date :   
Message :   decided to continue to heat the campus as best they can this year before turning everything off to begin the project?!
Date :   2.19.11
Message :   and we were told the 14M stolen from the endowment last fall was going to repair the decrepit campus heating system, which broke down yet again last week. where did all that money go?
Name :   Relax a Bit!
Location :   Aurora
Date :   2/17/11
Message :   I was told this was done to meet some State Education Law requirements...
Name :   Yesterdays Citizen: area alums want to know-
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_9b37f162-38b9-11e0-8475-001cc4c002e0.html
Date :   Just how many felonies are commited on campus now days?
Message :   *The Judicial & Public Safety committee also passed a resolution allowing the county sheriff’s office to enter into an agreement with Wells College in Aurora, whereby the sheriff’s department would handle all felony & missing person cases on campus.*
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_27d0bbda-385c-11e0-a480-001cc4c03286.html
Date :   St. Valentines Day
Message :   Wells sinks into insolvency, but French House gets featured on national TV as a romantic getaway. (Thats college money donated for education you hear being flushed down the drain of all the failing Aurora Inn enterprises.)
Message :   so did the trustees fire Lisa or not?
Name :   Watchman
Location :   http://www.epageflip.net/issue/25033/2
Date :   February 12
Message :   Maybe PTR is going to build her mausoleum here. She has deeded land (at the back of Bush / Gould Farm) to the Oak Glen / Presby Church Cemetery. Lisa should be planted at her feet. Someday soon.
Message :   they are trustees, not directors, and there is no longer any kind of legitimate search and screening process for new members. lisa just appoints her cronies. or people she meets on planes and decides are instant bff. seriously.
Name :   JP
Location :   Aurora
Date :   2/12
Message :   Get on Wells Board of directors and you do not only have to wonder whats going on but you can vote to make changes.
Name :   Main St. Guy
Location :   Main St.
Date :   2/10/11
Message :   Maybe they will vote and give the folks $ this July. It has been 3 years bout time Wells gave back.
Date :   2.10.11
Message :   trustees start arriving late today. board meeting this weekend. a little later than usual.
Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Feb 9, 2011
Message :   Is there any news about the recent meeting of the Wells College Board of Trustees?
Name :   PTL
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Feb7
Message :   PTL brought a lot of misery to a tiny village. Yes, she furnished the dorms with modern furniture, yes she modernized the Inn, BUT she ruined the Fargo and caused a lot of shit. Then... She left crying. I just want her to stay GONE.
Name :   Resident
Location :   here
Date :   February 6
Message :   Stinking village? Damn graveyard? Why do you live here then?
Name :   wondering
Date :   feb 5 2011
Message :   JP,can you honestly say that, ten years later, Aurora is as happy and harmonious a community as it was prior to Pleasants arrival? I dont think so. What do you value most?
Date :   2.5.11
Message :   Yep thanks to PTR Aurora now crawls with living dead - LMR and her clan of est Hoffmanites - zombies all of them, chewing up Wells College to turn it into a cult institute.
Name :   JP
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Feb.4
Message :   PTR is the best thing that ever happened to this stinking village. At best it was a damn graveyard and she came in and woke the dead.
Name :   Aurora Foundation 10th Anniversary this year
Location :   Under Rowlands thumb
Date :   groundhog day
Message :   last word missing: She is ultimately profoundly selfish.
Name :   Aurora Foundation 10th Anniversary this year
Location :   Under Rowlands thumb
Date :   2001 - 2011
Message :   10 yrs of lies, bullying, rancor, division, she built her new buildings but destroyed the community. What a shallow, stupid, egotistical, vindictive, superficial, woman she proved to be. For all the money she dropped in Aurora she is ultimately profoundly
Name :   Hopeful...
Location :   Here
Date :   2/2/2011
Message :   Please remember that there are incredible students along with a hardworking, devoted staff who work tirelessly to keep Wells running. I wish the upper echelon at Wells could see that, and take appropriate action...
Date :   Feb 1 2011
Message :   What a quiet campus
Date :   1.28.11
Message :   which board meeting? they had their winter meeting already? or was this the executive committee? thought full board was meeting on campus next weekend. are these more cuts in program & faculty, or still more staff layoffs, or cuts in admin for a change?
Message :   Many more program cuts discussed at the board meeting
Name :   Yes
Location :   Wells
Date :   Jan 25
Message :   Yes, Lisa is nuts. Stupid and selfish, too. It was an established fact many years ago.
Name :   Observer
Location :   here there and everywhere
Date :   Jan 25 2011
Message :   An organization usually hires a turn around expert once it reaches a state of desperation. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesnt. First thing he should recommend is to send LMR packing.
Name :   Jeez, Louise!
Location :   www.turnaround.org/Membership/MemberDetail.aspx?memberID=8579
Date :   1/24/11
Message :   Link to resume of new Wells Chief Operating Officer. Not one iota of experience in education! Do trustees think a Mergers&Acquisitions, Liquidation and TurnAround expert can save a college? Did faculty have any role in this search? Is Lisa nuts?
Name :   So sad and pathetic
Location :   Has Wells become a sports training facility?
Date :   1/19
Message :   How do they keep their accreditation?
Name :   Easy to tell
Location :   that Realist
Date :   1 18 11
Message :   was not a graduate of Wells College.
Name :   Realist
Location :   Reality
Message :   Sports or studies......who cares ! Its whatever brings the bucks in !
Name :   Watchman
Location :   www.wells.ed
Date :   MLK Day
Message :   Check the college home page: one big list of news releases on 50+ sports events. Thats what now passes for higher education in the liberal arts at Wells.
Name :   Alumna
Location :   CNY
Date :   1/15/11
Message :   Im told Wells dorms & dining halls being kept open all January this year for sports teams who pay no extra for room/board. What IS the athletics budget compared to academics now?

Message :   I thought Wells had budgeted 5 million for a brand new heating system. No ?
Name :   I agree
Location :   Mackenzie Childs
Date :   Jan 6
Message :   M.C. is really a beautiful place. I feel so much better about going there now because it has owners I respect. As for closing the Fargo, stupid continues. LMR goes out of her way to make the town unwelcoming.
Date :   1.5.11
Message :   fargo closed for more repairs next week. student lounges on campus get renovated yet again. this is how lmr spends the 14million of hi-jacked endowment, while campus heating system fails, faculty get slashed, and liberal arts disappear.
Name :   Watcher
Location :   MacKenzie Childs
Date :   January 5, 2011
Message :   Now that the megalomaniacs VMC and PTR are gone, Mackenzie Childs is thriving and successful. Being run by smart, normal people instead of ego monsters and it works.
Name :   R and R
Location :   Aurora
Date :   12/30/10
Message :   Happy New Year everyone! Lets work on keeping Aurora a great place to be.
Message :   nice to see cheerful holiday lights at the hollands even after the vandalism.
Date :   12.14.10
Message :   hear that, pleasant?
Name :   Our conscience
Location :   the future
Date :   Dec 24
Message :   For all those who choose not share kindness, theres always time to start...
Name :   Santa
Location :   North Pole
Date :   12/23/2010
Message :   Merry Christmas to all the people in Aurora, both the right ones and the wrong ones
Name :   Aurora is a beautiful
Location :   
Date :   DEC 18
Message :   little village, but people like RZ and LMR and their cohorts make it very unpleasant. Who is RZ to say who the right people are? I know people who were born in Aurora and that witch will not even say hi to them. She really needs to expand her horizons. Sh
Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Dec, 17, 2010
Message :   Continue saga of Aurora Society. After we disobeyed RZs warning, people seen talking with us in public were warned to think twice about such unsavory association. Most disobeyed, but not all! Sigh.
Name :   OMG
Date :   when did you move to town?
Message :   *being seen with the wrong people*??? Its unbelievable that someone allows herself to think in such a constricted way. What else did she have to say? Aurora Society? There is no such thing.



Date :
  12.16.10
Message :
  dont drink the kool-aid at taylor house or you will become one of them.
Name :   Just Me
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Dec 16, 2020
Message :
  Considering the delusions of Aurora Society, when we moved to the village, Randi Z took us aside and firmly informed us that we were being seen with the wrong people, and that if we wanted to be part of Aurora Society, we had better watch it!
Name :   Anybody whos anybody?
Location :
  Taylor house
Date :
  Dec 16
Message :
  Are you kidding me???? Let me guess, big fish in a very small pond? Get over yourselves lmr and gf and the losers who follow them. I will be at a real party. OMG, that is pathetic.
Date :   12/15/10
Message :
  yes, my significant other / partner (or whater her pc-ness calls spouses now) and i are invited. no, we wil not go. btw the party is tomorrow, thursday. go friday and you party hearty with geo and lmr on your own. have fun, snowbird.
Name :   Integrity,Humanity and Competence,
Date :
  Christmas 2010
Message :
  Party? What party? We wont be there. We arent welcome.
Name :   Snowbird
Location :
  Warmer place
Date :
  9 days to Christmas
Message :
  Hey, whos going to the Taylor House party Friday? Should be fun! Lots of free food, beverages, and everyone whos anyone in town. Huh. Are you all invited?
Name :   Watchman
Location :
  still here
Date :
  December 13
Message :
  Speaking of Church, guess who graced Aurora services last Sunday? LMR & GF! They must be desperate - except Xmas Eves, thats the 1st time theyve been in the UM since their wedding. Their royal presence impressed nobody. Go back to your Quadrinity, Lisa.
Name :   Are you kidding me?
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Dec13
Message :
  Some idiot ruined your CHRISTMAS lights? Real Christmas spirit. I hope they have a safe and wonderful Christmas. Oh, and be sure and go church. Tis the season, you jackass cowards.
Name :   Laura Holland
Location :
  A new low. To the miserable louse
Date :
  December 12, 2010
Message :
  who vandalized & dismantled my xmas lights: all you have accomplished is to deprive your neighbors of light at a cold, dark time of year and lower my electric bill. Why would you want to do that?
Name :   wondering
Location :
  Wells
Date :
  Dec 12
Message :
  Just wondering if 2011 will be a postive year for Wells? That will only happen if they start the year with a fresh prespective and a FRESH president.
Name :   simply a case of
Location :
  manlius
Date :
  Dec 7
Message :
  LMRs daughter being far too superior for anything local. I heard him loud and clear; Manlius Pebble Hill or bust. That is fine of course, but the Southern Cayuga student I was with did not like the comments. Speak a little softer next time George. I know
Name :   Has GF been relegated to driving only?
Location :
  Has GF given up his local political ambitions?
Date :
  December 6,2010
Message :
  If not, even he should realize that he shouldn’t go in to the Fargo & LOUDLY disparage not only the local schools – USCS & SCC – but also the unfortunate & inferior students who have to attend them. He won’t win votes that way.
Name :   Interesting Link at the google site called
Location :
  Wells Coalition
Date :
  http://www.faqs.org/tax-exempt/NY/Wells-College.html
Message :
  Brings up fascinating fiscal summary of Wells under LMR based on audited financial statements; eg - annual expenses hover around 20M in years 2000 thru 05 and then leap to 45M in 06! Not much deficit before Rowland and Coeducation; in ‘06 it is 22M!
Name :   At the bottom of the page
Location :
  Wells College tax form 990 for 3 years
Date :
  December first
Message :
  https://sites.google.com/site/wellscoalition/file-cabinet
Name :   Confused squared
Location :
  NY
Date :
  11/30/10
Message :
  Wells is hiring because so many decent, hardworking people have left. No one stays if they have any other opportunity. Too sad...

Date :
  november 28
Message :
  according to the classifieds wells is still hiring. good sign?
Name :   Graduates of Wells College
Location :
  check your yearbook and posters...anything that bears the Wells College logo and compare the twoW
Date :
  This was not pocket change that was used.
Message :
  My comment was any member of the Wells community could have made the W. Lisa remarked that it is copyrighted and no one else can use it. Well, Lisa if you start a lawsuit. Wells will have money to saty afloat. Stupid woman.
Name :   In 2005 when Wells started accepting women
Location :
  the W was changed. Who knows how much
Date :
  was shelled out, but for something
Message :
  as ludicrous as a W. Yes, it was about the time she had consultants to resell Wells as co-ed. This should be open public info. Shouldnt it?
Name :   Watchman
Location :
  still here
Date :
  Black Friday
Message :
  What year was that horrendous W logo foisted upon the College? In fiscal 2006-07, Lisa spent 337K on marketing consultants. The year before, 402K.
Name :   Does anyone outside of
Location :
  Wells College know that
Date :
  Lisa paid a handsome price to change the W
Message :
  that had for nearly a century and a half represent the college? She was told that the presen W is only used by Wells. I have seen it so many places I am sick.
Name :   I have often wondered the same
Location :
  thing. Henry Wells started Wells. Wells Farg support so many organizations, institutions and
Date :
  individuals but refuse to give a cent
Message :
  to Wells College. Instead of spend so much money a few years ago to change the W Lisa should try to change the name of the College.
Name :   JP
Location :
  Wells Collage was started and named for
Date :
  billionaire Henry Wells. We still use the name why dont the organization make donations to its name sake. Some years ago a faculty member tried to get a grant from Wells Fargo and was told that
Message :
  they had no link to the College. Is it bad press or poor organization?
Name :   JP
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  11/23/10
Message :
  Message to Lisa. Please resign from Wells so everyone can enjoy a good Thanksgiving and look forward to something to give thanks for...your resignation!

Location :
  loonyland
Date :
  11/16/10
Message :
  so Lisa makes over 100 thou MORE than both the PHD presidents of Lemoyne and IC do. On what basis? Credentials? Performance? Ha! What is WRONG with the people on the BOT?
Name :   BUT....
Location :
  Wells
Date :
  Nov 15
Message :
  LMR is SOOO worth the money. I mean who else could cause so much damage to a small college and village for that price? The BOT is getting their moneys worth. Why they want such destruction? Who knows. They could get a qualified president for less, but ref
Name :   Page A-3
Location :
  Todays Syracus Newspaper
Date :
  11-15-10
Message :
  LMR annual compensation listed at 299,142 dollars. (Doesnt include the house, the cook, the car, etc.) She makes more than the Presidents at LeMoyne and Ithaca College!!!
Name :   jean continued

Message :
  ...when Ann referred to Wells as the enterprise 15 yrs ago. we should be concerned whenever a college/non-profit is suddenly the enterprise. language is meaningful and is an active agent in the construction of our world, right?
Name :   jean 1985
Location :
  
Date :
  11/9/2010
Message :
  Wells as for-profit? All those businesses? all these enterprise-minded administrators? http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/07/01/hlc Poor Ann Rollo, Im never going to forget her professionally snappy foreshadowing of all of this when she referr
Name :   jean 1985
Location :
  
Date :
  11/09/2010
Message :
  In researching something else altogether, I came across this: http://chronicle.com/article/Dana-College-Once-Under/64687/ Higher Learning Council, in June, ultimately refused to sign on. It caught my attention because Dana was 126 years old, student
Name :   stumper of a question
Location :
  ,
Date :
  11/9/10
Message :
  If Wells goes out of business,and its buildings and land are sold, who gets the money? Wells College would no longer exist, so who profits? I guess the question is who owns Wells College if there is no more Wells College?
Name :   Frankie
Location :
  
Date :
  11/08/10
Message :
  Lisa cannot leave Wells. She is unemployable. She has no skills, very little brains and no other place will pay her what Wells does. She is heading for entry level position anywhere else.
Name :   Lisa benefits
Location :
  Wells
Date :
  Nov 8
Message :
  By digging into the endowment fund,Lisa guarantees herself and her girl friends a large salary.What happens when that money runs dry? Well, atleast Lisa got paid right up until the doors close.
Name :   
Location :
  
Date :
  11.8.10
Message :
  who do they want to sell to, and why? what will the campus become? who benefits by bankrupting an endowed educational institution? if you know anything, share it now - there is still time to alert the state attny general office.
Name :   went to Wells with Lisa
Location :
  Wells
Date :
  Nov8
Message :
  She was a selfish jerk then and she has never changed. If anyone thinks she cares for anyone but herself they are sadly mistaken. BOT must be stupid, no other word for them. Rob the college into foreclosure and then blame Bush.

Date :
  nov 9
Message :
  they are deliberately running Wells out of business and want to sell the campus real estate once the college closes
Name :   L Holland
Location :
  I dont understand - this makes no sense.
Date :
  November 3 . 2010
Message :
  Why would Ryerson choose to spend the endowment, further jeopardizing the schools existence, instead of raising money by selling some businesses/properties WHICH ARE DRAINING THE COLLEGE OF VERY LARGE SUMS OF MONEY?! This is nuts.
Date :   11.3.10
Message :
  faculty recently told that the endowment is down to 29M. Lisa will now spend 48 percent of it. on sports, restaurants and worthless unmarketable culinary and business programs. the trustees should be shot.
Name :   Citizen Article
Location :
  http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_29058f90-e6d0-11df-8e8d-001cc4c002e0.html
Date :
  11/3/10
Message :
  Apparently they sent that letter out as a press release. The idiots are proud of this acccomplishment. Anyone know which judge issued this ruling? (NYS Supreme Court meets in Auburn.) Cant heirs contest robbing family legacies?
Name :   Lakebound
Location :
  state of disbelief
Date :
  Wells is eating its seed corn
Message :
  The death spiral has begun.The money will never be paid back, judge was fooled.Sad that the dead donors gave in good faith and are now being dishonored by this bunch of incompetents,both admin and BOT
Name :   Isnt there a law against whats
Location :
  happening at Wells?
Date :
  
Message :
  Who will be jailed or imprisoned when the dust settles?
Name :   Letter to the Wells Community
Location :
  http://auburnpub.com/article_05cf4eda-e6d0-11df-8a4c-001cc4c002e0.html
Date :
  All Souls Day
Message :
  May all the good and faithful donors of past decades rest in peace. Ryerson is stealing half the endowment to buy her presidency another pathetic 2-3 years. Wells College is dead.
Name :   Warmly
Location :
  
Date :
  Nov 2, 2010
Message :
  http://auburnpub.com/article_05cf4eda-e6d0-11df-8a4c-001cc4c002e0.html
Name :   Cluck Again.
Location :
  Poultry Gone Wild
Date :
  (11-2-10: its called All Souls Day)
Message :
  Nope, Snowbird - bird? - youre wrong. Animal Control already contacted. This is a violation. Law applies to all kept animals. The owners have been cited and told to control their fowl. Get ready for turkey dinner!
Name :   Chowder
Location :
  
Date :
  Nov 2
Message :
  With 14 mil being spent, whats the endowm now worth? Truly a desperate act. I have trouble believing this. A judge would have to lack accurate info or sanity to believe a repayment is coming.
Name :   Snowbird
Location :
  to Cluck
Date :
  Day after all saints
Message :
  NY State ag and market animal control laws are poorly named. Animal Control is about dogs and dogs only. Not cats, chickens or cows. It is up to the village to have ordinances. Just fyi.
Name :   
Location :
  the end is in sight.
Date :
  11.2.10
Message :
  wells college is taking 14M in designated endowment scholarship funds given by deceased donors to bail out lisa marsh ryerson. nys supreme court approved this desperate action - only if the money is repaid. hahahahahahahahaha
Name :   Cluck.
Location :
  Dont mind chickens in Aurora.
Date :
  11-2-10
Message :
  But I do mind neighbors poultry entering MY yard, garage, porch, etc. Nasty, aggressive white geese attacking kids; stupid ugly white turkeys crapping in my yard. This violates animal control laws. Pen them or eat them.
Name :   another one will bite the dust
Location :
  too bad its not Lisa
Date :
  10/20/10
Message :
  just watch, Munoz will be the next one to be relieved of her job. gotta like her guts, though. too bad no one with any influence will listen
Name :   Statement by Professor Munoz
Location :
  http://www.facebook.com/topic.php?uid=114858718553337&topic=247
Date :
  Read at the 9/14/10 Faculty Meeting
Message :
  Asking Ryerson to resign for the good of the College. Powerful words. Go to the bottom of page linked above. Why wont she listen? How much longer can this go on? Why does she want Wells to die? Why will the Board allow it? ITs IMMORAL & IT MAKES NO SENSE!
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora Inn email to community
Date :
  10/17/10
Message :
  Wells cuts programs - so Aurora Inn / French House can stay open this winter & suck more money out of the college! Who the hell is writing their business plans? Ok, how about it Lisa - free food all February for fired faculty and staff. Its only fair.
  
