Tenney: USDA is now accepting applications for technology grants

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Tenney: USDA is now accepting applications for technology grants

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that the USDA is accepting applications for rural technology grants to expand broadband eConnectivity to improve access to health care and educational services in rural communities.

The grants range from $50,000 to $500,000 under the Distance Learning […]

Stirpe: 2018 CNY Food Summit puts spotlight on local food producers

Al Stirpe

Stirpe: 2018 CNY Food Summit puts the spotlight on local food producers

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) co-hosted the 2018 Central New York Food Summit on Thursday, April 19, at the NYS Fairgrounds in Syracuse. The event brought together local growers, manufacturers and distributors as well as members of the community to discuss […]

Parkway Center is seeking vendors for Senior Health & Fitness Day

Parkway Center is seeking vendors for Senior Health & Fitness Day The Parkway Center is holding a Senior Health & Fitness Day event on Wednesday May 30th from 10am-1pm at the Parkway Center. The goal of this day is to help keep older Americans healthy & fit. Parkway Center will be holding a day-long health […]

Worn Again Thrift Shop Support for Hamilton Community Wellness Center

Pictured from left are Community Wellness Center Vice Chairman-Sam Cooper, Worn Again Thrift Shop President-Dixie Glenney, CWC Board of Governors Chairman-Carl Albrecht and Worn Again Thrift Shop Treasurer-Pam Fuller.

Worn Again Thrift Shop Support for Hamilton Community Wellness Center

Dixie Glenney, president of the Warn Again Thrift Shop, recently presented a donation to support […]

New York’s largest Earth Day celebration kicks off Friday, April 20, 2018

New York’s largest Earth Day celebration kicks off Friday, April 20, 2018

More than 100 Canal Clean Sweep events scheduled across New York state to celebrate Earth Day and 100 years of the Barge Canal

Volunteer groups across New York state are making final preparations for the 13th annual Canal Clean Sweep, the spring cleaning […]

Madison County Health Department recognizes Infant Immunization Week

Madison County Health Department recognizes Infant Immunization Week

Parents want to do everything possible to make sure their children are healthy. No parent wants to see their child suffer from illness. One of the most important ways to fully protect infants from vaccine-preventable diseases, like measles and whooping cough, is through immunization.

Did you know […]

City announces new Trail Ambassador Program

City announces new Trail Ambassador Program

The city of Oneida is seeking volunteers to be part of the city’s new Trail Ambassador Program. Launched just this spring, the program will help further take care of Oneida’s trail systems.

Trail Ambassadors will help be the eyes and ears of the trails. The city is looking for […]

The New York State Police partner with East Coast states in the National Drive to Save Lives Campaign

The New York State Police partner with East Coast states in the National Drive to Save Lives Campaign

The New York State Police will join law enforcement officials in 14 other states in an effort to keep one of the country’s most highly-traveled interstates, I-95, safe and fatality-free. The initiative will take place April 20-21, […]

Oneida Healthcare first to receive Breastfeeding-Friendly Practice Designation in CNY

Oneida Healthcare first to receive Breastfeeding-Friendly Practice Designation in CNY

On April 11, representatives from the Madison County Department of Health recognized two practices within Oneida Healthcare’s Circle of Care network, Women’s Health Associates and Maternal Health Center, as Breastfeeding-Friendly Practices.

They represent the first in Madison County and the central NY region to obtain […]

Mentoring Program at CAP needs volunteers – only two hours per month

CAP’s Mentoring Program – A win-win proposition

Do you remember a teacher who encouraged you and worked with you on a goal? A scout leader who you could talk to about your problems? Your mom’s sister (your aunt) who was always available to you and shared special events and adventures.

We all had someone in […]

Brindisi secures $20,000 in funding for response vehicle for the Oriskany Fire Department and safety equipment for the village’s police department

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi presents two ceremonial checks to the Oriskany Police Department and Oriskany Fire Department for the purchase of an emergency response vehicle, and safety vests for police officers. Pictured from left are Oriskany Police Chief Richard Zabek; Brindisi; Oriskany Mayor Donald F. Rothdiener; and Oriskany Fire Department Second Assistant Chief Daryl Bournat.

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Schneiderman statement on Second Circuit decision in major sex discrimination case

Schneiderman statement on Second Circuit decision in major sex discrimination case

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman released the following statement upon the Second Circuit’s decision in Zarda v. Altitude Express:

“No one should face discrimination because of their sexual orientation – and I am pleased that the Second Circuit has sent a clear […]