Teens brave rain for ultimate scavenger hunt

On May 13, Rogers Environmental Center hosted their second “Ultimate Teen Scavenger Hunt,” sponsored by the Hamilton Area Community Coalition. Local teens and parents formed teams and braved the rain to complete a series of nature challenges throughout the park. Challenges included using a trail map to find QR codes hidden in the woods, recording […]

Mohawk Valley Community Action to host Family Fun Day Friday, May 26

Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency is hosting its annual Family Fun Day tomorrow for all of the families who are enrolled in the Agency’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

The agency annually invites all families participating in the program to a day of activities, food and community to celebrate the end of the […]

Bar-20 Cowboy Action Shooters hosting IDPA shoot May 27

Hello Everyone, Bar-20 Cowboy Action Shooters would like to remind people of the IDPA shoot on Saturday, May 27. This is at the Eatonbrook Rod and Gun Club, West Wilcox Road, West Eaton. Right now the weather is looking good so come out and join us.

There will be four stages set up (around 70 […]

UPDATE: 2017 Race Schedule Route 20 Road Challenge

Organizers for the Route 20 Road Challenge released the 2017 schedule today. Participants who run in four events receive a $5 gift card, five events for a $10 card, and seven events for a lightweight running jacket with Route 20 Road Challenge logo. For more information, visit www.nyroute20.com.

The Series is in its 18th year, […]

Town of Lenox announces youth event during BHOF Weekend

Lenox youth, BMX bikers and skateboarders are invited Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Weekend to meet boxing champion Gerry Cooney at the Lenox Skate Park (230 North Peterboro St.) from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2017.

Cooney, a BHOF celebrity guest, will make a special appearance to meet skateboarders, BMX riders and area […]

Mohawk Valley Rotary plans spring fling family fun

Join us to support the Mohawk Valley Rotary’s Spring Fling Family Event at Francesca’s Banquet Hall, in Ilion onSunday, May 21, from noon to 3 p.m. Cost is $5 per ticket, proceeds benefiting the MVRC’s community service projects. The Mohawk Valley Rotary Club encompasses the areas of Herkimer, Frankfort, Mohawk, and Ilion.

This event will […]

Secret Garden Tour and Tea to benefit Karing Kitchen

Some of Oneida’s bestkept secrets – its beautiful gardens – will be open for public tours during an inaugural fundraising event to benefit the Karing Kitchen June 10 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Six gardens throughout Oneida will be showcased and welcomed guests can take leisurely strolls through the charming trails of iconic perennial flowers, […]

Celebrate National Trails Day at Rogers Center with Excelsior Conservation Corps

A young explorer adventures out on one of the many Rogers Center hiking paths.Community members are invited to help the Excelsior Conservation Corps with trail maintenance tasksduring “National Trails Day” on June 3. Photo courtesy Friends of Rogers

Help restore one of the many hiking paths at Rogers Center by volunteering on “National Trails […]

New bike-friendly certification for Canalway Trail businesses rolls out

Parks & Trails New York and the New York State Canal Corporation launch new bike-friendly business certification program along Canalway Trail; Release initial list of certified businesses

Parks & Trails New York and the New York State Canal Corporation today introduced Bike Friendly New York, a new certification program for businesses along the Canalway Trail […]

Sign dedication for Bull Family Nature Trail at Herkimer College

The Bull family was recently on hand for a sign dedication at the Bull Family Nature Trail located at Herkimer County Community College. The trail has long been named in memory of the late Lloyd and Carol Bull who were supporters of the Herkimer County College Foundation. Prior to the sign dedication, students and faculty […]

Woodland Farm Brewery announces release of limited bottles of barrel-aged beers

Woodland Farm Brewery is excited to announce the release of limited bottles of barrel-aged beers May 27 at 11 a.m. at the 6002 Trenton Road location in Utica. The time has finally come for our second barrel-aged bottle release. This time around, we aged our first-anniversary beer, Batch 2, in oak and a used bourbon […]

Miller attends Adirondack Day in Albany

Assemblyman Brian Miller speaks with representatives from different groups in the Adirondack region of New York State to promote regional tourism at Adirondack Day in Albany.

Recently, Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I-New Hartford) attended Adirondack Day in Albany, meeting with various groups to discuss the great resource New York has in the Adirondack Mountain Range […]