Community Links

Contact and Business Information 

 Animals and Kennels

Cazenovia Animal Hospital
Cazenovia Animal Hospital is committed to providing the most compassionate, up-to-date health care to your pet as well as friendly service that consistently meets or exceeds your expectations. The doctors and staff recognize the great responsibility we have when you entrust your pet to us and will constantly strive to earn and deserve that trust. By promoting pet wellness, spanning every stage of your pet’s life and the finest diagnostic and therapeutic veterinary care, we hope to realize our goal: Healthy pets and happy owners.
Mary Hirt
2750 Route 20, Cazenovia, N.Y. 13035

Country Hound Kennels & MidAtlantic Great Dane Rescue League
We provide the best care possible for your 4 legged family member while you are away. We like to think of this as camp!
Kathy Alter
6004 Valley Mills Road, Munnsville, NY 13409

Dog Doody Duty
Val Amidon

From the Ground Up
Andrea Colella
“engaging the power of the horse to motivate, teach & heal”

Rehoming of Golden Retrievers
Carol Allen
P.O Box 735, Jamesville, N.Y. 13708

We find people for dogs not dogs for people! The volunteers of GRROWLS-NY, Inc. are dedicated to finding the best homes for unwanted Golden Retrievers. GRROWLS provides veterinary care, evaluation, and foster care for those Goldens accepted into the program.
Martha Greer, Secretary
P.O. Box 6634, Syracuse, NY 13217

Pet Care: Pet Sitter and Dog Walker Services

Operation Wildcats, Ltd. is a non-profit organization that spays and neuters stray and feral cats. Our mission is to cut down on the population of cats and kittens in Madison County.
Linda Shaffer
7667 Wise Road, P.O. Box 631, Canastota, NY 13032

Petfinder is an online, searchable database of animals who need homes. It is also a directory of more than 13,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Organizations maintain their own home pages and available-pet databases.

Schoolhouse Dog Grooming
Jean Johnson
Schoolhouse Dog Grooming is a family owned and run all breed grooming salon, with 25 + years local experience.

Donate your items to Second Chance Thrift Shoppe. All net proceeds benefit local animal rescue programs. The homeless cats and dogs will love you for it.
We are open for donation and sales every Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Second Chance Thrift Shoppe is located on Route 20, ¼ mile west of Morrisville.

Shadowbrooke Kennels Inc.
Kathy Knight
1916 Cardner Road New Woodstock, N.Y. 13122
315-662-7189   Fax # is the same
Animal Boarding, grooming and training

Wanderers Rest Humane Association, Inc.
Shelter, heal, enrich and prepare as many cats and dogs for adoption as possible.
P.O. Box 535, Southland Drive, Canastota, NY 13032

Wayward Paws, Inc.
To slow the overpopulation of cats through spaying, neutering, fostering and find permanent homes for homeless cats and kittens.
Joan Hathaway
931 South Street. PO Box 116 Apulia Station, NY 13020


Erie Canal Brewing 
Michelle Giraud – Craft Beer Specialist
Erie Canal Brewing Company was originally founded in 2013 by partners Sam Lanzafame and Jason Tedford with the goal of using 100% local ingredients from their farms.  In keeping with this goal, the Menikheim family purchased the brewery in 2015 as part of their vertically integrated farm to brewery approach of producing local hops & barley, brewing beer using their own ingredients, distributing it locally and at their retail location Seneca St Brew Pub located at 315 E Seneca Street, Manlius, NY.
Erie Canal Brewing currently offers 3 beers:
.      Muleskinner Pale Ale– a relatively low alcohol (4.5 percent), easy-to-drink brew.  Brewed with 100% locally grown ingredients.
.      Locktender India Pale Ale(IPA) – 6.5 percent alcohol, with a more pronounced hop character.
.      Amber Waves of Grain– This beer, 5 percent alcohol, is darker than the other two with a caramel and chocolate malt character. It’s made in conjunction with Clear Path for Veterans, a veterans services agency in Chittenango who also receive a portion of the proceeds from this beer.
Erie Canal is distributed in Onondaga, Madison, Oneida, Herkimer, Otsego & Chenango counties through TJ Sheehan & Tri-Valley Beverage and can be found at several establishments in these areas.

