Today’s Options Champions competition kicks off

Help Honor Someone Making a Difference in the Lives of Older Adults in Central New York

Today’s Options®, a local Medicare Advantage health plan, is asking the community to identify individuals who are helping to better the lives of older Americans in Central New York. Now throughJune 20, Today’s Options is asking local residents to […]

Naming Contest for Utica’s Peregrine Falcon Chicks

The Utica Peregrine Falcon Project is asking for public participation in naming this season’s two Peregrine Falcon chicks. Individuals are asked to submit no more than two names of either gender. It is believed that one nestling is male and one is female, but it’s too early to tell for certain. All names submitted will […]

Herkimer College to Offer Instant Admit Mondays

Herkimer College will be offering Instant Admit Mondays throughout the summer. Students interested in enrolling for the fall 2016 semester will be able to visit, apply and get admitted to the College on the same day. Instant Admit Mondays will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the

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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.