Senator Rachel May (SD-53) to hold regional hearing in Syracuse on Climate and Community Protection Act

Rachel May

Senator Rachel May (SD-53) announced that the Senate will be holding a regional hearing at 9 a.m. Feb. 21, 2019, on the Climate & Community Protection Act. As a co-sponsor of this legislation and member of the Environmental Conservation Committee, May said she feels very strongly that Central and Western New York […]

KPH Healthcare Services, Inc. Announces 2018 Volunteer(s) of the Year

KPH Healthcare Services, a healthcare chain consisting of Kinney Drugs, ProAct, Health Direct and Noble, recently announced its 2018 volunteers of the year.

During its inaugural year, the company’s “Own Your Cause Volunteer Recognition Program” gave employees the opportunity to share stories and initiatives with others throughout KPH.

This recognition was based not only […]

Morrisville State hockey to drop the puck against DWI Saturday

Each day in the United States, 29 lives are lost due to drivers who choose to get behind the wheel of their vehicle while their ability is impaired. In 2016, that translated to 10,497 people being killed in alcohol related vehicle accidents.

In effort to broaden awareness of these and other fact related […]

Morrisville vs. Brockport ice hockey features STOP DWI Madison County

What: Men’s Ice Hockey game

Who: Family friendly and people of all ages are invited to come out to cheer on the Mustangs. STOP DWI Madison County will be represented throughout the night to remind the crowd to make good choices and have a plan to get home safe. There will be lucky winners […]

POVERTY: Be a Part of the Solution

Poverty has many meanings, faces and consequences. It affects all of us, directly and indirectly. Join us for an evening of learning, sharing, understanding and hope.

The 2019 Poverty Symposium will be held Monday, Jan. 28, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Utica College, Carbone Auditorium.

4 p.m. Poverty March Initiative

The Poverty March […]

AHA issues winter weather health warning

With a major snowstorm in the forecast, learn to protect your heart in the snow

For most people, shoveling snow may not lead to any health problems. However, the American Heart Association warns that the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling may increase for some, stating that the combination of colder temperatures […]

Clear Path for Veterans selected to participate in national veteran suicide prevention Study

Wreaths adorn the grave markers at Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, an average of 20 Veterans die by suicide every day, six of whom are nominally under Veteran Health Administration care and 14 who are not.

Clear Path for Veterans in Chittenango is one of seven nonprofit organizations […]

Stirpe: Stay warm and safe this winter

Al Stirpe

Winter is fast approaching and it won’t be long before it is fully upon us. As New Yorkers turn up the heat to keep their houses warm, utility bills go up. For low-income families and those living on a fixed income, these utility bills can prove to be a major burden. No […]

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applications now being accepted through Jan. 9 for Youth Cooking Challenge

Applications being accepted through Jan. 9 for Youth Cooking Challenge

Do you have a budding chef in your family between the ages of 10 and 14? If your answer is yes, United Way is looking for them to participate in its Youth Cooking Challenge presented by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

To be considered for participation, […]

Madison County Health Department news

January is cervical health and radon awareness month

What every homeowner needs to know about radon

January is National Radon Action Month and the Madison County Health Department would like you to resolve this New Year to take action and know the radon level in your home.

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas […]

Christmas Spirit Basket Raffle winners announced

Jean Chapin and Linda Brown Kay Weinheimer and Nancy Roberts

The Community Wellness Center is pleased to announce the winners of the Christmas Spirit Basket Raffle. The winners are Kay Weinheimer from Hamilton and Linda Brown from Hubbardsville.

The drawing was held Dec. 21 by Terri Hall and Jennifer Barnes, two members who brilliantly […]

State: Don’t consume raw milk from farm in Lancaster County, Pa.

Human brucellosis infection linked to raw dairy from Miller’s Biodiversity Farm in PA

Department of Health issues advisory to raise awareness with healthcare providers

The state Departments of Health and Agriculture and Markets today warned residents about potential dangers of consuming raw (unpasteurized) milk and other dairy products. A New York state resident was […]