Car Repair 

Don’s Auto Barn
Don Burdin
2462 Route 80 New Woodstock, N.Y. 13122
315-662-7124 / Fax 315-662-3439
Mechanical and auto body repairs, 24 hour towing service

Madison County Sled Salvage
Will Judson
315-662-3898 or  315-560-1245
2545 Dugway Road, New Woodstock, N.Y. 13122
“Your Full Service Sled Shop” We part current & vintage sleds daily 100’s of new & used parts

Care Services 

Care Gigs: House Sitting, Concierge, & Personal Assistant Services

Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
507 Kent St., Utica NY 13501
1-877-719-9996 | 1-315-797-2233
Our mission is to assist people who are blind or visually impaired to achieve their highest levels of independence.

Child Care: Babysitter and Nanny Services

Housekeeping: Housekeeper and Home Cleaner Services

Talking Book and Braille Library
The New York State Talking Book and Braille Library (TBBL) lends Braille and recorded books to eligible residents of Upstate New York.

Tutoring & Lessons: Private Tutoring and Music, Art & Sport Lessons

College Aid

College Aid – Learn about the different types of aid that may be available to help you finance your education.

The Right Program for U
Tim Williams
Matching equestrian interests with College options and degree offerings.

Community Programs – Adult 

Madison County Reads Ahead – a literacy program for adults.
Learn to Read, Learn to Speak English, Earn Your TASC
Trained adult volunteer tutors work one-on-one with learners at flexible hours that suit their schedules. Tutoring is available in three categories: adult basic education, ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages), and those preparing for the TASC Examination (high school equivalency certification). For more info call Carla Zimmerman or Karen Kogut at 315-655-9322

Community Programs – Youth

4-H Clubs offer the opportunity for life skill development, learning and friendship. Through hands-on experiences, youth gain skills they will use their entire life.  Youth work with adult volunteer leaders to explore many areas of interest and have FUN doing it!

Girl Scouts
The Girl Scout Council of Central New York, Inc. (GSCCNY) is the premier personal leadership development program for girls grades K-12. 315-698-9400

Construction / Supplies 

Endbar Foundations Inc.
Robert Barrows
2998 Route 13 New Woodstock, N.Y 13122
New Foundations, Foundation repairs
Demolition, drainage Work, Structural-Straighten and Jack Foundations

L + H Fire Extinguisher Service
Lester Lambert
6059 Pease Hill Road Cuyler, N.Y. 13158
Sales and service of fire extinguishers

McCully Land Surveying, PLLC
Michael McCully

New Woodstock Lumber Co. – Owner Dean Haskins
PO Box 289 Elm Street and Railroad Street New Woodstock, N.Y. 13122
315-662-3394 / Fax 315-662-3395
Full service lumber and hardware


BAK Pack Photography
Beth Ann Kempf

Inspiranza Designs
Jewelry Contact Betty Rounsaville-Brown
1257 Middle Lake Road DeRuyter N.Y. 13052
315-852- 6279 – cell 607-745-8242
Home based sterling silver jewelry sales

Pompey Custom Apparel
Pompey Center Farm on Facebook and Etsy
Melanie Siau
3011 Pompey Center Road, Manlius, NY 13104
Custom embroidery and heat transfers
Let me keep you in stitches!

Stampin’ Up
Kathi Davis, independent Stampin’ Up demonstrator – your creative coach for all rubber stamping and scrapbooking projects. I offer free stamping classes in your home. Visit my website for more information and class schedules.

Sweet-Miklal Studios
Julia Stearns
PO Box 124 New Woodstock, 13122
Hand-woven Bookmarks, Custom Designs available


Creekside Meadows Farm
Tricia Park
Creekside Meadows Farm is a 150 acre grass based farm owned and operated by Tricia, Matt and Cameron Park.
We raise 100% Grass Fed Beef, Pasture Raised Pork, Chicken and Turkey, Sustainably raised vegetables, maple syrup and produce  Farmstead Soap and salves.  We also offer a Whole Farm CSA program and a Home Grown by Heroes Veteran owned farm.
We sell at the Cazenovia Farmers Market all year round, the winter hours are the 3rd Saturday of each month at the American Legion Hall.   Our farmstores is open every weekend in November for Fall Turkey sales and all other meat sales from 10 am til 2pm.  We will be selling raffle tickets at the event for a Thanksgiving Basket with proceeds benefiting Clear Path For Veterans Culinary Program

Devine Gardens
Tina Jacobs
Devine Gardens in Nelson, NY makes fantastic compost, vermicompost and super mix – a mix of 90% compost and 10% vermicompost. Make your plants bigger, healthier and more productive, naturally.

