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Date :
  11.13.07
Message :
  privacy would be a plenty good reason to put in some hedge or screen plantings if one owned lakefront and had neighbors building a deck within inches of your land.

Name :   Arbor Vitae
Location :
  Lake side
Date :
  11-13-07
Message :
  Is it true that the Hollands want to plant those trees behind their two neighbors to the north to block the lake view of those two houses? What possible reason except spitefulness could there be for that?

Name :   remember when
Location :
  the guns fell silent
Date :
  11.11.18
Message :
  armistice: the end of the war to end all wars

Name :   A Soldier
Location :
  Anywhere Required
Date :
  Current/Zulu
Message :
  The adage Rule of Thumb, should be applied to the Midas Touch! Today is our day VETERANS! Thank You!

Name :   Im sure this old addage
Location :
  has been posted on here
Date :
  already but it bears repeating...
Message :
  Regarding the Golden Rule - he (or she)who has the gold makes the rules.

Name :   Jeez, Louise
Location :
  Greenery is good, right?
Date :
  11/10/07
Message :
  Heard a rumor that Staley slapped a stop work order on Hollands for trying to plant bushes! Is that for real? Since when do plants require a permit? How many full trees did PTR plant, move, destroy with no permits?

Name :   What a joke
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Star
Date who gives a
Message :
  Security? What a joke. That is like calling RENT A COP.

Name :   On,On,On
Location :
  Outskirts
Date :
  11/5/07
Message :
  Its hard to believe that all the shenanigans that happen around the asphalt plain by the PO are generated by Wells students & friends. Where are the cops? the sheriff? McGruff, the Crime Dog?

Name :   Former Main Streeter
Location :
  Nearby
Date :
  Tuesday
Message :
  If offenders are Wells students or patrons of Wells-owned Fargo & since Wells owns/controls half the town, people call Security. If you live in college housing, call Security -- faster than the regular police.

Name :   On,On,On
Location :
  Outskirts
Date :
  11/5/07
Message :
  Why do we have those stupid speed indicators at village lines when there is never a cop to enforce? Garbage trucks keep truckin FAST with no fear of enforcement.

Name :   L Holland
Location :
  The Sept. VB minutes
Date :
  are in error.
Message :
  I have NOT repeatedly gone before the VB in regards to a *property dispute*. The issue here is FAIR & UNIFORM enforcement of the law with special treatment for NO ONE. There have been obvious violations which village govt refuses to acknowledge.

Name :   What?
Location :
  village
Date :
  11/2/07
Message :
  Security - Why? They belong at the Wells campus not downtown. That would be why there is the Sheriff or NYS Police. Security is not a village wide police force.

Name :   observer
Location :
  here
Date :
  11/1
Message :
  security was called several times due to kids running on cars and other acts of vandalsim last night

Name :   local
Date :
  11/1
Message :
  and whats with the AFLs book drop being vandalized again last night. Sheriff was called.....

Name :   Contrarian
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  11/1/07
Message :
  My point was that I refuse to give Geo. F. CREDIT for this. Thats not myopia, thats simply recognizing what hes really all about.

Name :   Karin W
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Thu 1 Nov 2007
Message :
  Weight, size & speed limits on roads thru small towns are often ignored by big trash haulers. We dont mind trucks coming to our homes/businesses; we dont like NYC trash going to huge dump in our backyard.

Name :   And when
Location :
  village
Date :
  11/1/07
Message :
  It comes right down to it I think there are only two townies on the VB One is a local and two are transplants.

Name :   A lack of foresigtht
Location :
  right here
Date :
  Halloween night
Message :
  I think we all were a bit of myopic. Or PTR would not have gotten so far. Yes she put tons of cash into Aurora. But What has Aurora lost? It is not the village I knew or loved. Can the PTR lovers say that? Oh wait you must be a transplant. Not a local

Name :   To Contrarian, etc.
Location :
  Truck issue has nothing to do w/ Aurora
Date :
  specifically. It just happens to be on the route the trucks take.
Message :
  This issue affects many other towns and villages.Try not to be so myopic.

Name :   Phi·lan·thro·py
Location :
  1. The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind.
Date :
  2. An activity or institution intended to promote human welfare.
Message :
  DonŐt insult Bisgrove, comparing him to PTR. Hes a true philanthropist, helps the disadvantaged, works w/ community. In Aurora PTR just filled her weird personal needs, dictating a disastrous monument to her fat ego, mired in manipulative vindictiveness.

Name :   Contrarian
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  10/30/07
Message :
  I will not give ANY credit to Geo F. It isnt WHAT a person does, its WHY they do it. The truck issue is more of the gentrification of Aurora for Geo. F., and a way for him to show off. Thats all.

Name :   talking about
Location :
  existing laws
Date :
  10/30/07
Message :
  How many existing laws did the AVB overlook so PTR could do her deed with the blessing of the VB? Or even with CJ.

Name :   With eyes wide open
Location :
  Aurora
Message :
  I trust the people of Auburn have a wide and broader perspective of development and will not curse out Jerry B as Aurorans have PTR. I know they do not whine as much.

Name :   Editorial compares true philantropy
Location :
  to what PTR has done in Aurora.
Date :
  www.auburnpub.com/articles/2007/10/29/news/opinion/our_view/ourview01.txt
Message :
  For background information, see: www.auburnpub.com/articles/2007/10/28/news/latest_news/latestnews01.txt

Location :   www.syracuse.com/articles/cayuga/index.ssf?/base/news-10/1193389464122780.xml&coll=1
Date :   9.26.07
Message :
  i agree - he is doing the right thing re trucks but no reason to give credit cuz he will take it every time whether he deserves it or not

Name :   Even Moore
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  10.26.07
Message :
  Credit where credit is due. Geo is doing the right thing with the trucks. PTR or not the interstates are where they belong. We still live here.

Name :   If you would have read an article in the Citizen
Location :
  a couple of months ago
Date :
  then you would know that...
Message :
  Trucks of a certain lbs. and size or carrying hazardous material cannot travel on smaller hwys. that cut thru towns. They do it to save the toll Its an illegal practice, and the existing laws are not being enforced.

Name :   Semis and tractor trailers
Location :
  are a danger to
Date :
  people driving cars or walking
Message :
  in Aurora and the Fingers villages. I was nearly hit from behind because the semi was bearing down on me in a 30 mph zone. He jacked-knife or I would have been history.

Name :   Nothing incongruous
Location :
  about trucks
Date :
  we all need use them
Message :
  including rowlands businesses. this is aurora llc/farenthold attempt to get rid of trucks to make the town more doll house perfect. a speeding car is dangrous to so are idiots on cell phones

Name :   Contrarian
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  10/25/07
Message :
  I dont like the trucks myself, but I dont know that theres anything illegal about their practice of shortcutting thru Aurora...

Name :   I urge everyone to attend that meeting. Even though
Location :
  I dont live in Aurora, I visited this summer
Date :
  and one of the things I really noticed...
Message :
  was the huge trucks rumbling through the village. Really incongrous sight, and potentially dangerous. Many small Finger Lake villages are having the same problem. The trucks are actually illegally short-cutting through to avoid tolls.

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  www.syracuse.com/articles/cayuga/index.ssf?/base/news-10/1193216359180400.xml&coll=1
Date :
  Public forum tomorrow
Message :
  for residents concerned about truck traffic to speak with state officals about the problem. Thurs, 10/25, 6pm - 8 pm at the (ugh) Aurora Inn. See article above for more information.

Name :   Contrarian
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  10/24/07
Message :
  Clearly, someone needs to get a petition started to change these ridiculous practices at the Aurora PO. Its one thing we might actually have a say in, in this village...

Name :   local
Date :
  11/24/07
Message :
  or what about ability to get to your box before 8 and after 5 for those of us who work out of town and leave before its open and return after its closed. USprings opens the door earlier and closes later...just dont have access to a person

Name :   We do not need another or rather
Location :
  a new PO until the
Date :
  hours of operation
Message :
  are reflective of all Post Offices in the country 8-5pm M-F and 8-12 S. Too much siesta!

Name :   If you want to know about
Location :
  the Cj.John/Wells
Date :
  property transfer
Message :
  you can get all the information you want by going to the Cayuga County office building. Then share here.

Message :   ptr wants that building simply to tear it down for parking

Date :   10.22.07
Message :
  ptr wont buy the old p.o., she hates it. sell it to georgie so he can demolish it by hand himself and destroy the evidence of his piss-poor stewardship of our public property.

Name :   to Taxpayer.....
Location :
  about po
Date :
  10/22/07
Message :
  some good points, but sell PO? Gee, who do you think would buy it? She would then own the entire village, same issue as before.

Name :   The college gives away 100K of land for free?
Location :
  In the Citizen property transfers of
Date :
  Sun., Oct 21, 2007, quote -
Message :
  *Wells College, Aurora, to Cynthia Koepp and John Place, 327 Main St. Aurora, property at 317 Main St., 0-dollars. Assessment 94,800-dollars.* What? Where is 317? CJ/John paid a fraction of assessed value for Lake House, and now this? Why?

Name :   Even Moore
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  10/22/07
Message :
  Wait and see if the PO doesnt go right where she planned. Isnt it odd nothing has changed at Heary Building? SHE IS NOT GONE!

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Reading the latest article about the P.O.
Date :
  10/21/07
Message :
  Instead of going beyond repairs & doing cosmetic improvements for 230K maybe its time to build new PO/VillageOffice on public land behind Fire Dept as 1st proposed 30 years ago? Safer parking, more office space, storage for historian etc; sell current PO?

Name :   A Soldier
Location :
  Anywhere Required
Date :
  Current/ZULU
Message :
  Im really POd and Pitched off. To witness the downward spiral, of a village once admired and called home. Turned into a morass of ineptness is truly disheartening.

Name :   po plans
Location :
  www.auburnpub.com/articles/2007/10/19/news/local_news/news04.txt
Date :
  10.19.07
Message :
  if anyone would know what lipstick on a pig looks like, he sure would.

Message :   Has Randi been Hoffmanized? What else could explain that?

Name :   House Fly
Location :
  on a shitpile
Date :
  10/18/07
Message :
  Great white horse my ass! More like a great white shark!! A single-minded eating machine with no soul.

Name :   Main st. guy
Location :
  Pleasant b4 Pleasant
Date :
  10/17
Message :
  Randi Zabriskie, ŇIt was like this great white Arabian horse came walking through our village and little houseflies jumped on it - sad, diminished people who didnt understand that this place was going to dust and she saved it.Ó

Name :   www.auburnpub.com/articles/2007/10/14/news/local_news/news04.txt
Location :
  Citizen prints the whole article in Sundays newspaper
Date :
  with lead photo of protest car.
Message :
  And perhaps because of business connections (Am Girl, Matel, Mac-Childs) its getting wider distribution than a human interest feature and is showing up on financial sites at CNN, Forbes, USA-Today, MSNBC, etc. as well as hundreds of newspapers nationwide.

Name :   Now I am confused..
Message :   because I thought the most recent flap was about Wells not getting any kind of permit for the Big Dig they did at Lyon House. They dont need permits? Wrong. Why was that allowed?

Name :   Former Main Streeter
Location :
  Nearby
Date :
  Wed
Message :
  Disagree all you like but please dont let this forum degenerate into no-class name-calling like Citizen Two Cents.

