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Name :   Anna
Location :   Main St.
Date :   7/30/15 Message :   No news is good news.
Name :   Zwigard Geothermal Mess Monster
Location :   Our Lake
Date :   Since 2008
Message :   7.15 More trash being thrown futilely into the lake by Zwigards in another attempt to make amateur geothermal fiasco work. An endless mess, thanks Gunderson.
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Flood Zone - June 11, 2015
Date :   https://www.scribd.com/doc/14057159/No-Plan-for-the-Stream-2
Message :   For the 2nd in a month the Koepps moronic/dishonest project has flooded & damaged our property - as well as jeopardizing their own house.
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   http://www.longisland.com/news/06-01-15/cuomo-fund-nys-economic-opportunity-projects.html
Date :   6-2-15
Message :   250K - yes, a full 1/4 million dollars - of our NYS tax money is spent to re-pay money-bags Rowland for turning Abbott House into yet another commercial inn that benefits nothing but her Fat Wallet & Enormous Ego!
Name :   Disgusted
Location :   with Caboose lawyer
Date :   5-28-15
Message :   Caboose project(btw, so ugly & so big) threatened to REMOVE SEWER PIPE from property if village doesnt allow caboose to be installed. Um, ok, Happy Pooping!
Name :   CURMUDGEON
Location :   times ticking
Date :   not soon enough
Message :   Waiting for HiM to leave
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora
Date :   May 14, 2015
Message :   https://www.scribd.com/doc/14057159/No-Plan-for-the-Stream-2
Name :   Main st guy
Location :   Aurora
Date :   4/23 something
Message :   When people leave Aurora they are soon forgotten... bye, bye.
Name :   XYZ
Location :   4/8/15
Date :   
Message :   where is everyone? I am still waiting for Robert Smith to respond to what I wrote on 2/17. Robert?
Name :   observer
Location :   downtown
Date :   3/24/15
Message :   to main street guy: what does strike at walcourt and main mean? looks like work continues daily. meanwhile any updates from village board doings? Zoning laws revisions? Sub-divisions, codes etc? Curious about sub-committee membership. Why is someone on
Name :   Main St. Guy
Location :   Walcourt & Main St.
Date :   3/6
Message :   It would seem to be there is a strike going on there
Name :   XYZ
Location :   talking with those that you have issues with?
Date :   feb 17 2015
Message :   That is delusion feel good nonsense. Its widely known that Rowland will talk to no one and that she listens only to herself.
Name :   L Hollland
Location :   *talking with those that you have issues with*
Date :   How can you do that when the person who
Message :   controls the village is in another state & refuses to talk to or acknowledge the residents of this village.
Name :   
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/village-of-aurora-scraps-plan-for-building-permit-moratorium/article_001c82d8-5fe2-5593-bc2e-5eb8ae96fd85.html
Date :   1.29.15
Message :   oh no so now the code must be updated asap but now no moratorium and not even a few weeks pause to review and discuss before enacting what a stupid mess
Name :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/aurora-village-trustees-to-discuss-six-month-building-permit-moratorium/article_c24afda1-5737-5d3c-8cc3-7677c4c49f88.html
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/after-hearing-out-citizens-aurora-village-board-considers-options-on/article_3a20dc3d-623b-5343-812a-221ecedf78f1.html
Date :   1.24.15
Message :   not yet more review sigh and another meeting tuesday so please just pass it already it is the right thing for now much needed thank you
Name :   local
Location :   VBM@FH
Date :   the day after
Message :   So what happened at last nights moratorium meeting? Did it pass
Name :   Anna- Just thoughts
Location :   on moratorium.
Date :   Im not really sure if I
Message :   care 1 way or the other. However, b4 its voted on I do believe we have a right to see the new zoning laws that are already been vetted through a lawyer. This crazy for us to pretend thats not been.
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora
Date :   I agree, Jen. A better village would have
Message :   the sniveling cowards who anonymously & senselessly spew nastiness LEAVE - or have the decency to put their name on their (imo)drivel.
Name :   Jen Holland
Location :   
Date :   Jan4
Message :   I wish the person obsessed with telling others how to live in Aurora would have the guts to give her name. Something very creepy about her sitting somewhere obsessed with people that want nothing to do with her. Nobody is going to leave Aurora just becaus
Name :   Woman behave yourself ?
Location :   Aurora New York Not Stepford Connecticut
Date :   
Message :   Right?
Name :   LH is the President of Whiners Aurora
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Woman behave yourself. If you cannot help to build Aurora LEAVE!!!What is your contribution just whining and complaining?
Name :   To pers0n who calls herself Local
Location :   A Village With Many Locals.
Date :   
Message :   Adding a smiley face does not make it ok for you to tell others what to do.I dont have to move forward or want a better village. Better to call your self Presumptuous instead of Local.
Name :   old news - new year
Location :   Lisa & Toms town
Date :   
Message :   back to 2003. Tom helped ruin the feel of Aurora he was a supporter. Quess I missed this back then http://www.jsonline.com/news/29443734.html
Name :   For Attn: *Local*
Location :   Aurora
Date :   12/31/2015
Message :   I was not speaking for myself or anyone. I was asking a simple question. So now Im saying get over yourself.😊 and move forward to make a better village!
Name :   Attn: *Local*
Location :   What is this *we* business, Kemosahbe??
Date :   
Message :   Not everyone thinks alike.Speak for yourself.
Name :   Another local
Location :   Here and now
Date :   I dont care what they thought back then
Message :   I dont care what they will think a hundred years from now.This is our only time & we should be treated with honesty & respect.
Name :   local
Location :   Aurora
Date :   12/24
Message :   In the beginning. Do we think Aurora folks disliked Henry Wells, Mr.Fargo, the Morgans, the Zabriskies, LHVV railroad ? food for thought. Merry Christmas all !!
Name :   To all of you in
Location :   Whoville and the Little Peyton Place
Date :   a Merry Christmas and to all
Message :   Pleasant Dreams! We are going to roll in the New Year.
Name :   Does it matter?
Location :   Everywhere All of it
Date :   
Message :   College or Rowland? Rowland or College? The College is Rowland. Or is Rowland the College?
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   12.22.14
Message :   does the college still own that land? rowland bought everything except the campus.
Name :   Wells College may be
Location :   planning to develop land
Date :   south side of Sherwood Rd,
Message :   building houses. To sell? To rent? Also planning a solar array near college farm on Poplar Ridge Rd, some of it two stories high.
Name :   Out of this world
Location :   In a bubble
Date :   12 - 13 -14
Message :   Wells College demolished a building without a permit now they want a retroactive permit ha ha
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Hey! Those were J’s tires that were ruined! That piece states otherwise -
Date :   This person contacted me & asked if she could interview me
Message :   I declined-I did not want to relive/stir up the past-I regret that decision now. Also-Man-if I spent all that money & time to have all that work done-or was one of the workers-I would not be happy to have my efforts reduced to *waving a magic wand*.
Name :   CNY Alum
Location :   https://nccnews.expressions.syr.edu/consumer/auroras-pleasant-returns/
Date :   on it goes
Message :   Lies, lies, and still more lies from the lying liars who lie. Why does she bother? Who cares? This fantasy will die with her. It is not a legacy; it is a total hoax.
Name :   Aurora person
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Dec 2, 2014
Message :   Grace Bates tried to get survey results posted on the Village board at PO. Village refused, pointing out survey was NOT devised and done by Village. So much for silly surveyors and survey. But Lydie promised we all would get the results. Ha!
Name :   Main Street
Location :   
Date :   December 2
Message :   Whatever happened with that survey we heard so much and little about?
Name :   L Holland
Location :   According to the notice in the PO
Date :   if you did not get a survey - take a few! -
Message :   or contact Robin Driskel...of course, she is part of the clique. She would be one of those *generous neighbors*.
Name :   Aurora Person
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Oct 10 2014
Message :   Lydie hands out her survey and leaves town the next day for 3 months! She also does not give her survey to all villagers, omitting certain people. Why? Why?
Name :   L Holland
Location :   A question - why wasnt I contacted
Date :   when soliciting ideas for *the survey*?
Message :   Or does generous village neighbors translate to *social circle*?
Name :   L Holland - Suveys! I think it is a great idea -
Location :   I am going to do a survey of my own!
Date :   I will ask all my *generous village neighbors*
Message :   to privately opine their perceptions of Aurora.Then I will write a questionnaire based on THEIR answers & (I am sure that you will agree!)that the village govt will find it *invaluable*! Let’s ALL do surveys!
Name :   your guess
Location :   
Date :   10 9 14
Message :   yeah, whats with this so called survey? why would a private citizen do something like that?
Name :   Old Georgie F did a survey too.
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Same kind of presumptuous, pretentious,leading,questions.
Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   10/7/14
Message :   What- another survey? Remember, we did that back in 2001- she brought in a team to speak w/small groups in the community, to get *input,* which she then twisted to suit her own purposes. Ugh!
Name :   Huh? Why?
Location :   Aurora
Date :   October
Message :   A private citizen wants us to give her information for some private survey? What is behind this?
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   ask that of rowland
Name :   Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   9.21.14
Message :   Why would someone move into this village and love it as it is then want to change it for what they think it should be. fu&king move. we are snobs. Dont you know...
Name :   another non-lake front resident
Location :   Aurora
Date :   9/19/14
Message :   Thank you non-lake front resident for clarifying for Ronnie the truth about the lake path. I want to believe Ronnie honestly did not know, or am I just being naive because Im tired of all this negativity in this crazy village!
Name :   non-lakefront resident
Location :   east side of rt.90
Date :   9-19-14
Message :   to Ronnie: there is no trail. it is & always has been private property, & walking on that path is tresspassing. people looked the other way for decades, but times have changed.
Name :   LHolland
Location :   Ronnie, stop being coy.
Date :   September 15/14. If you want the glasses give
Message :   me your address & I will send them & our lawyer will contact u regarding the consequences of trespassing on our property.
Name :   Sunglasses
Location :   I missed you
Date :   when I was in Aurora.
Message :   If I send you some money for postage, can you please mail them to me (NJ)? Also, to make sure these are the right glasses can you describe them, and wherabouts you picked them up? Thanks so much for yor kindness.
Location :
  
Date :   
Message :   Village Trustee meeting has been changed to September 10th, 2014. Will be held at Fire House.

Name :   LHolland
Location :   323 Main
Date :   Ronnie?
Message :   Still have your sunglasses here - dont you want them back?

Name :   great picture!
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2014/09/changing_i-81_could_force_more_truck_traffic_through_aurora_other_locals_west_of.html#incart_river

Name :   L Holland
Location :   323 Main
Date :   Hey Ronnie, conveniently, I have
Message :   your sunglasses AND I want to talk to you, as well. Stop by at your convenience.

Name :   Lost Sunglass
Location :   On the Lake Path
Date :   Sunday at Dusk
Message :   Seem to have dropped my sunglasses on the Lake Path somewhere between the Inn/Park and the beach at Poplar Ridge Rd. Walked the trail this morning but did not find them. Please post here if anyone picked them up. Thanks so much. Ronnie.

Name :   For Anna
Location :   A suggestion for you
Date :   
Message :   http://auroranewyork.us/resources/mayors-forum/

Name :   For Anna
Location :   
Date :   Not a land survey.
Message :   It clearly says that the CPP shall be empowered to conduct a survey. As in look carefully at.

Name :   For Anna
Location :   Section 57.07 Local Historian
Date :   
Message :   http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/services/historian/artslaw.html

Name :   Anna
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Thanks to the person who pointed the pertinent law out. It was most helpful. Now re: surveys, are these professional ones? and can we have a job description for Linda Schwab?

Name :   Section 704. Community Preservation Panel, C:
Location :   A. In addition to the aforementioned duties, the Community Preservation Panel shall be empowered:
Date :   o conduct a survey of all places, sites, buildings, structures and other objects
Message :   within the Village of Aurora for the purpose of determining which, in the opinion of the Community Preservation Panel, should be designated as Village Landmarks, in accordance with the procedure specified in Section705;

Name :   A helpful link
Location :   Aurora
Date :   8/19/14
Message :   As you may already have found from the village web page, a helpful link as to what Wednesdays hearing is about is the pertinent Local Law: http://village.auroranewyork.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/2008-LOCAL-LAW-NO.docYou do have to scroll way down to

Name :   Anna
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Very important that all participate in the meeting Wed. August 20th. There will be a proposal re: Historical Preservation on specific homes.

Name :   Main St. Guy
Location :   Aurora
Date :   8/10
Message :   C P YOU ARE SO LUCKY MAYBE YOU CAN GIVE BILLIONS FOR THE WELL BEING OF THE VILLAGE. BE A TRUE PHILANTHROPISTYA RIGHT..

Name :   CP
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Pleasant is leaving everything to me. I am in her will.

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   http://www.isthmus.com/isthmus/article.php?article=33007

Name :   LH
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Maybe - when the time comes - she doesnt want to see the college sold piecemeal. That could get messy.

Name :   wendy wells
Location :   
Date :   july 26
Message :   sounds like Pleasant really will own the village. What does she want with all that property? Whats in for Wells to give her the right to first refusal? None of it makes any sense to me; she is not a young woman and she has no kids. Must be property for he

Name :   LH - July 2014
Location :   Whats in it for Wells College?
Date :   Isnt Wells thwarting a competitive market? Why?
Message :   http://www.scribd.com/doc/235095310/Right-To-First-Refusal-Wells-College-to-Pleasant-Rowland

Name :   Main St. Guy
Location :   the ROW you speak of
Date :   7/20 to the moon alice
Message :   The village did not own ithttp://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~springport/caycomaps/3-2-69.jpg

Name :   Yeah but
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   didint the village own the right of way between the iga and bet the farm? she took that away.

