Chamber to award Liberty Resources 2017 Distinguished Service Award

The Greater Oneida Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the 2017 Distinguished Service Award will be presented to Liberty Resources. The award will be presented at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner Nov. 3, 2017, at the Kallet Civic Center.

The Distinguished Service Award is given every year to a community member, business, or organization […]

Ribbon cutting and grand opening held at Arby’s

Pictured from left Monique Smith – Chamber Board, Jennifer Cossette – Chamber Board, R. Daniel Soules – Owner, Penny Barker- District Manager, Robert Kelley- President Of Operations, Mark Dunn – Owner, Mayor Leo Matzke, Common Councilor Al Cohen, Duane DeFrees – Chamber Board, Royale Scuderi – Chamber Executive Director. Photo Credit: Ryan Rifenburg

The […]

Running of the ducks: Community Action Partnership benefits from duck derby

On Saturday, 9/9/2017, CAP held its first Duck Derby to benefit the families and children CAP works with. The Derby began at Chittenango Creek and ended at the Grand. There were 200 ducks in the race supported by community members. Prizes awarded included cash, gift cards to local restaurants and businesses. CAP plans to hold […]

Syracuse Regional Airport Authority announces regular, annual meeting schedule

The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority annual meeting and regular committee meeting are scheduled for:

Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 11:00 a.m. – annual Meeting 11:30 a.m. – regular Meeting

at the Syracuse Hancock International Airport Syracuse Regional Airport Authority Board Room.

For more information, contact the SRAA at (315) 454-3263 or


Griffo, Brindisi Secure $1 million to strengthen assets at Griffiss Business and Technology Park

State Senator Joseph Griffo and State Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi today announced $1 million in state funding they have secured that will significantly enhance the research, defense and economic assets within the Griffiss Business and Technology Park in Rome.

The following entities will each receive a share of this funding, which will ultimately help […]

Taste of Hops: food and beer pairing, craft beer sampling at Hop Fest Sept. 16

Pictured are patrons enjoying last year’s Taste of Hops. This year’s Taste of Hops is Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.

Buy your advance tickets now for the Taste of Hops: food and beer pairing and Craft Beer Sampling at the Madison County Hop Fest on Sept. 16, 2017, at the Madison County Historical Society in […]

Lenox Democrats to caucus Sept. 15

Submitted by Douglas Blanchard

A caucus of the Democratic Party for the purpose of nominating candidates for the Lenox town election Nov. 7, 2017, will be held at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in the first-floor conference room of the Canastota Municipal Building.

The positions for nominations are supervisor, town clerk/collector, highway superintendent, and […]

ICYMI: Rally to protest end of DACA planned for 5 p.m. TODAY

President Trump is expected to announce the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program which will be enforced after a six-month delay. This program has protected undocumented children from deportation who were brought to the United States by immigrant parents. They are often referred to as “Dreamers.”

For these children, the […]

Democratic Party plans Georgetown caucus Sept. 15

A caucus of the Democratic Party for the purpose of nominating candidates for the Georgetown town election Nov. 7, 2017 will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in the Georgetown municipal building, 995 State Route 26, Georgetown.

The positions for nominations are supervisor, town clerk/collector, town justice, highway superintendent, two town councilors […]

PAC 99 schedule week of Sept. 3, 2017 

Tuesday, Sept. 5

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Oneida Rotary Club meeting of Aug. 29: Officer Jordan Saves the Day with Jordan Barahmeh and Republican Party Candidates for the 2017 Elections 9:31 a.m., 2:31 p.m. and 7:31 p.m.: Oneida Common Council Special meeting of Aug. 29

Wednesday, Sept. 6

9 a.m., 2 p.m. […]

Brindisi addresses Madison-Chenango Call to Action

A standing-room-only crowd of approximately 90 people overflowed from the parlor at the Colgate Inn Wednesday, Aug. 30, to hear Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi, NY22 congressional candidate.

Chris Rossi, a member of the steering committee of Madison-Chenango Call to Action, introduced the meeting by reading the group’s mission statement, which stresses its nonpartisan and nonviolent orientation.


Lebanon board to hold hearing, forum at Sept. 11 town board meeting

Lebanon town officials will hold a public hearing on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 on a proposed law to create a Community Choice Aggregation for local residents to reduce electric costs through a group purchase agreement utilizing the Municipal Electric Government Association and will also seek input on significant proposed changes in the town’s Land Management […]