Brindisi: Mohawk Valley Communities Qualify for Federal Assistance for Winter Storm Stella Damage

Assemblyman Says Areas Covered in the Declaration, Including Oneida, Herkimer, and Madison Counties Will Be Eligible For Federal Assistance For Storm Damage

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica says President Trump today issued a Major Disaster Declaration for Oneida, Herkimer, Madison, and other upstate counties that suffered damage due to Winter Storm Stella March 14th and […]

VNA Homecare announces new employees

VNA Homecare, a local leader in home healthcare services, is pleased to announce the addition of the following individuals to our dedicated team of healthcare professionals.

Home Aides of Central New York, Inc.

Simone Anderson-Moore, Home Health Aide; Sara Baker, Home Health Aide; Salomey Boakye, Home Health Aide; Lisa Butler, Home Health Aide; Pamela Carno, […]

Food Preservation Basics Workshops Offered

“Food Preservation Basics” will be the topic of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County workshops to be held Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at St. Joseph’s Church located at 31 North Helmer Avenue in Dolgeville and repeated Wednesday, Aug. 23 from 6 – 7:30 pm at CCE, 5657 State Route 5 […]

Home improvement grants available

You could be eligible for $35,000 to improve the exterior of your home! This grant is open to income-qualified homeowners in the towns of Eaton, Madison, Lebanon, Brookfield, and Hamilton (and the villages within those). The PCD and Utica Homeownership Center are working together to implement this grant. Preference will be given to residents of […]

Nancy Fuller is coming to Hamilton

Nancy Fuller of Food Network’s Farmhouse Rules will be making an appearance at the Good Nature Farm Brewery later this month. Fuller grew up on a dairy farm in upstate New York and has built her career on promoting the importance of fresh, local food. She will be performing a cooking demonstration and serving a […]

Schneiderman urges FCC to take action against spoof robocalls

In comments sent to the Federal Communications Commission Monday, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, part of a bi-partisan group of 30 attorneys general, is urging the federal government to adopt rules that would allow telephone providers to block illegal robocalls.

The FCC has requested public comment on rules that would allow providers to block several […]

Brindisi Provides an Update on State Flood Recovery Efforts in the Mohawk Valley

Assemblyman Says State Is On Track With Damage Assessment & Continues To Log Total Costs Of Recent Mohawk Valley Flooding

Assemblyman Says As Soon As Assessment Is Complete, He Will Work With U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer To Deliver The Data To FEMA

Brindisi: We need To Get These Numbers Right, So Precision Is Key; Haste […]

Schneiderman leads brief in support of injunctive relief in Hawaii travel ban litigation

Sixteen Attorneys General Argue That Trump Administration Too Narrowly Interprets “Close Familial Relationship” – Harming States’ Residents, Institutions, And Economies

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday, July 10, that he is leading a coalition of 16 Attorneys General, filed an amicus brief in the Hawaii travel ban litigation, supporting Hawaii’s pending motion for […]

Brindisi unveils new command center for first responders

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi looks over the interior of the new Command Center he funded with Utica Police and Fire Department officials.

Assemblyman: mobile unit will be a first for Utica first responders

Mobile command center utilizes the latest cutting-edge technology, including surveillance, radio, and satellite systems

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica today unveiled the […]

DiNapoli: Problems persist at many hotels and motels used to house homeless

State made improvements since last audit, but more work needed

State auditors examining hotels and motels used to house the homeless found poor conditions still exist at many facilities across New York state with significant problems including mold, water damage, exposed wiring, missing smoke detectors and garbage in rooms, according to an auditreleased today by […]

Stirpe: Extend an arm, donate blood at the 11th annual Lifesavers Blood Drive

Al Stirpe

For many, summer is all about relaxation and taking a much-needed vacation. Whether it’s loading up the car and taking the family to the beach, embarking on an adventure to a new place or soaking up the sun’s rays by the pool, summer means warm weather and easier living. Yet, while we […]

Law enforcement join together to protect our youngest New Yorkers

The New York State Police are announcing the start of an important initiative that partners the State Police, New York State Park Police, and the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee to encourage state park visitors to buckle up for safety.

The “BUNY in the Parks” initiative is an enforcement and educational campaign. The goal is to […]