Message :
  wells college is taking 14M in designated endowment scholarship funds given by deceased donors to bail out lisa marsh ryerson. nys supreme court approved this desperate action - only if the money is repaid. hahahahahahahahaha
Name :   Cluck.
Location :
  Dont mind chickens in Aurora.
Date :
  11-2-10
Message :
  But I do mind neighbors poultry entering MY yard, garage, porch, etc. Nasty, aggressive white geese attacking kids; stupid ugly white turkeys crapping in my yard. This violates animal control laws. Pen them or eat them.
Name :   Cathy Zimdahl
Location :
  main st
Date :
  nov 1
Message :
  Just want to go on record as saying Im pro-chicken. love all our village yardbirds. even the constantly crowing rooster. cluck you if you dont.
Name :   issheforreal
Location :
  wells
Date :
  Oct 30
Message :
  Has Wells ever had a president more disliked than Lisa Ryerson
Name :   Lisa is a woman without scruple and
Location :
  a moral compas. She is a selfish, cold hearted woman.
Date :
  The Board is a set of stupid idiots.
Message :
  RESIGN LISA! RESIGN LISA! LEAVE WELLS NOW. YOU HAVE RUN THE INSTITUTION IN THE GROUND.
Name :   Is the she devil
Location :
  Wells
Date :
  Oct 27
Message :
  still President? Really? Why?
Name :   Attn Snobird
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  October 21 , 2-10
Message :
  Views of the lake - or anything else - are not protected in the village law.
Name :   another one will bite the dust
Location :
  too bad its not Lisa
Date :
  10/20/10
Message :
  just watch, Munoz will be the next one to be relieved of her job. gotta like her guts, though. too bad no one with any influence will listen
Name :   Snowbird
Location :
  Headin South
Date :
  October 21
Message :
  Hello preservation of Aurora! Why is the house next to Macks twice as high as it used to be? Who allowed that? Sure it is a nice new house, but now someone else has their view of the lake wrecked.
Name :   Statement by Professor Munoz
Location :
  http://www.facebook.com/topic.php?uid=114858718553337&topic=247
Date :
  Read at the 9/14/10 Faculty Meeting
Message :
  Asking Ryerson to resign for the good of the College. Powerful words. Go to the bottom of page linked above. Why wont she listen? How much longer can this go on? Why does she want Wells to die? Why will the Board allow it? ITs IMMORAL & IT MAKES NO SENSE!
Name :   Even Moore
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  10.18.10
Message :
  Open all season, ah... except Thanksgiving? Really?
Name :   Dont get it
Location :
  Kitchen
Date :
  
Message :
  Why would any aspiring chef pick Wells College over one of the established cooking schools?
Name :   L Holland
Location :
  
Date :
  Oct17.10
Message :
  Three days a week is considered open? I actually thought they would have to stay really open for the winter because of the short-order cook immersion program.
Name :   Locus 42
Location :
  Oct 17
Date :
  was not the Inn closed in winter
Message :
  because of the huge losses it suffered then? And now it is once again open for the winter? What has changed? And when does LMR become a fiscally untenable employee of Wells?
Name :   Snowbird
Location :
  Headin South
Date :
  10-17-10
Message :
  Wont it be nice to have the inn open in December and January when the only people in Aurora refuse to step foot in the place? Heck, if you cant beat em make yourselves and everyone else miserable.
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora Inn email to community
Date :
  10/17/10
Message :
  Wells cuts programs - so Aurora Inn / French House can stay open this winter & suck more money out of the college! Who the hell is writing their business plans? Ok, how about it Lisa - free food all February for fired faculty and staff. Its only fair.
Name :   
Location :
  
Date :
  10.16.10
Message :
  yea she bought it for a fraction of its value when she was *special asst* to bob plane. nice perk. it never came available to faculty or staff her senior. she has been feathering her nest at college expense for a long long time.
Name :   resident
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  10/15/10
Message :
  Lisa owns the Jed Morgan house on main street.Bought several years ago. Was rented but know empty.
Name :   alum
Location :
  
Date :
  10.12.2010
Message :
  Is the last message an indication that Lisa is making welcome noise about resigning? why all the talk about her owning a house in town?
Name :   pip
Location :
  anywhere in village
Date :
  10/12 /2010
Message :
  LMR living in Aurora after Wells would be like Sherman living in Atlanta after Appomattox.
Name :   More confused
Location :
  
Date :
  Oct9
Message :
  But? IS ryerson buying a house? Is someone objecting to her buying a house? who cares what those two blood sucking buffoons do? Buy arouse but get out wells!
Name :   oh please!
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Oct 9
Message :
  Whats wrong with Lisa owning a house in Aurora? Where would I begin to list the reasons. I can understand why she would want one, she just wants one more HIDEAWAY. Maybe just separate homes for the spouses.
Name :   JP
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Fri
Message :
  Think Lisa is downsizing? Moving from the white house to the one she has been looking at? Maybe she bought the house...just saying. Whats wrong in her owning a house...the house in Aurora?
Name :   Taxpayer - yes, I have.
Location :
  Same sick game of money, control, self-gratification and community destruction.
Date :
  10/8/10
Message :
  *the big donors want a big say in how Overture is run thru significant representation on the board....to enjoy the *thrill* of running Overture without expertise... Giving millions does not impart wisdom as to how to run a public-supported arts center.*
Name :   Anyone else see the parallel?
Location :
  http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/madison_360/article_149a8f40-d002-11df-a68e-001cc4c002e0.html
Date :
  Overture= Aurora Inn Inc., Madison= Wells College
Message :
  Been following Madison debacle since Rowland &husband evicted businesses to build lavish huge Overture Center that public didnt want; now 6yrs old it needs 19M in repairs and drowns in red ink, so city taxpayers will suffer.
Name :   local
Location :
  main street
Date :
  10/4/10
Message :
  Noon PTR just spotted showing couple around Leffingwell House and grounds??...
Name :   Gee, it must be nice to have that kind of
Location :
  job security. Wouldnt it great if
Date :
  10/3
Message :
  we all could stink at our job, but still get paid lots of money plus perks, and be able to get away with doing it for years?
Name :   Taxpayer - to Just Me
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  10/2/10
Message :
  The 9.30.10 mesage below is correct. There has been no vote as of yet. The committee charged with advising the president on acamedic matters advised her last week that the faculty had lost confidence in her leadership.
Name :   
Location :
  
Date :
  
Message :
  board should fire Lisa, but give her a job running the fargo
Name :   Just Me
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Oct 3, 2010
Message :
  Has the text of the Wells facultys vote of no confidence in LRM been made public? Appeared in newspapers? Available for posting on this website?
Name :   To: Board of trustees
Location :
  Lisas office
Date :
  Should have been done along time ago
Message :
  MAKE her explain why she pours money into failing businesses while she guts academic programs. LMR has refused to give any reason behind her stubbornness. Is Wells a college or a LLC?
Name :   Warmly
Location :
  Re:Diane Koesters email
Date :
  Oct 1 210
Message :
  ‎In 100 years we have gone from teaching Latin and Greek in high school to teaching Remedial English in college. - Joe Sobran
Name :   Long over due
Location :
  Wells
Date :
  Sept 30
Message :
  Finally the faculty speaks up to the big woman! Get rid of her. A vote of no confidence is not just a hint, Lisa. Go now.
Name :   
Location :
  
Date :
  
Message :
  i hope that committee formally notified the Board of Trustees as well
Name :   
Location :
  
Date :
  9.30.10
Message :
  last friday a faculty governing committee formally advised lisa that the faculty had lost confidence in her presidency. think she will resign?
Name :   Helen
Location :
  Fairchild
Date :
  Smith?
Message :
  Is Helen real? A relation of lady principal HFSmith?
Name :   jpb
Location :
  ohio
Date :
  9/27/2010
Message :
  admin - i sent my post to the address you provided. thx for all info posted. please keep us informed.
Name :   Webdog
Location :
  on line
Date :
  all the time
Message :
  The latest mass email coming to alums can now be read here - http://www.aurorany.org/Fairchild2.html and an earlier message is up at http://www.aurorany.org/Fairchild1.html
Name :   CNY Alumna
Location :
  http://www.aurorany.org/Resolution.html
Date :
  9/27/10
Message :
  Faculty did get the boards attention last spring with presentation of concerns and demands. And trustees came within inches of firing Lisa. The pressure must continue - from alums, village, students and faculty.
Name :   Admin
Location :
  Message to jpb in ohio
Date :
  Sunday
Message :
  Nothing came in to the forum for posting. Could you try sending it to: admin@aurorany.org ? Many thanks. Are you speaking of the letter to alums from Helen Fairchild? We got that, and will put it up on the forum ASAP and look forward to your response.
Name :   jpb
Location :
  ohio
Date :
  9/26/2010
Message :
  see forum for message from an alum, which was circulated broadly to alums yesterday. (posted after my response).
Name :   Re the Trustees
Location :
  Wellls
Date :
  
Message :
  Maybe its time for the faculty to quote - do something. unquote. A faculty vote and declaration of NO CONFIDENCE in LMR might get the Trustees attention
Name :   WebDog
Location :
  http://aurorany.org/Trustees.html
Date :
  A week Before Trustees Come to Aurora
Message :
  OK - time to do something. The AC has been sent a list of contact info for the Wells College Trustees. Tell them what you think. Give them facts. LMR is not in touch with reality. Tell them what she has done Wells and Aurora. Now is the time.
Name :   Dear Lisa
Location :
  Save Wells. Do Aurora and the institution
Date :
  a favor. Resign!
Message :
  Save your face there is still time Resign. A friend.
Name :   Past Faculty Member
Location :
  NY
Date :
  9/22/10
Message :
  Everyday I thank God that I left Wells. Had I been there now things would not be so quiet. PROTEST PEOPLE. BRING AMERICA TO WELLS
Name :   JP
Location :
  Wells
Date :
  Sept 23
Message :
  Wells is sinking faster than the Titanic did when it hit the iceberg.The Board fails to offer the institution a life jacket. Fired stuopid incompetent Lisa NOW.
Name :   Lisa Ryerson
Location :
  Wells
Date :
  
Message :
  Asset or Albatross? Well is a .....Albatross. Asset to whom...Lisa, Leslie and their cronies. What a damn disgrace that one uneducated woman is allowed to ruin the lives of the future, professors and a once great institution! The Board should be charged w Name : Venison

Location :
woods

Date :
9/21/10
Message :   What must the work atmosphere be like at Wells these days. People must be scared or angry or both, didnt used to be that way.
Name :   LMR article
Location :
  is one of the most misleading and dishonest things I have ever read.
Date :
  sep 20 10
Message :
  It neatly leaves out that Wellss auxiliary enterprises have left it on the verge of insolvency. What gall it must take to get something so false published in a professional mag.
Name :   Admin
Location :
  on line
Date :
  today
Message :
  As requested by readers without Facebook accounts: the statement to the Wells faculty from a destroyed academic department can be found under our Whats New? section or directly at www.aurorany.org/MusicFacStatement.html
Name :   there is nothing
Location :
  Wells
Date :
  Sept 18
Message :
  NOTHING more to say about Lisa Ryerson. She has destroyed the college and the town. Only a few brave people stood up to her. Shame on the board for keeping her.
Name :   Reader - What a dishonest, deceptive, phony piece of cr-p!
Location :
  Ryerson conveniently omits the 2+ mil that the Inn has lost
Date :
  Sept 18 2010
Message :
  over the past 2 years, that the coffee shop is always empty. What R calls down timeâ€� at the Inn is CLOSED time, How does 6 months of shut down “benefit our communities healthâ€�? “Stay tuned!!â€� For what? The college closing?
Name :   Lisa Marsh Ryerson
Location :
  http://www.universitybusiness.com/viewarticle.aspx?articleid=1562&p=1#0
Date :
  April 2010
Message :
  Auxiliary Enterprises: Asset or Albatross? (OR - how to kill off a venerable liberal arts institution, devastate the local economy and turn an authentic community into one big phony baloney wedding destination.)
Name :   CNY Alumna
Location :
  http://www.facebook.com/topic.php?uid=114858718553337&topic=66
Date :
  9/17/10
Message :
  If you have not seen it yet, read this statement from the faculty of one of the original Liberal Arts now destroyed forever at Wells College by Lisa & Leslie. Scroll to the bottom of this page. The comparison to the Phys Ed is devastating.
Name :   Just Me
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  9-13-2010
Message :
  Ithaca Journal website plans to live stream the EPA meetings about fracking study in Binghamton Monday and Wednesday starting at noon today.
Name :   EPA Meetings in Binghamton
Location :
  http://auburnpub.com/news/local/state-and-regional/article_d30ecd1e-bee7-11df-b065-001cc4c002e0.html
Date :
  Today and Wednesday
Message :
  The postponed and rescheduled hearings taking public comment on hydrofracking take place this week - http://shaleshock.org/2010/09/epa-meetings-in-binghamton/
Name :   Its pretty obvious they are
Location :
  catering to their clientele
Date :
  9/11
Message :
  Maybe academics arent so important anymore, and its become more like a 4-year rec center. Maybe thats what those paying the bills want out of Wells these days.
Name :   The Citizen
Location :
  http://auburnpub.com/sports/local/article_d2c31ee2-bc89-11df-950f-001cc4c002e0.html
Date :
  9/10/10
Message :
  So,14 full-time coaches for school w/550 students&no phys ed major. No Music, Religion or French next year. No reliable heat or hot water. No replacements for fleeing staff/faculty. No leadership, no standards, no future. But the kids can play volleyball.
Name :   only fair
Location :
  
Date :
  Sept 6 2010
Message :
  If it comes to it, Wells should use what is left of the endowment as part of a severance package to its employees
Name :   To the Fool
Location :
  dont bet on it
Date :
  9/5
Message :
  When my daughters h.S. closed down,the religious order that ran it tried to keep the endow. money.They are being sued by the benefactors who donated to the school, not the order.
Name :   Just Me
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Sept 5 2010
Message :
  NY Board of Regents takes control of any remaining funds and gives them to another college, presumably in sturdier shape. Still wonder who looks after a closed colleges buildings and grounds? Who pays?
Name :   Fool
Location :
  On The Hill
Date :
  9/5/10
Message :
  I would hazard a guess that the costs of closing the college would far outweigh any remaining endowment funds.
Name :   resident
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  9.3.10
Message :
  If Wells should close, who will gets control of(or profit from) the endowment funds?
Name :   No pay cut for LMR?
Location :
  
Date :
  
Message :
  What kind of leadership is that?
Name :   Do not tell me that Lisa and Leslie and all the other administrative staff/faculty that makes over S125, 000
Location :
  are inot in the pay cut.
Date :
  9/1/10
Message :
  Lisa should take the first cut as a model to her devotion and love for her college. Go Lisa show you love and understanding and go on the cutting block also since they will not fire you as you deserved to be.
Name :   Wells College president should take a pay cut
Location :
  http://auburnpub.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_aa14fbfc-b318-11df-8306-001cc4c002e0.html
Date :
  Sundays Citizen, 8/29/10
Message :
  Letter to the Editor.
Name :   Shocked - Helen Fairchilds item
Location :
  Wells
Date :
  Fall Semester - 2010
Message :
  http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/topic.php?uid=114858718553337&topic=66&post=655#post655
Name :   
Location :
  
Date :
  
Message :
  All I want gone is Ryerson
Name :   What???
Location :
  Freshman class
Date :
  August 27
Message :
  Why would the Dean write a letter saying that about the Freshman class? Why have they never done homework or written notes? Why are they in college? Why did Wells accept them?Closed by 2012 indeed.
Name :   Dories: now open 7AM-3PM.
Location :
  This establishment is part of the college dining service.
Date :
  Kids stop eating at 3PM?
Message :
  Speaking of kids: have you seen the memo to fac from the advising dean? About how this freshman class has never taken notes, done homework or read a syllabus? How long will they last in college!? My bet: 1/2 the 200 frosh gone by Xmas, Wells gone by 2012
Name :   There is a burning hell
Location :
  awaiting Lisa and her cronies.
Date :
  Their fire will be a hundred times hotter.
Message :
  Oh, Leslie worships Lisa who else or where else could she hold such a position. Rollos duty is to worship Lisa she gets a salary she does not deserve, lives in a free house and has the same racist philosophies as Lisa.
Name :   why dont you - staff, faculty,students, etc.
Location :
  stage a walk out or a sit in?
Date :
  8/25
Message :
  Hey, it used to work in the 60s! Dont leave it to the press/media. A lot of times they are reluctant to criticize the unversity status quo.
Name :   How the**** can LMB get promotion and raise when I have to take a pay cut
Location :
  Wells
Date :
  8/25
Message :
  Departments have been cut and professors let go/fired. Can someone please call the press and AUUP in?
Name :   Watchman
Location :
  http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_35027cc2-af2b-11df-8537-001cc4c002e0.html
Date :
  August 24
Message :
  LMB got big raise from Dean to Provost and fired tenured prof quoted here OVER THE PHONE while he was alone camping in Maine on vacation. And waited until THREE DAYS before classes start to tell students/parents/faculty about huge program cuts This sucks.
Name :   I want to Know
Location :
  
Date :
  august 2010
Message :
  How much the administrators salaries were raised by. So much for shared sacrifice
Name :   And, as pointed out on the
Location :
  Concerned Wells Alumnse Facebook
Date :
  www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=114858718553337&v=wall&ref=ts
Message :
  *Not eliminated - about a dozen full time coaches and trainers in Phys Ed, which has no major; nor the astronomical funding of the Aurora Inn, Inc., which is in no way educational.* Also not cut but increased - administrators salaries.
Name :   Henry Wells
Location :
  http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_ac038c7a-aecd-11df-8363-001cc4c002e0.html?mode=story
Date :
  8/23/10
Message :
  Five tenured teaching positions terminated, three academic disciplines eliminated. The press release emailed to alumnae is full of misrepresentation and outright lies. There is no real plan. This is Clueless, Unethical, Leaderless Panic.
Name :   Task force wants to improve enforcement
Location :
  http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_678f196e-ac0d-11df-9946-001cc4c03286.html
Date :
  8/20/10
Message :
  Those of you missing George will find his photo on the front page of todays Citizen (print version). Another article about recent State Trooper activity in Aurora here - http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2010/08/finger_lakes_group_keep_pressu.html
Name :   ha ha ha ha ha!
Location :
  fantasy land if i belive this
Date :
  aug 18 2010
Message :
  http://auburnpub.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_5d54076c-aa63-11df-bb06-001cc4c002e0.html
Name :   L Holland
Location :
  Peacemaker?! Ha!
Date :
  August 13, 2010
Message :
  That has certainly not been our experience with Ryerson. http://auburnpub.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_504a558a-a685-11df-9dd5-001cc4c002e0.html
Name :   Please
Location :
  Wells
Date :
  Aug12
Message :
  Please let those rumors about Lisa, Leslie and Anne be true! It would be cruel to tease us about such a thing. They should have booted out years ago. What a party Aurora will have if it is true!!!
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  8/12/10
Message :
  Steve Golding is taking the job at Ohio University, but will continue to act as *financial advisor* to Wells. Rollo has been demoted several times but continues to earn over 100K for doing nothing but antagonizing alumnae students staff & faculty.
Name :   
Location :
  
Date :
  
Message :
  Ill believe that when I see the heads on the floor
Name :   Breaking news!!!
Location :
  Wells College
Date :
  Aug. 11
Message :
  Things are about to shake up here. Lisa, Leslie and Ann have been called to the carpet separately. The axe is about to fall. Heads are about to roll.
Name :   Wells an Editorial *Miss* in Citizen Today
Location :
  http://auburnpub.com/news/opinion/editorial/article_b47dd6aa-a40d-11df-b26c-001cc4c03286.html
Date :
  8/10/10
Message :
  *We hope school officials...are as honest and open as possible...* The paper can compel honesty! Why didnt they interview faculty staff students alumnae or villagers? Why no mention of the Faculty , Staff or Student Petitions to the Board of Trustees?
Name :   Jen
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  August 9
Message :
  Perhaps it is time for people to start protesting in a physical way. Stand in front of HER office and HER mansion and make HER repent. Or, just fire HER now!
Name :   Its more blessed to give than to receive
Location :
  And LMR is very blessed
Date :
  8/8/10
Message :
  LMR gives pay cuts,yet refuses to receive any cuts of her own. Such a sweet woman . Wells and Aurora are lucky to have her.
Name :   TO HELL
Location :
  GOES
Date :
  WELLS
Message :
  LMR has taken everything she already can. Faculty with Phd. gets a measley ,000pa while Lisa gets close to half million dollars per year with a MA, plus maid service, housing and traveling.
Name :   I confirmed a nagging fear that Lisa was an idiot in 2004 when she
Location :
  commissioned a firm to find a new W for Wells.
Date :
  She paid the firm thousands of dollars for a W that can be seen everywhere.
Message :
  The old W from Wells Fargo was unique.
Name :   Lisas hold on the board?
Location :
  that question has been asked here
Date :
  several times
Message :
  and no one who knows anything about it will speak up here. By embarrassing Wells like she does, LMR also embarrasses those on the BOT who condone her.
Name :   I am confused
Location :
  Wells
Date :
  Aug 8
Message :
  How much of a pay cut did LMR take? Seriously, what does she hold over the Board? Why would they continue to supoort her? Amen to all those who spoke up against LMR years ago.
Name :   Is Wells Running Dry
Location :
  http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_ce7a91ca-a29f-11df-a830-001cc4c002e0.html
Date :
  8/8/10 Citizen
Message :
  To off-topic: read the archives. College business bleed red ink. Inn lost 750K last year, an improvement over past performance! The college admin is cutting 500K from faculty pay to cover Inn losses. Wells doesnt serve edution, it pleases Pleasant!!
Name :   Not all faculty was/is afraid to stand up to LMR.
Location :
  Some resigned and some took her to
Date :
  court. It is the lame, lazy and inept Board
Message :
  that is really screwing, faculty,students and the institution as a whole.
Name :   A little off-topic but...
Location :
  does anyone know if the Inn
Date :
  
