Restricted travel advisory issued in Madison County

A restricted travel advisory has been issued by the Madison County Sheriff due to deteriorating weather conditions. Only essential travel is recommended, extreme caution is advised if you must travel.

This advisory will remain in effect until 7 p.m. this evening.

Handwriting the Constitution of the United States

Handwriting the Constitution of the United States

Join the Madison Chenango Call to Action Buzz Team in Handwriting the Constitution. The event will take place on Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Hamilton Public Library from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and at Hamilton Whole Foods from 1 to 4 p.m. Both venues are […]

Gillibrand: There Must Be Full Accountability

Kirsten Gillibrand

Gillibrand: There Must Be Full Accountability

Following reports that U.S. Olympic Committee knew about team doctor abuse as early as 2015 and took no action, Gillibrand calls on department of justice to launch an investigation, determine how these failures happened and if USOC violated the law

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand called on […]

American Red Cross Responds to Fires in Madison and Onondaga Counties

Volunteers providing immediate emergency assistance for 18 people

Volunteers from the American Red Cross responded to two home fires in Central New York Tuesday morning, providing immediate emergency assistance for a total of 18 people. Red Cross assistance typically includes funding for temporary housing, food and clothing as needed, and specially-trained […]

Schneiderman issues statement on U.S. GAO investigation of fake Net Neutrality comments

Schneiderman issues statement on U.S. GAO investigation of fake Net Neutrality comments

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman released the following statement after the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) agreed to investigate potential fraud and the misuse of American identities during the federal rulemaking process:

“For months, my office has been investigating the millions […]

Brindisi pushes legislation to restore Net Neutrality in New York

Brindisi: The Internet should not become a toll road

Repealing Net Neutrality could drive up internet costs here at home and kill access for people and business; Brindisi-sponsored bill will prohibit internet service providers who refuse to be fair from doing business with New York state agencies and mark a ‘red line’ for bad actors

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Schneiderman files suit to stop illegal rollback of Net Neutrality

Schneiderman files suit to stop illegal rollback of Net Neutrality

AG Schneiderman Leads Coalition of 22 Attorneys General in Filing Petition for Review, Formally Commencing Lawsuit

Click Here for New Video from AG Schneiderman on the Lawsuit He’s Leading

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman led a coalition of 22 Attorneys General in […]

Troopers conduct Underage Drinking Initiative in Onondaga County

Troopers conduct Underage Drinking Initiative in Onondaga County

The New York State Police in Onondaga County conducted an Underage Drinking detail during the evening hours of Jan. 12th. A total of (23) retail establishments were checked in the towns of Lysander, Clay, Camillus and Elbridge. The following (22) establishments were checked and found to be […]

Stirpe: Substance abuse counselors are critical to combating the opioid epidemic

Al Stirpe

Stirpe: Substance abuse counselors are critical to combating the opioid epidemic

Addiction is a serious disease that has taken a devastating toll on our families and communities. Across the state, more than 1.9 million New Yorkers are struggling with substance abuse.[1] In 2016 alone, the number of opioid-related deaths in Central New […]

Foundation accepting grant applications

The Slocum-Dickson Foundation is accepting grant applications for health and medical projects that focus on education and training. Applications should be submitted by email to joycea1435@adelphia.net or in writing by March 15, 2018, to Slocum Dickson Foundation, c/o Joyce Astafan, 1435 Herkimer Road, Utica, N.Y. 13502.

An application packet is available at slocumdicksonfoundation.com or by […]

Access to get vaccinated from the flu this season increases

Access to get vaccinated from the flu this season increases

Under the New York State Executive Order, effective January 25th, 2018, pharmacists may now administer flu vaccine to children 2 years of age and older. This move will increase access to the flu vaccine to residents this season, as pharmacies are often open nights and […]

Alzheimer’s Association announces support groups meetings in Central New York

Alzheimer’s Association announces support groups meetings in Central New York

The Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter welcomes those impacted by Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia to attend one of its support groups that meet throughout the region.

Support groups are a community of peers that exist to support one […]