Unanticipated journey leads Williams to success on and off gridiron

It has been an eventful career for SUNY Morrisville football player and Rome native Kinsey Williams, who led the team’s rushing attack all season, one that saw him taking the field consistently for the potent Mustangs offensive unit.

The senior is coming off a great individual season where he was named to the second […]

Kids Winter Wonderland fun

Kids can join in on Christmas Fun at the Great Swamp Conservancy of Canastota Dec. 14, 2019, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Come and make holiday crafts (a gift for mom or someone special – wrapping provided). Ages 5 to 12 can attend five Christmas stations with a variety of hands-on crafts. Coloring contest […]

Senator Rachel May to continue pushing encore entrepreneurship effort

Senator Rachel May

Senator Rachel May (D-Onondaga, Madison, Oneida) expressed disappointment in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s veto of “encore entrepreneurship” legislation that would help support New Yorkers age 50 and older seeking to launch a new business venture.

The bill (S.4575), introduced by Senator May and passed unanimously by the Senate and Assembly this past […]

Wanted: Workers – earn while you learn

Paid training for manufacturing jobs at Stickley Furniture and PPC Broadband

Stickley Furniture and PPC Broadband, Inc., have immediate openings for CNC machinists and toolmakers. To fill those needs, the companies are teaming up with Onondaga Community College’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development on a paid training program.

The training will begin in January and […]

New “Animals Reviewed” book features creatures at Rosamond Gifford Zoo

It all started with one tweet.

In spring of 2018, Shervin Hess, digital media specialist at the Oregon Zoo, was shopping for hiking boots on Amazon when he saw a review that reminded him of Lincoln, a rescued sea otter at his zoo: “Waterproof, great for winter, only comes in brown.”

Hess jokingly […]

Pre-health students put Clarkson University experience to use as volunteers in Vietnam

Thirteen Clarkson University pre-health science students, all members of Clarkson’s Doctors without Borders club, recently completed two weeks of medical observation and volunteer help at a hospital in Vietnam. Left to right: Katherine Duba, Emma Buonanno, Belisena Hall, Kate Derouchie, Matthew Kane, Renee Levy, Victoria Olsen, Kaitlin Okun, Olivia Marshall, Brandon Formoza, Galen Oey-Langen, […]

SUNY Morrisville EOP student lauded for academic achievement

SUNY Morrisville criminal justice student Kalif Amritt, of Queens, is among the recipients of SUNY’s inaugural Norman R. McConney Jr. Award for Student Excellence.

The award, which recognizes outstanding Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) students for their academic achievements, celebrates students who have overcome significant obstacles in life to achieve their educational and personal goals. […]

2019 Sherburne Christmas Bird Count

Calling all birders! Please join Chenango Bird Club members as we conduct the annual Sherburne Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 14. We need folks to join teams of birders to cover the 177 square miles of the count circle. You may participate any time during the day from dark hours listening for owls, […]

Utica Zoo asking to receive community support this GivingZooWeek

As the holiday season fast approaches, so does GivingTuesday, an international day of giving falling on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This year, the Utica Zoo has formed GivingZooWeek on Dec. 2-6, in conjunction with #GivingZOOday, a day to highlight the impact that members of The Association of Zoos and Aquariums have on not only […]

GSC awarded a Gorman Foundation grant

The Great Swamp Conservancy recently received a grant from the Gorman Foundation of Oneida that enables the GSC to install a raised-bed septic system. This, in addition to a new municipal water supply, will allow the Nature Center to install restrooms and a fully functioning kitchen in the museum/event center.

The Gorman Foundation was […]

GSC Christmas tree sale and photos with Santa

The Great Swamp Conservancy of Canastota will host its annual Christmas tree sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7 and 8. We will be offering fresh, locally cut balsam firs, which are known for their fragrance and long-lasting needles. Reserve your tree by calling the office at 315.697.2950.

The gift shop will […]

Chittenango High School announces first marking period honors

UPDATE: Shanice Darrow, grade 12, was erroneously omitted from the Honor Roll. Congratulations to all on your student achievements.

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Chittenango High School recently announced its first marking period honors for the 2019-20 school year. The following students were recognized:

Adams, Alexandra – 10 – Honor RollAdams, Nicole – 11 […]