Name :   Main st guy
Location :   
Date :   6/6
Message :   Lets all remember the village owns the street. Let the officials know how you feel about it. Pleasant caused the problem let her fix it. Time to stop the bully.

Name :   Can Rowland do that?
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Isnt Lafayette Street a public road? She cant do that. Can she?

Name :   CJ
Location :   Away from Aurora
Date :   July 4. 2014
Message :   Sorry to learn of Averys death. He was such a nice person when I worked at Wells. Please convey my condolences to his family.

Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   July 3
Message :   Lafayette provides some needed parking, too. Think Bank employees use it to try keeping space on street available for customers. Maybe all PTR employees should park on campus and walk to work. What will she do w/Walcout & Funeral Home?

Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   7-1-14
Message :   Some talk suggests Rowland wants to eliminate Lafayette St and put in a park area. Wouldnt that be convenient for people who actually LIVE in Aurora and for emergency services? Who needs more traffic on Cherry Ave? Sigh.

Name :   try this link
Location :   Pleasantville - with a vengance
Date :   6.27.14
Message :   http://www.localsyr.com/extraordinary/watch/d/story/village-of-aurora/60650/yt34Bd7210ar-9ddCZNJYQ?fb_action_ids=10152191095136586&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_ref=.U6JMqp-bu8s.like&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%5b754269807960330%5d&action_t

Name :   PTR: *I am the captain now*
Location :   Aurora. All of it.
Date :   
Message :   http://www.localsyr.com/extraordinary/watch/d/story/village-of-aurora/

Name :   Watchman
Location :   Still here
Date :   So sorry, so sad
Message :   Calling hours 4-7 this Friday for Avery at Shackletons, memorial service in college chapel Saturday at 11.

Name :   
Location :   http://www.ithaca.com/visit_ithaca/summer_ithaca/making-the-wine-you-love-cornell-biologist-makes-select-vinos/article_e7b27c44-f312-11e3-b65c-0019bb2963f4.html
Date :   6.14.14
Message :   the lies get told over and over and over

Name :   OMG
Location :   
Date :   recap 6/5
Message :   http://www.aarp.org/about-aarp/executive-team/lisa_ryerson.htmlThis makes me want to puke.

Name :   I miss this great bread
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Too bad she cant open a bakery in town
Message :   But no space, just one person controls everything.http://www.syracuse.com/food/index.ssf/2014/05/who_invented_stretch_bread_the_story_behind_the_pastabilities_lawsuit.html

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   6.4.14
Message :   Q: what is it with that woman and fire pits? one at the inn, and the centerpiece of new plaza on campus, probably at french and abbott house, too, etc. A: bonfires are a very big part of the hoffmann institute rituals. stay tuned.

Name :   hardware store.
Location :   
Date :   6/3/2014
Message :   MR. G OWNS THE BUSINESS. Brian owns the building. I hope this sets this straight.

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   Shakeltons Funeral Home
Date :   6/2/14
Message :   Yes! A new 2fer concept in destination tourism: a combo B&B Funeral Home, providing one last stay w/ your loved one as they prepare for their final journey, all done The Rowland Way. (A fire-pit crematorium?) Then drown your grief in fine wines at the inn

Name :   To Me
Location :   
Date :   6 1 14
Message :   PTRs approach-look at the Inn-is to completely gut the building & then rebuild -It will actually b a new building resembling the old one.Look at the Inn.

Name :   Me
Location :   
Date :   6-1-14
Message :   Is it possible to ever completely remove the smells of embalming from a building? These chemicals seem to permeate the entire structure? Can a funeral home successfully be repurposed as an inn?

Name :   Johanna
Location :   
Date :   June 1, 2014
Message :   Way to go Ms. Rowland. Lets get this village up and running. Please remodel the funeral home so there will be a nice place to have our loved ones prepared for their exit.For those praying that it becomes your resting place let them know we are all dying.

Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   May 30 2014
Message :   Yes, Rowland has bought funeral home. Concerning the hardware store, Mr. G. does not own it,so a sale is not his decision. Person who owns former Episcopal Church also owns hardware store.

Name :   Shame
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Is SHE turning the funeral home into yet another Inn?

Name :   Rumors
Location :   Finch
Date :   5/29
Message :   From what I have heard Gary stays till he wants to stop working. So it would seem he pays her rent now.So is that a rumor. Mr. Garbinski you have a deal working also?

Name :   its true
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Shakeltons funeral home is now owned by Rowland. This awful woman has taken our village away from us. Where does it end?

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   5.24.14
Message :   oh yuck. this poor old village. no place for calling hours. how sad. nothing for locals. again, yuck. just disgusting. i hope this is just a rumor. if not may it be her mausoleum.

Name :   Rumors flying
Location :   Main St., Lafayette Street Court, Street
Date :   6–24
Message :   Could it be true she bought another home in Aurora. The funeral home becomes a bed-and-breakfast!!!

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/lifestyles/lakeside-luxury-inns-of-aurora-opens-newest-hotel-named-after/article_354cc354-b3d7-5789-abd4-f106be652857.html
Date :   5/23/14
Message :   There must be a word -- or several -- to describe spending 8.5 million on a house already in *beautiful condition,* but they escape me right now. Am pretty sure philanthropist isnt one of them.

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: Yes!
Location: What Aurora needs
Date: this summer:
Message: food trucks. Add some variety to the village menu!

Name: Taxpayer
Location: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/article/CB/20140505/NEWS01/305050056/Renovated-Rowland-House-joins-Inns-Aurora-lineup?nclick_check=1
Date: 5/6/14
Message: No need to take the tour of Abbott House; 73 photos attached to this pr piece - published way down in Shreveport LA. Interesting to note the strong design influence of the company she says she no longer owns...

Name: Me
Location: Aurora
Date: April 27 2014
Message: Strange that the Wells College profile of Rowland says NOTHING about her buying and owning so much property in Aurora.

Name: Watchman
Location: http://www.wells.edu/news/2014/pleasant-rowland.aspx
Date: April 25
Message: Maybe we can ask her about it after her commencement speech. Will we hear big news? Will she make the final buyout? Will she be the new president?

Name: To Observer
Message: This is unfounded gossip. We need facts to make our case, and anything otherwise makes us look foolish.

Name: Observer
Location: Aurora
Date: April 21, 2014
Message: Heard that someone from another state sent a letter to PR (via Aurora Inn)asking for her help. It is said that that PR with all the wealth she has read the letter in the inn and laughed with her friends at the womans request. If I had even one tenth of PR

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

Name:observer
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.

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
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
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 :   Nosy Parker
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Any news?
Name :   
Location :   Wallcourt
Date :   11/05
Message :   Pleasant has not bought Wallcourt.
Name :   Thanks, Just Me.
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Now we know where the parking lot will be.
Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Oct 22 2013
Message :   Pleasant has bought Wallcourt. It is part of a parcel with Taylor House.
Name :   E. Rigby
Location :   lafayette st
Date :   10/22/2013
Message :   if only someone (Pleasant, the Chinese govt, Santa Claus, Thai cooking school owners) would buy Wallcourt before it rots into the ground! Cool building now gone to moldy hell
Name :   main st guy
Location :   Aurora/Wells
Date :   10/20
Message :   Check out what she owns nowhttp://www.cayugacounty.us/Portals/0/realproperty/rolls/2013FinalRolls/2013LedyardFinalRoll.pdf
Name :   L Holland
Location :   My Own Backyard
Date :   October 17, 2013
Message :   Today John Place stated that he was using a computer to monitor *everything you do* in OUR backyard. Cheers. That is what Aurora has come to - and I blame Pleasant Rowland. And to think that some people are cheering her reemergence in Aurora.
Name :   
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/updated-pleasant-rowland-plans-to-purchase-aurora-inn-other-wells/article_9fa74020-44d6-5209-ab41-28595ccd4862.html
Date :   10.16.13
Message :   hey the reporter here quotes our old website. ya know it aint really over till its over. rowland doesnt own all of us yet. speak up - speak out.
Name :   Watchman - still here
Location :   http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/10/pleasant_rowland_to_purchase_wells_colleges_commercial_properties.html
Date :   October 15
Message :   Just six million for those 8 buildings plus land with lots of lakefront? Quite a deal! Her royal girthship benefits enormously. Taylor House alone would be worth over 3M.
Name :   Gomez
Location :   Scipio
Date :   10/14/13
Message :   The Citizens reporter was responsible for the errors in her article. Big surpise.And keeping Wells alive and better than ever would be the reason for the investment. Some people just thrive on giving. Ya know? No, ya dont.
Name :   Taylor House, the building that previously served as the home for Wells College presidents
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Full of surprises AND lies.Nothing changes.
Name :   Same Old
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   She wont benefit her fat self. The business is hemorrhaging money. The only benefit will be to her fat ego.
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   PS
Date :   like we always said...
Message :   She got tax deduction for all money given to renovate those bldgs as charitable gift to non-profit college; now she will own and run them as commercial business to benefit her fat self.
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   http://www.wells.edu/news/2013/wells-inn-sale.aspx
Date :   10/14/13
Message :   PTR buying: Inn, Market, Fargo, BetFarm, Old PO - Heary, French - Morgan, and Taylor House. (Where will Prez live? Will there be a prez? Will there be a college?)
Name :   o.my.god
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/lifestyles/hunky-dorie-s-aurora-bakery-reopens-for-bigger-year-round/article_1b0c4672-65dd-58eb-a9cf-9ad4ff699b8a.html?comment_form=true#comments
Date :   Makes you want to throw up.
Message :   Who is responsible for all the misinformation in this article? The Citizen? Meryl Davis? Rowland? Patrick Higgins? Edinger? Anything to keep your jobs,right guys?
Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Oct 9 2013
Message :   Wells trustees meet this weekend. Will interim president advise Wells to divest itself of Aurora Inn, etc?
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/lifestyles/hunky-dorie-s-aurora-bakery-reopens-for-bigger-year-round/article_1b0c4672-65dd-58eb-a9cf-9ad4ff699b8a.html
Date :   10/9/13
Message :   This is such an insult to Mrs Reynolds, her family, our village, and all sense of history, reality and truth.
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/2013/10/lennon-takes-trip-happyland
Date :   10/4/13
Message :   And now, coming to the small screen... JLs distortion of our community saga. When oh when will the real story end, and who will tell it?
Name :   curious?
Location :   
Date :   Sept 29 13
Message :   Taxpayers on to something....hey Wells Trustees..how can Ryerson earn her 300K from Wells if shes busy with another job? Or are you paying her that to just go away?
Name :   Disappointed Reader
Location :   http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/15/books/review/happy-at-last.html
Date :   
Message :   An e-book? Aw gee... I wanted to get a copy & have it signed....by Pleasant.
Name :   Not again
Location :   
Date :   Sept 27 2013
Message :   Sell the Inn? Would that mean EB Morgan, the Fargo,and the new Abbott House as well? You sure about that? Itd be nice to see Wells return to an educational mission, as opposed to a tourist trap.
Name :   Aurora Resident
Location :   
Date :   9/26
Message :   In reply to the poster about the new Wells president, he has actually spoken to the mayor at length, which is much much more than Lisa ever did. Hes also, i believe, planning to sell the Inn. I have hope.
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   http://www.aarp.org/about-aarp/press-center/info-09-2013/Lisa-Ryerson-Selected-as-AARP-Foundation-President.html
Date :   9/26/13
Message :   Will LMR still draw her *sabbatical salary* from Wells as she begins her new job? According to Guidestar, her predecessor made 351,000 dollars a year at this org!!
Name :   Day Sha View
Location :   In the past
Date :   
Message :   http://threeguysonebook.com/happyland-by-j-robert-lennon/
Name :   Guest
Location :   Aurora
Date :   9/14
Message :   Sorry about that. Im new to this blog. Correct link: http://abcnews.go.com/US/jury-decide-fate-neighbor-hell/story?id=20239516
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Right Next Door
Date :   Labour Day Weekend Laughs
Message :   Her BFF LMR could have gently suggested a few English classes at Wells. http://www.townrealestate.com/sale/id-489767/331-Main-Street-Out-of-Town
Name :   L Holland
Location :   The lake in front of the Zwigard House
Date :   August 25, 2013
Message :   Use caution! The Geothermal Monster is loose and floating on the surface - again. It is almost impossible to see until you bump into it.
Name :   not again
Location :   right here
Date :   aug 24 2013
Message :   the new Wells president....has he made any effort to introduce himself to this community? 3+ weeks into the job, he remains invisible to most in town. Hope this is not a harbinger of things to come......
Name :   Why?
Location :   The Inns of Auora
Date :   Wells College 2011 tax form 990
Message :   Why did Wells College lend the Inns of Aurora more than 11 million dollars? Isnt that a third of its endowment?
Name :   Aurora Forever
Location :   Aurora
Date :   8/17/13
Message :   Hey everyone, I saw a post about Dorie from Macks being in town, can anyone tell me where she lives? Ive got to thank her for all the wonderful memories I had at Macks before it became the terribly-run shop it is now (hoping the bakery is nice though). Pl
Name :   I am enormously proud to call Pleasant my Wells sister
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/i-ve-had-the-best-job-in-the-world-lisa/article_dd0fe513-c24b-54e6-951c-9d9da028cc04.html
Date :   8.4.13
Message :   My work over all these years at Wells has always been about community... I dont sense disapproval or resentment at all, on campus, among our alumnae body...What else do I want to give to the world?...
Name :   Auburn Citizen
Location :   
Date :   July 31, 2013
Message :   http://auburnpub.com/news/opinion/columnists/bill_balyszak/balyszak-here-we-go-again----unwarranted-tax/article_5385574d-b0c0-5134-bbc1-731943ceb315.html
Name :   Main St Guy
Location :   Fargo
Date :   7/29/13
Message :   I had a Pleasant sighting last night. Why is she in town? And what is up with her farm on the hill?
Name :   Fool
Location :   The Hill
Date :   7/28
Message :   I saw Dorrie the day before yesterday, walking back to her house from her mailbox.
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   does anyone know if good old dorie from macks is still around?
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/cayuga-county-ida-nearing-approval-of-pilot-for-pleasant-rowland/article_0e2ff4d4-623f-538d-a466-af801199c110.html
Date :   7/25/13
Message :   Article reads as though the decision to give PTR a fat tax break was made in advance of the public hearing! So nice that they held it when many people have to be at work. Please note the single comment posted by a reader. This all smells to high heaven.
Name :   Dories Info
Location :   Can be found here:
Date :   
Message :   http://innsofaurora.com/dories-bakery/
Name :   Laura Holland - To the Grossly Misinformed Person who advocated trespassing, below:
Location :   I am sorry that you do not have the courage to put your name on your asinine post
Date :   because then I could personally direct you to the Cayuga County Offices
Message :   where with a little research you could realize that you are advocating a crime. You have gall coopting the name of the event that so many people have worked so hard to bring to the village.
Name :   Yeah, sure, AurorFest.
Location :   Thats the way to do it.
Date :   Yall can really come together
Message :   by Trespassing and forcing your way onto other peoples private property. That will create great community togetherness. What kind of trouble making idiot are you ?
Name :   Watchman: remember when
Location :   we could walk real tracks
Date :   jump the ties & pick up old spikes?
Message :   Been no public RightOfAway along lake for c.35yrs, not since old RR Co sold track land to adjacent property owners. Many kept it open as a friendly gesture until Rowlands idiots started abusing it and advertising it as a park when it was no such thing.
Name :   AuroraFest
Location :   Lake Path
Date :   7-13-13
Message :   Come Together Aurorafest Saturday and walk our Lake Path public Right of Way end to end together. Come Together and celebrate the beauty of Aurora as we have for over 150 years!
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   http://auroranewyork.us/
Date :   Public Hearing 7/23 @ 2pm
Message :   Rowland wants to NOT PAY property & sales taxes for her latest project- rebuild of Abbott House as a Conference Center. What? Why shouldn’t MoneyBags pay back to support services in the community she has disrupted? She is not a starving start-up biz!
Name :   
Location :   aurora
Date :   7/8/13
Message :   ZBA 7/10/13 meeting cancelled. Randi pulled application. IDA meets 2PM 7/23/13 FH meeting room on Abbott Hse request for tax relief. Check this one out!!
Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   July 6
Message :   Public Hearing Wed 7/10 @7pm. Old Jane Morgans was allowed as exception in residential zone when law first drawn up. Exceptions revert to zone after one year. Bldg has been empty or residential now for 3 yrs. Lost its business status, cant go back now.
Name :   Aurora Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   July 5
Message :   Randi Z wants to rezone 347 Main St from residential to commercial for salon spa with 4 workers! PARKING?!? NEED?!? NOPE! Help!
Name :   To Main Street Guy
Location :   http://auroranewyork.us/
Date :   
Message :   The new village website has lots of information. Like PTR wanting a tax break on Abbott House. hahahahahah
Name :   out of touch
Location :   
Date :   6/27/13
Message :   Whats going on with all the construction at Dories?
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   wow, is LMR going with GF to DC ?or not ?
Name :   
Location :   Aurora
Date :   June 10 2013
Message :   LMR will be moving out and deWitt will be moving in to Presidents House. George F appears to be moving to Washington DC.
Name :   
Location :   Aurora
Date :   6/5
Message :   So do we know when Thomas will show up and if he will move into Taylor House. Or is the cash cow staying there as long as she can? Just making her look bad as I see it. Now did she really retire or asked to step down?!? Any thoughts?
Message :   dunno why LMR left....anyone at Wells know anything? I hope moving day is soon


