Canastota Area Association of Churches announces Nation Day of Prayer event

The 11 member churches of the Canastota Area Association of Churches have organized a local observance of the National Day of Prayer at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at the United Church of Canastota on Center Street.

The gathering’s purpose is to lift up our nation to God for his guidance, mercy and blessing in […]

OPINION: Is Canada really a bad country?

by Arden Tewksbury

If anyone read certain news stories lately, they might get the impression that Canada has turned into a real bad country. Gosh, I always thought that Canada was one of the USA’s finest friends. I remember when dairy farmers used to go to Canada just to buy Canadian dairy cows. What happened?


Utica Public Library announces ‘Seven and Seven’ adult reading program

Utica Library

The Utica Public Library is taking a bold new step into the tech age with a radically new all-digital adult reading programming.

In June 2017, the library will launch its Seven and Seven adult reading program. This online program will run for seven months, June 2017 through December 2017. Participants will register […]

Chun Headed to Knight Commission Event

Colgate VP on Monday Panel About Increasing Diversity in College Sports Leadership

Colgate Vice President and Director of Athletics Victoria M. Chun ’91, MA’94 is among a handful of collegiate officials speaking to the Knight Commission Monday in Washington.

The event takes place at the National Press Club from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

The […]

Sheth issues statement on federal ruling in Spectrum-Time Warner Cable case

The following statement was issued today by Manisha Sheth, Executive Deputy Attorney General for Economic Justice, on behalf of the Office of the Attorney General:

“We are pleased by the federal court’s decision returning our consumer fraud action against Spectrum-Time Warner Cable to state court, where we filed it and where it belongs. The federal […]

Hamilton Public Library news

Hilary Virgil

Tuesday, May 9, at 10:30 a.m. – Story Time Story Time for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers is held in the children’s story room, led by Diana Cassulis. Story Time for preschoolers will be held in the community room and led by guest teacher Diane Harmon Needham. Story Time is held every […]

May 1: A Day Without Immigrants

John Furman, Central New York Citizens in Action, Inc.

On Monday, May 1, between 6 and 9 p.m., local citizens will hold a rally in support of immigrant rights and worker justice as part of national May Day actions. It will be held at the DeSales Center, 309 Genesee St., Utica, across the street […]

Eldercare Foundation’s “Gift of Age” cabaret honors Vilma Benjamin and Dr. Peter Huntington

2017 “Gift of Age” Cabaret honoree Peter Huntington, MD (middle), with Eldercare Foundation President & CEO Kate Rolf (right) and Eldercare Foundation Board Chair Anita P. Lombardi.

The Eldercare Foundation’s 10th annual “Gift of Age” Cabaret was held on Friday, April 7, 2017, in memory of the late Amelia Greiner, community advocate and founder […]

DiNapoli: Dangerous Dodd-Frank roll back plan threatens consumers, markets, investors

State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today wrote to members of the House Financial Services Committee, including Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling and members of the New York Congressional delegation, to express his strong opposition to the Financial CHOICE Act, which is the subject of a committee hearing.

“The authors must have hoped Americans have amnesia and […]

‘Soldier’s Joy’ at OPL breathes new life into Civil War music

Amanda Straney (l.) on fiddle and vocals and Bill Fahy (r.) on banjo and guitar return to Oneida Public Library to perform a whole new show, Solider’s Joy: The Civil War in Songs and Letters, Wedesday evening, May 17.

In a new partnership created to perform the music of the Civil War era, […]

PAC 99 schedule for week of April 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 2

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Mansion House Series: Beth LeGere and Molly Jessup “Reproductive Freedom – Who Decides?” 10:01 a.m., 3:01 p.m. and 8:01 p.m.: Sherrill City Commission Meeting of April 24

Wednesday, May 3

9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Oneida Rotary Club Meeting of April 25: Old […]

Troopers investigate fatal one-car crash in town of Pompey

State Police in Lafayette are investigating a one-car fatal crash that occurred on Henneberry Road in the town of Pompey.

Investigation revealed that, at approximately 10 a.m., a 2011 Mercedes operated by Alice M. Angelo, 83, from Pompey, was traveling north on Henneberry Road, south of Burke Road, when the vehicle drove off the east […]