Message :
  or the EB Morgan house are profitable now that they cut their season short,etc. Just wondering if any of Wells holdings are successful.
Name :   L Holland - Recently Rowland planted a ‘living fence’ and
Location :
  no one cried at public meetings claiming that it would ruin their life,
Date :
  no one went door to door with petitions spreading ugly lies,
Message :
  she didnt have to get a permit, no emergency calls to the CEO, the sheriff wasnt called repeatedly, no Stop Work Orders, she just planted her shrubs. Compare this to what we have been through - Aurora’s double standard in action.
Name :   Coming in the Sunday Citizen
Location :
  
Date :
  Wells Colleges financial health
Message :
  At Cayuga Countys only private four-year school,Wells College, staff layoffs and pay cuts have been made as the school has watched net assets drop from million in 2005 to million last year. The Citizens special report examines the severity of
Name :   Lisa has ways of getting back
Location :
  whatever pay is taken away.
Date :
  She gets perks, housing, maid, traveling
Message :
  How many members of faculty enjoys any of those? Yet, they are all more academically qualified than her.
Name :   Skeptic
Location :
  
Date :
  aug 5 2010
Message :
  LMR salary appx 300 thou, so 15 percent of that means Lisa must have taken a 45 thou dollar pay cut. I am sure she will share the pain w the faculty
Name :   From Facebook
Location :
  There is an emergency Board of Trustees meeting scheduled
Date :
  for this Thursday (August 5th).
Message :
  Additionally, faculty received an email from Leslie stating that salaries would be cut 12-15% effective for the fall; faculty will receive individual letters informing them of their specific salary cut.
Name :   Happy
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Aug 4
Message :
  Hi. Has anyone seen GF? He seems quiet since March.
Name :   agreed....
Location :
  earth
Date :
  
Message :
  ....living in a small town can be a real bad scene when you have angered as many people in it as they have, no joy there for them
Name :   No envy
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  august 2
Message :
  To the genius that thinks we are jealous of PLR or LMR please explain. you haters is the new catch phrase for anyone who chooses not to think your way. Nobody is jealous of LMR or PR, they cant even muster the courage to walk the streets.
Name :   Just Me
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Aug 2, 2010
Message :
  PTR may be planning to make Abbott House and brick Leffingwell House B&Bs. Wonder if she will gobble up Traceys foreclosed property.
Name :   Letting PTR running Wells would
Location :
  not be a bad idea. She would certainly
Date :
  shake the damn place up.
Message :
  Might allow LMR to run the dining room eh, aw uh, collect the money from the students when they go to the dining room.
Name :   It would appear that Johanna can think
Location :
  for herself. She does not allow people to let her hate others like most of you.
Date :
  You have no reason or basis for your hatred but envy,
Message :
  
Name :   
Location :
  
Date :
  
Message :
  anyone whos on the Board of trustees of a bankrupted college will have harm imposed to their own reputation or professional standing
Name :   Watchman
Location :
  still here
Date :
  July 31
Message :
  JOHANNA now speaks against LMR? What?! Must be that PTR and the Hoffman Wackos are finally ready to take over the college. And PS - Trustees dont have the guts to fight for whats right; they just quit. Several have very recently.
Name :   can someone on the inside
Location :
  
Date :
  8/1
Message :
  please, please explain the hold LMR has on the Board, and how it is that she has not been fired? It is mystifying. Are there no dissenters to her rule on the board?
Name :   Past Student
Location :
  What else must happen to Wells
Date :
  for the Board to act?
Message :
  Character, Morals, Ethics, Leadership and a good education are all rolling towards the lake. Save Wells! Save my alma mater!
Name :   Johanna
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  July 31
Message :
  It is about time that the Board take a stance on what is happening at Wells. The College has more embarassing stories in the last year than Enron in a life time. GET RID OF LMR and her cronies to solve Wells problems.
Name :   number 12
Location :
  
Date :
  
Message :
  SG - I wonder if Lisa took him to the woodshed for that comment.
Name :   To concerned
Location :
  Wells
Date :
  July 28
Message :
  Evrything Wells college does is embarrassing, starting with LMR.
Name :   Yeah
Location :
  we..s
Date :
  SG is an embarrassment
Message :
  but so are LMR & MVBD & AR
Name :   Concerned
Location :
  
Date :
  07/28/10
Message :
  How can SG still have a job at Wells? Its embarassing...
Name :   The man is a con artist. Listen to the way he speaks.
Location :
  He stumbles and stutters along eh, amm,
Date :
  to make sure that he tells the same lies.
Message :
  Wells and the administration is a perfect place for him. Fits in like a hand in glove.
Name :   I bet
Location :
  Wells
Date :
  July 24
Message :
  LMR will try to promote him.
Name :   wow
Location :
  11:40 mark in video below
Date :
  7/23/2010
Message :
  wonder what its like for this guy at his Wells job after this video became public? Exactly how big is a hairs breadth? This guy should know. Carry on, LMR
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  http://streaming.cns.ohiou.edu/president/20100527.html
Date :
  7/23/10
Message :
  He says it not quite 1/4 way through this presentation given while he was applying for a job at Ohio University, as mentioned here earlier. Unfortunate, to say the least, especially since he is still drawing a big salary from Wells.
Name :   According to Stephen Goulding
Location :
  CFO Wells College
Date :
  on May 27 hesaid
Message :
  Wells College is a hairs breath away from closing.
Name :   
Location :
  
Date :
  7.16.10
Message :
  there was an anti-fracking float.
Name :   You mean no snarky float this year?
Location :
  About the watershed meeting
Date :
  
Message :
  Info is linked through this site. Under News, on page two of the village July newsletter.
Name :   local
Location :
  main street
Date :
  7/15/10
Message :
  Aurorafest ok, but really not the same without Tudys float poking fun at something or someone!!
Name :   Just Me
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  July 15, 2010
Message :
  Please give details about watershed meeting in Binghamton.
Name :   Jen
Location :
  
Date :
  July 14
Message :
  The fireworks were great on Saturday. The run was fun. Enjoyed the blessing of the boats. Cute parade.
Name :   resident
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  7/14/10
Message :
  parade 20 mins.;scipio lodge- great gyros! Thunder Cannon wonderful music & superb fireworks
Name :   Not he same
Location :
  Aurorafest
Date :
  July 14
Message :
  Aurorafest was just not the same without Georgie pretending to run the show. hahaha just teasing. Aurora does not need him, hope he knows that now. Doesnt a small Texas town need to be messed up?
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  http://fingerlakesdailynews.com/articles/view/725914/
Date :
  7/14/10
Message :
  Over 10,000 expected for MacK-Childs barn sale this weekend. Drive carefully, brake for tourists.
Name :   who missed George?
Location :
  
Date :
  7/14/10
Message :
  where was Georgie and his golf cart this year at the fest? I didnt see him all day maybe he is mad he lost for mayor
Name :   So how was Aurorafest?
Location :
  Can those who attended the events give us some details?
Date :
  7/11
Message :
  Also,is anyone from the village planning on attending that watershed meeting in Binghamton? Its an impt. subject of vital interest to all residents.
Name :   July Newsletter
Location :
  http://aurorany.org/news
Date :
  today
Message :
  Thanks to the Fool on the Hill, the July 2010 Village Newsletter can be read by all online at the link above.
Name :   Webdog
Location :
  online
Date :
  all the time
Message :
  If anyone wants to scan the latest newsletter and send it as a .pdf file to admin@aurorany.org we can put it online for all to read.
Name :   
Location :
  
Date :
  7.6.10
Message :
  avery- one wont have the opportunity to read the newsletter unless one receives a water bill, and community communication at this time still controlled by farlow remains pisspoor. admin- can you put up auroraest schedule?
Name :   Fool
Location :
  On The Hill
Date :
  7-6
Message :
  and if one were to read the newsletter, one would see from the Mayors letter that the new village website is being constructed and is scheduled to be up mid to late July.
Name :   List of Aurorafest Events
Location :
  in the Village newsletter
Date :
  that came a few days ago,
Message :
  sent only to folks getting water bills. Info not online, site still has Tommys last newsletter. 3months+ after election, Wacky Jacky still gets paid for crap website promoting the Pleasant agenda. And Village Homepage still links to her commercial site!
Name :   Aurora and Aurorafest.
Location :
  
Date :
  7/5/10
Message :
  What was, and now what is...its all so sad. Lisa has a lot to answer for. I wonder how she lives with herself.
Name :   What? Arent you having a parade?
Location :
  It was a genuine
Date :
  
Message :
  representaion of small-town America of a bygone era.But I suppose that all changed after you-know-who came to town.
Name :   Oh, goody.
Location :
  http://www.facebook.com/pages/AuroraFest/323196708804?ref=ts
Date :
  Less than a week to go and I find a Facebook page for...
Message :
  what used to be our Aurorafest, saying: nothing. No schedule, no ideas, no fun. Folks- this needs to die off for a while so it might get resurected someday as a community party again, not a staged event for bored tourists and the Aurora Inn Inc.
Name :   Hens not
Location :
  Roosters
Date :
  Independence Day
Message :
  Many towns/villages have ordinances that allow hens but not roosters. Tudy had peacocks for years, yes? They are louder than hens and roosters! But, the village may or may not have ever passed ordinances surrounding backyard egg layers. Ask the VB for inf
Name :   Dog lover
Location :
  with cats
Date :
  Independence Day
Message :
  Laws about dog control are under the Ag and Markets section of state laws: http://www.agmkt.state.ny.us/AI/AILaws/Article%207%20%28Circ%20950%29%20-%20Dangerous%20Dogs.pdf Nuisance barking is addressed.
Name :   Fool
Location :
  The Hill
Date :
  7/2/10
Message :
  there are a number of areas on the East side of Rt.90 zoned as agricultural-residential. Map may be viewed at the clerks office.
Name :   Thats very interesting
Location :
  Somehow I cant envision
Date :
  
Message :
  an ordinance that would allow chickens amongst million dollar lakeside homes. Not too good for the old property values!
Name :   Livestock in
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  July 1, 2020
Message :
  In general, people who live on the east side of Main Street may keep livestock. People living on the west/lake side must get a variance to keep livestock. But what animals are considered livestock and in need of a variance for lakeside living, I am not ce Name :   Even Moore
Location :   Aurora
Date :   6-28-10
Message :   Laws are for those that choose to follow them. Its the honor system around here.
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Where can I find specifics
Date :   June 28, 2010
Message :   about Wells Colleges so-called Culinary Immersion program? It sounds like a desperate and half-baked idea to me. But, I would like to know more.
Name :   Crying foul
Location :   There must be a village ordinance
Date :   6/28
Message :   about keeping livestock/fowl within town limits. Having said that, I saw a cow grazing in someones yard off Main st.
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   www.leagle.com/unsecure/page.htm?shortname=innyco20100618368
Date :   See background - www.aurorany.org/PTRlawsuit.html
Message :   Suit against PTR & hubby Frautchi for breach of repsonsibility & improper transactions (i.e., cheating shareholders out of lots of money) drags on. New: Frautschi involved Overture Foundation (!) & PTR brought Wells Trustee Geo Slocum into the dirty deal.
Name :   Hey tired
Location :   Aurora
Date :   June 28
Message :   Guess what? They now have chickens! I say sicem on a chicken and watch those feathers fly.
Name :   tired
Location :   close to zwigards
Date :   2/tired
Message :   there is a noise ordinance, but no enforcement. village is lacking the long arm of the law. dont think county dog guy responds to just barking complaints.
Name :   The irony is that Wells has classes
Location :   in hotel managment/hospitality
Date :   6/24
Message :   If PTR is around, why doesnt she oversee some quality control, like she used to at her doll factory?
Name :   UNSATISFACTORY
Location :   Aurora Inn
Date :   
Message :   same thing happened to Dories by the Health dept. Whos in charge ??
Name :   the tradition continues.....
Location :   Health Dept inspection Aurora Inn
Date :   june 2010
Message :   â€¢ Aurora Inn,391 Main St., Aurora; unsatisfactory.Food service worker was stacking and wrapping cookies with her bare hands. She was told to throw the cookies that she had touched in the garbage. She gave them to another person to eat. (same ratin
Name :   fz
Location :   Aurora
Date :   6.23.10
Message :   We got one of those letters too. It means nothing, now they are going to cobble up something to get the CEO off their back. It will leave an ugly unsafe mess just below the waterline. Green?
Name :   Ellis Heads Wells College’s Wealth Management Center
Location :   http://www.bankinvestmentconsultant.com/news/wells-ellis-miller-bernal-2667426-1.html
Date :   Say what?
Message :   What are LMR/PTR doing? This guy has no teaching experience to speak of but is going to design courses to feed students in Wealth Management Industry? Thats sure not the program the faculty & students thought they were getting here.
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Next door to that shameful mess
Date :   7 months AFTER another broken promise
Message :   http://www.scribd.com/doc/33433232/Zwigard-Letter-Re-Geothermal This was not their first broken promise. The Zwigards word is worthless. The mess is worse than ever. Gunderson never should have allowed this.
Name :   In a nutshell
Location :   
Date :   June 22
Message :   They are pawns of PTR. When they moved here they took sides in an issue that was none of their business. They are now paying the price. Their kids call it KARMA.
Name :   In a nutshell, whats wrong with the Zs?
Location :   Not in Aurora
Date :   6/21
Message :   they sound like scofflaws who dont seem to have much pride of place in their home/village.Weird considering shes a realtor,he an architect.
Name :   More info at this website
Location :   http://www.flspca.org/whotocall.html
Date :   First Day of Summer
Message :   and the Ledyard number listed for dog control officer Carl Collier 364-5707, call re dogs at large, dogbites, excessive barking. Also NYS Police & County Sheriff MUST respond to complaints of animal neglect and cruelty.
Name :   Dog lover
Location :   Nearby
Date :   Fathers Day
Message :   Link to NY States dog laws; Carl Collier is Cayuga County dog control http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/LAWSSEAF.cgi?QUERYTYPE=LAWS+&QUERYDATA=@SLAGM0A7+&LIST=LAW+&BROWSER=BROWSER+&TOKEN=26282447+&TARGET=VIEW
Name :   Rollo Article
Location :   http://www.lansingstar.com/content/view/6259/373/
Date :   6/19/10
Message :   What kind of business do they think will be taught at Wells? I thought entrepreneurship was to be central to new program? Not in the new directors backgrd. Maybe theyll need to hire more faculty. Meanwhile, they just fired the guy who taught accounting.
Name :   Now that shes a resident
Location :   Im surprised PTR allows it.
Date :   
Message :   Vicious, barking dogs dont fit the image shes trying to cultivate for Aurora.
Name :   LauraJenLidaClareSusanneBillPamJohnJayMaryJackWillLizKateNickMattJulia
Location :   The Zwigard Dogs Bark All Night
Date :   June 2010
Message :   AND all day! They snarl and snap at passerssby, they have bitten people, they threaten children & old folks, they run into the road, they killed a fawn, and they never stop barking. And all this behavior receives positive reinforcement from their owners.
Name :   cathy zimdahl
Location :   across the street
Date :   june 19
Message :   zwigards curs are the worst dogs who ever lived. they bark all night. I hate them. I wish they would
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora
Date :   June 15, 2010
Message :   I wonder if Rowland has lost any sleep over the past 5 nights, listening to the Zwigard dogs bark, out on the porches, all night long - the dogs obviously hate being left alone in that house.
Name :   She
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Is a huge presence wherever she goes.
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   Aurora
Date :   6/11/10
Message :   I think she might treat Leffingwell House as a bed-sitter. She moved into a penthouse suite in WI not long ago, and built a home in some exclusive compound down in FL. But she plans to be a presence in Aurora again. That was clear at the DOT meeting.
Name :   L Holland
Location :   
Date :   6 - 11 - 2010
Message :   I doubt that Rowland is moving in. The house is too small and there is no elevator.
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   I would salute her float with tomatoes
Name :   I mst say, she is very brave. I wonder if
Location :   she will make Aurora her summer home?
Date :   6/10
Message :   Maybe even join in the parade, and build her own float? You could have a field day with jokes about that one!
Name :   Guess who is moving
Location :   into Leffingwell House?
Date :   6/10/10
Message :   Im pretty sure there has been no property tranfer notice in the newspaper, and so no sale. However, Pleasant Rowland got up and spoke at the DOT meeting this afternoon at the Inn as though she were an Aurora resident.
Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   June 10 1020
Message :   The movers at Leffingwell House are unloading household goods and taking them inside under the direction of Pleasant Rowland. Potted shrubs are aligned on the north side of the driveway, awaiting planting. Apparently Rowlands visit 2 weeks ago was prelude
Name :   Observer
Location :   
Date :   June 10 2010
Message :   Has the Leffingwell house been sold? I see movers in front of it.
Name :   uh-oh
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   furniture being moved into Leffinwell house.......will Pleasant be living among us?
Name :   Miriam
Location :   class of 1984
Date :   June 6
Message :   A Wells friend told me to look into the crisis at Wells. I did. To me it is simple. New president. New Dean. New admin. If you want to save Wells, we need to have CHANGE! Real change though.
Name :   accountant
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   If Wells endowment is down to 30 million, how low a figure can it drop to and still have the school stay in business? will they let it drop to zero before they close the doors?
Name :   What is the future for Wells; for faculty over age 60? Does Lisa know that
Location :   this is age discrimination?
Date :   Would she like to be taken back to the EEOC?
Message :   Well, at least Leslie-Bernal would be gone if age 60 is used to cut faculty/staff. The woman is even more incompetent than Lisa. Blind leading the blind.
Name :   Once More
Location :   http://www.aurorany.org/news
Date :   http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/save-wells-college
Message :   Info for concerned alumns who might want to ask a whole lot of questions at Reunion this coming weekend, and a petition for those who want to join in the Wake Up Call for Wells College.
Name :   Ihave a question
Location :   Wells
Date :   
Message :   Only one question for Mike: When will the board fire Lisa?
Name :   CNY Alumna
Location :   Mike McGreevey, head fundraiser at Wells, has scheduled
Date :   a reunion Q&A session on the Strategic Plan for Fri afternoon,
Message :   June 4, at 2:30 in the Chapel. It would be great if lots of alums would read the plan ahead of time & show up with specific questions ready. Otherwise, the administration presentation could eat up the entire hour...
Name :   Lisa graduated from Wells,
Location :   and has had 17 years of high income employment from Wells.
Date :   
Message :   It IS an act of self interest and selfishness for her not to resign NOW. The whole thing has gotten away from her and she cant correct it. But shell still keep collecting that fat paycheck for as long as she can.
Name :   LMR has been firing so many people
Location :   When will she fire herself or
Date :   step down so a more competent
Message :   President can take the reigns of Wells. She Lisa so selfish that she would rather close the College than step aside?
Name :   http://wellscollege.wordpress.com/2010/05/28/message-from-wcaa-president-carrie-bolton-92/
Location :   http://www.ohio.edu/president/news/vpfa-candidate-information.cfm
Date :   Memorial Day Weekend
Message :   Steve Golding the Wells *Special Advisor to the Pres for Finance and Planning* brought in from Cornell not long ago is looking to leave. And Alumnae Association Pres Carrie Boulton sounds less than confident in the Strategic Plan.
Name :   Good luck to all graduates
Location :   As they leave to begin their new lives
Date :   I hope and pray LMR will also leave to
Message :   to begin her life somewhere else. I know that it will not and cannot be as President of another institution of Higher Learning
Name :   And in the midst of it all...
Location :   http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2010/05/wells_college_grad_does_not_al.html
Date :   Graduation Day
Message :   ... the meaningful business of educating young people continues in Aurora ... for as long as the faculty can hold the institution together against the machinations of PTR and LMR.
Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   May 28
Message :   Thats not fully accurate. A 13.5% paycut is also on the table (really near 18.5% when added to last years pension benefit reduction of 5%), along with phased retirements and probable terminations. The axe will come in a combination of all three.
Name :   Wells Faculty
Location :   Aurora
Date :   May 29, 2010
Message :   given a choice by administration. All 60 yrs old plus can teach half time at half pay or 10 to 15 percent of faculty can be fired.
Name :   Wells Workers
Location :   Aurora
Date :   May 28, 2010
Message :   the people who keep the college running find they cant gets parts for machinery,etc from suppliers because Wells hasnt paid its long outstanding bills owed these vendors.
Name :   LMR and her cronies have made
Location :   Wells a cesspool of
Date :   difficulty and heartache
Message :   for staff, faculty and students.
Name : The Board of Wells always ignores
Location : the grouses of students.
Date : The board always supports LMR
Message : She has them bought. She can do no wrong.