Name :   Changing the Subject
Location :
  Re Forum & Homepage
Date :
  5.8.07
Message :
  Re forum: no I hadnt heard about Sue Edinger leaving LLC. Interesting! Re homepage: very surprising info about Post Office plans. Doesnt look like PTR can make USPS meet her 6/1/07 ultimatum. What next?

Name :   Even More
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  5/8/07
Message :
  How is it that you can get one plan to share a drive with your neighbors approved, then when you donŐt get along you quietly get something new done? Was there a public hearing for that? It doesnŐt look like the stuff we sat through the hearings for!

Name :   If only you knew
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  5/8/07
Message :
  So do you still have your hands in Pleasants pockets. I really thought you cared about things that went on in the village ie. the Fargo. You were a plant. Right? Is this where I say BITCH.. Did I really type that? oooops. And by the way you never will

Name :   Lurker
Message :   Great Picture! And Good Advice! Bet the Hollands& Pleasant Rowland & cj & the Village all wish they had heeded that advice!

Name :   Fact Check
Location :
  (these documents are on file)
Date :
  Tues., May 10
Message :
  College signed easement for new drive in Oct, DOT approved curb cut in Nov, and PB Final Site Plan Review didnt take place until November. So driveway could not have been approved in September-- no matter where the drawings were or werent then or later.

Name :   CJK
Location :
  whoops. one more
Date :
  comment
Message :
  The driveway drawing was discussed in public by village boards. And then criticized on this very site months ago. I was smarter then and kept quiet

Name :   not the first time
Message :   might be there now but wasnt a few months ago, i looked too, only plans with old drive in file. materials suposed to stay put, but things go missing, not just in this project but in slipshod state of affairs with staley, boards, etc.

Name :   CJK
Message :   Drawing is thereand exactly as it was built--You missed it. Filed 9/12/07. I am fed up with these fabrications and slanderous remarks. End of comment.

Name :   I have driveway issues myself
Location :
  so asked Village Office to see
Date :
  proposed Lyon/Webb driveway sketch in early 2007,
Message :
  curious about what was permitted in relation to property lines. No such sketch was on file. Approvals yes, but no drawing. Reasonable conclusion: plans seem to have been approved without full sketch for driveway. Other explanations, anyone?

Name :   CJK Fed up
Location :
  look in the files
Message :   Application and drawing for new driveway approved by Village boards 9/06 and by DOT 10/06 w/ permit. AC needs a new fact checker to avoid these potentially libelous remarks.

Location :   Lyon House - CJs place
Date :
  5/6/07
Message :
  Maybe the VB should make a stop work order on it then. Till it is made right. I hope someone is taking notes for the next person that wants to do something W/O a permit. The board will have to let them do it also. Thats all

Name :   Lyon House Sold
Location :
  to the Zwigards of NYC
Date :
  as reported in 05/06/07 Citizen
Message :
  for 187.5K (assessed at 185K). Word is they plan to start fixing it up soon & move in before next winter. We wish them the best!

Name :   Local
Location :
  Vicinity
Date :
  Sat.
Message :
  The only person around here known only as Dugan (no first name) is Bills brother, Brian (also known as Dugie). You confuse me referring to Bill thus.

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  5/4/07
Message :
  Maybe the couple from PA should read the latest semi-coherent ramble from Dugan in the Citizen - www.auburnpub.com/articles/2007/04/30/news/lake_life/lakelife05.txt

Name :   r
Location :
  around
Date :
  may
Message :
  Tell them nothing Let them come to their own conclusions

Name :   Former Main Streeter
Location :
  Nearby
Date :
  Wed
Message :
  Could sure use more folks like the nice couple from Pennsylvania -- but what to tell them?

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  May Day
Message :
  Many thanks to our local Girl Scout Troop for leaving May Day posies at our doors this afternoon. Nice, and heartwarmingly nostalgic...

Name :   resident
Location :
  here
Date :
  5-1-07
Message :
  i know cj had permission for new stone so-called shared drive -- all on lyon land -- but did she have permit to dig out half the lyon back yard and use it as fill for webb? sure looks like thats what happened.

Name :   next door
Location :
  cjs place
Date :
  4/30
Message :
  Maybe she needs to put in a stone drive as they did next door. One thing for sure is I would never give up the drive she uses now.

Name :   Up
Date
Location :
  Our Town
Date :
  4-30-07
Message :
  From what we can tell...VB decided it needed more info and postposed vote again on 2 new laws, but renewed Staleys contract with village as well as Jackys (!), while Laura H needs to return to ZBA with more info and then will get answers (maybe).

Message :   New Oxymoron = *Courtesy of Staley* -- ha!

Name :   Laura Holland
Location :
  Aurora, New York
Date :
  April 25, 2007
Message :
  I cant go to the meeting. After the rude & unprofessional & ignorant & biased behavior my family & I have experienced courtesy of Staley, I cannot bring myself to be present while he is re-anointed and his powers expanded.

Name :   VB Meeting Tomorrow.
Location :
  Agenda in kiosk
Date :
  (tuesday the 24th)
Message :
  looks interesting, includes vote on those new laws (allowing village to demo any empty building regardless of condition, giving Staley power to treat us like shit if he feels like it, etc) and renewal of webmaster contract for Jackie. Sounds like a fun!

Name :   resident
Location :
  here
Date :
  4-24-07
Message :
  its so great to see the protest car back on duty!! cant believe its being attacked again already. lets try to get a photo of the culprit in action.

Name :   Jay OHearn
Message :   Please take a look at the post I put up today on the Feedback Forum.

Name :   Former Main Streeter
Location :
  Nearby
Date :
  monday
Message :
  How did Laura H make out at the most recent meeting where she again tried to get a simple answer to her simple informational questions?

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  www.auburnpub.com/articles/2007/04/21/news/local_news/in_brief/inbrief01.txt
Date :
  St. Georges Day
Message :
  Look - Village has 37K+ surplus annual funds! But according to GF we couldnt afford new roof for PO he wants demolished. So now we get to pay for clean up of roof leak & ceiling collapse from storm last week. Idiotic fiscal management!

Name :   Does anyone here know
Location :
  if Aurora is still lucky
Date :
  enough to ....
Message :
  ....count Katie Waller as a resident? I have not seen her around of late.

Name :   farmer
Message :   http://aurorany.org/WebbWorkContinues.html looks like most of lyon house property is moving next door?

Date :   Thurs, Apr 19th
Message :
  Oh! But link to Democaracy for America in Aurora (NOT!) off Feedback Forum shows GF has a #2 ruler in his imaginery playgroup -- even tho she is inactive. (Too busy moving houses!)

Name :   resident
Location :
  village kiosk
Date :
  4.18.07
Message :
  Joesph K. (aka Laura Holland) on posted agenda for tonite ZBA meeting to again ask her unanswered questions. Who will answer? www.aurorany.org/Staley.html

Name :   A sighting
Message :   George Farenthold in shorts and a LOOK-AT-ME!! yellow t-shirt grandstanding on the roof of the post office this morning. Everything he does is ultimately self-serving. Or Pleasant serving.

Location :   feedback forum
Message :   so who named georgie as spokesidiot for all democrats in aurora? what a joke - a club with one member - yet he sells himself to arcuri as legit.

Name :   Former Main Streeter
Location :
  Nearby
Date :
  Monday
Message :
  Welcome to the Castle, Ms. Kafka.

Name :   Q
Location :
  here
Date :
  4-15-07
Message :
  OK so when does Staley contract get renewed? Annual right? When? http://www.aurorany.org/Staley.html

Name :   Watchman
Location :
  www.aurorany.org/Arcuri.html
Date :
  April 15
Message :
  I see letter from Crawford is up here now, but I think it was the one from KAH that listed all the lies from Georgie. Lots of em.

Name :   K.A.Hindenlang
Location :
  Main St.
Date :
  13 April 07
Message :
  Arcuri answered me also, bit longer letter - repositioned himself, politely thanked & invited me to share additional info. Included the key *as I now understand it* paragraph.

Name :   I saw the response to
Location :
  Crawford posted in the kiosk
Message :   too bad his letter itself wasnt there..the one that detailed all the lies George F told to Arcuri.

Name :   Aside to SIA: please, oh pleeeeze
Location :
  get off your soapbox at the Citizen site.
Date :
  Friday the 13th
Message :
  You hurt rather than help the cause with extended hyperbolic rants that neither convince *enemies* nor assist *friends.*

Name :   supporter
Location :
  www.aurorany.org/Arcuri.html
Date :
  4/12/07
Message :
  Looks like Arcuri changed his tune, maybe reacting to complaints from residents about his parroting disinformation from Farenthold to Senk? Wonder if the Congressman responded to anyone else?

Message :   Alan Connors is still probably best bet to ask about Aurorafest, I think he has chaired or been on the committee for many years. You could try Geo Peter, but...

Name :   3 years ago? Who was teh
Location :
  AFest chair then?
Message :   I would like to find out why the AFest committee ended that contest. Who to ask?

Name :   REAL local
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  4/10/07
Message :
  AuroraFest has not given out 1st, 2nd or 3rd place trophies in the past 3 years. After all how would it look if the Aurorafest judges agreed to pick a float picking on PTR? Rl

Name :   Watchman
Location :
  still here
Date :
  April 9
Message :
  Why ask AF people? Ask Alan Connors, chair of *our* Aurorafest. Hey, whats the theme this year? The Dolls House? Enemy of the People? Comedy of Errors? The Importance of Being Pleasant?

Name :   Is it true? No more
Location :
  aurorafest float contest?
Date :
  If it is, someone
Message :
  should ask the AF people Why?. Make someone explain it. I bet they wont. They are all running scared of lil ole Tudy.

Name :   main st. guy
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  almost 4/8/07
Message :
  Hop, Hop. Happy Easter all.

Name :   resident
Location :
  here
Date :
  4-7-07
Message :
  See GF promo of Aurorafest in Village Newsletter: parade at 4PM - since when? Being scheduled around an Inn wedding this year? And theyre moving it back up to campus again - ha, gotta keep it away from the tourists.

Name :   Pleasant for President
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  4/7/07
Message :
  I want to be the Mayor so I can do as I wish. Oh wait I already have Gunderson and the VB in my pocketbook. Oh And Lisa, Gacci, even CJ. The list goes on. ;^P

Name :   Me
Location :
  My Village
Date :
  4-6-07
Message :
  Aurora was Pleasant before!

Message :   I love the renovations in Aurora. Pleasant for President!

Name :   Embrace change and moron?
Location :
  No thanks!
Date :
  4-6-07
Message :
  And for more on change as it is practiced in Aurora under Rowland, see the one April 5th entry at - http://www.auburnpub.com/articles/2007/04/01/news/local_news/news06.txt

Name :   Time
Location :
  to
Date :
  Embrace change
Message :
  and more on

Name :   Hey! FYI?
Message :   Put your response here. You know they will read it.

Name :   
Location :
  looking at that village newsletter
Date :
  thurs. april 5
Message :
  Schuster is also connected to Options for Independence, group GF diverted when residents contacted them for help on PO, he instead ran around putting up handicapped parking signs - and got an award!

Name :   FYI
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Thu
Message :
  I have twice sent posts to the Citizen w/ examples of Pleasants behavior (witnessed first hand) which support the assertion that you cant reason with her - neither has been posted. I will keep trying.