Name :   
Location :   Aurora
Date :   6/5
Message :   So do we know when Thomas will show up and if he will move into Taylor House. Or is the cash cow staying there as long as she can? Just making her look bad as I see it. Now did she really retire or asked to step down?!? Any thoughts?


Name :   http://www.wells.edu/news/2013/thomas-dewitt.aspx
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/wells-college-names-interim-president/article_2cda49e3-1564-5563-bd59-03b244a482a1.html
Date :   5.30.13
Message :   the name is here


Name :   OMG
Location :   Wells
Date :   Today
Message :   Just heard someone let it slip and released the name of the new Wells College President. That will not take long to get around.


Name :   No confidence?
Location :   No Surprise.
Date :   
Message :   Since when did Hutcherson ever inspire confidence? She was Ryersons toady and now shes Larsons toady.


Date :   a few days ago
Message :   http://auburnpub.com/ccc-unions-no-confidence-vote-in-hutchinson/pdf_28cd0932-0738-506e-a7fa-c624ca95c15a.html


Name :   Watcher
Location :   Main st.
Date :   Monday morning
Message :   Just makes one wonder where the other 71 students went. And why did they leave Wells? Any word on the new pres yet?


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   5/18/2013
Message :   Looks like LMR dug a grave for Henrys dream.


Name :   4 Years Later
Location :   Wells College
Date :   Graduation
Message :   82 students are graduating. 82?! Skimpy! Where the hell did everybody go? Didnt Rollo say they welcomed 153 back in 08? How can they stay in business with 82 graduates?


Name :   So funny
Location :   
Date :   today
Message :   This is so funny. The new president will have been at Wells for a time before they release their name. So much like Anne Rollo.


Name :   OMG
Location :   here and there
Date :   5/14/13
Message :   http://www.guidestar.org/ make your own profile and look at the past few years of wells 990s returns LMR got bucks and all the rest did not, May I call her a .... Nope that is still to good for her


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   FAT LADY SINGS TODAY


Name :   Main St Guy
Location :   Aurora/Wells?
Date :   5/12/13
Message :   I understand the college will release the name of the new pres. tomorrow. Time will tell.


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   could the new pres POSSIBLY piss more people off more than LMR ?Hed have to work pretty hard to top her


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   5/5/13
Message :   when do we know who is the new guy?


Name :   
Location :   Aurora
Date :   May 3 2013
Message :   Wells appears to be choosing from three male ex-college-presidents. The chosen one will rule for 2 years with carte blanche. One candidate says he likes pissing people off.


Name :   Main St Guy
Location :   Taylor House
Date :   May day
Message :   How many days left? Wait it does not matter anymore for the Wells folks. But will she give them, a little raise before she goes? After all she gets a free years pay.


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   april 30 2013
Message :   whose the new ruler of Wells ?


Name :   
Location :   aurora
Date :   3/19
Message :   Fester. set up and lead the way.


Name :   Fester
Location :   AuroraFest
Date :   July 13, 2013
Message :   Wheres the (impromtu)parade? Aurorafest cant happen without a team. Nows the time! Step up!


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   2.27.13
Message :   so, whats next? who is the interim prez of wells?


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Johanna give it up she is as good as gone


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   2.25.13
Message :   what? she announced upcoming retirement as prez at the end of this school year and will stay as consultant for another year. what do you mean?


Name :   Johanna
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Feb21
Message :   Boo Boo :-) Lisa has renege on her promise to leave Wells. Cry your hearts out all those who began the celebration. My thoughts are: do not celebrate until her things are on a Moving truck or until the FAT Lady sings. Neither has happened...why are you re


Name :   Just Me2
Location :   Aurora
Date :   2-11-13
Message :   To my esteemed doppelganger:My, arent we cynical. Lifes too short, ya know.


Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Feb 2 2013
Message :   Re the Inns Blog. Isnt it extremely silly to post an Inn employees gushings about the Inn? Its hardly a measured opinion. What would happen to an employee who did NOT gush?


Name :   Resident
Location :   Aurora - Watch what you say - they are
Date :   eavesdropping/listening.
Message :   http://innsofaurora.com/blog/new-years-eve-recap/#.UO30nsNlwJc.facebook


Name :   happy new year
Location :   
Date :   1/4/2013
Message :   Lets enjoy the countdown.....134 days til the new president and a Lisa free campus


Name :   Watchman
Location :   wtill here
Date :   12/26/12
Message :   And keep an eye on the coming storm, everyone. Drive carefully, or better yet - stay home!


Name :   main street guy
Location :   Aurora
Date :   12/25/12
Message :   Merry Christmas.


Name :   
Location :   Aurora,
Date :   dec 10
Message :   Who the Hell would steal from a Christmas tree? People like that make the rest of us want cameras everywhere. If you value your privacy, respect other peoples property. Stealing is a crime, you jerk!


Name :   Laura Holland
Location :   To The *PATHETIC COWARD*
Date :   who vandalizes my Christmas Tree
Message :   and steals from me: you are robbing others of Christmas light, you spiteful fool. Talk to me if you have a problem with the tree - or is that too grown up for you?


Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Dec 5 2012
Message :   Lighting of the Village Holiday Tree at the Post Office Saturday Dec 8 at 4:45 PM. Please come to enjoy light and song.


Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   http://auroranewyork.us/
Message :   Finally. A half-way decent website from our village govt. One, two, three: About Time, Bonnie! Minutes and advance agendas seem to be included - a major concern for informed citizen participation. Nice pictures, too/


Name :   Johanna
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Thanksgiving
Message :   I give thanks that Lisa is going going. How can I read past posting?


Name :   Vandals
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Nov 26
Message :   vandals and thiefs are roaming your quaint little village. Unfortunately, they are probably citizens of the town, with an axe to grind. You are being watched, so look out.


Name :   hmmm...
Location :   interesting
Date :   and locally interesting
Message :   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-14/bureaucrats-paid-250-000-feed-outcry-over-college-costs.html


Name :   main st. guy
Location :   aurora
Date :   11/4
Message :   That seems the only way Geo. can get his name in the paper now-a-days. Just like the guy going from town2town selling his cure jn the 1800s LOL


Name :   http://auburnpub.com/winery/image_ad798a75-e804-5716-828f-bf391f5c67d2.html
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/columnists/carmen_cosentino/grape-seed-oil-its-uses-and-origins/article_6ded3e98-300c-5baf-b314-13eb21c4d070.html
Date :   11.4.12
Message :   its snake oil if you know who is selling it.


Name :   Johanna
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Oct 30, 2012
Message :   Why wont LMR just bow out of Wells and go? A year of goodbye...please. She has taken all and done little. Does she think she is Oprah?


Name :   the board decided on an
Location :   
Date :   interim
Message :   president. Someone from Wells - no surprise - but who?


Name :   Reader
Location :   
Date :   October 2, 2012
Message :   http://auburnpub.com/news/opinion/mailbag/columnist-unfairly-attacked-old-fargo/article_cf420d63-f622-5acc-b99c-6d0c503c7631.html


Name :   
Location :   
Date :   10/2
Message :   To Jaymar: Good letter in the Citizen today taking the columnist who characterized the old Fargo as a puke-hidden-by-sawdust dump to task. Smarmy indeed.


Name :   Save our Post Office!
Location :   Aurora
Date :   9/27/12
Message :   All residents recd a questionnaire from USPS which must be returned by 10/16. Please vote to keep our PO in place and open 6 instead of 6.5 hrs a week. Dont let it be taken over by *private commercial interests* - that would be Pleasant Rowland!


Name :   CNY Alumna
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/wells-college-enrollment-up-almost-percent/article_221e9036-4a2b-58e5-8883-772e8def10ca.html
Date :   9/7/12
Message :   BUT - faculty on campus say that half the students this year are new. That means a huge number of upper class students have bailed out - and so will these new arrivals. LMRs big success, ha!


Name :   wondering
Location :   
Date :   8/25
Message :   If LMR had a 32 percent increase in enrollment why have wells folks gone w/o a raise for 4 years


Name :   
Location :   Celebration city
Date :   8/23/12
Message :   Go George, go. Go to Texas. Go to Europe . Go to California. Go to Hell. Just GO. Better days may await Aurora with those two gone.


Name :   
Location :   http://www.wells.edu/news/2012/lisa-marsh-ryerson-announces-retirement.aspx
Date :   8.23.12
Message :   announced at convocation tonite, email to everyone connected to wells, and now on the website. and she will stay on for a year and longer more as wells becomes... what?


Name :   Curious
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Aug 23, 2012
Message :   At Wells College convocation, Lisa Ryerson announced she will retire at the end of this academic year. Can we hope this involves leaving the village? With George?

