Brindisi issues statement following State of the Union address

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica issued the following statement reacting to President Trump’s State of the Union address:

“Tonight, we heard from the President about the importance of rebuilding America’s crumbling infrastructure, investing in job training and vocational schools, lowering healthcare and drug costs, improving treatment options for those addicted to drugs, and investing in […]

Madison County Democratic Committee endorses Brindisi for Congress

Anthony Brindisi addresses the Madison County Democratic Committee at the Colgate Inn. Photo courtesy Bruce Moseley

Madison County Democratic Committee Endorses Brindisi for Congress

Submitted by Wanda Warren Berry

On Jan. 27, 2018, the Madison County Democratic Committee unanimously endorsed Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi as its candidate for New York’s 22nd Congressional District. The meeting […]

Stirpe: Nominate CNY women making a difference for the 2018 Women of Distinction Awards

Al Stirpe

Stirpe: Nominate CNY women making a difference for the 2018 Women of Distinction Awards

There is no shortage of extraordinary women doing incredible work across New York State, especially here in Central New York. They are doctors, tending to our wounds and getting us back on our feet. […]

Madison County to revisit local plastic bag ban law

Jim Goldstein, Solid Waste Committee Chairman

Public asked to remind their elected representatives of their views

The Madison County Solid Waste and Recycling Committee met Tuesday, Jan. 23, and reviewed our local law on a ban on certain types of carryout plastic bags.

Three public hearings were held on the […]

Oneida Common Council announces special meeting




6:30 PM

________________________________ *Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance / Roll Call 1. PROPOSED LOCAL LAW: Receive and place on file a proposed Local Law amending the local law and municipal […]

PAC 99 schedule for the week of Jan. 28, 2018

PAC 99 schedule for the week of Jan. 28, 2018

Tuesday, Jan. 30

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Oneidas Club, January 25, with NYS Senator David J. Valesky 9:26 a.m., 2:26 p.m. and 7:26 p.m.: Sherrill-Kenwood Public Library Presents: John Taibi, “Sherrill Railroads” 10:29 a.m., 3:29 p.m. and 8:29 […]

From Town Hall: Town of Hamilton Jan. 11, 2018

Chris Rossi

Submitted by Chris Rossi

The January meeting is the Town’s annual organizational meeting. Appointments to the Town Office staff as well as boards and committees were made for the upcoming year.

One-year appointments for 2018 include:

Historian – Jack Loop

Dog Control Officer – Larry Butts

Code Enforcement Officer – Mark Miller


Democratic caucus to be held in Canastota Jan. 28

A caucus of the Democratic party for the purposes of nominating candidates for the Canastota Village Election onMarch 20, 2018 will be held at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 28, in the first-floor conference room of the Canastota municipal building.

The positions for nominations are Village Justice and two Village Trustee. All […]

Robin Denney Joins M. Griffith Investment Services, Inc.

Robin Denney

Robin Denney Joins M. Griffith Investment Services, Inc.

M. Griffith Investment Services, Inc., announced that Robin Denney has joined the firm as an accounting manager. Denney brings with her more than a decade of experience in accounting with companies such as Oneida Savings Bank and Oneida Financial. M. Griffith Investment Services, […]

Local groups form alliance in Morrisville

The Center of New York Economic Alliance is pleased to announce its charter date of Jan. 10, 2018.

Located geographically in the center of New York state, CONYEA is composed of local business and organization leaders as well as individuals that have an interest in the prosperity of the region. Through their endeavors with business, […]

Madison County named a National Weather Service StormReady community

Madison County named a National Weather Service StormReady community

Madison County’s Office of Emergency Management was recognized recently by the National Weather Service as being StormReady.

The StormReady Program recognizes emergency management programs that take a proactive approach to improving local hazardous weather operations and awareness. It also recognizes emergency management programs with improved communication […]

Leadership Mohawk Valley Announces 2018 Follow the Leaders Honorees

Leadership Mohawk Valley Announces 2018 Follow the Leaders Honorees

Individuals: Lenora D’Apice, Community Wellness Partners; Jacob DiBari, American Building Components; Mark Dudek, The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter; Cathy Newell, Mohawk Ltd.; Frank Reid, Arc Herkimer; Ernie Talerico, Rescue Mission of Utica; Dennis Webster, Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired; and Steve Zogby, Scalzo, Zogby […]