Name :   Very Good Question
Location :
  13026
Date :
  4-4-07
Message :
  Maybe you -& others?- should ask him? (All, but specially fellow liberals or at least registered democrats?) Contact info on county web site: Daniel Schuster, 123 East Genesee Street, Auburn NY 13021; Phone: 253-4842; email - ccdistrict12@cayugacounty.us

Name :   Dan Schuster is a newly elected
Location :
  Cay Co legislator, and a
Date :
  dyed-in-the-wool liberal
Message :
  so I wonder how it is that he gets along so well with a big business billionaires manservant.

Name :   Confirmed by note at bottom of
Location :
  1st page of Village Newsletter
Date :
  enclosed with April water bill.
Message :
  Earlier post correct: the guy with GF looking at Heary who will evaluate handicapped accessibility options and ADA compliance of new PO is Dan Schuster -- the Cayuga County legislator who put Farentholds name forward to take Fearons job.

Name :   Laura Holland
Location :
  Re: the library fundraising
Message :   Hey! I have a good idea...since George Peter was willing to mortgage his house to tear something down (like our new home), why doesnt he mortgage his house to build something up, like the library ?

Name :   Politics as usual?
Location :
  www.aurorany.org/Arcuri.html
Date :
  April 3
Message :
  Maybe Arcuri gets a donation from Wisc. if he pressures fed employee to give immediate approval to PO move. But what about accessibility & preservation requirements? Those laws exist for public protection. So, who does Arcuri represent in this? Sigh...

Name :   Former Main Streeter
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Monday
Message :
  Can youu document Arcuris Auburn office asst received Wells award? Thats more then just cozy. I searched Wells site & pdf of current Express & found nothing.

Name :   Whaaaat?
Location :
  www.aurorany.org/Arcuri.html
Date :
  Have you all read this letter from our congressman?
Message :
  What the hell is he up to? Getting all his info from GF, guy with acknowledged conflict of interest in the project? Oh wait, look: the assistant in Arcuri Auburn Office just got picked by Wells Rulers for a big feature in alumnae magazine. Cozy, indeed!

Name :   That Million is not A Grant. Its the money PTR
Location :
  is obligated to spend on HER parking lot
Date :
  in exchange for destroying OUR post office.
Message :
  And if she overspends & exceeds the 1M (and you know she will) then she gets to renege on promised features of the parking lot, like restoring access she ruined to our old park. Its all a big scam; check out that MOU.

Name :   hey Who Me
Location :
  if you were in the Fargo
Message :   I hope it was only to use the bathroom.

Name :   Who Me
Location :
  The Heary Biulding
Date :
  last week
Message :
  I was at the Fargo one afternoon and saw GF in front of the PO with someone pointing and raiseing his arm like this is where the ramp should go@the Heary Bldg. He wants that mill.

Name :   Clown Watcher
Location :
  the circus tent
Date :
  4-1-07
Message :
  That big old April Fool is at it again! Whats Georgie gone and done now? See www.aurorany.org/Arcuri.html and dont let him get away with it.

Name :   I cared
Message :   till I saw who was going to rally the troops. http://www.auburnpub.com/articles/2007/04/01/news/local_news/news06.txt

Name :   main st. guy
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  3/27/07
Message :
  Martha will get her way just as Pleasant did http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,261624,00.html

Name :   just as scary
Location :
  if not more so
Date :
  3.26.07
Message :
  Andy Fusco may run for District Attorney of Cayuga County. www.auburnpub.com/articles/2007/03/16/news/opinion/guy_cosentino/gc01.txt

Name :   did you see
Location :
  the citizen
Date :
  back on 3/14
Message :
  that farenthold may run for county office? www.auburnpub.com/articles/2007/03/14/news/opinion/guy_cosentino/gc01.txt

Name :   Former Main Streeter
Location :
  Nearby
Date :
  Sunday morning
Message :
  There are some really articulate posts on that blogspot -- its well worth the copy-n-paste to go to the website and read them. Recommend it to your dubious friends who think we are all just cranks here.

Name :   Reader
Location :
  More responses:
Message :   http://yorkstaters.blogspot.com/2007/02/town-and-gown-looking-closer-at.html

Name :   up
Location :   http://blog.syracuse.com/news/2007/03/minor_setback_for_victoria_and.html
Date :
  wed eve
Message :
  Victoria and Richard MacKenzie-Childs have been dealt a minor setback in their trademark infringement case with Pleasant Rowland....

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  St. Josephs Day
Message :
  Minutes from Jan 17th Public Hearing on those two laws suggest this should NOT be moving forward yet. But, is it? Anyone know? www.auroranewyork.us/Jan1707PublicHearing.html

Name :   K.A.Hindenlang
Location :
  Main Street
Date :
  19 March 2007
Message :
  Heard VB meeting on Wed 3/21 may vote to approve those horrible new laws proposed by code officer. In January Trustees said laws needed major revision. Did that happen? Isnt public hearing needed for the new versions? And what about input from CPP & PB?

Name :   A Soldier
Location :
  Anywhere Required
Date :
  Current/ZULU
Message :
  Dance diversity is wonderous. From the Tango to fiddlin, Turkey in the Straw. But how about returning to local rock bands/dances that the INN promoted decades ago? ALAS! The good ole days! Lost forever...

Name :   Oh my God
Location :
  The Inn
Date :
  3/16/07
Message :
  Local Lifer.. I hear that Jerry Springer is going to be there this coming Tuesday. I am not sure if it is for a show or just dance.

Name :   Local Lifer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Mar 16
Message :
  Dancing is fine for the occasional visitor (Im sure it is!) Nothing wrong with it per se, its just so obviously out of tune with local life.

Name :   Some really dumb people
Location :
  involved in this.
Message :   whos screwball idea is tango lessons??

Name :   Last Tango
Location :
  in Aurora
Message :   from the number of cars parked down there that night, it looks like this Tango night fizzled too. And they dont have the winter weather to blame this time.

Name :   *FREE Tango TONIGHT!*
Location :
  (sent to college staff)
Date :
  today :) :-) :-0
Message :
  If you missed Tango lessons last week, nows your chance to try! We know weather kept many away last week so our instructors are going to start from beginning tonight. Join us at Aurora Inn tonight at 7:00 for FREE Tango lessons, followed by open dance.

Name :   Reader
Date :   March 12, 2007
Message :
  http://www.syracuse.com/articles/cayuga/index.ssf?/base/news-8/117377699734330.xml&coll=1

Name :   A Soldier
Location :
  Anywhere Required
Date :
  Current/ZULU
Message :
  Your last two sentences remind me of a carpetbagger from Arkansas, dangerous indeed!

Name :   HQP may be baloney
Location :
  but it is spreading far and near
Date :
  March 11
Message :
  Foolish insecure victims = pathetic, but HQP often weeds them out. Narcissistic blame-gamers entering program can emerge totally self-indulgent amoral megalomaniacs confirmed in their psychoses = sick. Add cash&power to act out their madness = dangerous.

Name :   phooy
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  march
Message :
  weird? sick and dangerous? nah, more like pathetic, pathetic, and pathetic. Those people must have no self-confidence, and no intelligence at all, to need that Quadrinity baloney.

Name :   Watchman
Location :
  still here
Date :
  March 10
Message :
  Reportedly last night of HQP participants encouraged to more than Tango w/ strangers. Remember: spouses cant take HQP together. Of course *forbidden* behavior which participants may later regret ties them closer to controllers who know their *secret*...

Name :   Q
Date :   3-9-07
Message :
  what weird HQP sexual stuff???

Name :   Former Main Streeter
Location :
  Nearby
Date :
  Still Friday
Message :
  Re: Hoffmann Institute in Forum: Weird is hardly the right adjective -- sick and dangerous come much closer.

Name :   Ten Gallon
Message :   Dont think the tango night was a big hit, I drove by the inn that night and saw 4 cars parked out front, and plenty of empty curb space around them.

Name :   Watchman
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  March 9, 2007
Message :
  Not sure why dance info posted here, but Im still amused by what LLC idiots think will appeal to local customers: laughed when I read this. (Also curious about strange slightly salacious tone in dance promo which may echo some wierd HQP sexual stuff...)

Name :   main st guy
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  3/8/07
Message :
  Why in the HELL would I want to dance at the Inn. Wait why would I want to know anything about the last post about the dance thing at the Inn?!?. Tell me poster.

Name :   Even More Name :   FREE Argentine Tango
Location :
  Aurora Inn WebSite ;-)
Date :
  Tuesdays in March
Message :
  *Unlock the mysteries of Tango! Not to be confused w/ Ballroom Tango...Argentine Tango is characterized by a close embrace...made unique thru improvisation. Singles & couples welcome, although you may feel most comfortable with a partner that you know.*

Location :   Aurora
Date :
  2.25.07
Message :
  It would be the last foundation renovation project scheduled for a while, Hutchinson said. Maybe Pleasant lies?

Name :   Even Stranger
Location :
  Wed Nite Meeting
Date :
  2-24-07
Message :
  DHutchinson quoted in article, but she wasnt at PO meeting. No official reps of AF LLC attended: no KWaller, WMarsh, LRyerson, etc. Wonder why?

Name :   SIA, again
Location :
  Aurora, again
Date :
  2/23/07
Message :
  AND... trust Whacky Jacci to say something totally idiotic... Aurora already HAS a PO in the center of town, you nitwit!

Name :   resident
Location :
  here
Date :
  2-23-07
Message :
  Handicapped entrance at the front of Heary P.O.? Whoops - there goes Pleasants balls! She wont like that much. Ha, bet she still finds a way to force elderly gimps to use the back door in her picture perfect village.

Message :   www.auburnpub.com/articles/2007/02/22/news/local_news/news02.txt

Name :   Very Strange
Location :
  last nights meeting
Date :
  2-22-07
Message :
  Senk of USPS had no site plans to present & nothing to announce (!?), but said sponsor (PTR) faces design challenge making Heary Bldg comply w/ USPS accessibility standards (front handicapped entrance preferred), and SHPO still has to approve project.

Name :   For : Down the road
Location :
  the village
Date :
  2/21/07
Message :
  Get a life? Come on. We keep you here. So now think about that!

Name :   coalition supporter
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  2/21/06
Message :
  Oh, the GETTALIFE guy is back! Dont you just love that he has nothing better to do than read our exchanges so he can get hot about it? Now THERE is a guy who needs to get a life. Or maybe just a new assignment from his keepers...

Name :   As far as I can tell...
Location :
  13026
Date :
  1.21.07
Message :
  yes, I agree, it does bear watching. And I remember that before she got hold of Aurora, PTR had a sort-of trial run in Mt Kisko. Who knows what MS might head for eventually? (Lets just hope it stays down-state!)

Name :   Down the road
Location :
  and thinking
Date :
  that you cant win
Message :
  The VB meeting isnt takiing place on Ash Wednesday just to bug you, nor did we get 24 inches of snow on VD to thwart you. Get a life, people!

Name :   watcher
Location :
  CNY
Date :
  2/21
Message :
  Well I think I will watch and see how it a plays out. After all there are dishs named after buildings in Aurora. And I know PTR did not own the place then. But still something 2 watch

Name :   Well, I really can tell a quite a bit...
Location :
  because I have facts on which to base my comparison...
Date :
  2.21.07
Message :
  since I have family living by 1 of the several MS estates, and have observed 1st hand that tho annoying & intrusive shes far better neighbor than PTR. Stewart hasnt yet tried to take-over & entirely re-make Katonah, East Hampton, Westport or Seal Harbor.

