Turn in Unused or Expired Medication on Saturday, Oct. 27

Turn in Unused or Expired Medication on Saturday, Oct. 27

Kinney Drugs Partners with Law Enforcement for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Kinney Drugs is partnering with local police departments to offer a place where individuals can bring their controlled and non-controlled medications for safe disposal. Kinney Drugs will host events at many participating New […]

Protect your child from lead poisoning

Protect your child from lead poisoning

If you have an infant, toddler, preschooler, or young child in your life, it’s important to know how to protect that child from lead poisoning. Lead is a toxin found in our environment, and it does not belong in our blood. There is no safe […]

Youth clean-up at Sylvan Beach finds drastic reduction of cigarette butts on the playground

Rocco Pizzutto, Bailey Foster, Josh Drake, Hailey Bernet, Rachel Mennig and Amelie Rohlin collected 769 cigarette butts along with some other tobacco litter and stuffed them in a carved pumpkin to demonstrate that just as tobacco should not be a part of a child’s fun activity such as carving and decorating pumpkins, neither should […]

United Way to Host .5k Run

United Way to Host .5k Run WHO: United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica Area WHAT: United Way .5k. Not your average run. Not your average cause. WHERE: Saranac Brewery, 811 Edward St., Utica, & Celtic Harp, 805 Varick St, Utica WHEN: Oct. 13, 2018 DETAILS: United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica […]

Schumer, Gillibrand announce significant investments for education, health, child development programs that support New York families

Schumer, Gillibrand announce that recently passed bipartisan federal funding bill includes significant investments for education, health, and child development programs that support New York families

Fiscal year 2019 Defense, Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill includes significant increases of funding for important programs that support New York students, families, and […]

Tim Collins performs his play on bullying at the OPL Oct. 13

Tim Collins performs his play on bullying at the OPL Oct. 13

Actor and playwright Tim Collins will appear at Oneida Public Library’s Family Super Saturday, Oct. 13, at 11 a.m. to perform his one-man show “Standing By, Standing Up,” a play about school-aged children facing bullying in and out of school and how they […]

Tenney bill headed to president’s desk

Tenney bill expanding oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act passes Senate, headed to president’s desk

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), member of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, announced that her bill,H.R. 5723, the Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018 which was included in H.R. 6, passed the Senate and is now […]

Community Wellness Center announces basket winner

Pictured from left are Erica VanZant (winner’s daughter); Donna Bailey, who sold the winning ticket; and raffle winner Sharon VanZant.

Community Wellness Center announces basket winner

The Community Wellness Center is pleased to announce that Sharon Van Zant from Hamilton won the September athletic basket raffle. Included in the basket are two ground-level tickets […]

Herkimer County HealthNet offering free pre-diabetes program

Herkimer County HealthNet offering free pre-diabetes program

Mohawk Valley residents with pre-diabetes or who are at high risk for type 2 diabetes now have more resources to prevent diabetes. Herkimer County HealthNet is pleased to announce that there will be a free diabetes prevention program. The program helps participants reduce their […]

Madison County Health Department announces October immunization clinics

Madison County Health Department announces October immunization clinics

Flu season is just around the corner. Madison County Health Department is now offering flu vaccines at their Immunization Clinics.

Clinics are held at the Madison County Health Department, 138 N. Court St., Building 5, Wampsville, and are by appointment.

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Brindisi secures state funding for renovations to historic Proctor Park

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi (file photo)

Brindisi secures state funding for renovations to historic Proctor Park

Funding has been awarded to the Central New York Conservancy, which is working with the city of Utica to restore the two bridges

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi today announced he has secured $125,000 in the state budget to restore two […]

DiNapoli: calls to investigate violations of Do Not Call Law going unanswered

DiNapoli: calls to investigate violations of Do Not Call Law going unanswered

Do Not Call registry complaints by New York state residents have more than doubled since 2014 to more than 450,000 annually, but only two cases were referred for enforcement action in 2016 and 2017 combined, according to an audit released today by State […]