http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20120425/NEWS05/304250022/Outlying-communitiesArcadia / Newark
Arcadia boasts Wayne County’s only ski slope — at Brantling Hill — and also has Zurich Bog, a 414-acre biological park. The area is known for its rolling hills, which were formed by glacial action.
The village of Newark, in the heart of the town, was formerly known as the “Rose Capital” because the Jackson & Perkins Nursery was located there. Arcadia and Newark are along the Erie Canal.
Population: 14,244 (Arcadia); 9,145 (Newark).
Median home price: $89,300 (Arcadia); $89,600 (Newark).
Median household income: $45,890 (Arcadia); $43,290 (Newark).
Base town tax rate: $4.87 per $1,000 assessed valuation outside the village; $2.73 inside the village.
Village tax rate: $12.20 per $1,000 assessed valuation.
Town supervisor: Richard Colacino.
Village mayor: Peter M. Blandino.
Town information: (315) 331-1222.
Village information: (315) 331-4770.
Recreation: (315) 331-