Name :   watcher
Location :
  13026 or
Date :
  today
Message :
  As far as I can tell: Does that make any it different. It all starts somewhere. But then it is in someother village right! Come on.

Name :   And
Location :
  13026
Message :   Martha actually LIVES in Katonah.

Name :   As far as I can tell...
Location :
  13026
Date :
  2.20.07
Message :
  MS just wants Katonah name for a furniture line. Hasnt gutted historic buildings or pushed out all local businesses; only bought 1 mansion there. Even if she tries to run over neighbors with car once in a while, still a big improvement over PTR.

Name :   watcher
Location :
  close
Date :
  2/19/07
Message :
  Katonah, NY and Martha Stewart. Sounds like Aurora, NY and Pleasant. Hope it works out better for them.

Name :   cant tell
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  2/19/07
Message :
  Did anyone hear on NPR today about a company that will deliver WiFi. And they named Aurora, Penn Yan etc. I was snoozing and missed it. Did anyone hear if it is true? I hope they play it over.

Name :   Q
Location :
  here
Date :
  2-19-06
Message :
  Hey, wont this kill GFs plan to bring village supported (and pleasant controlled) wireless internet to Aurora? Yipee! www.syracuse.com/articles/cayuga/index.ssf?/base/news-8/1171879321140680.xml&coll=1

Name :   SIA
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  2/19/07
Message :
  TO PROUD AMERICAN: GET IT STRAIGHT before opening your mouth. Wells refused to sell these properties. THATS why they went to pot.

Name :   Hi, there!
Location :
  Do you still
Date :
  believe in WMDs, too?
Message :
  Inn was never boarded up, shut down due to mismanagement - period. Good offers were made, but college refused to sell it or market. (The delusional fabrications and lame appeal to *patriotism* are pathetic beyond words.)

Name :   The Citizen
Location :
  misses the point again.
Date :
  2/18/07
Message :
  www.auburnpub.com/articles/2007/02/17/news/local_news/news04.txt

Name :   Proud American
Location :
  your home town
Date :
  present
Message :
  Bicker bicker bicker, all up in arms over katty rumors, take a moment from your venting and realize that if you loved your town so much why didnt you get together and buy these properties yourselves, the Inn was boarded up, the historic market was a dark,

Name :   resident
Location :
  here
Date :
  12-16-07
Message :
  Just got yellow card to 13026 customers from Aurora Postmaster about this Wed meeting, same wording as Senk but not in his name. Less than a week notice! And its going to be on Ash Wednesday & during school break. How very thoughtful.

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Snow
Date :
  St. Valentines Day
Message :
  No PB meeting tonite beacuse of weather. (Too bad storm didnt wait until next Wed and keep USPS official Senk in CT.)

Name :   Yes the sign is large
Message :   but I guess would count as temporary so maybe they have 30 days, like political signs, but whoops, no, those Ban The Coalition signs stayed up for months & months, and all the complaints to VB ZBA Mayor & Staley could not get them down. So good luck.

Name :   drive by
Location :
  tune
Date :
  2/13
Message :
  catchy tune you have there Some where over the Fargo Way up high

Name :   Why doesnt someone
Location :
  rent that space
Date :
  
Message :
  and put a real Aurora bar in there? Somewhere Over the Fargo.

Name :   drive by
Location :
  The Fargo
Date :
  2/12
Message :
  Has anyone seen the sign in the window above the Fargo? I am thinking it is a bit large for signage size in Aurora? Any thoughts anyone.

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora P.O.
Date :
  2/11/07
Message :
  Senk responded to several of us asking about nature of meeting with same paragraph; its up on forum now. Suggest those concerned review background & new outline of whole PO business on coalition website - very useful (thanks).

Name :   coalition supporter
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  2/9/07
Message :
  reall think we helped make her sick life hell? hope so after what shes done to this place. think: post office not down yet. we delayed it 4 years. keep working keep trying. dont let her do this. she cant own whole village center. thats wrong.

Name :   home for sale
Location :
  Leffingwell place
Date :
  2/9
Message :
  The Leffingwell place. Do you really think she would go through a local broker if she were to sell. And well keep it hush, hush till the PO is torn down . Then BLOW out of town with I will fix them for making my life hell. Just one more slap she can give

Name :   resident
Location :
  here
Date :
  2-9-07
Message :
  i heard a while back that old leffingwell place was shown to real estate agent. but no listing yet. so maybe just a rumor?

Name :   main st. guy
Location :
  main st.
Date :
  today 2/8
Message :
  Watchman - What I heard while I was getting a newspaper. That there was talk about PTR selling the homes. All I am saying is or has anyone else heard this? I am NOT saying this is in fact true or not. Just reporting a tid bit of info.

Name :   Watchman
Location :
  still here
Date :
  Feb 8
Message :
  Last year village officials stupidly approved P.O. plans not okayed by USPS, so theyll have to go thru it all again. To Main Street Guy: you mean you over-heard that Leffingwell House & Abbott House are up for sale?

Name :   main st. guy
Location :
  main st.
Date :
  2/8/07
Message :
  I over heard two people talking about some land that may be up for sale on main st.. I do not know the address for sale. But they are Pleasants two homes in the village. Has anyone heard of this?

Name :   Syracuse Newspaper
Location :
  www.syracuse.com/news/poststandard/cayuga/index.ssf?/base/news-8/1170929058281140.xml&coll=1
Date :
  02/08/07
Message :
  As usual with this USPS thing, Toxic Tobin somehow has advance notice and gets out a story kissing pleasant butt and ignoring the real & serious concerns of this community.

Name :   Notice from Senk does not say what its about!
Location :
  see feedback forum
Date :
  2-7-07
Message :
  But he must addres major unresolved issues: inadequate handicapped access & Section 106 Review required for any fed agency wanting to alter bldg in a Natl Historic District. (Fact that the work was already done before any review is a Big Problem.)

Name :   Senks new public meeting
Location :
  why? what about?
Date :
  
Message :
  Anyone know? I thought this was all decided last year, when the wimpy village officials sold out to Pleasant once more.

Name :   villager
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  tues, feb 6
Message :
  The USPS has asked the Village to set up a public meeting with Paul Senk for Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at 6:30 PM in the Meeting Room of the Firehouse.

Message :   yea, and how about bribing the united states postal service to let her have her way regardless of what is best for the community?

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  2/5/07
Message :
  Also: since Aurora Foundation LLC is wholly owned subsidiary of a private charitable foundation, isnt it prohibted by law from making cash contributions to political candi
Dates (like Gary Finch)?

Name :   Watchman
Location :
  still here
Date :
  Feb 4
Message :
  She already got big tax write-off setting up her *philanthropic* foundation, now she must give away X amt each yr or pay Big IRS Fine, but tries obsessively to keep Total Control of how her Big Gift to Aurora is spent; may end up at odds with IRS Code.

Name :   curious
Location :
  my home
Message :   why would a person of her means have to worry about playing tax games like that? Shes not young, and she likely has more money than time.

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  2/4/07
Message :
  So, Aurora Found LLC is wholly owned subsidiary of Rowlands own private org! She gets tax break to give cash away but gets to spend it herself? Bet IRS had some Qs on that -- then maybe she had to *turn over* operations to Wells. One scam after another?

Name :   Interesting
Location :
  http://www.aurorany.org/IRS.html
Date :
  2.3.07
Message :
  What exactly is the Aurora Foundation LLC, and who owns it? Why does the LLC still exist almost a year after everything was said to have been transferred to the college?

Name :   Cmon, somebody
Location :
  must know and
Date :
  can share here
Message :
  any details on the sale, if any, of Lyon house.

Name :   Webdog
Location :
  online
Date :
  today and everyday
Message :
  Hey! Only about 48 hours left to vote for your favorite(s) in our January caption contest, see www.aurorany.org/Poll.html

Name :   Sympathetic
Location :
  Far away
Date :
  1/28
Message :
  Guest House opened May ? 2005 Reunion alumnae were given one of the first official opening tours. Think the Zabriskie guests had been only people to use it at that time.

Message :   Anyone remember when French House reopened as the EB Morgan House Lakeside Retreat? Thanks.

Name :   resident
Location :
  thanks
Date :
  1-27-07
Message :
  sorry for guy driving wells truck but glad to know damage wasnt on purpose, have been worried about some of the nonlocal not-so-nice types coming into village to work for Pleasant and their bad behavior maybe continuing.

Name :   What
Location :
  Regarding Dories
Date :
  1/26/07
Message :
  Dont make it out to be that bad It was done by a Wells College truck. The guy the gets the garbage did it.

Name :   resident
Location :
  here
Date :
  1-26-07
Message :
  what happened to north wall of dories last night? looks like maybe more vandalism or another break-in attempt, cant think what else could have caused that damage...

Name :   well
Location :
  Lyon house
Date :
  1/25/07
Message :
  I am sure at I was not the highest bidder. But then I am sure they still will want the first buy back op.

Name :   Curious?
Location :
  
Date :
  Jan24 2007
Message :
  Who had the highest bid for the Lyon house?

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  1/24/07
Message :
  Newsletter sent to postal patrons, probably entire 13026 zip. Earlier expensive design blue discount promo sent to names on a local mailing list. Lots of money spent trying to get our business for Jan-March.

Message :   OH, but the ballroom dance lessons are FREE for us hicks. Aint that grand?

Name :   main st guy
Location :
  
Date :
  1/23/07
Message :
  Must be some list/newsletter. I did not get one. Nor do I know about discounts at the Inn. Fill me in.

Name :   To Disgusted
Location :
  in Aurora
Date :
  Tuesday
Message :
  You mean you only just noticed??? Pleasant and her lackeys have been hard at work to turn all of Aurora into a destination for snobby tourists with money for some time now; natives dont fit her image at all.

Name :   Disgusted at
Location :
  what they have turned
Date :
  
Message :
  the Fargo into. Those awful people are trying to purge Aurora of any non conforming character or what they deem to be inappropriate behavior. And too many of the locals go along with them. Sad.

Name :   Are they watching
Location :
  this guestbook?
Date :
  1.22.07
Message :
  FAQ in LLCs recent newsletter answers Q raised here about inn discounts. Maybe we should ask more Qs: who thinks Fargo should become family diner? how about affordable menu at inn? maybe jobs instead of dance lessons? good service instead of newsletters?

Name :   resident
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  1-21-07
Message :
  tomorrow is deadline villagers given to bid on lyon house. any takers, i wonder? havent seen any ads for house. how serious they are about selling?

Name :   Thanks for the report!
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  5:30 Friday
Message :
  Mayor more receptive to going slowly (for once) in face of absurd new proposals since he owns building whichd be fair game for destruction (old railroad station). Helps when his interests fall in line w/ others.

Name :   admin
Date :   1/19/07
Message :
  There is an account of the Jan. 17 Public Hearing up on the feedback forum.

Name :   Wasnt there
Location :
  Not at the meeting
Date :
  Yesterday
Message :
  Who was able to attend? How did the meeting go last night?

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  1/17/06
Message :
  According to newspaper, the hearing on the law -- when the public gets to speak -- is at 7:00 tonite. And dont forget proposed Local Law #1 of 2007, also problematic. Wonder if written comment will be accepted from residents who cant be present?

