Fence workshop for veterans on Rome farm

Pictured is Troy Bishopp.

Livestock Fence Building Workshop for Veterans

WHEN: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

WHERE: Three Sisters Farm, 7594 Lower Streiff Road, Rome, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. workshop with a light lunch


If you’re interested in pursuing a livestock enterprise, a good fence is an essential tool to manage animals […]

Cazenovia Public Library to host interview with local Korean War Veteran

The Cazenovia Public Library will host a special interview with local Korean War Veteran Lieutenant Colonel Robert Clark on Friday, June 23rd at 6:00 pm in the Community Room.

Clark received a Bronze Star for his service in Korea. During the program, he will discuss his experiences and share photos from his time overseas. […]

Lt. Col. Douglas S. Daeffler, a Waterloo resident, retires from New York Air National Guard after 33 years

New York Air National Guard Lt. Col. Douglas S. Daeffler, a Waterloo resident, and his wife Joan are recognized for his 33 years of military service during a retirement ceremony May 8. (New York Air National Guard photo)

New York Air National Guard Lt. Col. Douglas S. Daeffler, a Waterloo resident, has retired from […]

Army National Guard Pvt. Jill Davidson from Bridgeport begins military career

Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General of New York, announces the recent service accomplishment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their initial commitment to serve community, state and nation.

The newest Citizen Soldiers to complete Army basic combat training and advanced individual training were welcomed to their […]

LETTER: Urges governor to fully fund Veterans Homes

To the Editor:

Memorial Day many Veterans & their families will be remembering those that gave all for America. All Veterans commit to giving their lives if necessary to defend America & our beliefs in exchange for a promise they will receive the health care needed when they return home. Once again Governor Cuomo has […]

Stirpe: Every Memorial Day, we remember the brave who have fallen

Al Stirpe

Memorial Day weekend is considered the start of summer. With flowers in bloom and temperatures just right for getting outside, having picnics and firing up the grill, it’s a time to take advantage of the weather. It’s important not to lose sight, though, of the real meaning of Memorial Day. It is […]

REMINDER: Cazenovia Legion announces Memorial Day ceremonies

The Commander of the Cazenovia American Legion Post 88, Richard Benner, calls the community to come to Memorial Park on Albany St., Cazenovia, Monday, May 29, 2017, to participate in the observance of Memorial Day. It is here that solemn ceremonies will be held, speeches given, wreaths laid, rifle salutes and taps played to honor […]

Madison County Memorial Day observances planned

Madison County Veterans Service Director Donald Smith announced area Memorial Day ceremonies.

Oneida will host a Memorial Day remembrance starting Friday, May 26, with a Memorial service at Triangle Park at 6:30 p.m., followed by a parade at 7 p.m. A reception will follow the parade at the American Legion with hot dogs and beverage.


CANCELED: May 25 Ready presentation at OPL

John Ready

The presentation by John Ready scheduled for May 25 at the Oneida Public Library has been canceled due to illness. A rescheduling announcement will be made as soon as possible.

For more information, stop by the Oneida Library, 220 Broad St., or call (315) 363-3050.


The Second (Indianhead) Division Association will hold 2017 national reunion in Arlington, Vir.

The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division at any time.

This year the association will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the division which was formed in France during World War I.

For information about the association and our annual reunion in Arlington, Virginia from Sept. […]

National Guard veteran of Afghanistan to command New York’s 27th Infantry Brigade

New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Christopher Cronin, a veteran of combat operations in Afghanistan, takes command of the New York Army National Guard’s 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, headquartered in Syracuse on Sunday, May 21 in a ceremony in front of brigade Soldiers.

Cronin, a resident of Victor, takes command from Col. Joseph […]

Tenney, Katko invite Air Force secretary to visit Central New York

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Tenney, Katko co-author Letter to Secretary Wilson

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) joined Congressman John Katko (NY-24) to invite the Secretary of the United States Air Force, Heather Wilson, to Central New York to tour the Air Force assets the 22nd and 24th Congressional Districts. In a letter to the newly confirmed […]