Message : Needs students?? Isnt the enrolment up?
Name : alum
Date : May 26
Message : Wells is history even if they get some short term money. Last I knew, a college needed students. I am starting to believe that the trustess and Lisa want Wells to close, so they can hand over the property to PTR cult group. Sounds crazy, but no more so th
Name : The Mona Lisa has lost her smile.
Location : The men were allowed in and the
Date : promise of a boost in revenue did not follow.
Message : Rid the institution of Lisa and her band of destroyers.
Name : Students, Alumni and others of Wells
Location : rise up, speak up and let your voices be heard. Down with Lisa and her cronies.
Name : Have you all seen this?
Location : http://www.aurorany.org/StudentNoConfidence.html
Date : 5/24/10
Message : LMR hasnÕt just alienated faculty, village residents and alums. More importantly, for the future of Wells College, she has alienated current students, and they, unlike the stupid incompetent trustees, have figured her out. Pass the Petition - get LMR OUT!

Date : 5.24.10
Message : ptr hasnt given a cent to the real wells or the college endowment. she has only funded her business and so-called beautification projects. not a penny for education in aurora.
Name : Disagree
Date : 5/24/10
Message : Pleasant would not come here for graduation a week ahead of time. No good can come of her being back in Aurora. Whats next for this place?
Name : Relax, shes proabaly just there for comencement.
Location : If they just wanted a chek form her, she wouldnt have to come all the way there.
Date : 5/23
Message : How much has she given to Wells/the endowment in the past?
Name : Dont worry, Rowland is weak
Location : Aurora
Date : may
Message : Her feelings will get hurt and shell pack up her dolls and go home (or the Hoffman Institute) - again.
Name : sick at heart
Date : Just like before
Message : PTR will offer the checkbook, and LMR will offer the reins of Wells. PTR will call the shots and PTR will dictate the future course of Wells College. All because LMR aint up to the job. Hell of a way to run a college.
Name : When you say the Hags
Location : of the Village of Aurora
Date : May 22
Message : are asking ptr for money, you must mean Lisa Ryerson, Meredith Van Duyne and Ann Rollo. Those hags will weep a river if ptr doesnt pony up to cover their incompetence.
Name : Fool
Location : On The Hill
Date : 5-22-10
Message : Shes at Leffingwell House right now.
Name : Do not weep for PTR hags of the Village
Location : of Aurora.
Date : Pleasant has what you all
Message : so desperately seek. Go and ask her for some money.

Date : 5.22.10
Message : rowland is in aurora right now, and has been here for several days. wonder why?
Name : Curous Citizen
Location : Aurora
Date : May 20 2010
Message : Didnt Wells College hire some major testosterone from Cornell to advise the adminsitration? Success and failure can happen independently of hormone-driven brain power.
Name : The college admin need some diversity, namely men
Location : since its now a co-ed institution
Date : 5/20
Message : how about it being reflected in its administration? The on-going antics at Wells is a little like Sorority Sisters Gone Wild. They could use a little testosterone!
Name : SOS
Location : Wells
Date : 5-19-10
Message : Also announced at the same meeting: Ann Rollo- V.P. for Communications, Susan Sloan- Director of Admissions/Financial Aid, Leslie Miller- Provost Cindy Speaker-Assistant Provost
Name : Thought I heard it all
Location : At Wells
Message : Meredith VanDuyne was named Chief of staff. WTF is that? Guess they are running Wells like the U.S. Gov. in the HOLE!!
Name : Send this link:
Location : www.aurorany.org/news
Date : Today - May 17, 2010
Message : to your alumnae friends & acquaintances. Time is of the essence! If the crazy Strateic Plan goes forward Wells may disappear within 3 years. Time for the Board to stop, think & get new leadership. Do it now - help protect our local economy.
Name : L Holland - youve got to be kidding!
Location : Cowardly anonymous calls made to the sheriff & CEO
Date : May 15, 2010
Message : to alert them that we were planting shrubs?! It wasnt a murder & we werent planting a body, only shrubs. What is wrong with these people - havent they anything better to do? What a waste of sheriffs/CEOs time.
Name : www.aurorany.org/news
Location : Links all the info you might want to read
Date : before signing petition to Trustees which asks for
Message : Search for New President; AND STOP - cuts to core programs & faculty; admin restructuring that will consolidate power into fewer hands; costly new programs in athletics and business; expensive non-core areas such as hospitality businesses and consultants.
Name : just read about hydrofraking
Location : it seems poor central NY beinf assauted from all sides
Date : 5/14
Message : between the wind farms,CAFOs and now this.But how can you stop it Its ugly,noisy,noxious,toxic.The F.lakes relies on tourism and farming,and thats incompatible with gas mining.
Name : Please consider signing this petition ASAP
Location : http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/save-wells-college
Date : Today - online
Message : Alums are asked to give their class year. Non-alum upporters are also welcome to sign. It seems that understandably intimidated Wells employees can sign online without their names being made public.
Name : question raised...
Message : how can anyone think of LMR as an effective leader after she has alienated so many people? Faculty, village residents, and alums, just to name a few. Shes gotta go, for the good of all
Name : Inside Higher Ed
Location : http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/05/11/wells
Date : May 11, 2010
Message : Article online yesterday.
Name : Watchman
Location : still here
Date : May 11
Message : It it true that Pat Parnie Purcell Wahlen -- old Roger Purcells Wells Wife -- has quit the Trustees? Anybody know why? She came in saying we were all wrong about Lisa. Maybe she changed her mind? If so, why not stay and fight, dammit!?!
Name : Wells
Location : The paper says Going forward, the college intends to avoid using the endowment fund or its interest to sustain operations.
Date : Yet the BOT
Message : approved taking 3 mil out of the endowment. 10 percent of the endowment! You decide on Rollos veracity.
Name : how much
Location : Wells
Date : May 11
Message : of Ann Rollos quotes in the Citizen are accurate? Does anyone know if any of it was based on truth? Not rhetorical..
Name : Wells board cuts budget
Location : http://www.auburnpub.com/news/local/article_292b0846-5cb1-11df-adc5-001cc4c03286.html
Date : 5-11-10
Name : Taxpayer
Location : http://issuu.com/meg181/docs/wells_college_draft_strategic_plan_may_2010?mode=a_p
Date : 5-10-10
Message : Link to strategic plan (faculty had 1 day to review it before Trustees came). On p.24 - Aurora Inn Inc becomes unbrella corp AII to oversee college properties. Somewhere I read AII will have its own Board of Directors. Hmmm.
Name : why doesnt Wells just get out of the hotel business
Location : And while theyre at it, why not get out of for-profit biz altogether
Date : 5/9/10
Message : and just concentrate on running the college?They should sell their assets(village property)to stop the bleeding.
Name : hey Skeptic
Location : Aurora
Date : May 9
Message : Join the real world. The Inn is a money waster. Lisa is a money waster. Get rid of them both and save the college and village from financial ruin. Many knowledgeable people have been saying this for years, but they were regarded as haters or traders. No,j
Name : L Holland
Location : Strategic Plan on page 42
Date : May 9, 2010
Message : 766,903 dollars - its right there under Aurora Inn,Inc. losses, pg. 42. Giving money to Wells is flushing money down the toilet that is the Aurora Inn.

Date : 5.9.10
Message : i have an acquantaince whose family used to give wells six-figure gifts. she got visited by mike mecgreevy begging for more money. she asked him point blank for info about the inn costs. he admitted the losses were enormous, a major problem.
Name : KAH
Location : Aurora
Date : 9 May
Message : Well, Ive also seen that 700K figure in student minutes (available on line) quoting President Ryerson in meetings held last week. And I believe it was indicated that the 700K figure was a significant reduction of the Inns deficit compared to past years.
Name : Skeptic
Date : mothers day 2010
Message : I have trouble believing it costs Wells /yr to keep the Inn open.If it really did, Wells would close the Inn. Its that simple. I think that number is an error.
Name : K A Hindenlang
http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2010/05/with_endowment_revenues_down_w.html
Date : 9 May 10
Message : And scroll thru the reader comments to find (accurate) info about Aurora Inn creating 50% of the colleges annual deficit. Thats just the Inn -- not the empty Market, the struggling Dories, the shadow of the former Fargo or closed Pizzaurora.
Name : Lisa Ryersons Fiasco
Location : Wells College
Date : May 8, 2010
http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2010/05/with_endowment_revenues_down_w.html
Name : Jennifer
Date : May 8 2010
Message : Why??? Why wont the trustees just fire Lisa? Why?
Name : Auburn Citizen
Location : www.auburnpub.com/news/local/article_6b2c856e-595d-11df-b2af-001cc4c002e0.html
Date : May 7, 2010
Message : Wells College cutting staff... Rollo wouldnt give a solid number of total layoffs...*We care deeply for people...When we have to eliminate a position and a person loses a job, we care - its hard.*

Location : aurora inn
Date : 5 PM may 7
Message : students protesting (to trustees) in front of Inn
Name : more amazed every day
Location : Facebook
Date : 5/7/10
Message : if even half of what is on that Concerned Well Facebook page is true, the college is in real trouble. will the Trustees fire LMR? or is it too late already?
Name : Here is the link:
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=114858718553337&ref=ts
Date : 7-7-10
Name : Webdog
Location : online
Date : all the time
Message : When archiving last set of posts they were removed from GuestBook. Most but not all got saved here http://aurorany.org/ArchiveFive.html (Sorry admins, this is not my best thing.)
Name :Curious Citizen  
Location : Aurora 
Date :   April 26 2010
Message :   Sadly, hydrofracking is NOT banned in the NYCandSkaneateles water sheds. Applications for permits to drill will be vetted individually and under stricter regulation by the DEC.Thatprocess may discourage most drillers. BUT it may not stop all the gas c

Date :  4.27.10
Message :   omg. tell me it aint so. georgie isour deputy mayor? can that be true? naaah. our new mayor cant be that stupid. even tommy wasnt that stupid.

Name :  Keuka LakeState Park - site for Finger Lakes Museum.
Location :  www.auburnpub.com/news/local/article_ca1b05bc-5149-11df-b78b-001cc4c002e0.html
Date :   4-26-10
Message :   *The site selection process took a little longer than expected... it all boils down to fundraising, whichis the nextphase of work we have to get into. Depending on howcontributions comein, that would really determine when we open.*

Name :  LHolland
Location :   One more thing, PP:
Date :   April 26, 2010
Message :   Indecently large; is your subjective opinion not village law. Our house was designed tocomplywith Aurora Zoning Law, including the ratio of building to lot.Unlikeour neighbors, we needed no variances.

Name :  L Holland
Location :   To Paved Paradise
Date :   Our house plan was approved by the Aurora CPP &Planning Board.
Message :   We made all the changes that they requested. And unlike Koepp/Place we built AFTER getting approvals - wedid not have togo back, repeatedly, after the fact, to ask forretroactive approval forwhat was already done.

Name :  L Holland
Location :   To Paved Paradise
Date :   Our house plans went through the official village process.
Message :   The not-so-little driveway constructed on Wells College owned property DID NOT. That some in Aurora have to obey the law& others have been allowed to ignore it IS Auroras ugly problem.http://www.scribd.com/doc/24423169/june-7-2007

Name :  Taxpayer
Location :  www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2010/04/ny_toughens_rules_on_gas_drill.html
Date :   4/24/10
Message :   Hydrofracking to drill for gas nowbanned in the Skaneateles Lake watershed. We drink Cayuga Lake - lets get frackingbanned in the our watershed, too! To start: Village, Town& Countycan pass laws refusing to accept waste products offracking process.

Name :  PavedParadise
Location :   And
Date :   Put up a Parking Lot
Message :   I guess Id be more concerned out the koepp-place driveway if the monstrosities on either side of them followed any decentplan. One indecently large for its lot and the other with weird decking.A little driveway is the least of Auroras problems!

Name :  Huh?
Location :  http://www.auburnpub.com/news/local/article_9f85d582-4dbd-11df-9f27-001cc4c03286.html
Date :   4-22-10
Message :   And even more shocking - Georgieisnt quoted!

Name :  Please -Start Learning About This Now:
Location :  http://www.shaleshock.org/resources/drilling-101/
Date :  http://www.propublica.org/topic/energy-environment
Message :   Informed citizenry & local govtCAN block thisthreat to OUR drinking water. It was stopped over on Keuka Lake: seewww.youtube.com/watch?v=DOg45FEo9Zoandwww.toxicstargeting.com/news/2010-02-16/plan-send-fracking-wastewater-near-keuka-lake-abandoned

Name :  TheCatskills are in a prime area
Location :   and were considered, for a fewseconds.
Date :   4/21
Message :   Then state decided it wasoff-limits.Guess why?ItsNYCs watershed/drinking water.The Finger Lakeswill be the sacrificiallamb.

Name :  First horozontal hydrofracturing
Location :   gas drilling will be in the
Date :   Southern Tier,
Message :   Eventually drilling technologieswill allowdrilling in shallower thinner Marcellus and the other shales below Marcellus. Huge amounts fresh water used and huge amountscontaminatedwastewater and some soilids created.

Name :  How far upare they going to drill?
Location :   I was under the impression theywere mainly going
Date :   4/20
Message :   into the Southern Tier, and someother counties.what will this do to property values? Not to mention the lakes-the drilling needs a tremendous amounts of water.

Name :  Even Moore
Location :   Aurora
Date :   4.20.10
Message :   Marcellus Shale fracking, might bebetter than themanure and chemicals already in the water table. Maybetheyll counteracteach other. Get involved in that too.

Name :  EducationalForum on
Location :   Marcellus Shale Natural Gas
Date :   Apr. 29 7pm-8:30pm
Message :   at Bisgrove Community Theater,Cayuga CommunityCollege, 197 Franklin St, Auburn about past andpresent gas drilling in Cayuga County. Please get interested. Thec oming gas industry willindustrialize our rural landscape and threatenour clean water.

Name :  To watcher
Location :   
Date :   April17
Message :   True enough. Good riddance to Tomand hisdisastrous ways. Now if we could just rid the college of LisaRyerson.Stay in hiding, but have the decency to resign!

Name :  Hardtofind- Aurora Planning Board Minutes here
Location :  http://www.auroranewyork.us/PBMarch102010.html
Date :   And another link of interest below
Message :  http://www.facebook.com/topic.php?uid=118022058211698&topic=15WellsCollege Student Coalition: discussion of cuts in faculty &staff.

Name :  L Holland
Location :   March Planning Board Minutes
Date :   April 15, 2010
Message :   That is quite the yarn that theyhave concocted.Iwonder how long it took to dream that one up.

Name :  big rigTrucker
Location :   route 90
Date :   4/13/10
Message :   George Farenthold strikes out -again. Looks likehe cant get much of anything accomplished.

Name :  watcher
Location :   main
Date :   4-1-10
Message :   trivial=analyzing the lame duckmayors goodbyeletter. important=analyzing our ancient water systemjust one example

Name :  About thetrucks
Location :   I thought there was already a lawrestrictingthem
Message :   but it wasnt enforced.I remember thebig photo opwhen it was announced,with Schumer, and local pols.What afarce, thenand now.

Name :  Stateabandons new truck rules
Location :  www.auburnpub.com/articles/2010/04/14/latest_news/latestnews01.txt
Date :   Tuesday, April 14
Message :   *......the state is not going tocontinue theprocess that could have implemented regulations torestrict large trucksfrom driving on local byways through the FingerLakes region....*

Name :  KAH
Location :   Main Street
Date :   14 April 2010
Message :   It seems that census forms were notsent to PO Boxaddresses. (You might be able to pick one up at the POor Library.) Thedeadline to send the form in is this Friday. Censusworkers will visitdoor to door in May.

Name :  Jane Doing 
Date :   april 13
Message :   YES, there is going to be anAuroraFest, as alwayssecond weekend in July, this year starts offFriday Night, and hassomeothing for everyone going until music ends onSaturday, July 10th,theme is Cirque D Auora, AuroraFest -Its a Circus.Theres actually

 Message :  did anyone in Aurora receive acensus form in the mail?

Name :  outatowner
Location :   south
Date :   4/12/10
Message :   is there going to be a 2010aurorafest? when?

Location:  http://readme.readmedia.com/Buchanan-Ryerson-to-Receive-Honorary-Degrees/1222767
Date :   Just in time...
Message :   Wells Prez finally gets a doctorate,just not anearned one. Compare and contrast: the credentials andexperience of thetwo recipients.

Name :  Taxpayer
Location :  http://www.auroranewyork.us/News&Notes.html
Date :   4/10/10
Message :   Tom Gundersons farewell message isnow up on thevillage website, so it can be read by all online.

Name :  to watcher
Location :   Aurora
Date :   April 9
Message :   What is trival? Seriously? What istrival?

Name :  watcher
Location :   main st
Date :   4-8-10
Message :   Toms letter was completelyreasonable. You peopleare focusing on the trivial instead of trying tofixing real problems.

Name :  Villageresident
Location :   Aurora
Date :   April 6
Message :   I also was shocked that TomGunderson had to sinkto such a sophmoric level. He made a lot ofmistakes and people wantedto make him fix them. He never even made anattempt. Shame on him!

Name :  couldntbelieve he wrote that
Location :   and sent it to everyone in town
Date :   4/4/2010
Message :   very unclassy way for TG to sign offon hismayorship. he sounds real bitter. He didnt thank Ken Z for hismanyyears as deputy mayor, wonder why.

Name :  Watcher
Location :   main st
Date :   april5
Message :   Its been more than a year since theowners of LyonHouse, I mean the Zwigard McMansion, ruined thevillage ROW. What thehell?!

Name :  PTRs Reignof Terror is over
Location :   The mayoral election cemented that
Date :   Easter
Message :   as did the rejection of her museumproposal.Wellsis shrinking,not growing as envisioned.Everything shestouched hasturned to stone.

Name :  TaxpayerToo
Location :   Recent Comments Here
Date :   refer to the latest excuse for aVillageNewsletter,
Message :   sent to those who get a water bill& rarelyposted on the crappy website. (Hope Bonnie will fix that.)TG signs offwith pathetic self-justification & dumps on all whodidnt *support*him. As if he mattered. Laughable tool of PTR and LMR.Good riddance.

Name :  L Holland
Location :   The Sidelines?!
Date :   April 4, 2010
Message :   *Belittling from the sidelines*? Nowe are notsitting on the sidelines, we are your constituents, thecitizens ofAurora, the people you took an oath to serve. Andundeserving of suchscorn.

Name :  Why?
Location :   Aurora
Date :   April 3
Message :   Why is the former mayor, TG, such anidiot? Only areal jerk writes a thank you note by attacking thecitizens in ourvillage. Glad hes finished!

Name :  TO SlowDeath
Location :   Reading your complaint
Date :   Easter
Message :   What do YOU propose?

Name :  A slowdeath
Location :   in Aurora
Date :   3/30/10
Message :   All Im saying is bitchin &complainin can onlyget one so far. This villages population is agingand growing stale -resting on our laurels. We arent welcoming andengaging to any newcomersand, as a company town, business is stifled.Blame the college an

Name :  to Wellsstudent   
Message :   the biggest sub standard part ofWells is not thepart time faculty. It is the president. Any hope forWells will involveher leaving. Her day is over

Name :  Wellscollege
Location :   Aurora
Date :   March 28
Message :   I am a Wells student amd I do notwant myeducation from a part time, sub standard teaching staff. Weneed to ridourselves of President Ryerson and keep our seasonedprofessors.