Name :   look here
Location :
  
Date :
  Jan 17 07
Message :
  VB meeting tonight at 7:30pm Local Law #2 of 2007 Đ Unsafe Buildings Local Law.

Name :   Former Main Streeter
Location :
  Nearby
Date :
  Tues eve
Message :
  If I remember correctly, when Tom V moved out of that house it had termites (or some such) & they couldnt sell it. Anyone know more on that?

Name :   
Location :
  looks like staley himself proposed it
Date :
  1.16.07
Message :
  and house hidden behind attillios, is it still empty? a college house? or did lisa buy it after all? whatever - if its empty take it down. unless the law gets enforced differently for different people. think thats a possibility, huh?

Name :   XXX
Location :
  YYY
Date :
  ZZZ
Message :
  staley has had nasty run-ins with numerous people in Aurora, and also in other towns - shown rudeness and inclined to use personal bias. Why give him that much power? Or anyone else? WHO has proposed this???

Name :   main st. guy
Location :
  you know where
Date :
  11407
Message :
  Then lets not forget the railroad depot. Oh wait who owns that one.

Name :   admin
Message :   Cant get this up as plain text, here it is converted to jpg if thats any help - http://aurorany.org/ProposedUnsafeBuildingLaw.html

Name :   resident
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  1-14-07
Message :
  And Leffingwell House? Unoccupied for 50 yrs- tear it down! Anyone in old Miller house, Jim Averys, Otis House, little house on Cherry Ave south side? Demolish em! Code officer pushing such a law anywhere let alone an historic disctrict should be sacked.

Name :   Where does it leave
Location :
  Lyon House Wallcourt and
Date :
  Patrick Tavern???
Message :
  ....TEAR EM ALL DOWN!!!!! Pleasant needs parking.

Name :   main st guy
Location :
  
Date :
  11307
Message :
  Go figure. got Web house moved in time before they try to past this into law. So where will it leave Lyon house, Wallcourt, Patricks tavern, etc.

Name :   Computer woes
Location :
  in the sticks
Date :
  Sunday morning
Message :
  Any chance the texts of the laws and proposed laws could be loaded in plain text? My computer is again refusing to load pdfs (recurring tech difficulty)

Name :   Webdog
Location :
  Online
Date :
  Today
Message :
  Okay, texts of proposed laws now on website. Severe doesnt begin to describe what may happen if these are aproved as submitted. Property owners - note new unrestricted powers to demolish your buildings. (Is eminent dominion next?)

Name :   K.A.Hindenlang
Location :
  Main Street
Date :
  13 Jan 07
Message :
  Has anyone else looked at the villages 2 new proposed laws? Property owners may find some of the new provisions rather, um, severe. Wish there was an informational meeting. But a public hearing (to receive your unput) is already announced for 1/17 at 7PM.

Name :   Curious
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  January 12
Message :
  How much back or side yard does Lyon House have left at all? Itll be like the church by Mandell House -- no yard to speak of but a lovely house.

Name :   How
Message :   much does it devalue the Lyon House property that Wells gave the new owners next door legal license to use the Lyon House backyard?

Name :   About Staley
Location :
  throughout the area
Date :
  1-10-07
Message :
  Talk to folks who know his conduct in Cayuga, Spafford, Union Springs, who knows where else not just Preble. Theres a pattern. Do you want to see it established & repeating here? (check homepage upcoming meetings if you dont know whats up)

Name :   Observer
Location :
  Nearby
Date :
  Wed AM
Message :
  Sounds like this Staley would be a perfect companion for the likes of Rowland, Ryerson, Farenthold, Gunderson - write the rules the way it suits your purposes, legal or not....

Name :   
Location :
  
Date :
  Re:Staley
Message :
  http://www.prebleny.com/PreblePostGazette/Town/TheStaleyConspiracy121602

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  1/8/07
Message :
  Fairly big turn out at Lyon Open House. Interior looks better than expected. But what is going on with relationship to Webb property re garages, driveway, yard, landscaping etc? (PS -shouldnt that GF&JF photo have its own caption contest?)

Name :   main st guy
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  1/7/07
Message :
  Anyone going to go put a bid in today for lyon house?

Name :   George & Jackie:
Location :
  such a cute couple.
Date :
  Does Lisa know about this?
Message :
  I CANNOT STOP LAUGHING!!! www.aurora-inn.com/dining.html

Name :   resident
Location :
  lyon house
Date :
  1-6-07
Message :
  why is it that cj is allowed to tear up lyon front lawn and dump excavated dirt in lyon back yard as though its her property? certainly presents a mess -- in more ways than one -- to any interested buyers.

Name :   Webdogs
Location :
  Poll
Date :
  ongoing
Message :
  If you want to vote for several different captions, fine, but please dont submit multiple votes for the same caption. The system doesnt reject duplicates but they are identified so we have the not-fun job of weeding them out; thanks!

Name :   Silver Lining Poster
Location :
  Citizen Reading Area
Date :
  Friday evening
Message :
  I trusted in the link from here -- forgot the issue of how the Citizen has totally different pages for the breaking news version of an article and the actual article next day - very annoying policy.


Name :   L Holland
Message :   MillerBernals husband told me that Lyon House was already sold to architects from NYC w/3 kids? Someone should warn them, as Hutchinson taunted me, dont count on it!

Name :   Diverted the attention of
Location :
  Options for Independence
Date :
  quite handily, didnt he?
Message :
  Tickled to see people (need to) use handicap spots: sicko. Marking spaces more clearly doesnt shorten distance they have to go once out of their vehicles. Sleight-of-hands magicians (tricksters) call that redirection.

Name :   Administrators
Location :
  Cyberspace
Date :
  1/5/07
Message :
  Our mistake, sorry. Both anti-Farenthold statements are still online, but found in two different comment pages about Fearon articles at The Citizen. Correction will be made on our Feedback Forum.

Name :   Anti-GF Poster
Location :
  Auburn Citizen Reading Area
Date :
  Friday morning
Message :
  HEY! That was MY post! Thanks for heads-up. Nothing libelous, just a note saying thankful GF wasnt elected, short & clear. Citizen has terrible bias & obviously has been bought & paid.

Message :   did soldier really go off to ramadi?

Name :   ghostly lurker
Location :
  elsewhere
Date :
  1/4/07
Message :
  To paraphrase the popular song: They paved Lyon House, put up a parking lot. Would make a nice spot for a church parking lot, though.

Name :   Webdog
Location :
  www.aurorany.org/Poll.html
Date :
  always today in cyberspace
Message :
  Too many good captions came in for the editors pick a winner; vote for your favorite! (Wish we could add one more: Oh, waiter, theres a beetle in my salad. Darn, now everybody will want one!)

Name :   L Holland
Location :
  Dear A Customer
Date :
  Past Couple of Years
Message :
  After spending thousands of dollars at the Inn we were banned based on 4 pages of lies from Mgr. Edinger. Beetles in salad, bad service, and then banned. I know all I need to know about those people.

Name :   NY GUY
Location :
  UPSTATE
Date :
  1.3.07
Message :
  Well since Jackie works or at least PT works at MAC CHI why wouldnt she have all thier pics on the webpage, look at her driveway its MAC CHI scraps.

Name :   Watchman
Location :
  still here
Date :
  January 2
Message :
  Golden egg for Jacky. No village website should have its home page redone every 4 weeks, monthly interviews, or ever-changing history page. Its make-work so she can get 50 bucks an hour from our taxes to do it! And our VB allows this scam.

Name :   main st guy
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  1/1/07
Message :
  The webmaster gets a big goose egg for this one. http://www.auroranewyork.us/LocallySpeakingJan.html

Name :   resident
Location :
  www.auroranewyork.us/NorthSide.html
Date :
  1-1-07
Message :
  Yes, a full page of photos devoted to PTRs Mac-Childs hosted on our tax-supported village site! In fairness, same coverage should be given businesses south of town: Pumpkim Hill Bistro, Aurora Shoes, and of course Richard & Victoria Mac-Childs Home Again.

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Village at www.auroranewyork.us/News%26Notes.html
Date :
  Happy New Year
Message :
  After full month CJs blog now gone. So if VB minutes for Oct&Nov didnt repeat Sept, PB&CPP min up
Dated & govt info went up instead of commercial promo of JFs pix & PTRs LLC, we might get a valid muni site. Earth to Jacci: MacK-Childs isnt even in Aurora!

Name :   main st. guy
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  1/1/07
Message :
  So did Jacci win the caption contest http://www.aurorany.org/Contest.html

Name :   Former Customer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Dec. 31, 2006
Message :
  Hey, I tried. Had to entertain at Inn several times for business. Horrified by service, embarrassed by food, witnessed staff rude to others. Put up friends there once. Distant unsmiling black-dressed semi-hostile staff very creepy. Never again!

Name :   unpleasant
Location :
  in town
Date :
  dec 31
Message :
  well then youd better hustle on down there with some buddies right quick cuz those businesses thought they could screw locals over and survive on tourists & hoffman nuts but they are dying pathetic big time

Name :   A customer
Location :
  nearby
Date :
  12/31/2006
Message :
  Funny that all of you folks who never ever ever do business with the new businesses know so much about them and have so many (negative) opinions about the manner in which they are operated. I have enjoyed every meal, drink, and the hospitality of the staf

Name :   Local
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Sunday
Message :
  To GDE in Forum: Dont wait for the college to call you, they wont. Call them, often, persistently. Would love to have a nearby vet in such a lovely HISTORIC old home. To let it rot as the college is doing is a CRIME.

Name :   unpleasant
Location :
  in town
Date :
  dec 31
Message :
  fargo bar closes at 11:00 every nite now so why should new years be any different. who works there now any locals at all? since jim got shafted i havent set foot in there.

Name :   Not a Customer
Location :
  13026
Date :
  12-30-06
Message :
  Offer not clear but bkfst inc, so probably per head. Also says: stop by & let them know how theyre doing. Should we tell them? (Or let them guess when no new customers show up for their special deals?)

Name :   Too Funny
Location :
  www.aurora-inn.com/events_calendar.html
Date :
  Almost New Years Eve
Message :
  Dining ends at 10PM & the band -- if you can call an anonymous jazz trio a band -- stops at 11. So much for ringing in 07 at that pleasant paragon of posh, the Aurora Inn. Oh, if you are staying over night, then you get a toast at midnight. Big Whoop.

Name :   About the Inns offer?
Location :
  I threw out my card
Message :   Was that per room or per person?

Name :   Yes, things look
Location :
  very quiet in Aurora
Date :
  12/29/06
Message :
  also, is there any kind of New years Eve party at the Inn this year? Maybe Pleasant should not have alienated so many local people. I would starve before I would buy from them.

Name :   Not a Customer
Location :
  13026
Date :
  12-29-06
Message :
  Did you all get the blue postcard offering us locals big savings at Inn&Fargo in dead of winter? Were not good enough for them year round, but now that theyre dying they decide need us. Too Bad!

Name :   Former Neighbor
Location :
  of Laura Holland
Date :
  Tuesday
Message :
  Hopefully it is understood that I meant only the close proximity of buildings all crammed in together would annoy anyone esp after having been lied to about it - no condemnation of individuals as neighbors....

Name :   A Soldier
Location :
  Anywhere Required
Date :
  Current/Zulu
Message :
  Ho Ho Ho, off to Ramadi we go! Ski Iraq !

