Canal Clean Sweep 2017, still time to register Earth Day Events

Event Registration is in Full Swing With less than a month left until the 12th annual Canal Clean Sweep, we’re well on our way to another great showing at the annual spring cleaning for New York’s Canal and Canalway Trail system. Thanks to our great local organizers, there are wonderful events scheduled across the Canal […]

Candlelight Snowshoe Hike

There will be a candlelight snowshoe hike at Duross Conservancy along the Oneida Rail Trail this Friday, March 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. Meet at the conservancy trailhead at Maxwell Field, East Sands Street, Oneida.

There will be a three-quarter-mile luminary-lighted loop. Hot chocolate will be served. Snowshoes available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Mud, music and memories await mudders

Runners can register day of event at the farm

Are you ready to get muddy? Runners, spectators and volunteers are preparing for the time of their life at the fifth annual Daniel Barden Mudfest. The event, which has been coined “the Boilermaker’s Dirty Little Brother,” is happening Saturday, April 29, at MKJ Farm in Deansboro. […]

Learn to ski at Rogers Center

A novice cross-country skier enjoys the popular winter sport during a recent program at Rogers Center. Photo courtesy Friends of Rogers

Join Friends of Rogers from 1 to 2:30 pm on March 26 and ‘Learn to Ski’ at Rogers Center.

Participants will be taught the basics of cross-country skiing, a fun way to enjoy […]

Cazenovia Fire Department’s Fire Fighters Ball, April 29, 2017

The Cazenovia Fire Department will hold its annual Firefighters Ball April 29, 2017. A barbecue will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., followed by entertainment by the Chris Taylor and the Custom Taylor Band from 8 to 11 p.m.

The event will be held at the Cazenovia Fire Department, 121 Albany St., Cazenovia.

Food, […]

UPDATED: Oneida County 2017 maple weekends, pancake breakfasts, tapping ceremony, sugarhouses tours set

UPDATED WITH CORRECTED DATE (March 8, 2017, 9:30 p.m.): Ready for a taste of fresh, sweet, pure New York maple syrup. . . Looking for pancake breakfasts, sugarhouse tours, tapping ceremonies, Sap Run, and other special events at maple sites in Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida and Oswego counties?

Maple producers in the four-county region have announced […]

Kallet plans social dance

There will be a social dance Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Greater Oneida Kallet Civic Center, 159 Main St., Oneida. Live music will be provided by Double Image from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $15 per person, and the dance is open to the public. For more information, call the Kallet at 315 […]

“Storytime & Hike” with Friends of Rogers

Jenni Larchar, Children’s Coordinator with Friends of Rogers, and young friends enjoy a classic children’s book during a recent “Storytime & Hike.” Chobani has been named the official presenting sponsor of this beloved Rogers Center program for the next year. Photo courtesy Friends of Rogers

Friends of Rogers is proud to announce that Chobani […]

Parkway Center is taking a trip to South Dakota in 2018

The Parkway Center is planning a trip to South Dakota in 2018. This is an 11-day trip that is being planned for the spring of 2018. The trip will include transportation, lodging, 18 meals, visits and guided tours to many attractions including Mount Rushmore.

If you are interested in this trip, call Mary Ann at […]

Oneida Rail Trail Committee to meet Feb. 23

The Oneida Rail Trail Committee will be holding its monthly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m., at the Oneida Rec Center, 217 Cedar St., Oneida. The ORTC meets the last Thursday of every month. The meetings are open and the public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Volunteers are needed for all aspects […]

Mid-Winter Chess Classic planned for Feb. 25

The Mid-Winter Chess Classic is now in its 10th year. Open to everyone, this five round Swiss tournament begins with sign-in at 8:30 a.m. at the Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum on Lakeport Road. Each game is 30-minute/each time control.

Trophies will be awarded to the top three finishers.

The cost is $20 for each […]

Earlville Boy Scout Troop 5 hosts Klondike Derby

Earlville Troop 5 Ice Rescue

On Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, the Earlville Troop 5 Boy Scouts hosted a Klondike Derby event in Earlville. This was the second time in over 35 years that the Troop hosted the event. About 50 individuals registered for the event. This year there was snow for the sleds, so […]