Date :  3.26.10
Message :   yes what are you trying to say? lisatalks aboutrestructuring to eliminate positions. thats not last hired/ firstfired. thats sack anyone she doesnt like especially those withseniorityand higher salary and then use underqualified parttimers toteach.

Name :  ? for ASlow Death
Location :   Wells
Message :   What are you trying to say?

Name :  A slowdeath
Location :   in Aurora
Date :   3/25-2010
Message :   Wells will let follow the lasthired, first firedprotocol. It may mean the village loses a lot ofyoung adults (21 yrs.plus), continues to get older, grows stale, butkeeps up appearances. Atleast our teenagers have the lot & park atnight and after ho

Message :  sheshould be more than worried she should be fired

Name :  I agree
Location :   Aurora
Date :   March 24
Message :   It is reprehensible that LisaRyerson hides awayin the college and rules people by threatening themwith their jobs.After the latest cut is declared, I am sure many ofthose people will bewilling to speak out against her. She should beworried.

Name :  L HollandMarch 23, 2010
Location :   While we focus our criticism onGunderson,Rowland & Farenthold
Date :   the one responsible for all of theiractions is
Message :   Lisa Ryerson. The others servethemselves byserving her. Why does she skate, when she is the sourceof all thedamage that has happened to Aurora in the last decade? She started itall & she continues it. How does she get away with it?

Name :  Jane Doe   
Message :   How come the Citizen hasnt heardthat 20 Wellsstaff/fac are getting laid off? Isnt that like 1/3 or 1/4the collegesworkforce?

Location :  http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2010/03/wells_college_dean_to_appeal_9.html
Date :   3-10-10  

Name :   A. NonyMouse
Location :   here
Date :   3-19-10
Message :   This isamind-blower:http://www.auburnpub.com/articles/2010/03/19/latest_news/9latestnews.txt


Date :   3.19.10
Message :   no- it started 10 years ago. tom handedaurora torowland/wells on a platter. we lost ownership of our village-itsidentity, businesses, authenticity, independence, architecture,history.thank god bonnie won maybe she can help us reclaim aurora.

Message:   TG stayed 4 years too long, themissteps of his last termcloud his legacy


Name :   Thank God: 12 years of TG come to anend.
Location :  http://www.auburnpub.com/articles/2010/03/18/latest_news/latestnews02.txt
Date :   3/18/10
Message :   

Name :   So happyfor you all!!!
Location :   Far away
Date :   St. Pats Day
Message :   Yay!!!!!

Name:   my concern   
Date :   day after
Message :   will Georgie ever get his groove back?

Name:   local
Location :   main street
Date :   St. Patricks Day
Message :   Congratulations to BONNIE!!! Heres to anexciting,positive and productive new era for beautiful Aurora! CHEERS!

Name:   resident
Location :   Aurora
Date :   3/17/10
Message :   John McCartney did very well as awrite-incandidate getting 39 votes. Hope he will consider run in 2 yrsandcampaign earlier.

Name :   Jennifer
Location :   Mexico
Date :   March 16
Message :   Yahoo!! George go away!!!!! Hahahaha Ifeel a calmgroove.

Name:   Karen Hindenlang
Location :   Main St
Date :   16 March 2010
Message :   Bonnie Bennett won a decisive victory tobecomethe next mayor of Aurora. I was present for the ballot count,and theofficial tally is - Bonnie 80, George 61, Alan 27.Congratulations toentire the village.

Location:   wells
Date :   march 2010
Message :   20 people losing their jobs at wells,thanks tog eorges wife, and george says he is in a peaceful groove?does george care about anyone but himself?

Date:   3.16.10
Message :   15 - 20 faculty / staff / administratorswill becut by may. lets start with lisa and rollo and meredith and...

Name:   MSG
Location :   Wells College
Date :   Tuesday 16
Message :   Wells is going 2 cut jobs again


Name :   Calmgroove? Peaceful? Correct path?  
Date :   The Ides of March
Message :   Maybe hes gone through the Hoffmanprocess!


Name :   GeorgeFarenthold on Facebook
Location :   Channelling Riell Hunter?   
Message :   ÒI feel like Im in some sort ofcalm groove. Its unusually peaceful inside like Im on the correct pathsomehow.Ó

Name:   Facebook
Location :  www.facebook.com/group.php?v=info&ref=mf&gid=315139176085#!/group.php?v=wall&ref=mf&gid=31513917608
Date :  www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=324917377902&ref=search&sid=1239574267.1208557851..1#!/group.php?v=wall&ref=search&gid=324917377902
Message :   So, who wants to post on Georgies wall andtellhim that being Mayor of Our Village is NOT his *occupationaltherapy*(see his old posts). And who wants to be a true FacebookFriend to AlanC. and tell him to Withdraw Right Now to Save Us FromFarenthold!

Name:   L Holland
Location :   Ha ha - the artwork on the supportgeorgie signs
Date :   is strikingly similar to the threatening&anonymous
Message :   notes that were left on our doorstep lastsummer.One of the signs is in front of the Fargo & Taylor House -collegeproperty/business. It should act as a reminder to everyone asto whoowns George and whom he truly serves.

Date:   3.15.10
Message :   i believe hes been here about 10 years,lives inthe cottage behind mattinglys (floyd giffords), works inithaca,something in business or computers, joined aurora volunteerfire deptand is now asst chief of avfd,

Name:   local
Location :   main street
Date :   3/15
Message :   What does John McCartney do? and how longhas hebeen a resident of the village?

Name:   *Aurora should say no thanks toFarenthold*
Location :  www.auburnpub.com/articles/2010/03/15/opinion/letters/letters02.txt
Date :   3-15-09
Message :   Letter to Editor by Jay OHearn in todaysCitizen.(Wish he also had said *No Thanks* to Alan Connors whoadmitted inpublic he would do nothing to stop the *arrogant,deceitful, andexclusionary* behavior of Wells College towards thevillage.)

Name:   L Holland
Location :   *Dear Sue & Bill* ?
Date :   3.14.10
Message :   There is no question who George serves,and willserve, as mayor. He will continue to work for his wife, notthevillage.http://www.scribd.com/doc/15924665/George-Being-Typically-Sleazy

Name:   I Care
Location :   Aurora
Date :   3/13/10
Message :   John McCartney for write-in - GREAT!Alogicalthinker, like (Janet M)who knows the balance ofresidential,commercialand educational interests.Vote for him!

Name:   The Citizen
Location :   A Powerful Letter
Date :   March 14 2010
Message:  http://www.auburnpub.com/articles/2010/03/14/opinion/letters/letters02.txt


Name :  ????????????????????????
Message :   Alan are you really that dumb, or u r justhelpingGeorge out?

Name:   Seriously, what would happen if Wellsfolded? Its not outof the realm of possiblity
Location :   not with all the financial troublestheyve had
Date :   3/13/10
Message :   the past several years. What would happento thevillage then? Its an extremely unhealthy, potentiallydisastrousrelationship to have the two conjoined in this way.

Name:   Taxpayer
Location :  http://www.auburnpub.com/articles/2010/03/13/local_news/news01.txt
Date :   3/14/10
Message :   Check out lively discussion in commentsectionunder article, especially entry about George electioneering oncampus.BTW, 40+ students registered for this election, 8 new ones lastweek.Thats 15%+ of our voters.

Name:   Jeez already, Louise!
Location :   Yes, it really looks like there is nodifference.
Date :   3-13-10
Message :   Alan we want to believe in your betternature butit appears that you are in this race just to strip votesfrom Bonnie soGeorge can win. Prove to us you really have the Aurorasbest interestsat heart. Withdraw now. Please.

Name:   T84
Date :   march 13
Message :   hey Alan Connors if you really feel thatway, yououghta quit and just let George be mayor. Whats thedifferecne?

Name:   Wells spy
Location :   campus
Message :   Lisa Ryerson = Carolyn Connors? How goofyis that?How many people can Carolyn fire? Alan sounds like anitwit,not one ofhis prouder public moments

Name:   good for B Bennett
Location :   For telling it like it is
Date :   in front of the students
Message :   I hope at least some of the Wellsstudentsunderstand what GF is up to, and if they vote, they vote forBB. Justbecause GF spends time on campus gladhanding students does notmean heis an honest or ethical person. Wells students, dont be fooledby him.

Date:   3.13.10
Message :   so anyone who still thinks alan connorswould be avoice for the village as mayor is sadly mistaken.

Name:   Karen Hindenlang
Location :   Re the Citizen article of 13 March 10
Date :   I attended last nights forum and heard Alan Cto say:
Message :   the College and Village are a singleentity. Hedismissed all concerns about conflict of interest sayingthat if Georgetalked to his wife (Wells Pres) about village matters itwould be nodifferent than if he (Alan) apoke to his own wife (WellsAlum).

Name:   I hope
Date :   March 13
Message :   You get Bonnie Bennett as your mayor. I do not live there so I will not pretend to be an absentee voter, like manyofGeorges friends. That issue alone tells a lot about him.


Name :   Bennettsaid a proactive, strong boardof trustees could deal with differinggoals of the college andvillage...
Location :  www.auburnpub.com/articles/2010/03/13/local_news/news01.txt
Date :   and called Farentholds run for mayor
Message :   *an outrageous consolidation of power,with thelargest employer, landowner & taxpayer...and in order tostemconflict of interest, the village is going to have to payalawyer...Weve got to remain separate from Wells for us to be strong.*

Name:   resident
Location :   aurora
Date :   3/12/10
Message :   Trustee Write-in Candidate: John McCartneywillingto work for villagers and with Janet Murphy. Great guy, Assist.Chief inAuroa fire dept. Good business sense.

Name:   L Holland
Location :   Letter sent to all village residents
Date :   March 12 - 2010
Message :   http://www.scribd.com/doc/28271118

Name:   The Citizen
Location :  www.auburnpub.com/articles/2010/03/09/latest_news/latestnews02.txt
Date :   3-9-10
Message :   Please see todays Auburn paper forenlighteningand informative position statements from all three mayoralcandidates.And come to the next forum - Wells College Chapel in MainBuilding, FriMarch 12 at 5:30.

Date:   3.8.10
Message :   and then google on georgies socalledemployer,national income life, or its parent company, american incomelife(founded by a friend of his momma), with words like scam, fraud orponzischeme and see what you get.

Name:   Taxpayer
Location :  http://www.auburnpub.com/articles/2010/03/05/local_news/news06.txt
Date :   And the last few weeks in the Citizen...
Message :   Someone tell Georgie that his issues aredead.Nothing will happen re truck regulation until it works its waythru thecourts. His biodiesel project aint happening. The museum is not coming to Aurora. Time for a reality check, George!

Name:   eat at your own risk
Location :   Filthy restaurant
Date :   march 6 2010
Message :   We all know Wells College wants to runthevillage. Great. They cant even keep a diner clean.

Name:   Dories Aurora; UNSATISFACTORY-Handwashsink dirty. Nopaper towels or soap at handwash sink.
Location :   Vent grate in floor of serving areadirty. Layerof dust on top of ice machine.
Date :   Broken frozen orange juice container lefttrail oforange juice
Message :   downside of refrigerator and ontofloorinbasement. Stainlesssteel bin at end of icecream servingstationdirty.Drawers where coffee isstored, not cleaned.Nosanitizingsolutionprepared tostore wiping cloths.

Name:   I agree
Date :   March 6th
Message :   George would be a very unhealthy choicefor mayor.His facebook page makes me ill. He writes like a teenager. Asillyteenager.

Name:   why would college students want tovote for
Location :   this old geezer??
Date :   3/12
Message :   Doesnt Aurora, including the college, wantsomonenew? Cant eveyone see how unhealthy it would be to have thecollegeprezs hubbie as the mayor?

Name:   pay attention.
Location :   george is coercing current students
Date :   to register in cayuga county so they can voteforhim.
Message :   he even has had former students now livingout ofstate preserve their registration in aurora so they can vote forhim formayor. check out the comment from Angie Azevedo on his facebookpage*farenthold for aurora*

Name:   Info on Candidates Forum
Location :  www.auburnpub.com/articles/2010/03/05/local_news/news05.txt
Date :   3-5-10
Message :   Oh my. Well, lets hope for the best out ofallthis

Name:   Curious Citizen
Location :   Aurora
Date :   March 3 2010
Message :   Using the idea of family as a model forthevillage and/or village and college seems dangerous. A familyusuallyconsists of adults and children. Does this mean mayor andcollege prezare the ADULTS and we villagers are CHILDREN? I think not.

Location:   Aurora
Date :   March 1
Message :   George is not like family to me! Wells isnot likefamily to me. I just want a mayor who will do their best forall ofAurora. I believe that is Bonnie Bennett.

Date:   3.1.10
Message :   is it true that conors works as a vandriver forwells and thats his only job? so hows that make his partyINDEPENDENTand his ballot the RIGHT choice for aurora? sad to say, itbecomesclearer every day - a vote for alan is a vote for his friendgeorge.
Name :   Watchman
Location :   www.BonnieForMayor.com
Date :   February 27
Message :   Bonnie Bennet has put up a website. Setsforth herideas priorities concerns experience and contact info. Wellthought out.Not just campaign BS. She also sent an informative covernote thats noton the site. Email to ask her for a copy. Worth reading.
Name:   observer
Location :   Aurora and the college are inextricably tied
Date :   2/26
Message :   that is so wrong on so many levels! Whyshould thevillage be forever tied to the mast of a sinking ship? whatif thecollege burned to the ground tomorrow, or folded, which would bethemore likely scenario? Will Aurora cease to exist? The town was there
Name:   Give Us A Break, George
Message :   *The village and the college areinextricablytied, like family members* SAYS THE HUSBAND OF THE COLLEGE PRESIDENT!!!
Name:   yeah yeah
Location :   aurora
Message :   its all about what george wants. not whatthevillage needs.go away george. please.
Message:   all this voter wants is for GF toleave town
Name:   George in Onyx
Location :   Onyx
Message :   George Farenthold is a flat out liar. How can he expect anyone to believe he and Lisa WONT BE TALKING ABOUT VILLAGE BUSINESS. how stupid does he think Aurora voters are? He ispoison,dont elect him
Name:   More George
Location :   in the Onyx
Date :   2-25-10
Message :   And - he wants a new village center, a newPO, avillage tourism bureau, new retail space, a Wireless Aurora, andto*re-engage the community with the Village Boards.*
Name:   Farenthold quoted in the Onyx (WellsStudent Newspaper)
Location :   picked up in the snow today 2-15-10.
Date :   *The village & college are inextricabliytied,like family members,*
Message :   says GF. In response to claims ofpotentialconflicts of interest, GF, husband of Wells Prez LMR, wants to assure voters that *theres no overlap. We [Geo&Lisa] wont be talkingaboutVillage business... I strive to be independent in alldecision-making.*
Name:   yes,
Location :   
Date :   224 10
Message :   are Jackie and George trying to run astealthelection? that info ought to be on the village website
Name:   Looking at the Village of Aurorawebsite
Location :   you would never know there was
Date :   feb 24
Message :   an election coming up. Nothing there. But intheJanuary minutes Farenthold still wants to put more $ into website.So HE can know who is looking at it. Not to keep the village informed.
Name:   
Location :   Biodiesel factory
Date :   feb21 10
Message :   How did Georgie get to be VP of failing biodieselplant? Did he the marry the CEO of that place too?
Name:   I vote for George
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Feb 20
Message :   to leave town now! Go away and take Lisa withyou.As for mayor, I vote for Bonnie.

Name :   Dear AH -
Location :   If everyone shares your attitude
Date :   AC and BB will split the vote and
Message :   and GF becomes mayor. AC isnt evil incarnate.Buthes resigned from all those positions. Thats fact, not rumor.Anotherfact- he started out this time running for Trustee, not Mayor.Opinion-his actions are irresponsible and hes unworthy of our trust.
Name:   Took a look at the link
Location :   Did GF meet LMR when she was a student atWells?
Date :   If mom was prez just four years, it seems anoddcoincidence
Message :   that GF would end up back in Aurora.So he isjusta dysfunctional loser riding on his wifes coat tails?
Name:   look again voters
Location :  http://www.auburnpub.com/articles/2010/02/19/latest_news/6latestnews.txt
Date :   a great example of Farenthold leadership
Message :   strut, crow, and step out in front to takecreditwhen things are going well, then duck, hide, and deny when theyarent.Now imagine this boob as mayor
Name:   the real insult to the village
Message :   is George runing for mayor. there isno way hecould put the village interest over the colleges. I cantbelieve a thinghe says. its too bad Alan has turned to the dark sidetoo
Name:   A.H,
Date :   not sure
Message :   All we need is a division of church (wells)&state (village). Alan C. is not the Devil, nor GF, not fav, nor Ihim.Either BB, or AC will do. Quit creating rumors. Thats all.
Name:   Taxpayer
Location :   run4mayor@gmail.com
Date :   Upcoming Forums / Debates for Mayoral Candidates
Message :   Sun. 3/7 at FireHall, time TBA. Residents asked to submit questions to email address above to be reviewed, consolidated, and asked of each candi
Date by a moderator. A 2nd forum as part of the Activism SymposiumonWells campus 3/12 at 7PM, place TBA.
Location:   2.19.10
Message :   connors didnt last long at the fargoeitherinteresting pattern
Date:   2.19.10
Message :   alan was elected a village trustee butthenresigned his office. he was elected to the parish board of hischurch,and then resigned. apppointed to the planning board, he leftthat too.his run for mayor is an insult to the village. vote bonnie!

Name :   Nocoincidence GF hooked up with LMR
Location :   to get back into Talor House.
Date :   http://aurorany.org/Farenthold.html
Message :   Didnt know hes a Texan? Start w/link thenaskabout corruption, cronyism, hard drugs & fiscal lunacy broughttocollege/village by a drunken pres with unstable young son in tow.Hemust have $ never had a real job, no ability just ambition&arrogance

Name :  Manipultate?
Date :   2 16 10
Message :   You mean like the way Gunderson hasbeenmanipulated for the past 8 years?