Johnston’s Honeybee Farm
Michael Johnston
Johnstons Honeybee Farm in Eaton, NY has made significant strides in developing a disease resistant strain of bees, well suited to surviving in the Northeast United States.

Ju-Vindale Holsteins
Vince & Julie Wagner
2074 Ballina Road, Cazenovia, N.Y. 13035


Hansen’s Advisory Services, Inc 
Susan Hansen
Hansen’s Advisory Services, Inc. wants to help you define and meet your financial goals, no matter how lofty or modest they may be. We introduce our clients to the concept of investing money in a way that can create a world in which we all prosper—and have about eighty percent of client assets in sustainable investments. From establishing a retirement plan to defining and planning your financial legacy, Hansen’s Advisory Services, Inc. has the experience and integrity to be your financial partner.

Ray & Company Business Services Inc.
Ray Schwock
P.O. Box 617 Cazenovia, NY 13035
Full range of business, commercial, and individual accounting services. Payroll, Quick Books, consulting, support, and tax preparation.

Skeele Insurance
The Skeele Agency is a firm of proven and licensed professionals that are certified in the insurance industry. We are a FOUR GENERATION FAMILY business that has been in existence since 1957.
Our goal is to provide reasonable insurance products to close potential financial risks that have been identified – doing this promptly, professionally and with a smile!  We offer a toll-free line, are reachable 24/7 for emergencies and provide accessibility through the internet and social media outlets.

Sovik Group, Inc.
9 Albany Street Cazenovia, N.Y. 13035
315-655-2200   Fax 315-655-2070
Charles F. Sovik, President
We specialize in health, life, disability insurances and investments. Securities offered through Leigh Baldwin & Co., LLC Member FINRA/SIPC

Genealogy / Research Tools

Archives nysed
The New York State Archives was established in 1971 and opened its doors to the public in 1978. It is a program of the State Education Department, with its main facility located in the Cultural Education Center on Madison Avenue in Albany. There it cares for and provides access to more than 200 million documents that tell the story of New York from the seventeenth century to the present.

Explore NY
Whether you’re a nature lover, history buff, techie or somebody who just enjoys having a good time and learning new things, Explore NY 400 will have something for everyone. Come explore an entire year’s worth of fun, education and enrichment you and your family will always remember.

History Pin
Historypin is a way for millions of people to come together, from across different generations, cultures and places, to share small glimpses of the past and to build up the huge story of human history.

Madison County History
Madison County Historian  Madison County Clerk’s Office
PO Box 668, 138 North Court Street  Building 4, First Floor  Wampsville, NY 13163
The Madison County archives contain a wealth of information in the form of deeds, mortgages, appointment letters, maps, naturalization documents, and much more.

The Madison County Historical Society’s mission is to preserve, collect, promote, and exhibit the history of Madison County and its fifteen towns and one city through the development of programs that enhance the county’s heritage for the people of Madison County and those studying the county’s heritage.  The society’s headquarters, Cottage Lawn, located in Oneida, is an 1849 Gothic Revival Villa designed by prominent architect Alexander Jackson Davis.  Cottage Lawn is preserved and operated as a historic museum.

National Archives and Records Administration
The NARA is the nation’s record keeper. Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal or historical reasons that they are kept by us forever.

New Woodstock Cemetery

New Woodstock Historical Society
Railroad Street New Woodstock, N.Y. 13122

New Woodstock Hamlet model by Philip Lord

NY Archivists
Founded in 1979, the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (ART) is a not-for-profit organization representing a diverse group of more than 330 archivists, librarians, and records managers in the New York metropolitan area. It is one of the largest local organizations of its kind in the United States with members representing more than 160 repositories.

NY Heritage
New York Heritage is a project of the NY 3Rs Association, Inc.
New York Heritage is a research portal for students, educators, historians, genealogists, and anyone else who is interested in learning more about the people, places and institutions of New York State. The site provides free access to more than 170 distinct digital collections, totalling hundreds of thousands of items.

Pompey Historical Society
Town of Pompey Historical Society 8354 Cherry Valley Tpke. Manlius, N.Y. 13104
315-682-4729  Historian 315-682-9066 Email Historian
The Town of Pompey Historical Society was established in 1976 as a result of the United States Bicentennial Celebration. The campus consists of the William G. Pomeroy Research Center and Museum, the Pomeroy – Coe Heritage Center, and Pompey Center One Room Schoolhouse.

