Morrisville Public Library news


Michelle Rounds, Library Director

We are raffling off two children’s Easter baskets now! Get your tickets at the library or from any library trustee. Tickets are $1 each! Winners will be announced on April 13! Stop in and view the baskets and buy your tickets today!

Please join us for Kiddies Korner, our […]

Utica man charged with felony marijuana possession

On March 23, 2017, The New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested Manuel Heredia, 20, of Catherine Street, Utica, for third-degree criminal possession of marijuana (a class E felony).

During the evening hours of March 23, a search warrant was executed at a Catherine Street apartment after information was obtained that Heredia was […]

Five OCC Students to Receive SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Student Excellence

Five Onondaga Community College students will receive SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Student Excellence April 5 in Albany. The awards will be presented by SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher during a ceremony in the Empire State Plaza Convention Center.

Honorees demonstrated the ability to combine academic excellence with other accomplishments which may include leadership, campus involvement, […]

Oneida Police Department blotter

On March 24, 2017, Estelle K. Carroll, 29, 405 Seneca St., Oneida was issued a criminal summons for 13 counts of all night parking.

On March 25, 2017, Terrell S. Todd, 28, 348 Lenox Ave., Oneida, was charged with criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and unlawful possession of marihuana. He was arraigned in Oneida City Court […]

Herkimer Historical Society joins Rotary to discusses its upcoming World War I events

Pictured from left are Rotary Treasurer Elyse Enea Bellows, Rotary Secretary Bonny Brownrigg, Herkimer Historical Society Speaker Margaret Sinclair, Fran Peruzzi and Rotary Club President Heather Irons.

At Tuesday’s weekly Rotary meeting Fran Peruzzi, and Margaret Sinclair speakers for the Herkimer Historical Society discussed the Herkimer Historical Societies upcoming exhibit on “Herkimer County’s Involvement […]

Cazenovia Public Library to Host College Webinar Series

The Cazenovia Public Library will host a College Webinar Series at 7 p.m. Monday, April 10, and Tuesday, April 25, in the Community Room. Renee Joseph, Independent Education Consultant and founder of Majorly Me, LLC, will lead both events.

Session I: “The Recruited College Athlete” will feature a brief presentation by Joseph followed by a […]

American Red Cross Family Preparedness Night

Event slated for Friday, March 31, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.

The American Red Cross of Central New York is hosting a Family Preparedness Night this Friday, March 31, at its Syracuse location. Presentations will focus on family members of all ages; Citizen Preparedness Corps training for teens and adults along with a Pillowcase Project session […]

Schneiderman issues statement on sanctuary jurisdictions

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement:

“Despite what Attorney General Sessions implied this afternoon, state and local governments and law enforcement have broad authority under the Constitution to not participate in federal immigration enforcement.

“As my office’s legal guidance makes clear, President Trump lacks the constitutional authority to broadly cut off funding […]

Madison County rabies vaccination clinic

Madison County’s first rabies vaccination clinic in 2017 is this week, Wednesday, March 29, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Madison Fire Department at 7362 Route 20 in the town of Madison.

This clinic is free for Madison County residents, however voluntary donations are appreciated per pet to help defray clinic costs.


LETTER: Constituents active and informed; representatives need to listen

To the Editor: I don’t think that the Republicans in Congress really understand what’s going on. I think that they have deluded themselves into thinking that they are beloved by their constituents and that those constituents will just turn a blind eye to their behavior out of affection or disinterest. That may have been true […]

Herkimer County HealthNet offers healthy store initiative

Pictured are Mohawk Village Market Store Owner Kathy Welch and HCHN Program Coordinator Elyse Enea.

Herkimer County HealthNet is committed to creating opportunities for those residing in Herkimer County to learn more about healthy eating habits. A new program at HCHN, Healthy Store Initiative, assists store owners in identifying and promoting healthy and fresh […]

Maple sap tubing research update posted by farmer-driven program

The farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program has posted the latest research results from NNY Maple Specialist Michael Farrell, director of the Cornell Uihlein Research Forest in Lake Placid.

Farrell evaluated the production efficiencies of two sizes of maple sap tubing in gravity-based collection systems. The Evaluating 3/16-inch Maple Sap Tubing Systems Under Natural […]