American Heart Association America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk 2016 Team Challenge Winners

The American Heart Association announced the Team Challenge Totals for America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk Weekend 2016 at the High 5 Club Party on Tuesday evening, hosted by Hart’s Hill Inn in Whitesboro. The High 5 Club Party and Memorial Awards Ceremony are held to honor those participants who raise $500 or more for […]

Strawberry Shortcaake Time returns to Boonville

It is Strawberry Shortcake Time at the Boonville Black River Canal Museum Saturday, June 4. The Museum will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Strawberry Shortcake and hotdogs will be available for sale starting at 11 a.m. The Hemlock General Store in the Mercantile building will be open and there are […]

Herkimer College to Offer New Recreational Leadership Program

Herkimer County Community College has announced a new associate in science degree program in Recreational Leadership. The College is accepting students into the program starting with the fall 2016 semester.

The program will teach students to manage organized leisure activities and recreational programs, plan recreational and leisure activities to meet the programming needs of diverse […]

Rome pets need forever homes

Stella is a 6-year-old female Lab mix who wants a permanent home. She’s a very nice girl who will bring you lots of love. She will make a great companion. Come meet and fall in love with Stella today.

Peanut! I’m a 7-and-a-half-year-old female kitty who needs a home. She’s a nice girl. Can you […]

Senate passes Griffo bill for permanent compact to elect President by National Popular Vote

Joseph Griffo

State Senator Joseph Griffo announces that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he is sponsoring that would make an agreement permanent among states to elect the President by national popular vote.

Senator Griffo’s bill (S5478) concerning a National Popular Vote Interstate Compact would bolster efforts to make the candidate […]

Career fair Tuesday

EGS will host a career fair at 131 Genesee St., Utica, Tuesday, May 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Red Cross helps Syracuse family of four after fire

Volunteers from the American Red Cross assisted a family of four – two adults and two children – displaced by a fire May 20 on Burrstone Road, Syracuse. Assistance included temporary housing, food and clothing.

Troop T will hold their annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Tuesday, May 24

The New York State Police in Troop T will hold their annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Tuesday May 24. The service will honor members of Troop T who gave their lives in the performance of their duties.

The ceremony will begin promptly at 10 a.m. at New York State Thruway Authority Headquarters Building located at […]

Schenectady man arrested for public lewdness

On May 16 at approximately 4:15 p.m., State Police responded to the New Baltimore Service Area to assist a bus with removing a patron performing a lewd act. The Troopers investigation revealed one bus patron, Michael J. Mays, 37, of Schenectady, was masturbating on the bus in front of other passengers. Mays was transported and […]

Hanna includes 2 amendments, provides stability for DFAS & Rome Lab

Richard Hanna

The House of Representatives Thursday passed the National Defense Authorization Act(NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017, which determined there will be no military base realignments or closures in 2018 and it includes a number of provisions to assist upstate New York’s service members and veterans.

The Base Realignment and Closure process, commonly referred […]

Utica man stopped for speeding faces DWI and drug charges

Oneida-based state police charged a Utica man with DWI and drug charges following a traffic stop in the Town of Verona Thursday afternoon.

At approximately 4:05 p.m. May 19, Trooper Terry Horton stopped a 2013 Dodge Ram pickup truck for travelling 71 mph in a 55-mph zone on State Route 365. While interviewing the driver, […]

Red Cross Responds to Fire in Fulton

Provides immediate emergency assistance for nine people

Volunteers from the American Red Cross responded to a fire Thursday night on State St., Fulton, assisting six adults and three children.

Red Cross assistance typically includes vouchers for temporary housing, food and clothing as needed, and Disaster Mental Health volunteers are available to help with the emotional […]