Long work hours associated with increased risk of stroke

People who worked long hours had a higher risk of stroke, especially if they worked those hours for 10 years or more, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.

Researchers reviewed data from CONSTANCES, a French population-based study group started in 2012, for information on age (18-69), sex, smoking and work hours […]

Fourth-grader honored for fundraising efforts

Pictured with Jayden from left are his mother Megan Zuccaro, Principal Christine Flansburg and Superintendent Douglas Premo.

American Heart Association thanks the Mohawk Valley’s top fundraising student

The American Heart Association honored the top student fundraiser in the Mohawk Valley on Tuesday.

Jayden Zuccaro, a fourth grader at Glenfield Elementary School in Glenfield, raised […]

Bipartisan bill Introduced to crack down on robocall violators

Rep. Anthony Brindisi

Brindisi joins bipartisan group of lawmakers to try to end predatory robocalls

A bipartisan group of House members introduced the Locking Up Robocallers Act of 2019, which directs the Federal Communications Commission to provide evidence of unlawful robocall violations to the Attorney General. This would strengthen enforcement of current robocall laws […]

Caz Forum June 14: Filming the Stories of Refugees in Utica

Refugees are bringing new life and hope to Utica, a city that lost nearly half its population between the 1960s and now. The “town that loves refugees” has been welcoming people from Eastern Europe, Africa and Asia since the 1990s and, in return, the refugees’ presence has led to a cultural and economic revitalization […]

Attorney General James cracks down on pharmacies failing to comply with drug pricing transparency law

More than 40 pharmacies failed to post drug prices, leaving consumers in the dark

Attorney General Letitia James

Attorney General Letitia James announced the conclusion of an investigation into pharmacies across New York State that found many have failed to post the costs of drugs to consumers, as required by law. As a result […]

Move More Celebration gives you the chance to get active

WHAT:  Free fitness classes – Turbo Kick and TRX – at the Move More Celebration sponsored by the Boilermaker

WHEN:  Sunday, June 23, 2019; Registration begins at 10 a.m. Classes run from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (second hour dependent on registration totals)

WHERE: Carbone Athletics at the […]

50 locals ask: ‘Where are the children’

Demonstrators rally to protest family separation

Fifty local residents turned out Sunday, June 9, 2019, International Children’s Day, to draw attention to the suffering caused to children and families by the inhumane zero-tolerance family-separation policy on immigration begun last year by the Trump administration.

The rally, which asked Where are the Children? was held […]

Aging in Place expo June 13, 2019

Join Community Resources for Independent Seniors at the second annual Aging in Place Expo.

The Aging in Place Expo is different than a senior fair in that all exhibitors will be providing information on local businesses or organizations that can assist you with staying in your home or community.

The event will be held […]

Where are the children? Event This Sunday

Indivisible Mohawk Valley to protest family separation policy

Indivisible Mohawk Valley will join with concerned citizens across the nation Sunday, June 9, 2019, International Children’s Day, for a “Where are the Children?” event. We will speak out against the inhumane zero-tolerance family-separation policy on immigration begun last year by the Trump administration.

The event […]

WellCare Kicks off Fifth Annual Champions Competition in New York

Help Honor Someone Making a Difference in the Lives of Seniors in Western and Central New York

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), a leading provider of Medicaid and Medicare Advantage managed care health plans in New York, is looking to honor individuals who are helping to better the lives of seniors in western […]

Hamilton Climate Action workshop planned

Join members of the Hamilton Climate Preparedness Working Group from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 6, 2019, for a community workshop on Hamilton’s place in the challenge of global climate change. The workshop will be held in the Colgate Inn Green Room at 1 Payne St., Hamilton.

What are some of the actions that […]

Walk with a Doc in Chittenango Saturday, June 8

Madison County Rural Health Council is encouraging residents to take a step toward better health with Walk with a Doc, a health program that brings doctors and patients together to walk once a month in locations throughout the county. The next walk will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019, […]