Legal Notice from Columbia County Family Court

Christopher Rioux, Sr., you are hereby notified that the Columbia County Department of Social Services has filed a Petition against you, dated May 8, 2017, alleging that you neglected the children Christopher R. Jr. and Sabrina R.

The relief being sought is a finding of neglect and a dispositional order directing you to engage in […]

Honestly: Does the Evidence Exist?

Martha E. Conway

The Human Condition

By Martha E. Conway

(Reposted from March 2011) Every time someone asks, “Did you see [Fill-in-the-Blank Topic Posted on The Forum That Shall Not Be Named]?” I want to puke coat hangers. No, I haven’t been on there, on ANY of them, and neither should you have been.

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July is Sandwich GENERATION month …

… do you know what that means?

You may say, ‘What is Sandwich Generation?” let us explain. Have you ever felt “sandwiched” between the pressures of caring for an older parent and raising your own family?If so, you are part of a unique group of people known as the “Sandwich Generation.” These are adults who […]

Suicide Prevention Meeting

 

A Community Call to Action for Suicide Prevention~ June 6, 2016

The Suicide Prevention Coalition of Madison County, with members who have professional and/or personal experience with suicide, invites you and the community to an evening dialogue about suicide prevention in Madison County.

 

When: Monday, June 6, 2016 from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Where: […]

Stamford, Conn., man charged with DWI

Troopers say blood-alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit

On May 14 at approximately 10:26 p.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-287 for speeding and multiple other traffic violations. The driver of the vehicle, Grele Edouard, 31, of Stamford, Conn., was found to be intoxicated. He was transported and processed at SP […]

Tenney Goes on the Air

Claudia Tenney

Tenney for Congress launched its first radio ad of 2016 highlighting Claudia’s record of honest, conservative leadership.

Titled “Courage to Lead” the ad will run district-wide for the next three weeks.

“We’re never going to have hundreds of thousands in special interests dollars and political insiders bundling contributions for our campaign, but […]

Second annual roller derby tournament at JFK Arena

What: Siege of CNY Tournament

Date: April 16-17, 2016

Time: 8:30am-10pm

Where: John F. Kennedy Civic Arena, 500 W. Embargo St., Rome, NY 13440

Cost: Pre-sale – $35 weekend pass via www.ticketderby.com

At the door – $20/day

Saturday after 6pm and Sunday after 4pm – $10

Kids […]

Oneida Rail Trail Committee to meet March 31

The Oneida Rail Trail Committee will be holding its monthly meeting on Thursday, March 31st at 6:00 pm at the Oneida Rec Center, 217 Cedar Street, Oneida. The ORTC meets the last Thursday of every month. The meetings are open and the public is invited and encouraged to attend. Volunteers are need for all aspects […]

Training on state contract use to be held March 31 in Utica

 

New York State Office of General Services Commissioner RoAnn M. Destito today announced that OGS is hitting the road with a series of free training seminars meant to familiarize local governments, schools, and nonprofit organizations across the state with the use of new state contracts. The all-day training is scheduled to begin at 10:30 […]

Griffo: Firefighter cancer coverage now part of  budget negotiations

Joseph Griffo

Sen. Joseph Griffo announced Thursday that the New York State Senate’s proposed budget includes more benefit coverage for volunteer firefighters who are diagnosed with cancer related to their duties. Griffo, R-Rome, has co-sponsored legislation (S3891) that would expand existing coverage under the Volunteer Firefighters’ Benefit Law to include cancer of the […]

PAC 99 schedule of March 21 through 26

 

Monday, March 21

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Canastota Schools Board of Education Meeting of March 8

Tuesday, March 22

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Town of Vernon Board Meeting of March 14

10:36 a.m., 3:35 p.m. and 8:36 p.m.: Village of Canastota/Town of Lenox Joint Meeting of March 14

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A Celebration of the Resurrection with Trumpets, Anthems, and Good News

The First Presbyterian Church of Cazenovia will offer a celebration service of Easter at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 27. Easter is the most joyful time of the church year. Celebrated against the background of the shadows and darkness of Lent and Holy Week, this season truly becomes a living expression of the hope that God […]