Name :   You might also add
Location :
  re Jacci.....
Message :   ....an - impartial - professional Jacci, do your job, or move on to something you can handle.

Name :   Remember the original load times
Location :
  on those pages?
Date :
  She is clueless.
Message :
  Jackie: go to your file list, manager or utility & delete the file. Or open the file and delete all code. Or ask someone for help. Better still - resign in favor of a responsible, courteous, competent professional.

Name :   Do you honestly think
Location :
  they care what we think?
Date :
  Friday before Christmas
Message :
  Blog away partisan politics on an official United States government website -- there is no practical way for residents to challenge it and win so just go ahead and rub it in our faces -- jerks.

Name :   This is absurd
Location :
  Koepps note still online
Date :
  This is either....
Message :
  ...insubordination or incompetence on the part of Jacci Farlow. If she will not or cannot take that page down, she is not fit for the job. VB - FIRE HER

Name :   resident
Location :
  state of disbelief
Date :
  12-22-06
Message :
  Peronal blog STILL hosted on our village website, and now Jacci has corrected CJs spelling; jeez - what service! (Original *par excellance* now fixed to *par excellence.*) See http://www.auroranewyork.us/News%26Notes.html

Name :   L Holland
Date :   December 21, 2006
Message :
  Dear Casual Observer, a compound has more than one building. And.... more! See Forum. Thanks.

Name :   Former neightbor
Location :
  of Laura, a couple doors down
Date :
  Thursday
Message :
  Id be concerned too if I had neighbors jammed up as tight against each other in a small space as Laura will now have, and some of them (more or less) on the other end of a lawsuit. Quality of life in the Village proper continues to decline....

Name :   Casual Observer
Location :
  Down the road
Date :
  Wonders why
Message :
  L. Hollands posts look rather panicky. Afraid two new neighbors will destroy your little compound? Its a beautiful day in the neighborhood!

Name :   Great
Location :
  lyon house
Date :
  12/20/06
Message :
  Bet they will want the first buy back also for the house.

Name :   coalition supporter
Location :
  aurora 12/20/06
Message :   Sale offer announced in email to college community; no price stated. Wonder if they expect to get back the 185K they paid in 03? After all, Rowland charged 70K for Webb to get her storage expense back on a house that only cost her 10 bucks.

Name :   L Holland
Message :   MillerBernals husband told me that Lyon House was already sold to architects from NYC w/3 kids? Someone should warn them, as Hutchinson taunted me, dont count on it!

Name :   L Holland
Message :   Lyon House for sale? How do you know? Where is it being advertised?

Name :   Qs
Message :   are they following past practice: college housing for sale offered 1st to faculty, then to staff, then to public? no set price? is there a minumum bid?

Name :   resident
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  12-19-06
Message :
  Wells Faculty will now be given chance to buy Lyon House. Can tour building on Sun Jan 7, 10AM-2PM. Bids accepted thru January 22, sent to attention of Diane Hutchinson.

Name :   Diverted the attention of
Location :
  Options for Independence
Date :
  quite handily, didnt he?
Message :
  Tickled to see people (need to) use handicap spots: sicko. Marking spaces more clearly doesnt shorten distance they have to go once out of their vehicles. Sleight-of-hands magicians (tricksters) call that redirection.

Name :   SIA
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  12/12/06
Message :
  AND... just what has George F. done to stop the trucks from going through Aurora? (as claimed in the article) He couldnt do anything about if he WANTED to.

Name :   SIA
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  12/12/06
Message :
  In his own words, George F. gets tickled when he sees people using the handicapped spots in Aurora. My god what a phony. What normal person talks like that?

Name :   Watchman
Location :
  still here
Date :
  December 10
Message :
  GF is an honest politician: once he is bought, he stays bought. I do hope those who contacted Options in the first place get back to them and ask questions and, yes, complain. This is outrageous.

Name :   George is
Location :
  a consummate politician
Date :
  Saturday
Message :
  He has turned our allies into his and against us with his slick presentation of skewed half-truths and bs. If we complain, we now will look bad. God, he makes me sick.

Location :   Feedback Forum
Date :
  12-8-06
Message :
  And see George is still trumpeting Wi-Fi access in Aurora http://www.auburnpub.com/articles/2006/12/05/news/lake_life/lakelife03.txt

Name :   watcher
Location :
  aurora page
Message :   I will have to agree with you. I sent it to a friend that does not read either page. So they have no temp cache files of it. They were able to read it and see the picture.

Message :   Thought of that watcher & so cleared cache on my browser and CJ Blog still comes up for me. Sure looks like page is still on village server.

Name :   watcher
Location :
  webb house
Date :
  12/7/06
Message :
  Only 2 be fair on this. I say the only reason you can still see it is because it is still saved in ur temp cache files.

Name :   Typical
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  December 7
Message :
  This is what we get when we have someone who knows zip about website management running one. Or maybe they think we are stupid and cant figure out its still there.

Message :   Url still works - just link removed the from directory - so our taxes still pay for it being up on server so CJ can share as xmas card? http://www.auroranewyork.us/News%26Notes.html

Name :   Mad Chill
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  12/5/06
Message :
  CJ appears to be moving her driveway (to further antagonize her neighbors). Doesnt there have to be a public meeting for that sort of thing?

Name :   P
Location :
  although the link is off
Date :
  the Aurora website,
Message :
  Koepps phony thank you letter is still online, see it thru the link on the AC Forum in LHs letter. They should take that nyah nyah garbage off completly. Do your job, Jackie. We all are paying you.

Name :   watcher
Location :
  aurora homepg
Date :
  12/5/06
Message :
  LAURA thanks I saw post in fourm about the post below of mine. Anyway you know that the webmaster will slip what they want through on Aurora homepage.

Name :   watcher
Location :
  Aurora homepage
Date :
  12/4/ 06
Message :
  I still think Laura has 12 hours for her say on the Aurora home page. CJ / Jacci/ Geo. etc. got the point they wanted across. Give L.H her fair due on the Village homepage also!!! NO BALLS to do so!! Come on I am paying for it. Give her some time al

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  12/4/06
Message :
  Good job, LH and online thorns in their side. The offending page has disappeared (see forum). Well, well.

Name :   Ha!
Message :   The French History professor had her French spelling error corrected. Now correct the whole page by removing it immediately!

Name :   resident
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  12-3-06
Message :
  Isnt VB supposed to approve what goes on Village website? Did VB approve that personal blog at our expense? If so, when? At what public meeting recorded in which minutes? They cannot set policy in secret, and must not allow Farlow to dictate web content.

Name :   Karin W
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Sun 3 Dec 2006
Message :
  You go, Laura -- and good luck (truly). Like Tom et all ever worried themselves about whats appropriate on an official government website, even when called on it at a public meeting.

Name :   resident
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  12-3-06
Message :
  Ha, and she is a professor *par excellance* with a specialization in 18th C. French history.

Name :   Picky
Message :   Regarding the new News and Notes, it is nteresting how that academic spells par excellence. Accuracy and details dont seem to matter to her.

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  12/3/06
Message :
  Village Website, paid for w/our tax dollars, now becomes personal blog for new Webb House owners CJ & John - http://www.auroranewyork.us/AuroraNewYork.Us/News%26Notes.html

Name :   Christmas in
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  coming up on 11/30/06
Message :
  Its back on Thurs nite again like many years ago, but only 4 hrs(!), pretty skimpy, looks like PTRs MacK-Childs not even a participant; whats going on? Where did her big economic village revival disappear to?

Name :   Message from Paul Senk, USPS
Location :
  Re ad for new post office
Date :
  sent to some villagers on 11/22/06
Message :
  Quote: The only offer received was for the Heary Bldg
Location. I will be sending the VB the required notification & information regarding the next step. (Said in Aug: I plan to have another public meeting...obtaining comments on the offered
Locations.)

Name :   See for yourself
Location :
  on this website:
Date :
  11-22-06
Message :
  a new photo gallery includes current and historic pictures of Webb, Lyon, and Lake Houses. (The revived proposal for a B&B at Abbott House is stalled again - for now.)

Name :   SIA
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  11/22/06
Message :
  How in the HELL can CJ Koepp pretend she can be a good neighbor after all this? What phony crap that woman spouts.

Name :   Webb House
Location :
  todays paper
Date :
  11/21/06
Message :
  Dave Tobin strikes again - www.syracuse.com/news/poststandard/cayuga/index.ssf?/base/news-6/1164103379168890.xml&coll=1

Name :   Photos please
Location :
  far away
Date :
  11/20/06
Message :
  Read the Forem roasting sheep comments and please VB, respond. Whats your say??

Name :   Acaedmic Observer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  11-20-06
Message :
  Only know of one (Karen Green) who got out on her own terms. The rest had forced resignations or were plain fired. Wells now even more miserable place to work & cant blame anyone for bailing out if they can.

Name :   watcher
Location :
  lake house
Date :
  11/18/06
Message :
  I think the work goes on because they know they could be stopped at anytime. So get as much done as you can before it is. That way it comes closer and harder to stop.

Name :   Hate to tell yall,
Location :
  
Date :
  (day after the flood)
Message :
  but its business as usual today. They aint gonna let no lil bitty flood stop em. Sooner or later, the water finds the lake, too bad if it ruins somin elses land. That there house is gonna be moved and sit in a damn mudpit, cuz thats what the bitch wants.

Name :   Divine Justice?
Location :
  nearby
Date :
  November 17
Message :
  Tom has given goahead to dig on Wells campus w/o knowing what was benath many times; now gives goahead w/o all permits & gets bit in the butt - about time! He needs to be learned a lesson -- Laura et al?

Name :   Moi
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Friday
Message :
  Sounds like they have hoisted on their own petards -- there must be some juicy lawsuits in this one. VB allows things to go ahead w/o all permits & damages lots of property belonging to others. Get a good lawyer & give them the hell they deserve.

Name :   Mad Chill
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  11/17/06
Message :
  Im sorry Hollands property was flooded by the Webb House project. They were always so nice about letting people tresspass through their yard to enjoy the path.

Name :   Mad Chill
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  11/17/06
Message :
  Lets face it...what P. wants, P gets. Local gov = her bitches. College = her playground. Uppity Locals = thorns in her side. Pricks unite!

Message :   LHs pictures are now on the Aurora Coalition website.

Name :   ghostly observer
Location :
  elsewhere
Date :
  November 17, 2006
Message :
  Its only ruined if all give up hope. Aurora will survive this catastrophe, and (God willing) will be wiser for the experience. Too many cooks.

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  prediction
Date :
  11/17
Message :
  Next they will break the sewer line that serves the entire south end of town. Notice how back-pressure from hydrant hose run across road in demolition blew water lines to Morgan & Mandel apt bldgs? Guess who pays for those repeairs? Our taxes!

Name :   SIA
Date :   11/17/06
Message :
  Mortal Observer: All this BEGAN with Rowland shouldering her way into Aurora. It began with the Inn, not the Fargo.

Location :   pictures
Date :
  11.17.06
Message :
  OMG!!!!! What a freakin mess! This has got to stop! It is Absolutely Totally Insane to try putting a 3-story house on top of an old gully culvert. These folks are certifiable. And now they are destroying private & public property. STOP!

Name :   Even More
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  11.16.06
Message :
  It didnt self destruct! It was pushed every step of the way! CJs pipe destructed tonight!

