American Cancer Society announces Passport to a Cure 2018 – Madison County

American Cancer Society announces Passport to a Cure 2018 – Madison County

Madison County Relay for Life will be held in a new location this year at Vets Field in Oneida, across from the Northside Plaza from 4 p.m. to midnight June 2. Everyone is welcome; this is a family-friendly event.

Musical entertainment will be […]

Local youth voice their concerns in Washington, D.C., about tobacco imagery in fil

Local youth voice their concerns in Washington, D.C., about tobacco imagery in films

Students traveled to Washington, DC this past week to share their concerns regarding tobacco imagery on screen. The students were representing Reality Check, New York State’s youth led movement aimed at reducing youth exposure to tobacco in stores and on screen.

Kat […]

WellCare Champions competition kicks off for fourth year

WellCare Champions competition kicks off for fourth year

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

WellCare Health Plans, Inc., a local Medicare Advantage health plan, is looking to honor individuals who are helping to better the lives of older adults […]

Let’s Race! 10 Teams in 14 Days = 25 BIG Smiles!

Let’s Race! 10 Teams in 14 Days = 25 BIG Smiles!

Round #2 of the #TonysKidsCan $3,000 Matching Challenge! The Tony Stewart Foundation has another awesome donor who has stepped up and will match all donations (up to $3,000 per charity) to the #TonysKidsCan campaign from May 17-31!

In order for KEYS to receive a […]

Gillibrand leads Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee hearing examining child abuse and intimate partner violence in the military

Gillibrand leads Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee hearing examining child abuse and intimate partner violence in the military

Intimate partner violence and child abuse remain serious problems that harm families and military readiness, yet the full scope of these issues remains unknown

**Watch Gillibrand’s opening remarks HERE**

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Ranking Member of the Senate […]

Drowsy Driving is a Traffic Safety Nightmare

Drowsy Driving is a Traffic Safety Nightmare

A new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Research study shows drowsy driving is a bigger traffic safety nightmare than previously thought. In fact, research footage of everyday drivers has found the percentage of drowsy driving crashes is nearly eight times higher than federal estimates.

The new […]

 America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk Team Challenge winners announced

America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk Team Challenge winners announced

Special event celebrates top fundraisers

The American Heart Association announced the Team Challenge winners for America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk Weekend 2018 at the High 5 Club Party on Tuesday evening. The event was held Hart’s Hill Inn in Whitesboro. The High 5 Club […]

Gillibrand uses Senate procedure to demand immediate consideration on legislation to combat sexual harassment and discrimination in Congress, end taxpayer-funded settlements for members of Congress

Gillibrand uses Senate procedure to demand immediate consideration on legislation to combat sexual harassment and discrimination in Congress, end taxpayer-funded settlements for members of Congress

100 days after the House of Representatives unanimously passed Congressional sexual harassment and discrimination legislation, Senate has yet to take action

Gillibrand invokes Senate Rule XIV to bypass committee process […]

Acting attorney general issues statement on EPA’s decision to gut critical safety provisions under the Clean Air Act

Acting NYS Attorney General Barbara Underwood

Acting attorney general issues statement on EPA’s decision to gut critical safety provisions under the Clean Air Act

New York State Acting Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood issued the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement today that it is proposing to rescind vital improvements […]

Griffo, Brindisi and Miller: $2 million in 2018-2019 state budget will help provide opportunities for refugees in the Mohawk Valley and other regions of New York

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R – New Hartford)

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi (D – Utica)

Senator Joseph Griffo (R – Rome)

Griffo, Brindisi and Miller: $2 million in 2018-2019 state budget will help provide opportunities for refugees in the Mohawk Valley and other regions of New York

Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees is […]

Senior/Disabled Services & Benefits Workshop May 22

Senior/Disabled Services & Benefits Workshop May 22

The Utica Municipal Housing will sponsor a workshop on Medicare and Medicaid/ Services and Benefits for Seniors and the Disabled. Presenters will be Dennis Tuttle, Utica Municipal Housing Service Coordinator, and Tim Dittfield, former Medicaid Training Coordinator for the Oneida County Department of […]

Tenney’s bipartisan opioid bill passes unanimously out of House Ways and Means Committee

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Tenney’s bipartisan opioid bill passes unanimously out of House Ways and Means Committee

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced May 16 that her bipartisan bill, H.R. 5723, the Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018, passed unanimously out of the House Ways and Means Committee […]