Stagecoach Days Blog
Richard Palmer
In 1977 North Country Books published my book, “Old Line Mail: Stagecoach Days in Upstate New York, 1790-1840.” I could not wse all of the research material I had amassed. So I’ve decided to create this blog to share what I have found with others interested in this fascinating topic.

Upstate New York Genealogy
Dick Hillenbrand: Upstate New York Genealogy Researcher
On this website you will learn many tips, tricks and sources for genealogical research on ancestors that lived in the Upstate New York communities from the Colonial Period onward.  The genealogies published here are from our own ancestors, and are just capsule formats of basic data on each person. The compiler has complete versions at hand which cite all sources and documented facts with a great many notes and comments.

Groceries and General Stores

Caz Cans
Jessica Amidon


Breathing Space Studio
Meg Tobin
Through individual and group therapy, workshops and classes, practitioners at Breathing Space offer you the opportunity to bring harmony to your body, mind and spirit. We seek to encourage you to breathe deeply and reconnect with your inner self. Programs are designed for your healing, transformation and spiritual growth through the use of meditation, art, nature, singing, silence, writing, movement, and other holistic processes.
The space is also available for rent for your own meeting, private retreat, or workshops.

Healthi Healing 
Sarah Huftalen
Healthi healing is a holistic educational approach to life. Rather than focusing on specific parts of the body we are interested in engaging the whole person. You can think of this as different levels, physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. We believe this unique approach helps people take charge of ones own health. We offer consults, EFT, herbs, teas and workshops.

Knox Nutrition & Chiropractic Care
“Let Food Be Your Medicine”

Swick Chiropractic Center – Owner Dr. Thomas Swick, DC
132 Albany Street, Atwell Mill Cazenovia, N.Y. 13035
Swick Chiropractic Center offers spinal adjustments to treat the symptoms of vertebral subluxation. Dr. Thomas Swick has been a chiropractor in Cazenovia, New York for twelve


Career One Stopis a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals to foster talent development in a global economy.

Take an inside look at jobs and companies. Search for jobs, read anonymous reviews and salary data from employees and interview candidates.

In one search, Indeed gives users free access – instantly, in a single search – to millions of jobs and internships from thousands of job boards, newspaper classifieds and company websites. Given the difficult job market, many people are struggling to find jobs. Indeed is a great service and is invaluable for anyone looking for a job or internship.

Local Authors / Illustrators

Welcome to Hometown Reads! We’re a community dedicated to serving local authors across the country, by helping them connect with readers in their hometown through what we call the Read Local movement. Our site is the first of its kind to organize authors by local community, a design that is intended to facilitate both networking for authors and exposure/connection to more readers.

Medical Services 

Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer with CAVAC should stop in at the Dispatcher’s Office at 1 Forman Street, Cazenovia, N.Y. for an application or call the CAVAC business office at 315-655-9798 to acquire an application and schedule an interview.

Madison County Department of Health
Promotes and protects the health of our community through assessment, education and be ensuring necessary services. Working within a network of partners, we strive to meet the health needs of Madison County.
138 North Court Street, Wampsville, N.Y. 13163

Madison Oneida Red Cross
100 Washington Avenue, Oneida, N.Y. 13421
315-363-2900   Fax 315-363-9628
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Madison-Oneida Chapter of the American Red Cross is committed to the community it serves. From disaster services and preparedness to health and safety courses, your local chapter continues to be a vital presence at work for you.

The National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

Newspapers & Magazines

Cazenovia Republican
2501 James St. Suite 100, Syracuse, N.Y. 13206
Newspaper providing local news, adds, and events

Hi Neighbor
9 Albany St State 10, Cazenovia, New York 13035
Newspaper providing local news, adds, and events

Madison County Courier
Your News. Your Voice.
P.O Box 3, Wampsville, N.Y. 13163
The Madison County Courier is a team of like-minded individuals with more than 20 years experience in community journalism and advertising. Our desire is to serve the residents of Madison county with quality local and county news.

