Madison County businesses win SBA Small Business Excellence Awards

Patrick MacKrell, NYBDC, John Gibbs, Solvay Bank, Alfio LaRosa, ATL Plumbing & Mechanical, LLC, Tina LaRosa, ATL Plumbing & Mechanical, LLC, and Bernard J. Paprocki, SBA.

Three local small businesses were recognized during National Small Business Week at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 19th annual Small Business Excellence Awards luncheon in Syracuse on Friday, […]

Greater Oneida Chamber names Madison Bistro business of the month May 2017

Chamber Executive Director Royale Scuderi, Owners Lisa Campanie and Victor Ramirez, Chamber Board Members Kim Caro and Jayne Wentworth.

The Greater Oneida Chamber of Commerce has named Madison Bistro Member of the Month for May. Madison Bistro opened their doors in 2011. Their mission is to be a farm-to-table restaurant.

Owner Lisa Campanie, an […]

Tri-Valley Masonic Lodge to host breakfast fundraiser

The Tri-Valley Masonic Lodge, 611 Stone St., Oneida, is hosting an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast Saturday, May 20, from 8 to 11 a.m. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Rainbow Girls of Fidelity Assembly #30.

Pancakes (plain, chocolate chip, cinnamon chip or gluten free), scrambled eggs, home fries, bacon, sausage, orange juice, coffee and tea […]

Utica Elks hosts awards dinner

Pictured from left are Troop 111 Boy Scout Master Walter Grzesik Sr., Newsletter Editor/Public Relations Kathleen Kraus, Secretary Ann McDonald and Past Exalted Ruler Kevin McDonald.

Utica BPOE Lodge 33 recently held an awards banquet to honor three individuals who have been quite active with the business of this lodge.

Our “Elk of the […]

Local action group sends second request for evidence of paid protesters to Claudia Tenney

Madison Chenango Call to Action, a nonpartisan group of Congressional District 22 citizens who are concerned with the extreme agenda of Donald Trump, has asked Representative Claudia Tenney for a second time, to provide evidence for her claim that her work is being disrupted by “paid protesters.”

In March, we sent Ms. Tenney […]

How’s Your Constitution?

A forum on how our government works

Are you confused by our government? Do you want to know how it all works? Come to the Poolville Community Center at 7 p.m., May 17, to learn about the layers of our government; how it is supposed to work and the causes for its dysfunction.

Madison-Chenango Call […]

Job Corps Orientation for 16 to 24 year olds in Wampsville

Job Corps, administered by the U.S. Dept. of Labor, offers free career technical training for 16-to-24-year-olds in the following areas: auto mechanics, auto body repair, medical and business office, C.N.A., L.P.N, construction, culinary arts, security guard and more.

The program includes up to two years education and training, campus housing, meals and other services. There […]

2017 Community Champions and anniversary Gala Celebration

Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency is getting ready to celebrate the 2017 Community Champions.

For 51 years, Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency has been dedicated to empowering local families toward positive self-sufficiency. The Community Champion Awards recognize the hard work and dedication of people in the community who are also dedicated to helping people and […]

Chittenango Rotary Club hosts 34rd annual Lobster Fest

The Rotary Club of Chittenango will host its 34rd annual Lobster Fest Saturday, May 20, from 2 to 6 p.m., at Jim Marshall Farms, 1978 New Boston Road, Chittenango. Tickets are $35. Advance tickets are available at Delphia’s Restaurant, McGowan’s Hardware or from any member of Chittenango Rotary.

The menu […]

SBA announces participants for 2017 Emerging Leaders Class in Syracuse

Pictured from left are (front row) Steve Barr, SBA; Grace Conners, SBA; Salvatore Lomedico, Sal’s Pizza & Restaurant; Dana Scherzi, Scherzi Systems, LLC; Jennifer Purtell, Quality Mechanical Services; Elizabeth Peterson, Downtown Decorations Inc.; Matthew Holt, Kishmish Inc.; Tracy Foltz, Falk Precision Inc.; John Liddy, The Tech Garden; and Bernard J. Paprocki, SBA; (back row) […]

Canal Clean Sweep, Second Time Around

Twenty community-caring people, including a group of freshmen from Hamilton College volunteered over the weekend for 7 1/2 hours to pick up 21 bags of the winter’s trash, tires, paint cans and metal that were thrown on the Chenango Canal Towpath Trail and roadside of Canal Road, Bouckville.

This annual NYS Canal Clean Sweep event, […]

Road closing on South Court Street in the town of Lincoln

Madison County Highway Superintendent Joseph Wisinski issued the following statement Tuesday, May 2, 2017:

“Please be advised that the Madison County Highway Department will be closing a section of South Court Street in Lincoln Monday, May 15, 2017, due to a bridge installation.

“The closed section of South Court Street is located between Upper […]