Madison County Health Department announces February flu and immunization clinics

Madison County Health Department announces February flu and immunization clinics

Bring your health insurance card; most insurance plans accepted. Some fees may apply. To make an appointment, call 315 to 366 to 2848 or visit healthymadisoncounty.org.

All clinics will be held at the Madison County Health Department, 138 N. Court St., Building 5, Wampsville, and […]

Drive to survive this winter season

Drive to Survive this Winter Season

AAA says being cautious and prepared can help motorists stay safe on slippery roads

Winter can put a damper on driving conditions, especially when snow and ice are involved. Hazardous storms and inclement weather are a factor in more than half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road […]

Schneiderman previously issued legal guidance for NY’s sanctuary jurisdictions

Schneiderman previously issued legal guidance for NY’s sanctuary jurisdictions

Schneiderman leads amicus brief to protect NY cities and police departments from funding cuts, block trump administration from punishing “sanctuary” jurisdictions

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman led 15 Attorneys General in an amicus brief to protect cities and police departments from federal funding cuts, […]

Herkimer HealthNet to Launch Diabetes Self-Management Program

Herkimer HealthNet to Launch Diabetes Self-Management Program

Herkimer HealthNet is offering the Diabetes Self-Management Program to Herkimer County. The program has proven to help those with type 2 diabetes ease pain, fatigue and depression through self-management techniques and physical activity.

The diabetes epidemic is on the rise, with an estimated 1.6 million adult New Yorkers […]

Schneiderman, bipartisan coalition of state AGs and advocates, call on FERC to give tax savings to customers, not federally regulated utilities

Schneiderman, bipartisan coalition of state AGs and advocates, call on FERC to give tax savings to customers, not federally regulated utilities

Following the reduction of the federal corporate tax rate, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today joined a bipartisan coalition of 18 state attorneys general, state agencies, and consumer advocates in calling on […]

CHJC to hold foster parenting informational and training sessions

CHJC to hold foster parenting informational and training sessions

Watertown

The Children’s Home of Jefferson County’s Therapeutic Foster Care Program will host Foster Parenting classes Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in the Conference Room of Cottage 4 on the CHJC campus at 1704 State Street, Watertown. The session will begin at 6 p.m.

Anyone interested in […]

Senior Drivers Fail to Make Life-Saving Vehicle Adjustments

Senior Drivers Fail to Make Life-Saving Vehicle Adjustments

Nearly 90 percent of older drivers do not make inexpensive adaptations to their vehicles that can improve safety and extend their time behind the wheel, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Simple vehicle accessories like pedal extensions, seat cushions and steering wheel […]

Schneiderman announces investigation into possible misconduct by propane suppliers across New York

Investigation Follows Dozens of Complaints Regarding Extreme Delivery Delays, Possible Price Gouging, and More During Recent Record Cold Front; A.G. Schneiderman Encourages New Yorkers to Report Propane Issues to His Office at 518-776-2000 or ag.ny.gov

Click Here for Video of AG Schneiderman Discussing His Investigation

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced […]

Register Now for Feb. 17 Young Boater Safety Certification at 2018 CNY Boat Show

New York Sea Grant, Oswego, is now taking registrations for the free, all-in-one-day Young Boater certification training to be offered Saturday, February 17, 2018, from 9 am to 5 pm at the Central New York Boat Show at the NYS Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY. Pre-registration is required for the limited space seating for the course […]

Red Cross issues winter safety tips

With the recent extremely cold weather, snow, ice and blizzard conditions from Florida to New England have been in effect for much of the Western and Central New York region.

WINTER SAFETY TIPS

The Red Cross has steps people should follow to stay safe during severe winter weather:

Wear layers of clothing, a hat, mittens […]

Stirpe’s annual food drive supports those in need

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced that his annual food drive collected 683 pounds of food for families in Central New York. This year’s drive took place from Nov. 27 to Jan. 3.

“Unfortunately, far too many families struggle just to put food on the table,” said Stirpe. “Our community came together and made an outstanding […]

Stay on track with your New Year’s resolution

Tips from the American Heart Association

Now that it’s one week into 2018, how is your New Year’s resolution going? If you haven’t made one yet, it’s not too late!

Polls show that while 41% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, only 9% feel successful. Vague, non-specific New Year’s resolutions are likely to fail. If […]