Name :   mortal observer
Location :
  
Date :
  11/16/06
Message :
  self destruct is right. Ruined village now. I think it all began with the Fargo take over. They should have known better.

Name :   ghostly observer
Location :
  elsewhere
Date :
  November 16
Message :
  So, Im thinking that Christmas in Aurora isnt going to be very festive this year? Who knew all this prosperity (ahem) would make the village self-destruct? Sad ...

Name :   watcher
Location :
  Sky High
Date :
  11/15
Message :
  Height and Area Variance may have been granted. So now that there is living space on the 3rd floor does the Webb House need a variance for that also?

Name :   Height Variance and
Location :
  Area Variance
Date :
  both already granted.
Message :
  You can thank your Zoning Board, specifically Bob Kalweit who voted to break the tie. Yes, Webb House will stand much taller in its new
Location and set a terrible precedent for lot size. Enjoy the view, Aurora!

Name :   Village rule or law
Location :
  enforcement is
Date :
  a double standard
Message :
  depending on your connection to Wells. Watch out, Aurora, this practice could cost you plenty later on. You dont enforce your laws fairly.Bad move.Stupid move.

Name :   watcher
Location :
  
Date :
  11/14
Message :
  If CJ makes the basement on the ground level will that make the house a 3 story building now? And if so does she need more paper work because of that? I would think so. And if there is no basement will that meet code for heat, etc, etc oil tanks, elec, wa

Name :   Answer to
Location :
  Taxpayer
Date :
  Tuesday November 14
Message :
  Noblesse oblige -- and you and I are not part of noblesse so we dont get to ignore the rules the way they do.

Name :   Even More
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  11.14.06
Message :
  Dugans letter was right about precedents set! They stop work on the guy down the street making a new entrance-way to his front door, that was easy! I would have told them as long as that thing sets there, they can go #@!& them selves!

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  11/14/06
Message :
  WHY is it that the rest of us have to get proper permits for any work, but this mess proceeds with NO building permit in sight! (And was an easement documented, the drainage approved by DEC & DOT - all in this past week?)

Name :   watcher
Location :
  Lake House / Web House
Date :
  11/14/06
Message :
  It has started!

Name :   yesterdays newspaper
Location :
  the citizen
Date :
  11/13/06
Message :
  Demise of the Lake House apartments www.auburnpub.com/articles/2006/11/13/news/lake_life/lakelife02.txt

Name :   watcher
Location :
  Lake House
Date :
  11/14/06
Message :
  Dave R. was moving soil yesterday for the move. Was there a permit in place for that

Name :   A Friend
Location :
  Ithaca
Date :
  November 14
Message :
  As of last weekend, there was no foundation ready on which to place Webb House. If move starts without permits in place either - call village lawyer, sheriff, newspapers, Lifesafety, DEC/DOT and take photos with a
Date stamp.

Name :   Passing Through
Location :
  
Date :
  Novermber 13,2006
Message :
  Proof that Pleasant Rowland is behind the Webb House/Koeepp/Plaice Mess? The house mover is the same one who PR hired in the first place. Equipment in place, dam the permits and conditions, full speed ahead......sounds like Pleasant Rowland too.

Name :   seen this scenario before
Location :
  right here
Date :
  11-13-06
Message :
  wells leaves lyon til its in such bad shape they convince vb to tear it down just like they mismanaged wells until it was in such bad shape they convinced many it HAD (or was it? just like lyon) to go coed worked once why not again? ptr always gets her wa

Name :   Congratulations,
Location :
  and thank you!
Date :
  11-14-06
Message :
  Aurora Coalition, Inc. website - now over 30,000 hits on the main page. Keep up the good work, appreciated by many who value this source of information and discussion.

Name :   From Auroran 1
Location :
  To Auroran 2
Date :
  an aside
Message :
  (Uh... Under name Auroran I regularly emailed news to coalition long before guestbook existed and I continue to do so in various forums; other people now adopting that name are confusing us as to who is saying what...)

Name :   Auroran
Location :
  
Date :
  11/13/06
Message :
  funny, I still see Wallers mean-kindergarten-teacher face around town quite a bit.

Name :   upto
Location :   village center
Date :
  Nov 13 06
Message :
  Aurora Found LLC office in Heary Bldg a long time, not above Fargo. Story is that Waller already gone -- maybe for good? (Where does that leave the PO plan? Dead lets hope!)

Name :   Good sign?
Message :   that fargo upstairs is being leased out? Does that mean LLC office shutting down? Bye bye to that repulsive Waller? Aurora can hope.

Message :   Fargo Bar not up for lease..upstairs to be leased out only..hopefully as a brothel but more likely a museum dedicated to PR cutting ribbons and putting spades in the soon to be torn up earth

Name :   Even More
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  11.12.06
Message :
  People walking around, looking and pointing on Lyon House property yesterday, you bet somethings up! Staley (Sargent Schultz) I see nothing! This is getting good!

Name :   resident
Location :
  here
Date :
  11-12-06
Message :
  DEC and DOT permits must be on file before Staley issues & Chase signs Building Permit; if not - call the sheriff & state hotlines. PS: what parking mess do you mean? PSS: sad to see that new forum post...

Name :   about Lake House battle
Location :
  saw the parking mess
Date :
  
Message :
  I dont have a dog in that fight, but you have to wonder why would anyone create an ugly situation like that, then deliberately put themself to LIVE in the middle of it? Those people cant be that stupid-could it be there is more to the Webb/Lake house matt

Name :   Even More
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  11.11.06
Message :
  Permits? We donŐt need no stinkin permits! You cant check to see how it was stated to the boards!Our clerk keeps no records or at least cant find any!

Name :   Auroran
Location :
  here
Date :
  11/11/06
Message :
  sorry folks, but the DOT and DEC are rolling over for PR/CJ just like the village. Dont count on them blocking the plan.

Name :   LAKE HOUSE
Location :
  
Date :
  11/10/06
Message :
  Has anyone looked to see how CJ is parking at the old lake house parking lot Or car park If not you should look. This is going to be a long battle. Anyway How will CJ get a right to dig in a new drain line on Holland land? meaning the rr bed all the way t

Date :   November 11-2006
Message :
  Dont mess with the DOT and DEC! Tough guys. Not like the Village Boreds.

Name :   coalition supporter
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  11/10/06
Message :
  Webb move approved *with conditions* -- important ones like DOT/DEC approvals needed! -- but thats the game here, conditions are later ignored & work is done, like the case of the *conditional* Lake House demolition permit.

Name :   Webb House
Location :
  on the move
Date :
  meeting on 11/8/06
Message :
  Final plans never presented to the public via a (required) public hearing, but approved anyway by Aurora PB - www.auburnpub.com/articles/2006/11/09/news/latest_news/latestnews03.txt

Name :   Unpleasant Lawsuit
Location :
  NBC - TV Syracuse
Date :
  Nov 9, 2006
Message :
  The more people that know about it, the better. www.wstm.com/Global/story.asp?S=5639100&nav=2aKD

Name :   Lyon House
Message :   Would be a great buy now. No land and no lake front = lower taxes.

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  11/8/06
Message :
  Lyon House doomed unless CPP & PB act to protect it. When will they stand up and do the right thing! And the paper in Rowlands Wisconsin home town still follows her *controversies* in upstate NY - www.madison.com/tct/news/index.php?ntid=106575&ntpid=7

Name :   SIA
Location :
  reports of damage
Date :
  to Lyon House
Message :
  are HIGHLY exaggerated. It could easily be fixed up, and not terribly expensively. Dont listen to liars and fools who say otherwise.

Name :   X
Location :
  ny
Message :   If Lyon house is doomed, why not move Webb house over there instead of cramming everything together? Maybe Pleasant wants to build a new B and B where Lyon house is now and thats why they are letting it rot.

Name :   Lyon House
Message :   will be framed by pavement if the driveway goes in on the other side. That house is doomed?

Name :   Now the Right Of Way
Location :
  next to Lyon House is paved.
Date :
  Remember how JFs website
Message :
  advertised lake access to tourists? Well, this is it. Locals use unmarked ROWs for years & dont leave trash behind. Pleasants toursists do, wherevere they go. Sooner or later we few taxpayers will have to pay for staff to clean up their mess. Great!

Name :   The Associated Press
Location :
  wire service
Date :
  Nov 6
Message :
  has picked up the un-pleasant story about lawsuit against richard & victoria mackenzie-childs, go to this site and search on rowland: www.newsday.com

Name :   to Walter S.
Location :
  Whoa there...
Date :
  about Mac&Childs
Message :
  PR is not necessarily in the right. R&V did NOT sign the agreement that PR demanded they sign, relinquishing the right to their names...

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  11/5/06
Message :
  Rumor heard from 2 sources that Wells plans to lease Fargo in January. If true (and if new proprietor not selected already), may be a last chance for a local to submit business plan to college, take over operation and restore neighborhood bar. Go for it!

Name :   Coca Cola
Location :
  sued
Date :
  Walter S
Message :
  And VMC&RMC incorporated their names. They took the risk and Rowland is in the right here.But to say that MCs cant have barnsales now? THAT shows PRs nastiness.

Name :   Name game
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Sat
Message :
  Just like when Seagrams/7UP forced Walter S Taylor of Bully Hill to remove his name not only from bottles of Bully Hill wine, but from his paintings as well. Pleasant shows her true colors as nasty greedy & utterly corporate - not small-town nice like her

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  11/4/04
Message :
  *He who filches from me my good name... makes me poor indeed.* The Rowland vs. MacKenzie-Childs battle continues. www.syracuse.com/poststandard/stories/index.ssf?/base/news-7/116263461010570.xml&coll=1

Name :   please
Location :
  read the prologue to
Date :
  The Tender Bar
Message :
  it is a memoir. The prologue reminds us of what the Fargo used to be and never can be again until someone local runs it. Get fired up!

Name :   Unfortunately,
Location :
  In this state the only way to
Date :
  challenge illegal acts by local government
Message :
  is by lawsuit. But local judges not obligated to uphold law, they can *interpret* it. Big money backs PTRs lawyers = so they get away w/ murder in county court. For now. Keep drawing community attention to these gross violations & promote public outrage.

Name :   Seen it before
Location :
  here
Date :
  and so have you
Message :
  Until someone does something about it, they will go on doing illegal things; thats business as usual in this small town. Who can do what about it, I dont know, so they get away w/it.

Name :   coalition supporter
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  11/3/06
Message :
  and that sublime arist and lover of all things beautiful, JFarlow was there taking celebratory photos of the work of the destructive pigs.

Name :   Hydrangea Lover
Location :
  Wheres Gary Gamlen when needed
Date :
  to save the flowers?
Message :
  My heart is broken over loss of beautiful huge lush hydrangea in front of Lake House; the generations it took to grow! Also lovely large rose bushes. The destructive pigs!

Name :   Disgusted
Location :
  Demolition Site
Date :
  11-02-06
Message :
  Stupid & Illegal: lawyer our taxes pay as village counsel told PB in public meeting that Lake House demo permit COULD NOT be issued until Webb House projects final site plan was submitted and reviewed -- this still has not taken place!

Name :   Auroran
Location :
  here
Date :
  11/2/06
Message :
  I believe Lake House is being demolished even as I write this... what a silly, stupid waste.

Date :   Wednesday
Message :
  Heard that Lake House is being knocked down tomorrow. Pleasant gets what she wants again.