Name :   Webdog
Location :   online
Date :   all the time
Message :   Enough with anatomy, already. Has acandidatesdebate been scheduled?
Name:   Lets hear
Location :   it for George
Date :   Vote for George!
Message :   You all just want someone in the MayorsOfficewhom you can manipulate. Bitter, old women. Penis envy...why?
Name:   Name
Location :   Aurora, NY
Date :   02/14/10
Message :   Alan Connors has his head up his own ass. Ifyouwant a leader that cares about the village and not political gain,voteBonnie Bennett!P.S. Happy Valentines Day

Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   Feb 13
Message :   Georgies already been acting like he is themayor.Tommys been pretty much sidelined as mayor for months. Enough isenough.ØGeoØ - Vote Bonnie!
Date:   2.13.10
Message :   important-george has 2yrs left in histrusteeterm, didnt resign to run for mayor. if geo wins, he can apptalan tofill out his trustee term. if alan wins, geo will be a trusteeactingas mayor. if bonnie wins, she will keep geo in his place. votebonne!
Name:   sad
Location :   
Date :   feb 12 2010
Message :   if thats true looks like the Farenthold slimehasrubbed off on to Connors too. dont be fooled
Name:   Geo & Alan and their wives arevery close friends.
Location :   (GF & LMR hosted wedding recption forAlansdaughter at Taylor House.)
Date :   Alan was circulating a peition to run himselfforTrustee.
Message :   But when he heard BB was running for Mayorhestarted petitioning for himself as Mayor! Appears he wants tosplit*Anybody But George* vote from BB so his buddy GF can win. Andshouldlazy Alan win by chance- you can bet GF will act as Mayor. VoteBonnie!
Name:   Read the story about the Farentholdfamily
Location :   What a sad yet fascinating story
Date :   2/12
Message :   So GF is a Texan? It seems an odd coincidencethathe would come back to Wells/Aurora.What was his mother like aspres. ofWells in the 70s? Article was from92,says F. family had $ thatstilltrue for GF?
Name:   curious citizen
Location :   aurora
Date :   feb 11 2010
Message :   Bonnie Bennett is running for mayor ofAurora. Iconfirmed this with her yesterday. Vote for Bonnie!
Message:   just vote for B Bennett and youwont have to give it asecond thought. the understanding is thatConnors and GF in it togethr
Name:   local
Location :   main street
Date :   2/11/10
Message :   someone said bonnie was just staying in tilalangot in the race. could that be true? but isnt alan just a puppetof GFs?what IS REALLY going on?
Name:   Does George
Date :   Feb 9
Message :   EVER tell the truth? Hes a little disappointed? Well the rest of us are VERY disappointed in him, and Lisa and Wellsf inancial situation. Oh, I hope Bonnie wins as mayor!
Name:   But GF can still get an interview outof it.
Location :  www.auburnpub.com/articles/2010/02/09/latest_news/latestnews01.txt
Date :   2/9/09
Message :   *Were a little on the disappointed side*--getused to it GF. Bigger disappointments may be coming your way soon!
Name:   follow this link
Location :   to some good news
Date :   2/8/10
Message :  http://fingerlakesdailynews.com/articles/view/612404/
Name:   Disappointed
Location :   there and also here
Date :   feb 7 2010
Message :   that local resident Alan Connors does nothavemore brains or better ethics than to align himself withGeorgeFarenthold. I hope that is not true.
Message:   Vote Bonnie Bennett and make Georgeand Lisa a little lessrelevant. Please do not vote for George or hissidekick!
Name:   Texas Monthly - OMG
Location :  http://www.texasmonthly.com/preview/1992-04-01/feature5
Date :   Feb 7 - register for free to read this article -
Message :   *Blood of the Farentholds:mysteriousdisappearance of Sissy FarentholdÕs youngest son isonly the latestchapter in a tragic family history.* Bizarre, sad story-but Auroramust not provide employment therapy for this disturbed familyonceagain! ØGeoØ
Message:   so then a vote for Alan is a votefor George? more sleazeat work?
Name:   A. Nony Mouse
Location :   Aurora
Date :   2-7-10
Message :   eg If Alumna knew a current student shecouldconvince to write all students on the email listserve and explainthedesirability of proper separation of Town and Gown or anyotherconsiderations
Name:   Taxpayer
Location :   Thanks for that info.
Date :   2/7/10
Message :   Good news again. Thevillage&towninfrastructure & tax base couldnt support startupfor that museum.Water requirements alone (an aquarium!) would haveburied us in debtfor decades. And so - now Georgie has lost a majorplank in hiscampaign platform!
Name:   FYI
Location :   Aurora
Date :   2/6/10
Message :   The Fingerlakes Museum board has informedtheVillage & College that the Bush farm & Wells sites havebeenrejected for
Location of the future museum.
Name:   curious citizen
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Feb 6 2010
Message :   Re: More conniving in mayoral election. Geoistrying to steal votes away from Bonnie Bennett by having hispuppetfriend Allen Conners also run for mayor. Geo hopes that if peoplewontvote for him theyll vote for Conners rather than Bennett.
Name:   Alumna
Location :   CNY
Date :   2/6/10
Message :   Any suggestions about how to do that, exactly?
Name:   A. Nony Mouse
Location :   Aurora
Date :   2-5-10
Message :   Geo is already campaigning strongly withstudentsat Wells. Please use any means you may have to make Wellsstudentsunderstand how unethical (and sleazy) that is, not to mentionbad forthe village. Get them to vote for Bonnie instead.
Date:   2.6.10
Message :   thats not good news, THATS GREAT NEWS! andichecked - its true.
Name:   Good News
Location :   in the village
Date :   on Feb 3rd.
Message :   A very competent, dedicated andexperiencedcandiate is standing for election against Farenthold!Support a Mayorwho will put Aurora First. Vote for Bonnie Bennett onTuesday, March16th, noon-9PM (or by absentee ballot). Spread the word.
Name :   MSG
Location :   Wells
Date :   hogs day
Message :   Lisa-I am happy to share that we havef illed the vacancy in the controllerÕs office. Beginning February 16th,JohnDentes will join us as Treasurer assuming the controller duties.
Name :   Re PTR andMuseum
Location :   Perhaps she wants to turn Aurora intoanotherWilliamsburg?
Date :   1/30/10
Message :   She is persisting in her vision of Auroraas fauxhistorical village.The seed of Amer. Girl was planted inWilmsbrg,thiswould bring it full circle.Get out yer breeches andbonnets!
Name :   not good
Message :   I read that article about Wells Collegeand itsfinancial situation. NOT GOOD! Dont let George and Lisa furtherdestroyyour village. Get rid of them. I hope people talk about this.Lisa isGeorges puppet master. She is failing the school, dont let herfa
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :  www.fingerlakesmuseum.org/docs/FLM%20STRATEGIC%20PLAN%20%20Revised%20July-August%2009.pdf
Date :   Check out the Finger Lakes Museum project
Message :   This group has no funding or govt support.Theirboard is Finger Lakes Magazine - no museum credentials, justtourism.Aurora fails several of their criteria for site selection. Butourvillage is a finalist- because this group want PTR to bankroll them?
Name :   Alumna -CNY, 1/27/10
Location :   Google: Chronicle Wells Blumenstykfaileddepartment
Date :   Find article: More than 100 Colleges Fail EdDeptTest of Financial Strength
Message :   Can Lisa be there long enough for Georgeto serveas Mayor? This incompetent, selfish, destructive couple needsto gowhile Wells & Aurora can be saved. (This article appeared inanational journal read thru-out higher education. Wells is on 1stpage.)
Date :   1.24.10
Message :   only marie taylor would get on thedemocraticticket with george. he couldnt get a 2nd trustee on hisslate. and hedamn near lost his nomination to -- nobody. obviously many dems want ABG, anybody but george. and the village will agree.
Name :   you mustbe kidding me
Location :   
Date :   Jan 2010
Message :   it will say much about the othercandidates ifthey choose to share a ticket with George. They canalways run onanother party, and isolate him as a party of one. Hemakes my skin crawl.
Date :   1.24.10
Message :   re the caucus, maybe just as well he gotthe nod,so we arent wondering if georgie will form his own party and petition.now know what the village faces and can hope to convince other candidates to stand on their own or perhaps join janets familyparty.
Name :   imaginethe embarrassment
Location :   coming to Aurora with GF as its mayor
Date :   1/25/10
Message :   some people are smart enough to keep theirmouthsshut on matters in which they are not well informed. Then thereisGeorge. People will really vote for him? Hard to imagine.
Name :   Georgethinks
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Jan24
Message :   he does own the website, and the village.Dont letthat fantasy of his become reality. If he is Mayor, he will dowhateverhe pleases. I hope Janet runs against him!
Name :   Please
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Jan24
Message :   Janet Murphy please run against GF. Ithink youwould go a great job! Please!
Name :   L Holland
Location :   YOUR website?? No George,
Date :   it is Auroras website.
Message :   If you page down to *AdditionalInformation*George has linked to the Aurora Village website calling it*My Website*.http://www.linkedin.com/pub/george-farenthold/6/565/398
Name :   KAH
Location :   I stand corrected. The vote was 9 to 11.
Date :   23 Jan 2010
Message :   Janet Murphy turned down a nomination forTrustee,but indicated to the caucus that she may run again on theindependentFamily Party. Marie Taylor was nominated for the otherTrustee position.
Name :   What???
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Jan 23
Message :   George? Really? The man is an idiot.Please,someone oppose him. The town will just continue to be anextension ofWells. So sad.
Name :   KAH
Location :   Answer to Qs in emails: no one else ran.
Date :   You can vote in caucus against a proposedcandidate.
Message :   Just because only 1 person comes forthdoesntguarantee that person the party endorsement. Perhaps more peoplemighthave attended if they had understood that. It was close - votes from GF,LMR, her daughter & exec asst provided the slim margin ofvictory
Name :  KAHindenlang
Location :   Main St
Date :   22 Jan 2010
Message :   Just so you know, by a vote of 11 to 7 incaucus,Farenthold was named the mayoral candidate of the DemocraticParty.
Name :   L Holland
Location :   I was wrong, a letter from the Mayor
Date :   and then my response to him, below:
Message :  http://www.scribd.com/doc/25396777/Gunderson-s-LetterANDmyresponsehttp://www.scribd.com/doc/25515842/Response-to-Mayor-Gunderson
Date :   1.19.10
Message :   and did anyone else look at those minutes?the december set says on page 3 that pleasant rowland attended the meetingabout the location of the finger lakes museum. she is not done with usyet...
Date :   1.19.10
Message :   you think georgie is any smarter? cuz hesgonna beda next hizzoner unless somebody sane comes forward to run.
Name :   pleasetell me
Message :   that Tom Gunderson will never run foroffice everagain!!!! He really needs to retire. Dumb as they come.
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora
Date :   January 18, 2010
Message :   Draft of Dec 16 2009VBminutes:http://www.scribd.com/doc/25311440/DRAFT-of-VB-Minutes-12-16-09
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora
Date :   January 18, 2010
Message :   Draft of the Aurora VB November2009minutes:http://www.scribd.com/doc/25311221/VB-Minutes-11-18-2009-DRAFT
Name :   that mousey
Location :   girl/woman
Date :   in the
Message :   Aurora office should be able to tell usall aboutthe election and anything else we want to know. If not, getrid of her.She is quite rude, anyway.
Name :   ATA
Location :   The Hill
Date :   1/14/2010
Message :   Come to the Democratic Caucus at theAuroraf irehouse on Friday Jan. 22 @ 5:00pm to nominate folks for Mayor&trustee. Perhaps you too could be the next Mayor. Questions? callBillMaloney Caucus Chairman @ (315)406-3835
Name :   Sara Wells
Location :   has absolutely
Date :   1/9/10
Message :   no intention of running for mayor ortrustee.Check your leg...someones been pulling it.
Name :   From SaraWells arrived in Aurora
Location :   she has been eyeing
Date :   a position of power.
Message :   Watch her. She is very ambitious and powerhungry.Only we can stop her. She thinks ahe is God sent and will go toanylengths to prove it. Mayor Sara Wells, Ha Ha!
Name :   it keepsgetting worse
Location :   and worse
Date :   1/8/2010
Message :   Sara Wells? I hope thats a joke, cuz so isshe. So is it now a question of whether Sara or lil Georgie is more corrupted byWells college? the answer to that question is yes.
Name :   Sara Wellsis ambitious but I donot
Location :   think she would be stupid enough
Date :   to think she can be Mayor
Message :   of Aurora.
Name :   We do notcare if
Location :   Sara Wells can
Date :   beat GF. We do not want her or GF
Message :   as Mayor. Let Sara go back to from whereever shecame.
Name :   Heard SaraWells
Location :   will be running for Mayor.
Date :   
Message :   Can she beat GF?
Name :   KAH
Location :   Main Street
Date :   7 Jan 2010
Message :   I think the deadline is sometimemid-February.Nancy Yann, may she rest in peace, would get all thenecessary info intothe village newsletters well in advance. Thismonths newsletter gaveelection date but said nothing aboutnomination/petition process.
Name :   
Location :   in the city
Date :   1-6-10
Message :   when is the deadline to submit petitionsto runfor mayor ?
Name :   Happy NewYear!
Location :  http://www.auburnpub.com/articles/2010/01/02/local_news/news01.txt
Date :   1/2/2010
Message :   Brrrrr!
Name :   CathyZimdahl
Location :   main street
Date :   jan 1
Message :   Welcome Back Johanna! Personally, I havemissedyour posts...the bizarrness, the stupidity, the way you shootyourselfin the foot...good fun!
Name :   Ten yearsago a new century began.In a few hours another decade
Location :   begins. Let us like the years turn
Date :   a new page in our lives.
Message :   Reflecting on the things we have done thatweshould not have, and looking forward to a better relationshipwitheveryone. HAPPY NEW YEAR ALL!!!
Name :   Watcher
Location :   aurora area
Date :   last day 2009
Message :   a fewstorieshttp://www.auburnpub.com/articles/2009/02/23/latest_news/latestnews01.txtandthis one. How did I miss thesebeforehttp://www.biodieselinvesting.com/biodiesel-archives/2009/10/21/auburn-biodiesel-may-get-federal-funding/
Name :   456
Location :   789
Date :   Dec 29 09
Message :   now Dories is closed again, at least forthe nextmonth. More of Wells/Edingers stellar management. Last yearthey wereclosed for months.
Name :   hahaha
Location :   Dec 28
Date :   Aurora
Message :   Look up the tradition of Boxing day JoJo.Idiot.By the way, peeping in windows is creepy and criminal. So isallowingyour young girls to shower in an open window.
Name :   ?
Location :   Aurora
Date :   On Boxing Day
Message :   you are putting away things in boxes? Youaresupposed to be GIVING things away in boxes.
 
Date :   12.25.09
Message :   ahahaha! wacky jackys back! Yes, where IScastrohiding- behind your shoes? ha- you think LMRs gonna confide inyou? PTRcant run away from you fast enough! when they both go, wherewill yourobsessive delusions focus next- back on space aliens?
Name :   Happy NewYear Indeed
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Dec26
Message :   I dont believe that LMR and GF got realjobsanywhere, but if true that would be Auroras gift of the century!When dothey leave??????
Name :   Johanna
Location :   Aurora
Date :   December 26, 2009
Message :   Still kicking ass. Still watching allyoucrazies...calling me crazy. Its Boxing Day and I am putting awaythingsin boxes. Peep into my window and see.
Name :   This sitethrives on gossips.
Location :   Aurora and Wells
Date :   Today there is no such news of Lisa
Message :   and George. Do no hold you breath...youcould fallinto the dilemma of so many USA Presidents who have tried tokill Castrosince 1959. Where are they? Where is Castro?
Name :   Alumna
Location :   CNY
Date :   12/26/09
Message :   Hard to believe anyone would give them jobs. If true, will PTR finally go too? Will she demolish the buildingsshe cantsell? And, which VP? There are three -- McGreevey,Miller-Bernal... andRollo.
Name :   No room atthe Aurora Inn
Location :   for the baby Jesus!
Date :   12/25/09
Message :   Remember their policy of no children under12 yrs.old or whatever it is.
Name :   News has come to me from a veryauthentic source that
Location :   Aurora and Wells
Date :   will lose GF and Lisa.
Message :   Lisa and GF got high profile jobs in DC.They justbought a beautiful home in the Clintons neighborhood. Present VP wills ucceed her at Wells. Happy New Year!
Name :   The firstChristmas I spent inAurora reminded me of the Birth of Christmas.
Location :   I asked myself if Mary and Joseph
Date :   had come to Aurora would they have found aroom
Message :   in the Inn? The question still bugs metonight. Noroom in the Inn.
Name :   Above thydeep and dreamless sleepthe silent stars go by.
Location :   Yet in thy dark streets shineth,
Date :   the everlasting light -
Message :   the hopes and fears of all the years aremet inthee tonight.
Name :   What doyou mean by no Johanna?Where is she?
Location :   Is she the source of your problems inAurora?
Date :   Keep me posted.
Message :   Have a Merry Christmas one and all inAurora and Ihope in 2010 your dreams will be realized.
Name :   opinion
Location :   
Date :   12.23/09
Message :   i think that if just Lisa Ryerson leavesWells,that will be enough.

Name :   Jon-e
Location :   Wells
Date :   12/23/009
Message :   How many more will leave Wells before theday isover?

Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora Village Board Meeting
Date :   December 22, 2009
Message :  http://www.scribd.com/doc/24426553/Gunderson-s-Retroactive-Approval

Name :   NoJohanna, No peep show, nocomplaints, no
Location :   problem. All is well in Aurora.
Date :   Let me use this opportunity to
Message :   wish everyone a very Merry Christmas andhope thatin 2010 all wishes will be granted.

Name :   Students!Come to Wells and learnfrom
Location :   Edinger how to ruin any number ofbusinesses:
Date :   Inn, Market, Pizza Joint, Bar &Grill,Luncheonette!
Message :   How can Wells be proposing coursesin*hospitality* (or whatever they call it) based on the AuroraInnmanagement when A) the Inn is closed half the year, and B) the Innis amiserable sucking money-pit failure?

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   Aurora
Date :   12/14/09
Message :   Chase & Murphy terms expire 2010, Lili&Georgie 2012. Does that mean if GF wins as mayor he can appointnewboard member to fill out his term? Or would it mean a specialelection?In any case: disaster for Aurora. Any word on Gunderson?OrKenZabriskie??

Name :   ThatJohanna character is
Location :   a silly distraction
Date :   12/09
Message :   - you can find out all you want to knowaboutJohanna by reading last Dec archives. Important now is theupcomingelection. Is Gunderson running again? What about the trusteepositions?

Name :   Hoping
Date :   dec 13
Message :   Ha, I was thinking the same thing aboutJohanna.If she does not drink, she must be ON SOMETHING potent. Itsnot the mostwonderful time of the year for her.

Name :   Johanna isa woman
Location :   I am sure of it. She resides in Aurora.
Date :   What can I say? Perhaps her sprit gets spikedat thistime of year (if you say so).
Message :   She is a December woman. Born then.Married then.Have children then. Significant? December? Think so?

Name :   Reminiscing
Location :   Back to Christmas Eve 2008
Date :   Holiday Season 2009
Message :   Johanna - who ever that is - gets prettycrankedup at this time of year. Thats some holiday spirit he/she has!More tocome? Hope so!

Name :   Watchman -as the night falls
Location :   Dec 12
Date :   FZs candidate is known to be a
Message :   mentally unstable duplicitous charlatanwhodespicably peddles scam insurance to the working poor while tryingtobluff his way into NYS politics w/ Aurora, Wells, & Momasstepstone. As mayor he would hand our village to Rowland/Hoffmanitesona platter.

Name :   Johanna
Location :   Aurora 
Message :   Neither wine nor strong drinks do Iconsume. I assober as they come. You need to leave people who areworking to improveAurora and not keeping it WEIRD a break. What do youwant to live inAmityville?

Name :   OhJohanna...
Location :   Here
Date :   Dec 11
Message :   Oh Johanna, dont you cry for me. Put thebottledown, my dear. Frank speaks ONLY for Frank. There are manyothers whocan handle the not so hard job as mayor. Jojo, AA is OK.

Name :   Johanna
Location :   Yes Frank. I support George F also.Everyone elsejsut seem to bitch and do nothing for Aurora.
Date :   There are some mean bitter female canine inAurora.
Message :   They sit in their houses, and housesitting jobson the phones and tear good people down. Waht have theydone for Auroralately. Find fault with others and bitch.

Name :   I willnever
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Dec 9 2009
Message :   vote for Georgie for anything. Well thatsnottrue, I vote that he and his wife leave town. NOW!!! Wells is inbadshape, their businesses are in bad shape, leave before you do more damage. I hope Ken Z or Janet M will run.

Name :   CathyZimdahl
Location :   Petticoat Junction
Date :   12/9/09
Message :   I am starting a new political party - The Aurora Anarchists. We dont support anyone for mayor, especially notFrank.

Name :   doubtful
Location :   
Date :   9 december 09
Message :   yes, sounds like a joke,I think frank istooethical to vote for george F

Name :   local
Location :   main street
Date :   12/8
Message :   frank, i hope this is a joke.when did youhave achange of heart re: GF? reconsider, youd be a GREAT mayor...

Name :   ??? 
Date :   dec 7 09
Message :   how can you be for someone before you knowwhoelse is running???

 
Date :   12.7.09
Message :   the field is now yours, ken z - go for it.(and iffrank z really truly now wants ryersons hubby as mayor ofaurora, hisvote wont bring georgie any others.)

Name :   FrankZimdahl Mayor
Location :   Aurora
Date :   12/6/09
Message :   Its official, You can stop asking me.Imsupporting George Farenthold for Mayor. Think about it, hes theonlyone doing real work for this village and he still loves this place.

  Location :  aurora
Date :   dec 3 009
Message :   someone burst the boston writers fantasyvisionversion of auroraread the second comment

Name :   Alumna
Location :   CNY
Date:  www.bostonherald.com/entertainment/travel/view.bg?articleid=1215160&srvc=next_article 

Name :   Wow, Lisa admits it......
Location :   in the Nov. Wells Onyx......
Date :   12/1/09
Message :   QUOTE:*if...we do not start looking atthingsdifferently, we could head for a closure.* Article goes on tosay Wellslost 24% or mil from endowment when stock market fell. Betteridea:Lisas reign should come to a close instead.

Name :   dontbelive it
Location :   WHO would vote for someone
Message :   as slimy and phony and with suchblatantself-interest as GF. Who are these people who cant see thruhisinsincerity? Can there be that many dumb people in aurora?

Name :   If Georgie
Date :   Dec. 1
Message :   runs for mayor and wins...Well, kiss yourvillagegood bye. It will become Ryerson Hamlet. If KZ says no torunning wouldJanet Murphy or someone with integrity please step up. Noone reallywants Georgie and his worst half to run the village.

Name :   Watchman
Date :   December 1
Message :   Georgie has been running for Mayor everysince hereturned to Aurora.

