DEC Seeks Input on Draft Tioughnioga Unit Management Plan

Public Meeting Scheduled for May 9

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will host a public meeting to provide information, answer questions, and accept public input on the draft Tioughnioga Unit Management Plan (UMP). The informal informational session will be held Thursday, May 9, at 7 the Nelson Town Offices, 4085 Nelson Rd, […]

Ride the roads for a good cause

Community Action Partnership is pleased to announce its annual fundraiser, a cryptic clue Road Rally through Madison County from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019.

The Rally, in its second year, begins and ends at the Canastota office of the agency (on New Market Drive next to Aldi on Route 5). […]

$1 Million anonymous gift brings Roswell Park and Oneida Healthcare closer to $12 million campaign goal

Pictured is the new Dorothy G. Griffin Radiation Oncology Center due to open in June. Oneida Cancer Care campaign aims to increase access to Roswell Park’s expertise in CNY Oneida Cancer Care campaign aims to increase access to Roswell Park’s expertise in CNYNew and renovated cancer facilities to provide access to NCI-quality care for […]

AHA names Executive Director and Development Director

Pamela Mustee Christine Kisiel New Hartford residents join American Heart Association team

The American Heart Association is pleased to announce two new members on its Mohawk Valley team.

Christine Kisiel has been named executive director. Kisiel has more than 20 years of experience cultivating successful relationships and leading a team of professionals through a […]

ICYMI: Rally to Protect the Earth today (Monday, April 22) in Utica

On Earth Day, Monday, April 22, 2019, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Indivisible Mohawk Valley is sponsoring the Rally to Protect the Earth. The event will be held at the Oneida Square Roundabout in Utica and will celebrate Earth Day by calling for immediate action to address climate change.

We will be specifically calling […]

Feral cat tests positive for rabies in Sullivan

The Madison County Health Department announced a feral cat collected in Sullivan tested positive for rabies. This is the first positive rabies of 2019. Two individuals were bitten by the feral cat and are undergoing rabies post-exposure treatment.

“Residents should be on alert and play it safe and avoid contact with wild animals and […]

Sixth annual Walk for Wanda event supports diabetes prevention and living well with diabetes

Pictured from left are Elyse Enea, program coordinator, Herkimer County HealthNet; Althea Noyes, Walk for Wanda chairwoman; and Alison J. Swartz, program coordinator, Herkimer County HealthNet.

Join Herkimer County HealthNet and volunteers for the sixth annual Walk for Wanda event Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Eastern Park (adjacent to Benton Hall Academy) in Little […]

Free workshops for living well with chronic pain

According to the 2016 National Health Interview Survey, 50 million American adults had chronic pain in 2016. Pain is defined as being chronic when it lasts longer than three to six months, or beyond the normal healing time of an injury.

Living Well with Chronic Pain is an evidence-based six- week workshop developed by […]

Post-Acute Care Administrator Receives ACHCA’s Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award

The American College of Health Care Administrators honored DJ Raux, Administrator of Crouse Community Center in Morrisville with the 2019 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award.

The leadership award was celebrated at ACHCA’s Annual Convocation and Exposition in Louisville, Ky., Monday, March 18, 2019; only 7 percent of facilities nationwide qualified. This year, 1,129 facilities […]

Rally Demands Release of Full Mueller Report

Submitted by Jen DeWeerth

More than 50 Mohawk Valley residents at a rally at the State Office Building in Utica April 4 joined the growing legions of citizens insisting that the Mueller Report be made public.

Speakers and signs at the rally organized by Indivisible Mohawk Valley echoed growing concerns that Attorney General William […]

Five ways to move more at work and make it count

American Heart Association celebrates Move More Day today and Move More Month in April

Get out of your seat and Move More! With the recent news that even small bouts of exercise lead to significant health benefits, the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier […]

Office for the Aging participates in March for Meals

Madison County Office for the Aging’s Senior Nutrition Program participated in March for Meals to commemorate March 22, 1972, when the national nutrition program for adults 60 and older was established.

NYS Office for the Aging Acting Director Greg Olsen and Corey Mosher, representing Senator Rachel May, helped prepare meals in Office for the […]