Ten Holiday Cooking Safety Tips from the Red Cross

Millions of people will gather for Thanksgiving to enjoy time with loved ones and a delicious holiday dinner. With cooking being the number one cause of home fires, the American Red Cross recommends that everyone follow these fire safety steps:

Install a smoke alarm near your kitchen, on each level of your home, […]

MOBOCES Announces 1 st Period Honor Roll

The following students have been named to the High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the Alternative Education High School program at Madison-Oneida BOCES for the first marking period.


Camden Sierra Hildebrandt

Oneida Grace Jayson

Rome Michael Allen Jr.; Joshua Brown; Madison Butler; Isaiah Cvetezar; Tylor Donovan; Mallory Garcia; Pedro […]

Colgate Bookstore announces December events

Colgate Bookstore

The Colgate Bookstore (3 Utica St., Hamilton) is celebrating the holiday shopping season with aplomb! Here’s what is happening in December:

Friday, Dec. 8, from 9 am – 7 pm is our annual Customer Appreciation Day! The entire bookstore will be 13 percent all day long (some exclusions do apply). There will […]

Area students intern through SUNY Oswego in fall 2017

Several SUNY Oswego students from the area took part in internships in fall 2017 with a wide variety of employers through the college’s Center for Experiential Learning, providing a strong on-the-job learning experience to amplify their coursework.

Zachary Snow of South Court Street in Canastota, a junior chemistry major, interned with Port of Oswego Authority […]

Cazenovia Public Library to Host Interactive Junior Book Club

“The Wild and Wonderful Readers” junior book club will hold its next meeting Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 3:30 p.m., in the Cazenovia Public Library Story Garden Room. The session will combine book discussion, games, and hands-on creative activities. The group will discuss Anne Ursu’s award winning novel, Breadcrumbs.

Eleven-year-old friends Hazel […]

Free Hatha Yoga Classes at Utica Library

The Utica Public Library is offering Hatha Yoga with Kristy Caruso Mondays, Jan. 8, 22 and 29, at 6:30 p.m.

Hatha Yoga is a practical philosophy that incorporates physical postures, breathwork and meditation to bring balance and harmony to the mind/body. This ancient science of wellness and peace is appropriate and beneficial to all ages.


2017 Stockings For Seniors – Watertown DBA & Watertown Urban Mission

The Watertown Downtown Business Association and Watertown Urban Mission will be organizing the third annual “Stockings For Seniors,” a community effort to bring some holiday cheer to seniors in Watertown. The goal is to provide 300 stockings to seniors around Watertown.

The Watertown DBA and Watertown Urban Mission are asking the community for donations of […]

City of Oneida announces holiday hours

The City of Oneida offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, and Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

The Oneida City Court will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and will reopen for their regular hours from 8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, 2017.


Schneiderman announces additional $20 million in funding for Homeowner Protection Program

Latest Investment Brings Total HOPP Funding To $130 Million; Program Funded By A.G. Schneiderman’s Settlements With The Big Banks

HOPP Has Helped Over 80,000 Families Statewide Avoid Foreclosure Since 2012

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced an additional $20 million in funding for the fifth year of his Homeowner Protection Program, which connects homeowners […]

Stein joins Morrisville State softball staff as assistant coach

Morrisville State College head softball coach, Brittany Stroop, announced the addition of Christin Stein to the Mustang coaching staff, as assistant coach.

Stein, who joined the staff for the fall season, comes to Morrisville State from Pacific University, where she was a two-year member of the Division I program as an […]

Morrisville Public Library news

Michelle Rounds, Library Director

Please join us for one of our last Play Mahjong’s until spring. Join us on Monday December 4 from 1-3pm. Like to play Mahjong? Want to learn how to play without using the computer? Willing to teach young and old.

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour is going strong. Bring […]

UAlbany’s Living-Learning Communities Volunteer Through Day of Service

More than 500 new Living-Learning Community students spent one of their first weekends at UAlbany volunteering on-campus and in the City of Albany through opportunities provided by the Living-Learning Community Connections weekend.

On Saturday, Sept. 16, about 250 students volunteered to support Albany Medical Center, The Capital City Rescue Mission, CHIME (an after-school music program), […]