Midyork Weekly
14 Utica St, Box 318 Hamilton, NY 13346

NY Horse Magazine
Janice & Peter Barth

Post Standard
220 South Warren St, Syracuse, N.Y 13202
Newspaper providing local news, adds, and events

Parks and Recreation

Stone Quarry Hill Park
3883 Stone Quarry Road, P.O. Box 251, Cazenovia, N.Y. 13035
315-655-3196 Fax: 315-655-5742
The Art Park is open to the public 365 days a year, from dawn until dusk. Our offices in the Hilltop House are open Tuesday through Friday, 10am to 4:00pm. The Winner Gallery and our Studio Gift Shop are open from May to October, 12pm to 4pm. Suggested non-member donation is $5 per car. We are located one mile east of Cazenovia, off of U.S. Route 20 – about 25 miles southeast of Syracuse, NY

Towns / Town Services

The mission of the Cazenovia Area Community Development Association (CACDA) is to enhance economic vitality and preserve the rural, historic character of our region through education, consensus-building and project implementation.
95 Albany Street   •   Cazenovia, NY 13035
Executive Director: Lauren Lines
315-655-7651  •   FAX 315-655-7129

CRIS (Community Resources for Independent Seniors) CAT (Cazenovia Area Transportation)
Helps to address transportation needs in the Cazenovia-Nelson-Fenner townships for residents age 55 and over, who are independent and ambulatory but unable to drive themselves around town. Free rides (donations appreciated) will provide people with access to medical appointments, shopping, banking, library visits, social events, etc. The goal is to help enable seniors to age in their community, enjoy a good quality of life and remain independent.
315-655-0612 Dispatcher

Explore southern Madison County’s wealth of outdoor activities with our interactive map. From running and hiking to snowmobiling and horseback riding, plan your adventure here and Get Out in Southern Madison County.

Greater Cazenovia Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to the advancement and maintenance of a healthy economic environment, and to the improvement of the quality of life of the greater Cazenovia area. The site includes event listings, visitor information, relocation information, and a membership directory.

Madison County
Welcome to Madison County. A County whose history is as diverse as the magnificent vistas that greet residents and travelers alike as they travel through this Central New York community.

Madison County Department of Solid Waste
The Madison County Department of Solid Waste launched a new recycling campaign, ‘Rethink Waste in Madison County.’ Recycling Guide

Madison County Tourism
Madison County, located in Central New York, invites you to unwind, explore and enjoy authentic farm-to-table restaurants, charming shops, unique festivals, farmstead bed & breakfasts, and cozy inns. Enjoy dinner in Cazenovia or Hamilton and pair your meal with a local craft beer, cider, spirit, or wine. And be sure to stroll downtown and visit the unique shops you’ll find along the way.

New Woodstock Cemetery
There are 1,642 names in this listing. There are definitely many more buried in this cemetery but for which no record has been found or created.

New Woodstock United States Postal Service
2607 School Street New Woodstock, N.Y. 13122

New Woodstock Volunteer Fire Department
Mill Street New Woodstock, N.Y. 13122
Email at
The Fire Department serves the greater New Woodstock Area with fire and rescue services.

New York Schools offers free public and private school information for those thinking of relocating to a New York school, or those just in search of more information regarding their local education system. We cover everything from elementary schools to elite private New York high schools.

Town of Cazenovia
Information about Town Meetings, Zoning Committees, and other public offices’ announcements.

Town of DeRuyter
Information about Town Meetings, Zoning Committees, and other public offices’ announcements including event listings, visitor information, relocation information, and a membership directory including local businesses and churches 

Village of Cazenovia
Cazenovia, NY is located on the shores of Cazenovia Lake in Central New York. Founded in 1793 by John Lincklaen, who built the Lorenzo mansion at the south end of the lake, the village still teems with history. A walk down Albany Street reveals the village’s historic architecture; you don’t have to go too far to see its beauty. This site is a community resource, and we welcome its exploration.
90 Albany Street (next to the Cazenovia Public Library)
Cazenovia, NY 13035

Trail Guides

Adirondack Mountain Club
The members of the Adirondack Mountain Club share an appreciation of the value of our wild lands and waters; a commitment to their protection and to using them responsibly; and a conviction that the lands of the Forest Preserve should be allowed to respond to natural influences with minimum interference by man.

Highland Forest
Box 31 1254 Highland Forest Rd. Fabius, NY 13063
315-683-5550      Fax: 315-683-5147
Over 20 miles of year-round trails are the prime attraction at the “Adirondacks of Central New York.” The oldest county park contains more than six square miles of rugged forest terrain detailed in free maps available at Skyline Lodge; a self-guided Nature Trail is the perfect introductory hike.

Trail Guide
The North Country National Scenic Trail is a premier footpath that stretches for about 4,600 miles linking communities, forests, and prairies across seven northern states.

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