State Police seek public assistance with identifying individual in surveillance photo

State Police in Marcy are investigating a property damage hit & run accident that occurred Friday, June 23, 2017 in the parking lot of the Country Convenience Store on State Route 8, in the Village of Bridgewater.

A surveillance photo shows a vehicle, possibly a Subaru wagon type vehicle, backing up in the parking […]

Bike Thru History Thursday, July 20

Mohawk Valley Path Through History is happy to announce its new bike trails system. We will be kicking off the new bike paths with an event this Thursday, July 20, at 10 a.m.

We will be announcing the new Bike Paths feature. Following the presentation, there will be an optional short, casual group ride through […]

Plans finalizing for sixth annual Nicaragua Mission Golf Tournament

Get ready for the sixth annual Nicaragua Mission Golf Tournament Friday, Sept. 22, at Kanon Valley Country Club, 8623 Lake Road Oneida.

Sign in begins at 11amwith a shotgun start scheduled for 12:30 p.m. The tournament is a “best-ball” format with prizes for best team score, longest drive, closest to the pin and a $1 […]

Build a Better You July 27 at Sullivan Free Library

Build a Better You, the theme of this year’s summer reading program, is the activity of the day for 7- to 12-year-olds July 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sullivan Free Library, 101 Falls Blvd., Chittenango.

Students can be dropped off for this session that combines technology & team-building, fairy tales and […]

State Police are investigating a homicide in Jefferson County

Taylor Beckstead

Devin Hunter Davis


On July 17, 2017, State Police in Watertown arrested Taylor I. Beckstead, age 20, formerly of 1620 Huntington St, apt K8, Watertown, NY, and Devin Hunter Davis, age 22, of 238 Lakeview Drive, Colonial Beach, Virginia. Both were charged with Murder in the 2nd Degree. This […]

Red Cross Seeks Volunteers to Install Smoke Alarms during Sound the Alarm Event

Volunteers to install 2,000 alarms in Western & Central New York

The American Red Cross is seeking people to volunteer their time and help save lives at the Sound the Alarm home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event between September 23-October 15.

“Sound the Alarm in Western and Central New York and be part […]

2017 Run for Recovery to Combat Substance Use in the North Country

Ninth Annual Event Embraces Local Community

For the ninth consecutive year, the Watertown Urban Mission will use its popular Run for Recovery 5k walk/run and 10k run to spread awareness of the dangers of substance use in the North Country. Unlike runs held in previous years, this year’s event will not be held in honor […]

Morrisville Public Library news

Michelle Rounds, Library Director

Summer Reading has begun! The theme this year is, “Build a Better World”! If you haven’t signed up yet, stop in soon! Remember we have a children’s program (ages 1-17) and an adult one too!

EXCITING NEWS: IF THE CHILDREN READ 1100 HOURS COLLECTIVELY through the course of the program, […]

CSEA honors workers during “Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week”

During the week of July 16 – 22, 2017, many organizations and individuals across the United States will join together in publicly recognizing the valuable work of probation, parole, and community supervision professionals.

Probation professionals are a vital part of every New York state county work force, performing an important dual role in the public […]

Cazenovia Public Library Partners With Izaak Walton League for Young Naturalists Program Series

This summer, the Cazenovia Public Library will partner with the Izaak Walton League to present the Young Naturalists program series for children ages 8-12. The hands-on and engaging program is designed to get young people interested in science and connected to conservation and outdoor recreation. The four part series will be held July 27, Aug. […]

College Democrats of New York name NY22 a priority race for 2018

Following the campaign announcement from Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica, the College Democrats of New York has named the 22nd Congressional District a ‘priority race’ for 2018, the first of the election cycle to receive this designation. Over the course of the campaign, CDNY will work more closely with College Democrats chapters in these […]

Local students named to SUNY New Paltz spring 2017 dean’s list

SUNY New Paltz has released the dean’s list for outstanding academic achievement during the spring 2017 semester.

Dean’s list designation is reserved for students who excel academically and earn at least a 3.3 grade-point average in a semester with a full-time course load.

This year’s dean’s list included the following students:

Christine Carter-Huffman of Manlius […]