  

Name :   http://auburnpub.com/winery/image_ad798a75-e804-5716-828f-bf391f5c67d2.html
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/columnists/carmen_cosentino/grape-seed-oil-its-uses-and-origins/article_6ded3e98-300c-5baf-b314-13eb21c4d070.html

Date :   11.4.12
Message :   its snake oil if you know who is selling it

Location :   out of town
Date :   1/1/12
Message :   What happened at the Post Office meeting on 10/30?
Name :   JP
Location :   Aurora
Date :   
Message :   Munoz for President at Wells
Date :   10.31.12
Message :   boo! who could it be? ajb or lmb? ha - ann rollo?
Name :   Johanna
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Oct 30, 2012
Message :   Why wont LMR just bow out of Wells and go? A year of goodbye...please. She has taken all and done little. Does she think she is Oprah?
Name :   the board decided on an
Location :   
Date :   interim
Message :   president. Someone from Wells - no surprise - but who?
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   10.23.12
Message :   u r right. no wccs cars checking pleasant properties in village anymore. maybe security now provided by their own goons. like the ones who slashed js tires. think about that and watch out, watchman!
Name :   More desparate
Location :   budgets cuts
Date :   Lately
Message :   Wells Security, WCCS, does not drive around town.
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   10.7.12
Message :   they hate the pretentious food and the snotty phony *upbeat* people theyve hired to push their product. its all about making money not serving students trying to -ha!- get an education.
Name :   @FoxNews
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Those ratings are still based on years-old statistics. Almost every student Ive spoken with is enjoying the food on campus.
Name :   Fox News
Location :   http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2012/10/02/worst-colleges-for-foodies/
Date :   10/2/12
Message :   Worst College Food - Wells College ranks #3 in the country. These dining hall people are the same ones who run -- or should I say ruin -- the food operations for the Inn, Fargo, and Dories.
Name :   LHolland
Location :   
Date :   Ryerson should have acknowledged this:
Message :   http://www.scribd.com/doc/108839074
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Still here!
Date :   10/2/12
Message :   Js letter before it was edited at The Citizens request:http://www.scribd.com/doc/108776412
Name :   Reader
Location :   
Date :   October 2, 2012
Message :   http://auburnpub.com/news/opinion/mailbag/columnist-unfairly-attacked-old-fargo/article_cf420d63-f622-5acc-b99c-6d0c503c7631.html
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   10/2
Message :   To Jaymar: Good letter in the Citizen today taking the columnist who characterized the old Fargo as a puke-hidden-by-sawdust dump to task. Smarmy indeed.
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   13026
Date :   9/30/12
Message :   USPS will hold a public meeting re future of Aurora PO on Tues, 10/30/12 @ 5:30pm at the PO to give survey results, answer questions, and receive input. (Will we all fit in the lobby?)
Name :   Save our Post Office!
Location :   Aurora
Date :   9/27/12
Message :   All residents recd a questionnaire from USPS which must be returned by 10/16. Please vote to keep our PO in place and open 6 instead of 6.5 hrs a week. Dont let it be taken over by *private commercial interests* - that would be Pleasant Rowland!
Name :   LHolland
Location :   So, fill the year with rebuttals.
Date :   9/20/2012 The very poor writer at The Citizen
Message :   does not know that the Aurora Village Board of Trustees (not including GF, of course) wrote Rowland & Ryerson and asked them to keep their greedy paws off the Fargo. Because it WAS a fine place.
Name :   Bidding a fond goodbye to P-Rye
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/opinion/columnists/andrew_roblee/roblee-bidding-a-fond-goodbye-to-p-rye/article_1b3c1997-f38c-5a30-83e9-a5a3c2f32e5c.html
Date :   9-17-12
Message :   oh god a year of this to come.
Name :   CNY Alumna
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/wells-college-enrollment-up-almost-percent/article_221e9036-4a2b-58e5-8883-772e8def10ca.html
Date :   9/7/12
Message :   BUT - faculty on campus say that half the students this year are new. That means a huge number of upper class students have bailed out - and so will these new arrivals. LMRs big success, ha!
Name :   wondering
Location :   
Date :   8/25
Message :   If LMR had a 32 percent increase in enrollment why have wells folks gone w/o a raise for 4 years
Name :   Yep - thats what were afraid of.
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/president-of-wells-college-plans-to-retire/article_955ad826-32d3-5646-bae0-99bd1c3b9f93.html
Date :   (The day after, the Citizen catches up)
Message :   *** Even when her presidency ends, shell still be with Wells,* Rollo said. **
Name :   Curious
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   How do all the tenured PHDs feel about Lisa getting a sabbatical?
Name :   L Holland
Location :   And the biggest joke yet
Date :   August 23, 2012
Message :   is her so-called Sabbatical Year. Ha ha - just another way to siphon more $ from the college to HER bank account.
Name :   What?
Location :   Her remarkable life????
Date :   
Message :   What about her remarkable arrogance? What about her remarkable ineptitude? What about her remarkable dishonesty?What about her remarkable greed?
Name :   
Location :   Celebration city
Date :   8/23/12
Message :   Go George, go. Go to Texas. Go to Europe . Go to California. Go to Hell. Just GO. Better days may await Aurora with those two gone.
Name :   As we neared the end of her current contract,
Location :   she had let us know that it was time for her
Date :   to consider the next phase of her remarkable life.
Message :   She has positioned the College for an exciting future and thankfully will devote her sabbatical year to matters of mutual interest as we determine just what that future will look like.”
Name :   Ears in the wall
Location :   Aurora
Date :   the best day
Message :   told you in MayName : Ears in the wallLocation : Wells CollegeDate : the day beforeMessage : From what I have heard LMR will be leaving very soon. Has she spoke of it yet Wells folks? FILL US IN.
Name :   
Location :   http://www.wells.edu/news/2012/lisa-marsh-ryerson-announces-retirement.aspx
Date :   8.23.12
Message :   announced at convocation tonite, email to everyone connected to wells, and now on the website. and she will stay on for a year and longer more as wells becomes... what?
Name :   Curious
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Aug 23, 2012
Message :   At Wells College convocation, Lisa Ryerson announced she will retire at the end of this academic year. Can we hope this involves leaving the village? With George?
Name :   long week in Bouckville
Location :   and every where I turned
Date :   was someone trying to sell me
Message :   Clevelands Antiques, in Sherwood. She bought a reputation. Destroyed that. What is to sell NOW?
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   8.22.12
Message :   note that the respondent didnt say that this widely promoted rumor was true. in any event, lets see if more than 100 are left in that smart class after xmas.
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Wells did a great job focusing on individual prospective students and reexamining their strategies. 16 is going to be a smart, strong class.
Name :   is it true?
Location :   wells college
Date :   8.18.12
Message :   has enrolled 250 freshmen this year? what is the average aid package? did they buy a class again? how, and - why?
Name :   confused
Location :   Main Street
Date :   Now
Message :   Aurora needs an updated NYS Historical Marker about the Sequoia tree. Like, it was cut down 12o years ago.
Name :   main st guy
Location :   
Date :   6/18
Message :   looks like one more round at Wells. http://wells.edu/about/employment.aspx
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   7.9.12
Message :   why no aurorafest this year? georgie out of town? hope so - stay gone.
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora
Date :   June 21, 2012
Message :   Resident - your first sentence says there is no business in Lyon House. But then, the rest of your post explains that there IS a business, with money changing hands, in Lyon House. Get a permit.
Name :   Eleanor Rigby
Location :   Penny Lane
Date :   6/21/12
Message :   so, there IS a business being run out of Lyon House - its just not Paddingtons business. Still not kosher! Money changing hands = a business = zoning violation. shut it down, Bonnie.
Name :   Aurora Resident
Location :   Aurora
Date :   June 20, 2012
Message :   @CNY Alum- there is no yoga business being run at Lyon House. Paddington graciously offers the use of her house to outside teachers- all money is paid directly to them, she does not benefit in any way financially. Community yoga is open to all Saturday at
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   http://www.fasttrackadvisorsllc.com/wells-college-business-center.html
Date :   6/16/12
Message :   After 2 years the Business & Entrepreneurship Director leaves, the guy who wildly insulted Alumnae and the Liberal Arts at reunion last year. His program still lacks state approval but athletes design “special majors” and can graduate with bogus degree.
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   6.4.12
Message :   all that painting, polishing, planting. plus the puff piece in the express. and no pleasant? it was her 50 year reunion. no big gift announced?
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   6/3/12
Message :   anyone see PTR in town over Alum weekend?
Name :   
Location :   http://innsofaurora.com/blog/welcome-back-dories/
Date :   5.30.12
Message :   busy, busy little bees frantically dressing up leffingwell house this week for the queen. and all the mindless buzzing about re-opening dories. what will all of this become when she returns to the hive?
Name :   Ears in the wall
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Wish I could tell you that. But for now will just have to wait and see.
Name :   Curious
Location :   Aurora
Date :   May 27 2012
Message :   Ears in the Wall, what is your source for the news that LMR is going away soon?
Name :   Ears in the wall
Location :   Wells College
Date :   the day before
Message :   From what I have heard LMR will be leaving very soon. Has she spoke of it yet Wells folks? FILL US IN.

Name :   L Holland - Wells College has had TWO offers
Location :   of Three Hundred Thousand Dollars in cash for the so called McMullen House
Date :   & the college refuses to sell the property & refuses to say why
Message :   - even though they (claim they) have no use for it. Yet when the village asks the college to share in upgrading the parking lot/post office area downtown, the college cries poverty & refuses to contribute.

Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   May 24
Message :   Jus cuz you was re-elected, Geo, dont mean you can lead anyone anywhere. Georgie got a no smoking sign in the kids park; thats it. When does the Fat Lady Sing already?

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   5.19.12
Message :   so what happened to the farenthold no smoking law that was coming up for approval last week?

Name :   
Location :   Wells
Date :   5/18
Message :   PTR will be in town for her reunion in a few weeks. If one needs money play the lady up. Just my guess.

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   Aurora
Date :   What are they planning now?
Message :   Check out the two page tribute to PTR at the back of the latest Wells College Express - all old quotes, nothing new, very strange. Plus the delusional depiction of the *successful* Inns of Aurora.

Name :   OMG
Location :   PO Box 500
Date :   5/8
Message :   The fat lady sings. NO RAISE for the Wells folks again this year I hear. Wish I made more then 20k a year. Year 4 now. The poor folks pay 4 the uppers to F*ck up again.

Name :   CNY Alumna
Location :   passing through
Date :   5/7/12
Message :   Is that Paddington Person selling the old Clevelands Antiques property in Sherwood? How can she run a Yoga business out of private home Lyon House? And is Leffingwell House really now an inn? Is there no residential zoning any more in Aurora?

Name :   NYer
Location :   
Date :   4/24/12
Message :   George is too dense to see the conflict between his *cause* and the facts of his life

Name :   L Holland April 25, 2012
Location :   Farenthold is trying to bully an unnecessary policy/law/resolution through
Date :   without objectively listening to the arguments against it by residents of Aurora.
Message :   But worse is his egregious hypocrisy. A portion of his household income is derived from the sale of cigarettes.
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Farenthold now expects us all to
Date :   *educate* strangers on the sidewalk!!
Message :   Its not my job & its not my nature.Leave people alone. http://www.scribd.com/doc/90075444/Smoking

Name :   Farentholds
Location :   No-Tobacco Policy
Date :   4-18-12
Message :   Village Trustees meet tonight to discuss. Attend meeting and comment!This proposal seems unnecessary and costly. Is it really for public welfare or someones ego?

Name :   Possible demolition
Location :   of house owned by Wells
Date :   Apr 18 2012
Message :   Michael Peter registered complaint re termites/carpenter ants with bldg inspector and village. Of course Wells neglected house for many years and built it with no driveway access. More details at clerks office.

Name :   Wondering
Location :   Firehall
Date :   When Abbott House is a Hotel
Message :   will Pleasant make them stop sounding the alarm at the firehall?

Name :   main st. guy
Location :   abbott house view
Date :   4/17
Message :   My guess is PTR does not like to look at the house being an eye sore. But then so is she.

Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Easter Sunday
Message :   There are no unenforceable laws, only selectively enforced laws. And that does worry me.

Name :   J H
Location :   just outside Aurora
Date :   april 7
Message :   George, go jump in the lake. I will smoke on the street if I feel like it.

Name :   Non smoker
Location :   Aurora
Date :   easter
Message :   I do not smoke. George, however, can not tell me or anyone else what do to. Has he not learned? Nobody cares what he thinks! Puff, puff, pass on George. Happy Easter!

Name :   resident
Location :   aurora
Date :   4/7/12
Message :   Wells College to demo McMullen House due to lack of funds to upkeep property. Why cant they just sell it to someone who would enjoy the lake front? Public hearing sign says 4/25/12 at 7 PM at FH. If allowed what else will they tear down?

Name :   anon
Location :   auro
Date :   today
Message :   stop worrying laura. our village govt is so ineffectual that even if geo bans smoking it will not be enforced. just like the zoning laws.

Name :   Laura Holland April 6, 2010
Location :   If Farentholds no smoking law comes to pass in Aurora
Date :   I will start taking my daily 3 mile walk
Message :   with a lit cigarette - maybe one in each hand for balance. George, if you try to stop me, I am the one who is going to make the headlines.

Name :   Cherrry
Location :   right here
Date :   4-3-12
Message :   why are they tearing down a house on the lake? who is behind this?

Name :   
Location :   http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/city-hall/laptop-city-hall-block-project-puts-on-the-brakes/article_fa886ed0-7463-11e1-8aca-001871e3ce6c.html
Date :   3.23.12
Message :   hey pleasant take your dolls and go home. wait - madison is her home. and she is not going to get her way there. because they stood up to her. and aurora...

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   assorted info bits
Date :   day after the election
Message :   George got 37 votes. Anybody willing/able could have beaten him in a walk; so sad. Presbyterian denomination still owns Aurora church property and the national org doesnt (yet) recognize gay marriage. Wells tuition hike for all students next yr is 3.9%.

Name :   Anybody But George
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/two-villages-holding-contested-ballots-today/article_96af1be2-7234-11e1-a093-0019bb2963f4.html
Date :   Election Day
Message :   Tuesday, March 29, noon - nine, Aurora Fire Hall.

