West Genesee’s Davern honored for outstanding leadership in education

William Davern, director of fine arts for the West Genesee Central School District, has been selected for the 2017 Outstanding Educator Award by the School Administrators Association of New York State.

This award is given annually to a SAANYS member who has made outstanding contributions in New York State schools through public education, professional organizations, […]

Utica Zoo Eggstravaganza

Utica Zoo’s annual Eggstravaganza event is Saturday, April 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Utica Zoo featuring the Easter Bunny and an Easter egg hunt throughout the zoo.

Visitors can also participate in an educational quest to find and learn about the animals at the zoo that lay eggs. Are you feeling […]

Investigative perceptions explored at SUNY Canton’s Law Enforcement Day

SUNY Canton’s seventh annual Law Enforcement Day will feature new crime scene investigation methodology and will show the limited-distribution documentary by a north country native filmmaker.

Law Enforcement Day 2017 is titled “Investigative Perceptions” and will begin at 9 a.m. Monday (March 27) in the college’s Kingston Theater. It is held by the college’s Criminal […]

April 1 is deadline for school transportation forms

Holy Cross Academy

Transportation forms for busing to Holy Cross Academy in Oneida are due to the district offices no later than April 1.

The junior-senior high school currently services students from Clinton, Westmoreland, VVS, Rome, Stockbridge, Canastota, Morrisville, Chirtenango, Cazenovia, Camden, Cicero and Oneida.

For more information, visit holycrossacademy.com, or call 315-363-1669.


Local FIRST Youth Robotics Teams Advance to World Championship

Team Geared Up (Maroon shirts) and their alliance partner take on two other robotics teams in a match at the East Super-Regional Robotics competition at the University of Scranton on MarchThree local FIRST youth robotics teams have advanced to the FIRST Robotics WORLD Championship in St. Louis, Mo., in April where they will be […]

No Fooling! Friends of Rogers hosts cryptozoology program on April 1

The famous 1934, “Surgeon’s Photograph” of the Loch Ness Monster. Learn more about “Nessie” and other cryptids with Friends of Rogers on April 1.

Cryptozoology is known as the study of hidden or unknown animals. Bigfoot, Nessie, and the Chupacabra are the most well-known cryptids, but there are many more! Some cryptids can be […]

Gamlen (Cazenovia) and Richmond (Eden) named to NFHCA National Academic Squad


The Zag Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches Association announced its Division III National Academic Squad selections Thursday, selecting Morrisville State College student-athletes Holly Gamlen (Cazenovia) and Leila Richmond (Eden) to its 2016-17 team.

The National Academic Squad includes all student-athletes with a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or greater through the first […]

Bonavita named to the winter 2016-17 high honors list at Pomfret School

Lucas Bonavita of Cazenovia from the class of 2017 was named to the winter 2016-17 high honors list at Pomfret School.

To achieve this level of distinction, Lucas earned a grade point average of at least 3.670 and received no grade lower than a B.


Stirpe: Assembly budget proposal expands access to higher education in CNY

Al Stirpe

The Assembly proposal includes smart investments in critical programs that help make college affordable for many more New Yorkers. We’re surrounded by future surgeons, engineers and farmers who’ll keep us healthy, safe and fed. However, in order for students to earn a higher education they might be trading the ability to buy […]

Nests and Eggs

The Chenango Bird Club begins its program season with a presentation titled “Nests and Eggs” on Wednesday, April 12, at 7 p.m., at Rogers Environmental Education Center’s Bird Exhibit Cabin. The program will provide a close look at nesting birds, from nest-building to fledging.

Our presenter, Robyn Bailey is the project leader […]

Ten Raiders recognized on National Academic Squad

Colgate Field Hockey Players Named to Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA National Academic Squad The Colgate field hockey team had 10 players recognized as part of the Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad, as announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Wednesday, March 15.

In addition, Senior Kayla Robinson (Davis, Calif.) was named a Scholar […]

Clinton Chamber of Commerce annual meeting

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual Meeting of the Clinton Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Breakfast: 7:30 am – Program: 8 am LutheranCare Featured Speaker: Hamilton College president, David Wippman began his tenure as the 20th president on July 1, 2016. A recognized authority in international law, he has taught public […]