Brindisi calls for federal HHS investigation

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi (left) is pictured with Walter Wenger of Canastota, whose son allegedly suffered abuse and neglect in the state-operated residential facility pictured behind them.

Alleges abuse and neglect led to abhorrent conditions for disabled Rome patient

Martha E. Conway

(Canastota – Aug. 13, 2017) Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi announced today that he is […]

Charlottesville Solidarity Rally planned for today at 5 p.m. in Utica

Central New York Citizens in Action, Inc,, Indivisible Mohawk Valley, Citizen Action of New York, and other groups will hold a rally at Oneida Square Roundabout in Utica at 5 p.m. Sunday, August 13 to stand in solidarity with the people of Charlottesville in response to today’s act of terror by white supremacists. Local […]

Schneiderman opposes EPA’s illegal proposed regulatory delay for new sources of methane pollution in fossil fuel industry

Rule Would Prevent 300,000 Tons Of Powerful Greenhouse Gas Emissions And Result In $35 Million In Net Benefits In 2020 – Growing To 510,000 Tons And $170 Million In 2025

Comments Follow AG’s Legal Wins Against EPA Over Delays Of New Source Methane Rule And Smog Regulations; AG Schneiderman Has Also Filed Notice Of […]

Fatherhood Connection to begin

Pastor Reggie Cox

Madison County DSS and The Fatherhood Connection are proud to announce the next session of the community support group. The next 13-week session will begin Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pathways Wellness Center at 148 Main St., Oneida. The group will meet weekly for the […]

Make-A-Wish Central New York encourages donations of airline miles to grant wishes

Wish Kid Gracie and Buddy Valastro from the TLC show “Cake Boss,” show off a cakethey made together as part of Gracie’s wish.

Airline miles help Oneida County Wish Kid travel to wish destination

Most of us have seen or heard of a wish come true – whether it’s a 5-year-old boy rescuing a […]

Gillibrand’s paid family leave legislation gains support from Facebook COO Sandberg, Sen. King

Kirsten Gillibrand

Sandberg endorses FAMILY Act during Bloomberg TV interview; King becomes second Independent in Senate to cosponsor legislation

This week Senator Gillibrand’s FAMILY Act picked up more national support from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and U.S. Senator Angus King, one of the only Independents in Congress. The FAMILY Act would create a universal, […]

HCR Home Care and HCR Care Management add employees to CNY operations

HCR Home Care and its HCR Care Management LLC subsidiary have added new employees to their Central New York operations. HCR Home Care: • Angela Button, personal care aide in Onondaga County (Smyrna) • Karen Crawford, clinical field staff supervisor in Onondaga County (Vernon) • Carolyn D’Amore, LPN in Cortland County (Preble) • Amanda Gardiner, […]

CHJC to hold foster parenting informational session in St. Lawrence County

Fostering Futures of St. Lawrence County, an affiliate program of the Children’s Home of Jefferson County, will host a Foster Parenting Informational Session Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at the Human Services Center, 80 State Highway 310, Second Floor Conference Room, Canton. The session will begin at 6:00 pm. Anyone interested in learning more about Foster […]

Brindisi, Valesky, Magee team up with volunteer firefighters for better coverage for volunteers suffering from cancer

David J. Valesky

Bill Magee

Anthony Brindisi

Brindisi, Magee and Valesky to Cuomo: Volunteer firefighters who often put their lives on the line deserve better coverage for serious illness

State Legislators Team Up With FASNY & Local Volunteer Firefighters Asking The Governor To Sign Legislation Providing Better Coverage For Illnesses Often Associated […]

Undersheriff John Ball: Major Meth Lab Busted in Madison County

Alan Blake

Brian James

Nicole Delfino

Major Madison County meth lab operation terminated; three face serious charges

Madison County Undersheriff/Acting Sheriff John Ball announced this afternoon that an early morning raid on a suspected methamphetamine lab in Madison County has resulted in the arrests of three individuals and the termination of operations […]

Madison County Highway Department announces road closures

Madison County Highway Superintendent Joseph Wisinski announced today two road closures planned to begin Aug. 21 that will remain in place until further notice. The affected communities are:

Hunt Road, town of DeRuyter

Please be advised that the Madison County Highway Department will be closing a section of Hunt Road, in the Town of DeRuyter, […]

Schneiderman statement on DC Circuit decision to grant AGs’ Motion to Intervene in critical ACA case

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman welcomed the D.C. Circuit’s decision Aug. 1 to grant his motion to intervene in House v. Price, in defense of the Affordable Care Act’s cost-sharing reduction subsidies. In May, Attorney General Schneiderman and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, leading a coalition of 16 Attorneys General, moved to intervene in […]