1st Quarter Updates

Bicentennial Park Grant – The Town of Camillus will be receiving grant funding in the amount of $50,000 from Onondaga County – Community Development Grant fund. The funding will go to enhance and improve the Bicentennial Park Playground, which is located in front of the Town Hall on W. Genesee Street.

Clogged Sewers – What Not to Flush – If you’re wondering what you should and shouldn’t flush, here’s a good rule of thumb: Only flush human excrement. When you use the toilet to dispose of things that should go in the trash, you risk clogging your home’s sewer pipes and our sewer lines in the street. In severe cases, clogs can cause sewer back-ups in your home or overflows in the street. It’s important to remember that whatever goes down the toilet can potentially impact the water environment, so if in doubt, trash it! The two biggest causes of sewer clogs are “flushable” wipes and fats, oil and grease (FOG). Unlike toilet paper, which breaks down quickly in water, wet wipes remain intact and tangle into massive clogs that jam pumps and block pipes. Even those labeled “flushable” should not be flushed. Grease cools as it travels through pipes. Over time, the accumulation of grease can block pipes, and other fatty substances contribute to clogs, so dispose of all fats, oils, and grease in the trash, not down the drain. Wastewater treatment plants aren’t designed to remove pharmaceuticals. Help keep these compounds out of the water environment by disposing of old medications in the trash, but be sure to take precautions recommended by the FDA.

Do Not Flush

Wipes (even hose labeled “flushable”)

– Anything made of plastic

– Aquarium gravel or cat litter

– Cigarette butts

– Disposable toilet brushes

– Grease or oil

– Medications

– Paper towels, rags, and disposable dust towels

– Tampons and sanitary napkins

Teryaki Madness – Camillus is pleased to welcome Teriyaki Madness to the Township 5 center between Hinsdale Road and Bennett Road. Teriyaki Madness, a fast-casual Asian restaurant concept featuring a Seattle Teriyaki menu, is committed to unconditionally satisfying guests by offering delicious, made-to-order Teriyaki dishes prepared with all natural, fresh ingredients that are served quickly, at a reasonable price in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. The brand is dedicated to “Spreading the Madness” so that everyone can experience the best teriyaki on earth.

Regular hours are Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Monday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  For more information, call 488-3000 or visit their website.

Petco – Camillus is pleased to welcome Petco to the Township 5 center between Hinsdale Road and Bennett Road. Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that focuses on nurturing powerful relationships between people and pets through offering the products, services, advice and experiences that keep pets physically fit, mentally alert, socially engaged and emotionally happy.

Petco is open Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  For more information or to order online, visit their website or call 315-233-4243.

Camillus Park – The Friends of Camillus Park are excited to announce the opening of our new Camillus Dash to the Splash Run website .https://www.camillusdashtothesplash.com/

 

When you register for the run you will be programmatically sent to a registration website ‘RunSignUp’ where you will click Sign Up to create an account.  By creating your account we will create a ‘race bib w/number.

 

The Dash to the Splash Run and Fund Raiser will be held on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at 9:00AM in Camillus Park. Two runs will be held a 4 Mile Run starting and ending in Camillus Park; and a forest fun run.

 

Proceeds from the runs will be used to purchase Outdoor Fitness Equipment.

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