Name :   L Holland 3.17.12
Location :   Desperate for attention, Farenthold says he will not rest
Date :   until he makes Aurora a tobacco free village.
Message :   He doesn’t like the butts. Neither do I. But, I think it is Ryerson’s responsibility to tell the students who use village sidewalks for smoking to clean up after themselves. Or, clean it up herself. It is a real mess down there.

Name :   Please remember
Location :   Aurora Election
Date :   
Message :   Tues March 20, Noon to 9PM, at Firehouse. Please vote for Alan Ominsky for Board of Trustees!

Name :   CNY Alumna
Location :   nearby
Date :   3/13/12
Message :   Sure. George wouldnt do anything like that. Of course, his PAC can just do it for him, right? What BS. Vote Ominsky and get ready for a write-in against GF.

Name :   
Location :   http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/city-hall/laptop-city-hall-a-viewer-s-guide-to-a-pivotal/article_27e32bf4-6a3c-11e1-a622-001871e3ce6c.html
Date :   3.12.12
Message :   they still remember us in madison. see item 2 in this article. and read the ending. guess what - looks like ptr is going to move another building. should we warn them where that will end up?

Name :   L Holland
Location :   
Date :   3-11-12
Message :   I sent Farenthold an email asking if the rumor was true. His reply was *No it is NOT!*

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   in the fie hall
Date :   Election on March 20
Message :   What GF is doing is legal- not nice, but not *wrong* So every write-in vote he drums up must be examined. Isabelles name must be spelled perfectly. All last-minute student voter registrations must be validated. And- please, someone run against George!

Name :   anon
Location :   
Date :   3/8/12
Message :   Farentholds vocabulary does not contain the words *ethical* or *decent*. Neither does his life values.

Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora
Date :   March 7, 2012
Message :   Really? Is running a clandestine operation to sneak in a political ally an ethical or even decent thing to do - esp.given that Farenthold is Deputy Mayor & is the college presidents husband?

Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   March 7
Message :   Watch out Alan O. You may think youll get on VB easy & dont want a write-in against Geo to split *your* vote. Guess what? Georgie is putting up his Puppet Isabella as a write-in against YOU. So start campaigning & find a running mate now B4 its 2 late !

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   3.7.12
Message :   what is the tuition hike for wells next year? how many students are really enrolled on campus this spring? seems dead up there.

Name :   KAHindenlang
Location :   Any Other Good Ideas Out There?
Date :   4 March 2012
Message :   My husband had the chance to speak with Jim Chase yesterday and ask him if he would be willing to stand as a write-in candidate for Village Board and serve as Trustee again. Sadly, the answer was no. He has done more than his share -12 years. Now what???

Name :   Sad
Location :   Around
Date :   2/25/12
Message :   Apparently the Board doesnt know how to speak for themselves... just because theyre educated doesnt mean theyre intelligent.

Name :   Hay baler
Location :   40acres
Date :   February 24 2012
Message :   something odd in the workings of the Board of Trustees to allow her to stay and drive the college to the verge of insolvency. No one knows why and the Board aint talking

Name :   Not so new here
Location :   Where else?
Date :   feb 25
Message :   I have no logical answer as to why Lisa Marsh RYERSON is still at Wells College. She should have been asked/told to leave years ago. She obviously has a stronge hold on someone, other then Georgie.

Name :   new here
Location :   CNY
Date :   A day late
Message :   So this woman is such a drain on the institution and is not bringing in the cash flow needed. Why will there not not be a vote of no confidants. How long has this been going on?

Name :   oh my gosh
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   only 235 thousand and perks? There go the family finances ! Georgie better get out there and hustle

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   IRS 990
Date :   2/23/12
Message :   Latest Wells tax forms available 6/30/10 show salary & benefits for LMR at 235K; down from c.300K in 09 & 08. (Quick - GF, get a real job!) She will probably get a bonus this year for killing the curriculum. RIP Music, French & Relgion at Wells.

Name :   Main St. Guy
Location :   Ahh Main St.
Date :   2/22/12
Message :   Has anyone heard how the Queen made out? Looks like she still has a job at Wells. Poor folks of Wells will go without a raise for the fifth year in a row. Getting rid of pee-ons and not the head go figure

Name :   wow, this IS a great idea
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   it would wonderful if it was Jim Chase who got GF off the village board. I will write him in ! Hope he wants to be there

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   2.21.12
Message :   is he willing to serve if elected on a write-in? chase has experience. and he no longer works for wells college. he and ominsky could block farenthold from returning to village board.

  

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   2.21.12
Date :   
Message :   Jim Chase for trustee

Name :   Looks like George Farenthold
Location :   is part of the Elite One Percent
Date :   jetting off to LA just to see a movie
Message :   http://auburnpub.com/lifestyles/aurora-native-s-film-career-hits-another-big-brake/article_d76b5152-58fb-11e1-838f-0019bb2963f4.html

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   congratulations to Stan and Grace

Name :   
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/aurora-dog-wins-best-of-breed-at-westminster/article_ee53542e-5760-11e1-abea-001871e3ce6c.html
Date :   2.15.12
Message :   delusional: no grace the whole village of aurora aint behind you. stan maybe but not you. stay in nyc. keep away from aurora. youve done more than enough damage here. take pleasant with you.

Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora
Date :   February 14, 2012
Message :   Just wait - wanna bet her PALS 2008 Ryerson will convince Rowland to take it off her hands & turn it into another of the Inns of Aurora? I think they are just getting started - they need many more rooms to even break even.

Name :   Hahahohohaha
Location :   Yellow house
Date :   Feb 14
Message :   ,000 a month? Too funny. Too rediculous. Still laughing. Theres no water front. The house is a mess. The dogs are bipolar; oops, that is really just a reflection of the owners. They will be lucky to get a month.

Name :   I agree with Even M
Location :   
Date :   Feb 13
Message :   Even Moore.... You took the words right out of my mouth.

Name :   Even Moore
Location :   Aurora
Date :   2/10/12
Message :   High end real estate broker, single mother of 3, now broke!Please rent my dream house, 20K a month, sorry not really lake property. Stick a fork in her, shes all done!

Name :   Frautschi, Rowland dig in their heels
Location :   http://www.isthmus.com/daily/article.php?article=35911
Date :   http://www.vrbo.com/381979#ownerprofile
Message :   Why oh why wont VB, PB, CPP & ZBA defend our village? Aurora is about to be turned into One Big Phony Quaint Ye-Olde Inne with No Soul or Real Life - just visiting vampires.

Name :   more of the same
Location :   Leffingwells house
Date :   Feb 9 2012
Message :   Inn now advertize rooms in Leff House, is it approved by the village already? the monsters grip tightens on aurora and the govt lets her have and do anything she wants. Its a shame for Aurora

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   who the hell is Isabelle Ramos? And what plans does she have for Aurora? Or will she only do what LMR tells her to do? Maybe LMR will pay her a bonus if she gets voted in

Name :   New admissions?
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Did Susan Raith get fired like Jim Chase?

Name :   Wise to her
Location :   Isabelle Ramos is another
Date :   
Message :   LMR lackey. Vote for Ominsky twice.

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   2.6.12
Message :   unless someone else runs, georgie is pretty much guaranteed re-election. theres about a week left to obtain and file official petition to get on the ballot. hope someone will step up. please.

Name :   At least Madison fights back.
Location :   http://www.thedailypage.com/daily/article.php?article=35832
Date :   Feb 5
Message :   Are Leffingwell & Abbot Houses already commercial extentions of Aurora Inn? Maybe NancyG &BonnieB will sell their houses to PTR for same purpose. That could explain their behavior. Aurora can become one big bad taste B&B thanks to them. Thanks a lot!

Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Feb 5 2012
Message :   3 candidates for 2 openings on Aurora village board. Alan Ominsky runs the school planetarium and has a background in history, graphic arts, and publishing. Isabelle Ramos is Wells graduate and new Wells director of admissions. George Farenthold is marrie

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   Aurora
Date :   2/4/12
Message :   I couldnt get back to Aurora until after 6pm yesterday... What happened at the caucus? Is anyone other than George running? There are 2 positions open because Lili Mac is not standing for re-election.

Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Jan 31 2012
Message :   Dem. Caucus Fri Feb 3 for purposes of discussion and signing candidates petitions allowing them to run for village board of trustees (two openings). No caucus voting.Resident voters, please come!

Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Jan 30, 2012
Message :   Apparently no Dem caucus Feb 3 because Board of Elections did not receive notice of caucus the required number of days in advance of planned date. Check with village clerk.

Name :   Demcratic Caucus
Location :   Fire Station, this Friday at 5:00
Date :   Last time George Farenthold got the endorsement by
Message :   only 2-3 votes because folks stayed home thinking they needed another candidate. We dont. Just Say No 2 Geo! Ask for a Private Paper Ballot. Get a Voter List from Board of Elections and make sure only Registered Dems get to vote. Observe the Count!

Name :   City staff report lukewarm in support for State Street plan
Location :   http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/govt-and-politics/city-staff-report-lukewarm-in-support-for-state-street-plan/article_c8bda4ec-494d-11e1-88f8-0019bb2963f4.html
Date :   Quote from 1/27/12 Article
Message :   Staff supports part but not all of plan by Frautschi&Rowland to remake historic block. If new report is followed Frautschi&Rowlands Foundation would rehabilitate rather than demolish. So far the Foundation has been unwilling to make those changes.

Name :   Why blame Wells College?
Location :   Put the blame where it belongs
Date :   Lisa Ryerson did this.
Message :   Lisa Ryerson is to blame. Lisa Ryerson is bankrupting Wells College both financially & morally. Remind her of that if you see her.

Name :   Stunned
Location :   Shockytown
Date :   1-26-12
Message :   The Chases should know that they are valued & loved by this community. Shame on you, Wells College! Shame!

Name :   Kilgour
Location :   Keyboard
Date :   Jan 26. 2012
Message :   Who else may run , Democrat or no, for the seat this time around? A village board without that repulsive puppet would be a delight.

Name :   To All Democrats Registered to Vote in Aurora:
Location :   Please Take Note - A Party Caucus is Called for Friday. Feb. 3 at 5pm in Fire House.
Date :   This is happening because George Farenthold
Message :   wants our nomination to run for VB Trustee again. Lets turn him down! Dont let him pretend he (or his controllers) represent our party! Make him run independent. WE DONT NEED to PUT UP ANOTHER CANDIDATE, WE JUST NEED a MAJORITY PRESENT to say NO TO GEO!

Name :   L Holland 1.23.12
Location :   Who else will dare tell Ryerson that this is despicable?
Date :   Now will ALL the people who signed the petition when we put up a hedge (oh, the horror!)
Message :   rally to present Ryerson with a petition in support of JC - telling her what a scumbag she is after all he has done for the community & the college? Or do they not dare offend their paymaster? Or do they really not care?

Name :   But why?
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Was he about to qualify for a pension so they had to boot him to save money for lisa?

Name :   364
Location :   
Date :   Jan22. 12
Message :   Who got jcs job? Someone who will work for less?

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   1.24.12
Message :   or 3/4 of a life-time - along with pulling their butts out of the fire more than once - in the case of prof thob-i-wan. and so why are s. sloan and rollo spared the ax? what is wells about to become? and where oh where will lisa and georgie porgie go?

Name :   Fool
Location :   on the hill
Date :   1-23-12
Message :   Of course JC did not resign, and, incidentally, its 29 years to the day. Thats what you get from Wells College after half a lifetime of dedication...Scum bags.

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   could Jim have been forced out?

Name :   What?
Location :   Wells College
Date :   1/23/12
Message :   Announcement today: Jimmy Chase has resigned after 25+ years at Wells College, and after having finally gotten Tommys job. What happened?

Name :   Reader
Location :   Aurora
Date :   
Message :   It is heartening to know that we are not alone. That she is being fought in other communities too. Maybe she will get tired of it.

Name :   http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/opinion/mailbag/margaret-marriott-our-buildings-should-be-recycled-too/article_0e1dfa2a-40a0-11e1-ae73-001871e3ce6c.html
Location :   http://host.madison.com/ct/news/opinion/mailbag/ted-voth-jr-before-another-state-street-project-assume-burden/article_67aab3ab-2d6c-590e-aa40-b8980b800c1a.html
Date :   http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/city-hall/laptop-city-hall-so-how-is-the-overture-center-doing/article_6e015d4a-2cf2-11e1-9190-001871e3ce6c.html
Message :   So -destroying historic bldgs will fund non-prfoit org PTR helped drive into bankruptcy. Sound familiar? http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/govt-and-politics/plan-revised-for-historic-state-street-block/article_6e49c3b0-462d-5000-a8bf-ad7fb310a9f5.h

Name :   L Holland 1.19.12
Location :   Yep, still there. This is our village r-o-w..
Date :   Not a staging are for the Zwigards trash
Message :   - before they throw it into the lake.

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   I for two had my fill of the Zyigards a long time ago. Clean up the mess NOW!

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   I for one have had my fill of the Zwigards

Name :   L Holland
Location :   But dont try to walk down to see this mess
Date :   January 7, 2011
Message :   because Zwigard dogs are loose & will threaten, snap at, and bite anyone who attempts to use our public right of way.

