CONSUMER ALERT – UNDECLARED PEANUTS IN “SUYA Khebab

CONSUMER ALERT – UNDECLARED PEANUTS IN “SUYA Khebab

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today alerted consumers to undeclared peanut allergens in “Suya Khebab Pepper,” distributed by Eden Wholesale LLC, located at 552 Casanova Street, Bronx, NY 10474.  People who have severe sensitivity to peanuts may run the risk of serious or […]

Celebrate the New Year Outdoors

Celebrate the New Year Outdoors with First Day Hikes at state parks, historic sites, wildlife areas and public lands on New Year’s Day

Eighth annual event encourages families and friends to spend Jan. 1 holiday enjoying nature

The State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the Department of Environmental Conservation invite New […]

Decorating for the holidays? Keep safety in mind

Decorating your home for the Holidays: Keep safety in mind

By Landon Biehl

Landon Biehl

If you haven’t decorated your home for the holiday season yet, don’t worry, it’s not too late to get into the holiday and festive spirit. Here are some safety tips to consider when decorating your home for the holidays, […]

2018 Share in the Care Gala benefits rural health community

2018 Share in the Care Gala benefits rural health community

On Dec. 7, 2018 members of the Southern Madison County Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Community Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Gala Committee members and Hospital Administration gathered for multiple check presentations; the checks reflect the proceeds from the 2018 Share in the Care Gala, A Night on […]

MVRC wraps up annual food drive

MVRC wraps up annual food drive

Pictured from left are Irving Mason, Captain John Wood, Elyse Enea Bellows, Sue Tucker, Michele Hummel, Denise Snyder, Rocco Lamanna, Dan Enea and Roger Skinner.

The Rotary Club of the Mohawk Valley recently completed its second annual food drive; the event kicked off with a large donation of […]

Stirpe hosting food drive during holiday season

Stirpe hosting food drive during holiday season

Al Stirpe

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced he will once again be hosting a food drive in conjunction with the Food Bank of Central New York to collect canned goods and other nonperishable items to feed the hungry.

“The holiday season reminds us to be grateful for […]

ICYMI: It’s not too late to get protected from the flu

It’s not too late to get protected from the flu

This winter, when you see signs reading “Get Your Flu Vaccine,” you might ask, “Isn’t it too late to get vaccinated?” No, it’s not too late! CDC recommends that flu vaccination efforts continue throughout the flu season. While CDC recommends getting vaccinated by the end […]

UNDERWOOD REPORT FINDS THAT PROFESSIONAL FUNDRAISERS RETAIN NEARLY ONE-THIRD OF CHARITABLE CAMPAIGN DONATIONS; SOME RETAIN MORE THAN HALF 

NYS Attorney General Barbara Underwood

UNDERWOOD REPORT FINDS THAT PROFESSIONAL FUNDRAISERS RETAIN NEARLY ONE-THIRD OF CHARITABLE CAMPAIGN DONATIONS; SOME RETAIN MORE THAN HALF

New “Pennies for Charity” Report – Released Ahead of Giving Tuesday – Details Costs of Fundraising Campaigns Conducted by Professional Fundraisers; In 2017, Professional Fundraisers Pocketed $372 Million

Report Also […]

Hygiene drive collects more than 1100 items for Hamilton Food Cupboard

Much-needed donations to the Hamilton Food Pantry were made by Community Memorial employees. Pictured fromleft are Sean Fadale, president and CEO; Suzanne Collins, administrator at the Hamilton Food Pantry; and Kelly Kahler, R.N., employee health manager at CMH, who delivered more than 1,100 items to the pantry Wednesday, Nov. 21.

Hygiene drive collects more […]

ICYMI: Underwood issues charitable giving tips for Giving Tuesday

NYS Attorney General Barbara Underwood

ICYMI: Underwood issues charitable giving tips for Giving Tuesday

Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood issued charitable giving tips today for Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27, which encourages charitable donations as families focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

“Giving Tuesday is an opportunity for New Yorkers to give back this […]

Madison County community tobacco survey data and lung cancer assessment recommendations presented on Great American SmokeOut

Madison County community tobacco survey data and lung cancer assessment recommendations presented on Great American SmokeOut

On Nov. 15, at a joint press conference for the Great American SmokeOut, Bridges Tobacco Prevention Program/ Reality Check of Madison, Oneida and Herkimer Counties released the results of their 2018 Madison County Adult Community […]

Ten Western and Central New York volunteers supporting national relief operations

Ten Western and Central New York volunteers supporting national relief operations

Will spend Thanksgiving working amid California wildfires, Saipan typhoon response

Ten American Red Cross volunteers from the Western and Central New York Region are supporting relief efforts following devastating wildfires in California and Typhoon Yutu in Saipan:

Joyce Alexander of Rochester (Recovery – California) […]