Name :   need toknow........

Date :   nov 30
Message :   has anyone at all announced they want torun formayor in March?


Date :   11.30.09
Message :   ok i will dontate a shower curtain to poorpzfamily. can dump it on the porch and see when they find it. but ifby*all ages* you mean kids -well- that cannot pass. call childwelfareright now if it doesnt stop immediately. i mean it - this isserious.

Name :   hey Joanna
Location :   public viewing
Date :   Nov 30
Message :   JoJo, I do NOT want to walk on a publicsidewalkand see people showering. These people are all ages and it isindecent!I am being gentle and kind. Dont call me a peeping Tom whenothers puttheir entire family up for viewing. I DO NOT WANT TO SEETHEM!

  Date :  11.20.09
Message :   word is that hizzoner da mayor is countingthedays --fingers&toes-- to get out of the job, and praying hewont getsued for gross malfeasance in office before his term is up. weneed youken z -- will you run?

Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora, New York
Date :   November 29, 2009
Message :  http://www.scribd.com/doc/23345447/CEO-Piechuta

Name :   Johanna
Location :   What are you? Peeping Tom/Jane?
Date :   If you got it
Message :   flaunt it. Are you the village police? Thebody isart. Enjoy it. Or is it envy?

Name :   electionyear 2010
Location :   in aurora
Date :   11/29/09
Message :   Does anyone know if Tom Gunderson plans to run foranother term for mayor next year

Name :   Damn
Location :   yellow house
Date :   11/28/09
Message :   Maybe that is why they left NYC! Newpeople couldsee the naked and trashy

Name :   Jeez L.
Location :   still here
Date :   11/28/09
Message :   And whats with the display of all thatjunk on thefront porch? Why spend millions on a mansion only to dressit up like arural slum yard?

Name :   Eyefull
Location :   rt. 90
Date :   thanksgvg
Message :   yes, please, Zwigards...put up curtains.we do notwant to see you in your (what should be)private momentsanymore!

Name :  Interesting...
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Nov 22
Message :   So, the Zywgards can afford docks andfloats butcan NOT afford to put up curtains. I have seen more of thatfamily thanany person should see,or wants to see. Take this hint.

Name :   L HollandNovember 21,2009
Location :   This is the application for a permit thatwe arerequired to truthfully complete, attest to, and pay for, inorder tohave our float.
Date :   The Zwigards must fill this out also.
Message :   Since they own NO lakefront, they eitherlied onthe application or didnÍt bother to submit one. Notehighlightedquestions of page 2. They just do what they want regardlessof the rulesor the law. http://www.scribd.com/doc/22857018/Float-Permit

Date :   11/21 2009
Message :   maybe a meeting to purge the school ofLisa R

Date :   11.21.09
Message :   trustees of wells college met here againlastweekend. what is going on?

Date :   Nov 16
Message :   I hope Ken Z runs for mayor! No saneperson wouldchose Georgie over KZ. It will be nice to say good bye toTom G. Dontlet the door hit you on the way out. Or do.

 
Date :   11.16.09
Message :   and get rid of georgie before he getshimselfcrowned as mayor for life. (the election comes this march. whowill runagainst him?)

Name :   WHY???
Date :   Nov 14
Message :   is LMR still president??? Really why? Getrid ofher and Sue E. and Ann Rollo and start fresh.

Name :   How incompetent are these people?
Location :   From the design of the Inn (10 rooms,nobar), toits targeted market,
Date :   nov 11 09
Message :   to its method of management, the Inn wasdoomed tofailure. Didnt any of them do any market research? They hadno debt toservice, and they still lose gobs of money on operations.How shortsighted or stupid can they be? 86 people? Cmon .

Date :   VeteransDay
Message :   THERE ARE NO PROFITS. Not withtop-heavymismanaged inn, just 10 rooms, overpriced restaurant, so-sofood, awfulservice, no bar. Theres been no benefit to college orcommunity. Andmuch of great value has been distroyed forever. Rot inhell, PTR.

Name :   wait aminute,
Location :   According to Pleasant
Date :   11/11/09
Message :   all the profits from the Aurora Inn wouldgo toWells College.

Name :   todayscitizen
Location :  http://www.auburnpub.com/articles/2009/11/11/latest_news/latestnews02.txt
Date :   11.11.09
Message :   wells has been supporting 86 employeesatrowlandsfailed aurora inn - no wonder the college is going bankrupt

Name :   nothingnew there
Message :   theres a whole chain of venomouscreepsinmanagement of Inn/Wells

Name :   Anna 11/7
Date :   Sue E. Aurora Inc.
Message :   Amazingly awful management. I cant wait to see th erevolving doors at the dining hall. Screw you Sue forfiringJulie, youvenomous creep. The new employee pools coming. Tudywould beproud

Name :   L Holland
Location :   Letter TO VB Regarding Enforcement
Date :   November 4, 2009
Message :  www.scribd.com/doc/22119266/Fair-Enforcement-of-Aurora-Village-Law(Twopostsconsolidated into one after the fact in order to savespace.-Admin)

Name :   Observer
Location :   downtown
Date :   after another season
Message :   of hemorrhaging red ink, the Aurora Innisnowclosed for another 6 long months. What a wonderful additiontoAurorathat proved to be. How in Gods name does the Inn benefit the village?

Name :   L Holland
Location :   The underground stream
Date :   November 1, 2009
Message :   Amazing - this has been read522times!http://www.scribd.com/doc/14057159/No-Plan-for-the-Stream2

Name :   MajorThreat to Upstate NY
Location :   www.shaleshock.org/drilling-101
Date :   Halloween
Message :   Consider asking DEC to extendpubliccommentperiod-http://action.earthjustice.org/campaign/gasdrilling_1009?rk=SpSnszSqFPQNWandthenoffer comments to theDEC-http://www.dec.ny.gov/cfmx/extapps/SGEISComments

Name :   MSG
Location :   The village
Date :   10/29/09
Message :   For I still see. Call Mick Piechuta heisthe CZEO.=s code and zoning enforcement officer.

Name :   I stillsee 
Date :   Oct 23
Message :   3 pieces of the Zygard dock decoratingthebeachand the public access. How do they call themselves green????

Name :   yummy
Message :   So, the Inn, Fargo and Dories willbeservingcollege dorm food? That will bring in the foodiesfromeverywhere. Theyjust keep getting dumber and dumber.

Name :   CuriousCitizen
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Oct 18 2009
Message :   Wells Trustees claim students nolongerwantliberal arts education and demand Wells come up with a newplanfor thecollege by February.

Date :   10/18/09
Message :   the inn will never be able to runthekitchen likesodexo did hope to see them all back someday good lucktoyou all.

Date :   10.19.09
Message :   no joke. wells takes over allcollegefoodservices. edinger keeps fat full time salary for killing theinnandwill now destroy the dining hall at college expense. whatarethepriorities of this so-called educational institution?

Name :   Alumna
Location :   CNY
Date :   10/18/09
Message :   Youre kidding, right? About the Inntakingover thecollege dining service?

Date :   10/18/09
Message :   just a message to all sodexo employeesitis verysad that this had to happen to all of you. Just wish thatyousodexocould stay, and with all the changes that have been made tothedinninghall it looks nice and the food is good also the Inn willnever

Date :   10.17.09
Message :   aurora inn corp will take overcollegefoodservice, sodexo is out come january. board fees tokeepvillagerestaurants in business, students can eat at dories &fargoon mealplan.

Name :   L Holland
Location :   2 months after 1st letter
Date :   still no reponse from mayor - Oct. 16
Message :   The r-o-w is still the mess thattheZwigards havemade of it. And their geothermal is our LochNessMonster. *Done &restored in a day* ñ ha ha!Whywonít the mayortakeaction?http://www.scribd.com/doc/20006265/September-18-VB-Repeat-Letter

Name :   unethical?
Date :   Oct.14
Message :   Yes. Thats who they are. I hope the InnandtheFargo are sold to normal people who want village business,butaslong asLMR is in charge that will NEVER happen.

Name :   check outthe aurora Inn website
Location :   It specifically states that
Date :   10/14
Message :   Actually, I think its on the Morgan house site - itsays it cant accomodate kids but Aurora Inn does.Iwonder ifthey knewthey were related to LH? Isnt that discriminationand if notillegal,unethical?

Name :   Jeez,Louise!
Location :   www.aurora-inn.com/home.html
Date :   10/11/09
Message :   No notice of age restrictions on theinnwebsite.So, a spunky 9-yr old American Girl traveling with her momwhowhocarefully reserved a room for the night -- would be turnedawayfrom thedoor? Outrageous! Or - was this rule just adopted forLHsfamily?

Name :   when LMR
Location :   Oct 11
Message :   travels with her daughter do you thinktheystumbleupon too many hotels who say no 10 year olds? That is absurd! Its anempty Inn not a retreat. STUPID!

Name :   Wow, goodresearch! But why did they getagrant? they are a private college.
Location :   Besides, that is just a drop in thebucket.
Date :   10/10

Name :   MSG
Location :   Aurora Inn & Wells
Date :   10/10/09
Message :   Maybe this is why L Holland. They gotover1/4mill. So sad no service folksgotany.http://www.recovery.gov/transparency/pages/ProjectSummary.aspx?AwardId=147242&AwardType=GRANT

Name :   L Holland
Location :   Not the Aurora Inn - their loss
Date :   October 9, 2009
Message :   The Inn could have had 2 rooms sold for3nights tomy relatives. But the Inn said *NO* to my cousinsdelightful10 year olddaughter. *No Children Under 12* they said....andso theylost 6 nightsof business. How can Edinger & Wells affordthispolicy?

Name :   seer
Date :   10/9 2009
Message :   the future of the Inn is that itwillbankruptWells College if they continue to operate it. thanksfornothing Pleasant

Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   October 9
Message :   Yes, and bonfires are animportantcomponent of theHoffman Institutes bizarre ceremonies. Becarefulwhere you getmesmerized! Any word on the future of the Inn? OrFrenchHouse, Fargo,Dories?

Name :   I rememberfall in the Finger Lakes
Location :   The bracing breeze, the changing leaves
Date :   10/8/09
Message :   and the mesmerizing spectacle ofbonfires...

Name :   KAH
Location :   just back from the lakeshore
Date :   9 Oct 09
Message :   Most of the dock is still there (andmoreof thegeo-thermal mess is uncovered). Local Law Section 1202Bsetspenalty forfailure to comply after due notice at 250 dollars adayand/or 15 daysimprisonment.

Name :   Mothernature
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Oct 7
Message :   Knew what to do with that awful dock. Itininpieces all over the lake front. They are so environmentallyaware.Letssee if they clean it up.

Date :   10.7.09
Message :   this morning it looked like theillegaldock wasstill in place. deadline has passed - whats up? maybehighwind wavesthis afternoon will break it up!

Name :   who?
Message :   do we sue if someone gets hurt onthemakeshiftdock? The entrance to the dock is on village property.Thosestone stepsare deadly. If I fall I will sue the village!

Name :   Iwant  
Message :   my own dock in front of Gundersons. I love the lakef ront in front of Steve Zs house too. Do you think these people will mind? Second thought who cares, its what I want.

Name :   L Holland
Location :   Yes, that Army Corp of Eng permitiscalled aGeneral Permit
Date :   & it is weird, even the ACE says so.
Message :   The ACE also told me that *we assumethatpeopleapplying for a permit have the right to do so on the property in question*. I dont think Id get too far with my General Permit if I decided to install a dock off of TomGs property.

Name :   Avery
Location :   Woodchuck Hill
Date :   10-04-09
Message :   NY State has issued a blanket permitforanyone tobuild a dock. Its very vague & weird, but Ive seenit.Idont have anyanswers to the many questions this raises, but you can read it at the clerks office, if you want.

Name :   L Holland
Location :   Plague On Community
Date :   October 3, 2009
Message :  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucW1In60b7ghttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GN-oxpboD8k

Name :   L Holland
Location :   For those who are curious aboutZwigardsillegaldock
Date :   October 3, 2009
Message :   Because the Zs had no permits, TearyToddassuredCEO Piechuta that the dock will be gone no later thanSundayOct 4 2009.This date is already an extension of the initialdeadline.

Name :   I hope
Message :   they do sell the Fargo, so it canbecomethe funplace it once was. The problem with that is: LMR wouldnot havethecontrol she loves to have over every public eatery in towm.

Name :   No,RM 
Message :   theyre going to tell her to sellthebusinesses -inn and Dorrys and fargo. Good luck.

Name :   rumormonger
Location :   Trustees in town
Date :   oct 2
Message :   Wells trustees in town are they going to tell LMR to sell the Inn?

Name :   Bush Farm
Location :   why did she buy it in the first place?
Date :   she overpaid for it, then tried to sell itforalmostdouble.
Message :   Im sure shes looking for creative waystoget outfrom under the property taxes on all those unsold properties.

Name :   Hey ToddZ 
Message :   Toddy,what makes you think you know whatisbestfor aurora? STFU you PWed little twerp, why does the Citizen quote the same people in Aurora over and over? there are others besideGF andtheZwigares to interview

Name :   Watchman
Location :  http://www.auburnpub.com/articles/2009/09/30/local_news/news01.txt
Date :   Front Page 9/30/09 Citizen
Message :   PTR donates Bush Farm for a hugetaxwrite-off weget...?

Name :   Sleepylittle village? 
Message :   Oh Todd, it was sleepy, but then youcameto town. Now no one gets to sleep because your 3 dogs keep us up all night. Your laws suits and illegal projects keep the village awake.Soplease justSHHH...

Location :  Bizzaro world
Date :   9-30-09
Message :  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/09/29/american-girls-homeless-d_n_302981.html

Name :  Wondering 
Message :   Does anyone know when the Inn closes this year? Dories to?

Name :   which isworse   
Message :   I would rather have those trucks intownthangeorge farentholld

Name :   Speak Up!
Location :  www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2009/09/deadline_is_approaching_to_com.html
Date :   9-27-09
Message :   2 weeks left to comment on draft regstoban biglong-haul trucks from localroadways...truckregcomment@dot.state.ny.usor write Commissioner, NYSDOT (TruckRegs), 50 Wolf Road, Albany NY12232. Draft regulationsatwww.nysdot.gov/programs/truckpolicy

Message:   maybethe next owner will have itremoved
Name :  CathyZimdahl
Location :   my house
Date :   9/23/09
Message :   Just want to say that deck isugly.It is,in fact,FUGLY! Architect? Really? Poor Lyon House. Thatdeck is likehot pants onan old lady.
Name :  LHolland
Location :   Fusco cant read.
Date :   September 21, 2009
Message :  http://www.scribd.com/doc/20005491/Fusco-Wont-Read
Name :  Haha
Location :   Who talks
Date :   Like this???
Message :   Its such a traditional wayofcomingtogether, saidWells president Lisa Marsh Ryerson. The bounty -howgreat to be here inthis richness with neighbors.
Name :  TraceyLeonard
Location :   Auburn,NY
Date :   sept.20.2009
Message :   I Love Aurora, and just foundoutaboutthe IndianFest that was yesterday. I wish I knew about itsooner so Icould havebeen there. I never see it advertised.
Name :  LHolland 
Date :   September 18, 2009
Message :   I dont think that the VillageBoardcanvote out thefront yard parking law when the Zoning Board hasjustvoted to uphold it,3-1. Is that even the VB purview to change thelaw?
Name :  yeah,causethey know theres
Location :   nothing anyone can do about it.
Date :   9/18
Message :   You are all powerless in the faceofevil.
Name :  WHY?
Message :   Why do they continue as though nothing hashappened? Why dont people in the village stand up toGeorgie and themayor. Better yet, get rid of Lisa and those two twit will just follow.Message:  itsfunny that even when KZ resigns ayear ago and accusedthe rest of themof corruption in the paper theystill go on as theyhave, it didnt botherthem
Name :  Youask whynow?
Message :   It is obvious why now.Its what cjwants now.shewants the stream moved to. NOW.she wnats the hollandslake front to,now.Anything else, Princess?
Name :  fromAuroraVB minutes July 09
Location :   After years on the books onlyNOWVB maystrike thefront yard
Date :   parking law from the books
Message :   Why now? Cuz CJ wants themto?Changevillage lawsto help one special person? VB coddles andprotects thefavored ones.They do what Lisa wants them to. The laws areenforcedagainst the restof us. Is this the corruption Ken Z resignedover?
Name :  Ijust hope
Message :   who ever wrote that drunken,rageletterkeeps theircar PARKED, on the lawn or wherever. We dont needyou onthe road or theinternet.
Name :  LHolland
Location :   Ok, now I get it.
Date :   Sept 12-2009
Message :   I wouldnt put my name onthatkindofincomprehensible, nonsensical drivel, either.
Name :  Whydo youwant my name? You know who Iam.
Location :   Aurora
Date :   You call me crazy. You have thebullypulpit.You do tohell as you want.
Message :   Leave people alone and emptytheskeletonsin you rcloset. Good time Halloween is upon us.
Name :  LHolland
Location :   To you who asks who & what
Date :   September 11, 2009
Message :   I put my name ON what I posthere.You putmy nameIN what you post here.Why not your name?Coward.
Name :  LHolland
Location :   What should stop all of us isthis:
Date :   September 11, 2009
Message :   *Section 407.B Off Street ParkingNoParking ispermitted in the front yard.*Who stopped ME, was Nancy Gil,who informedme that IS the law. Period.
Name :  Irene
Location :   Wells College
Date :   9/10/09
Message :   I lost my job because of a voteofnoconfidence bythe faculty members, staff, and students.
Name :  Enlightenmydarkness of
Location :   Aurora
Date :   law of Hon. Laura Holland
Message :   But let me ask. Is it safer toparkin thefront ofyour yard than on the side of the road? I park in myyardbecause I donot want someone to run in my park and hit it. Who or what stops you from doing the same?
Name :  concerned
Message :   If someone falls down at the right of way,on the stone steps or the dock, the village will be sued.Why take therisk?
Name :  LHolland
Location :   Fully aware of village law,
Date :   September 9, 2009
Message :   & denied a variance, theystillparkin defianceof thelaw:http://www.scribd.com/doc/19551664/Complaint-Parking
Name :  LMRlovesthe Zs???
Location :   and why not? Theyre all PTRspeopleafterall!
Date :   9/6
Message :   The Zs live in a Wellsproperty.Theyliterally hadto be approved before Wells would sell themthe house.Howelse can youkeep out the riff-raff?Message:  Lisa Ryerson pretty muchhateseveryone in the village andyet she loves the Zigards??????Pleasemakethem take their love festelsewhere.
Name :  wondering
Location :   why did they fire Irene H
Message :   what would LMR have to do togetfired?Wells Boardof Tr does not seem interested in actually caringabout howthe school isrun
Name :  me
Location :   aurora
Date :   9/4/09
Message :   Lisa has been gone for a verylongtime.She is so out of touch with the employees at Wells. She stillthinks weall loveher. Remember Irene H. Watch out Lisa!
Name :  Ihave beenaway from
Location :   Aurora for
Message :   a while. Who is left at Wells?Kellyisgone? DianeHutchinson is gone. What of Ann Rollo? When willLisaRyerson go? That isthe move thats really needed. Bring meup-to-date.ThanksDate :  sept12009
Message :   how long ago did Kelly Tehanleaveher jobat Wells?I see in the Cit that she works in Auburn.Ithought she wasone of thegang at Wells
Name :  Ithought
Message :   Teary was an architect?? Iwouldlike tothink hewould be embarrassed by that dock, but then lookat theirfront porch,and side porch and back porch. White trash with money.
Name :  you need tod o something dramatic to
Location :   attract attention toyourdysfunctionalvillage
Date :   8/29
Message :   you are an oligarchy-rule byachosenfew.Why notcall to disband the VB and get rid of allcodes,by-laws,etc.?Demand to be ruled directly by Wells/LMR.
Name :  TearyTodd
Location :   Had better be
Date :   Very careful
Message :   About such violent threats.His threats are now on tape and I hope LH goes to the police with it. He,hiswitch, and hiskids have harrassed the Hollands and now the threatsaretoo much.
Name :  incredible
Location :   is the no property law
Date :   in effect in Aurora?
Message :   The Zywgards have pushed andtakenfromthe day theyarrived. Where is the government? If they had reacted to LHs letter, thisdock wouldnt have happened.
Name :  LHolland
Location :   Two weeks ago I sent thefollowingletter
Date :   Aug 28 2009
Message :   to the village board : NORESPONSE.Now, Zwigards have stuck in a dock.http://www.scribd.com/doc/18700787/Zwigard-rightofway
Name :  IHope
Message :   everyone calls the DEC andthemayoretc... tocomplain about the Zyigards. They have said FU to your village and you really need to stand up to them. That is one uglydock.
Name :  LHolland
Location :   When we took these pictures,from our own backyard
Date :   Aug 27 2009
Message :   we were threatened by TearyToddZwigard:Where Icome from we take & breakthecameras!http://s17.photobucket.com/albums/b85/cayugalake/illegal%20zwigard%20dock/
Name :  Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   August 27
Message :   Call the Auburn Field Office oftheArmyCorps ofEngineers 255-8090 and contact the Syracuse region ofthe DECatreg7info@gw.dec.state.ny.us or 426-7400.
Name :  callthepolice
Message :   and the village lawyer andthemayoretc... Theremust be a stop work order on those people. Suethem todeath!
Name :  LauraHolland
Location :   The Zwigards have taken thenextstep
Date :   August 27 2009
Message :   in their takeover ofvillageproperty.Without avillage permit, or DEC permit, or ACE permit,they areinstalling a dock.Just doing it.Right Now.
Name :  Proposednewregs to limit truck traffic:
Location :  http://www.dos.state.ny.us/info/register/2009/aug26/pdfs/rules.pdf
Date :   Aug 27
Message :   Public comment period openuntil10/9.Supportrestriction of big-rig trucks barelling through Aurora bywriting toYomika Bennett, Director of State & LocalRelations, NYSDOT, 50 WolfRoad, Albany NY 12232 or email her at TruckRegComment@dot.state.ny.us
Name :  Taxpayer
Location :   Aurora
Date :   8/27/09
Message :   If there was any question inyourmindabout whowrote the notes to LH, take a look at the home-madesignleaning on treein Zwigards front yard. It is clearly thesamehandwriting and graphicstyle seen in the notes. (Did PZ think noonewould notice?)
Name :  Tofaraway
Date :   august 26
Message :   You may be faraway, butyoucertainly havea great understanding about PR and her controllingways. No doubt in mymind that the Zywgards were sent here to torture the rest of us. Talkabout comingin and taking over! They do what everthey want, the restDate :  aug25
Message :   Id pay big bucks to hear LMRtalkabouther plans toresign from Wells. Lisa lives in fear in a tiny village,cant be a veryPleasant life.
Name :  LHdont knowmore than you do.
Location :   Far Away
Date :   Just common sense.PTRs propertiesallhaveher toadiesin them.
Message :   PZ was/is a hot-shot realtor fromNYC.PTRskind ofpeople.The Zs picked up Lyon house for chumpchange,approved byPTR,after others were rejected.Just anyone cant buy aPTR/Wellsproperty!
Name :  WellsAlum
Date :   08/25/2009
Message :   I wont pay a nickel, never mindtohearLMR talk about anything. She is a fraud! She hides behind hermansionanddictates, thru the voice of GEORGIE. Come out in public and mingle with the people who have honest questions about you.
Name :  Itsunhealthyto be
Location :  www.auburnpub.com/articles/2009/08/25/lake_life/lakelife03.txt
Date :   a pathologically deluded liar.
Message :   *Nationally recognized forherprogressiveviews onhigher education and community partnerships, shehas elevatedthecolleges national standing as a leader in providing anexcellentliberalarts education.*
Name :  LHolland
Location :   Hello, Far From The Village...?
Date :   August 23, 2009
Message :   Could you elaborate on what yousaidaboutbaggageand being PTRs special pick for the village? If not here,couldyoupossibly contact me? Thanks!
Name :  Howhave theZ family
Location :   Far from Aurora
Date :   8/22
Message :   fit into the social fabric ofthevillage?Are theyaccepted? Tolerated? They kind of came inw/baggage-and maybewith anattitude? After all, they are PTRshandpicked,appropriatevillageresidents.
Name :  Taxpayer
Location :   Aurora
Date :   8/22/09
Message :   Those notes turned mystomach.(Scrolldown to seeall 5 sheets.) Crazies giving evidence oftheir veryunhealthy parenting.Adults who use, manipulate and exploityoungstersfor grown-up *games*are guilty of child abuse. Keep yourkids awayfrom them!
Name :  Oh,cmon LH! This is just the type of
Location :   high spirited, fun, old-fashioned
Date :   8/22
Message :   highjinks that thefeisty,cleverheroinesin the American Girl books get up to.In thosestories,tormenting thecranky oldneighbor ends up with a heart-warming friendship,culminatingw/a fancydress tea party which your supposed to give.
Name :  Great
Location :   L.H house
Date :   8/21/09
Message :   Another generation learns how tohate
Name :  LHolland
Location :   Parents!
Date :   Summer 2009
Message :   Good ways to put bored kidstouse!http://www.scribd.com/doc/18973653/ParentsMessage:  was Pleasant riding a white horse?
 

