Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting and Neighbor Day at View

On Friday, June 10, at 5:30 p.m., the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon cutting at View, 3273 State Route 28 in Old Forge, to celebrate their annual Neighbor Day Open House. The ribbon cutting event will also serve as a kickoff for all of the great exhibitions, events, performances, and […]

Griffo announces Report and Legislative Recommendations from Senate’s Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction

Joseph Griffo

State Senator Joseph Griffo announced Tuesday that the New York State Senate’s Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction has released a report summarizing its findings and recommendations to address the state’s ongoing heroin epidemic.

The report is the result of multiple forums hosted in communications across the state. Senators […]

Greater Chenango Cares IRT Event Returns to Norwich in Summer 2016 with Chenango United Way as Lead

The Greater Chenango Cares IRT event will again be occurring in Norwich this summer. The 10-day initiative that will offer no-cost medical, dental, optometry and veterinary care for children and adults in our region.

The event is being led this year by the Chenango United Way and its volunteers and is occurring because of a […]

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 […]

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 […]