Tenney Helps Secure Contract for Assured Information Security Inc. in Rome

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that Assured Information Security, Inc., in Rome, has been awarded a multi-million dollar Government Services Administration contract.

Founded in 2001, AIS is an information technology company that has played a leading role in supporting critical cyber operations for the federal government, working with both the […]

Festivities in and around Hamilton

The community festivities in Hamilton now cover a two week period around the Fourth of July.

The highlight remains the annual Fourth of July parade. This year’s theme is “The Melting Pot that is America.” In 2016, 120 entries entertained the thousands of individuals lined up along the two mile parade route that winds the […]

PAC 99 schedule for week of June 25, 2017

Monday, June 26

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Oneida High School Honors Convocation 2107 June 5 11:13 a.m., 4:13 p.m. and 9:13 p.m.: Oneida High School Graduation Exercises2017 June 24

Tuesday, June 27

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Mansion House Speakers: AIDS and Reproductive Rights Activism in the creation of Queer […]

Great Swamp Conservancy’s annual community garage sale

Repurpose, recycle and reuse is the GSC’s theme for this annual garage sale July 7 and 8 from 9 am – 3 pm. The sale will take place in the back barn past the silo, with a variety of treasures. Families or individuals may rent a 10’ x 10’ space for $8 for the 2 […]

Healthcare rally remains peaceful

Approximately 25 activists showed in New Hartford at a peaceful rally opposing the extreme cuts to health care expected in the still secret Senate bill.

Rained threatened, but held out.

Drivers offered honks, thumbs-up, and jeers.

Photos courtesy Jonathan Lipe.








Mohawk Valley Nine promise support for Vernon Downs

Brian Miller

The Mohawk Valley Nine, a bipartisan coalition of state legislators representing Herkimer, Madison and Oneida counties, today voiced their strong support for Vernon Downs. Following a meeting of the Mohawk Valley Nine to discuss end of session priorities, the delegation released a statement pledging to work together to save Vernon Downs.

“Vernon […]

County Anticipates New Solar Array to Produce Annual Savings of $150,000

There is never a dull moment at the Madison County Landfill site on Buyea Road in Lincoln.

A large scale solar array is currently being constructed in the ARE Park on Buyea Road The array consists of 7,752 individual solar panels and is anticipated to produce about 2,890,500 kWh annually. Madison County anticipates

Madison County […]

PAC 99 schedule for week of June 18, 2017

Monday, June 19

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Peterboro Civil War Weekend: Opening Memorial 2017 9:20 a.m., 2:20 p.m. and 7:20 p.m.: Peterboro Civil War Weekend: Dr. Norman K. Dann, Ph.D., “The Connection of John Brown with Gerrit Smith” 10:11 a.m., 3:11 p.m. and 8:11 p.m.: Peterboro Civil War Weekend: “The Secret Six […]

Canastota churches join in the Boxing Hall of Fame parade

Members of the Canastota Area Association of Churches line up to prepare to march in the 2017 Boxing Hall of Fame parade.

Making their third consecutive appearance in Canastota’s annual “moment in the international limelight”, the Canastota Area Association of Churches again turned out to showcase Christian unity and joy in their faith.


County works to establish Agriculture and Renewable Energy Park

John M. Becker

As Madison County works to create jobs and put land back on the tax rolls, sustainability is always important. Development of an Agricultural and Renewable Energy Park at the Buyea Road landfill site is an important step in establishing sustainable, energy-efficient businesses, creating new job opportunities and putting land back on […]

CORE FCU awards community grants

CORE Federal Credit Union recently awarded a number of grants to not-for-profit and community organizations located in or serving Madison County through its seventh annual Community Grant Program.

Grant dollars were awarded based on the needs of the organization applying, the programs’ projected impact on the community, and the number of requests received. CORE received […]

NYSAC recognizes Madison County with Risk Management Award

The New York State Association of Counties recognized Madison County for their efforts to improve worker safety and risk management. Madison County earned NYSAC’s Pioneer Award at the Annual Meeting of the Public Employer Risk Management Association.

“We take great pride in our members’ commitment to professionalism, safety, and risk management,” said NYSAC President William […]