Name :   LHolland : More than 3 years Todd Zwigard was given a permit & special permission from the village
Location :   to install his geothermal mess - he claimed it would be done in a day.
Date :   He has repeatedly not met promised completion dates that he publicly assured our village govt. that he would.
Message :   & now it appears that this mess - heaped in the r-o-w - will soon be thrown into the lake in an attempt to make it look like something is being done. Baloney. http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b85/cayugalake/IMG_8684.jpg

Name :   resident
Location :   aurora
Date :   1.2.12
Message :   AVFD% Kathy Chase, TreasurerP.O. Box 71Aurora, NY 13026-0071

Name :   Watchman
Location :   http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2012/01/more_than_60_brave_cold_cayuga.html
Date :   1/2/2012
Message :   More than 60 Polar Bears swam yesterday according to article above - which has no further info on the scholarship to honor the memory of Phil Murphy.

Name :   
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/polar-bears-to-take-plunge/article_cfef820c-336e-11e1-af43-001871e3ce6c.html
Date :   1.1.12
Message :   must have been an enormous turn out for the polar bear dip this morning. can anyone provide an address for where to send contributions to this scholarship?

Name :   JP
Location :   HI
Date :   12/28
Message :   To answer question about Nancy...it is power...no money POWER. Nancy has always yearned to have power.Alas Lisa has rewarded her!

Name :   eager
Location :   
Date :   dec 27 2011
Message :   why is Nancy Gil so deep in cahoots with Pleasants pocket? what is in it for her

Name :   JP
Location :   HI
Date :   12/26/11
Message :   Anne Lundquist was Dean of Students the last time I hear of DOS at Wells. When did she leave? After being sued? See link below:http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/03/23/earlyshow/main6325299.shtml

Name :   
Location :   http://blog.syracuse.com/opinion/2011/06/thursdays_readers_page_centerp.html
Date :   12.26.11
Message :   no, this fellow became dean 18 mo ago after being at wells about 3 yrs. famous locally for spending 50K on his wedding. and important ps - with gil as pb chair rowland can do absolutely whatever she wants with leffingell, abbot or any village property.

Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   12/21/11
Message :   Dean of Students is leaving in January, mid academic year, to take a lower rank job as Resident Director in a branch campus of U Mass. All senior staff are getting out. When will Lisa turn off the lights at Wells College? What will it become?Name :   For Curious
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Where did you get this information?It is interesting but irrelevant. Rowland does not need ore deserve the mony.

Name :   Curious
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Dec 14 2011
Message :   Just learned that CNY Dev. Group invited Ettinger and Aurora Inn to apply for the grant in the first place, saying the Abbott project was perfect fit for the grant program. Did CNY Dev. Group use Abbott project to pull in more money from the State? More m

Name :   Laura Holland December 13, 2011
Location :   Edinger is a weasel & a liar
Date :   – there is no more truth to what she told The Citizen
Message :   than in what she wrote in that 4 pg fabricated screed that defamed me &my family & my friends. It appears to me that she is being (well) paid to lie for Rowland. She thinks that we are idiots who are willing to forget her despicable behavior. We dont.

Name :   And the Comments on the Article are also entertaining:
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_1ec8f65e-2548-11e1-9e73-0019bb2963f4.html?mode=comments
Date :   Aurora project’s future uncertain*
Message :   *She is a dairy cow from Wis, doesn’t even live in NY. Crap spewed by her mouthpiece is a tantrum ordered for political purposes. 250K denied is 2% of cost! For that project is uncertain? Stop insulting us. More deceit,shes a champion at that. Go away.*

Name :   
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_1ec8f65e-2548-11e1-9e73-0019bb2963f4.html
Date :   12.14.14
Message :   this is even sillier than the last post

Name :   JP
Location :   HI
Date :   
Message :   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEvGKUXW0iI

Name :   jamestkirk
Location :   the final frontier
Date :   
Message :   hahahaha NY state funding denied. Dig a little deeper Pleasant

Name :   This links to letter to the editor
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_98576a0e-2134-11e1-b934-0019bb2963f4.htmlhttp://auburnpub.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_98576a0e-2134-11e1-b934-0019bb2963f4.html
Date :   This info from article in link in post above
Message :   Five projects — including those that would have renovated the Abbott House in Aurora... did not make the final list...come ,000 was announced for the Howland Stone Store Museum in Sherwood...to restore “Opendore,” once home to the Howland family.

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   No soup for you, Abbot House!
Message :   http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2011/12/central_new_york_lands_1037_mi_1.html

Name :   L Holland
Location :   
Date :   December 5.2011
Message :   http://www.scribd.com/doc/74829981

Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   Dec. 5
Message :   Upcoming public hearing, Wed. Dec 14 at 7:00 in the Fire Hall to decide on changing Leffingwell House from a residence to (another!) hotel. Night is falling soon on Aurora...

Name :   KAHindenlang
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/lifestyles/article_c627b8dc-17be-11e1-b989-001cc4c002e0.html
Date :   Second Sunday in Advent, 2011
Message :   Thank you (!) for reminding me of this old German song that can be sung as an endless round: Himmel und Erde müssen vergebn; aber die Musica (3x) bleibert bestehn! (All things shall perish from under the sky; music alone shall live (3x), never to die.)

Name :   JP
Location :   Aurora
Date :   12/3/11
Message :   Wells, PTR and LMR have a hold on the village. All things shall perish from under the sky music(justice) alone shall live never shall die.

Name :   Pathetic
Location :   wells college
Date :   November 21
Message :   Such a sorry state of affairs at Wells. Just what Wells and Aurora needs, another money losing Inn. More traffic problems, more rules...

Name :   L Holland 11 20 11 - Holy COW!
Location :   Today I was accosted by Wells College Dir. of Student Activities & Leadership
Date :   She repeatedly told me I was a *terrible person*.
Message :   I never met & do not know her but she thinks she knows me. She spewed misinformation & lies about me to me. This is the level of professional that Wells hires these days? Today a Wells employee smears me-tomorrow I will prob get another request for money.

Name :   She doesnt think,
Location :   no one cares about Wells anymore
Date :   
Message :   Ryerson has given up on the college she wants to run convention center because PTR wants that.

Name :   This is funny
Location :   Aurora
Date :   11/17
Message :   President LMR pushes for the 5 star Restaurant and hotel in the village. But runs a half ass college going under. What is she thinking about.

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   
Date :   http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2011/11/plan_sets_priorities_for_state.html
Message :   That measly 250K grant, less than 2.5% of her project, could make a world of difference to fledgling entrepreneur. WHY is Cayuga County giving our Tax Money to MoneyBags Rowland? And what unspecified *other buildings* are part of Rowlands 9.6M project?

Name :   L Holland 11/16/11
Location :   I dont understand why the county wants to give
Date :   Rowland money for Abbott House - it is not
Message :   as if she isnt going to finish the project if she doesnt get the money. Give it to a struggling business w/potential that needs it. If she was a real philanthropist she’d let a more needy and deserving business have it. And 35 jobs? HA - more PR BS.

Name :   What?
Location :   Why?
Date :   
Message :   http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2011/11/plan_sets_priorities_for_state.html

Name :   Madison, Wisconsin
Location :   http://www.isthmus.com/daily/article.php?article=35190
Date :   11/12/11
Message :   The city of Madison’s Dept. of Planning & Economic Development opposes Pleasant Rowland’s plan to further destroy their historic downtown. Why wont our Planning, Trustee and Preservation Boards stand up for Aurora? How do they benefit by us selling out?

Name :   how soon
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   before LMR leaves Wells? not for a while, someone has to support and buy food for George

Name :   Sensa and Lil Buddah ?
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_edd70b56-0c80-11e1-b64d-001cc4c002e0.html
Date :   11.11.11
Message :   

Name :   Last Citizen article has been updated:
Location :   Its the same crooked game NG has played all along:
Date :   She gets her PB to permit with “conditions” -- that never fet met!!!
Message :   Looks like we might just as well have elected Geo Fartinhole mayor after all. Nothings changed. The PTR agenda to destroy our village continues moving forward.

Name :   L Holland 11 11 11
Location :   *Profits*?! Did they say *Profits*?!
Date :   Were talking about *Profits* here?
Message :   Get serious: The Aurora Inn Inc by its own admission is a massive financial drain on Wells College. million sucked out of Wells coffers & were talking *profits* ?!

Name :   True enough
Location :   Aurora
Date :   Nov10
Message :   The powers that be will do as they please. No concern for the village. Might as well rename the village: Aurora Inn phase 1, 2, 3, 4 etc...

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   who was that honest person, reporter should have got a name

Name :   Taxpayette
Location :   safe house
Date :   11/10/11
Message :   Leffingwell House a hotel? do they know about the Satanists who hold their Dark Rites back on that hill?

Name :   Residents voice displeasure with Abbott House inn plans
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_49d32398-0b4d-11e1-bb86-001cc4c03286.html
Date :   Todays Citizen 11/10/11
Message :   Sounds like Tudy was there! (You’ll just go ahead and do it in 18 months anyway,” said the resident before storming out of the meeting. “I don’t trust you people.”) HOW DID THE MEETING END???

Name :   The Citizen
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_d6f3d0a4-0a7d-11e1-8a75-001cc4c03286.html
Date :   Wednesday, Nov 9th
Message :   The headline should read *Rowland plans to turn ENTIRE VILLAGE into inn.* Aurora Planning Board meets to discuss this tonight at 7. (Why no zoning variance required for a Hotel in a Residential Area?)

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   They never turn down anything they approve everything. Why bother

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   kiosk in the village
Date :   11/7/11
Message :   Planning Board agenda posted. They will review (approve?) Rowlands plan for Abbot House, and consider her new application to turn Leffingwell House into another commercial extension of the Aurora Inn Inc. Are no permits required???

Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   Nov 1
Message :   Saw a lot of toilet paper strewn on Taylor House shrubs, trees, lawn early this morning. Sorry we didnt stop to take a closer look. In 06 grafitti on the college water tower said: F^ck Wells Ryerson is a Robot!

Name :   IT WAS TAYLOR HOUSE!
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_44172524-04a6-11e1-b358-001cc4c002e0.html
Date :   The Day after Halloween.
Message :   *Wells PresRyerson reported someone spray painted vulgarities on a college residence, deputies said. Her car was spray painted & had window broken. No other residences were vandalized, deputies said appears vandalized property was specifically targeted.*

Name :   
Location :   citizen article
Date :   11/1/11
Message :   What building in town got vandalized?

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   10.21.11
Message :   and wacky jackys website served ptr and lmr only, gave no info to the public regarding meetings, minutes, applications, hearings, etc. and thats what the mayor is giving us now. what is wrong here?

Name :   Main St. guy
Location :   Aurora website
Date :   10/21
Message :   You know at least Jackie had the site up

Name :   new parking lot
Location :   shrewood rd
Date :   shouls be a villege owned lot
Message :   or the INN will shut it down for their use whenever like they do with the one by the PO. Make t5hem do a master plan.

Name :   
Location :   http://host.madison.com/article_cd39a13b-0541-5bfa-8819-a44d15fb022b.htmlhttp://host.madison.com/article_cd39a13b-0541-5bfa-8819-a44d15fb022b.html
Date :   10.18.11
Message :   madison at least questions rowlands take-over. why doesnt aurora? what is wrong with our village govt? was nothing learned last time around? tommy is gone. stand up for us - CPP, PB, VB and Mayor NOW before it is too late!

Name :   
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   that website ought to be up and running Why does it take years and years to get a website going?

Name :   Watchman
Location :   What is wrong with do-nothing Mayor BB?
Date :   Its not too late to Act For the People!
Message :   Sure helps R&R that we STILL have no village govt website so public can easily see notices of hearings &special meetings &minutes from such meetings! Why no competent legal counsel yet? And why sit by & let NGil help theives to plunder our village AGAIN!?

Name :   L Holland 10/13/11
Location :   More of the same. Rowland & Ryerson want to dramtically transform
Date :   the village AGAIN & village govt has no lawyer
Message :   involved & is pushing it through ASAP. No questions from the village to delay R&R! Meanwhile we apply for a fence that will not impact the village *at all* & the application is tabled due to NOYB *questions* till hell freezes over.

Name :   Small fish
Location :   In even smaller pond
Date :   Oct 6
Message :   I feel really sorry for the CPP if they are impressed/ intimidated by a small time COO at tiny little Wells College. Newcombe is a nobody anywhere, but in Lisas little mind. Sad state of affairs. No pathetic is a better word.

Name :   L Holland 10-6-11
Location :   Before wells college is allowed to expand into more residential zones,
Date :   the village should demand a master plan for the Inns expansion.
Message :   Edinger publicly admitted that they need at least 60 rooms to *stop losing money*. With Abbot House they will have 30 rooms - what is next? Because of their recent aggressive behavior I am thinking that they would like it to be Morgan House.

Name :   KAHindenlang
Location :   http://host.madison.com/news/article_fb8e14f4-49ff-59d8-a6cd-d128740320f0.html?print=1
Date :   6 October 2011
Message :   Someone in WI just sent this, saying we are lucky- she’s done in NY but still messing w/Madison (funny; dont remember seeing this in ‘08.) But with sign at Abbot House for demo permit submitted by Aurora Inn & PTR, there clearly is more to come here.

Name :   L Holland 10/06/11
Location :   Last night the Aurora CPP refused to do their job.
Date :   Of course, Terry *The Enforcer* Newcombe was there to observe.
Message :   RIP CPP, Wells College has suffocated you.http://www.aurorany.org/CPP2007.html

Name :   http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/chris_rickert/article_24636d10-ee11-11e0-a10f-001cc4c03286.html
Location :   http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/govt-and-politics/article_97144cb0-ee22-11e0-b7b2-001cc4c03286.html
Date :   http://www.avclub.com/madison/articles/state-street-development-project-certain-to-overjo,62641/
Message :   PTRs Overture center disaster; ticket sales way in red; no maintenance endowment; taxpayers saddled with repairs to 10 yr old! bldg; despised by performers and audiences alike. More - .http://www.thedailypage.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=53226

Name :   L Holland
Location :   Everything Rowland does is a dishonest facade.
Date :   I think that is symbolic of her character.
Message :   A fine example: The Aurora Inn was demolished - but for the facade - and rebuilt. To call it a renovation or restoration is a blatant lie. Her sense of morality allows for that.