Location:   Aurora
Date :   9/20/09
Message :   Maybe she was here to keep FrankZimdahloffthePlanning Board! (He was up for appointment at last nightsVB meeting. Going to take the place of Sara Wells who up and resigned.Didhe geton, anyone know?)Name:  local

Location :  freaking Aurora
Date :   8/19/09
Message :   I hear there has been a PTRsightinginthevillage.Name:  L Holland

Location :   AuroraV illage Right of Way
Date :   August 17, 2009
Message:  http://www.scribd.com/doc/18700787/Zwigard-rightofway

Name:  the morethings change
Location :   the more they remain the same
Date :   august 2009
Message :   10 years ago leffingwell house was rotting and empty.10 years and 2 million dolllars later its rottinganddempty again.Name:  L Holland

Location :   August13 2009 - FINALLY
Date :   after 2 years of blatantly&knowinglyviolatingvillage law
Message :   Koepp/Place are being required to getavariancefortheir illegal front yard parking. Can they get a varianceifWellsCollege never applied for or was given a permit for thedrivewaythatleads to the K/P parking? It is an unapproved driveway.

Name:  My guess isthat PTR bought Bush Farm LLC, thebusiness
Location :   or legally took it over somehow
Date :   8/11
Message :   then bought the actual property fromthefamilysothey could get the money, then deeded it to herself laterforadollar.That,or she gave the biz the $ to cash out D. Bush andhidehername in the sale.Either way,its sneaky!
Message:  how do you sell a million dollar property foradollar andhave no public record of what really happened?

Name:  somethingfishy went on with dde exchange on thatproperty
Location :   you can look it up in the county records
Date :   9/8
Message :   the property was sold several years agobyDorothyBush to Bush Farms LLC for a mil. Then last year orwheneverPTR tookpossession of it for one dollar.She obviously was feeling the heat and wanted to hide the identity of the purchaser.Name:  I thinkshe wanted to corner the market onstately homes

Location :   hopingthat the high purchase prices
Date :   8/10
Message :   would raise property valuesandfurthergentrifyAurora,bringing in well-heeled buyers from downstateorwherever.Nowshes stuck with a lot of real estate she cantsell.Name:  L Holland

Date :   August 10,2009
Message :   What I wonder : why did Rowland lie(verypublicly)about owning the property? Just out of habit?Name:  housefly

Location :   aurora
Date :   August 10
Message :   Well, before all you disgusting house flies attacked the poor woman, she was going to open a retreat forher culton thatfarm. Lisa is still crying in her beer over the loss.Oops,crying in hercosmo.Date:  8/11/09
Message :   makes you think about why she everboughtthatfarmin the first place. wonder what she had in mindName:  So shedoes own Bush Farm

Location :   Iremember there was question about that
Date :   8/9
Message :   would the site be donated orpurchased? Its very nice but way overpriced.In typical PTR fashion shebought for more thantheassessed value and now is trying to sell it forover a half milmore.yknow, just becauseName:  Watchman
Location :   www.auroranewyork.us/June172009.html

Date :   today
Message :   From June VB Minutes: Twoproposals(forFingerlakes Cultural & Natural History Museum) havealreadybeensubmitted from Aurora. One is an 80-acre parcelfromWellsCollege...the other is the 230-acre Bush farm on SherwoodRoad,ownedby Pleasant Rowland.Name:  Rules banning trucktraffic on CNY roadwayscloser to beingfinal
Location:  www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2009/08/rules_banning_truck_traffic_on.html

Date :   06 August09
Message :   *Draft regulations will bepublishedwithin2weeks... the public will have 45 days to comment onthem... Duringthat45-day comment period, we have to make sure people...e-mail andwritein support of the regulations, Klinksaid.*Name:  fifty perecent increas in tuition
Location :   and they wonder why enrollement is down?

Date :   Agust1
Message :  Nobrainerhttp://www.auburnpub.com/articles/2009/08/02/latest_news/latestnews01.txtName:  Jeez,L.
Location:  www.auburnpub.com/articles/2009/07/31/opinion/artists_view.txt

Date :   todayspaper
Message :   Um, its business as usual for a collegetomeetitsannual fund goal. This wasnt a capital campaign! Why all the absurdh ype?(And, is this cartoon meant to be a caricature of theyoungLMR?)Name:  L Holland July 30, 2009
Location:  ï¿½Indicates�gives them wiggle room, hmm?

Date :   Gil &Gunderson are NOT being factual,inthisFusco letter.
Message :   Gil was not even on the Planning Board when the site plan was approved for Koepp/Place�sfiasco,11/8/06.Despite TGs claim, there is no indication of parkingdebate inany of theVBminutes.http://www.scribd.com/doc/17854028/Fusco-to-Carl-StaleyName:  Yes,and while

Location :  www.aurora-inn.com/employment.htm
Date :   (today)
Message :   Wells College employee salaries /benefitsarecutand empty campus positions seem to go unfilled -- thecollege isstillhiring at the end of July for off-campus positions atthe Inn,Fargo, andDories!Name:  Taxpayer

Location:  www.theithacajournal.com/article/20090728/NEWS01/90728023/1126/news/Wells+College+meets+fundraising+goals
Date :   7/30/09
Message :   Govt rules for reporting charitablegiftsshouldbetoo strict for Wells to fudge that line, MSG. My guess:the cuts in retirement & health benefits, faculty pay reduction,staff unpaid furough days -- all that money goes straight to Inn/Dories/Fargo.Name:  MSG

Location :   Aurora
Date :   7/30/09
Message :   My guess is the monies they savedbynothavingtheir folks work on Fridays was channeled into thefund.Date:  7,29,09

Message :   DoesPleasant still care? Thought sheandLisawere on theouts?Name:  Wendy Wells

Date :   July 29
Message :   I imagine Pleasant donated a lotofthemoneyraised. Who else cares enough? I graduated from Wells, butmycaringdays are over.Name:  local

Location :   mainstreet
Date :   july 29
Message :   another question, how did wellssurpassitsmillionfundraising goal??? who would donate to such amess?Name:  Wells
Date :   7/26/09
Message :   How does Wells afford to keep Doriesopen?thereisalmost no one in there, and I go by many times aday.Name:  Taxpayer

Location :   Aurora
Date :   7/27/09
Message :   Interesting. The letters thatGeorgieallowed/disallowedarehere:www.scribd.com/doc/16580628/State-Committee-on-Open-Governmentwww.scribd.com/doc/16310826/June-7-Village-BoardName:  LHolland

Location :   July26, 2009
Date :   On what authority did George Farenthold
Message :   arbitrarily decide that my letter of6/7/09totheVB should not be read? Why shouldn�t I beabletoreply to the lies John Place said about me &myfamily?http://www.scribd.com/doc/17701949/July-26-Letter-to-George-FarentholdName:  Paddingtonsporch
Message :   lokks like a dump site.Name:  Watchman

Location :   stillhere
Date :   July 26
Message :   Yup, whatever we didnt unload in theRoute90garagesale, lets dump it on Paddingtons rocks in *our* villageparkand call itart, an enrichment of our public space. See if Tommytriesto arrest us,cuz then he has to get Paddington too.Name:  Needs a dumpster

Location :   TheR-O-W
Date :   7/25
Message :   If the Zwigards were allowed to dumpthereguessweall can. I have a few things 2 get rid of that dump daywouldnottake.Date:  7/22
Message :   you will need power eqipment to cleanupthemessthe Zwigards made on the village ROW and shoreline. itsallbouldersand rubbleName:  You can clean up to show theslobs in the

Location :  village the model citizen you are today
Date :   July 23.
Message :   The rock garden or clean it upModelCitizen.Showthem.Name:  rock garden????

Location :   Publicright of way
Date :   July 21
Message :   To hell with a rock garden, I want my kids to swim there. Clean it up NOW! Summer is almost over, you selfishslobs.Lawsuit is a great idea. Who the hell do they think theyare???Name:  L Holland, July 21-2009

Location :  Regarding the Planning Board MinutesforJune2009:
Date :   While Fusco pats PB Board on thebackbecausethey�try to help�,
Message :   it is clear to me who they are trying to help.&in allowing Zwigards & Fuscos claims to beacceptedunquestioned itis just as obvious who they do not care iftheyharm.http://www.scribd.com/doc/17540033/Aurora-Planning-Board-MinutesName:  Johanna

Location :   thevillage
Date :   July 20
Message :   I keep telling you all that the messwillmakeabeautiful rock garden by the lake. Use the lemons and make lemonade.Name:  finally read thru the detailed anddocumentedstory

Location :   of theCulvert Mess on this website
Date :   7/09
Message :   From the account presented, it lookslikeMsKoeppdidnt mind doing a bit of fibbing in order to get whatshewanted.amazing that someone, Koepp or the village has not beensuedover thisfiasco.Name:  Dont you live next door to these people?

Location :   do youever speak to them?
Date :   7/17
Message :   If so, what do they say aboutthesituationtheyvecreated outside of their home? Im not a litigiousperson,butthere mustbe a lawsuit here somewhere.Name:  LHolland

Location :  Observing The Zwigard Geothermal Mess
Date :   July 17, 2009
Message :   How much longer will the Zwigardslitterthelake,lakeshore, and village park, with their geothermaldisaster? Whenwillthey restore the r-o-w as they PROMISED they wouldin writing&remove the rubble?Name:  Cathy Zimdahl

Date :   post-parade
Message :   gotta love theCitizen!:childrendecoratedtheirbikes with paper machete horns and followed inline withthe floatsMachetes? What?Name:  local

Location :   mainstreet
Date :   july 13
Message :   anyone have parade pics topost?Name:  What gives

Location :   AuroraInn
Date :   7/11/09
Message :   The Aurora Inn has blocked off theothertwoparkinglots in the village also.Name:  MSG

Location :  parking lot or less
Date :   7/9/09
Message :   Seeing as one cant park in it how aboutinfrontofit. Or park a big truck on the north side to the lot so it ishardforthem to pull out of the lot.Name:  Alumna

Location :   CNY
Date :   Aurorafest
Message :   Not able to make it to AurorathisyearforAurorafest. Tell us what the floats are like. Get some pixifyou can.Thanks!Name:  Taxpayer

Location :   Aurora
Date :   7/10/09
Message :   I think Wells College owns parking lotbutrentsaportion of it to the US Postal Service for use of patrons.The wholelotis closing? For how long?Name:  NO PARKING

Location :   INVILLAGE LOT FOR VILLAGE
RESIDENTSDate :   7/010/2009
Message :   while plenty of parking for AURORA INN?Thislateststunt should serve as a reminder to all village residentsas towho theirmaster really is. Mayor shouldnt put up with itName:  observer

Location :  parking lot
Date :   july 9
Message :   Inn blocks off parking lot foraweddingonAurorafest? Can they do that? Who owns the parkinglot?Name:  L Holland

Date :   July 8,2009
Message :   Thanks, TaxPayer.Butdon�tgetyour hopes up. It remains to be seenwhether this letter will haveanyeffect on those people. At least itappears that this has beenaneye-opener for Fusco.Name:  VB minutes here.

Location :  http://www.auroranewyork.us/May202009.html
Date :   7-3-09
Message :   Name:  Taxpayer to L Holland

Location:  http://www.scribd.com/doc/16958505/Fusco-Letter
Date :  7/3/09
Message :  Thanks forforcing Fusco (who has lined his pocketsat our expense by promotingimproperVB/PB involvement in a privateproperty dispute) to finallycall for anend to 10+ yrs of gross impropriety by a village govt that routinely indulges in defamation.
Name :  Drano
Location :  Village market - Whats goingonthere?
Date :  one day before 4th July 2009
Message :  shelfs are half empty on thebiggestsummer holidayof year. all they have is a lot of beer keepingit inbusiness. maybeselling beer is keeping Wells in business. Nice,Lisa.you ought to beproud
Name :  Jeez,Louise
Location :  http://www.aurorany.org/WhiteHorse.html
Date :  7/2/09
Message :  The Jordan farm is not insidethevillage. Lookslike Aurorafest will not be run by Aurorans at all.Takeback yourparade! Lets do it for Tudy.
Name :  Ihope
Date :  July 1
Message :  Aurora fest parade pays tributetoTudi. I wish Iknew who the big barn lady is. Most of Rowlandslocalfans are huge andmean.Date :  7.01/09
Message :  so is she. big time.and her size isher mostdefining characteristic in trying to identifyher.
Name :  local
Location :  main street
Date :  1 July 2009
Message :  Was it reallynecessary to makereference to a barnwhen describing Judy J. Thatsjust mean.....
Name :  GoodIdea
Message :  if you aresick of them crapping onthe community,dont buy their crap
Name :  LHolland
Location :  This link will send you to aletterfrom thevillage attorney.
Date :  regarding Placessoul-baring at the Mayvb meeting.
Message :  Fusco says: I see nothingdefamatory,thank God. Heshould actually thank Gunderson forcarefulediting.http://www.scribd.com/doc/16958505/Fusco-LetterDate :  6.30.08
Message :  judy j was judy erdely wellsclass1970-somthing,married local farmer mark jordan, is now as big asa barnand also a bigbig supporter of rowland. sounds like a funaurorafest,more for touristsnot locals. watch or stay home, but dontbuy theircrap.
Name :  verygoodpoint
Message :  Let peopledo as they please until ithurts businessand then all laws will haveto be enforced fairly. Ifeveryone sellscampers and trucks on theirfront lawn, Aurora will losealot ofvisitors/money.Message:  Correction:DougStaley died Thursdaymorning. He lost his battle with cancer.
Name :  LHolland
Location :  I have a good idea,
Date :  If village officials refuse toenforcethe law,
Message :  lets take the No Front YardParkinglaw off thebooks. If the law is not going to be fairly and uniformlyenforced,living with a few eyesores in the village is a healthier atmosphere foreveryone than living with selective enforcement of the law.ParkinMessage:  ifthecampperis illegal, why doesnt someone force them to remove it from their yard
Name :  trailerforsale
Message :  orrent... Is it for sale, or arethey just enjoying the ultimateSTAYCATION? That is so REDNECK;a camperfor sale on yourfront lawn. Itmatches their indoor couch on theirporch.
Name :  LHolland
Location :  State Committee On Open Govt
Date :  Re: Aurora Village Board
Message :  http://www.scribd.com/doc/16580628/State-Committee-on-Open-Government
Name :  local
Location :  main street
Date :  6/19/09
Message :  Dont worry. Tudy will be attheparade in spirit.Word is that Float plans are well underway.
Name :  Aurorafest   
Date :  June 18
Message :  Aurorafest parade wont be anyfunwithout Tudy. I hope you pay tribute to her with a great float.Pleasedont let the onlyfloats be Georgie and Lisa approved.
Name :  not WE who can sell out of our yards
Message :  ....itsTHEY who can do that. Thefavored elite whoare exempt from the lawsthat the rest of us follow.
Name :  mainst guy
Location :  Aurora
Date :  here and now
Message :  Looks like we can start sellingstuffin our frontyards again.Wait John sell the house and go campingforever.
Name :  mainst guy
 Location :  Aurorafest
Date :  coming up
Message :  Who is Judy J?
Name :  local
Location :  main street
Date :  6/15/09
Message :  I hear the parade is set for4:00 onJuly 11. JudyJordan is leading the planning. Float makers are already planning theirfloats.
Name :  Taxpayer
Location :  www.aurorany.org
Date :  6/15/09
Message :  Nothing about Aurorafest 2009onvillage website,not even a date. Will it take place? Maybe itshouldpass away with Tudy,lest PTR take over the parade. (Hey, rude person shouting in caps below:why are you reading this if it makes yousick?Go away!)
Name :  pleasantsroadto hell is paved with dead tourists.
Message :  who sent all the mac-childs salefanatics downtoaurora yesterday? there is no room here for for 1,000+idiottouriststo eat park shop walk gawk. saw a few who seemed to thinkroute90 aquaint country path nearly get run over.