Name :   What? Me Worry?
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Today
Message :
  When has Tom ever worried about right or legal? As he said once when called on whether or not what he was doing was legal -- Its done now. What are you going to do about it?

Name :   Wait a minute...
Location :
  you mean...
Date :
  10-30-06
Message :
  no resolution was passed by the VB, but Mayor Tommy presented one to Rowland anyway? From who? His own slimy spineless disgusting deceitful self?

Name :   Roads
Location :
  in Aurora.
Message :   It seems taxpayers roads shouldve been the priority b4 any paving of right of ways. Truly indicative of how VB feels.

Name :   Resolution of Thanks
Location :
  Zabriskie house
Date :
  last week
Message :
  Was read by Mayor Gunderson for PTR at the party last week. Do they really think there are not moles. And they hand picked the guests. And life goes on in Aurora the way they want it.

Name :   Driving By
Location :
  Route 90
Date :
  Oct. 29
Message :
  Saw cops cars at Dories early last MOnday. Dont thik they were there for the coffee. Silly place for break in. Whats to steal- jellybeans?

Name :   coalition supporter
Location :
  in the village
Date :
  10/25/06
Message :
  report on campus says there were break-ins & unspecified vandalism last weekend in un-named local businesses. anyone know whats going on? (and its not even halloween yet.)

Name :   Old Money?
Message :   Isnt Pleasant - by her behavior, demeanor, and tastes - a classic example of nouveau riche? Maybe some of the Masons just align with money, old or new. So have others in Aurora.

Name :   Real Person
Location :
  Real World
Date :
  Today
Message :
  Masons have always aligned with Old Money in Aurora; no surprise they love Pleasant. Their award is meaningless to the Real People who live in the Real World. We know which end is up.

Name :   Masonic award
Location :
  should come as no surprise
Date :
  
Message :
  masonic lodge = zabriskie, peter, farlow. all supreme suck-ups and sell-outs

Message :   the stupid masonic lodge already gave pleasant an award, one is enough, glad our village board didnt add further insult to our injury, thanks to whoever sidetracked george, not easy.

Name :   regarding Farentholds
Location :
  Resolution -
Message :   could it be that the tide is turning against the occupier? Hope so.

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  10/22/06
Message :
  The USPS solicitation for a new P.O.
Location finally appeared in newspaper (citizen today). Reply
Date moved back to Nov 17; see - www.aurorany.org/USPSmove.html

Name :   Georgie Farenthold tried to get a *Resolution of Thanks*
Location :
  from the People of Aurora passed at the
Date :
  Village Board meeting Wednesday
Message :
  to be given to Rowland at Zabriskies party next night. Surprise: some VB members objected! So Mayor Tom proposed one just from VB, not *entire* village. More objections; resolution was not signed. No Prize for Pleasant: Boo-hoo, Poor Georgie.

Name :   resident
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  oct. 22
Message :
  leffingwell house is finished, according to workers. will she move in soon and live among us? bring out the welcome wagon!

Name :   Karin W
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Sat eve
Message :
  Having dealt w/the Law around here B4, I dont think theyd bother w/such small petty crime. Ive sent info 2 Off. Nedza & Drama teacher. Bad example 4 all good drama kids. Thanks 4 kind words.

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  10/21/06
Message :
  KW: I am so sorry, sad, & sick to hear about your car (see forum). Did you check other cars, so you are certain your vehicle was singled out? If so, that makes me think a parent rather than a child is guilty. Hope you called the Sheriff.

Name :   Seen her
Location :
  in action
Message :   Just her ring? She usually expects people to kiss her something else.

Name :   that party musta been
Location :
  pretty tame and lame.... just the way Pleasant
Date :
  wants Aurora to be
Message :
  I drove by just before 6 to see people arriving, and cars lining the road. I went by just before 8 and saw people leaving and over 1/2 the cars gone. It couldnt have been more than drinks and snacks. Maybe a chance to kiss Pleasants ring.

Name :   the patry
Message :   it is over..

Name :   what
Location :
  is
Date :
  the word
Message :
  on the Pleasant/Katie party?

Name :   Auroran
Location :
  Here
Date :
  10/20/06
Message :
  My guess would be that PR is here in part to oversee the Koepp fiasco. How much you wanna bet we start seeing activity now?

Message :   Hmm, rumor had it M-C employees were told a year ago they had to turn a profit in one year or shed sell. Not sure if true but it would be about 1 yr ago.

Name :   coalition supporter
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  10/20/06
Message :
  Did she come for a ten day visit just because of last nights party in a monsoon? Doubtful. Something major may be in the works once again. But what? Should we expect an annoucement soon? (And how are things at Mac-Childs these days?)

Name :   yes
Message :   residents should pay close attention to which village officials attend that party.... then remember when seeing how these same people conduct village business.

Name :   Auroran
Location :
  here
Date :
  10/19/06
Message :
  anyone realize that while theyre having parties for PR, the library hasnt been able to raise money for repairs? Nice priorities in this town.

Message :   What a snub to Janet. The only Village Board meeting I can recall attending, she actually seemed sensible. Figures Pleasant wouldnt like her -- maybe she isnt all bought and sold.

Name :   wondering
Location :
  if
Date :
  Janet
Message :
  is the only trustee NOT invited to Randi and Steves big party to celebrate Pleasant Rowland

Name :   Village Newsletter
Location :
  not that Wells will do anything
Date :
  
Message :
  permits required for const. alterations, removal or demolition etc. including fences,accessory bldg. as well as elec. wiring; for EXCAVATION & earth filling; & conversions of bldg. code officer available by appt. Thur. mornings only. set appt. With office

Name :   Patry party party
Location :
  
Date :
  Wed. night
Message :
  Is at S.& R.Zabriskie tomorrow night boo hoo I cant go.

Name :   cuz long ago they gave
Location :
  away all the plans to contractors
Date :
  who never gave them back
Message :
  they have no clue where things are; to work on B&G you have to like to cut things down & dig big holes (then take forever to refill) Its the chopper mentality just a feature of life out here

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  10/17/06
Message :
  All excavation here requires a permit, see last Village Newsletter. And trustees of nonprofits obligated by law to exercise fiduciary care to benefit institution, not give away assets to benefit (or placate?) an individual.

Name :   I kind of doubt it
Location :
  campus walk
Message :   Ok so that is what it was. But there was a lot of earth moved (on that steamline). Maybe you had better reconsider you answer. As for the leaves I see the village has started to pick them up. So I will wait till the first rain and the roads flood again.

Name :   Does one
Location :
  need
Date :
  a permit
Message :
  to fix an existing steamline? I kind of doubt it! Want to complain about the leaves littering the streets now?

Name :   talk about
Location :
  wells
Message :   doing as they want. I went for a walk on campus today and I did not see a permit for that hole that is next to the bookstore area.

Name :   resident
Location :
  here
Date :
  10-16-06
Message :
  oh, i dont know, the 70 grand isnt necessary, just give me a similar chance to buy college property i want at 26% of its tax assessment value. i bid on morgan house and wavebank apartments right now.

Name :   Get a grip
Location :
  You are talking about
Date :
  Wells College
Message :
  Wells College makes things up as they go along, do whatever they want and only worry about the law when there is a chance they could get caught. Why should they care about whats fair? Get a grip.

Name :   Miffed
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  Sunday, October 15th
Message :
  When we bought our house from Wells, we had to pay full market assessment value! Just to be fair now the trustees should give 70 thousand dollars to every other college employee.

Name :   What a Deal!
Location :
  todays paper
Date :
  10-15-06
Message :
  See property transfers: 327 Main St (Lake House) assessed at 94,800 but sold by college for 25,000. Amazing fiduciary irresponsiblity by Wells Board of Trustees: they just gave away at least 70K in real estate.

Name :   Oh Great
Message :   Her plumpness is going to show up in town today. From what I understand staying till Oct 24

Name :   Auroran
Location :
  here
Date :
  10/14/2006
Message :
  Cant concretely confirm, but 99.9% sure its true, that CJ only put 1 grand down. Should be no surprise that PR is really behind it.

Name :   Can anyone verify...
Location :
  
Date :
  Friday the 13th
Message :
  that CJK just bought Lake House for only one thousand dollars down on a sale price of 25K? If so, it sure looks like Wells or Rowland is holding the mortage. (BTW, dont need a party witness; we could post the guest list right now!)

Name :   Watchman
Location :
  still here
Date :
  Oct. 12th
Message :
  Well, she certainly is planning another major visit. Notice her serfs running around fixing the tree lawn etc again? And no way is Wells paying for all that. She still calls the shots. Too bad its not a Farwell Party.

Name :   Patry party party
Message :   I heard it is at the E.B.Morgan House. NOT at Zabriskie Next week sometime from Monday - Thursday. But then Who the F*%k cares

Name :   Yes,
Date :   It would be nice to get ...
Message :
  an eyewitness account of who all was there.

Name :   look at this way
Date :   06 Oct 11
Message :
  All the brown nosers will be in one place at one time. Sure will know who has been kissing butt.

Message :   Cruiser: plan to dispatch the floatilla with largest boom-boxes available; rap, heavy metal or teeny-booper at your discretion.

Name :   Auroran
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  10/11/06
Message :
  Thats just sickening. (That theyre having such a party... not that wed bomb it with skunks).

Name :   A Soldier
Location :
  Anywhere Required
Date :
  ZULU
Message :
  I recommend an IDD, NOT to be confused with an IED. IDD, an improvised disgust device for the gala event.

Name :   party
Location :
  
Date :
  this weekend
Message :
  All the skunks will be at the party

Message :   Soldier: stand ready to deploy the trained attack skunks.

Name :   another on it
Location :
  S and R Zabriskie Home
Message :   next weekend

Name :   resident
Location :
  here
Date :
  10-8-06
Message :
  you want us to guess the party
Date? so, is this just another little disinformation joke?

Name :   Party
Message :   Place: Steve and Randis Why: Thank you for ALL you have done
Date: Guess, But its soon.

Name :   About the party
Message :   My invitation must be lost in the mail. Is there really a party coming up? Share the details if you have them. Where, when, and especially WHY

Location :   upcoming party
Message :   Did anyone else get the invite for the party for Pleasant Rowland and Catherine Waller?

Message :   Too Late? Have heard that Lake House sold this month. (Lawsuit denied?) So, demolition starts soon? Watch for & report: debris in lake, failure to contain aesbestos (probably should be a HazMat crew on site), drainage problems, etc.

Name :   More on
Location :
  Webb House
Date :
  What I cant figure out
Message :
  is why CJ and Place would spend so much effort+ expense into moving somewhere where thier neighbors resent them being there.Sounds like a miserable way to live

Name :   coalition supporter
Location :
  aurora
Date :
  10/6/06
Message :
  Re forum, mike also heavily pushed *ban the coalition* signs on anyone entering his shop, wanted to prohibit free speech, assembly & association of legally incorporated community org in state of ny, and target / demonize any who wouldnt put up signs. Sick

Name :   Taxpayer
Location :
  Aurora
Date :
  10/01/06
Message :
  The USPS 30-day solicitation for a new Post Office
Location expired yesterday. So - now what? See - www.aurorany.org/USPSmove.html

Message :   okay, ive heard its mike the antique lighting guy whos been taping up js car makes sense hes been on pleasant payrole all along

  
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