September 23, 2010

Onondaga Land Claim case thrown out

I doubt it's anywhere near the end of the story, but the Onondaga Nation's land claim suit hit a big bump as it was thrown out of court. While I don't expect the suit, even if successful, to have a...

Posted by simon at 9:07 AM

August 18, 2006

Stocking backpacks; request to dismiss land claim

This morning's Journal has a picture of Charles and Ruth Reniff of Dryden filling backpacks with school supplies at the Salvation Army, though I can't find the picture online. There's also an article on the state's request to dismiss the...

Posted by simon at 7:57 AM

April 12, 2005

Courier on school budget, Anne Grant

I'm late getting to the Dryden Courier this week, and their article on the Dryden schools budget getting close to a 10% levy increase has been made obsolete by this morning's Journal article on their staying below 9%. There's lot...

Posted by simon at 12:38 PM

March 29, 2005

Supreme Court decision limits potential impact of Onondaga claim

The New York Times (registration required) reports that the Supreme Court ruled 8-1 today to overturn the decision of two lower courts and rule that the Oneida Nation cannot buy land outside of its reservation and treat it as having...

Posted by simon at 9:36 PM

March 28, 2005

Land claim questions in Harford

NYCO's Blog looks at recent questions about the Onondaga Nation land claim, including a story about boundary questions in Harford, right next door to Dryden. The Harford story echoes some questions I showed on a map of Dryden, but I...

Posted by simon at 2:36 PM

March 20, 2005

More on the Onondaga Land Rights case

Although I haven't heard much more detail about the Onondaga Nation's Environmental and Land Rights legal action since I first posted on it, and expect this will take years or decades to sort out, I have collected a bit more...

Posted by simon at 2:09 PM

March 12, 2005

Land claim, supporting troops

It's a quiet day for Dryden in the Ithaca Journal. They run an AP story on the Onondaga land claim I mentioned yesterday. (The New York Times (registration required) also has an article on the claim this morning.) On the...

Posted by simon at 10:08 AM

March 11, 2005

Is Dryden in an Onondaga land claim?

The Syracuse Post-Standard reports that the Onondaga nation: will claim ownership of a 40-mile-wide swath of land stretching from the Thousand Islands to Pennsylvania in a historic lawsuit it will file today against New York, Onondaga County and Syracuse. The...

Posted by simon at 11:47 AM