Name :   Madison story tied to Aurora, 10/4/11
Location :   http://slysoffice.blogspot.com/2011/10/pleasant-rowland-vision-for-state-movie.html
Date :   On radio yesterday, on web to the world today!
Message :   Listen to drive-time radio in PTRs hometown: *Pleasant Rowland Vision For State: A Movie Set.* Email this guy sly@wtdy.com and thank him for speaking truth! (More links to come if you dont know what her fatness has done to ruin downtown Madison WI.)
Message :   now THAT is a reason to throw a party Gotta wonder what kind of person will replace her.
Name :   The Citizen
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_47738abe-e8b3-11e0-88f6-001cc4c03286.html
Date :   9/28/11
Message :   If these are *preliminary discussions* why did they notify the press? What is really in the works here?
Name :   So LMR says she is
Location :   celebrating her MIL birthday as
Date :   she [LMR] will not have the opportunity to do this for again. You see, this is my last year, er semester at Wells
Message :   Happy trails LMR. Dont let the door hit you where.....
Name :   Happy Birthday to the woman who
Location :   started it all by bringing
Date :   
Message :   corruption, cronyism, incompetence, academic irresponsibility, delusional leadership, mental disorders and major drugs into Wells College Admin. We’re invited to celebrate her 85th on October 1st at Taylor House. Have fun.
Name :   OMG
Location :   http://ncronline.org/news/people/cardinal-laypeople-honored-aid-catholic-education
Date :   9.23.11
Message :   maybe she can buy herself a sainthood
Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   Sept. 16
Message :   Earlier this week the expensive new *improved* Wells website was up online. Nearly impossible to navigate. Also full of misrepresentation and outright lies. Now the old one is back listing all the liberal arts programs killed by LMR.
Message :   main st guy, maybe Wells has shut down along with their website
Name :   Main st.guy
Location :   Wells
Date :   9/15
Message :   Anyone able to see the main web page at wells. Seems to have been down all day. Was this the big change someone was talking about?
Name :   I think Tobin
Location :   wells college
Date :   Sept 13
Message :   Tobin meant that LMR is thriving. He took one look at her robust figure and said wow she is thriving. The village... Oh yeah it is another story.
Name :   L Holland - According to David Tobin, in a Syracuse mag, Aurora is thriving!
Location :   He doesnt mention that the Inn is hemorrhaging money & Dories is closed “for the season”- all of them.
Date :   His writing is so intentionally vague as to be misleading. (Has your property gone up in value 50%?)
Message :   Tobin is unabashedly biased-but that is nothing new for him.The article praises Rowland and looks down on the poor fools who do not recognize her as an “archangel”. Either he is a liar or he has been lied to. Or both.
Name :   the real mystery
Location :   WELLS
Date :   9/3
Message :   the real mystery IF IT IS BE KNOWN. IS WHY IS THE SR TEAM STILL IN PLACE AT WELLS? It is not just one person THAT IS TO BLAME. It is LMR staff. get new blood in there!! clean house.
Name :   Todays Citizen
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_491c12c2-d5e0-11e0-a040-001cc4c002e0.html
Date :   9=3=11
Message :   *CCC admissions grow; Wells stays flat* says headline. Ive heard many upper classs students didnt come back and 1st year students left after a few days. Heres the real mystery: why does incompetent Sloan keep her job?
Date :   September 2
Message :   Must be the same person running the Wells College website and the village website.
Message :   Looks like wells is reimaging itself in its front lawn
Name :   Watchman
Location :   www.wells.edu
Date :   September 1st
Message :   Classes for 2011-12 yr began a week ago. But Wells website still has only 2010-11 catalog, and site shows info on majors in French, Music, and Religion (all cut), and fired profs Thoburn, Penniman, Malena as tho still on faculty!!
Name :   waiting

Message :   It is September 1 now so where is the reimaging of Wells we have been promised?
Name :   Start the academic year
Location :   Wells
Date :   Aug 31
Message :   Start fresh and show LMR the door. Let her take her huge pension and go ruin another small college. Just go Lisa, just go!
Date :   August 31, 2011
Message :   Well????? Isnt something big supposed to happen today?
Name :   For Inquiring Minds
Location :   the move
Date :   8/23/11
Message :   My guess is someone has their eye on her. We can only hope thats it.
Name :   Lisa go away please
Location :   Please go away
Date :   Go away! Go far away
Message :   Go far far away. Leave Wells and Aurora.
Name :   982K
Location :   Aurora inn
Date :   
Message :   The losses continue? LMR threatens the existence of Wells College so she can run a restaurant, a bar, and a hotel ? That is nuts. Someone do something.
Name :   Taxpayer
Message :   In 08-09 Rollo salary&benefits about 125K, in 09-10 more like 100K. That latest IRS 990 form shows AuroraInnInc loss of 982K. And look at Schedule R Part V - is that loans from college to Inn of 10.3M?!

Name :   Inquiring Minds
Location :   Here
Date :   8/19
Message :   Why is Rollo getting a new office, and why is it away from the rest of her staff?

Message :   How much does rollo make?

Name :   No more VP
Location :   Wells
Date :   8/16/11
Message :   Rollo Ann S. Staff - arollo@wells.edu Dir. for Communication & Marketing Pettibone 113 315.364.3416. Why is she still at Wells? What does she have on Lisa.

Name :   Just great
Location :   the town of ledyard
Date :   8/13
Message :   A deputy clerk. Come on more $ to pay out. Just get one that will sign them !!

Name :   Wells volleyball coach resigned. Women’s program put on hold until the fall ‘12.
Location :   http://fingerlakesdailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=16&id=5112
Date :   She was hired Aug ‘10 to build men’s & women’s volleyball programs for their inaugural season this upcoming year.
Message :   Her departure coupled w/low participation numbers = decision to postpone start of women’s vball until fall 2012, while men’s will kick off inaugural season as planned in January. A national search for a new vball coach will be launched in mid-Oct., start

Name :   The Citizen
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_d84507f0-c48e-11e0-8b09-001cc4c03286.html
Date :   Aug 12, 2011
Message :   Ledyard Town Clerk Rose Marie Belforti submitted a letter... saying that her religious beliefs prevented her from signing marriage licenses for same-sex couples...cited a law which...she said allows her to request a deputy clerk to sign same-sex marriage

Name :   Everybody is resigning from Wells College
Location :   except Lisa. Whats keeping her there?
Date :   Oh, the money. That is the only place where she can have a job. No one else will hire her.
Message :   She was hitching her wagon to Hillarys star but that did not pan out. When will she be 60? That is how long Wells and Aurora has to wait.

Name :   Ledyard clerk wont sign gay marriage licenses
Location :   Aurora

Message :   Isnt this newsworthy?

Name :   low numbers?
Location :   a national search?
Date :   august 11
Message :   http://auburnpub.com/sports/local/article_626205bc-c3c4-11e0-aa17-001cc4c002e0.html

Name :   Carefree
Message :   wendy wells you are right LMR has pretty much turned an entire village against her. She must go. It must be hard fro her to live there

Name :   Wendy wells
Location :   Wells
Date :   August 7
Message :   I am a 1984 graduate of Wells. I thought it was a good school then. I knew then it was past its prime, but I never guessed it would sink as low as it has. Too bad. LMR must go. I knew her then and was not impressed.

Name :   re-imaging at Wells ?
Location :   
Date :   8/8/11
Message :   what, did Lisa go on a diet?

Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora
Date :   August 6, 2011
Message :   Hmmmm.....I wonder if Ryerson tried to *work* with her neighbors.....before cutting off *their* access to the water?

Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora - August 6, 2011
Date :   That is some neighborly behaviour from Ryerson!
Message :   Would there be enough water if Ryerson stopped watering her athletic fields? Or do her fields get priority over the needs of the neighbors? Rough week for Newcomb – whoever he is.

Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/state-and-regional/article_c621af60-bfcf-11e0-937d-001cc4c03286.html
Date :   8.6.11
Message :   looks like that land is owned by the college? still dont like the sign. the village is more than wells. aurora was here before and will be here after.

Name :   I disagree
Location :   wells
Date :   august 5
Message :   LMR is stupid. Yes she is. Yup. She is a lot of other things too, but definately stupid.

Name :   LMR is not as stupid as we think.
Location :   Conniving, maybe but stupid not.
Message :   Look out Aurora here comes Wells with LMR STILL at the helm.

Name :   I have heard about the secret reimaging of Wells
Location :   Aurora, I heard it is big
Date :   I can hardly wait to see it.
Message :   Wells is not closing as many think.

Name :   Welcome to the new Wells
Location :   Aurora. Watch for that
Date :   sign. You thinl you are asking questions now? Wait until August 31.
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   Sherwood Rd.
Date :   8/3/11
Message :   The sign is outside village limits (so no permit required?) but on land of the water tower probably (?) owned by the village so might need public approval. It appears to be sunk in an above-ground cement base; heavy but portable, so it could be removed.

Name :   A better Q:
Location :   water tower area
Date :   8/2
Message :   Is the sign approved signage? And is it really in the village?

Date :   8.1.11
Message :   isnt that sign on municipal land owned by the village? so, who approved it? i dont like it how it presents my village. cant i donate one i like better? who decides such use of our public property?

Message :   gee I thought our favorite philanthropist had declared she was done with Aurora. one can only hope

Name :   JP
Location :   Aurora
Date :   
Message :   You did not pay for the sign. Taxpayers did not pay for the sign. The sign was put up compliments of a philanthropist. Need to know? Learn to mind your business.

Name :   Sign of the Times
Location :   Sherwood Road
Date :   Yard Sale Day
Message :   Taxpayer, did we pay for that new sign? Welcome to Aurora, it says - Founded 1788, Home of Wells College. Someone needs to add: NOT FOR LONG!

Name :   KHindenlang
Location :   Unfortunately... my understanding is that Bates was brought in to handle the complex issue of access
Date :   to the new water line, which was way over the head of the loathsome lawyer.
Message :   But... we can hope that this subtle acknowledgement of his professional inadequacy in serving our village marks the beginning of the end of the patronizing, biased, dangerously misguided *counsel* he has imposed on Aurora during our unPleasant decade.

Name :   L Holland
Location :   Fusco gone?!
Date :   7/24/2011
Message :   How will I know what I am REALLY saying without his interpretation of my words? How will I know what I am REALLY thinking if he doesnt tell me? Who will psychoanalyze me?I wont know who I am without Fusco telling me.

Name :   Watchman
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_de113c16-b404-11e0-931b-001cc4c03286.html
Date :   July 21
Message :   Check out the ending of this article. Is this true? Andy Fusco no longer the Village lawyer? HOOOOray.

Name :   Jeez, Louise!
Location :   www.nytimes.com/2011/06/30/education/30collegeweb.html?_r=1&hpw
Date :   7/21/11
Message :   Wells College makes the New York Times -- for having a record 67 per cent tuition increase in the last couple of years...

Name :   NTHP
Location :   www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2011/07/mackenzie-childses_put_home_ne.html
Date :   Sunday, 7-17-11
Message :   On it goes. Look- Tobin still has his snout in the story. Ugh! Sothebys certainly stages the house better than MMiller, see www.mackenziechildsestate.com. Hey is it true that the new *owners* of Mac-Ch are just a salvage front funded by Unpleasant?

Name :   my guessMessage :   depending on how the endowment does in the stock market, is there will be no incoming class of 2017 at Wells College. wonder what happens to those already there when/if it closes

Name :   Sad girl
Location :   Here
Date :   7-13
Message :   The Board will say either: We believed in LMR so its her fault, or its the economy, or the staff and faculty didnt work hard enough so its their fault, or we didnt know what a BoD does...

Name :   Your Guess
Location :   Wells
Date :   July 11 2011
Message :   so will Wells run out of money next year, the year after that, or the year after that? And what will be the Boards excuse when it does?

Name :   A real Townie
Location :   Wells/Aurora
Date :   The day after
Message :   The Cash Cow would never do it. But if she did I would welcome her. Even PTR can lean from past mistakes.

Name :   The administration of Wells is quite similar to this site
Location :   Wells is led by an egotistical, narcissist
Date :   idiot who kistens to know one but the close circle of idiots with which she sourrounds herself.
Message :   This site is lead by someone who blocks out and censors anything that does not blast her enemies or perceived enemies!

Name :   Mary
Date :   July 9
Message :   What would we do? Oh what would we do if PTR became the next President of Wells. Mark you so far she has been a successfully business woman and education is a business. Give reasonable well thought out feedback, please. No sniping.

Name :   Money for Wells
Location :   Its only rumor
Date :   Aurorafest Day
Message :   I heard PTR shut the cash off until LMR leaves Wells. But you know now rumors fly around here. Think about she loved Wells maybe not Aurora something happened.

Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   July 8, 2011
Message :   Would it really matter if Pleasant cut off Wells? Did she ever fund any ACADEMIC undertaking, scholarships? It appears she sticks to decorating and then expects people and dogs to stay off the furniture!

Name :   what ???????
Location :   
Date :   7/7/11
Message :   has Pleasant shut off Wells?? What got her mad?

