Elmira College Recognizes Key Award Recipients

Elmira College recently recognized many of its most promising new students with the 82nd awarding of the Elmira College Key Award.

The Elmira College Key Award, an award of merit sponsored by the Elmira College Alumni Association, has been awarded to students since 1935. Students recognized for 2017 included:

Matthew McGaugh of Hamilton

Elizabeth Shephard […]

Chittenango Garden Club announces November meeting topic

Topic: BLUEBIRDS Presenter: John Rogers, co-founder of the New York State Bluebird Society Where: Sullivan Free Library at Chittenango (101 Falls Blvd, Chittenango) When: Tues. Nov 14 at 6:30 pm Public welcome! Interested in joining the garden club? Sign up at the meeting or call Geri Belotti at 315-687-9431. […]

Hamilton community teams up for Red Ribbon Week support

Hamilton ninth-graders Emily Koniewicz and Arianna Wittwer show their Red Ribbon Week spirit.

Two hundred students from Hamilton Central School pledged to remain drug, alcohol and tobacco free through a school-community partnership celebrating Red Ribbon Week, the oldest and largest national substance abuse prevention program in the country. This year, National Red Ribbon Week […]

Morrisville automotive students, professors attend premier automotive trade event SEMA show in Las Vegas

Morrisville State College automotive students got a first-hand look at industry trends while networking with automotive professionals and potential future employers during the annual SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show held in Las Vegas Oct. 28-Nov. 3.

SEMA, the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world, provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, […]

MOBOCES announces first-period honor roll

High Honor Roll


Nathan Arria Heavy Equipment Operation II; Michael Bigos Engineering New Visions; Jenna Campanie New Visions Professions; Benjamin Carnevale CBOE; Alissa Case Cosmetology I; Ashley Case Vocational Technical Preparation II; Kirsten Casler Allied Health Partnership; Autumn Cherry Early Childhood Education I; Rebecca Coates Allied Health Partnership; Rebecca Coates Allied Health Partnership; April […]

Great Swamp Conservancy celebrating 20th anniversary

The Great Swamp Conservancy of Canastota is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a special event planned for Sunday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m. Harpist Patricia Beatty will start out the gala with soft melodic tones while hors d’oeuvres are being served in the museum.

Guest speaker is SUNY ESF Associate Professor Jacqueline Frair, who […]

‘Art Gone Wild’ at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is showing off 80 pieces of art created by its animals leading up to the annual ‘Art Gone Wild!’ art sale and auction planned for Friday, Nov. 17.

The ‘Art Gone Wild’ exhibit is now on view in the zoo’s upper lobby during zoo hours – 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. […]

Growing student poverty requires state response

Today NYSASBO released an analysis of economic need in New York public schools that shows increasing levels of poverty and economic hardship both statewide and by region. While overall enrollments are declining – 89 percent of districts lost students in the past 10 years – school districts are burdened by increases in economically disadvantaged students […]

Herkimer College is an Aspen Prize Top 150 U.S. Community College

Recognized for Excellence in Community College Student Success Outcomes

Herkimer County Community College has been named one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges. Herkimer College was selected from a pool of nearly […]

SUNY Oswego announces area recipients of graduate degrees

Several area students completed graduate studies at SUNY Oswego and were recognized in August 2017 with master’s degrees or graduate certificates.

Nicole Quatrone of Clark Street in Canastota received a graduate certificate in education leadership.

Hunter Snowmoro of Oxford Street in Oneida received a master of business administration degree in management.

Jennifer Granholm of Stiles […]

Holly Popple of Canastota inducted into Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society at Elmira College

Holly Popple of Canastota was one of more than 30 students inducted into the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society during a ceremony held last week at Elmira College.

In addition, Dr. Alexa Yesukevich, adjunct professor of sociology, was inducted as an honorary member.

Phi Eta Sigma, the oldest and largest first-year honor society, was […]

Fundraiser features drone invasion

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

Drones will once again invade the New Hartford Barnes & Noble on Veteran’s Day weekend. CNY Drones Model Aviation Student Club in cooperation with a new sister organization, the Academy of Model Aeronautics […]