Tribute to United States culture at Utica Public Library

This October the Utica Public Library will present their annual Cultural Spotlight with focus on a culture that is dear to many, United States (American) culture. The kick-off event will be “An Evening of American Cuisine” Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 6:30 p.m.

Classic American dishes like macaroni and cheese and chicken à la king (yes, […]

Schneiderman, bipartisan coalition of AGs expand multistate investigation into opioid crisis

Attorneys General Demand Information And Documents From Major Opioid Manufacturers And Distributors

Investigation Is Latest Step In A.G. Schneiderman’s Multi-Levered Approach To Address The Opioid Epidemic

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that a bipartisan coalition of 41 attorneys general from across the country has demanded information and documents from the manufacturers and […]

COLUMN: Citizens respectful at Tenney campaign’s “town hall”

Submitted by Indivisible Mohawk Valley

U.S. Representative Claudia Tenney held a ‘Town Hall’ for the express goal of meeting with her constituents in the 22nd District. In an interview with Utica Observer Dispatch in April she stated, “We’re looking forward to engaging [via a town hall]. I can’t wait to do one.”

However, this […]

Fatherhood Connection to begin

Pastor Reggie Cox

Madison County Department of Social Services Commissioner Michael Fitzgerald reminds professionals in the community that DSS and The Fatherhood Connection are hosting the next session of Fatherhood Connection. The next 13-week session will begin Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pathways Wellness Center at 148 Main […]

Three men’s basketball games to air nationally on CBS Sports Network

Colgate to take on Bucknell, Navy on national television

At least three Colgate men’s basketball games will air nationally on CBS Sports Network as part of the Patriot League television package, as announced Tuesday. Raider fans nation-wide can tune into CBS Sports Network to watch Colgate take on Bucknell on both Jan. 15 and Feb. […]

RPI football roster set; Engineers off to 3-0 start

The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute football roster has been finalized and the Engineers are off to a 3-0 start. RPI, which has played in the post-season each of the past three years, travels to Buffalo State for a non-league game Saturday at noon.

Team members include Keaton Ackermann of Erieville, an aeronautical engineering major; and Rory […]

Serving Beginning Farmers in New York Workshop

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency is holding a workshop for organizations and individuals that serve new and beginning farmers. The workshop will take place from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Thursday, Sept. 28, at the new Embassy Suites hotel located at 311 Hiawatha Blvd W, Syracuse.

Representatives from FSA, SCORE, Cornell Small […]

COLUMN: Events of Historical Note

Matthew Urtz

On Wednesday Sept. 20, at 5:30 pm the Oneida County History Center will host a special book signing with author Wade Lallier.

Lallier will sign copies of his new book Chenango Canal: The Million Dollar Ditch, a book which chronicles the story of a central New York Canal and how it changed […]

Morrisville State College Dairy Club to host 35th annual Autumn Review Sale

Morrisville State College student Serena Gabel during 2016 Autumn Review Sale. Photo courtesy Ken Chapman

The Morrisville State College Dairy Club is set to host its annual Autumn Review Sale Saturday, Sept. 16.

The sale, entering its 35th year, begins at 11 a.m. at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Madison County Building on Eaton Street […]

Schneiderman leads new lawsuit to protect fuel efficiency standards

Five AGs Tell Trump Administration It Cannot Delay Rule That Would Reduce Emissions And Pollution And Save Consumers Money

Rule Would Encourage Automakers To Meet Or Exceed Fuel Efficiency Standards, Which Would Reduce Carbon Emissions By 1.8 Billion Metric Tons And Save Each Consumer $1,650

Leading a coalition of five attorneys general, New York […]

Dr. Wagner tells the rest of the story of suffrage

Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner will present The Rest of the Suffrage Story at 1:30 Sunday,September 24, at the Smithfield Community Center, 5255 Pleasant Valley Road, Peterboro

Sally Roesch Wagner PhD, Founder and Executive Director of the Matilda Joslyn Gage Center for Social Justice Dialogue in Fayetteville will be the final speaker for the Peterboro […]

Reality Check youth pick up butts at Sylvan Beach

Pictured from left are Hailey Bernet, Bailey Foster, Josh Drake, Adam Wojsiat and Kat Wojsiat.

A local group of teens headed to Sylvan Beach this past weekend to collect cigarette butts. Reality Check works to reduce youth exposure to tobacco marketing in stores and on screen and they also want to educate localities on […]