Roback Named Career Planning and Development Officer

Morrisville State College news

(Morrisville, NY – March 2013) Barbara Roback of Hamilton has joined Morrisville State College as the career planning and development officer.

In her new role, Roback will drive campus-wide efforts to prepare students for successfully pursuing employment and educational goals leveraging their hands-on experience gained through Morrisville’s “living classrooms.” She will [...]

When Donkeys Fly

Cornell Cooperative Extension

Submitted by Karen Baase

(Morrisville, NY – March 2013) As a kid, if I were asked to do something I didn’t want to do, I’d mutter under my breath, “When donkeys fly.” But that was years ago. As an adult, I would just say it and live with the consequences.

At this [...]

Support Morrisville-Eaton’s Wrestling Club

(Morrisville, NY – March 2013) Morrisville-Eaton’s Take Down Club, which consists of wrestlers from Morrisville-Eaton, Hamilton, Madison, and Stockbridge Valley schools, is holding a fundraiser at Pizza Hut in Hamilton on March 20 from 4 to 9 p.m.

Come and meet the wrestlers from the team while you eat or you can call an order [...]

‘Free Days’ at the Clothes Basket begin March 13

(Morrisville, NY – March 2013) The Clothes Basket at the Morrisville Community Church will hold “Free Days” on March 13, 16, 20 and 23. Everything in the store will be free. Come and “shop” and take everything you want for free.

The Basket will be closing after store hours on March 23 and will be [...]

Vintage Tractor Gets Facelift

Submitted Photo/Franci Valenzano, public relations associate

Charles “Chip” Ax III, and his agricultural mechanics students stand with the 1925 Fordson Model F they restored as a class project. Pictured from left are; Ax, Nathan Geertson, of Penn Yan, Austin Goodwin, of Morris, Travis Huttar, of Middlesex, and Caleb Day, of Smyrna.

(Morrisville, NY – March [...]

Elementary Student ‘Jumps’ in Honor of Aunt

Pictured are Edward Andrews Elementary Student Riley Dutcher and her aunt, Brooke Terrier of Brookfield.

(Morrisville, Brookfield, NY – March 2013) Riley Dutcher may only be in kindergarten, but she is already learning some valuable lessons. Riley raised more than $1,000 by herself as part of the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope For Heart event [...]

Easter Basket Raffle Underway

Morrisville Public Library News

By Michelle A. Rounds

(Morrisville, NY – March 2013) Be sure to buy your tickets for our Easter Basket Raffle going on now. Get your tickets at the library or from any trustee to win a children’s basket full of goodies. Tickets are $1 each. Winners will be announced Friday, March [...]

Students put talents to the test during SkillsUSA competition at Morrisville State College

Photos by Nicolas Murphy, public relations marketing assistant

Alicia Snow, 17, of Waterville High School and OHM BOCES, works on wiring a three-way switch, split duplex receptacle and light during the residential wiring/electrification competition.

Teddy Siedsma, 17, of Clinton, builds a bookcase during the SkillsUSA cabinet making competition held at Morrisville State College on Feb. [...]

4-H Tractor Safety and Certification Course Offered

(Morrisville, NY – Feb. 2013) The first of seven mandatory meetings will be Feb. 25 at Marshall Hall, Morrisville State College at 6 p.m. to be held for youth 14 to 15 years old seeking employment on farms.

Do you know youth who are 14 to 15 years old that want or do work on [...]

Pick up a Copy of Chocolat for Book Talk Discussion

Morrisville Public Library News

By Michelle A. Rounds

(Morrisville, NY – Feb. 2013) Come learn Tai Chi Chuan with Morrisville State College Professor William S. Snyder on Monday Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. He will be doing this class for free every Monday so teens and adults; this is your chance to learn this and [...]

‘Knitting a Prayer Shawl’ Workshop Offered

(Morrisville, NY – Feb. 2013) On Saturday Feb. 23 there will be a workshop in the library at the Morrisville Community Church, 3824 Swamp Road from 1 to 4 p.m. entitled “Knitting a Prayer Shawl.

This program will be for beginners to advanced knitters. Participants should provide their own knitting needles, sized 12, 13 or [...]

Animal Adventure Visits Winter Fest

(Morrisville, NY – Feb. 2013) Jordan Patch, trainer/owner of Animal Adventure exotic animal park in Harpursville gets affection from Boomer, a red kangaroo, during Winter Fest held recently at Morrisville State College.

The annual Winter Fest event attracted more than 500 community members and students who enjoyed indoor games, face painting and sledding in addition [...]