Name :   For Johanna
Location :   Aurora / Wells
Date :   7/6
Message :   LMR a legend in Aurora may be right. But it will be for the person that ruined her Alma Mater. It is going down. Every plan she has put in effect has lost money for Wells. PTR tried to help but Lisa fu^ked that up. I have heard PTR will not give money to

Name :   I agree
Location :   Aurora
Date :   July 6
Message :   I want that pipe mess fixed down by the village right away!! Who do the Zyigards think they are? I do not know them, but I know they are slobs and I do not like it.

Name :   Aurorafester
Location :   3 years of lies & the geothermal is still unfinished
Date :   & is trash in our lake.
Message :   2 years & the deck bears no resemblance to what was permitted – it is 2x4s and chicken wire. So many empty promises. Yet there is time, money, & energy to spend on a float that mocks & insults the harmony that once existed in the village.

Name :   Nick
Location :   Rochester
Date :   7-3-11
Message :   Hello! I just wanted to share this reddit I created. Maybe it could be useful in sharing information? http://www.reddit.com/r/Wellscollege/

Name :   Johanna
Location :   Aurora
Date :   
Message :   Like it or not LMR is a legend in Aurora and if and when she leaves she will not be easily forgotten.

Name :   Hope so
Location :   
Date :   7/2/11
Message :   good news about Lisa house? Good riddance. JUST LEAVE, LISA. we will do our best to forget you were ever here.

Name :   Finding the Best (and Worst) Deals in College Tuition
Location :   http://www.dailyfinance.com/2011/07/01/finding-the-best-and-worst-deals-in-college-tuition/
Date :   http://collegecost.ed.gov/catc/Default.aspx#
Message :   Wells College leads the pack among 4-yr private nonprofit schools with a whopping 67% increase in tuition from 2007-08 to 2009-10. No wonder the students are bitter: pay more, get less - time to go!

Name :   The same
Location :   
Date :   6/30
Message :   http://www.homes.com/listing/146040857/280_Main_Street_AURORA_NY_13026

Name :   Main St. Guy
Location :   Jed Morgan house
Date :   6/30/11
Message :   Can it be true that LMR is selling her home? on Main St. the sign is up. Could it be true she is leaving Wells? Maybe she will give the money she gets for the sale back to the college Does the college get first refusal to buy it back?Message :   to lholland or whoever can aswer - did pb vb and/or zba approve new use for abbott house? if so, when and how? (no public hearing for a zoning change?)
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora
Date :   June 25 2011
Message :   Abbott House becomes part of the Inn,but that is not enough. Inn claims to need twice as many rooms to stop losing money. What house is next? Leffingwell? Lyon? Morgan? All of them? When?
Name :   Strange thought
Location :   Dories
Date :   20011-6-23
Message :   Maybe they should have Dorie run MACKS again!!
Name :   Main st. Guy
Location :   Macks/ Dories
Date :   6/23/11
Message :   A message for Johanna. If we were to park our cars there someone would knife the tires there like they did at the Holy House of the Aurora Inn
Name :   Doomsday? No.
Location :   Just noticing bad business practices.
Date :   Summer 2011
Message :   No cars means no one in the seats. No business. No surprise. Let someone take it over who can make a go of it.
Name :   Johanna
Location :   Aurora
Date :   
Message :   If you all go park your cars at Dorie there will be more cars if that is what impresses you. Doomsday announcers.
Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   June 20
Message :   Few cars at Dories at lunch, fewer at breakfast. Just as well - they never provided parking as required by law. The road becomes very dangerous with customers. BUT what was that game about with all the real estate signs in the village a few days ago?
Name :   another alum
Location :   nearby
Date :   6-12-11
Message :   Ellis spoke at alumnae college. Not a policy speech. He was selling his program. He didnt know his audience and was unprepared for the response to his rhetorical question. Not sure I sneered but I sure as hell raise my hand. Doubt his text is available.
Name :   Curious
Location :   
Date :   
Message :   Is the Ellis speech available to read?
Name :   Dories
Location :   
Date :   6/10/11
Message :   Hows business at Dories
Name :   CNY Alumna
Location :   The Ellis speech at reunion.
Date :   The man is a dangerous idiot.
Message :   Trashes liberal arts to alums. Only business counts; He is the Future. Arrogantly asks with sneer: how many leaving Wells with liberal arts degree felt ready to face the world of busines? Every single woman in the room sneers back and raises her hand.
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_8b6d1254-9051-11e0-a684-001cc4c03286.html
Date :   6/6/11
Message :   To date, the NYS Dept of Ed hasnt approved this program; it is not an accredited major at Wells. Last fall Wells got court approval to raid and spend dedicated money from its endowment; why should this 5mil be different? Will Ellis be next Pres of Wells?
Name :   CNY Alumna
Location :   Wells Reunion
Date :   6/4/11
Message :   As of yesterday, 157 alums were registered for reunion; thats half or less of what they used to get. Only 15 women here for their 25th reunion, just 10 for Lisas own 30th reunion, none for their 10th. But 45 for the 50th, sweet deluded dears...
Name :   I agree
Location :   Aurora right of way
Date :   June 2
Message :   How does Todd hold his head up as anarchitect when he lives in a hovel. A 2 million dollar hovel, so I guess that is ok. Do not call yourself an environmentalist. You have destroyed the waterfront. You should be ashamed.
Name :   Ryersons husband is
Location :   strange
Date :   june 11
Message :   http://www.pandora.com/people/email2geo
Name :   Really, Todd?
Location :   What about our village park???
Date :   June 1
Message :   *TZA has always believed that good design must consider the environmental impact of the work both as a process and a product.*
Date :   5.31.11
Message :   and did lisas boss tell her she had only one more year as pres? and did the boss reveal her plan for college / village after the ryerson regmime? just me -- do you have any more info?
Name :   to Watchman
Location :   the ans is....
Message :   ......because Lisas boss said so
Name :   Watchman
Location :   still here
Date :   May 30
Message :   Dories to be open 7am to 3pm from May 24 to Labor Day. Not going to build loyal local customers that way. And why waste college cash on summer jobs for Aurora Inn Inc. dining hall employees to serve a few tourists? Whats going on?
Name :   CNY Alumna
Location :   Wells Graduation 2011
Date :   the day after
Message :   Nice that all the faculty applauded Thoburn leaving graduation stage for last time as senior marshal. Hey, he could be trusted Interim President- hire administrators who cared about education & ethical trustees for a change! Ah well: goodbye and godbless.
Name :   disappointed
Date :   5-28-11
Message :   that is oneyear too many. it will pushy wells over the edge if it hasnt already gone over.
Name :   Just Me
Location :   Aurora
Date :   May 28, 2011
Message :   Rumor has it that one of Lisas daughters told a friend in Syracuse that her mother will be president of Wells only for one more year. If true, what are the implications or outcomes for college and most importantly community, i.e., the people of Aurora and
Name :   Jen
Location :   Aurora
Date :   May27
Message :   Why??? Why is the question people have been asking for 10 years. Why does LMR do any of the stuff she does? Why does anyone listen to the fat lady? Why? I guess because people let her.
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   5.27.11
Message :   wells closed dories cuz they couldnt afford the loss. how can the trustees allow her to dictate college finances? aurora inn inc bleeds red ink. college staff faculty & programs are cut to support her sick play-village hobby. why?
Name :   From what I heard
Location :   old macks
Date :   2/26
Message :   Herself (PTR) said open it up. But that is just hearsay.
Name :   wondering
Location :   
Date :   5/25/11
Message :   why was it decided to reopen Dories after the community was told it would definitely not reopen this summer
Name :   So May 21 was not judgement day
Location :   Though it would come to Aurora
Date :   first.
Message :   
Name :   Inquiring Minds
Location :   Aurora
Date :   5-21-2011
Message :   Pay cut to faculty restored. No summer hours for staff. No pay raises for staff, yet again... all is well in the land of make-believe.
Name :   Main st guy
Location :   Aurora
Date :   5/21
Message :   Just a Q. Is it true the profs. and LMR get the 1 year drop in pay back and the staff get it up the bum for the 4th year in a roll again?
Name :   L Holland
Location :   She is the self-described Person of Integrity
Date :   November 8, 2006
Message :   http://www.scribd.com/doc/14057159/No-Plan-for-the-Stream2
Name :   Has anyone seen
Location :   the couple in the
Date :   
Message :   Wells White House recently?
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   5.16.11
Message :   which she are you speaking of LH? everyone please note: white cars are at leffingwells -what is it with white and PTR?- and porch furniture out front. she is here to stay now that she has destroyed the liberal arts and all independent thinking at wells.
Name :   L Holland
Location :   Aurora
Date :   May 15, 2011
Message :   Now that it has been confirmed that she lied to the village govt about the site plan for her house, do you wonder what else she has lied about?
Name :   Pleasant?
Location :   self centered, everyone else does not matter
Date :   Is this where it came from?
Message :   “with my new inner strength and the love I have for myself ............. I need to follow my own path in life and do what truly makes me happy”. Hoffman Process results
Name :   Watchman
Location :   http://forum.rickross.com/read.php?4,72500,100778
Date :   Fri the 13th in May of 2011
Message :   Is anyone else here tracking this group that Pleasant promotes? The more of us who know what to watch for, the better.
Name :   BRAVO Professor Thobi-Wan!!!
Location :   Barler
Date :   Last day of classes 2011
Message :   Singing Schuberts Erlkonig for your students to close the last swan song to a standing ovation and brilliant accompaniment by Russ. Metaphors within metaphors, and such wonderful music. Thank you for everything. May the force be with you.
Name :   can the trustees
Location :   even spell the word education?
Date :   5.10.11
Message :   college cant afford to open the ugly place the monsters call dories, they lost so much money on asinine business center, failed aurora inn, phony market and salary of idiot president. now they want to open another hotel with ptr? criminal insanity!
Name :   wondering
Location :   village
Date :   5/10/11
Message :   is wells going to limp thru another year or what? Anybody know?
Name :   Admin
Location :   http://www.aurorany.org/news
Date :   5-9-11
Message :   The final informal student recital becomes the last Swan Song, and marks the destruction of the liberal arts at Wells College.
Name :   Freshman Class
Location :   enrollment at Wells
Date :   for next year
Message :   is far lower than admin budgeted for. And, as always, dozens of prospectives contacted music dept this spring asking about offerings - and were told there would be no program as of 2011-12. Real stupid move, Lisa - just to satisfy PTR. Wake up, Trustees!
Name :   Not A Friend
Location :   
Date :   5 9 2011
Message :   What did the woman named after a train station have to say about plastics? More than one word Illbet.
Name :   LMAO
Location :   village right of way
Date :   may 8 2011
Message :   Hilarious! Paddington posts on a facebook page called Plastics Pollution Coalition. I cant make this stuff up!
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   5.4.11
Message :   meeting is at 7pm. notice says its informational, no action to be taken at this time. (except to try to sway opinion in advance and pressure the approving boards.)
Name :   
Location :   Here
Date :   Today
Message :   What time is the meeting on Wednesday? Thank you!
Name :   
Location :   
Date :   4.29.11
Message :   large moving trucks at both properties this week, boxes and boxes of stuff being taken into the houses. those boards are led by wells employees now more than ever desperate to keep their jobs.
Name :   Main St. Guy
Location :   aurora
Date :   4/27/11
Message :   I heard the real plan is for the leffingwell home not the Abbott House. Switch and bait so to say.. WATCH HER.
Name :   to PB and CPP
Location :   
Date :   4/28/11
Message :   do the ethical thing.....Deny Deny Deny whatever she needs to commercialize Abbot house. The village will be all the better if you deny
Name :   Here She Comes Again
Location :   Posted in kiosk at P.O.
Date :   Announced for May 4th, 2011
Message :   Combined meeting of CPP & Planning Board to discuss *proposal from Pleasant Rowland & Aurora Inn to operate Abbott House as a hotel/inn.* But wait - PTR left & gave Inn to Wells, right? And the area is zoned residential! Think that will stop her? HAhahaha
  

Name :   I do hope for better from the current govt.
Location :   But - NGil handed Aurora to Rowland on a platter,
Date :   Easter Monday 2011
Message :   insisting all PTR plans equaled a *small impact*, requiring no serious review before destroying buildings & businesses, ruining village parking, creating hazards, etc. New mayor just extended her term as PB chair. Why? Hasnt she done enough damage?
Message :   the government at the time was corrupted by Wells and Pleasant ( Ken Z was right). lets hope for better now.
Name :   L Holland
Location :   To Taxpayer: BINGO
Date :   April 22, 2011
Message :   Yes, Taxpayer, you and all of us will pay. But, this is just getting started. Time will tell.
Name :   Watchman
Location :   http://www.aurorany.org/WebbHouseFlood.html
Date :   http://www.aurorany.org/WebbHouseFlood2.html
Message :   And its not like the PB didnt see the problem and the consequences of their failure to act in the best interests of the public. Whatever Pleasant wants, our govt gives - and to hell with Aurora. Thanks, Nancy G!
Name :   Taxpayer
Location :   Wait - NYS is going to move the stream?
Date :   4/21/11
Message :   After CJ said she would? And our PB approved moving the house based on her promise? Isnt it enforceable? Why should taxpayers pay for this? Didnt the DOT approve CJs plan? Is the state claiming eminent domain to take Holland property? Take CJs instead!
Name :   Laura this is from the coward
Location :   Work with your neighbor
Message :   If you are not the person responsible for this site then the person has your bloody back. He/she publishes nothing that speaks of your behavior and station.Censorship!!!anything that shows Laura in a bad light.