The OPL moves outdoors for a solar eclipse party

Oneida Public library is hosting a community event for viewing the solar eclipse of the century on the site of the new OPL facility between S. Main St. and 456 Elizabeth St. Monday, Aug. 21, between 12:30 and 3 p.m.

The OPL’s Picnic under the Eclipse will offer free refreshments and the juggling of Gravitational […]

Colgate announces spring 2017 Dean’s Award with Distinction

Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher while completing at least three-course credits during the spring 2017 semester earn the Dean’s Award with Distinction.

Hannah Bailey, a graduate of Chittenango High School, from Chittenango Yimei Lin, a graduate of Fayetteville-Manlius HS, from Manlius Jacob Adams of Manlius Sally Langan, a […]

“Storytime & Hike” attendance up 15 percent

“Storytime & Hike” participants take a walk at Rogers Center this spring. The program has seen a 15-percent growth in attendance since Chobani became the official presenting sponsor of this popular Friends of Rogers offering. Photo courtesy Friends of Rogers

Friends of Rogers is proud to announce that “Storytime & Hike” has seen a […]

Colgate University Spring 2017 Dean’s Award

Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.3 or higher while completing at least 3 courses for a conventional letter grade earn the spring Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence.

Evan Cornell, a graduate of Cazenovia High School, from Cazenovia Makenna Bridge, a graduate of Madison Central School, from Madison Adrian Temnycky, a graduate […]

Herkimer College to Offer START Days

Herkimer College will offer several START (Student Testing, Advisement, Registration and Transition) Days for new first-year and transfer students for the fall 2017 semester. The next scheduled START Days will be held on Saturday, Aug. 19, beginning at 1 p.m. and Monday, Aug. 21, beginning at 4 pm.

START Days provide new accepted on-campus students […]

Miller critical of Cuomo’s millions for prison degrees

Brian Miller

A statement from Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I-New Hartford)

“I am very concerned with the governor’s spending of $7 million to finance the college education of up to 2,500 criminals who are currently incarcerated. While the plan is to spend money from bank settlements, I can think of many other ways to spend […]

Build, fly and take home drone workshop set

CNY Drones Volunteer Paul Brown (right) explains drone electronics to student Jimmi Wadnola 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 Utica Jewish Community Center for ages 11 and up. This four-hour event is for […]

Area students to attend SUNY Oswego

Several area students have reserved places among 1,400 freshmen at SUNY Oswego. Fall 2017 classes will begin Aug. 28.

Carter Lucianatelli of Canastota last attended Oriskany Central School and intends to major in chemistry at Oswego Geoff E. Christensen of Cazenovia last attended Cazenovia Central High School and intends to major in adolescence education at […]

Support Friends of Rogers during Boscov’s “Friends Helping Friends” event Oct. 17

Friends of Rogers invites community members to purchase a Shopping Pass for Boscov’s annual “Friends Helping Friends” event to be held Oct. 17. Priced at just $5 each, 100 percent of the proceeds from passes sold by Friends of Rogers go directly to support operations at Rogers Environmental Education Center in Sherburne.

“Friends Helping Friends” […]

DRONE INVASION Success at Gateway Park

SwellPro Swift Racing Drone donated to CNY Drones.

What a Saturday we had in Bridgeport with the Town of Cicero Parks & Recreation Department! Our new friends welcomed us with open arms, as we set up our STEM demonstration area as well as a MultiGP drone race Saturday, July 20. In between races, a […]

Racing drone donated to STEM group

Ryan Payne is pictured using FPV goggles and a Swellpro Controller.

SwellPro, manufacturer of the water-proof Mariner drone and Splash Pro drone, recently joined the CNY Drones list of sponsors with the donation of a Swift 2 Racing Drone and transmitter.

The approximately $500 kit features a super-rugged, compact and water-resistant First Person View […]

Caz Forum announces fall speakers

The Cazenovia Forum will close out its 11th year with presentations by a U.S. State Department official who helps lead the nation’s refugee programs, and by an expert on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River ecosystems presenting who will discuss toxic algae blooms and aquatic habitat loss in our region, the organization announced today. […]