Grace Lutheran Church announces special services, events

Announcement: Ash Wednesday Worship Service, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Soup Supper at 6 p.m. Worship at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

Announcement: Mid-Week Lenten services, Wednesdays: March 8,15, 22, 29 and April 5. Soup Suppers at 6 p.m. Worship at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

Grace Lutheran Church, 3965 Carter Road (corner of Carter Road […]

Spirituality and Reform in the Burned-over District at the Madison County Historical Society March 22, 2017

Pictured is Spirit House in Georgetown, a mecca of Spiritualism in the mid-19th century. Spiritualism played a key role in reform in the Burned-over District.

Join us Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 7 p.m., for a discussion with Madis Senner about the dynamic relationship between Spirituality and Reform in 19th century New York and […]

The OPL offers diverting programs to students on winter break

Oneida Public Library

Oneida Public Library invites elementary- and middle-school students on winter break to come in out of the cold to enjoy a wide range of free programs from Tuesday, Feb. 21, through Friday, Feb. 24, including a farewell party for Humphrey the hamster, a snap circuit workshop, a teen coffeehouse and the […]

Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority celebrates its fifth tear of single-stream recycling

It has been five years since the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority successfully converted its Recycling Center from dual stream to single stream recycling. The Recycling Center produces high-quality recyclable material that is sent to markets and mills around the world to be made into new things.

The Authority’s original curbside recycling program began in 1991. […]

Morrisville State women tabbed second in preseason NEAC poll

The North Eastern Athletic Conference announced its 2017 Women’s Lacrosse preseason poll Friday, tabbing Morrisville State College to finish second, as voted on by the conference coaches.

Morrisville State received three first-place votes for 75 points in the poll, three behind defending champion SUNY Polytechnic who was nabbed as the preseason favorite with seven first-place […]

Canastota Community Band seeks members

The Canastota Community Band under the direction of Becky Sabin invites musicians of all levels to join them as they prepare for their upcoming spring and summer concert and parade schedule.

There are no auditions, and all instruments are needed and welcome.

Rehearsals are held Sundays at 7 the United Church of Canastota, Center […]

Madison County historian to interview veterans from World War II and Korean War

Matthew Urtz

Continuing the Madison County Historian’s Office Local Interview series Madison County Historian Matthew Urtz will be interviewing two veterans in March.

On Saturday, March 4, at 2 p.m., the Smithfield Community Center will host a special presentation with Korean War Veteran Lloyd Stoker and Madison County Historian Matthew Urtz.

Stoker was one […]

St. Lawrence University students named to dean’s list

The following students have been selected for inclusion on St. Lawrence University’s dean’s list for academic achievement during the fall 2016 semester.

Haley S. O’Brien of Cazenovia. O’Brien is a member of the Class of 2018 and is majoring in Biology. O’Brien attended Cazenovia High School. Amanda M. Korb of Deruyter. Korb is a member […]

DEC names Madison County New York’s 10th certified Climate Smart Community

Pictured are DEC Regional Director Matt Marko and Miss Earth United States 2016, Corrin Stellakis were on hand February 17, 2017 to recognize Madison County as the tenth local government in the State to be designated a Certified Climate Smart Community.

Madison County recognized state as model municipality for greenhouse gas reduction efforts; DEC […]

Cuomo warns of new and evolving tax season scams targeting preparers, other professionals

At Least 37 Companies with New York Employees Victimized as Identity Thieves Compromise More Than 5,000 Social Security Numbers

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today warned New York tax preparers and human resources professionals of new scams aimed at stealing confidential client and employee information after the New York State Tax Department identified at least 37 […]

PAC 99 schedule for week of Feb. 19, 2017

Tuesday, Feb. 21

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Canastota Schools Board of Education meeting of Feb. 14 10:46 a.m., 3:46 p.m. and 8:36 p.m.: Lincoln and his Family in the White House a talk by Jason Emerson at Oneida Public Library

Wednesday, Feb. 22

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Sherrill City […]

Schneiderman issues urgent fraud alert on ICE immigration scams

Attorney General’s Alert Follows New Reports Of Fraudsters Posing As ‘ICE’ Agents, Threatening To Detain Immigrants Unless They Pay Up

Schneiderman: ICE Agents Will Never Ask For Money

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued an urgent fraud alert this week, warning immigrant communities of potential scams in light of recent reports that fraudsters […]