Mohawk Valley Rotary Club celebrated its annual Changing of the Guard Dinner

2017-2018 Officers, Treasurer Travis Olivera, Secretary Elyse Enea Bellows, President Cindy Bennett, Vice-President Bonny Brownrigg, Past President Heather Irons, President-Elect Francesca Magro.

In a time honored tradition the Mohawk Valley Rotary celebrated its “Changing of the Guard” ceremony Tuesday, June 27. The traditional gavel exchange took place between now Past President Heather Irons and […]

Stirpe: Making strides to move Central New York forward

Al Stirpe

Now that the legislative session has come to a close for my colleagues and I in the New York State Assembly, it’s a great time to look back and see all we accomplished for Central New York. From helping alleviate congestion in Syracuse and addressing flooding issues to protecting consumers and helping […]

Stirpe: Onondaga County receives vital funding to improve roads

Al Stirpe

“Our roads are the veins that connect Central New York. Every day, countless New Yorkers use them to get to work, visit local businesses and go to school. They’re a critical asset to our local economy, from helping tourists reach all the attractions we have to offer to help people do their […]

Lebanon explores residential bulk electricity purchasing program

Program will help lower residential electricity rates and protect consumers from predatory marketers

Residents of the Town of Lebanon are encouraged to learn about Community Choice Aggregation, the new residential bulk electricity purchasing program at a public education session to be held at Town Hall, 1210 Bradley Brook Road, Saturday, July 22, 2017, from 10 […]

PAC 99 schedule for week of July 8, 2017

Tuesday, July 11

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Oneida Common Council Meeting of July 5 9:46 a.m., 2:46 p.m. and 7:46 p.m.: Town of Sullivan Board Meeting of July 5th

Wednesday, July 12

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Oneida Public Library Speakers: “A History of MoTown” With Dennis McDermott and Michael […]

New 2 U Thrift Store grand re-opening held June 27

The New 2 U Thrift Store, located at 726 Washington St. in Downtown Utica, has been undergoing major renovations. We are excited to announce that the store will now be hosting a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting ceremony with the Chamber of Commerce; on Tuesday, June 27th at 10am. We hope that you can join […]

Whitelaw Old Home Day coming Aug. 5

On Saturday, August 5, 2017, Whitelaw Presbyterian Church will be celebrating their 59th annual “Old Home Day.” The theme this year is“Power of Music.”

Old Home Day is a fun-packed, family-oriented day that begins with the Grand Parade at 11 a.m. and culminates with the Erick D. Stevens Memorial Fireworks at 9:45 p.m. The highlight […]

Lebanon Town Board announces meeting agenda for July 10

The Lebanon Town Board will hold its regular meeting Monday, July 10, at 7:30 p.m. at the town offices at 1210 Bradley Brook Road, Earlville. The agenda is as follows:

I. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance

II. Privilege of the Floor

III. Approval of Minutes

IV. Payment of Bills and Claims

V. Town Officer Reports


DEC to host public meeting for proposed Otisco Lake boat launch

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will host a public meeting to provide information and answer questions about its proposal to develop a DEC Boat Launch Site on Otisco Lake, located in the town of Spafford, Onondaga County.

The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the Amber […]

Notes from the Town of Hamilton’s June meeting

Chris Rossi

Chris Rossi, Hamilton Town Councilwoman

Hamilton Mayor Bob McVaugh reminded us that July is a busy month for the Village of Hamilton, with the parade on July 4th and a performance by Symphoria on the Village Green on July 6th. Colgate is bringing a military band to Hamilton for a public performance […]

Summer Birds at Cush Hill

The Chenango Bird Club continues its summer evening birdwatching series by searching for birds at Rogers Environmental Education Center’s Cush Hill property on Wednesday, July 12. Meet in the visitor parking lot at Rogers Center at 6:00 pm to carpool to Cush Hill.

Birds are busy with courting and nesting, […]

Assistant District Governor Anthony Piana visits Mohawk Valley Rotary Club

Rotarian Irving Mason, Club President Heather Irons, Assistant District Gov. Anthony Piana, President Elect Cindy Bennett, Treasurer Elyse Enea Bellows.

Mohawk Valley Rotary Club members welcomed Assistant District Governor Anthony Piana at their weekly meeting. Piana spoke about how many area Rotary clubs are involved in significant local and international service activities.

The theme […]