Morrisville State College Dairy Club to host 35th annual Autumn Review Sale

Morrisville State College student Serena Gabel during 2016 Autumn Review Sale. Photo courtesy Ken Chapman

The Morrisville State College Dairy Club is set to host its annual Autumn Review Sale Saturday, Sept. 16.

The sale, entering its 35th year, begins at 11 a.m. at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Madison County Building on Eaton Street […]

Morrisville State College holds Autumn Review Sale

Leila Richmond, dairy student from Eden, stands with a cow for sale during Morrisville State College’s annual Autumn Review Sale. Photos courtesy Ken Chapman

Brittney Noto is learning a lot about the dairy industry—like how to run a cattle sale.

For the second year, Noto, an animal science-dairy student from Delevan, served as a […]

Colgate kicks off Adopt-A-Classroom

Raiders begin annual tradition at Sherburne-Earlville Elementary School

The Raiders held their annual “Adopt-A-Classroom” kickoff event at Sherburne-Earlville Elementary School with all 25 Colgate Athletic teams in attendance Tuesday.

In the “Adopt-A-Classroom” initiative, every Colgate team gets paired up with one or two classrooms at Sherburne-Earlville Elementary to attend to throughout the academic year. The […]

Cazenovia Central High School graduate earns college degree

Kelly Furlong of Cazenovia earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies- developing world studies from Susquehanna University this summer. Furlong is the daughter of Denise and William Furlong.

“Animals of Halloween” with Friends of Rogers

Friends of Rogers hosts its annual “Animals of Halloween” Oct. 21, when visitors of all ages will have an opportunity to “meet” a variety of creepy crawly critters. Photo courtesy Friends of Rogers

Meet creepy crawly critters during “Animals of Halloween” beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 at Rogers Environmental Education Center in […]

Herkimer College appoints instructor of human services

Herkimer College announces the appointment of Grace V. Ashline of New York Mills to the position of instructor of human services. Ashline will teach human services courses on-campus and online.

Ashline was an adjunct instructor at Mohawk Valley Community College. She also served as a coordinator for the Mentoring Children of Prisoners program and support […]

SUNY Canton Offers Solar Energy Workshops in Syracuse

SUNY Canton is working with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s NY-Sun Initiative to provide solar training sessions in Syracuse.

Solar photovoltaic energy collection is gaining widespread appeal as a way for consumers to lower their energy costs. The technology behind solar collection can require new training for engineers, architects and technicians. […]

Second Tiny Whoop Drone Workshop announced

CNY Drones Volunteer Paul Brown (left) explains drone electronics to Eagle Scout Jimmi Wadnola (right) during a Tiny Whoop build session.

CNY Drones is hosting a second Tiny Whoop Drone Build, Fly & Take Home Workshop Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at the Jewish Community Center of Utica for ages 11 and up. This four-hour […]

Utica Zoo announces educational opportunities

Utica Zoo’s Fall Education programs for 2017. Pre-registration is required. All classes begin at 10:30 am (unless noted) in the auditorium and cost $5.00 per child for Utica Zoo members and $10.00 per child for non-members. Families are welcome to arrive at 10 am to enjoy coffee while your kids play! There will be activities […]

“Mushroom Musings” with Friends of Rogers

Young explorers investigate ground-dwelling organisms while exploring Rogers Center. Learn how to find wild fungi specimens in their native habitats during “Mushroom Musings” Oct. 1. Photo courtesy Friends of Rogers

Join Friends of Rogers and the Mid-York Mycological Society at 10 a.m. Oct. 14 for fun with fungi! Conditions permitting, participants will walk along […]

OPL’s after-school Science drops eggs

Oneida Public Library

Oneida Public Library’s After-school Science returns for the academic year Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 4:30 p.m. with a challenge for elementary-school students: can they drop eggs from a height without breaking them?

OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator will be on hand to introduce the science behind the egg drop challenge and offer […]

Miller applauds changes to NYS learning standards

Brian Miller

For years, the complaints of parents, students and teachers throughout New York state seemed to go unheard. Or perhaps the complaints regarding the substantially flawed Common Core standards were simply ignored by the State Education Department and the Board of Regents?

Parents from Western New York down to Long Island – especially […]